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Daniel Andrews says it is 'unlikely' big steps will be taken to unwind Victoria's coronavirus restrictions

Victoria records 14 new Covid-19 infections, with three in NSW and one in QueenslandThe Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, has confirmed authorities will ease restrictions in Melbourne in a week’s time, though the changes will be less expansive than previously hoped.Victoria recorded 14 new infections on Saturday, making it increasingly unlikely that Melbourne would hit a fortnightly average of five cases, the target for a wider reopening under the state government’s Covid-19 roadmap. Continue ...
Tags: Science, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Coronavirus live news: France sets daily record 20,000 cases; Australian state of Victoria reports 14 new infections

Trump plans in-person rally on Monday as next presidential debate cancelled; Europe records 100,000 daily cases for first time; Canada at ‘tipping point’. Follow latest updatesEurope: Spain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotUK workers to get two-thirds of wages if firms told to shutAustralia: Is Victoria ready to come out of lockdown?US presidential debate cancelled – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.32am BST #COVID19 cases recorded in NSW in the 24 hours...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, Berlin, Spain, World news, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Madrid, Donald Trump, Daniel Andrews, Trump, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak, BST Victoria


Trump tells Fox News he had 'congestion' in his lungs, giving a small window into his COVID-19 infection

Getty President Donald Trump said lung scans taken during his time at Walter Reed Medical Center showed he had some "congestion" in his lungs following his COVID-19 diagnosis. The president appeared on Fox News Friday, saying he underwent lung scans while he stayed at the hospital last week after he tested positive for the coronavirus. "They tested the lungs ... with different machinery ..., and it tested good," he said. "Initially, I think they had some congestion in there, but ultimatel...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, White House, Trends, Fox News, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, New York University, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Marc Siegel, SIEGEL, Walter Reed Medical Center, Sean Conley, Coronavirus


Second Presidential Showdown Is Cancelled After Trump's Tantrum About Debating Remotely

If you were looking forward to seeing President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden shout over each other like two geriatric playground bullies again next week, I have some bad news. Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, President, Debate, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Presidential Debates, Trump Administration, President Trump, 2020 Election


Trump Plans to Hold Another White House Event, Because What Could Go Wrong, Again?

On Friday, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases chief Dr. Anthony Fauci told CBS News Radio that there was a “superspreader event at the White House”—specifically, the Sept. 26 ceremony in the Rose Garden. The president himself, as well as numerous White House aides and GOP politicians, tested…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, White House, Gop, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Rose Garden, Pandemic, Of Course, CBS News Radio, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Plague Rallies


Apple, Like the Rest of Us, Does Not Want to Pay for Quibi

Oh, Quibi. Quibi, Quibi, Quibi. Whatever will happen to you? No viewers want to pay you for your service, and now it seems not even Apple, a company very keen to jump-start its own streaming TV empire, is interested.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Lol, Streaming Wars, Quibi


Ernest Cline Reveals That Ready Player Two Has the Same Damn Plot as Ready Player One

Get ready for a “wildly original” journey into déjà vu. Ernest Cline has shared new plot details about Ready Player Two, his long-awaited follow-up novel for Ready Player One. Maybe it’s commentary. Maybe it’s laziness. But either way, this book sounds like the same damn thing we already got. Read more...
Tags: Science, Authors, Nostalgia, Ready Player One, Ernest Cline, New York Comic Con, Ready Player Two, New York Comic Con 2020


Robinhood Hackers Stole From the Rich (And Gave to Themselves)

On top of the regulatory probes, risky revenue sources, and at least one suicide tracing back to its app, it looks like stock-brokering startup Robinhood has another major problem. Well, actually, two: The first is that the app’s quickly become a popular target for hackers looking to game its users out of thousands of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Stocks, Thieves, Robinhood


A debate between Sen. Lindsey Graham and challenger Jamie Harrison got nixed after Graham refused to take a COVID-19 test

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images A debate between South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison was canceled after Graham refused to get tested for COVID-19.  Harrison demanded on Thursday that Graham take a COVID-19 test before they got together on the debate stage.  The two candidates will separately participate in interviews with local reporters instead. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A debate between South Ca...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, Cbs News, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Graham, Debate, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, Democratic, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Harrison


Fauci says the White House had a superspreader event: 'The data speak for themselves'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in Washington, DC, on September 23. Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images Someone infected with the coronavirus is thought to infect about two other people on average, but sometimes a person passes the virus to far more people in a "superspreader event." Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday said the Supreme Court nomination ceremony for Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the White House's Rose Garden on September 26...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Politics, Chris Christie, Science, News, Supreme Court, Cbs News, White House, Trends, Gop, Arkansas, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Graham, Donald Trump


Hope Hicks returned to work at the White House the day after self-quarantining aboard Air Force One, according to report

Hope Hicks is seen on the tarmac upon arrival at John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio on August 4, 2018. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Hope Hicks, the senior aide whose positive COVID-19 test result led to the president disclosing his own last Friday, showed up to work the day after self-quarantining aboard Air Force One despite experiencing coronavirus symptoms, according to a new Washington Post report. Hicks tested negative last Wednesday but began to feel sick...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Minnesota, Washington Post, White House, Russia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Donald Trump, Ellison, Murdoch, Trump, Hope Hicks


Twitter Takes One More Crack at Preserving Democracy

Twitter on Friday announced changes that it hopes will limit the spread of disinformation surrounding the 2020 election, even if the bullshit is coming from inside the White House.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Donald Trump, White House Read, 2020 Election


The Boys' Most Fascinating Character Is an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Analogue

The Boys’ second season focuses on its titular team of anti-superhero vigilantes waging war against a squad of twisted capes whose ability to skirt public scrutiny is seemingly limitless. But the series does begin to further complicate its political dynamics with the introduction of Victoria Neuman, an upstart…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Streaming, Amazon Studios, Dynamite, The Boys, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Victoria Neuman, Claudia Doumit, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Analogue


The 10 Best Deals of October 9, 2020

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The Kitchen Gadgets Foodies Actually Use, and You Should Too

Top Product: Always Pan | $145 | Our PlaceRead more...
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Scientists Used AI to Create a Hyper Detailed 3D Map of Stars, Galaxies, and Quasars

A team of astronomers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy (IfA) has produced the most comprehensive astronomical imaging catalog of stars, galaxies, and quasars ever created with help from an artificially intelligent neural network.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Galaxies, Cosmology, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa 's Institute for Astronomy IfA


The Other Creepy Guy on Netflix's Tiger King Indicted on Wildlife Trafficking Charges

Since Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness premiered on Netflix earlier this year, most public attention has been focused on the lives of the series’ prime subjects: Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin. On Thursday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring gave everyone a reason to say, “oh yeah, I forgot about that Doc…Read more...
Tags: Science, Virginia, Netflix, Indictment, Wildlife Trafficking, Mark Herring, Carole Baskin, Tiger King, Doc Antle, Myrtle Beach Safari Park


Use the Force and/or Money To Reel in All This Fun, Goofy Baby Yoda Merch

There’s a lot about the first season of Disney+’s The Mandalorian that worked, from the intriguing lore around the bounty hunter himself to the Western-inspired tone and prospect of an actually-compelling, more adult-oriented serialized Star Wars tale. But really, it was Baby Yoda, right? Officially “The Child,” a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Wear The Child, Baby Yoda Funko Pop, Reel in All This Fun Goofy Baby Yoda Merch


Trump plans to hold an outdoor event at the White House over the weekend. He still hasn't released a negative COVID-19 test.

President Donald Trump upon his return to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump plans to hold an outdoor event at the White House on Saturday with hundreds of people in attendance, even though he hasn't released a negative test for COVID-19, ABC News and The New York Times reported.  The outlets said Trump would address a crowd gathered on the White House lawn from one of the White House's balconies.  Trump also p...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Chris Christie, Science, News, Abc, White House, US, Trends, New York Times, New Jersey, The Times, Donald Trump, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Walter Reed


What to Expect from Apple's October Event (iPhones!)

Here we go again: Apple’s last event was just a month ago, but on Tuesday, the company will take the wraps off even more new devices. This time, it looks like we’ll get what everyone has been waiting for: new iPhones.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Apple Event, Iphone12, Apple 2020 Iphone Event


Trump says he 'might not have recovered' from COVID-19 in Rush Limbaugh interview

President Donald Trump speaks to radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh (C), while Lee Greenwood performs "God Bless The USA", at a Make America Great Again rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on November 5, 2018. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump told talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on Friday that he was skeptical about his chances of recovery from the coronavirus at one point. "I might not have recovered at all from COVID," Trump said after saying he "recovered immediately, ...
Tags: Politics, Usa, Science, News, White House, Trends, C, Getty Images, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh, JIM WATSON, Regeneron, RYAN LIZZA


Yelp Will Now Advise Customers When a Business Is Racist Enough to Land in the News

Yelp will now warn customers that they’re looking at a “business accused of racist behavior”—just so long as it’s been racist enough to warrant a mention in the news.Read more...
Tags: Apps, Science, Technology, Protest, Race, Racism, Black Lives Matter, Yelp


Trump tells Rush Limbaugh he 'might not have recovered' from COVID-19 without Regeneron antibody cocktail

President Donald Trump speaks to the talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh at a rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on November 5, 2018. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump said during an interview with the talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh on Friday that he had been skeptical about whether he'd recover from COVID-19. Trump said he "recovered immediately, almost immediately," then added that he "might not have recovered at all from COVID" were it not for an experimental antibody cock...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, White House, Trends, Getty Images, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Sean Hannity, Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh, Presidential Medal of Freedom, JIM WATSON, Regeneron, RYAN LIZZA


New Research Shows the Major Benefits of Giving Money to People Experiencing Homelessness

New research from Canada is the latest to show that simply giving money to people in need helps them tremendously. The year-long study in British Columbia found that people who were given a $7,500 cash payment (roughly $5,700 USD) spent fewer nights at a shelter, experienced fewer days without enough food, and secured…Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Public Health, Homelessness, Canada, Columbia, Social Science


The Sony A7Siii Is a Dreamy Video Monster

The original A7Siii was my first Sony camera. I got it when I set out to travel the country in a van because I wanted a full-frame camera that could handle photo and video in low light, because I knew I’d never carry a flash. Over the years, as I shifted more and more toward landscape photography and I began to think…Read more...
Tags: Video, Science, Review, Sony, Mirrorless, A7siii, Sony A7siii Review, A7s Iii, A7s3


YouTube, Too, Is Reportedly Turning Into a Mall

The retail apocalypse is here, and the future looks like an antitrust hearing. Not to be outdone by Facebook and Instagram—the now-one-stop-shop for all forms of social media, and also a literal shop—Google, too, is coming for Jeff Bezos’s filthy, unfathomable riches with in-platform e-commerce. Soon after Instagram…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Youtube, Jeff Bezos, Trying To Turn Into A Mall


How Governing by Tweet Is Going for Your Favorite Quarantined President

Our beautiful president has a viral load and a full diaper. Quarantined at the White House, Donald Trump is living without a full staff, a rally crowd, or a sense of judgment. And you know what that means—he’s tweeting, folks.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Tweets, Trump, White House Donald Trump, COVID, Favstar President


Coronavirus live news: WHO daily cases set new record at more than 350,000

WHO emergencies chief warns ‘there are no new answers’ as cases surge globallySpain declares emergency in Madrid as Berlin emerges as hotspotDonald Trump plans Florida rally on Saturday amid Covid test secrecyTrump coronavirus updates – liveUK coronavirus updates – liveWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? 8.24pm BST Cape Verde is set to reopen its borders on Monday, the government said, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the archipelago state to close to visitors for...
Tags: Florida, Science, Berlin, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Libya, Madrid, Cape Verde, Trump, Tripoli, Coronavirus outbreak


Helstrom Is an MCU One-Off in Search of a Reason to Exist

Once upon a time, there was a multibillion-dollar multimedia corporation that dreamed of creating a wildly successful franchise of movies that could serve as backdrops for multiple spin-off series starring characters who were plucked from the source material’s same shared narrative universe. That corporation was…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Streaming, Hulu, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Helstrom, Sydney Lemmon, Tom Austen


Microsoft Is Offering Work From Home, Permanently

Microsoft is the latest of the tech giants to enshrine working from home as a permanent fixture of its operations. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Silicon Valley, Covid 19



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