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    LINE Of Duty fans were left reeling as this week’s cliffhanger saw DI Kate Fleming staring death in the face. The detective, played by Vicky McClure, faced evil cop PC Ryan Pilkington in an armed stand-off. 6Line of Duty fans were left reeling as this week’s cliffhanger saw DI Kate Fleming staring death in the faceCredit: BBC The episode ended abruptly with the sound of two gunshots, leaving viewers aghast that one of them had been killed. Now Vicky’s co-star, Adrian Dunbar, who plays AC-12’s Supt Ted Hastings, has whipped fans into a frenzy by suggesting there was a clue to who survives. On Good Morning Britain yesterday, Adrian teased: “I know and a lot of Line Of Duty fans know. All will be revealed in the fullness of time — there’s been a very big clue.” Devotees believe he is referring to Kate wearing a distinctive jumper in AC-12’s...
                        Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed the executive director of 2nd Vote, Amy Wilhite to the studio to talk about the benefits of the 2nd Vote App and how citizens can have a second chance at the ballot box through the power of their purse. Leahy: We are delighted this morning to have in-studio Amy Wilhite, the executive director of 2nd Vote on the web at 2ndvote.com. That’s 2ndvote.com. And Amy for our listeners, we’ll want to talk about your visit to CPAC down in Orlando, Florida. Tell them what 2ndvote.com is, about the app, and why it’s important. Wilhite: Yeah, I’d love to. So we’re a conservative watchdog group....
    An influential current system in the Atlantic Ocean, which plays a vital role in redistributing heat throughout our planet's climate system, is now moving more slowly than it has in at least 1,600 years. That's the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience from some of the world's leading experts in this field. Scientists believe that part of this slowing is directly related to our warming climate, as melting ice alters the balance in northern waters. Its impact may be seen in storms, heat waves and sea-level rise. And it bolsters concerns that if humans are not able to limit warming, the system could eventually reach a tipping point, throwing global climate patterns into disarray. The Gulf Stream along the U.S. East Coast is an integral part of this system, which is known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, or AMOC. It was made famous in the...
    It shouldn’t have been a surprise. After all, Stephen Curry has turned regular-season NBA basketball games — events that the league seems hellbent on making more and more meaningless year after year — must-see television. Of course he took the All-Star Game — an inherently frivolous event (and this season, a truly ridiculous one) and made it an enjoyable celebration of basketball greatness. Related Articles Hey Dieter: Could the Warriors really sign Blake Griffin? Kurtenbach: The Warriors are taking Steph Curry for granted Kurtenbach: Wiseman or Ball? Warriors fans are asking the wrong question Jeremy Lin plays well in return to G-League action, Santa Cruz Warriors win eighth straight Kurtenbach: I was wrong about Kelly Oubre, who has been a godsend for the Warriors While Curry didn’t win the game’s MVP award, there was no question...
    The trial for the alleged ‘box B’ of the PP resumes this Monday with the statement of the former treasurer of the PP Luis Bárcenas before the Second Criminal Section of the National Court who postponed it due to the positive in Covid-19 of one of the accused . The expectation is maximum after the revelations made by the former treasurer in the National Court and in which he pointed out the existence of donations to the party to cover electoral expenses and in exchange for the award of public contracts and He pointed to Mariano Rajoy as a connoisseur of that ‘box B’. The hearing resumes this Monday after two postponements. The first of them, motivated by the contagion and hospital admission by Covid-19 of the former manager of the PP Cristóbal Páez. After his recovery, the return to the trial was set for March 1, but it...
    Ohio college student dies after alleged fraternity hazing incident Israeli Labors new leader: feminist and battle ready The typical NBA All-Star Saturday (Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest) are all happening on Sunday, the same day as the All-Star Game, due to the pandemic. And, as expected Steph Curry put on an incredible show in the Three-Point Contest. © Provided by The Comeback Curry made it look far too easy in the first round, putting together a score of 31. It's too damn easy for Steph Curry. Best shooter ever. pic.twitter.com/OrxPyFRo6e — The Comeback (@thecomeback) March 8, 2021 The net didn’t even move on his last shot of the round. the net didn’t even move on that last one pic.twitter.com/9zdzU4EfC3 — Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) March 8, 2021 And in the second round (the final round), Curry had a crazy late run to get 28 and top Mike Conley...
    Consumption has changed trends in aspects such as pedestrian traffic, where a relevant consumption trend is increasingly being discovered. One aspect that we cannot lose sight of in the current contingency is that which has to do with the way in which brands are presenting their work to the consumer. Figures projected by Statista warned which were the leading brands in the retail space within Mexico, with Walmart and Soriana leading the way. Retail is one of the key consumer industries, because through it we have been able to consolidate categories of products and stores that are indispensable in our daily lives, from mass consumption products to specialized ones, which are adapted to our styles of lifetime. Through the market categories, very important references have been established in consumption, which warn us how important the market has become and the importance of understanding the market. That said, an element...
    EFE videos Mexican businessmen see “opening and recovery” in meeting with Fernández Mexico, Feb 22 (EFE) .- Mexican businessmen highlighted the “recovery” of the Argentine economy and the “openness” of President Alberto Fernández after his meeting this Monday at a hotel in Mexico City, where the president had his first event in his official visit to the country. “We are not talking about the past, we are talking about the future. This is an economy that is opening up, we saw a recovery in Argentina, we have all ‘externalized’ it, in the last three months,” said Armando Torrado, director for South America of the conglomerate after the meeting. Mexican restaurant Alsea. In the private meeting, without access to the media, they were representatives of various companies and branches of the Mexican industry, such as Alfa, Kaluz, Coppel, Mabe, Rotoplas, Arca Continental, Ternium, Bimbo, Coca-Cola Femsa, Cinépolis and América Móvil ....
    Evening shadows were falling across the Long Walk at Windsor Castle when the call came through. From her desk at the window of her private sitting room, the Queen could look up the broad avenue towards Frogmore where, less than two years ago, she had chuckled at the stream of lorries bringing the paraphernalia of Prince Harry's life to his new home in her back garden. Now Harry was calling from his hideaway in faraway California. For an hour, the monarch and her grandson talked on the phone, and by the time it was over the Duke of Sussex was one step further outside the Royal Family. Over the past year, Harry has had more private conversations with the Queen than at any other time in his life. But none was more difficult than the one this week. Both were said to be saddened at its conclusion. For the Queen the...
    The Disney + constellation, currently made up of five main sections (Disney, Pixar, Marvel, ‘Star Wars’ and National Geographic), is about to welcome the star that was most missed: the one aimed directly at the adult audience. Until now, the streaming platform had used its family catalog to reach a whopping 94.9 million users in just over a year of life, and now, with the arrival of Star to various territories, including Spain, it will expand its range of action and it will considerably expand your catalog. Star’s landing on Spanish territory will take place on 23 of February. From that day on, the head of the digital service will make room for this new brand, which brings together the original production of studios such as Disney Television Studios, FX Productions and 20th Century Studios. Due to this commitment to more adult content, the platform will adapt accordingly with more...
    Many fans of the successful Disney + series The Mandalorian took to social networks to ask that actress Lucy Lawless replace Gina Carano, fired by Lucasfilm after stating on her Instagram account this Wednesday that being a Republican in the US today is like being Jew during the Holocaust. These statements caused outrage on the Internet, while a spokesperson for the production company called them “abhorrent and unacceptable. “What if Lucy Lawless took [el papel de] Cara Dune and all of us pretended it was always Cara Dune? ”Wrote a Twitter user, who was just one of many people who proposed the actress known for her performance in the series Xena: Warrior Princess and Spartacus for the role. . Meanwhile, a netizen assured that Lawless’s participation in the series will cause good sales of his character’s dolls and will generate a lot of money for the company. In...
    The Mexican company Neurona Consulting, parent company of the Spanish Neurona Comunidad whose electoral contracts are subject to judicial investigation, paid more than 26,000 euros to the co-founder of PodemosJuan Carlos Monedero for an invoice that they indicate as “false”. This is stated in a report made by the UDEF that is part of the summary of the secret piece of the case ‘Neurona’, where it is investigated the alleged illegal financing of the ‘purple’ party. In this police report, it is indicated that Monedero received on November 25, 2019 a transfer of 26,200.31 euros from Neurona Consulting. The UDEF, which in a ‘sketch’ about the business network refers to this invoice as “false”He suspects that it is because the concept is “300 hours of in-person consulting. Buenos Aires, Colombia and Mexico”, “typical of false invoices given the difficulty of verification”; because it is only the emitter but not the...
    For years they tried to measure on which orbit it was moving, in order to be able to detail its radius of action. The fact that an object is within our solar system does not mean that it is easy to study it. Although we are only a drop, compared to everything in the universe, everything that orbits our massive star is still in a vast space. And, after years of research, a team of astronomers identified that FarFarOut it is the most distant object there is. Slash Gear review that FarFarOut was detected in 2018. Since then it has been under the gaze of scientific research. First, they wanted to know what specific object is orbiting. In this way its radius of action could be measured. In addition to the distances with respect to the other rocky bodies in our place in the galaxy. FarFarOut is a play...
    New York : Selena Gómez, granddaughter of the undocumented. Photo: VALERIE MACON / . / . The musical collaboration of Danna Paola Y Selena Gomez it seems to be getting closer to becoming a reality. The euphoria between the fans of both is unleashed, many assure that the possible production of a song together may be at the door. This whole theory started when Selena recently created a playlist in which she added some songs from Danna Paola’s new album. ‘KO. ‘, which the Mexican actress did not hesitate to share proudly on her social networks. And this was the first interaction that caught the attention of netizens, who asked that the two celebrities join in a collaboration, although at first it seemed unlikely, later new clues arrived. They shared a photograph that their fans took as signs of an upcoming project together, as...
    Offset is named in $100K lawsuit over Bentley rented from LA company Apple Car Fracas Marks First Public Setback for Hyundai Boss Ja Morant nails a 3 that will be one of the most ridiculous shots in the NBA this season Memphis Grizzlies star point guard Ja Morant hits plenty of crazy shots, but it will be hard for him to top a three-pointer he made during Monday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors. © Provided by The Comeback In the second quarter, Morant was trying to draw a foul, and threw up a wild fadeaway shot behind the three-point line with plenty of time remaining on the shot clock. Morant didn’t get the foul call, but did incredibly sink the three-pointer with an overhead pass-esque shot. After the shot, he was just annoyed that he didn’t get the opportunity at a four-point play. Gallery: Thunder vs. Nets: The...
    Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson opened his program on Wednesday with a warning about how the Democratic Party and its allies in the media are writing the history of the January 6 so-called insurrection and using it to undermine their political opponents. He argued that such an effort would have consequences, with which we should be prepared. Transcript as follows: CARLSON: On November 22, 1963, a man called Lee Harvey Oswald murdered the President of the United States. There are a lot of questions about what happened, but there was never any question about who Lee Harvey Oswald was. Oswald was a passionate and committed communist. In 1959, he gave up his American passport and defected to the Soviet Union. There, he married a Russian woman and lived in Minsk. Three years later, he returned to this country and immediately began attending rallies in support of Fidel Castro, the...
    Chad Wheeler. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Seahawks offensive tackle Chad Wheeler was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of felony domestic violence. According to a police report obtained by The Seattle Times, Wheeler was accused of saying, "Wow you're alive?" after the woman he assaulted regained consciousness. On Wednesday, the Seahawks released a statement condemning Wheeler's actions and saying he was no longer with the team. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Seattle Seahawks backup offensive tackle Chad Wheeler was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of felony domestic violence. According to a police report obtained by The Seattle Times, police responded to a call from a woman who was locked in a bathroom following a "physical fight" with her boyfriend. Per the Seattle Times: The victim had called 911 to state that she was being "killed." Police were advised that she had suffered a dislocated arm...
    Researchers from Check Point Research and Otorio have discovered a large-scale ‘phishing’ campaign through which cybercriminals have accidentally left stolen credentials available to the public through a Google search. The ‘phishing’ campaign began last August through the sending emails who were posing as Xerox scan notifications. In the ’emails’ users were urged to open a malicious file HTML attachment that bypasses Microsoft Office 365’s Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) filter. Once they opened this document, the victims were redirected to a login page. In this way, cybercriminals were able to steal the credentials of more than a thousand victims, as reported from Check Point in a statement. Once the data is extracted, these were sent and stored in a text file hosted on WordPress servers controlled by cybercriminals. However, and due to an error in the attack chain, the attackers who were behind this ‘phishing’ campaign ended exposing this data...
    Less than a week ago the broadcasts of the third edition of ‘The island of temptations’ began and the program is more on the public’s lips than ever. The news of the leak of the sexual video between Isaac Torres and Marina García revolutionized the networks completely. Now, looks like it might not be the only leak before the appearance of a new audiovisual document on the networks. Lola with Diego, her partner, in ‘The island of temptations 3’ During the night of January 23, a video of a sexual nature began to circulate on social networks. The video seems to belong to the new edition of ‘The island of temptations’. In it, you can see how a man and a woman have a heated meeting in the pool. The document, which seems to be recorded from a mobile to a screen, is accompanied by the comments of the person...
    2020 it was a chaotic year in many ways, from the Covid-19 crisis to the election of Joe Biden and the ‘Brexit’ agreement. All observers They tried to make projections, but it was an almost impossible task forecast the world economy. A highly expansionary economic policy was designed to curb and manage these uncertainties. And the combination of government policy and central bank action proved to be effective. However, this situation caused fast-track trend changes that were considered small-scale and that are now shaping forces around the world in both economic and political terms, as is the case with the tension between China and the US. For all this, this year will be as difficult as 2020 from an economic point of view and, if we look to the future, we can point out six aspects that will shape the post-2020 economy. This year will be as difficult as 2020...
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the World Health Organization to fully investigate the possibility that the COVID-19 virus accidentally escaped from a lab in Wuhan, revealing new U.S. intelligence that he says raises troubling questions. Pompeo issued the public call on Friday night, one day after a WHO research team landed in Wuhan, where under strict Chinese oversight they are reportedly not investigating the lab. 'Beijing continues today to withhold vital information that scientists need to protect the world from this deadly virus, and the next one,' Pompeo said as he revealed previously unreported intelligence implicating the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in the origins of the pandemic. Among the new U.S. intel, it is claimed that researchers at the lab fell ill in the fall of 2019 with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, that scientists there were working with a bat coronavirus that is 96.2 percent similar...
    GOP West Virginia lawmaker who live-streamed himself storming the Capitol resigns after arrest US Capitol attack: Trump impeachment looms as Republicans ponder his fate It wasnt Frank Reichs decision-making that cost the Colts a win The NFL playoffs are cruel and unforgiving. Forget about mistakes, which are never forgiven, even good decisions that go bad are widely ridiculed. Frank Reich probably knew that already but he’ll be getting a reminder over the next few days as the media carries out its autopsy of the Colts’ 27-24 loss to the Bills in the Wild Card round. © Provided by For The Win Reich’s decision-making was put in the spotlight seemingly every drive. There were multiple fourth-down and extra-point decisions without obvious solutions. Indianapolis ended up kicking two short field goals, attempting a pair of two-point conversions and going for it on one fourth down near the goal line. Rodrigo Blankenship...
    CNN’s Wolf Blitzer had some remarkably blunt words about the violent mob of Trump supporters storming the Capitol Wednesday. The Trump supporters managed to get into the Capitol building and raided by the House and Senate chambers, with some even getting into Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. President Donald Trump twice tweeted at his supporters to be peaceful, but has not done more to condemn this madness. Bliter said on air that “protesters” is too kind a word for these “rioters, mobsters.” “They’re going to be arrested,” he said. “They have video of these rioters, these mobsters. They will be arrested if they broke windows, if they stormed the floor of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives, they will be going to jail, many of them, for what they are doing right now.” And then he added, “They probably are too stupid to know they are heading for jail...
    Taking an old console and making it as small as possible is a well-established tradition in the modding community, and there may be a new victor in the race to shrink the Nintendo 64 as far as possible (via Input). GmanModz has cut down an N64 to the point where it’s smaller than a GameCube controller — and only slightly bigger than the cartridges it takes. The mod vs an N64 controllerPhoto: GmanModz Yes, cartridges. This isn’t an emulator, this is an actual Nintendo 64 that was cut, soldered, and otherwise modded to fit into a handheld package, complete with screen, battery, and controls (the joysticks are from a Nintendo Switch, chosen for their diminutive size). At three and a half inches, the screen is smaller than what you’d be used to when playing an N64, and it has a resolution of 320...
    Singer FKA Twigs and Shia LaBeouf. Getty Images As reported by the New York Times, singer FKA Twigs has filed a lawsuit against ex-boyfriend Shia LaBeouf, claiming extensive emotional and physical abuse. In separate incidents, the singer, whose birth name is Tahliah Debrett Barnett, said in the lawsuit that LaBeouf threw her against a car, choked her, inflicted bruises on her, and "didn't let her wear clothing to bed." LaBeouf told the newspaper in an email that "many of these allegations are not true," concerning FKA Twigs and other girlfriends who detailed abusive accounts. He added, however that his exes deserved "the opportunity to air their statements publicly and accept accountability for those things I have done." FKA Twigs told the Times she plans to donate a "significant" part of any money she may receive in damages to domestic-violence charities. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Artist...
    The Los Angeles Lakers have added multiple players this off-season. But Rob Pelinka and the front office had their eyes set on Anthony Davis signing the contract extension. The Brow finally confirmed his stay in the Lakers by signing a 5-year extension. AD recently had an interview with Spectrum SportsNet after signing his extension. When asked about which signing surprised him the most, Davis said, “I think Dennis surprised me the most just from the fact that I didn’t expect it to happen. You hear rumors and things like that, but you don’t get involved because you don’t know what’s real and what’s not. When I seen that trade going through, I was like ‘wow, we really just got Dennis Schroder’. Somebody that is tough on the defensive end, great offensively, scrappy. Same way we played last year, so he fits right into the mold.” “I don’t think it was...
    Governor resistant to mask mandate draws scathing criticism for declaring ‘day of prayer’ Israel warns of threat to citizens abroad as Iran vows vengeance Seniors On Medicare Are Getting a Big Pay Day in 2020 Ad Microsoft Expert: “This credit card is so good I signed up personally” Ad Microsoft The 23 Hottest Gifts of 2020 Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/19 SLIDES © Tim Graham Photo Library/Getty Images; Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images The true story behind the fatal avalanche on 'The Crown' that was a turning point for Charles and Diana's marriage In March 1988, Prince Charles was involved in a fatal avalanche accident at...
    Left: Sarah Ferguson (Duchess of York), Princess Diana, and Prince Charles ski in Klosters, Switzerland, on March 9, 1988. Right: The trio stand near the wife of Major Hugh Lindsay on March 12 following his death. Tim Graham Photo Library/Getty Images; Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images In March 1988, Prince Charles was involved in a fatal avalanche accident at a Swiss ski resort. The accident has come back into focus as a storyline in season four, episode 9 of Netflix's hit series "The Crown," released November 15.  The avalanche and death of Major Hugh Lindsay marked a turning point in Diana and Charles' tumultuous marriage, according to royal biographers. Here's how the event happened in real life and a look back in photos.
    Anthony Fauci has said that Americans will soon be able to walk into a CVS or Walgreens and get their COVID vaccine, in an encouraging sign for the nation. Fauci, the nation's top public health expert, spoke to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday in a Facebook Live chat. He said that 'help is on the way' - but cautioned: 'it's not here yet'.  On Tuesday the advisory committee will meet with the CDC to look at who gets the vaccine first, with healthcare workers and those in nursing homes likely to be first, in December, followed by seniors. The FDA, ultimately in charge of approving the vaccine, is due to meet on December 10. 'By the time we get to April they will have likely taken care of the high priority and then the general population of normal, healthy young men or women, 30, 40 years old, no underlying...
    Max Verstappen scored 19 important points at the Bahrain Grand Prix. He finished P2 as Lewis Hamilton kept him at bay, finishing as the race winner. A late retirement from Sergio Perez allowed Alex Albon to claim his second podium of the season. Red Bull has both their drivers on the podium after a really long time. The drivers were asked some questions at the post-race press conference. Max Verstappen was questioned about his pace during the race and his racing strategy. Verstappen admitted that the pace was not bad. However, he criticized the strategy during the race. He said, “I think we were trying to keep the pressure on, y’know, but I think we didn’t do a good job with the strategy today. We had the tyres to be more aggressive and we didn’t do it.” Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain...
    Lance Stroll looked like he was going to win the race at the Turkish Grand Prix, having led for 32 laps. Unfortunately, everything went wrong for the Canadian from his second pit-stop as his fresh Intermediate tires suffered severe graining. The other cars behind him started to get past him like he was an amateur as Stroll eventually limped past the finish line in P9. Later, after analyzing the car, Racing Point revealed that there was damage to the underside of the Stroll’s front wing which played a huge part in denying him the race win. One of the strakes on the underside of the front wing had come loose and lodged itself in such a way that the blockage caused a significant loss of front downforce. The resultant loss of front downforce contributed to increased levels of graining. [3/5] — BWT Racing Point F1 Team (@RacingPointF1) November 16,...
    When the gown she ordered looked nothing like what was pictured on the website, a Kentucky woman wrote an angry letter to the bridal store from which she bought it — and was mortified when the store wrote back to tell her that it didn't look right because she was wearing it inside-out. Aubrey from Louisville, shared her 'blonde moment' on Facebook this weekend, writing that she was 'really upset' when her gown arrived and quickly fired off an angry email to the company. Soon after, the 33-year-old received a surprising response from the store: 'You put the dress on inside out. Please put it on in the right way.' Disappointed: Aubrey from Louisville, Kentucky wrote an angry email to a bridal company when her dressed turned up looking nothing like it did online Not a fan! The 33-year-old healthcare worker had her husband lace her up, and...
    A new round of lockdowns would be a terrible mistake The famous, must-try sandwich in each state Can You Imagine the Refs Picking Up That Pass Interference Flag On Tom Brady? The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New York Giants on Monday Night Football in a game that was a lot closer than many people expected. Tom Brady and the Bucs found themselves trailing going into the fourth quarter and had to stop a 2-point conversion with 28 seconds remaining to hold on and win in regulation. In order to get that stop they also needed the referees to pick up a flag. Here is the official explanation why the officials decided to do that. © Provided by The Big Lead Tom Brady | Sarah Stier/Getty Images Referee Brad Rodgers on picking up the flag for pass interference on the two-point conversion: pic.twitter.com/taEHJXqRHd— Dan Duggan (@DDuggan21) November 3, 2020Sure,...
    Some of Jill Biden’s accessories, such as her face mask and Stuart Weitzman boots, have a very literal message: VOTE (specifically, one can assume, for her husband). But the rest of her wardrobe serves a quieter purpose: it is a visual reminder of her husband’s promised values. Her outfits—an emerald green satin wrap dress for the first debate, a wool blazer, printed scarf, maxi dress and suede boots for a campaign stop in Pennsylvania—speak the language of a seasoned, proficient dresser. After decades working as a college professor and serving as a politician’s wife, Dr. Biden understands the way clothes communicate personality. But like running mate Kamala Harris, she never wants it to be all about what she wears. Dr. Biden re-wears outfits often, which earns her “relatability” points on social media and can be viewed as an olive branch to environmentalists. (Though banning fracking would do more...
    Coronavirus could age the brain by ten years or cause IQ to fall, a study has suggested. Researchers have warned that survivors of the worst cases of the virus could be at risk of lasting mental damage, equivalent to an 8.5-point drop in IQ or the brain ageing a decade. This ‘brain fog’ has already been reported by sufferers for weeks, even months after recovering from Covid-19. Some have told of losing the ability to recall everyday facts or hold a conversation. Researchers have warned that survivors of the worst cases of the virus could be at risk of lasting mental damage, equivalent to an 8.5-point drop in IQ or the brain ageing a decade [File photo] It could be a sign of ‘chronic cognitive consequences’, the scientists say. The team, led by Imperial College London, analysed questionnaire answers from almost 85,000 people who had recovered from confirmed or suspected...
    By Lindsay Blake | Variety The love affair between Hanford and Guittard was by all accounts passionate, as copiously covered in newspaper accounts of the day. The two met on a golf course in early 1904 and, despite being married to others, began a relationship. By September they were both seeking divorces. Robert went about things in a rather blunt way, sending his wife a Dear John letter stating, “A man feels the grand passion but once in his lifetime. I have it for Mrs. Cavalsky.” Ouch! The note was presented by his first wife as an exhibit during their divorce proceedings (natch) and press outlets reveled in quoting it ad nauseum. Hanford eventually coughed up $52,000 to dissolve the union. As The San Francisco Examiner noted, the once-in-a-lifetime nature of Robert’s grand passion was “indeed fortunate” as it “cost him a pretty penny.” Cavalsky’s divorce was then finalized and...
    Hollywood has long ignored the actual identities and stories of Indigenous people and instead pushed hurtful stereotypes, degrading Native communities from the Americas and beyond. To remedy that and give a platform to Indigenous filmmakers, the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, a law and policy organization, organized Denver's Indigenous Film and Arts Festival back in 2004. “The festival is a place where Indigenous people in Denver can celebrate their stories, where Indigenous youth can connect with role models and learn to appreciate the value of their stories and cultures," festival director and founder Jeanne M. Rubin explains. "Where mainstream audiences can learn about indigenous cultures from people representing themselves in film and art, telling their stories from their point of view.” Events run Wednesday, October 14, through January 13, with screenings, Q&As and discussions. Most years, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the University of Denver’s anthropology department,...
    Planning to vote in person this year? What Illinois voters should know before heading to the polls. Chain restaurants closing locations this year Dorktown: The NBA team that was the very best at being the very worst The Dallas Mavericks of 1992-93 are one of the great relics of NBA history. In my humble opinion, of the 1,543 individual seasons played by teams up through the 2019-20 campaign, that was the one that featured the most excellence in the field of playing bad basketball (perhaps even transcending all sports as the worst single-season anyone has had in the history of organized athletics, and I say that as someone who sat in constant rain through the 2008 UW Husky Football season). Ok, but so what? After all, just like with doctors that graduated at the bottom of their classes, someone has to be the worst. © NBAE via Getty Images...
    (CBS Local)– Heather Land never expected to become a comedian and she now travels the country as a stand-up performer and is the author of two humor books. Her latest called “A Perfect 10: The Truth About Things I’m Not and Never Will Be” from Howard Books, which is owned by Simon & Schuster, is all about Land’s life growing up in the South and why it is important to laugh at life’s most ridiculous moments. Photo Credit: Howard Books “This is a real light-hearted comedy book and obviously a humor book with stand alone essay chapters just about a lot of nonsense and growing up in the South,” said Land, in an interview with CBS Local’s DJ Sixsmith. “I pretty much just translated this Southern drawl onto paper. It was light and easy and a lot of fun.” Land believes one of the keys to her success has been not...
              The Davidson County Election Commission cancelled a previously scheduled meeting that was to be held on Tuesday in a notice published Monday on the Metro Nashville Government’s website. Individual election commissioners and members of Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s office did not return requests for comment Monday. Metro Legal Director Bob Cooper also did not reply to our messages Monday. Election Administrator Jeff Roberts, though, said the agenda for the now cancelled meeting was a light one. “The only thing that we had on the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting was my report on the status of the November election so we decided to cancel the meeting,” Roberts said. “I’ll just be sending that [report] around by email.” The Tennessee Star asked Roberts whether officials cancelled because of the revelations in the article, “Metro Nashville’s Claim of Election Commission ‘Non-Ministerial Role’ to Keep Property Tax Off...
    Denver has a new voice offering old takes on pot. Before the Denver Gazette launched on September 14, we anticipated that the digital news source, backed by billionaire conservative Phil Anschutz, would continue the streak of weed-bashing exhibited by Anschutz's Colorado Springs Gazette. The Gazette's reputation of hating the plant was earned through years of questionable editorial decisions, dating back to a 2015 series of articles co-authored by Christine Tatum, the wife of Dr. Christian Thurstone, one of Colorado's most prominent physicians to oppose recreational pot legalization. (The series disclosed Tatum's relationship with Thurstone, but didn't point out that she herself was a longtime opponent of marijuana who once suggested that the Boston Marathon bombing and Columbine High School killings were both linked to marijuana use.) Since then, the Colorado Springs Gazette has continued to be the state's most prominent anti-marijuana media voice.Related Stories Phil Anschutz's Denver Gazette: Inside Billionaire's News...
    In the last 17 years, LeBron James has established himself as the face of the NBA. During this timespan, LeBron has accomplished everything a player can dream of, in the league. He has been to the NBA finals 10 times and has been on both the winning and losing sides. But that doesn’t take away what he has achieved so far in his career. Even in his 17th year as a pro, LBJ is competing for the NBA championship and is just 3 wins away from bagging it for the fourth time. James revealed takeaways from his illustrious career in an interview prior to Game 2 of the NBA Finals. “Best teacher in life is experience and I’ve played against great coaches throughout my career. Not only in regular season but in the postseason throughout first, second, third, finals round, I have played against some exceptional coaches and hall of...
    On the day that Colorado banjoist Jayme Stone found out about the death of his 42-year-old brother Michael Stone, he started writing about it, trying to make sense of what was happening. Michael, who lived in British Columbia, was a well-known teacher of yoga and Buddhism, which influenced how Jayme approached the poetry, journal entries and lyrics he began to draft. One of the first things he wrote in his journal was the word "AWake," thinking about "the idea of what someone leaves in their wake and what it means to be awake to your own life," he says. It would eventually become the title of his latest album, AWake, which came out in late August. "I was just really in a grieving process and just trying to make sense of things," Stone recalls. "And it was very clear that I was going to write about this, and...
    On Tuesday’s episode EastEnders could not help the fans, but had a socially distant wedding, which delighted fans who were branded “weird”. Rainey Cross and Stuart tied the knot in the middle of the highway Albert Square so he could not open the door because Stuart was badly stuck in the wedding car and the battery was dead. Rainey (Tanya Franks) was initially angry, but since the couple missed their place in church, they decided to hold the ceremony right there on the road. Pleasant footage showed Rainey and Stuart (Ricky Champ) reading their vows before Rainey revealed that there was a surprising announcement for Stuart.The socially distant wedding took place tonight in Albert Square (Image: BBC)read moreRelated Articlesread moreRelated Articles“I’m pregnant!” She screamed as Stuart was overwhelmed with emotions. “Are we going to be parents?” He asked in surprise, before shouting happily and paying homage to the car horn....
    Breonna Taylor case annoucement to be made by Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron 5 Major Changes Youll See At Dunkin NFL Week 3 picks: Ravens-Chiefs is a game that could define the NFL season The last time we had a regular-season matchup that looked as good on paper as the Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens next Monday night, it was the Chiefs vs. the Los Angeles Rams in 2018. That turned out to be the greatest regular-season game in NFL history. It will be hard for Chiefs-Ravens to live up to the hype, but the NFL can’t give us a better matchup this season. Any reputable NFL power rankings will have the Chiefs and Ravens in the top two spots, in whatever order you prefer. The Ravens were the best team in the regular season last year. The Chiefs won a Super Bowl. Patrick Mahomes and...
    Dan Froomkin September 23, 2020 10:00AM (UTC) This article was co-produced with Press Watch, a new website that monitors and critiques American political coverage. Please consider supporting Press Watch by making a donation. There are so many ways that Donald Trump has fallen short in his response to the COVID-19 pandemic — so many things he could have done differently that would have saved countless lives. Most of them, however, were never even remotely possible because of his appalling character flaws and the complete lack of a rational White House decision-making process. That's why this one really stings: The U.S. Postal Service, it turns out, was about to send five face masks to every household in America — in April! — until someone at the White House nixed it. They even had a draft press release ready to go. : I can't think of any one act that might have changed the pandemic...
    The race to appeal to President Donald Trump's conservative base took an unexpected turn back 1,500 years as appointed Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler cut a campaign ad that calls her more conservative than Attila the Hun. The ad features a pair of Georgia voters discussing Loeffler including a ranking that calls her the 'most conservative senator in America.'  'Yep - she's more conservative than Attila the hun,' the man in what looks like a husband and wife pair responds.  A new ad by Sen. Kelly Loeffler calls her more conservative than Attila the Hun The ad then cuts to a grunting Attila the hun seeking to bark orders at his scribe - with obvious comparisons to Trump's stances.  "Fight China -- got it," says the scribe. "Attack big government -- yeah." "Eliminate the liberal scribes ... uh oh," he says, looking nervous at an attack with rings of Trump's...
    Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona, North Carolina and Wisconsin – three states key to helping secure the incumbent president’s victory in 2016, a new poll conducted by Fox News has revealed. Conducted after the conclusion of both national conventions, the surveys found that support for Trump’s re-election has fallen below his 2016 vote share in each state. Biden’s advantage was found to be coming from strong support among female and suburban voters. Furthermore, suburban women in all three states said they trust Biden over Trump to handle the coronavirus pandemic and criminal justice matters. The interest in the election for supporters of each camp was found to be relatively even.  Democratic nominee Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona, North Carolina and Wisconsin – three states key to helping secure the incumbent president’s victory in 2016, a new poll conducted by Fox News shows....
    Hong Kong (CNN)When a United States guided missile destroyer sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, it marked the second such transit in less than two weeks -- and among the clearest signals yet of Washington's willingness to stand up for Taiwan in the face of Chinese aggression. On Monday, the US went further still, taking the cover off previously classified commitments it made to Taiwan during the Reagan administration. Known as the Six Assurances, they spell out how US arms sales and diplomatic support to Taipei will move forward without regard to pressure from Beijing.Though the US has remained a decades-long ally of Taiwan following the island's split from mainland China in the wake of a civil war, policymakers in Washington have traditionally refrained from overt displays of support.China continues to view the self-governing democracy of almost 24 million people as an inseparable part of its territory, and has...
    Police stand guard as woman protests with a sign written "the only thugs I see are cops" the day after a Black man was shot by police causing outrage and local unrest in the city on August 24, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images Police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have become the latest example of questionable use of force following a video that shows an officer shooting 29-year-old Jacob Blake in the back seven times while his three children watched from inside the car. The video, which was recorded Sunday, was not the first time the Kenosha police force was involved in a controversial shooting. In 2004, an officer in Kenosha shot and killed a 21-year-old man at point-blank range in the head, killing him, while his mother and sister watched from their home, as NPR previously reported. While officers were cleared of wrongdoing within 48 hours,...
    here.“data-reactid =” 13 “> If you can’t see the video, click here. A team from Northwestern University in the United States made a comparison between the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and the one that caused the epidemic in 2003. With the results of this comparison, they concluded that it was possible to block the new coronavirus, which causes covid-19, while it is still outside the body. They have found a “weak point” in the virus that could serve to neutralize it. The investigation is led by the Mexican scientist Mónica Olvera who spoke with BBC Mundo about her finding. “We are blocking the virus,” says Olvera, explaining how his experiment at the molecular level has initially reduced the pathogen’s connection to human receptors by 30%. The research, which has been published in the American Chemical Society (ACS for its acronym in English), represents a step forward in understanding the mechanism that...
    Fox News anchor Chris Wallace believes President Donald Trump’s concerns about mail-in voting are not without merit. During the panel segment on Fox News Sunday, Wallace argued that the volume of mail votes in the fall could be too overwhelming for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to handle. “Hear me out for a minute,” Wallace said. “Isn’t it possible that the president really has a point here? As I mentioned earlier, there were 33 million either absentee or mail-in ballots in 2016. If we have double that or triple that, isn’t there a pretty good chance that we will have a mess, at the least. And yes, possibly fraud?” Previously, Wallace has argued that the USPS has been up to the mail-in voting challenge — albeit with a much smaller number of ballots than what is expected later this year. “The history is that mail-in ballots are honest, and...
    Fox News anchor Chris Wallace asked a “Fox News Sunday” panel about the possibility that President Donald Trump “may have a point” about the fraud potential of massive mail-in voting. Citing his opposition to mail-in voting, the president is resisting efforts to give an extra $25 billion to the United States Postal Service (USPS) in the next coronavirus bill. Wallace introduced the topic by playing a clip of Trump complaining that “countrywide mail-in voting” would be “the greatest fraud in the history of elections.” WATCH: “I know the Democrats say that President Trump is trying to block mail-in voting and trying to block billions of dollars more for the postal service in order to suppress voting in this election, but hear me out for a minute, isn’t it possible that the president really has a point here?” Wallace asked former DNC communications director Mo Elleithee. “As I mentioned earlier,...
    Raiders head coach Jon Gruden apparently took a unique approach to demonstrating the seriousness of COVID-19 to his players. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports NFL teams are reporting for training camp as teams prepare for the 2020 season. According to Mike Garafolo at NFL Network, Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden went to extreme measures to demonstrate to his players the seriousness of COVID-19. During a Zoom call with players, the Raiders coaching staff reportedly briefly pretended Gruden had COVID and was being treated in the hospital. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden took an odd approach in order to convey to his players the seriousness of COVID-19. According to Mike Garafolo at NFL Network, the Raiders coaching staff pretended that Gruden had COVID and was being treated in the hospital. The questionable teaching moment came over a Zoom call...
    Donald Trump continues to both demonize the idea of vote by mail and dismantle the U.S. Postal Service, and it’s making a predictable mess. The House Oversight and Reform Committee is calling new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify about changes to the Postal Service, but they’re letting that testimony wait until September 17, because apparently this isn’t super urgent, even though “While these changes in a normal year would be drastic, in a presidential election year when many states are relying heavily on absentee mail-in ballots, increases in mail delivery timing would impair the ability of ballots to be received and counted in a timely manner—an unacceptable outcome for a free and fair election,” as committee Chair Carolyn Maloney wrote to DeJoy. But while the concrete damage Trump is doing to the on-time delivery of mail in this country is a disaster, the effects of his constant ranting against mail...
    Getty Larry Fowl, Celtics legend At a time when the NBA appears to be on the vanguard of so lots of the nation’s essential points—COVID-19, problems with social justice, nationwide anthem protests—maybe it’s a good time to be reminded that generally we will simply take enjoyment within the offbeat issues. Like, for instance, a vegetable that appears nearly precisely like a Celtics Corridor of Fame all-time nice. On this case, it’s a tomato (and sure, technically, that makes it a fruit). Not simply any tomato, although. This one appears eerily like Larry Fowl, arguably the perfect participant in Celtics historical past. It began with a tweet from a gardener in England, who posted a photograph final week of a tomato with the road, “The tomato of confusion has arrived.” That was on Friday. The tomato of confusion has arrived.#lockdownextension pic.twitter.com/dPb93JOe34 — Paul...
    Getty Larry Bird, Celtics legend At a time when the NBA seems to be at the vanguard of so many of the nation’s important issues—COVID-19, issues of social justice, national anthem protests—perhaps it is a good time to be reminded that sometimes we can just take enjoyment in the offbeat things. Like, for example, a vegetable that looks almost exactly like a Celtics Hall of Fame all-time great. In this case, it is a tomato (and yes, technically, that makes it a fruit). Not just any tomato, though. This one looks eerily like Larry Bird, arguably the best player in Celtics history. It started with a tweet from a gardener in England, who posted a photo last week of a tomato with the line, “The tomato of confusion has arrived.” That was on Friday. The tomato of confusion has arrived.#lockdownextension pic.twitter.com/dPb93JOe34 — Paul (@bingowings14) July 31, 2020 ...
    Secrets are scarce in modern video games. And I don’t mean easter eggs that anyone with a working internet can find hours after a game releases — I mean actual, honest-to-god secrets. So it should come as no surprise that the Speedrun crew had to return to 1997 to find one. In the years when message boards and forum threads reigned supreme, something as innocuous as a hazy island in the 64-bit distance could drive players into a frenzy. Such was the case on the Dam level in the FPS classic Goldeneye 007. Through the lens of a sniper rifle, players could see a small pack of buildings across a large reservoir. Was it a bonus area? An allusion to the movie? The end point of some secret passageway hidden earlier in the level? With the help of GameSharks and noclip cheats, players eventually discovered what many had feared:...
    “Jes it is as new “,” all its things that were disorganized before, are now ordered “,” and we already have all the pieces of the puzzle “,” before they were not there, I recognize it, I do not hide “. The carousel of voices paint the Jes 2020. They are, in this order, your physical trainer, Bernardo Requena, the former head of the medical services of the Madrid, the doctor Jess Elm, his brother Israel (and guardian angel) and himself Jes, all of them protagonists of the documentary of BRAND. Marbella Football Center. Jes The first session of the day has ended. She has another one. In the pause the phone rings and on the other side the image of Pascual Rodrguez, his father, always smiling. – “What happened, Jes?” Jes tells him how he has been training for 15 days with Bernardfirst in Pomegranate, at Sierra...
    U.S. Cases Rise 1.3%; Florida to Speed Up Testing: Virus Update What Stores Are Open on Halloween 2020? WWE Superstar The Big Show Knows Hes an Attraction at This Point, and Hes Fine With That wwe-draft-big-show WWE Superstar The Big Show — real name Paul Wight — is back in (XXXL, no longer XXXXXXL) tights tonight, when the pro-wrestling giant will attempt to avoid being the latest legend RKO-ed by "The Legend Killer" Randy Orton. Wight, who has his own Netflix family sitcom "The Big Show Show," spoke with TheWrap ahead of Monday's "Raw" showdown. Our conversation covered his acting, but started with talk about the 48-year-old's play-fighting future. For starters, we asked Big Show (who is now a slightly smaller Show after shedding a whole lotta weight in recent years) if he's making another full-time WWE run. Also read: How WWE Wrestler Alexa Bliss Became a Bowling...
    BEIJING – The city of Wuhan, which knew to be the epicenter of the coronavirus, issued a red alert on Friday for the torrential rains that these weeks are leaving the worst floods in recent years in various parts of China. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, the authorities of the capital of the province of Hubei decided this morning to issue the maximum alert when verifying that at least four water level control points in the area were above security levels. An estimated 28,000 homes have been destroyed. Another fifth point is expected to hit that peak this evening around 8 p.m. local time, which could exacerbate the situation. According to the Ministry, the red flood alert is issued when the water level reaches or exceeds the recorded historical maximum or when very serious floods occur every fifty years or more. Wuhan extends to both...
    BEIJING – The city of Wuhan, which knew to be the epicenter of the coronavirus, issued a red alert on Friday for the torrential rains that these weeks are leaving the worst floods in recent years in various parts of China. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, the authorities of the capital of the province of Hubei decided this morning to issue the maximum alert when verifying that at least four water level control points in the area were above security levels. An estimated 28,000 homes have been destroyed. Another fifth point is expected to hit that peak this evening around 8 p.m. local time, which could exacerbate the situation. According to the Ministry, the red flood alert is issued when the water level reaches or exceeds the recorded historical maximum or when very serious floods occur every fifty years or more. Wuhan extends to both...
    Joanna NeliusJust now•Filed to:Security BreachSecurity BreachmicrosoftwindowsSavePhoto: Denis Charlet/AFP (Getty Images) Microsoft released a patch today that fixes what appears to be a major, long-standing flaw in the Windows Domain Name System (DNS). The patch, which is bundled in with the regular Tuesday Windows update, fixes the SigRed flaw, which was discovered by Israeli security firm Check Point, Wired reported. The DNS is kind of like a phonebook, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address is kind of like your phone number. Every computer is assigned a unique IP address through its network provider, and the DNS translates domain names to IP addresses. It’s like looking for your phonebook, finding your best friend’s name, and hitting the call button. Your phone and phone numbers are what allow you to connect. In a similar manner, the DNS is needed so your browser can load a website. SigRed not only exploits Windows DNS, but...
    As the twin black swans of the coronavirus pandemic and the historic oil price collapse rocked financial markets early in 2020, opportunities emerged. So did media narratives. One of the most popular: that bored young people, stuck at home with no access to sports or bars or live entertainment, went day-trading instead, in many cases with an online brokerage that seems tailor-made for the Gen-Y set: Robinhood. While there’s plenty of evidence that handfuls of millennials are day-trading, and in some cases losing a lot of money, with sad and shocking outcomes, their numbers and any impact they may be having on the market is less certain. What’s more, for anyone who’s spent a career observing and helping fine-tune the infrastructure behind financial market trading, some of the discussion about what’s actually going on isn’t informed, or helpful, according to one analyst. “There is a...
    Husband and wife, Mark and Patricia McCloskey, aimed guns at protesters who walked by their mansion in Forest Park, Mo. The protesters were headed to St. Louis mayor, Lyda Krewson’s home to demand her resignation after she read the names of and addresses of people who had submitted a letter demanding that she defund the city’s police department. READ MORE: Missouri Mayor doxxed those in favor of defunding the police In the viral video, the couple is seen screaming “keep moving!” Mark McCloskey is seen holding a large assault rifle, while his wife is pointing a handgun at protesters walking by. A couple in St. Louis defend their home with a firearm after protesters enter their neighborhood pic.twitter.com/idmZO0nIpS — Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) June 29, 2020 Ironically, the couple’s law firm is representing a victim of police brutality. According to The Daily Mail, the couple owns the McCloskey Law Center...
    The bill will now go to Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, who has mentioned he would indicator legislation that state lawmakers deliver him to take away the Confederate insignia. The laws — which cleared the point out House in a 91-23 vote and the point out Senate with a 37-14 vote — comes as Mississippi lawmakers in current weeks have been weighing a adjust to their flag amid the continued racial justice protests across the nation. Mississippi is the previous point out in the state whose flag characteristics the Confederate emblem. The flag, first adopted in 1894, has crimson, white and blue stripes with the Accomplice struggle emblem in the corner.The invoice establishes a commission to develop a new flag layout without having the Accomplice emblem that contains the phrase “In God, We Have confidence in.” Mississippi condition voters would then vote on the new style this November.Reeves, a...
    The Adria Tour that was started by Novak Djokovic had some negative effects. Many players including the Serb himself got infected with the coronavirus. After these cases came to light, Novak was heavily criticized for going ahead with the event at such a time. Seeing such criticism, Novak’s coach Marian Vajda has just defended him. Check out what he said. Coach Defends Novak Djokovic Marian Vajda has been coaching Novak for a while now. In a recent interview with SportKlub which was translated, he addressed the recent criticism the Serb has been facing. He said, “The idea of ​​organizing the Adria Tour was good. Obviously, after a long break on the ATP tour, it definitely helped the players get back on track and enjoy tennis in a slightly different concept. All participants came because the measures of the Government were relaxed, they all respected those measures, so it is...
    By Sam Hoober, Alien Gear Holsters Ever have issues where your point of aim is not quite your point of impact? It’s probably the gun’s fault. Just kidding. It’s probably your fault, but it might be due to something that can get overlooked when it comes to use of handguns, namely the “hold” or the location on the target that the sights should be aligned on in order to get the hit you want. If you’re using an incorrect hold, you’ll have point of aim/point of impact issues in terms of elevation. In other words, the group size is okay but it’s lower or higher on the target than you intended it to be. Holding under the target, with your sights aligned under the (for the sake of discussion) bullseye, is called a 6 o’clock hold. Directly in the middle is center hold, and covering the target is usually called a...
    When federal prosecutors charged Jack Abramoff on Thursday with an illicit conspiracy to promote a cryptocurrency, they alleged that the disgraced lobbyist hired writers to help him with his scheme. The indictment did not name names. But new court documents point squarely to an employee of The Daily Caller and other conservative media outlets. Abramoff, who served almost four years in prison for his wide-ranging Washington influence peddling schemes, found himself in legal hot water again this week for his attempts to promote AML Bitcoin, a supposedly “anti-money laundering” cryptocurrency created by Texan businessman Marcus Andrade. As part of his duties, Abramoff handled promotion for AML Bitcoin and—according to the indictment—secretly arranged payments for writers at several websites to promote the digital coin and its capabilities. “Abramoff recruited and paid writers to publish and disseminate, under those writers’ names, written articles touting AML Bitcoin specifically, as well as to tout the...
    European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde addresses a news conference on the outcome of the meeting of the Governing Council in Frankfurt, Germany, January 23, 2020.Ralph Orlowski | Reuters Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, believes the world may be passed the worst of the coronavirus crisis but said a return to the status quo is unlikely. "That recovery is going to be incomplete and might be transformational," she said during the online Northern Light Summit on Friday. "It is likely that trade will be significantly reduced ... We need to be extremely attentive to those that are most vulnerable," she added. The European Central Bank announced earlier this month an expansion in size and duration of its emergency bond-buying program. The central bank has committed to buying 1.35 trillion euros in government debt at least until June 2021.  Meeting minutes released Thursday showed the ECB...
    The Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden has expanded his national lead over President Donald Trump, according to the June CNBC All-America Economic Survey released on Thursday. The poll found that 47 percent of registered voters support Biden, while 38 percent back Trump. The former vice president’s lead has increased four percentage points since April. Biden gained ground among young voters as well as among wealthier voters, increasing his overall support among Democrats by seven percentage points since April. Trump, on the other hand, saw an 11-point decrease in support among independent voters. Furthermore, Trump’s overall approval rating has decreased since April. In the poll, 39 percent of voters said that they approve of the president’s job performance, while 52 percent said that they disapprove. As CNBC noted, this “was a sharp turnaround from his positive approval rating in April.” “That bump into positive territory now looks to have...
    "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier told “Bill Hemmer Reports” Thursday that "I think more Democrats are warming" to Joe Biden's low-profile campaign strategy as the former vice president holds a consistent lead over President Trump in the polls. Baier said that Biden keeping largely to his Delaware home “concerned some [Democrats] in the beginning that he was not getting out more.” According to a Fox News poll released last week, Biden leads Trump nationally by 12 percentage points, up from his eight-point lead last month. CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS MAP Meanwhile, FiveThirtyEight pollster Nate Silver insisted Sunday that Trump can "absolutely win" reelection despite clearly trailing in the polls. Silver debuted his national polling average on ABC News' "This Week" Sunday, showing Biden with a 9-point advantage over Trump. However, he noted that national polling "doesn't really matter" since Hillary Clinton isn't president today. Silver pointed out that at this point in 2016 Clinton held a...
    CNN’s Don Lemon went off on President Donald Trump Wednesday night amid growing coronavirus numbers in states like California and Texas. He gave viewers what he called a “dire warning” about the increase in Covid-19 cases before saying, “Don’t let the president fool you. This has nothing to do, everyone — okay, this has nothing to do with increase testing. Nothing at all. More than half of states are seeing an increase in cases. Look at the map. With real and frightening spikes across the South and the West.” “Please,” Lemon continued. “It’s incredibly sad that I have to say this, but if you value your health at this point, do not believe the President of the United States. The President of the United States who was acting today as if the coronavirus is in the rearview mirror.” He ripped Trump for continuing to not “accept reality” and for...
    Water deep below the surface of the Earth triggers earthquakes and tsunamis by lowering the melting point of rocks along fault lines, a new study reveals. UK scientists say they've found a correlation between water release data and levels of seismic activity along the Caribbean-American tectonic plate border.   This process occurs in subduction zones, where the Earth's tectonic plates converge and one plate sinks beneath another. These zones, which have been described as the ‘biggest crash scenes on Earth’, pass large volumes of water in and out, mainly through volcanic eruptions. The research team say they've provided the first conclusive evidence directly linking deep Earth's water cycle with magma production and earthquake activity.  Research focused on the Atlantic plate, and more specifically, the Lesser Antilles volcanic arc, located at the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, which forms the eastern boundary of the Caribbean Plate. Pictured, Quill, on the island...
    (CBSNewYork)- The Brooklyn Nets are preparing for the restart of the NBA season set for next month in Orlando. As part of the league’s restart plan, teams have additional roster spots they can use in order to account for any potential COVID-19 cases that may arise. On that front, it appears that the Nets have added former Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Johnson. Free agent guard Tyler Johnson has agreed to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2020 The 27-year-old Johnson played in 31 games this season with the Suns prior to being waived on February 10. It’s a bit of a full circle moment for the Nets who had offered Johnson a four-year $50 million contract in the summer of 2016 when he was a restricted free agent. The Heat matched the offer and he remained in...
    Last week, staff at Hachette, the company that published J.K. Rowling’s new book, threatened to strike unless the company stopped carrying the book because of Rowling’s views on transgenderism, (which included the shocking perspective that biological women are women); the company stood by Rowling. Now four writers represented by Rowling’s literary agency have resigned because the agency refused to issue a public statement of support for transgender rights and pledge action. Fox Fisher, Drew Davies, Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir and one another writer who prefers to remain anonymous quit the Blair Partnership because they could not assert the company “supports our rights at all avenues,” according to The Guardian. The writers stated, “Freedom of speech can only be upheld if the structural inequalities that hinder equal opportunities for underrepresented groups are challenged and changed.” Blair Partnership said it wasn’t willing to have staff “re-educated” just to please the four writers....
    Bob Cesca June 23, 2020 1:29PM (UTC) If we had been living in normal times, Donald Trump would have been relentlessly heckled off the national stage while he was still riding down that escalator five years ago. Instead, he managed to lie and finagle his way into the White House, where he remains the most dangerous, incompetent American president in history. The thing about Trump's janky, out-of-his-depth presidency is that a significant number of his biggest derps have negatively impacted Trump himself, leading me to observe (once again!) that Trump always makes things worse for Trump. His deadly laziness in responding to coronavirus, his horrendously dictator-friendly foreign policy, his blindingly obvious racism and the myriad other examples of his ineptitude aside, he constantly paints himself into political corners.  : The very fact that Trump routinely panders to the convulsive whimsy of his cult of Red Hat disciples, capping his appeal at around 43 percent of...
    Italian doctor says that the coronavirus is weakening Dr. Matteo Bassetti says that this virus is about to disappear “The clinical impression I have is that the virus is changing in severity” Italian doctor assures that the coronavirus is weakening and is about to disappear. Furthermore, Dr. Matteo Bassetti assured that it could go away on its own without the need for a vaccine. According to information from the NY Post, Dr. Matteo Bassetti, who is head of the infectious disease clinic at San Martino Hospital in Genoa, Italy, said the virus (coronavirus) appears to have become less potent, possibly due to mutations. genetics, as reported to the Sunday Telegraph. Italian doctor says coronavirus is weakening Dr. Matteo Bassetti commented: “The clinical impression I have is that the virus is changing in severity. In March and early April, the patterns were completely different. People went to emergencies with...
    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Monday that President Donald Trump’s use of the term “Kung Flu” was intended to point to coronavirus’ origins in China. CBS White House correspondent Weijia Jiang challenged McEnany on that point, arguing that it appeared to be a racist comment. (RELATED: ‘Waiting On A Call From The Derelict Governor’: Kayleigh McEnany Says Trump Won’t Intervene In CHAZ Until Asked) WATCH: Jiang began by pointing out Trump’s claim nearly a year ago that he was the “least racist person there is,” adding, “Why does he use racist phrases like the ‘Kung Flu’?” McEnany explained that the term was an attempt to point to the virus’ origins in China. “It’s a fair thing to point out as China tries to ridiculously rewrite history, ridiculously blame the coronavirus on American soldiers. This is what China is trying to do. President Trump is saying no,” she...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump's speech at sparsely attended campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over the weekend was supposed to be a kickstart of a reelection campaign that has been floundering.It turned out to be something very different -- a window into a deeply insecure President fixated on an episode of perceived weakness following the commencement address he delivered to West Point cadets a week earlier.JUST WATCHEDTrump explains walk down ramp during West Point graduationReplayMore Videos ...MUST WATCHTrump explains walk down ramp during West Point graduation 02:56Trump dedicated 1,798 words to retelling the story of his speech to cadets and his halting, tentative walk down a ramp after the address. By way of comparison, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address was 272 words -- or roughly one-sixth as long. The retelling, which also included a reenactment by Trump of his walk down the ramp, ran 14 minutes and 15 seconds, according to The Washington...
    Trump addressed media criticism he faced when he was filmed walking slowly and deliberately down a ramp after delivering a commencement speech at the U.S. Military Academy last week. Some in politics and the media scrutinized Trump’s walk down the ramp. During his first campaign rally in months on Saturday, Trump addressed the walk and said that it was very steep and slippery, comparing it to “an ice-skating rink.” “I can’t fall with the fake news watching,” Trump told the crowd. He also compared his shoes to the general who walked down the ramp with him. “He’s got these shoes, but they’re loaded with rubber on the bottom. Because I looked. The first thing I did was I looked at his shoes. Then, I looked at mine. Very, very slippery," Trump said. Trump said that although grabbing the general for balance would be “not a good...
    President Donald Trump on Saturday retold the story of what happened as he cautiously exited the West Point commencement ceremony on a steel ramp last week. Trump spoke for about 20 minutes on the subject during his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, explaining the behind the scenes details to his supporters. He admitted that it was not a good look as he carefully stepped down the ramp with a general at his side, but said he did not want to fall, referencing former President Gerald Ford falling out of a plane and former President George H. W. Bush puking in Japan. He said that he was wearing leather-soled shoes, which were very slippery on steel ramps. “I said there is no way I can make it down that ramp without falling on my ass, General,” he recalled. “I have no railing.” He blamed the “fake” news media for repeatedly replaying the...
    Donald Trump has given a long-winded and rambling account of his behavior last weekend when he struggled to hold a glass of water with one hand and was seen shuffling down a ramp, leading to speculation he had Parkinson's. Speaking at a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma - the first rally since the coronavirus pandemic broke out - Trump recounted last weekend's scene for 10 minutes. He revealed that he was alerted to the online uproar by his wife, Melania. 'She said: "They mention the fact that you may have Parkinson's disease,"' he told the crowd. Donald Trump said on Saturday night that his struggles at West Point a week ago were due to his slippery shoes. He said he had leather-soled shoes, like the ones he was wearing in Tulsa Trump explained that the ramp off the stage at West Point was 'like an ice skating rink.' Trump said...
    Science is moving at warp speed to understand COVID-19, and artificial intelligence will be a valuable tool to make sense of it all — up to a point — Axios reported. The coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented wave of scientific publications, but without better tools to pick out meaningful research, it is easy to miss the science that matters — or be misled by findings that turn out to be wrong, author Bryan Walsh wrote for Axios. According to the COVID-19 Primer, a public dashboard created by the machine-learning company Primer AI, researchers had published 27,569 papers about COVID-19 as of June 17, Walsh reported. Of those, 21,000 went through the scientific peer review process, meaning experts in the field have examined the publications; 6,569 are so-called preprint papers — put out before the peer review process, he reported. "The volume is so great that whats being published on...
    Barracks, gate, road named for Confederate general Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, whose U.S. House district includes the Highlands, was among the co-signers of a June 18 letter asking the Army to remove any symbols and rename any buildings at the United States Military Academy at West Point that honor Confederate officers, namely Gen. Robert E. Lee. “Honoring Americans who engaged in armed rebellion against the United States in support of racism and slavery does not reflect the values of the institution or our Army,” Maloney said in a statement. The letter was addressed to Mark Esper, the secretary of defense, and Ryan McCarthy, the secretary of the Army, both of whom have expressed support for renaming nine U.S. military bases that honor Confederate generals. Robert E. Lee in 1865 Maloney, a Democrat, in 2017 asked the Army to rename a cadet barracks that has been named for Lee since 1962....
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