General news 09 Feb, 2021
Myanmar's military overturned a democratic election. Now they're warning protesters not to 'destroy democracy' - CNNCNN
Myanmar's new military junta, which overturned the results of democratic elections when it seized power last Monday, has warned the public not to "destroy" democracy following three days of protests.
[VIDEO] Watch Claudia Conway's 'American Idol' Audition — Season 19 Promo - TVLineTVLine
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MLB, MLBPA agree to health protocols, 7-inning doubleheaders, runners on second in extras - ESPNESPN
MLB is bringing back seven-inning doubleheaders and runners on second base in extra innings as part of its agreement on health protocols with the MLBPA.
Congressman Ron Wright dies after contracting COVID-19 - CBS NewsCBS News
Wright is the first sitting congressman to die as a result of COVID-19
Convicted Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell dies - WJW FOX 8 News Clevelandfox8.com
The man convicted of killing 11 women and leaving their bodies around his house in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood died on Monday.
DOJ to ask Trump-appointed US attorneys to resign - CNNCNN
The Justice Department, as soon as Tuesday, is expected to ask US attorneys appointed by former President Donald Trump to submit their resignations, a turnover expected to spare two top prosecutors in Delaware and Connecticut overseeing two sensitive Trump-er…
New Hampshire man who said he 'chugged' wine from Senate office during Capitol riot is arrested - NBC NewsNBC News
A New Hampshire man who said he followed others into the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot and drank some wine he found was arrested Monday by the FBI.
Robinhood sued for wrongful death by family of 20-year-old who died by suicide - The VergeThe Verge
The company’s software made him think he was financially ruined
Bitcoin Tops $47,000 for First Time After Tesla Purchase - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin hit a fresh record above $47,000 on Tuesday after Tesla Inc.’s announcement of a $1.5 billion investment in the largest...
‘Dangerous Stuff’: Hackers Tried to Poison Water Supply of Florida Town - The New York TimesNew York Times
For years, cybersecurity experts have warned of attacks on small municipal systems. In Oldsmar, Fla., the levels of lye were changed and could have sickened residents.
Georgia secretary of state's office opens inquiry into Trump phone call - NBC NewsNBC News
The Georgia secretary of state's office is investigating Trump's Jan. 2 phone call to Brad Raffensperger urging him to overturn the state's election results
MAGA is already over Trump’s impeachment trial - POLITICOPolitico
With Trump out of the White House and stripped of his Twitter megaphone to air his grievances and rally his supporters, his MAGA movement has moved on to other pursuits.
Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes ran for nearly 500 yards in Super Bowl LV loss to Buccaneers - Fox NewsFox News
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had five carries for 33 yards in the team’s 31-9 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV on Sunday night.
Democrats unveil $3,000 child tax credit, but split emerges over targeted $1,400 checks - KARE11.comKARE11.com
With all Senate Democrats needed to pass a $1.9 trillion stimulus without GOP support, a divide within the party needs to be resolved.
Half Of Los Angeles Covid-19 Samples Analyzed Show Mutant “West Coast Variant,” As Region Runs Out Of First-Dose Vaccine Appointments - DeadlineDeadline
Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations have dropped by 77% and 44% over the past month, respectively, said LA County Health Officials on Monday. That’s great news for the country’s hardest-hit region. The question remains, however, if new variants of the virus w…
‘The Bachelorette’: ABC Eyeing Katie Thurston as Next Leading Lady - VarietyVariety
The current season of “The Bachelor” hasn’t even come to an end, but ABC is so impressed with one of Matt James’ current contestants, the network is nearly set on its next star of “The Bachelorette.” Katie Thurston is all-but-sure to be the next “Bachelorette…
House Democrats' relief plan does not change income limits for $1,400 stimulus checks - CNBCCNBC
The House Democrats' coronavirus relief bill includes $1,400 stimulus payments at the same income levels as previous rounds.
ChargeFast MagSafe Battery Pack – MagSafe’s finally becoming useful! [Video] - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
This is the ChargeFast MagSafe battery pack. It's a 5000mAh portable battery pack that works very well with my iPhone.
Facebook bans misinformation about all vaccines after years of controversy - The GuardianThe Guardian
Company will remove posts with false claims about vaccines on Facebook and Instagram
Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Hits Record Highs; Nvidia Hits New Buy Point, As Bitcoin Surges On Tesla News - Investor's Business DailyInvestor's Business Daily
Dow Jones futures were lower late Monday, but is the stock market rally overheating?. Bitcoin surged 18% on Tesla's Bitcoin news.
Jerry Rice: Tom Brady can have the GOAT status - NBC SportsNBCSports.com
Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has sometimes been called the best player in NFL history, but Rice says he’ll hand that status to Tom Brady. Rice said today on 95.7 The Game that he believes he played football during a tougher time than Brady, but he’ll…
How NASA's Perseverance rover will plunge to Mars, fly with a jetpack - Business Insider - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
NASA's rover must plow through Mars' atmosphere at supersonic speeds, deploy a parachute to slow itself, then fly to safety with a jetpack.
Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption charges in Israel - POLITICOPolitico
“Everyone knows the cases against me are rigged,” the prime minister said.
A mom built a simpler Covid-19 vaccine sign-up website for her state while on maternity leave - CNNCNN
After her mother-in-law had difficulty signing up for a Covid-19 vaccine, a Massachusetts woman created a website to make it easier for her -- and she made it easier for everyone.
Mars madness! China, UAE to reach the Red Planet this week ahead of epic NASA rover landing - Space.comSpace.com
February is the month of Mars!
Fitbit's latest tracking feature reminds you to log your blood glucose levels - EngadgetEngadget
Fitbit's newest tracking feature will help you keep tabs on your daily blood sugar levels.
Moon Trees are living testaments to mankind’s first trips to the Moon: Where are they now? - PennLivePennLive
As part of the Apollo 14 mission, a cannister of about 500 tree seeds, orbited the moon 34 times.
Reddit bought a 5-second Super Bowl ad honoring 'underdogs' involved in GameStop trading frenzy - Fox BusinessFox Business
Reddit Chief Marketing Officer Roxy Young told FOX Business in a statement that the Super Bowl ad came together in "just a few short days" with the help of its agency partners at R/GA.
Walz: New large-scale community vaccination site to launch in Rochester - KTTCKTTC
The Rochester vaccination is is set to serve about 1,500 Minnesotans who are 65 years old and older in the first week.
Nvidia's RTX 30 laptops in demand for cryptocurrency mining - reports - Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
Chinese cryptocurrency miners are dealing with a shortage of Nvidia's (NASDAQ:NVDA)GeForce RTX30 desktop graphics cards by turning to GeForce RTX 30-powered laptops, according to social...
Multiple rounds of winter weather - LEX18 Lexington KY NewsLEX18 Lexington KY News
Justin Timberlake under fire after explosive 'Framing Britney Spears' documentary - ChronChron.com
Fans shared their frustrations with Justin Timberlake after watching "Framing Britney...
How does a glacier burst? Flooding in India leaves 26 dead and 165 missing - USA TODAYUSA Today
A glacier in Uttarakhand, India, broke Sunday and caused a deadly flood in the Himalayas. Here's what to know.
Mank and Minari Lead the 26th Annual Critics Choice Award Nominations - VultureVulture
While Chadwick Boseman is recognized for both Da 5 Bloods and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Xiaomi's Mi 11 has a 55W charger and an incredibly bright screen - CNETCNET
A big 120Hz display, the fastest Android processor on the market and a redesigned camera bump. Nope, I'm not describing the Galaxy S21, but Xiaomi's brand new Mi 11.
Three-round 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Jets trade out of No. 2 overall pick - NFL.comNFL News
In Chad Reuter's first three-round mock of the 2021 NFL Draft, he projects four trades in Round 1, including a deal between the Jets and Panthers for the No. 2 overall pick.
NASA says SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts have set a space record - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
The Crew-1 astronauts, launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, on Sunday eclipsed a record that was set by the Skylab 4 crew in 1974.