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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Sanofi, Barrick Gold, Nvidia, Home Depot & more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Sanofi, Barrick Gold, Nvidia, Home Depot...

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Sanofi (SNY) Sanofi is buying U.S. biotech firm Principia Biopharma (PRNB) for $100 per share in cash, or around $3.7 billion. The price r…
Yes, there’s a coin shortage in the Bay Area. Here’s what’s going on

Yes, there’s a coin shortage in the Bay Area. Here’s what’s going on

In the last few weeks, Oakland A1 Laundromat owner Nesanet Tamirue has had to be extraordinarily careful about coins. She’s put up a sign asking patrons not to take quarters unless they’re for the la…

Times Square Billboards With Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Stir Skirmish

“Just from a visceral standpoint, when I see that billboard, I feel like it’s speaking for me and millions of New Yorkers,” Mr....

Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56 with Coronavirus in Long Island

“The problem, at one time, was large gatherings: bars, restaurants, right?” Mr. Cuomo said. Now, he said, “it’s these small gatherings that are...
Jim Cramer: A better way to invest in the Covid-19 vaccine gold rush

Jim Cramer: A better way to invest in the Covid-19 vaccine gold rush

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday revealed a tangential way that investors can play the Covid-19 vaccine rush without taking on the risk of investing in a developer that loses the race. "Rather than chasi…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion - CNN
Elon Musk on Tesla Self-Driving: ‘I can almost go from my house to work with no intervention’

Elon Musk on Tesla Self-Driving: ‘I can almost go from my house to work...

Elon Musk said that he is testing Tesla’s latest alpha built of its self-driving system and claim that he can “almost” go from his house to work without intervention. Last year, Musk announced Tesla…

Hedge Fund Magnate Is Moving His $41 Billion Firm From N.Y. to Florida

While its New York office will remain open, Elliott is also setting up a new office in Greenwich, Conn., the wealthy enclave northeast...
3 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

3 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

It's been a little over six months since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., and the economic disruption caused by the disease has been unprecedented. Many small businesses have had…
Lebanon president says he knew of chemicals at port in July

Lebanon president says he knew of chemicals at port in July

BEIRUT -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut's port nearly three weeks before it blew up, he said Friday, adding he had ordered action be taken about it at the time, although the top leader also said he had no authority over the facility. “Do you…

Former Milly Designer Michelle Smith Has a New Line, and a New Life

The wind was whipping around a makeshift outdoor SoulCycle studio at Manhattan’s Hudson Yards the other day, but the fashion designer Michelle Smith...

Edith O’Hara, a Fixture of Off Off Broadway, Dies at 103

The theater she founded, the 13th Street Repertory Company, has been an eclectic presence on the New York scene for almost half a...

No, New York Isn’t Putting New Jersey on the Quarantine List

With coronavirus cases surging in surrounding states, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York acknowledged on Tuesday that there was “no practical way”...

Publicis Groupe Releases U.S. Diversity Data, Outlines 7 Actions

Agency holding company pledges $50 million toward inclusion and social justice Publicis Groupe became the latest holding company to share its U.S. diversity data today. The...

Google Ads Beta Testing Curbside Feature Pickup in Shopping

Google Ads Beta Testing Curbside Feature Pickup in Shopping Google Ads has released an update to help local businesses trying to move inventory during COVID-19:...
Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $158M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (08/08/2020)

Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $158M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (08/08/2020)

The Powerball jackpot for Saturdays lottery drawing has climbed to $158 million with a cash option of $130.3 million. Saturdays winning numbers were: 2, 3, 14, 40, and 51. The Power Ball drawn was 2…
Champagne makers fix harvest quotas, as virus kills the fizz

Champagne makers fix harvest quotas, as virus kills the fizz

French Champagne producers have decided to put unprecedented limits on the quantity of grapes they’ll harvest this yearAugust 18, 2020, 5:31 PM2 min readPARIS -- French Champagne producers decided Tuesday to put unprecedented limits on the quantity of grapes they’ll harvest this year in hopes of propping up prices and containing damage from the coronavirus…
Young Investors Face High Risks As Many Flock To Stock Trading

Young Investors Face High Risks As Many Flock To Stock Trading

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for inexperienced investors? Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Stuck at home this spring, Unive…
Livongo-Teladoc Merger: Resist The Noise And Imagine The Future

Livongo-Teladoc Merger: Resist The Noise And Imagine The Future

What could have been a great day for Livongo (LVGO) shareholders with the company reporting another record quarter turned into a dire day with it agreeing to a seemingly less-than-attractive merger w…

A Marketer’s Guide To Surviving The New Face Of IT

Our world continues to change day by day. The new face of IT gets closer and closer to emerging from the chaos. Old features...
Elon Musk on Tesla Cybertruck: The goal is to kick most amount of ass possible with this truck

Elon Musk on Tesla Cybertruck: The goal is to kick most amount of ass...

Elon Musk made new comments on the Tesla Cybertruck – saying that “the goal is to kick the most amount of ass possible with this truck.” When the Cybertruck rolled up on stage last year, many though…

NDA government is trying to align Ayurveda with modern knowledge

Ayurveda should have become the forerunner of India’s great medical heritage, but we started despising our culture, heritage, and scientific traditions. As a result,...

Pregnant Woman Is Strangled as N.Y.C. Has 3 Domestic Violence Killings in Days

The body of Vanessa Pierre, 29, was found on the side of a Queens highway. Her boyfriend has been charged with murder. Source link...
Family on MSC Cruises excursion defies coronavirus safety protocol, gets booted from ship

Family on MSC Cruises excursion defies coronavirus safety protocol, gets booted from ship

This was not smooth sailing. A family was kicked off the very first Mediterranean cruise to hit the high seas after Italy's pandemic lockdown, reportedly for defying the ship's new safety protocol a…

Anywhere But Home: New Yorkers Get Creative About Work Spaces

There are also empty therapist’s offices across the city, as telehealth has become the norm. Teresa Stern, a licensed clinical social worker, didn’t...

Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56, Leaving Nearly 300 in Quarantine

“The problem, at one time, was large gatherings: bars, restaurants, right?” Mr. Cuomo said. Now, he said, “it’s these small gatherings that are...
Vaccine Data From Novavax

Vaccine Data From Novavax

Several days after making some headlines with a press release about the data, the Novavax (NVAX) vaccine effort has published on medRxiv. The is the first look at human data we have from an approach …

Former Milly Designer Michelle Smith Has a New Line, and a New Life

The wind was whipping around a makeshift outdoor SoulCycle studio at Manhattan’s Hudson Yards the other day, but the fashion designer Michelle Smith...

Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

There was a news item recently that the Gujarat government had successfully intervened with Ayurvedic medications. It has ensured that people who were in...

How a Medusa Sculpture From a Decade Ago Became #MeToo Art

When the artist Luciano Garbati made his sculpture of Medusa holding Perseus’ severed head — an inversion of the centuries-old myth — feminism...
SOS message saves men stranded on tiny, uninhabited island

SOS message saves men stranded on tiny, uninhabited island

They had been missing for nearly three days.August 4, 2020, 3:08 PM4 min readLONDON -- Three men have been rescued from a remote, uninhabited island in the Micronesia archipelago after writing "SOS" in the sand, authorities said. The unnamed sailors had been missing in the western Pacific Ocean for nearly three days when their giant…
Epic Systems loosens mandates on employees returning to work

Epic Systems loosens mandates on employees returning to work

The health department's problem with the return to work plan refers to a section of the plan that mandates businesses "limit staff and customers in offices, facilities and stores." The section also s…
Barrick Gold’s stock soars after Buffett’s Berkshire reveals stake

Barrick Gold’s stock soars after Buffett’s Berkshire reveals stake

Barrick Gold's stock is popping 10% in premarket trading Monday after legendary investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway revealed a stake in the gold miner's stock.  Berkshire added a $562 milli…

Is a Second Wave Starting? New Yorkers Are Steeling Themselves

Erin Kommor and Keith White, both actors in Washington Heights, plan to get a dog to keep them company if they’re stuck inside....
Intel chip delay forces shift to using more outside factories, shares drop

Intel chip delay forces shift to using more outside factories, shares drop

By Stephen Nellis and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Thursday its new 7-nanometer chip technology was six months behind schedule and it would consider farming out more work to outsi…
Marco and Laura both forecast to hit the US as hurricanes

Marco and Laura both forecast to hit the US as hurricanes

The last time there were two tropical cyclones in the Gulf of Mexico was in 2002August 23, 2020, 4:40 PM5 min read Tropical Storm Marco has now strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane as warnings have been issued for parts of the Gulf Coast. Marco is currently 325 miles south-southeast of southern Louisiana and the…
Elon Musk splits Tesla stock after share price surge

Elon Musk splits Tesla stock after share price surge

Elon Musk's Tesla is set to make its shares more affordable to backers after announcing a five-way stock split, the first in its history, on the back of a record year of growth for the electric car m…
Tropical Storm Laura, Marco simultaneously heading toward Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Laura, Marco simultaneously heading toward Gulf of Mexico

The forecasts show the two storms hitting the Gulf early next week.August 22, 2020, 4:26 PM6 min read Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Storm Marco are both expected to travel towards the Gulf of Mexico in the next few days, with both storms likely to impact parts of the U.S. coast by the early half…

Harvard and MIT sue ICE over new visa guidelines for international students

arvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over a new visa policy announced on Monday. The lawsuit...
Walmart stock jumps after earnings blow past estimates, online sales nearly double

Walmart stock jumps after earnings blow past estimates, online sales nearly double

Read Next Shares of Nvidia Corp. rose 1.3% toward a record in premarket trading Monday, after Susquehanna analyst Christopher Rolland raised his price target to a Street high $540 from $450, saying …

How Windows Have Caused Anxiety Over Reopening at Hunter College Schools During Pandemic

Hunter College High School in Manhattan is one of the nation’s most prestigious high schools, with a famously rigorous curriculum and alumni like...

Beacon, N.Y.: An Arts Hub Turned Refuge for the Pandemic-Weary

With the arrival of the Dia Beacon, this Hudson River city became a weekend destination for New Yorkers. Now many have come to...
Report: Agency in Alabama city segregated public housing

Report: Agency in Alabama city segregated public housing

A federal review has determined that an Alabama housing agency segregated residents by raceAugust 10, 2020, 4:50 PM3 min readDECATUR, Ala. -- A federal review found that a public housing authority in Alabama let white people live in riverfront towers with scenic views and other amenities while segregating Black people in another apartment development without…

American Airlines to suspend flights to 15 U.S. cities despite billion-dollar bailout

American Airlines said Thursday it plans to suspend flights to 15 U.S. airports in October as travel demand remains low as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Congress has been weighing for weeks …
2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport reservation order guide

2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport reservation order guide

The $100 reservation process is simple and refundable for both Bronco and Bronco Sport. Ford After enduring seemingly countless of anticipation and unending rumors, the Ford Bronco has returned. We…

Virus Cases Spike in New Jersey, Threatening ‘Lurch Backward’

Coronavirus cases in New Jersey, an early epicenter of the pandemic, are on the rise again, doubling over the last month to an...
Detroit priest denies abuse, gets $125K in lawsuit deal

Detroit priest denies abuse, gets $125K in lawsuit deal

A Detroit priest who says he was defamed by a police officer in an investigation of alleged sexual abuse has settled a lawsuit against her for $125,000August 17, 2020, 5:52 PM2 min readDETROIT -- A Detroit priest who said he was defamed by a police officer in an investigation of alleged sexual abuse has settled…

20-Year-Old Tourist Killed by Stray Bullet in Brooklyn

Ethan Williams arrived in New York last week to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional skateboarder, a goal that he had long...

Weird ‘boomerang’ earthquake detected under the Atlantic Ocean

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Struggling merchants, insurers battle over pandemic coverage

Struggling merchants, insurers battle over pandemic coverage

Restaurants, bars and other merchants struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic are desperately reaching out for a lifeline from insurers who say they are being miscast as potential saviorsBy MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business WriterJuly 28, 2020, 4:41 PM6 min read Restaurants, bars and other merchants struggling to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic…
Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are facing sentencing in the college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are facing sentencing in the college admissions scandal

Wife Lori Loughlin is to be sentenced later today.August 21, 2020, 3:21 PM6 min read Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli was sentenced Friday to five months in prison for his role in what the judge called “a breathtaking crime on the nation’s higher education system." Giannulli and his wife, “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, paid $500,000…

George Floyd Billboard Goes Up in Times Square

A billboard depicting the death of George Floyd went up in Times Square on Tuesday, placed there by a group called the George...
Trump eyes White House funeral service for brother, Robert

Trump eyes White House funeral service for brother, Robert

President Donald Trump says he may hold a small funeral service at the White House later this week for his younger brother, Robert, who died over the weekendBy DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressAugust 17, 2020, 4:30 PM2 min readWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is eyeing a White House funeral service later this week for his younger…
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Home Depot, Walmart, Amazon, Kohl’s & more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Home Depot, Walmart, Amazon, Kohl’s &...

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Home Depot (HD) The home improvement retailer earned $4.02 per share for the second quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.71 a sha…
Collision of bus, van in Poland kills 9, injures 7

Collision of bus, van in Poland kills 9, injures 7

A bus and a passenger van have collided in Poland, killing all nine people in the van and injuring seven people who were traveling in the busAugust 23, 2020, 7:40 AM1 min readWARSAW, Poland -- A bus and a passenger van have collided in Poland, killing all nine people in the van and injuring seven…
Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Scowcroft served as national security adviser in Bush and Ford administrations.August 7, 2020, 4:11 PM6 min read Brent Scowcroft, the former Air Force general who served as the national security adviser under Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 95, according to a statement from The Scowcroft Group. Scowcroft is…

New York Real Estate: Manhattan Median Rent Drops Below $3,000

For the first time in nearly a decade, the median asking rent for an apartment in Manhattan has fallen below $3,000 a month,...
Blue chips get all the attention. But small stocks are rising, too

Blue chips get all the attention. But small stocks are rising, too

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London (CNN Business)Top stocks like Apple(AAPL) and Google parent A…
Jeff Bezos added $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, his highest one day increase yet

Jeff Bezos added $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, his highest one...

Jeff Bezos, the owner of Amazon, added a record $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, Bloomberg reported.  According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Bezos' is now worth $189.3 billion. While …
Farmer found guilty of contaminating baby food for blackmail

Farmer found guilty of contaminating baby food for blackmail

A sheep farmer in Britain has been found guilty of planting baby food laced with metal shards in stores as part of a plan to blackmail a supermarket chainAugust 20, 2020, 2:37 PM2 min readLONDON -- A sheep farmer in Britain has been found guilty of planting baby food laced with metal shards in stores…

How an Empathy Expert Spends His Sundays

Three years ago, Michael Tennant started a socially conscious marketing agency called Curiosity Lab. For the 2018 midterm elections, the company developed an...
Washington cop was accidentally shot, killed by training officer during traffic stop

Washington cop was accidentally shot, killed by training officer during traffic stop

Jonathan Shoop was killed in Bothell, Washington, earlier this week.July 18, 2020, 2:48 AM5 min read The Bothell, Washington, student police officer who was killed earlier this week died as a result of an accidental shooting by his training officer, officials announced Friday. Jonathan Shoop, 32, was fatally shot during a traffic stop on July…
Steve Bannon calls his arrest ‘a political hit job,’ says effort was in support of Trump

Steve Bannon calls his arrest ‘a political hit job,’ says effort was in support...

"This was to show support for President Trump," Bannon said.August 21, 2020, 11:09 PM4 min read Steve Bannon slammed his arrest on Wednesday, calling it "a political hit job" and "nonsense," while vowing to fight the charges against him. He also reiterated his allegedly criminal efforts to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border were…
House Democrats press US Postal Service on plans to delay mail

House Democrats press US Postal Service on plans to delay mail

Senior Democrats on a House of Representatives oversight committee wrote to the new postmaster general on Monday to press him on reports the service was prepared to delay mail delivery if needed to c…

Recharge Your Email Marketing Strategy For The 21st Century

Email is everywhere. There are roughly 4 billion email addresses worldwide, addresses that underpin all other apps, channels and tools on the internet today....
Grimes tells Elon Musk that she “cannot support hate” after he tweets “pronouns suck”

Grimes tells Elon Musk that she “cannot support hate” after he tweets “pronouns suck”

Grimes has publicly asked her partner Elon Musk to turn off his phone after he stirred backlash with a recent tweet writing “Pronouns suck.” Musk took to Twitter today (July 25) to condemn Twitter u…
AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo in $6B oncology deal

AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo in $6B oncology deal

AstraZeneca PLC said Monday that it has entered into an oncology collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo Co. worth up to $6 billion that it said could redefine treatment standards in lung, breast and multi…
$14K reward offered in suspected arson case that killed 5 members of a family

$14K reward offered in suspected arson case that killed 5 members of a family

An infant and a 3-year-old were among the dead.August 8, 2020, 3:38 PM5 min read Officials in Denver are offering a $14,000 reward for information on a suspected arson fire that killed five members of a family, including an infant and 3-year-old girl. Denver Police Division Chief Joe Montoya said Friday that investigators still do…
Death Valley’s brutal 130 degrees may be record if verified

Death Valley’s brutal 130 degrees may be record if verified

Death Valley reported a temperature of 130 degrees amid a blistering heat waveBy BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science WriterAugust 18, 2020, 5:14 PM5 min read California sizzled to a triple-digit temperature so hot that meteorologists need to verify it as a planet-wide high mark. Death Valley recorded a scorching 130 degrees (54.4 degrees Celsius) Sunday,…

This School Was Built for Idealists. It Could Use Some Rich Alumni.

In recent weeks, faculty and staff have been in revolt over the implementation of cuts that seem to distribute the burdens of austerity...
Kodak Gave Its CEO Stock Options, Then News Broke of a Million-Dollar Federal Deal and Prices Soared

Kodak Gave Its CEO Stock Options, Then News Broke of a Million-Dollar Federal Deal...

The Eastman Kodak Company gave its CEO 1.75 million stock options just one day before the companys stock soared amid news that it would receive a $765 million federal loan to manufacture critical dru…
Nokia Raises Profit Guidance With 5G Comeback Plan on Track

Nokia Raises Profit Guidance With 5G Comeback Plan on Track

(Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj bumped up its full-year earnings guidance after slashing costs and overhauling its products to catch up with rivals in the market for fifth-generation wireless networks. The…
Restoration underway from rotating power outages amid heatwave, calls to conserve continue

Restoration underway from rotating power outages amid heatwave, calls to conserve continue

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Restoration of power is underway after rotating outages were ordered throughout the State of California Friday evening leaving thousands without power amid a heatwave.  Pacific …
Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is refusing to publicly commit to accepting the results of the upcoming White House election, recalling a similar threat he made weeks before the 2016 vote, as he scoffs at polls showing him lagging behind Democrat Joe Biden. Trump says it's too early to make such an ironclad guarantee. “I…
Treasury yields come off highs after jobless data beats estimates

Treasury yields come off highs after jobless data beats estimates

Treasury yields held steady on Friday as investors parsed through new economic data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was flat at around 0.706% in early trading, while the yield on t…
Games help Tencent smash second-quarter earnings expectations as potential WeChat ban looms

Games help Tencent smash second-quarter earnings expectations as potential WeChat ban looms

The Tencent Holdings Ltd. WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Tencent on Wednesday reported resu…
Pandemic pushes expansion of ‘hospital-at-home’ treatment

Pandemic pushes expansion of ‘hospital-at-home’ treatment

As hospitals care for people with COVID-19 and try to keep others from catching the virus, more patients are opting to be treated where they feel safest: at home. Across the U.S., “hospital at home” programs are taking off amid the pandemic, thanks to communications technology, portable medical equipment and teams of doctors, nurses, X-ray…

Can I Actually Be Missing the Commute?

While we may not miss getting onto crowded trains, we may long for the clear boundaries between home and work that a commute...
Smoke fills air as Portland police clear riot at precinct

Smoke fills air as Portland police clear riot at precinct

Officials say protesters and police in Portland clashed before dawn after about 200 people marched to a police precinct station in yet another night of violence for Oregon’s largest cityAugust 22, 2020, 4:30 PM2 min readPORTLAND, Ore. -- Protesters and police in Portland clashed before dawn Saturday after about 200 people marched to a police…
Samsung slump makes Huawei the world’s biggest smartphone brand for the first time, report says

Samsung slump makes Huawei the world’s biggest smartphone brand for the first time, report...

Hong Kong (CNN Business)Huawei became the world's top smartphone seller last quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time ever, according to an independent market research report released Thursday.…
Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president

Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president

A major union representing U.S. postal workers endorsed Democrat Joe Biden, a move that comes after President Donald Trump acknowledged he was starving the postal service of money in order to make it more difficult to vote by mail in November’s electionBy BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated PressAugust 14, 2020, 7:22 PM3 min readWASHINGTON -- A major…
Teen sentenced to life in prison for May 2019 school shooting

Teen sentenced to life in prison for May 2019 school shooting

A 17-year-old transgender teen who told investigators he launched a deadly school shooting in retaliation for being bullied over his gender identity has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Alec McKinney was sentenced Friday following impassioned, emotional statements from nearly two dozen teachers, students and family members. McKinney and fellow…

Losing Two Roommates and Going Out on Her Own

Katherine Dunleavy’s apartment goals for 2020 were modest: After a year and a half of living in a windowless room in a financial...
Homeland Security leaders’ appointments invalid, government watchdog finds

Homeland Security leaders’ appointments invalid, government watchdog finds

The matter has been referred to the DHS Inspector General for review. August 14, 2020, 5:50 PM6 min read Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf and acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli were named to their current roles in violation of the Vacancies Reform Act, according to a finding by the Government Accountability Office. Wolf’s predecessor,…

6 Are Shot in Brooklyn as N.Y.C.’s Summer of Violence Spills Into Fall

A white passenger car slowed down on a residential street in Brooklyn. One man fired his gun from the driver’s side, and a...
Increase in mail-in ballots due to COVID has created greater election integrity, government official says

Increase in mail-in ballots due to COVID has created greater election integrity, government official...

The COVID pandemic has created a paper trail for ballots.July 17, 2020, 11:27 PM5 min read The integrity of the 2020 election may be improved as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a leading cybersecurity expert. Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said Friday an…
Slaying at US judge’s home raises concern about cyberthreats

Slaying at US judge’s home raises concern about cyberthreats

PHILADELPHIA -- In 2005, U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow returned from work to find her husband and mother shot dead in the basement of her Chicago home. Investigators initially focused on a White Supremacist who had put out a hit on Lefkow. But the killer turned out to be someone they'd never suspected: a homeless…
Facebook Employees to Work From Home Until July 2021

Facebook Employees to Work From Home Until July 2021

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc will allow employees to work from home until July 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak and will give them $1,000 for home office needs, a spokeswoman for the social media gia…
BP reports second-quarter loss after major write downs, halves dividend

BP reports second-quarter loss after major write downs, halves dividend

Energy giant BP reported a significant loss for the second quarter on Tuesday, after downgrading the value of some of its assets on expectations of lower commodity prices. Second-quarter underlying …
13 killed during stampede at illegal nightclub party in Peru, officials say

13 killed during stampede at illegal nightclub party in Peru, officials say

Partygoers rushed to escape a police raid through a single door. August 23, 2020, 3:13 PM3 min read Thirteen people were killed in a stampede while trying to flee an illegal nightclub party in Peru raided by police on Saturday night, officials said. There were approximately 120 people at the Thomas Restobar nightclub in Los…

20-Year-Old Tourist Killed by Stray Bullet in Brooklyn

Ethan Williams arrived in New York last week to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional skateboarder, a goal that he had long...
Army ready to begin broad review at Fort Hood in wake of Guillen murder

Army ready to begin broad review at Fort Hood in wake of Guillen murder

Members of an independent panel to conduct review of command climate are named.July 30, 2020, 3:08 PM7 min read The Army has named the five members of the independent panel that will soon review the command climate and culture at Fort Hood, Texas, in the wake of Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s murder and her family's claims…
Uber and Lyft really might suspend operations in California

Uber and Lyft really might suspend operations in California

Are Uber and Lyft just bluffing? Both ride-hailing services threatened to temporarily shut down their operations in California after a judge declined to carve out an exemption for them from AB5, the…
Touching video shows 90-year-old man saying final goodbyes to wife with COVID-19 -TV

Touching video shows 90-year-old man saying final goodbyes to wife with COVID-19 -TV

LAKELAND, Florida -- Tears filled the room when a 90-year-old Florida man arrived at a nursing home in full protective gear to say his final goodbyes to his wife before she died of COVID-19.Sam Reck,…

Manhattan Emptied Out During the Pandemic. But Big Tech Is Moving In.

Facebook has just leased enough new office space in Manhattan to nearly triple its current local work force, including at one of the...
Heat wave in Northeast and the East Coast bringing record temperatures

Heat wave in Northeast and the East Coast bringing record temperatures

Fifteen states from South Carolina to Maine under Heat Advisory and Warnings.July 20, 2020, 11:59 AM4 min read A heat wave continues to affect the Northeast with more than a dozen record highs tied or broken yesterday from New Hampshire down to Virginia. Some of the records from yesterday include Richmond, Virginia which reached 101…
California Issues First Rolling Blackouts Since 2001, As Heat Wave Bakes Western U.S.

California Issues First Rolling Blackouts Since 2001, As Heat Wave Bakes Western U.S.

The sun sets through smoke created by the Ranch Fire on Aug. 13, 2020, in Azusa, Calif. A heat wave has prompted electrical providers to issue the first rolling blackouts in the state since 2001. Ma…
Face masks with valves or vents do not prevent spread of the coronavirus, CDC says

Face masks with valves or vents do not prevent spread of the coronavirus, CDC...

But, as a burgeoning number of advisories makes clear, not every mask is helpful. In guidance updated late last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned against wearing masks with…

A Man in a Black Ski Mask Cuts Short a 17-Year-Old’s Life

Derek Trucios was still a high school student, just 17, but he already was talking about going to medical school. He had just...
Mother charged after son fatally shoots daughter

Mother charged after son fatally shoots daughter

An arrest affidavit says a Tennessee woman has been charged with reckless homicide after her son fatally shot her daughterJuly 29, 2020, 2:38 PM1 min readMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee woman has been charged with reckless homicide after her son fatally shot her daughter with a gun she had previously taken away from him, according…

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