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Facebook and Twitter target Trump over virus claim

The social networks say a post of a TV interview Mr Trump gave contained Covid-19 "misinformation".

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Trump endorses extended payroll protection for airline workers to avoid COVID-19 layoffs

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President Trump said Wednesday that he'd support an extension of payroll support for airlines as the pandemic continues to eat away at their business.

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TikTok to open $500m data centre in Ireland

The firm says the move represents its "long-term commitment to Europe".

from BBC News - Technology https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53664997
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Schools 'must come before pubs and restaurants in future'

England's children's commissioner says the fundamental right to an education should be prioritised ahead of pubs.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-53650648
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Anthony Levandowski: Ex-Google engineer sentenced for theft

A judge says Anthony Levandowski carried out the "biggest trade secret crime I have ever seen".

from BBC News - Technology https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-53659805
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Trump suggests Beirut explosion was 'bomb of some kind'

Donald Trump has contradicted Lebanese officials and suggested a "terrible attack" caused a massive explosion that killed at least 70 people in Beirut.

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Beirut blast: What is ammonium nitrate and why is it so dangerous?

If, as seems to be the case, the Beirut explosion was caused by thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse, the blast demonstrates the deadly potential of this common agricultural chemical.

from The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/beirut-explosion-what-is-ammonium-nitrate-and-why-is-it-so-dangerous-12042671
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Quarantine delay let up to 10,000 travellers bring coronavirus to UK - senior MPs

Ministers let up to 10,000 travellers with coronavirus spread it across the country at the start of the pandemic by failing to bring in quarantine rules early enough, senior MPs have said.

from The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-quarantine-delay-let-up-to-10000-travellers-bring-covid-19-to-uk-senior-mps-12042620
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Quarantine delay let up to 10,000 travellers bring coronavirus to UK - senior MPs

Ministers let up to 10,000 travellers with coronavirus spread it across the country at the start of the pandemic by failing to bring in quarantine rules early enough, senior MPs have said.

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NPR News: Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary

Conservative Kris Kobach Projected To Lose Kansas GOP Senate Primary
Trump ally and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was defeated by Rep. Roger Marshall, calming Republican leaders' worst fears in the race against Democratic state Sen. Barbara Bollier.

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Schools 'must come before pubs and restaurants in future'

England's children's commissioner says the fundamental right to an education should be prioritised ahead of pubs.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-53650648
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NHS: MPs pilot system to measure delivery of key pledges

Experts working for the Commons health committee will assess whether policy commitments are being met.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-53649625
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Beirut blast: What is ammonium nitrate and why is it so dangerous?

If, as seems to be the case, the Beirut explosion was caused by thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse, the blast demonstrates the deadly potential of this common agricultural chemical.

from Tech News - Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/beirut-explosion-what-is-ammonium-nitrate-and-why-is-it-so-dangerous-12042671
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Virgin Atlantic airline files for U.S. bankruptcy protection

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Virgin Atlantic airline filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York on Tuesday as the COVID-19 pandemic hammers the airline industry.

from CBC | Business News https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/virgin-atlantic-airline-files-for-u-s-bankruptcy-protection-1.5674520?cmp=rss
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Early-years workers quit 'underpaid and undervalued' jobs

You could earn more in Tesco, admits one pre-school leader as thousands leave the profession.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-53649895
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NPR News: As Cases Rise Fast, Mississippi Governor Mandates Masks And Delays Start Of School

As Cases Rise Fast, Mississippi Governor Mandates Masks And Delays Start Of School
Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday that masks will be mandatory statewide for two weeks, and school districts in eight hard-hit counties must delay their in-person reopening until August 17.

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Climate change: Satellites find new colonies of Emperor penguins

A search from space discovers new colonies of the Antarctic bird that has an uncertain future.

from BBC News - Science & Environment https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53549299
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SFGATE: California under-reporting virus cases due to technical issues

California under-reporting virus cases due to technical issues
Published on August 04, 2020 at 01:13PM by By AMY TAXIN
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A technical problem has caused a lag in California’s tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data showing improvements in the infection rate and number of positive cases, and hindering efforts to track the spread, the state’s top health official said Tuesday.Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said in recent days that California has not been receiving a full count of tests conducted, or positive results, through electronic lab reports because of the unresolved issue, which he did not describe in detail. The state's data page now carries a disclaimer saying the numbers “represent an underreporting of actual positive cases" per day.The latest daily tally posted Tuesday showed 4,526 new confirmed positives, the lowest total in more than six weeks and a precipitous drop from the record nearly 13,…

Dems, White House optimistic stimulus deal could be reached this week after both sides make concessions

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Top Democrats and negotiators from the White House say a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package could be reached by the end of the week.

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Four Station Casinos properties in Las Vegas may never reopen after pandemic closure

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Station Casinos had closed 20 properties in Southern Nevada for almost three months because of coronavirus. Four may never be reopened.

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Disney focuses on streaming as it falls to a loss

The giant firm will launch a new streaming site as it battles the effects of the coronavirus crisis.

from BBC News - Technology https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53658887
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TikTok: The story of a social media giant

How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?

from BBC News - Technology https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53640724
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Fulham back in the Premier League after victory in football's richest game

Fulham have booked their immediate return to the Premier League as Joe Bryan struck twice in extra-time to see them past Brentford 2-1 in the Championship play-off final.

from The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/fulham-back-in-the-premier-league-after-victory-in-footballs-richest-game-12042660
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Fulham back in the Premier League after victory in football's richest game

Fulham have booked their immediate return to the Premier League as Joe Bryan struck twice in extra-time to see them past Brentford 2-1 in the Championship play-off final.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/fulham-back-in-the-premier-league-after-victory-in-footballs-richest-game-12042660
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SpaceX: Nasa crew describe rumbles and jolts of return to Earth

Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley describe returning to Earth from the ISS in SpaceX's vehicle.

from BBC News - Science & Environment https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53658837
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Spot robot turns 'Fluffy' in new factory floor job

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week's technology stories.

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Testing 'may not prevent new coronavirus wave' when schools reopen

Scientists say the UK test-and-trace scheme is not yet good enough to stop a resurgence of coronavirus.

from BBC News - Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53638083
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Wuhan not necessarily where coronavirus crossed from animals into humans: WHO expert

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Although the first clusters of atypical pneumonia were reported in Wuhan, China, it doesn't necessarily mean that is where the COVID-19 disease crossed from animals into humans, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Monday. #Coronavirus


Although the first clusters of atypical pneumonia were reported in Wuhan, China, it doesn't necessarily mean that is where the COVID-19 disease crossed from animals into humans, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Monday.

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Aerial photos show views of Macao, south China. #HiChina #SeeChina

















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Plan yourself a cool summer tour to experience the thrilling projects and unparalleled landscape of Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province. #HiChina #SeeChina













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The red beach of Hormuz Island Hormuz Island is one of the most wondrous natural sites in Iran due to its colorful landscape and red sand beach. Dubbed the "Geology museum of Iran", it attracts thousands of visitors who arrive to explore every year. #WorldToday

The red beach of Hormuz Island Hormuz Island is one of the most wondrous natural sites in Iran due to its colorful landscape and red sand beach. Dubbed the "Geology museum of Iran", it attracts thousands of visitors who arrive to explore every year. #WorldToday

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Bicycle acrobat

An acrobat shows off his amazing balancing skills on various modified bicycles. #MoreThanTalented



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Testing 'may not prevent new coronavirus wave' when schools reopen

Scientists say the UK test-and-trace scheme is not yet good enough to stop a resurgence of coronavirus.

from BBC News - Family & Education https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53638083
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North Korea 'probably' has mini nuclear devices to fit missiles - UN report

North Korea has "probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missile", according to a confidential UN report.

from The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/north-korea-has-probably-developed-mini-nuclear-devices-to-fit-missile-warheads-says-un-report-12042001
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NPR News: Census, Cut Short A Month, Rushes To Finish All Counting Efforts By Sept. 30

Census, Cut Short A Month, Rushes To Finish All Counting Efforts By Sept. 30
Under pressure to meet legal deadlines Congress has not changed despite pandemic-related delays, the Census Bureau announced a new end date after NPR reported that door knocking will be cut short.

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Microsoft Redesigns the Xbox Store So It’s Easier to Use

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Microsoft has worked hard to appease Xbox users in recent months, from the improved Game Pass to the release of the upcoming Xbox Series X. Now, the company has unveiled a new-look Microsoft Store on Xbox that’s “designed to be faster, safer and easier to use than ever before”.What’s Coming to the Microsoft Store on Xbox?Microsoft announced the new Microsoft Store on Xbox experience in a post on Xbox Wire. There, the company details all of the new changes coming to the Xbox Store and how they will benefit you.First, Microsoft states that the Xbox Store will load faster in general. When you start up the store, it will only take two seconds before you’re ready to browse. Each game’s store page also loads faster so that you don’t need to wait to see the screenshots and trailers.The new Microsoft Store on Xbox will also be easier to use.Microsoft has revamped the wishlist feature so that it’s easier to add games and check when they go on sale. The update will also make it easier to add ga…

Google Announces New Pixel Phones Including the Pixel 4a

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Fans of Google Pixel devices are in for a treat, as the company has announced the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), and Pixel 5. There’s a lot to be excited about, especially for anyone looking to get their hands on all of the excellent features Pixel devices offer without spending too much money.The Google Pixel 4a Is Coming SoonThe bulk of Google’s announcement on The Keyword is focused on the budget-friendly phone. Following up on the reasonably-priced Pixel 3a, the company is packing as many features as possible into an affordable phone.The Pixel 4a will retain many of the camera features offered by the far more expensive Pixel 4.Those features include dual exposure controls, Portrait Mode, Top Shot, Night Sight with astrophotography capabilities, and fused video stabilization. The camera hardware on the 4a isn’t quite as powerful as the Pixel 4, as it lacks the 16MP shooter. However, both do feature the same 12.2MP lens.Taking selfies should be a great experience with the new device, as i…

Microsoft Is in Talks to Acquire TikTok

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In a surprising move, Microsoft has declared its intent to acquire the popular Chinese app TikTok. Soon after declaring its interest, the US government almost shut down the deal. However, after a discussion, Microsoft has been given the green light to make the purchase.Microsoft’s Acquisition of TikTok: The Story So FarOn Friday, July 31st, The New York Times reported on Microsoft’s desire to purchase TikTok. Microsoft was interested despite the service coming under scrutiny by the US government. At the time, the government considered telling the service to separate from its parent company ByteDance, presumably to cut it off from its Chinese roots.However, as reported by Reuters on the same day, President Trump stated that he planned to ban TikTok from the US. He also claimed he could use an executive order to ban it as soon as Saturday (August 1st). This made Microsoft hesitant to finalize the deal in light of the potential ban.Microsoft to continue discussions on potential TikTok pu…

Microsoft Labels CCleaner a “Potentially Unwanted Application”

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For a while, CCleaner was a trusted addition to anyone’s cybersecurity arsenal. Recently, however, Microsoft has made a surprising move and marked CCleaner as a potentially unwanted application (PUA) for its Windows Defender antivirus.Let’s explore why Microsoft made this decision and what it means for you.Why Windows Defender Now Labels CCleaner as a PUAThis isn’t the first time that CCleaner has made the news for the wrong reasons. In our article on why CCleaner isn’t safe, we cover some of the past scandals that arose with the program.CCleaner had a tendency to install updates for itself without telling users, as well as monitoring what users were doing. Even worse, the software did the opposite of its job after a hacker used it to spread malware.Despite this troubled history, however, this isn’t the reason Microsoft has taken action. The company did ban links to it from its forums, stating that it believed registry editors did more harm than good. This recent marking as a PUA, how…

How to Solve Common Google Drive Issues: 10 Simple Solutions

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Google Drive allows you to collaborate with others seamlessly. Also, it is integrated with lots of other services, and files are always accessible. Best of all, you get an ample amount of storage for free.Despite Google Drive’s excellence, there can be problems in accessing the service. You may not be able to clear out storage space, share files, or are unable to access a document. Thankfully, many Google Drive problems are easy to fix.We’re going to offer some typical Google Drive troubleshooting tips that solve some specific Google Drive problems.General Google Drive Troubleshooting StepsThese are some simple steps that you should try first. They can help diagnose and fix a variety of problems with Google Drive.1. Check Google Drive’s Online StatusVisit Google’s app status dashboard. This lists all of Google’s services and tells you if there’s a known problem with them. If you see a “service disruption” or “service outage” indicator on the app you want to use, you can click on the c…

What's going on with TikTok?

Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.

from BBC News - Technology https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-53643345
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Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective test, trace, isolating strategy

Reopening schools fully in September without an effective test, trace and isolating strategy could result in a second wave of coronavirus more than twice the size of the first, according to a new modelling study.

from The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-second-covid-wave-twice-as-big-as-the-first-without-effective-test-trace-isolating-strategy-says-new-modelling-study-12042000
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Second COVID wave twice as big as the first without effective test, trace, isolating strategy

Reopening schools fully in September without an effective test, trace and isolating strategy could result in a second wave of coronavirus more than twice the size of the first, according to a new modelling study.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-second-covid-wave-twice-as-big-as-the-first-without-effective-test-trace-isolating-strategy-says-new-modelling-study-12042000
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New on SI: Report: NFL Selects Aug. 6 as Opt-Out Deadline for 2020 Season

The NFL has selected Thursday as the last day players can opt out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.The NFL has selected Thursday as the last day players can opt out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19, according to ESPN'sAdam Schefter.  Thursday's deadline is reportedly set for 4 p.m. ET. Over 30 players have already opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns regarding the coronavirus. Players who opt out will earn $350,000 in 2020 if they are considered high risk, and their salary will roll over to 2021. If a player is not at risk, he can still opt out and receive a $150,000 stipend. Chiefs right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first player in the league to opt out of the season on July 25. Duvernay-Tardif, who has a medical doctorate, plans to work at a long-term care facility outside of Montreal during the 2020 season. The 2020 season is still slated to begin on Sept. 10. The Chiefs will h the Texans on opening night. Camer…

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Trump weighs executive action as negotiations progress on next coronavirus stimulus package

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The president on Monday said he was weighing executive action as Congress and the White House struggle to break the impasse.

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