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Police departments face one-two punch: Defund protests and coronavirus
Law enforcement agencies across the country are facing twin budget crises — calls to defund and the virus-induced budget shortfalls.
Jun, 28 2020
American, United Airlines Will Go Back To Packing Flights Despite Covid-19 Coronavirus
American Airlines issued a statement saying that "customers may notice that flights are booked to capacity starting July 1."
Jun, 28 2020
U.S. tops 2.5 million coronavirus cases: Johns Hopkins University
The country also recorded 43,121 new infections in 24 hours, concluding a week with the most newly reported cases since the start of the pandemic.
Jun, 28 2020
Some Disneyland workers protest reopening plans amid pandemic - Reuters India
Workers at California's Disneyland Resort protested from their cars on Saturday, arguing that the Walt Disney Co has not agreed to adequate protections for employees when the destination reopens to the public amid a pandemic.
Jun, 28 2020
US hits 2.5M coronavirus cases as states tally record one-day highs
The U.S. reached over 2.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday as several states experience record-breaking spikes of infections amid efforts to reopen the economy. ...
Jun, 28 2020
Tuned McLaren 720S With 980 HP At The Wheels Is An 8-Second Car
The stock McLaren 720S is extremely fast. This one is even faster.
Jun, 28 2020
Worth your free-night certificate: A review of the Confidante Miami Beach by Hyatt
Editor’s Note: During the COVID-19 crisis, our team has temporarily ceased taking review trips. However, we have resumed the publication of new flight, hotel and lounge reviews, from trips taken before the lockdown; and we are also republishing a selection of…
Jun, 27 2020
The Looming Threat to Voting in Person
Amid a push for mail-in balloting, states still need a better strategy for safety at the polls.
Jun, 27 2020
"Pride within ourselves" LGBTQ Latinx celebrate victories, worry about violence
LGBTQ Latinx report a mixture of optimism and concern for their communities, from issues about laws, police brutality, coronavirus and violence against transgender people in states and Puerto Rico.
Jun, 27 2020
Business briefs June 27, 2020 | Business | newspressnow.com - News-Press Now
Business briefs June 27, 2020 | Business | newspressnow.com  News-Press Now
Jun, 27 2020
New pandemic clampdowns in Texas, Florida rattle business owners
Bar and restaurant owners in Texas and Florida were fuming on Friday after state officials abruptly slapped new restrictions on their businesses due to a spike in new COVID-19 cases. "You can't turn a bar into an UberEats," said Jeff Kaplan, co-owner of Houst…
Jun, 27 2020
Beale Street businesses face uncertainty following COVID-19 spike - FOX13 Memphis
Beale Street businesses face uncertainty following COVID-19 spike  FOX13 Memphis
Jun, 27 2020
Governors Rely On Misleading Hospital Data To Assess Pandemic Capacity
Public health officials warn that statewide statistics can be deceiving as governors in Florida, Texas and Arizona deal with rocketing COVID-19 cases.
Jun, 27 2020
NBA-Significant spread of COVID-19 in Orlando could halt play - Silver - Reuters
The NBA season could again be put on hold if there is a "significant spread" of COVID-19 among its players in Orlando, where the league is set to resume play on July 30 with no fans in attendance, commissioner Adam Silver said on Friday.
Jun, 26 2020
Texas, Florida put strict limits on bars, reversing coronavirus reopening - Reuters UK
As new coronavirus cases surged in Texas and Florida, officials in both states on Friday ordered bars to once again close down and imposed tighter restrictions on restaurants, in a setback to efforts to open up their economies during the pandemic.
Jun, 26 2020
Consumer sentiment tepid in U.S. South as COVID-19 cases spike - Reuters
Consumers in southern U.S. states where COVID-19 infections spiked to record levels after authorities rushed to reopen businesses were less optimistic about economic conditions in June than residents in areas that proceeded more cautiously and followed the ad…
Jun, 26 2020
Texas orders bars closed again, putting coronavirus reopening in reverse - Reuters Canada
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday ordered bars to close down again and restaurants to scale back service, throwing the state's emergence from a coronavirus shutdown into reverse after an alarming surge of new infections.
Jun, 26 2020
CDC: Americans are 'not as healthy as others,' and it puts them at high risk for coronavirus complications, even if they're young
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  • In a June 25 press conference, the CDC announced they were expanding their list of who was at risk for getting COVID-19. 
  • The list now includes younger Americans with conditions like obesity and other chronic conditions.
  • "I th…
Jun, 26 2020
Five questions for Week 21 of the Overwatch League
The Overwatch League returns this weekend with no hero pools the week before the Summer Showdown. Here's what we expect from the upcoming action.
Jun, 26 2020
Coronavirus: US hits record high in daily cases
More than 40,000 infections recorded in a day as surge prompts some states to halt reopenings.
Jun, 26 2020
SPECIAL REPORT-As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned - Reuters
SPECIAL REPORT-As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments, lessons learned  Reuters
Jun, 26 2020
UPDATE 2-Oil gains on growing fuel demand, even as infections rise - Reuters Africa
Oil prices rose on Friday, extending gains on optimism about a recovery in fuel demand worldwide, despite a surge in coronavirus infections in some U.S. states and signs of a revival in U.S. crude production.
Jun, 26 2020
Kooks, Never-Maskers and our Pandemic Death Toll: The High Cost of Republican Malevolence
Chicago (Special to Informed Comment) - Today the United States eclipsed 125,000 deaths from the Coronavirus pandemic, and the worst might be yet to come. Despite having months to right-foot the White House’s initial, lackadaisical response to the looming dis…
Jun, 26 2020
'RHONY's Leah McSweeney Slams Co-Star Ramona Singer for Traveling During Pandemic
Leah McSweeney is not happy with Ramona Singer – and she’s letting everyone know about it. The 37-year-old Real Housewives of New York City newcomer took to her Instagram to slam Ramona, 61, and daughter Avery Singer for traveling from New York City to quaran…
Jun, 26 2020
Fox News poll finds Biden ahead of Trump in key battleground states
A new Fox News poll of registered voters in key battleground states finds that Joe Biden is ahead of President Donald Trump. All four states were carried by Trump in the 2016 election. When asked who they would vote for if the election were held today, 49% of…
Jun, 26 2020
How Arizona lost control of the epidemic...
PHOENIX - A drive-up testing site equipped for several hundred people in West Phoenix was swarmed on Saturday by about 1,000 people, leaving some baking in their cars for hours. A nearby testing station has already reached capacity for this weekend, appoint…
Jun, 26 2020
The Temptation of Kayleigh McEnany
How an ardent defender of faith—and Donald Trump—came to think of the press as her enemy.
Jun, 25 2020
Trump team looks to prevent a Tulsa-style debacle in Jacksonville
Trump’s nomination victory speech in Florida is getting new scrutiny as trouble mounts in a coronavirus hot zone.
Jun, 25 2020
Apple to shut seven retail stores in Houston again as COVID-19 cases jump - Reuters India
Apple Inc is set to shut seven of its retail locations in Houston, Texas again due to an increase in the number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States, the company said Wednesday.
Jun, 25 2020
Knicks prez wants to have coach by end of July
Knicks president Leon Rose said on Wednesday the franchise intends to have a permanent coach in place by the end of July.
Jun, 25 2020
BaT Auction: 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe Project at No Reserve
This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE Coupe is a running project that reportedly spent time in California before being brought to Florida around 12 years ago. Power is supplied by a 3.5-liter M116 V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission, and the car is fin…
Jun, 25 2020
Oil prices hold ground after sharp retreat on virus fears - Reuters
Oil prices inched up in early trading on Thursday after sliding more than 5% in the previous session on worries that a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases could choke a revival in fuel demand, but volumes were thin with China out on a public holiday.
Jun, 25 2020
Pentagon identifies Army soldier who died in Jordan
The Pentagon has identified a U.S. Army soldier who died Tuesday in Jordan
Jun, 25 2020
'Lawful access' bill would allow feds to legally bust into encrypted devices
Three Republican senators proposed a bill that seeks to codify “lawful access,” allowing law enforcement to access encrypted digital devices with a signed court order.
Jun, 25 2020
Covid comes to Florida Man - POLITICO - Politico
  1. Covid comes to Florida Man - POLITICO  Politico
  2. Florida's DeSantis has 'grim reaper' threat for businesses defying coronavirus restrictions  Fox News
  3. DeSantis signs bill to increase starting pay for teachers  Miami Herald
  4. Jun, 25 2020
Five years on, LGBT+ couples fear for future of gay marriage - Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It only took a year of dating for Greg Borski to realize that his then boyfriend Phillip was the one.
Jun, 24 2020
Travel news: EU could ban American tourists this summer
European Union countries could block visitors from the US due to America's failure to effectively tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
Jun, 24 2020
Daily Briefing: Counteracting forces - Reuters UK
A strong performance today from trade-exposed Korean stocks and currency. But we also see a rally to eight-year highs by gold, that classic safe-haven asset.
Jun, 24 2020
Florida Tech Women's Rowing Team's Svetlana Ristin Named CoSIDA Academic All-American - SpaceCoastDaily.com
Svetlana Ristin of the Florida Tech women's rowing team has been named to the 2019-20 CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Jun, 24 2020
BaT Auction: 32k-Mile 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 at No Reserve
This 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 shows 32k miles and is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The car is finished in Cubanite Silver over beige, and factory equipment includes a retractable hardtop, Active Body Control suspe…
Jun, 24 2020
Katherine Johnson #ShapeTheWorld @INWED1919 #INWED20
Katherine Johnson was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a 35-year NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights. NASA noted her “historical role as one of the first African-A…
Jun, 23 2020
How Uber Turned a Promising Bikeshare Company Into Literal Garbage
JUMP wanted to create a better, more bike-friendly world. Former employees told Motherboard how getting acquired by Uber led to JUMP bikes being destroyed by the thousands.
Jun, 23 2020
These 10 tiny homes in a Florida village are available to buy for under $85,000 as demand grows for efficient living away from dense major cities
  • Tiny home builder Escape Homes just debuted a tiny home village in Tampa, Florida.
  • The 10 eco-efficient tiny homes are priced under $85,000 and come with fully equipped kitchens and adequate accommodations for working from home.
  • As …
Jun, 23 2020
Advancing the Search for Technosignatures
What a pleasure to see — after three decades — a grant from NASA for a SETI project, and on technosignatures at that. NASA’s history with SETI has been a challenging one given the subject’s reception in Congress. It was in 1971 that the agency funded Barney O…
Jun, 23 2020
These students are no longer at their colleges because of racist social media posts
Across the U.S., students are being haunted by their social media posts. Here's how colleges are investigating incidents of hate and bias.
Jun, 23 2020
Coronavirus world round-up: cases soar in major countries as WHO says pandemic 'accelerating'
US reaches grim milestone of 120,000 deaths; Rise in reported cases in Beijing; Australia closes schools after students test positive
Jun, 23 2020
Latest On Mets’ Sale Efforts
Reporting earlier today made clear that the Alex Rodriguez and Jenifer Lopez have had success lining up some wealthy investors to join them in pursuit of the Mets. It seemed initially that there was another deep-pocketed participant in the A-Rod-J.Lo group. P…
Jun, 23 2020
Dow Jones Futures: Apple, Microsoft Fuel Coronavirus Stock Market Rally; Netflix - Investor's Business Daily
  1. Dow Jones Futures: Apple, Microsoft Fuel Coronavirus Stock Market Rally; Netflix  Investor's Business Daily
  2. U.S. stock futures rise following Monday's gains  MarketWatch
  3. Stock Market Update For The Week Ahead: 'A New Expansion'  Be…
Jun, 23 2020