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Another judge delivers blow to USPS, says changes put election mail ‘at risk’

Another judge delivers blow to USPS, says changes put election mail ‘at risk’

Another judge has put a court order in place stopping the US Postal Service from making policy changes that would slow down election mail. “Plaintiffs have also demonstrated that the combination of the reduction of late trips, extra trips and reduced sorting capacity puts the timely delivery of election mail at risk,” Judge Emmet Sullivan…MORE

Ruben Dias transfer agreed with Manchester City for $79.2 million, says Benfica

Pep Guardiola is once again splashing the cash as he attempts to plug the holes in Manchester City’s leaky back line. Portuguese club Benfica said on its website that a €68 million ($79.2 million) fee had been agreed with City for the transfer of central defender Ruben Dias, with the possibility of an additional €3.6…MORE

Chrissy Teigen hospitalized after suffering bleeding during latest pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering heavy bleeding during her pregnancy. The model and TV personality, who is expecting her third child with singer husband John Legend, was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Sunday, hours after complaining of being “so bored” stuck at home because of her latest pregnancy being…MORE

Democrats prepare for Trump to disrupt the election

Democrats prepare for Trump to disrupt the election

President Donald Trump‘s repeated claims that the presidential election will be rigged and his refusal to commit to a peaceful transition have ratcheted up Democratic fears Trump will mobilize the federal government to help him win in November, sparking furious preparations for a post-election counterattack. Democrats are bracing for a wide range of seemingly improbable…MORE

Big Hit IPO makes BTS millionaires and their producer a billionaire

Big Hit IPO makes BTS millionaires and their producer a billionaire

All seven members of boy band BTS have become multimillionaires after their label, Big Hit Entertainment, pulled off South Korea’s biggest stock market listing in three years. The K-pop label is issuing its shares at 135,000 won ($115) each, Big Hit said in a filing on Monday, raising 962.55 million won ($822 million) and valuing…MORE

Caesars could buy William Hill for $3.7 billion as sports betting booms

Caesars could buy William Hill for $3.7 billion as sports betting booms

Caesars Entertainment is in talks to buy William Hill in a deal that would value the British bookmaker at £2.9 billion ($3.7 billion) and underscore the size of the opportunity in online gaming and sports betting in the United States. In a joint statement on Monday, the companies said that the casino operator could offer…MORE

How climate change affects pandemics

How climate change affects pandemics

Numerous scientists have studied how the 1918 flu spread to become the deadliest pandemic in history and which interventions worked, research that is becoming increasingly relevant during the current coronavirus crisis. But little research has been done on how environmental conditions affected the 1918 pandemic — until now. The 1918 flu coincided with the final…MORE