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US Gulf Coast braces for arrival of Tropical Storm Cristobal
After regaining strength, the storm is expected to arrive on US soil late on Sunday but not to grow into a hurricane.
Jun, 07 2020
Former Bengals CB Ken Riley Dies at Age 72
Former NFL defensive back Ken Riley died Sunday morning at the age of 72, Florida A&M University announced . Riley starred for Florida A&M as a player before becoming a coach and athletic director for the school after his playing career...
Jun, 07 2020
Gifts For Every Dad From $12 To $650
16 gifts to fit every budget for Dad this Father's Day.
Jun, 07 2020
Tiger King: Don Lewis' Daughter Seeks Legal Counsel After Sheriff Says Carole Baskin Forged Will
Don Lewis's daughter is seeking legal counsel after a sheriff says that Tiger King's Carole Baskin forged the will. Donna Pettis spoke to TMZ about the new information that has come to light about the will. She told them that the news of the forgery basically…
Jun, 07 2020
Protesters flood the streets in huge, peaceful push against police brutality and racial injustice
The dozens of demonstrations capped a week of nearly constant protests that swelled beyond anything the U.S. has seen in at least a generation.
Jun, 07 2020
Video: Tornado makes landfall in Orlando, Florida
A tornado was spotted in Orlando, Florida as the city braced for Tropical Storm Cristobal.
Jun, 07 2020
Bucks' Giannis Hands out Water to Protesters Marching for Equality in Milwaukee
As many in Wisconsin took to the streets to protest systemic racism and police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis ...
Jun, 07 2020
Black Lives Matter | A hashtag that turned into a rights movement
The protest that followed the police killing of George Floyd has spurred the #BlackLivesMatter movement back into action
Jun, 06 2020
Turning grief into change, movement targets racial injustice
Momentum for what many hope is a sustained movement aimed at tackling racial injustice and police reforms promised to grow Saturday as more protesters filled streets around the world and mourners prepared to gather in the U.S. for a second memorial service fo…
Jun, 06 2020
Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens
WASHINGTON — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no less determined focus on addressing racial injustice.In Minneapolis,…
Jun, 06 2020
Kevin Durant said he won’t play with Nets when season resumes in Disney World
While he’s almost back to full strength after suffering an Achilles injury last year, Kevin Durant told ESPN on Friday night that his season is over.
Jun, 06 2020
NBA: Players OK league negotiations on 22-team return-to-play plan
"Various details remain to be negotiated and the acceptance of the scenario would still require that all parties reach agreement on all issues relevant to resuming play," the NBPA said. The NBA's Board of Governors approved a plan on Thursday to restart the s…
Jun, 06 2020
The NFL says they were wrong about anthem protests
Apparently, nationwide protests, the online thrashing of one of its premiere white quarterbacks, and the recently released clip from some of its marquee players— including biracial Super Bowl-winning Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes — has led to…
Jun, 06 2020
Trump avoids questions on race, as White House pushes alternate reality: ANALYSIS
As the country continues to reel from the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump declared it “a great day for equality.”
Jun, 05 2020
Basketball Could First Return With 22-Game WNBA Season
Has the Sunshine State has hit the basketball jackpot?Read more...
Jun, 05 2020
Magnolia Pictures Making ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ and Other Black Documentaries Available for Free
As protests continue to march across the United States (and even the entire globe) in support of Black Lives Matter, movie distributors are amplifying the voices of black filmmakers in an effort to not just show solidarity, but educate the general public on w…
Jun, 05 2020
Tom Brady Joins Disney Sports Pitch As ESPN Eyes “More Intimate” Game Telecasts
Tom Brady, whose Last Dance-esque docu series is due on ESPN in 2021, made an appearance in Disney’s pitch to advertisers as the company sought to underscore its sports potency despite COVID-19. The 44-minute video, covering entertainment, news, streaming and…
Jun, 05 2020
Explainer: No one really knows how many Americans need unemployment benefits
National "unemployment insurance weekly claims," reported every Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and often referred to as "jobless claims," are a key indicator of the health of the U.S. economy. "The more time goes by, summing up initial claims…
Jun, 05 2020
Court grants Williamson stay on improper-benefits inquiry
A Florida appeals court has temporarily granted NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s attempt to block his former marketing agent’s effort to have the ex-Duke star answer questions about whether he received improper benefits before playing for the Blue Devils. The ord…
Jun, 05 2020
BaT Auction: 1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce
This 1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce is finished in red over black leather and is powered by a twin-cam 2.0-liter inline-four paired with a five-speed manual gearbox. The car spent many years in Florida before being relocated to California around 2011, and it w…
Jun, 05 2020
D.C. mayor wants Trump's out-of-state troops gone from U.S. capital
Thousands of National Guard troops and federal officers in riot gear and masks ringed the White House and monuments in the U.S. capital this week, evoking comparisons to an occupying force.
Jun, 05 2020
Detained U.S. Navy veteran freed by Iran as part of deal
Michael White was detained by Iranian authorities in 2018 while visiting a woman he had met online and fallen in love with.
Jun, 04 2020
NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan
The NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida
Jun, 04 2020
Rising sea levels could wipe out mangroves by 2050
Sea level rise could lead to the demise of mangrove forests by 2050 in a future with high greenhouse gas emissions, new research finds. Mangrove trees are crucial to protecting coastlines from the effects of climate change.
Jun, 04 2020
Sea Level Rise Could Drown Mangrove Forests By 2050
Mangrove forests are ecological wonders that house thousands of species and protect coastline communities from storm surge. Plus, just look at them. They’re beautiful. Read more...
Jun, 04 2020
The Crew Dragon mission is a success for SpaceX and for NASA
The most eagerly anticipated space mission for a decade or more
Jun, 04 2020
DeSantis: ‘We want to get to yes’ on hosting RNC in Florida
The governor’s remarks come after Trump announced that the GOP would seek another state instead of North Carolina to host the convention.
Jun, 04 2020
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Jun, 04 2020
Senate passes fix for small-business coronavirus relief - WWBT NBC12 News
The Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
Jun, 04 2020
Details of 155 Immigration Detainers for U.S. Citizens
David J. Bier Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) routinely requests that local law enforcement detain U.S. citizens to allow it to pick them up. ICE’s records list 3,158 U.S. citizens as targets of ICE detainers from October 2002 to September 20…
Jun, 04 2020
A Black Trans Woman Named Iyanna Dior Was Beaten by a Mob In Minneapolis
LGBTQ activists are sharing Dior's story as part of an effort to bring awareness to the increased rate of violence against black transgender people
Jun, 03 2020
Obama hosts town hall discussion of 're-imagining policing' after George Floyd's death
Former President Barack Obama, who is expected to give brief opening remarks, has been emphasizing the need to turn protests into policy.
Jun, 03 2020
Mysterious 18th-century shipwreck reveals its secrets
A mysterious 18th-century shipwreck off the coast of Mexico is revealing its secrets.
Jun, 03 2020
Reflecting Diverse Voices Starts in the Newsroom (Column)
On Sunday morning, I led a videoconference with our editorial team to brainstorm ideas and map a strategy for our continuing coverage of the outrage and protests sparked by the May 25 death of George Floyd. The unarmed black man died after a white Minneapolis…
Jun, 03 2020
Cable news networks make it feel as if we’re looking at two different Americas
The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. It feels as if there are two different Americas right now. Just turn on your TV. Watch CNN and see a very different country than the one you will s…
Jun, 03 2020
Rivers help lock carbon from fires into oceans for thousands of years
The extent to which rivers transport burned carbon to oceans—where it can be stored for tens of millennia—is revealed in new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Jun, 03 2020
How Germany Saved Its Workforce From Unemployment While Spending Less Per Person Than the U.S.
by Alec MacGillis ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. The global coronavirus pandemic threw Petra Hamann’s job into peril faster than j…
Jun, 03 2020
Are You Doomed To Work Forever? What You Can Do If Your Social Security Isn’t Enough
Making wise financial plans for retirement is essential if you want to enjoy your golden years without having to worry about making ends meet. This is especially true if you will be relying heavily on Social Security and don’t have much in retirement savings …
Jun, 03 2020
Protester says Trump's church photo op was 'a very scary thing'
Protesters in the US have had a "visceral reaction" to Donald Trump's staged photo opportunity outside a church near the White House, one protest organiser says.
Jun, 03 2020
House GOP Immigration Letter Backs OPT For International Students
In a surprise move, 21 House Republicans asked the Trump administration not to impose new restrictions on Optional Practical Training.
Jun, 03 2020
Trump is reportedly telling advisers Democratic governors are letting their cities 'burn' to 'hurt him'
President Trump is publicly pleased with his military deployment in Washington, D.C., but when it comes to addressing the larger wave of peaceful protests and less-peaceful looting and violence across America, 'he's paralyzed,' a former West Wing official tel…
Jun, 03 2020
The Bad News for Orlando in NBCUniversal's Numbers
By Robert Niles: When theme parks reopen this summer (or later), the industry will rely on local visitors more than ever before. That's the message from industry leaders talking with elected officials and analysts as they plan their parks' return. And it's po…
Jun, 03 2020
Coronavirus: Trump says Republicans 'forced' to move convention
The president said North Carolina refused to guarantee there would be no coronavirus restrictions.
Jun, 03 2020
Elizabeth Warren and her very good dog Bailey joined the Washington D.C. protests
Less than half an hour before the official curfew started in Washington D.C., thousands of protesters were still walking peacefully in the streets of the capital. Among them were Sen. Elizabeth Warren, her husband Bruce Mann, and their dog Bailey. Dressed in …
Jun, 03 2020
Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd
Broncos stop football to talk about race relations, Floyd
Jun, 03 2020
Protests show no sign of fading more than a week after George Floyd's death
Demonstrators decrying the death of George Flynn have taken to the streets for a seventh day. New protesters have joined the fray.
Jun, 03 2020
A Florida classic car dealer says 19 historic cars were stolen. 2 have already been recovered at seemingly random locations nearby.
  • Orlando Classic Car Club in Orlando, Florida, reported 19 classic cars stolen late on June 1.
  • It says its warehouse was broken into.
  • Two cars have already been recovered nearby.
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Jun, 02 2020
Covid-19 news: Death in severe cases are 70 times higher in over 80s
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Jun, 02 2020