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June 12, 2021


Mancini’s philosophical transformation of Italy withstands toughest test yet

Aside from two very familiar faces in the centre of defence, this isn’t the Italy we’re all accustomed to. Manager Roberto Mancini had promised daring and risk-taking, as well as the traditional Italian football tropes of work ethic and patience. His team were true to their word in the opening......

Ranked-choice voting faces high-stakes test in New York City mayoral race. Here’s how it works.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York City’s crowded Democratic mayoral primary will not only determine the likely winner, it will also be a major test for ranked-choice voting, which the city is using for the first time in a citywide election. Ranked-choice voting......

Two guests onboard a Royal Caribbean cruise test COVID-19 positive

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas cruise ship docks at Marina Bay Cruise Center after a passenger tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a cruise to nowhere, in Singapore, December 9, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su Cruise operator Royal Caribbean (RCL.N) said on Thursday two guests onboard its Celebrity Millennium ship......

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......

Pfizer to test COVID-19 vaccine in larger group of children below 12

Family members look on as Jack Frilingos, 12, is inoculated with Pfizer’s vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after Georgia authorized the vaccine for ages over 12 years, at Dekalb Pediatric Center in Decatur, Georgia, U.S. May 11, 2021. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry/File Photo Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Tuesday it will......

Hong Kong to test linking China’s digital yuan with domestic payments

A sign indicating digital yuan, also referred to as e-CNY, is pictured at a shopping mall in Shanghai, China May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song Hong Kong is to test connecting China’s digital yuan with its domestic payments network, officials said on Tuesday, the second stage of trials of China’s digital......

Federal Reserve to release 2021 bank stress test results June 24

Federal Reserve Board building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis The Federal Reserve announced Monday that it would publish the results of its annual stress test of the nation’s largest banks on June 24. The results of the test, which examines how big bank portfolios would......

Google to test changes to ad practices over coming months

The logo of Google is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo Google said on Monday it will test changes to its widely-used online advertising services over the coming months following the French antitrust decision. The......

Jon Rahm forced out of Memorial after positive COVID-19 test

Jun 5, 2021; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Jon Rahm hits his tee shot on the 9th hole during the third round of the Memorial Tournament golf tourney. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Jon Rahm was forced to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament in Ohio that he was leading by six......

Election in East Germany Will Test the Far Right’s Power

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BERLIN — Five years ago, the nationalist Alternative for Germany sent the country’s traditional parties scrambling when it finished ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in the regional vote in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt, an ominous portent......

California will allow GM-backed Cruise to transport passengers in driverless test vehicles

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Cruise Origin driverless shuttle Cruise Cruise, the autonomous vehicle company that’s majority owned by General Motors, may soon be giving rides in driverless test vehicles to passengers in California. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said on Friday that Cruise......

Churchill Downs bans Bob Baffert after 2nd positive drug test for Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Churchill Downs Racetrack suspended horse trainer Bob Baffert for two years just hours after attorneys revealed Wednesday that his Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit had failed a second drug test for the banned steroid betamethasone. The suspension means that no......

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