General news 13 Mar, 2021
College basketball scores, winners and losers: Patrick Ewing has Georgetown on doorstep of NCAA Tournament - CBS SportsCBS Sports
A couple of well-known coaches were among the big winners on Friday in college hoops
Google welcomes third-party developers' Tiles to Wear OS - EngadgetEngadget
Google has announced that the Jetpack Tiles library, which third-party developers can use to create custom Wear OS Tiles, is in alpha.
Apple's Giving Up on Its Original HomePod Smart Speaker - GizmodoGizmodo.com
Apple is reportedly discontinuing its original HomePod smart speaker as the company pivots focus to the HomePod mini, its smaller and more affordable baby brother.
Chris Harrison will be replaced by Tayshia Adams, Kaitlyn Bristowe as 'The Bachelorette' host - USA TODAYUSA Today
Chris Harrison will sit out the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" after defending a contestant's past racially insensitive behavior.
Ron Johnson says he might have been concerned for safety had Capitol rioters been BLM and Antifa - CNNCNN
Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Thursday invoked race in explaining his sense of safety during the January 6 Capitol riot, saying that he might have been concerned for his well-being had the protesters been affiliated with Black Lives Matter instead …
Italy headed back to lockdown amid COVID spike - New York PostNew York Post
Italy will be on lockdown for Easter as the country struggles to contain spiking COVID-19 cases. Starting Monday, Italians in the most populated regions will be required to stay home except for wor…
Chris Cuomo bumped from CNN lineup Friday by pre-planned special as brother's sex misconduct scandal grows - Fox NewsFox News
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had the night off Friday as the growing sexual misconduct scandal surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has led to widespread calls for the Democrat's resignation.
Ebola Survivor Infected Years Ago May Have Started New Outbreak - The New York TimesNew York Times
Genetic sequencing of virus samples from patients in Guinea suggest that the new outbreak is a continuation of the 2014-16 epidemic.
Jennifer Lopez admits she’s contemplated marrying Alex Rodriguez — plus more quotes about their relationship - Fox NewsFox News
As their four-year relationship comes to a close, here's what Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have had to say about their relationship over the years.
Tiger Global in talks to invest in young Indian social network at $170M valuation - TechCrunchTechCrunch
Who says there is no room for a new social network? Tiger Global is in advanced stages of talks to lead a round of $15 million to $20 million in seven-month-old Kutumb that values the Indian startup at about $170 million, four people familiar with the matter …
Bryson DeChambeau Keeps the Crowd Riveted at the Players Championship - The New York TimesNew York Times
The question of whether the big-hitting DeChambeau would pull out his driver seemed as compelling as the actual competition.
Brooklyn unveils Ginsburg statue to commemorate late justice | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
Brooklyn, N.Y., debuted a new statue of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...
Report: Maryland Alleges Juwan Howard Told Mark Turgeon 'I'll F--king Kill You' - Bleacher ReportBleacher Report
Maryland has alleged that Michigan men's basketball head coach Juwan Howard threatened to kill Terrapins head coach Mark Turgeon during their verbal altercation in Friday's Big Ten tournament clash...
Capitol riot suspect accused of assaulting cop and burying officer's badge in his backyard - CBS NewsCBS News
Charging documents say Thomas Sibick ripped an officer's badge and radio off his uniform during the Capitol riot.
3 Songs You’ll Never Hear The Same Way Again After Meghan Markle Spilled the Tea with Oprah - E! NEWSEonline.com
You've likely heard these songs by Taylor Swift, Bridgit Mendler and Bruno Mars before, but prepare to listen to them in a whole new way after Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Third stimulus checks: Collectors can seize $1,400 payment if you have unpaid debts - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
Americans with unpaid debts could have their stimulus checks seized by collectors.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos snubs Bernie Sanders' invite to hearing on income inequality - Fox BusinessFox Business
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos declined a request from Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, on Friday that he testify at an upcoming Senate Budget Committee Hearing on income inequality.
Utah mom dies four days after 2nd dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine - KRON4KRON4
“She was absolutely fine with getting it. In fact, she told all of us, ‘It’s fine, you guys should all get it,’” her father, Alfred Hawley, told the outlet.
Patriots' Julian Edelman Ready To 'Run It Back' With Cam Newton - NESN.comNESN
A slew of Patriots of players are excited for Cam Newton's reported return to New England, and Julian Edelman is one of them.
Final Grammy Predictions: Look for Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift to Share Top Spoils - VarietyVariety
If the Grammys had a dress code this year, it might be: Wear your cardigan to the disco. It’s sweater weather, but also the season of the Studio 54 minidress, as Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa look likeliest to make headlines for picking up top honors Sunday night…
Stephen Miller: Trump said let's put a man on Mars, Biden said let's see if we can eat BBQ - Fox NewsFox News
Former adviser to President Trump, Stephen Miller, tells 'Kudlow' that President Biden's address Thursday set low expectations for the United States
Sarah Everard Killing: London Police Officer Charged With Kidnap, Murder - Bloomberg Quicktake: NowGoogle News
With new nursing home guidelines, card games with grandpa are back, regardless of your vaccination status - CNNCNN
You can hug your vaccinated grandpa and stay to play cards with him at his nursing home, even if you haven't been vaccinated, according to new Covid-19 guidance for nursing homes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
BMI of 25 or higher makes adults eligible for vaccine March 29, but that could be someone who is relatively healthy - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Of the 20 conditions that will make someone part of the next big group eligible for a vaccine in Wisconsin, there's one that's getting a lot of attention: body mass index.
Minneapolis City Council approves $27M settlement in George Floyd family lawsuit - KSTPKstp.com
The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd's family over the Black man's death in police custody, even as jury selection continued in a former officer's murder trial...
The $69 Million Beeple NFT Was Bought With Cryptocurrency - The New York TimesNew York Times
“It feel like I got a steal,” the buyer, who calls himself Metakovan, said in an interview about the “nonfungible token,” or NFT, he bought at an online auction.
Google Says Microsoft’s Stance on News Is Effort to Distract From Hack - The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal
Two giants with a history of sparring trade shots over tech’s impact on news industry
CDC guidelines update: Face masks and fully-vaccinated people - NBC NewsNBC News
The CDC updated its guidelines on how to shop for face masks and how vaccinated people can socialize. Learn about the updates for face masks and more.
L.A. County to reopen indoor restaurants, gyms Monday after California meets target to give 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to residents in hard-hit areas - KTLA Los AngelesKTLA Los Angeles
California on Friday met its goal to give 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to residents in its hardest-hit areas, allowing Los Angeles County to reopen indoor restaurants, gyms and other businesses next week. Thirteen counties are set to move from the most re…
Pelosi re-appoints Eric Swalwell to Intel Committee despite 'honey pot' scandal - New York PostNew York Post
Pelosi previously re-appointed the fellow California Democrat to the House Homeland Security Committee over Republican objections.
Tesla investor sues Elon Musk, claims tweets violate SEC settlement - New York PostNew York Post
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk and the board of the electric car company have been sued by a shareholder who accused Musk of violating his 2018 settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commissi…
'No peace' for markets until 10-year Treasury yield hits 2%, strategist says - MarketWatchMarketWatch
Futile to fight rising U.S. dollar while yields remain on rise: Soc Gen’s Juckes
Space Station Crew to Relocate Soyuz to Make Room for New Crewmates - NASANASA
Three residents of the International Space Station will take a spin around their orbital neighborhood in the Soyuz MS-17 on Friday, March 19, relocating the spacecraft to prepare for the arrival of the next set of crew members.
Severe allergy added to AstraZeneca vaccine side effects: EU regulator - Medical XpressMedical Xpress
Severe allergies should be added to the possible side effects of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine after likely links were found to a number of cases in Britain, the EU's drug regulator said on Friday.
NASA is naming new features discovered on Mars in Navajo language - CBS NewsCBS News
The Navajo Nation has provided NASA scientists with a list of 50 names to use for new Martian terrain, including words for "strength," "respect" and "perseverance."
Trump’s Moon program survived a transfer of power, so what’s next? - The VergeThe Verge
After winning support from a new administration, Biden’s NASA is focusing on continuity with its Artemis Moon program — while ditching the 2024 timeline.