Monday will be comfy before the humidity comes back again.
Monday will be comfy before the humidity comes back again.
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris suggested the Biden administration would not enforce a national mask mandate as promised by Joe Biden. Biden said last month that, if elected, his administration would enforce a nationwide mask mandate. "It would be a standard," Harris said in an interview with CNN when asked to clarify.
A lawyer representing a 17-year-old charged with shooting three people during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has resigned from his position with a defense fund that has raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes. Attorney John Pierce is defending Kyle Rittenhouse against intentional homicide charges for shooting two people to death and wounding a third during a night of unrest last month over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down. Pierce said he resigned from the #FightBack Foundation fund, which has raised money to defend Rittenhouse, to avoid any “appearance of conflict," USA Today reported.
A boat parade in support of U.S. President Donald Trump crowded Lake Travis in Texas on Saturday, generating waves and choppy waters that led at least four boats to sink and others to crash into rocks, local officials said, adding that no one was hurt. "That was truly an exceptional number of boats," said Kristen Dark, public information officer for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, whose deputies patrol the lake. "Several of the boats did sink."
Germany could drop the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as punishment for the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Berlin said for the first time on Sunday as it threatened the Kremlin with sanctions. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that "I hope... that the Russians do not force us to change our position on Nord Stream," in comments made to Bild newspaper. Mr Maas said that Berlin “would be compelled” to raise the issue of sanctions with its allies if Russia did not take steps towards investigating Mr Navalny's poisoning in the coming days.
Hong Kong police fired pepper balls at protesters and arrested hundreds of people on Sunday (September 6) - the day on which a highly-anticipated election had been due to take place. Hundreds took to the streets to demonstrate against the postponement of the Legislative Council election as well as a new national security law. The city's opposition had been hoping to win a historic majority in the September 6 vote, which would have been the first election since the new security law was imposed by China.
Former employees of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said they were urged by DeJoy and his aides to make political contributions to GOP candidates, the Washington Post reported. The former employees of DeJoy's former business told the Post that they were reimbursed for their contributions with bonus payments. Business Insider previously reported that DeJoy himself has raised millions for Republican politicians as a major GOP fundraiser.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited typhoon-stricken areas in the northeast, fired a top official there and promised to send 12,000 workers from Pyongyang for recovery efforts, state media reported Sunday. The Korean Central News Agency said that Kim on Saturday visited South Hamgyong province, which was hit by Typhoon Maysak last week. It said Kim was briefed that the typhoon destroyed more than 1,000 houses and inundated public buildings and farmland in the coastal areas of South Hamgyong as well as nearby North Hamgyong province.
An Australian businessman has been awarded a payout of more than £100,000 after winning a racial discrimination case against his British wife who said she hated his country's "mentality", a tribunal has ruled. Duncan Bendall took his wife, Fiona, and their company The Female Social Network (TFSN) to an employment tribunal claiming he was discriminated against because he is a man and due to his nationality when he was pushed out of the firm. The tribunal heard Mr Bendall received an email from his wife three months before he was sacked in August last year in which she said: "I hate Australian mentality and you have it [in] droves just sh**…And DO NOT say you are a founder in MY business MY efforts ever again You Leech - you don't even believe in women or have ever stuck your neck out."
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Sunday that if President Donald Trump disparaged fallen U.S. soldiers by calling them "losers," as was reported by The Atlantic and several other news outlets, it was "despicable" and unsuitable for the person in charge of America's armed forces. Trump has strongly denied The Atlantic report, based on four anonymous sources, that he called dead and wounded U.S. service members "losers and suckers." Several media outlets, including the Associated Press and Fox News, have since confirmed many of the quotes used in The Atlantic piece.
Cypriot authorities are alarmed over the arrival of four boats carrying Syrian and Lebanese migrants in waters off the east Mediterranean island nation's coastline within a 48-hour span. Cyprus police said Sunday that four vessels appeared off Cyprus' eastern and southern coast over the last two days carrying a total 123 migrants and about half of them have been permitted to disembark. Some 21 migrants remain aboard a boat that is adrift off Cyprus' southeastern tip as a result of a faulty engine.
Coronavirus hadn't yet touched Millinocket, a town of about 12,500 people in Maine once known for its paper mill, when the Big Moose Inn hosted an Aug. 7 wedding reception, The Washington Post reports. About 65 people attended, exceeding a state cap of 50 people for indoor gatherings, but Big Moose Inn workers thought it would be acceptable to spread the reception across two rooms, CNN reported. “The big thing we noticed was that everybody was close together and there were no masks,” said hotel guest Rich Zaker, The Washington Post reported.
France-based Flying Whales is developing an environmentally friendly cargo transport aircraft with commercial production posied to begin in 2025. Flying Whales is producing a blimp-like aircraft that can transport and drop off cargo mid-flight. Several components of the cargo transport airship are made to be environmentally friendly, such as its floating capabilities powered by helium, hybrid-electric propulsion system, and lack of need for extra infrastructure during take-offs and landings.
President Trump resumed television advertising after the Republican National Convention with two racially charged commercials airing in Minnesota and Wisconsin, battleground states racked by social upheaval after recent violent police encounters with Black men. Trump's ads show how he is trying to replicate his 2016 success in stirring racial resentments of white voters in Upper Midwest regions that have struggled for decades with a painful decline in manufacturing jobs.
China's leading maker of semiconductors has denied it has any links to the military following reports Washington is considering stepping up its feud with Beijing over technology and security by imposing export controls that could disrupt manufacturing for a national industrial champion. U.S. regulators are considering adding Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. to a list of foreign buyers that need government permission to acquire technology or components, according to The Wall Street Journal and other outlets.
Fans of the annual Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert, canceled this year by the coronavirus pandemic, thronged a San Francisco beach Saturday night to celebrate the traditional closing night of the event, reports say. But the estimated 1,000 people on Ocean Beach broke coronavirus rules and stoked huge bonfires despite dangerous wildfire conditions as a heat wave grips California, KPIX reports. This was absolutely reckless & selfish,” wrote Mayor London Breed of San Francisco on Twitter.
Real-estate mogul Nick Candy's superyacht, 11.11, has hit the market for $71 million. Candy is looking to upgrade to a larger boat, he told Bloomberg. Nick Candy, a British real-estate mogul, is parting ways with his 207-foot superyacht, but it's not because he needs the money or because he's moved on to other hobbies.
Michael Cohen claims in his new book that Donald Trump repeatedly insulted minorities during his 2016 campaign and dismissed them as “not my people,” according to an excerpt of Cohen's book published by The Washington Post late Saturday. Cohen's Disloyal: A Memoir describes how Trump also said he'd “never get the Hispanic vote” because “like the Blacks, they're too stupid to vote for Trump.” Trump's “low opinion of all Black folks” focused most viciously on former President Barack Obama, according to Cohen, the president's former personal lawyer who is serving a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance violations.
Interviews with logistics experts, immunization professionals and pharmaceutical distribution specialists, together with recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention planning documents, give a clearer picture of how coronavirus vaccines will get from manufacturers into the arms of millions of Americans. The swift and so far positive effort to create vaccines to fight COVID-19 has been remarkable but it's only half of the work, said Tinglong Dai, a professor of operations management who studies health care analytics at the Johns Hopkins University. The process will be run by the CDC, which for decades has overseen vaccine distribution in the United States and ran the last national vaccination effort during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.
As a monthslong military standoff between India and China along their disputed mountain border protracts, experts warn that the nuclear-armed countries — which already have engaged in their bloodiest clash in decades — could unintentionally slide into war. For 45 years, a series of agreements, written and unwritten, maintained an uneasy truce along the border on the eastern edge of the Himalayan region of Kashmir. But moves and clashes over the past few months have made the situation unpredictable, raising the risk that a miscalculation from either side could have serious consequences that resonate beyond the cold-desert region.
Over the course of about two decades, Tesla has established a micro-monopoly over the electric car market. It's possible that Tesla will never face meaningful EV competition, despite numerous companies jumping into the action. Silicon Valley's biggest problem is that it hates competition.