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MLB owners, Rob Manfred to impose 60-game season
Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878
Jun, 23 2020
8 Key Points to Distinguish Absentee and All-Mail Voting
President Donald Trump has said he plans to vote absentee this year, although he decries the recent push for all-mail elections. The two methods aren’t... Read More The post 8 Key Points to Distinguish Absentee and All-Mail Voting appeared first on The Daily …
Jun, 23 2020
George Conway-backed Lincoln Project hopes to make Trump’s ‘worst nightmare’ come true
A group of never-Trump Republican operatives has produced a series of campaign advertisements seemingly microtargeting an extremely small demographic: President Donald Trump. The Lincoln Project — which boasts a slate of veteran GOP political strategists that…
Jun, 23 2020
'We clearly haven't beat it': Florida politicians alarmed over coronavirus spike
The heightened urgency comes as the state saw its largest daily increase in new infections yet over the weekend.
Jun, 22 2020
Kudlow Says There Will Be No Second Coronavirus Wave—Although First Wave Never Ended
Kudlow’s comments are likewise contrary to reports that the White House is preparing for a fall Covid-19 resurgence.
Jun, 22 2020
These Countries Are Still Seeing Large Increases in Coronavirus Cases
The world just saw its largest ever single-day increase in COVID-19 cases. The pandemic is not slowing down, it is accelerating.
Jun, 22 2020
Scientists provide new explanation for the far side of the Moon's strange asymmetry
The Earth-Moon system's history remains mysterious. Scientists believe the two formed when a Mars-sized body collided with the proto-Earth. Earth ended up being the larger daughter of this collision and retained enough heat to become tectonically active. The …
Jun, 22 2020
Global Markets: U.S. stock futures fall as infections spike hits confidence
U.S. stock futures dropped in early Asian trade on Monday as rising coronavirus cases in the United States raised more doubts about a quick economic rebound from the massive downturn triggered by the pandemic. U.S. S&P 500 futures were down 0.4% at 2323 GMT, …
Jun, 22 2020
Balk in baseball coronavirus talks as negotiations drag on
NEW YORK (AP) — An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed season.
Jun, 22 2020
The Gear We Stole from Our Dads
Dad knew his stuff, and we recognized it, and then we took his stuff. Here, Gear Patrol staff members share all the gear that we've taken from our dads over the years.
Jun, 21 2020
Massive Saharan Dust Plume Now in the Caribbean Sea to Complete 5000-Mile Journey From Africa to US This Week - The Weather Channel
  1. Massive Saharan Dust Plume Now in the Caribbean Sea to Complete 5000-Mile Journey From Africa to US This Week  The Weather Channel
  2. Here are the top three ways this week's Saharan dust plume will affect you  CNN
  3. Saharan dust will im…
Jun, 21 2020
Triple Crown 2020: Examining Tiz the Law's Odds and Potential to Win Each Race
Tiz the Law faces the longest wait in history to win the Triple Crown. The 2020 Belmont Stakes winner has until the first week of September to prepare for the Kentucky Derby and then another month to get ready for the Preakness Stakes...
Jun, 21 2020
COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: Saturday / Sunday, June 20-21
Based on most recent testing numbers, today way more Americans were diagnosed with #COVID19 than attended Trump’s campaign rally. Would’ve still been true if the arena was completely full… And the spillover area too… And the Cox Business Convention Center in …
Jun, 21 2020
Jim Kiick: Two-time Super Bowl winner with the Miami Dolphins dies at 73
Former running back Jim Kiick, a member of the 'perfect' 1972 Miami Dolphins team, dies at the age of 73.
Jun, 21 2020
US prosecutor who probed Trump allies agrees to step down after initial standoff
An extraordinary standoff between the Justice Department and Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman ended Saturday when the prosecutor agreed to leave his job with an assurance that his investigations into allies of President Donald Trump would not be dis…
Jun, 21 2020
NBA sets 16 October as date for this year’s draft; 18 October for free-agent talks
The NBA has firmed up the schedule for what will be a hectic time for teams this fall, deciding on 16 October as the date for this year's draft and saying clubs can begin talking to free agents two days later. The post NBA sets 16 October as date for this yea…
Jun, 21 2020
Florida breaks single-day record for new coronavirus cases — again
Florida broke its single-day record for new coronavirus cases Friday — again. Health officials announced Saturday that 4,049 people tested positive for the virus the day before, marking the fourth time the state has hit the dubious distinction in the last eig…
Jun, 21 2020
SIMMONS: It's the right time to rename the Conn Smythe Trophy - Toronto Sun
  1. SIMMONS: It's the right time to rename the Conn Smythe Trophy  Toronto Sun
  2. 11 NHL Players Test Positive for COVID-19 | Instant Analysis  SPORTSNET
  3. 11 NHLers test positive for COVID-19 in Phase 2 testing  TSN
  4. Eleven NHL pl…
Jun, 21 2020
Final 2020 Triple Crown Odds and Belmont Predictions for Tiz the Law, Favorites
Normally we’d have just concluded the final Triple Crown race. Instead, it’s the morning 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes, which—for the first time in history—is ...
Jun, 20 2020
Trumpworld Fears Its ‘Nightmare Scenario’ Is Coming True
As Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail this Saturday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, some of his top political advisers are growing increasingly concerned that the president won’t be able to dig himself out of the hole he’s made for himself.Over the past two…
Jun, 20 2020
Let’s Make Sure We Get the Green New Deal Right
Covid-19 throws a wrench in many of the assumptions underlying existing Green New Deal proposals.
Jun, 20 2020
All the new movies and early theater releases you can watch at home right now
Coronavirus may be closing theaters, but home streaming is open for business Movie theaters were coincidentally closed up during a time when fewer blockbuster movies are scheduled, and studios quickly delayed many of their biggest budget films to aim for mor…
Jun, 19 2020
In One Chart: Here’s what stock-market investors think is the biggest factor in their investing as coronavirus cases rise—hint: it isn’t a second wave
A recent survey by investment firm Jefferies indicates that the rise in coronavirus cases isn’t the central worry for investors. It’s the shape of the economic recovery that is the single-biggest factor by far for the investment community
Jun, 19 2020
Why More Testing Doesn’t Explain the Rise in COVID-19 in Several New U.S. Hotspots
Additional testing isn't the sole, or even primary, cause of COVID-19 spikes in many states, despite the Trump Administration's claims.
Jun, 19 2020
UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Curtis Blaydes once again must stand his ground
With the heavyweight top 10 clogged with title hopefuls, Curtis Blaydes must fend off Alexander Volkov to hold his spot Saturday in Las Vegas.
Jun, 19 2020
Thousands forced to evacuate from wildfires in the West
The Bush Fire is 114,941 acres and is only 5% contained.
Jun, 19 2020
The “Warrior Cop” Is a Toxic Mentality. It’s Also a Lucrative Industry.
Police are paying firms that preach extreme vigilance and deadly force.
Jun, 19 2020
“Mr. Jones” and “Wasp Network,” Reviewed
Anthony Lane reviews Agnieszka Holland’s dramatization of Ukraine’s deadly Holodomor famine, “Mr. Jones,” and Olivier Assayas’s “Wasp Network,” starring Penélope Cruz and Gael García Bernal.
Jun, 19 2020
America Owes More to Its “Essential” Immigrant Workers
Beatriz knows that the piece of paper she was given by her employer, certifying her as a critical worker, is not what makes her essential. “I know they say now we’re essential, but we always have been, because we’ve always brought the food to people’s tables.…
Jun, 19 2020
New Study: College Spring Break Helped Spread The Coronavirus
Thousands of college students may have picked up Covid-19 while at popular spring break destinations earlier this year only to return to infect others - both on campus and in surrounding communities - with the coronavirus.
Jun, 19 2020
Dow Jones Futures: Coronavirus Stock Market Rally Resumes Despite Trump And China Tension; DACA Recipients Celebrate
Dow Jones futures set to lock in weekly gains for the coronavirus stock market rally. Traders are concerned about Trump talking about decoupling from China. DACA recipients celebrates the US Supreme Court decision. Coronavirus situation continues to become wo…
Jun, 19 2020
Amyloid formation in the International Space Station
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Jun 17, 2020 Amyloids, abnormal fibrillar aggregates of proteins, are associated with various disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. Therefore, an in-depth understanding of the mechanisms of amyloid formation is critical for developing cl…
Jun, 19 2020
AMC Theatres to Reopen in July, Won’t Require Masks to Avoid “Political Controversy”
However, masks will be available for purchase. AMC Theatres to Reopen in July, Won’t Require Masks to Avoid “Political Controversy” Michael Roffman
Jun, 19 2020
BaT Auction: 1994 Land Rover Defender 110 300Tdi 5-Speed
This 1994 Land Rover Defender 110 is a left-hand drive model that was imported to the US by the seller in December 2019 and received a subsequent refresh. Work included a repaint in Niagara Black and new interior upholstery, along with the installation of a W…
Jun, 19 2020
How Trump uses money, non-disclosure agreements, and intimidation to muzzle the people close to him
  • The release of two books offering an inside look at Donald Trump's Whitehouse and family have triggered the president's anger.
  • The administration has sued former National Security Advisor John Bolton and threatened to sue his niece Mary Trum…
Jun, 18 2020
Jean Kennedy Smith, JFK’s Last Surviving Sibling, Dead At 92
As a U.S. ambassador, Smith played a key role in the peace process in Northern Ireland.
Jun, 18 2020
Dream's Montgomery to sit out 2020 season
Atlanta guard Renee Montgomery said she will sit out the 2020 WNBA season and work on off-court initiatives focused on social justice issues.
Jun, 18 2020
Belmont Stakes Picks 2020: Vegas Odds and Predictions After Post Draw
The first leg of the Triple Crown will finally take place Saturday with the Belmont Stakes. The coronavirus pandemic forced the Kentucky Derby to be postponed until September ...
Jun, 18 2020
Biden launches first major advertising campaign in battle against Trump
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden launched his first major advertising blitz in six battleground states on Thursday as he intensified his effort to defeat President Donald Trump in November's election.
Jun, 18 2020
COVID-19 is making it difficult to find a safe public toilet
Covering COVID-19 is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas about the coronavirus and other timely topics for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up here to have it delivered to your inbox every weekday morning. Summer travel season, suc…
Jun, 18 2020
Daily Cuomo show to mark final episode Friday
The governor became a national figure — and a sex symbol — with his briefings.
Jun, 18 2020
SpaceX wants to build offshore spaceports for hypersonic flights around Earth
Washington DC (Sputnik) Jun 18, 2020 Elon Musk's SpaceX announced in a Tuesday tweet that the American space manufacturer is planning to construct floating spaceports at sea, which will be used to launch rockets into space and hypersonic flights around the …
Jun, 18 2020
The Launch Is Approaching for NASA's Next Mars Rover, Perseverance
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jun 18, 2020 NASA's Perseverance Mars rover is just over a month from its July 20 targeted launch date. The rover's astrobiology mission will seek signs of past microscopic life on Mars, explore the geology of the Jezero Crater landing sit…
Jun, 18 2020
Rudy Giuliani attempts to clarify his false claim about cops who kill Black Americans via text
Salon also confirms Giuliani was linked to Lev Parnas by a lawyer who shared his client in a money-laundering probe
Jun, 18 2020
EUR/JPY dips below 120.00 on coronavirus fears and geopolitical tensions
The anti-risk Japanese yen is drawing bids on geopolitical tensions and renewed coronavirus scare and pushing the EUR/JPY pair lower for the third str
Jun, 18 2020
Man goes to get another item while his wife waits in long line at Walmart. Too bad it was after closing time [Florida]
Man goes to get another item while his wife waits in long line at Walmart. Too bad it was after closing time
Jun, 18 2020
Publix bans employees from wearing BLM gear, masks
Supermarket chain Publix has banned employees from wearing face masks and gear that boast support for the Black Lives Matter movement.  The company’s stance is in response to 18-year-old Quinton Desamours, who quit his job at Publix in Lehigh Acres, Florida, …
Jun, 18 2020
BaT Auction: 1999 Ferrari 360 Modena
This 1999 Ferrari 360 Modena is finished in Giallo Modena over Nero leather and was sold new from The Collection in Coral Gables, Florida. The car was acquired seven years ago by the seller, who has since added approximately 7k of the 60k indicated miles. A m…
Jun, 18 2020