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January 24, 2021


Hussain questions England decision to rest Bairstow for Chennai tests

LONDON (Reuters) – Former captain Nasser Hussain has questioned England’s decision to rest Jonny Bairstow for the first two tests against India next month, saying the batsman’s spin proficiency was particularly needed at the start of the “iconic series”. Cricket – England Nets – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain –......

Michigan under 14-day halt after positive tests

Following positive tests for a new coronavirus strain within Michigan athletics, the state department of health and human services has closed all facilities and paused all University of Michigan teams and activities for up to 14 days, according to a release from the school. Per the release, the state is......

New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Scientists work in a lab testing COVID-19 samples at New York City’s health department, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 23, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York state is running about 1,000 genome......

CBS Evening News, January 21, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden launches sweeping coronavirus action on vaccines and masks; Regular people steal the show after Biden’s inauguration Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Keystone Rejection Tests Trudeau’s Balancing Act on Climate and Energy

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here OTTAWA — One of President Biden’s first acts upon taking office was to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, the long-debated project to transport crude from Canada’s oil sands to the United States. But Prime Minister......

Positive tests (and mice) disrupt Open build-up

Two more Australian Open players have tested positive for COVID-19, government officials said on Wednesday, as authorities were at cross-purposes over who would pay for the tournament’s quarantine bill. Victoria state police minister Lisa Neville said two players and a non-playing Australian Open participant comprised three new infections reported on......

The SAT is dropping its essay section and subject matter tests to streamline during the pandemic.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The College Board, which administers the SAT college entrance examination and has seen its business battered by the coronavirus pandemic, said Tuesday that it will drop the optional essay section from the SAT and stop administering subject-matter tests......

Covid-19 Live Updates: Pressed by Pandemic, SAT Dropping Essay Section and Subject Tests

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Students waited outside Sleepy Hollow Middle and High School before they took the SAT in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., in September.Credit…Hilary Swift for The New York Times The College Board announced on Tuesday......

With Positive Tests, the Rules Change for Some Players in Australia

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Matthew Futterman and Ben Rothenberg MELBOURNE, Australia — Organizers of the Australian Open faced a rebellion from players Saturday after passengers on two charter flights bringing them to Melbourne tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting orders for everyone aboard to go into quarantine for two weeks. The flights carried 47......

California Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for Covid-19

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Yesterday, I tested positive for COVID-19,” Correa said in a statement provided by his office. “I will be responsible and self-quarantine — away from my family — for the recommended time.” The diagnosis, he said, will cause him to......

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns tests positive for COVID-19 as NBA struggles to contain virus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, whose mother and six other relatives have died from COVID-19, announced Friday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Towns’ announcement comes as the league continues to struggle with increasing coronavirus numbers.  “I......

NBA Star Karl Anthony-Towns Tests Positive for Coronavirus 9 Months After His Mom Died From Complications – E! Online

Karl Anthony-Towns has tested positive for the coronavirus, the NBA star revealed in a post on social media on Jan. 15. The Minnesota Timberwolves player, who was the NBA’s no. 1… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Karl-Anthony Towns Tests Positive For COVID, ‘It Breaks My Heart’

Breaking News Devastating news for Karl-Anthony Towns … the NBA star announced he’s tested positive for COVID-19 … just 9 months after his mother passed away from a lengthy battle with coronavirus. The 25-year-old says he received the news prior to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies —......

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