With primary concession, Holley wins Democratic Lt Gov nod

“We all ran races based upon our shared value of moving North Carolina in a better direction,” Van Duyn said in a concession statement. “I look forward to doing everything I can to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2020 and that includes supporting Rep. Holley as our next lieutenant governor.”

Bolivia’s jailed former ‘minister for cocaine’ dies at 82

Luis Arce Gomez, reported by local media to be 82, was interior minister in the Andean nation’s 1980-81 dictatorship of General Luis Garcia Meza. He was accused of presiding over the deaths and disappearances of more than 100 political prisoners, as well as the detentions of 4,000 more who alleged human rights abuses.

Decision time: quarantine spells dilemma for domestic workers in Latin America

“It’s up to the worker – if she doesn’t live at her workplace she doesn’t have to start, if she lives there and wants to leave and not go into quarantine there she can. The decision is absolutely hers.” (Reporting by Aislinn Laing and Natalia Ramos, additional reporting by Nelson Bocanegra in Bogota and Gram […]

U.S. businesses swarm coronavirus bailout fund after days of confusion

The desperate owners of tens of thousands of businesses – many shuttered for weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak – inundated lenders on Friday amid frustration that basic details, including the interest rate and application form, were still being finalized less than 12 hours before the program launched.

Pro-Trump Super PAC Files FEC Complaint Alleging Bloomberg’s $18 Million DNC Donation Was Illegal

The billionaire former Republican made the hefty donation after previously promising to create an independent expenditure campaign ahead of the election that would have kept staff employed throughout November 2019. Many of his former employees must find other forms of work.

Retro: Hoe Lauda een glorieuze comeback maakte in de Formule 1

Op dat moment wordt er nog niet bijgezegd in dienst van welk team. Dat komt onder meer doordat er achter de schermen een politiek spelletje gaande is. Vanzelfsprekend over geld. McLaren is bereid om diep in de buidel te tasten, maar hoofdsponsor Philip Morris (Marlboro) niet. Bij de tabaksproducent twijfelt men over de fysieke gesteldheid en dus […]

Verstappen schrijft online racecompetitie op zijn naam

Max Verstappen begon achter Kelvin van der Linde als tweede aan de eerste race. Hij slaagde erin om de Zuid-Afrikaan in de eerste ronde te passeren voor de leiding, maar bij het ingaan van de tweede ronde drukte Van der Linde de Red Bull-coureur van de baan, waardoor Verstappen terugviel naar de zevende plaats. De […]

12k+ Android apps contain master passwords, secret access keys, secret commands

Since the InputScore tool analyzed input fields inside Android apps, a side-effect of this research was that the academic team also discovered which apps employed hidden bad word filters or politically-motivated blacklists. In total, researchers said they found 4,028 Android apps that featured input blacklists.

I threw my boyfriend his birthday party on The Sims because we couldn’t have one in real life

It was also funny to see Sim versions of our quirkier friends behave not unlike their real-life counterparts. While attempting to throw out party plates, one of the guests knocked over a whole trash can and remained embarrassed for the following few hours. The girls peeled off into another room to chat, leaving their boyfriends […]

Remote working could put an end to the office as we know it

“This could absolutely be the start of a trend that sees the world’s largest conferences take a different shape going forward. We are now lucky enough to have workplace apps and online services that allow people to connect regardless of location, so large scale conferences are more feasible than ever before,” he said over email.