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11 Apr 2021

Los Angeles Lakers earn 'best win of year' vs. Brooklyn Nets, Dennis Schroder says

Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel said he was "super proud" of his team after routing the Brooklyn Nets despite playing without several players, including LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Source: ESPN

11 Apr 2021

Trump blasts Sen. Mitch McConnell at Mar-a-Lago dinner: report

Former President Donald Trump called Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell a “son of a bitch” during a donor soiree at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday, according to a report. Trump veered from …

Source: New York Post

11 Apr 2021

Turkey's Erdogan calls for end to 'worrying' escalation between Russia and Ukraine | TheHill

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for an end to ‘worrying...

Source: The Hill

11 Apr 2021

Prosecutors Describe Video of Chicago Police Officer Shooting 13-Year-Old Boy

Prosecutors on Saturday provided a detailed account of what precipitated the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by a Chicago police officer as a judge…

Source: NBC Chicago

11 Apr 2021

Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform

A comprehensive package of police reform measures cleared the state's General Assembly on Wednesday, including the repeal of police job protections long cited as a barricade to accountability.

Source: NPR

11 Apr 2021

Hideki Matsuyama Charges Into the Lead at the Masters

After a 78-minute rain delay, the golf course was far more forgiving with significantly slower greens, and Matsuyama will head into Sunday’s final round with a four-stroke lead.

Source: New York Times

11 Apr 2021

Sole survivor of South Carolina shooting by ex-NFL player Phillip Adams dies

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A sixth person has died following a shooting earlier this week at the hands of a former NFL player who also killed four members of a South Carolina family, local officials said Sat…

Source: New York Post

11 Apr 2021

3 Young Kids Found Stabbed to Death in Reseda Apartment; Mother Arrested After Suspected Carjacking

A grandmother went inside a Reseda apartment Saturday morning and found her three young grandchildren had been stabbed to death, Los Angeles police said.

Source: NBC Southern California

11 Apr 2021

The first Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) renders have surfaced

Steve Hemmerstoffer is at it again with an exclusive leak of the eagerly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S21 FE. The Fan Edition variant of the Galaxy S21 is expected to debut in the coming months and should offer excellent bang-for-buck for users looking for a mo…

Source: Notebookcheck.net

11 Apr 2021

U.S. Army officer sues two Virginia cops after violent traffic stop

Source: Google News

11 Apr 2021

Who, if anyone, can catch Hideki Matsuyama at the Masters?

Rain came and changed this Masters. Hideki Matsuyama heads into Sunday with a four-shot lead. Is he about to win the green jacket? If not him, who will do it? And how far is too far back?

Source: ESPN

11 Apr 2021

Timberwolves and Lynx nearing sale to former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce maven Marc Lore - TwinCities.com

Ownership of the Minnesota Timberwolves may soon be changing hands.

Source: TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

11 Apr 2021

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

He was 39 when Johnson made him attorney general in 1967, the second youngest ever.

Source: Politico

11 Apr 2021

3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run

The children's mother, a suspect in the killings, was later captured in Central California.

Source: Cbslocal.com

11 Apr 2021

Team Biden caves on Iran — and gets nothing in return

Even before the “indirect” US-Iran talks in Vienna had finished up, Team Biden caved, with the State Department saying it’s ready to lift sanctions on the rogue regime to rejoin the nuclear d…

Source: New York Post

11 Apr 2021

NASA delays Ingenuity helicopter's historic first flight on Mars

But the copter is "safe and healthy," the agency says.

Source: CNET

10 Apr 2021

2021 Masters leaderboard breakdown: Hideki Matsuyama jumps field to take control with four-shot lead

Looking for his first major championship, Matsuyama played the second nine in a stunning 30

Source: CBS Sports

10 Apr 2021

Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech | TheHill

Former President Trump is expected to tell GOP donors on Saturday tha...

Source: The Hill

10 Apr 2021

Alex Rodriguez finalizing deal to buy Timberwolves

Alex Rodriguez is closing in on finally owning a pro sports team. The former Yankees star and his partner, Jennifer Lopez, lost out on purchasing the Mets to Steve Cohen, but now A-Rod and his clos…

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

Sources: Alex Rodriguez, Marc Lore finalizing deal to buy Minnesota Timberwolves

Alex Rodriguez and billionaire Marc Lore are finalizing a deal to purchase the Timberwolves, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Source: ESPN

10 Apr 2021

Ingenuity helicopter's first flight on Mars delayed

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, originally scheduled to fly on Mars Sunday, is now set for no earlier than April 14, according to the agency.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 761 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily total since early February

The last time the state reported more than 700 cases in a day was on Feb. 5, when 846 cases were reported.

Source: KGW.com

10 Apr 2021

3-year-old fatally shoots baby brother after picking up unsecured gun

An 8-month-old boy was fatally shot by his 3-year-old brother Saturday in a Houston apartment, police said.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Logitech Harmony universal remotes discontinued

But Logitech says it won't leave fans empty-handed.

Source: CNET

10 Apr 2021

Volcano On St. Vincent Could Experience Larger Eruption

The ongoing eruption at La Soufrière on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent is expected to be as big, if not bigger, than the last time it had a major eruption in 1979.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

Michigan governor's top aide vacations in Florida, despite Whitmer's travel warning

A top aide to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vacationed in Florida after the governor urged residents against traveling amid worst-in-the-nation Covid transmission rates in the state.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

Maryland becomes first state to repeal police Bill of Rights, overriding Hogan veto

The state’s now-repealed police Bill of Rights covers due process for officers accused of misconduct.

Source: Politico

10 Apr 2021

El Clasico reaction: How Zinedine Zidane's tactics got the better of Lionel Messi & Barca | ESPN FC

Source: Google News

10 Apr 2021

Marvin Vettori calls out Israel Adesanya following suffocating win over Kevin Holland in UFC Vegas 23 main ev…

Marvin Vettori wants his title shot against Israel Adesanya after earning a one-sided unanimous decision over Kevin Holland in the UFC Vegas 23 main event.

Source: MMA Fighting

10 Apr 2021

Covid-19 and Vaccine News: Live Updates

The country’s decision to keep vaccines for its own citizens puts more pressure on global vaccine supplies. Scientists in Europe identified unusual antibodies that seemed to cause, in rare cases, serious and sometimes fatal blood clots in people who received …

Source: New York Times

10 Apr 2021

Myanmar coup: 'Dozens killed' in military crackdown in Bago

Activists say more than 80 people were killed in the city of Bago in protests against the military coup.

Source: BBC News

10 Apr 2021

Nearly "catastrophic" Piney Point wastewater leak could irreparably harm neighboring marine life, experts say

The millions of gallons of water pumped into Tampa Bay could further devastate an already struggling manatee population — and when hurricane season hits, things may only get worse.

Source: CBS News

10 Apr 2021

Severe weather forecast for parts of Gulf Coast; at least 2 dead in Louisiana

At least two people in Louisiana are dead after extreme overnight weather, authorities say, as severe weather along the northern Gulf Coast impacts almost 65 million people.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Crew chief for No. 99 Cup team ejected before Martinsville race

Catch up on the pre-race inspection penalties for the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

Source: NASCAR

10 Apr 2021

Black Army Officer Sues Police for Pepper-Spraying, Threatening Him During Traffic Stop

Bodycam footage shows that Lt. Caron Nazario said he was afraid to get out of his car. "Yeah, you should be!" one of the cops responded.

Source: Slate Magazine

10 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 761 new COVID-19 cases as total leaps past 170K

The Oregon Health Authority reported 761 new coronavirus cases on Saturday as the state's total number of cases surpassed 170,000. Multnomah County had the highest daily case count in the state with 132. While no other counties cracked 100 cases, Washington …

Source: KATU

10 Apr 2021

Egypt demands huge fee from Ever Given owners after ship blocked Suez Canal

Not so fast, Ever Given! The massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week last month may be unstuck, but it isn’t getting off scot-free – in fact, it isn’t going anywhere un…

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

'Extremely heavy ash fall' as authorities report third explosion at volcano in St. Vincent

The La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted a third time on Friday, according to officials.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Grandmother finds 3 young children fatally stabbed in Reseda

Police were searching for a suspect after a woman finds her three grandchildren stabbed to death in a Reseda apartment.

Source: Los Angeles Times

10 Apr 2021

Here's what we know about the 2 prominent lawyers Rep. Matt Gaetz hired in federal sex-trafficking probe

Mark Mukasey is a longtime Rudy Giuliani associate, while Gaetz's other lawyer has a history of defending powerful men accused of sexual abuse.

Source: Business Insider

10 Apr 2021

South African variant can 'break through' Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can "break through" Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10 Apr 2021

Real Madrid vs Barcelona | HALFTIME REPORT | 4/10/2021 | beIN SPORTS USA

Source: Google News

10 Apr 2021

Real-world Israeli study shows SA variant can break through Pfizer vaccin

Researchers say highlights need to properly monitor for mutations entering Israel through the airport

Source: The Jerusalem Post

10 Apr 2021

Virginia cops pepper-sprayed Black and Latino Army officer who had hands raised during traffic stop, video shows

Army officer sues Virginia cops, saying his rights were violated after video shows officers pull weapons and pepper-spray him in December traffic stop.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

Irish prime minister warns of 'spiral back' to conflict amid Belfast riots

Ireland’s prime minister, Taoiseach Micheál Martin, pleaded for calm Saturday after a week of violent riots roiled Belfast, Northern Ireland — as officials raised alarms over reports th…

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

Megan Rapinoe's late (and controversial) penalty saves USWNT from first loss in years

The U.S. preserved a remarkable unbeaten streak, but had its win streak snapped two short of a program record.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10 Apr 2021

One dead, five hurt in Texas freeway shooting

One person was killed and five others were injured after an overnight shootout on a Texas freeway, officials said.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

St. Vincent covered in ash as volcano activity continues

Source: ABC News

10 Apr 2021

Masters competitor Billy Horschel takes tumble near green, stains white pants

Golfer Billy Horschel gave the phrase “you’re a*s is grass” a new meaning at the Masters on Saturday.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

2 deputies shot outside Salt Lake Co. Sheriff's Office in South Salt Lake

A shooting was reported at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail in South Salt Lake Saturday.

Source: fox13now.com

10 Apr 2021

3 children found stabbed to death in Reseda: LAPD

Three children were found stabbed to death in Reseda, the Los Angeles Police Department reported Saturday.

Source: FOX 11 Los Angeles

10 Apr 2021

Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals details of ancient city

Egypt’s best-known archaeologist on Saturday revealed further details on a Pharaonic city recently found in the southern province of Luxor.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

Myanmar security forces killed more than 80 people in a single city on Friday, group says

More than 600 people, including dozens of children, have been killed by Myanmar security forces since the February 1 military coup, according to Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.

Source: CBS News

10 Apr 2021

NASA delays Mars helicopter flight after a crucial rotor-blade-spinning test ended abruptly

Ingenuity was supposed to spin its blades at full speed on Friday, but a "watchdog" timer that identifies issues abruptly cut the test short.

Source: Business Insider

10 Apr 2021

First flight test for NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter pushed to Wednesday

NASA engineers delayed a debut flight test of the agency’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter to Wednesday after discovering a minor glitch in data from pre-flight tests.

Source: The Verge

10 Apr 2021

Ex-officer's trial in Floyd's death shows courtroom tactics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The murder trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death has introduced viewers from around the world to a vast array of defense and prosecution...

Source: Associated Press

10 Apr 2021

You might not want to laminate your COVID-19 vaccine card after all — here’s why

The cards are as special as a golden ticket to some and, therefore, should be treated as such.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

10 Apr 2021

Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw ‘virtually blind’ after eye surgery

Navy veteran who lost his right eye in Afghanistan in 2012 expects to be near-sightless for a month

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

'The lessons of this moment.' The testimony by police brass at Derek Chauvin's trial is unprecedented

The piercing of the so-called blue wall of silence in Derek Chauvin's trial for the death of George Floyd has been widely praised. The question is whether any momentum built by this potentially devastating testimony portends real change in US policing.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

The team behind Age of Empires IV wants you to learn history while playing the game

Age of Empires games have always taken place during historical periods, but Age of Empires IV wants to teach players about them while they play. It’ll include documentaries to explain campaigns and more.

Source: The Verge

10 Apr 2021

Man who was with Adam Toledo, 13, at time of fatal shooting charged with felony gun charges

CHICAGO — The man who was with 13-year-old Adam Toledo when he was fatally shot by Chicago police has been charged with felony gun charges. Ruben Roman, 21, was charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and endan…

Source: WGN TV Chicago

10 Apr 2021

After Going ‘Free of L.G.B.T.,’ a Polish Town Pays a Price

Krasnik voted to be “free of L.G.B.T.” two years ago to satisfy conservative voters. Now, the mayor regrets the move, which has led to censure from other European countries and put funding at risk.

Source: New York Times

10 Apr 2021

Prince Philip's Death Commemorated By Gun Salutes Across the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom morns the loss of Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99, with salutes in the capitals of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. A small funeral is set for April 17.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 238 total new cases; Death toll remains at 1,946; Active cases at 2,413

238 new total COVID-19 cases were reported by the State Department of Health as hospitalizations increased on Saturday.

Source: KELOLAND.com

10 Apr 2021

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing...

Source: Associated Press

10 Apr 2021

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona Live Stream: Watch El Clásico Online, TV Channel, Lineups

How to watch as Real Madrid hosts Barcelona in El Clásico on Saturday, April 10 with potential La Liga title implications.

Source: Sports Illustrated

10 Apr 2021

Rep. Crenshaw says he will be temporarily blind after emergency eye surgery

The Texas Republican said the news was “terrifying” and the prognosis “very bad.”

Source: Politico

10 Apr 2021

St Vincent volcano: heavy ashfall clouds evacuation efforts on Caribbean island

Antigua and Guyana ready to take evacuees or ship supplies after Friday explosion sent plume more than 33,000ft

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

Taking this step after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine makes a difference, CDC says

(KTVX) — Millions of vaccine shots have been given across the U.S., and as that number grows, there is the potential for researchers to learn more about how the vaccine affects people’s health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is currently track…

Source: WANE

10 Apr 2021

Zeus of Twitter or mouse of Mar-a-Lago? Republicans court Trump in Florida

Former president to speak at RNC fundraiser on Saturday but some say his influence is starting to fade

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

Army officer held at gunpoint, pepper-sprayed by Virginia cops: lawsuit

A US Army officer who was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed following a Virginia traffic stop has now filed suit against two police officers alleging racial profiling, according to reports. Lt. C…

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

3.3 magnitude earthquake hits Texas county

No injuries or damages have been reported.

Source: KHOU.com

10 Apr 2021

Iowa reports 679 new positive COVID-19 tests, 6 additional deaths

The Iowa Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 679 new positive COVID-19 tests and six additional deaths.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

10 Apr 2021

Children are in the spotlight in the coronavirus battle

Pfizer wants to extend its COVID-19 vaccine to those as young as 12 years old and has asked the FDA for authorization to do that.

Source: CBS News

10 Apr 2021

Michigan governor urges halt of high school classes, youth sports

Faced with the country’s highest rate of new coronavirus infections, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday urged a two-week suspension of in-person high school classes, all youth sports and indoor restaurant dining.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Wave of violent protests in Northern Ireland brings back bitter memories of 'the troubles'

Violence continued on the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, following heightened tensions in the region over a mix of factors including Brexit, policing ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10 Apr 2021

Nearly 40 percent of the Marines declining COVID vaccines

CNN reported on Saturday that some 75,000 Marines have had one or two doses of a vaccine, and 48,000 have refused - a rejection rate of 38.9 percent.

Source: Daily Mail

10 Apr 2021

Defending Masters champ Dustin Johnson leads notable golfers who miss cut

Dustin Johnson’s reign as Masters champion lasted all of five months.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals details of 3,000-year-old "lost golden city"

City walls and even rooms filled with ovens, storage pottery and utensils used in daily life are said to be present.

Source: CBS News

10 Apr 2021

POLITICO Playbook: The Gaetz Show gets weirder

And an impostor weasels into the White House press corps.

Source: Politico

10 Apr 2021

Possible SpaceX debris washes ashore in Oregon

It’s an unidentified floating object. Officials in Oregon are trying to determine if debris that washed ashore Friday afternoon belonged to a SpaceX rocket. More than 100 SpaceX rockets have …

Source: New York Post

10 Apr 2021

Myanmar’s Economy Is in a Free Fall, With Empty Factories, Closed Banks, Failing Internet

Experts expect a double-digit contraction of an economy that had made strides in the last decade in reducing poverty and attracting foreign investment

Source: The Wall Street Journal

10 Apr 2021

Padres' Joe Musgrove throws franchise's first-ever no-hitter

The San Diego Padres recorded their first no-hitter after 53 years.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

Morning Briefing April 10, 2021: Michigan hospitals overwhelmed amid COVID surge, governor and state health department ask for 2-week pause of youth sports, indoor dining, in-person learning

Here are this morning's top stories.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

10 Apr 2021

Biden’s new Supreme Court commission is a win for the Federalist Society

The president’s new commission won’t fix anything.

Source: Vox

10 Apr 2021

'An existential threat': The Republicans calling for their party to reject QAnon conspiracy theories

Republican Rep. Peter Meijer has a warning for his party: He fears baseless conspiracy theories like QAnon will destroy the GOP from within if Republicans don't decisively and unequivocally condemn the false and dangerous beliefs and take action to stop their…

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

OnePlus 9 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Which should you buy?

Has the former flagship killer killed the ultimate flagship?

Source: Android Authority

10 Apr 2021

2021 Masters coverage, TV schedule, live stream, watch online, channel, golf tee times

How to watch every memorable moment of the 2021 Masters on TV or streaming live online

Source: CBS Sports

10 Apr 2021

NASA is preparing to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, in an otherworldly Wright brothers moment

The flight of a tiny helicopter called Ingenuity, perhaps as early as April 11, would mark a first in interplanetary travel, demonstrate a new technology, and pave the way for future scientists and explorers to more quickly traverse the surface of the Red Pla…

Source: The Washington Post

10 Apr 2021

The scandal that wasn't: Republicans deflated as nation shrugs at Hunter Biden revelations

Trump and his allies foresaw a ticking timebomb centred on the president’s son – but it has not turned out that way

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

Diablo II Resurrected impressions: Unholy cow, man

Blizzard Classic follows WarCraft III's utter failure with an udder success.

Source: Ars Technica

10 Apr 2021

Google Pixel Watch leak gives us a first look at the anticipated smartwatch

When Google sent out invites for the Pixel 3 announcement in 2018, many thought a showcase of the Pixel Watch was imminent, but then that didn't happen....

Source: TechSpot

10 Apr 2021

Samsung has started development of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 firmware

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 remains one of Samsung's highly anticipated devices of the year. The new foldable smartphone is ...

Source: SamMobile

10 Apr 2021

Apple confirms iMessage locks users into iOS, and putting it on Android would hurt Apple

Apple executive states that iMessage is the reason people don't give their kids Android phones.

Source: ZDNet

10 Apr 2021

This chart shows Samsung is in serious trouble

After disappointing sales of the Galaxy S20 series last year, Samsung bounced back with the Galaxy S21. It was reported ...

Source: SamMobile

10 Apr 2021

Michigan governor faces resistance to calls for closures amid COVID-19 surge

The restrictions, which she stressed are not mandates, come as cases rise across Michigan, making it the country's latest virus epicenter.

Source: CBS News

10 Apr 2021

You should still be wearing a mask, even if you got the COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s why.

Basically, don't be a jerk.

Source: SFGate

10 Apr 2021

Who Are The Oath Keepers? Militia Group, Founder Scrutinized In Capitol Riot Probe

Stewart Rhodes founded the militia in 2009. Now it's one of the largest extremist anti-government groups in the country, and a focus of the investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

Why You Should Never Use Google Chrome On Your iPhone, iPad Or Mac

Millions of users warned to stop using Chrome after "hidden" and "creepy" new tracking begins...

Source: Forbes

10 Apr 2021

Llukalkan Aliocranianus Dinosaur Discovered In Argentina

The dinosaur named Llukalkan aliocranianus was a predator with a menacing appearance and the ability to strike fear in its prey. Paleontologists said it roamed the Earth nearly 80 million years ago.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

How an arcane budget provision could let Democrats advance their agenda

Senate parliamentarian’s decision widens path for Democrats to enact Joe Biden’s sprawling infrastructure plan

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

Biden’s agenda faces crucial test as moderate Democrats draw lines and GOP rallies opposition

The crosscurrents could turn the coming weeks into a make-or-break moment for some of Biden’s biggest initiatives — and perhaps a final chance to demonstrate whether bipartisan cooperation is possible.

Source: The Washington Post

10 Apr 2021

Professor argues that MARIO KART could inspire fairer economic system

In a recent paper, environmental researcher Andrew Reid Bell argues that the video game ‘Mario Kart’ could provide a useful example for how to rethink the global economic and environmental system.

Source: RT

10 Apr 2021

EXPLAINER: What is behind the latest unrest in N Ireland?

LONDON (AP) — Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during a week of violence on the streets of Northern Ireland. Police...

Source: Associated Press

10 Apr 2021

High number of Trump political appointees sought permanent jobs in final year

High number of Trump political appointees sought permanent jobs in final year

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Inside Egypt's 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city'

A "lost golden city" in Egypt dating back 3,400 years has been revealed, in what has been called the most important discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamen.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Ted Cruz mocks John Boehner's 'drunken, bloviated scorn'

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday mockingly said he wears former House Speaker John Boehner’s "drunken, bloviated scorn" proudly after Boehner’s latest cutting remark about the Texas Republican.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

NASA Astronaut and Two Russian Cosmonauts Arrive Safely at International Space Station

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station Friday, bringing its number of residents to 10 for the coming week. The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft carrying Vande Hei and cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubro…

Source: SciTechDaily

10 Apr 2021

St. Vincent awaits new volcanic explosions as aid arrives on the Caribbean island

Cots, tents, and respirator masks poured into the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent, a day after a powerful explosion at La Soufriere volcano.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Police Say an Antifa Activist Likely Shot at Officers. His Gun Suggests Otherwise.

Investigators said that Michael Reinoehl probably opened fire before officers killed him last year. But some key evidence raises questions about that conclusion.

Source: New York Times

10 Apr 2021

Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

LONDON (AP) — As many as 60 countries, including some of the world’s poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the global...

Source: Associated Press

10 Apr 2021

Supreme Court Rules For Worshippers And Against California COVID Restrictions

The court's unsigned order came on a 5-4 vote, preventing the state from enforcing a rule that limits at-home gatherings to no more than three households.

Source: NPR

10 Apr 2021

2021 Masters tee times, pairings: Complete field, groups, schedule set for Round 3 at Augusta National

There are some absolutely stellar groups to follow at Augusta National on Saturday

Source: CBS Sports

10 Apr 2021

Report: Texans reporter out of job after calling Deshaun Watson allegations 'a money grab' in radio interview

A Houston Chronicle reporter had plenty to say about Texans QB's accusers.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10 Apr 2021

Joe Musgrove, the kid who grew up a Padres fan, gives San Diego its first no-hitter

It only took 52 years and 8,206 games, but the San Diego Padres have their first no-hitter, thanks to a pitcher who grew up a fan, Joe Musgrove.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. Since he was barred from Twitter and other platforms, Trump can no longer speak...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10 Apr 2021

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says....

Source: Associated Press

10 Apr 2021

Watch Ryan Bader dominate Lyoto Machida, get revenge at Bellator 256 | Highlights

Bellator 256 results: Ryan Bader put on a wrestling clinic against Lyoto Machida to win the opening fight of the promotion’s Light Heavyweight Grand Prix last night (April 9, 2021) on Showtime.

Source: MMA Mania

10 Apr 2021

San Diego-area native Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in Padres history in win over Texas Rangers

Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove pitched the first no-hitter in the history of his hometown team, allowing only one baserunner in a 3-0 victory over the Rangers on Friday night.

Source: ESPN

10 Apr 2021

19 people sentenced to death by Myanmar military

Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday -- the first such sentences announced in public since a February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

What to do with your COVID-19 vaccination record card

More than 700,000 Iowans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and many more have gotten their first dose of a vaccine.

Source: KCRG

10 Apr 2021

Brain of former NFL player suspected in mass shooting to be examined for CTE | TheHill

Officials will examine the brain of Phillip Adams, the former professional football player accused of fatally shooting a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before killing himself, will be tested for a degenerative disease.

Source: The Hill

10 Apr 2021

4 gray whales found dead in San Francisco Bay Area in 9 days

Four gray whales have been found dead in the San Francisco Bay Area in the last nine days, which an expert says shows the challenges faced by the species.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

Matt Gaetz Tells Supporters He Is a Victim of Leaks and Lies

The congressman defended himself in his first major public appearance since a Justice Department inquiry came to light last week.

Source: New York Times

10 Apr 2021

House Ethics Committee opens investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz

Source: ABC News

10 Apr 2021

Four gray whales have been found dead in California's Bay Area within eight days

The carcasses of four gray whales have been found around the San Francisco Bay Area in eight days -- an alarming string of deaths that constitutes an unusual mortality event, defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a significa…

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Nearly 40% of Marines have declined Covid-19 vaccine

Nearly 40% of US Marines are declining Covid-19 vaccinations, according to data provided to CNN on Friday by the service, the first branch to disclose service-wide numbers on acceptance and declination.

Source: CNN

10 Apr 2021

Scientists alarmed after four gray whales found dead in San Francisco Bay

Deaths discovered over a course of nine days are ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ for the species, says expert

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

NASA reveals Artemis program will land 1st person of color on the moon

NASA’s Artemis program, already slated to send the first woman to the moon in 2024, will also send the first person of color to the moon.

Source: Fox News

10 Apr 2021

Texas workplace shooting suspect faces more charges

A Texas man who is accused of opening fire at the Kent Moore Cabinets facility in Bryan where he worked Thursday, killing one and wounding five, has been charged with more counts.

Source: NBC News

10 Apr 2021

California boogaloos indicted in shooting of officers

The men, affiliated with the boogaloo movement, are accused of covering up their association with a man accused of murdering a federal security guard.

Source: Los Angeles Times

10 Apr 2021

Q Link Wireless made private customer information accessible with just a phone number

An app provided by Q Link Wireless and its subsidiary Hello Mobile allowed anyone to log in and view a customer’s account information with just a phone number. Information like their call and text history wasn’t protected by a password.

Source: The Verge

10 Apr 2021

Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy among those to miss cut at Masters

The defending champion Dustin Johnson led a high-profile exodus from the 85th Masters

Source: The Guardian

10 Apr 2021

Hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses go unordered by states amid outbreaks, spurring calls for new approach

Pressure on the federal government to rethink its allocation strategy has mounted as access to immunization expands nationwide but new infections are concentrated in just a handful of states, including Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Pennsylvania.

Source: The Washington Post

10 Apr 2021

GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Tom Reed face House Ethics Committee investigations

Two Republican congressmen, Reps. Matt Gaetz of Florida and Tom Reed of New York, are under separate investigations by the House Ethics Committee.

Source: USA Today

10 Apr 2021

Medical examiner says police restraint, neck compression ‘more than Mr. Floyd could take’

The medical examiner's remarks capped an emotional second week of testimony in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Source: The Washington Post

10 Apr 2021

Coronavirus in Oregon: 560 new cases, 1 death; nearly 1 in 3 residents at least partially vaccinated

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday reported 560 new COVID-19 cases and one death.

Source: OregonLive

10 Apr 2021

Will Biden ‘Pack’ the Supreme Court?

The president has not explicitly endorsed calls to expand the court, but he just ordered a study exploring possible reforms.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

2021 Masters: Full Second Round Recap [Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas] | CBS Sports HQ

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

California 'boogaloo' militia members tried to thwart killing probe, DOJ says

Four members of a California militia group associated with the anti-government "boogaloo" movement were indicted Friday on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice in connection with a scheme to destroy records related to last year's killing in Oakland of a …

Source: KCRA Sacramento

9 Apr 2021

Texas workplace shooting: Father of two dead, multiple others shot, including state trooper; suspect charged with murder

Authorities in Texas said Larry Bollin, 27, was arrested Thursday after a manhunt. He allegedly killed one person and wounded multiple others.

Source: USA Today

9 Apr 2021

2021 Masters leaderboard breakdown: Crowded group including Spieth, Thomas, Finau chasing Rose

Rose shot even par to maintain his lead, but it shrunk to a single stroke after 36 holes

Source: CBS Sports

9 Apr 2021

California’s COVID case rate is third-lowest in the nation. Will it last?

Variant-fueled outbreaks have pushed case rates up 13 percent nationwide and far higher in the worst states.

Source: The Mercury News

9 Apr 2021

NASA's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity is 'go' for historic 1st flight on Sunday

Source: Space.com

9 Apr 2021

How an online ‘Lego’ gamer infiltrated the White House press corps

‘Kacey Montagu’ posed as a reporter for the fictitious WHN and managed to fool real correspondents — and even the new Biden administration.

Source: Politico

9 Apr 2021

Medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a homicide blames police pressure for his death

The medical examiner testified Friday that police officers' restraint of George Floyd's body and compression of his neck were the primary causes of his death.

Source: NBC News

9 Apr 2021

UP: Three Women Given Anti-Rabies Shot Instead of Covid Vaccine

With many of the people already hesitating to get vaccinated due to side effects and reactions, the incident in UP shocked all. Three elderly women were given anti-rabies shots instead of the Covid vaccine. The women Saroj (70), Anarkali (72), and Satyawati (…

Source: Gulte

9 Apr 2021

‘There’s no reason to feel intimidated’

Masters rookie Will Zalatoris finds himself in Saturday’s final group

Source: pgatour.com

9 Apr 2021

Oregon reports 560 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Six counties, including Multnomah and Clackamas, moved back to the state's high risk level Friday because of rising case numbers.

Source: KGW.com

9 Apr 2021

Rick Perry: Biden sending message to cartels that 'it's OK to sexually traffic children' across border

The Biden White House has sent a permissive message to human traffickers with its response to the southern border crisis, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry told "Your World" Friday.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

McConnell: Biden Supreme Court commission 'direct assault on our nation's independent judiciary'

McConnell unloaded on the idea of packing the court and the White House’s plan to form a commission to study the idea of adding justices in a Friday press release, calling the idea a “direct assault on our nation’s independent judiciary.”

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

St Vincent rocked by explosive eruptions of La Soufrière volcano

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

The EU Plays Politics With Northern Ireland

A Brexit dispute threatens to upend the Good Friday Agreement I worked hard to finish 23 years ago.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

9 Apr 2021

Four women suing NFL star Deshaun Watson ordered to refile complaints with real names

At two separate emergency court hearings Friday, Harris County judges ruled that four of Deshaun Watson's accusers must refile their lawsuits under their real names.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Tony Finau rebounds with 66 at The Masters, 3 shots off lead

Finau shot 6-under-par 66 to shoot two dozen spots up the leaderboard, finishing with a two-day total of 4-under 140 and just three shots off leader Justin Rose ahead of the weekend.

Source: KSL.com

9 Apr 2021

Rusty Hardin - Deshaun Watson never engaged in acts with plaintiffs that weren't 'mutually desired'

Deshaun Watson's lawyer said Friday there were some "consensual encounters" between the Texans quarterback and some of the women who have filed lawsuits against him, but he said Watson never engaged in any acts that were not "mutually desired."

Source: ESPN

9 Apr 2021

‘Devastated and confused’: Family of Phillip Adams speaks out after SC mass shooting

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

What's behind the recent violence in Northern Ireland?

For over a week, riots have marred the streets across five cities and towns in Northern Ireland. Cars and a bus have been hijacked and burned, young people have thrown petrol bombs at police, and at least 74 officers have been injured.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Oregon Health Authority reports 560 additional COVID-19 cases, one new death

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Oregon Health Authority reported 560 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with one new death related to the virus.

Source: KPTV.com

9 Apr 2021

Prince Philip supported Princess Diana during her rocky marriage to Prince Charles, author says

Princess Diana initially had a warm relationship with Prince Philip, another "outsider" who joined the British royal family.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Forensic pathologists testify on Floyd's cause of death in Chauvin murder trial | TheHill

Testimony from Minneapolis forensic pathologists, including the doctor who performed th...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

Biden’s Supreme Court Reform Commission Shows He Doesn’t Really Want Court Reform

He’s not even asking for recommendations!

Source: Slate Magazine

9 Apr 2021

House Ethics Committee investigating Matt Gaetz, Tom Reed misconduct allegations

The House Committee on Ethics announced two separate probes into Reps. Matt Gaetz and Tom Reed Friday over allegations of sexual misconduct Friday.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Ex-prosecutors, DOJ veterans react to Joel Greenberg plea deal

Joel Greenberg's potential cooperation means someone Gaetz may have conspired with "is now working with the government," an ex-FBI agent said.

Source: Business Insider

9 Apr 2021

House Ethics Committee Investigating GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Of Florida

The investigation follows a series of allegations against the Florida congressman, including illegal drug use and sexual misconduct.

Source: NPR

9 Apr 2021

Police Caused Floyd's Death, But Drugs and Heart Disease Played a Role, M.E. Says

Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Mr. Floyd’s autopsy, said police officers’ restraint of Mr. Floyd and compression of his neck were the main causes of his death.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Progressives slam Biden's 'bloated' proposed Pentagon budget

President Biden is getting hammered from both sides of the aisle for his proposed $715 billion defense budget the White House released Friday, with progressives saying that's too much money for the Pentagon while Republicans say the proposal falls way short o…

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

White House southern border coordinator Roberta Jacobson to leave post end of April

Jacobson's departure is "consistent with her commitment at the outset to serve in the administration's first 100 days," the White House said.

Source: CNBC

9 Apr 2021

Matt Gaetz Named as Subject of House Ethics Committee Probe

Florida Republican is under investigation by federal authorities into whether he violated federal sex-trafficking laws

Source: The Wall Street Journal

9 Apr 2021

House to investigate Upstate NY Rep. Tom Reed over sexual misconduct claims

Corning Republican faces House ethics probe.

Source: syracuse.com

9 Apr 2021

Why Michigan high school sports won't be following Whitmer's two-week pause suggestion

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is suggesting all Michigan youth sports take a two-week break to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The MHSAA is gonna pass

Source: Detroit Free Press

9 Apr 2021

Derek Chauvin Trial 4/9/21: Medical examiner says heart disease, drugs contributed to but didn't cause George Floyd's death

Hennepin County medical examiner Andrew Baker, who conducted the autopsy on George Floyd, took the stand Friday.

Source: CBS News

9 Apr 2021

The name is Watch, Google Pixel Watch. And here's how it allegedly looks

Google's Pixel Watch has been a stuff of leaks and rumors for a few years now, but a fresh leak suggests October might be when it arrives.

Source: PocketNow

9 Apr 2021

Biden’s southern border czar Roberta Jacobson to step down at the end of April

Her departure comes after there were more illegal border crossings in March than any single month in 15 years.

Source: Axios

9 Apr 2021

Gaetz faces probe by House ethics over potential misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee has opened an investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz, citing reports of sexual and other misconduct by the Florida Republican, the panel's leaders said...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

Volcano erupts for a second time on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

The La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted for a second time Friday, according to the country's National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Get the facts: How online info is providing misleading accounts about COVID-19 vaccine safety

Health reports are being used improperly on social media and websites regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Here's what to know.

Source: 4029tv

9 Apr 2021

Should Michigan Get More Vaccine Doses To Curb Its Current COVID Surge?

As Michigan reels from a deluge of new coronavirus cases, some public health experts are pressing the Biden administration to reconsider its allocation strategy…

Source: TPM

9 Apr 2021

New research reveals secret to Jupiter's curious aurora activity

Auroral displays continue to intrigue scientists, whether the bright lights shine over Earth or over another planet. The lights hold clues to the makeup of a planet's magnetic field and how that field operates.

Source: Phys.Org

9 Apr 2021

Leaked photos show the presumed designs of Apple's next-generation iPad Pro and iPad mini tablets

Two leakers have shared photos of alleged dummies of Apple's upcoming tablet refreshes for 2021. The company is expected to release revised iPad mini and iPad Pro models soon, although it remains unclear if the former will receive a design overhaul.

Source: Notebookcheck.net

9 Apr 2021

Tiger Woods thought he was in Florida after SUV crash, collision report says

Tiger Woods wasn’t sure where he was when a sheriff’s deputy interviewed him after his one-car crash in February, according to a 22-page report

Source: The Guardian

9 Apr 2021

Medical examiner: Arrest 'was just more than Mr. Floyd could take'

Dr. Andrew Baker's findings are at odds with a prosecution expert who said Floyd died from a lack of oxygen.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

9 Apr 2021

School districts weigh response to Gov. Whitmer’s request for two-week sports pause

Whitmer also ask all high schools to go virtual for two weeks

Source: mlive.com

9 Apr 2021

Gaetz hires NY lawyers Marc Mukasey, Isabelle Kirshner to fight sex trafficking probe

Gaetz hired the lawyers, Marc Mukasey and Isabelle Kirshner, to mount a “fight” against the prosecutors investigating him for potential violations of federal sex trafficking laws, a spokeswoman for the lawmaker said Friday.

Source: New York Daily News

9 Apr 2021

Elon Musk startup shows monkey with brain chip implants playing video game

Neuralink video appears to show monkey controlling game paddle simply by thinking

Source: The Guardian

9 Apr 2021

Biden Details $1.52 Trillion Spending Proposal to Fund Discretionary Priorities

The request includes increases in funding to address climate change, along with beefing up education, health research and the Internal Revenue Service.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Samsung has five new budget smartphones — here's how they all compare

Samsung, which earlier this year dropped the bar of entry to the Galaxy S21 family to $799.99, is furthering its focus on value with the 2021 Galaxy A Series — a five-phone family that ranges from $109.99 to $499.99. The latest phone drop provides more choice…

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

No password required: Mobile carrier exposes data for millions of accounts

Q Link Wireless made data available to anyone who knows a customer's phone number.

Source: Ars Technica

9 Apr 2021

Am I FLoCed? A New Site to Test Google's Invasive Experiment

Today we’re launching Am I FLoCed, a new site that will tell you whether your Chrome browser has been turned into a guinea pig for Federated Learning of Cohorts or FLoC, Google’s latest targeted advertising experiment. If you are a subject, we will tell you h…

Source: EFF

9 Apr 2021

NASA to land first person of color on the moon

It’s one giant step for diversity. NASA plans to land the first person of color on the moon as part of an international spaceflight program, a rep for the agency said Friday. “NEW:@NASA…

Source: New York Post

9 Apr 2021

Biden orders commission to study supreme court expansion and reform

Executive order fulfils campaign pledge to examine court reform but Biden has not said if he favors expanding nine-justice court

Source: The Guardian

9 Apr 2021

Silver: Some believe 49ers could draft Justin Fields, taking Shanahan's offense to 'another dimension'

As is the case with many analysts, NFL Network's Marc Ross sees Justin Fields of Ohio State as the better prospect when compared to Mac Jones of Alabama. The former Buckeye will hold a second pro day

Source: 49ers Webzone

9 Apr 2021

How to quarantine your child exposed to Covid-19 at school

Here is expert advice on what parents should do when their child has been sent home after being exposed to Covid-19 at school.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

COVID cases, hospitalizations up despite 20 percent of Americans fully vaccinated

More than 66 million Americans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — but cases and hospitalizations continue to climb, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned.

Source: New York Post

9 Apr 2021

Scientists Created an 'On-Off Switch' for Gene Editing | IE

CRISPR changes are now fully reversible, and the world will never be the same.

Source: Interesting Engineering

9 Apr 2021

NFL rumors: 49ers were ‘serious’ in trying to trade for ex-Jets QB Sam Darnold

The San Francisco 49ers reportedly had serious interest in acquiring former New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold.

Source: nj.com

9 Apr 2021

Lost COVID-19 vaccine card: What to do (and other advice)

Lose it? Laminate it? Post it on Instagram? Some dos and don'ts for your vaccination card, the most exciting piece of paper you'll get this year.

Source: Los Angeles Times

9 Apr 2021

Biden will discuss infrastructure plan with bipartisan members of Congress on Monday

President Biden has said he wants to hear out Republican ideas for infrastructure, but signaled he would move forward with a bill without them.

Source: CNBC

9 Apr 2021

Apple admits porting iMessage to Android would hurt iPhone sales

An Apple executive has admitted that porting iMessage to Android would hurt Apple more than help the company.

Source: XDA Developers

9 Apr 2021

Google Pixel Watch leak hints at the most stunning smartwatch yet

A round Pixel Watch with a physical crown? Hmm.

Source: TechRadar

9 Apr 2021

First-Ever Observations From Under Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Are Bad News

Glaciers all over Antarctica are in trouble as ice there rapidly melts. There’s no Antarctic glacier whose fate is more consequential for our future than the Thwaites Glacier, and new research in Science Advances shows that things aren’t looking good.

Source: Gizmodo.com

9 Apr 2021

Fact-checking Biden's speech announcing new executive actions on gun control

In the wake of another series of mass shootings around the US, President Joe Biden announced several gun-control focused executive actions on Thursday.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

School report card: Nearly 80 percent of U.S. teachers and school staff received 1 dose of vaccine, more universities require COVID-19 shot come fall

The CDC says a majority of teachers and school staff received at least 1 dose of vaccine and more universities require students to get vaccinated before...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

9 Apr 2021

Psaki: Biden won't pressure Breyer to retire

“He believes that’s a decision Justice Breyer will make when he decides it’s time to no longer serve on the Supreme Court,” press secretary Jen Psaki said.

Source: Politico

9 Apr 2021

Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean's St. Vincent

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Friday following mandatory evacuation orders from the local...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

Tiger Woods thought he was in Florida after crash in Los Angeles, according to collision report

Tiger Woods didn't remember anything about his car wreck on Feb. 23 and believed he was in the state of Florida when a sheriff's deputy interviewed him at a Los Angeles area hospital moments after the accident, according to a report released Friday.

Source: ESPN

9 Apr 2021

India Covid-19 Crisis Deepened by Missteps and Complacency

The new wave will hurt global efforts and vaccine supplies, experts say. Researchers are scrambling to assess whether new coronavirus variants are playing a role in India.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Projected cut line at the Masters reveals interesting plot lines

It frequently was said by past Golfweek editors that some of the best stories are at the bottom of the leaderboard, but several top players better start making birdies if they want to make it past …

Source: USA Today

9 Apr 2021

Prince Philip's Mother Alice and Her Life of Philanthropy in Greece

Prince Philip's mother, Princess Alice, lived a tumultuous life of tragedy but also of great philanthropic work in Greece.

Source: Greekreporter.com

9 Apr 2021

To Speed Vaccination, Some Call for Delaying Second Shots

Stretching the time between the first and second doses would greatly accelerate the rate at which people get at least partial protection. But some experts fear it could also lead to new variants.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Mars Perseverance rover takes a selfie with Ingenuity helicopter ahead of historic flight

To the delight of social media users, NASA's Perseverance rover used a camera on the end of its robotic arm to snap a selfie with the Mars Ingenuity helicopter this week ahead of its historic flight mission.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Soyuz crew welcomed aboard International Space Station – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

9 Apr 2021

Some Pixel 5 users can’t stream Netflix in HD because of a DRM issue

Some Pixel 5 phones are having issues streaming Netflix in HD or HDR because of a DRM issue with Google’s Widevine platform that is only allowing them to stream in SD.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

Biden signs executive order on Supreme Court reform commission

The president held up the commission as a more conscientious approach to studying the issue of court-packing.

Source: Politico

9 Apr 2021

Gaetz loses another staffer as fallout around investigation continues

Devin Murphy, the legislative director for Rep. Matt Gaetz, has resigned his post, making him the second staffer to leave the Florida congressman's office as the pressure continues to mount surrounding a federal investigation into sex trafficking allegations.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Deshaun Watson finds support from O.J. Simpson amid sexual misconduct allegations

O.J. Simpson shared his two cents on the Deshaun Watson controversy on Thursday.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

The GOP is Trump’s party, so ‘all Republican roads lead to Mar-a-Lago’

The surest sign of Trump’s continued power: Republicans are still trying to pay him money.

Source: The Washington Post

9 Apr 2021

NASA 2022: A Year of Innovation

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Police identify suspected gunman, wounded trooper in Texas mass shooting | TheHill

Police have identified the suspected gunman and the wounded troop...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

Rory McIlroy Accidentally Hits Dad During First Round Of Master's

“It was dead straight,” the pro golfer said. “But I think he was OK. He didn’t limp away. He walked away pretty swiftly, so that was all right.”

Source: HuffPost

9 Apr 2021

Biden Details $1.52 Trillion Spending Request

The request includes increases in funding to address climate change, along with beefing up education, health research and the Internal Revenue Service.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Watch: Elon Musk's Neuralink monkey appears to play Pong with its mind

Brain implants could help paralyzed people ‘use a smartphone with their mind faster than someone using thumbs,’ Musk tweeted

Source: MarketWatch

9 Apr 2021

What you need to know about your COVID-19 vaccine card

The golden ticket to a post-pandemic world is a shot in the arm — and the flimsy paper proof of it.

Source: Www.https

9 Apr 2021

Yes, Massachusetts residents can get the vaccine in New Hampshire beginning April 19

Gov. Chis Sununu says the state will offer the vaccine to "any person from anywhere."

Source: Boston.com

9 Apr 2021

Moderna vaccine antibodies last at least 6 months; lung transplant can save some COVID-19 survivors

(Reuters) -The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

9 Apr 2021

Elon Musk's Neuralink claims monkeys can play Pong using just their minds

Neuralink, the implant company owned by SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has released a video in which a monkey appears to play the computer game Pong using only its mind.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

As Pa. covid cases rise, hospitalizations drop for 1st time in nearly 3 weeks

With the latest numbers released Friday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, coronavirus cases are continuing to increase across the state. However, state hospitalizations for covid declined for the first time in nearly three weeks. That, combined with t…

Source: TribLIVE

9 Apr 2021

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dead at 99

His role was to walk one step behind the queen, but even there, Philip was able to carve out his own reputation and role in history.

Source: CBS News

9 Apr 2021

How Covid Vaccine Tech Could Fight Cancer Soon

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Doctors say COVID-19 threat worse now than during fall peak

Milwaukee County health experts warn against COVID-19 variant.

Source: WISN Milwaukee

9 Apr 2021

Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show

Political appointees also tried to blunt scientific findings they deemed unfavorable to Trump, according to new documents from House probe

Source: The Washington Post

9 Apr 2021

Volcano Erupts On Island Of St. Vincent As Evacuation Ongoing

St. Vincent's National Emergency Management Organisation announced Friday morning that the volcano had erupted, amid ongoing attempts to evacuate nearby residents.

Source: NPR

9 Apr 2021

The medical examiner who performed George Floyd's autopsy is set to testify in Derek Chauvin's trial

The medical examiner who performed George Floyd's autopsy has taken the stand in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Puerto Rico will close schools amid Covid surge

Puerto Rico’s health secretary announced that all public and private schools would close for two weeks on April 12 amid a surge in Covid-19 cases.

Source: NBC News

9 Apr 2021

In 3 years, New Hampshire will bear witness to total solar eclipse

As long as the skies cooperate — meaning there's no cloud cover — Granite Staters won't miss out on the country's next total solar eclipse in 2024.

Source: WMUR Manchester

9 Apr 2021

1 in 5 Americans are fully vaccinated and a third of the country has received at least one shot, CDC data shows

One in five Americans are fully vaccinated and a third of the population has received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

Source: CNBC

9 Apr 2021

CDC says Johnson & Johnson vaccine supply will drop 80% next week

The sharp decline comes as states set their sights on reopening before mid-year.

Source: Axios

9 Apr 2021

iPhone 13 killer upgrade leaked — Touch ID just made the 'final cut'

A new leak says that in-display Touch ID could be coming to the iPhone 13

Source: Tom's Guide

9 Apr 2021

Elon Musk’s Neuralink explains how a monkey used its brain-computer tech to play Pong

Neuralink, the brain machine interface company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has published a video of a monkey playing the video game Pong with its mind.

Source: CNBC

9 Apr 2021

Kremlin says it fears full-scale fighting in Ukraine's east

The Kremlin said Friday it fears the resumption of full-scale fighting in eastern Ukraine and could take steps to protect civilians there, a stark warning...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

9 Apr 2021

Astronomers detect a bright-blue bridge of stars, and it's about to blow

The newly discovered region reveals how new elements are made and how matter is recycled throughout our galaxy.

Source: Live Science

9 Apr 2021

Missouri set to expand vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older on Friday

Illinois will do the same on Monday.

Source: STLtoday.com

9 Apr 2021

Zidane on Messi ahead of Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: La Liga needs him

Zinedine Zidane has said he hopes Lionel Messi stays at Barcelona, saying his presence is "good for La Liga".

Source: ESPN

9 Apr 2021

'Matt Gaetz needs to resign,' says GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is calling on fellow Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida to resign amid a sex trafficking probe into his actions

Source: NBC News

9 Apr 2021

Even Mets’ broadcasters were disturbed by Michael Conforto walkoff win

Nobody was happy about the way the Mets won their Thursday afternoon game against the Marlins – not even their broadcast team. The Mets completed perhaps the most controversial victory of the early…

Source: New York Post

9 Apr 2021

Windows and Linux devices are under attack by a new cryptomining worm

With new exploits and capabilities, the Sysrv botnet poses a growing threat.

Source: Ars Technica

9 Apr 2021

I’m salivating over this new four-volume Philip K. Dick collection by the Folio Society

The Folio Society has unveiled a new limited-edition set of Philip K. Dick’s complete short stories. The four-volume set spans 118 stories and Dick’s career from the 1950s through to the 1980s.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

Biden wants to end gun-maker liability protections. That could sink the industry, advocates say.

President Joe Biden said he wishes he could repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which gives legal immunity to gun-makers.

Source: NBC News

9 Apr 2021

Is India Running Out Of Vaccine Doses?

India is the world's largest vaccine producer. But hundreds of its clinics have closed after running out of vaccine — just as the country sees a new spike in infections.

Source: NPR

9 Apr 2021

US suicides dropped amid coronavirus, defying pandemic expectations

The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

How to watch the Masters Tournament, Round 2: Leaderboard, tee times, TV times

Round 2 of the Masters takes place Friday. Dustin Johnson is the defending champion from November's staging, and a field of stars including Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm will be chasing the Green Jac…

Source: pgatour.com

9 Apr 2021

Manchin on his increased call for bipartisanship: Capitol riot 'changed me' | TheHill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) says he increased his calls for bipar...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

Fermilab Experiment Hints at New Fundamental Force of Nature

The team working on Fermilab's Muon g−2 experiment has reported a tantalizing hint of a new type of physics. If confirmed, this would become the fifth fundamental force in the universe.

Source: ExtremeTech

9 Apr 2021

1 dead, 5 injured in Bryan, Texas, shooting

The suspected gunman was arrested after an intense manhunt Thursday.

Source: CBS News

9 Apr 2021

St. Vincent warns of ‘imminent’ volcanic eruption, orders thousands to evacuate

A volcano eruption could be « imminent » at La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, authorities in the West Indies island nation said.

Source: The Washington Post

9 Apr 2021

If the SF 49ers draft Mac Jones No. 3 in the NFL Draft, it's a fireable offense for all involved

SFGATE's Eric Ting on why it'd be a big mistake for Niners to take the next Kirk Cousins...

Source: SFGate

9 Apr 2021

Samsung reportedly inks deal to buy OLED TV panels from rival LG Display

Samsung Electronics is reportedly close to ordering millions of OLED TV panels from rival LG Display. It’s believed this will amount to 1 million units supplied in the second half of this year, rising to 4 million next year.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

Samsung's iTest offers a look at Galaxy Android on iPhone | Engadget

If you're using an iPhone and thinking about switching to a Galaxy device, Samsung has unveiled a website to let you "sample the other side."

Source: Engadget

9 Apr 2021

Trump, other potential 2024 GOP contenders, gathering at major retreat

The GOP’s wealthiest contributors and biggest fundraisers will be in Palm Beach, Fla., this weekend for a Republican National Committee donor retreat that’s also attracting more than half a dozen potential 2024 presidential contenders.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

'It's thrilling, exciting and terrifying': NASA prepares for first helicopter flight on Mars

NASA's plan to launch the Ingenuity on Sunday has been decades in the making, says Robert Hogg, the deputy surface mission manager for the Mars 2020 program.

Source: Politico

9 Apr 2021

Mike Francesa rips MLB: Mets’ walk-off win was a joke | ‘Baseball is lost’

The New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins, 3-2, on Thursday at Citi Field with a walk-off hit-by-pitch.

Source: nj.com

9 Apr 2021

What to know about expected but rare 'breakthrough' COVID cases

Source: ABC News

9 Apr 2021

Five things to watch for at the GOP's donor retreat | TheHill

GOP leaders and fundraisers are huddling in Palm Beach, Fla., for the Republican Natio...

Source: The Hill

9 Apr 2021

Elon Musk's brain chip company Neuralink released a video of a monkey playing video games with its mind

Musk has boasted about getting monkeys to play video games through a brain chip before, but this is the first time Neuralink has shown it in action.

Source: Business Insider

9 Apr 2021

Can you drink alcohol after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

You may be ready to pop the champagne or crack open a beer and celebrate, but hold on for a moment.

Source: WGN TV Chicago

9 Apr 2021

Justin Rose charges into four-shot lead with commanding first-round 65 at the Masters

Justin Rose raced into a four-shot lead at the Masters thanks to a superb back nine that saw him finish the day seven-under par.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Vaccine Slots Go Unused in Mississippi and Other States

The good news: There are more shots available. The challenge is getting people to take them.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Betting Big On Electric Vehicles, Biden Faces Fraught Decision On Ga. Battery Plant

A global trade dispute threatens green energy jobs in the politically crucial state of Georgia. The president's decision on how it's resolved could affect a key piece of his infrastructure agenda.

Source: NPR

9 Apr 2021

My unusual week with Myanmar’s violent, paranoid military junta

Clumsy propaganda tour reveals the generals’ strategy in combating global condemnation amid a crackdown on anti-coup protesters.

Source: The Washington Post

9 Apr 2021

Scientists work toward an elusive dream: a simple pill to treat Covid-19 - STAT

As simple as that sounds, the process of actually developing new antiviral treatments is overwhelmingly complicated.

Source: STAT

9 Apr 2021

Apple says iMessage on Android ‘will hurt us more than help us’

Apple knows that iMessage’s blue bubbles are a big barrier to people switching to Android, which is why the service has never appeared on Google’s mobile operating system. That’s according to a court filing from Epic Games.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

Rioters ignore pleas for calm as violence flares in Belfast

BELFAST (AP) — Gangs of youths threw stones and fireworks at police in Belfast who hit back with water cannons as violence flared again on the streets of Northern Ireland. Unrest has erupted...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

Japanese doctors perform world's first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient

A Japanese woman whose lungs were severely damaged by Covid-19 has received what doctors say is the world's first lung transplant from living donors to a recovered coronavirus patient.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Covid-19 live updates: U.S. cases involving Brazil variant on the rise, according to CDC data

More than 30 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States and over 559,000 have died.

Source: The Washington Post

9 Apr 2021

Revealed: Republican-led states secretly spending huge sums on execution drugs

Documents obtained by the Guardian show three states paying over the odds to skirt – almost certainly illegally – a ban on lethal injection pharmaceuticals

Source: The Guardian

9 Apr 2021

Anthony Fauci Sounds The Alarm Over 'Disturbingly High' Level Of New COVID-19 Cases

“When you’re at that level, there is the risk of getting a surge back up," warned the nation’s top infectious disease expert.

Source: HuffPost

9 Apr 2021

It’s All a Blur: Chinese Shows Censor Western Brands Over Xinjiang Dispute

Online platforms that stream dance, singing and comedy shows are pixelating performers’ T-shirts and sneakers amid a nationalistic fervor.

Source: New York Times

9 Apr 2021

Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over billions of dollars seized by Seoul was freed and sailed away early Friday, just hours ahead of further talks between Tehran and world powers over its tattered nuclear deal.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut launch to the space station

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov will launch to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Friday. This means the floating laboratory will be home to 10 people.

Source: CNN

9 Apr 2021

Samsung's Upgraded Smart Tracker Can Help You Find Your Keys Using AR

On Thursday, Samsung announced plans to launch an upgraded version of its Galaxy SmartTag smart trackers, the aptly named SmartTag+, globally on April 16 with a U.S. rollout expected sometime “in the coming weeks.”

Source: Gizmodo.com

9 Apr 2021

LIVE UPDATES: Derek Chauvin trial continues Friday; medical examiner expected to testify

The murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin is set to resume on Friday morning.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Kinzinger calls for Gaetz to resign

Rep. Adam Kinzinger called for his fellow Republican lawmaker to resign Thursday night.

Source: Politico

9 Apr 2021

Reopening California: What a return to downtown Sacramento could look like

KCRA 3 News spoke with Sacramento city leaders and business owners about what the return to downtown could look like.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

9 Apr 2021

Study: Many people infected with COVID-19 have long-term mental health symptoms

Researchers are finding about one in three COVID-19 survivors had neurological or psychological issues long after getting sick.

Source: WLWT Cincinnati

9 Apr 2021

Cal State L.A. vaccine site fills fast after opening eligibility

Thousands flock to Cal State L.A. for first day of open eligibility for adults

Source: Los Angeles Times

9 Apr 2021

Suspect charged with murder in connection with mass shooting at Bryan cabinet shop

Larry Bollin, 27, has been arrested and charged with murder.

Source: KHOU.com

9 Apr 2021

Larry Bollin, 27, Identified as Bryan, Texas Shooter at Kent Moore Cabinets

The shooter has been identified as Larry Bollin, 27, of Grimes County, according to Bryan, Texas police.

Source: Newsweek

9 Apr 2021

Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over billions of dollars seized by Seoul was freed and sailed away early Friday, just hours...

Source: Associated Press

9 Apr 2021

'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard goes up in Florida

The bitey billboards were paid for by liberal PAC Mad Dog, and appeared this week at the height of Gaetz's sex trafficking scandal.

Source: Business Insider

9 Apr 2021

Apple admits that iMessage for Android was killed to keep its walled garden

The legal conflict between Epic Games and Apple has already had some fairly substantial fallout. The court of public opinion has already pressed Apple and

Source: Android Police

9 Apr 2021

Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams reportedly had medication taken away before South Carolina killings

A prominent South Carolina doctor who was one of five people allegedly gunned down by former NFL player Phillip Adams on Wednesday had stopped giving him medication, which triggered the killings, according to officials.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

Watch a monkey equipped with Elon Musk’s Neuralink device play Pong with its brain

Elon Musk’s Neuralink, one of his many companies and the only one currently focused on mind control (that we’re aware of), has released a new blog post and video detailing some of its recent updates — including using its hardware to make it possible for a mon…

Source: TechCrunch

9 Apr 2021

George Clooney emailed George Floyd’s family lawyer advice amid Derek Chauvin murder trial

During a recent virtual appearance on “The View," George Floyd's family attorney, Benjamin Crump, said George Clooney emailed him about how he should respond to Derek Chauvin's defense lawyers' suggestion that a drug overdose caused Floyd's death.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

2021 Masters Round 1 Highlights: Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose | SportsCenter

Source: Google News

9 Apr 2021

Second aide to Matt Gaetz quits amid federal investigation

Devin Murphy told colleagues he wanted to work on policy, not work at a tabloid, The New York Times reported.

Source: Business Insider

9 Apr 2021

Wisconsin reports most daily COVID-19 cases in nearly two months

At least half of recent cases sequenced are of the more contagious variants, officials say.

Source: Madison.com

9 Apr 2021

Watch: Elon Musk’s Neuralink says this monkey is playing Pong with its mind

A video posted to YouTube claims to show a macaque monkey with a Neuralink brain implant playing the game Pong using only its mind.

Source: The Verge

9 Apr 2021

GOP congresswoman calls Biden a 'tyrant' over Second Amendment comments

GOP Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Thursday that President Biden was a “tyrant” after he argued the Second Amendment was not “absolute” while unveiling executive actions meant to curb gun violence.

Source: Fox News

9 Apr 2021

2021 Masters: Bryson DeChambeau (76) can get his calculations right at Augusta National

Augusta National continues to be a mystery for Bryson DeChambeau, who struggled to a 4-over 76.

Source: Golf Channel

9 Apr 2021

Chauvin defense ineffective against prosecution’s medical expert in George Floyd case, attorney says

"They did not do any damage," Civil Rights attorney David Henderson told CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith."

Source: CNBC