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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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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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Shopify just leapfrogged Brookfield to become the third-largest company in Canada

A furious rally in Shopify Inc. has vaulted the e-commerce retailer to the third-largest company in Canada — underscoring the value of the virtual world in the time of the coronavirus.Shopify soared as much as 10 per cent to a record on Friday after its Chief Technology Officer Jean-Michel Lemieux said in a tweet that…

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…

Shockproofing Canada: We can make masks and ventilators, but we can’t make drugs needed to treat COVID-19

Canada needs to become more secure by becoming more self-sufficient. In a new series — Strong & Free: Shockproofing Canada — the Post examines how a country made wealthy by globalization and trade can also protect itself against pandemics and other unknown future shocks to ensure some of our immense resources and economic power are…

‘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…

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Glitch lays off ‘substantial number of employees’ to cut costs

Glitch laid off “a substantial number of employees” on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and ensure “long term viability,” the company confirmed in an email to The Verge. Glitch said it had to “significantly cut operating costs” due to market conditions. At least 18 people were laid off, according to two former employees…

Apple’s Plan to Pay $500 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over ‘Secretly Throttling’ Older iPhones Gets Preliminary…

Apple in March agreed to pay $500 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused the company of "secretly throttling" older iPhone models, and now the settlement has been preliminarily approved by a judge. According to Law360, U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila in a Zoom hearing provided preliminary approval but said that he…

OnePlus 8 Pro Update Fixes 2 Greatest Issues Prior To Launch

You will be able to purchase the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in a couple of days. To make sure that day does nothing but impress new phone owners, OnePlus is pushing another round of updates that address issues we had noted during our reviews. OnePlus 8 Pro update to 10.5.5 The biggest update…
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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…

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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‘This is hell’: Parents and kids hate online classes. Going back to school likely will include more of it.

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