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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…
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, …
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…
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…
Walmart, Target, CVS partner in search of plastic bag alternative

Walmart, Target, CVS partner in search of plastic bag alternative

Major retailers are working together to find alternatives to single-use plastic bags. On Tuesday, Target announced it would be joining the initiative -- called the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail …
Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood has posed in a giant bird cage in London to show her support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and call for his extradition to the U.S. to be stoppedBy SIAN WATSON Associated PressJuly 21, 2020, 1:54 PM2 min readLONDON -- Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood posed…
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…
LinkedIn laying off nearly 1,000 amid hiring slowdown

LinkedIn laying off nearly 1,000 amid hiring slowdown

Professional networking company LinkedIn is laying off nearly 1,000 employees, or approximately 6% of its global workforce, as a slowdown in hiring amid the coronavirus pandemic pressures its businessJuly 21, 2020, 12:41 PM2 min readNEW YORK -- LinkedIn is laying off nearly 1,000 employees, approximately 6% of its workforce globally, with unemployment in the U.S.…
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…
UBS posts 11% fall in second-quarter profit as it warns of continued credit losses

UBS posts 11% fall in second-quarter profit as it warns of continued credit losses

UBS announced a net profit of $1.23 billion for the second quarter of 2020, down 11% from the same period last year ($1.4 billion) as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on earnings. Analysts polled by…
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 …
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…
Winn-Dixie reverses mask policy for shoppers: report

Winn-Dixie reverses mask policy for shoppers: report

ATLANTA — The parent company of Southern supermarket chain Winn-Dixie said Monday that it is reversing its policy and will now require customers to wear masks at its stores to help reduce the spread …
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…
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…
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…
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…
Xpeng Raises $500 Million Even as China EV Market Sputters

Xpeng Raises $500 Million Even as China EV Market Sputters

(Bloomberg) -- Electric-vehicle maker Xpeng Motors raised about $500 million from a group of venture investors, showing Chinese startups with promising car models can attract funding even as the indu…
Coronavirus: West Oakland grocery closes after employee tests positive

Coronavirus: West Oakland grocery closes after employee tests positive

OAKLAND — A West Oakland grocery store will close for at least three days after a spokesman said other employees may have been exposed to COVID-19 after an employee’s positive test Sunday. In a stat…
Warren Buffett is ‘willing to look like an idiot in the short term,’ according to ‘Wall Street’s biggest influencer’

Warren Buffett is ‘willing to look like an idiot in the short term,’ according...

Barstool Sports founder and mouthy trader Dave Portnoy got plenty of heat last month for calling Warren Buffett an idiot after the Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B, -0.13% boss unloaded his airline sto…
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 …
Dangerous heat continues across US, 26 million people at risk for potential severe weather today

Dangerous heat continues across US, 26 million people at risk for potential severe weather...

A heat wave is building across much of the eastern half of the country today.July 19, 2020, 12:33 PM4 min read There were 82 reports of severe weather on Saturday including two reported tornadoes. The two reported tornadoes occurred in Washington County, Minnesota, and Pierce County, Wisconsin. Some tree damage was reported from Pierce County,…
Virus deaths top 600,000 and Hong Kong warns of resurgence

Virus deaths top 600,000 and Hong Kong warns of resurgence

The number of people around the world who have died as a result of the coronavirus has passed the 600,000 mark as countries from the U.S. to South Africa to India struggle to contain infectionsBy CARA ANNA and GEIR MOULSON Associated PressJuly 19, 2020, 11:52 AM5 min readJOHANNESBURG -- The number of people around the…
Kanye West announces 1st presidential campaign event in South Carolina

Kanye West announces 1st presidential campaign event in South Carolina

The rapper is mounting a late bid for president.July 19, 2020, 3:44 AM4 min read Kanye West is hitting the campaign trail. Exactly two weeks after announcing his unlikely bid for president, the rapper announced late Saturday he will be holding the first event of his campaign in South Carolina on Sunday at 5 p.m.…
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…
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,…
Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels -TV

Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels -TV

SAN FRANCISCO -- Responding to calls for Trader Joe's to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of r…
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 …
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…
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…
18 states in ‘red zone’ for COVID cases, White House document shows

18 states in ‘red zone’ for COVID cases, White House document shows

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 600,000 people worldwide. Over 14 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be…
Touching video shows 90-year-old man saying final goodbyes to wife with COVID-19

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

The couple had been apart from each other for months due to the pandemic.July 18, 2020, 1:18 AM4 min read 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, of Lakeland,…
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…
Florida man, 90, dons full PPE to say last goodbye to dying wife with dementia

Florida man, 90, dons full PPE to say last goodbye to dying wife with...

Sam Reck of Florida donned full personal protective equipment to say goodbye to his wife JoAnn, after she was moved into a nursing facility for treatment of dementia at the age of 86. "They spent ev…
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…
Lemonade company announces ‘Littlest Bailout’ program to help kids with lemonade stands

Lemonade company announces ‘Littlest Bailout’ program to help kids with lemonade stands

Country Time Lemonade announced their "Littlest Bailout" program for the "littlest entrepreneurs" children with struggling lemonade stand businesses. The company says that they will grant a $100 "ba…
Bad debts at nation’s biggest banks top $100 billion

Bad debts at nation’s biggest banks top $100 billion

The potential cost of bad loans in the wake of the coronavirus for the nation's biggest banks has reached the 12 figures.  The nation's five largest lenders — Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Ch…
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…
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,…
Michigan store owners bury $1 million in jewelry for real-life treasure hunt

Michigan store owners bury $1 million in jewelry for real-life treasure hunt

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. A Michigan jewelry store forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic is bidding a memorable farewell. Johnny and Amy Perri, owners of J & M Jewelers in Washington…
Nevada OSHA: Compliance rate increases to 80% in Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Walmart cited

Nevada OSHA: Compliance rate increases to 80% in Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Walmart cited

Nevada OSHA: Compliance rate increases to 80% in Southern Nevada, Las Vegas Walmart cited - News3LV
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, …

Facebook to Take TikTok Rival Global

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will go global with its answer to TikTok. The alternative product, called Instagram Reels, allows users to make 15-second video clips set...
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…
1.3 million workers filed jobless claims last week

1.3 million workers filed jobless claims last week

The figure highlights the ongoing anguish in the labor market. July 16, 2020, 12:51 PM2 min read The Labor Department on Thursday said 1.3 million more U.S. workers filed jobless claims last week. The weekly figure from the federal government is slowly declining since peaking in late March, but remains at historically high levels and…
Retail CEO continues to fight the pink tax amid pandemic

Retail CEO continues to fight the pink tax amid pandemic

"Women are charged basically a sales tax on feminine care products like tampons"July 16, 2020, 12:22 PM4 min read Chieh Huang, the CEO of wholesale retailer Boxed, told ABC News last year that one of his company’s basic goals is simple: “treat our customers right.” One way Boxed has tried to do that is to…
Northeast braces for possible heat wave as temperatures rise throughout US

Northeast braces for possible heat wave as temperatures rise throughout US

Eight states are under heat advisories Thursday.July 16, 2020, 11:49 AM4 min read There were more than 60 damaging storm reports from Colorado to Florida on Wednesday, with four reported tornadoes in Illinois. In Colorado, greater than golf ball-sized hail was reported, while in Illinois, damaging winds up to 70 mph were reported. Meanwhile, just…
ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to the UK to appeal her loss of citizenship

ISIS bride Shamima Begum wins right to return to the UK to appeal her...

Begum was 15 when she left the U.K. to join the caliphate.July 16, 2020, 11:39 AM6 min readLONDON -- Shamima Begum, the British woman who joined ISIS as a teenager in 2015, is set to be allowed to return to the U.K. in order to challenge the government’s decision to strip her of citizenship. Begum,…

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