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Kamala Harris holds first campaign rally as Biden prepares to address nation: Live
- Stay up to date with notifications from The Independent Notifications can be managed in browser preferences. Vice President Kamala Harris hits campaign trail with event in Wisconsin — a vital swing state Vice president Kamala Harris has held her first campaign rally in Milwaukee, in must-win Wisconsin, the recent site of the Republican National Convention, giving an energetic, punchy speech to a ...

Source: independent.co.uk
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Warner Bros. Discovery Matches Amazon's NBA Deal: Industry Execs
- Warner Bros. Discovery has matched Amazon's reported $1.8 billion-per-year bid for the next long-term NBA contract that includes regular-season and playoffs games, according to industry executives. As part of its existing long-term deal with the NBA, Warner Bros. Discovery cited the right to match an offer made by a media company for the NBA's new round of multiyear TV/streaming agreements, which starts up in ...

Source: mediapost.com
US   BUSINESS  
Alphabet to invest another $5B into Waymo
- Login Search Startups Venture Apple Security AI Apps Events Startup Battlefield Search 2:49 PM PDT • July 23, 2024 Alphabet will spend an additional $5 billion on its self-driving subsidiary, Waymo, over the next few years, according to Ruth Porat, the company's chief financial officer. Porat announced the commitment to a new "multi-year investment" Tuesday during Alphabet's second-quarter earnings call. "This ...

Source: techcrunch.com
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Secret Service director resigns after admitting agency's failure to protect Trump
- WASHINGTON — U.S. Secret Service Director has stepped down after widespread calls from lawmakers for her to resign following the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, three sources told NBC News. In her resignation letter, obtained from a senior official who received it, Cheatle wrote that the "scrutiny over the last week has been intense and will continue to remain as our operational tempo ...

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Delta faces investigation over "continued widespread disruptions"
- Driving the news: The U.S. Department of Transportation "has opened an investigation into Delta Air Lines to ensure the airline is following the law and taking care of its passengers during continued widespread disruptions," Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrote on X Tuesday. "All airline passengers have the right to be treated fairly, and I will make sure that right is upheld." The department wants to hear ...

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US   MARKETS  
Here Comes the Inventory of Vacant Homes: With Buyers on Strike despite Lower Mortgage Rates, Supply Spikes to Highest in 4 Years. Sales Drop Further except at High End
- Mortgage rates have dropped to about 6.8%, down by a full percentage point from October last year, and yet sales of existing homes have plunged, and vacant homes for sale are coming out of the woodwork, the same vacant homes that the industry said didn't exist, the second and third homes that people had moved out of but didn't sell when they bought a new home over the past few years in order to ride the price spike ...

Source: wolfstreet.com
DIGITAL   BUSINESS   TECHNOLOGY  
What Does Google's Plan To Keep Cookies Mean For Its Relationship With Regulators?
- . The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it will delay publication of its planned quarterly report on the Chrome Privacy Sandbox as it evaluates the situation. The next report was supposed to come out at the end of this month. In partnership with the Information Commissioner's Office – the UK's data protection authority and privacy regulator – the CMA will now weigh the implications of ...

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Bodycam video shows Sonya Massey's final moments before she was 'shot in head by police' in Illinois | US News
- Sonya Massey, 36, died after calling the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office about a suspected intruder outside her home in Springfield on 6 July. New bodycam footage shows the final moments of a woman who called police over a suspected intruder before she was shot in the head by an officer. Sonya Massey, 36, died after calling the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office about a suspected intruder outside her home in ...

Source: news.sky.com
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Best CD Rates Today – The Sooner You Open One of These Accounts, the More You Could Earn - CNET Money
- CNET staff -- not advertisers, partners or business interests -- determine how we review the products and services we cover. If you buy through our links, we may get paid. CNET staff -- not advertisers, partners or business interests -- determine how we review the products and services we cover. If you buy through our links, we may get paid. If you've been thinking of opening a certificate of deposit, now's the ...

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Role of AI in Enhancing Cross-Border Transactions for Enterprises
- Around the World, buying and selling things (foreign trade) has become easier for businesses. This lets them work with people in other countries. Even though it's easier now, companies can still find these deals tricky. Why? Because there are lots of rules to follow in each country, and it can be hard to know if someone is trying to cheat them. Plus, some companies get stuck doing things in a slow way that wastes ...

Source: customerthink.com
SCIENCE  
Scientists Discover "Dark Oxygen" in the Ocean, Changing Everything They Knew About the Seafloor
- Scientists are stunned after discovering " dark oxygen " while visiting the ocean's depths. While dark oxygen may sound like the title of a scary movie, it's quite an interesting phenomenon that goes against everything experts thought they knew about what happens deep down beneath the ocean's surface , where sunlight cannot penetrate. Keep reading to find out what dark oxygen is, and why scientists are warning ...

Source: greenmatters.com
POLITICS  
Netanyahu's Critical Washington Visit: Everything We Know - Newsweek
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington, D.C., on Monday for a visit during a time of political turbulence in both Israel and the United States. During his trip, Netanyahu is expected to deliver a speech to Congress on Wednesday and meet with President Joe Biden on Thursday, according to a report from the Associated Press (AP). Per the report, the Israeli leader will hold separate talks with ...

Source: newsweek.com
WORLD   POLITICS  
Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal aimed at Gaza governance
- Palestinian factions have signed a "national unity" agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israel's war on the enclave concludes. The deal, finalised on Tuesday in China after three days of intensive talks, lays the groundwork for an "interim national reconciliation government" to rule post-war Gaza, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. The agreement was signed by long-term rivals Hamas ...

Source: aljazeera.com
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"Cocaine sharks": Predators off coast of Brazil test positive for drug, scientists say
- Sharks in the waters off Brazil have tested positive for cocaine , marine biologists said in a new study , marking the first time the drug has been found in the free-ranging predators.  Thirteen sharpnose sharks were taken from the coast off of Rio de Janeiro and tested for the cocaine and benzoylecgonine, the primary molecule in cocaine. Each shark's liver and muscles tested positive for high levels of ...

Source: cbsnews.com
BUSINESS   MARKETS  
Tesla shares drop 6% on mixed results as price-cutting drives down automotive revenue
- Shares in Tesla Inc. fell about 6% in late trading today after the electric car maker and energy company reported mixed quarterly results. For its second quarter that ended June 30, Tesla reported adjusted earnings per share of 52 cents, down from 90 cents in the same quarter of  last year , on revenue of  $25.5 billion, up 2% year-over-year. Anaysts had been expecting adjusted earnings of 61 cents on ...

Source: siliconangle.com
Sunday was the hottest day ever recorded on Earth
- The Summary Sunday was the hottest day ever recorded on Earth, according to data from the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service. The average global temperature reached 17.09 degrees Celsius, or about 62.76 Fahrenheit, which is just above the record of 17.08 C set on July 6, 2023. "We are now in truly uncharted territory and as the climate keeps warming, we are bound to see new records being broken in ...

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US   POLITICS  
Kamala Harris can't be "brat" because "brat" is dead
- Kamala Harris Can't Be "Brat" Because "Brat" Is Dead A fun meme has devolved into cringe, so you don't really need to know about it. But, just in case, we explain "brat summer," the coconut, and Kamala. On July 21, soon after President Joe Biden dropped out of the race, British pop icon Charli XCX broke the internet—and middle-aged political pundits' brains—by declaring Vice President Kamala Harris "is ...

Source: motherjones.com
POLITICS  
US-Russian journalist convicted in secret trial gets 6 1/2 years in penal colony, court says
- Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich was found guilty of espionage in a Russian court. Fox News' Nate Foy reports the latest on the sentencing and how the U.S. is working to get him back home.  A court has convicted Alsu Kurmasheva, a Russian-American journalist for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, of spreading false information about the Russian army and sentenced her to 6 ...

Source: foxnews.com
US   POLITICS  
Harris's record on abortion re-energizes 2024 election efforts
- The increasing likelihood that Vice President Harris, the White House's chief defender of abortion rights, will emerge at the top of the Democratic ticket has buoyed party leaders counting on abortion to invigorate voters in November. While President Biden has long struggled to talk about abortion — often declining to say the word and fumbling his answer to a question on abortion during his debate against ...

Source: washingtonpost.com
MARKETS  
Cryptocurrency Price Movements Today: Ether Edges Lower on ETF Launches
- Nine spot ether  exchange-traded funds (ETFs )  began trading on the stock exchanges Tuesday, but all the optimism ahead of their approval didn't translate into gains for the crypto markets. Ether ( ETH ), the native cryptocurrency of the ethereum blockchain, traded down less than 1% around the $3,400 level as of 1:30 p.m. ET, while bitcoin ( BTC ) slipped more than 2% to around $66,000. Ether ETFs' Debut ...

Source: investopedia.com
FTC launches probe into whether surveillance pricing can boost costs for consumers
- Federal regulators want to know how JPMorgan Chase, Mastercard and other companies may use people's personal data to sell them a product at a different price than what other consumers might see.  The practice — which the Federal Trade Commission calls "surveillance pricing" and which is also known as dynamic pricing or price optimization — has long been used by retailers such as Amazon and Walmart, ...

Source: cbsnews.com
US   POLITICS  
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez set to resign on Aug. 20 after being convicted on federal bribery charges
- NEW JERSEY -- Sen. Bob Menendez  will resign effective Aug. 20. This comes a week after he was convicted on federal bribery charges . Menendez  had previously refuted reports that he was going to step down , but his resignation letter was read in the Senate chamber on Tuesday afternoon by presiding Sen. Peter Welch, a Democrat from Vermont. Sen. Menendez Resignation Letter on Scribd A successor, only set ...

Source: cbsnews.com
Last original member of 1 of Motown's biggest acts has died
- DETROIT, Michigan — Abdul "Duke" Fakir, the last surviving original member of the Four Tops, one of Motown's iconic acts, died Monday of heart failure at the age of 88, reports say. Fakir was a member of the group when it was in its heyday, recording hits such as "I Can't Help Myself," "Reach Out I'll Be There," and "Standing in the Shadows of Love." The group had 17 Top 20 singles from 1964 to '73, according ...

Source: cleveland.com
Twisters is the blockbuster that almost has it all. But where's the big kiss?
- The hit tornado sequel has two hot actors – Glen Powell and Daisy Edgar-Jones – avoid a climactic smooch. Is Steven Spielberg to blame? Minor spoilers ahead I f you haven't seen Twisters , Lee Isaac Chung's loosely related sequel to the 1996 film starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt, you should stop reading this and change that – and, specifically, see it in 4DX, because the gimmicky movie/ride ...

Source: theguardian.com
Turns Out, Chimpanzees Have Regional Dialects Like Humans
- Turns out that chimpanzees and humans are more alike than you may realize. Sure, they share 98.8% DNA already. But besides that, humans and chimps also communicate in a similar fashion. It turns out, according to a new study, that chimps and humans gesture back and forth with one another in a similar way. Both have a rapid fire gesture, according to to a new study published in the journal Current Biology ...

Source: wideopenspaces.com
BUSINESS  
Israeli cybersecurity startup Wiz ends talks with Google on $23 billion deal
- Wiz has ended talks with Google parent Alphabet on a proposed $23 billion deal in which the Israeli cybersecurity startup would have become the US tech giant's largest ever acquisition, according to a Wiz memo seen by CNN. Wiz CEO Assaf Rappaport said the company would now focus on an initial public offering and growing the business to generate $1 billion in annual revenues. "I know the ...

Source: cnn.com
US   POLITICS  
Trump appeals civil fraud judgment against his company in New York case
- Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday appealed a civil fraud judgment from February that found the former president and his company liable for business fraud. The 95-page appeal, filed in the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, accuses state Attorney General of an "unauthorized, unprecedented power-grab" and says several loans cited by prosecutors should not have been considered in the case. It also argues that ...

Source: news.yahoo.com
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Ohio legislator speaking at Vance rally suggests 'civil war' necessary if Trump loses
- MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — An Ohio state senator speaking at JD Vance's rally Monday suggested a civil war might be necessary if Donald Trump loses the presidential election in November. "I believe wholeheartedly, Donald Trump and Butler County's JD Vance are the last chance to save our country," Republican George Lang of West Chester said during the rally in Middletown. "Politically, I'm afraid if we lose this one, ...

Source: cleveland.com
POLITICS  
Green groups endorse Kamala Harris, say she'll 'raise climate ambition'
- U.S. Vice President and Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Kamala Harris (AFP) Four environmental groups on Monday evening endorsed the presidential run of U.S. vice president and presumptive Democratic nominee Kamala Harris, whom many campaigners view as slightly stronger on climate issues than President Joe Biden. The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) ...

Source: rawstory.com
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"I have a lot of respect for President Trump": RFK Jr. dangled endorsement for White House job
- Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke with Donald Trump's campaign about endorsing the former president and taking a job overseeing health and medical issues in his administration, The Washington Post reported .  Shortly after the attempted assassination of Trump on July 13, Kennedy was contacted by a person who knows the former president to set up a phone call between the two men. They spoke later that night and agreed ...

Source: salon.com
US   HEALTH  
Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats causes 2 deaths. Here's what to know about symptoms.
- A listeria outbreak linked to sliced deli meats has killed two people and sickened 28 others across 12 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is currently unknown what brands of deli meat are tied to the outbreak, but an active investigation aims to determine the specific products that may be contaminated, the agency said in an update Friday. "Products sold at the deli, especially ...

Source: cbsnews.com
Want to See a Snake Eat Its Tail?
- Deadpool & Wolverine is for hard-core fans of superhero films, not casuals—and certainly not the nonbelievers. Disney Save The first Deadpool film , released in 2016, broke lots of rules. It was R-rated and hyper-violent, but it was also self-aware in the Family Guy way, frequently puncturing the fourth wall and mocking the seriousness of the superhero genre. Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, knew he was in ...

Source: theatlantic.com
Pentagon Arctic Report Calls for More Investment in Sensors, Equipment to Keep Up with Russia, China
- WASHINGTON — The U.S. Defense Department must invest more to upgrade sensors, communications and space-based technologies in the Arctic to keep pace with China and Russia who are increasingly operating there, including in joint military exercises, a new Pentagon strategy says. Saying that now is "a critical time" for the Arctic, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks told reporters Monday that climate ...

Source: military.com
I replaced my Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra with the Z Fold 6 for a week - and can't go back
- The latest Galaxy foldable is an expensive, multifaceted, and fun device that - still - only enthusiasts should buy. ZDNET's key takeaways Buy it for the flexible use cases, including the large inner display, which is great for mobile entertainment, and the hinge design, which makes taking photos with the rear camera a breeze. I've tested every Galaxy Z Fold model since 2019, and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 is the ...

Source: zdnet.com
US   POLITICS  
J.D. Vance criticizes Kamala Harris, Democratic nominee change
- MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A week after Sen. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) became Donald Trump's running mate, set to take on President Biden's running mate Kamala D. Harris, he faced an unexpected challenge: Harris is now the leading contender to top the Democratic ticket and her vice-presidential pick is unknown. So in his first solo rally, Vance instead took aim Monday at the Democratic Party as a whole, arguing that Biden ...

Source: washingtonpost.com
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George Clooney endorses Kamala Harris, hails Biden for 'saving democracy' after scathing op-ed calling on prez to drop out
- Oscar-winning actor George Clooney hailed President Biden as a hero for "saving democracy" and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris — just two weeks after  calling on the president to drop out of the election in a scathing op-ed. "President Biden has shown what true leadership is. He's saving democracy once again. We're all so excited to do whatever we can to support Vice President Harris in her ...

Source: nypost.com
US  
Missouri prison ignores court order to free wrongfully convicted inmate for second time in weeks
- ST. LOUIS (AP) — For the second time in weeks, a Missouri prison has ignored a court order to release an inmate whose murder conviction was overturned. Just as in the case of Sandra Hemme , actions by the state's attorney general are keeping Christopher Dunn locked up. St. Louis Circuit Judge Jason Sengheiser on Monday tossed out Dunn's conviction for a 1990 killing. Dunn, 52, has spent 33 years behind bars, ...

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US   POLITICS  
Where Kamala Harris Stands On Marijuana As She Prepares To Accept The Democratic Presidential Nomination
- Voters this November will likely see the first major party presidential candidate who supports marijuana legalization at the top of the ticket, with Vice President Kamala Harris now expected to receive the Democratic nomination after President Joe Biden made the historic announcement that he is exiting the race. Unlike Biden, Harris backs a complete end to federal cannabis prohibition. She's called for legalization ...

Source: marijuanamoment.net
MEDICINE   SCIENCE  
A new way to make element 116 opens the door to heavier atoms
- Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are credited in the discovery of 16 of the 118 known elements. Now they've completed the crucial first step to potentially create yet another: element 120. Today, an international team of researchers led by Berkeley Lab's Heavy Element Group announced that they have made known superheavy element 116 using a titanium beam, ...

Source: phys.org
US  
'A positive step forward': Mattel launches first blind Barbie
- Toymaker created the doll, which carries a cane, to create a 'sense of belonging' for children with vision impairment Six decades after the original Barbie hit shelves, Mattel is launching its first blind Barbie doll in an effort to make its range more inclusive. The US toymaker said the doll, which is now available online and instore, has been created in a bid to make blind and low-vision children more represented ...

Source: theguardian.com
WORLD   POLITICS  
Major Unions Urge Biden to Stop Arming Israel Amid Netanyahu Visit
- A group of seven major unions, including some of the largest unions in the U.S., are calling on President Joe Biden to immediately stop sending military support to Israel amid Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the U.S. this week. In a letter sent to Biden on Tuesday, the unions said that ending weapons shipments is the only way to secure the ceasefire deal that U.S. negotiators have supposedly ...

Source: truthout.org
US   BUSINESS   TECHNOLOGY  
The Cruise Origin driverless pod is dead, GM tells investors
- The driverless Origin is dead; instead, Cruise will use next-generation Bolt EVs. The Cruise Origin was definitely the least conventional of all the myriad vehicles that General Motors planned to build using its new Ultium battery platform. For starters, it wasn't a pickup truck or SUV, unlike all the Ultium-based electric vehicles that have gone into production thus far. Instead, the Origin—meant for Cruise, ...

Source: arstechnica.com
US   BUSINESS  
Elon Musk says Tesla will start using humanoid robots next year
- Tesla boss Elon Musk says the electric car maker will start producing and using humanoid robots from next year. In a social media post, Mr Musk said the robots will first be used by Tesla, which will start making them to sell in 2026. The announcement came as the technology billionaire has been pushing to cut costs at Tesla in the face of weakening demand for its cars. On Tuesday, the company reported that profits ...

Source: bbc.com
Trash dropped by a North Korean balloon falls on South Korea's presidential compound
- SEOUL – Trash from at least one fell on the South Korean presidential compound Wednesday, raising worries about the security of key South Korean facilities from North Korean provocations. The rubbish that fell on the ground at the compound in central Seoul contained no dangerous material and no one was hurt, South Korea's presidential security service said in a statement. But experts say South Korea needs to ...

Source: news4jax.com
US   POLITICS  
The internet has entered its Kamala Harris 'coconut tree' era
- Democrats may soon nominate a presidential candidate capable of rivaling GOP nominee in memeability. After President announced his decision to forfeit re - election , a tidal wave of memes about Vice President Kamala Harris — whom Biden backed as the Democratic presidential candidate — flooded the internet. On platforms like TikTok and X, the mood felt celebratory as many left-leaning accounts posted ...

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FAA probing low-flying Southwest Airlines Boeing flight over Florida
- Southwest Airlines flight 425 'safely diverted' to FLL Airport on July 14, airline says The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a Southwest Airlines flight that flew at a very low altitude over its intended destination before landing somewhere else. Southwest flight 425 left John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, at 4:04 p.m. July 14, according to aviation website ...

Source: foxbusiness.com
TECHNOLOGY  
Video-Spoofing Malware Distributed via Telegram for Android Zero-Day
- Hackread Telegram  for Android users have been urged to immediately update the instant messaging app following the exploitation of the zero-day flaw dubbed "EvilVideo," which enabled the concealment and distribution of malware in the form of video files. Attackers behind the exploit may have leveraged Telegram API to create a payload masquerading as a 30-second video, which when clicked triggers a message ...

Source: msspalert.com
MEDICINE  
More GLP-1s prescribed for weight loss than diabetes in recent years
- In recent years, more prescriptions for GLP-1 drugs were written to treat obesity than Type 2 diabetes, adding to accessibility and shortage concerns, according to a study published July 23 in Annals of Internal Medicine.  Researchers from Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia used a nationwide database to analyze the medical records of 45 million individuals with at ...

Source: beckershospitalreview.com
WORLD  
An armed assailant killed multiple older people on Monday and left others wounded
- ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — An armed assailant entered a care home for older people in central Croatia Monday and opened fire, killing six people and wounding six others, police said. Croatia's police chief, Nikola Milina, said five people died immediately, while one more person died in a hospital. The suspect fled the scene, but the police soon caught him in a cafe near the facility in the town of Daruvar, he ...

Source: bostonglobe.com
Los Angeles Courthouses Close for Ransomware Recovery
- The Superior Court of Los Angeles County was hit by ransomware Friday, disrupting "many critical systems." The courthouses remained closed Monday as the jurisdiction worked to recover from the cyber attack. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County closed all 36 of its courthouses Monday to let its team focus on recovering from a ransomware attack. Courthouses are expected to re-open Tuesday. "The court experienced ...

Source: govtech.com
EU threatens to fine Meta for saying Facebook is 'free'
- The European Union says it has notified Meta that its "pay or consent" model for Facebook and Instagram might violate consumer protection laws. The EU's Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) Network says the company has until September 1st, 2024, to propose changes to its model, which it calls "misleading" and "confusing" for users, or face potential fines. Meta's "pay or consent" model, which was introduced last ...

Source: theverge.com
US  
McDonald's $5 value meal is staying on menus for a little while longer
- Nearly all McDonald's US locations will continue to sell the " $5 Meal Deal " after people flocked to the promotion amid rising food prices. Since its launch in June, the limited time offering is "resonating with our millions of customers," and the company claimed the move was siphoning off business from its competition, according to an internal McDonald's memo obtained by CNN. As a result, 93% of US locations will ...

Source: cnn.com
LeBron James selected as a flagbearer for U.S. at opening ceremony for Paris Olympics
- LeBron James is set to compete in his fourth Olympics . Like the previous three times, the Lakers superstar will participate in the opening ceremony. But for the official start of the Paris Games on Friday night, James will have a role that neither he nor anyone else who has played for the U.S. men's basketball team has held before. James was selected by his fellow American athletes as one of two U.S. flagbearers ...

Source: latimes.com
UK watchdog accuses Apple of failing to report sexual images of children
- Exclusive: NSPCC finds Apple implicated in more cases of predators sharing child abuse imagery in England and Wales alone than the company reported globally in a year Apple is failing to effectively monitor its platforms or scan for images and videos of the sexual abuse of children, child safety experts allege, which is raising concerns about how the company can handle growth in the volume of such material ...

Source: theguardian.com
LeBron James is named one of Team USA's flag bearers for Opening Ceremony
- One of the most recognizable athletes on Team USA will lead the delegation into the 2024 Paris Olympics this week. LeBron James has been voted by fellow U.S. athletes as one of the two flag bearers for Friday's Opening Ceremony, which will take place on barges floating down the Seine River in the middle of Paris. James, who is the NBA's all-time leading scorer, is making his fourth and perhaps final Olympic ...

Source: usatoday.com