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Chinese Leaders Split Over Releasing Blacklist of U.S. Companies

Beijing has sped up development of a blacklist that could be used to punish American technology firms, but officials say leaders are hesitating to pull the trigger, with some arguing a decision on the list should wait until after the U.S. election. The debate highlights Beijing’s continued grappling with how to respond to the Trump…

Federal government IT leaders on how Covid crisis will shape future shipment

At a TechUK Building the Smarter State event, government IT leaders shared their experience of the coronavirus crisis, and their thinking about how future service delivery will aim to be more joined-up for citizens By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Published: 17 Sep 2020 16:20 Government IT looks set to continue to be shaped by…

‘Thank you, RBG’: Leaders respond with sadness, shock to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

"Sixty years ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg applied to be a Supreme Court clerk. She'd studied at two of our finest law schools and had ringing recommendations. But because she was a woman, she was rejected. Ten years later, she sent her first brief to the Supreme Court — which led it to strike down a state…

Black Leaders Launch ‘1776 Unites’ High School Curriculum as ‘Inspirational Alternative’ to NYT’s 1619 Project

An illustration of the Constitution against the backdrop of an American flag (smartstock/Getty Images) Two black leaders are launching “1776 Unites,” a new high school curriculum that aims to combat victimhood culture in American society by telling the stories of black Americans who have prospered by embracing America’s founding ideals. Civil rights veteran Bob Woodson and Ian…

150 New York City Company Leaders Pen Letter to de Blasio Asking that Order Be Restored

Don Emmert/Getty Images A New York City Real Estate CEO is spearheading an effort to restore order in the city as coronavirus and severe lockdown policies have left it  in shambles, with violent protests taking place and trash and homeless people lining the streets. RXR Realty CEO Scott Rechler told CNBC last week that the…

Mali coup leaders’ plan back to democracy suffers problem

The M5-RFP coalition that led anti-government protests before last month's coup has rejected a political charter revealed by the ruling military leaders. It includes a military or civilian-led transitional government that would be in place until elections are held in 18 months. But M5-RFP and West Africa regional bloc ECOWAS insist only a civilian can…

2 Cong MLAs, RJD, RLSP leaders join JD(U) ahead of Bihar Assembly polls

The JD(U) made fresh inroads into the Grand Alliance as two Congress MLAs, a former RJD minister and several other leaders including an RLSP spokesman joined the ruling party Topics Bihar Elections  | Bihar Assembly  | Rashtriya Janata Dal JDU symbol The JD(U) made fresh inroads into the Grand Alliance as two Congress MLAs, a former RJD…

West Africa leaders state Mali junta ought to call a president by Sept. 15

NIAMEY (Reuters) - West African regional heads of state have told the military junta in Mali to name a transitional president and a prime minister by September 15, according to a statement read at the end of a summit in Niger’s capital. Reporting by Boureima Balima; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Alessandra PrenticeOur Standards:The…

Evangelical Leaders Prompt Ivanka Trump To Protect Migrant Kids From Trafficking

More than a dozen prominent evangelicals are appealing to first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump to help ensure the Trump administration adheres to federal anti-trafficking law in its treatment of unaccompanied migrant children. In a letter to President Donald Trump’s daughter sent Monday, the evangelical leaders laud Ivanka Trump for her recent declaration that…

Tech leaders must make post-COVID upskilling a priority

From death tolls to unforgiving unemployment rates, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has felt like a proverbial gut punch — one that has brought many livelihoods to the brink of an abyss. And no group seems to have borne the brunt of its blow more than minorities. Specifically, Black Americans, making up a little…

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How to watch Charlie Puth Xfinity Awesome Gig live: Stream the virtual concert from anywhere

Xfinity and Pandora are teaming up to provide fans with a free Charlie Puth virtual concert this week. This Xfinity Awesome Gig powered by Pandora includes a free live performance by Charlie Puth as well as an exclusive Q,amp;A, though you will need to RSVP first if you want to gain access to the event.…

Michelle Obama & Jennifer Lopez Bond Over Virtual Knowing

Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez may be two of the most famous women in the world, but at home, the powerhouse women are known simply as “mom.” In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re able to do a lot more hands-on parenting than their normally busy schedules would allow. In a new Instagram video about the importance…

Kanye Speaks: West’s Strategy to’Re- Think’ the Music Market

“You have to adapt,” he tells Billboard in an exclusive interview. “You can’t have old rules for new games. No other business in the world would suggest you don’t adapt to a completely new supply chain and income sources.” For a little over a week, Kanye West has waged a one-man war against the music…

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Amazon Just Released a Budget-friendly Physical Fitness Bike With Echelon

Updated 09/23/20 at 8:45am ET: The massive online retailer will not be entering the home gym equipment market. While it’s still unknown as to why Echelon marketed the affordable bike release as part of a partnership with Amazon, an Amazon spokesperson contacted us to clarify that the company has no involvement with Echelon at this…

How Guys Over 40 Can Construct More Powerful Back Muscles

Author, fitness model, and trainer Kirk Charles, NASM-CPT CES, knows that as you get older, life can get more complicated. But that shouldn’t prevent you from being on top of your game. He’ll help to answer the tough training questions that come with age so you too can be Fit Beyond 40.Working with a new…

Build Serious Abs Strength with this Side Slab Series

Sure, you can hold a plank or side plank for eternity. But truth be told, you're not really training true abdominal strength. Want true abdominal strength? Then master a more vicious version of the plank that'll take exactly thirty seconds to do. This plank just might make you a better runner too. Meet the Knee…