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DEA reportedly authorized to 'conduct covert surveillance' of protestors - CNET

Authorization temporarily expands scope of agency usually tasked with investigating federal drug crimes, according to a memo obtained by BuzzFeed News.

Cubs owner: 'The scale of losses across the league is biblical'

One franchise owner disagrees with the belief that MLB teams are still flush with funds.

Google pulls ‘Remove China Apps’ from Play Store

Remove China Apps, an app that gained popularity in India in recent weeks and did exactly what its name suggests, has been pulled from the Play Store. The top trending app in India, which was downloaded more than 5 million times since late May and enabled use

Facebook and PayPal invest in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant GoJek

Facebook and PayPal have made investments in GoJek, joining Google and Tencent among other high-profile technology companies that have backed the five-year-old Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm. Facebook, for which it is the first investment in an Indonesia-b

Strong majority of Americans still prioritizes stopping the pandemic over opening the economy

A strong majority of Americans still says slowing the spread of coronavirus is more important than getting the economy back up and running.  In the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll, 57% of Americans prioritized controlling spread of the pandemic, inclu

NFL season won't start without salary-cap agreement between players, league

The NFL is still planning to forge ahead with the 2020 regular season starting on Sept. 10 between the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans.

NASCAR City USA: Cup Series set for 2021 return to Nashville

NASCAR is set to return to Nashville, Tennessee in 2021

Palou: “The only one on the grid that has never raced an oval”

Last season's Rookie of the Year in Super Formula looked very strong in IndyCar Spring Training at Circuit of The Americas in mid-February, driving the Dale Coyne Racing with Team Goh-Honda. He also adapted well to his day of rookie oval acclimation at Texas

Canada's Justin Trudeau was asked about Trump's protest response and his pause is already legendary

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on television fielding questions from reporters Tuesday morning. There’s a lot to talk about these days, with the economic crisis and COVID-19 continuing to be an enormous public health issue. But our northern 

These cars need engine rebuilds most often - Roadshow

Consumer Reports identified 11 cars that showed major engine problems, and offered more reliable alternatives.

WATCH looters use FORKLIFT to break into California store in broad daylight (VIDEO)

A particularly brazen attempt by looters to storm a store in Fairfield, California, has been caught on video, showing them commandeering what appears to be a telescopic forklift to force their way in. Read Full Article at RT.com

IndyCar restart at Texas before another month to race again

IndyCar drivers were already in sunny Florida to start their season around spring break

Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son's way into college

Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son's way into college

‘Choose the better way’: Ex-president George W. Bush offers WOKE letter in response to George Floyd’s death and riots

Former President George W Bush earned establishment praise by addressing the current turmoil with platitudes about institutional racism, oppression and empathy, but some weren’t quite willing to absolve the invader of Iraq. Read Full Article at RT.com

Protests continue around the country; Barr gave order to attack protesting Americans

Today Attorney General William Barr was identified as the Trump official who gave the order to attack peaceful protesters at and around St. John's Church so Trump could use the building as a momentary prop. The justification for the attack was clearly fraudul

Trump left his bunker and people along the route expressed themselves loud and clear

Donald Trump’s ego was bruised after it was widely reported he hid in a bunker on Friday night as a large crowd appeared outside the White House to protest the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, and the systemic racism and brut

'We're not leaving!’: Hundreds take to streets in DC in defiance of curfew order as protests rage on (WATCH LIVE)

Large crowds of demonstrators have gathered around various locations in Washington, DC, disregarding a curfew now in effect in the capital, as nationwide unrest over police brutality continues across dozens of cities. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bird shuts down Circ operations in Middle East, scraps as many as 10,000 scooters

Bird has shut down scooter sharing in several cities in the Middle East, an operation that was managed by Circ, the micromobility startup it acquired in January. About 100 Circ employees have been laid off and as many as 10,000 Circ scooters have been sent t

The psychology of protesters — and the psychology of people who hate them

Psychologists tell Salon what drives protesters, and what drives others to take oppositional stances

Andretti expects tire deg at Texas despite shortened stints

Andretti, heading into his 15th season as an IndyCar driver, said: “Texas always puts on a heck of a show. I actually like how it's been running. It's almost running like a high-speed short oval now because there's a decent amount of deg (tire degradation)

'Hands up, don't shoot!’: Hundreds take to streets in DC as protests rage on in defiance of curfew order (WATCH LIVE)

Large crowds of demonstrators have gathered around various locations in Washington, DC, disregarding a curfew now in effect in the capital, as nationwide unrest over police brutality continues across dozens of cities. Read Full Article at RT.com

Behaviors and traits that influence social status, according to evolutionary psychologists

Beyond fame and fortune, certain traits and behaviors may have pervasive influence in climbing the social ladder, according to a study by evolutionary psychologists.

New research deepens understanding of Earth's interaction with the solar wind

Scientists have reproduced a process that occurs in space to deepen understanding of what happens when the Earth encounters the solar wind.

Scientists engineer human cells with squid-like transparency

Scientists described how they drew inspiration from cephalopod skin to endow mammalian cells with tunable transparency and light-scattering characteristics.

Election officials: Barr's warning of foreign hacking of mail-in ballots is 'preposterous'

In an apparent attempt to distract from the very threat of foreign intervention by states like Russia to help Donald Trump win in 2020, Attorney General William Barr is making up bullshit about the vulnerability of mail-in ballots. «We've been talking a

Steelers RB Conner focusing on present, not uncertain future

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner says he's in the best shape of his life thanks in part to the quarantine surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic

Uniform Law Commission takes next step in crafting college athlete compensation law

The commission that promotes uniformity among state laws took another step toward crafting legislation allowing compensation for college athletes.

Seahawks sign fourth-round pick TE Colby Parkinson

The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team’s draft picks to sign

Sacramento Kings part ways with play-by-play announcer after 'All Lives Matter' tweet

On the same day organizations, leagues, and athletes throughout the sports world honored George Floyd, the unarmed African-American man who was killed while in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, with «Blackout Tuesday» social media posts, one i

Longtime Sacramento Kings announcer Grant Napear resigns over ‘All Lives Matter’ tweet

To his credit, Napear has expressed remorse for his tweet.

Supercross return in Utah goes smoothly

Supercross has made a smooth return to racing, even without fans in the stands

Venture firms rush to find ways to support Black founders and investors

As protests against police brutality and economic manifestations of systemic racism in the U.S. continue, venture capital firms are joining the chorus of technology industry advocates lending their support to the cause. For the past three days, technology com

BBC releases first beta of its Beeb voice assistant to UK Windows Insider members

Back in August 2019, the BBC made some waves with the news that it was developing a voice assistant called Beeb, an English language “Alexa” of its own that could interact with and control its array of radio and TV services, and its on-demand cata

Pulmonary embolism and COVID-19

Researchers say early diagnosis of a life-threatening blood clot in the lungs led to swifter treatment intervention in COVID-19 patients. A new study finds that 51 percent of patients found to have a pulmonary embolism, or PE, were diagnosed in the Emergency

No, the 4 Series' huge grille won't proliferate across BMW's lineup - Roadshow

BMW's head of design, Domagoj Dukec, said the company wanted the 4 Series to have «a very particular kidney.»

2021 BMW 4 Series revealed with controversial grille, mild-hybrid tech - Roadshow

With its turbocharged engines, luxurious appointments and robust in-car and driver-assistance tech, BMW's new 4 Series proves it's what's behind that grille that counts.

Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition turns back time - Roadshow

Cherry Metallic, gold badges: It's still the 1950s when it comes to this special edition.

Live coverage: June 2, 2020 primaries

Eight different states are holding downballot primaries tonight, and we’ll be liveblogging the results. Due to the coronavirus, many voters are choosing to vote by mail, and each state has different deadlines for the return of mail ballots. As a result, we

U.S. officials flat out lie about their assault on First Amendment peaceful assembly

U.S. officials crossed the Rubicon this week when they not only abetted and perpetrated an assault on peaceful protesters Monday evening outside the White House but subsequently lied about their role in the attack Tuesday.  The chaotic scene of federal poli

Ahead of its 2015 debut, Atlassian’s IPO deck detailed a financial rocketship

TechCrunch recently dug into Atlassian’s IPO deck, detailing how the company prepped the document and took it on the road. It’s worth your time. Read it. It’s always interesting to dig into a company’s IPO documents and decks after the
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