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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…

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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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Stock futures are falling this morning while WTI oil craters

U.S. equity futures slid alongside European and Asian stocks on Monday as investors grappled with everything from the spread of the coronavirus to oil’s collapse and the next raft of corporate earnings. The dollar gained.Contracts on the S&P 500 extended their decline through the European session as the price of West Texas oil cratered. A…

Lord & Taylor explores bankruptcy after being forced to temporarily close all its stores

Lord & Taylor is exploring filing for bankruptcy protection after it was forced to temporarily shut all of its 38 U.S. department stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.It is one of several options that the retailer and its advisers are exploring, which also include trying…

Major oil manufacturers call Enbridge a ‘monopoly’ in regulative battle over new pipeline contracts

CALGARY — Canada’s major oil companies are blasting the country’s largest pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. as a “monopoly” in a fight over how its 2.9-million-barrels-per-day Mainline pipeline network should operate.In letters filed with the Canadian Energy Regulator this week, both Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Suncor Energy Inc. urged that an application by Enbridge to…

Trudeau unveils rent relief for services forced to close down during pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced significant rent relief for businesses that can’t afford to pay their landlords at a time when their operations are shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The federal help, expected to lower rent by 75 per cent for affected small businesses, will be provided in partnership with the provinces…

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Best Memorial Day deals for 2020: Laptops, mattresses, vacuums, air fryers, games and more

Originally known as Decoration Day when it began in the years after the Civil War, Memorial Day has fallen on the last Monday in May for the past 49 years. The holiday, which honors the military personnel who have fallen to protect American freedoms, is traditionally treated as the beginning of summer, but it is…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Stamp Rally Guide

International Museum Day is apparently a real annual event that takes place on May 18, and not being one to shy away from obscure holidays and seasonal events, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is treating the day as an in-game event. It's called the Stamp Rally, and it runs from May 18 until May 31. Like…

New Mario 64 PC port runs at native 4K on DirectX12, Unreal Engine 4

If Nintendo won't do it, modders will: Mario 64 has been ported to the PC with full native 4K resolution support, ultra-wide monitor support, and ultra-smooth animations.Remember when 64 bits and polygons were all the rage? Now that classic era has been reborn in high-end PCs, and skilled modders have successfully ported Mario 64 onto…
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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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Taco Bell Confirms It’s Axing Potato Items, 7-Layer Burrito, and More

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