General news 15 Feb, 2021
George Floyd image with caption 'You take my breath away' investigated by Los Angeles police - NBC NewsNBC News
Los Angeles police launched an internal investigation after officers were reported to have shared an image of George Floyd with the caption "You take my breath away."
Google strikes deal with major Australian news organization over payments - MarketWatchMarketWatch
Google, Facebook have opposed proposed Australian law requiring them to pay for news content
US Rapper Nicki Minaj's Father Killed In Hit-And-Run - NDTVNDTV News
The father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver near New York City, police said Sunday.
'My bloody valentine': Machine Gun Kelly says on Instagram he wears Megan Fox's blood around his neck - USA TODAYUSA Today
Machine Gun Kelly sends a Valentine's Day Instagram greeting to Megan Fox saying, "I wear your blood around my neck."
Biden is winning Republican support for his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan. Just not in Washington. - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
GOP mayors and governors say the spending is urgently needed to help struggling cities and states.
Trump’s acquittal further polarizes factions within the GOP - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
Sen. Lindsey Graham declared “the Trump movement is alive and well.”
Biden calls on Congress to ban assault weapons and institute other gun restrictions - CBS NewsCBS News
Sunday marked the third anniversary of the Parkland school shooting.
Rams' Matthew Stafford says 'there were a few teams' he didn't want to get traded to - Fox NewsFox News
New Los Angeles Rams starting quarterback Matthew Stafford has spoken out.
Bill Gates' daughter jokes about vaccine conspiracy involving her dad - CNETCNET
Jennifer Gates, a medical student, notes that "sadly the vaccine did NOT implant my genius father into my brain."
Johnny Manziel rushes for TD in Fan Controlled Football league debut, says 'win or lose we booze' - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Manziel won the Heisman Trophy back in 2012
Asian shares hit all-time highs, oil rises on Middle East tensions - ReutersReuters
Asian shares advanced to record highs on Monday as successful coronavirus vaccine rollouts globally raise hopes of a rapid economic recovery amid new fiscal aid from Washington, while oil prices rose on heightened tensions in the Middle East.
Metro Detroit weather: 2 waves of snowfall to hit by Tuesday - WDIV ClickOnDetroitWDIV ClickOnDetroit
Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit on Sunday evening.
Illinois COVID Update Today: IL reports 1,631 new coronavirus cases, 35 deaths - WLS-TVWLS-TV
Illinois health officials reported 1,631 new COVID-19 cases and 35 deaths Sunday.
The first photo of Mars delivered by the UAE's Hope probe is glorious - CNETCNET
The United Arab Emirates' Hope spacecraft entered Mars orbit last week and already sent a simply dazzling image of the red planet.
Alexei Navalny Supporters Gather For Valentine's Day Vigils - NPRNPR
After weeks of protests and crackdowns, allies of the opposition figure Alexei Navalny urged Russians to hold up their phones outside for spans of 15 minutes.
iPhone 13 rumored to feature ‘refined matte back,’ always-on display, more - 9to5Mac9to5Mac
A new video today from EverythingApplePro on YouTube offers a series of rumors on what to expect from this year’s iPhone 13. The video cites exclusive details from prominent leaker Max Weinbach, claiming that the iPhone 13 will feature an always-on display, s…
Dr. Fauci Just Issued This Big Warning About COVID | Eat This Not That - Eat This, Not ThatEatthis.com
The South African variant of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is “really quite sobering,” and more lethal warns Doctor Anthony Fauci.
Zack Snyder's Justice League Trailer Breakdown: Will Batman and Joker Be Allies in The Snyder Cut? - IGNGoogle News
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Pay Subtle Tribute to Princess Diana With Their Pregnancy Announcement - Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight
The expectant parents honored the Prince's late mom with the timing of their second baby news.
Move Over 'Farout,' Astronomers Confirm 'Farfarout' Is the Solar System's Most Distant Known Object - GizmodoGizmodo.com
What astronomers believed to be the most distant object in the Solar System, “Farout,” has lost its title after just two years. That crown now goes to “Farfarout” (zero points for creativity, you guys), a planetoid that is more than 130 times farther from the…
Duchess of Sussex expecting 2nd child, a sibling for Archie - The Associated PressAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday. A spokesperson for Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, said in a statement:...
Crash, weather mar first 15 laps at Daytona 500 - Yahoo SportsYahoo Entertainment
Rain and lightning forced the Daytona 500 to go under a red flag after just 15 laps on Sunday. The storm hit as track workers were cleaning up after a 16...
Armored vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests - CNBCCNBC
Armored vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw hundreds of thousands on the streets.
Daytona 500 pole-winner Alex Bowman in 16-car pileup - ESPNESPN
A 16-car pileup involving pole-winner Alex Bowman and Aric Almirola took place only 15 laps into Sunday's Daytona 500.
Oregon reports 254 new coronavirus cases, zero new deaths - KATUKATU
The Oregon Health Authority reported 254 new cases of the coronavirus, both confirmed and presumptive, on Sunday. There have been a total of150,281 cases diagnosed in the state since the pandemic began roughly one year ago. After reporting more than 40 new v…
New Zealand puts largest city into three-day lockdown over three positive COVID-19 cases - Fox NewsFox News
New Zealand put its largest city into lockdown Sunday — after just one family tested positive for COVID-19.
New Ebola outbreak declared in Guinea | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
Health officials in rural Guinea on Sunday said they had identified three cases of the...
How to Make Your Face Mask Fit Better for COVID-19 Protection, According to Experts - Prevention.comPrevention.com
Making a few small adjustments can go a long way in reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Is it safe to visit grandparents after getting the Covid vaccine? - NBC NewsNBC News
How long after the vaccine are you immune? How long will it take to build immunity after getting the Covid-19 vaccine? How many people in the U.S. have been vaccinated?
Live coverage: SpaceX plans Falcon 9 launch tonight from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now - Spaceflight NowSpaceflight Now
Second February update seemingly addresses Samsung Galaxy S21 battery drain issue - PhoneArenaPhoneArena
An update rolled out earlier this month had affected the battery life of the Exynos-powered Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus.
Fauci: Not all teachers need to be vaccinated to open schools - New York PostNew York Post
Fauci said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s school-reopening guide involved a “lot of layering to the mitigations” to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.
NASA Invites You to Share Thrill of Mars Perseverance Rover Landing - SciTechDailySciTechDaily
Mark your calendars for live landing commentary, news briefings, livestreamed Q&As, virtual watch parties, student activities, and more. NASA is inviting the public to take part in virtual activities and events as the agency’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover nea…