Rio Ruiz, Orioles' offense overwhelms Red Sox in 13-1 win
The Baltimore Orioles piled on the runs in their dominant 13-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Each of the Orioles starters had a hit in the win. Rio Ruiz had three of Baltimore's 18 hits. Jose Iglesias homered in the win.
Winners, losers from Dolphins’ dominant victory over Jaguars
The Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars took the field on Thursday Night Football with fans expecting to witness a dull game. Instead, we saw quite a few fireworks as Ryan Fitzpatrick led Miami to a surprising victory to kick off Week 3 of the NFL season.
‘They were trying to do a coup!’: Trump says after FBI docs reveal agents bought liability insurance during Flynn probe
US President Donald Trump said the FBI targeted him for a “coup” after newly released documents showed that federal agents bought liability insurance over fears their handling of the Trump-Russia probe could lead to legal trouble. Read Full Article at RT.
Breonna Taylor protesters in Louisville smash windows & throw flare into LIBRARY, defying curfew day after cops are shot (VIDEOS)
Scores of protesters took to the streets of Louisville, ignoring the nighttime curfew a day after two police officers were shot amid unrest sparked by the charges in the Breonna Taylor case. A library was damaged in the mayhem. Read Full Article at RT.com
Toyota calls up Super Formula rookies to race at Okayama
Miyata and Sakaguchi will replace Kazuki Nakajima and Kenta Yamashita at TOM'S and Kondo Racing respectively for the second round of the 2020 season.Along with Kamui Kobayashi and Tatiana Calderon, Nakajima and Yamashita are unable to race at Okayama due to t
Thursday Night Owls: FinCEN files show how ineffective our supposed financial watchdogs are
Night Owls, a themed open thread, appears at Daily Kos seven days a week
At The Guardian, Tom Burgis writes—What $2 trillion in possible corrupt activity reveals about Kleptopia:
[...] This week we’ve caught a fresh glimpse of Kleptopia. The Internati
Summer melt season shrinks Arctic sea ice to second-lowest level in satellite record
In the spring of 2004, freelance adventurer Ben Saunders, then just 26 years old, had to give up his attempt to make a solo trip across the North Pole from Cape Artichevsky in Siberia to Canada. He set out on skis March 5 and reached the pole on May 11.
The latest vaccine to go to phase 3 testing may still emerge among the first to reach public use
On Tuesday, consumer pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced that their vaccine for COVID-19 was entering phase 3 trials. It seems hard to get excited about yet another vaccine at this point, especially when others began their phase 3 trials week
Virus delays Rio's Carnival for first time in a century
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the pandemic. Rio’s League of Samba Schools, LIESA, announc
Google Meet and other Google services go down (Updated)
Google’s engineers aren’t having a good day today. This afternoon, a number of Google services went offline or are barely reachable. These services include Google Meet, Drive, Docs, Analytics, Classroom and Calendar, for example. While Google̵
Germany sacks military counter-intelligence chief overseeing investigation into soldiers’ suspected ties to neo-Nazi groups
The head of Germany’s military counter-intelligence service has been dismissed amid a sweeping probe into hundreds of soldiers for suspected links to far-right extremism, the military’s latest effort to overhaul the agency. Read Full Article at RT.com
This Week in Statehouse Action: All Falls Down edition
… except nothing is happy and it feels like it never will be again.
But wallowing in our anguish is a luxury we can’t afford, and besides, as one of my favorite philosophers is known for saying, “Pain don’t hurt.”
What does hur