Art

Chimmy and Co Unveils Spring/Summer 2020 Collection Tagged "Spirit"

Chimmy and Co Unveils Spring/Summer 2020 Collection Tagged "Spirit"

Menswear brand Chimmy and Co has unveiled its new collection tagged Spirit. According to the creative director Chimmie Ijezie:. This collection is dedicated to my Spirit, my inner person. I was inspired by the solemn times trying to connect with my spirit, my inner being, and seeking solace from him. In the course of creating this collection, there were times I was down or depressed, and there was really no one to comfort me or talk to other ... Full story

Education

The Youth Day of Service wants You to Help Bring Change to Your Community

The Youth Day of Service wants You to Help Bring Change to Your Community

Did you know you can join hundreds of young people at the frontlines who are taking action to bring change to their community? The Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an annual youth-led social impact campaign with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in focus. To celebrate International Youth Day, on August 12, LEAP Africa will be encouraging young people, corporate organizations, public and social sector organizations, and SMEs to become ... Full story

Economics

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

BOSTON/CHICAGO, August 3 (Reuters) - A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon - the entire U.S. yield curve sinking below 1%. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Dollar banknote is seen in this illustration taken May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. Policymakers are looking to position the country to recover once the COVID-19 pandemic eases and allows the Fed to raise interest rates ... Full story

Entertainment

How Ellen DeGeneres’s reputation went into a downward spiral, from Dakota Johnson to years of rumors  Post

How Ellen DeGeneres’s reputation went into a downward spiral, from Dakota Johnson to years of rumors Post

Support our journalism. Subscribe today. But that was just one in a series of controversial incidents surrounding DeGeneres, which culminated in a much more serious way last week after a pair of BuzzFeed articles alleged a toxic work environment on the daily talk show, as well as allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by producers. Warner Bros. launched an internal investigation. DeGeneres sent an email to staff that said she took ... Full story

Health

There may never be a 'silver bullet' for COVID-19, WHO warns

There may never be a 'silver bullet' for COVID-19, WHO warns

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a “silver bullet” for COVID-19, and the road to normality would be long. FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the headquarters of the World Health Orgnaization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse. More than 18.14 million people around the world are reported to have been infected with the ... Full story

Law

Man suspected to be armed takes hostage in Kyiv bank

Man suspected to be armed takes hostage in Kyiv bank

A view show a building where an unidentified man reportedly threatens to blow up a bomb in a bank branch, in Kyiv, Ukraine August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. KYIV (Reuters) - A man suspected to be armed took a hostage in a bank office in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Monday but has made no demands yet, deputy interior minister Anton Gerashchenko said. Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook that the man came to the bank at midday, told employees ... Full story

Living

Google to buy 6.6% stake in ADT in home security push

Google to buy 6.6% stake in ADT in home security push

FILE PHOTO: After the company announced it would extend its coronavirus work-from-home order until summer 2021, a Google sign is shown at one of the company's office complexes in Irvine, California, U.S., July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s ( GOOGL.O ) Google is buying a 6.6% stake in home security firm ADT Inc ( ) for $450 million in a deal that will allow it to provide service to customers of its Nest home security ... Full story

Politics

Adam Zaborowski fired at police with AK-47 after arguing over mask rules, police said

Adam Zaborowski fired at police with AK-47 after arguing over mask rules, police said

The case is the latest violent incident tied to arguments over mandatory mask orders. But Zaborowski’s reaction was driven by his own intense difficulty with the pandemic, his attorney claimed; before the shootout, Zaborowski had lost his job and had also recently lost custody of his child. “He just wasn’t dealing well with the loss of his job, the loss of his child, just not handling the pandemic well,” John Waldron told the Express-Times on ... Full story

Sport

How San Francisco’s Bay Area went from early covid success to just another surge

How San Francisco’s Bay Area went from early covid success to just another surge

Support our journalism. Subscribe today. But now, more than four months after the region put some of the nation’s first shelter-in-place orders in effect, the Bay Area is experiencing a surge in cases and counties are rolling back reopening plans. The Bay Area, which consists of nine counties and nearly 8 million people, is a cautionary tale for government and health officials. Even though leaders here tried to do everything cautiously and by ... Full story

Technology

Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91

Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91

Image caption Bill English built his first mouse prototype in the early 1960s. The co-creator of the computer mouse, William English, has died aged 91. The engineer and inventor was born in 1929 in Kentucky and studied electrical engineering at university before joining the US Navy. He built the first mouse in 1963, using an idea put forward by his colleague Doug Engelbart while the pair were working on early computing. It would only become ... Full story