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Instagram tests Direct Messaging on web where encryption fails

Instagram will finally let you chat from your web browser, but the launch contradicts Facebook’s plan for end-to-end encryption in all its messaging apps. Today Instagram began testing Direct Messages on the web for a small percentage of users around th

‘Racism won’t be tolerated’: UK police arrest 12yo boy over racist messages sent to football player Wilfried Zaha

West Midlands Police raised some eyebrows on social media after proudly announcing they had arrested a 12yo boy just hours after he sent racist threats and images of the Ku Klux Klan to footballer Wilfried Zaha. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ubisoft gives players Watch Dogs 2 for free after game giveaway glitch - CNET

Ubisoft login failed as gamers tried to to gain their free copy of Watch Dogs 2, but the company promises we'll still get them.

Leicester jeopardizes Champions League hopes with collapse

In the top four since September, Leicester’s Champions League hopes are no longer so certain

Illness and injury uncertainty abound as NHL camps open

NHL teams return to the ice Monday for the first time since March as the 24 that qualified for the expanded playoffs open two-week training camps

O’Ward “ecstatic” but also “disappointed” after stellar drive

The 21-year-old Mexican edged Colton Herta for pole position in the morning session, and went on to lead 43 of the race’s 55 laps, only relinquishing P1 during pit stops.However, in the final third of the race, Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda driver Rosenqvist hu

Will the Blue Jays be forced to shuffle off to Buffalo for home games?

The Jays may be left with no other option if they are told they can’t play in Toronto.

300 positive cases of COVID-19 and 4 deaths led to shutdown of LA garment factory

COVID-19 infections continue to surge in the U.S. as experts urge individuals to continue practicing social distancing and wear facial coverings or masks. Businesses across the country are closing down as they become hotspots for the novel coronavirus. Factor

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Masking up: Protective coverings not just for MLB dugouts

Protective masks won’t be out of sight when big league baseball resumes

Scripted crime TV shows give viewers a dangerously false perception of how cops operate

As the uprisings against police violence force a national reckoning with how Americans conceive of police, calls to closely examine the role of pop culture in valorizing cops have grown more pressing. While the first cultural tentpoles to fall have been reali

2-time All-Star 2B Bolling dies, hit last slam off Koufax

Frank Bolling, a two-time All-Star second baseman and the last player to hit a grand slam off Sandy Koufax, has died

Torrence wins at Indy in NHRA's return from virus break

Torrence wins at Indy in NHRA's return from virus break

Ryan Blaney attempts to keep car in gear using a bungee cord

Ryan Blaney’s car jumps out of gear mid-race forcing him to correct the situation with a bungee cord. Go inside the car as Blaney attempts to fix the problem in the middle of the Quaker State 400 from Kentucky Speedway.

Bournemouth beats Leicester 4-1 in boost for EPL survival

Bournemouth beats Leicester 4-1 in boost for EPL survival

Stewards rule Renault’s Racing Point protest “admissible”

The protest concerned Appendix 6 of the FIA sporting regulations, which relates to listed parts, and what can and cannot be shared between teams.It relates specifically to the front and rear brake ducts used by the Racing Point RP20, which Renault clearly bel

A disaster: Florida, Texas report skyrocketing COVID-19 cases as pandemic spirals out of control

Today, Florida set a new pandemic record for a single-day increase in COVID-19 cases: 15,300 new cases were identified in the state, far above 12,274 single-day increase in New York during what was then the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Death

Jake Tapper says Trump would have ‘saved lives’ if he’d worn mask earlier, is shown ‘no need for masks’ clip from his own show

CNN’s Jake Tapper was confronted with coverage from his own show claiming masks were “not needed” during the Covid-19 pandemic, after he tweeted Donald Trump may have saved lives if he’d worn them in public months ago. Read Full Article at RT.com

China Roundup: Tech giants take stance on Beijing’s data control in Hong Kong

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, the unprecedented national security law descended on Hong Kong, changing th

Ubisoft Forward game event won't address sexual harassment issues company's facing - CNET

The French gaming company's said it's committed to change, but it won't address that change during its biggest event of the year.

Ubisoft Forward's game giveaway glitched - CNET

Ubisoft login failed as gamers tried to to gain their free copy of Watch Dogs 2, but the company promises we'll still get them.

Eyes up here: In «P-Valley,» the strippers and their grueling labor are the headliners, not men

Playwright Katori Hall gives us a gaze from the women onstage at the world around them, and the view is riveting

Aric Almirola edges Chase Elliott, Joey Logano to win Stage 1 at Quaker State 400

Through 80 laps at the Quaker State 400, Aric Almirola led the pack, picking up some much-needed points as the Stage 1 winner. Chase Elliott, who finished the stage in second, and Joey Logano, who finished in third, weren’t far behind as all three jockey fo

Valencia loses again, moves further from Europa League spot

Valencia’s chances of making the Europa League next season have taken a hit with a 1-0 loss at relegation-threatened Leganés in the Spanish league

Fans welcomed to World TeamTennis matches in West Virginia

World TeamTennis has welcomed fans to matches at a resort in West Virginia

Tigers Summer Camp Report 7.12.20 Part II (VIDEO)

Our John Keating reports on the return of Cameron Maybin to the Tigers

November literally can't get here fast enough, and that's the problem

On March 19, 1945, faced with the all-but-certain defeat of his vaunted “Thousand-year Reich,” Adolf Hitler issued what has since become known as the “Nero Decree,” named for the Roman Emperor Nero, who purportedly set Rome ablaze in 64 A.D. This fin

Covid-19 origin: Ex-Trump adviser Bannon claims West has ‘defectors’ from Wuhan & people will be ‘shocked’ at their revelations

Donald Trump’s ex-adviser Steve Bannon has doubled down on the man-made nature of the coronavirus, claiming that Chinese “virus experts” have defected to the West and are now cooperating with intelligence agencies. Read Full Article at RT.com

USA Today RIPPED for claiming Trump T-shirt features Nazi symbol, clarifies eagle is ‘longtime US symbol too’

USA Today had egg on its face after running a “fact check” story verifying the theory that a Trump campaign T-shirt depicts a Nazi symbol. After causing outrage, it clarified that the bald eagle is a “longtime US symbol too.” Read Full Article at RT.c

WHO reports over 230,000 new infections of Covid-19, marking a new record daily rise

The World Health Organization has registered a record increase in coronavirus cases worldwide. The confirmed-cases number has jumped by nearly a quarter million over the past 24 hours. Read Full Article at RT.com

Top college football players could skip season to prepare for 2021 NFL Draft?

With a greater chance that the upcoming college football season is shortened or moved to the spring, a wave of stars could be prepared to sit out this year and prepare for the NFL draft.

Marcus Stroman expects to be 'one of the top arms' in free agency after 2020

Stroman has a career 3.76 ERA, and he was an All-Star in 2019. He’s still fairly young, and while it might be hard to do too much for his value in a shortened season, a strong 2020 couldn’t hurt his case.

How 68,000 COVID-19 survivors created a world-class patient resource group in just four months

Discussions of trauma and mystery symptoms await in «Survivor Corps,» where volunteers fact-check medical claims

3-year-old filly euthanized after workout at Del Mar

A 3-year-old filly was euthanized after completing a workout at Del Mar, the track’s first fatality of its summer racing season

Marc Warren wins European Tour return event in Austria

Carrying his own bag, Marc Warren closed with a 2-under 70 for a one-shot victory at the Austrian Open

Morikawa clutch in finish and playoff to win Workday Open

Collin Morikawa won the Workday Charity Open with a two-putt par from 10 feet on the third playoff hole

German officials furious after meatpacker behind Covid-19 outbreak that placed 600,000 people on lockdown requests salary refund

A German meat processing factory at the center of a local Covid-19 outbreak that put two neighboring districts on quarantine has requested government support. The move angered German officials, including the agriculture minister. Read Full Article at RT.com

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda slightly ahead of his rival in tight runoff – exit polls

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda appears to have just about managed to snatch victory from his opponent, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, in an incredibly tight race, with exit polls showing he’s just one percent ahead. Read Full Article at RT.com

Explosion reported & sailors ‘injured’ as US military ship catches fire in San Diego (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The USS Bonhomme Richard has caught fire at a naval base in San Diego. Footage from the scene shows a large plume of smoke emitting from under the ship’s deck; at least one explosion and injuries among the crew have been reported. Read Full Article at RT.co

British 2012 Olympic team used in trial for Special Forces 'wonder drug' despite lack of understanding of side effects – report

Members of the British Olympic team were used as 'guinea pigs' in 2012 to trial an experimental drug designed to aid elite military units, with around 40 percent of those taking it reporting side effects, according to a report. Read Full Article at RT.com
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