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Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Monday night that he went to the hospital for a lung scan and would take a new test for the novel coronavirus. He took those steps after developing......
CNBC Business

As China tightens its grip on Hong Kong, it’s also paving the way for money to flow into the city

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pedestrians ride an escalator near a Government National Security Law poster in a MTR Corp. train station in the Wan Chai district in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Ivan Abreu | Bloomberg | Getty Images China is......
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Patrick Mahomes’ 10-year extension with Kansas City Chiefs is worth more than $400 million

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs holds up the Lamar Hunt trophy after defeating the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. Tom Pennington The Kansas City......
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VH1 ‘tossed around’ idea of Flavor Flav as ‘The Black-chelor’

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With reality TV reckoning with race, a longtime TV insider was reminded that VH1 once considered calling Flavor Flav’s 2006 dating show “The Black-chelor.” “The top execs were tossing it around,” said the source. “It was more a nod to the fact that there was never going to be an......
E! Online

Halle Berry Criticized for Comments About Playing a Transgender Man in New Film – E! Online

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UPDATE: Halle Berry is apologizing after she spoke about playing a transgender man in an upcoming film. In a statement shared to her Instagram, she wrote, “Over the weekend, I had the… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News......
USA Today - NFL

How a Kansas City liquor store manager broke news of Patrick Mahomes’ record-setting contract

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY CLOSE What I’m Hearing: USA TODAY Sports’ Mike Jones details the historic numbers from Patrick Mahomes’ massive new contract with the Chiefs and what it means for the quarterback market going forward. USA TODAY When Katie Camlin......
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Amy Cooper charged after calling police on Black bird watcher

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Amy Cooper, the White woman who called the police on a Black man who asked her to leash her dog in New York’s Central Park, is being prosecuted for falsely reporting the incident. Errol Barnett reports.......
ESPN

Patrick Mahomes tops Mike Trout for biggest contract in sports history

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The coronavirus pandemic put a halt to virtually every major sport in the world, but it couldn’t stop the sports business from booming — at least if you’re an elite athlete, the best of the best. In March 2019, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout signed the largest contract in......
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Ten reasons for QB Patrick Mahomes’ 10-year megadeal with the Chiefs

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The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a contract extension with quarterback Patrick Mahomes worth $450 million, the largest contract in American professional sports. Why did they take the plunge? Here are 10 reasons: 10. The 2017 10th overall pick is the fastest player in NFL history to 75 touchdown passes......
CNBC Business

NAACP CEO on ‘Stop Hate for Profit’ campaign: Facebook should be useful for targeting ads, not hate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here NAACP’s Derrick Johnson, in the midst of leading a corporate boycott against the largest social media company, on Monday told CNBC that Facebook should be a place for targeting ads but not targeting hate. “It is a platform. It is a......
BBC - Business

Workers not furloughed: ‘It’s been very stressful’

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53272408 Image copyright Amber Millar Chambers Image caption Amber Millar Chambers says being on the payroll at the Troxy would have meant she could be furloughed Before lockdown, Amber Millar Chambers worked at two bar jobs to support her university studies. One furloughed her, the other didn’t. She is among......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Beats by Dre Signs Bubba Wallace: ‘Hate Cannot Win the Day’

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro Richard Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace signed with Beats by Dre on Monday, the company announced. “We weren’t going to announce this until later this week, but hate cannot win the day,” Beats by Dre tweeted. “No one......
New York Post

Steve Cohen is making another big push to buy Mets

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The prodigal bidder has returned. Sources close to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen tell The Post that he will bid on the Mets this week after having his $2.6 billion deal for the team fall apart in the 11th hour back in February. Cohen, 64, is a Mets fan......
New York Times - Sports

N.H.L. and Players Agree to Start Postseason Tournament on Aug. 1

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Andrew Knoll The National Hockey League and its players union announced on Monday that the two groups agreed on a four-year extension to the current collective bargaining agreement, a pivotal decision that paves the way for hockey to resume play amid the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the deal, the......
BBC - Business

Vouchers of up to £5,000 for home insulation

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53313640 Image copyright AFP Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements, the chancellor will announce. Rishi Sunak is due to set out a £2bn grant scheme in England for projects such as insulation as part of a wider £3bn plan to......
CNBC Business

Under-the-radar trend suggests market’s hot streak is just beginning

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A summer rally may be underway. Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan cites a bullish, under-the-radar trend in a chart highlighting the firm’s special weekly leading index and S&P 500. “This is a fundamentally optimistic chart,” the Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder......

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