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July 30, 2021


The Medals Keep Piling Up. But at What Cost?

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyNzgwNjgxMDg3MTY1ODU5/dcovgymnastics_hz.jpg Lauren Green Ashley Davis needed surgery. She had been competing on a shattered ankle throughout the 2003 gymnastics season and eventually decided to have the injury repaired. The night before, she went back to the gym, where she says her coach, Kurt Thomas, told her to warm up on......

How a CBS News correspondent’s anxiety almost cost him his voice

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS News chief justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues spoke publicly for the first time about his battle with his voice in a candid interview with CBS News’ Jericka Duncan.  “It’s like a second baseman in baseball who......

UK will be exposed to paying pandemic cost risks for decades-report

A woman stand inside an almost deserted underground train, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, January 5, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – The British government will be exposed to financial risks from its 372 billion pound pandemic spending for decades, according to lawmakers’ reports......

A scandal cost Brazil billionaire bank CEO his job, but not control

Andre Esteves making key decisions for BTG Pactual Esteves oversees BTG push into retail banking Esteves has no plans for formal BTG management role SAO PAULO/NEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) – Twenty-three days in a Rio de Janeiro jail and getting stripped of his chief executive role were enough to......

Analysis: Federal judge’s DACA ruling underscores the human cost of congressional inaction

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Recipients of DACA, a program created by President Barack Obama in 2012 to shield from deportation undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children, have lived in uncertainty for years as the battle over their status played......

National Guard warns of “significant impact” on readiness if Congress doesn’t reimburse $521 million cost for Capitol protection

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The National Guard is warning that its readiness and future training will be at risk if the $521 million cost of the mission to protect the Capitol after the January 6 rioting isn’t reimbursed. “Without reimbursement funding, there is......

College plans rebound although cost remains a top concern, survey finds

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Last year, many high school seniors dramatically changed their expectations about the future. This year, more students are getting back on track. Nearly two-thirds of parents, or 63%, said their child’s post-high school plans have returned to what they were......

Kenyatta, Ruto and Odinga: The true cost of Kenya’s political love triangle

Kenya’s president and his deputy had what seemed like a perfect political marriage, until a third partner showed up. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency News and Trading...

Op-ed: The crackdown on Didi and companies like it could cost China as much as $45 trillion in new capital flows by 2030

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A navigation map on the app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the app logo displayed in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Florence Lo | Reuters This was a clarifying......

Beijing prices up cost of e-commerce data abuses

Wang Xinghuo, 70, and Sun Yang, 64, members “Glamma Beijing”, an internet celebrity model group of four grannies who are averagely over 68, browse online shops for belts, as they prepare for a video shooting following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Sun’s home in Beijing, China August 13, 2020.......

The debate over slavery reparations: Where things stand to how much it could cost

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Juneteenth on Saturday — a newly minted federal holiday — commemorates the emancipation of African Americans from slavery in the U.S. 156 years ago.  But more than a century and a half after slavery was abolished, there still remains an......

10 best states to live in, based on cost, safety and quality of life

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly had Americans on the move. First, people were ditching expensive cities like New York and San Francisco for the suburbs or more affordable metros like Austin, Phoenix and Nashville. Now, as vaccination rates rise, some people......

India’s roadside restaurateurs count cost of pandemic

KARNAL, India, June 18 (Reuters) – Asin Sharma lies idle on a cot near his restaurant by a highway linking India’s capital New Delhi with the northern state of Punjab. Few motorists stop at the line of five open-fronted roadside eateries on this stretch of highway. Those who do venture......

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