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Your regular reminder that ending Moscow Mitch's majority is as critical as dumping Trump

It is always worth remembering that there are literally hundreds of bills passed by House Democrats now languishing in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's legislative graveyard. With the Presidents Day recess over, the winter holiday break hangover is be

NASCAR Euro Series' virtual races to include real consequences

The EuroNASCAR Esports Series will kick off on April 21 on iRacing and will include eight events with the last three serving as playoff rounds and awarding double points.And in a first for virtual motorsports competition, the participating series drivers wil

Rush hour and tougher questions ahead for both Mint Raod and banks

Piecemeal regulatory forbearance will not go far and tougher questions will be asked of both Mint Road and banks, reports Raghu Mohan

COVID-19 crisis spurs triple-digit growth for refurbishing startup Back Market

“The U.S. and Germany are pushing the growth,« says CEO Thibaud Hug de Larauze. »They are the main two drivers of the boom of Back Market."

American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom

Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive territories as investors seized on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. The stock market is, of course, not the

Quibi had a launch day outage

Looks like things haven’t gone completely smoothly with Quibi‘s launch. The issue appears to have been resolved, but the Quibi customer support account tweeted this afternoon that “some users may be experiencing problems with the Quibi app,&

NASA Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13, ‘A Successful Failure’

As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission – which has become known as “a successful failure” that saw the safe return of its crew in spite of a catastrophic explosion – the agency is sharing a variety of resources, recognizing the tr

El Paso legislator calls for DHS watchdog probe into dangerous conditions at border facilities

Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar is calling on the Department of Homeland Security watchdog to immediately look into Border Patrol facility conditions in the El Paso area, including an outrageous report that officials have held as many as 150 people with “flu-l

Gamecocks' Boston wins Leslie Award as nation's best center

South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston has been named the Lisa Leslie Award winner as women's basketball's top center

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the ICU

Like other patients with COVID-19, the prime minister's condition worsened in just one afternoon.

Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline dies at 85

Kaline played 22 years with the Tigers, finishing up his career with 18 All-Star appearances and earning 10 Gold Gloves.en-us

Arizona lands Seattle grad transfer Terrell Brown

Seattle University graduate transfer Terrell Brown has committed to Arizona, bolstering the Wildcats’ backcourt for next season

Hall of Famer Al Kaline, longtime star for the Detroit Tigers, dies at 85, family friend tells AP

Hall of Famer Al Kaline, longtime star for the Detroit Tigers, dies at 85, family friend tells AP

Jaguars re-sign suspended run-stopper Carl Davis

The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed defensive tackle Carl Davis

Beloved Detroit Tigers star Al Kaline dies at 85

Baseball Fall of Fame player Al Kaline, who played his entire 22-season major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died

The Boneyard Match and Firefly Fun House made WrestleMania 36 great

WrestleMania 36 was an event unlike any other, and the off-site matches stole the show. But the Boneyard Match and Firefly Fun House were just the beginning.

In the middle of a pandemic, Trump's only health care plan is still to get rid of Obamacare

Now would be a really good time for everyone in the country to have health insurance, and for a health care system that wasn't run on profit, greed, and corporate bureaucracy. It would also be a really good time to have a real president. But we don't have an

One day after hospitalization, British prime minister moved to intensive care unit for coronavirus

On Sunday, representatives for U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been hospitalized due to COVID-19. He started having symptoms ten days ago.  Less than a day later, representatives say his condition is deteriorating and he has been moved to an intensiv

Three-round NFL mock draft: Six Alabama players in Round 1?

The NFL draft is just over two weeks away, and while there's relative certainty about the first pick, it could get wild from there. en-us

BounceX cuts staff, reduces salaries in wake of COVID-19 economic disruptions

TechCrunch confirmed today that BounceX (the firm is rebranding this year) has executed layoffs and salary cuts in the wake of recent COVID-19-led economic disruptions. Many startups are undergoing staff cuts as the domestic and global economies slow, making

Russia resumes flights bringing home citizens stuck abroad due to Covid-19

Russian citizens, who were caught by the coronavirus outbreak while being abroad, will be able to return home. The government has announced the resumption of repatriation flights after a brief halt. Read Full Article at RT.com

Pound sterling PLUNGES after PM Johnson moved to ICU due to Covid-19

The British pound has fallen sharply in value compared to the dollar and euro following coronavirus-stricken UK PM Boris Johnson’s admission to an intensive care unit after his condition “worsened” in the hospital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Anti-doping group funds extensive COVID-19 research project

The nonprofit group that raises funds for the bulk of the world’s anti-doping research is shifting $120,000 to conduct 15,000 COVID-19 tests

Gators star guard Scottie Lewis plans to return for his sophomore season

Florida Gators guard Scottie Lewis made the announcement Monday via social media he will be returning for his sophomore season.

Schaefer says he is answering a «calling» to Texas

The decision to take over the Texas women's basketball program was a profoundly personal one for Vic Schaefer

NBC, Fox, ESPN competing for Drew Brees' services following retirement

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees hasn't retired yet, but when he does, it sounds like he'll a job in TV if he wants one.en-us

Coronavirus crisis to hit Indian, Chinese, Indonesian banks hard, says S&P

The credit cost, amounts set aside for bad and stressed loans, for the Indian banking system will rise to 2.8 per cent in 2020-21, from the previous estimate of 1.5 per cent, S&P said in a statement.

Coronavirus updates: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reportedly in ICU, US deaths reach 10,000 - CNET

Plus: Dr. Anthony Fauci says social distancing is helping, and the CDC advises people to wear nonmedical cloth face masks when venturing out.

Next Nissan Rogue launch on track despite coronavirus, report says - Roadshow

The next-generation Rogue is expected to go on sale this fall.

Podcast: Why Iannone's 18-month ban is so complex

After failing a doping test during last year’s Malaysian Grand Prix weekend, Iannone has been under FIM-ordered suspension since December while a hearing was carried out at the start of February. Steadfast in his claims of innocence, Iannone was deemed to

Codemasters adds coronavirus message into DiRT Rally 2.0

With almost 48,000 COVID-19 cases in the UK, the government has reinforced its instruction for all citizens to stay at home aside from essential travel or work. To assist with the delivery of the message, which isn’t generating the required compliance fro

The U.S. is formalizing Team Telecom rules to restrict foreign ownership of internet and telecom assets

It has the simplest name but the sort of shadowy overtones that national security writers lust after. Team Telecom, a mostly informal working committee of the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Justice (along with affiliated agencies) has for year

A second potential COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Bill and Melinda Gates, is entering human testing

A new COVID-19 vaccine candidate is entering Phase 1 clinical human testing today, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted an application from Inovio Pharmaceuticals under the regulator’s Investigational New Drug program. Inovio plan

Wisconsin governor suspends state, local & primary elections over coronavirus concerns despite lacking authority

Because of Covid-19, in-person voting in Wisconsin’s elections will be postponed to June 9, Governor Tony Evers said in an executive order. His admitted constitutional overreach has sparked a furious partisan backlash. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK PM Boris Johnson moved to INTENSIVE CARE suffering from Covid-19

Boris Johnson has been moved into intensive care, a spokesperson for No. 10 Downing Street said Monday, a day after the PM was hospitalized for tests. Johnson was diagnosed with coronavirus over a week ago. Read Full Article at RT.com

OFFICIAL: Ferguson to face Gaethje in UFC 249 main event as Khabib sidelined in Russian coronavirus lockdown

UFC 249 officially has a new headline fight after Dana White confirmed Justin Gaethje will step in to face Tony Ferguson. Gaethje replaces lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who is in coronavirus lockdown in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

Coronavirus cancellations and delays: Wisconsin primary, Wimbledon, and more - CNET

Movies, music fests, tech conferences, political rallies and sports events have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus updates: US deaths reach 10,000, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized - CNET

Plus: Dr. Anthony Fauci says social distancing is helping, and the CDC advises people to wear nonmedical cloth face masks when venturing out.

NFL going virtual for upcoming draft

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Liverpool has reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government’s job retention scheme during the coronavirus pandemic

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson on shifting a 3,000-person company to fully remote

What’s it like to take a company with 3,000 employees distributed across 25 offices and make it fully remote with just a few weeks’ notice? I hopped on a call with Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson to hear about how their transition has gone so far, and wha
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