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Big names, surprise leaders define Round 3

Most of Moving Day at the U.S. Open was more like Shuffling Day, with players edging up or down a couple strokes over their Friday scores. But then, after sundown on the East Coast, the top of the leaderboard suddenly bunched up tight, setting up a Sunday that will feature both star power and chances of a lifetime.  Louis Oosthuizen, who’s spent much of his career being in contention in majors but never closing since winning the 2010 Open Championship, hammered his way into a tie for the… Source link

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Americans in these states aren’t protected from surprise medical billing

Medical bills are an ongoing issue in the U.S., and surprise charges will be an issue at least until 2022. One of the many ways that Americans are financially vulnerable to the U.S. health care system is through “surprise billing,” a type of balance billing where a patient receives in-network care that is provided by an out-of-network health care provider without the patient knowing. (Balance billing occurs any time a patient’s insurance doesn’t cover the full cost of care.) “You go to an… Source link

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Meek Mill, Jay-Z surprise Robert Kraft with Bentley for birthday

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft turned 80 over the weekend, and received a great birthday gift from some of his high-profile friends. Kraft received a special drop top blue Bentley from rappers Meek Mill, Jay-Z, and Philadelphia 76ers owner Michael Rubin and others. Meek Mill shared the video of their surprise on his Instagram Monday morning, which showed Rubin walking Kraft out of his home to find the car waiting for him. The car is apparently one that Kraft has wanted for quite some… Source link

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Surprise Google Photos Feature Upgrades User Photos

With free, unlimited storage no longer on offer, Google Photos has to come up with new ways to encourage users to pay for the service. Fortunately, this latest addition works like magic. Google Photos continues to receive cool updates. GOOGLE MORE FROM FORBESGoogle’s Fundamental New Photo Upgrade Will Benefit Millions Of UsersBy Paul Monckton Announced during the recent Google I/O keynote, Cinematic Moments are little animated video clips created automatically from pairs… Source link

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Why Verizon’s Divestiture Of AOL And Yahoo Is No Surprise

Earlier this week, Verizon announced it is selling AOL and Yahoo to private equity group Apollo for a hefty $5 billion, backing off its foray into media and advertising technology (adtech) and retrenching to its core competence as a mobile telco. This news should come as no surprise.  When Verizon acquired AOL in 2015 and then Yahoo in 2017 for approximately $9 billion combined, the industry reaction was mixed (and rightly so):  Pro: Verizon getting into the media business was a sign… Source link

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The amount of your third stimulus check may be a surprise — good or bad

The amount of your third stimulus check may be a surprise — good or bad Congress has now completed work on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package, including stimulus checks of up to $1,400 for most Americans. The U.S. House gave final approval on Wednesday; Biden has vowed that he’s prepared to sign the legislation “as soon as I can get it.” Many people should have more cash to pay down debt, save or cover household expenses by the end of March, according to a prediction from… Source link

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Major test looms as surprise new Trump mulls political run

A Trump may be on the ballot next year — but not Donald Trump. The former president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, is eyeing the North Carolina Senate seat being vacated by Republican Richard Burr. While many in the state are skeptical she will move forward, an entrance into the race would set up a crucial test of whether Donald Trump’s popularity among Republicans, which remains massive more than a month after leaving office, can translate to others. The answer to that question has… Source link

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Google ‘Perseverance rover’ today for a fun Mars landing surprise

Red fireworks speckle the page when you Google “Perseverance rover.” (Image credit: Google Screenshot) You should Google “Perseverance rover.”  If you’ve been following the dramatic success of yesterday’s Mars touchdown, you may have Google’d “Perseverance rover” today (Feb. 19). If you did, you probably noticed your page lighting up with (Martian) red fireworks.  As a fun little internet Easter egg, Google is setting off virtual fireworks across screens everywhere: All you have to do is… Source link

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The U.S. economy continues to surprise: Morning Brief – Yahoo Finance

TipRanks JP Morgan Says These 3 Gold Stocks Could Surge 40% (Or More) Let’s talk about gold. The precious metal is the traditional safe haven investment, backed by its use – starting 5,000 years ago – as a reliable store of value. Investors looking to protect their portfolio and secure their wealth traditionally bought heavily into gold, and the price of gold has sometimes been used as a proxy (albeit an inverse one) for general economic health. In a recent report, investment firm JP… Source link

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