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States on hook for billions under Trump's…

States are having to consider whether they can afford a plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits, The plan requires states to provide 25 percent of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the will to do it

Drinking in Moderation Can Be Healthy

New research points towards moderate alcohol consumption as a heathy lifestyle choice.

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to…

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to Stop Hackers From Accessing Private Info . Twitter made the announcement via blog post. We recently discovered and fixed a vulnerability in Twitter for Android related to an underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and 9. Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android already have an Android security patch installed that protects them from this vulnerability. , Twitter, via blog post. For the other 4%, this vulnerability could allow an attacker, through a malicious app installed on your device, to access private Twitter data on your device (like Direct Messages) by working around Android system permissions that protect against this, Twitter, via blog post. To keep your Twitter data safe, please update to the latest version of Twitter for Android on all Android devices that you use to access Twitter. This issue did not impact Twitter for iOS or Twitter.com, Twitter, via blog post. The announcement comes just days after hackers viewed the private messages of 36 accounts

Asian shares push higher on stimulus moves, jobs…

Shares are mostly higher in Asia after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

Can Coffee Help Fight Disease?

Everyone’s favorite morning pick-me-up may contain added benefits.

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World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight…

World's Fastest Supercomputer Joins the Fight Against COVID-19 Japan's Fugaku supercomputer recently surpassed a U.S. IBM machine as the world's fasted computer. Now, it's being used to help tackle the global health crisis. Satoshi Matsuoka, head of Riken Center for Computational Science, commented about the computer's capabilities. Satoshi Matsuoka, via statement Fugaku is already being used to develop a better understanding of how coronavirus can be halted in specific environments such as office spaces. Researchers hope it will help to identify potential treatments for the disease in 2021. Fugaku is able to carry out 2.8 times more calculations per second than the IBM computer known as Summit.

Malaysia's ex-finance minister charged again in…

Malaysia’s former finance minister has pleaded not guilty to a second corruption charge related to a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project

Diet Tips For Women Over 50

As your metabolism starts to slow down, changes should be made to sustain a healthy lifestyle.

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player

Adobe Officially Confirms the End of Flash Player In 2017, the computer software company announced it would cease to produce updates for the Flash Player. Now, Adobe has confirmed that the flash player will no longer be supported after December 31. Adobe, via statement Adobe gave three years' notice to Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft so they could "migrate existing Flash content as needed to new, open standards."

Asia Today: Melbourne deaths rise at aged-care…

Australia has reported fewer new daily cases from its virus hotspot in the city of Melbourne than on any single day since last month

Republicans break ranks over Covid-19 - Subtitled

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Xbox Celebrates Pride Month With $250K Donation…

Xbox Celebrates Pride Month With $250K Donation and More In addition to the donation, Microsoft is "honoring" Pride month by unveiling plans for its gaming division, including a curated list of inclusive titles across both its console and PC collections. Microsoft store category manager Garron Ballard provided updates via the Xbox website. Garron Ballard, via Xbox website Garron Ballard, via Xbox website He also addressed the company's gaming roster, and revealed these titles will be highlighted throughout the month. Garron Ballard, via Xbox website Garron Ballard, via Xbox website

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested…

Hong Kong police have arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the publisher’s headquarters in the highest-profile use yet of the new security law Beijing imposed on the city in June

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The COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to end early, but the rapidly approaching school year has many worried about educational achievement gaps. Video included sound from Dr. Karen Rambo-Hernandez a professor at Texas A&M and Dr. Jim Soland a research fellow for NWEA.

51 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Northland

Facebook Allows Users to Turn off Political Ads

Facebook Allows Users to Turn off Political Ads Mark Zuckerberg announced that the app will give people the choice to mute ads promoting parties they are not interested in. Mark Zuckerberg, via 'USA Today' The social network's sister app, Instagram, will also have this function. It's currently rolling out in the U.S., but it will be made available in other countries later this year.

Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in…

The executive orders signed by President Donald Trump to help Americans cope with an economic recession are far less sweeping than any relief bill Congress could pass and raise questions about effective they will be

Reduce Anxiety With Gratitude

People who express gratitude are less likely to feel anxious or depressed.

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020 According to 'Forbes,' 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Call Of Duty: WWII' are available next month free of charge. They follow 'Cities: Skylines' and 'Farming Simulator 19,' which dropped in May and can be downloaded until June 1. 'Battlefront' and 'Call of Duty' are first-person competitive shooters in completely different settings. They will be available to play until July 6. EA's 'Battlefront II' puts you in various scenarios from the legendary 'Star Wars' film series. Gamers can choose to play on the sides of the Empire and First Order or take part in the Resistance. In Sledgehammer Games' 'Call of Duty,' take part in multiple missions across Europe inspired by historical events. Besides the standard story mode, you can also switch over to multiplayer.

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BBC says sorry for using racist term in news…

The BBC has apologized for broadcasting a racist slur in a news report, saying it was a mistake that has caused many people distress

Flying During COVID-19

Americans are feeling unsafe about getting on a plane during a pandemic.