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‘It’s the Cuomo way’: MORE aides describe ‘cult’ workplace as top NY Democrat says governor should quit if new accusers speak out

Numerous former staffers for Andrew Cuomo have described the toxic and cult-like work environment they worked under amidst the governor’s multiple worsening scandals, including three accusations of sexual harassment. Read Full Article at RT.com

India aiming to produce 100 million doses of home-grown Covaxin Covid-19 jab per month by September

India is pushing to greatly expand production of its home-grown Covaxin jab and expects to hit the rate of some 100 million doses per month by September. The country has experienced a sharp increase in new Covid-19 cases lately. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fawning over Lacazette’s ‘powerful’ statement & tenuous link to star performance undermine football’s already-phoney war on racism

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette provided powerful imagery ahead of a Europa League clash with Sparta Prague on Thursday, but the gushing reaction to it undermines football's already-phoney war on racism. Read Full Article at RT.com

Australian medicines regulator reports first blood clot death 'likely' linked to AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

Blood clots in a woman who died after being injected with AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria vaccine were «likely» linked to the Anglo-Swedish jab, the Australian government's drugs regulator has said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Not just tinned goods: Sales of luxury goods boom in Russia during pandemic, as closed borders see consumers splash cash at home

While the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic saw shoppers scramble to buy canned food, hand sanitizer and even toilet paper, the virus apparently hasn’t taken away wealthy Russians’ expensive tastes or love of luxury brands. Read Full Article at RT.com

70-year-old woman savagely beaten on LA bus, allegedly because she ‘looked Asian,’ amid rash of hate crimes in California

An elderly Mexican-American woman was assaulted on a bus in Los Angeles, reportedly because her assailant thought she was Asian. The suspected hate crime follows a string of anti-Asian incidents in California. Read Full Article at RT.com

Pat McAfee joins Friday Night SmackDown announce team

WWE today announced that Pat McAfee will debut as the new analyst for Friday Night SmackDown beginning tomorrow night, April 16, live at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. 

Washington solicits season ticket holder input on potential new names

Fans were shown several names from a larger pool and told to pick their preferred choices. The Redtails, Warriors, Rubies, Redwolves, Pilots and Griffins were among the options. 

The iPad is perfect for art, games and movies, but Apple wants more - CNET

The pandemic has reminded people how important it is to have a keyboard, mouse or trackpad to get work done. The iPad's still working on that.

Best affordable cars for 2021 - Roadshow

Not every cool car will break the bank. Here are some great options on the cheaper end of the spectrum.

Mother's Day cards you can buy online that are actually funny - CNET

Bypass the picked-over drug store selection and send mom one of these LOL-inducing cards.

The best standing desk for 2021 - CNET

Sit or stand. The choice is yours.

Indian economy in better shape compared to previous COVID-19 wave: CEA K V Subramanian

Beginning March this year, the second wave started rearing its head with a sudden jump in cases, forcing many states to go for localised restrictions to break the COVID-19 chain.

Gold gives a breakout, jumps above Rs 47,000/10 gram on flight to safety; silver climbs 789 a kg

Gold traded higher to a more than one-month peak as US Treasury yields slipped despite better-than- expected US economic data, pushing investors to bullion as a refuge against possible inflation ahead.

Russian stock market shrugs off new US sanctions risks

Key indices on the Moscow Exchange rebounded on Friday, just a day after the US unveiled new anti-Russian sanctions targeting the nation’s sovereign debt among other punitive measures. Read Full Article at RT.com

Emilia Romagna GP: Bottas tops FP2 as Verstappen hits trouble

The second one-hour session of Friday day at Imola featured a number of unusual developments, as the Mercedes drivers did not find major gains using the soft tyres on their mid-session qualifying simulation runs, while Ferrari's Charles Leclerc actually set F

Grand Prix practice results: Bottas fastest in both Imola sessions

Both Friday practice sessions have each been cut to one hour in 2021, instead of the usual 90 minutes each. FP1 was topped by Bottas, and he repeated the feat in FP2 – but only by 0.01s from teammate Lewis Hamilton. Red Bull's Max Verstappen hit trouble whe

‘I wish this was a joke’: Fans mock fashion faux pas as Canada Olympic team embraces denim stereotype (PHOTOS)

If you thought that the coronavirus was the worst thing to happen to Tokyo 2020 think again, as the Canadian team's sartorial selections were called into question as the country's officials unveiled a bizarre new denim uniform. Read Full Article at RT.com

Indonesia arrests two hackers over $60-million fraud that targeted US jobless during Covid pandemic

Indonesia has charged two hackers over a $60-million scam targeting Americans who lost their jobs during the Covid pandemic, directing people to fake websites, stealing data then using it to defraud millions from an aid program. Read Full Article at RT.com

Scientists create first chimeric human-monkey embryos which can survive up to 20 days

An international team of scientists based in China and the United States have successfully grown human-monkey chimeric embryos for up to 20 days, a world first, pushing the boundaries of both science and ethics simultaneously. Read Full Article at RT.com

Defective impellers | Honda to replace fuel pump in 77,954 cars in India

Seven models that were manufactured by HCIL -- Amaze, 4th Gen City, WR-V, Jazz, Civic, BR-V and CR-V – are part of the recall.

ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/15/2021

Change of Command Ceremony: A Change of Command ceremony was performed today during which Shannon Walker assumed command of the ISS from Sergey Ryzhikov. This is in preparation for 63 undock and return tomorrow, April 16. Payloads Astrobee/Gecko-2: The crew c

Bitcoin tumbles after Turkey bans cryptocurrency payments citing risks

The decision could stall Turkey's crypto market

Prehistoric cannibal victim found in death cave ID'ed as a young girl

«The Boy of Gran Dolina,» a young individual in the extinct Homo antecessor species found at a site in Spain, is actually female, according to new analysis of dental remains.

AlphaTauri built special pedal case for Tsunoda

As Tsunoda is 5ft2 (157cm), he says his team has built a «a special pedal case» to ensure he can operate the pedals in the AT02 as usual.Tsunoda explained the situation in the pre-event press conference for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, a home ev

As luck would have it, Republicans seize on worst possible strategy to oppose Biden jobs plan

Senate Republicans have seized on opposing one of the most popular elements of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan as a political winner for them—raising the corporate tax rate. “I think that’s a non-negotiable red line,” Republican Sen. She

Emcure says Gennova is working on backward integration of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

The Phase I clinical trial should begin anytime soon. The animal toxicity and safety studies that was conducted as part of preclinical studies have produced desired results, says Vikas Thapar; company looking for foreign tie ups in due course

Russian scientists plan to launch world’s first EDIBLE Covid-19 vaccine… and promise it will taste like fermented milky yogurt

With scientists warning regular Covid-19 jabs might become a feature of our lives for years to come, anyone with a fear of needles might soon be breathing a sigh of relief if a team of scientists from St Petersburg get their way. Read Full Article at RT.com

As drones increasingly become vital part of military operations, Russian company announces new factory solely for producing UAVs

A Russia company is building the country’s first-ever specialized factory solely for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It plans to mass-produce military drones, like those deployed by the Russian Army in Syria. Read Full Article at RT.com

FedEx to ‘re-evaluate’ policy barring phones at work after employees caught in deadly shooting were unable to call loved ones

FedEx says it will review a policy that prohibits employees from accessing their mobiles during their shifts, after workers were unable to make calls during a shooting spree in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I’d shoot the ref twice’: Russian football manager loses it in incredible referee rant involving Hitler & Napoleon (VIDEO)

A fired-up football coach in Russia lost the plot when complaining about a referee and dragging in references to two of the most controversial figures in world history. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian F1 star Mazepin branded ‘danger to himself and others’ as he spins out TWICE in latest error-strewn display

Haas driver Nikita Mazepin has continued his inauspicious apprenticeship in Formula 1 on Friday as he crashed out TWICE during practice ahead of this Sunday's second race on the F1 schedule at Imola. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Highly probable’ EU won’t renew AstraZeneca or J&J Covid-19 vaccine contract, French minister says

France’s minister for industry has said she thinks it will be highly unlikely that the EU will seek new contracts with AstraZeneca and J&J for their Covid vaccines, but says discussions with Pfizer and Moderna have already begun. Read Full Article at RT.com

Medtronic partners with cybersecurity startup Sternum to protect its pacemakers from hackers

If you think cyberattacks are scary, what if those attacks were directed at your cardiac pacemaker? Medtronic, a medical device company, has been in hot water over the last couple of years because its pacemakers were getting hacked through their internet-base

1Doc3, a Colombian telemedicine startup, raises $3 million

The pandemic has made telemedicine video visits in the U.S. almost commonplace, but in Latin America, where broadband isn’t widely available, 1Doc3 is using text and chat to provide access to care. Today, the Colombia-based company announced a $3 million pr

Google misled consumers over location data settings, Australia court finds

Google’s historical collection of location data has got it into hot water in Australia where a case brought by the country’s Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has led to a federal court ruling that the tech giant misled consumers by opera

Morning Digest: Check out our new maps showing which House districts got redder or bluer since 2008

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Lead

Glowing, red-eyed rat fetus is global photo contest's gorgeously creepy winner

Butterfly wing scales, neurons, dividing cells and more showcased the beauty of microscopy in Olympus' second annual Global Image of the Year Award.

Steiner: Spinning Mazepin «trying too hard»

Just three weeks on from Mazepin's first lap exit at the Bahrain Grand Prix, the youngster endured a difficult first practice at Imola as he spun on his installation lap and the crashed out right at the end.Having had a run of incidents throughout the F1 seas

F1 and MotoGP to honour late Fausto Gresini on Sunday

Veteran MotoGP team boss Gresini sadly died in February following a two-month battle with COVID-19.The Italian – who was 125cc motorcycle grand prix world champion in 1985 and 1987 – was a highly respected figure in the world of motorsport, with MotoGP ob
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