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16 Oct 2021

Manchin pushback alters White House climate strategy

The West Virginia Democrat has expressed fierce opposition to the proposed Clean Electricity Performance Program.

Source: The Washington Post

16 Oct 2021

Concept: Here's what the new MacBook Pro could look like if even the wildest rumors pan out

There are lots of wild rumors floating around the internet ahead of Apple’s big Mac-focused on Monday. New leaks have appeared that say the MacBook Pro is going to get a notch and an edge to edge display. There’s also much debate about the color options Apple…

Source: 9to5Mac

16 Oct 2021

Georgia vs. Kentucky: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, prediction, pick, spread, football game odds

The battle for SEC East supremacy will take place Saturday afternoon in Athens

Source: CBS Sports

16 Oct 2021

Woman raped on train as bystanders did nothing, police say

A woman was raped by a stranger on a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia in the presence of other riders who a police official said “should have done something.”

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race | TheHill

Democrats are trolling Donald Trump over Virginia GOP gubernatori...

Source: The Hill

16 Oct 2021

Christian McCaffrey, Deonte Brown placed on injured reserve

The Panthers made the move Saturday to give their running back a chance to fully heal from hamstring injury.

Source: Panthers.com

16 Oct 2021

Vehicle of family that went missing 20 years ago discovered in Ohio River

The vehicle belonging to a woman who went missing with her two children nearly 20 years ago was recovered from the Ohio River, according to the Delhi Township Police Department.

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Meteorite Crashes Through Home, Lands In Sleeping Woman's Bed

Canada woman Ruth Hamilton narrowly missed getting hit by a meteorite that crashed through her roof and landed between her pillows.

Source: HuffPost

16 Oct 2021

Analogue Pocket's OS is meant as the 'definitive' platform for retro games

Analogue has revealed the OS for its Pocket handheld, and it's intended as an authoritative platform for retro gamers..

Source: Engadget

16 Oct 2021

Deputy fatally shot, 2 injured in 'ambush' at Houston nightclub: Police

Source: ABC News

16 Oct 2021

Texas vs. Oklahoma State: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, prediction, pick, spread, football game odds

The Longhorns hope to win their game against a ranked opponent of the season

Source: CBS Sports

16 Oct 2021

Riders watched as a woman was raped on a SEPTA train but no one called 911, police say.

A 35-year-old man in Pennsylvania is facing rape and assault charges after a woman was sexually assaulted on board a public transit train Wednesday night, authorities said on Friday.

Source: NBC News

16 Oct 2021

Lou Merloni thinks a ball boy cost the Red Sox a run in Game 1

Did subtle interference from a ball boy on Hunter Renfroe's double cost the Red Sox a run in Game 1 against the Astros? John Tomase reacts to Lou Merloni's detailed breakdown of the play.

Source: NBCSports.com

16 Oct 2021

UN says Taliban to announce plans for girls' education 'soon'

South Asia News: The Taliban will announce a framework that allows girls to attend school in Afghanistan "soon," a senior United Nations official said, after four week

Source: The Times of India

16 Oct 2021

Macron Commemorates 1961 Paris Police Killing of Algerian Protesters

President Emmanuel Macron of France is the country’s first head of state to attend an event marking the deaths, which officials ignored for decades.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Italy's unions rally against neo-fascist groups after violent protests

Italy's biggest workers' unions rallied in Rome on Saturday and called on the government to dissolve the neo-fascist groups involved in last weekend's violent protests against the COVID-19 health pass.

Source: Reuters

16 Oct 2021

Dbrand stops selling PS5 faceplates after Sony issues legal threats

Dbrand has stopped selling its PlayStation 5 faceplates after Sony issued a cease and desist warning..

Source: Engadget

16 Oct 2021

U.S. will provide condolence payments to families of Kabul drone strike victims

The Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike was supposed to target ISIS-K members, but the attack killed 10 Afghan civilians. Now those victims' families will get unspecified condolence payments.

Source: NPR

16 Oct 2021

Massive asteroids will whiz past Earth in coming weeks, including 1 nearly size of Empire State Building

Source: ABC News

16 Oct 2021

NASA's Lucy launches to Trojan Asteroids

NASA's Lucy mission launched early Saturday from the agency's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Analogue’s Pocket will have an extremely fancy OS to save games to and from cartridges

Analogue has revealed the AnalogueOS operating system that will power its Pocket retro console, featuring some impressive save state features and a comprehensive game library.

Source: The Verge

16 Oct 2021

Russian daily Covid-19 deaths hit record high but lawmakers rule out lockdown

Russia has reported a record number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the past 24 hours, data from the country's Coronavirus Response Center showed Saturday.

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Afghan parents sell their kids to pay off debt as poverty levels rise

A house cleaner in western Afghanistan named Saleha sold her 3-year-old daughter to a man to whom she owed a $550 debt.

Source: Business Insider

16 Oct 2021

Manchin hits back at Sanders criticism in fight over Biden investment plan

Vermont senator chides Manchin over lack of support for bill as progressive-centrist impasse holds up Biden’s reform agenda

Source: The Guardian

16 Oct 2021

US officials set stage for vaccination campaign for younger children

US makes plans to approve vaccines for children aged five to 11, which officials say will reduce virus spread to vulnerable adults

Source: The Guardian

16 Oct 2021

Houston Shooting Leaves One Deputy Dead, Two Others Injured

The deputies were wrestling with a suspect when they were shot from behind, according to the Houston Police Department.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Dodgers: Dave Roberts Provides an Update on Max Muncy Ahead of the NLCS

The Dodgers have made it through their first two rounds of the postseason without the services of Max Muncy. The slugger was injured in a collision at first base on […] More

Source: Dodgers Nation

16 Oct 2021

Why these Oregonians are willing to lose their jobs by refusing COVID-19 vaccines

Three workers in Oregon talk about paying a high price for opposing Gov. Kate Brown's vaccination mandates.

Source: OregonLive

16 Oct 2021

David Amess stabbing leaves U.K. lawmakers reeling from latest attack

Britain was reeling Saturday from the killing of veteran lawmaker David Amess after a public stabbing that sparked a terrorism investigation and renewed calls to address politicians' safety.

Source: NBC News

16 Oct 2021

Rosenthal: Despite being part of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, Carlos Correa should hit it big in free agency

His go-ahead homer in Game 1 of the ALCS was classic Correa, a big October moment from a player who embraces postseason pressure.

Source: The Athletic

16 Oct 2021

NASA's asteroid hunter Lucy soars into the sky

A NASA spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky Saturday morning on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids. Its roundabout journey will span nearly 4 billion miles.

Source: NPR

16 Oct 2021

PSA: ‘Nike Bounce’ watch face isn’t exclusive to Nike Apple Watch Series 7

The "Nike Bounce" Watch Face is new but not exclusive to only Nike edition Apple Watch Series 7 models. Older versions also feature it.

Source: 9to5Mac

16 Oct 2021

Week 7 Viewing Guide: The New #1 in College Football Gets a Midseason Test, a Top-25 Big 12 Showdown and Air F

Kentucky seeks to dethrone the new #1 team in the nation, Texas has a shot at Oklahoma redemption and other college football games for Buckeye fans to watch this Saturday.

Source: Eleven Warriors

16 Oct 2021

As Afghanistan Sinks Into Destitution, Some Sell Children to Survive

U.N. warns that 95% of Afghans aren’t getting enough to eat as winter approaches

Source: The Wall Street Journal

16 Oct 2021

Four train passengers are hurt in Amtrak crash with truck in Oklahoma

An Amtrak train struck a truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, on Friday, injuring four train passengers, a spokesperson for Amtrak told CNN.

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take time

Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine's roads and highways isn't going to happen overnight, even though a law banning such profanities in a state where such regulation has been unusually lax goes into effect Monday.

Source: Associated Press

16 Oct 2021

Psaki, DOJ in damage control mode after Biden says subpoena defiers should be prosecuted

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and White House press secretary Jen Psaki are doing damage control after President Biden told reporters Friday evening that anyone who defies a congressional subpoena should be prosecuted.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Russia's daily COVID-19 death toll at record high as vaccination program stalls

Russia reported a record 1,002 deaths from coronavirus on Saturday, the first time the daily number has passed the 1,000-mark since the start of the pandemic.

Source: Reuters

16 Oct 2021

Why Eagles wanted cornerback Tay Gowan in Zach Ertz trade with Cardinals

The Eagles received cornerback Tay Gowan in a deal that shipped longtime tight end Zach Ertz the Arizona Cardinals.

Source: nj.com

16 Oct 2021

Week 7's best college football games: No. 11 Kentucky gets a shot at No. 1 Georgia

The Week 7 slate features just one top-25 meeting, but there are several other matchups with high entertainment potential.

Source: USA Today

16 Oct 2021

How to Watch Nasa's Launch to Jupiter

The elaborate journey of the robotic spacecraft will offer close encounters with some of the solar system’s least understood objects.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Short home workouts can boost your mood and reduce stress : Shots - Health News

A lot of us have been sitting too much, and it's hard on us mentally as well as physically. Research shows breaking up that couch or desk time with short stints of movement can help lift your mood.

Source: NPR

16 Oct 2021

Virginia is for worriers: Governor race poses real risk to Dem agenda

“If things don’t go well" for Terry McAuliffe, one party lawmaker said, "there’s going to be a lot of different reckonings here.”

Source: Politico

16 Oct 2021

Just the idea of House Speaker Trump could be a dream or nightmare for each party

Some of the former president's boosters are pushing for him to lead the House if Republicans win it back in 2022. Even if he's not really interested, just the notion may be an issue in the midterms.

Source: NPR

16 Oct 2021

Winemaking and marathon running: what Kyrsten Sinema does instead of her job

Sinema is one of two Democrat holdouts against passing Biden’s Build Back Better agenda – but hasn’t made public why. Here’s what she is public about

Source: The Guardian

16 Oct 2021

Two tourists got Legionnaires’ Disease after staying at a Florida Keys resort, lawyers say

Source: Google News

16 Oct 2021

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits scene where MP was fatally stabbed in terrorist incident

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer visited the church Saturday where lawmaker David Amess was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents, hours after his killing was declared a terrorist incident.

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Democrats Bet on Raising Taxes on High-Income People, Big Businesses

Push is viewed broadly within party as political asset, based on opinion polls, but GOP sees it as overreach

Source: The Wall Street Journal

16 Oct 2021

Catholic Church in Sicily Bans Godparents For Now

Part of the Catholic church in Sicily has imposed a three-year prohibition on naming godparents, arguing that the tradition has become merely a way to fortify family ties — and mob ties, too.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Can Fortescue's Andrew Forrest, a Carbon-Emitting Iron Ore Tycoon, Save the Planet?

Andrew Forrest made a mining fortune. Now he wants to lead a climate change revolution — and beat the fossil fuel giants along the way.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Another Michigan Water Crisis Underscores Infrastructure Woes

The crises in Benton Harbor and Flint expose broader failures as a congressional push to address the country’s troubled water system stalls.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Trump's stolen election lie is on the ballot in 2022, thanks to these candidates

The future of U.S. elections is on the ballot in 2022, largely because former President Donald Trump can’t let go of the past.

Source: NBC News

16 Oct 2021

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in rare move

Southeast Asian countries will invite a non-political representative from Myanmar to a regional summit this month, delivering an unprecedented snub to the military leader who led a coup against an elected civilian government in February.

Source: Reuters

16 Oct 2021

Ninjacat is the latest victim of Windows 11's emojigate

Emojigate has claimed another victim, and this time, it's our beloved feline friend, Ninjacat.

Source: Windows Central

16 Oct 2021

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor, police hits courts

A Chicago judge on Friday banned a police union president from making public statements on the city's Covid-19 policy as a stand-off over vaccine mandates...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Oct 2021

How West Virginia Established Universal Pre-K

A program in West Virginia, partially rolled out while Joe Manchin was governor, could be a model for the nation. But there were challenges, including the 10 years it took to establish.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

2021 MLB playoffs - Enrique Hernández's impressive performance drew praise from Houston Astros' manager Dusty Baker

Enrique Hernández continued his impressive postseason run and Astros manager Dusty Baker had nothing but praise for the Red Sox center fielder during an in-game interview.

Source: ESPN

16 Oct 2021

College football scores, rankings, highlights: Oregon, Clemson barely survive upset bids

NCAA football scores, live updates and highlights from the teams in action during Friday of Week 7

Source: CBS Sports

16 Oct 2021

5 things about the Google Pixel 6 we have left to learn

Google Pixel 6 is coming soon, but we don’t know everything

Source: TechRadar

16 Oct 2021

Indonesia river cleanup leads to 11 students drowning, 10 rescued

Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup in Indonesia’s West Java Province, officials said Saturday.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

China isn't about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path

Beijing is piling military, economic and diplomatic pressure on Taiwan to achieve its longterm goal of "One China." But experts worry that if Chinese Communist Party leaders believe they have no hope of a peaceful "reunification," they may turn to more drasti…

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Carlos Correa's monster home run lifts Astros to win in ALCS Game 1

Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve came up in the clutch for the Houston Astros in their 5-4 victory Friday night over the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Dbrand pulls its PS5 Darkplates from sale after Sony threatens legal action

Dbrand has removed its Darkplates from sale after receiving a cease and desist letter from Sony. Dbrand shared the letter with The Verge.

Source: The Verge

16 Oct 2021

How the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Helped Make Your Smartphone’s Screen Possible

To peer deeper than ever into space, NASA needed optics of unprecedented size; the technology to make them was later repurposed to manufacture the display you might be looking at this very moment

Source: The Wall Street Journal

16 Oct 2021

More flee as Canary Island eruption continues, creates 'lava tsunami'

There were more evacuations on La Palma in the Canary Islands as Cumbre Vieja, and a volcanology institute likened swift moving lava to a tsunami. There have been no casualties reported.

Source: NBC News

16 Oct 2021

Washington State trooper who died of COVID hadn’t been vaccinated yet, family says

Source: Google News

16 Oct 2021

Red Sox vs Astros: ALCS Game 1 live updates

Boston's road to the World Series begins in Houston on Friday night. Follow along with the Globe sports staff.

Source: The Boston Globe

16 Oct 2021

Texas Senate passes bill requiring students to play on sports teams corresponding with biological sex

The Texas Senate passed legislation Friday that requires students to compete on school sports teams that correspond with the biological sex listed on their birth certificate.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Texas Senate Passes Bill Targeting Trans Kids in School Sports

House Bill 25, which states that young people may only play on teams corresponding to the gender assigned to them at or near birth, now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott to sign.

Source: Daily Beast

16 Oct 2021

Biden says Justice Department should prosecute those who refuse Jan. 6 committee's subpoenas

Several former Trump aides have defied the congressional panel's requests for records and testimony about the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Source: The Washington Post

16 Oct 2021

Joe Manchin and Bernie Sanders spar over Biden's $3.5T bill

Sens. Joe Manchin and Bernie Sanders on Friday publicly sparred over the sweeping multitrillion-dollar social spending bill that’s been dividing Democrats.

Source: New York Post

16 Oct 2021

More Jon Gruden Email Released, Shows Him Calling Out Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick should have been cut for kneeling during the national anthem, according to a newly uncovered email exchange between former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and ex-GM Bruce Allen of the Washington Football Team. “They suspend people for taki…

Source: Deadline

16 Oct 2021

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

16 Oct 2021

Liberal columnist, frequent MSNBC guest Elizabeth Drew mocks horrific murder of UK conservative David Amess

Liberal journalist Elizabeth Drew is facing intense backlash over a tweet mocking the shocking murder of British Conservative Party minister David Amess.

Source: Fox News

16 Oct 2021

Sir David Amess killing was terrorist incident, Met Police say

Detectives also say the fatal stabbing of Tory MP Sir David Amess has a potential link to Islamist extremism.

Source: BBC News

16 Oct 2021

Black state trooper in Louisiana faces termination after accusing colleagues of murder

A Louisiana state trooper who accused colleagues involved in the death of Ronald Greene of murder and an alleged internal coverup says he was notified he will be fired.

Source: CNN

16 Oct 2021

Apple Watch Series 7 Review: Bigger but Not Entirely Better

The larger screen and faster charging are certainly improvements, but not groundbreaking.

Source: HYPEBEAST

16 Oct 2021

F.D.A. Panel Unanimously Recommends Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots

But many panel members said J. & J. recipients might also benefit from the option of a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna booster, an action that an F.D.A. official said was possible.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Coronavirus in Oregon: 1,218 new cases and 20 deaths as state predicts continued case decline

The pandemic continues.

Source: OregonLive

16 Oct 2021

Major climate program likely to be nixed from spending package: reports | TheHill

A major program in the Democrats’ push to fight climate change is...

Source: The Hill

16 Oct 2021

Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in West Virginia paper

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ move to land an op-ed in Manchin’s backyard seems to have crossed the line for the West Virginia senator.

Source: Politico

16 Oct 2021

At Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

A cluster of 10 people in one Long Island neighborhood have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.

Source: YouTube

16 Oct 2021

Bill Clinton to remain in hospital as he recovers from urological infection

Former president to remain in California hospital at least another night, his spokesperson said Friday

Source: The Guardian

16 Oct 2021

Walgreens COVID Vaccine Mix-Up: Family Says Kids Mistakenly Given Vaccine Instead of Flu Shot

A southern Indiana couple brought their 4- and 5-year-old children to Walgreens to receive the flu shot earlier this month, but instead, the young kids were…

Source: NBC Chicago

16 Oct 2021

DOJ underscores independence after Biden urges prosecutions for Jan. 6 subpoena holdouts

“The Department of Justice will make its own independent decisions in all prosecutions based solely on the facts and the law. Period. Full stop,” DOJ spokesperson Anthony Coley said.

Source: Politico

16 Oct 2021

U.S. Pledges to Pay Family of Those Killed in Botched Kabul Drone Strike

The Pentagon offered unspecified amounts to relatives of the 10 civilians who died in Aug. 29 attack and agreed to help relocate those who want to move to the U.S.

Source: New York Times

16 Oct 2021

Kliff Kingsbury To Miss Browns Game After Testing Positive For Covid

QB coach Cam Turner, defensive lineman Zach Allen also are out

Source: AZCardinals.com

16 Oct 2021

Live coverage: NASA's Lucy asteroid mission ready to launch on Atlas 5 rocket – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

15 Oct 2021

The First Bitcoin Futures ETF Is Coming Next Week. What Investors Need to Know.

Fund sponsor ProShares appears to have won regulatory approval late Friday for its Bitcoin Strategy ETF.

Source: Barron's

15 Oct 2021

Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition

The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

'Reminiscent of Jan. 6': Violent protesters arrested after storming Interior Department, injuring officers

Dozens of activists protesting fossil fuel projects were arrested Thursday after they staged a sit-in at the Interior Department, a move which led to “multiple injuries" and one officer being taken to a hospital.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

Norway attack: Killer held in medical custody amid mental health investigation

Police believe a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five may have been as a result of mental illness.

Source: BBC News

15 Oct 2021

Chicago faces COVID vaccine showdown with police union

Chicago police officers are resisting COVID-19 vaccine mandates, potentially leaving their departments under-staffed as crime increases. Charlie De Mar takes...

Source: YouTube

15 Oct 2021

OAK-D Depth Sensing AI Camera Gets Smaller And Lighter

The OAK-D is an open-source, full-color depth sensing camera with embedded AI capabilities, and there is now a crowdfunding campaign for a newer, lighter version called the OAK-D Lite. The new mode…

Source: Hackaday

15 Oct 2021

Masks and vaccines are a must this holiday season, CDC says

Get your holiday themed masks and porch heaters ready.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Giants hurt by odd MLB rule in controversial NLDS loss vs. Dodgers

No replay. No definition. In perfect baseball fashion, there was nothing the Giants could do about their controversial loss to the Dodgers.

Source: NBCSports.com

15 Oct 2021

Christchurch takes the official 'Wizard Of New Zealand' off its payroll

The Christchurch City Council will end its contract with Ian Brackenbury Channell, reportedly the world's only state-appointed wizard. The "Wizard of New Zealand" has had a long and unique career.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Kliff Kingsbury said Cardinals ‘were sold’ on new TE Zach Ertz before trade

When news broke that Zach Ertz was headed to the desert early Friday morning, one thing was made adamantly clear: The Cardinals are all in.

Source: Arizona Sports

15 Oct 2021

No Public Executions Unless Directed, Says Taliban In New Diktat: Report

The Taliban has directed local officials to refrain from carrying out punishments in public unless Afghanistan's "top court" issues the order for public execution.

Source: NDTV News

15 Oct 2021

Report: Colts work out multiple defensive backs, including Darqueze Dennard and Dee Virgin.

The Colts recently worked out multiple defensive backs.

Source: Stampede Blue

15 Oct 2021

Psaki promises 'to choose my words more carefully' following Hatch Act violation complaint

White House press secretary Jen Psaki promised to “choose my words more carefully” following a Friday complaint from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which claimed she apparently violated the Hatch Act.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

WOAH! Meteorite crashes through home in Canada, narrowly misses woman inside

"And all of a sudden there was an explosion."

Source: WCVB Boston

15 Oct 2021

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Police departments around the U. S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety. Police unions and officers are …

Source: KOMO News

15 Oct 2021

COVID-19 Looks To Be On The Way Out, So Why Aren’t The Restrictions?

The COVID-19 pandemic looks to be on the retreat in the U.S., but the remaining restrictions being imposed by government are not.

Source: The Daily Caller

15 Oct 2021

The New iPad Mini Reclaims The Title Of Best Gaming Tablet

After years of incremental upgrades, Apple finally returns the iPad Mini to its former glory

Source: Kotaku

15 Oct 2021

Capitol Police Officer Charged With Obstruction Of Justice Related To Jan 6 Riot

Federal prosecutors have accused a U.S. Capitol Police officer of obstruction of justice for allegedly encouraging a suspect in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to hide evidence of their participation.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.

Source: Associated Press

15 Oct 2021

Here’s everything you need to know about Apple Watch Series 7 fast charging

One of the headlining features of the new Apple Watch Series 7 is its new support for fast charging. Apple made a big deal about this improvement during its “California Streaming” event last month, but there are some important things to keep in mind… Apple sa…

Source: 9to5Mac

15 Oct 2021

Biden concedes Democrats 'are not going to get $3.5 trillion' bill

Biden suggested that tuition-free community college could be dropped from the bill. "We're going to come back and get the rest," he said.

Source: Business Insider

15 Oct 2021

Biden press secretary Jen Psaki may have violated ethics law with comment on Virginia race, watchdog says

CREW said Psaki's alleged ethics breach was nowhere near as egregious as the many Hatch Act violations in former President Donald Trump's administration.

Source: CNBC

15 Oct 2021

Bill Clinton still in UC Irvine hospital ICU as he recovers from ‘blood stream infection’

Bill Clinton remains hospitalized in an Irvine intensive care unit on Friday while he continues to be treated for a urological infection that spread to his blood, according to his spokesperson. The former president, 75, is on the road to recovery and said to …

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

15 Oct 2021

There’s Now CDC Data on How Much More Likely Unvaxxed Adults Are to Die of Covid

Hint: A lot more likely

Source: Rolling Stone

15 Oct 2021

Alex Murdaugh knows he's 'going to prison': lawyer

Alex Murdaugh has accepted he faces time behind bars, his lawyer said Friday — blaming his secret drug addiction for him “doing these stupid, illegal things.”

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Mom, 36, discovers breast cancer while breastfeeding

Woman discovers lump while breastfeeding. Triple negative metaplastic carcinoma, BRCA positive, undergoes mastectomy, ovaries removed. Cancer-free, now pregnant.

Source: TODAY

15 Oct 2021

College football picks, schedule: Predictions against the spread, odds for top 25 games today in Week 7

A closer look at the top games on the slate for Week 6 of the 2021 season

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

CDC data: Unvaccinated 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated | TheHill

Unvaccinated people have an 11 times higher risk of dying from CO...

Source: The Hill

15 Oct 2021

Samsung's cute Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 video hints at foldables, more colors

Samsung teases next week's Galaxy Unpacked Part 2 event with a new video hinting at what we can expect.

Source: Android Central

15 Oct 2021

What led to Bill Clinton's hospitalization? Warning signs of the common infection

What led to Bill Clinton's hospitalization? A common health issue

Source: NBC News

15 Oct 2021

NASA adviser quits after request to change name of James Webb telescope denied | TheHill

An adviser for NASA wrote an ...

Source: The Hill

15 Oct 2021

Kliff Kingsbury: Zach Ertz fills a role for us

The Cardinals replaced Maxx Williams with Zach Ertz on Friday. Williams had 16 catches for 193 yards and a touchdown before a knee injury ended his season. The Cardinals sent rookie cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round draft pick to the Eagles for Ertz…

Source: NBCSports.com

15 Oct 2021

Biden gives some clues on potential compromises to his social safety net plan

President Joe Biden laid out areas of potential compromise to his massive 10-year spending plan during a speech on Friday at a childcare center in Connecticut.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Fixes for AMD Ryzen performance, other Windows 11 issues rolling out to testers now

Update is reportedly being prepared for public release early next week.

Source: Ars Technica

15 Oct 2021

How La Niña may impact winter weather in the US

The climate pattern known as La Niña generally brings winters that are drier and warmer than usual across the southern U.S. and cooler and wetter in the northern part of the country.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Hands-On With the Apple Watch Series 7

It's Apple Watch Series 7 launch day, which means customers who pre-ordered last Friday are receiving their deliveries. We picked up one of the...

Source: MacRumors

15 Oct 2021

Biden, pushing child care policies, says: 'Everybody knows I like kids better than people'

During a Friday event promoting the family and child care elements of his Build Back Better Agenda, President Joe Biden quipped that he “liked kids better...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

Man injured in Kenosha protests shooting sues city, county and law enforcement officers

Gaige Grosskreutz, the sole survivor of the Kenosha protests shootings, is suing the City of Kenosha, Kenosha County and many of its officers, alleging "Kenosha law enforcement officers and white nationalist militia persons discussed and coordinated strategy"…

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Italy's New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

The rollout went more or less smoothly, with only scattered protests, as the majority of citizens accepted the ‘Green Pass’ as a tolerable sacrifice to stem the Covid pandemic.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.

Source: Associated Press

15 Oct 2021

US Capitol Police officer indicted on obstruction of justice charges in connection with January 6

A US Capitol Police officer was indicted on obstruction charges in connection to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Koch Latino group endorses Youngkin for Virginia governor | TheHill

The Libre Initiative on Friday endorsed Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Gl...

Source: The Hill

15 Oct 2021

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

Gabe Morales' check swing call was an inexcusable way to end the Giants' season

The umpires tried to explain the check-swing strikeout of Wilmer Flores that ended the...

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

15 Oct 2021

President Biden laudes child care investment plan, will help dedicate human rights center during CT visit

President Joe Biden is making a couple of stops in Connecticut on Friday.

Source: WFSB

15 Oct 2021

Uyghurs in Afghanistan fear China will push the Taliban to deport them

Many Uyghurs living in Afghanistan want to leave now that the Taliban are back in control. They fear that the Chinese government could push the Taliban to deport them to China.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Sir David Amess: Conservative MP stabbed to death

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Source: BBC News

15 Oct 2021

Statins may slightly lower COVID-19 death risk; using a different vaccine as booster may offer more protection

Widely-used statin drugs for lowering cholesterol may be linked to a slightly lower risk of dying from COVID-19, new data suggest. Researchers at Karolinska...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

Statins may slightly lower COVID-19 death risk; using a different vaccine as booster may offer more protection

Widely-used statin drugs for lowering cholesterol may be linked to a slightly lower risk of dying from COVID-19, new data suggest. Researchers at Karolinska...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

Meteorite crashes through roof and lands on woman's bed

A British Columbia woman receives a rude awakening.

Source: CNET

15 Oct 2021

Nikolas Cruz plans to plead guilty to 17 counts of murder for 2018 Parkland school shooting

Nikolas Cruz, the man accused of the 2018 massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, plans to plead guilty to all counts.

Source: NBC News

15 Oct 2021

Legionnaires’ outbreak persists at North Portland apartment complex despite disinfection effort

The apartment is home to many senior residents.

Source: OregonLive

15 Oct 2021

Counter-terror police leading probe into fatal stabbing of UK lawmaker

Authorities say investigation into killing of MP David Amess still in early stages, with no possible motive announced; shaken politicians call to rethink security procedures

Source: The Times of Israel

15 Oct 2021

Valve bans blockchain games and NFTs on Steam

Valve has published an update to its rules saying that games that use blockchain tech or let users trade NFTs aren’t allowed on the Steam store. NFT games in particular have been controversial recently.

Source: The Verge

15 Oct 2021

Cooling radio waves to their quantum ground state

Researchers at Delft University of Technology have found a new way to cool radio waves all the way down to their quantum ground state. To do so, they used circuits that employ an analog of the so-called laser cooling technique that is frequently used to cool …

Source: Phys.Org

15 Oct 2021

Scientists find evidence the early solar system harbored a gap between its inner and outer regions

In the early solar system, a "protoplanetary disk" of dust and gas rotated around the sun and eventually coalesced into the planets we know today.

Source: Phys.Org

15 Oct 2021

Divers find SUV of missing Ohio mom, 2 children on river bottom after nearly 20 years

Stephanie “Van” Nguyen’s 1997 Nissan Pathfinder was pulled Wednesday from the Ohio River in Aurora, Indiana. She and her two children, Kristina Nguyen, 4, and John Nguyen, 3, vanished in April 2002.

Source: WHIO

15 Oct 2021

Lightfoot’s vaccine standoff with police union moves to the courts - Chicago Sun

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she’s directed her corporation counsel to file a complaint for injunctive relief against the Fraternal Order of Police and its president, John Catanzara.

Source: Suntimes.com

15 Oct 2021

Texas bill makes trans students play on sports teams according to birth gender

House Bill 25 was passed by a 76-54 vote on Thursday after Texas lawmakers debated for more than 10 hours.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Apple Fires Another Employee Who Urged Workers to Speak Out

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc., facing mounting unrest from within its ranks, has fired an employee who helped lead a movement encouraging workers to share their ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

Pixel Superfans invited to 90-min ‘Tech Talk’ event about the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

In recent months, Made by Google has been building up its "Pixel Superfans" community. A Pixel 6 Superfans event on Tuesday will let...

Source: 9to5google.com

15 Oct 2021

New CDC data shows the risk of dying from Covid-19 is 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults than for fully vaccinated adults

Throughout August, the risk of dying from Covid-19 was 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults than for fully vaccinated adults in the United States, according to new data published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Astros vs. Red Sox: Lance McCullers Jr. left off Houston's ALCS roster with forearm injury

McCullers departed his ALDS start against the White Sox with forearm discomfort

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

Capitol Police officer charged with obstructing riot investigation

Capitol Police officer Michael Angelo Riley was charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly trying to protect a man later accused of illegally entering the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Source: NBC News

15 Oct 2021

You may soon be able to answer phone calls on your Chromebook

Update would give Chrome OS a feature Windows and macOS already offer.

Source: Ars Technica

15 Oct 2021

Justice Department to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion ban

“The Justice Department intends to ask the Supreme Court to vacate the 5th Circuit’s stay of the preliminary injunction against Texas Senate Bill 8,” DOJ spokesperson Anthony Coley said in a statement to reporters.

Source: Politico

15 Oct 2021

DHS says it anticipates re-starting Trump-era Remain-in-Mexico policy in November, is rebuilding tent courts

The Department of Homeland Security says it is ready to reinstate the Trump-era Remain-in-Mexico policy by mid-November in response to a court order upheld by the Supreme Court – even as it works to abolish the program by a different method.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

Tips, Discoveries John Walsh, Dog the Bounty Hunter Have Found in Brian Laundrie Search

Both Walsh and Chapman have said that they have received dozens of tips regarding Brian Laundrie's whereabouts as he has been missing for over a month.

Source: Newsweek

15 Oct 2021

Shocking new study says 90,000 COVID-19 deaths in four months were preventable | TheHill

It all comes down to vaccines.

Source: The Hill

15 Oct 2021

Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz will plead guilty to killing 17 people

Nikolas Cruz's legal team will focus on the trial's penalty phase, where they hope to secure 17 consecutive life sentences instead of the death penalty for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school deaths.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Nikolas Cruz will plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz will plead guilty to murdering 17 people in the Parkland school shooting massacre three years ago, his lawyer said Friday.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Astros' ALCS Roster Does Not Include Lance McCullers Jr.

Top Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. is not on their ALCS roster due to a forearm injury. Read more at MLB Trade Rumors.

Source: MLB Trade Rumors

15 Oct 2021

China, Taiwan tensions spark debate inside Biden admin as Democrats push for more forceful response

The Biden administration is grappling with how to respond to China's ramped-up aggression against Taiwan without accidentally starting a war, as bipartisan lawmakers pressure the President to get tougher on Beijing -- and fast.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Afghanistan Mosque Bombing Kills at Least 38 Shiite Worshippers

The killings in Kandahar, the Taliban’s historic stronghold, follow a spate of Islamic State attacks on the country’s religious minority sect

Source: The Wall Street Journal

15 Oct 2021

Indiana kids mistakenly injected with COVID-19 vaccine instead of flu shot at local Walgreens, parents say - KABC

An Indiana Walgreens mistakenly gave two children the COVID vaccine instead of a flu shot, the parents allege.

Source: KABC-TV

15 Oct 2021

Walgreens allegedly gives two kids COVID-19 vaccine instead of flu shots

Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, said the kids “will probably do OK.”

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Afghanistan mosque bombing leaves at least 33 dead, 73 wounded

A large explosion tore through a Shi’ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, killing at least 33 people and wounding 73,

Source: NBC News

15 Oct 2021

Giant planet discovered orbiting dead star may be a glimpse into our solar system's future

Astronomers came across a Jupiter-like planet revolving around a dead star near the center of the Milky Way.

Source: CBS News

15 Oct 2021

Washington NFL email scandal: Everything we know so far about investigation that led to Jon Gruden resignation

Gruden is just one piece of a larger puzzle

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

Murdaugh Hospital Records Deepen Mystery of Botched Shooting

The disgraced lawyer and his alleged accomplice have different versions of what went down over Labor Day weekend. New hospital records shine a light on the assisted-suicide ploy.

Source: Daily Beast

15 Oct 2021

What is sepsis? Here's everything to know about the infection former president Bill Clinton is battling

According to the World Health Organization, sepsis kills more than 11 million people in the world each year. Here's how it can happen.

Source: USA Today

15 Oct 2021

Outspoken US Marine's defense team says guilty plea shows Pentagon what accountability looks like

The defense team for the U.S. Marine who went viral for social media posts calling out military leaders stressed accountability on the first day of his court martial hearing.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

Cardinals trade for Eagles tight end Zach Ertz after Maxx Williams injury, dealing CB Tay Gowan and fifth-round pick

Team deals fifth-round pick, cornerback Tay Gowan to Eagles

Source: AZCardinals.com

15 Oct 2021

Max Scherzer lets loose after Dodgers' thrilling Game 5 win over Giants

After the Dodgers overcame the Giants in a Game 5 division series thriller Thursday one of, the heroes of the night, Max Scherzer, had one thing on his mind.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Chicago police officers defying Mayor Lightfoot's vaccine mandate: 'Everybody up in arms across the board'

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police president John Catanzara said the city's vaccine mandate is "absolutely wrong." He told officers not to provide their vaccination status, which the city has requested by midnight.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia

Source: ABC News

15 Oct 2021

Blast at Afghan Mosque Kills at Least 37 as Shiites Are Targeted Again

The explosion in Kandahar marked the second week in a row that attackers had struck a Shiite place of worship during Friday Prayer.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

White House says fully vaccinated foreign visitors can start entering US on November 8

Foreign visitors who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to travel to the United States starting on November 8, the White House said Friday.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

MP Sir David Amess stabbed at constituency meeting

Police say a man was arrested and a knife was recovered after the incident in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Source: BBC News

15 Oct 2021

Norway bow-and-arrow attack suspect charged with 5 counts of murder

The suspect in a deadly bow-and-arrow attack in Norway has been charged with five counts of murder, police said Friday.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

43,000 people in England could have received wrong COVID-19 test results

The U.K. Health Security Agency said a lab in Wolverhampton, Central England, had been suspended after 43,000 people were given false test results.

Source: USA Today

15 Oct 2021

There was no explaining awful call that ended Giants-Dodgers NLDS

The dubious check-swing call against Flores, which instantly drew criticism, gave Max Scherzer his first career save and the Dodgers a 2-1 win that propelled them to the NLCS agains the Braves.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Tuberculosis deaths rise as COVID blocks TB care : Goats and Soda

After years of progress in reducing the number of annual deaths from tuberculosis, the number of cases of the infectious respiratory disease went up in 2020.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Italy: Protests erupt over COVID regulations

Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect Friday, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of employment.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

7 Things to Know About NASA’s First Mission to the Jupiter Trojan Asteroids

Parked in Jupiter’s orbit, the Trojans hold clues to the early solar system—and possibly the origin of life itself.

Source: Gizmodo.com

15 Oct 2021

How to watch the Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct October 2021

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct on YouTube and Twitch on Oct. 15 promises 20 minutes of news about new, free content coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons in November.

Source: Polygon

15 Oct 2021

Intel Tweet Asking Why Former Mac Users Switched to PC Backfires

Ahead of Monday's Apple event, which is expected to include the much-awaited launch of brand new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros, Intel is continuing...

Source: MacRumors

15 Oct 2021

Climate crisis poses 'serious risks' to US economy, Biden administration warns

White House issues 40-page report and sets out steps for action as ‘climate impacts already affecting’ jobs, homes and businesses

Source: The Guardian

15 Oct 2021

Bill Clinton Hospitalized At UCI Medical Center In Orange: ‘He Is On The Mend’

The former president is in the ICU with a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream.

Source: Cbslocal.com

15 Oct 2021

Trump praised foreign leaders, ranted about windmills at GOP retreat

Trump said "Republicans need to stick together" while insulting two of his GOP foes at an event hosted by the Senate GOP's campaign arm.

Source: Business Insider

15 Oct 2021

Blast in mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar province leaves several dead and injured

The attack comes a week after an Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the northern city of Kunduz.

Source: The Washington Post

15 Oct 2021

Visiting Arizona's Upper Antelope Canyon

Arizona’s spectacular Upper Antelope Canyon, which reopened to the public this summer, attracts photographers from around the world.

Source: The Washington Post

15 Oct 2021

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Moderna, Virgin Galactic, Truist and more

These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell.

Source: CNBC

15 Oct 2021

Suicide bombers kill nearly 50 at a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

The attack, reportedly by four people, took place during Friday prayers in the southern Kandahar province. It is the second in a week targeting a Shiite mosque.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

NFL insider notebook: Raiders' next steps after Jon Gruden resignation, plus Colts' dilemma and Week 6 picks

Jonathan Jones' weekly look inside the NFL

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

The Morning After: The best fitness trackers | Engadget

Today’s headlines: HTC’s Vive Flow is a lighter VR headset built for entertainment and wellness, A planet orbiting a dead star offers a glimpse at our own solar system's fate, Nanoleaf Lines are customizable smart light bars..

Source: Engadget

15 Oct 2021

Umpire's 'Blown' Check-Swing Call Ends Epic Dodgers-Giants Series And Stuns Fans

Los Angeles won Game 5, 2-1, to advance to the National League Championship Series.

Source: HuffPost

15 Oct 2021

Meteorite crash-lands in woman’s bed in Canada

She awoke to find the space rock next to her head.

Source: Space.com

15 Oct 2021

Windows 11’s new emoji isn’t as 3D as Microsoft promised

Microsoft promised 3D emoji for Windows 11, but the new emoji has appeared and looks very different. The software maker has opted for a flat 2D design instead.

Source: The Verge

15 Oct 2021

NASA's Lucy mission is ready to launch and explore never-before-seen asteroids

The first NASA mission to study Jupiter's asteroid swarms will launch at 5:34 a.m. ET on October 16. Lucy is the first spacecraft designed to visit the Trojan asteroids and observe these remnants from the early days of our solar system.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

A Last-Chance ‘Ghost Building’ in Taiwan Becomes a Death Trap for Many

“I had no choice but to live here,” said one resident who survived a blaze that killed 46 of her neighbors and raised questions about lax safety standards.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

A NASA advisor quits after the agency keeps a $10 billion telescope named after James Webb, who was a senior State Department official during the persecution of gay and lesbian government employees

More than 1,200 people, including NASA advisor Lucianne Walkowicz, signed an open petition calling for the James Webb space telescope to be renamed.

Source: Business Insider

15 Oct 2021

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news | Canary Islands

Latest news, information and updates on the eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, where the lava flow has reached the sea and formed a large delta.

Source: As.com

15 Oct 2021

Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw gets creepy with Erin Andrews during Buccaneers-Eagles Thursday Night Football

Pro Football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw was part of FOX Sports' coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles' 28-22 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football.

Source: nj.com

15 Oct 2021

Democrats Rely on Big Guns in Virginia as Early Voting Plummets

Crucial governor’s race pits Democrat Terry McAuliffe against Republican Glenn Youngkin

Source: The Wall Street Journal

15 Oct 2021

Suspect in the Norway bow-and-arrow attacks faces court hearing

Espen Andersen Braathen, a 37-year-old Danish citizen, has confessed to the killings. Police have described the attack as an act of terror.

Source: NPR

15 Oct 2021

Thousands of Britons May Have Had False Negative Covid Results

Source: Bloomberg

15 Oct 2021

False Negative Covid Test Results May Have Affected Thousands in UK

Source: Bloomberg

15 Oct 2021

Pixel Stand update adds the setup flow for the Pixel 6’s new stand and Material You redesign

Google recently pushed a new update to the Pixel Stand app, and it adds the setup flow for the upcoming Stand.

Source: XDA Developers

15 Oct 2021

Will Trump play the role of spoiler for Republicans in Virginia governor's race?

Former President Donald Trump’s splash dive into the Virginia governor’s race on Wednesday has come at an unhelpful time for Republican candidate Glenn...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

15 Oct 2021

South Korean Military Struggles to Root Out Sexual Assaults

The death of a woman in South Korea’s air force has rekindled outrage over the country’s armed forces, long criticized for abusing and discriminating​ against women.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

Biden shows plan to address major financial risks posed by climate change

The Biden administration released its Climate-Related Financial Risk Strategy Report on Friday, in in response to President Joe Biden's executive order in May.

Source: CNBC

15 Oct 2021

This malware botnet gang has stolen millions with a surprisingly simple trick

Malware researchers reckon this botnet has made millions by exploiting an easy shortcut taken by many.

Source: ZDNet

15 Oct 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Defends Anti-Vax Kyrie Irving And People ‘Just Can’t’

“This is a whole new level of stupid,” one person wrote on Twitter responding to the Georgia Republican’s rant about the “fascist NBA” and Magic Johnson.

Source: HuffPost

15 Oct 2021

Texas school administrator told teachers to include Holocaust books with 'opposing' views when explaining new state law

A school district superintendent in North Texas apologized Thursday night after one of the district's administrators told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classroom libraries, then they should also include books that have "opposin…

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Expectation vs Reality: Windows 11 users upset by emoji bait and switch - MSPoweruser

One of the motivations for the release of Windows 11 was a clean break from the now-boring flat design of Windows 10, and it seemed a large number of Windows 11 users have been expecting the new fluent design would also carry over to the new emojis coming to …

Source: MSPoweruser

15 Oct 2021

Disputed check-swing call on Wilmer Flores 'disappointing way to end' San Francisco Giants' season, Gabe Kapler says

A disputed check-swing call on Wilmer Flores brought an unexpected end to the Giants' 107-win season.

Source: ESPN

15 Oct 2021

Sony will offer a rival smartphone brand’s services on the Xperia 1 III

Sony has announced a partnership with a rival brand in China, giving Xperia 1 III users access to the company's services.

Source: Android Authority

15 Oct 2021

Dodgers Outlast the Giants to Reach the N.L.C.S.

A late single by Cody Bellinger was the difference in a hard-fought pitching matchup between 109-win teams.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

Microsoft pulls the plug on LinkedIn in China | Latest News | English News | World Business Watch

Nearly seven years after its launch Microsoft is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China and will replace it with a stripped-down version of the platform that ...

Source: YouTube

15 Oct 2021

Texas abortion law shutting down court avenue for teens

PHOENIX (AP) — Veronika Granado anxiously stood before the judge knowing that if she said something wrong, things could end badly for her. But the 17-year-old hadn't committed a crime. She had not filed a lawsuit.

Source: Associated Press

15 Oct 2021

Reports -- Emails from Washington Football Team investigation show NFL's Jeff Pash, ex-WFT prez Bruce Allen had close relationship

NFL general counsel Jeff Pash and former Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen had a close relationship, according to emails collected during the NFL's workplace misconduct investigation of the Washington franchise.

Source: ESPN.co.uk

15 Oct 2021

Reports -- Emails from Washington Football Team investigation show NFL's Jeff Pash, ex-WFT prez Bruce Allen had close relationship

NFL general counsel Jeff Pash and former Washington Football Team executive Bruce Allen had a close relationship, according to emails collected during the NFL's workplace misconduct investigation of the Washington franchise.

Source: ESPN India

15 Oct 2021

Buccaneers' Richard Sherman exits 'Thursday Night Football' game vs. Eagles with hamstring injury

Sherman left the game in the midst of Tampa Bay's opening drive on defense

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

Tom Brady, Leonard Fournette guide Bucs to victory over Eagles

Tom Brady had two touchdown passes and Leonard Fournette ran for two more as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held off the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night, 28-22.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

U.S. prepared to restart "Remain in Mexico" border policy in November

Because of a court order, the Biden administration is required to reinstate the Trump-era policy of requiring asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for their hearings.

Source: CBS News

15 Oct 2021

Appeals Court Lets Texas Continue to Enforce Near-Total Abortion Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reaffirmed its reversal of a lower judge’s ruling that blocked the law while the federal courts weigh its constitutionality.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

Google Sent More Than 50,000 Warnings to Users Targeted by Government-Backed Hackers This Year

The company said it tracks more than 270 targeted or government-backed attacker groups from more than 50 countries on "any given day."

Source: Gizmodo.com

15 Oct 2021

Chicago police union boss tells cops to defy COVID-19 vaccine mandate

John Catanzara said he would take Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration to court if it enforced a directive ordering city workers to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

Texas 6-week abortion ban to remain in force, federal appeals court says

The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that it will allow Texas' controversial new law that bars abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to stay in force while it considers an appeal of a judge's order blocking it.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Outrage as Texas school District Considers Holocaust Denial Books in Response to Anti-Racism Crackdown

"Holocaust denial has no place in our society," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted. "None."

Source: Newsweek

15 Oct 2021

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to hospital

Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center's intensive care unit for a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream, his doctors told CNN on Thursday.

Source: CNN

15 Oct 2021

Appeals court keeps Texas abortion law in place

The new decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals extends a previous order that for now keeps in place the Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.

Source: Politico

15 Oct 2021

Miami police Chief Art Acevedo fired after tumultuous six months on job

Miami city commissioners voted unanimously to terminate the city's police chief Thursday after six acrimonious months that included consequential gaffes and feuding with lawmakers.

Source: Fox News

15 Oct 2021

Bill Clinton in California hospital with non-Covid infection

Former US president ‘on the mend and in good spirits’ after being administered IV antibiotics and fluids

Source: The Guardian

15 Oct 2021

'I don't feel free': McCabe expects to remain Trump target after winning back pension

In addition to restoring his full retirement pension, the federal government also agreed to rescind and vacate the former FBI official's firing.

Source: Politico

15 Oct 2021

Nets' Steve Nash 'didn't listen' to Kyrie Irving's Instagram Live

Nets coach Steve Nash said he “didn’t listen” to Kyrie Irving’s Instagram Live on Wednesday in which the star explained why he wasn’t vaccinated.

Source: New York Post

15 Oct 2021

'Contempt for Congress and the law is personified by Steve Bannon': Cooper on defying the subpoena

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses the January 6 panel moving to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt.#CNN #News

Source: YouTube

15 Oct 2021

Why MLB's current playoff format deserves to be tweaked, but not because of the 100-win Dodgers and Giants

The CBA is up this offseason and we know the commissioner with the owners have been pushing for a new format

Source: CBS Sports

15 Oct 2021

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Richard Sherman (hamstring) exits early vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Richard Sherman was ruled out for the game after leaving against the Eagles with a hamstring injury.

Source: ESPN

15 Oct 2021

Safe from Taliban: 100 Afghan women football players, their families evacuated from Afghanistan to Qatar

FIFA, the football's world governing body, has been working closely with the Qatar government to coordinate the evacuation of players from Afghanistan, which is under the Taliban. | World News

Source: Hindustan Times

15 Oct 2021

Trump threatened that Republicans wouldn't vote in 2022 or 2024. One expert says 'this is mostly a power play.'

"He wants to remain at the center of GOP politics and prevent the party from moving on without him," University of Georgia professor Cas Mudde said.

Source: Business Insider

15 Oct 2021

Clubhouse has a new Music Mode that could make it the place to play

Music Mode offers high-quality, stereo sound for listeners. With Amazon’s live music platform on the horizon and Twitter and Spotify eying the space, Clubhouse is likely looking to step up its game in the music department.

Source: The Verge

15 Oct 2021

Boeing pilot indicted for allegedly deceiving US regulators over 737 Max

Mark A Forkner accused of giving FAA false information about flight-control system in plane that was involved in two crashes

Source: The Guardian

15 Oct 2021

Mark Forkner, Former Boeing Pilot, Indicted in Connection With 737 Max Jet

Federal prosecutors say Mark Forkner deceived the F.A.A. and was “scheming to defraud” customers.

Source: New York Times

15 Oct 2021

Biden signs bill to raise debt ceiling | TheHill

President Biden on Thursday signed a bill raising the debt ceiling, averting a def...

Source: The Hill

15 Oct 2021

Adele Releases ‘Easy On Me’, First Single And Video From New Album ’30’

The first new music in six years from British superstar songstress Adele is out today, marking her return after a long hiatus that saw a divorce and a remarkable physical transformation. The new song, “Easy on Me,” is a spare midtempo ballad that, like her ot…

Source: Deadline

14 Oct 2021

Bennie Thompson not ruling out subpoenaing Trump | TheHill

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chairman of the House select ...

Source: The Hill

14 Oct 2021

South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh arrested at drug rehab facility in Florida, charged with stealing insurance money in housekeeper's death

The arrest on two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses involves Murdaugh's housekeeper for decades, Gloria Satterfield.

Source: CBS News

14 Oct 2021

Roger Goodell tarnished 'NFL's values' long before Jon Gruden

Those emails, puffed the NFL, are “wholly contrary to the NFL’s values.”

Source: New York Post

14 Oct 2021

How to Watch the 'Unleashed' MacBook Pro Apple Event on October 18

Apple's second fall event is coming up and is set to take place on Monday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. As with Apple's last...

Source: MacRumors

14 Oct 2021

Team Biden finally acknowledges it needs a Plan B for Iran

President Joe Biden’s top people are finally starting to face reality on one front, as they admit Iran is unlikely to return to the nuclear agreement, despite their months of pleading.

Source: New York Post

14 Oct 2021

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison for killing best friend Susan Berman

Durst, 78, was convicted in Los Angeles Superior Court last month of first-degree murder.

Source: CBS News

14 Oct 2021

F.B.I. Official Fired Under Trump Wins Back His Pension

Andrew G. McCabe, the former F.B.I. deputy director, will receive his pension and other benefits after settling his lawsuit with the Justice Department.

Source: New York Times

14 Oct 2021

Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison for 2000 murder of friend Susan Berman

Robert Durst was sentenced to life in prison for the 2000 murder of his friend Susan Berman.

Source: NBC News

14 Oct 2021

Manchin and Sinema detail key disagreements over Biden agenda

The two leading Democratic moderates made clear to their colleagues this week that a deal on the party's sweeping economic package is far from secured, raising new questions about the fate of President Joe Biden's first-term agenda, according to sources famil…

Source: CNN

14 Oct 2021

Apple rehires former HomePod engineer to get its software back on track

Afrooz Family is Apple’s new HomePod software chief

Source: The Verge

14 Oct 2021

Taliban press Biden to release frozen Afghan assets as economy shrivels

With the Afghan government and economy starved of cash, the Taliban are pressing their claim to the roughly $8 billion in Afghan foreign reserves that have...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

14 Oct 2021

Eagles vs. Buccaneers inactives

Update on who’s in and who’s out.

Source: Bleeding Green Nation

14 Oct 2021

Giants' Gabe Kapler plays it cool, says Dodgers sudden pitching change wasn't 'unexpected'

Dave Roberts sent the Giants manager a courtesy text, apparently.

Source: SFGate

14 Oct 2021

Robert Durst: US millionaire sentenced to life for murder

Robert Durst was convicted of killing his best friend in 2000 and is a suspect in two other deaths.

Source: BBC News

14 Oct 2021

Data shows more children are getting sick and dying from Covid

September 2021 had the most Covid cases and deaths in young children.

Source: NBC News

14 Oct 2021

Meteorite crashes through woman's bedroom ceiling, narrowly missing her | TheHill

A 2.9-pound meteorite broke through the British Columbia woman’s roof last week.

Source: The Hill

14 Oct 2021

Deadly Clashes in Beirut Escalate Fears Over Lebanon’s Dysfunction

The fighting further traumatized the small Mediterranean country, a patchwork of sects that has tumbled into an abyss of devastating political and economic crises.

Source: New York Times

14 Oct 2021

Southlake teachers told to include 'opposing' Holocaust views

"Make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust, that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives," the administrator said in the...

Source: The Dallas Morning News

14 Oct 2021

NBA star Kyrie Irving could have little legal recourse to play while unvaccinated, experts say

The Brooklyn Nets benched Kyrie Irving over his refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, in violation of a New York City vaccine mandate for indoor venues...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

14 Oct 2021

Answers to Key Questions About Jon Gruden’s Emails

Here’s what we know about the emails from the former Las Vegas Raiders coach, and what happened after they came to light.

Source: New York Times

14 Oct 2021

Sinema won't back Biden spending bill without $1.2T infrastructure passage

Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin told House lawmakers that they would not cave in the face of any artificial deadlines the Senate leadership may impose to force a vote on the social spending package.

Source: New York Post

14 Oct 2021

Norway bow and arrow killings were act of terrorism say police - BBC News

Police are treating a bow and arrow attack in Norway that left five people dead as an act of terrorism. A 37 year old is being held after a man went on the r...

Source: YouTube

14 Oct 2021

Sinema confounds Democrats, opposes tax hikes in Biden spending plan

Sinema is fundraising abroad while talks around Biden's spending plan stall, partly over her opposition to corporate and individual tax hikes.

Source: Business Insider

14 Oct 2021

A partially shredded Banksy sells at auction for $25.4 million

"Love is in the Bin" made history when it was created during a 2018 auction. The crowd back then was shocked when a shredder activated as soon as the sale was complete, partly shredding the piece.

Source: NPR

14 Oct 2021

5 things to know about the flu and vaccine in 2021 to protect your family

Source: KSL.com

14 Oct 2021

North Central Health District confirms West Nile Virus-related death in Houston County

The victim was an older Houston County resident with chronic health issues and no recent travel history.

Source: 13WMAZ.com

14 Oct 2021

FDA panel debates boosters for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

An FDA panel says some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should be eligible for a half-dose booster to bolster protection.

Source: Los Angeles Times

14 Oct 2021

Vaccine Skeptics Are Citing This Little-Known Government Website. Here's What VAERS Really Shows

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System is used to look up COVID-19 vaccine side effects. But how accurate is VAERS?

Source: NBC Connecticut

14 Oct 2021

Meteorite Hits Canadian Woman's Home

It was a 100 billion-to-one shot.

Source: Snopes.com

14 Oct 2021

White House banking on another McConnell retreat over the debt ceiling

There is confidence inside the West Wing that the next standoff — slated for December — will end in a deal with Republicans like the last one did.

Source: Politico

14 Oct 2021

Ongoing COVID vaccines, seasonal flu shots offered by New Hanover County Public Health - Communications and Outreach - Communications and Outreach - North Carolina

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As local COVID-19 metrics keep trending in a positive direction, New Hanover County Public Health officials continue to encourage residents to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the seasonal flu as well.   “When it comes to COVID-19, we …

Source: Nhcgov.com

14 Oct 2021

Banksy Shredded Painting Sells for Record $25 Million at Auction

The famous Banksy shredded painting sold for a record $25 million at an auction in London.

Source: TMZ

14 Oct 2021

Will Merrick Garland Put Steve Bannon in Jail?

The law actually demands it.

Source: Slate Magazine

14 Oct 2021

Biden says private-sector COVID-19 vaccine mandate will take effect 'soon'

Biden last month announced that most federal workers would need to get vaccinated and that companies with 100 or more employees would have to require the shots or regular testing.

Source: New York Post

14 Oct 2021

Cardinals fire manager Mike Shildt after wild-card loss to Dodgers

Mike Shildt took over for Mike Matheny midway through the 2018 season and led the Cardinals to the playoffs in three consecutive seasons.

Source: USA Today

14 Oct 2021

Trump ordered to appear for video deposition Oct 18 in lawsuit related to 2015 protest at Trump Tower

Former President Donald Trump has been ordered to give a videotaped deposition in response to allegations that his security guards assaulted a group of Hispanic protesters at a 2015 rally outside Trump Tower.

Source: Fox News

14 Oct 2021

NASA Science Live: Launching Lucy to the Trojan Asteroids

Going where no spacecraft has gone before, NASA’s Lucy mission will embark on a 12-year journey to Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids. As time capsules to the early ...

Source: YouTube

14 Oct 2021

Los Angeles Dodgers tab reliever Corey Knebel to start Game 5 against the San Francisco Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Division Series with right-handed reliever Corey Knebel, not left-handed starter Julio Urias.

Source: ESPN

14 Oct 2021

Democrats Plan Another Bid to Break G.O.P. Voting Rights Filibuster

Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat, announced he would force another vote next week to bring legislation to the floor despite a Republican blockade.

Source: New York Times

14 Oct 2021

'Chance of snow on the ground': Rod Hill winter outlook 2021

KGW meteorologist Rod Hill says the Portland metro area should expect a dry winter with below-average rainfall, but with a good chance of valley snow.

Source: KGW.com

14 Oct 2021

Trump to be deposed Monday in protesters' lawsuit claiming assault by his security guards

Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to be deposed Monday by lawyers for demonstrators who say his security personnel roughed them up in 2015.

Source: NBC News

14 Oct 2021

Jan. 6 panel moves forward with criminal contempt charge against Steve Bannon

As expected, Bannon was a no-show for his deposition with the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Source: NPR

14 Oct 2021

HTC’s new Vive Flow VR headset uses your phone as a controller, and it requires Android

The HTC Vive Flow is a new, slick VR headset which uses an Android smartphone as its controller and an external battery source too.

Source: 9to5google.com

14 Oct 2021

Michael Sam calls Jon Gruden email controversy 'unfortunate'

Michael Sam, who made history in 2014 when he was the first openly gay football player to be drafted in the NFL, commented on the recently surfaced Jon Gruden emails on Wednesday.

Source: Fox News

14 Oct 2021

An Explosion in Snake Diversity Came After a Major Moment in Earth's History

When dinosaurs went extinct, they left big shoes to fill in pretty much every ecosystem on our planet. Even without feet, snakes stepped up to the challenge.

Source: ScienceAlert

14 Oct 2021

Snakes experienced a sudden burst of evolution after the dinosaurs were wiped out

This rapid diversification led to the nearly 4,000 species we see today, according to researchers from the University of California and University of Michigan.

Source: Daily Mail

14 Oct 2021

What is Google Pixel Pass? Leaked Pixel 6 upgrade system explained

Pixel Pass could be an Apple One rival

Source: TechRadar

14 Oct 2021

Prince William slams space tourism and says billionaires should focus on saving Earth

Prince William has criticized billionaires who are focused on space tourism, saying they should instead be investing more time and money in saving Earth.

Source: CNN

14 Oct 2021

Bow-and-arrow killings in Norway seen as an 'act of terror'

The bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town near Norway's capital appeared to be a terrorist act, authorities said Thursday, a bizarre and shocking attack in a Scandinavian country where violent crime is rare.

Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

14 Oct 2021

Alex Murdaugh Charged With Swindling Sons of Dead Housekeeper

Mr. Murdaugh, the scion of a legal dynasty in South Carolina, is accused of pocketing about $2.8 million in settlement money that was supposed to go to the housekeeper’s family.

Source: New York Times

14 Oct 2021

Jan. 6 investigators move to hold Bannon in contempt

The chair of the House panel probing the Jan. 6 attack said the committee will vote on whether to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress.

Source: Politico

14 Oct 2021

A meteorite barely missed hitting a Canadian woman who was asleep

British Columbia resident Ruth Hamilton had a rude awakening earlier this month when a large meteorite plunged from space, through her roof and landed in her bed.

Source: NPR

14 Oct 2021

Will Gas Prices Fall? Not Likely. This Oil Expert Explains Why.

The world wants more oil, they want it today, and it's not there yet, writes Andy Lipow.

Source: Barron's

14 Oct 2021

Bow-and-arrow killings in Norway seen as an 'act of terror'

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — The bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town near Norway's capital appeared to be a terrorist act, authorities said Thursday, a bizarre and shocking attack in a Scandinavian country where violent crime is …

Source: Associated Press

14 Oct 2021

MIS-C in Ohio children

Doctors in Ohio’s children’s hospitals are dealing with a number of respiratory illnesses.

Source: fox8.com