Steve August 3, 2021

Just days after winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Team USA shot putter Raven Saunders shared Tuesday that her mother has died.  Clarissa Saunders died in Orlando, Florida, where she was attending a watch party of the competition for her daughter, her family told WCBD-TV, a news station in Saunders’ hometown of Charleston, […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Government has hinted strict curbs could be extended until the end of August amid surging cases. Thailand has reported 20,200 new coronavirus cases and 188 additional deaths – both records since the start of the pandemic last year – increasing the likelihood that virus-related restrictions will be extended. The new cases and fatalities reported on […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Medan, Indonesia – Viktorious Veni considers himself one of the lucky ones. The high school music teacher, who lives in Kupang, the provincial capital of Indonesia’s remote East Nusa Tenggara Province, was able to get vaccinated against coronavirus in May but knows that many others have not been so fortunate. “Every day there are developments […]

Steve August 3, 2021

When Beijing picked Carrie Lam to lead Hong Kong in 2017, the chief executive faced a city that was deeply resentful of authorities’ refusal to heed widespread calls for universal suffrage. Lam had 36 years experience in Hong Kong’s civil service, was the number two leader at the time and viewed the semi-autonomous territory – […]

Steve August 3, 2021

By Chris Garrard and Jess Worth, Co-directors of Culture Unstained Something is seriously wrong at the Science Museum Group (SMG). Last week, Channel 4 News reported on Culture Unstained’s latest investigation into the museum’s controversial sponsorship deal with the oil giant Shell.  As we revealed, the museum had signed up to a “gagging clause” which […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Four candidates are competing for two seats for City Commissioner in the Aug. 14 City of Rehoboth Beach election. The Blade interviewed each; below are their remarks and a preview of the key issues in the race. Incumbent Richard Byrne  Richard Byrne (Photo via Linkedin) Byrne was elected a city commissioner in 2018, contributing to […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Posted August 3, 2021 by Tom Spendlove & filed under Newswire, The Tech. Rolls-Royce has taken delivery of a generator that will enable what the company calls “the most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in aerospace.” The generator for RR’s 2.5 MW Power Generation System 1 (PGS1), along with its related power electronics, […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Shontel Brown speaks during a campaign event on July 31 in Cleveland. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Shontel Brown speaks during a campaign event on July 31 in Cleveland. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Shontel Brown has narrowly won the Democratic primary to […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Activision Blizzard on Tuesday announced new leadership for Blizzard Entertainment group following a recent sex discrimination and harassment lawsuit filed by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and an employee walkout demanding better working conditions. “Starting today, J. Allen Brack will be stepping down as the leader of the studio, and Jen Oneal […]

Steve August 3, 2021

A federal judge has ordered Texas to not allow state troopers to stop vehicles carrying migrants on the grounds that they may spread COVID-19 By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press August 4, 2021, 1:49 AM • 4 min read AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge Tuesday blocked Texas from allowing state troopers to stop vehicles […]

Steve August 3, 2021

Source: Business Insider 26 minutes ago Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown will defeat former state Sen. Nina Turner in the multicandidate Democratic primary for the special election in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, Decision Desk HQ projects. In March, the seat was vacated by then-Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge, who stepped down to become the Secretary […]

Steve August 3, 2021

WASHINGTON —  The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new two-month federal moratorium on evictions to replace the broader one that expired over the weekend. The new moratorium would take effect in areas where COVID-19 has been on the rise and last through Oct. 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The moratorium applies […]