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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit 4-month high as U.S., China recoveries gather pace - Reuters Africa
Asian shares rallied to a four-month high on Friday on robust U.S. payrolls data and a brisk pickup in Chinese service sector activity, but a surge in coronavirus cases in the United States kept a lid on stronger gains.
Jul, 03 2020
Fighting BEC and EAC: Why whack-a-mole won’t work
No organisation is immune: Nearly nine in ten experienced these attacks last year Sponsored  Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC) are the most expensive cyber threats facing businesses around the globe. The FBI’s Internet Crime C…
Jul, 03 2020
Pence's Arizona trip was delayed by Secret Service agents getting COVID-19
The vice president ended up taking the trip the following day.
Jul, 03 2020
Wall Street closes higher after biggest payrolls jump on record
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.39 points, or 0.36%, to 25,827.36, the S&P 500 gained 14.15 points, or 0.45%, to 3,130.01 and the Nasdaq Composite added 53.00 points, or 0.52%, to 10,207.63.
Jul, 03 2020
Memorable moments - Fight Island, Conor McGregor and an emotional return
The return of Conor McGregor and the revelation of Fight Island were among the memorable moments in the first half of 2020.
Jul, 02 2020
Florida Police Heard In Video Laughing About Shooting Rubber Bullets
Fort Lauderdale police are heard celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest against police brutality.
Jul, 02 2020
A 911 call, a racial slur, a refusal to cash a check. This is what it's like for some Black bank customers
Paul McCowns walked into an Ohio bank clutching his first paycheck from a new job at an electric company. But instead of cashing the check worth about $1,000, the teller called 911, he says.
Jul, 02 2020
This Deep Red State Admits: We’re in Deep COVID Trouble
The mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi, can’t find just one thing to blame for a resurgent coronavirus ravaging his state these days. But he’s clear that it starts at the top. To Jason Shelton, the approach taken by President Donald Trump, and the politicizing of t…
Jul, 02 2020
TuSimple teams with UPS on US network for autonomous trucking
Both startups and established automakers see great potential in the future of autonomous trucking, and TuSimple is one company taking very proactive steps to grab its slice of the pie. The California-based firm today revealed an ambitious plan to begin piecin…
Jul, 02 2020
Cornell understands the equilibrium
They are reopening campus for the coming semester and here is one reason why: …the finding from Cornell researchers that holding the semester online potentially could result in more infections and more hospitalizations among students and staff members than ho…
Jul, 02 2020
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now - Reuters
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now  Reuters
Jul, 02 2020
Donald Trump says he looks like Lone Ranger in a mask and likes it
Trump has long resisted being photographed in a mask. In early April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recommendation that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures were difficult to main…
Jul, 02 2020
Flying snakes undulate in midair while gliding from trees. Virginia Tech researchers used motion-capture cameras to find out why.
A team of researchers at Virginia Tech studied the undulations of the paradise tree snake to see what impact the movement had on its glide.
Jul, 02 2020
Jon Moxley Vs. Brian Cage Rescheduled Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Jon Moxley will face Brian Cage at AEW Fight for the Fallen on July 15.
Jul, 02 2020
House Passes Eight-Week Extension Of PPP; Senate Proposes Automatic Forgiveness Of Loans Under $150,000
Less than 24 hours after the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) shut down, Congress has given the loan program new life.
Jul, 02 2020
Apple to re-close more stores in seven states, bringing total to 77 - Reuters
Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would re-close more than two dozen stores in seven states starting Thursday, including its home state of California, bringing total closures to 77 as coronavirus cases continue to rise.
Jul, 01 2020
Americans more anxious about coronavirus, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows, as U.S. cases surge - Reuters India
Americans' anxieties over the spread of the coronavirus are at the highest level in more than a month, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday, a day after the United States recorded the biggest single-day rise in new cases since the pandemic began.
Jul, 01 2020
Americans more anxious about coronavirus as U.S. cases surge, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows - Reuters
Americans' anxieties over the spread of the coronavirus are at the highest in more than a month, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday, as California recorded its biggest single-day spike in cases since the pandemic began.
Jul, 01 2020
Cities Are Realizing It’s Time to Stop Calling the Police On Homeless People
In the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and widespread protests against police brutality, homeless advocates are closer than ever to convincing cities that officers should have less of a role.
Jul, 01 2020
U.S. manufacturing activity hits 14-month high - Reuters
U.S. manufacturing activity rebounded in June, hitting its highest level in more than a year as the broader economy reopened, but rising COVID-19 infections threaten the recovery.
Jul, 01 2020
POLL-Americans' concerns about coronavirus jump as cases surge - Reuters.com
Americans' anxieties over the spread of the novel coronavirus have risen to the highest level in more than a month, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, as the number of cases surged across the country, pushing the death toll to more than 127,000 people.
Jul, 01 2020
Google postpones U.S. office reopening to September as virus cases spike - Reuters India
Alphabet Inc's Google said late on Tuesday it was delaying the reopening of its U.S. offices by around two months because of a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in some states.
Jul, 01 2020
Global Markets: Asian shares inch higher as data drives rebound hopes
"Clearly we are not in total control right now," the country's top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, told a Senate committee on Tuesday, adding that cases could increase by as much as 100,000 daily if the outbreak is not contained. The surge has promp…
Jul, 01 2020
COVID-19 adds wrinkle to injury reports
MLB said a team will not specifically announce a COVID-19 injured list placement for a player who is removed.
Jul, 01 2020
Trump has turned us into the ‘United States of Idiocracy’ — and letting us die: conservative columnist
On Tuesday, writing for The Washington Post, conservative columnist Max Boot slammed President Donald Trump for turning America into the “United States of Idiocracy” amid a deadly global pandemic. “The only thing ‘Idiocracy’ really got wrong was its timeline,…
Jul, 01 2020
BaT Auction: 1999 Mercedes-Benz G500 SWB Europa
This 1999 Mercedes-Benz G500 is a European-market example that is a reported one of ten SWB examples imported to North America by Europa G.Wagen of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The car spent time in Florida, Pennsylvania, California, and New York before being sold o…
Jul, 01 2020
BayCare Recognized as Top Health System
BayCare Health System and several of its hospitals today were recognized for their excellence in clinical outcomes, operational efficiency, patient experience, and financial health.
Jul, 01 2020
After 67 years, time is running out for the Air Force to recover remains from a long-forgotten crash site
  • The Air Force continues to search for remains and other items at a crash site on Alaska's Colony Glacier.
  • The site of the 1952 crash, which killed all 52 people aboard, was long forgotten until spotted from the air, but time is running out b…
Jun, 30 2020
U.S. top medical experts rebuke American Airlines for filling planes - Reuters UK
Top U.S. health experts on Tuesday criticized American Airlines and other carriers for filling planes to capacity, saying it sends the wrong message as the country grapples with a rise in coronavirus outbreaks.
Jun, 30 2020
Black Lives Matter: NBA discuss painting courts when season resumes
Plans to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts when the season resumes in July are being discussed by the NBA.
Jun, 30 2020
Eight states added to New York governor's quarantine order - Reuters
People arriving in New York from an additional eight states must quarantine themselves for 14 days amid the coronavirus pandemic, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered on Tuesday.
Jun, 30 2020
Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since '98 - Reuters
A stock rebound marked by Wall Street's strongest quarter in more than two decades has slowed in recent weeks, as a resurgence in coronavirus cases threatens to derail the economy's recovery from a deep downturn.
Jun, 30 2020
A Massive Star Has Disappeared Without a Trace
An unusually bright star in a nearby galaxy has gone missing, in a mystery of cosmic proportions.Read more...
Jun, 30 2020
Coronavirus updates: New Jersey bans smoking, drinking at casinos; Oregon, Kansas to require face masks; IRS won't extend tax deadline
New Jersey halts indoor dining, bans smoking and drinking at casinos. Oregon, Kansas will require face masks this week. Latest coronavirus news.
Jun, 30 2020
Conservative groups see abortion ruling as catalyst for reelecting Trump
The Supreme Court decision will be a rallying cry for nominating more justices, religious and anti-abortion groups say.
Jun, 30 2020
TikTok and controversies of the Chinese origin app: A timeline of key events
India has banned TikTok and dozens of other apps Chinese-origin apps over security issues. Here's an extensive list of controversies surrounding the most popular social media app on the planet.
Jun, 30 2020
Dinwiddie, Jordan have coronavirus, may not return with Nets
Dinwiddie, Jordan have coronavirus, may not return with Nets
Jun, 30 2020
Donald Trump has no problem with masks, believes it#39;s a personal choice: Kayleigh McEnany
"Its his choice to wear a mask. It#39;s the personal choice of any individual as to whether to wear a mask or not," McEnany said, when asked about a new mandate to wear masks in Jacksonville, Florida, where part of the Republican nominating convention will be…
Jun, 30 2020
Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Amazon, Car perks, College sports - Reuters
(Reuters Breakingviews) - Corona Capital is a daily column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.
Jun, 29 2020
Movie studios face an unprecedented choice as summer drags on: resort to high-priced digital rentals or wait for theaters to reopen
  • Movie studios have recently delayed tentpole releases like "Tenet" and "Mulan" as coronavirus cases surge in some states, including Texas and California.
  • AMC Theatres, the world's largest theatre chain, delayed its reopening from July 15 to …
Jun, 29 2020
8 Karens and Kens who threw huge tantrums instead of putting on masks
Can you think of anything more inconvenient or uncomfortable than temporarily wearing a mask for the few minutes it takes you to shop for food in a grocery store?  I, for one, cannot. Just kidding! Of course you can. Wearing a mask is SO. DAMN. SIMPLE. Sure, …
Jun, 29 2020
Misplaced Analogies: COVID-19 Is More like a Wildfire Than a Wave
Epidemiologist Sarah Cobey describes the massive epidemic as burning through the population -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Jun, 29 2020
Jobbie Nooner, blowback at bars, fake mask exemptions: News from around our 50 states
How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state
Jun, 29 2020
Safety bid supports dollar as coronavirus surge shakes confidence
A firm dollar kept riskier currencies under pressure on Monday, as a surge in coronavirus cases and the re-imposition of curbs to stop its spread had investors worried that a global economic recovery could be derailed even before it had taken root. Globally h…
Jun, 29 2020
Timeline: How the coronavirus pandemic unfolded - Reuters UK
Here are some key developments as the novel coronavirus spread around the world:
Jun, 28 2020
Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Hit 10 Million Worldwide
The U.S. handling of the outbreak has drawn concern from abroad.
Jun, 28 2020
Trump shares video where supporter yells 'white power'
“Thank you to the great people of The Villages,” the president tweeted.
Jun, 28 2020
2020 NBA Playoffs: Every Team's Top Realistic Outcome in Orlando
NBA basketball is back. Or, at least it will be in late July when the 2019-20 season resumes in the Orlando, Florida, bubble with 22 teams competing for playoff position, and then, a title...
Jun, 28 2020