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Don’t expect Joe Biden to weigh in on ‘cancel culture’

WASHINGTON — Don’t expect any Sister Souljah moments from Joe Biden regarding “cancel culture.” In 1992, Bill Clinton signaled independence from his party’s own base voters by rebuking Sister Souljah, a Black rapper and activist, in front of a majority Black audience at a meeting of Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Coalition. After the Los Angeles riots that year, Souljah was quoted as saying that “if Black people kill Black people every day, why not have a week and kill white… Source link

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Braves lose both their catchers hours before opening day because of coronavirus symptoms

The Atlanta Braves, hours before their opening day game against the New York Mets, are giving us an example of how playing baseball during a pandemic can quickly turn chaotic. Both Braves catchers, Tyler Flowers and Travis d’Arnaud, won’t be available to play Friday after showing coronavirus symptoms. Mark Bowman of MLB.com says both players tested negative but are back in Atlanta. The Braves, instead, summoned two catchers from their taxi squad: While things like this are to be expected —… Source link

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What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

Wall Street expects a year-over-year decline in earnings on lower revenues when Imperial Oil (IMO) reports results for the quarter ended June 2020. While this widely-known consensus outlook is important in gauging the company’s earnings picture, a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on… Source link

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The ‘key difference’ between the tech bubble of 2000 and today: strategist

There’s a well-established bubble in the tech sector, but it’s not in the well-known FAAMNG club. Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), Netflix (NFLX) and Google (GOOG) have buoyed the market amid the coronavirus health pandemic and economic crisis. But the bubble isn’t brewing in the mega-cap names, according to Andrew Slimmon, a managing director and senior portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley. “The key difference between 2000 and today is that in 2000, the… Source link

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Stocks fall as US-China concerns rise; Dow components Intel, AmEx drop after earnings

Stocks fell Friday morning as relations between the US and China were tested further, and after a handful of companies reported quarterly results that disappointed Wall Street. China on Friday ordered that the US close its consulate in the populous city of Chengdu, in response to the Trump administration’s directive to force Beijing to shut down its consulate in Houston earlier this week. Meanwhile, declines in the 30-stock Dow came as shares of Intel and American Express dropped Friday… Source link

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Intel Plunges as It Weighs Exit From Manufacturing Chips

(Bloomberg) — Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan spent almost an hour on Thursday discussing an idea that would once have been unthinkable for the world’s largest semiconductor company: Not manufacturing its own chips. Intel’s shares tumbled as much as 18% Friday morning.Outsourcing is the norm in the $400 billion industry nowadays, but for 50 years Intel has combined chip design with in-house production. And until recently, Intel was even planning to churn out processors for… Source link

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Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘University Gold’: Where to buy

Yahoo Sports is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability is subject to change. After much anticipation, the latest Air Jordan 12s are scheduled to make their nationwide debut on Friday. The colorway, similar to previous launches, features just two colors: black and this time, a bold, “University Gold” contrast. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the construction features a black… Source link

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Trump’s Ghislaine Maxwell shout out hit the reset button on his leering history with women

Donald Trump in 2000 with, from left, his then-girlfriend Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. (Davidoff Studios Photography / Getty Images) At President Trump’s news conference Tuesday, which was supposed to be about COVID-19, he was asked an easy question. Not about the pandemic. Not about reopening schools. About Ghislaine Maxwell, alleged accomplice of Jeffrey Epstein, who died in prison by suicide one year ago, or so official reports say, before he could be tried on… Source link

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