Events honoring the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attacks will look different this year. Here’s how to watch them.

Events honoring the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attacks will look different this year. Here's how to watch them.

The coronavirus pandemic has upended traditions, customs and annual events — big and small. That includes the annual commemorations honoring the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Tribute events are taking on an assortment of forms this year in light of social distancing guidelines as organizers seek unconventional ways to safely commemorate the victims. Many local municipalities are … Read more

Trump says he won’t extend TikTok sale deadline

Trump says he won't extend TikTok sale deadline

President Trump said he won’t give Chinese tech giant ByteDance any more time to sell TikTok’s US operations before the feds ban the popular app. “We’ll either close up TikTok in this country for security reasons or it’ll be sold,” Trump told reporters Thursday before a trip to Michigan. “I’m not extending deadlines.” The president’s … Read more

Members of Mueller’s team ‘wiped’ phones during Trump probe: DOJ

Members of Mueller’s team ‘wiped’ phones during Trump probe: DOJ

More than two dozen cell phones belonging to members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team were “wiped” clean of their data before the Justice Department’s inspector general could check them, according to a report. Newly released DOJ records show the phones were wiped of the data because of forgotten passcodes, irreparable screen damage, loss of … Read more

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John Daly hoping for a ‘miracle’ after bladder cancer diagnosis

John Daly hoping for a ‘miracle’ after bladder cancer diagnosis

Two-time major winner John Daly said on Thursday he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer and that while it was caught early he may need further surgery if it returns. The 54-year-old American told Golf Channel the cancer was discovered during an appointment related to kidney stones. “(The doctor said) it doesn’t look like any … Read more

I don’t fully understand that

I don't fully understand that

J.J. Watt could not “fully understand” the boos heard during a pre-game moment of unity in protest against racism and social injustice ahead of the NFL’s season opener. Players from Super Bowl champions the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans linked arms prior to Thursday’s contest, which the Chiefs won 34-20 at Arrowhead Stadium. … Read more

Oregon is fighting brutal wildfires — and false online rumors ‘antifa’ started them

Oregon is fighting brutal wildfires — and false online rumors 'antifa' started them

“No, anti-fascists have not been arrested in connection with wildfires ravaging Oregon, and public officials are asking people to stop spreading the various false rumors claiming this to be the case,” K. Rambo reports at The Oregonian. “Some mainstream conservative pundits and a major police trade publication, as well as conspiracy theorists aligned with QAnon, … Read more

Canada’s Montney producers swap oil and gas assets for cash

'Enough is enough': Canada's Montney producers swap oil and gas assets for cash

By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – A wave of consolidation is underway in Canada’s Montney oil and gas region as small companies struggling to weather the impact of coronavirus on the energy industry sell their holdings in what just a few years ago was a booming patch. Lockdowns and sharp contractions in economic activity … Read more