Day: April 26, 2021

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Apple’s major privacy change is here. What would you like to know

IOS users must now explicitly allow apps to track their behavior and sell their personal data, such as age, location, spending habits and health information, to advertisers. While many apps have allowed people to handle or deny this for years, it’s usually buried deep in user settings and wordy privacy policies. The new application tracking […]

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White House pushes for 80% clean U.S. electricity grid by 2030, source says

An on-site SunPower executive at the California Valley Solar Farm near Santa Margarita, California in San Luis Obispo County. Michael Macor | Chronicle of San Francisco | Hearst Newspapers via Getty Images The White House hopes to capitalize on growing support from U.S. utilities, unions, and green groups for a national clean energy mandate by […]

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Kansas City shooting kills one, injures three others

Police responded to a report of gunfire around 10 p.m. and found four people shot dead near 19th and Vine Streets, police said in a press release. Officers provided medical treatment to a man until emergency medical services arrived and took him to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Three other adults with […]

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GameStop shares jump after Reddit frontrunner raises $ 551 million

A man watches GameStop on 6th Avenue on February 25, 2021 in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images GameStop’s share price climbed Monday after the video game retailer announced it had sold an additional 3.5 million shares, raising $ 551 million to accelerate the company’s ecommerce transformation. The action, favored […]

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Barefoot Elon Musk says ‘group of people will likely die’ when they arrive on Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told XPrize founder Peter Diamandis that bringing people to Mars would be dangerous but ultimately necessary to ensure the survival of humanity.

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Royal Caribbean Stops Hiring In India As Covid Cases Flock There

The cruise ship Mariner of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and host of Coinsbank Blockchain Cruise Asia, sits off Paradise Beach in Phuket, Thailand on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts left Singapore on Monday evening for their second annual blockchain cruise, Bitcoin’s price hovered comfortably above $ 13,500. By […]

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Global Covid-19 cases increase for ninth consecutive week

World Health Organization chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan speaks in an interview on April 26. CNN via Skype The actual number of Covid-19 cases in India is vastly underestimated, according to Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist of the World Health Organization. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson, Swaminathan said that despite a dramatic increase in testing, […]

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Biden’s capital gains tax hike to hit just 0.3% of households, adviser says

National Economic Council Director Brian Deese holds a media availability in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on April 26, 2021. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s chief economic adviser on Monday defended a plan to increase the capital gains tax on the country’s wealthiest households, […]

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Health

Family accused of selling bleach as a cure for COVID-19

April 26, 2021 – A family in Florida has been accused of selling tens of thousands of bottles of bleach as a “miracle cure” for coronavirus and other illnesses. Mark Grenon, 62, and his sons – Jonathan, 34, Jordan, 26, and Joseph, 32 – have been charged with fraud and violating civil court orders to […]

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Biden to announce new CDC mask guidelines on Tuesday, sources say

Before his first speech to Congress on Wednesday, the president will deliver remarks on the state of the pandemic on Tuesday. The three people close to the expected announcement said Biden will announce new CDC guidelines on whether those vaccinated should wear masks outside, although the final language of the expected announcement is still not […]

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