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WNBA Power Rankings: Phoenix Mercury, Minnesota Lynx and Chicago Sky nab three more playoff spots

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6:20 AM ET Kelly CohenESPN Playoff spots are filling up fast. That said, the decision on which teams get the final spots may come down to the last games of the 2021 WNBA regular season. Three more teams secured playoff berths this week: The Phoenix Mercury nabbed theirs on Aug.......

Thinking about a working getaway? Here are the world’s top 10 spots for ‘workations’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bangkok ranked No. 1 on a new list of top global “workation” destinations from Holidu.co.uk. Getty Images As telecommuting has proven necessary, practical and long-lasting for many amid the pandemic, a common thought’s been occurring to employees worldwide — why......

D-backs’ Smith tossed after spots found on glove

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Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Caleb Smith had his glove confiscated after the eighth inning and was ejected from Wednesday night’s 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. Smith was checked by third-base umpire Phil Cuzzi, who then motioned for the other umpires to look at the glove. Smith argued and at one......

White House tells agencies to mandate masks in federal buildings in hot spots

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A woman wears a mask against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following the CDC recommendation that fully vaccinated Americans wear masks as the highly transmissible Delta variant has led to a surge in infections, as she enters the Disney Store in Times Square in New York City, New York, U.S., July......

Should you be wearing a mask again? Here’s a map of the Covid hot spots subject to the CDC’s new mask guidance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person wears a mask while walking in Grand Central Terminal on July 27, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans start wearing masks......

New coronavirus hot spots emerge in the South and Southwest

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here There are disturbing signs that the grip of the deadly coronavirus pandemic is tightening in the U.S. as more than a dozen states see an uptick in COVID-19 cases. New virus hot spots are emerging in the South and......

CDC to reverse indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people should wear them indoors in Covid hot spots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal health officials still believe......

2 Sinkholes in a Week Signal Weak Spots in N.Y.C.’s Aging Infrastructure

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According to Terry West, professor emeritus of engineering geology at Purdue University, urban sinkholes start when sand and gravel under the pavement erodes, usually because of an underground leak. As soil breaks down, a chasm under the road grows until the pavement collapses. The process usually takes years, Professor West......

Amazon asked Apple to remove an app that spots fake reviews, and Apple agreed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Amazon shopping app in the Google Play Store on an Android smartphone. Christoph Dernbach | picture alliance | Getty Images Apple has removed Fakespot, a well-known app for detecting fake product reviews, from its App Store after Amazon complained......

The NFL’s most vulnerable spots: Barnwell picks 16 teams that could have depth issues

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The ultimate examples of how the “next man up” can make or break an NFL team are two recent Super Bowls. Last season, we saw the Chiefs lose various starting offensive linemen throughout the season, but when Eric Fisher tore his Achilles in the AFC Championship Game, the dam broke.......

Team USA spots filling up: Bam, Harden are in

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USA Basketball’s Olympic men’s roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo committed to join the 12-man Team USA roster for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, his agent, Alex Saratsis, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on......

Delta Covid variant first found in India spreads to 62 countries, hot spots form in Asia and Africa, WHO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A health worker tends to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient supported by a mechanical ventilator and undergoing dialysis at the COVID-19 emergency room of the government hospital National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City, which has declared overcapacity amid......

Breakingviews – Archegos mess revisits Wall Street weak spots

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By Antony Currie, Jennifer Hughes A street sign, Wall Street, is seen outside New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton – RC1C326C6140 MELBOURNE (Reuters Breakingviews) – The woes originating from Archegos Capital Management support the idea that there’s more to......

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