Steve August 10, 2020

MITO, Japan — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million on Tuesday, more than half of them from the U.S., India and Brazil. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher than that tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40% of […]

Steve August 10, 2020

NEW YORK — Riverdale Nursing Home in the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed facility. The truth, according to the home, is far worse: 21 dead, most transported to hospitals before they succumbed. “It was a […]

Steve August 10, 2020

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Supporters of the paper bought copies in bulk in the early hours Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper has vowed to “fight on” after the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a controversial security law imposed by Beijing. In extraordinary scenes streamed by the paper on Monday a handcuffed Mr Lai […]

Steve August 10, 2020

Facebook has formed a new group tasked with responsibility for handling the company’s digital payments push. Bloomberg reports that the new unit, called F2 (Facebook Financial), will oversee all of the social media giant’s payments initiatives such as Facebook Pay, which was unveiled late last year to unify the payment experience across Facebook’s ecosystem of […]

Steve August 10, 2020

Showrunner Brian Tanen hopes to tell “more adult” stories. I’m going to go ahead and assume that you’ve already watched the first season of Love, Victor. Why wouldn’t you? Ever since Love, Simon hit our screens in 2018, fans have been eager for more from the “Simonverse.” Love, Victor aired mid-June and Hulu have already […]

Steve August 10, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case. Attorney John Phillips held a news conference in Tampa on Monday and announced an […]

Steve August 10, 2020

A massive gas line explosion rocked a neighborhood of northwest Baltimore on Monday morning, killing at least one person and injuring seven, officials said. The blast — near Labyrinth and Reisterstown Roads — happened a little before 10 a.m. and killed at least one woman, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department. “We’re prepared to […]

Steve August 10, 2020

A video of police officers trying to handcuff an 8-year-old boy has resurfaced online after Julian Castro, former Democratic presidential candidate and cabinet member under the Obama administration, shared it on Twitter Monday calling it “unbelievable” and saying police should not be allowed to do such acts in school. “Unbelievable,” wrote Castro. “Police in Key […]