• According to WOAI, a patient in San Antonio, Texas in their 30s has died after going to a “COVID party” — a gathering of people who intentionally expose themselves to coronavirus to see for themselves whether the virus is real. Per Methodist Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jane Appleby, the patient’s final words to the nurse were, “I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but...
  • PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton needs his freedom. Maybe now more than ever. Fortunately for the first-year Pittsburgh Pirates manager, bench coach Donnie Kelly made it a point to provide it. Each day Kelly puts together a meticulous schedule designed to find a way for separate groups of players to get their work in during the most unusual training camp in major league history. Shelton’s name isn’t on it. While...
  • FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The interim secretary general of the World Council of Churches has written to Turkey’s president expressing his “grief and dismay” over Turkey’s decision to change the status of Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. As a World Heritage museum, “Hagia Sophia has been a place of openness, encounter and inspiration for people from all nations,” Ioan Sauca said in the letter...
  • Getty Quinn Cook & the Los Angeles Lakers bench. When talking about the Los Angeles Lakers roster, LeBron James and Anthony Davis are the players who are most often mentioned. However, the team is filled with seasoned veterans who might not boast the same amount of skill but do bring strong leadership ability. Jared Dudley is one of those guys. Though he plays limited minutes and sometimes doesn’t...
  • Final week, Kanye West introduced that he’s operating for president — with the “full help” of his shut pal, Elon Musk. After studying West’s newest interview with Forbes, nonetheless, the Tesla founder seems to be backpedaling. Following the publication of the Q&A, — the place West introduced that he’s by no means voted in his life, plans to run the White Home like Wakanda and believes vaccines are “the...
  • Actor Tahj Mowry is heartbroken over the presumed death of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, writing a lengthy dedication to the missing mother where he refers to the beauty as “his first experience with love.” “My sweet Naya,” Mowry, 34, began on Instagram. “To say that I am devastated would be an understatement. This is a nightmare. Everyday gets harder. However, I am holding onto hope that you will be found....
  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has denied a request from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for federal funds to rebuild and repair fire damage from the unrest that followed George Floyd’s death. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Walz’s spokesman Teddy Tschann confirmed that the request for federal aid was denied, saying the governor is “disappointed.” Walz had asked President Donald Trump on July 2 to declare a “major disaster”...
  • New York Times columnist Tom Friedman’s proposal that Joe Biden shouldn’t debate President Donald Trump unless “a real-time fact-checking team” is part of the mix is an ironic illustration of the closed-mindedness of the left. Why would Friedman want a candidate who is eager to contrast his views with Trump’s to impose conditions that would make a debate less likely, unless, of course, Friedman realizes that the failing Biden would...
  • By TERRY SPENCER and TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's coronavirus death rate rose again Saturday, setting a one-week record of nearly 500 fatalities that is about 80 more that the previous seven-day high set in early May. The state health department reported 96 new deaths, bringing the total for the week to 496 or an average of nearly 71 per day. Three weeks ago, Florida’s...
  • Ukrainian Playboy model Katrin Freud, who is also known as Ekaterina Sergeeva on social media, took to her Instagram page on Saturday and shared a hot swimsuit snap to wow her 940,000-plus million followers. In the snapshot, Katrin could be seen rocking a very stylish, one-piece bathing suit. The ensemble featured a multi-colored printed fabric, thin straps, a cutout design on the waist, and a high-cut leg opening. The risque...
  • LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas authorities say a fast-moving fire early Saturday morning heavily damaged two houses and sent a firefighter and two other people to the hospital while displacing five people. Fire officials say flames were coming from the garage area of one house and starting to threaten the home next door when firefighters arrived. Officials say the blaze quickly spread to the second home as dense smoke...
  • OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A driver plowed into a Florida church and then set it on fire as parishioners prepared for mass Saturday, but no one was hurt, authorities said. A potential suspect is in custody. The Marion County Sheriff's Office told reporters that a man crashed a minivan through the front doors of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala at about 7:30 a.m. as those inside prepared for...
  • SHIRLEY, Maine (AP) — A pair of U.S. senators from Maine and West Virginia has introduced a proposal to reduce the cost of special adaptive vehicle equipment for severely disabled veterans. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said their proposal would make the veterans eligible to receive a grant to help them purchase their equipment once every ten years. Adaptive vehicles, which...
  • By KARINA ELWOOD / The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, The Howard Center for Investigative Journalism OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Diane Coleman drives past run-down motels, mom-and-pop cafes and car repair shops on the main drag of this north-central Florida city of about 60,000 people. At a stoplight, she pulls out her phone and searches through photos until she finds what she is looking for: a picture of a wrinkled...
  • DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Route 4 in Durham, New Hampshire, will be closed for an estimated five days with traffic detours to allow for the replacement of an 87-year-old bridge, state Transportation Department officials said. The closure is scheduled to start at 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 19. There will be demolition work to the existing Bunker Creek Bridge and a new installation and paving. The department said during...
  • U.S. President Trump visits Iglesia Doral Jesus Worship Center in Doral, Florida Reuters Coronavirus death rates are on the rise amid a recent uptick of cases in states including California, Arizona, Florida, and Texas. In response to the resurgence in cases, President Donald Trump told Noticias Telemundo these states "are going to be fine" and will "have it under control very quickly." More than 3.1 million Americans have...
  • Florida Revises Daily Virus Death Increase to 95 From 188 Hot Rod 2-Pack: Traditional 1934 Ford Coupes Watch This Guy Demonstrate How to Build Your Own Half Rack A lot of workout equipment has been in short supply over the last few months, due to the surge in people buying gear for their home workouts during lockdown. This scarcity, though, has led to some real ingenuity, like when Zachary...
  • What to expect as banks report earnings: more loan pain but plenty of fee income Buy This Alpina B7 Before the Warranty Runs Out Snag a Pair of Birkenstock’s EVA Sandals for $45 Before They Sell Out for Good © Courtesy of Birkenstock We’ve been a fan of Birkenstock sandals here at SPY for ages now. From their classic two-strap “Jesus”-looking sandal design to their more oddball one-offs like...
  • USC Removing John Wayne Exhibit After Student Protests Over Actors Racist Comments Coronavirus updates: US Army sending medical task force to Houston Sources: No fans, pro-ams for rest of PGA Tour season The PGA Tour plans to announce that this season’s remaining events will be played without fans or pro-ams, multiples sources have told Golf Channel. © Provided by Golf Channel Next week’s Memorial had been scheduled to be...
  • OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should not be able to make any more political contributions without a judge’s permission, lawyers for its creditors said in a court filing. The issue came up this week after it was reported that the company, which has a long history of influencing policymakers, made contributions to national associations representing state attorneys general and governors. The money was sent after Purdue entered bankruptcy protection last year...
  • DAVID BECKHAM presented Captain Sir Tom Moore with a framed football shirt as the charity hero was welcomed into a new FA initiative. The Football Association named Capt Sir Tom the honorary captain of the Lionhearts, a new scheme for those who have inspired the nation during the coronavirus pandemic. 3David Beckham presented a framed shirt to Capt Sir Tom Moore on SaturdayCredit: PA:Press Association An amazing £32million was raised...
  • CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are investigating after a man stole an ambulance in Chicago’s Near North neighborhood Saturday, Chicago police said. The man got into the unoccupied private ambulance in the 0 to 100 block of West Oak Street and drove east past Michigan Avenue. He then got out of the ambulance in the 200 block of East Lake Shore Drive and took a 47-year-old man’s vehicle. He took equipment from...
  • MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating the driver of a hit-and-run in Fort Lauderdale Beach who left a woman on life support. Fort Lauderdale police detectives say it happened on Friday, July 3rd, at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of A1A and Seville Street, in front of the Westin Hotel. Police said they believe the suspect’s vehicle is a white Ford Mustang...
  • The old lady, a resident of the city of Melbourne (Australia), was found unconscious in her bed by her family. She would have died after being scratched and licked by her cat. The cat licked his wound while she slept A resident ofAustralia, 80, died after her cat had licked an open wound while she slept, according to the Herald Sun website on Sunday July 5. The octogenarian was found...
  • A Wilmington, North Carolina police officer who was fired for taking part in a violently racist conversation has filed an appeal, claiming his comments were protected religious speech. Wilmington Police officer James “Brian” Gilmore was one of three officers fired last month for taking part in recorded racist conversations. One of those conversations, for which Gilmore was not present, involved racist slurs and talk of massacring Black Americans in a...
  • NEW YORK (AP) — A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic. The number of deaths per day from the virus had been falling for months, and even remained down as states like Florida and Texas saw explosions in cases and hospitalizations — and reported daily U.S. infections broke records several times in...
  • The royal family posed for Archie Harrison's christening photo. Chris Allerton/ Getty Images The christening of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son, Archie Harrison, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son, took place July 6, 2019. The Queen and Prince Philip were notably not in attendance, which was said to be the result of a scheduling conflict. A new book, "Royals at War: The Untold Story of Harry and...
  • Don’t you already know that you simply’re poisonous? Britney Spears has nearly had it together with her social media trolls and haters. And now she’s sending them a message.Britney Spears attends Sony Photos’ “As soon as Upon A Time…In Hollywood” Los Angeles Premiere on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California. ShutterstockThe Grammy winner, 38, took to Instagram on Friday, July 10, to put up a quote from the bible....
  • Nearly half of the city’s 205 shootings played out across 10 historically crime-ridden precincts during the bloodiest June on record since 1996, NYPD stats show. With 39 murder victims and at least 270 wounded in the gunplay, the troubling 30-day period posted a 130-percent increase in shootings from the same month in 2019. Victims as young as 11 were wounded by bullets that flew through the city’s roughest and richest...
  • After a delay of almost four months amid the coronavirus pandemic, the NTT IndyCar Series finally began its 2020 season in June. This weekend, IndyCar’s modified 2020 schedule resumes with the first of two Saturday-Sunday doubleheaders. Race 1 of the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America, though, will be shown on a different TV channel than Race 2 will on Sunday. It was not originally intended to be the third race of the season, but...