Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

By JAKE SEINER NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season. Friday’s game between St. Louis and Milwaukee was postponed after two Cardinals players tested positive for the coronavirus. The league announced the … ادامه

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Moscow demands Belarus release detained Russians

By Vladimir Isachenkov | Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin demanded Friday that Belarus quickly release 33 Russian private security contractors it detained on terrorism charges, dismissing accusations of plots during the Belarus presidential campaign as bogus. The allegations represent an unprecedented escalation of tensions between Russia and neighboring Belarus, traditionally close allies, as … ادامه

مرزهای ادب، بی‌طرفی و واقع‌گویی جابجا شد

گروه سیاسی: سیدمصطفی تاجزاده در یک توییت نوشت: ‏اخبار ساعت ۱۴ امروز سیمای جمهوری اسلامی نه فقط مرزهای ادب و بی‌طرفی و واقع‌گویی را جابجا کرد، بلکه با ابداع اصطلاح “رئیس‌جمهور به‌ظاهر سیاه‌پوست سابق آمریکا” برای توصیف اوباما، روش خبررسانی جدیدی پایه گذاشت. راستی چرا ترامپ را “رئیس‌جمهور به‌ظاهر سفیدپوست” نمی‌خواند؟   Source link ایندکسر

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Nigerians counteract COVID-19 denialism with social media campaigns

Ogun State COVID-19 Isolation Centre. Image by Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi, used with permission. Nigerians are reducing the effect of COVID-19 denial narratives with powerful online Twitter campaigns such as #MyCOVID19NaijaStory and #COVIDStopswithMe.  These counter-narratives aim to prove that the deadly coronavirus is not a hoax and more importantly, to encourage people to adopt good public health behaviours … ادامه

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He got the Porsche, but his luck ran out with the Rolexes

A Florida man who allegedly bought a Porsche with a homemade cashier’s check was arrested when he pushed his luck the next day in a jeweler’s shop. Casey Kelley at the Destin Porsche dealership. (Walton County Sheriff’s Office)  Casey William Kelley, 42, of Wewahitchka, was arrested by Walton County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday after a Miramar … ادامه

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فائزه هاشمی: من بودم سفارت آمریکا را بی مذاکره باز می‌کردم

گروه سیاسی: سایت انصاف‌نیوز نوشت: دهه نود با تمام اتفاقات پر فراز و نشیبش رو به پایان است اما میراث برجای مانده‌ی آن دغدغه‌ی معیشت و بهبود بسترهایی اقتصادیست که فشار بغرنجی را بر پیکره‌ی تمام طبقات جامعه ایجاد کرد و در نتیجه مسئله‌ی توسعه‌ی سیاسی در کنار توسعه‌ی اقتصادی کمرنگ‌تر شد، البته این چالش‌ها … ادامه

Appeal court says the answer to Guyana’s election results lies in the recount

The three Guyana Appeals Court judges hand down their ruling in the in Misenga Jones elections case, on July 30, 2020. Screenshot taken from the Stabroek News livestream of the judgement. On July 30, Guyana’s Court of Appeal handed down its judgement in the action brought by Misenga Jones, a supporter of the governing coalition … ادامه

Larry Magid: Historical perspective on Congressional grilling of ‘big tech’

Wednesday’s Congressional hearing with the heads of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google was historic for more than one reason.  It was the first time CEOs from all the major tech companies testified at a single hearing, and it probably wouldn’t have happened that way if it were not for the new-founded procedure of Larry Magid  … ادامه

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Chinese scientist wanted for visa fraud arrested after seeking medical care in San Francisco

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO  — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after U.S. authorities said she concealed her military ties was arrested after she left the Chinese consulate in San Francisco to seek medical care for her asthma, court documents showed. Juan Tang, who has a doctorate in … ادامه