In Egypt, volunteers make meals with love for virus patients

In Egypt, volunteers cook, donate food or make contactless deliveries to coronavirus patients’ homes By MARIAM FAM Associated Press July 13, 2020, 11:04 AM 4 min read Fatma Youssef stuffs rice, chicken or meat and vegetables into boxes spread on her dining table — tens of them in the last few weeks. On some, she […]

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She Found Her Voice in a W.N.B.A. Locker Room, Then Used It in Sweden

Four years ago, the Liberty became one of the first professional sports franchises to make a unified on-court statement against police brutality and racial injustice. Even before Colin Kaepernick drew widespread attention for kneeling during the N.F.L. preseason later that summer, the Liberty took the court for a game wearing black shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter. […]

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Victoria Beckham ‘Would Love’ To Design Future Daughter-In-Law Nicola Peltz’s Wedding Dress

Victoria Beckham’s ‘favorite thing to do is design’ and she would love to help make Nicola Peltz’s wedding gown something beautiful to remember as she exchanges vows with Brooklyn Beckham. Could Victoria Beckham, 46, be a custom designer on Nicola Peltz‘s wedding dress? It’s definitely possible, one source EXCLUSIVELY tells HollywoodLife, but it all depends […]

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ACC to decide about fall sports later this month

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says the league expects to make its decision on whether to play fall sports in “late July.” The league put out Swofford’s statement Friday afternoon, saying the league has prepared “numerous scenarios” for fall competition over the last few months. The decision would come from the league’s board of […]

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She’s an Authority on Earth’s Past. Now, Her Focus Is the Planet’s Future.

PALISADES, N.Y. — Columbia University is taking new steps to make climate change, which has been studied there for decades, an even more prominent part of the school’s mission. And Maureen Raymo is a big part of that. On July 1, Dr. Raymo, one of the world’s leading oceanographers and climate scientists, became interim director […]

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MLS is back tournament kicks off with silent ceremony and quiet game

Major League Soccer is back. And just to make sure everyone was clear on the concept, the league included that in the name of its return-to-play competition, the MLS Is Back tournament, which kicked off Wednesday before TV cameras and a handful of journalists at an otherwise-empty ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. The opening game […]

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US will act to deny Chinese access to American data

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. will take steps to make sure the Chinese government cannot access Americans’ private information through social media accounts and telecommunication services. Pompeo said earlier this week the U.S. was looking at banning Chinese social media apps like TikTok, but then said Wednesday that the U.S. is […]

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Macron’s New Cabinet Stirs Ire of French Feminists

PARIS — From early on, President Emmanuel Macron pledged to make equality for French women “the cause of my term,” even appointing a junior minister to fight for it, and vowing the “complete elimination of violence against women” in a 2017 speech. So there was surprise this week, and consternation among French feminists, at two […]

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Column: MLS Is Back but should it be during a surge of COVID-19 cases in the U.S.?

Major League Soccer is calling its return-to-play tournament MLS Is Back, and the league intends to make good on its pledge Wednesday when Orlando City and Inter Miami meet without fans in attendance at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex near Orlando, Fla. It will be the first competitive game played by men’s professional teams […]

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New Yorkers want to keep booze flowing in post-coronavirus food delivery

New Yorkers like getting booze with their take-out food and want to make the offering permanent after the coronavirus passes, according to a restaurant industry survey released Tuesday. The New York State Restaurant Association said allowing alcoholic drink purchases with take-out meals during the COVID-19 crisis has provided a “lifeline” to eateries during the lockdown. […]

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Lindsay Ell Reveals She Was Raped At Just 13 Years Old On Emotional New Song ‘Make You’ — Listen

In her brand new song, ‘Make You,’ released on July 7, Lindsay Ell made a heartbreaking confession about being raped when she was 13 — and the lyrics are absolutely gut-wrenching. With just weeks to go until the release of her new record, Heart Theory, Lindsay Ell, 31, dropped a new song from the album on July […]

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Stephen A. predicts Ja Morant & the Grizzlies will miss the playoffs | First Take

Max Kellerman predicts that Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzles will make the 2020 NBA Playoffs, but Stephen A. Smith says a different team will claim the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Kendrick Perkins argues that Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball and the New Orleans Pelicans are a threat to the Grizzlies. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe […]

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Retailers to governors: Please mandate face mask wearing

Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer July 7, 2020, 8:01 AM 1 min read NEW YORK — Retailers have a message for state governors: Please make everyone wear a face mask. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents Target, Home Depot […]

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Patrick Mahomes and Chiefs agree to richest contract in sports history: $503 million

The Kansas City Chiefs wanted to make sure they kept Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible. Now they have him under contract through 2031 in what Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt calls a “significant moment.” The 10-year extension is worth up to $503 million, Mahomes’ agents confirmed. Congrats to @PatrickMahomes on agreeing […]

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Charlie Puth calls hardcore BTS fans ‘dangerous, toxic’

Charlie Puth took to Twitter on Sunday (July 5) to make an impassioned plea to BTS fans to back off what he calls a “dangerous, toxic internet screaming match between ‘fandoms.’ ” The singer-songwriter was responding to fans of the BTS ARMY, as the K-pop group’s legions of followers are known, who seemingly spammed several […]

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Scott Dixon ends his drought in Indianapolis with IndyCar Grand Prix victory

It took Scott Dixon 12 years to make a second trip to victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He’s already plotting a third trip next month. The 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner ended what had been a frustrating quest for a second win at the Brickyard, beating Graham Rahal to the checkered flag by 19.9469 seconds […]

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Procter & Gamble to stay silent on ad decisions as Facebook boycott grows

Procter & Gamble said on Wednesday it will not make any announcements about its activities on advertising platforms in response to a question about whether it will join the growing ad boycott against Facebook. “Our approach has been not to make public declarations of where we stand with individual partners,” a P&G spokesman said. “We […]

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California’s Newsom creates ‘strike teams’ to enforce business shutdowns amid coronavirus surge

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he has set up “multi-agency strike teams” to make sure businesses across the state are adhering to his orders to close shop as cases of COVID-19 surge. The announcement by Newsom comes as he ordered a number of businesses across 19 of the state’s counties to suspend their indoor operations. […]

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Democrats Detail a Climate Agenda Tying Environment to Racial Justice

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are expected to make public on Tuesday a broad list of proposals on climate change, laying out in detail what could become the starting point for their climate agenda if the party regains control of Congress and the White House next year. The 538-page report sets a range of targets […]

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GOP senator claims China is using coronavirus pandemic to make power grabs in Asia

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., accused China on Sunday of using the coronavirus pandemic as a cover to make power grabs in contested regions along its borders. Referring to recent actions Beijing has taken in the South China Sea and in the Himalayas along its border with India, Cotton said that with the world’s attention focused […]

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Michelle Obama & The Roots Encourage Voters To Head To The Polls: ‘We Deserve To Have Our Voices Heard’

It’s never been more important to make sure our voices are heard at the polls, and Michelle Obama teamed up with The Roots on June 27 for their annual picnic to make sure voters understand! The iconic Roots Picnic looked a little different this year. The annual event went digital in 2020, and served as […]

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