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August 2, 2021


United States leads overall Olympic medal count

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here United States leads overall Olympic medal count – CBS News Watch CBSN Live On Sunday, Italy’s Lamont Jacobs became the first man to win the 100-meter gold ever for his country at the Olympic Games. Meanwhile, Team USA is......

Yami “Rowdy” Lofvenberg: The top hip-hop dancer who can’t count the beats

Dancer Yami “Rowdy” Lofvenberg was labelled “stupid” at school. Now she has returned to education – as a lecturer. 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...

Don’t count on another unemployment benefits tax break. Here’s what you need to know

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Taxpayers who collected unemployment benefits this year shouldn’t expect another break in the next filing season, financial experts say. Jobless benefits are generally treated as taxable income. but federal lawmakers waived tax on a portion of such benefits received in......

The end of Cuomo’s war with New York City? Don’t count on it.

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Cuomo’s then-longtime friend will soon be a former mayor, raising new questions about how the embattled and combative governor will deal with whomever emerges from the city’s ranked-choice vote counting. Although Cuomo is under investigation and a potential impeachment, he......

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......

‘Never count us out’: Bo, Panik lead walk-off

Keegan Matheson MLB – For more and to sign up click here Blue Jays rally for walk-off win against Marlins n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-rally-for-walk-off-win-against-marlins”,”type”:”story”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-rally-for-walk-off-win-against-marlins”,”type”:”story”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”blue-jays-rally-for-walk-off-win-against-marlins”,”type”:”story”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”Bichette has seen plenty of 0-2 counts lately as we’ve seen the good and bad of his trademark, swing-happy approach, but his manager saw some signs earlier in the game.......

Cryptocurrencies are close to reaching a big milestone versus gold by one Wall Street firm’s count

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Crypto bulls have long championed bitcoin as a modern-day replacement for gold, and by one measure, the new market is already close to surpassing bullion in that respect. The total value of the cryptocurrency market now stands above $2 trillion,......

A Breakaway Third Party of Ex-Republicans? Don’t Count on It.

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“A house divided against itself cannot stand,” Abraham Lincoln declared in 1858, just two years before he assumed the mantle of the recently formed Republican Party. “It will become all one thing or all the other.” A century and a half later, in the wake of a presidency driven by......

IPL 2021 postponed as Covid-19 count increases

IPL 2021 has been postponed, following several positive Covid-19 cases across franchises over the past couple of days. There is no official word yet on when or whether the remainder of the tournament will be staged, though BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla was emphatic it “will happen” and a decision would......

Vote count in five Indian states begin amid pandemic

Supporters of the Chief Minister of the eastern state of West Bengal and Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief, Mamata Banerjee, attend an election campaign rally ahead of the forth phase of the state election, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Kolkata, India, April 7, 2021. Picture taken April......

‘Let’s make it count’: World leaders, royalty and environmentalists gear up for major climate summit COP26

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Six years ago, after days of painstaking negotiations, world leaders managed to thrash out a deal on climate change. The result was the Paris Agreement, decided at the COP21 summit in Paris. Described by the United Nations as a legally-binding......

Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo leading Peruvian elections: first official count

LIMA (Reuters) – Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo is leading in the Peruvian presidential election with 15.8% of votes, according to a first official release of results with 11.4% of votes counted. Castillo was followed by liberal economist Hernando de Soto with 14.48% of the vote, followed by ultra-right candidate Rafael......

Her Ballot Didn’t Count. She Faces 5 Years in Prison for Casting It.

New York Times
On Election Day 2016, Crystal Mason went to vote after her mother insisted that she make her voice heard in the presidential election. When her name didn’t appear on official voting rolls at her polling place in Tarrant County, Texas, she filled out a provisional ballot, not thinking anything of......

Australia’s COVID-19 weary tourism operators count cost of floods

PORT MACQUARIE, Australia (Reuters) – For Carol Curry, manager of the Marina Holiday Park, 330 km (205 miles) north of Sydney, the Easter long weekend and school holidays were to be a big finish to the tourist season after a year battered by COVID-19 restrictions. Instead, she’s sloshing through mud......

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