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At Least 14 People Wounded In Mass Shooting Outside Funeral In Auburn Gresham

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 14 people were wounded Tuesday evening in a mass shooting directed at people attending a funeral in the Auburn Gresham community. Chicago Police First Deputy Supt. Eric Carter said a black vehicle was heading west on 79th Street at 6:30 p.m., when people inside began firing at attendees of a…

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Torstar shares halted on report of $58 million competing bid

Trading in shares of Torstar Corp was halted on Thursday, after a report said two investors were proposing to offer a competing bid of about US$58 million for the Toronto Star newspaper publisher.Matthew Proud, the chief executive officer of software firm Dye & Durham Corp, and his brother Tyler Proud would up the ante on…

Coronavirus crisis is just going to heat up condo market, says developer

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A ‘very dark history’: Oregon’s racist past fuels ongoing protests against injustice in Portland

Video from Portland, Oregon on Sunday night showed demonstrators crowded around the federal courthouse building. Eventually, authorities rushed the crowd amid explosions and gas, as demonstrators cou…

Some Republicans call for Liz Cheney to step down from leadership after Trump criticisms

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NFL agrees to cancel 2020 preseason, reduce team roster sizes to 80 for training camp

The NFL Players Association and league's owners have agreed to scrap the 2020 preseason while also reducing the size of training camp rosters.  Union executives informed players of the agreement Tue…

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An American Airlines passenger claims that a man sitting behind her on a recent flight continually punched the back of her seat, leaving her with headaches and need of medical care. Wendi Williams, who recorded the situation described her experience on Twitt…

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Hy-Vee announces campaign to hand out masks to shoppers without one

Hy-Vee announced Tuesday that it will distribute more than 3 million free masks to customers without one starting next week.According to a news release, the mask giveaway is part of a new initiative called “Mask It Up to Shut COVID Down. It’s Your Choice.”Beginning July 27, Hy-Vee employees stationed outside store doors will hand out…

Texas Instruments Gives Strong Forecast But Urges Caution

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Amazon-owned firm in Black Lives Matter legal claim

Image copyright Getty Images Workers at Whole Foods are suing the US supermarket for punishing them for wearing Black Lives Matter masks.The federal lawsuit says the firm discriminated against black staff by selectively enforcing its dress code.Whole Foods, owned by tech giant Amazon, forbids staff from wearing clothes with messages that are not company-related.It denied…

United Airlines loses $1.6 billion in the second quarter as pandemic saps travel demand

A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraftNicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesUnited Airlines on Tuesday lost $1.63 billion during the second quarter, driven by a plunge in air travel demand because of the coronavirus pandemic. Revenue plunged to $1.48 billion in the three months ended June 30, an 87% drop from $11.4 billion during the same time…

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Best macOS 11 Big Sur Features: Control Center, Safari Updates, Notifications Overhaul, Design Changes…

Juli ClovermacOS Big Sur, an update significant enough that Apple called it macOS 11 instead of macOS 10.16, introduces design changes, feature updates, and app tweaks that make macOS feel refreshingly new and streamlined. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos.In our latest YouTube video, we've highlighted some of the best features coming…

Android 11 brings Personal/Work tabs to share sheet, more parts of the OS

With Android 9, Google introduced the concept of partitioning work and personal apps in the launcher. Android 11 now brings the “Work” tab to the share sheet, system settings, and file picker. In bringing the “Work” tab to more parts of the OS, Google said at Cloud Next that it wants to “make the separation…

How to disable Meet tab in Gmail for Android and iOS

Google has been working hard to bring many G Suite apps together into one, using Gmail as the “home for work,” but not everyone is a fan of the change. Here’s how to disable the Google Meet tab in Gmail for Android and iOS. For years, Google Meet — Google’s Zoom competitor, previously known as…

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Coronavirus expert Dr. Peter Hotez: New evidence shows social distancing works

With the COVID-19 outbreak, vaccine researcher Peter Hotez has become one of the country’s most reassuring presences on cable news: a scientist with a rare ability to explain the complex, fast-changing science of the coronavirus. His lab is developing a COVI…

Coronavirus: Skilled nursing facilities ordered to accept coronavirus patients

As fears escalate about the toll the coronavirus will take on the sick and elderly in nursing homes who are among the most vulnerable to the deadly virus California regulators have told skilled nursing facility operators that they must accept patients even if…

Nation’s top coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci forced to beef up security as death threats increase

(CNN)Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top medical expert on the coronavirus pandemic and a member of President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, is facing threats to his personal safety and now requires personal security from law enforcement at all times…

Beijing’s coronavirus lies have badly deepened global suffering

Bloomberg News reports that the US intelligence community has concluded that China is intentionally hiding the true numbers of its coronavirus cases and fatalities a fact that should surprise no one, and is yet another way Beijing has made the pandemic a bigg…
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Home sales activity crashed last month, but here’s why property prices will not — for now

Canadian real estate sales activity was predictably down in March, as buyers remained on the sidelines and social distancing led to fewer showings.National home sales fell 14.3 per cent in March, compared to February, but were up 7.8 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.Canada’s largest…

Howard Levitt: Some law firms are telling companies not to disclose which employee has COVID-19. That’s misguided and dangerous

How do you maintain a safe workplace while respecting the rights of your employees?The law requires employers to take all reasonable steps to protect anyone who enters the workplace, including employees. This duty will be subject to intense scrutiny during a pandemic and legal woe will befall any employer careless with the risks emanating from…

Canadian banks ease credit rules for energy companies to stave off defaults, bankruptcies

TORONTO — Canadian banks are beginning to relax lending standards for energy firms struggling to operate with oil prices at half the level needed to cover costs, seeking to keep them afloat until the industry recovers from its deepest slump ever.Banks are extending credit and waiving covenants for some energy companies to avoid forcing defaults…

Ontario government eases path for auto insurers to give premium rebates to customers

The Ontario government is amending a regulation under the Insurance Act to allow auto insurers to give premium rebates to policyholders for up to 12 months following the end of the emergency declared due to the coronavirus pandemic.“Insurance companies indicated that the regulation preventing rebates was a barrier to providing relief to their customers,” said Rod Phillips,…

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Nintendo leak lastly describes why we still need to use cumbersome pal codes instead of usernames

By Emily Gera, Monday, 4 May 2020 23:08 GMT An internal powerpoint presentation from Nintendo which was leaked over the weekend appears to explain why we’re still using friend codes instead of usernames.Friend codes – a 12-digit numeric code used to connect to other players – were originally introduced in 2006 for the Wii, and…

Here’s the Two-Door 2021 Ford Bronco Testing Out in the Desert

While there doesn't look to be any major new design traits to glean from the spy image, we do at least get another angle of the two-door. Enhanced versions of the image provide a close-up look, from which we can clearly spot a removable roof, hood-mounted tie-down hooks, and black fender flares which are filled…

Super Mario Odyssey 64 is remake of Super Mario Odyssey for N64

Prolific Super Mario 64 modder Kaze Emanuar released a new project this weekend, a “demake” of Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey, lovingly recreated in Nintendo 64 style. Super Mario Odyssey 64 is another impressive mod from the creator. The project incorporates Cappy as part of Mario’s powers, letting him assume direct control of Goombas,…
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Video from Portland, Oregon on Sunday night showed demonstrators crowded around the federal courthouse building. Eventually, authorities rushed the crowd amid explosions and gas, as demonstrators cou…

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Best macOS 11 Big Sur Features: Control Center, Safari Updates, Notifications Overhaul, Design Changes…

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With Android 9, Google introduced the concept of partitioning work and personal apps in the launcher. Android 11 now brings the “Work” tab to the share sheet, system settings, and file picker. In bringing the “Work” tab to more parts of the OS, Google said at Cloud Next that it wants to “make the separation…

At Least 14 People Wounded In Mass Shooting Outside Funeral In Auburn Gresham

CHICAGO (CBS) — At least 14 people were wounded Tuesday evening in a mass shooting directed at people attending a funeral in the Auburn Gresham community. Chicago Police First Deputy Supt. Eric Carter said a black vehicle was heading west on 79th Street at 6:30 p.m., when people inside began firing at attendees of a…

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Shortly after the iPhone SE was announced, a conversation on Twitter ended with me on eBay buying Samsung’s 2014-released Galaxy Alpha on a whim. Today, I spent a bit of time playing around with the phone and it’s given me a new appreciation of just how much better Samsung’s software — and Android a whole…

Macron says France won’t ‘tear down statues’ amid anti-racism protests

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A second wave of coronavirus has started in the U.S. — and people need to remain careful or risk stressing out the health-care system again, said William Schaffner, a professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine."The second wave has begun," said the professor of medicine told CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" on Monday. "We're opening up across the country, but many, many people are…

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