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NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements

The National Football League and lawyers for Black players who accused the league of discrimination have filed a joint proposal to "scrap the use of a race-based method to evaluate dementia claims made by former players in the league's concussion settlement," according to a New York Times report.
Tags: NFL, Cnn, New York Times, National Football League


The one-of-a-kind Wu Tang Clan album made infamous by Martin Shkreli was sold by the government to a crypto collective

Wu-Tang Clan perform during their 25th Anniversary Tour at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre on May 31, 2019. Scott Legato/WireImage The US government sold Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album to a crypto collective called PleasrDAO. The album was sold as part of "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli's monetary judgment. PleasrDAO came into the spotlight previously after purchasing an NFT of the "doge" meme. Wu-Tang Clan's one-of-a-kind album - once owned by Martin Shkreli - was bought by a ...
Tags: New York City, US, Trends, Markets, New York Times, The Times, Crypto, Wu Tang, Michigan, Wu Tang Clan, Times, Doge, Cryptocurrencies, Cnbc, Martin Shkreli, Shkreli


Fascinated tourists are coming to Savannah see the backlog of cargo ships, tourism boss says

In this June, 19, 2018 photo, several ship to shore cranes stack shipping containers on-board the container ship Maersk Semarang at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton A Savannah tourism executive believes the backlog of cargo ships has increased tourism. Joseph Marinelli, president of Visit Savannah, said people are fascinated as the ships pass by. Savannah is the country's fourth-largest port and is dealing with packed shipping lanes due to supply-chain ...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, Trends, Supply Chain, Georgia, Boats, Shipping, New York Times, Savannah, Savannah Ga, Savannah River, Georgia Ports Authority, Jake Epstein, Breaking, Marinelli


James Patterson has the highest number of 'New York Times' bestsellers - here are his 21 best books, ranked by Goodreads members

Goodreads readers have dubbed "Along Came a Spider," "Kiss the GIrls," and "1st to Die" as James Patterson's best books. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. James Patterson is one of the bestselling American authors of all time. We turned to to rank his most popular novels. Readers' top favorites include "Along Came a Spider" and "Kiss the Girls." James Patterson is a bestselling American author kno...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Education, Navy, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Fbi, Hawaii, New York Times, Antarctica, Jack, Maggie, James Patterson


James Patterson has written more 'New York Times' bestselling books than anyone else - these are his best ones

Goodreads readers have dubbed "Along Came a Spider," "Kiss the GIrls," and "1st to Die" as James Patterson's best books. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. James Patterson is one of the bestselling American authors of all time. We turned to to rank his most popular novels. Readers' top favorites include "Along Came a Spider" and "Kiss the Girls." James Patterson is a bestselling American author kno...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Education, Navy, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Fbi, Hawaii, New York Times, Antarctica, Jack, Maggie, James Patterson


Why are Michael Bennett's shoulder pads so small? Cowboys DE's explanations vary`

NFL null Yes, Michael Bennett's odd-looking shoulder pads are abnormally small for a reason. The defensive end who now plays for the Cowboys after being traded by the Patriots earlier this season has explained on multiple occasions why he wears shoulder pads that appear designed for a player roughly 100 pounds lighter. Bennett is 6-4, 275 pounds. Yet he wear...
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Mike Lindell wants to crush Dominion's defamation lawsuit, arguing the voting tech company is a government official. Legal experts say he has a point.

Founder and CEO of My Pillow, conservative political activist and conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell listens to former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a "Save America" rally at York Family Farms on August 21, 2021 in Cullman, Alabama. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Dominion filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against MyPillow and Mike Lindell over election conspiracy theories earlier this year. MyPillow argues that Dominion is effectively a government entity, which would make...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Trends, New York Times, University of Florida, University Of Virginia, Donald Trump, US District Court, Defamation, Northwestern University, Lindell, Powell, Sullivan, Calvert, Overstock


Public Defender Defamation Suit Remanded

A public defender who had sued the ACLU for an allegedly defamatory blog post is a public figure under the New York Times v. Sullivan standard, according to a recent opinion of the Georgia Supreme Court The proper provision of... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Aclu, New York Times, Sullivan, Georgia Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof


32 sweet and caring gifts for your grandma this holiday season, from cute jewelry to unique gift boxes

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. PeopleImages/Getty Images Express your gratitude and love for grandma with a thoughtful, useful gift. Pair it with a phone or video call so she can see you and hear your voice. Still looking for gifts for other people on your list? Check out more gift ideas here. From swooping in to change your diaper while your mom had her hands tied to slipping you an extra piece of candy after dinner, a grandma is a...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, New York, Colorado, Boston, Grandma, Trends, Gifts, Grandparents, United States, New York Times, Gift Guides, New England, Luna, Gifts For Her


Trump wanted to send US troops into Mexico to hunt down drug cartels and asked about it repeatedly: report

President Donald Trump salutes troops aboard the USS Wasp in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Trump wanted to respond with force after Mexican cartel gunmen killed nine Americans in fall 2019. He pressed top aides repeatedly about sending troops into Mexico to hunt down cartels. His aides pushed back, suggesting that unilateral action would be seen as an invasion of a close ally. President Donald Trump pressed advisors repeatedly about sending US troops to Mexico to ...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, White House, US, International, Trends, Military, United States, Pakistan, New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Miller, Trump, Drug Cartel


The Trump Organization is facing another criminal investigation in New York over its golf course's financial dealings, report says

Former President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images The Westchester County district attorney's office is investigating the Trump Organization, NYT reported. The criminal inquiry is focused on if the company tried to artificially reduce its property value to pay lower taxes. It's the second New York-based criminal investigation of the Trump Organization. The Westchester County district attorney's office recently subpoenaed records from the Trump National Golf Club in Westche...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Trump, Westchester, Trump National Golf Club, Westchester County, Trump Organization, Allen Weisselberg, Sonam Sheth, Mimi Rocah


The Trump administration tried to send 250,000 troops to secure the US border with Mexico, but the Pentagon shut it down, report says

President Donald Trump seen at the Mexico border in San Luis, Arizona, on June 23, 2020. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Trump aide Stephen Miller wanted US troops to guard the entire Mexico border, the NYT said. The DHS and DOD discussed sending 250,000 troops to the border in spring 2020, the Times said. However, the idea was axed after Defense secretary Mark Esper found out, it was reported. The Trump administration discussed sending 250,000 US troops to secure the Mexico border...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, White House, Defense, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Dhs, New York Times, News UK, Nyt, Pentagon, Times, Immigrants, Donald Trump


Brazilian lawmakers abruptly withdrew a plan to charge Bolsonaro with mass homicide and genocide over COVID-19 deaths

President Jair Bolsonaro gestures as he delivers a speech in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 01, 2021. MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images Brazil is probing whether Jair Bolsonaro is responsible for 300,000 COVID-19 deaths in the country. A Senate inquiry was reportedly ready to recommend that he be charged with homicide and genocide, the NYT said Tuesday. The Senate scrapped the recommendations soon after the news was leaked, CNN Brasil said. Lawmakers in Brazil have suddenly scrappe...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, Brazil, Nyt, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Aziz, Mauro Pimentel, Rodrigues, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Steve Bannon tried to get close to Jeffrey Epstein, thinking he was a spy, report says

A composite image of Jeffrey Epstein (left) and Steve Bannon (right). Davidoff Studios, Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Steve Bannon's associates discussed his meetings with Jeffrey Epstein with Rolling Stone. They speculated that Bannon likely believed Epstein had intelligence links. Rumors have long circulated that Epstein had connections with intelligence agencies. Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's former chief strategist, tried to befriend Jeffrey Epstein because he likely believed ...
Tags: New York Post, Politics, Sex Trafficking, White House, Time, Trends, United States, New York Times, News UK, Manhattan, Espionage, Cia, Michael Wolff, Rolling Stone, Charles Johnson, Trump


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Gated Prey (Eve Ronin, 3) by Lee Goldberg

Gated Prey (Eve Ronin, 3) by Lee Goldberg A simple sting operation takes a violent and unexpected turn for Detective Eve Ronin in a gripping thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detective Eve Ronin and her soon-to-retire partner, Duncan Pavone, are running a 24-7 sting in a guard-gated enclave of palatial homes in Calabasas. Their luxury McMansion is a honey trap, set to lure in the violent home invaders terrorizing the community. ...
Tags: Podcast, Seo, New York Times, Los Angeles County, Calabasas, Lee Goldberg, Chris Voss, Books/Authors, Eve Ronin, Duncan Pavone, Duncan Eve


A Meteorite Crashed Through Somebody's Ceiling and Landed on Their Bed (slashdot)

The New York Times reports: Ruth Hamilton was fast asleep in her home in British Columbia when she awoke to the sound of her dog barking, followed by "an explosion." She jumped up and turned on the light, only to see a hole in the ceiling. Her clock said 11:35 p.m. At first, Hamilton thought that a tree had fallen on her house. But, no, all the trees were there. She called 911 and, while on the phone with an operator, noticed a large charcoal gray object between her two floral pillows. "Oh,...
Tags: News, Earth, New York Times, The Times, British Columbia, Hamilton, University of Western Ontario, Peter Brown, EditorDavid, Ruth Hamilton


What is YMYL Content? (And Why You Should Pay Attention)

What is YMYL Content? The acronym YMYL literally means Your Money or Your Life. This means that these are the kinds of content where readers would invest either their money or their time in reading (and believing). If you think that your content will affect your readers’ happiness, lifestyles, financial stability, and mental state then your blog can be considered as YMYL content. Why is it important to identify if your blog is YMYL or not? Well, Google Algorithms take special care in m...
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Brazilian congressional panel set to recommend mass homicide charges against Jair Bolsonaro over COVID-19 response: report

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia, Brazil, on February 24, 2021. EVARISTO SA/AFP via Getty Images A Brazilian congressional panel is set to accuse Bolsonaro of homicide over his COVID-19 response. The NYT obtained excerpts of a report on the panel's six month investigation in Brazil's outbreak. The report also accuses Bolsonaro of genocide against indigenous peoples in the Amazon. A Brazilian congressional panel is poised to recommend mass homicide charges against P...
Tags: Amazon, Supreme Court, US, Trends, New York Times, Brazil, Times, Presidential Palace, BRASILIA, Brasilia Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, John Haltiwanger, Renan Calheiros, Bolsonaro, COVID-19, COVID


ICON 2021 Recap: Yamiche Alcindor on Telling Stories and Building Trust

Yamiche Alcindor began her General Session during ICON 2021 on Oct. 18 with a tribute to Colin Powell, the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Secretary of State who died on this day at age 84. “He was someone who had reputational issues when you think about the aftermath of the war in Iraq, but who was also pushing for civility, who had a lot to say about Americans and how we treat each other,” said Alcindor, the award-winning “PBS NewsHour” White House correspondent and ...
Tags: Google, John Lewis, White House, Iraq, America, Journalism, Pr, United States, New York Times, Washington Week, Capitol Hill, Usa Today, Icon, Emmett Till, Thought Leadership, State


Food for thought: Maybe our streets are just too damn wide

Illustration of a street turned into housing by Erin Single from a recent presentation by Adam Millard-Ball at Portland State University. Oregon is facing urgent environmental problems which are attracting the national media. Last month, The Atlantic published a gripping piece about the heroic response of Molalla residents in fighting the converging Beachie Creek and Riverside fires last fall. This week, The New Yorker ran an article on our “heat dome” event earlier this summer. This loomin...
Tags: Opinion, Oregon, US, Sport, Front Page, Atlantic, Cycling, New York Times, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, PSU, Bac, The New Yorker, Clairemont, Riverside


Russia is still being ravaged by COVID-19, with 1,000 deaths a day and only 33% vaccinated

A man carries boxes in front of a screen showing President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 4. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky Russia is reporting record high death tolls from COVID-19 as the coronavirus rages. The country has only vaccinated about a third of its population. Many Russians are skeptical of the country's home-grown shots, hampering vaccine rollouts. Russia's COVID-19 death toll reached record highs this week, starkly illustrating how the nation has struggl...
Tags: Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Trends, Ap, New York Times, News UK, Moscow, Pfizer, Kremlin, Times, St Petersburg, Moscow Russia, St Petersburg Russia, TASS


Morning Docket: 10.19.21

* Map drawing that weakens Latino vote in Texas faces Voting Rights Act scrutiny. I hope that whatever is left of it gets the job done. [The Dallas Morning News] * Looks like Michigan is about to be a UBE state! Woop woop! [Law.com] * Groups "Black Men Build" and "The Smile Trust, Inc." continue to feed and clothe unsheltered folks in Miami despite ordinances. Sounds like some good governance to me. [Miami Herald] * Jussie Smollett still headed to trial after judge dismisses his plea. No way ...
Tags: Texas, Law, New York Times, Gerrymandering, Miami, Michigan, 50 Cent, Dallas Morning News, Jussie Smollett, Miami Herald, Morning Docket, Voting Rights Act, Groups Black Men Build, Smile Trust Inc


US to allow Americans to ‘mix and match’ boosters of Covid vaccine

Research finds boosters, even when given to people who got a different brand originally, led to an increase in antibody countAmerican regulators plan to let Americans “mix and match” booster shots of the Covid-19 vaccine.This means that people aren’t required to get the booster from the same brand that was used in their original inoculation, the New York Times first reported late on Monday. Continue reading...
Tags: US, US news, New York Times, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


A Florida restaurant chain says staff got bigger tips after it hired a $1,000-a-month robot to carry plates

A Servi robot in Sergio's Restaurant. Sergio's Restaurant A Florida restaurant chain says staff got bigger tips after it hired a robot to help out, The NYT reports. The $1,000-a-month robot carries plates from the kitchen to staff, who take the plates to guests. It gives staff more time to serve and talk to customers, the restaurant chain owner said. A restaurant chain in Florida says staff received more tips after it began paying for a $1,000-a-month robot to carry plates, The New...
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A Florida restaurant chain says staff got bigger tips after it hired a $1,000-a-month robot to carry plates. The robot gives servers more time with customers, the owner said.

A Servi robot in Sergio's Restaurant. Sergio's Restaurant A Florida restaurant chain says staff got bigger tips after it hired a robot to help out, The NYT reports. The $1,000-a-month robot carries plates from the kitchen to staff, who take the plates to guests. It gives staff more time to serve and talk to customers, the restaurant chain owner said. A restaurant chain in Florida says staff received more tips after it began paying for a $1,000-a-month robot to carry plates, The New...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Softbank, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Sergio, Servi, Kate Duffy, Carlos Gazitua, Sergio s Restaurant, Gazitua, The Times Sergio s Restaurant, Insider Servi


An animal-rights charity is suing YouTube, claiming the site doesn't enforce its ban on animal-abuse videos, a report says

John McKeen / Getty Images Animal rights charity Lady Freethinker filed a lawsuit against YouTube, The New York Times reports. The lawsuit claimed YouTube had failed to keep animal-abuse videos off its platform, per The Times. Lady Freethinker said that as of September, 70% of videos it had alerted YouTube about remained live. An animal rights charity hit YouTube with a lawsuit on Monday, claiming the platform had failed in its duty to remove videos of animal abuse, The New York Times rep...
Tags: News, Youtube, Animals, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Animal Cruelty, Times, Justice Department, Animal Abuse, Tech Insider, YouTube The New York Times, Facebook Disney, Jackel, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Lady Freethinker


The FDA is reportedly planning to allow 'mix-and-match' booster shots

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm healthcare editor Leah Rosenbaum, and today in healthcare news:The FDA is reportedly planning to allow "mix-and-match" booster shots;Nurses say patients have been getting more abusive;Thousands of California hospital workers are on strike. If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @leah_rosenbaum. Let's get to it... A COVID-19 vaccine. Reuters The FDA plans to allow peop...
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A Washington State Police trooper said Gov. 'Jay Inslee can kiss my ass' after being fired for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. Elaine Thompson-Pool/Getty Images In August, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced a vaccine mandate for state employees. Inslee said employees had to be fully vaccinated by October 18 or they would be fired. A state trooper said, "Jay Inslee can kiss my ass," after he was fired for refusing the vaccine. A Washington State police trooper who was fired for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 said Gov. "Jay Inslee can kiss my ass" in his parting message o...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Police, Massachusetts, Trends, Fox, New York Times, Washington State, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Seattle Times, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Police, Fox Friends First, Coronavirus, COVID


The New York City Council is removing a statue of Thomas Jefferson from its chamber over his history as a slaveowner

In this July 14, 2010, file photo, a statue of Thomas Jefferson, right, stands in New York's City Hall Council Chamber. Richard Drew/AP Photo A statue of Thomas Jefferson has been displayed in the New York City Council chamber since 1884. Some council members have been pushing to have it removed for the past 20 years. On Monday, The New York City Design Commission voted to do so, but have not yet decided where it will go. The New York City Design Commission voted to remove a statue of...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, New York Times, Queens, Slavery, Council, City Hall, Charles Barron, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson, New York City Council, Smithsonian Magazine, WABC, New York Historical Society, WLNY


FDA May Soon Allow Mix-And-Match COVID-19 Boosters: Report

Millions of Americans could be eligible for a booster shot by the end of the week, The New York Times reported.
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