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Afghanistan to Meet Condition Set by Taliban

Thousands of delegates from across Afghanistan endorsed releasing the nation's final 400 Taliban prisoners in an effort to encourage the start of peace talks. "The Taliban have said that if the 400 prisoners are released the direct talks between our negotiating team and the Taliban will start three days later,...

Cold War rivalries split the Olympics in Moscow…

The Cold War made for decades of tense Olympic battles between the United States and the Soviet Union

This fish can climb waterfalls

This fish can climb waterfalls.

Uber's Delivery Business Is Now Bigger Than Its…

Uber's Delivery Business Is Now Bigger Than Its Ride Service. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Uber Eats is now the company's most significant source of revenue. According to CNN Business, the second quarter saw Uber Eats take in $1.2 billion. That is double the amount it made in 2019's Q2. Gross bookings for Eats also saw an increase of 113 percent. By comparison, Uber Rides took in $790 million, and gross bookings fell 73 percent. Our delivery business alone is now as big as our Rides business was when I joined the company in 2017. We've essentially built a second Uber in under three years, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, via earnings call. The coronavirus pandemic has led to Uber slashing a quarter of its workforce and losing nearly $2 billion in Q2

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9 COVID Cases at Georgia School Captured in Photo

More coronavirus-related press for North Paulding High School, which burst onto the public stage on Tuesday by way of a photo that showed a hallway crammed with students, many without masks on. ABC News reports nine people at the Dallas, Georgia, school have tested positive for COVID-19. Its report comes...

Why Starting To Wear Makeup Again Messes With…

Plenty of people have either dialled down their daily makeup routine or have eliminated it altogether. After all, who's looking that closely if you don't have to go into work anymore, or have half your face covered with a mask for eight hours a day? But according to Allure, as communities begin to open up again, re-entry into full-blown makeup mode can throw your skin for a loop. Dermatologists say breakouts can be due to the skin being unused to foundation after such a long break from it. Another cause can be from wearing masks for hours at a time--and sweating profusely in it. Your best bet? Emphasize the eyes. Bright lipstick won't make your skin break out, either, but skip the foundation for now.

Chandelier sways after earthquake in South…

A 5.1 earthquake shook outside of Sparta, North Carolina, on Aug. 9. This chandelier in Darlington, South Carolina, felt it as it swayed back and forth.

A New Theory on Where Spain's Former King Has Gone

A clue in the mystery of the former king of Spain's whereabouts: a photo. Following Monday's revelation that Juan Carlos would be moving out of the country—destination unspecified—amidst a financial scandal, reports that he was bound for Portugal or the Dominican Republic emerged. Now Abu Dhabi is looking...

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Simon Cowell Breaks Back in Mishap at His Malibu…

Simon Cowell underwent surgery Saturday night after breaking his back while trying out an electric bike, says a rep. "Simon had a fall from his bike testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family," his spokeswoman said of the 60-year-old, per the...

DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured

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The 'chocolate mountains' of Oregon

This 50-million-year-old 'painting' can be found in Oregon.

Over 60 NFL Players Opt out of 2020 Season Over…

Over 60 NFL Players Opt out of 2020 Season Over COVID-19 Concerns. The NFL’s August 6 deadline to withdraw from the 2020 season has officially passed. According to CNN, 66 out of 2,880 players have chosen to opt out. Among those who opted out are practicing doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif of the Kansas City Chiefs. Duvernay-Tardif, who was on the frontline during the offseason, said he now has a “different perspective" of the pandemic. I cannot allow myself to potentially transmit the virus in our communities simply to play the sport that I love, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, via CNN. The New England Patriots have taken the biggest hit with eight players, including starters Dont’a Hightower and Patrick Chung, opting out. Those who voluntarily opted out will receive a $150,000 salary advance, a delay in contract until 2021 and continued health insurance. Players who opted out due to having a high-risk condition will receive a $350,000 stipend, a credited season and its benefits and continued health insurance

WH Aide: How Do We Add Trump to Mt. Rushmore?

Little question: How exactly does one get a face added to Mount Rushmore? That was a White House aide's query to the office of South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem last year, a Republican official tells the New York Times . The question wasn't new—Trump had asked Noem about it when...

Manicurist: Client Knowingly Exposed COVID-19

Although nail salons are reopening nationwide, COVID-19 is still very much an ongoing pandemic. In Washington, under the state's guidelines for personal service providers, that includes nail salons, clients "must self-screen for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 before arriving at the service provider location." But a nail technician named Taylor recently shared a since-removed Facebook post with a screenshot of a text-message conversation she says she had with a customer. In the screenshot, shared with Allure by Taylor, the client wrote, "I feel really bad and should not have shown up for my appointment but I desperately needed my nails done!

Helicopter dumps water to slow Pine Gulch Fire

The Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa County, Colorado, burned over 20,000 acres on Aug. 8. This helicopter dropped water to help firefighters put out the fire on Aug. 7.

Amber Guyger: It Really Wasn't Murder

The former Dallas cop who killed an unarmed Black man in his own home—a deadly mistake—has formally appealed her sentence , per CNN . Amber Guyger's lawyers are calling her murder conviction unfair because she considered Botham Jean, 26, a threat at the time. A lighter sentence for criminally negligent...

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The Times ' Op-Ed Page Fumbles Yet Again

Hillary Clinton has a little advice for celebrated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd: ditch the pot brownies. The former presidential candidate and secretary of state fired off a sharp tweet Saturday after the op-ed writer apparently forgot about Clinton's run for office in 2016, Mediaite reports. "It's hard to...

Virtual preparation allows Miss Nicaragua amid…

For four months everything was virtual: the modeling and speech classes, the make-up courses and the emotional support session via videoconference

Surrogate mom's heartwarming interaction with…

Surrogate mom's heartwarming interaction with baby orangutan