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India’s clinical research body defends timeline for coronavirus vaccine trials – Reuters India

India’s clinical research body defends timeline for coronavirus vaccine trials – Reuters India

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s leading clinical research agency said Saturday its decision to fast-track development of a potential coronavirus vaccine was in line with international standards, after health experts raised concerns about the schedule for clinical trials. FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with "Vaccine" stickers stand near a medical syringe in front of displayed "Coronavirus…
Egypt to hold senate elections on Aug 11-12: commissioner – Reuters

Egypt to hold senate elections on Aug 11-12: commissioner – Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will hold elections for a second parliamentary chamber on Aug 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim told a televised press conference on Saturday. Members of the chamber, known as the Council of Senators, will be two-thirds elected by the public and the rest appointed by the president. Reporting by Nadine Awadalla and…
Mexico steps up border checks to keep coronavirus at bay over July 4 holiday – Reuters

Mexico steps up border checks to keep coronavirus at bay over July 4 holiday – Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials will install health checkpoints at various entry points along its northern border this weekend, as both Mexican and U.S. officials fear a surge of crossings for the July 4 holiday could spread the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: A closed pedestrian crossing at the U.S.-Mexico border is seen after U.S. President…
Fire flares at Iranian power plant, latest in series of incidents – Reuters Africa

Fire flares at Iranian power plant, latest in series of incidents – Reuters Africa

DUBAI, July 4 (Reuters) - A fire broke out at a power station in southwestern Iran on Saturday, Iranian media reported, the latest of several recent fires and explosions some of which have hit sensitive sites. The blaze, which affected a transformer in the power station in the city of Ahvaz, was put out by…
Siemens sees up to 20% drop in business in April-June quarter, CFO tells Boersenzeitung – Reuters

Siemens sees up to 20% drop in business in April-June quarter, CFO tells Boersenzeitung – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Siemens Chief Financial Officer Ralf Thomas attends a news conference ahead of the company's annual shareholders meeting in Munich, Germany, January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Michael DalderFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German engineering company Siemens (SIEGn.DE) saw the volume of business contract by as much as 20% in the three months to June and activity in 2021…
Russian Orthodox Church says ‘unacceptable’ to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque – Ifax – Reuters

Russian Orthodox Church says ‘unacceptable’ to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque – Ifax – Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Converting Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia monument from a museum to a mosque would be “unacceptable”, a senior official in the Russian Orthodox Church said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that was a Byzantine cathedral before being converted into a mosque which is currently a museum,…
Egypt to hold senate elections on Aug 11-12 – commissioner – Reuters Africa

Egypt to hold senate elections on Aug 11-12 – commissioner – Reuters Africa

CAIRO, July 4 (Reuters) - Egypt will hold elections for a second parliamentary chamber on Aug 11-12, election commissioner Lasheen Ibrahim told a televised press conference on Saturday. Members of the chamber, known as the Council of Senators, will be two-thirds elected by the public and the rest appointed by the president. Reporting by Nadine…
Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address – Reuters Canada

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address – Reuters Canada

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to U.S. historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism. On a day when seven U.S. states posted…
Barcelona’s landmark Sagrada Familia reopens for key workers

Barcelona’s landmark Sagrada Familia reopens for key workers

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia reopened on Saturday, giving frontline workers the chance to have the usually tourist-packed landmark to themselves in recognition of their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Health workers, police officers and NGO staff members with their families visit the Sagrada Familia basilica as it reopens following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)…
China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - China fired back at Canada on Saturday for criticising Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong, the second rebuke in a week that has added to strains on their bilateral ties. FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference at Rideau Cottage, as efforts continue to help slow…

An asymptomatic coronavirus carrier infected an apartment neighbor without sharing the same space. A study blames the building’s elevator buttons.

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Baki and Kengan Ashura Square Off in Collaboration Key Visual

Netflix loves anime about beefy dudes bashing each other to bits, and now a special collaboration visual between two of their flagship fighting anime titles features the protagonists of Kengan Ashura and Baki squaring off. The visual (above) features Ohma Tokita of Kengan Ashura (based on the manga written by Yabako Sandrovich and illustrated by Daromeon) towering over Baki Hanma…

Trump vows Mount Rushmore will ‘stand forever’ – Reuters

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Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

"Investment flows are an important driver of equity returns," according to Goldman Sachs, and right now they're signaling further upside ahead for the stock market. In a note published on Thursday, Goldman went under the hood of the stock market and analyzed the impact fund flows, or the actual trading of securities, had on security…

Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

"Investment flows are an important driver of equity returns," according to Goldman Sachs, and right now they're signaling further upside ahead for the stock market. In a note published on Thursday, Goldman went under the hood of the stock market and analyzed the impact fund flows, or the actual trading of securities, had on security…

Independence Day Message from Astronauts in Space – NASA

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Formula 1 is back for 2020, but should it be?

The 2020 season of Formula 1 is about to start, but should we be risking it? Is there a safer way to race?

Case Closed – Episode 975 – The Secret of the Search for His Wife

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Will the iPhone 12 arrive on time?

Despite widespread rumors of delays, the iPhone 12 may still be on target. Here's everything we know about the next iPhone.

Protesters blocked Mount Rushmore road before Trump visit – Reuters

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Lea Michele returns to social media following ‘Glee’ scandal to show off baby bump

Lea Michele returns to social media following ‘Glee’ scandal to show off baby bump

Lea Michele has returned to social media one month following the "Glee" scandal in which she was dubbed a terror to work with by many of her former co-stars.The future mother-to-be returned to Instagram on Friday, exactly one month after releasing an apology on the social media platform.Michele's big return came in the form of an…
Helen Raleigh: As an immigrant, I celebrate America this July 4th and goodness of the American people

Helen Raleigh: As an immigrant, I celebrate America this July 4th and goodness of the American people

Patriotism seems to be out of fashion for many Americans this Fourth of July. From toppling statues to banning the national anthem, it’s hard to miss all the denunciations of America's founders, founding principles, history and even America itself.We are told this is absolutely necessary because our nation has been irredeemably racist since its birth…
Antonin Scalia, Jackie Robinson among those picked for Trump’s ‘National Garden’ of heroes

Antonin Scalia, Jackie Robinson among those picked for Trump’s ‘National Garden’ of heroes

President Trump on Friday announced the creation of a National Garden of American Heroes to pay tribute to historically significant Americans -- a garden that will include former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and baseball star Jackie Robinson among past presidents, anti-slavery advocates and others.“I am announcing the creation of a new monument to the…
Laura Sargeant: Celebrating July 4th as a military spouse living overseas

Laura Sargeant: Celebrating July 4th as a military spouse living overseas

If you had asked me a few years ago, ‘what holiday represents love to you,’ like most people, my automatic answer would’ve been Valentine’s Day. For most Americans, that is exactly how they feel. Chocolates, love letters and fine dining have come to define our national day of love.But for my military husband and me,…
2 women struck by car on Seattle highway closed amid protests

2 women struck by car on Seattle highway closed amid protests

A vehicle plowed through a protest-related closure on a Seattle freeway, striking multiple protesters, including two women who suffered serious injuries, police said Saturday.SEATTLE POLICE ARREST 10 AFTER CLASHES IN CLEARED CHOP ZONEThe hit-and-run incident occurred shortly before midnight on Interstate 5 and the two victims, both in their 20s, were rushed to Harborview Medical Center,  Washington State…
Our Community Salutes recognizes future service members this July 4th with virtual ceremony

Our Community Salutes recognizes future service members this July 4th with virtual ceremony

Celebrities and public figures have teamed up for a new virtual program on the Fourth of July to recognize the 150,000 recent high school graduates who enlisted in the U.S. military.In a Saturday interview on "Fox & Friends Weekend" with host Pete Hegseth, Our Community Salutes founder Dr. Kenneth Hartman explained that he created "America Salutes" so new enlistees…
Dr. Janette Nesheiwat’s July 4th dos and don’ts: Precautions will help keep friends, family safe

Dr. Janette Nesheiwat’s July 4th dos and don’ts: Precautions will help keep friends, family safe

As we celebrate Independence Day with friends and family, there are simple precautions all of us should take to keep coronavirus at bay.Dr. Janette Nesheiwat offered some "dos and don'ts" Saturday on  "Fox & Friends Weekend."DR. NESHEIWAT SAYS FOURTH OF JULY 'POTENTIAL PERFECT STORM' FOR CORONAVIRUS SPREAD"First and foremost, we want to make sure that if we're outdoors and we’re not able to…
Alveda King: Independence Day aspirations — the challenge to strive for that more perfect union

Alveda King: Independence Day aspirations — the challenge to strive for that more perfect union

On Independence Day we celebrate the birth of our nation, a nascent state determined to be something different, something better than the nations left behind by those early settlers who first made the trip to the “New World.”We don’t celebrate the completion of that experiment or the perfection of our union. We celebrate its aspirations that…
Denmark’s Little Mermaid statue vandalized with ‘racist fish’ grafitti

Denmark’s Little Mermaid statue vandalized with ‘racist fish’ grafitti

The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.”The words were tagged on the stone on which the oft-attacked 1.65-meter (5.4-foot)-high bronze is sitting at the entrance of the Copenhagen harbor.No one has taken responsibility for the act.COURT DOCS ALLEGE 'RINGLEADER'…
David Asman: On July 4th, remember why US is a magnet for immigrants – like my wife, now a proud citizen

David Asman: On July 4th, remember why US is a magnet for immigrants – like my wife, now a proud citizen

Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to 16 new Americans from 12 different nations Thursday at a naturalization ceremony in Washington. Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, gave the oath. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited, and “The Star-Spangled Banner” was sung.No one thought for a moment of taking a knee.On…
Vehicle strikes multiple protesters in Washington, 2 people sent to hospital

Vehicle strikes multiple protesters in Washington, 2 people sent to hospital

The suspect is in custody. July 4, 2020, 10:33 AM2 min read One person has life-threatening injuries and another is in serious condition after a vehicle drove through protesters walking on a closed interstate in Washington state overnight, according to Washington State Patrol. The vehicle, according to Washington Patrol PIO Rick Johnson, drove through a…

2 women hit by car on Seattle highway closed amid protests

Authorities say two women were struck by a car on a freeway that had been closed for protests in SeattleJuly 4, 2020, 12:48 PM3 min readSEATTLE -- Two women were struck by a car whose driver sped through a protest-related closure on a freeway in Seattle, authorities said early Saturday. A 24-year-old woman from Seattle…
Coronavirus updates: Some Texas hospitals at 100% capacity

Coronavirus updates: Some Texas hospitals at 100% capacity

A novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 525,000 people worldwide. More than 10.8 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…

Italian police smash nationwide child pornography ring

Italian police say they have broken up a child pornography ring involving the sharing of illicit material, including photos of newborns, on a messaging platformJuly 4, 2020, 10:05 AM1 min readROME -- Italian police say they have broken up a child pornography ring involving sharing of illicit material, including photos of newborns, via an instant…

Northeast Indian state bans sale of dog meat amid protest

Authorities in India’s northeastern state of Nagaland have banned the sale of dog meat and halted the import and trading of dogs to be used for foodBy WASBIR HUSSAIN Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 9:54 AM2 min readGAUHATI, India -- Authorities in India’s northeastern state of Nagaland have banned the sale of dog meat and halted…

Ohio officer shot and killed responding to disturbance call

Police in Ohio say an intoxicated gunman holding a beer shot and killed an officer who was responding to a disturbance call in a store parking lot early Saturday morningJuly 4, 2020, 1:30 PM2 min readTOLEDO, Ohio -- An officer who was responding to a disturbance call in a store parking lot was shot and…

Spain locks down county of 200,000 people due to outbreaks

LLEIDA, Spain -- In the 20 years since he left his native Senegal, Biram Fall has never slept in the streets. This week, when he ran out of savings after failing to find work in northern Spain’s peach orchards, he still refused to do so. As part of an army of cheap labor that follows…
Pubs and restaurants reopen in England as lockdown eased

Pubs and restaurants reopen in England as lockdown eased

England is embarking on perhaps its biggest lockdown easing yet as pubs and restaurants have the right to reopen for the first time in more than three monthsBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 12:35 PM5 min readLONDON -- The pints are being poured and the unkempt hairdos are being cut and styled as England…
Why do Trump, allies repost racist messaging and will it help his reelection effort?

Why do Trump, allies repost racist messaging and will it help his reelection effort?

Amid historic nationwide protests calling for racial justice, President Donald Trump retweeted a video last Sunday showing a supporter yelling "white power!" Then, more than three hours and thousands of views later, the tweet was deleted and the White House issued a statement claiming the president "did not hear" what the supporter could clearly be…

7 police officers injured after unlicensed event in London

Seven police officers have been injured as they tried to break up an unlicensed music event in west London, the latest in a series of illegal gatherings in the British capital that have led to clashesJuly 4, 2020, 11:58 AM2 min readLONDON -- Seven police officers have been injured while trying to break up an…
Boozy ice cream and pizza crusts: How spiked seltzer is evolving beyond beverages

Boozy ice cream and pizza crusts: How spiked seltzer is evolving beyond beverages

New York (CNN Business)Spiked seltzers and canned cocktails are wildly popular, and now they're evolving.White Claw, Truly and Cutwater Spirits, three notable brands are testing their flavors in snack form, rolling out new boozy pops, ice creams, and, even a pizza crust. And for good reason: Nielsen said in a report last week that the…
There is no ‘I’ in ‘We the People’

There is no ‘I’ in ‘We the People’

A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. (CNN)Today's a good day to go back and read the Declaration of Independence, signed by those brave colonists throwing off the yoke of oppression and starting this grand experiment in self-governance. It goes:…
Trump tries to drag America backward on a very different July 4th

Trump tries to drag America backward on a very different July 4th

(CNN)On a very different Fourth of July holiday, when many Americans are wrestling with the racist misdeeds of the country's heroes and confronting an unrelenting pandemic with surging cases, their commander-in-chief is attempting to drag America backward -- stirring fear of cultural change while flouting the most basic scientific evidence about disease transmission.In a jaw-dropping…
Afghan translator who saved US lives and helped fellow translators escape danger becomes a US citizen

Afghan translator who saved US lives and helped fellow translators escape danger becomes a US citizen

(CNN)Janis Shinwari is celebrating his first Fourth of July as a US citizen. His journey to the US started on the battlefield in his native Afghanistan. Shinwari, 42, served nine years as a translator for US forces, knowing he was risking his life and endangering his family.During that span, Shinwari saved the lives of several…
PSA: Please stop microwaving your books to get rid of coronavirus

PSA: Please stop microwaving your books to get rid of coronavirus

(CNN)Some things, we suppose, just need to be spelled out. Here's one: Do not microwave your books to get rid of the coronavirus. That's the word from staffers at the Kent District Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A few days ago, the library received a book that appears to have been burnt in a microwave.…
Experts urge caution ahead of holiday weekend

Experts urge caution ahead of holiday weekend

Experts are urging caution as Americans gather to celebrate the 4th of July. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.
2 Texas counties urge residents to shelter in place as hospitals reach capacity

2 Texas counties urge residents to shelter in place as hospitals reach capacity

(CNN)Hospitals in at least two Texas counties are at full capacity heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with county judges urging residents to shelter in place.Judges in Starr and Hidalgo counties sent out emergency alerts Friday, warning residents that local hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley were at capacity. Judge Eloy Vera said…
A 24-year-old Covid-19 survivor is celebrating a different kind of independence this July Fourth

A 24-year-old Covid-19 survivor is celebrating a different kind of independence this July Fourth

(CNN)On Saturday, as people across the country celebrate America's independence, Shakell Avery will celebrate a different kind of freedom. Freedom from Covid-19. "It feels amazing," Avery told CNN. "After knowing what all I've been through, it's still kind of hard to wrap my mind around. But I'm very thankful and grateful that I'm still here."…
80 American artists are writing messages in the skies above ICE detention centers

80 American artists are writing messages in the skies above ICE detention centers

This Independence Day Weekend, 80 artists are asking Americans to look up at the skies. Over July 3 and 4, messages related to immigration will be written at 10,000 feet by World War II military planes, sky-typed over 80 sites related to the country's network…
These Yale students built an app that makes it super simple for people to communicate with incarcerated loved ones for free

These Yale students built an app that makes it super simple for people to communicate with incarcerated loved ones for free

In March, a startup called Ameelio launched an app that helps people communicate with incarcerated loved ones for free.Usually, phone calls or text messages to incarcerated people can be expensive, and it can be difficult to find the correct address for mailing a letter. Ameelio allows people to locate an address, upload a letter, and…
Rahul Narang’s tech fund has gotten top marks for risk-adjusted returns for 2 years running. He’s done it in part by focusing on stocks that other investors won’t touch. (CMTFX, AAPL, AMZN, AVGO, MU, TSM)

Rahul Narang’s tech fund has gotten top marks for risk-adjusted returns for 2 years running. He’s done it in part by focusing on stocks...

Columbia Global Technology Growth Fund portfolio manager Rahul Narang Columbia Threadneedle Investments This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Rahul Narang runs one of the best-performing tech funds over the last five years, the Columbia Global Technology Growth Fund.His strategy has been to focus on the…
As a financial planner, I recommend life insurance to people in 5 situations

As a financial planner, I recommend life insurance to people in 5 situations

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.As a financial planner, I've seen many people who have too much life insurance coverage for…
Investors and fitness companies like Peloton have their sights on the latest at-home workout craze – indoor rowing machines

Investors and fitness companies like Peloton have their sights on the latest at-home workout craze – indoor rowing machines

Investors are betting that indoor rowing will become the next big craze in high-tech at-home fitness and say that it has the potential to overtake indoor cycling.The main player in this market is Hydrow at the moment, but Peloton is rumored to be creating its own version of the indoor rowing machine.  A managing partner at…
The top 9 shows on streaming services like Netflix, Disney Plus, and HBO Max this week

The top 9 shows on streaming services like Netflix, Disney Plus, and HBO Max this week

"Dark" Netflix Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US.This week includes Netflix's "Dark" and DC Universe's "Harley Quinn."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's hit sci-fi series "Dark" recently returned with its third and final season and…
Many of the Founding Fathers were incredibly wealthy. Here’s a look at some of their fortunes.

Many of the Founding Fathers were incredibly wealthy. Here’s a look at some of their fortunes.

Many Founding Fathers were wealthy from inheritance and land. Wikimedia Commons Business Insider decided to look at how some of the Founding Fathers made their wealth for Independence Day.George Washington, who was the wealthiest president before President Donald Trump, inherited a lot of his wealth and owned a lot of land. Founding Father John Jay came…
The average cost of pet insurance largely depends on the company you use and the type of pet you have

The average cost of pet insurance largely depends on the company you use and the type of pet you have

Maskot/DigitalVision/Getty Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.The average pet insurance policy premium in 2019 for dogs was $48.78 per month for…
Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

"Investment flows are an important driver of equity returns," according to Goldman Sachs, and right now they're signaling further upside ahead for the stock market. In a note published on Thursday, Goldman went under the hood of the stock market and analyzed the impact fund flows, or the actual trading of securities, had on security…

Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

"Investment flows are an important driver of equity returns," according to Goldman Sachs, and right now they're signaling further upside ahead for the stock market. In a note published on Thursday, Goldman went under the hood of the stock market and analyzed the impact fund flows, or the actual trading of securities, had on security…
Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

Goldman says an under-the-radar driver is signaling further upside in stocks — one not driven by retail investors

"Investment flows are an important driver of equity returns," according to Goldman Sachs, and right now they're signaling further upside ahead for the stock market. In a note published on Thursday, Goldman went under the hood of the stock market and analyzed the impact fund flows, or the actual trading of securities, had on security…
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Lin Dan: China’s two-time Olympic champion retires from badminton

Lin Dan: China’s two-time Olympic champion retires from badminton

China's two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, widely seen as one of badminton's greatest ever players, retires.
Scottish gossip: Celtic, Forster, Barkas, Dundee United, Mellon

Scottish gossip: Celtic, Forster, Barkas, Dundee United, Mellon

Dundee United close in on new head coach as Southampton boss confirms Fraser Forster only wants permanent return to Celtic.
All Blacks legend Carter turns out for childhood club

All Blacks legend Carter turns out for childhood club

New Zealand great Dan Carter turns out for his childhood rugby club as he continues preparations for his return to Super Rugby.
2020/07/04 07:00 GMT

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Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man’s death

Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man’s death

Three officers are sacked in Denver, Colorado after they shared photos re-enacting a chokehold.
Coronavirus: Morning update as England’s hairdressers and pubs reopen

Coronavirus: Morning update as England’s hairdressers and pubs reopen

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this morning.
Free agents: ‘Footballers in contract shouldn’t take it for granted’

Free agents: ‘Footballers in contract shouldn’t take it for granted’

Footballers Omar Bogle and Joel Lynch tell BBC Sport about the uncertainty of being out of contract.
Quintana to rest after being hit by car in Colombia

Quintana to rest after being hit by car in Colombia

Quintana was pictured speaking to police after being hit by a car in the Bocaya region of ColombiaFormer Giro d'Italia winner Nairo Quintana is to rest for two weeks with a swollen knee after being hit by a car on Friday.The 30-year-old Colombian was training in his home country when he was knocked down by…
Sir Gareth Edwards’ Barbarians try: The rugby score for the ages

Sir Gareth Edwards’ Barbarians try: The rugby score for the ages

Media playback is not supported on this device Gareth Edwards scores THAT try for the Barbarians against New Zealand in 1973Every major sport has iconic moments of greatness to draw its followers back again and again. In rugby union, Sir Gareth Edwards' awe-inspiring score for the Barbarians against New Zealand in January, 1973 is surely…
West Indies in England 2020

West Indies in England 2020

England squad for first Test: Ben Stokes (capt), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wk), Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.Reserves: James Bracey, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes (wk), Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, Olly Stone.West Indies squad for…
Japan flooding: Fears for nursing home amid torrential rain

Japan flooding: Fears for nursing home amid torrential rain

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Kuma river bursts its banks in Yatsushiro in Kumamoto prefecture At least 14 people are feared dead at a nursing home on Japan's southern island of Kyushu as unprecedented rainfall caused landslides and massive floods.Tens of thousands of people have been told to evacuate homes. The Kuma river in…
Ian Paterson: Inquests into ‘unnatural deaths’ of surgery patients

Ian Paterson: Inquests into ‘unnatural deaths’ of surgery patients

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Ian Paterson carried out hundreds of botched and needless operations Inquests will be held after a review found patients of a rogue breast surgeon may have died unnaturally.Consultant Ian Paterson, 62, was convicted in 2017 of 17 counts of wounding with intent and three counts of unlawful wounding.He was…
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England pick Bess ahead of Leach & Moeen for West Indies Test

England pick Bess ahead of Leach & Moeen for West Indies Test

Dom Bess has taken 11 wickets in four Tests at an average of 29.72England have named Dom Bess as their spinner in a 13-man squad for the first Test against West Indies, which begins on Wednesday.Off-spinner Bess is chosen ahead of Jack Leach and Moeen Ali, who is not among the list of nine reserves.Rory…
Isle of Wight to host Tour of Britain final stage in 2022

Isle of Wight to host Tour of Britain final stage in 2022

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 2019 event started in Glasgow and finished in Manchester The UK's biggest cycle race, the Tour of Britain, will finish on the Isle of Wight in September 2022. An agreement between the race's organisers and Isle of Wight Council that its final stage will be held there was…
Wickford care home death: Man charged with murder

Wickford care home death: Man charged with murder

Image copyright Google Image caption Police were called to Swan Lane in Wickford, Essex, just before 19:00 BST on Thursday A man has been charged with murder following a death at a care home.Police were called to reports a man in his 60s had been assaulted at a residential home on Swan Lane in Wickford,…
Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne locks down tower blocks as cases rise

Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne locks down tower blocks as cases rise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nine tower blocks are under "hard lockdown" Authorities in the Australian city of Melbourne have confined people living in nine housing estate tower blocks because of an outbreak of coronavirus.The 3,000 or so residents of the blocks are being told not to leave their homes for any reason for…
Americans reflect on Independence Day amid racism reckoning

Americans reflect on Independence Day amid racism reckoning

America's leaders are rethinking how they view Independence Day, as the country reckons with the historic, unequal treatment of people of color during a pandemic which has disproportionately affected nonwhite Americans. Why it matters: The country’s legacy of…
Washington Redskins to review team name amid public pressure

Washington Redskins to review team name amid public pressure

The Washington Redskins have announced they will be conducting a review of the team's name after mounting pressure from the public and corporate sponsors.Why it matters: This review is the first formal step the Redskins are taking since the debate surrounding…
Scoop: Instacart raises another $100 million

Scoop: Instacart raises another $100 million

Grocery delivery company Instacart has raised $100 million in new funding, on top of the $225 million it announced last month, the company tells Axios. This brings its valuation to $13.8 billion.Why it matters: This funding comes at what could be an inflectio…
Sex workers lack food for taking HIV drugs during COVID-19

Sex workers lack food for taking HIV drugs during COVID-19

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV.The lockdown in Rwanda has kept many of her customers away, she said, so she has less money to buy food. And when…
Jarmond faces many challenges in taking over as UCLA’s AD

Jarmond faces many challenges in taking over as UCLA’s AD

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most new athletic directors who take over in July have the luxury of getting acclimated to their new school before things really ramp up in two months. That isn’t going to be the case for the start of Martin Jarmond’s tenure at UCLA.“You would like have something resembling normalcy, but I…
Coronavirus behind him, Utah’s Rudy Gobert looking forward

Coronavirus behind him, Utah’s Rudy Gobert looking forward

There were the tweets from strangers. “I hate you.” “You ruined the whole world.” “You deserve it.” And there was the scorn from inside his own locker room, the presumption that he infected a teammate with coronavirus, the suggestion that his recklessness somehow caused the entire sporting world to come to an absolute standstill.Utah center…
Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) — Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The image showed his corpse, his face battered and bruised, his mouth hanging open.The elder Arnous was among thousands of…
Police say suicide car bomber explodes near Mogadishu’s port

Police say suicide car bomber explodes near Mogadishu’s port

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Explosions rocked two of Somalia’s largest cities on Saturday as officials said a suicide car bomber detonated near the port in Mogadishu and a land mine in a restaurant on the outskirts of Baidoa killed four people.Ali Abdullahi, an official with the Southwestern regional state, told The Associated Press that the…
North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday reiterated it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang.The statement by North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui came after President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John…
California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday

California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California counties that fail to enforce health orders could lose state funding, the governor warned as cases of the coronavirus jumped, prompting renewed closures of businesses and beaches heading into the Fourth of July weekend.With hospitalizations and infection rates rising, Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the three-week closures of bars, indoor…
As much of U.S. dials back July 4 plans, Trump goes big

As much of U.S. dials back July 4 plans, Trump goes big

WASHINGTON (AP) — While public health officials are urging Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation’s capital.Trump is set hold his “Salute for America” celebration…
Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four months before Election Day, accusing protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a “merciless campaign to wipe out our history.”The president…
The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections

The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections

BERLIN — Animal rights activists in Germany are attempting to block access to a slaughterhouse at the center of a large coronavirus cluster.Police in the western city of Bielefeld confirmed that about 20 people were protesting at the entrance to the site early Saturday.The group Together Against the Animal Industry said some of its members…

Martin Landray: World needs a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19

The coronavirus is changing the world as we know it. When infections soared earlier this year, governments worldwide implemented strict social distancing measures that slowed the global economy dramatically. So far, more than half-a-million people have died, with 10 million infected worldwide. But the pandemic's huge cost has forced many countries to lift restrictions and…
TikTok distances itself from Beijing in response to India app ban

TikTok distances itself from Beijing in response to India app ban

Social media app TikTok has distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a correspondence seen by the Reuters news agency. In a letter to the Indian government dated June 28 and seen by Reuters on Friday, TikTok Chief Executive Kevin Mayer said the Chinese government has never…
Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group

Cameroon holds first peace talks with main separatist group

Representatives of Cameroon's government have held talks with the main leaders of an Anglophone separatist group for the first time since the conflict began in 2017, a separatist leader and two security sources said on Friday. Julius Ayuk Tabe, the most prominent separatist leader who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for charges…
Trump blasts ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ at Mount Rushmore

Trump blasts ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ at Mount Rushmore

United States President Donald Trump railed on Friday against "angry mobs" that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures, warning thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore that protesters were trying to erase the country's history. The speech and fireworks on the eve of the US Independence Day came against the…
Iran declines to disclose cause of fire at Natanz nuclear site

Iran declines to disclose cause of fire at Natanz nuclear site

Iranian investigators have determined the cause of a fire at the Natanz nuclear plant, a spokesman for Iran's top security body said on Friday, while declining to immediately release details of the findings over "security reasons". The National Security Council's statement came as Gholamreza Jalali, the head of Iran's civilian defence, told state television that…
Global coronavirus cases exceed 11 million: Live updates

Global coronavirus cases exceed 11 million: Live updates

India recorded its highest single-day count of 22,772 coronavirus cases and 442 deaths. The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to "wake up" to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to "take control" of the pandemic.  Brazil passed 1.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, as cities reopen bars,…
US sees larger share of private fireworks sales ahead of holiday

US sees larger share of private fireworks sales ahead of holiday

As the United States gears up for the Fourth of July weekend, people across the country are facing concerns over wildfires, pandemics and the meaning behind impromptu firework firings in an unprecedented celebration of the national holiday.  Saturday will be unlike any other Independence Day in recent memory. From Atlanta to San Diego, hundreds of…
US: White couple charged after gun pulled on Black family

US: White couple charged after gun pulled on Black family

A white couple in the US has been criminally charged after one of them was captured on video pulling a gun on a Black woman and her daughters in a restaurant car park in Michigan. Authorities said Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, and Eric Wuestenberg, 42, were arrested after the Wednesday night confrontation. They were charged with…
Khashoggi trial: Consulate worker was told to ‘light up the oven’

Khashoggi trial: Consulate worker was told to ‘light up the oven’

A Saudi consulate worker in Istanbul has told a Turkish court he was asked to light an oven less than an hour after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the building where he was killed in 2018. Zeki Demir, a local technician who worked for the consulate, was giving evidence on Friday, on the first day…
‘Tragedy foretold’: Coronavirus ravages Brazil as cities reopen

‘Tragedy foretold’: Coronavirus ravages Brazil as cities reopen

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has watered down a law requiring the wearing of face masks in public places even as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country surpassed 1.5 million. The Latin American country has the world's second-largest outbreak after the United States. The new virus has now killed more than 61,000 people…

Sex workers lack food for taking HIV drugs during COVID-19

KIGALI, Rwanda -- As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV. The lockdown in Rwanda has kept many of her customers away, she said, so she has less money to buy food. And when…
Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT -- Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was seized by Syrian government forces seven years ago. The image showed his corpse, his face battered and bruised, his mouth hanging open. The elder Arnous was among thousands of…

Police say suicide car bomber explodes near Mogadishu’s port

Explosions have rocked two of Somalia’s largest citiesBy ABDI GULED Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 7:15 AM1 min readNAIROBI, Kenya -- Explosions rocked two of Somalia's largest cities on Saturday as officials said a suicide car bomber detonated near the port in Mogadishu and a land mine in a restaurant on the outskirts of Baidoa killed…

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with US

North Korea is reiterating it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward PyongyangBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 6:21 AM3 min readFILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean…
California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday

California counties warned: Enforce virus rules this holiday

California's governor is warning counties they risk losing state funds if they fail to enforce health orders heading into the Fourth of July weekendBy JOHN ANTCZAK and DON THOMPSON Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 5:18 AM5 min readLOS ANGELES -- California counties that fail to enforce health orders could lose state funding, the governor warned as…
The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections

The Latest: South Africa reports record daily infections

BERLIN — Animal rights activists in Germany are attempting to block access to a slaughterhouse at the center of a large coronavirus cluster. Police in the western city of Bielefeld confirmed that about 20 people were protesting at the entrance to the site early Saturday. The group Together Against the Animal Industry said some of…
Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

President Donald Trump has delivered a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore, charging that protesters have waged “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history” amid demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutalityBy STEPHEN GROVES and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 4:29 AM6 min readMOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. -- At the foot of Mount…

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 4, the 186th day of 2020. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. On this date: In 1802, the United…
Heavy rain floods southern Japan, leaving over dozen missing

Heavy rain floods southern Japan, leaving over dozen missing

Heavy rain in southern Japan has triggered flooding and mudslides, leaving at least two presumed dead, about 10 missing and dozens stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescuedBy MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated PressJuly 4, 2020, 7:28 AM2 min readTOKYO -- Heavy rain in southern Japan triggered flooding and mudslides on Saturday, leaving at least two presumed…
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.’s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus

Guilfoyle was supposed to be in South Dakota on Friday.July 4, 2020, 2:54 AM4 min read Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is dating the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the novel coronavirus while in South Dakota. She had been expected to attend Friday night's event at Mount Rushmore. Sources familiar added Trump Jr.…
Coronavirus: NI jobs outlook ‘heading back to 1980s’

Coronavirus: NI jobs outlook ‘heading back to 1980s’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Stormont's Department for the Economy is warning that the labour market is rapidly heading back to the 1980s Northern Ireland in the 1980s could be a grim place.Sectarian murders were still an every day horror and a political solution to the Troubles seemed almost impossible. The jobs market was…
Joel Lynch & Omar Bogle: What’s it like to be an out-of-contract footballer?

Joel Lynch & Omar Bogle: What’s it like to be an out-of-contract footballer?

Media playback is not supported on this device 'Footballers in contract shouldn't take it for granted' - a tale of two free agents Bogle and Lynch"Players who are under contract shouldn't really take it for granted." Being out of contract can be a daunting prospect, especially during a global pandemic.The football calendar has been hit…
2020/07/04 06:00 GMT

2020/07/04 06:00 GMT

The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
Coronavirus: How rugby union may have to adapt after the pandemic

Coronavirus: How rugby union may have to adapt after the pandemic

Patrick Gearey looks at how rugby union may have to adapt the scrum as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.Watch 'Project Restart: The Return of Sport' on the BBC News Channel at 16:25 BST on Saturday, 4 July and 16:30 BST on Sunday, 5 July.
Football Focus: Is Chelsea’s Mason Mount the nicest guy in football?

Football Focus: Is Chelsea’s Mason Mount the nicest guy in football?

Chelsea's Mason Mount talks to Football Focus' Caroline de Moraes about whether he might be the nicest guy in football and what it's like learning from his manager, Frank Lampard.WATCH MORE: Big Zuu's freestyle for Premier League winners LiverpoolSee the full interview on Football Focus, Saturday, 4 July at 12:00 BST on BBC One, iPlayer…
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn’t had time to reflect on Liverpool title win

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hasn’t had time to reflect on Liverpool title win

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Football Focus he hasn't had time to fully reflect on Liverpool's Premier League title, but that he knows it feels "amazing" to win the club's first league championship for 30 years.WATCH MORE: Big Zuu's freestyle for Premier League winners LiverpoolSee the full interview on Football Focus, Saturday, 4 July at 12:00 BST…
2020/07/04 05:00 GMT

2020/07/04 05:00 GMT

The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
How Jarvis Cocker made an isolation anthem by accident

How Jarvis Cocker made an isolation anthem by accident

Image copyright Daniel Cohen/Lumen Image caption Jarvis Cocker has also read out bedtime stories for listeners online during lockdown In recent months, songwriters have been sitting with their guitars and pianos, attempting to articulate the fears, frustrations and, at times, freedoms brought on by confinement.None of them, as-yet, have succeeded as emphatically as Jarvis Cocker…
Coronavirus: Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen in England

Coronavirus: Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen in England

Image copyright Getty Images Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas in England are opening their doors for the first time in three months after a major relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.Businesses reopening on Saturday must observe strict social distancing rules.As measures eased, Boris Johnson urged people to act responsibly, while the government's scientific advisers said the…
2020/07/04 04:00 GMT

2020/07/04 04:00 GMT

The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
8-year-old killed, 3 others hospitalized in shooting at Alabama mall

8-year-old killed, 3 others hospitalized in shooting at Alabama mall

The shooting broke out at a Hoover mall just after 3 p.m. local time.July 4, 2020, 2:12 AM3 min read An 8-year-old boy was shot and killed and three others were injured in a shooting at a mall in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday. Police said they responded to a scene at the Riverchase Galleria, near…
Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus

NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirusBy JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing WriterJuly 4, 2020, 6:58 AM6 min readINDIANAPOLIS -- Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series…
1 injured in targeted shooting at Massachusetts mall: Police

1 injured in targeted shooting at Massachusetts mall: Police

The South Shore Plaza mall in Braintree, Massachusetts, was on lockdown.July 4, 2020, 12:28 AM3 min read A 15-year-old girl was injured in a shooting at the South Shore Plaza mall in Braintree, Massachusetts, officials said. Braintree police said she suffered non-life threatening injuries, and two male suspects were taken into custody in relation to…
31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19, or 1.2%

Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball WriterJuly 3, 2020, 9:47 PM2 min readNEW YORK -- Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption…
Wisconsin police kill knife-wielding man who family says suffered from mental illness

Wisconsin police kill knife-wielding man who family says suffered from mental illness

Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are investigating. July 3, 2020, 8:54 PM6 min read The police-involved shooting death of a "known" mentally ill Sheboygan, Wisconsin, man, who authorities say was holding two knives, could have been avoided, his family says. When a police officer, who was employed with the Sheboygan Police Department…
You don’t need symptoms to get tested, CDC director tells ABC News

You don’t need symptoms to get tested, CDC director tells ABC News

The latest recommendation comes as Trump invites crowds to celebrate July 4.July 3, 2020, 8:12 PM7 min read Even people without symptoms should get tested for COVID-19 if they have reason to suspect they might have been exposed to the virus, including being part of a crowd, Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for…

5 die after SUV crosses interstate median in South Carolina

South Carolina troopers say five people inside a SUV have died after their vehicle crossed an interstate median and hit two tractor trailersJuly 3, 2020, 6:09 PM1 min readORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Five of the seven people inside a SUV were killed Thursday after their vehicle crossed an interstate median in South Carolina and hit two…

4.9-magnitude quake hits near Puerto Rico; house damaged

Two strong earthquakes have shaken Puerto Rico, but there have been no reports of injuries in the latest of a series of tremors that have hit the U.S. territory since late DecemberBy DÁNICA COTO Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 10:44 PM2 min readSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Two strong earthquakes shook Puerto Rico on Friday, but…
UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

Britain is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from 73 countries and territories deemed “low risk” for the coronavirus, including Japan, Australia, France, Spain, Germany and ItalyBy JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 4:50 PM5 min readLONDON -- Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer. Like millions of other Britons,…
Small, outdoor gatherings key to limiting coronavirus risk this 4th of July, experts say

Small, outdoor gatherings key to limiting coronavirus risk this 4th of July, experts say

"Any activity that you do is going to have some risk."July 3, 2020, 12:22 PM7 min read In the days leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, the U.S. has seen record numbers of new cases of COVID-19. Officials from Los Angeles County to Galveston, Texas, and Miami announced that beaches won't be opening…
Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina get best marks in Latin America for pandemic response – poll – Reuters

Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina get best marks in Latin America for pandemic response – poll – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask holds a bike on Leblon beach, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio MoraesBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina are the Latin American countries that earned the best grades for their response to the coronavirus, according…
Recovered COVID-19 patients donate plasma for treatment in Argentina – Reuters.com

Recovered COVID-19 patients donate plasma for treatment in Argentina – Reuters.com

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - People who recovered from coronavirus infections in Argentina have volunteered to donate plasma as part of a national clinical trial to test its effectiveness as a treatment for patients who are still sick with COVID-19. Recovered people came to centers across the country to donate, even as winter settles on the…
EU lawmakers reject banking watchdog candidate for second time – Reuters

EU lawmakers reject banking watchdog candidate for second time – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A panel of European Union lawmakers has rejected the candidate for executive director of the bloc’s banking watchdog for a second time in a bid to attract more women to top EU jobs. The European Parliament’s economic affairs committee voted by 24 to 23 to recommend that the full parliament rejects Francois-Louis…
S.Korea’s parliament approves third extra budget, of 35.1 trln won – Reuters.com

S.Korea’s parliament approves third extra budget, of 35.1 trln won – Reuters.com

SEOUL, July 3 (Reuters) - South Korea’s parliament on Friday approved a supplementary budget of 35.1 trillion won ($29.3 billion) to fight the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The passage of the third supplementary budget this year will raise the government debt to 43.5% of gross national product from 41.4%, the finance ministry said…
Explosion reported at grain terminal in southeast England – Reuters UK

Explosion reported at grain terminal in southeast England – Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - There was an explosion at a grain terminal at Tilbury around 50 miles (80 km) east of London, emergency services and the port operator said on Friday. Essex Fire Service said it was called to Tilbury Docks at 0855 GMT on Friday and found grain in a silo on fire. “Crews made…
Turkey’s Erdogan rejects criticism over status of Hagia Sophia – Reuters

Turkey’s Erdogan rejects criticism over status of Hagia Sophia – Reuters

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talks to media following the Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkey, July 3, 2020. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERSANKARA (Reuters) - Criticism of Turkey over the possible conversion of Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia monument from a museum to a mosque “is an attack on Turkey’s sovereignty”, President Tayyip Erdogan said…
Saudi-led coalition says destroyed four drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis – Saudi Press Agency – Reuters UK

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed four drones launched by Yemen’s Houthis – Saudi Press Agency – Reuters UK

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition battling the Houthis in Yemen said on Friday it had destroyed four explosive-laden drones launched by the Iran-aligned group in the direction of Saudi Arabia, the official Saudi news agency reported. The drones were intercepted over territory controlled by the Houthis in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency said,…
Canada’s strict border closures shut out Hong Kong asylum seekers even as interest spikes – Reuters

Canada’s strict border closures shut out Hong Kong asylum seekers even as interest spikes – Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s new security law has prompted a sharp uptick in inquiries from families looking to relocate to Canada, but Ottawa’s strict COVID-19 border control measures are making it nearly impossible to get in, immigration lawyers said. FILE PHOTO: A passengers walks towards the gates for U.S. travel at Toronto Pearson International…
South Africa’s Capitec Bank expects 70% plunge in H1 profit due to bad loans – Reuters

South Africa’s Capitec Bank expects 70% plunge in H1 profit due to bad loans – Reuters

July 3 (Reuters) - Capitec Bank said on Friday it expected first-half earnings to plunge by 70% due to a spike in bad loans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the first major South African lender to spell out an exact hit to profit from the crisis. It expects headline earnings per share…
UPDATE 1-Ukraine central bank chief: I quit over smears and pressure to take bad decisions – Reuters

UPDATE 1-Ukraine central bank chief: I quit over smears and pressure to take bad decisions – Reuters

(Adds quotes, details, background) By Natalia Zinets KYIV, July 3 (Reuters) - Ukraine’s Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy said on Friday he had quit to register a protest against sustained pressure from the government and politicians to take policy decisions that had no economic basis. Speaking minutes before parliament voted to approve his resignation, Smoliy…

Riccó Offices – São Paulo

Mombá Arquitetura was tasked with the design of the Riccó furniture showroom and workspace located in São Paulo, Brazil.The creation of a new space for the “Riccó Hub” brand responds to the company’s cultural changes, it’s the union of two important stores of corporate furniture. The project, far beyond a readjustment of layout, investigates the…

Heroes Have Fun in New Key Visual for By the Grace of the Gods

A new key visual and a bunch of new cast members have been revealed for By the Grace of the Gods (known in Japan as Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of isekai fantasy light novels written by Roy and illustrated by Ririnra about a man who is reincarnated in a magical…

What is Competitor Intelligence and How Do You Do It?

We did our best, but we can not find the page you were looking for. But we offer you a cool search function, a sitemap and a tag cloud.   Maybe our sitemap could be helpful?      Try our Tag Cloud You think the mistake is ours? Then send us an e-mail and we'll take care…
Hero interpreter for US military on becoming a US citizen: It was a ‘very happy and exciting day’

Hero interpreter for US military on becoming a US citizen: It was a ‘very happy and exciting day’

A former combat translator who worked alongside American troops in Afghanistan told “The Daily Briefing” on Monday that becoming a U.S. citizen on Monday was “exciting.”“It’s a very happy and exciting day for me and my family becoming a U.S. Citizen,” Janis Shinwari said on Monday, the day he and his two children became Americans in a ceremony presided over…
Makur Maker, star college basketball prospect, chooses HBCU over top programs

Makur Maker, star college basketball prospect, chooses HBCU over top programs

Makur Maker, a five-star rated college basketball prospect who could have gone to almost any school, on Friday announced he had turned down top colleges in favor of Howard University.Maker made the shock announcement in a tweet, explaining why it was important for him to attend a Historical Black College or University in the fall rather than a…
Dr. Saphier offers tips on safely celebrating Fourth of July amid coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Saphier offers tips on safely celebrating Fourth of July amid coronavirus pandemic

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier offered tips on Friday for people to safely celebrate the Fourth of July amid a spike in coronavirus cases in several states across the country. “As we head into this holiday weekend it is essential that we celebrate our freedoms and our independence,” Saphier told “Fox & Friends” on Friday.“But you have to know as we…
Victor Davis Hanson: In monument controversy, colleges’ hypocrisy is on full display

Victor Davis Hanson: In monument controversy, colleges’ hypocrisy is on full display

When mobs tore down a statue of Ulysses S. Grant and defaced a monument to African American veterans of the Civil War, many people wondered whether the protesters had ever learned anything in high school or college.Did any of these iconoclasts know the difference between Grant and Robert E. Lee? Could they recognize the name…
Newt Gingrich: Reports of ‘deep state Republicans’ backing Biden raising questions

Newt Gingrich: Reports of ‘deep state Republicans’ backing Biden raising questions

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich voiced his concern Friday after seeing reports that "deep state Republicans" would back presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in November.FORMER GEORGE W. BUSH OFFICIALS FORM NEW GROUP TO BACK BIDEN"There are reports that a substantial number of 'deep state Republicans' are likely to endorse Biden," he…
Kelly Ripa posts shirtless pic of husband Mark Consuelos: ‘You’ve been warned’

Kelly Ripa posts shirtless pic of husband Mark Consuelos: ‘You’ve been warned’

Kelly Ripa is a proud wife.The morning show personality, 49, posted a photo on social media of her bare-chested husband, Mark Consuelos, getting a sweat at a gym with his "Kingdom" co-stars Jonathan Tucker and Mac Brandt."Warning: this show is brilliantly written, beautifully acted and jam packed with male nudity, you've been warned," she wrote.KELLY RIPA, MARK CONSUELOS…
Tucker Carlson: Who are the criminals destroying your country?

Tucker Carlson: Who are the criminals destroying your country?

A couple of nights ago, we talked to a man from St. Louis called Mark McCloskey. Last weekend, McCloskey and his wife sat down for dinner in the backyard of their home. Suddenly, a mob of screaming BLM fanatics, hundreds of them, burst through the gate and threatened to murder the McCluskey's and then kill…
Ghislaine Maxwell asked broker about flight patterns over New Hampshire property: report

Ghislaine Maxwell asked broker about flight patterns over New Hampshire property: report

The real estate broker who sold Ghislaine Maxwell the luxury home on a 156-acre estate in New Hampshire said Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madame inquired about the flight patterns over the property before buying the spread, according to a report.“She wanted to know what the flight patterns were over the house, which was very strange,” the broker told The…
READ: The Declaration of Independence

READ: The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence, submitted to the Continental Congress on June 28, 1776, approved on July 2 and declared on July 4, is the document in which the 13 American colonies formally stated their independence from Great Britain and set forth the ideas upon which the U.S. government would be based.It is reproduced in its entirety below (courtesy…
South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg on significance of Independence Day at Mt Rushmore: ‘Looking like a great day’

South Dakota AG Jason Ravnsborg on significance of Independence Day at Mt Rushmore: ‘Looking like a great day’

President Trump's Independence Day event at Mount Rushmore is "looking like a great day," South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said Friday.In an interview on the "Fox & Friends" with host Brian Kilmeade, the Army veteran said South Dakota residents are "very excited" to have fireworks for the first time in a decade and that they are honored…

Switzerland: 2 trains collide in mountain railway tunnel

Two trains have collided in a tunnel on a mountain railway in Switzerland, slightly injuring a few peopleJuly 3, 2020, 11:34 AM1 min readGENEVA -- Two trains collided in a tunnel on a mountain railway in Switzerland on Friday, slightly injuring a few people, the railway operator said. A car shuttle train transporting about 15…
Poland wants generous EU budget for Central Europe

Poland wants generous EU budget for Central Europe

Poland's President Andrzej Duda says European Union's budget for the coming years should be generous for Central European nations, which aim to help drive the economic recovery from the coronavirus recessionJuly 3, 2020, 11:06 AM2 min readPoland's President Andrzej Duda, center, and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, second right, are taking a family photo with Slovak…
French court OKs end to Rwanda genocide investigation

French court OKs end to Rwanda genocide investigation

The Paris appeals court on Friday upheld a decision to end a years-long investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidenceJuly 3, 2020, 12:21 PM2 min readFILE - In this Friday, April 4, 2014 file photo, the skulls and bones of some of those who were slaughtered as…
German lawmakers approve plan to phase out use of coal

German lawmakers approve plan to phase out use of coal

Germany’s lower house of parliament has voted to pass new legislation finalizing the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal, over objections from environmental groups the plan is not ambitious enoughBy FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 10:59 AM3 min readFILE-In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo an uniper coal-fired power plant and BP refinery steam beside…

19 dead as train hits bus carrying Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan

Pakistani officials say a passenger train has crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Punjab province, killing at least 20 peopleBy BABAR DOGAR Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 1:05 PM3 min readLAHORE, Pakistan -- A passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing…
Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad

Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law says he has left the city for an undisclosed location after testifying in a U.S. congressional hearing about a tough new security law imposed by mainland China on the semi-autonomous territoryJuly 3, 2020, 12:27 PM4 min readHONG KONG -- Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left…

French president names Jean Castex, who coordinated France’s virus reopening strategy, as new prime minister

ByThe Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 10:43 AM1 min readPARIS -- French president names Jean Castex, who coordinated France's virus reopening strategy, as new prime minister.Top StoriesFrench president names Jean Castex, who coordinated France's virus reopening strategy, as new prime minister3 hours agoCoronavirus updates: Trump says increase of cases is 'great news'17 minutes agoStudents throwing 'COVID…
Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing companies

Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing companies

The Spanish government is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to weather economic difficulties brought by the new coronavirus outbreakJuly 3, 2020, 10:29 AM1 min readMADRID -- The Spanish government announced Friday it is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to…
Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing companies

Spain sets aside another $56 billion for ailing companies

The Spanish government is making available another 50 billion euros ($56 billion) in aid for companies struggling to weather economic difficulties brought by the new coronavirus outbreakJuly 3, 2020, 10:29 AM1 min readA group of women walk past beside a man seated while wearing face mask to prevent the coronavirus during the last day of…

UN agency: North Europe radiation likely linked to reactor

The U.N. nuclear agency says that slightly elevated levels of radioactivity detected in northern Europe likely were related to a nuclear reactor that was either operating or undergoing maintenance, but it’s still unclear where it is locatedJuly 3, 2020, 11:37 AM2 min readBERLIN -- The U.N. nuclear agency said Friday that slightly elevated levels of…
Want a heated steering wheel in your BMW? You’ll be able to download one via subscription

Want a heated steering wheel in your BMW? You’ll be able to download one via subscription

(CNN)In the near future, you could get a heated steering wheel in your BMW through a software download. Then, a year or two later, if you decide that you no longer need the feature you can unsubscribe and stop paying for it. Welcome to the world of "digital personalization," one in which BMW hopes owners…
Texas Republicans to hold in-person convention amid spike in coronavirus

Texas Republicans to hold in-person convention amid spike in coronavirus

(CNN)The Republican Party of Texas will hold their state convention in-person with an expected attendance in the thousands, as the state is seeing record numbers of new daily coronavirus cases and increased hospitalizations.The party's executive committee on Thursday night passed a resolution, 40-20, in support of moving forward with its in-person convention in Houston.The convention…
Pets and fireworks: how to keep your animals calm and safe on July 4

Pets and fireworks: how to keep your animals calm and safe on July 4

(CNN)Fireworks explode like magnified gunfire in the exquisitely sensitive ears of many of our pets.Measuring between 150 and 175 decibels, fireworks are louder than gunfire (140 decibels) and even many planes at takeoff (120 decibels). Decibels measures the loudness of a sound while hertz measures the frequency of a sound.Human ears are damaged at a…
Opinion: With graduation canceled, I still got to take a victory lap

Opinion: With graduation canceled, I still got to take a victory lap

This is the next installment in the "Generation Resilient" series. LaVonne Elaine Roberts is a writer, editor and educator. Her essays on mental illness, child welfare reform, social justice, politics and feminism have been published widely. Roberts is finishing "Life On My Own Terms," a memoir, and interviewing authors at litmagazine.org. Her Twitter handle is…
Twitter may let you edit your tweets — but there’s a catch

Twitter may let you edit your tweets — but there’s a catch

London (CNN Business)Twitter teased a much-anticipated innovation on Thursday — but it comes with a catch."You can have an edit button when everyone wears a mask," the company tweeted from its flagship account on Thursday.The comment quickly spread across the platform, being retweeted half a million times in 12 hours and receiving more than 2…
How the hot dog became an American icon

How the hot dog became an American icon

No matter how you like your wiener prepared, grilled or boiled, with mustard, ketchup or chili, we can all agree on one thing, and that's that hot dogs have become part of a certain American cultural narrative.
What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, July 3

What you need to know about coronavirus on Friday, July 3

A version of this story appeared in the July 3 edition of CNN's Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. (CNN)As America prepares to celebrate a Fourth of July unlike any other, another Covid-19 record has been set: 52,291 new cases were confirmed yesterday.But warnings by medical…
Coronavirus test used by White House has questionable accuracy

Coronavirus test used by White House has questionable accuracy

(CNN)President Donald Trump said part of the reason he doesn't regularly wear a mask is "everyone's tested" before they see him. But multiple studies have raised questions about the accuracy of a coronavirus test the White House has used, and the Food and Drug Administration has received dozens of reports of potential problems with that…
Coronavirus is surging in Florida — and so is anxiety over Trump’s chances with senior voters

Coronavirus is surging in Florida — and so is anxiety over Trump’s chances with senior voters

St. Petersburg, Florida (CNN)John Dudley, a retired banker, proudly cast his ballot for Donald Trump in 2016, excited at the prospect of sending an entrepreneur to the White House on a pledge to change Washington.It's a vote he regrets, he said, and a mistake he hopes to correct in November."He blew it," Dudley said, not…
WNBA star Maya Moore speaks of her ‘relief’ after helping a man overturn his prison sentence

WNBA star Maya Moore speaks of her ‘relief’ after helping a man overturn his prison sentence

(CNN)WNBA star Maya Moore has spoken of her "relief" after successfully helping a man overturn his conviction when he he served 22 years in prison.Jonathan Irons had been handed a 50-year sentence for burglary and assaulting a homeowner with a gun but the decision was overturned in March and he walked free Wednesday. Moore, who…
The US government’s campaign watchdog just went out of commission. Here’s what that means for democracy four months before the presidential election.

The US government’s campaign watchdog just went out of commission. Here’s what that means for democracy four months before the presidential election.

The Federal Election Commission needs at least four commissioners to enforce and regulate campaign finance laws. It now only has three.It could be weeks, even months before the FEC regains a quorum, leaving Election 2020 without a functioning campaign money watchdog.Basically, don't count on any new rules to crack down on foreign money, secret money,…
Trump’s plan to ‘probably’ move troops to Poland reveals a dangerous lack of a real strategy

Trump’s plan to ‘probably’ move troops to Poland reveals a dangerous lack of a real strategy

At the White House this week, President Donald Trump said some of the thousands of troops he plans to redeploy from Germany will "probably" go to Poland.It's not clear if that will actually happen, but shuffling troops between European countries reveals the Trump's lack of a strategy to deal with the threats the US faces,…
The 4 books one early retiree used to quit working at age 34 with $3 million in the bank

The 4 books one early retiree used to quit working at age 34 with $3 million in the bank

Achieving early retirement requires dedication and commitment (Sam Dogen not pictured). Natsicha Wetchassart / EyeEm/Getty Images This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai retired early at age 34 with $3 million in the bank.He told Business Insider his net worth was…
Pandemic etiquette guide: How to be polite while keeping your distance and socializing safely

Pandemic etiquette guide: How to be polite while keeping your distance and socializing safely

Life during the coronavirus pandemic has a new set of rules, and it can be difficult to manage them socially.Business Insider spoke to lifestyle and etiquette expert Elaine Swann about how to navigate all of the new social situations we're facing.It's important to be direct and flexible with friends you want to see. Be careful…
I’ve been using this $450 Android phone that has features even Apple’s $1,000 iPhone 11 Pro is missing — here are the best and worst things about it so far

I’ve been using this $450 Android phone that has features even Apple’s $1,000 iPhone 11 Pro is missing — here are the best and...

Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider TCL's 10 Pro costs $450 and comes with features that even the $1,000 iPhone 11 Pro lacks, like an in-screen fingerprint sensor, four rear cameras, a curved AMOLED screen, and a headphone jack.I've been using the TCL 10 Pro for a few days, and so far I've been impressed with its customization, …
Billionaires in the Hamptons are hiring armed guards to protect them from protesters

Billionaires in the Hamptons are hiring armed guards to protect them from protesters

Wealthy Hamptons residents are reportedly hiring armed guards for protection as protests continue to sweep the East End.On Wednesday, demonstrators took to the Hamptons to protest the rising inequality rates in the United States.According to Charlie McArdle, cofounder of CM Security Consulting, some residents began hiring guards in March as unemployment numbers began to rise,…
AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How 5 industries bounced back from 9/11, hurricanes, and the Great Recession — and what their success can teach us about hope after the coronavirus

AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How 5 industries bounced back from 9/11, hurricanes, and the Great Recession — and what their success can teach us about hope...

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the American economy.But the US is a resilient country, and we have recovered from tragedy in the past.Business Insider looked at five industries that have been particularly hard hit by the economic effects of the outbreak, and how they survived and thrived after past calamities.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more…
Apple strikes massive fear into the heart of the online ad industry with warnings to users about tracking

Apple strikes massive fear into the heart of the online ad industry with warnings to users about tracking

Apple has struck fear into the heart of the online ad industry after introducing new warnings to users that they are being tracked on apps and sites.Some 16 advertising groups, some backed by online ad giants Facebook and Google, complained that Apple was forcing apps to ask users for permission to track them twice.Facebook and…
Your 1-year-old dog isn’t 7 human years old, contrary to the traditional math. It’s more like 30 years old, new research shows.

Your 1-year-old dog isn’t 7 human years old, contrary to the traditional math. It’s more like 30 years old, new research shows.

A common rule of thumb for dog owners is that one year for dogs is equivalent to seven human years. But new research shows that young puppies age much faster than young humans do, so that simple one-to-seven year ratio is wrong.A 1-year-old dog is more "like a 30-year-old human," one scientist said.But as dogs get…
The UK has put the US on its unsafe travel ‘red list’ because of the surge of coronavirus cases across America

The UK has put the US on its unsafe travel ‘red list’ because of the surge of coronavirus cases across America

The UK government puts the US on its new "red list" of countries judged to be unsafe for travel due to the coronavirus.The UK will on Friday announce that arrivals from dozens of countries will no longer have to quarantine for 14 days as of July 10.France, Spain, Italy, and Germany will be on the…
Tim Ambrose: Warwickshire’s ex-England wicketkeeper to retire at end of season

Tim Ambrose: Warwickshire’s ex-England wicketkeeper to retire at end of season

Warwickshire's ex-England wicketkeeper Tim Ambrose will retire at the end of the 2020 season.
Shirley Baker’s street scenes of Manchester and Salford

Shirley Baker’s street scenes of Manchester and Salford

A collection of photos by Shirley Baker shows elderly people from the mid-1960s to the mid-80s.
Formula 1: US & Brazil races unlikely to happen – Toto Wolff

Formula 1: US & Brazil races unlikely to happen – Toto Wolff

The US and Brazilian Grands Prix are unlikely to take place this year as a result of the coronavirus, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
Man arrested after reports of ‘firearms incident’ in Dundee

Man arrested after reports of ‘firearms incident’ in Dundee

A 27-year-old man is arrested after reports a man was seen with a firearm in a Dundee street.
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Coronavirus: A guide to your potential holiday destinations

Coronavirus: A guide to your potential holiday destinations

As people in England get the green light to go abroad again, here's a look at what's in store for travellers.
Redskins sponsor, FedEx, urges team to rebrand

Redskins sponsor, FedEx, urges team to rebrand

FedEx has told the Washington DC-based American football team to change its controversial name.
Rose Ladies Series: Gemma Dryburgh beats Georgia Hall in dramatic finale

Rose Ladies Series: Gemma Dryburgh beats Georgia Hall in dramatic finale

World number 221 Gemma Dryburgh strings together a stellar back nine to snatch the third Rose Ladies Series event from Georgia Hall.
Kirsty Law: Women athletes under pressure to retire earlier

Kirsty Law: Women athletes under pressure to retire earlier

Women athletes feel under pressure to retire earlier than they should, says discus thrower Kirsty Law.
Leicester lockdown: ‘More police than New Year’s Eve’ on patrol

Leicester lockdown: ‘More police than New Year’s Eve’ on patrol

Police in Leicester will be monitoring for non-essential travel as pubs open outside the city.
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Leicester City v Crystal Palace

Leicester City v Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has scored three times on his last two trips to the King Power StadiumTEAM NEWSLeicester midfielder James Maddison is doubtful after aggravating a hip complaint midweek, but Ayoze Perez, Demarai Gray and Kelechi Iheanacho are all under consideration to start.Defenders Ricardo Pereira and Daniel Amartey are long-term absentees.Crystal Palace are…
Greenpeace fined £80,000 over 12-day North Sea protest

Greenpeace fined £80,000 over 12-day North Sea protest

Image copyright Greenpeace Image caption BP said the climate change campaigners had acted in a "reckless" manner Greenpeace UK has been fined £80,000 for breaching a court interdict during a 12-day protest on a drilling rig.Campaigners boarded the Transocean rig in the Cromarty Firth on 9 June. It had been bound for the Vorlich oil…
Ellis: African women’s events news ‘bittersweet’

Ellis: African women’s events news ‘bittersweet’

Ellis spent much of her playing career - and her first 10 years of coaching - at Spurs LadiesSouth Africa's women's football coach Desiree Ellis has told the BBC that she welcomes the news of a new Women's Champions League - but regrets the loss of a Women's Afcon due to coronavirus.However, women’s football bore…
Lewis Hamilton fastest in Austrian Grand Prix first practice

Lewis Hamilton fastest in Austrian Grand Prix first practice

The Austrian Grand Prix is live on 5 Live Sports Extra and the BBC Sport websiteLewis Hamilton was fastest in his Mercedes in the first practice session at the delayed start to the Formula 1 season in Austria.The world champion was 0.356 seconds ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas, both driving black cars to reflect support…
Turkey fireworks: Dozens hurt as blast traps workers

Turkey fireworks: Dozens hurt as blast traps workers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo shows a huge plume of smoke and fireworks after the incident at a factory in Sakarya province.Almost 200 workers have been caught up in a series of explosions at a fireworks factory in north-west Turkey that has left at least two dead.Local governor Cetin Oktay Kaldirim…
How to watch Southampton v Manchester City on BBC

How to watch Southampton v Manchester City on BBC

Manchester City won the last meeting at Etihad Stadium 2-1Southampton welcome Manchester City to St Mary's this weekend and you can watch it live on the BBC. The Saints take on last season's Premier League champions on Sunday (19:00 kick-off).The game is available to watch on BBC One, with the option to have TV-enhanced crowd…
Rugby season should end now for player safety, says ex-Ireland and Ulster star Ferris

Rugby season should end now for player safety, says ex-Ireland and Ulster star Ferris

Tommy Bowe and Stephen Ferris celebrate Ireland's 2009 Grand Slam success at the Millennium StadiumSport Re-run: Ireland's 2009 Grand SlamDate: Sunday, 5 July Airing: 20:00 BSTCoverage: BBC Two Northern Ireland and BBC iPlayerFormer British and Irish Lion Stephen Ferris says it would be in the best interests of player safety to scrap the rest of…
Pop Smoke has ‘left us something special’ with debut album

Pop Smoke has ‘left us something special’ with debut album

Image copyright Getty Images When 21-year-old Malluchi Boateng first heard Pop Smoke's music last year, he "fell in love" with it.As the rapper's posthumous album Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon was released on Friday, Malluchi tells Radio 1 Newsbeat he's grateful he has something to hold on to."I will honestly play this…
Covid-19: How Nollywood is coping with an industry shutdown

Covid-19: How Nollywood is coping with an industry shutdown

Popularly known as Nollywood, Nigeria's film industry is the world's second largest producer of movies. It employs more than a million people and produces about 50 films every week. But Covid-19 has led to a halt in film and TV production, costing an estimated tens of millions in lost earnings.Directors Mildred Okwo and Imoh Umoren…
Markets swell as the economy shrinks

Markets swell as the economy shrinks

The economy is sputtering, but the markets are thriving — a highly unusual event that shows how the coronavirus has thrown all bets off. Why it matters: The disconnect adds to the wealth gap. The richest 10% of households — who own 84% of stocks — are getting…
Fauci: Coronavirus surges mark a “very disturbing week” in the U.S.

Fauci: Coronavirus surges mark a “very disturbing week” in the U.S.

NIAID director Anthony Fauci told medical journal JAMA on Thursday that it has been a "very disturbing week" for the spread of the novel coronavirus in the U.S.What's happening: The number of coronavirus cases increased in the vast majority of states over the…
Ousted former U.S. attorney for SDNY to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Ousted former U.S. attorney for SDNY to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is scheduled to testify to the House Judiciary Committee next week on the circumstances of his forced resignation, Politico reports, citing a congressional aide.Why it matters: A…
The economy may recover just quickly enough to kill political interest in more stimulus

The economy may recover just quickly enough to kill political interest in more stimulus

Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Axios VisualsThe pandemic is getting worse, and the question is whether the economic recovery will go with it.Why it matters: America adding 7.5 million jobs over the last two months pales in comparison to 20+ million …
Regeneron stops trial after drug fails to help coronavirus patients

Regeneron stops trial after drug fails to help coronavirus patients

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi have shut down the late-stage clinical trial that was testing whether their existing arthritis drug, Kevzara, could improve the condition of COVID-19 patients who were on ventilators.The bottom line: Kevzara fared no bette…
Texas governor mandates face masks in public spaces

Texas governor mandates face masks in public spaces

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued an executive order Thursday requiring all Texans to wear a face covering in public in counties with 20 or more positive coronavirus cases.Why it matters: It's a stark reversal for the Republican governor that underscores the …
Top business leaders urge White House to develop mandatory mask guidelines

Top business leaders urge White House to develop mandatory mask guidelines

The heads of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, National Retail Federation and other top business organizations wrote an open letter on Thursday urging the White House coronavirus task force to work with governors to make face coverings mandat…
What we know about the immune response to coronavirus — and what it means for a vaccine

What we know about the immune response to coronavirus — and what it means for a vaccine

Scientists are inching closer to understanding how antibodies and immune cells are unleashed by the body in response to the novel coronavirus.Why it matters: Natural immunity differs from that afforded by vaccination but it offers clues for the design of effe…
Cash can’t fix the economy’s problems until the coronavirus is curbed

Cash can’t fix the economy’s problems until the coronavirus is curbed

There's plenty of money. It's just not moving to where it's needed. Driving the news: Thursday's jobs report showed 4.8 million jobs created in June, but those were overwhelmingly people beginning to return to places where they had been temporarily laid off. …
Trump’s coronavirus testing czar: “We are not flattening the curve right now”

Trump’s coronavirus testing czar: “We are not flattening the curve right now”

Adm. Brett Giroir, the Health and Human Services official overseeing the nation's coronavirus testing efforts, told Congress Thursday that the U.S. is "not flattening the curve right now," and that the nationwide surge in new cases is not simply a result of m…
Soaring tech stocks lift ASX to three-week high – The Australian Financial Review

Soaring tech stocks lift ASX to three-week high – The Australian Financial Review

Jul 3, 2020 – 4.39pmA soaring technology sector has driven the market higher this week as local shares shrugged off an increase of COVID-19 cases in Victoria amid signs the economic environment was improving across the globe.The S&P/ASX 200 Index edged up 25.2 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 6057.9 on Friday, capping off a…
Beware US ban on China tech – The Australian Financial Review

Beware US ban on China tech – The Australian Financial Review

ChanticleerThe US crackdown on Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturers will have far reaching consequences and Australian companies might find themselves having to make hard choices about existing kit.As soon as the federal government banned Chinese telecoms supplier Huawei from Australia's 5G network David Tudehope, the co-founder of Macquarie Telecom, stripped all Chinese equipment out of his…
ASX jumps as Afterpay soars 9.5pc to lead tech sector gains – The Australian Financial Review

ASX jumps as Afterpay soars 9.5pc to lead tech sector gains – The Australian Financial Review

Jul 2, 2020 – 4.43pmAustralian shares shot higher on Thursday, with Afterpay surging to a new record high and other tech stocks jumping as well, as the sector took a lead from a strong performance in the US tech sector.The S&P/ASX 200 Index ended the day 1.7 per cent, or 98 points, higher at 6032.70.…
IML warns buy now, pay later looks like tech bubble – The Australian Financial Review

IML warns buy now, pay later looks like tech bubble – The Australian Financial Review

Jul 1, 2020 – 1.06pmInvestors Mutual is shunning the buy now, pay later sector in the small and mid-cap space, saying stretched valuations and lack of profits in that part of the market are reminiscent of the tech bubble of the early 2000s.Despite some hefty share price losses through February and March, the buy now,…
Industry raises doubts as details of cyber defence cash splash emerge

Industry raises doubts as details of cyber defence cash splash emerge

Jun 30, 2020 – 11.55amMembers of Australia's cyber security sector have reacted with a combination of cautious optimism and scepticism as the government laid out details of a $1.35 billion cash splash on new measures, pitched as bolstering national defences against virtual foreign incursions.News of the policy was first reported overnight on Tuesday as Scott…
PM goes on billion-dollar cyber war footing amid China tensions

PM goes on billion-dollar cyber war footing amid China tensions

Jun 29, 2020 – 10.30pmAn extra 500 cyber spies will be recruited as part of a $1.35 billion boost to protect the nation's sensitive computer networks and data from an unrelenting wave of cyber attacks which China is suspected of orchestrating.Prime Minister Scott Morrison will unveil the 10-year funding commitment to enhance cyber security ahead…
French prime minister resigns, reshuffle expected

French prime minister resigns, reshuffle expected

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has resigned as a government reshuffle is expected in the coming days, the French presidency announced Friday. The statement didn’t say whether whether Philippe will be replaced or will stay on as the head of a new government. President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to open a new…
PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in remote Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries have been facing off for nearly two months. Modi, accompanied by India’s military leadership, interacted with troops as he sat in a camouflage tent…
Virus spike in Australian state forces 10 AFL teams to leave

Virus spike in Australian state forces 10 AFL teams to leave

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The heartland of Australian rules football will soon become a wasteland of the sport thanks to a spike in COVID-19 infections in the state of Victoria.The Australian Football League announced Friday that all 10 Victorian-based AFL sides will spend at least 32 days outside their home state as the league attempts…
Croatia to hold election amid virus, political uncertainty

Croatia to hold election amid virus, political uncertainty

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia is holding a parliamentary election this weekend amid a coronavirus outbreak and with no clear winner in sight as none of the main contenders appears set to garner a majority of votes. The ballot on Sunday will take place as Croatia, like other parts of Europe, contends with a renewed…
English pubs are reopening — they won’t be the same

English pubs are reopening — they won’t be the same

LONDON (AP) — Asking people in English pubs to keep their distance is going to be tough after they’ve had a few of their favorite tipples.Pub managers will have to be resourceful come Saturday when they and other parts of the hospitality industry in England open their doors to customers for the first time since…
UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

LONDON (AP) — A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful U.K. asylum case from the former British colony. Simon Cheng, who alleges that he was detained and tortured in China last year, told The Associated Press that he hopes…
Greece: Construction begins on major development project

Greece: Construction begins on major development project

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister on Friday inaugurated the start of construction work on a long-delayed major development project at the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport.Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the start of work as a major step in the implementation of what he described as “possibly the largest project in the…
South Africa’s hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients

South Africa’s hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new arrivals are sent to the general ward, where they wait days for test results. Already 20 of her colleagues have tested positive.“A lot, a lot, a lot of people are coming…
Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report

Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report

Shares are mixed in muted trading in Europe after a day of gains in Asia, where Shanghai’s benchmark jumped 2%. Germany’s DAX edged 0.1% to 12,621.10 and the CAC 40 in Paris was almost unchanged at 5,047.29. Britain’s FTSE also was steady, at 6,240.07. U.S. futures barely budged, with the contract for the S&P 500…
Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis,” state media said Friday.Despite the warning, Kim reaffirmed North Korea’s claim to not have had a single case of COVID-19, telling a ruling party meeting Thursday that the…
India’s Modi visits Ladakh region where troops clashed with China

India’s Modi visits Ladakh region where troops clashed with China

PM Modi met troops at a base in Ladakh's Nimu area [Reuters] Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into the northern Himalayan region of Ladakh on Friday, officials said, weeks after Indian and Chinese troops clashed on their disputed border there, escalating tension between the Asian giants. Modi, who has been under pressure to respond…
What makes a ‘humanitarian crisis’?

What makes a ‘humanitarian crisis’?

By the end of April this year in one of the countries hardest-hit by COVID-19, an oil-rich nation of some 300 million people including a large Muslim population, more than one in five households did not have enough to eat. Even prior to the pandemic, the situation had been dire with nearly 14 percent of…
India to buy 33 Russian fighter jets for $2.43bn

India to buy 33 Russian fighter jets for $2.43bn

India's Ministry of Defence on Thursday signed off on the purchase of 33 Russian fighter jets and upgrades to 59 others worth $2.4bn, amid rising tensions with nuclear-armed neighbour China.The purchase of 21 MiG-29 and 12 Su-30 MKI, as well as upgrades to 59 existing MiG-29s, was to "augment" the Indian Air Force's combat squadrons,…
New Zealand mosque shooter sentencing to begin on August 24

New Zealand mosque shooter sentencing to begin on August 24

Brenton Tarrant, charged with murder in relation to the mosque attacks, is seen in the dock during his appearance in the Christchurch District Court, New Zealand in March 2019 [File: Mark Mitchell/Pool via Reuters] The sentencing hearing for an Australian man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting has been…
China warns US after Congress passes sanctions bill on Hong Kong

China warns US after Congress passes sanctions bill on Hong Kong

China has promised to take "all necessary countermeasures" if the United States pressed ahead with legislation penalising banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law on Hong Kong. The warning on Friday came after the US Senate unanimously approved the Hong Kong Autonomy Act, sending it to the White…
In reversal, Texas orders face masks in public: Coronavirus live

In reversal, Texas orders face masks in public: Coronavirus live

India reported a single-day record for new COVID-19 cases with more than 20,903 infections, taking its total tally to over 625,000.  The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution demanding an "immediate cessation of hostilities" for at least 90 days in key conflicts including those in Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and the…
Top US spies brief Congress on Russia-Taliban intelligence

Top US spies brief Congress on Russia-Taliban intelligence

CIA Director Gina Haspel and National Security Agency Director Paul Nakasone met with congressional leaders at the United States Capitol on Thursday to share US intelligence suggesting Russia offered the Taliban bounties to kill US troops in Afghanistan. Amid rising calls for new sanctions on Russia, US intelligence officials are under pressure from members of…
Christchurch mosque shooter to be sentenced on August 24

Christchurch mosque shooter to be sentenced on August 24

Justice Cameron Mander said the hearing is estimated to last three days, but it will take as long as is necessary [Tessa Burrows/Getty Images] The sentencing hearing for an Australian man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand’s worst mass shooting has been set to begin on August 24, the court said on…
US: Coronavirus infections rising in 40 of 50 states

US: Coronavirus infections rising in 40 of 50 states

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast. In yet another alarming indicator, 36 states are seeing a rise…
Algerian court releases jailed anti-gov’t protest leader Tabbou

Algerian court releases jailed anti-gov’t protest leader Tabbou

An Algerian court has provisionally released a key protest movement leader, Karim Tabbou, and three other jailed activists in the run-up to the country's independence day. Tabbou, 47, is one of the most prominent if not best-known figure of Hirak - a movement that forced the downfall of longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in April 2019.…

Israeli, UAE technology firms pen deal on virus research

A government-linked technology company in the United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership with two major state-owned Israeli defense firms to research ways of combating the coronavirus pandemicBy JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 7:56 AM3 min readJERUSALEM -- A state-linked technology company in the United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership with two major…
French prime minister resigns, reshuffle expected

French prime minister resigns, reshuffle expected

The French presidency has announced that Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has resigned as a government reshuffle is expected in the coming daysJuly 3, 2020, 7:51 AM1 min readFILE - In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The French Presidency…

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe resigns, government reshuffle expected

ByThe Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 7:35 AM1 min readPARIS -- French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe resigns, government reshuffle expected.Top StoriesFrench Prime Minister Edouard Philippe resigns, government reshuffle expected1 hour agoStudents throwing 'COVID parties' to see who gets infected: OfficialsJul 01, 8:43 PMCoronavirus updates: 66 UW frat members test positive for COVID-19Jul 03, 2:11 AMCollege ‘COVID…

PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made an unannounced visit to a military base in remote and picturesque Ladakh region bordering China where the soldiers of the two countries have been facing off for nearly two monthsBy AIJAZ HUSSAIN Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 7:54 AM3 min readIn this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Indian Prime…
Croatia to hold election amid virus, political uncertainty

Croatia to hold election amid virus, political uncertainty

Croatia is holding a parliamentary election this weekend amid a coronavirus outbreak and with no clear winner in sight as none of the main contenders appears set to garner a majority of votesJuly 3, 2020, 6:50 AM5 min readZAGREB, Croatia -- Croatia is holding a parliamentary election this weekend amid a coronavirus outbreak and with…
English pubs are reopening — they won’t be the same

English pubs are reopening — they won’t be the same

LONDON -- Asking people in English pubs to keep their distance is going to be tough after they’ve had a few of their favorite tipples. Pub managers will have to be resourceful come Saturday when they and other parts of the hospitality industry in England open their doors to customers for the first time since…
The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases

The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday…
UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

UK grants asylum to ex-staffer at its Hong Kong consulate

A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful U.K. asylum case from the former British colonyBy SYLVIA HUI Associated PressJuly 3, 2020, 7:16 AM5 min readLONDON -- A former employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted…

Greece: Construction begins on major development project

Greece’s prime minister has inaugurated the start of construction work on a long-delayed major development project at the prime seaside site of the old Athens airportJuly 3, 2020, 6:10 AM2 min readATHENS, Greece -- Greece’s prime minister on Friday inaugurated the start of construction work on a long-delayed major development project at the prime seaside…

South Africa’s hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients

JOHANNESBURG -- The nurse started crying when describing her work at a Johannesburg hospital: The ward for coronavirus patients is full, so new arrivals are sent to the general ward, where they wait days for test results. Already 20 of her colleagues have tested positive. “A lot, a lot, a lot of people are coming…
Coronavirus: Quarantine exemptions and ‘act responsibly’ plea as lockdowns ease

Coronavirus: Quarantine exemptions and ‘act responsibly’ plea as lockdowns ease

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Friday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST.1. France and Spain among quarantine exemptionsPeople arriving in England from countries including France, Spain, Germany and Italy will no longer need to quarantine from 10 July. The Department for Transport will…
Wimbledon quiz: Serena Williams or Venus Williams?

Wimbledon quiz: Serena Williams or Venus Williams?

Last updated on 55 minutes ago55 minutes ago.From the section TennisWimbledon may be off the agenda this year, but that doesn't mean we can't celebrate some of the tournament's biggest names.The Williams sisters have certainly made their mark on SW19 over the past two decades.So, to keep ourselves occupied until tennis' return, we've created a…
Premier League predictions: Lawro v Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil

Premier League predictions: Lawro v Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil

Southampton striker Danny Ings has his sights set on winning the Golden Boot as the Premier League's top scorer - but can he add to his tally against Manchester City this weekend?Ings has 18 goals so far, including three in three games since football restarted last month amid the coronavirus pandemic.BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson…
UK government plans to hold daily White House-style televised press briefings

UK government plans to hold daily White House-style televised press briefings

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Boris Johnson introduced daily briefings in March for updates on the coronavirus pandemic The UK government is planning to introduce daily televised press briefings later this year.A Downing Street source said the new format- similar to that used by the White House in the US - is expected to…
Arsenal kits, legends & goal celebrations – MOTDxyz with Eddie Nketiah

Arsenal kits, legends & goal celebrations – MOTDxyz with Eddie Nketiah

Michael Timbs catches up with emerging Arsenal talent Eddie Nketiah and plays MOTDxyz with the striker to discover his favourite kit, goal celebration and Gunners legend.WATCH MORE: Big Zuu's freestyle for Premier League winners LiverpoolSee the full interview on Football Focus, Saturday, 4 July at 12:00 BST on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport…
Wimbledon: Andy Murray v Jana Novotna: Which is the ultimate story of tears to triumph?

Wimbledon: Andy Murray v Jana Novotna: Which is the ultimate story of tears to triumph?

BBC Sport looks backs at two Wimbledon champions who battled back from the pain of losing in a previous final to lift the famous trophy - but who is your ultimate tears-to-triumph hero?Watch Wimbledon: The Best of the Championships on BBC Two, Friday, 3 July from 20:00 BST.Available to UK users only.
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BBC Sport website at 20: How the site has changed over the past two decades

BBC Sport website at 20: How the site has changed over the past two decades

Where it all began... how the BBC Sport website looked in 2000When the BBC Sport website was launched on Monday, 3 July 2000, it was the morning after France had beaten Italy with a golden goal to win Euro 2000.The internet was a different place. Most homes still had slow dial-up access - if they…
F1 2020: Alex Albon’s make or break year in a rollercoaster career?

F1 2020: Alex Albon’s make or break year in a rollercoaster career?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFeaturing Alex Albon getting a real scare from his boss...As Formula 1 emerges from a long shutdown, few will be more impatient to get back on track than one of the sport's rising stars Alex Albon. 2020 represents his big chance to make it to the top…
Humanoid robot set for film role and other tech news

Humanoid robot set for film role and other tech news

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week's technology stories including:TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps are banned by the Indian government Yoga clothing company, Lululemon, buys the home fitness tech start-up, Mirror, for $500m (£400m)A realistic human-like robot named Erica is set to star in a science fiction filmSee more at…
Vice President Mike Pence’s Arizona trip was delayed due to Secret Service agents testing positive for COVID-19

Vice President Mike Pence’s Arizona trip was delayed due to Secret Service agents testing positive for COVID-19

The vice president ended up taking the trip the following day.July 3, 2020, 3:41 AM5 min read Secret Service agents in Arizona on Monday tested positive for COVID-19 or showed signs of illness while preparing for a trip involving Vice President Mike Pence, leading to the government postponing the trip originally planned for Tuesday to…
Hugh Downs, whose broadcasting career spanned a century, dies at 99

Hugh Downs, whose broadcasting career spanned a century, dies at 99

He was a host on ABC's "20/20" for 20 years. July 2, 2020, 11:26 PM8 min read Hugh Downs, the omnipresent broadcaster whose career spanned more than half a century, including 20 years on ABC's "20/20," has died at age 99. Downs died on Wednesday in his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, according to a statement…
Family of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen speaks out, urges no one enlist until ‘we get justice’

Family of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen speaks out, urges no one enlist until ‘we get justice’

As unanswered questions loom over missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, her family members spoke out about holding on to hope that the system that "failed her" can improve to help others. "Since she was little, she wanted to join the Army to have better opportunities for herself and for my parents, to be someone…
Top intel officials brief Pelosi, congressional leaders on reported Russian bounty on US troops

Top intel officials brief Pelosi, congressional leaders on reported Russian bounty on US troops

President Donald Trump has called the reported bounties a 'hoax."July 2, 2020, 8:09 PM7 min read CIA Director Gina Haspel led a slate of intelligence officials to the U.S. Capitol Thursday to brief a select group of lawmakers on reports Russia offered bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan. Following a briefing…
Russia denies supplying weapons to Afghanistan’s Taliban

Russia denies supplying weapons to Afghanistan’s Taliban

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Moscow has never delivered weapons to the Taliban movement in Afghanistan, countering U.S. allegationsJuly 2, 2020, 4:32 PM2 min readMOSCOW -- Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Moscow has never delivered weapons to the Taliban movement in Afghanistan, countering U.S. allegations. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova rejected the claim by…
Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the November electionBy MARK SHERMAN Associated PressJuly 2, 2020, 3:25 PM5 min readWASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the…
Unemployment rate at 11.1% in June, another 1.4 million workers filed jobless claims last week

Unemployment rate at 11.1% in June, another 1.4 million workers filed jobless claims last week

Twin employment reports highlight the ongoing anguish in America's labor market.July 2, 2020, 12:54 PM6 min read The unemployment rate in the U.S. fell slightly to 11.1% in June, according to data released Thursday by the Department of Labor. Meanwhile, another 1.4 million workers filed for unemployment insurance in the last week. The reports highlight…
Miami cop relieved of duty after video shows him appearing to punch a woman in the face

Miami cop relieved of duty after video shows him appearing to punch a woman in the face

"I've immediately initiated an investigation," said the Miami police director.July 2, 2020, 8:40 PM6 min read At least one Miami-Dade County police officer will be fired after a shocking video posted to Instagram appears to show two officers in a verbal altercation with a woman before one of them punches her in the face in…
Police reformers push for de-escalation training, but the jury is out on its effectiveness

Police reformers push for de-escalation training, but the jury is out on its effectiveness

De-escalation training. It's on the tip of the tongue of both police departments and reformers -- the idea that officers can be trained effectively to throttle their use of force to avoid deadly escalations. In the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis, it was embraced by Senate Republicans, led…
Ghislaine Maxwell, associate of late Jeffrey Epstein, arrested in U.S., sources say – Reuters

Ghislaine Maxwell, associate of late Jeffrey Epstein, arrested in U.S., sources say – Reuters

(Reuters) - Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation in New Hampshire, an agency spokeswoman said on Thursday. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York said in a news release it would announce charges…
Trump says jobs report proves U.S. economy ‘roaring back’ – Reuters

Trump says jobs report proves U.S. economy ‘roaring back’ – Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a press briefing on the U.S. economy and new U.S. employment and unemployment numbers in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tom BrennerWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump at a press briefing on Thursday celebrated a government report showing…
Big differences at Britain-EU trade talks, Barnier-Frost meeting off – Reuters

Big differences at Britain-EU trade talks, Barnier-Frost meeting off – Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union (EU) failed to make progress in talks on post-Brexit relations this week due to major differences and called off a one-on-one meeting between their chief negotiators, officials said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and British Prime Minister's Europe adviser David Frost…
UPDATE 1-German watchdog chief calls Wirecard scandal a ‘massive criminal act’ – Reuters

UPDATE 1-German watchdog chief calls Wirecard scandal a ‘massive criminal act’ – Reuters

* Deutsche Bank weighs support for Wirecard Bank * Deutsche Bank says working with BaFin on possible aid (Updates with Deutsche Bank, further quotes) FRANKFURT, July 2 (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s financial watchdog on Thursday called the accounting scandal at Wirecard “a massive criminal act”, while Deutsche Bank said it was considering support…
Canada’s Supreme Court will not hear Trans Mountain oil pipeline appeal – Reuters

Canada’s Supreme Court will not hear Trans Mountain oil pipeline appeal – Reuters

OTTAWA, July 2 (Reuters) - Canada’s Supreme Court dismissed an appeal on Thursday of a lower court decision that backed Ottawa’s approval of expanding the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. The top court posted the decision on its website without further detail. (Reporting by Steve Scherer and Rod Nickel Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters…
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal over Russia report documents – Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal over Russia report documents – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to avoid disclosing…
Pandemic hastens threat of closure for struggling oil refineries – Reuters India

Pandemic hastens threat of closure for struggling oil refineries – Reuters India

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The collapse in oil demand from the COVID-19 pandemic is hastening the reckoning for those refiners already struggling as new capacity overtakes demand, posing an existential threat to many, particularly Europe’s ageing plants. FILE PHOTO: A view shows the French oil giant Total refinery, as France faces its 40th consecutive day…
TREASURIES-Yields rise on strong June jobs data – Reuters

TREASURIES-Yields rise on strong June jobs data – Reuters

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday after better-than-expected June jobs data boosted hopes that the economy was bouncing back from the coronavirus outbreak, although a surge in virus cases continues to threaten the recovery. The benchmark 10-year yield was last up 1.9 basis points at 0.7006%. Justin…
U.S. Supreme Court takes up Nestle, Cargill appeals over human rights claims – Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Nestle, Cargill appeals over human rights claims – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Nestle logo is pictured on the door of the supermarket of Nestle headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether American corporations can be sued for alleged human rights abuses occurring abroad under a 1789 law, agreeing on Thursday to hear appeals…
U.S. natgas futures gain on hotter forecasts; focus on storage report – Reuters

U.S. natgas futures gain on hotter forecasts; focus on storage report – Reuters

July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. natural gas futures rose on Thursday as forecasts for higher than normal temperatures drove expectations of increased cooling demand for the fuel, while investors awaited the U.S. Energy Information Administration's weekly storage report. The August gas futures contract was up 1.7 cents, or 1%, at $1.688 per million British thermal…

New The Misfit of Demon King Academy TV Anime Trailer Previews Magical Ending Theme

During the ANIPLEX NEXT live stream on July 2, a new trailer for upcoming TV anime The Misfit of Demon King Academy was released, previewing the ending theme song "Hamidashimono" (literally means misfit), the debut single from voice actor Tomori Kusunoki, who will also be playing the anime's main heroine Misha Necron when the show starts broadcasting from…

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Glass House Project: Ruins Preserved With Transparent Addition

This architectural preservation project in the U.S. state of Virginia takes “radical transparency” quite literally, encasing a damaged but historically important building in glass. The Menokin Glass House Project aims to rescue the home of Francis Lightfoot Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, without attempting to make it look as it did when…

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The end of Alicization is near, with the second part of Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld starting its broadcast on July 11 after being delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In celebration, a new trailer was released on July 2 during the ANIPLEX NEXT live stream that gave us our first preview of Eir…

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Live updates: Daily number of new coronavirus cases in U.S. tops 50,000 for first time

Across the country, states are casting aside plans for a gradual return to normalcy, with California, Michigan and New York City the latest to rethink some aspects of reopening.More than 800,000 new coronavirus cases were detected in the United States in June, many of them in Sun Belt states that were quick to reopen. At…

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Former ‘Survivor’ contestant Ramona Gray Amaro says show stereotypes its black contestants: ‘Do right by us’

Former ‘Survivor’ contestant Ramona Gray Amaro says show stereotypes its black contestants: ‘Do right by us’

Former “Survivor” contestant Ramona Gray Amaro says the show often plays into stereotypes of black people while portraying their storylines.Amaro was the first back woman to compete on the series after joining the original 2000 season. However, when she finally saw how footage of her from the island was edited for CBS, she felt she was…
Morale among police officers is plummeting as protests, calls for defunding persist, advocates say

Morale among police officers is plummeting as protests, calls for defunding persist, advocates say

Police officers are feeling “abandoned”, "betrayed" and their stress levels are "going through the roof" as protests and calls to defund departments persist across the U.S., organizations that advocate for cops' safety and well-being tell Fox News.The turbulent daily climate – sparked by a series of police-involved deaths in recent months – comes as cops on duty are also trying to protect themselves from the coronavirus, which…
House passes bill to sanction Chinese entities that menace Hong Kong, banks that work with them

House passes bill to sanction Chinese entities that menace Hong Kong, banks that work with them

The House of Representatives on Wednesday night passed a bill to impose sanctions on entities that help violate Hong Kong's autonomy and financial institutions that do business with them, a response to the passage of a "national security" law that tightened Beijing's grip on Hong Kong — which has been semi-autonomous from China since 1997.The Chinese law, passed earlier this week, says that…
NFL great Rodney Harrison unsure about start of 2020 season

NFL great Rodney Harrison unsure about start of 2020 season

When it comes to the 2020 NFL season during the coronavirus pandemic, former NFL great Rodney Harrison is a bit skeptical about whether the league is going to play at all.Harrison suggested in an interview with Pro Football Talk on Tuesday that nothing has really changed in the last few months since the pandemic started…
Sen. Rick Scott: Why Florida will not levy lockdowns amid rising coronavirus cases

Sen. Rick Scott: Why Florida will not levy lockdowns amid rising coronavirus cases

Florida Republican Sen. Rick Scott defended Gov. Ron DeSantis' decision not to impose sweeping shutdowns as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to spike.In a Thursday interview on "Fox & Friends," Scott urged that members of the state, local, and federal government "ought to stop mandating things" and "start just giving people good information" as the pandemic rages.DESANTIS: FL 'NOT…
Pamela Anderson posts nude photo in honor of birthday

Pamela Anderson posts nude photo in honor of birthday

Pamela Anderson shared a throwback photo of herself nude for her birthday.The former Playboy model laid on her stomach while she was surrounded by flowers in the photoshoot.“Thank you for all the birthday wishes …” Anderson, 52, captioned the photo on Instagram.PAMELA ANDERSON REVEALS IF SHE'D EVER POSE NUDE FOR PLAYBOY AGAINThe “Baywatch” alum, who…
Lee Greenwood collaborates with US Air Force singers and Home Free for new version of ‘God Bless the USA’

Lee Greenwood collaborates with US Air Force singers and Home Free for new version of ‘God Bless the USA’

Lee Greenwood surprised fans this week by releasing a new version of his hit song “God Bless the U.S.A.” just in time for the Fourth of July.The country singer collaborated with the U.S. Air Force band and Home Free for an a cappella version.Greenwood, 77, released the song in 1984 and hasn’t ever performed it…
Tucker Carlson: What holiday should be canceled next?

Tucker Carlson: What holiday should be canceled next?

We spent an awful lot of time this spring talking about viruses and how they spread.One person infects another person, who infects a third, who then has contact with a larger group of people and infects 20 more, each of whom -- and you know how it works. It's exponential.Pretty soon individuals thousands of miles…
The Lincoln Continental is dead again as brand shifts focus to SUVs

The Lincoln Continental is dead again as brand shifts focus to SUVs

Lincoln Continental brings back 'suicide doors'Lincoln is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Continental with a limited edition Coach Door Edition that features rear-opening doors. Lincoln Chief Designer Kemal Curic tells Fox News Autos Editor Gary Gastelu why its a special feature for the brand.Lincoln is parking the Continental again.The automaker has confirmed that U.S.…
Dangerous heat to scorch central US on Fourth of July; severe weather in Southeast

Dangerous heat to scorch central US on Fourth of July; severe weather in Southeast

As the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches, we likely are entering the hottest few days this year beginning Thursday.Extreme heat and humidity will be a major story the rest of the week into the holiday weekend.Heat advisories are in effect Thursday across the central and southern Plains, where the heat index will be between 105…

Tesla 2Q deliveries rise over 1Q despite factory shutdown

Tesla says it delivered more electric vehicles worldwide in the second quarter than it did in the firstBy TOM KRISHER AP Auto WriterJuly 2, 2020, 1:05 PM3 min readFILE - In this May 13, 2020, file photo, Tesla cars are loaded onto carriers at the Tesla electric car plant in Fremont, Calif. Tesla says it…

German pastor charged with incitement for anti-gay comment

Prosecutors in the northern German city of Bremen have charged a Protestant pastor with incitement for comments he made about homosexualityJuly 2, 2020, 12:13 PM1 min readBERLIN -- Prosecutors in the northern German city of Bremen have charged a Protestant pastor with incitement for comments he made about homosexuality, authorities said Thursday. The comments from…

Aid group seeks port for 180 migrants rescued in Med Sea

Aid group SOS Mediterranee says it waiting for a port to disembark 180 migrants rescued at sea, and says five requests to Italian and Maltese port authorities have gone unansweredJuly 2, 2020, 12:07 PM2 min readROME -- Aid group SOS Mediterranee says it waiting for a port to disembark 180 migrants rescued at sea, and…
U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises

U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises

BERLIN -- The United States and South Africa have both reported record new daily coronavirus infections, with U.S. figures surpassing 50,000 cases a day for the first time, underlining the challenges still ahead as nations press to reopen their virus-devastated economies. The U.S. recorded 50,700 new cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins…
U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises

U.S., South Africa report new record coronavirus rises

BERLIN -- The United States and South Africa have both reported record new daily coronavirus infections, with U.S. figures surpassing 50,000 cases a day for the first time, underlining the challenges still ahead as nations press to reopen their virus-devastated economies. The U.S. recorded 50,700 new cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins…

US paratroopers injured in German training accident

The U.S. military says several American soldiers were injured in a training accident in Germany when they drifted off course during a parachute dropJuly 2, 2020, 12:07 PM1 min readBERLIN -- Several American soldiers were injured in a training accident in Germany when they drifted off course during a parachute drop, the military said Thursday.…
A European court backs 3 migrants, rules against France

A European court backs 3 migrants, rules against France

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that France violated the rights of three asylum-seekers who lived for months in the street with no means to meet basic needs such as food, housing and health careJuly 2, 2020, 11:33 AM2 min readFILE - In this April 8, 2019 file photo, migrants mainly from Sudan,…
Summer heat building, July 4 weekend to be hot and hazy

Summer heat building, July 4 weekend to be hot and hazy

Meanwhile, four states have flash flood watches Thursday.July 2, 2020, 11:21 AM3 min read In the last 48 hours, almost a foot of rain fell near Grand Forks, North Dakota, which flooded fields, overwhelmed drains and swamped farmsteads. Severe storms also moved through Kansas City, Missouri, quickly dropping 2 to 3 inches of rain that…
French-Dutch police bust encrypted criminal communications

French-Dutch police bust encrypted criminal communications

European police say they have delivered a major blow to organized crime after cracking an encrypted communications network used by criminal gangsBy MIKE CORDER Associated PressJuly 2, 2020, 12:20 PM3 min readTHE HAGUE, Netherlands -- European police delivered a major blow to organized crime after cracking an encrypted communications network, allowing them to covertly watch…
Northwell Health opens Long Island’s 1st transgender health care center

Northwell Health opens Long Island’s 1st transgender health care center

Transgender people often face judgment in seeking health care.July 2, 2020, 9:05 AM6 min read Despite growing mainstream recognition in popular culture and media, transgender people in the United States still face widespread discrimination in the doctor's office, with a 2015 survey finding that over one-third have been harassed or refused medical care. In the…
A 5-year-old boy raised more than $3,000 to help cover a wounded volunteer firefighter’s medical bill

A 5-year-old boy raised more than $3,000 to help cover a wounded volunteer firefighter’s medical bill

(CNN)Cooper Wallweber set up his lemonade stand on a warm Thursday afternoon near St Louis. The 5-year-old had no marketing plan; just a goal to help a first responder in need. By the end of business, the young entrepreneur had raised more than $3,000 for a wounded volunteer firefighter. "Skateboarders stopped by!" the proud proprietor…
Slain Ethiopian activist and singer buried as 81 killed in protests

Slain Ethiopian activist and singer buried as 81 killed in protests

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN)At least 81 people are dead in Ethiopia in massive protests that erupted after the killing of singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa, local police commissioner told state media.The 34-year-old singer was shot by unknown gunmen in Addis Ababa on Monday, sparking demonstrations in the capital that have spread to several towns in…
Fireworks and hand sanitizer could make for dangerous combination on July 4th

Fireworks and hand sanitizer could make for dangerous combination on July 4th

(CNN)The world may have changed drastically over the last few months due to the pandemic, but the laws of combustion have not.While hand sanitizer has become an integral part of the daily routine for countless people around the globe, it could make for a painful combination this Fourth of July when fireworks come into play.Fireworks…
This data shows the Great Reopening may have stalled

This data shows the Great Reopening may have stalled

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here.London (CNN Business)The latest US jobs report is expected to show that America's labor market continued to bounce back in June as businesses reopened and employees returned to work.But the data won't reflect…
Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

(CNN)Former Formula One mogul Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, have announced the birth of their son.The baby boy was born on Wednesday and is named Ace, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN.The new arrival will be the billionaire's first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara, Petra and…
Venezuela: UK court blocks Maduro’s attempt to access $1 billion in gold

Venezuela: UK court blocks Maduro’s attempt to access $1 billion in gold

London (CNN Business)Venezuela's embattled ruler Nicolás Maduro has been denied access to roughly $1 billion in gold reserves held by the Bank of England after a UK court ruled that the British government has recognized Juan Guaidó as president.Venezuela's central bank, which is still controlled by Maduro's government, had sued the Bank of England, seeking…
Doctor: The patients are getting younger and are more sick

Doctor: The patients are getting younger and are more sick

CNN's Miguel Marquez goes inside a San Antonio, Texas, hospital that is becoming overwhelmed with patients as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread.
Groom dies two days after Indian wedding, 80 people infected with coronavirus

Groom dies two days after Indian wedding, 80 people infected with coronavirus

New Delhi (CNN)A groom died two days after his wedding in eastern India after becoming infected with coronavirus, with 80 people linked to the ceremony testing positive for Covid-19.A total of 400 guests were tested after the wedding, which took place two weeks ago in Paliganj, in the state of Bihar, said Kishore Chaudhary, the…
What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, July 2

A version of this story appeared in the July 2 edition of CNN's Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. (CNN)Six months into the pandemic, the situation is only getting worse.The World Health Organization said yesterday that the number of new infections has exceeded 160,000 every single…
Trump’s on a losing streak with Republicans

Trump’s on a losing streak with Republicans

(CNN)President Donald Trump's political strategy can be summed up in a simple phrase: It's all about that base. He has shown little eagerness to reach out to the center, and he's generally received strong support from Republicans. That's why it's perhaps surprising that Republican voters and lawmakers have been disagreeing with Trump quite a bit…
Commercial real estate firms are on the hunt for execs that can help them find the next hot asset class. Here’s where 4 recruiters say the CRE job market is picking up.

Commercial real estate firms are on the hunt for execs that can help them find the next hot asset class. Here’s where 4 recruiters...

After a pause at the beginning of the pandemic, the real estate job market is heating back up again. We spoke to four recruiters about where the opportunities are and how the search for talent has changed. Commercial real estate companies are on the lookout for executives to oversee new investment strategies in new asset classes, or…
Startup Unqork just hired its first CFO after revenue spiked 320% in the first quarter as tools to build apps without code surge in popularity

Startup Unqork just hired its first CFO after revenue spiked 320% in the first quarter as tools to build apps without code surge in...

Gary Hoberman, Unqork CEO Unqork This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. No-code and low-code tools that let people build apps without needing technical skills are seeing huge demand during the coronavirus pandemic as companies and public agencies have to conduct their business and operations online.One…
FCC tacks on another $198 million to Rural Health Care Program funding

FCC tacks on another $198 million to Rural Health Care Program funding

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has responded to the surge in demand for stronger telehealth infrastructure by padding…
A Hong Kong protester was plucked from his Cathay Pacific flight to London and arrested on suspicion of stabbing a police officer

A Hong Kong protester was plucked from his Cathay Pacific flight to London and arrested on suspicion of stabbing a police officer

An anti-China protester in Hong Kong was pulled from a flight to London on Thursday and arrested on suspicion of stabbing a police officer the day before.Hong Kong Police said an officer was stabbed during Wednesday protests against China's new national-security law, and that the suspect — identified only as a 24-year-old man named Wong…
I own a spa in Phoenix, Arizona, where COVID-19 cases are soaring. As someone who touches people’s faces all day, I’m going beyond required safety protocols to reopen

I own a spa in Phoenix, Arizona, where COVID-19 cases are soaring. As someone who touches people’s faces all day, I’m going beyond required...

Angela Saylor giving a facial at her spa in Phoenix, Arizona. Atria Sage Photography Angela Saylor has been an aesthetician in Phoenix, Arizona, for 22 years and has owned her own spa since 2004.After closing her spa on March 18, she began seeing clients again on May 15, the day that Arizona officially reopened. To protect…
TikTok gaming, humor, and diverse talent: How Amber Howard plans to build TalentX Gaming into an esports powerhouse

TikTok gaming, humor, and diverse talent: How Amber Howard plans to build TalentX Gaming into an esports powerhouse

Veteran gaming and esports agent Amber Howard recently took the helm as TalentX Gaming's new head of talent. Business Insider spoke to Howard to learn more about how she got started in the business, her thoughts on recent allegations of sexual misconduct and discrimination in the industry, and her plans to build a diverse roster of…
US weekly jobless claims hit 1.4 million, more than economist forecasts

US weekly jobless claims hit 1.4 million, more than economist forecasts

US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 1.43 million, the Labor Department said Thursday. That was slightly higher than the consensus economist estimate of 1.35 million.Thursday's report marked the 13th straight week of declining claims. It also brought total filings over a 15-week period to nearly 49 million.Continuing claims, the aggregate total…
Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

A second wave of coronavirus infections could drive a slew of bankruptcies and kick off a dire financial crisis, James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, told the Financial Times. The US is "still in the middle of the crisis here," he said, adding "the disease is still quite capable of…
Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

A second wave of coronavirus infections could drive a slew of bankruptcies and kick off a dire financial crisis, James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, told the Financial Times. The US is "still in the middle of the crisis here," he said, adding "the disease is still quite capable of…
Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

Failure to slow the spread of COVID-19 could spark a full-blown financial crisis, Fed president says

A second wave of coronavirus infections could drive a slew of bankruptcies and kick off a dire financial crisis, James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, told the Financial Times. The US is "still in the middle of the crisis here," he said, adding "the disease is still quite capable of…
Kinder gerettet, Vater tot!

Kinder gerettet, Vater tot!

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Der Serientrailer

Der Serientrailer

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Der Filmtrailer

Der Filmtrailer

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Partick Thistle’s Intertoto Cup cameo 25 years on

Partick Thistle’s Intertoto Cup cameo 25 years on

Featuring tales of missing kit and a French Firhill, BBC Scotland looks back at Partick Thistle's colourful 1995 Intertoto Cup adventure.
Coronavirus: Cross-border case cluster ‘important but not unexpected’

Coronavirus: Cross-border case cluster ‘important but not unexpected’

Scotland's national clinical director says the Scottish government had not been "taken aback" by the outbreak.
Rose Ladies Series defends decision to hold most events in south

Rose Ladies Series defends decision to hold most events in south

The Rose Ladies Series defends its decision to hold most of its tournaments in the south