Daily Archives: July 7, 2020

Yes, COVID-19 Deaths Are Down. But There Are Worrying Signs of a Major Spike Ahead 

Hospitalization rates, which have been a predictor of deaths to come, are spiking

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Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility 

A Lancet study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies.

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Covid-19 will accelerate soccer league efficiency savings, says Martin Sorrell 

S4 Capital chairman thinks segmented rights sales could shore up recovery prospects.

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Party-switching Congressman who pledged loyalty to Trump sparks heated N.J. primary 

Congressman Jeff Van Drew outraged New Jersey Democrats and delighted Donald Trump last year when he switched parties and pledged his “undying support” to the Republican president. Former Vice President Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee, and Trump has no significant national Republican opposition. In New Jersey’s 2nd district, wh […]

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Johnny Depp takes on U.K. tabloid in court battle over ‘wife beater’ claims 

The case is likely to delve into the private lives of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, his ex-wife actress Amber Heard and a number of other figures.

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Weekday Races Give NASCAR Partners Valuable Social Media Data 

As NASCAR experiments with weekday races following a multiple-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, data now shows the sport’s partners saw a decrease in value compared to weekend events.

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Expanded Cargo Preferences May Be The Easiest Way To Rebuild The U.S. Maritime Industry 

Mandating broader use cargo preferences in U.S. trade would cost Washington nothing while rebuilding a strategic industry.

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Emma Swift Drops Mystic Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘Queen Jane Approximately’ 

Track appears off Nashville singer-songwriter’s LP of Dylan covers, Blonde on the Tracks

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UK’s Royal Mail has a new ‘green’ delivery van — but it’s really an ‘electric’ London taxi 

What’s the difference between taxi drivers and mail delivery people? According to the UK’s Royal Mail service, not a lot it would seem. The United Kingdom’s Royal Mail is set to trial an electric delivery vehicle based on the London Electric Vehicle Company‘s (LEVC) electric black cabs. In an announcement made earlier today, the postal service said that it w […]

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Motorola announces €349 5G phone for Europe, promises a sub-$500 model for US this year 

Last year Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 765, promising to usher in an era of low-cost 5G devices. Motorola, naturally, was more than happy to take advantage of the technology. While the company has been flirting with premium devices (with mixed results), budget devices will almost certainly be the company’s bread and butter for the foreseeable […]

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The best gadgets for school under $50 

You may already have the big ticket items you need for school, but you’ll probably need a few more things once the semester begins. This is especially true for those who aren’t heading back to campus immediately due to quarantine restrictions. Regard…

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Markets slide as EC predicts deeper eurozone recession – business live 

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the EC warns that the eurozone will shrink by 8.7% this yearLatest: EC slashes GDP forecasts after lockdownUK house prices drop for fourth month runningIntroduction: China stock market hits five-year highMarkets heading back to 2015 levels…but is it a bubble?European markets are down 1% 3.46pm […]

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Time running out’: Japan keeps searching for flooding survivors 

At least 50 deaths confirmed but officials expect the toll to rise as new heavy rain warnings are issued.

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At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard’s ‘sick’ abuse claim 

Johnny Depp has appeared in a London court, accusing his ex-wife Amber Heard of making “sick” claims that he abused her and falsely branding him a monster

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Deutsche Bank penalized $150M for Jeffrey Epstein relationship 

The bank, which is said to have had a major role in Epstein’s financial affairs, previously said it regretted its ties to the deceased, accused sex-trafficker.

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