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Over half a million Hong Kongers are potentially guilty of breaking the national security law

More than 600,000 Hong Kongers voted in the opposition camp’s primaries over the weekend, an unofficial poll that was aimed at consolidating support around the strongest candidates ahead of September’s legislative elections, as well as a protest against the national security law imposed by Beijing.China is now saying the entire election—which saw lingerie shops, neighborhood…

Another 1.5 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

Another 1.5 million Americans filed new applications for jobless benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday. Why it matters: The number of unemployment applications is still historically high, though they have steadily dropped since peaking at 6.9 million at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.By the numbers: Continued claims, or the number of Americans…

Trump to raise $10 million at in-person charity event in COVID-hit Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump sits behind stacks of confiscated drugs while attending a briefing on SOUTHCOM Enhanced Counternarcotics Operations at the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in Doral, Florida, U.S., July 10, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueMIAMI (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is expected to raise $10 million on Friday during a high-dollar fundraiser hosted by the chief…

8 million individuals, 14 notifies: why some covid-19 apps are staying silent

When France launched its app for digital contact tracing, it looked like a possible breakthrough for the virus-ravaged country. After going live in June, StopCovid was downloaded by 2 million people in a short time, and digital affairs minister Cédric O said that “from the first downloads, the app helps avoid contamination, illness, and so…

What does the $250 million Sony investment mean for Fortnite?

Epic Games have – at least – given players the impression that they’re dedicated to developing the competitive side of Fortnite in Chapter 2. Chapter 2 Season 1 was a rebirth for Arena and tournament play, with a bare-bones loot pool that sacrificed variety for consistency.Since then, Epic have kept updating their players and even…

One million foreign students risk being frozen out of US colleges. Some might never ever return

(CNN)In two months, 19-year-old Tianyu Fang is due to start his first semester at one of the most prestigious schools in America: Stanford University in California. Now, the Chinese national isn't sure if he'll make it.Fang is one of the million or so international students who could be made to leave the United States if…

Two million masks to be sent out to Wisconsin schools

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced that more than 2 million masks will be sent to public schools. Evers says he doesn't think he has the authority to order everyone in his state to wear masks. (July 7)AP

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty for dealings with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

New York state financial regulators said Tuesday they have slapped Deutsche Bank with a $150 million penalty in relationship to the bank’s dealings with the late Jeffrey Epstein, the accused child sex trafficker and investor.The state’s superintendent of financial services Linda Lacewell said Deutsche Bank AG, its New York branch, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company…

RBC commits C$150 million to diversity push, aims for more minority executives

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Royal Bank of Canada logo is seen outside of a branch in Ottawa By Nichola Saminather TORONTO (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada (TO:) is committing C$150 million ($111 million) to racial diversity initiatives and aims to increase the proportion of non-white executive hires to 30% from 20%, Canada's biggest…

NY Fed says it received $723 million in loan requests for July 6 TALF subscription

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Federal Reserve said it received $723 million in loan requests for the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility on July 6. Read more about the loan requests here https://www.newyorkfed.org/markets/term-asset-backed-securities-loan-facility/term-asset-backed-securities-loan-facility-rates. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor…

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Bank of England set to unveil another big stimulus for UK

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England unveiled another big stimulus package for the U.K. economy as it tries to limit the scale of the coronavirus recession, which it now believes will be “less severe” than it feared last month.In a statement Thursday, the bank’s policy making panel said it was increasing its government bond-buying…

Tokyo gov looks for second term, says Japan unprepared for pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan may have contained its coronavirus outbreaks for now but the country needs better crisis management and a digital transformation to prepare for future shocks, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said.“We have to sort out the problems and start preparing now for a possible next wave,” Koike said in an interview with The…

Triple Crown 2020: Breaking Down Odds for Tiz The Law and Belmont Challengers

Al Bello/Getty ImagesThe Triple Crown has a much different schedule in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there are still some contenders to win all three races, beginning with the Belmont Stakes.Tiz The Law is the odds-on favorite to win the first leg thanks to some dominant performances to begin 2020, although there are…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove Three ‘Raw Popcorn Chicken’ Lipomas

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops three little lipomas out of a patient's body.The lipomas look similar to pieces of raw popcorn chicken or, as one fan says, little brains.A lipoma is a fatty noncancerous growth that grows between the skin and muscle.These pops give a whole new meaning to "popcorn chicken."…

40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

Rey Rivera’s Cryptic Unsolved Mysteries Note Could Be the Key to His Mysterious Case

The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…