Steve August 14, 2020

New surges of COVID-19 are disrupting the peak holiday season across much of Europe, where authorities are closing dance clubs, banning fireworks and expanding mandatory mask orders even in chic resort areas By SYLVIE CORBET, FRANCES D’EMILIO and DAVID CRARY Associated Press August 14, 2020, 6:15 PM 5 min read PARIS — New flareups of […]

Steve August 14, 2020

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by an Arizona woman who claimed New York’s 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers from hotspot coronavirus states infringed on her “fundamental right to travel.” August 14, 2020, 6:06 PM 2 min read UTICA, N.Y. — A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by an Arizona woman who claimed […]

Steve August 14, 2020

The Democratic National Convention is going fully virtual this year. Rather than days of full programming, the convention will be condensed into two hours of televised speeches spread out from Monday, August 17, to Thursday, August 20. Former Vice President Joe Biden is set to accept his party’s nomination on Thursday night from his home […]

Steve August 14, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the Virginia Office of the State Inspector General formally notified the Secretary of Commerce and Trade of improper financial dealings between the Virginia Israel Advisory Board’s vice chairman and the executive director of the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission. According to the notification, the action was initiated following a whistleblower complaint to […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Seventy-five years ago, on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on a second Japanese city, Nagasaki. Experts estimate that more than 200,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were injured or exposed and survived. Generations later, […]

Steve August 14, 2020

“HUGE breakthrough today,” crowed Tweety McTreason on twitter as he announced the new peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The deal makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state and the third Arab nation, after Egypt and Jordan, to have diplomatic ties with Israel. But the new Israel-UAE partnership should fool […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Walmart offers the GOTRAX G2 Electric Scooter for $178 shipped. Originally $299, we’ve typically seen it closer to $250 in recent months. Today’s offer is the second-best we’ve tracked all-time. There’s a lot to like on this model, including an ultra-lightweight design with a foldable frame. It’s a great option for commuters with short trips […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Tesla Model Y’s highway efficiency has been put to test against the rest of Tesla’s lineup, and it “surprises,” according to the firm behind the test. Nextmove, a German electric car rental company, has been known for its electric vehicle range test at higher speeds. Last year, it released an extensive range test with Tesla […]

Steve August 14, 2020

You’ve built a brand new project, and it’s a wonderful little thing that’s out and about in the world. The only problem is, you need to know its location to a decent degree of accuracy. Thankfully, GPS is a thing! With an off-the-shelf module, it’s possible to get all the location data you could possibly […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Kenneth P. Gaughan has been charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $2.1 million in funds for personal use. (Photo via Facebook) A gay former assistant superintendent and contracting liaison for the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has been charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $2.1 million in funds for personal use from two federal coronavirus relief […]

Steve August 14, 2020

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events Joe Biden’s presidential campaign got a boost this week as he named Kamala Harris his running mate.  Her appointment was seen as another sign that a Biden administration would make climate action a priority. Harris […]

Steve August 14, 2020

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