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2.5% of Italians had COVID-19, far more in the north

ROME Antibody testing in Italy indicates that nearly 1.5 million people, or about 2.5% of the population, have had the coronavirus. But officials said Monday that huge geographic variations in the results confirmed a nationwide lockdown was absolutely crucial to preventing the country’s south from getting slammed as badly as its north. The Health Ministry […]


C.E.O.s call for more aid for small businesses.

More than 100 current and former chief executives called for more aid to small businesses in the United States in a letter sent to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday. The letter was organized by the former Starbucks chief Howard Schultz with the support of Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat of Colorado, and Senator Todd Young, […]


Seattle Seahawks monitoring Antonio Brown situation, open to Josh Gordon return, Pete Carroll says

7:19 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll acknowledged that the team has interest in Antonio Brown, saying general manager John Schneider has been monitoring the All-Pro wide receiver’s “complex” situation. Carroll went a step further when asked about the team’s interest in another suspended wide receiver, saying the Seahawks are “very […]


Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite, Galaxy A50 Start Receiving August 2020 Security Patch: Report

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Samsung Galaxy A50 are reportedly the latest phones from the South Korean giant to get the August 2020 security patch update. The firmware is initially only being released to select countries but we can expect the update to soon be available for Samsung Galaxy users in other parts of the […]

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How long should you wait to have a second child? What’s the ideal age gap?

While having a second child is a personal choice, it’s considered best to wait for sometime before you conceive again. These days, most women start their families in their thirties, which doesn’t leave them with the flexibility to have a wide gap between two kids because of the diminishing fertility. Experts advise it’s best to […]

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‘I Am Scared’: Italian Sex Workers Face Poverty and Illness In the Pandemic

Last month, Antonio Guadagnini, a Conservative councilor in the Veneto region, said reopening brothels — illegal in Italy since 1958 — and regulating prostitution would protect society. In Sicily, Ruggero Razza, the top regional health official, said that authorities should reflect on how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in high-risk, unregulated occupations such […]

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Glaciers Could Have Sculpted Mars Valleys: Study

The study authors said that icy temperatures could in fact have better supported ancient life. Paris: The question of whether ancient life could have existed on Mars centres on the water that once flowed there, but new research published Monday suggests that many of the Red Planet’s valleys were gouged by icy glaciers not rivers. […]


Adam Max, Patron of Brooklyn Cultural Institutions, Dies at 62

Adam Max, an investment manager who became a leading patron of Brooklyn cultural institutions, notably the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where he had been board chairman since 2017, died on July 27 at his home in East Hampton, N.Y. He was 62. The cause was bile duct cancer, his wife, Diane Max, said. Mr. Max […]


LG Reportedly Planning to Launch Affordable 5G-enabled Smartphones in Second Half of 2020

LG Logo (Picture Source: Reuters) The South Korean tech giant is also working on a new Velvet smartphone featuring the latest Snapdragon 690 5G Mobile Platform. IANS Last Updated: August 3, 2020, 11:53 AM IST South Korean tech giant LG is planning to launch an affordable 5G device in markets like South Korea […]


Start considering the Raptors real NBA title contenders

The Toronto Raptors are the defending NBA champions, yet they remain horribly under the radar in this year’s title race. That needs to change. Dating back to before the league’s stoppage in March, this team has won 23 of its past 27 games. They’ve been awesome in their first two restart matchups, beating the Los […]