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In more bad news for McConnell, two-thirds of voters want to see John Bolton testify

In the wake of multiple polls showing strong majorities of Americans believe the Senate impeachment trial should include witnesses and documents, a Quinnipiac survey finds that 66% of voters want to hear from one person in particular: former Trump national se

OPEC fears second coronavirus wave to prolong oil inventory overhang

OPEC, Russia and their allies, a group known as OPEC , said they would ease record oil curbs from August 1 citing a gradual recovery in demand as global lockdowns loosen up.

Nextdoor launches Sell for Good for easy donations to local nonprofits

Nextdoor is launching a new feature called Sell for Good, allowing uses to sell items on the neighborhood-focused social network and donate the proceeds to local nonprofits. CEO Sarah Friar said that since the pandemic started, conversations about donations h

Beware! Russia needs your vaccine! UK, US & Canada say hackers targeting Covid-19 research are ‘almost certainly’ Kremlin-linked

An online hacker group known as ‘The Dukes’ or ‘Cozy Bear’, which is “almost certainly” linked to the Kremlin, have targeted researchers working on a Covid-19 vaccine, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and allies say. Read Full Arti

Catalan politicians to sue former Spanish intel chief for wiretapping them via ‘Pegasus’ spyware – reports

Two Catalan pro-independence leaders are reportedly taking the retired chief of Spain’s official intelligence agency to court over allegations their mobile devices were monitored using the notorious ‘Pegasus’ spyware. Read Full Article at

Russian soccer game off after 9 virus positives

A top-division Russian soccer game has been called off after nine people at FC Sochi tested positive for the virus

«The Fiend» Bray Wyatt joins Rachel Bonnetta for 'Wrestling With Your Feelings' | WWE ON FOX

Rachel Bonnetta welcomes «The Fiend» Bray Wyatt on the psychiatry couch in another session of 'Wrestling with Your Feelings'.

FOX Sports Wisconsin announces 2020 Brewers broadcast schedule

FOX Sports Wisconsin will televise 58 Milwaukee Brewers games during the 2020 season along with a 'Spotlight: Bob Uecker' show in August.

Here's what worked and what didn't work with Wednesday's All-Star Race changes

NASCAR held its annual All-Star Race on Wednesday, this time equipped with a plethora of alterations. And it's safe to say that some need tweaking.

VOTE: Jersey tournament — (1) Gophers FB chrome vs. (4) Gophers MHKY gold

Which threads should advance to the next round in the ultimate Minnesota jersey tournament? You decide.

Scientist discovers METAL-EATING bacteria after leaving glass jar out in sink

Scientists have discovered a type of bacteria that devours metal for sustenance. First predicted over a century ago, an accident has finally revealed its existence, unlocking a key mystery of the Earth’s elemental cycle. Read Full Article at

100-degree heat inside the Arctic Circle: Siberian heatwave ‘almost impossible’ without climate change, says new study

This year’s Siberian heatwave, which has seen temperatures of over 38 degrees Celsius in the Arctic Circle, was made at least 600 times more likely by human-caused climate change, according to a study led by the UK’s Met Office. Read Full Article at

‘Europe’s energy policy made in Europe, not Washington’: Defiant Germany again hits back at US targeting Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Germany’s foreign minister hinted his country is unlikely to kowtow to the sweeping US sanctions against the embattled gas pipeline project, which he called an affront to Europe’s right to choose energy suppliers on its own. Read Full Article at

British FM Dominic Raab is ‘almost certain’ Russians interfered in election, but you’ll have to take his word for it

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab claimed that Russians meddled in last year’s election by “amplifying” leaked documents that revealed a potential post-Brexit trade deal with the US. No evidence was served with his claims. Read Full Article at RT.c

Activ Surgical raises $15 million to advance autonomous and collaborative robotic surgery

Boston-based startup Activ Surgical has raised a $15 million round of venture funding led by ARTIS ventures, and including LRVHealth, DNS Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Tao Capital Partners and Rising Tide VC. The round will help Activ continue to develop and

As VCs favor B2B startups, B2C upstarts’ venture activity falls

The Q2 2020 venture capital market did not bring a catastrophic slowdown to either the global private investment scene or the U.S.’s own VC scene. But inside the rosier-than-anticipated private capital results of the second quarter, there were pockets

Health department watchdog finds wrongdoing by Medicare/Medicaid chief, HHS attacks watchdog

Well now is just a great time for a key member of the Trump administration's Health and Human Services (HHS) team to be under a big corruption shadow. The HHS inspector general has found that Seema Verma, who is in charge of the Centers for Medicare and Medic

Norris: Back pain caused by «being out of F1 car for so long»

The McLaren youngster was left with back and chest pains last weekend, and had to take painkillers to get through the second Red Bull Ring event.But after flying back to the UK this week for diagnosis by specialists, the Briton is confident he has got on top

Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt 2020

The ongoing pandemic has drastically shaped how we maintain existing relationships but it’s also transformed how we get those relationships started, pushing more first encounters online and adding social distance into the dating process. It’s bee

The Espresso Display is a fantastic portable display for your Mac or PC

Australian-based hardware startup Espresso Displays has taken a category with a lot of relatively unremarkable, but functional entrants, and added features, design and quality improvements to set itself apart from the crowd. The Espresso Display offers a port

Puppet announces $40 million debt round from BlackRock

Puppet, the Portland, Oregon-based infrastructure automation company, announced a $40 million debt round today from BlackRock Investments. CEO Yvonne Wassenaar says the company sees this debt round as part of a longer term relationship with BlackRock . “

VIRUS DIARY: Perfect pregnancy plans, ruined by a pandemic

PHOENIX (AP) - It was the day after April Fool’s when I stared at a tiny window on a pregnancy test and watched a very clear plus sign quickly appear. I sprinted from my side of the house to my husband’s office (see: bathroom), banged on the door like a .

Dutch king opens disease exhibition delayed by pandemic

LEIDEN, Netherlands (AP) - A museum in the Dutch city of Leiden finally opened an exhibition on contagious diseases through the ages on Thursday after a long delay caused by the disease currently sweeping the world - COVID-19. Dutch King Willem-Alexander, wh

BMW makes SiriusXM's 360L on-demand programming standard for 2021 - Roadshow

The only exceptions to the rule are the i Series cars, for now.

The best fire pits for 2020 - CNET

From Solo Stove and Tiki, to Kingso and Garden Treasures, we put popular fire pits to the test to find out which is best.

'I eat a** for breakfast, lunch & dinner': McGregor teammate Dillon Danis blames weight gain on sex with model girlfriend (VIDEO)

A month after filming himself rubbing oil into his model girlfriend's behind before slapping it on a sun lounger, Conor McGregor accomplice Dillon Danis has claimed that his weight increase is down to his taste for her posterior. Read Full Article at

JM Financial#39;s former VP settles insider trading case with SEBI

During November 2013 to December 2016, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had conducted an investigation in case of alleged trading by Saraogi and his mother-in-law Vimala Devi Kalantri in the scrip of JM Financial Limited (JMFL), the regulato

Company with dubious $300 million no-bid contract to Puerto Rico just got a new no-bid contract

Remember the Montana company with two employees that won a dubious $300 million no-bid contract to help rebuild Puerto Rico’s utility grid after Hurricane Maria? Whitefish Energy’s strange deal was very quickly put under a microscope, with calls for its c

Access to funds still a challenge for small, mid-sized NBFCs: FIDC

To address the liquidity challenges faced by NBFCs, HFCs and MFIs, the government had announced a special liquidity scheme of Rs 30,000 crore

GoAir announces quarantine packages for passengers; prices start at Rs 1,400 per person per night

The packages, the first of its kind by an airline in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, can be availed through GoAir#39;s holiday package website, the Wadia group-promoted airline said in a release.

New wave of COVID-19 top threat to business continuity in India: Survey

According to the #39;Return to Work#39; survey by International SOS, 70 percent of companies in India indicated that a new wave of COVID-19 is the top threat to business continuity in the country.

PTC India puts majority stake in NBFC arm PTC India Financial Services on the block

The board of PTC India had initially proposed the divestment plans to shareholders on August 7, 2019 but received the requisite internal approvals for the deal after delays on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Nuvoco may list Emami Cement in 2-3 years

Nuvoco Vistas, formerly Lafarge India Limited, in February announced that it will acquire the 8.3 million tonnes per annum cement business of Emami for an enterprise value Rs 5,500 crore.

Wall Street opens lower as coronavirus fears eclipse upbeat retail sales

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 123.53 points, or 0.46 percent, at the open to 26,746.57.

Court vacates split-jury verdict in killing of ex-Chiefs RB McKnight

An appeals court has granted the killer of former Chiefs RB Joe McKnight a new trial because his manslaughter conviction was delivered by a split jury.

The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An Orbital Partnership Is Born

On July 17, 1975, something momentous happened: two Cold War-rivals met in space. When their respective spacecraft rendezvoused and docked, a new era of cooperative ventures in space began.

RIP ‘CLAT’? Police shut down Portland protesters’ short-lived CHAZ-style ‘autonomous zone’ (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Portland police have brought a swift and unceremonious end to a newly-created ‘autonomous zone’ in the city, which was seen by many as an offshoot of a now-defunct protester camp in Seattle.  Read Full Article at

Drug use in Australia at HIGHEST LEVEL in almost 20 years, survey shows. What’s behind the alarming rise?

Drug use in Australia is at the highest level since 2001, according to a new report issued by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare – and the media and Covid-19 could be to blame. Read Full Article at

Egypt’s President Sisi meets Libyan tribesmen after eastern parliament’s call to intervene

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Journalist Golunov to sue Moscow cops who planted drugs on him in summer 2019, seeks $70k in damages

Journalist Ivan Golunov is suing the five former police officers who falsified evidence against him in June 2019. Golunov hopes to win 5 million rubles ($70,250) from the law enforcement officers, who were fired and arrested. Read Full Article at

Bright Comet NEOWISE Captured Shooting Above Mount Hood by Photographer Lester Tsai

Throughout July, Comet NEOWISE has been visible to those in the northern hemisphere as it orbits the sun. Portland-based photographer Lester Tsai recently traveled to Mount Hood to capture the phenomena as it shoots over Oregon’s highest mountain in a
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