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    Georgia Republican Karen Handel (left) and Democratic Rep. Lucy McBath The NRCC has publicized a poll from North Star Opinion Research that not only shows freshman Democratic Rep. Lucy McBath leading Republican Karen Handel in Georgia’s 6th District, it also finds Handel losing support since April. The new survey has McBath up 48-46, while it was Handel who was...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- Possible tornadoes and torrential rains were reported across New Jersey as Tropical Storm Isaias roared to the north, leaving behind power outages and flooded streets.Nearly 1 million customers were without power across the state while NJ Transit suspended all service due to weather related overhead wire and signal issues. Morris and...
    Meaghan Ellis August 4, 2020 0 Comments Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is criticizing Republican lawmakers’ as amid discussions about the next coronavirus relief package. Schumer expressed concern on Tuesday about the staggering number of Americans facing financial difficulties as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The top-ranking Democratic lawmaker also described the...
    The Eastman Kodak Co., headquartered in Rochester, New York, recently announced that it was receiving a $765 million loan from the federal government to manufacture drugs in its factories in the United States. And according to the Wall Street Journal’s sources, the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company’s announcement of the loan. Journal...
    The Trump administration in May donated approximately 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil in an effort to help the country treat victims of the pandemic. But as research on the anti-malarial drug revealed it was ineffective against the novel coronavirus, those doses have gone virtually untouched and are likely only taking up...
    Football : The news is rich this Tuesday with movements of big players announced all across Europe. Monaco has great ambitions in particular with its new coach Nico Kovac. And Edinson Cavani is said to be close to signing for a big club. The top scorer in the history of PSG, Edinson Cavani,...
    The latest “Yellowstone” episode put up some more monster TV ratings on the Paramount Network. “The Beating” was watched live by more than 3.6 million people on the Paramount Network this past Sunday night, according to ShowBuzzDaily.com. (REVIEW: Another Bombshell Revelation Drops About Jamie In The Latest ‘Yellowstone‘ Episode ‘The Beating’) The numbers for the...
    (CNN)The Kansas Senate Republican primary on Tuesday has suddenly become the center of the two parties' struggle for control of the chamber. Democrats haven't won a Senate seat in the state since 1932, the longest losing streak for the party in the country. But the Republican establishment is terrified that spell might be broken if...
    The bad news continues for the return of pro sports: The entire Fox News lineup – and even MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow – beat the NBA and MLB opening night broadcasts. For an overview, Fox News was the big winner when it came to average number of viewers in the month of July. Hannity, Fox News –...
    Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in eastern China Tuesday as much of the nation’s interior continued to struggle with historic floods that, as of Tuesday, Beijing said had “affected” over 38 million people. The floods have heavily affected the Yangtze River, one of the world’s largest spanning nearly 4,000 miles and boasting hundreds of tributaries. An estimated...
    Hot objects from vehicle tailpipe caused 26,850-acre Apple Fire in California, authorities say Fast-food menu changes that outraged customers AP sources: NFL opt-out deadline set, salary cap relief OKd NFL players who decide to opt out of the coming season must do so by Thursday afternoon, according to a person familiar with the agreement...
    By Phil Marcelo, Clara K. Johnson and Lisa Marie Pane | Associated Press BOSTON — Big house parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars and restaurants — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections,...
    By Rebecca Hasdell, Alice Milivinti, and David Rehkopf, The Conversation The pandemic is driving American families to the edge, with tens of millions at risk of losing their homes and over 1 in 10 U.S. adults reporting their households didn’t have enough to eat in the previous week. While Congress debates extending unemployment benefits that...
    President Trump defended his administration’s coronavirus pandemic performance in a recent interview, saying “we are doing everything we can” to control the damage and fatalities caused by the virus. “They are dying, that’s true. And you — it is what it is. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t doing everything we can. It’s under control...
    Sony said it expects to log a 40 percent decline in full-year profit at its film and TV studio unit due to the pandemic. That’s marks a revision from the Tokyo-based conglomerate’s warning in May that Sony Pictures Entertainment’s income could dip 30 percent for the year. Sony Pictures, like its rivals in Hollywood,...
    By PHIL MARCELO, CARLA K. JOHNSON and LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks — Americans' resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the U.S. has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and...
    Social media network Twitter disclosed on Monday that after receiving a draft complaint from the FTC, it expects to be fined as much as $250 million for collecting personal information from users for security reasons and then using the data for targeted advertising purposes. CNBC reports that social media network Twitter disclosed this week that...
    A new report revealed this week that the University of Pennsylvania accepted a $3 million donation from a Hong Kong shell company with ties to the Chinese government. The university had come under fire previously after it allegedly failed to disclose $70 million in gifts from China between 2017 and 2019. According to a report...
    BOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks — Americans’ resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the U.S. has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and infections by far than any other country. The nation has recorded more...
    After multiple postponements, movie theater chain Cinemark said it’s ready to reopen, citing “high satisfaction” with its COVID-19 protections among theatergoers in Texas. In an earnings conference call on Tuesday, Cinemark Chief Executive Mark Zoradi said the Plano, Texas, company aims to start selling tickets at all of its 345 US-based theaters by August...
    Ja Morant has great response for Twitter critic after loss Reduce Your Healthcare Costs With These Expert Tips for Seniors Pandemic is heightening stress over the $1.9 million retirement number. How you can save more The top source of financial stress is saving enough for a comfortable retirement, a worry that is trending upward...
    After multiple postponements, movie theater chain Cinemark said it’s ready to reopen, citing “high satisfaction” with its COVID-19 protections among theatergoers in Texas. In an earnings conference call on Tuesday, Cinemark Chief Executive Mark Zoradi said the Plano, Texas, company aims to start selling tickets at all of its 345 US-based theaters by August 31,...
    Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley called his decision to opt out of the 2020 season “probably the biggest football decision I’ve made in a long time.” Mosley made his first comments since opting out during a Facebook Live event Monday to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. The 28-year-old informed the Jets on Saturday...
    By Lisandra Paraguassu, Pedro Fonseca and Eduardo Simões BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian officials say they can start making COVID-19 vaccines developed by British and Chinese researchers within a year. Experts say it will take at least twice as long, leaving Brazil reliant on imports to slow the world's second-worst outbreak. If Brazil's underfunded medical institutions...
    BOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks — Americans’ resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the U.S. has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and infections by far than any other country. The nation has recorded more...
    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...
    WIGAN ATHLETIC'S hope of a relegation reprieve was shattered by an EFL appeals panel that confirmed a 12-point penalty. Latics administrators lost out at the end of a season of pain and the decision to enforce the punishment means they go down to League One. 1Wigan Athletic's relegation to League One has been confirmed after...
    New York (CNN Business)The new school year is just around the corner and parents and teachers are fretting about returning to the classroom during the pandemic. Economists are worried, too, because a lack of childcare could damage America's recovery.Single parents, parents with young children and parents who can't work from home are the groups most...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Major League Baseball's annual All-Star Game, where representatives from the National League and American League compete in the contest also known as the "Midsummer Classic."Facts2020 - The 91st MLB All-Star Game is canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Los Angeles Dodgers had been scheduled to host, but will now host...
    President Donald Trump took aim at protesting athletes again on Tuesday, tweeting that people 'are not happy that players are not standing for our National Anthem!' Although some NFL players have done so since 2016, athletes across the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball have recently begun kneeling in protest of racism during The Star-Spangled...
    Twitter has revealed it is expecting a $250 million (£192 million) fine from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for misleading users over the use of their data.   The social media giant used phone numbers and emails for targeted advertising between 2013 and 2019, the FTC alleges.   Twitter had already admitted to email addresses and phone...
    TikTok : The American artist Jason Derulo is determined to want to be the protagonist of these last days. To his already sounding insinuating images on social networks, the singer has recently added a curious celebration of his 22 million followers on the social network TikTok. He wanted to go further with a...
    A worker applies sealer to a cargo door frame as the bottom section of a Boeing 737 fuselage is assembled at Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita, Kansas.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Spirit Aerosystems fell more than 3% Tuesday after the key Boeing supplier swung to a loss and detailed trouble ahead because of the coronavirus...
    GP: A logo of a Virgin Galactic is seen outside the building during the company's first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 28, 2019 in New York City.JOHANNES EISELE | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Take-Two Interactive – Shares rose more...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Staff at Metropolitan State University of Denver may be furloughed to help manage a $14 million budget shortfall. Metro State is set to start classes on Aug. 17, 90% of classes will be remote. The Advanced Manufacturing Sciences Institute facility at Metro State University (credit CBS) The university said mandatory furloughs will...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – In response to the police brutality protests and the growing calls for racial justice, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected Tuesday to approve an initiative which would put a measure before voters in November asking them to devote 10% of the county’s unrestricted general funds towards social and...
    A Monday report from the New York Times is finally saying what we have been saying at TheBlaze since the very beginning of the coronavirus pandemic: The lockdown measures we have instituted to save lives are inevitably going to end up costing a lot of lives. Perhaps many more than they saved. The...
    Weeds cast: Where are they now? What is an all-cash real estate offer, and should you make one? Report: Bengals star Joe Mixon sets asking price for contract extension The Cincinnati Bengals head into the 2020 NFL season with a chance to surprise a lot of people on offense. If they want to keep...
    The coronavirus pandemic has been both a health crisis and an economic crisis in the United States, causing millions of Americans to lose their jobs through no fault of their own. And the Republican response to the economic pain, liberal economist Paul Krugman argues in his August 3 column for the New York Times, is...
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' revenue at the start of fiscal year surpassed expectations despite the coronavirus pandemic, state finance officials said Tuesday The Department of Finance and Administration said the state's net available revenue collections in July totaled $665.9 million, which was $203.1 million higher than the same month last year and $52.7...
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has agreed to lift its warning against travelling Turkey to four provinces with low rates of coronavirus infection as part of a deal to help larger-scale travel between the two countries resume, the German government said. The German foreign ministry said it was dropping warnings against travel to Antalya, Izmir, Aydin...
    The Trump administration’s efforts to deport undocumented immigrants en masse just got more expensive. And the agency charged with loading people onto planes and flying them back to their home countries is blaming the coronavirus pandemic for the price hike. In April, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, increased...
    Now this is a customer loyalty program. Nissan has traded a brand-new Frontier pickup for one with over a million miles on it, and they were all driven by one owner. (Nissan) Brian Murphy is an independent delivery man from Chicago who’s been driving his 2007 Frontier about 13 hours a day since he...
    Rather than shut down the meat processing facilities where the virus was spreading rapidly, Parson endorsed keeping them open. "We've got to keep the food chain going," he told reporters on April 29. He backed Donald Trump's executive order compelling processing facilities to keep working during the pandemic as "critical infrastructure." On May 5, Parson...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The start of the 2020-2021 new school year across the state is just around the corner. Whether students will be learning at home or in the classroom, to help them get ready parents are urged to take advantage of the upcoming back-to-school sales tax holiday. It runs this Friday through Sunday and...
    Chinese-0wned companies took hundreds of millions of dollars from the $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program that was designed to be a lifeline for small businesses in the United States that were struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic. “According to a review of publicly available loan data by the strategy consulting firm Horizon Advisory, $192 million...