• BEIRUT (AP) — A massive explosion shook Lebanon’s capital Beirut on Tuesday but there were no immediate reports of damages or casualties The afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital and thick smoke billowed from the city center. Some local TV stations reported that the blast was at Beirut’s port. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
  • Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Tropical Storm Isaias began wreaking havoc on New York City Tuesday morning, closing all beaches, flooding streets, causing trees to collapse and manhole transformers to blow in various boroughs. City officials have already taken some precautions by erecting storm dams for Lower Manhattan, though the storm surge was not expected to...
  • New York City’s embattled Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot — who drew ire for telling an NYPD boss she didn’t “give two rats’ asses” about his cops during the height of the coronavirus pandemic — resigned from her post Tuesday. Barbot submitted her resignation letter to City Hall Tuesday morning, she said in an email to her Department of Health colleagues and obtained by The Post. She does not say...
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    HOUSTON, Texas -- If you're looking for down-home, southern comfort food at its finest - this is it! This Is It Soul Food is a Houston institution in the Third Ward, dishing up its legendary oxtails, smothered pork chops, and chitterlings for more than 60 years.The restaurant where "every meal gives you a Sunday feel" was first started in 1959 by Frank and Mattie Jones in a frame house in...
  • BEIRUT (AP) — Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris. An Associated Press photographer near the port saw people lying injured on the ground, and hospitals called for blood donations, but exact casualties were not immediately known. Miles...
  • VIDEO3:3203:32New survey shows 401(k) savers think they need $1.9 million to retireSquawk Box The top source of financial stress is saving enough for a comfortable retirement, a worry that is trending upward as a result of the pandemic, according to a newly released nationwide survey by Charles Schwab of 1,000 currently employed 401(k) plan participants between the ages of 25 and 70.  The survey, conducted between May 28 and June 11,...
  • Large explosion rocks Beirut port
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    Beirut, Lebanon (CNN)A large explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, damaging buildings and offices around the city. The source of the explosion was a major fire at a warehouse for firecrackers near the port in Beirut, the state-run National News Agency reported.A red cloud hung over the city in the wake of the blast as firefighting teams rushed to the scene to try to put out the fire....
  • CHICAGO (WLS) -- A suspect has been charged in connection with the shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood Friday night.The child was identified as Janari Andre Ricks, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.Tuesday morning, police announced charges against Darrell Johnson, 39, of Chicago. Police said Johnson is the one who fired the shots that killed the boy.Police said at around 6 p.m. in the...
  • Motorola is bringing its One Fusion+ to North America tomorrow. The $399 phone was previously only available in India and Latin America, and the company hadn’t announced plans to introduce it elsewhere. A few things make the One Fusion+ standout. Not only does it have a quad-camera set up — with a 64 megapixel high-resolution sensor, an eight megapixel ultra-wide angle lens, five megapixel Macro Vision camera and two megapixel...
  • Sony stated it expects to log a 40 % decline in full-year revenue at its movie and TV studio unit as a result of pandemic. That’s marks a revision from the Tokyo-based conglomerate’s warning in Might that Sony Photos Leisure’s revenue might dip 30 % for the yr. Sony Photos, like its rivals in Hollywood, has been throttled by the impression of the coronavirus, as film and TV initiatives...
  • José Manuel González Torres Kia Motors Corporation already has a plan to meet the challenge of electrifying the car park. He presented it at the end of 2019 and has, among other goals, to market eleven electric vehicles by 2025. The company will invest 29 trillion won to develop new models and electrify the current range. The project has started with the first 100% zero emissions Kia, which...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Leavine Family Racing has sold its NASCAR team but will finish the season with driver Christopher Bell. Team owner Bob Leavine made the announcement Tuesday, saying he could not risk his 41-year-old construction business by continuing to fund the team. Leavine is the second team owner to close its doors after aligning with Joe Gibbs Racing. Furniture Row Racing won a championship with driver...
  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Seattle is monitoring Antonio Brown as they weigh up a move for the seven-time Pro Bowler. The free agent receiver will serve an eight-game suspension after breaching the NFL’s personal conduct policy following a January incident in Florida. The 32-year-old wide receiver is looking for a new home after being cut by the Patriots, who axed Brown after just 11 days and one game...
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Despite mounting public pressure to file criminal charges nearly five months after Breonna Taylor’s death, prosecutors may face significant obstacles to bringing homicide-related charges against police officers who were shot at when sent to her house with a warrant, legal experts said. Tensions have swelled in her home town and spread far afield as activists, professional athletes and social media stars push for action while...
  • Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY PATRICIA ZENGERLE Negotiations between congressional Democrats and the White House on a new round of coronavirus relief have begun to move in the right direction, though the two sides remain far apart, the U.S. Senate’s top Democrat said on Tuesday. After a week of almost daily negotiations, Senate Democratic leader...
  • BELOW Deck Mediterranean's cliffhanger episode from Monday night left fans wondering about a possible "drug bust" on board. Viewers have yet to learn how Captain Sandy will handle the scandalous situation. 5Captain Sandy Yawn from Below Deck Mediterranean Season 5 teaches fans how to meditate on InstagramCredit: Instagram Season five of Below Deck Med sets sail in Mallorca, Spain with two female heads of department: Chief Stew Hannah Ferrier leads the interior...
  • A thrifty bride-to-be who took to Facebook in the hope of bagging freebies for her big day got a short shrift from unimpressed social media users.  The bride, believed to be from Michigan, posted in the Facebook group Buy No Things, Ann Arbor, a group where neighbors can swap unwanted items, asking for decor and accessories for free.  She explained she was trying to organise the wedding for under $100, and...
  • (CNN)The price the world has already paid for the Covid-19 pandemic is eyewatering: massive loss of life, long-term health concerns for survivors, job losses and a widespread economic meltdown sparked by large-scale lockdowns.Yet it is increasingly clear that the suffering this virus will inflict has barely begun. And the group that looks likely to have to deal with the consequences of this tragedy for the longest are the youngest in...
  • (CNN)Splitting the atom changed everything, Einstein reputedly said, except the way we think.Covid-19 has changed nearly everything about America: how we live, work, learn, eat, vacation, entertain, interact. More than 4.6 million Americans infected, nearly 160,000 killed, millions of jobs lost. It's changed everything -- except the way President Donald Trump thinks. His lack of adaptability, and his presumptive rival Joe Biden's openness to change, are fundamentally altering the contours...
  • Death Penalty Fast Facts
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    (CNN)Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. FactsAs of June 11, 2020, capital punishment is legal in 28 US states.According to the Death Penalty Information Center, 22 people were executed in the United States in 2019. The number of death sentences imposed was 34.According to the Criminal Justice Project of the NAACP, there are 2,620 people on death row in the United States as of January...
  • Ryan Murphy setting a series in a mental institution with Sarah Paulson as the leading character seems like it’s been done before (cough, American Horror Story’s second season, subtitled Asylum). But the new series from the Glee and American Horror Story creator is actually a prequel to Academy Award-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nest, following the origin of the controlling Nurse Ratched. The 1975 film follows a convict (played...
  • Hummus Republic Landing In Long Branch
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    Pier Village in Long Branch has enticed a West Coast eatery to expand its franchise to the Garden State.. Hummus Republic, a fast-growing Mediterranean-style restaurant chain from California, will open at Pier Village in October, according to a Kushner Cos. spokesperson The restaurant specializes in customizable bowls, baguettes and pitas, Karen Zabarsky, a company spokesperson, said.  "HR food is always made fresh and served quickly using organic, sustainable,...
  • SACRAMENTO —  The tweet Richard Costigan posted July 23 was bluntly honest: “We tried our best to limit exposure to #COVID19 but we slipped up somewhere.” Costigan tweeted while waiting anxiously in the parking lot of a hospital outside Sacramento. The veteran Republican political consultant had just dropped his wife, Gloria, off at the emergency room. He wasn’t allowed to go in with her. ???? needed ????! My wife is...
  • The Dodge Nature Center and Preschool in West St. Paul is warning patrons that their personal information has been stolen. The theft does not involve financial information, but the hackers did gain access to contact information, children’s names and other data. Center officials said the breach occurred through a third-party contractor — Blackbaud, the world’s largest provider of non-profit administration and fundraising software. Sometime between February and May, Blackbaud was...
  • Actor Harry Shearer — who voices characters on "The Simpsons" — says the show is wrong for its decision to stop having white actors portray cartoon characters of people of color. In June, the long-running animated show announced it would no longer permit white voice actors to play the roles of non-white characters What are the details? Shearer, who voices characters ,including Ned Flanders, Mr....
  • Leave it to Rihanna to put a stylish spin on even the most mundane household chores. The pop star-turned-beauty mogul, 32, graces the cover of Harper’s Bazaar’s September issue, photographed by Gray Sorrenti and creative directed by Jen Brill. Rihanna on Harper’s Bazaar’s September 2020 coverGray Sorrenti/Harper's Bazaar Inside the issue, she makes being stuck at home seem downright glamorous, posing in designer pieces from Chanel, Dior and Miu Miu...
  • What were the grades obtained by the students? How satisfied are the parents? Those are some of the factors necessary to make a fair evaluation of the educator’s work. Photo: Ciro César / La Opinion By: Hergit Filled | August 04, 2020 “What is wrong when we talk about public education is that the priority has been to keep people employed at any cost, instead...
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