General news 26 Feb, 2021
Golden Globes: Ava DuVernay, Sterling K. Brown, Judd Apatow & More Slam HFPA For Zero Black Members In #TimesUpGlobes Campaign - DeadlineDeadline
UPDATE, 10:11 PM: Battered again today by some of the biggest names in Hollywood for its stupefying lack of Black members, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association tonight responded by repeating a previous pledge to do more and to do it in public at the Golden…
Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely after theft, shooting - The Associated PressAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dog walker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman brought...
Parents of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Tried to Pull Them Out of School Before They Were Taken - The Daily BeastDaily Beast
Residents in the Nigerian town where hundreds of schoolgirls were kidnapped say they warned authorities of “strange men” in the area prior to the abductions.
10 Tips and Tricks for Getting Started in Outbreak Mode - Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Wiki Guide - IGNIGN
This page is part of IGN's Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Wiki guide and details everything you need to know about getting started in the all-new
Officer fatally shot outside high school basketball game - WWLTV.comWWLTV.com
A WWL-TV photographer covering the game reports a man near the high school gym firing multiple shots.
Biden surveys Texas weather damage, encourages virus shots - The Associated PressAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden heard firsthand from Texans clobbered by this month's brutal winter weather on Friday and pledged to stick with them “for the long haul” as he made his first...
Internet sleuths crack secret message hidden on Mars Perseverance's parachute - Global NewsGoogle News
Portland-area residents tried 400,000 times to book 3,400 COVID vaccine appointments, prompting change to des - OregonLiveOregonLive
The state and local vaccine providers will begin a registry of seniors and others who want vaccinations at the Oregon Convention Center, then notify them when their turn in line comes up.
FBI identifies suspect in death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, sources say - CNNCNN
The FBI has identified a suspect it's focusing on in the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, according to law enforcement officials.
Griddy banned from Texas power market over payment breach - New York PostNew York Post
The Texas energy company Griddy has been banned from participating in the state’s power market, according to a report. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas revoked Griddy’s rights to enter the…
Health advocates warn Minnesota's COVID-19 vaccine priorities ignore high-risk individuals - Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune
New state vaccination guidelines leave off people with some chronic conditions and disabilities
Tiger Woods undergoes more procedures at Cedars-Sinai as his recovery continues after car accident - CBS SportsCBS Sports
Woods was moved to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles after spending several days at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Biden to talk migration with Mexico's López Obrador, - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, "will discuss cooperation on migration," according to the White House.
Johnson & Johnson board member says 20 million Covid vaccine doses will be delivered by the end of March - CNBCCNBC
Johnson & Johnson board member Dr. Mark McClellan says the company expects 20 million Covid vaccine doses delivered by the end of March.
White supremacist sentenced to nearly 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a ...
John Geddert Charges: What Is Human Trafficking? - The New York TimesNew York Times
Experts say the filing of human trafficking charges against John Geddert, who died on Thursday, could have major ramifications for future prosecutions of coaches in the high-pressure world of elite sports.
Fred Segal, Icon of Los Angeles Fashion and Retail, Dies at 87 - Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter
A pioneer of the shop-in-shop concept, his ivy-covered store on Melrose became a place where celebrities and fashionistas mixed and mingled.
Petco Park COVID-19 vaccination super site closing again through Tuesday - fox5sandiego.comfox5sandiego.com
The Petco Park COVID-19 vaccination super station is closing again starting Saturday due to a shortage of the Moderna vaccine.
Ethiopia’s War Leads to Ethnic Cleansing in Tigray Region, U.S. Report Says - The New York TimesNew York Times
A confidential U.S. government report found that people in Tigray are being driven from their homes in a war begun by Ethiopia, an American ally — posing President Biden’s first major test in Africa.
Why GameStop Stock Traders Should Beware The 'Law Of Twos And Threes' - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares closed at $101.74 Friday after the stock surged from under $45 on Wednesday to as high as $184.68 on Thursday. Some traders...
Donald Trump Jr. slams Liz Cheney, says Gov. Cuomo 'would be in jail' if GOP - New York PostNew York Post
Donald Trump Jr. on Friday trashed Rep. Liz Cheney and said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo “would be in jail” already if he were a Republican. The former first son attacked his dad’s …
COVID-19 relief bill: Here’s how much you could get in stimulus checks, child tax breaks - KTLAKTLA Los Angeles
The House is expected to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package late Friday that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses. Republicans are overwhelmingly against the bill, …
Americans Are Warming Up to Covid-19 Vaccines, Poll Finds - GizmodoGizmodo.com
More Americans are willing to get a covid-19 vaccine, new polling suggests. According to a survey run by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans are more likely to have been vaccinated or to want vaccination in February than they were a month ago, while the p…
Crushing Dissent: The Saudi Kill Team Behind Khashoggi’s Death - The New York TimesNew York Times
An elite unit assigned to protect Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is said to have carried out dozens of operations, including forcibly repatriating Saudis.
Progressives push to squash Senate filibuster after minimum wage defeat - POLITICOPolitico
The left is channeling its frustration after a setback in their push for a $15 hourly wage.
Former SolarWinds CEO blames intern for 'solarwinds123' password leak - CNNCNN
Current and former top executives at SolarWinds are blaming a company intern for a critical lapse in password security that apparently went undiagnosed for years.
COVID-19 at the Gym: Every Single Participant in This Maskless Cycling Class Got Coronavirus - SelfSelf
New CDC research on COVID-19 and gyms reminds us that heavy breathing inside with unmasked strangers is a bad idea.
SEC suspends trading of 15 penny stocks due to social media manipulation - Daily MailDaily Mail
The order on Friday freezes trading in shares of 15 little-known companies, all of which appear to be defunct, and which until recently had been trading at $0 in over-the-counter markets.
Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler Sells Share In Atlanta Dream WNBA Team - HuffPostHuffPost
The former Georgia Senator has been pressured to sell after she objected to the league’s initiatives to advocate for racial justice.
Stanford: 'Zoom fatigue' is real and now we know what causes it - CNETCNET
It's not your imagination -- all those hours of video calls take a toll on your body and brain that regular office work doesn't. Now scientists say they know why.
Meghan Markle wore a $30 dress for a video chat with Prince Harry and James Corden - InsiderINSIDER
Shortly after Markle appeared in an interview wearing a $30 puff-sleeve dress by Velvet Torch, the item was sold out.
Medium-size dinos are missing from the fossil record. Here's why. - Livescience.comLive Science
It's hard to compete against teenage tyrannosaurs.
Oculus Quest Pro? Facebook's Bosworth Winks At The Potential - UploadVRUploadVR
Facebook's Bosworth winked at the camera in his latest Instagram AMA in response to a question about a higher end model of Oculus Quest.
Democrats slam Biden’s attack against Iranian proxies in Syria - Vox.comVox
Top Democrats are saying President Biden’s Syria strike against Iranian proxies may not have been legal.
Halo Infinite developers call it a "spiritual reboot" with familiar visuals - Rock Paper ShotgunRock Paper Shotgun
You're going to have to trust them on the grappleshot though
The best time to see the Snow Moon in Colorado in 2021 - The KnowThe Denver Post
The 2021 Snow Moon rises on Feb. 26 in Colorado. Here is the best time to see it and how long it'll be in the sky.
Ringside Seat - Can Canelo Alvarez take care of business against long shot Avni Yildirim? - ESPNESPN
Canelo Alvarez seeks to unify four world titles at super middleweight in 2021. First he must defeat Avni Yildirim.