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President Trump says he will ban TikTok in United States

President Trump says he will ban TikTok in United States

The video app is used by millions in the country.August 1, 2020, 6:10 AM5 min read President Donald Trump told reporters that he plans to ban the TikTok app in the United States through executive authority while flying home from Florida on Friday evening. "We're banning them from the United States," Trump said. The app,…
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…
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…
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…
Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (WJW) -- Scary moments for a local family after their dog got through a fence and fell over a cliff in their backyard. The Weingart family of Bay Village says Thursday night, their…
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 …
Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names

Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names

LOS ANGELES Trader Joe's, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick with labels…
Elon Musk: Tesla is seeing ‘strong’ demand through pandemic

Elon Musk: Tesla is seeing ‘strong’ demand through pandemic

CEO Elon Musk insists that Tesla is seeing “strong” demand throughout the whole pandemic and the CEO attributes this success to Tesla’s online orders. During Tesla’s last earnings call, Musk insiste…
RI issues tax refunds signed by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse

RI issues tax refunds signed by Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse

Rhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey MouseJuly 31, 2020, 3:41 PM1 min readPROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Island mistakenly sent more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, rather than the state treasurer and controller. The Rhode Island Division of Taxation…
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…
Father drowns trying to save 2 children in Lake Michigan

Father drowns trying to save 2 children in Lake Michigan

Authorities say a 44-year-old Indiana man has drowned in Lake Michigan while trying to save his two childrenJuly 31, 2020, 2:25 PM1 min readST. JOSEPH, Mich. -- A 44-year-old Indiana man has drowned in Lake Michigan while trying to save his two children, authorities said. Four people were seen struggling in the lake about 8…
Doctors try pressurized oxygen chambers in COVID fight

Doctors try pressurized oxygen chambers in COVID fight

As a New York University medical researcher who works once a week in an emergency room, Dr. David Lee had the luxury of time to think like a scientist while also treating coronavirus patients whose lungs kept giving out. In every case, he saw the same thing: Their blood was starved of oxygen. One day…
Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Twitter permanently bans former KKK leader David Duke

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform’s site’s rulesJuly 31, 2020, 2:11 PM1 min read Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has been banned from Twitter for breaking the social media platform's site’s rules forbidding hate speech. The company said Friday that Duke's…
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…
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…
China’s manufacturing improves in July, exports strengthen

China’s manufacturing improves in July, exports strengthen

China’s manufacturing activity edged up in July and export orders strengthened despite weak U.S. and European demand, a survey showed Friday, in fresh signs the world’s second-largest economy is grad…
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 …
Twitter hackers used “phone spear phishing” in mass account takeover

Twitter hackers used “phone spear phishing” in mass account takeover

14 with 10 posters participating, including story author The hackers behind this months epic Twitter breach targeted a small number of employees through a phone spear phishing attack, the social med…
Trump nomineee hearing pulled amid furor over Islam remarks

Trump nomineee hearing pulled amid furor over Islam remarks

A Senate committee has canceled a confirmation hearing  on a controversial former general’s nomination to a top Pentagon postBy LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated PressJuly 30, 2020, 4:58 PM3 min readWASHINGTON -- A Senate committee abruptly canceled a confirmation hearing Thursday on a controversial former general's nomination to a top Pentagon post, amid continued furor over…
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…
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…
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…
Inquiry finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program

Inquiry finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program

An investigative report has found that the Iowa football program has suffered from racial bias against Black players and bullying by a small number of current and former coachesBy RYAN J. FOLEY Associated PressJuly 30, 2020, 5:22 PM4 min readIOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Iowa football program under Coach Kirk Ferentz has suffered from a…
Shell’s second-quarter profit slumps 82% on coronavirus hit to oil prices, energy demand

Shell’s second-quarter profit slumps 82% on coronavirus hit to oil prices, energy demand

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a sharp drop in net profit for the three months through to the end of June, following an unprecedented period of energy market turmoil and significant…
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
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.…
Arizona woman who destroyed Target mask display in viral video says she regrets behavior

Arizona woman who destroyed Target mask display in viral video says she regrets behavior

Businesses and cities across the country are requiring people to wear masks, which some people say infringe upon their individual rights. USA TODAY Melissa Rein Lively's spiral in an Arizona Target…
US energy use hit 30-year low during pandemic shutdowns

US energy use hit 30-year low during pandemic shutdowns

U.S. energy consumption plummeted to its lowest level in more than 30 years this spring as the economy largely shut down due to the coronavirusBy MATTHEW BROWN Associated PressJuly 29, 2020, 5:15 PM2 min readBILLINGS, Mont. -- U.S. energy consumption plummeted to its lowest level in more than 30 years this spring as the nation's…
AP source: Another Marlins player tests positive; 16 total

AP source: Another Marlins player tests positive; 16 total

Another player with the Miami Marlins has tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the team’s total to 16 players, according to a person familiar with the matterBy JAKE SEINER AP Sports WriterJuly 29, 2020, 5:03 PM2 min readNEW YORK -- Another player with the Miami Marlins has tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the team's…
Report: Oligarchs skirt US sanctions through shady art sales

Report: Oligarchs skirt US sanctions through shady art sales

A new congressional report says Russian oligarchs are skirting U.S. sanctions through shady high-end art dealsBy JIM MUSTIAN Associated PressJuly 29, 2020, 3:16 PM3 min readNEW YORK -- Russian oligarchs have skirted U.S. sanctions through murky high-end art deals, according to a congressional report released Wednesday that urged lawmakers to rein in an unregulated industry…
US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces that the Pentagon says is intended to increase the deterrence of Russia but that President Donald Trump said on Wednesday was tied to Germany not…
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…
Barclays posts profit slide as the firm sets aside another £1.6 billion for coronavirus-related loan losses

Barclays posts profit slide as the firm sets aside another £1.6 billion for coronavirus-related...

Barclays posted net income of £695 million ($765.64 million) for the first half of 2020, while increasing its coronavirus-related provisions. The British bank added another £1.6 billion to its credi…
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…
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…
Asian markets mixed amid gloomy earnings and pandemic concerns

Asian markets mixed amid gloomy earnings and pandemic concerns

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as reports of dismal company earnings add to pessimism over the widespread economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.Tokyos Nikkei 225 index lost 1% after Fitch…
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 …
‘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…
Barr testimony live updates: AG pushes back against accusations he politicized DOJ

Barr testimony live updates: AG pushes back against accusations he politicized DOJ

Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday for the first time in his year-and-a-half long tenure as the nation's top law enforcement official. Democrats are grilling him over a long list of controversies and his repeated interventions in matters of interest to President Donald Trump. Barr's appearance follows more than…
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…
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…
More than 50% of nation’s counterfeit COVID-19 goods coming from China: Officials

More than 50% of nation’s counterfeit COVID-19 goods coming from China: Officials

Officials update on the first 100 days of "Operation Stolen Promise."July 28, 2020, 3:30 PM4 min read More than 50% of the nation’s counterfeit COVID-19 goods found since “Operation Stolen Promise” was launched 100 days ago came from China, according to Homeland Security Investigations, an arm of the Department of Homeland Security. "Fifty-six percent of…
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…
Tencent Offers $2.1 Billion for Chinese Search Giant Sogou

Tencent Offers $2.1 Billion for Chinese Search Giant Sogou

(Bloomberg) -- Tencent Holdings Ltd. has offered to buy out and take private search engine Sogou Inc. in a $2.1 billion deal, adding to a slew of Chinese technology giants seeking to delist from U.S.…
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 …
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…
Dow Jones Futures: A Goldilocks Stock Market Rally? GOP Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Unveiled; Pfizer Vaccine Starts Phase 3 Trial

Dow Jones Futures: A Goldilocks Stock Market Rally? GOP Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Unveiled; Pfizer...

Dow Jones futures rose modestly late Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The GOP outlined its new coronavirus stimulus plan late Monday while Dow Jones giant Pfizer (PFE) start…
MLB postpones 2 baseball games as Marlins members test positive for COVID-19

MLB postpones 2 baseball games as Marlins members test positive for COVID-19

Monday's Orioles-Marlins and Yankees-Phillies games affected.July 27, 2020, 4:11 PM5 min read Two Major League Baseball games scheduled for Monday were postponed as coronavirus testing is underway, the league confirmed in a statement. The Miami Marlins canceled their home opener against the Baltimore Orioles scheduled for Monday night after multiple members of the team tested…
Target to close on Thanksgiving, ending Black Friday kickoff

Target to close on Thanksgiving, ending Black Friday kickoff

Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decade-long tradition of jump starting Black Friday salesBy ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail WriterJuly 27, 2020, 1:45 PM2 min readNEW YORK -- Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decade long tradition of jump starting Black Friday…
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…
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…
TSMC jumps nearly 10% adding $34 billion in value as Intel faces next-generation chip delays

TSMC jumps nearly 10% adding $34 billion in value as Intel faces next-generation chip...

Taiwan listed-shares of TSMC rallied on Monday after U.S. chipmaker Intel said it faces delays for its next-generation chips and could outsource some of the production. TSMC closed nearly 10% higher…
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…
Stocks futures rise ahead of a big week for earnings

Stocks futures rise ahead of a big week for earnings

U.S. equity futures are trading higher to start the new week which will be loaded with key earnings reports. The major futures indexes are suggesting a rise of 0.4 percent when the Monday Wall Stree…
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…
Hong Kong’s Nasdaq-like tech index has a volatile first day of trading

Hong Kong’s Nasdaq-like tech index has a volatile first day of trading

Hong Kong's Nasdaq-like tech index has a volatile first day of trading - CNN
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…
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…
Hanna weakens to Tropical Storm as Hurricane Douglas makes its approach on Hawaii

Hanna weakens to Tropical Storm as Hurricane Douglas makes its approach on Hawaii

It is still bringing tropical storm force winds, rain and storm surge to Texas.July 26, 2020, 11:43 AM4 min read Hanna has weakened to a tropical storm as it continues to move inland this morning though it is still bringing tropical storm force winds, rain and storm surge to southern Texas. The center of Hanna…
Luck? Genetics? Italian island spared from COVID outbreak

Luck? Genetics? Italian island spared from COVID outbreak

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy -- Stranded on a tiny Italian island, a cancer researcher grew increasingly alarmed to hear that one, and then three more visitors had fallen ill with COVID-19. Paola Muti braced for a rapid spread of the coronavirus to the 800 closely-knit islanders, many of whom she knows well. Her mother was born…
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…
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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…
Garmin’s outage, ransomware attack response lacking as earnings loom

Garmin’s outage, ransomware attack response lacking as earnings loom

Garmin's long-running outage is a case study in how not to handle an IT meltdown and cybersecurity attack and may indicate a longer recovery than expected. You can almost smell the panic as Garmin d…
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…
Popular Mt. Washington restaurant closing down due to expiring lease, COVID-19 concerns

Popular Mt. Washington restaurant closing down due to expiring lease, COVID-19 concerns

PITTSBURGH — A popular restaurant in Pittsburghs Mt. Washington neighborhood is closing its doors next week. Shiloh Grill, located on Shiloh Street, announced on Facebook Saturday that the restauran…
Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks that make up Nairobi’s slums, picking her way past raw sewage and rusty, razor-sharp metal roofing with trepidation. Her labor pains had crescendoed during Kenya’s coronavirus dusk-to-dawn curfew, and there were no public or private means of transport to…
Judge blocks Seattle law banning police use of pepper spray

Judge blocks Seattle law banning police use of pepper spray

A federal judge late Friday blocked Seattle’s new law prohibiting police from using pepper spray, blast balls and similar weapons that was passed following confrontations with protestersJuly 25, 2020, 1:30 PM2 min readSEATTLE -- A federal judge late Friday blocked Seattle’s new law prohibiting police from using pepper spray, blast balls and similar weapons that…
South Korea reports case spike, US states tighten controls

South Korea reports case spike, US states tighten controls

France’s coronavirus infection rate has continued its worrisome upward creep, with health authorities saying each infected person on average contaminates 1.3 other peopleBy JOHN LEICESTER Associated PressJuly 25, 2020, 3:00 PM5 min readPARIS -- France’s coronavirus infection rate crept higher Saturday and Spain cracked down on nightlife but German authorities were confident enough to send…
Passengers fight at San Juan Airport after being forced to return to gate

Passengers fight at San Juan Airport after being forced to return to gate

The plane returned to the gate due to an unruly passenger.July 25, 2020, 1:25 AM3 min read Spirit Airlines canceled a Philadelphia-bound flight after a dispute broke out on the plane and spilled over into a brawl inside the terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Monday. Spirit said Flight 687 returned to the gate…
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…
More than 600 people in 11 states get infections linked to bagged salad

More than 600 people in 11 states get infections linked to bagged salad

(CNN)The number of people sickened by a parasite linked to bagged salad mixes has gone up to 641 cases in 11 states, federal health officials said. Of those infected in the multistate outbreak of C…
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…
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 …
$5K reward offered for suspects in assault of Starbucks barista in Lancaster after being asked to wear mask -TV

$5K reward offered for suspects in assault of Starbucks barista in Lancaster after being...

LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Officials in Lancaster are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects connected with the attack of a Starbucks barista.The two entered the Starbucks on West Avenue …
Tesla sues Rivian alleging trade secret theft by former employees

Tesla sues Rivian alleging trade secret theft by former employees

Tesla has accused the upstart electric vehicle firm Rivian of stealing highly confidential trade secrets through newly hired workers. In a lawsuit filed last week in California, Elon Musk's electric…
Mounting virus cases spark concern in Florida nursing homes

Mounting virus cases spark concern in Florida nursing homes

MIAMI -- The coronavirus transformed Florida’s nursing homes into closely guarded fortresses beginning in March, with the state banning family visits, isolating infected residents in separate wings and now requiring staff be tested every two weeks. But the explosion of cases statewide is proving that is not enough. The numbers are already showing the grim…
US new home sales jump 13.8% in June

US new home sales jump 13.8% in June

Sales of new homes rose a sharp 13,8% in June, the second straight increase after two months when sales plunged as the country went into lockdown because of the coronavirusBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics WriterJuly 24, 2020, 2:16 PM1 min readWASHINGTON -- Sales of new homes rose a sharp 13,8% in June, the second straight…
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…
Mandatory masks becoming the rule amid Europe’s virus uptick

Mandatory masks becoming the rule amid Europe’s virus uptick

England's new rules on masks-wearing took effect Friday, with face-coverings required to enter banks, stores and food shopsBy FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated PressJuly 24, 2020, 3:23 PM5 min readROME -- New rules on wearing masks in England came into effect Friday, with people entering shops, banks and supermarkets now required to wear face coverings, while Romania…
Tropical Storm Hanna moves toward Texas coast

Tropical Storm Hanna moves toward Texas coast

Hanna is expected to make landfall SaturdayJuly 24, 2020, 11:59 AM4 min read Tropical Storm Hanna is moving towards Texas Friday and now a tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of the state, including south of Galveston, all the way down to the Mexican border, including Corpus Christi. A tropical storm watch continues…
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…
Moderna loses challenge to Arbutus patent on vaccine technology

Moderna loses challenge to Arbutus patent on vaccine technology

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - Shares of Moderna Inc fell nearly 10% after it lost a bid to invalidate a U.S. patent owned by Arbutus Biopharma that poses a potential obstacle to Moderna's efforts to deve…
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…
Hong Kong, mainland stocks dive as China closes US consulate in Chengdu

Hong Kong, mainland stocks dive as China closes US consulate in Chengdu

Published: 11:09am, 24 Jul, 2020 Updated: 4:55pm, 24 Jul, 2020
HBO Max reached 4.1M subscribers in first month, despite lack of distribution on Roku and Fire TV

HBO Max reached 4.1M subscribers in first month, despite lack of distribution on Roku...

HBO Max, the AT&T-owned streaming service that combines HBO with WarnerMedia content, now has 4.1 million subscribers who have activated their Max accounts, since its launch on May 27. Combined, …
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…
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…
Another 1.4 million workers filed for unemployment insurance last week

Another 1.4 million workers filed for unemployment insurance last week

The tally has been over a million each week since March.July 23, 2020, 12:55 PM3 min read Another 1.4 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment insurance last week, the Labor Department said Thursday. This marks the 18th straight week that weekly jobless claims surpassed 1 million. It is also is an increase from last week's…
Ann Taylor owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Ann Taylor owner files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The operator of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday, the latest retailer to do so during the pandemicBy ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail WriterJuly 23, 2020, 1:27 PM3 min readNEW YORK -- The operator of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday, the latest…
2 nurses who worked with indicted doctor may face discipline

2 nurses who worked with indicted doctor may face discipline

An Ohio board will consider Thursday whether to suspend the licenses of two nurses who worked with a hospital doctor now charged with murderBy KANTELE FRANKO Associated PressJuly 23, 2020, 12:40 PM3 min readCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Board of Nursing will consider Thursday whether to suspend two nurses’ licenses in cases related to allegations…
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…
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…
Wieners Circle Addresses Kanye, Feds on Marquee Sign on National Hot Dog Day

Wieners Circle Addresses Kanye, Feds on Marquee Sign on National Hot Dog Day

The Wieners Circle celebrated National Hot Dog Day in a way only the city's rudest hot dog stand could - with a strongly worded message tackling city politics on its marquee. The eatery, famed for …
Hackers obtained Twitter DMs for 36 high-profile account holders

Hackers obtained Twitter DMs for 36 high-profile account holders

23 with 17 posters participating, including story author Hackers accessed direct messages for 36 high-profile account holders in last weeks epic compromise of Twitter, with one of the affected users…
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…
15 people shot outside Chicago funeral: Police

15 people shot outside Chicago funeral: Police

The victims' ages range from 21 to 65.July 22, 2020, 3:39 PM5 min read At least 15 people were shot outside a Chicago funeral home in a drive-by shootout during a ceremony for a man who was killed in an earlier drive-by shooting, according to the Chicago Police Department. The city's mayor and police officials…
Severe weather expected Northeast, tropical threat for Caribbean and Gulf Coast

Severe weather expected Northeast, tropical threat for Caribbean and Gulf Coast

Gonzalo will bring gusty winds and heavy rain to southeast Caribbean islands.July 22, 2020, 3:26 PM2 min read Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning, making it the earliest seventh named storm on record. Gonzalo is expected to travel over the island of Grenada and just south of Barbados this weekend,…
China says it will retaliate after US orders its Houston consulate to close

China says it will retaliate after US orders its Houston consulate to close

China said the U.S. gave the country 72 hours to close the consulate.July 22, 2020, 1:10 PM3 min read Beijing vowed to retaliate after it said the United States ordered its Houston consulate to be closed within 72 hours, calling it an “outrageous and unjustified move” and marking a serious escalation in the quickly deteriorating…
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…

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