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    The Yankees’ biggest flaw is rearing its ugly face as postseason closes in By: Alexander Wilson ShareTweetFlipRedditThe New York Yankees are the epitome of a feast or famine team, going on wild hot streaks and then sputtering to a halt offensively. Good teams don’t allow 14 runs against them and...
    Avatar: The Last Airbender saw a hero bring about a new world order in a fantasy universe. The ending of the series, and the fall of the Fire Lord, created a massive cultural shift that was both political and spiritual for the people of the Four Nations. The sequel, The Legend of Korra, did...
    IT has been an exciting couple of years for actress Billie Lourd and her fiance Austen Rydell. Austen, also an actor, and Billie shared the news that they have welcomed a baby son into the world. 6 The happy couple Billie and AustenCredit: Instagram Who is Austen Rydell? Austen Rydell is an actor and producer,...
    Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said Thursday her hard-hit county will remain in phase two of its reopening plan for a few more weeks because of a slight spike in Covid-19 cases following Labor Day weekend. That means theaters and bars in the county will remain closed and restaurants and retail must remain...
    (CNN)The tennis world waited seven months for the return of grand slams. Now, like buses, two have come along at once. Having been moved from its usual May start date, the French Open gets underway on Sunday, two weeks after the conclusion of the US Open and a week after the Italian Open, the traditional...
    Naturalist and TV host David Attenborough has claimed the record for shortest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram, racking up the numbers just hours after joining the social media platform Thursday. The veteran broadcaster’s first post — a video warning about climate change — was posted at 2 am Pacific Daylight Time, and...
    Organizers for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics have proposed more than 50 measures to make the games "fit for a post-corona world," including ways to reduce staff and cut costs. The measures were proposed by the IOC Coordination Commission at a virtual news conference Friday between the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 officials....
    By The Associated Press As it marched from East to West this year, the coronavirus pandemic sank economies and transformed social interactions. It shut schools and businesses, stopped the sports and entertainment industries dead in their tracks, and even brought low the Olympic Games. And it killed. Nearly 1 million deaths have been recorded worldwide...
    ZeroAvia A hydrogen fuel-cell plane that's capable of carrying passengers completed its maiden flight this week, in another step forward for low and zero-emission flight.   ZeroAvia's six-seater Piper M-class aircraft — which has been retrofitted with the device that combines hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity — undertook a taxi, take-off, full pattern circuit and landing...
    OLEKSANDR USYK'S team believes Anthony Joshua will vacate the WBO belt to fight Tyson Fury. Usyk is the manadatory challenger for that strap - but he might not get the chance to fight the Watford-born heavyweight. 3Oleksandr Usyk is the WBO mandatory challenger - but he may not get to fight Anthony Joshua for that...
    The whole world is watching — including investors and public health specialists — as more than 30 biotech and pharmaceutical companies race to develop a safe Covid-19 vaccine. But there's a big question lingering over the process: How do we balance safety with speed? The process is moving quickly with several vaccine candidates entering late stage...
    As it marched from East to West this year, the coronavirus pandemic sank economies and transformed social interactions. It shut schools and businesses, stopped the sports and entertainment industries dead in their tracks, and even brought low the Olympic Games. And it killed. Nearly 1 million deaths have been recorded worldwide to date, according...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY MICHELLE NICHOLS The United States, China and Russia fought on Thursday during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after U.N. chief Antonio Guterres had warned the body that if the climate...
    THE largest overwater villa in the world has opened in the Maldives, with a 19m waterslide, private pool and retractable roof. Glass floor panels, as well as a wooden decking area with outdoor bath and sun loungers are part of the fancy experience at Soneva Fushi. 7Soneva Fushi has opened the largest one and two-bedroom...
    Belinda Bencic has withdrawn from the French Open 2020 at the last minute because of a right arm injury. She becomes yet another player, who features in the Top 10 of the WTA Rankings, to not play the upcoming Grand Slam kicking off from September 27. The World No.10 last played at the Italian Open...
    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick gave a hall of fame interview Thursday night after beating the Jaguars. Fitzpatrck let his chest hair show in the postgame interview because it’s “an important feature” of who he is as a man, and it’s exactly as funny as you’d expect. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes...
    Paris (CNN Business)"I really count myself blessed to have a job right now," says Akhona Zondani.After months of being ignored by recruiters in her home country of South Africa, the economics graduate began using a recruitment website called Giraffe. Compared to the experience of being "ghosted" by other recruiters, Zondani says getting guidance every step...
    By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied across the world on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global action during the coronavirus pandemic. With wild weather wreaking havoc across the world – from fires ravaging the U.S. West, to abnormal...
    “Luv Gov” Eliot Spitzer went from dropping trou to dropping the ball as his hooker scandal exploded — even leaving his second-in-command, David Paterson, the awkward task of breaking the news to Hilary Clinton, the then-lieutenant governor writes in his new memoir. Paterson’s book, “Black, Blind & in Charge,” exposes the inside chaos of...
    RONNIE O'SULLIVAN suffered a stunning shock defeat to teenage rookie Aaron Hill last night in his first match since winning a sixth world title. The Rocket went down 5-4 to the 18-year-old from Cork at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. 2The Rocket went down 5-4 to the 18-year-old from Cork Six-time and reigning world...
    Kim Jong Un has apologized for shooting his body and throwing his body at a South Korean officer near the border. The North Korean leader Accordingly, he sent a letter to his opponent, Moon Jae South KoreaThe president’s office said he was “very sorry” for the incident – adding that the man’s body had not...
    Obsessed With Lovecraft Country? Here Are 15 Books That Are Just as Thought-Provoking The most popular Volkswagens of all time Spectacular Cheika to help Argentina in Rugby Championship Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has signed on to help Argentina in the Rugby Championship, the South Americans said Friday, putting him in competition with his...
    The cricketing world has mourned the death of former Australia batsman Dean Jones at the age of 59 in Mumbai. Jones was working on the television broadcast of the Indian Premier League when he suffered a heart attack at the Trident Hotel on Thursday afternoon, where he and his fellow pundits were staying. Former Australia...
    Kenyan weightlifting Olympian trains daughter and granddaughter Unhealthy habits you need to rethink The World’s Car Industry Pins Its Hopes on China’s Recovery (Bloomberg) -- For two years, falling sales seemed to spell the end for China’s time as the world’s most vital car market. Then came the coronavirus, followed by a swift recovery...
    Feds review 9 discarded ballots in Pennsylvania Olive Garden-parent Darden is more attractive the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft ...
    People visit China Telecom's booth during 2019 World 5G Convention at Beijing Etrong International Exhibition & Convention Center on November 21, 2019 in Beijing, China.VCG | Getty Images BEIJING — Global investors are stepping up their bets on Asia, particularly China, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic's shock to growth or growing geopolitical tensions.  Just this week,...
              In a video statement posted on Twitter Wednesday, Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson ignited controversy with a statement about Breonna Taylor. In the 45 second clip Johnson said: “Breonna Taylor deserves justice, and this does not feel like justice. We cannot accept what has happened in Louisville,...
    Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020. There are 97 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 25, 1957, nine Black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class by...
    One-of-a-kind winter Airbnb and VRBO rentals Infiniti Reveals QX60 Monograph Concept, Previewing Next-Gen SUV Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In A Deep...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Actor Danny Trejo and Trejo’s Tacos teamed up with the Everest Foundation and the West Side Veterans Administration Thursday to feed hundreds of homeless veterans living on the VA West Los Angeles campus. The event is part of a commitment to help homeless vets across the country. The community outreach called...
    A PLA Navy fleet including the aircraft carrier Liaoning, submarines, vessels and fighter jets take part in a review in the South China Sea on April 12, 2018.VCG/VCG | Getty Images As China grows in its economic and military strength, global investors and companies operating in the country face a dilemma, according to one analyst....
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sixers’ big man Joel Embiid is a dad. Embiid posted these pictures on his Twitter and Instagram accounts on Thursday night, one with him and his pregnant girlfriend Anne de Paula and then a photo of Embiid and his new baby. Arthur Elijah De Paula Embiid ???? We are so blessed and...
    Joel Embiid and his girlfriend welcomed their first child on Thursday. Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers had NBA championship aspirations this season. But that never came to fruition, as the 76ers were the first team eliminated from the playoffs in the Orlando bubble after getting swept by the Boston Celtics. While getting sent home early...
    An unnamed Belarusian taxi driver who helped a man escape from riot police during protests against a senior leader Alexander Lukashenko Transformed social media users who shared footage of the dramatic incident. The 16-second video clip, shot by a Euroradio.FM reporter, features a movie-like pursuit and escape that took place Wednesday evening in a Minsk...
    Zhong Shanshan, a bottled water and vaccine tycoon, became China’s richest person on Wednesday when his net worth reached $58.7 billion. Zhong’s wealth now surpasses that of China’s former richest person, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, by $2 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. By dethroning Ma on Wednesday, Zhong became Asia’s second-richest person, behind India’s...
    Whether you’re reading this with your morning coffee, just after lunch, or on the late shift in the wee small hours of the morning, it’s 100 seconds to midnight. That’s just over a minute and a half. And that should be completely unnerving. It’s the closest to that witching hour we’ve ever been. Since 1947,...
    Let the world see: Church where 100,000 saw Emmett Tills open casket is now on a list of U.S. endangered historic places McDonalds Rare Original Golden Arch Can Only Be Found In These States Prada Just Served Up Quarantine-Proof Haircut Inspiration © Vogue This afternoon in Milan, Prada ushered in a new chapter, one...
    SIR David Attenborough has joined Instagram for the first time today and racked up 181k followers in just 30 minutes. In his debut post, the 94-year-old national treasure says that he’s made the move onto Instagram because “saving our planet is now a communications challenge". 5Sir David Attenborough has joined Instagram at the age of...
    Trump administration officials believe that Beijing's own actions — in particular, its recent behavior toward Hong Kong — are driving more nations to view China's Communist Party-led administration as a serious threat, a senior U.S. policy official says.  Recent crackdowns on dissent in the former British colony have come at "a huge reputational cost" to...
    By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African nations came out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of world leaders Thursday, calling for dramatic fiscal measures to help economies survive the coronavirus pandemic — which one leader called the “fifth horseman of the apocalypse.” Africa's 54 countries estimate they...
    SWASTIKA, N.Y. (AP) — The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolizes the hate and intolerance of the Nazi regime. The unincorporated crossroads in the Adirondack Mountain town of Black Brook, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of the U.S.-Canada border, has been known as...
    (CNN)China's Ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday that the US has "created enough troubles for the world already" as the two nations continued to spar over the coronavirus pandemic during a tense meeting of the UN Security Council.US Representative to the UN Kelly Craft criticized China over what she said was a "decision to...
    On the 74th birthday of Mohinder Amarnath, actor Saqib Saleem has penned an emotional note stating how he grew up idolising the iconic World Cup-winning cricketer. The actor added that he feels blessed that he got to learn cricket from Amarnath, during the preparation of the upcoming film, “83”. The film narrates the story of...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, the Russian state news agency TASS reported Thursday. Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the nomination did not come from the Kremlin. According to TASS, a group of Russian public figures led by writer Sergey Komkov submitted the nomination, which was...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The 2020 Professional Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals is moving to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, and fans are expected to be in attendance. The championship will be held from Nov. 12 through Nov. 15 during the Dallas Cowboys’ bye week. The annual event has been in Las Vegas for the last...
    Anthony Joshua has made the move from boxing to football, at least in the virtual world, after it was confirmed he will appear in “FIFA 21.” Joshua will be a playable character in the video game’s “Volta” mode — in which players are able to test their skills in a small-sided game with five-a-side rules. Olympic...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Items from the personal collection of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully sold at auction for over $2 million, including World Series rings from the Dodgers’ championships in 1955 and 1988. Each ring sold for $188,000 during online bidding that ended Wednesday, according to David Hunt, owner of Hunt Auctions in...
    SPAIN — Quiet moments: A man wearing a face mask sat in a square in Barcelona on Wednesday. Spain is struggling to contain a second wave of the virus, which has killed at least 30,000 people, according to the country’s health ministry. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP   CANADA — New plans: Gov. Gen. Julie Payette removed...