Hirono, Blumenthal say they won’t meet with Amy Coney Barrett

Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said they will not meet with Amy Coney Barrett -- President Trump’s pick to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.Trump announced on Saturday evening that he intends to nominate Barrett to fill the vacancy on the nation’s highest court after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week.TRUMP…
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Gold Price Outlook: Rising US Dollar Sinks XAU/USD, Will Losses Extend?

Crart created with TradingViewGold Fundamental Outlook: NeutralGold prices suffered as the US Dollar gained groundFalling Treasury yields could yet offer some cushionAll eyes turn to US fiscal stimulus, non-farm payrollsGold prices fell the most since August last week despite further losses in the S&P 500 on Wall Street. The anti-fiat yellow metal struggled in an…

Call of Duty: Warzone Is Getting a Fast-Travel Subway System in Season Six

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's sixth season will add a subway system to Verdansk that will become the fastest way to get around the battle royale's map.As shown in the season six cinematic trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the Verdansk Subway System, locally known as the Metro, was brought back to life by…

UFC 253: Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz’s TKO of Dominick Reyes

UFC By Mike Bohn September 27, 2020 12:17 am By Mike Bohn | September 27, 2020 12:17 am Jan Blachowicz will lead the new era of the UFC light heavyweight after claiming the belt against Dominick Reyes on Saturday at UFC 253. After Jon Jones recently gave up the strap, Blachowicz (27-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC)…

LeBron James leads Los Angeles Lakers to first NBA Finals in 10 years

11:48 PM ETESPN News Services LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- LeBron James is going to a 10th NBA Finals -- and for the first time in a decade, so are the Los Angeles Lakers.James punctuated his 27th postseason triple-double with a big fourth quarter, powering the Lakers to a 117-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets…

Tomorrow’s Top 25 Today: Mississippi State jumps in as Big Ten reenters new college football rankings

The college football rankings are set to undergo some major changes after Week 4 action. Not only is the AP Top 25 set to welcome Big Ten teams back into the fold, but the first weekend of SEC play and a big weekend of Big 12 action provided some of the most dramatic results for…
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Bars owners, patrons happy with Phase 3 reopening, city mayors concerned

Executive order signed Friday lifts most social distancing, mask guidelines FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Fort Lauderdale Beach, those with months of quarantine-driven bar withdrawal showed up, showed off and toasted each other back to some semblance of normal life.“I’m healthy, I’m strong and I feel comfortable with all my friends,” Dan Gibby, who was…

Gold Price Outlook: Rising US Dollar Sinks XAU/USD, Will Losses Extend?

Crart created with TradingViewGold Fundamental Outlook: NeutralGold prices suffered as the US Dollar gained groundFalling Treasury yields could yet offer some cushionAll eyes turn to US fiscal stimulus, non-farm payrollsGold prices fell the most since August last week despite further losses in the S&P 500 on Wall Street. The anti-fiat yellow metal struggled in an…

This Hacked Coffee Maker Demands Ransom and Demonstrates a Terrifying Implication About the IoT

It’s no secret that the Internet of Things is full of insecure gadgets. All you need is one high profile incident to be flooded with terrifying headlines about how everything from robotic vacuum cleaners to smart sex toys can be hacked to spy on you. However, apparently some devices like Smarter’s IoT coffee machine can…

Coronavirus vaccine: Johnson & Johnson jab shows response in 98% of test participants

One of the numerous proposed coronavirus vaccines has produced a strong immune response in test subjects according to a report issued Friday.  Johnson & Johnson's JNJ.N Covid-19 vaccine, called Ad26.COV2.S, was well-tolerated by subjects at two dosing instances in early-to-mid stage coronavirus clinical trials.  It is the only Phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial in the…

Cream of Wheat to remove Black chef mascot from the box as it updates imagery in wake of calls for racial equality

Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 11:46 a.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020 | Updated 12:45 p.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020CLOSE Some brands are beginning to alter their names and logos as they face increasing pressure to diversify and combat racism. USA TODAYThe smiling Black chef will soon come off the boxes of Cream of Wheat.More than…

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Hirono, Blumenthal say they won’t meet with Amy Coney Barrett

Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said they will not meet with Amy Coney Barrett -- President Trump’s pick to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.Trump announced on Saturday evening that he intends to nominate Barrett to fill the vacancy on the nation’s highest court after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week.TRUMP…
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Coronavirus: Actors to be paid for streamed National Theatre plays

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption One Man, Two Guvnors starring James Corden was the first play to be streamed Artists involved in stage shows being streamed online during the coronavirus crisis will be offered payment, the National Theatre has announced.James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tamsin Greig are among the actors whose work at the…

Trapped at home: Domestic violence victims at high risk in coronavirus confinement

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Italy records 683 coronavirus deaths in a day

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French court releases Malian singer Traore, but backs extradition in custody case

A supermarket worker was spat at by a customer attempting to stockpile Pot Noodles while another was told: "I hope you get...

Rubio and the Rise of the Neoreactionaries

Maybe the Republican establishment is finally ready to part ways with its market fundamentalismOnly the reactionary is really capable of being a moderate. Only we stand sufficiently aloof from modernity to judge it dispassionately. A healthy pessimism inoculates us against the two really fatal temptations in politics: reckless optimism and impotent despair. T.S. Eliot summed…

Post-Cold War Triumphalism and Kennan’s Warning

George F. Kennan in 1947  (Library of Congress) Andrew Bacevich describes how the U.S. learned all the wrong lessons from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War:You won’t hear it from any of the candidates vying to succeed Trump, but we are still haunted by our false conception of…

The Modernity of Robinson Crusoe, an American Art Pioneer, and Resurrecting James Dean

Washington’s new language museum, Planet Word, will open on May 31st: “The museum will be housed in the historic Franklin School Building, built by architect Adolf Cluss in 1869. History nerds know it as the place where Alexander Graham Bell made the first-ever wireless voice transmission in 1880. Visitors to the free museum will encounter…

The Forgotten Treasure In These American Lands

“All that is constant about the California of my childhood is the rate at which it disappears.”—Joan Didion, “Notes From a Native Daughter”Idaho’s Treasure Valley lies in the western Snake River plain, a stretch of semi-arid land with sagebrush-covered hillsides and green river valleys. My great-great-great-grandparents homesteaded there in the early 20th century. As a…
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Craig Bellamy hopes to step down as Melbourne Storm head coach in 2021

Craig Bellamy has confirmed he hopes to step down as the Melbourne Storm’s head coach at the end of the 2021 season.After reports emerged Bellamy was eyeing a coaching director role at the Brisbane Broncos in 2022, the two-time premiership coach affirmed he was committed to the Storm until his contract expires next year.“I’m contracted…

Nadia Bokody: Your miserable relationship is your fault

“This is getting painful. We should make an excuse to leave,” my boyfriend whispers into my ear.We’re having drinks at a friend’s house, and two of the guests are tearing strips off one another.This isn’t the first time I’ve cringed through one of their very public insult-hurling matches. The pair are known to fly into…

Tom Hanks personally paid for this iconic scene from Forrest Gump

Tom Hanks paid for one of the most iconic Forrest Gump scenes from the movie, after the studio said they couldn’t cover it.In an episode ofIn Depth with Graham Bensinger, the actor said that director Robert Zemeckis wanted to film the running across America scene, but that they couldn’t secure the funding.Hanks, who was the…
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Top French hospital executive says coronavirus toll higher than official tally

A supermarket worker was spat at by a customer attempting to stockpile Pot Noodles while another was told: "I hope you get...

The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Album Plummeted in the Latest Rolling Stone Poll

If you’re shut out by the paywall, know that things are happening behind the digital façade of Rolling Stone. For starters, the outlet released its new “500 Greatest Albums” list on Sept. 22, 2020. While it still includes a Bob Marley greatest-hits album, fans of The Beatles and other classic acts might notice the biggest…

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for September 27, what’s in store for Aries, Virgo, Libra,…

Home / More Lifestyle / Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for September 27, what’s in store for Aries, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio and other zodiac signs All zodiac signs have their own characteristics and traits which define someone’s personality. Wouldn’t it be helpful if you started your day by already knowing about what’s going to come your…

Nene Leakes says Bravo ‘forced’ her out of Real Housewives Of Atlanta

Nene Leakes recently revealed that she made the 'difficult decision' to leave the cast of the Real Housewives Of Atlanta after 11 seasons.But now the 52-year-old television personality is alleging that Bravo 'forced' her out of the hit reality series.The shocking allegation was made after a fan on Twitter asked if Leakes would be getting her own 'spin-off…

Rose Leslie Subtlety Shows Off Her Baby Bump During Outing With Husband Kit Harington

Kit Harington Reveals Fondest "Game of Thrones" MemoryRose Leslie and Kit Harington have a lot to celebrate these days. The Game of Thrones alums will soon step into their biggest role yet: parents. On Saturday, Sept. 26, the actress shared the exciting and special news that she's pregnant and expecting her first child with the…
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‘Battery Day’ could make Tesla ‘more like an Apple’ than GM or Ford

Premium Tesla's current vehicles, like the Model 3 sedan, use batteries made by Panasonic, LG Chem, and CATL. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Tesla's long-awaited "Battery Day" has finally arrived, and experts are waiting on major news. Batteries play a major…

Oregon Gov. Brown declares emergency in Portland as Proud Boys rally approaches

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency in Portland on Friday as authorities anticipate violent clashes between opposing groups over the weekend during a scheduled rally held by a right-wing group.Members of the Proud Boys are planning to gather at a downtown park Saturday, potentially setting the stage for confrontations with counterprotesters. Both groups have violently clashed…

3000 HP Cummins Diesel Truck Exploses During Dyno Test

What's the most dramatic video of all time featuring a diesel truck? This, probably this. It shows the motor of a custom Cummins rig blowing up like a land mine. Fortunately, nobody died. We found multiple videos released about half a day ago which all claim the truck was going for a 3,000 horsepower dyno…

The Verge’s favorite gadgets for coffee and tea

I’m not sure about you, but one of the things that has been keeping many of us sane during these weird, not-so-wonderful times, is coffee and tea. Besides the caffeine energy lift (for those of us who take it with caffeine), the imbibing of hot liquids can be relaxing, while iced coffee or tea can…

College Football Top 10: UCF Poised to Insert Itself Into College Football Playoff Discussion

We went a whole year without a UCF undefeated national champion squabble. Everyone ready to resume?The Knights got the argument started emphatically in Atlanta Saturday, blitzing Georgia Tech 49-21 in their season opener. This was exactly the kind of victory a non-Power 5 program needs and which will be in rare supply in 2020, with…