NBA hasn’t reached consensus on return-to-play plan

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is still collecting information on multiple options ranging from 16 to 30 teams returning to action when the season restarts. | Rick Bowmer/AP Commissioner Adam Silver is still collecting information on multiple options ranging from 16 to 30 teams returning to action. The NBA Board of Governors met again without a […]

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CPD no longer using Clearview AI facial recognition software, department says after ACLU sues controversial firm

Chicago police officials work in the department’s Crime Prevention and Information Center.  | FBI The lawsuit seeks to protect the privacy of residents, specifically survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse which are “uniquely harmed by face recognition surveillance,” the civil rights group said. Chicago police confirmed Thursday that the department was no longer using […]

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State Department announces $3M reward for info on senior ISIS leader

The State Department Thursday announced a $3 million reward for any information on Muhammad Khadir Musa Ramadan, a senior leader in the Islamic State (ISIS). Ramadan, also known as Abu Bakr al-Gharib, is one of the group’s leading propagandists. “He is one of ISIS’s longest-serving senior media officials and oversees the group’s daily media operations, […]

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ACLU sues Clearview AI, developer of controversial facial recognition technology used by CPD

The lawsuit against Clearview alleges the company violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. | Getty “Companies like Clearview will end privacy as we know it, and must be stopped,” said Nathan Freed Wessler, senior staff attorney with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday filed suit in […]

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Van Jefferson’s NFL pedigree is considered a huge plus by the Rams

In his search for post NFL draft information, Rams receiver Robert Woods perused highlights of new teammate Van Jefferson. The Rams had selected the Florida receiver in the second round, and Woods was curious to learn what he could about a player joining a position group that includes Cooper Kupp and Josh Reynolds. Woods said […]

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‘Family Crisis’ Preview: Honey Boo Boo Confesses Her Secret About Jennifer To Pumpkin

Alana has been withholding information from Pumpkin. In this EXCLUSIVE preview of the all-new ‘Mama June: Family Crisis,’ Alana reveals Jennifer has entered Harper in the same pageant as Ella. There’s only two days before Ella’s pageant, and there is still a lot of training left to do. This is Ella’s very first pageant! She […]

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Asian stocks set to rise on optimism of post-lockdown recovery, stimulus

© Reuters. An electronic stock information board displaying zero numbers on the latests stock prices before the opening of the first trading day after the week-long Lunar New Year holiday at a brokerage house in Shanghai By Suzanne Barlyn NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to rise on Friday amid investor optimism about […]

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Grassley, Johnson request information on ‘unmasking,’ as Grenell, Barr weigh release of files

GOP Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson requested information Wednesday on the “unmasking” of U.S. citizens by Obama administration officials during the time of the 2016 election and the presidential transition in 2017. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Johnson, R-Wis., penned a letter to acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell and Attorney General Bill Barr regarding the declassification of […]

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Grenell declassifies names of Obama officials who ‘unmasked’ Flynn, report says

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell has decided to declassify information about Obama administration officials who were behind the “unmasking” of Michael Flynn and their names could soon be made public, according to a report. NBC NEWS ADMITS EDITING ERROR The Wall Street Journal, citing a senior government official, called Grenell’s move unprecedented, as it […]

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‘Is my dad alive?’: Outrage as deaths mount at veterans home

Desperate for information as coronavirus deaths mounted at the Massachusetts veterans home where her father lived, Susan Kenney drove there with her question written in big letters on her car window: “Is my dad alive?” He was. But not for long. Kenney’s father and 69 others who served their country have died after contracting the […]

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FBI investigates fire that damaged Missouri Islamic center

The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone connected to a fire that badly damaged an Islamic center in southeast Missouri By The Associated Press April 25, 2020, 9:03 PM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The […]

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Fed will provide monthly disclosures on support programs

The Federal Reserve says it will report information on several of its economic support programs on a monthly basis By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer April 24, 2020, 12:54 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Thursday that it will provide monthly […]

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Bruised hedge funds tentatively looking for risk again

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A screen displays trading information over the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a tough March, some hedge funds, emboldened by early signs of the coronavirus outbreak peaking in some of the biggest U.S. hot spots, have begun tentatively adding to risk. Worries over […]

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Serena Williams Hilariously Shuts Down Naomi Campbell’s Meghan Markle Question: ‘Don’t Know Her’

Naomi Campbell tried to get more information about Meghan Markle out of Serena Williams! The tennis pro, who’s good friends with Meghan, wasn’t having it. Serena Williams, 38, is just as smooth in interviews as she is on the court. The tennis legend was the guest star of the April 20 episode of Naomi Campbell’s […]

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Would you give up health or location data to return to work?

Cameron Karosis usually strives to protect his personal information. But a scary bout of COVID-19 that began last month with headaches and fevers, progressed to breathing problems and led to a hospital visit has now left him eager to disclose as much as possible to help halt the virus’ spread. Karosis has already shared personal […]

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Illinois self-employed, gig workers will get jobless benefits starting May 11

An aide sets up information graphics on the status of Illinois unemployment claims before Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s daily update to the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois on Monday, April 13, 2020. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times Upgrading the overwhelmed Illinois Department of Employment Security is a “work in progress,” Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said […]

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Britain eases rules to speed up company capital raising

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Traders looks at financial information on computer screens on the IG Index trading floor LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s markets watchdog set out temporary measures on Wednesday to help companies raise cash quickly to get through the epidemic that has shuttered much of the economy. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it […]

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The 2020 Olympics officially postponed around a year

The 2020 Olympics are officially postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. “In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not […]

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Virus outbreak means (mis)information overload: How to cope

The coronavirus pandemic is leading to information overload for many people, often making it difficult to separate fact from fiction and rumor from deliberate efforts to mislead By BARBARA ORTUTAY and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press March 22, 2020, 12:34 PM 6 min read The coronavirus pandemic is leading to information overload for many people, often […]

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Typically partisan social media accounts become source of coronavirus info as pandemic transcends partisanship

Normally political social media channels have taken to sharing vital information on how Americans can protect themselves and help prevent the spread of the coronavirus as efforts to stem the pandemic have begun to transcend the partisanship that has largely characterized politics in the U.S. in recent years. “We’re ALL in this together,” the Senate […]

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‘Outlander’ Sneak Peek: Lieutenant Knox Challenges Jamie To A Rematch — Watch

Jamie stops by to see Lieutenant Knox and deliver some information in this EXCLUSIVE ‘Outlander’ preview. Before they part ways, Knox asks Jamie to play a game of chess with him. Jamie pays Lieutenant Knox a visit to give him the names of every man who pledged his oath to the militia. Before he heads […]

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