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Heat wave continues as heat alerts issued for 21 states Saturday

Heat wave continues as heat alerts issued for 21 states Saturday

Severe weather is also possible in the Midwest.July 18, 2020, 10:38 AM3 min read At least 21 states have some type of heat alert Saturday, from the Great Plains to New England. Heat index values are expected to soar into the triple digits for the central U.S. Saturday, while heat index values in the 90s…

Getting Back To Business: First Steps For Marketing

Businesses in some parts of the U.S. and around the world are slowly resuming operations after the shutdown, albeit cautiously and with uncertainty blanketing...
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…
Military helicopter shot at over northern Virginia, crew member injured

Military helicopter shot at over northern Virginia, crew member injured

The FBI is investigating Monday's shooting aimed at an Air Force helicopter.August 12, 2020, 6:03 PM4 min read The FBI is investigating the shooting of a U.S. Air Force helicopter as it flew over northern Virginia on Monday. One crew member had a minor injury, according to the FBI and the Air Force. The UH-1N…
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…
Judge: Teen jailed over homework released from probation

Judge: Teen jailed over homework released from probation

A suburban Detroit judge who sent a 15-year-old girl to a juvenile detention facility for not doing her homework has released the teen from probation, after an appeals court ordered her releaseAugust 11, 2020, 3:48 PM2 min readPONTIAC, Mich. -- A suburban Detroit judge who sent a 15-year-old girl to a juvenile detention facility for…
7 dead, including Alaska state legislator, after planes crash midair

7 dead, including Alaska state legislator, after planes crash midair

The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into the cause.August 1, 2020, 3:04 PM5 min read Seven people, including a member of the Alaska State Legislature, were killed after two planes crashed in the sky on the Kenai Peninsula on Friday, officials said. Gary Knopp, 67, a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives,…
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…
U.S. extends ban on cruise ships as CDC says coronavirus ‘continues to expand rapidly’

U.S. extends ban on cruise ships as CDC says coronavirus ‘continues to expand rapidly’

The United States on Thursday, citing a pandemic that "continues to spread rapidly around the world with no treatment or vaccine," extended its ban on cruises through early fall. The no-sail order, …
76 salmonella cases in Oregon linked to red onions

76 salmonella cases in Oregon linked to red onions

PORTLAND, Ore. Oregon health officials said Friday a salmonella outbreak has sickened 76 people in the state so far, in 13 counties. Eighteen of those 76 people were hospitalized. The Oregon Health …
Moderna says patent ruling not to affect COVID-19 vaccine development

Moderna says patent ruling not to affect COVID-19 vaccine development

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Friday its formula used in developing a COVID-19 vaccine was not covered under patents owned by Arbutus Biopharma. An administrative court run by the U.S. Patent and …
Dow Jones Futures Rise On Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Earnings After Bullish Stock Market Rally

Dow Jones Futures Rise On Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Earnings After Bullish Stock Market...

Dow Jones futures and S&P 500 futures rose modestly early Friday while Nasdaq futures jumped on strong earnings from Apple (AAPL) and FANG stocks Amazon.com (AMZN), Facebook (FB) and Google paren…
Medical experts urge US to shut down and start over as coronavirus cases surpass 4 million

Medical experts urge US to shut down and start over as coronavirus cases surpass...

(CNN)As the US hit a sobering 4 million cases of Covid-19 and the rising daily rate of confirmed cases and hospitalizations suggest the virus is far from under control, medical experts are urging pol…
RECALL UPDATE: Onions recalled for possible salmonella include Walmart, Publix, Food Lion, more

RECALL UPDATE: Onions recalled for possible salmonella include Walmart, Publix, Food Lion, more

Red, white, yellow and sweet yellow onions with various brand names have been recalled nationwide due to possible salmonella contamination. There have been hundreds of reported cases and multiple hos…
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…

9 Reasons Why Bitcoin Has Never Been Stronger Going Into a Halving

From surging price and all-time-high hashrates to Paul Tudor Jones and narrative relevance, a look at the strength of BTC heading into next week’s...
CEO of parent company of Coach and Kate Spade resigns

CEO of parent company of Coach and Kate Spade resigns

The parent company of the Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman and Coach fashion brands said Tuesday that Jide Zeitlin, its chairman and CEO, has resigned from the company and board for personal reasons, effective immediatelyBy ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail WriterJuly 21, 2020, 2:39 PM1 min readNEW YORK -- The parent company of the Kate Spade, Stuart…
Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

DETROIT -- Despite fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen, Victor Gibson said he's not planning to take advantage of Michigan’s expanded vote-by-mail system when he casts his ballot in November. The retired teacher from Detroit just isn't sure he can trust it. Many Black Americans share similar concerns and are planning to vote in…
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…
American considering cutting flights to many smaller cities

American considering cutting flights to many smaller cities

American Airlines is considering dropping flights to up to 30 smaller U.S. cities this fallBy DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterAugust 13, 2020, 7:47 PM3 min readDALLAS -- American Airlines is planning to drop flights to up to 30 smaller U.S. cities if a federal requirement to continue those flights expires at the end of next…
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group rename merged automaker ‘Stellantis’

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group rename merged automaker ‘Stellantis’

Stellantis will be the new name of Italian automaker Fiat Chrysler and French automaker PSA Group's combined company following completion of a 50-50 merger agreement. FIAT, PSA STICK TO MERGER DEAL …
Miami man, 29, used PPP loans to buy 2020 Lamborghini Huracan: DOJ

Miami man, 29, used PPP loans to buy 2020 Lamborghini Huracan: DOJ

A Miami man is accused of spending part of his Paycheck Protection Program loan on a 2020 Lamborghini Huracan, according to reports. The Department of Justice accused David T. Hines, 29, of seeking …
U.S. stock futures retreat ahead of big earnings week

U.S. stock futures retreat ahead of big earnings week

U.S. stock index futures gave up early gains late Sunday as the Dow and S&P 500 look to notch a fourth straight week of gains as earnings season kicks into gear. As of 10 p.m. Eastern, Dow Jones …
The Latest: 3M files lawsuits for price gouging of N95 masks

The Latest: 3M files lawsuits for price gouging of N95 masks

JOHANNESBURG — Nearly 10,000 health workers in 40 African countries have been infected with the coronavirus, according to the World Health Organization. More than half of infected workers are in South Africa, which makes up roughly half of the confirmed cases on the African continent as hospitals struggle to cope. Sub-Saharan Africa already had the…
7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion

7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion

7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum's Speedway gas stations for $21 billion - CNN
Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

An Alabama pastor says more than 40 people have been infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at his Baptist churchJuly 27, 2020, 4:30 PM2 min readSTRAWBERRY, Ala. -- More than 40 people were infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at a north Alabama Baptist church, according to…
Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

BOSTON -- The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside on their way to battle. For L’Merchie Frazier, the towering bronze relief in downtown Boston captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the state’s famed Civil…
How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

FRANKFURT/BEIJING/DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) rapid rise to become the world’s most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a Silicon…
U.S. refiners to post worst second-quarter results in a decade

U.S. refiners to post worst second-quarter results in a decade

(Reuters) - U.S. oil refiners in coming days are expected to report the worst second-quarter results in a decade, with production outrunning demand while pandemic-related closings have sapped summer …
Supreme Court allows border wall construction to continue during legal battle

Supreme Court allows border wall construction to continue during legal battle

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 along party lines.August 1, 2020, 1:53 AM6 min read The Supreme Court on Friday denied a request from environmentalists to stop the Trump administration from building a section of President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall using $2.5 billion in military funds. Friday night's 5-4 decision allows construction to continue…
An item found in an officer’s Starbucks coffee was not a tampon, LA investigators say

An item found in an officer’s Starbucks coffee was not a tampon, LA investigators...

An item found in an officer's Starbucks coffee was not a tampon, LA investigators say - CNN
1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal

1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing loses appeal

One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl has lost an appealBy SCOTT BAUER Associated PressAugust 12, 2020, 3:58 PM3 min readMADISON, Wis. -- One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a…
UK asks Japan for Huawei alternatives in 5G networks

UK asks Japan for Huawei alternatives in 5G networks

TOKYO (Reuters) - The British government asked Japan to help build its 5G wireless networks without Huawei Technologies, the Nikkei said on Sunday, a further step in a global technology and security …
3 systems from Atlantic to Pacific to threaten US with tropical rain and wind

3 systems from Atlantic to Pacific to threaten US with tropical rain and wind

Hurricane Douglas, a major Category 3 storm, is packing winds of 120 mph.July 23, 2020, 1:50 PM4 min read There are three systems from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean that could threaten the U.S. and Caribbean with tropical rain and wind. The most imminent storm is tropical depression eight, which is forecast to become…
Kroger requiring all customers to wear masks at stores nationwide

Kroger requiring all customers to wear masks at stores nationwide

CINCINNATI —Cincinnati-based Kroger announced Wednesday that all customers will be required to wear face masks at stores nationwide. The new mask mandate goes into effect July 22. "With the increas…
Airbnb takes action against guest for party

Airbnb takes action against guest for party

For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties. The San Francisco-based home sharing company said Wednesday it is initiating legal pr…
‘Appalled’ Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

‘Appalled’ Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

New York’s governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekendBy MARINA VILLENEUVE Associated PressJuly 28, 2020, 4:54 PM2 min readALBANY, N.Y. -- New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a…
Fiat Chrysler and Waymo sign exclusive deal on self-driving commercial vehicles

Fiat Chrysler and Waymo sign exclusive deal on self-driving commercial vehicles

Fiat Chrysler and Waymo have agreed on an exclusive deal to develop self-driving commercial vehicles, an area some believe could be the first widespread utilization of autonomous technology. Waymo, …
Saudi Aramco profit drops 50% for first half of the year as pandemic batters oil price

Saudi Aramco profit drops 50% for first half of the year as pandemic batters...

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has reported a 50% fall in net income for the first half of its financial year, reflecting a devastating year for oil markets and the global economy at large as the world conti…
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,…
Coronavirus: South Korea in recession as exports at 57-year low

Coronavirus: South Korea in recession as exports at 57-year low

Image copyrightGetty Images South Korea has fallen into recession as the country reels from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Asia's fourth-largest economy saw gross domestic product (GDP) fa…
Microsoft Earnings Preview: This Second Historic Bull Market For The Stock Is Just 4-5 Years Old

Microsoft Earnings Preview: This Second Historic Bull Market For The Stock Is Just 4-5...

An earnings preview is not usually led off with a chart, but in the case of Microsoft (MSFT), I do think it's warranted. (Source: Worden charts) In Microsoft's historic bull market from the mid-198…

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:...
Alibaba’s Ant could be bigger than some Wall Street banks — What you need to know about the dual IPO

Alibaba’s Ant could be bigger than some Wall Street banks — What you need...

Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, announced plans for its long-awaited dual listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong on Monday.    The company is known for running Alipay, one of China's most popular mob…
Sony’s first quarter operating profit falls just 1.1%, beats analyst estimates

Sony’s first quarter operating profit falls just 1.1%, beats analyst estimates

Japan's Sony Corp on Tuesday reported a 1.1% decline in first-quarter operating profit, much milder than market estimates as its gaming business thrived while consumers locked down at home looked for…
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…
Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels

Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels

SAN FRANCISCO Responding to calls for Trader Joes to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of repac…
Biden eyes GOP supporters while Trump focuses on his base

Biden eyes GOP supporters while Trump focuses on his base

In the four months since Joe Biden effectively won the Democratic presidential nomination, he has focused on consolidating the party's divergent and often warring factions. As the closing stretch of the campaign nears, that effort will expand to include Republicans disaffected with President Donald Trump. Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican and frequent Trump…
Is Elon Musk Wrong About An Under-250-Mile Range Model Y?

Is Elon Musk Wrong About An Under-250-Mile Range Model Y?

BatteriesPublished on July 25th, 2020 | by Loren McDonald 0 July 25th, 2020 by Loren McDonald  Elon Musk was recently at it again on Twitter sharing upcoming plans about the Tesla Model Y as wel…
No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

U.S. colleges are asking returning students to promise to help contain the coronavirusBy MICHAEL HILL Associated PressAugust 9, 2020, 6:30 PM6 min read As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road…
Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

U.S. hotel demand likely won’t see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data company STR and consultant Tourism EconomicsBy DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business WriterAugust 13, 2020, 7:08 PM2 min read U.S. hotel demand likely won’t see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data…
5 Stocks Robinhood Investors Can’t Stop Buying

5 Stocks Robinhood Investors Can’t Stop Buying

When the curtain closes on 2020, few investors will be sad to see it leave. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the most volatile equities market in history. During the first …
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.…
Biden, Obama pair in socially distanced video to decry Trump

Biden, Obama pair in socially distanced video to decry Trump

Joe Biden and Barack Obama are stepping up their attacks on President Donald Trump and defending their time in the White House in a new videoBy WILL WEISSERT and BILL BARROW Associated PressJuly 23, 2020, 3:18 PM5 min readWASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama stepped up their attacks on…
FDA Authorizes First Coronavirus Test for Asymptomatic People Without Known or Suspected Infection

FDA Authorizes First Coronavirus Test for Asymptomatic People Without Known or Suspected Infection

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday reissued an emergency use authorization for a test to screen people without symptoms of covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. This authoriz…
Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

Court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence

A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential biasesBy ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated PressAugust 1, 2020, 1:12 AM6 min read A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in…
Gold rallies to record and euro tops $1.17 while European travel stocks slump on Spain quarantine

Gold rallies to record and euro tops $1.17 while European travel stocks slump on...

Gold surged to a record and the dollar weakened Monday while European travel stocks slumped.As U.S. lawmakers debate another round of stimulus and concerns mount about a stalling economic recovery, g…
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…
Hong Kong’s new tech index up 3.5% on the second day of trade

Hong Kong’s new tech index up 3.5% on the second day of trade

Hong Kong's new tech index rose on its second day of trading as experts said its diverse list of constituents will be attractive for traders looking to invest across the sector. The Hang Seng Tech I…
Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

Air travel is down sharply during the pandemic, but airport screeners are finding guns at a much higher rateBy DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterAugust 10, 2020, 4:47 PM3 min readDALLAS -- With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded before the…
Los Angeles-based Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies after testing positive for COVID-19 -Advertiser

Los Angeles-based Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies after testing positive for COVID-19 -Advertiser

A senior Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant based in Los Angeles died last night after testing positive for the coronavirus in California. Jeff Kurtzman, 60, was diagnosed earlier this month with CO…
Israel, UAE agree to normalize ties in what Trump calls ‘historic’ agreement

Israel, UAE agree to normalize ties in what Trump calls ‘historic’ agreement

President Donald Trump said in a surprise announcement Thursday that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had agreed to normalize relations and that, as part of the deal, Israel would not annex parts of the West Bank it currently occupies. "Israel and the United Arab Emirates will fully normalize their diplomatic relations," Trump said, surrounded…
National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

National teacher union supports strikes over reopening plans

One of the nation’s largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measuresBy COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education WriterJuly 28, 2020, 4:31 PM4 min read One of the nation's largest teachers union is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper…
Companies are weighing stock splits, after Tesla and Apple announcements, expert says

Companies are weighing stock splits, after Tesla and Apple announcements, expert says

After Tesla and Apple announced plans to split their shares within weeks of each another, there has been a growing buzz that more companies with triple and quadruple-digit share prices will follow in…
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…
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…
Will mortgage rates move up or down in August?

Will mortgage rates move up or down in August?

If youre thinking about getting a mortgage, you might be concerned that mortgage interest rates may creep up in August after falling steeply since the start of the pandemic. The good news is experts …
Woman, 18, is charged with murdering man whose body was found on a McDonald’s roof in the Bronx

Woman, 18, is charged with murdering man whose body was found on a McDonald’s...

The NYPD arrested a woman Thursday after the body of a man was found wrapped in plastic on the roof of a McDonald's in the South Bronx. Ayame Stamoulis, 18, from Brooklyn, was charged with murder fo…
Full appeals court to review dismissal of Flynn case

Full appeals court to review dismissal of Flynn case

A federal appeals court says it plans to review a decision ordering the dismissal of the Justice Department’s case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael FlynnBy ERIC TUCKER Associated PressJuly 30, 2020, 5:29 PM3 min readWASHINGTON -- The entire Washington-based federal appeals court plans to take up the Justice Department's request to…
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…
13 Books You Should Read About Black Lives

13 Books You Should Read About Black Lives

This story originally appeared on our sister site: The Cut. If you’re reeling from the news and want to do something, deepening your understanding of racism and the black experience in America is one way to start. Check out the books below, which range from established classics to newer works and include memoirs, practical guides…
FAA Issues Emergency Directive For 2,000 B737s

FAA Issues Emergency Directive For 2,000 B737s

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) for around 2,000 US registered Boeing 737 NG and Classic aircraft. According to the FAA, this AD was pr…
Hyundai is turning Ioniq into its own EV sub-brand

Hyundai is turning Ioniq into its own EV sub-brand

The Ioniq 5 will thus be a crossover (shown above, at right) and based on Hyundai’s angular Frankfurt Motor Show concept, the retro-styled, Pony-inspired 45 EV. As Autoblog pointed out, the Ioniq 5 m…
Church volunteer admits to arson attack on French cathedral

Church volunteer admits to arson attack on French cathedral

French authorities have detained and charged a repentant church volunteer after he told investigators that he was responsible for an arson attack that badly damaged a 15th-century Gothic cathedralJuly 26, 2020, 1:35 PM2 min readPARIS -- French authorities detained and charged a repentant church volunteer Sunday after he told investigators that he was responsible for…
AP PHOTOS: COVID makes birth more lonely for women in Peru

AP PHOTOS: COVID makes birth more lonely for women in Peru

By FRANKLIN BRICEÑO Associated PressAugust 12, 2020, 4:16 PM2 min readLIMA, Peru -- Before she gave birth in Peru’s largest maternity hospital, María Alvarez closed her eyes and made one request through her face mask. “Where’s my husband?″ she said. “I want my husband to come.″ But the baby’s father, Marco Martínez, had died a…

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...
Deutsche Bank posts earnings beat as restructuring continues amid the pandemic

Deutsche Bank posts earnings beat as restructuring continues amid the pandemic

Deutsche Bank on Wednesday reported a net loss attributable to shareholders of 77 million euros ($90.3 million) for the second quarter of 2020, beating analyst expectations. This marks a stark impro…
Rep. Greg Pence criticized for racist items sold at his mall

Rep. Greg Pence criticized for racist items sold at his mall

EDINBURGH, Ind. -- U.S. Rep. Greg Pence is coming under criticism for allowing the sale of objects with racist depictions of African Americans at a sprawling antiques mall he co-owns — and the issue has taken on particular significance as the Republican defends his congressional seat in Indiana amid a national reckoning on race. The…
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…
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)Q2 2020 Earnings CallJul 28, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ET Contents: Prepared RemarksQuestions and AnswersCall Part…
Falling through the cracks: Overwhelmed system leads to coronavirus tests mishandled, delayed

Falling through the cracks: Overwhelmed system leads to coronavirus tests mishandled, delayed

Two hours after getting in line, with the Atlanta sun beating down on the hood of her car, Andrea S. Mitchell pulled up at the drive-thru test site. Rolling down the window, she took her uniquely barcoded kit from a volunteer. But there was someone else's name on the bag. "I got the lady's attention…
5 things to know before the stock market opens on Friday

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Friday

1. S&P 500 struggles to overtake record high For most of this week, investors have watched the S&P 500 flirt with and briefly top its record close from Feb. 19, but a new record seems unlike…
Police: Man fatally shot at protest in Texas

Police: Man fatally shot at protest in Texas

Police say a man was fatally shot at a protest in Texas when he approached a vehicle and the driver inside opened fireJuly 26, 2020, 8:02 AM1 min readAUSTIN, Texas -- A man was fatally shot at a protest in Texas when he approached a vehicle and the driver inside opened fire, police said. 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…
1 dead, at least 20 injured in overnight shooting incident in Washington, D.C.

1 dead, at least 20 injured in overnight shooting incident in Washington, D.C.

At least 20 people were injured, 9 are in serious condition, police said.August 9, 2020, 6:27 PM4 min read A 17-year-old was killed and an off-duty police officer was "struggling for her life," after they, and many others, were shot during a large gathering in southeast Washington D.C. early Sunday morning, police said. The incident…
Tesla (TSLA): Elon Musk secures more stocks to finance SpaceX’s Mars colonization plan

Tesla (TSLA): Elon Musk secures more stocks to finance SpaceX’s Mars colonization plan

Elon Musk has secured the second tranche of his stock compensation plan as Tesla CEO worth over $2 billion in TSLA stock, which he eventually plans to use for his plan to colonize Mars. While Musk d…
US adds 1.8 million jobs in July amid coronavirus pandemic

US adds 1.8 million jobs in July amid coronavirus pandemic

The unemployment rate fell to 10.2% from 11.1% in June.August 7, 2020, 3:11 PM5 min read The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 10.2% in July, slightly below June's 11.1% mark, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 1.8 million jobs added in the month as the country continues to grapple with the effects…
Minneapolis mayor proposes keeping vacant 100 police jobs

Minneapolis mayor proposes keeping vacant 100 police jobs

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has announced plans to hold open an expected 100 police officer openings in next year's budgetBy MOHAMED IBRAHIM Associated Press/Report for AmericaAugust 14, 2020, 5:07 PM4 min readMINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Friday announced plans to hold open 100 police officer positions next year as part of a hiring…
‘The Netflix Of China’ iQiyi Tanks 12% On SEC Probe Revelation

‘The Netflix Of China’ iQiyi Tanks 12% On SEC Probe Revelation

iQiyi, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) shares dropped more than 12% in the after-hours session Thursday as the company revealed it's under investigation from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. …
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…
Trump nursing home plan limits supply of free COVID-19 tests

Trump nursing home plan limits supply of free COVID-19 tests

The Trump administration’s plan to provide every nursing home with a fast COVID-19 testing machine comes with an asterisk: The government won’t supply enough test kits to check staff and residents beyond an initial couple of roundsBy RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated PressAugust 4, 2020, 2:40 PM5 min readWASHINGTON -- The Trump administration's plan to provide every…
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…
China says it’s not trying to replace US, won’t be bullied

China says it’s not trying to replace US, won’t be bullied

A Chinese spokesperson says her country isn’t seeking to confront or replace the United States as the world’s top technological power, but will fight back against “malicious slander” and attacks from WashingtonJuly 17, 2020, 12:16 PM3 min readBEIJING -- China isn't seeking to confront or replace the United States as the world's top technological power,…
Family of 4 rescued, found clinging to overturned boat

Family of 4 rescued, found clinging to overturned boat

Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue themAugust 6, 2020, 4:36 PM2 min readVENICE, La. -- Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue them Wednesday afternoon. The…
Christian abortion critics urge Dems to change platform

Christian abortion critics urge Dems to change platform

A group of more than 100 Christian pastors, religion professors and other advocates is urging the Democratic National Committee to adopt a party platform that’s friendlier to abortion opponentsBy ELANA SCHOR Associated PressJuly 24, 2020, 3:30 PM3 min read A group of more than 100 Christian pastors, religion professors and other advocates is urging the…

Former CBS Reporter Rips Media: ‘Unfortunate That We Cannot Rely On’ ‘Journalists To Take...

Emmy Award-winning journalist Lara Logan, the former chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and a correspondent for “60 Minutes,” ripped the mainstream media Monday...

Weird ‘boomerang’ earthquake detected under the Atlantic Ocean

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Trump: Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

Trump: Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

President Donald Trump is criticizing his Democratic rival’s vice presidential selection process, saying some men are “insulted” by Joe Biden’s promise to select a woman as his running mateAugust 11, 2020, 4:49 PM1 min readWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump criticized his Democratic rival's vice presidential selection process, saying Tuesday that some men are “insulted” by…
Tim Cook’s leadership style has ‘reshaped how Apple staff work and think’

Tim Cook’s leadership style has ‘reshaped how Apple staff work and think’

A new profile examines how Apple CEO Tim Cook, with "cautious, collaborative and tactical" leadership, honed the Cupertino tech giant into the world's largest company. After the death of Steve Jobs …
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…

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