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June 10, 2021


The Best Type of Exercise? A Blood Test Holds Clues

New York Times
Gretchen Reynolds And clear patterns emerged. The levels of 147 proteins were strongly associated with people’s baseline fitness, the researchers found. If some of those protein numbers were high and others low, the resulting molecular profiles indicated how fit someone was. More intriguing, a separate set of 102 proteins tended......

Report: Packers GM Holds Firm Against Trading Aaron Rodgers

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst is reportedly “still holding firm” to not trade quarterback Aaron Rodgers this offseason, according to The Athletic.  The report cites the upcoming week as a critical point in the ongoing saga. If the team waits......

Egypt’s intelligence chief holds truce talks with Hamas in Gaza

Egypt’s intelligence chief met Hamas leaders in Gaza on Monday to try to bolster a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group and Israel and to discuss reconstruction plans following the recent hostilities, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said. The visit was the first by an Egyptian intelligence chief to the enclave......

Ron Johnson holds up Senate’s holiday weekend exit

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney A bill aimed at combating China’s competitiveness is hitting another last-minute snag that is pushing the Senate late into the night. Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonMisinformation throws a wrench in self-imposed mask-wearing The Memo: Media face......

Gaza truce holds as Israel admits Jewish visitors to flashpoint site

The Israel-Hamas ceasefire held into a third day on Sunday as Israeli police admitted Jewish visitors to a contested Jerusalem holy site where earlier confrontations with Palestinian protesters helped to ignite the cross-border Gaza fighting. Police reported no unusual incidents at the al-Aqsa mosque compound – one of Islam’s holiest......

Mickelson Holds Slim Lead Over Koepka, Eyes History

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgxMjA1Mjk1NDA0NDI2NjAw/phil-mickelson.jpg Madeline Coleman Phil Mickelson is gunning to be the oldest golfer to win a major as he holds a slim lead over Brooks Koepka headed into the final round of the PGA Championship.  This is the golfer’s first 54-hole lead in a major since the 2013 U.S. Open, which......

Mickelson Holds Major Lead for Fourth Different Decade

Sports Illustrated
Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson is used to being in contention at majors. After posting a 5-under through the first two rounds at the PGA Championship, he’s joined some elite company. Mickelson is now the sixth men’s golfer since 1900 to hold the lead or co-lead a major after a......

Live Updates: As Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Holds, Gazans Survey Wreckage

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: An apartment in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, on Friday.Credit…Samar Abu Elouf for The New York Times With the daily bombardment by the Israeli military aimed at Hamas militants embedded......

‘We definitely have our work cut out for us.’ Biden’s Supreme Court commission holds its first public meeting.

New York Times
President Biden’s commission to evaluate proposed overhauls to the Supreme Court held its first public meeting on Wednesday, approving its bylaws, announcing the formation of a series of subcommittees and promising to hold hearings from expert witnesses in June and July. The 36-member, ideologically diverse panel of scholars, lawyers, political......

Biden holds his first meeting with the top four congressional leaders to discuss infrastructure.

New York Times
President Biden met on Wednesday with Republican and Democratic leaders from both houses of Congress for the first time since taking office, but the discussion appeared to make only modest progress toward resolving disagreements on Mr. Biden’s proposals to spend $4 trillion on infrastructure and families. The closed-door meeting at......

Dollar holds near 10-week low ahead of inflation report

A U.S. Dollar banknote is seen in this illustration taken May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration The U.S. dollar hit a 2-1/2-month low early in the New York session, then stabilized around those levels on Tuesday afternoon, the eve of U.S. consumer price data, as investors bet that rising inflation could......

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