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ActBlue sees huge surge in small-dollar donations following Ginsburg’s death

ActBlue, the FEC-certified Democratic fundraising site, says its fundraising following the Friday death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has topped $100 million. The tally broke ActBlue’s previous records for single-day donations, dollars raised in one hour, and dollars raised in one day, the organization said. Ginsburg died of cancer Friday at age 87.…

Army rise shortcircuited by coronavirus

FILE - Army head coach Jeff Monken watches in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. Monken has his Black Knights back in the national rankings after an off year, but in this crazy season they suddenly have a forced bye week that…

Bali COVID-19 surge blamed on inaccurate rapid tests for visitors

Jakarta, Indonesia - Medical experts have linked a surge in coronavirus cases on Bali to the inaccurate, low-cost rapid antibody test kits that are being used to screen domestic visitors to the Indonesian resort island. Foreign tourists were banned from entering Indonesia on April 2, and while a plan to reopen Bali to international travellers…

Storm surge warning as Hurricane Laura makes landfall in Louisiana

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Storm Rise, Not Wind, Is the Deadliest Part of a Hurricane

We've all seen the intrepid TV weatherman, hanging on to a wind-whipped lamppost for dear life — and, perhaps, for dear ratings — during a hurricane. But as we've probably all heard, it's not the wind that'll get you when a high-category storm heads your way: It's the water. As residents of along the coast…

Hit by infection surge, Hong Kong provides complimentary tests to everybody

Hong Kong will offer free coronavirus tests to all of its residents starting Sept. 1 as it grapples with its worst outbreak since the pandemic beganBy ZEN SOO Associated PressAugust 21, 2020, 1:28 PM3 min readHONG KONG -- Hong Kong will offer free coronavirus tests to its residents starting Sept. 1 as it grapples with…

Virus surge in June preceded by May surge in Yelp entries for bars, restaurants

The surge of U.S. coronavirus cases that began in June was preceded in May by a large jump in consumer interest in social activities such as dining out and going to bars and gyms, website Yelp reported on Wednesday in an analysis of searches and reviews conducted on its platform.Justin Norman, Yelp's VP of Data…

The Best Surge Protectors Give Your Gaming Gear the Protection It Deserves

When it comes to your electronics, the last thing you'd probably get excited for is a surge protector. These aren't the sexy pieces of hardware that grab headlines or turn your dusty old computer into a high-spec gaming PC. But, they are a key component to any high-end electronics setup in that they keep those…

Coronavirus Rise in Eastern European Countries Results In Travel Bans, Face Mask Mandates

(BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Countries in Eastern Europe are facing rising waves of coronavirus infections, leading to new restrictive measures such as the mandatory use of face masks in Croatia and travel bans or quarantines to be imposed by Hungary. Hungarian authorities said Sunday that they would put countries in three categories — red, yellow and…

Coronavirus rise in Eastern Europe causes new constraints

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state's largest single-day increase in positive cases. Deaths from the virus have also been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West, though still…

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Intel said 11th-gen Tiger Lake is on its way to Chromebooks

Expect to see 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPUs in Chrombooks within months, Intel said Intel Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Intel’s new 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPUs will be the “best processor for Chromebooks,” the company said in a blog posted Monday.Compared to a Chromebook…

Here’s the timeline for new Microsoft Teams features

For now, Microsoft executives say Microsoft Teams will largely be a single program targeting both education and collaboration in the office. Microsoft Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Microsoft Teams is, for now, doing double duty as a business-conferencing solution and as a tool for…

Razer BlackWidow, DeathAdder, and BlackShark go wireless

Razer's new wireless gaming peripherals don't have terrifically long battery life, but there's plenty of RGB and other features to go around. Razer Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Razer said Tuesday that the company has launched wireless versions of its latest BlackWidow gaming…

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9 Best Low-Carb Cocktails You Can Consume on the Keto Diet

Appetite for Energy/Tasteaholics Thinking of going on a low-carb diet? Good news: while you need to be more conscious of what you choose to imbibe, there's no need to ditch alcohol altogether. (Cue the sighs of relief.) Yes, some drinks are higher in sugar (and therefore higher in carbs) than others. So while you can’t…

Everything We Know So Far About Season 2 of Euphoria

Season 2 of HBO's Euphoria was supposed to debut in 2020, but COVID put a wrench into things; the series is now expected to begin filming in 2021.Zendaya, who just won an Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama, will return along with everyone else you expect to return (yes, of course Fez will…

HBO’s Watchmen Is Officially Dead (For Now)

HBO's Watchmen showrunner, Damon Lindelof, says he will likely not be returning for a second season.Lindelof told HBO they can move forward without him should they desire to.It’s likely the series will end indefinitely after just 1 season.With Watchmen nominated for more Emmy nominations than any other series this year (26!), fans are likely wondering…