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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

A second round of stimulus checks are in the works, but a new study says people who are poor, Black or Latino were less likely to receive the $1,200. USA TODAY WASHINGTON Several Republican members…

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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Video Shows American Airlines Passenger Punching A Woman’s Reclined Seat | Travel + Leisure

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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Some RBC business clients say they’re being shut out of CEBA application process

Royal Bank of Canada has approved more than $2 billion in emergency loans to small businesses since last week, but some business owners say the system set up by the bank has left them unable to apply for the government’s Canada Emergency Business Account loans even though they meet the qualifications.“I am desperately in need…

Ottawa to provide $250 million to prop up strategic innovative firms hurt by COVID-19

The Canadian tech sector is expressing cautious optimism about a federal government announcement of $250 million in new funding to prop up innovative, strategically important startups during the COVID-19 crisis.For weeks, high-growth startups have been saying that the suite of federal funding programs left them out in the cold, and some technology companies have already…

‘It was our mistake’: RBC says it is addressing oversights in CEBA loan application process

Royal Bank of Canada acknowledged Friday that an attempt to streamline distribution of emergency government-backed loans to small businesses inadvertently left a small number of qualified recipients unable to access the online application.Canada’s biggest bank chose to isolate 700,000 business accounts deemed eligible and provide them with an application banner that would lead to a…

‘Too soon’?: Quebec miners expect high costs, lower production as sector stirs back to life

After spending much of his career travelling to remote and primarily tropical corners of Africa, Gary Kobinger finally boarded a plane bound for the frigid tundra in Nunavut two weeks ago. Dr. Gary Kobinger. Courtesy Agnico Eagle Mines It was early April and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. had recruited Kobinger, an infectious disease expert with…

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Nintendo Switch Shortages Are Driving Up The Price Of 3DS In Japan

There's still some demand by Liam Doolan 8 hours ago The coronavirus outbreak has created a lot of chaos since it was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. On the gaming front, it's made certain systems like the original model Nintendo Switch near impossible to buy. In Japan last week, we heard how…

Skater XL

Skater XL is a head-first dive into the skateboarding world, where style, creativity and the perfect trick is yours to define.Create, combine, and style tricks with unparalleled board control as you hit iconic California locations where street legends have left their mark.Play as skating icons Tiago Lemos, Evan Smith, Tom Asta or Brandon Westgate on…

Dying Light: Hellraid

Published on Jun 26, 2020Dying Light Hellraid, the demon-themed DLC pack for Techland's open world zombie FPS Dying Light finally has a release date. The Hellraid DLC will be released on July 23 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.Thanks for checking out IGN's Summer of Gaming! Be sure to stay tuned to SoG as our…
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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

A second round of stimulus checks are in the works, but a new study says people who are poor, Black or Latino were less likely to receive the $1,200. USA TODAY WASHINGTON Several Republican members…

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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…

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…

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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As coronavirus has continued to spread globally, cruise lines have begun to skip port calls, step up screening measures, cancel sailings and even quarantined an entire ship for what turned out to be a case of the flu. On Thursday, the trade group Cruise Line…

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