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Journalists protest as BBC bans ‘virtue signaling’, emojis & ‘controversial’ takes on social media

The BBC has wheeled out a plethora of new guidelines for its journalists, including bans on online campaigning, emojis, and “virtue signaling.” Some pundits aren’t happy with the new focus on objectivity. Read Full Article at

Olympic test event in China called off amid travel concerns

Another test event for the 2022 Beijing Olympics was called off Saturday, when bobsled and skeleton officials canceled plans to have a training week and World Cup race on a newly built track to end this year’s sliding season. The decision comes just days a

Bruce Feldman on Ohio State: 'It is not looking very promising for the next game at Michigan State'

Bruce Feldman joins Big Noon Kickoff to discuss the Ohio State Buckeyes' COVID-19 situation, their remaining schedule, and the circumstances of making the Big Ten Championship game. The crew reacts to the news and talks about the Big Ten needing to be flexibl

IRDAI approves Mitsui Sumitomo#39;s Max Life stake swap with MFSL

New Delhi, Nov 28 Max Financial Services Ltd (MFSL) on Saturday said IRDAI has approved the proposed transfer of 39.47 crore shares constituting 20...

Bahrain GP: Hamilton storms to pole ahead of Bottas

After Verstappen had led final practice, Hamilton hit back to top all three segments of qualifying, leading the way on the first runs in Q3 with a 1m27.677s.The world champion then found time in all three sectors on his second run on the soft tyres, ending u

COVID-19 update | Rajasthan slashes RT-PCR Covid test by private labs at Rs 800

Jaipur, Nov 28 The Rajasthan government on Saturday fixed the rate for Covid-19 RT-PCR tests by private labs in the state to Rs 800, slash..

COVID-19 vaccine | Serum Institute to apply for emergency licence for Covishield vaccine in next 2 weeks

Adar Poonawalla said Serum Institute of India is manufacturing 50-60 million doses of Covishield per month, and from January it would increase the production to 100 million doses per month

Why the 2017 Las Vegas massacre was an act of right-wing domestic terrorism, and why it matters

One of the thorniest issues the team that I helped lead at Type Investigations and Reveal News as we compiled domestic-terrorism data from around the nation for our July report on “Domestic Terror in the Age of Trump” was the case of Stephen Paddock, who

Historians in Delaware complete newspaper archiving project

SEAFORD, Del. (AP) - Since the late 1800s, there have been plenty of stories, newsmakers and journalists in the Seaford area. Now, there’s something new for the old news: Scores of archived newspaper editions from various publications are at your fingertip

2020 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying results, full grid lineup

Hamilton fended off the challenge of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen for his 10th pole of the season.In the top-10 shootout, Hamilton set the bar at 1m27.677s, 0.146s faster than Verstappen, with Bottas a tenth further back.

Government ready to deliberate on every problem and demand of farmers, assures Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah told the protesting farmers that the Government of India is ready to hold talks, and has invited them on December 3 for discussion

The Mandalorian season 2 episode 5 recap: Ahsoka Tano brings Baby Yoda revelations - CNET

Disney Plus' live-action Star Wars show just expanded its universe.

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Save big bucks on blenders, coffee makers, air fryers, pressure cookers, stand mixers, Dutch ovens, cookware and more.

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Shell must pay nearly half a billion for oil spill in Nigeria, court rules

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has declined an application from Royal Dutch Shell which aimed to set aside a previous ruling that ordered the company to pay $467 million for damages caused by an oil spill almost five decades ago. Read Full Article at

Fighter-turned-promoter: Khabib Nurmagomedov BUYS MMA promotion Gorilla Fighting Championship for $1 MILLION - report

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has made his first major move to continue his association with MMA after his retirement by buying Russian MMA promotion Gorilla Fighting Championship, according to reports. Read Full Article at

Covid-19-driven recession may see Russian economy contract by 4.5% & a million plunged into poverty, says finance guru Kudrin

The economic consequences of Covid-19 are becoming clearer, and they aren't good. The number of Russians in poverty is projected to grow by about a million by the end of 2020, with the overall economy due to fall as much as 4.5%. Read Full Article at

Almost 65% of domestic air travel back to pre COVID-19 level: Pradeep Singh Kharola

"On the first day of resumption of domestic air services (May 25) there were 79,000 people who would travel and we were worried. But gradually it started improving,” Pradeep Singh Kharola said.

Nomura ups India#39;s 2020 GDP forecast to -7.1% from -9%

Nomura has revised the GDP forecast for India to (-)8.2 percent from previously predicted (-)10.8 percent for FY21

India’s economy shrinks as COVID-19 slams small businesses

The Indian government has committed $50 billion, roughly 2% of India’s annual economic output, to help small businesses, as well as cash transfers to low-income workers as part of a $266 billion economic package.

Boris Johnson names business minister Nadhim Zahawi top UK official responsible for vaccine deployment

UK Conservative Party politician Nadhim Zahawi has been appointed as under secretary of state responsible for the deployment of a Covid-19 vaccine across the country, signalling a massive vaccination programme is forthcoming. Read Full Article at

‘Important to preserve scope for talks with Iran’: Germany warns against escalation after killing of top Iranian scientist

Berlin has urged “all parties” to avoid escalating tensions following the assassination of a senior Iranian scientist in what Tehran suspects to be an Israeli operation. Iran’s leader has pledged to go after those responsible. Read Full Article at

Bear biologists concerned famous grizzly

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Bear biologist Mike Boyce was staked out on a road in south of Wilson for much of the day on Nov. 17 keeping tabs on five grizzly bears that were napping, playing and feeding on a deer carcass. “They devoured it in just a matter of ...

Return talks? Khabib Nurmagomedov says he has 'something interesting' to talk about with UFC president Dana White

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his biggest hint yet that he might be ready to confirm his return to the octagon after revealing an intriguing detail about his upcoming meeting with UFC president Dana White. Read Full Article at

For the world economy, a grim slog tempered by new hopes

With the United States suffering its most rampant transmission yet and with major nations in Europe again under lockdown, prospects remain grim for a meaningful worldwide recovery before the middle of next year and far longer in some economies.

Q2 GDP shows surprising resilience: Is it good enough to last?

With improvement in manufacturing, due to lifting of lockdown measures GDP contraction has slowed down significantly. Agriculture sector continued to perform well with growth at 3.4 percent.

Remember, you can buy more than just books at your favorite independent bookstore

As the nation has struggled to face the novel coronavirus pandemic, Daily Kos has covered the enormous burden the Trump administration has effectively placed on the shoulders of small business owners and their employees. We know, for example, that Black-owne

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The amazing Vava 4K HDR ultra-short-throw projector is back for $1,950 - CNET

That's $850 off the regular price. Still expensive? Yes. Still totally worth it? Yes.

Nissan's Quintarelli unfazed by Fuji deficit to Toyota

Quintarelli qualified the #23 NISMO GT-R he shares with Tsugio Matsuda sixth for Sunday's title-decider, a little over seven tenths off the pace set by TOM'S Toyota man Kenta Yamashita.The #23 Nissan crew arrived at Fuji two points behind the lead of the stan

Chinese private corporate giants rocket in value despite Covid-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic that is raging across the planet has not stopped China's biggest privately run corporations from soaring in value, the Hurun Research Institute reports. Read Full Article at

‘Lessons for all of us’: All Blacks make a mockery of meaningless pre-match gestures with Maradona tribute before the Haka (VIDEO)

In a year full of rancor and accusations of empty pre-match gestures, New Zealand's rugby union team have united viewers worldwide with a touching Maradona tribute – although their generosity to rivals Argentina ended there. Read Full Article at

As official data warns of rising poverty levels, Russia’s Black Friday spending DOUBLES compared to 2019

Despite government numbers indicating rising levels of poverty and an increasing amount of people struggling to make ends meet, Russians spent twice as much on this year's Black Friday as they did in 2019. Read Full Article at

EPFO extends deadline for submission of Jeevan Pramaan Patra to February 28, 2021

To locate their nearest Common Service Centres (CSCs), pensioners can go on Online request to Post Offices for submission of JPPs from the comfort of their home or elsewhere can be placed on

Honda title hopes dealt «heavy blow» by Toyota in Fuji finale

Toyota had won two of the previous three races held at Fuji Speedway and was expected to dominate again for SUPER GT’s fourth visit to the venue in 2020 as part of a heavily-revised calendar that features only three circuits.However, even Honda drivers wer

FIA abandons track limits lap time deletions in Bahrain

For the opening day of running track limits were monitored at Sakhir’s Turn 4 for the first time, with the regular threat of the loss of lap time for any offence.There were 33 deletions over the two practice sessions, with Lewis Hamilton topping the list o

Bahrain circuit rescues escaped dog that halted F1 practice

After a lengthy red flag following Alexander Albon’s crash in second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday, the session resumed for just 27 seconds before another red flag was shown.Drivers heading out on-track were quick to report that they had see

Facebook and Sony Pictures partner to bring VoD content from India tour of Australia

Facebook will post exclusive video-on-demand match content across three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Tests in relation to the said video-on-demand match content provided by SPNI.

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Republican lies are simply a way of life for them

WaPo: Republicans lob accusations of elitism at ‘Middle Class Joe’ — a sign of the upended politics of populism President-elect Joe Biden, a state-college graduate who was once the poorest man in the U.S. Senate, is facing accusations of elitism fro

McKinsey told OxyContin producer to pay off distributors for every attributable overdose, court papers show – report

Consultancy firm McKinsey suggested its client, Purdue Pharma, pay rebates to distributors of OxyContin for every overdose case that could be traced to abuse of the opioid pill as part of its plan to “turbocharge” sales. Read Full Article at

Leo to London? Abramovich could make Messi his BIGGEST-EVER SIGNING as Spanish football oracle claims Chelsea are poised to swoop

Owner Roman Abramovich's vast wealth could bankroll a sensational swoop by Chelsea to sign wantaway Barcelona legend Lionel Messi, with an expert revealing that the Blues are ready to thwart Premier League rivals Man City's move. Read Full Article at
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