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Donald Trump Dismisses Climate Concerns As He Visits Fire-Ravaged Western US

“It will start getting cooler. You just watch,” Donald Trump said (File) McClellan Park, United States: President Donald Trump on Monday suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths of the US West, during a briefing in California on the deadly blazes. Trump, who flew […]


Chelsea’s unconvincing win over Brighton show Lampard’s project will need time

The subtext to Chelsea‘s £220 million summer spending spree is Frank Lampard’s judgement that many of his existing squad were not at the required level. Lampard will be satisfied the Blues started their much-anticipated Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win at Brighton, but if anything the players who have been asked to respond to […]

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Sally Strengthens To Hurricane, Bears Down On U.S. Gulf Coast

STORM-SALLY:Sally strengthens to hurricane, bears down on U.S. Gulf Coast Louisiana and Mississippi residents were under evacuation orders on Monday as Hurricane Sally churned across the Gulf of Mexico, strengthening to a hurricane ahead of expected landfall on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Reuters Last Updated: September 15, 2020, 12:18 AM IST […]


Eric Reid calls NFL’s use of Colin Kaepernick in social justice video ‘diabolical’

Eric Reid on Monday called the NFL’s social justice campaign this season “half-hearted at best” and the league’s use of video of Colin Kaepernick kneeling while the quarterback remains unsigned “diabolical.” The free-agent safety tweeted that commissioner Roger Goodell “has gotten comfortable” saying he was “wrong” not to listen to players about social injustice “as […]

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TikTok’s Proposed Deal Seeks to Mollify U.S. and China

Mr. Mnuchin and Mr. Ross, who are both playing a prominent role in reviewing ByteDance’s proposal, have come to favor a solution that would reduce national security and data risks by moving some of TikTok’s key operations out of China, rather than killing the company outright, those people said. There are few strong voices in […]

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US Ambassador To China, Terry Branstad, Stepping Down

Terry Branstad had been in the post since May 2017. Washington, United States: The US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is stepping down, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday. Thanking Branstad for his service, Pompeo said in a tweet that he had “contributed to rebalancing U.S.-China relations so that it is results-oriented, reciprocal, and […]


Facebook Is Failing in Global Disinformation Fight, Says Former Worker

OAKLAND, Calif. — While Facebook has heralded improvements to its fight against disinformation in the United States, it has been slow to deal with fake accounts that have affected elections around the world, according to a post published by a former employee. The employee, who worked on a Facebook team dedicated to rooting out so-called […]


Apple’s 1st major product launch event of 2020: What to watch

Apple, Apple product launch 2020, Apple Watch, iPad, iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 software updates Apple Inc. will kick off a broad slate of new products at a virtual event on Tuesday, with upgrades to two of its most important hardware lines beyond the iPhone. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant will debut an Apple […]


Billionaire Steve Cohen reaches agreement to take majority ownership of New York Mets

Billionaire Steve Cohen reached an agreement Monday to take majority ownership of the New York Mets. The sale is subject to the approval of the Major League Baseball club owners. Once that hurdle is cleared, he’ll assume full control of the franchise. At least 23 of the 30 owners will need to approve the transaction, […]


DraftKings surges after announcing ESPN deal

The entrance from the elevators, designed to resemble a tunnel entering a stadium, is pictured at the new DraftKings office in Boston on March 25, 2019. David L. Ryan | The Boston Globe via Getty Images Shares of DraftKings rose sharply on Monday after the sports gaming company announced an agreement with sports entertainment giant […]