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Johnson's delay tactics fizzle, and Senate gets down to business of passing COVID-19 relief

After a mammoth afternoon, evening, and night of Senate clerks being forced to read the entirety of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan—10 hours and 43 minutes—Sen. Ron Johnson got bored with his delaying tactics meant to drag out the process. Philip B

PS5 restock updates: How to find the PlayStation 5 at Walmart, Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy and more - CNET

The Sony PS5 is still the hottest ticket in gaming. Here are all the links you need to see if it's in stock.

Game of Thrones is 10. But what happened to the world's biggest TV show? - CNET

George RR Martin and HBO have GoT prequels and novels on the way, but a calamitous season 8 finale may have killed off the saga.

Where to buy a PS5: Everything you need to know about getting Sony's new gaming console - CNET

Finding a PS5 is tricky business, as new consoles are immediately snapped up by keen customers.

Bitcoin tumbles more than 4% after Turkey bans crypto payments citing risks

Bitcoin was down 4.6 percent at $60,333 at 1117 GMT after the ban, which was criticised by Turkey#39;s main opposition party. Smaller coins ethereum and XRP, which tend to move in tandem with bitcoin, fell between 6 percent-12 percent.

Cotton futures slid 1.24% to Rs 21,510 per bale on weak global cues

The momentum indicator Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 50.53, which indicates sideways movement in prices.

Morgan Stanley profit surges, flags nearly $1 billion Archegos loss

Morgan Stanley was one of six banks that had exposure to Archegos Capital Management, a family office fund that defaulted on margin calls late last month and triggered a firesale of stocks across Wall Street.

Almost Every Galaxy Has One – A Black Hole, That Is

Spectacular jets are powered by the gravitational energy of a supermassive black hole in the core of the elliptical galaxy Hercules A.

Local fibre line failure caused F1 data outage at Imola

The F1 data system went down at the start of track action and a quick switch was made to a «recovery mode» that allowed basic operations to continue via a satellite link.However, many features such as data transmission, onboard cameras and team ra

Portuguese MotoGP: Bagnaia leads Quartararo in FP2

Despite a sprinkling of light rain ahead of the session, the track filled up straight away at the start of FP2.However, Takaaki Nakagami’s session was halted at start of his first flying lap when he suffered a terrifying crash over the crest of the hill on

Canadiens recall Hobey Baker winner Cole Caufield

Caufield has been a scoring machine in his amateur career and was piling up points in the AHL as well.

More than half of passports Cyprus issued to rich foreigners were illegal, says inquiry chief

The head of an inquiry into the now-defunct Cypriot citizenship by investment program has said that more than half of all the passports doled out by the government in Nicosia were illegal under EU law. Read Full Article at

Hackers leak database with over 500,000 emails used to sign up to website in support of jailed Russian opposition figure Navalny

Hackers have compromised a database containing the email addresses of people who had registered on a website in order to campaign for opposition figure Alexey Navalny's release from prison. It is now readily available online. Read Full Article at

Mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility leaves eight dead, five hospitalized

Eight people are dead after a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night, and five others were transported to the hospital with injuries. It’s a familiar story, but one no less tragic for the grieving families, or traumatic fo

US puts visa restrictions on Uganda, saying vote was flawed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The United States says it is imposing visa restrictions on “those believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining the democratic process in Uganda,“ including during the election in January and the campaign period. Secre

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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