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Top U.S. public health officials are warning about an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths, figures that represent a bitter setback in the fight to end the pandemic.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Staff members and students from kindergarten to 12th grade will be required to wear masks in New Jersey schools when the new year begins in a few weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to announce Friday as COVID-19 cases rise in the state. The decision to require masks is an about-face from just a few weeks ago when Murphy said it would take a “deterioration” of COVID-19 data to require masks. The state's figures, like many across the country, have been trending up in recent weeks.
HONOLULU (AP) — A San Francisco investment banker recently sold his Maui mansion to a retired hedge fund CEO and a Hollywood actress for $45 million. The cash sale of the oceanfront house in Kihei reflects a hot Hawaii real estate market fueled by a pandemic that has made the islands a desirable place to isolate and work remotely. According to property records, it has eight bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and two half bathrooms and features a pool and jacuzzi. The median price of a Maui home topp
NEW YORK, Aug. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Live Ventures Incorporated (“Live Ventures” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LIVE). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980. The investigation concerns whether Live Ventures and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices. [Click here for information about join
(Bloomberg) -- Chinese logistics technology company Geek+ is considering an initial public offering that could raise about $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter.The Beijing-based specialist in robotics and artificial intelligence is working with an adviser on its share sale plans, which could happen as soon as this year, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private. While the firm prefers a listing in the U.S., the recent volatility in U.S.-list
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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN has fired three employees who violated company policy by coming to work unvaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. CNN chief Jeff Zucker told staff members of the firing in a memo sent Thursday that reminded them that vaccines were mandatory if they report to the office or out in the field where they come into contact with other employees. “Let me be clear — we have a zero tolerance policy on this,” wrote Zucker, chairman of news and sports for WarnerMedia. The memo was obtaine
New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - August 5, 2021) - The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders of Stable Road Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SRAC).Shareholders who purchased shares of SRAC during the class period listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.CONTACT US HERE:https://securitiesclasslaw.com/securities
Jones has already admitted regrets about not doing enough to keep Johnson from leaving the franchise following back-to-back Super Bowl wins in 1992 and 1993.
NEW YORK, August 06, 2021--Reinvent Technology Partners ("RTP") (NYSE: RTP), a special purpose acquisition company that takes a "venture capital at scale" approach to partnering with bold leaders and companies, announced that at its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today, RTP shareholders voted to approve and adopt the previously announced business combination agreement with Joby Aviation, Inc. ("Joby"), a transportation company developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 6 (ANI): Maharashtra BJP unit on Thursday informed that the party will not let any local body elections take place until the issue of other backward classes (OBC) reservation gets resolved.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Honky tonk honk if you love racing! There’s a new sound of this musical city that drowns out the country tunes at the Grand Ole Opry and the cacophony coming from bands playing at every bar — and the party people hanging from the rafters — as you walk down Broadway. Nashville is now a start-your-engines kind of town. If you race them — stock cars, IndyCars, trucks and more — fans will come in bunches and have turned the Music City and its surrounding areas into a place fi
WASHINGTON (AP) — J.T. Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins each hit a two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. The Phillies have won five straight overall and moved within one-half game of the NL East-leading New York Mets, who travel to Philadelphia for a three-game series beginning Friday. Philadelphia is three games over .500 for the first time since May 14. Realmuto tied the game
WEYMOUTH NORTH, N.S. — A First Nation in Nova Scotia says nine of its lobster fishing boats were purposely cut loose from a wharf on Thursday. The chief of the Sipekne'katik First Nation, Mike Sack, issued a statement saying the boats were cast adrift from their berths in Weymouth North, N.S., with the "intent to cause damage and intimidate the community." Sack said the boats were ready to take part in the band's food, social and ceremonial lobster fishery, which is regulated by federal rules bu
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard was responding Thursday to an emergency alert from a sightseeing plane with six people on board in the area around southeast Alaska's Misty Fjords National Monument, a spokesperson said. Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said the Coast Guard received an initial notification around 11:20 a.m. The location of the emergency beacon put it in the Misty Fjords area, northeast of Ketchikan, he said. The five passengers on the flight were from the Holland America
NCAA champion Rachel Heck of Stanford rallied to beat Arkansas' Brooke Matthews in 19 holes Thursday to advance to the U.S. Women's Amateur quarterfinals. Heck, from Memphis, Tennessee, overcame a two-hole deficit with two to play at Westchester Country Club. In May, Heck capped her freshman year at Stanford with the NCAA individual title — her sixth victory of the season.
Virgin Galactic is selling tickets for space flights again, just weeks after founder Richard Branson rode a rocket-powered plane to more than 50 miles above the Earth
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd. (“Badger”, the “Company”, “we”, “our” or “us”) (TSX:BDGI) reported second quarter results today. All results are presented in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Second Quarter Financial and Operational Highlights Revenue was $135.6 million compared with $134.5 million in the second quarter of 2020. After normalizing for the effects of foreign exchange, revenue was up 11% compared with the second quart
Highlights of this day in history: The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies. (Aug. 6)