General news 02 Mar, 2021
Proud Boys leader had lookalike passport to possibly flee the country - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Ethan Nordean told law enforcement officers that the passport belonged to his wife's ex-boyfriend and that she kept the document as a "keepsake."
Golden Globes see sharp drop in viewership: report - Fox NewsFox News
According to early reports, the Golden Globes saw a sharp drop in viewership with 5.4 million people tuning into Sunday's telecast, which was hosted by "Saturday Night Live" alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
Instant Analysis: UNC Rally Falls Short in Syracuse - 247Sports247Sports
The Tar Heels lost for the seventh time on the road this season.
Looks Like Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Have a New Baby - The CutThe Cut
A sixth “Baldwinito” has been added to the fold?
Fauci: U.S. must stick with two-shot strategy for Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna vaccines - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
Delaying a second dose to inoculate more Americans creates risks, infectious-disease expert says.
All Apple retail stores in U.S. open for first time in almost a year; stock jumps - MarketWatchMarketWatch
As of Monday, all 270 Apple stores in the U.S. were open in some capacity, though some still have restrictions, such as being appointment-only.
Images show flooded Kentucky communities as storms trigger state of emergency - NBC NewsNBC News
Heavy thunderstorms pounded Appalachia, sending rivers out of their banks and leading to multiple water rescues, mudslides, road closures and power outages, officials said.
Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Opens Up About His ‘Very Close Call With Death’ During Robbery - VultureVulture
Ryan Fischer addresses his shooting and thanks “guardian angel” French Bulldog Asia on Instagram.
NYT: Third woman accuses Gov. Cuomo of inappropriate behavior - WIVB.com - News 4WIVB.com - News 4
(WIVB) – According to a Monday report from the New York Times, a third woman has accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior. The story tells the account of Anna Ruch, now 33, who claims she met the governor at a Sept. 2019 wedding reception. Ruch sai…
Despite COVID-19 vaccinations, CDC warns U.S. is 'not out of the woods' - Fox BusinessFox Business
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky warned during a Monday press briefing that she remains "deeply concerned about a potential shift in the trajectory of the pandemic."
Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
The vote caps his rise from teacher to the nation’s top schools chief.
Neanderthals Listened to the World Much Like Us - The New York TimesNew York Times
A reconstructed Neanderthal ear adds a new piece to the puzzle of whether the early humans could speak.
Amazon employee sues the company, alleging racial discrimination and unequal pay - CNNCNN
An Amazon employee filed a lawsuit Monday accusing the tech giant of deliberately paying her and other Black employees less than their White counterparts, becoming the latest on a growing list of current and former Amazon workers to accuse the company of syst…
DeSantis, Noem are breakout stars at CPAC, but Trump maintains grip on party - Fox NewsFox News
Former President Trump easily topped the field in the GOP presidential nomination straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference, but another big winner at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activist and leaders was Florida Gov.…
Infuriated by Dems dropping minimum wage hike, progressives say 'time for wealth tax' - ABC NewsABC News
Beijing could tighten its grip on Hong Kong further, showing lack of concern for international outcry - CNBCCNBC
Media outlets reported that Beijing could be considering changes to Hong Kong's electoral system to limit pro-democracy politicians from running in elections.
Simple Trick Makes Samsung's One UI 3.1 Feel Way Faster - Droid LifeDroid Life
During a write-up of the Galaxy S21 where I explained why I wouldn’t stick with Samsung’s newest phone going forward and would instead go back to the Pixel 5, I pointed out that one of the little things that annoyed me was the removal of an animation feature …
Photos of Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie and others come alive (creepily), thanks to AI - Livescience.comLive Science
In AI-generated animations, faces that were once frozen in time blink, turn their heads and even smile.
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders propose 3% wealth tax on billionaires - CNBCCNBC
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and a slew of other Democrats proposed a 2% tax on wealth above $50 million and a 3% tax on wealth over $1 billion.
Lloyd Pierce Relieved of Head Coaching Duties - Hawks.comHeat.com
ATLANTA – Atlanta Hawks President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Travis Schlenk announced today that Lloyd Pierce has been relieved of his head coaching duties.
Fossils of oldest member of huge dinosaur group found in Argentina - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
Scientists have unearthed in Argentina's Patagonian wilderness fossils of what may be the oldest-known member of the dinosaur group known as titanosaurs that...
Biden To Allow Some Separated Migrant Families To Reunite In The United States - NPRNPR
"It takes time to build out of the depths of cruelty that the administration before us established," DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said.
Donald and Melania Trump received Covid vaccine at the White House in January - CNNCNN
Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump received the Covid-19 vaccine at the White House in January, a Trump adviser told CNN on Monday.
Stocks jump on stimulus vote and J&J vaccine news, with Dow up 600 points - CBS NewsCBS News
Bond market jitters ease — as do interest rates — with Fed signaling few concerns with new $1.9 trillion stimulus push.
NASA, SpaceX to launch second crew rotation mission to International Space Station - Fox BusinessFox Business
NASA is preparing for its SpaceX Crew-2 mission, which will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida no earlier than April 20.
Prosser: iPhone 12 MagSafe Battery Pack to Feature Reverse Charging - MacRumorsMacRumors
Apple is working on MagSafe-compatible battery packs that will be compatible with the iPhone 12 models, and leaker Jon Prosser today said on the...
Canada vaccine committee advises against use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots for 65 years and above - Yahoo! VoicesYahoo Entertainment
Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization released new guidelines on Monday that advise against vaccinating people who are 65 years and older with...
A Covid Vaccine Side Effect, Enlarged Lymph Nodes, Can Be Mistaken for Cancer - The New York TimesNew York Times
The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients’ fears and avoid needless testing.
Only 257 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday; five new deaths - fox13now.comfox13now.com
The Utah Department of Health reported just 257 new COVID-19 cases Monday, although it should be said that case counts are generally low following the weekend when fewer tests are administered.
A 1990s iMac Processor Powers NASA’s Perseverance Rover - GizmodoGizmodo.com
It's not about processing speed, but reliability.
Meghan Markle wears Princess Diana's diamond bracelet for Oprah interview - Page SixPage Six
“They wanted to wear the bracelet to have [Harry’s] mother there with them during the interview,” a spokesperson for the Duchess explained.
Luka Doncic rookie card sells for record $4.6 million, becomes most expensive NBA card in history - CBS SportsCBS Sports
The card features the NBA logoman catch, which is from a Mavericks jersey that Doncic wore, and a signature in blue ink
YouTube’s TikTok clone, “YouTube Shorts,” is live in the US - Ars TechnicaArs Technica
US users can now upload and view one-minute videos in a swipe interface.
‘It just sucks’: America’s jobless owe thousands of dollars in taxes on their unemployment - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
Many unemployed Americans are learning that their unemployment benefits are taxable as they file their 2020 returns.
Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia over Navalny treatment this week - CNNCNN
The Biden administration is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia over the poisoning and jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny this week, two administration officials tell CNN.
Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, receives jail sentence for corruption - NBC NewsNBC News
A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling.