Latest News

Omicron variant Black Friday Deals South Africa Ohio State new COVID variant Solomon Islands Best Black Friday Omicron COVID variant new Covid-19 variant cases of Omicron

30 Nov 2021

Washington Football Team vs. Seattle Seahawks live updates

Washington looks to extend its winning streak to three games against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. Follow along for live updates.

Source: The Washington Post

30 Nov 2021

Mystery of the Origins of the Earth’s Water: Sun Is a Surprising Likely Source

Curtin University researchers have helped unravel the enduring mystery of the origins of the Earth’s water, finding the Sun to be a surprising likely source. A University of Glasgow-led international team of researchers including those from Curtin’s Space Sci…

Source: SciTechDaily

30 Nov 2021

Tiger Woods says he will 'never' play golf again full time

Golf star Tiger Woods will "never" again play the sport full time after a car accident earlier this year left him severely injured, though he still hopes to “cl

Source: NBC News

30 Nov 2021

All vaccinated adults should get a COVID-19 booster shot because of the omicron variant, CDC says

It's a slight but significant tweak to the wording of guidance issued earlier this month when the CDC endorsed an expanded emergency use authorization for boosters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

30 Nov 2021

Rand Paul: Fauci acting like the Medieval Church with 'I represent science' declaration

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease Director Anthony Fauci invoked imagery of the all-powerful church of the Medieval era when he declared on CBS News, "I represent science", medical doctor and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul remarked Monday on "Fox Ne…

Source: Fox News

30 Nov 2021

Scientist who helped discover Omicron variant warns of its potential: "This is probably the most mutated virus we'd ever seen"

The Omicron variant has more than 50 mutations, enhancing the virus' ability to infect the body.

Source: CBS News

30 Nov 2021

CNN to conduct 'thorough review' of documents showing Chris Cuomo's intimate role advising brother Andrew Cuomo

CNN said Monday that it will evaluate new information that sheds light on how anchor Chris Cuomo sought to help his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, amid a flurry of sexual misconduct allegations earlier this year.

Source: CNN

30 Nov 2021

Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to review Bill Cosby's overturned sexual assault conviction

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania announced Monday they're appealing a court ruling in the case against Bill Cosby to the US Supreme Court, arguing that a statement from a previous district attorney that they would not file charges against Cosby does not mean that …

Source: CNN

30 Nov 2021

Joe Biden says Omicron Covid variant a ‘cause for concern, not panic’ – as it happened

President vows to ‘fight and beat this new variant’ and says best protection is to get vaccinated and boosted – follow all the latest

Source: The Guardian

30 Nov 2021

Senate GOP blocks defense bill, throwing it into limbo | TheHill

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked a mammoth defense policy bill, throwing the legislation into...

Source: The Hill

30 Nov 2021

Omicron mutations alarm scientists, but new variant first must prove it can outcompete delta

Limited data impede any firm conclusions about the threat posed by omicron and whether it can evade immunity.

Source: The Washington Post

30 Nov 2021

Scientists say xenobots, world's first living robots, can reproduce | TheHill

Scientists who created xenobots, the world's first living robots, say the life forms are "the fir...

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

As Omicron variant cases spread, countries rush to impose travel bans: Live updates

The US, European Union, Japan and other major destinations have moved to block flights from African countries following the discovery of a newly identified coronavirus variant Omicron. Follow for the latest news updates.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Houston man who used $1.6 million in COVID relief money to buy Lambo, other luxury items is going to prison

Federal prosecutors say 30-year-old Lee Price III went on a massive spending spree that included a $200,000 Lamborghini Uras, a fancy pickup and strip clubs.

Source: KHOU.com

29 Nov 2021

Last chance for this Cyber Monday deal on Apple AirPods Pro

Apple Airpods Pro wireless earbuds are on sale for Cyber Monday 2021, and the deal ends tonight. Get them at their lowest price yet before the savings end.

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

Corey Seager, Rangers agree to 10-year, $325 million contract as star shortstop leaves Dodgers

Seager had spent his entire career with the Dodgers to this point

Source: CBS Sports

29 Nov 2021

Bill Cosby: prosecutors ask US supreme court to review case against comedian

Lawyers ask court to review ruling that overturned Cosby’s conviction, arguing it could set a dangerous precedent

Source: The Guardian

29 Nov 2021

Islamophobia controversy worsens after Boebert calls Omar

The Minnesota progressive ended her phone conversation with the Colorado conservative after both demanded public apologies — exacerbating already rock-bottom relations in the House.

Source: Politico

29 Nov 2021

Judge Temporarily Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Health Workers in 10 States

The injunction is another setback for the Biden administration after an appeals court suspended its vaccine mandate for large employers earlier this month.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Prosecutor tells jury Ghislaine Maxwell groomed minors for Epstein’s sexual abuse

The much-anticipated trial of Ghislaine Maxwell got underway Monday in New York City with a prosecutor and defense attorney painting conflicting portraits of

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

Coronavirus variants: Here's what we know

Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant, is also the quickest to be labeled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization because of its seemingly fast spread in South Africa and its many troubling mutations.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant. WHO's regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on c…

Source: Associated Press

29 Nov 2021

All vaccinated adults should get a Covid-19 booster shot because of the Omicron variant, CDC says

The CDC strengthened recommendations for booster doses of coronavirus vaccine Monday, saying all adults should get boosted six months after the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's or Moderna's vaccine or two months after the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame to coach LSU: Sources

LSU missed out on Lincoln Riley, who left Oklahoma for USC.

Source: The Athletic

29 Nov 2021

Biden warns against Omicron panic, pledges no new lockdowns

President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new COVID-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was making contingency plans with pharmaceutical companies if new vaccines are needed.

Source: Reuters

29 Nov 2021

Check out these Cyber Monday deal on HP pre-built PCs with RTX 30-series GPUs

HP’s Omen 30L is perhaps the best all-around prebuilt Cyber Monday deal: one comes with a Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti for $2,399, and there’s a 3080 variant for $1,799. The 3060 Ti can be had for $1,188 in an HP Omen 25L.

Source: The Verge

29 Nov 2021

Oklahoma legend says Mike Leach would be his pick for OU head coach

Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer has an old Oklahoma assistant in mind for the vacant head coaching job.

Source: Saturday Down South

29 Nov 2021

In Bill Cosby Case, Supreme Court Is Asked to Toss Ruling That Freed Him

The prosecutors who brought the 2018 sexual assault case are appealing the decision in June by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that overturned the jury verdict.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Max Scherzer and the Mets Agree on Massive Three-Year Deal

Showing off the team’s deep pockets, the Mets agreed to give Scherzer, a 37-year-old right-handed pitcher, a three-year contract that pays him $43.3 million a season.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Sources -- Corey Seager, Texas Rangers agree on 10-year, $325M deal

Free-agent shortstop Corey Seager and the Rangers have agreed to a 10-year, $325 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Source: ESPN

29 Nov 2021

Lauren Boebert and Ilhan Omar speak after Boebert comments

The contentious phone call between Reps. Lauren Boebert and Ilhan Omar likely means the controversy will continue.

Source: NPR

29 Nov 2021

Chris Cuomo Played Outsize Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Defense

Chris Cuomo, the CNN host, participated in strategy discussions and shared a tip on at least one woman who had accused his brother, Andrew Cuomo, of sexual harassment.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

New study shows the largest comet ever observed was active at near-record distance

A new study by University of Maryland astronomers shows that comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein (BB), the largest comet ever discovered, was active long before previously thought, meaning the ice within it is vaporizing and forming an envelope of dust and vapor kn…

Source: Phys.Org

29 Nov 2021

Ancient mammoth tusk discovered 10,000 feet deep in ocean off California coast | TheHill

“You start to ‘expect the unexpected’ when exploring the deep sea, but I’m still stunned that we came upon the ancient tusk of a mammoth,” said Steven Haddock, senior scientist with the Monterey Institute.

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

Barbados to cut ties with Queen Elizabeth II, become a republic in a grand ceremony

Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and become a republic in a grand ceremony that starts late Monday and will include Prince Charles.

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

World's first living robots can now reproduce, scientists say

The US scientists who created the first living robots say the life forms, known as xenobots, can reproduce in a way not seen in plants and animals.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Football field-sized asteroid to approach Earth on Monday night, one of several in the coming weeks

The asteroid 1994 WR12, which is 30 feet bigger than a football field, will be 3.8 million miles away from Earth on Monday night.

Source: USA Today

29 Nov 2021

Lincoln Riley to USC: What the hire says about LSU, Oklahoma's SEC move and the Pac-12's future

Riley's move out west has a wide-ranging impact across the college football landscape

Source: CBS Sports

29 Nov 2021

A snowstorm stranded an Oasis tribute band, bar patrons and employees for three days at an inn

Dozens of pubgoers, an Oasis tribute band and others were stranded at an inn outside London for nearly three days because of a snowstorm.

Source: USA Today

29 Nov 2021

More Minnesotans getting booster shots as COVID-19 wave worsens

Health officials call for extra vigilance amid a surge in infections among fully vaccinated.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

29 Nov 2021

See how the Bidens have decorated their first White House Christmas

With some holiday spirit and over 100 volunteers, the White House has been decorated in the theme of "gifts from the heart." The theme honors frontline workers, first responders and the military.

Source: NPR

29 Nov 2021

PS5 Restock Tracker: Check Cyber Monday Stock

Looking to score a PS5 this holiday season? It'll be tough but not impossible.

Source: GameSpot

29 Nov 2021

Snowstorm Leaves Dozens Stranded for Days in a Remote U.K. Pub

A crowd had gathered on Friday night to listen to Noasis, an Oasis tribute band. On Monday, most of them were finally able to go home.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Cotton swipes at Fauci: 'These bureaucrats think that they are the science' | TheHill

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-...

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

Omicron map: Tracking the new Covid-19 variant around the world

NBC News is tracking the Covid-19 omicron variant as cases appear around the world.

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

Carolina Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey to miss rest of NFL season with ankle injury

An ankle injury will force Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey to miss the rest of the season, the team announced Monday.

Source: ESPN

29 Nov 2021

Christian McCaffrey out for season

An ankle injury will cost the running back the Panthers' final five games after the bye week.

Source: Panthers.com

29 Nov 2021

Global risk of omicron variant is 'very high;' Biden urges vaccinations, masks: Latest COVID-19 updates

Meanwhile, Biden on Monday urged Americans to get vaccinated, obtain a booster shot, and wear masks in public places.

Source: USA Today

29 Nov 2021

Jury sworn in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial in New York

A jury was sworn in on Monday in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein, the late, disgraced financier.

Source: Reuters

29 Nov 2021

New England Patriots are back to 'classic' Bill Belichick form | Pro Football Talk | NBC Sports

After a big win against the Titans, Mike Florio and Mike Golic analyze how the Patriots’ methodical approach to force opponents into making mistakes has ben ...

Source: YouTube

29 Nov 2021

Max Scherzer, Mets finalizing three-year deal worth $130 million

The Mets appear to be adding Scherzer to a rotation that already includes Jacob deGrom

Source: CBS Sports

29 Nov 2021

Biden urges booster shots amid growing alarm over omicron variant

President Joe Biden will urge vaccinated Americans to get their Covid booster shots and once again plead with those who yet to be vaccinated to get their first dose in remarks Monday amid growing concerns about the potential threat posed by the new omicron va…

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

Matthew McConaughey says he won't run for Texas governor in 2022

After months of dropping hints and dodging specifics, Matthew McConaughey has finally announced his much-speculated-about plans for the Texas governor race: He won't be running in it.

Source: NPR

29 Nov 2021

NFL Panic Index: Cowboys’ challenges include Mike McCarthy’s absence; Panthers' QB woes reach critical level

NFL teams have less time to correct mistakes or recover from injuries this late in the season. Who's stumbling ... and might not recover?

Source: The Athletic

29 Nov 2021

‘Wonderwall’ of snow traps drinkers, and Oasis tribute band, in remote U.K. pub

Pub guests who gathered at The Tan Hill Inn to watch an Oasis tribute band on Friday became stranded after heavy snow

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

A strong contender in some polls, actor Matthew McConaughey announces he will not run for Texas governor

Matthew McConaughey announced he will not run for Texas governor, even as some voters polled reported favorable views of the actor.

Source: The Washington Post

29 Nov 2021

21-year-old Kansas state lawmaker arrested for second time in a month | TheHill

A 21-year-old Kansas state lawmaker was arrested on Saturday for ...

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to step down

Twitter Inc <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/TWTR.N" target="_blank">(TWTR.N)</a> Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey will step down from his role and Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will become his successor, Twitter announced on Monday.

Source: Reuters

29 Nov 2021

First lady Jill Biden unveils her first White House holiday decorations

The White House unveiled its holiday decorations on Monday, going along with the theme selected this year by first lady Jill Biden, who titled her inspiration "Gifts from the Heart."

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Next Oklahoma football coach odds: Brent Venables, Lane Kiffin, Luke Fickell, Mark Stoops, Matt Campbell favorites to replace Lincoln Riley - SportsLine.com

The college football world is still in shock with Sunday's news that Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley out of nowhere decided to leave fo...

Source: SportsLine

29 Nov 2021

The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller drops to $50 for Cyber Monday

Amazon's Cyber Monday sales knock $20 off Nintendo's Switch Pro Controller, bringing it down to $50..

Source: Engadget

29 Nov 2021

Sweden's lawmakers elect the country's first female Prime Minister -- again

Swedish lawmakers have again elected Magdalena Andersson to the role of prime minister -- days after she resigned from the post -- and she is set once more to become the first female leader in the country's history.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul rip Fauci over 'I represent science' claim

Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz blasted Dr. Anthony Fauci again on Sunday after the White House chief medical adviser accused his critics of being “anti-science.”

Source: New York Post

29 Nov 2021

As the Supreme Court considers Roe v. Wade, a look at how abortion became legal

Abortion did not become illegal in most states until the mid to late 1800s. But by the 1960s, abortion, like childbirth, had become a safe procedure when performed by a doctor.

Source: NPR

29 Nov 2021

NYC reinstitutes Covid mask advisory 'at all times' indoors regardless of vaccination status

New York City has not identified any cases of omicron so far, according to outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio and Health Commissioner Dr. David Chokshi.

Source: CNBC

29 Nov 2021

Early waiver wire targets and biggest risers/fallers in fantasy football following NFL Week 12 | Fantasy Football News, Rankings and Projections

PFF presents some early waiver wire targets as well as the biggest risers and fallers from NFL Week 12, including Minnesota Vikings RB Alexander Mattison.

Source: Pff.com

29 Nov 2021

The best laptop and tablet deals you can get for Cyber Monday

Here are the best laptop and tablet deals you can get on Cyber Monday 2021, as chosen by Engadget editors..

Source: Engadget

29 Nov 2021

Rep. Tom Suozzi to Run for Governor of New York

Mr. Suozzi will enter a crowded field of Democrats seeking to challenge the incumbent, Gov. Kathy Hochul.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is 'dangerous' | TheHill

GOP Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) on Monday fired back at chief White Hous...

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

James Webb Space Telescope cleared for late December launch

Webb will launch on a European-built Ariane 5 rocket no earlier than Dec. 22.

Source: Ars Technica

29 Nov 2021

Dutch police say they've arrested couple who were trying to flee Covid quarantine

Dutch border police have said they've arrested and detained a couple who left a quarantine hotel and were trying to leave the country.

Source: CNBC

29 Nov 2021

Vaccine efficacy for Omicron has likely dropped: Moderna CEO

Omicron already appears to be “much more infectious” than the Delta variant and is on track to become the most dominant strain in southern Africa in a matter of weeks.

Source: New York Post

29 Nov 2021

Best Cyber Monday Apple Accessory Deals Available Today

We started sharing deals on Apple products for Cyber Monday 2021 earlier today, and now we're tracking deals and bargains available from all of...

Source: MacRumors

29 Nov 2021

Why might new variants like Omicron spread more easily?

Mutations allow new forms of the virus to better bind to human cells

Source: The Economist

29 Nov 2021

430-Foot Asteroid Expected To Pass By Earth On Monday

According to NASA, a 430-foot asteroid dubbed 1994 WR12 is expected to smash through Earth's orbital path early next week. But don't worry, for the time being, we're safe.

Source: Cbslocal.com

29 Nov 2021

The Omicron Variant

Last week, a worrisome variant of SARS-CoV-2 burst into the public consciousness: the Omicron variant. The concern among scientist

Source: kottke.org

29 Nov 2021

Dan Orlovsky on Browns loss: 'They are a MESS offensively, and its bigger than Baker Mayfield' | KJM

Keyshawn, JWill & Max are joined by Dan Orlovsky to break down the Cleveland Browns' offense during their loss to the Baltimore Ravens during Week 12 of the...

Source: YouTube

29 Nov 2021

Are new COVID variants like Omicron linked to low vaccine coverage? Here’s what the science says

The emergence of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern, Omicron, has reignited global discussions of vaccine distribution, virus mutation, and immunity against new virus strains. Some experts have suggested the emergence of a new strain could be a result of low…

Source: Raw Story

29 Nov 2021

Pub-goers snowed in for three days at UK's highest inn

Dozens of people have been snowed in at the highest pub in the United Kingdom for three nights after the country was hit by Storm Arwen.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

MLB rumors: Max Scherzer expected to sign soon, and the Mets appear to be the favorite

Here's the latest from the MLB hot stove

Source: CBS Sports

29 Nov 2021

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries over Omicron variant concerns

While investigations continue into the Omicron variant, WHO recommends that all countries "take a risk-based and scientific approach and put in place measures which can limit its possible spread."

Source: CBS News

29 Nov 2021

Would Josh Heupel dare leave Tennessee after 1 year?

Josh Heupel won a national title and almost a Heisman Trophy as Oklahoma's QB. The Sooners are now looking for a head coach.

Source: Saturday Down South

29 Nov 2021

Supreme Court: How the Court can overrule Roe v. Wade without overruling Roe v. Wade

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is an existential threat to abortion rights — even if the Court doesn’t use the words “Roe v. Wade is overruled.”

Source: Vox

29 Nov 2021

New Mayo Clinic study finds more women are COVID 'long haulers'

Researchers suspect the findings are due to differences in immune response between men and women.

Source: KARE11.com

29 Nov 2021

Matthew McConaughey says he won't run for Texas governor

Actor Matthew McConaughey says he won't run for Texas governor after toying with the idea of running for public office for the past two years.

Source: NBC News

29 Nov 2021

Best Cyber Monday Deals for AirPods, Apple Pencil, iMac, More

With Black Friday over, Cyber Monday 2021 is now in full swing and you can find many of the same sales as last week on Apple products like AirPods,...

Source: MacRumors

29 Nov 2021

Omicron coronavirus variant poses 'very high' global risk, WHO warns

The preliminary assessment says the variant’s mutations could make it more transmissible and better able to evade the body’s immune defenses, but many questions remain.

Source: The Washington Post

29 Nov 2021

DOJ prosecutors push back against Bannon for wanting to publicize evidence against him

Prosecutors in the case against former President Donald Trump's ex-adviser Steve Bannon have accused him of attempting to try his criminal case through the media instead of in court, saying his tactics could affect witnesses against him, according to a new fi…

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Dementia: MIND diet shown to sharpen thinking skills – what does it include?

DEMENTIA risk could be minimised by following the MIND diet. In fact, adhering to the specific eating regime has been shown to sharpen the minds of older adults.

Source: Express

29 Nov 2021

NFL Week 12 winners and losers: Bill Belichick has Patriots rolling. Wounded Titans are in a freefall.

Behind rookie QB Mac Jones and a strong defense, the Patriots look dangerous. The win-now Rams, meanwhile, have issues to resolve.

Source: USA Today

29 Nov 2021

Czech president Milos Zeman, covid-19 positive, appoints PM inside box

Milos Zeman was brought in on a wheelchair by a person wearing a protective suit to swear in Petr Fiala.

Source: The Washington Post

29 Nov 2021

Victories against AIDS have lessons for COVID-19

Anthony Fauci on four decades of progress against HIV, and what’s needed for the future.

Source: Nature.com

29 Nov 2021

The Best Apple Cyber Monday Deals: Apple Watch SE, MacBook Air, iPhone 13 Cases and More

Apple's Cyber Monday deals are here. Shop the best Apple Black Friday deals on Apple Watch, AirPods, iPad, iPhone, cases, chargers and more.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

How far-right extremist groups face exposure from army of hacktivists

Data leaks and breaches by so-called ‘ethical hackers’ – often assisted by poor security practices – have exposed inner workings of groups and the nature of the movement as a whole

Source: The Guardian

29 Nov 2021

Omicron Covid variant poses 'very high' global risk and is likely to spread, WHO warns

The omicron Covid variant is likely to spread further and poses a "very high" global risk, according to the World Health Organization.

Source: CNBC

29 Nov 2021

Ex-defense secretary sues over withheld material from Trump era memoir

Mark Esper claims material being improperly held from ‘unvarnished’ memoir of dealings with ex-president

Source: The Guardian

29 Nov 2021

The FCC’s shoddy maps could upend Biden’s broadband gold rush

The administration and Congress are devoting tens of billions of dollars to closing the digital divide. But a key ingredient is missing: an accurate picture of Americans' internet access.

Source: Politico

29 Nov 2021

‘They’re all begging me’: Trump’s 2024 veep tryouts get underway

The question of Trump’s prospective choice of running mate is surfacing with increasing frequency.

Source: Politico

29 Nov 2021

Lincoln Riley to USC - What it means for the Trojans and the Pac-12

Lincoln Riley is reportedly on the way from Oklahoma to USC. It's a near-unprecedented move that will shake up the entire sport. Here's what it means.

Source: ESPN

29 Nov 2021

Live now: All the Cyber Monday MacBook deals we're seeing

We're posting the best Cyber Monday MacBook deals right as we find them

Source: TechRadar

29 Nov 2021

Japan shuts borders to nonresident foreigners in response to omicron variant

The country is slamming its doors closed again, just three weeks after reopening, amid growing fears about the new coronavirus strain.

Source: The Washington Post

29 Nov 2021

Asia tightens borders as Omicron clouds region’s return to travel

Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Australia have implemented or discussed tougher restrictions in fresh blow to travel.

Source: Al Jazeera English

29 Nov 2021

Big savings on iPads and Apple Pencil for Cyber Monday 2021

If you're in the market for a new tablet, this may be the best time to buy.

Source: Macworld

29 Nov 2021

South African doctor who first spotted the omicron Covid variant explains the symptoms

Omicron symptoms could be mild, according to the South African doctor who first spotted the variant, now dubbed "of concern" by the World Health Organization.

Source: CNBC

29 Nov 2021

Ravens overcome adversity again with ugly win over Browns to take AFC North lead

NFL Network analyst Jim Trotter breaks down the AFC North following the Baltimore Ravens' victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday night to cap off Week 12.

Source: NFL News

29 Nov 2021

Merriam-Webster chooses vaccine as the 2021 word of the year

With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine.

Source: New York Post

29 Nov 2021

Japan to bar all foreign visitors over Omicron variant

Prime minister says new rule, which goes beyond initial curbs on arrivals from southern Africa, will start on Tuesday.

Source: Al Jazeera English

29 Nov 2021

Ravens vs. Browns score: Baltimore overcomes four Lamar Jackson interceptions as defense dominates Cleveland

The Ravens remain the No. 1 seed in the AFC at 8-3

Source: CBS Sports

29 Nov 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial begins Monday. Prosecutors allege she created a network of underage victims for the late Jeffrey Epstein

The public will get a glimpse into the life of the late Jeffrey Epstein as the sex-trafficking trial of his longtime companion Ghislaine Maxwell gets underway.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Former defense secretary Mark Esper sues government for blocking unclassified materials from his memoir

Mark Esper accused the Pentagon of restricting him from using unclassified materials for his book about his experience with Donald Trump.

Source: New York Post

29 Nov 2021

NASA gives green light to fuel James Webb Space Telescope – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

29 Nov 2021

Delta variant is still the 'major cause of the pandemic' despite worries about omicron, WHO says

"Over 99% of cases around the world are due to the delta variant and more deaths are occurring in the unvaccinated," says WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan.

Source: CNBC

29 Nov 2021

FDA Approves New Imaging Drug to Help Identify Ovarian Cancer Lesions | FDA

The FDA today approved Cytalux, an imaging drug intended to assist surgeons in identifying ovarian cancer lesions.

Source: FDA.gov

29 Nov 2021

Five-star QB and No. 3 prospect Malachi Nelson among Oklahoma decommits following Lincoln Riley's move to USC

Oklahoma lost four commitments on Sunday following the news that Lincoln Riley had accepted the head-coaching job at USC, including five-star quarterback Malachi Nelson, the No. 3-ranked prospect in the class of 2023.

Source: ESPN

29 Nov 2021

Game recap: 5 takeaways from Packers' victory over Rams

Green Bay right in thick of things heading into bye week

Source: Packers.com

29 Nov 2021

Couple who traveled to South Africa arrested for 'fleeing' Amsterdam quarantine hotel

Dutch police said on Sunday, November 28 that they arrested a married couple who had "fled" from a mandatory government-ordered quarantine.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Taiwan scrambles fighters to see off Chinese warplanes as Xi meets top brass

Taiwan's air force scrambled again on Sunday to warn away 27 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said, the latest increase in tensions across the Taiwan Strait as China's President met his top generals.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant.

Source: Fox Business

29 Nov 2021

Matthew McConaughey Says He Won't Run for Texas Governor ‘at This Moment’

With about two weeks before the candidate filing deadline for the Texas primary, the actor said a run for office is “a path that I’m choosing not to take at this moment.”

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Browns and Ravens can’t find the end zone; defenses dominate – Terry Pluto’s Halftime Scribbles

The Browns took the field Sunday night in their in Baltimore, their first of two games in a row vs. the Ravens.

Source: cleveland.com

29 Nov 2021

How Lincoln Riley's Unprecedented Move Shakes the Coaching Carousel

Riley's move is landscape-altering amid a busy coaching carousel cycle. Who is left to fill the openings at LSU and Oklahoma?

Source: Sports Illustrated

29 Nov 2021

Matthew McConaughey will not run for Texas governor

Actor Matthew McConaughey announced Sunday in a video message on Twitter that a future in political leadership is not in the cards -- right now.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2021

Jaw-Dropping Simulation Shows Stars Shredded as They Get Too Close to a Black Hole

We just got a little more insight into stellar death by black hole.

Source: ScienceAlert

29 Nov 2021

Omicron Variant Is Reported in More Countries as Officials Grapple With How to Respond

Emergence of fast-spreading Covid-19 strain prompts fears that it will worsen an already severe wave in some Western countries

Source: The Wall Street Journal

29 Nov 2021

Former Pentagon chief sues to publish material in memoir

Source: ABC News

29 Nov 2021

Rams vs. Packers Week 12 Highlights | NFL 2021

The Los Angeles Rams take on the Green Bay Packers during Week 12 of the 2021 NFL season.Subscribe to NFL: http://j.mp/1L0bVBuCheck out our other channels:Pa...

Source: YouTube

29 Nov 2021

Samsung finally brings one of the most requested features to its Internet browser

The latest Samsung Internet browser update brings one of the most requested features: the ability to move the URL bar at the bottom of the screen.

Source: PhoneArena

29 Nov 2021

Esper Claims Defense Dept. Is Improperly Blocking Parts of His Memoir

The former defense secretary sued the agency, saying that portions of the book were being concealed “under the guise of classification.”

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Va. mom anxious after 1st death from rare COVID-linked condition: 'They can get really sick'

'I definitely will be keeping a closer eye on them,' mother whose kids caught COVID says

Source: wtvr.com

29 Nov 2021

Biden to provide update Monday on US response to omicron variant | TheHill

President Biden will provide an update on his administration...

Source: The Hill

29 Nov 2021

New England Patriots’ Dynasty May Not Be Over

New England thrashed the Tennessee Titans for its sixth consecutive victory, improving to 8-4 and taking over first place in the A.F.C. East.

Source: New York Times

29 Nov 2021

Fantasy football highs and lows from NFL Week 12 - Joe Mixon, Leonard Fournette lead the way

Huge games by Joe Mixon and Leonard Fournette highlight the Week 12 fantasy football takeaways from Matt Bowen and Tristan H. Cockcroft.

Source: ESPN

29 Nov 2021

Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma for USC; Bob Stoops to coach Sooners in bowl game, per sources

The Sooners head coach will take over the vacancy in Los Angeles, a source tells The Athletic's Bruce Feldman.

Source: The Athletic

28 Nov 2021

China blowback looms for Schumer’s Innovation and Competition Act

Beijing warns that U.S. tech and competitiveness legislation will “gravely damage America's own interests.”

Source: Politico

28 Nov 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Assess Omicron Response

Covid-19 vaccine makers have begun lab tests to see whether existing shots work against the strain; some have begun preparing new vaccines

Source: The Wall Street Journal

28 Nov 2021

Second gentleman lights first candle at National Menorah ceremony: 'Jewish history is American history'

Doug Emhoff, husband to Vice President Kamala Harris, lit the first candle of the National Menorah on Sunday for the first night of Hanukkah.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

John Madden praises Michigan offensive line in text message to Jim Harbaugh

A text message from a former Hall-of-Fame coach and broadcaster caught his eye.

Source: mlive.com

28 Nov 2021

Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69

Phil Saviano's story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film "Spotlight." He died Sunday after a battle with gallbladder cancer.

Source: WCVB Boston

28 Nov 2021

Carrie Meek, pioneering Miami congresswoman and champion of Black communities, dies at 95

Source: Google News

28 Nov 2021

430-Foot Asteroid Expected To Pass By Earth On Monday

According to NASA, a 430-foot asteroid dubbed 1994 WR12 is expected to smash through Earth's orbital path early next week. But don't worry, for the time being, we're safe.

Source: Cbslocal.com

28 Nov 2021

Waukesha restaurant donates all of day's sales to help parade victims, raises about $15,000

Joseph Sifnaios, co-owner of The Coop restaurant in Waukesha, Wisconsin, said his establishment was able to raise about $15,000 for the victims of last Sunday's Christmas parade tragedy.

Source: Fox News

28 Nov 2021

Body of missing 2-year-old girl found in Indiana river

Source: ABC News

28 Nov 2021

Aaron Rodgers Dropping Some DIMES Today

Rodgers gets the Packers moving with a strike to Davante Adams, and caps it off with a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb. The Los Angeles Rams take on the Green...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2021

Fetal Viability, Long an Abortion Dividing Line, Faces a Supreme Court Test

On Wednesday, the justices will hear the most important abortion case in decades, one that could undermine or overturn Roe v. Wade.

Source: New York Times

28 Nov 2021

Dutch police arrest couple that fled COVID quarantine

Dutch military police on Sunday said they had arrested a married couple who left a hotel where they were in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19, and were attempting to flee the country.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Readout of President Biden's Meeting with COVID-19 Response Team on the Omicron Variant

Following up on the regular briefings he had on COVID while traveling, the President met in person today with his Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Anthony

Source: Whitehouse.gov

28 Nov 2021

Children's hospital in Wisconsin treating 7 victims from Christmas parade crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) &mdash; Seven patients injured in last weekend's Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee are still being treated at Children's Wisconsin after a ninth patient was released Sunday, hospital officials said. The facility originally received 1…

Source: WCTI12.com

28 Nov 2021

Fauci fires back at Cruz over COVID claims: ‘I should be prosecuted? What happened on Jan. 6, senator?’

Some Republicans, including Cruz and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., have accused Fauci of lying to Congress.

Source: PennLive

28 Nov 2021

Extremely strong magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck in northern Peru.

Source: NBC News

28 Nov 2021

World Health Organization criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

WHO’s regional director for Africa called on countries to follow science and international health regulations.

Source: Politico

28 Nov 2021

Jim Harbaugh: John Madden raves about Michigan's offensive line vs. Ohio State

Madden said that this is as good an offensive line performance as he’s seen in a football game, according to Harbaugh.

Source: The Detroit News

28 Nov 2021

2021 NFL season, Week 12: What we learned from Sunday's games

Around The NFL breaks down what you need to know from all of Sunday's Week 12 action.

Source: NFL News

28 Nov 2021

Lincoln Riley leaving Oklahoma to become USC head football coach, sources say

In a stunning move on Sunday, Lincoln Riley accepted the head-coaching position at USC, sources said.

Source: ESPN

28 Nov 2021

The Ghislaine Maxwell trial is about to begin. Here's what to watch for

Opening arguments in the highly anticipated trial of Ghislaine Maxwell begin on Monday in a Manhattan federal court. This is what the defense is expected to say, and what we're waiting to find out.

Source: NPR

28 Nov 2021

S.African doctor says patients with Omicron variant have "very mild" symptoms

A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a <a href="https://www.reuters.com/world/new-coronavirus-variant-omicron-keeps-spreading-australia-detects-cases-2021-11-28/" target="_blank">different coronavirus strain</a> among patients said on Su…

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Phil Saviano, Survivor of Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 69

He played a pivotal role in helping The Boston Globe uncover the widespread scandal in the Catholic Church and was portrayed in the movie “Spotlight.”

Source: New York Times

28 Nov 2021

A stowaway was found in the landing gear of a plane at the Miami airport, authorities say

Authorities discovered an apparent stowaway Saturday in the landing gear of a flight from Guatemala at the Miami International Airport, local and federal officials said.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Peru earthquake: Large 7.5-magnitude tremors hit South American country, seismologists confirm

No tsunami warning issued after 110km-deep tremor felt in Ecaudor and Colombia

Source: Independent

28 Nov 2021

NIH chief: COVID vaccines will 'most likely' protect against Omicron mutations

NIH Director Francis Collins acknowledged that there are concerns that the variant is a “sufficiently different virus due to its unprecedented mutations.”

Source: New York Post

28 Nov 2021

Mammoth tusk found at bottom of Pacific Ocean off California coast; Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute studying rare find - KABC

A mammoth tusk was found at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean off California's coast; the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute is studying it.

Source: KABC-TV

28 Nov 2021

Rand Paul blasts Fauci: 'Astounding and alarming' to declare 'I represent science'

Dr. Anthony Fauci escalated his spat with some lawmakers over the nation’s COVID-19 response by claiming they oppose "science."

Source: Fox News

28 Nov 2021

Navigate the Cyber Monday sales with these great Garmin bike computer deals

There are Cyber Monday offers across the Garmin Edge bike computer range and here are the best

Source: Cyclingnews.com

28 Nov 2021

Covid: Third case of Omicron variant detected in the UK

It comes as England prepares to adopt tighter rules on masks and international travel from Tuesday.

Source: BBC News

28 Nov 2021

South Africa, which found the omicron variant first, sequences less than 1 percent of coronavirus samples

Scientists say genetic sequencing is crucial to preventing the spread of new, highly contagious variants. But 20 months into the pandemic, global rates of sequencing remain low as vaccine inequality grows.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Nov 2021

NASA and SpaceX Launch First Rocket to Test Defense Against Giant Asteroid By Starting With Small One

NASA launched DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test), the world’s first technology mission to defend Earth against asteroids or comets.

Source: Good News Network

28 Nov 2021

Researchers announce discovery of ancient mammoth tusk found 10,000 feet deep in the ocean

California researchers believe the discovered tusk is at least 10,000 years old, but they are unsure how it got to the ocean.

Source: USA Today

28 Nov 2021

Barbados is ready to ditch Britain's Queen. For many in the country, the move has been a long time coming

Queen Elizabeth will have one less realm after this week, when Barbados severs its final imperial links to Britain by removing the 95-year-old as its head of state and declaring itself a republic.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Omicron variant showing ‘unusual but mild’ symptoms, South African doctor says

The South African doctor who alerted officials of the possibility of a new variant, later named omicron, said the “unusual but mild” symptoms were what caught her attention.

Source: WOODTV.com

28 Nov 2021

Omicron variant has a 'record' number of mutations: NIH director

"It does make you worry, therefore, that it's a sufficiently different virus, that it might not respond as well to protection from the vaccines. But we don't know that," Francis Collins said.

Source: Business Insider

28 Nov 2021

NFL Week 12 final injury reports: Packers' RB Aaron Jones (knee) will be a game-time decision, per report

Breaking down the final injury reports of the week heading into Week 12

Source: CBS Sports

28 Nov 2021

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Taiwan said 27 Chinese aircraft entered its air defense buffer zone on Sunday, the latest in a long series of incursions.

Source: USA Today

28 Nov 2021

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion.

Source: New York Post

28 Nov 2021

Crime goes up on L.A. trains and buses as COVID eases

In 2021, through September, reports of violent crimes were up 25% from the same time last year and 9% from 2019, according to L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority data. Some crimes, such as aggravated assaults, are exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

Source: Los Angeles Times

28 Nov 2021

NASA’s DART Kinetic Impactor Spacecraft Launches in World’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission

Lighting up the California coastline early in the morning of November 24, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft off the planet to begin its one-way trip to crash into an asteroid. DART — a mission designed,…

Source: SciTechDaily

28 Nov 2021

Cohen says Trump will lose if he runs in 2024 | TheHill

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen said on Sunday that former Pr...

Source: The Hill

28 Nov 2021

Iran nuclear talks to resume with world powers after five-month hiatus

Expectations of salvaging 2015 deal low amid fears Iran is covertly boosting nuclear programme

Source: The Guardian

28 Nov 2021

Fauci: Learn to Live With COVID Because 'We're Not Going to Eradicate' It

The top infectious disease expert sounded the alarm bells over the “troublesome” Omicron variant, saying it “might evade immune protection” from vaccines.

Source: Daily Beast

28 Nov 2021

Boris Johnson announces tougher entry rules after 2 cases of omicron detected in the U.K.

The British prime minister said the new rules will help to “buy time” for scientists to better understand the variant.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Nov 2021

Fauci: US could face ‘fifth wave’ of Covid as Omicron variant nears

Collins and Fauci emphasise need for vaccines and boosters as Biden administration tries to update defenses

Source: The Guardian

28 Nov 2021

Best Cyber Monday PS5 Deals and PlayStation Sales

Here's all the Black Friday PS5 Deals that are still live, including $20 off PlayStation Plus, Guardians of the Galaxy for $30, and so much more from PlayStation.

Source: IGN

28 Nov 2021

Omicron variant showing ‘unusual but mild’ symptoms, South African doctor says

(WJW) — The South African doctor who alerted officials of the possibility of a new variant, later named omicron, says the “unusual but mild” symptoms are what caught her attention. In a FOX News report, Dr. Angelique Coetzee, who is a board member of the Sout…

Source: fox8.com

28 Nov 2021

Schiff: January 6 committee decision on criminal contempt charges for Mark Meadows could come this week

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection will make a decision "this week" on whether it will refer Mark Meadows for criminal contempt charges for defying a subpoena before the Thanksgiving recess, California Rep. Adam Schiff, a memb…

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Source: ABC News

28 Nov 2021

Jim Harbaugh finally conquers Ohio State, altering his career as Michigan declares postseason bonafides

The Wolverines exorcised their demons with an eye on the College Football Playoff

Source: CBS Sports

28 Nov 2021

Fears of new omicron Covid variant prompts Israel to ban entry to foreigners

Israel will become the first country to ban the entry of all foreigners as the world races to contain a new Covid-19 variant that emerged in southern Africa.

Source: NBC News

28 Nov 2021

Iran nuclear talks are restarting. Here's what's at stake

The deal provided Iran sanctions relief for limits on its nuclear program. But now there's new Iranian leadership and more uranium in their stockpile than when Trump abandoned the agreement.

Source: NPR

28 Nov 2021

Creating a less fragile diamond using fullerenes

A team of researchers from China, Germany and the U.S. has developed a way to create a less fragile diamond. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their approach to creating a paracrystalline diamond and possible uses for it.

Source: Phys.Org

28 Nov 2021

Church Tower Crumbles in Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake in Peru | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

The powerful earthquake struck Sunday morning about 100 miles north of the capital of Lima. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Source: The Weather Channel

28 Nov 2021

Best Buy Cyber Monday sales: Here are the best deals we could find

Over the years, Best Buy has been known to offer steep discounts on tech and gadgets for Cyber Monday. And this year appears to be no different. From TVs and Chromebooks to gaming laptops and soundbars, there are plenty of deals to sift through.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Alabama Beats Auburn in Iron Bowl Thriller

Alabama is poised to move up a spot in the College Football Playoff rankings ahead of their Southeastern Conference title game against the Bulldogs.

Source: New York Times

28 Nov 2021

Hopes and concerns over a new Alzheimer's drug

The FDA's recent approval of a new drug, Aduhelm, to clear the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain is potentially good news for the six million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. But the drug's approval process has stirred controversy.

Source: CBS News

28 Nov 2021

The Omicron variant is spreading across Europe with at least 13 cases identified in the Netherlands

At least 13 people who got tested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport after traveling from South Africa on Friday have tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant, Dutch health authorities said on Sunday.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Exposure to other forms of the Coronavirus can help fight COVID-19 infections

Research shows that when someone falls ill with a minor Coronavirus, they have a better shot at protection from COVID-19. The antibody in those that had a previous and similar infection can...

Source: fingerlakes1.com

28 Nov 2021

NFL DFS Picks: 4.5 HOUR Live Before Lock WEEK 12 | Daily Fantasy on DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo - Awesemo DFS

Today's show is one you definitely don't want to miss, as we bring you our all-star cast to host Sunday's Week 12 NFL DFS 4 1/2-HOUR Live Before Lock. Hours ...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2021

US imposes travel restrictions over new Covid-19 variant: Live updates

The US, European Union and other major destinations have moved to block flights from African countries following the discovery of an aggressive mutation of the Covid-19 virus. Follow for the latest news updates.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

When COVID patients get new lungs, sould vaccine status matter?

When it comes to receiving organ transplants, patients are not usually judged on prior behavior, but some doctors are questioning whether unvaccinated COVID patients should qualify for new lungs.

Source: NPR

28 Nov 2021

John Roberts' long history with abortion and Roe v. Wade

Since his first job as a young lawyer in Washington, John Roberts' work has been entangled with Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that gave women a right to end a pregnancy.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

So how much more protection does a COVID booster shot offer?

A third shot of an mRNA vaccine or a second shot of J&J has the most benefits for seniors and others at higher risk of severe COVID.

Source: mlive.com

28 Nov 2021

We Asked a NASA Expert: Is NASA Aware of Any Earth-Threatening Asteroids? [Video]

Is NASA aware of any Earth-threatening asteroids? Luckily there are no known asteroid threats to Earth for at least 100 years. But that doesn’t mean we’re not looking. Asteroid expert Davide Farnocchia of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory breaks it down: https…

Source: SciTechDaily

28 Nov 2021

Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers finally get to see someone face a trial: Ghislaine Maxwell

Source: Google News

28 Nov 2021

Thirteen cases detected in Netherlands as Omicron variant spreads

The new Omicron coronavirus variant kept spreading around the world on Sunday, with 13 cases found in the Netherlands and two in Australia, even as more countries tried to seal themselves off by imposing travel restrictions.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Media Roundtable: Game Preview the Steelers vs. Bengals, November 28, 2021

The 6-4 Bengals versus the 5-4-1 Steelers Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Local 12) with seven games left. Really, is there anything left to be said than that? The Bengals.com Media Roundtable has more.

Source: Bengals.com

28 Nov 2021

Lithuania says Belarus will keep testing West, urges NATO rethink

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Sunday that the NATO military alliance needed to adjust its stance towards Belarus, whose military, he said, was becoming more integrated with Russian armed forces.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes Peru

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Peru early Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Study (USGS) and Peru's National Seismology Center.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Israel to Ban ALL Foreigners For 14 Days Over COVID-19 Omicron Variant

Only Israeli citizens will be allowed to enter the country by land or air for the next two weeks in an effort to contain the new variant.

Source: Daily Beast

28 Nov 2021

The Missouri auctioneer bidding it all for Trump's backing

Rep. Billy Long's been ride-or-die for the ex-president who can put him over the top in the Senate GOP primary. But he's got colorful competition.

Source: Politico

28 Nov 2021

The 11 very best Black Friday speaker deals still live 2021 - What Hi

Fancy a new pair of stereo speakers or Bluetooth speaker? These Black Friday speaker deals are still available.

Source: What Hi-Fi? US

28 Nov 2021

Low expectations on nuclear talks as Iran creates facts on the ground

World powers and Iran return to Vienna on Monday for a last ditch effort to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal, but few expect a breakthrough as Tehran's atomic activities rumble on in an apparent bid to gain leverage against the West.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Cyber Monday deal drops price to $200

For shoppers on the hunt for a Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Cyber Monday deal, check out Best Buy's offer, which knocks the price all the way down to $200.

Source: Digital Trends

28 Nov 2021

Man hid in plane's landing gear from Guatemala to Miami, officials say

The 26-year-old was apprehended and brought to a hospital, Customs and Border Protection said.

Source: The Washington Post

28 Nov 2021

The Omicron variant reveals the true global danger of ‘vaccine apartheid’

Sharing vaccines with poorer countries is the right thing and the self-interested thing to do. The west needs to stop being so short-sighted

Source: The Guardian

28 Nov 2021

Best Cyber Monday 2021 Apple Deals: M1 iPad Pro $250 off, AirPods 3 hit $150, more

Source: Google News

28 Nov 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell's accusers say she sexually exploited them. Here's what her trial may reveal

Opening arguments will begin in the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls as young as 14.

Source: USA Today

28 Nov 2021

Years of Delays, Billions in Overruns: The Dismal History of Big Infrastructure

The nation’s most ambitious engineering projects are mired in postponements and skyrocketing costs. Delivering $1.2 trillion in new infrastructure will be tough.

Source: New York Times

28 Nov 2021

Best iPhone Cyber Monday 2021 deals: Save on iPhone 13 series, trade-in promos, more

All of the best iPhone Cyber Monday deals are going live for 2021 with offers from Verizon Wireless and AT&T on top of pre-paid discounts.

Source: 9to5Mac

28 Nov 2021

Injury roundup: Packers' Aaron Jones a game-time decision vs. Rams

Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones, battling a knee injury, will be a game-time decision against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

Source: NFL News

28 Nov 2021

A small-town mom wanted to help her community. And then the community took aim at her child

Some of the worst political vitriol of 2021 happened not in Washington DC, but connected to a school board election in Hastings, Minnesota, where opponents outed an eight-year-old transgender child.

Source: CNN

28 Nov 2021

Children and teens lead surge in COVID-19 cases

Although younger people are at lower risk for hospitalization or death, health experts say they can still be affected and they can often be silent carriers.

Source: Press Herald

28 Nov 2021

Why is Hanukkah so early this year?

The Hebrew calendar matches up with the lunar cycle, so the dates of Jewish holidays on the Gregorian calendar can change from year to year, meaning that the dates of Hanukkah can start as early as late November, according to the Farmer's Almanac.

Source: nj.com

28 Nov 2021

Australia confirms two cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant

Australia confirmed on Sunday that two people arriving from southern Africa over the weekend had tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant, adding to a growing number of countries fighting the highly infectious strain.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

Covid: Tighter rules to be set out after two cases of new variant found in UK

The health secretary is due to give more detail on new measures after two UK Omicron cases were found.

Source: BBC News

28 Nov 2021

Amazon Cyber Monday 2021 deals have dropped: These are the 175+ best deals on Apple, Samsung and more

We've rounded up the best early deals from the Amazon Cyber Monday 2021 sale, from brands like Apple, Bose, Samsung, KitchenAid and Nintendo.

Source: USA Today

28 Nov 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial finally to begin in earnest

British socialite faces six counts alleging that she helped recruit and groom teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse

Source: The Guardian

28 Nov 2021

Covid: Israel to impose travel ban for foreigners over new variant

Travellers from all countries will be banned from entering Israel for 14 days, local media report.

Source: BBC News

28 Nov 2021

Injured Waukesha girl's uncle shares horrifying parade details, lashes out at suspect Darrell Brooks

U.S. Army veteran Ryan Kohnke of Waukesha, Wisconsin, shared chilling details Saturday night about last Sunday’s horrifying Christmas parade tragedy that left his 11-year-old niece badly injured.

Source: Fox News

28 Nov 2021

Riot-hit Solomons begins clean-up as more foreign troops arrive

Honiara residents clean up streets after deadly riots as Australia dispatches more police to keep the peace.

Source: Al Jazeera English

28 Nov 2021

College Football Rankings: B/R's Top 25 After Week 13

This year's edition of Bedlam was huge, because it was essentially a playoff elimination game. And for the first time since 2014, No. 7 Oklahoma State finally defeated No. 10 Oklahoma 37-33 in a wild game in Stillwater to put a cap on rivalry weekend...

Source: Bleacher Report

28 Nov 2021

Dozens on S Africa flights test positive for COVID in Netherlands

National Institute for Public Health ‘almost certain’ cases are of the new variant Omicron.

Source: Al Jazeera English

28 Nov 2021

Ohio State at Michigan | Extended Highlights | Big Ten Football | Nov. 27, 2021

Hassan Haskins scored five touchdowns in the dramatic win over Ohio State. #NCAAFootballSUBSCRIBE to Big Ten Network on YouTube for the latest highlights and...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2021

College football winners and losers: Wake Forest, Old Dominion different kind of success stories; Texas A&M ends season with thud

The Demon Deacons will play for the ACC championship. The Monarchs are bowl-eligible after sitting out the 2020 pandemic season. The Aggies blow it.

Source: USA Today

28 Nov 2021

Ghislaine Maxwell ready to take stand to defend herself at trial: report

Ghislaine Maxwell faces life in prison if convicted of procuring underage girls as young as 14 years old for her longtime friend, Jeffrey Epstein.

Source: New York Post

28 Nov 2021

L.A. County Reports 22 New Covid-19 Deaths And 624 New Positive Cases; Addresses Concerns About Omicron Variant

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 22 new deaths from Covid-19, as well as 624 new positive cases. COVID-19 Daily Update:November 27, 2021New Cases: 624 (1,524,912 to date)New Deaths: 22 (27,121 to date)Current Hospitalizations: 556 p…

Source: Deadline

28 Nov 2021

Ahmaud Arbery murder trial: Defense attorney Kevin Gough brings up Colonel Sanders in attempt to save his client William "Roddie" Bryan

Kevin Gough, William "Roddie" Bryan's lawyer, raises eyebrows with an unusual comment.

Source: CBS News

28 Nov 2021

Alabama-Auburn: Former players - Mark Ingram, Jalen Hurts, more - react to Tide’s Iron Bowl win

Former Alabama players give their takes on social media after Tide's win over Auburn.

Source: AL.com

28 Nov 2021

WATCH: Nick Saban dances with Alabama players in locker room after comeback to win Iron Bowl in overtime

The Crimson Tide coach partied with his players after escaping Auburn to keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive

Source: CBS Sports

28 Nov 2021

Johns Hopkins virologist: “Pay close attention” to omicron variant cases

The omicron variant, first discovered in Africa, made waves as public health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci and the World Health Organization sounded the alarm.

Source: WTOP

28 Nov 2021

Stowaway found in plane's landing gear compartment at Miami airport

A man was being examined at a hospital after he was found in a plane's landing gear compartment at Miami International Airport Saturday morning, authorities

Source: NBC News

28 Nov 2021

Video Shows Walmart Hoarding PS5s Ahead of Huge Cyber Monday Drop

A video hints at a possible huge restock by showing a massive amount of PS5 consoles in what is allegedly a Walmart warehouse.

Source: Gaming INTEL

28 Nov 2021

Israel to ban entry of all foreigners over Omicron variant

Ban makes Israel the first country to shut its borders completely in response to the new coronavirus variant.

Source: Al Jazeera English

28 Nov 2021

Spotify Pulls Plug on Car View Feature, Offers Users No Alternative

The company said it's "exploring" new ways to deliver the best in-car listening experience. Until it finds them, Car View users are out of luck.

Source: Gizmodo.com

28 Nov 2021

Security Guard for News Crew Shot Wednesday in Oakland Dies: Police

The security guard who was shot in an attempted armed robbery of a news crew in downtown Oakland Wednesday has died, Oakland police said Saturday morning.

Source: NBC Bay Area

28 Nov 2021

Auburn Fans Were GOING THROUGH IT In 4OT Iron Bowl Loss To No. 2 Alabama

The first Iron Bowl to go into OT didn't disappoint as No. 2 Alabama escaped Auburn, 24-22 in a WILD 4OT thriller.Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/Ble...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2021

Covid: South Africa 'punished' for detecting new Omicron variant

South Africa should be praised for discovering Omicron, not hit with travel bans, its officials say.

Source: BBC News

28 Nov 2021

Anthony Fauci Says COVID-19 Omicron Variant Could Already Be in U.S.

"When you have a virus that is showing this degree of transmissibility...it almost invariably is ultimately going to go essentially all over."

Source: Newsweek

28 Nov 2021

Ohio State vs Michigan: Jim Harbaugh FINALLY gets win over Buckeyes | CBS Sports HQ

Josh Pate and Dennis Dodd are on site in Ann Arbor to break down the significance of Michigan's win over Ohio State on Saturday.SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL:http...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2021

The Best Buy Cyber Monday sale is well worth catching

You still have a few days to take advantage of some of the best prices of the year in the Best Buy Cyber Monday sale. Don't miss out.

Source: Android Authority

28 Nov 2021

Michigan Wolverines vault up to 10-1 odds to win national championship after upset of Ohio State

Michigan now has the third-best odds to win the national championship, behind only Georgia and Alabama.

Source: ESPN

28 Nov 2021

Biden and Fauci's Omicron travel ban 'worse than useless,' critics say

Critics took aim Saturday at White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci and President Biden for their “worse than useless” response to the highly contagious Omicron variant of …

Source: New York Post

28 Nov 2021

Search continues for Tacoma Mall shooter — tight-lipped police give few details

Source: Google News

28 Nov 2021

'Flash mob' thieves target U.S. retail stores on Black Friday

Black Friday shoppers weren't the only ones out hunting for bargains on the day after Thanksgiving. Thieves were busy as well.

Source: Reuters

28 Nov 2021

NFL DFS Week 12 Helper: Optimal lineups, best undervalued options at each position and more fantasy tips - SportsLine.com

If you're starting to concoct your DFS lineups for this weekend's games, you NEED to see what SportsLine's highly-rated expert Jacob Gibbs has...

Source: SportsLine

27 Nov 2021

Wisconsin senators warn in rare joint statement outsiders may try to exploit Waukesha tragedy for 'political purposes'

In a rare joint statement, Wisconsin Sens. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, warned Saturday outsiders may be looking to exploit the tragedy that unfolded last weekend in Waukesha.

Source: CNN

27 Nov 2021

Biden spotted in Nantucket shopping indoors without a mask despite sign mandating them

President Joe Biden was spotted shopping inside a store over the weekend without wearing a mask which he has repeatedly urged Americans to wear.

Source: Fox News

27 Nov 2021

UK takes new measures to slow Omicron coronavirus variant

Britain announced new measures on Saturday to try to slow the spread of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant and a top health official said there was a "reasonable chance" that vaccines could be less effective against it.

Source: Reuters

27 Nov 2021

KRON security guard dies from injuries sustained in Oakland shooting

A $32,500 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the death of Kevin...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

27 Nov 2021

Beloved Honduran mayor stood out in bloody electoral season

Source: ABC News

27 Nov 2021

Hondurans go to the polls to elect their next president

Hondurans go to the polls Sunday, and many voters say they're undecided who they'll vote for. But one thing they do know is that they'll be casting a vote to punish the current National Party.

Source: NPR

27 Nov 2021

Israel to close border, airports to non-citizen international travelers for 14 days due to omicron variant

Israel has approved a measure closing the Ben Gurion airport to non-citizen arrivals for two weeks due to fear of the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant.

Source: Fox News

27 Nov 2021

Experts: Omicron "worst variant we have come across;" more data needed on transmissibility

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO/CNN NEWSOURCE/WKRC) - The world is bracing against a new coronavirus variant that's raising alarms from scientists and health leaders. An advisory panel for the World Health Organization Friday dubbed this new variant "omicron" and classifi…

Source: WKRC TV Cincinnati

27 Nov 2021

Bay Area TV news security guard dies from gunshot injuries after attempted armed robbery near downtown Oakland - KGO

A security guard who was shot in Oakland earlier this week has died, police said.

Source: KGO-TV

27 Nov 2021

6 family members shot, 2 fatally, in shooting at Nashville apartment: Police

Source: ABC News

27 Nov 2021

Three dead, four others injured in Nashville apartment shooting

Nashville police detectives are investigating a Friday night apartment shooting on Torbett Street that left six family members shot, two fatally.

Source: Tennessean

27 Nov 2021

PS5 Restock Tracker: Check Stock Ahead Of Cyber Monday

Looking to score a PS5 this holiday season? It'll be tough but not impossible.

Source: GameSpot

27 Nov 2021

PM Update: Sunny and seasonably mild on Sunday.

A few early-morning snowflakes won't last, as sunshine and temperatures in the 50s return for Sunday.

Source: The Washington Post

27 Nov 2021

Short-handed Pittsburgh Steelers will take on Cincinnati Bengals without cornerback Joe Haden

In a pivotal divisional matchup against the Bengals on Sunday, the Steelers will be without cornerback Joe Haden, and they also placed tight end Eric Ebron and offensive lineman J.C. Hassenauer on injured reserve.

Source: ESPN

27 Nov 2021

Man apprehended after emerging from wheel well of airplane that had just arrived from Guatemala

The flight in question was American Airlines #1182 which arrived at Miami International Airport on Saturday at 10:06 a.m. from Guatemala, Mexico.

Source: WPLG Local 10

27 Nov 2021

Michigan Wolverines roll past rival Ohio State Buckeyes, secure spot in Big Ten championship game

Powered by Hassan Haskins and a dominant running game, Michigan finally topped its biggest rival, Ohio State, on Saturday, securing a spot in the Big Ten title game with a win that will also shake up the CFP standings.

Source: ESPN

27 Nov 2021

Saturday, Nov. 27 COVID-19 update: One death, 700+ cases in Douglas County over holiday stretch

Catch up with today’s vaccination updates, data reports on new cases, and other COVID-19 stats reported by health officials across Nebraska and western Iowa.

Source: WOWT

27 Nov 2021

Deaths in Niger as protesters confront French army convoy

Nigerien gov’t says two people killed, 18 wounded after the convoy, which is heading to Mali, ran into trouble in Tera.

Source: Al Jazeera English

27 Nov 2021

At the English Channel, plans and prayers before perilous final leg in migrants' long journeys

In the French dunes, everyone knows about those who died seeking reach Britain. Yet the successes keep them trying.

Source: The Washington Post

27 Nov 2021

NFL Week 12 odds, picks, schedule, how to watch, streaming: Expert picks, teasers, survivor picks and more

CBSSports.com and SportsLine break down every single game in Week 12

Source: CBS Sports

27 Nov 2021

Hochul announces COVID-19 State of Emergency, elective surgeries to be limited

Governor Hochul announced a State of Emergency Friday night to prepare for, and attempt to avoid, a surge in the Omicron COVID variant.

Source: WWNY

27 Nov 2021

State Department issues 'do not travel' warnings over Omicron COVID risks

The US State Department on Saturday formally warned Americans against traveling to South Africa and seven of its neighbors for fear of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant.

Source: New York Post

27 Nov 2021

Apple Cyber Monday deals 2021 — $169 AirPods Pro, $829 MacBook Air and more

These are the best Apple Cyber Monday deals so far

Source: Tom's Guide

27 Nov 2021

Dutch: Some of the 61 COVID cases from South Africa flights are new variant

Dutch health authorities said on Saturday they had detected 61 COVID-19 cases among people who flew from South Africa on Friday and believe at least some infections are of the new omicron variant.

Source: Reuters

27 Nov 2021

UK tightens COVID-19 restrictions following omicron variant infections | TheHill

The United Kingdom (U.K.) is tightening COVID-19 restriction...

Source: The Hill

27 Nov 2021

Senators: Groups exploiting Waukesha tragedy must cease and desist - Channel3000.com - WISC

Senators Johnson and Baldwin are demanding that individuals and groups stop exploiting the Waukesha parade tragedy for political gain.

Source: Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

27 Nov 2021

‘Early results are encouraging:’ CWRU scientists work with Duke, Rutgers taking antiviral aim at COVID

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Scientists at Case Western Reserve, Duke and Rutgers universities are working together to understand how the novel coronavirus’ tangled RNA could help treat infected people. The group of scientists have identified compounds within the corona…

Source: fox8.com

27 Nov 2021

U.S. issues 'Do Not Travel' advisory for eight African countries

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State Department on Saturday advised against travel to eight southern African countries after the White House announced new travel restrictions in response to a new COVID-19 variant.

Source: Reuters

27 Nov 2021

Mets Bolster Offense With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha

With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha, the run-starved Mets addressed their biggest need while adding some defensive versatility.

Source: New York Times

27 Nov 2021

iPhone 13 Cyber Monday deals 2021 — best sales right now

The best iPhone 13 deals from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and more

Source: Tom's Guide

27 Nov 2021

UK orders isolation for new arrivals to fight Omicron COVID variant

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a raft of “temporary and precautionary” new rules to combat the spread of the “monstrous” new Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Source: New York Post

27 Nov 2021

Ohio State vs. Michigan score: Live game updates, college football scores, NCAA top 25 highlights

The Game has plenty on the line this year with the Big Ten East and a potential playoff berth at stake

Source: CBS Sports

27 Nov 2021

NY governor declares ‘disaster emergency’ over new variant

Bracing for a potential winter spike in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced an executive order intended to boost hospital capacity and address staffing shortages.

Source: Newsnationnow.com

27 Nov 2021

Apple Black Friday deals 2021: save hundreds on AirPods, iPads, iMac and more

Here are the best Black Friday deals on Apple AirPods Pro, iPads, Apple TV 4k and more. Shop now while sales last!

Source: TODAY

27 Nov 2021

What is the omicron variant and other questions about the new covid-19 strain detected in South Africa

Source: The Washington Post

27 Nov 2021

U.K. Confirms Two Cases of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

The prime minister reimposed a mask mandate, saying ‘there are many things we just cannot know.’

Source: New York Times

27 Nov 2021

Donations pour in for Missouri man freed after 43 years

Source: ABC News

27 Nov 2021

Titans put A.J. Brown on injured reserve

The Titans’ injured reserve list is getting crowded. Tennessee wide receiver A.J. Brown is the latest player to go on injured reserve, meaning he’s out for at least three weeks. He joins Julio Jones and Derrick Henry, among others, as Titans players currently…

Source: NBCSports.com

27 Nov 2021

Best Buy US has some sweet Cyber Week deals - GSMArena.com news

You can save on Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Z devices on contract and there are quite a few laptop deals as well.

Source: GSMArena.com

27 Nov 2021

'It's scary': Overdose deaths driven by fentanyl mixed with other drugs

Overdose deaths hit new heights in the U.S. this year, a fourth wave of the overdose epidemic, in which a growing number of drug users die with multiple substances in their systems.

Source: NBC News

27 Nov 2021

This Samsung Cyber Monday tablet deal beats all the iPad sales

My favorite tablet of 2021 is on sale this Cyber Monday — but it isn't an iPad

Source: Tom's Guide

27 Nov 2021

Biden to restrict travel from South Africa and 7 other countries

Acting on advice from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the CDC, the Biden administration will restrict travel from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi.

Source: WTAE Pittsburgh

27 Nov 2021

Fauci Says He ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprised’ If Omicron Covid Variant Already In U.S.

Fauci said the U.S. has not yet detected the omicron coronavirus variant.

Source: Forbes

27 Nov 2021

NASA and USGS Landsat 9 satellite beams first images back to Earth

Landsat 9, launched in September by NASA and USGS, offers ultra-detailed views of the Earth’s surface

Source: The Washington Post

27 Nov 2021

Thieves target Home Depot in Lakewood, making off with hammers, crowbars; 4 suspects in custody - KABC

Four suspects were in custody after thieves targeted a Home Depot in Lakewood, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools, authorities said.

Source: KABC-TV

27 Nov 2021

'Gangotri wave' connecting two of Milky Way's spiral arms discovered

A team of researchers from Germany, France and the U.K. has discovered a long thin filament of dense gas connecting two of the Milky Way galaxy's spiral arms. In their paper published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, the group describes their work studyi…

Source: Phys.Org

27 Nov 2021

10 Observations from Gonzaga’s loss to Duke

Tough pill to swallow, but it’s for the team’s health

Source: The Slipper Still Fits

27 Nov 2021

All the Best Cyber Monday Video Game Deals

Here's where you'll find all the best Cyber Monday video game deals, whether you play Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4, or PS5.

Source: IGN

27 Nov 2021

Marjorie Taylor Greene Attacks Ilhan Omar, 'Jihad Squad' After Boebert Apology

The Georgia Republican posted an Islamophobic tweet, claiming the Muslim congresswoman and fellow progressives are "terrorist sympathizers."

Source: Newsweek