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    A majority of Americans support allowing voting by mail, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll, bucking President Donald Trump’s insistence that the process opens up the election to fraud. Similarly, an overwhelming majority believe there’s no reason to delay the November 3 election, an idea the POTUS had floated. The topic of voting by...
    Marijuana use among teens increased in Colorado from 2017 to 2019, according to a recently published survey by the state Department of Public Health and Environment, which found that Pueblo and Denver schools posted the highest rates in the state. According to the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey, in 2019, 20.6 percent of Colorado students over fourteen...
    Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé” and Guy Fieri’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” said Wednesday that it plans to launch a new streaming service as the coronavirus took a bite out of its second-quarter income. The broadcasting giant, which owns channels TLC, Food Network and HGTV, plans to launch a new, subscription-based streaming service...
    One of New York City’s poshest neighborhoods is experiencing a surge in armed robberies, according to Daily Mail. Data released by the New York Police Department shows that Manhattans Upper East Side reported 27 robberies over the past four weeks, which is a 286% increase compared to the number of robberies that took place over...
    Most Iowa voters disagree with Gov. Kim Reynolds's (R) plan to reopen schools, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Monmouth University Poll found bipartisan opposition to Reynolds’s plan to require students to spend at least half of their time in an in-person classroom. A total of 69 percent of respondents said local school districts instead...
    TOKYO – Japanese drugstores were stripped bare of gargling solution by Wednesday, a day after the governor of the western prefecture of Osaka suggested it could help fight coronavirus, triggering panicked buying reminiscent of the early days of mask shortages. Hundreds of thousands of people posted pictures of emptied shelves on Twitter, accompanied by...
    Worcester has experienced an explosion of violence this summer; crime is up by more than 30 percent compared to the last three years. Worcester Police Chief Steven M. Sargent said the sharp rise in crime is alarming, but the Worcester Police can handle it. So far this year, there have been 17 non-fatal shootings incidents...
    TOKYO – Japanese drugstores were stripped bare of gargling solution by Wednesday, a day after the governor of the western prefecture of Osaka suggested it could help fight coronavirus, triggering panicked buying reminiscent of the early days of mask shortages. Hundreds of thousands of people posted pictures of emptied shelves on Twitter, accompanied by handwritten...
    The headline from last Thursday’s report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) on second quarter GDP was horrific: The economy contracted 9.5 percent from April through June. On an annual basis, GDP fell at an astounding rate of nearly 33 percent. Still, there’s another ominous aspect to the agency’s findings that has gone largely unnoted: The...
    Democrats are within striking distance in both the presidential and Senate contests in Iowa, according to a poll released Wednesday that shows former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats | Teen accused of Twitter hack pleads not guilty | Experts warn...
    If you been on the hunt for some chic fashions, then Anthropologie has the perfect flash sale for you. The brand is taking an extra 25% off a variety of sale clothing, accessories and more. And for a limited time, teachers and students can also get 20% off full-priced items. Plus, you can also score...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly stressed in April and May that the positivity rate of mass COVID-19 tests was a better way to gauge how Florida was faring in containing COVID-19 than positive case totals. On Tuesday, with the state in a six-week surge of the disease, the governor offered emergency room visits as...
    BMW on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $790 million, fueled by a staggering 25-percent sales drop as the coronavirus pandemic continues to pummel the auto industry. The German auto giant — which also owns Mini and Rolls-Royce — said sales have started to recover during the latest quarter, including a 17-percent jump in...
    BMW on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $790 million, fueled by a staggering 25-percent sales drop as the coronavirus pandemic continues to pummel the auto industry. The German auto giant — which also owns Mini and Rolls-Royce — said sales have started to recover during the latest quarter, including a 17-percent jump in deliveries...
    Shares of Tinder’s parent company Match Group surged more than 12 percent Wednesday after it said stuck-at-home singles turning to its apps for love have fueled surprisingly strong earnings. The dating juggernaut — which also owns OKCupid, Hinge and Plenty of Fish — beat Wall Street’s forecasts for both earnings and revenue, raking in...
    Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about his plans to combat racial inequality at a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., July 28, 2020.Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Latinos are one of the largest growing demographics in the country, and their support is essential to ensuring a win that cannot be challenged...
    Shares of Tinder’s parent company Match Group surged more than 12 percent Wednesday after it said stuck-at-home singles turning to its apps for love have fueled surprisingly strong earnings. The dating juggernaut — which also owns OKCupid, Hinge and Plenty of Fish — beat Wall Street’s forecasts for both earnings and revenue, raking in a...
    Damian Lillard, #0, Portland Trail Blazers, (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. All due respect to the Washington Wizards, but when the NBA announced it’s structure for the...
    Democratic voters are slightly more likely than their Republican counterparts to view the Supreme Court as “very important” in guiding their choice for president in the 2020 election, according to a new poll. Following Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgSenate GOP divided over whether they'd fill Supreme Court vacancy  Ginsburg discharged from hospital after nonsurgical...
    On July 17, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that counties on the state’s COVID-19 “monitoring list” must begin the new school year with distance learning. More than half of our state’s counties are on the list, representing more than 80% of California’s students. Implementing distance learning at this scale is much easier said, or ordered, than...
    Most voters oppose a delayed Election Day as suggested by President TrumpDonald John TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary MORE last week, according to a poll released Wednesday. Of those surveyed in a Reuters/Ipsos...
    A leading American rabbinical figure has, for the first time, urged American Jews to vote for the reelection of President Donald Trump, declaring the current state of affairs as “frightening” and a possible Trump loss in November as “worrisome.” In a rare statement published this weekend in Mishpacha — a popular weekly publication among the...
    Google and Amazon have overtaken Apple as hackers’ most imitated brands, a new report says. Google, Amazon, WhatsApp and Facebook are the brands that hackers copied the most to trick people into sharing their credentials, personal information and payments, according to the report from Check Point Research. The two tech giants sit at the top with...
    A rare winter wonderland blanketed Tasmania, and residents couldnt get enough Teheran to make Angels debut vs. struggling Mariners Discovery U.S. Ad Revenue Drops Less Than Expected Amid Pandemic © THR Staff With its $15 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks, Discovery surpassed NBCU as the No. 1 media company for female viewers. In all,...
    BULGARIA's holiday hotspot Sunny Beach has warned that hotels may be forced to close for the rest of the season as Brits fail to return. Officials fear that tourism may not return in the usual numbers until 2022. 4Bulgaria's Sunny Beach fears tourists are unlikely to return for yearsCredit: AFP or licensors Plamen Kopchev, head...
    Bangkok, Aug 5 (EFE) .- Most of the stock markets in Southeast Asia closed on Wednesday with gains amid optimism among investors caused by the possibility that Washington and Beijing meet in the middle of this month to study the progress of their commercial commitments. The square of Ho Chi Minh City (financial capital of...
    Now more than ever in the US, your money defines you. If you’re rich, you’ve splurged on enough canned food and TP to ride out several pandemics, let alone Covid-19. As the start of the school year approaches, perhaps you’ve hired tutors for your kids. Maybe you’ve decamped to your country compound to hunker down...
    Getty Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s approval rating is on the decline as lawmakers on both sides continue to debate another stimulus package, according to recent polling data. A recent study from the Economist and YouGov found that a majority of Americans do not support McConnell. The data,...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS 13) — As jobs are being lost, federal unemployment payments have expired, and now rent and home prices are on the rise. As many struggle to pay on time, data shows that it’s getting more expensive to find a place to live in some areas. Rodney Luman owns Key Realty in Elk Grove...
            by Robert Romano   The fifth-generation F-35 stealth fighter jet by Lockheed Martin has been in development since the 1990s, one of the most expensive military systems ever at a cost of about $80 million per plane, after all these years is still dependent on global supply chains including certain...
            by Bethany Blankley  Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with the overall economy notching a third consecutive month of growth, according to a new report published by the Institute for Supply Management. The Manufacturing ISM “Report on Business” calculated a July composite reading of 54.2 percent, a second straight month of growth for...
    Twins 40-year-old slugger Nelson Cruz is on a furious RBI pace 24 Emoji Pumpkin Carving and Painting Ideas Thatll Make Your Porch Halloween-Ready As mortgage rates fall to record lows, beware refinance deals with hefty costs The historic plunge in mortgage rates has created eye-popping deals, with many borrowers locking in 30-year loans well...
    ALBANY — Nearly 100 New York bars and restaurants have had their liquor licenses suspended during the coronavirus pandemic for violating social distancing and other COVID-19-related restrictions, according to new state data released Tuesday. State Liquor Authority inspectors yanked 11 additional licenses from offending businesses Monday night for a total of 95 statewide, after...
    Chicago schools expected to announce all-remote learning as teachers union plans steps toward possible strike, sources say How to Thaw Ground Beef So It Defrosts in Time for Dinner Most parents don’t want to send their kids back to school this fall This story originally featured on Working Mother. © Provided by Popular Science...
    A staggering 25 percent of mail-in ballots cast in Brooklyn for June’s primary elections were declared invalid, it was revealed on Tuesday, as Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the Board of Elections to shape up by November. More than 120,000 absentee ballots were filed in Kings County for the June 23 primary but...
    Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 39 points in California, 67 percent to 28 percent, according to a Berkeley IGS (Institute of Governmental Studies) poll released on Tuesday. Biden’s current poll margin is nine points higher than Hillary Clinton’s 30 point margin, 61 percent to 31 percent, over Trump in...
    Prisons and jails number among the top hotspots for coronavirus outbreaks in the US - and new Harvard University research suggests that for every one person who goes into a jail, another two people in the communities they return to develop COVID-19.   By the end of last month at least 78,526 people had tested positive...
    Drew Angerer/Getty Images WNBA players have begun wearing shirts endorsing Rev. Raphael Warnock, a challenger to Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), to protest Loeffler’s involvement in the league and her comments against the Black Lives Matter movement. Before playing the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday — the team Loeffler is a co-owner of — players on the...
    They’re considered the “woke” generation, but new research says Generation Z men aren’t necessarily on board. Half of young men believe feminism “has gone too far and makes it harder for men to succeed,” according to “Young People in the Time of COVID-19,” a new study by Hope Not Hate, a UK-based advocacy group...
    After reporting an eye-popping $5 billion loss, Disney said it will release “Mulan” directly to the Disney+ as it looks to its budding streaming service to carry it through the pandemic. Disney Chief Executive Bob Chapek on Tuesday told investors that the live-action version of its popular animated film from 1998 — originally scheduled...
    Gary Sanchez is missing. Not missing like when the Mets scared the daylights out of everyone by announcing they couldn’t find Yoenis Cespedes, even though they had a pretty good idea what happened to him. Missing as in swinging at baseballs and failing to connect with them at an alarming rate. Even an 8-1 start...
    Most Americans are waiting more than three days for their coronavirus test results, undermining the need to quickly isolate people and contact trace, a new survey reveals. Researchers found that 63 percent of those who've been tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, did not get results back for at least 72 hours....
    After reporting a massive $5 billion loss on Tuesday, Disney said it plans to release “Mulan” directly to Disney+ as it looks to its budding streaming service to help carry it through the pandemic. Disney Chief Executive Bob Chapek told investors on Tuesday that the live-action version of its popular animated film from 1998, originally...
    You’re fired — but you’re going out like a big shot! A cluster of black Chevy Tahoe SUVs lined up outside NBCUniversal’s Manhattan headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center early Tuesday — but instead of celebrities or media moguls, they were gathered to haul away employees who had just gotten pink slips, sources told The...
    A new poll released on Tuesday shows Americans have a growing distrust of the media, with an overwhelming majority saying the press have a political bias and nearly half saying news outlets display a "great deal" of bias. The study from Gallup and the Knight Foundation shows that a whopping 86 percent of Americans believe media outlets lean one...
    New York City's wealthiest neighborhood is grappling with a spike in armed robberies, new data reveals.    Manhattan's Upper East Side has seen 27 robberies over the past four weeks - a 286 percent increase when compared to the same period last year, according to the NYPD.  Alarmingly, a significant number of those have involved locals...