Fed’s Kaplan: data doesn’t support firms’ complaints on jobless benefits

© Reuters. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan speaks during an interview in his office at the bank’s headquarters in Dallas By Ann Saphir (Reuters) – Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said on Monday that while “a lot” of his business contacts had complained that the now-expired $600 weekly benefits to the […]

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White Sox need to take care of business vs. Royals, Tigers

Adam Engel (15) of the Chicago White Sox and Eloy Jimenez and Luis Robert celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on July 31, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) | Getty “We should be winning these ballgames based on talent up and down the roster,” Dallas […]

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Robert Gnaizda, Lawyer Who Fought for Social Justice, Dies at 83

Robert Gnaizda, a lawyer whose deft powers of persuasion in defending the civil and economic rights of the poor and minority groups often rendered messy and costly lawsuits against their adversaries a needless last resort, died on July 11 in San Francisco. He was 83. The cause was listed as a heart attack. His son […]

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Robert O’Brien, Trump’s National Security Adviser, Has the Virus

President Trump’s national security adviser, Robert C. O’Brien, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the administration said on Monday. Mr. O’Brien, 54, “has mild symptoms” and is working remotely from “a secure location off site,” the administration said in a statement. “There is no risk of exposure to the president or the vice president,” it […]

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Trump says he hasn’t seen O’Brien recently after national security adviser tests positive for coronavirus

President Trump on Monday said that he has not seen his national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, recently after it was announced that the senior administration official had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Stopping to talk to the media before departing the White House, Trump offered no new details on O’Brien’s case, saying only that […]

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National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien tests positive for coronavirus

National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien has tested positive for coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official confirmed to Fox News. He becomes the highest-ranking administration member to contract the disease. The official said that O’Brien contracted the virus outside of the White House. The national security adviser had recently traveled to France to meet with President Emmanuel Macron […]

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Ex-UFC champ Robert Whittaker is back on track with decision over Darren Till

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker earned his first victory in two years Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Darren Till on Fight Island. Veteran heavyweight Fabricio Werdum finished Alexander Gustafsson by armbar submission midway through the first round, and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua got an entertaining split-decision victory over fellow Brazilian veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira […]

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Robert E. Lee High in Virginia Will Be Renamed for John Lewis, District Says

A Virginia school district announced on Thursday that it would rename Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield for John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights giant who died last week. The name change, which is expected to go into effect in September, has been in the works for over a year and a […]

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There are two baseball teams in Chicago. The more interesting one resides on the South Side.

The White Sox’ Eloy Jimenez (left) and Luis Robert celebrate an inning-ending catch in front of cardboard fans during an exhibition game against the Brewers at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images With tons of young talent, the White Sox figure to hold our attention during a short season. And […]

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Happy Opening Day. The White Sox are ready to ‘really kick it off’

Yasmani Grandal (24) of the White Sox is congratulated by Luis Robert after scoring in the 5th inning against the Cubs during an exhibition game at Wrigley Field on July 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) | Getty “Our talent’s through the roof,” tonight’s starter Lucas Giolito said. The White Sox […]

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Robert Rodriguez Announces Sharkboy & Lavagirl Will Appear In New Movie & Taylor Lautner Fans Flip Out

Robert Rodriguez has a new superhero movie on the way to Netflix and during his recent directors’ panel for Comic-Con@Home, the filmmaker revealed that among his ‘huge cast’ is Sharkboy and Lavagirl! Suit-up superheroes, Robert Rodriguez is coming back with a new project for Netflix and he just teased the return of two millennial-favorite, pint-sized heroes […]

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How to watch White Sox-Twins on Opening Day 2020

Eloy Jimenez (left) and Luis Robert of the White Sox celebrate an inning-ending catch in front of “cut-out” fans. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Does the rise of the South Siders arrive this summer? We’ll find out starting tonight. The White Sox kick off the franchise’s most exciting season in years Friday night with an Opening […]

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Gar spotted: Rare sighting of gar at Montrose Harbor determined to be a longnose, not a spotted

A longnose gar was spotted at Montrose Harbor. | Credit: Robert Hughes Robert Hughes photographed a gar at Montrose Harbor, which turned out to be a longnose gar. When Robert Hughes sent his gar photos, I was rooting for it to be a spotted gar. ‘‘On July 13, I saw and photographed a gar species […]

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Trump’s Request of an Ambassador: Get the British Open for Me

LONDON — The American ambassador to Britain, Robert Wood Johnson IV, told multiple colleagues in February 2018 that President Trump had asked him to see if the British government could help steer the world-famous and lucrative British Open golf tournament to the Trump Turnberry resort in Scotland, according to three people with knowledge of the […]

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Robert Pattinson & Suki Waterhouse Hold Hands In Matching Outfits: More Pics Of Couples Twinning

Robert Pattinson and GF Suki Waterhouse were spotted sharing some sweet PDA in London while totally twinning in similar outfits. How cute are these two? It looks like Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse are starting to rub off on each other! The couple, who started dating in summer 2018, were spotted walking around London on July […]

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‘Below Deck Med’s Alex & Robert Reveal They Supported Pete’s Demotion ‘100%’ Before His Firing

‘Below Deck Med’s hot deckhands Alex and Robert have EXCLUSIVELY revealed why they were okay with their boss Malia’s decision to demote Pete before Bravo finally gave him the ax! Below Deck Med has had so much drama throughout Season 5, with much of the crew leaving or getting fired, and we’re not even done with […]

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White Sox’ lineup is packing some offensive punch

The White Sox’ Yasmani Grandal is congratulated by teammate Luis Robert after scoring in the fifth inning against the Cubs Sunday at Wrigley Field. | Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Blend of talented youth and proven prospects is “going to do a lot of damage.” What a difference four new guys make. That’s a story that might […]

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White Sox lineup packing some punch

Yasmani Grandal of the White Sox is congratulated by Luis Robert after scoring in the fifth inning against the Cubs during an exhibition game at Wrigley Field on July 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Grandal and Robert both doubled that inning. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) | Getty Blend of talented youth and proven prospects […]

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Fire shut out but still can advance in MLS is Back tournament with win

Robert Berić (left) had the Fire’s best scoring chance of the game in the 59th minute, when his shot was saved by goalkeeper Daniel Vega. | Chicago Fire FC The team lost midfielder Luka Stojanovic to an apparent left leg injury late in the first half and had limited scoring chances all night. LAKE BUENA […]

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Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis dead at 80

John Robert Lewis, the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal beating by police during a landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, to become a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 80. Lewis, a Democrat who served as the […]

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White House blocks CDC boss from testifying on reopening schools amid coronavirus

The White House has blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield from testifying in front of Congress next week regarding how to safely reopen schools. House Education Committee Chairman Bobby Scott, D-Va., requested the CDC director testify amid reported cases of coronavirus spiking across the nation, as President Trump pushes for schools to reopen in the […]

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White House blocks CDC from testifying on reopening schools

The White House is blocking US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield and other officials from the agency from testifying before a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on reopening schools next week, just as the debate over sending children back to classrooms has flared up across the US. #CNN #News

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