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NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson Drops Out of Race After Testing Positive for Coronavirus – E! Online

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NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson is sitting out the Brickyard 400 race this weekend after testing positive for coronavirus. According to a statement released by NASCAR, Johnson is missing… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
New York Times - World

England Drops Its Quarantine for Most Visitors, but Not Those From the U.S.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — England will drop its mandatory 14-day quarantine for visitors from more than 50 countries but leave the restrictions in place for travelers coming from the United States, deepening the isolation of America and delivering another rebuke......
BBC USA

Twitter drops ‘master’, ‘slave’ and ‘blacklist’

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Image copyright Getty Images Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language. The terms are frequently used in programming codes which originated decades ago. US bank JPMorgan has also announced a similar move as more companies address racism following the......
MMA News

Invicta FC 40 Highlights: Chelsea Chandler Drops & Taps Liv Parker

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Chelsea Chandler (Photo: Invicta FC broadcast) Liv Parker is no longer undefeated as she tapped to Chelsea Chandler. Chandler is from Stockton and her performance was so sharp, it would likely make the Diaz brothers proud. Parker was undefeated and making her Invicta FC debut. Chandler gave her a rude......
Detroit News

With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press Published 9:21 p.m. ET June 30, 2020 Jackson, Miss. – With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem – a......
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NFL’s Maurkice Pouncey Drops $5.4 Mil on Sick Waterfront Florida Mansion

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Welp, this is awesome. Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey just copped himself a new piece of real estate … waterfront property in Fort Lauderdale and it’s huuuuuuuge. The 3-story home is 7,000 square feet — with 6 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms (that’s 9 total toilets for all......
BBC - Business

Unilever drops ‘fair’ from skin cream after backlash

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53178088 Image copyright Getty Images Unilever will rename Fair & Lovely, a skin-lightening cream which has been criticised for promoting negative stereotypes around dark skin tones. It will also remove references to “whitening” or “lightening” on the products, which are sold across Asia. Unilever acknowledged the branding suggests “a singular......
Food Business News

Dreyer’s drops ‘inappropriate’ Eskimo Pie name

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NEW YORK— Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, a subsidiary of global ice cream maker Froneri, is retiring its Eskimo Pie brand due to racial stereotypes associated with the name. The brand will change its name and remove imagery featuring the Eskimo Pie character. It plans to be in the market with......
New York Times - Food and Drink

Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’

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A prestigious wine organization will stop its common use of “master” with a sommelier’s surname as part of an effort to be more inclusive and to help diversify the wine industry. The organization, the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas, said in a statement last week that it wanted to play......
TMZ.com

Travis Scott Drops $23.5 Million in Cash for Resort-Like Brentwood Mansion

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Travis Scott‘s new home looks more like a vacation destination, and one he paid all cash to get … because that’s just how the “Astronomical” rapper rolls. Travis is the newest resident in Brentwood — one of L.A.’s ritzier neighborhoods — after dropping $23.5 million on the epic, 16,700-square-foot mansion......
CBS US News

University of Florida drops “Gator Bait” cheer due to term’s “horrific historic racist imagery”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The University of Florida’s president announced Thursday that the school is discontinuing the use of its “Gator Bait” cheer and band performance at sporting events. The school said the term is associated with a “horrific” history of racist imagery. ......
ESPN

UGA band drops ‘Gone With the Wind’ theme

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The Georgia Redcoat Band’s traditional postgame concert after Bulldogs football games will have a new ending this fall. Acting director Brett Bawcum said he notified music school officials that they are “ending performances of ‘Tara’s Theme,’ effective immediately, and replacing it as our signature with ‘Georgia on My Mind.'” Please......
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Senate Ethics Committee drops probe of Loeffler stock trades

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Based on all the information before it, the Committee did not find evidence that your actions violated federal law, Senate Rules or standards of conduct,” Mayer said. “Accordingly, consistent with its precedent, the Committee has dismissed the matter.” It’s a......
Reuters - Business

Oil drops as new coronavirus outbreaks raise fuel demand concerns

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil fell more than 2% on Monday, extending losses from last week, as new coronavirus infections hit China and the United States, raising the prospect that renewed outbreaks of the virus could weigh on the recovery of fuel demand. FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a......
CNBC Business

Oil drops more than 6% as fears over second wave of coronavirus cases hit the market

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A derrick man secures a length of drill pipe during drilling on a natural gas drill rig near Montrose, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Monday, April 5, 2010. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil prices dropped more than 6% on......
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Oil drops after U.S. inventory build renews oversupply concerns

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FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates at a well site leased by Devon Energy Production Company near Guthrie, Oklahoma September 15, 2015. REUTERS/Nick Oxford TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Wednesday as an industry report showed a rise in crude and fuel inventories in the United States, renewing concerns......
BBC Entertainment

Drake and Ariana’s label drops the term ‘urban’

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Republic Records represents artists like Drake, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd Republic Records, one of the most powerful record labels in the US, will stop using the word “urban” to describe music of black origin. The company, which is home to Drake......
Politico.com

Top aide: Senate chairman drops effort to secure Pompeo testimony

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here According to an aide, the committee began seeking Pompeo’s testimony for the routine hearing at least four months ago, but the State Department has largely stiff-armed the request. “Department officials communicated with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee earlier in the......

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