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The Latest: Pressure grows in France to tighten…

Pressure is growing on the French government to require masks in all workplaces and everywhere in public as coronavirus infections resurge

How To Make Tea The Correct Way

Scientists have determined there's only one right way to make tea.

Apple Is Reportedly Launching Subscription…

Apple Is Reportedly Launching Subscription Bundles With New iPhones This Fall. 'Bloomberg' reports that the tech giant is currently referring to the bundles as "Apple One.". Several tiers will reportedly be offered, with the basic tier including Apple Music and Apple TV+. A more expensive bundle would add on the apps Apple Arcade and Apple News+. . Extra iCloud storage would be added to the next tier. A top tier bundle is expected to add on a new Apple fitness subscription service. It would allow users to join virtual workouts through iOS and Apple TV. According to 'Bloomberg,' the new bundles will be integrated into Apple Family Sharing, in which up to six people can have access to a single account. Pricing has not yet been revealed

Post Office warns states across US about mail…

More questions keep coming about mail service and the coming elections

COVID-19: Staying Fit In Times Of Crisis

We hear from Jonathan Aluzas Co-Owner of Los Angeles based Arena Fitness and William Garcia a Trainer at Arena Fitness on how to cope with a lack of both physical and mental motivation as the pandemic quarantine lingers on.

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Padres history (Aug. 15): Trevor Hoffman's 300th save

TikTok Tracked Android Users’ MAC Addresses Unt…

TikTok Tracked Android Users’ MAC Addresses Until Late Last Year. According to 'The Wall Street Journal,' the popular app was found to be using an extra layer of encryption to conceal that it was tracking Android users. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to Internet-connected devices that can be used for ad targeting purposes. Users were not informed of the tracking, which skirted Google’s policies, and did not give users the chance to opt out. TikTok released a statement in which they reiterated that the company has never given U.S. user data to the Chinese government. The company also added that the latest version of the app does not collect MAC addresses. We always encourage our users to download the most current version of TikTok. , TikTok spokesperson, via statement

Asia Today: Restrictions in S. Korea, India cases…

South Korea has announced stronger social distancing restrictions for its greater capital area where a surge in COVID-19 cases has threatened to erase the country's hard-won gains

Learning to Breathe Properly Can Help With School

Can breathing techniques be the answer for struggling students.

Man arrested for allegedly robbing food truck

How to Break Free From 'Doom-Scrolling'

How to Break Free From 'Doom-Scrolling'. According to experts, , while "it might seem counterintuitive that we are hooked by bad news," . "our brains have actually evolved to pay more attention to negative news — and remember it longer — because it has a direct linkage to our survival.”. Doom-scrolling is an automatic behavior, where you lose the sense of time and you’re not consciously choosing to continue, Anne McLaughlin, Professor North Carolina State University, via 'The Washington Post'. Added to this, , with the infinite scroll “technology has become more addictive [by design],” by "playing on our primitive emotions — fear and outrage.". Becoming more conscious of how your technology hooks you can be key in helping you to break free of the doom-scrolling cycle. If you know what these platforms are offering to you and how the recommendation system works on the back end, then you can be a lot more critical and actively search for information, Sun Joo Ahn, Games and Virtual Environments UofG, via 'The Washington Post. The following tips for becoming more critical can be implemented immediately. Change your screen display to gray scale. Start clicking on different topics that interest you in order to retrain your algorithm. . Install screen-time limiting apps. Set timers to let yourself know when to put the screen down. Set your alarm to a favorite song to help keep you motivated

Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US…

President Donald Trump is giving the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States

Kamala Harris VP Pick Revealed

After months of speculation, California Senator Kamala Harris has been revealed as Joe Biden's running mate in the 2020 election. This video looks at the winners and losers of the V.P. stakes and assess why Harris may have been chosen.

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'Street Fighter' Producer Yoshinori Ono Quits…

'Street Fighter' Producer Yoshinori Ono Quits Capcom. While the sixth game hasn't been officially confirmed, it's said to be in the early stages of development. . The next installment in the franchise is rumored for a 2022 release. Ono has said he can't wait to see how the "new 'Street Fighter' brand" is "going to be expanded.". I've been with the 'Street Fighter' brand for a long time, experiencing good times, bad times and even non-existent times, Yoshinori Ono, via statement. My heart is filled with appreciation to those players who've been giving warm and kind support on the brand especially little over the past decade or so as all the activities on the 'Street Fighter' brand regained sunshine and grew its liveliness, Yoshinori Ono, via statement. And now, after serving almost 30 years at Capcom, I am leaving the company in this summer. This means that I will resign my position as the brand manager for Capcom's various titles including 'Street Fighter.', Yoshinori Ono, via statement. Capcom staff in the new generation will continue taking care of the 'Street Fighter' brand and leading the World Warriors. , Yoshinori Ono, via statement. And, I do believe that they will continue making 'Street Fighter' extraordinary. I will look forward to seeing the new 'Street Fighter' brand and how it's going to be expanded, as just one of the regular gamers next time around, Yoshinori Ono, via statement

After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on…

A little more than a month after Trump’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement took effect, the Trump administration is scheduled to re-impose a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum Sunday

Nintendo Profits Soar More Than 400%

Nintendo Profits Soar More Than 400%. The gaming giant posted its earnings on Thursday, revealing $1.37 billion in operating profit for the second quarter of 2020. Nintendo's sales have also doubled since this time last year, raking in about $3.4 billion. The Nintendo Switch and its popular game, 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons,' continue to drive sales amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company sold about 5.7 million Switch's and 10.6 million copies of 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' from April through June. 22.4 million copies of the game have been sold overall, making it Nintendo's second best-selling game of all time after 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.'. Nintendo plans to release new games this fall, including 'Pikmin 3 Deluxe' and new content for Pokémon enthusiasts

Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for…

A major union representing U.S. postal workers endorsed Democrat Joe Biden, a move that comes after President Donald Trump acknowledged he was starving the postal service of money in order to make it more difficult to vote by mail in November’s election

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to…

Twitter Advises Android Users to Update App to Stop Hackers From Accessing Private Info . Twitter made the announcement via blog post. We recently discovered and fixed a vulnerability in Twitter for Android related to an underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and 9. Our understanding is 96% of people using Twitter for Android already have an Android security patch installed that protects them from this vulnerability. , Twitter, via blog post. For the other 4%, this vulnerability could allow an attacker, through a malicious app installed on your device, to access private Twitter data on your device (like Direct Messages) by working around Android system permissions that protect against this, Twitter, via blog post. To keep your Twitter data safe, please update to the latest version of Twitter for Android on all Android devices that you use to access Twitter. This issue did not impact Twitter for iOS or Twitter.com, Twitter, via blog post. The announcement comes just days after hackers viewed the private messages of 36 accounts

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Judge refuses to reconsider GM lawsuit against…

A federal judge in Detroit says he won't reconsider his July dismissal of General Motors’ racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Biden's Vice President Pick Revealed - Subtitled

After months of speculation and countless interviews with many potential candidates, Joe Biden has revealed that Kamala Harris is his Vice President pick. Sound from campaign strategist Matt Klink.

Health officer not optimistic about how region is doing