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    Former child star and cryptocurrency entrepreneur Brock Pierce has announced his plans to run for president in the 2020 election.  Following in the footsteps of rapper Kanye Wests shock announcement, Pierce, 39, has also made the surprise jump into the political race, hoping to become the 46th president of the United States.  According to his statement, Pierce - now an entrepreneur known for his work in the cryptocurrency industry - is promising to use technology to enhance institutions and improve...
    By TOM HAYS NEW YORK (AP) — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report. In May, Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation was fired from her job after frantically calling 911 to claim she was being threatened by “an African-American man,” bird watcher Christian Cooper. On the video he recorded of the woman,...
    After a tire puncture ended the day for race leader Denny Hamlin, many people are questioning Goodyear for the failure. After a lot of chatter on social media, Goodyear’s racing director Greg Stucker gave a statement. In the statement, he clarifying the issues that might have caused the failure. Notably, Denny Hamil was leading the race and faced a tire issue with just 8 laps to go. Hamlin’s car lost control and drifted into Turn 1 and made contact with...
    BURBANK (CBSLA) — The Walt Disney Co. has partnered with activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s production firm to develop programming focused on race and equity issues. “During this unprecedented time, The Walt Disney Co. remains committed to creating diverse and inclusive content that resonates and matters,” Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger said in a statement. “Colin’s experience gives him a unique perspective on the intersection of sports, culture and race, which will undoubtedly create compelling stories that will...
    Last night, Matt Kenseth scored a second-place finish at the NASCAR Cup race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This was his fourth runner-up finish at the Brickyard. With his 2021 plans with Chip Ganassi Racing unclear, he might not get another attempt to win the Indy race and kiss the bricks. After the race, Kenseth talked to NBC Sports. In the interview, he talked about the final restart of the race. He said, “Aric was great. He was ready and...
    Coronavirus updates: NYC numbers drop despite reopening; baseballs testing struggles; New drug enters late-stage trials This is Americas favorite fast-food chain Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Wallace over flag and noose © APWF Bubba Wallace checks the sky during a weather delay before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, July 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) WASHINGTON (AP) NASCAR’s layered relationship with President Donald Trump took a sharp turn Monday when Trump blasted...
    Kevin Harvick won the last night’s Brickyard 400 after Hamlin was involved in an unfortunate incident. This win made Harvick one of the three drivers to have won back to back NASCAR Cup races at Indianapolis. Last year, Harvick took home the Brickyard 400 win after starting from the pole position. He dominated the race and lead 118 laps out of the 160 lap race. This year, he got the chance after race leader Denny Hamlin was involved in an...
    New York (CNN Business)Following the huge success of The Last Dance and renewed discussions about systemic race in America, Disney is partnering with one of the most notable voices in the country: Colin Kaepernick.The company announced a production deal with the former NFL quarterback turned activist on Monday. The first project between the two will be a docuseries from ESPN Films about Kaepernicks life and journey from San Francisco 49ers quarterback to civil rights leader.Using extensive new interviews and a...
    80 artists wrote messages in the skies above ICE facilities This is Americas favorite fast-food chain Fox News Media Will Capitalize Black When Referring to Race © TheWrap Fox News microphone Fox News Media announced Monday that when referencing to race, the word Black will now be capitalized, along with White and Brown, in keeping with recommendations from the National Association of Black Journalists. The decision comes after weeks of unrest in America and a national conversation around systemic...
    President Donald Trump took to Twitter last month to tout the power of his endorsements in recent elections. 82-1 Record in Congressional Specials and Primary Elections Since the 2018 Midterms, read a siren-red and white graphic he shared. Analysts have taken issue with both figures, but one pivotal defeat was beyond question. It came days earlier, in a Republican primary runoff in the mountainous western region of North Carolina for the House seat vacated by former Rep. Mark Meadows,...
    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, trails leading Democratic challenger Sara Gideon by four points in her re-election race as her support continues to sag. Gideon, the speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, leads Collins 46-42 in a new Public Policy Polling survey, which sampled more than 1,000 Maine voters and has a margin of error of 3.1%. Gideon held a similar four-point lead in a PPP poll in March and edged out Collins by a single point in a Colby College poll from February, meaning...
    Igor Derysh July 6, 2020 5:16PM (UTC) Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, trails leading Democratic challenger Sara Gideon by four points in her re-election race as her support continues to sag. Gideon, the speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, leads Collins 46-42 in a new Public Policy Polling survey, which sampled more than 1,000 Maine voters and has a margin of error of 3.1%. : Gideon held a similar four-point lead in a PPP poll in March and edged out...
    Formula One drivers stood united against racism ahead of Sundays Austrian Grand Prix season-opening race. Each of the 20 drivers wore a black T-shirt with the words End Racism emblazoned on it as they convened at the start of the track. The gesture was part of Formula Ones #WeRaceAsOne initiative, launched this season to address COVID-19 and racism and inequality. Formula One F1 - Austrian Grand Prix drivers, including Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, Ferraris Sebastian Vettel and others, kneel on the grid...
    Formula One drivers took a knee and wore “End Racism” shirts at the start line before Sunday’s season-opening race of the Austrian Grand Prix. End Racism. One cause. One commitment. As individuals, we choose our own way to support the cause. As a group of drivers and a wider F1 family, we are united in its goal.#WeRaceAsOne pic.twitter.com/qjxYi1zWcJ — Formula 1 (@F1) July 5, 2020 “End Racism. One cause. One commitment.” said Formula One on Twitter.All 20 drivers that participated...
    Former Obama National Security Adviser, Susan Rice, is moving up the ranks in the race to be the vice-presidential pick for Joe Biden’s 2020 election campaign. Sources say that Rice and Biden’s chemistry is a big factor in her consideration. “I know they have a good relationship — perhaps the best relationship of anyone on the list,” a source close to the Biden campaign told The Hill. “They’ve known each other for years, they’ve worked alongside each other and she’s...
    One NASCAR driver was so resolute about his support for President Trump that his car featured a “Trump 2020” theme painted in red, white and blue at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday. NEWS: Patriots of America PAC partners with GFR, for nine races in 2020 season. @CoreyLaJoie will debut this patriotic red, white, and blue scheme at @IMS this Sunday. pic.twitter.com/BojiLaYIxD — Go Fas Racing (@GoFasRacing32) July 1, 2020 Although Corey LaJoie’s No. 32...
    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The coronavirus pandemic has quieted the trumpet that sounds the start of the races at Lone Star Park. The racing track’s Twitter page announced Monday, that “Due to an abundance of caution, all racing operations at Lone Star Park have been suspended due to #COVID-19. Racing will resume at a date to be determined.” Due to an abundance of caution, all racing operations at Lone Star Park have been suspended due to #COVID19. Racing will...
    (Opinion) Long voting lines threaten our democracy. Fixing them is easier than you think How a coin shortage is impacting Mich. retailers and grocery stores Austin Cindric finishes fifth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Austin Cindric finishes fifth at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Austin Cindric finished fifth in the Pennzoil 150 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course on Saturday. Cindric’s top five finish, the seventh time he has achieved that result this year, added...
    Maine state House Speaker Sara Gideon holds a 4-point lead over Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump sealed his own fate Congress eyes tighter restrictions on next round of small business help The Hills Coronavirus Report: Stagwell President Mark Penn says Trump is losing on fighting the virus; Fauci says U.S. going in the wrong direction in fight against virus MORE (R-Maine) in the state’s hotly contested Senate race, according to a new poll released Monday. The survey, conducted by the...
    RuPaul left fans puzzled over the weekend when he scrubbed every post from his Instagram and deactivated his Twitter account.  Hide The 59-year-old RuPaul’s Drag Race host maintains a hefty Instagram following of 4.2 million, but his account currently sports zero photos. The mass deletion sparked plenty of concern, rumors, and, of course, jokes. Hide “Probably got cast on S13 omg,” one Redditor commented.  “Are you fracking kidding me?” another Redditor wrote in reference to RuPaul’s previous admission that he...
    Georgia Tech wont require students to wear masks on campus. Faculty arent happy How a coin shortage is impacting Mich. retailers and grocery stores Cole Custer drives No. 41 Ford Mustang to fifth-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Cole Custer drives No. 41 Ford Mustang to fifth-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Cole Custer finished fifth in the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Custer’s top five finish, the...
    Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images President Donald Trump set his sights on Bubba Wallace Monday, calling on the NASCAR driver to apologize for last month’s noose controversy while also blasting the racing organization for banning Confederate flags. “Has @BubbaWallace apologized to all of those great NASCAR drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was just another HOAX?” Trump tweeted. “That...
    Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. AP And on a cooling track, Hamlins worn tires simply gave out. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin was seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him, he went careening into the first turn wall with a flat right front-side tire, and Harvick beat Matt Kenseth off the final restart to win his second straight...
    REAL Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna joked that she’s running for President in 2020 under the slogan ‘own it’ Her tweet came just one day after the rapper Kanye West announced he was entering the race against Donald Trump and Joe Biden. 8 Lisa Rinna poked fun at Kanye West running for presidentCredit: Getty Images 8 She also shared she was going to run for presidentCredit: Instagram In true Lisa Rinna fashion, the former actress took to Instagram...
    Netflix Donates $625K to Sam Mendes New Fund to Help U.K. Theater Workers Opinion: This is the simple reason you can’t believe the P/E ratio for the Russell 2000 right now Vettel is bound to be distracted by Ferrari axe, says Brawn (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel endured a nightmare start to the season in Austria on Sunday and Formula Ones motorsport managing director Ross Brawn suggested being dropped by Ferrari for 2021 had affected his concentration. © Reuters/POOL Austrian...