Iowa GOP Rep Steve King Says He Will Run For Reelection After Losing Committee Seats

“Steve’s remarks are beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America. His comments call into question whether he will treat all Americans equally, without regard for race and ethnicity. House Republicans are clear: We are all in this together, as fellow citizens equal before God and the law. As […]

New Zealand racing to find source of first new virus cases in more than 100 days

The nation’s parliament was due to be dissolved Wednesday ahead of a general election on Sept. 19 as lawmakers hit the campaign trail. But Ardern said she was delaying the dissolution until at least Monday in case lawmakers needed to meet at short notice. She said she was also seeking advice about options for the […]

Heard the one about the black standups?

As a result, black comedy on TV is severely rationed. “It’s one in, one out,” says Amos. “Richard Blackwood had his own show, then Jocelyn Jee Esien had hers [Little Miss Jocelyn]. But I can’t remember when two black comics were ever on TV at the same time.” BBC3’s hidden camera show 3 Non-Blondes, featuring […]

Watch The Fastest Ford Mustang Narrowly Beat Slowest Corvette On Track

Alas, the video of that Motor Trend comparison has been uploaded on YouTube. It may be several months late but as they say, better late than never. And yes, we know that this is an apples-to-oranges comparison, but a notable one anyway if you’re in the market for a sports car within their price range.

Georgia Candidate Who Reportedly Supported QAnon Conspiracy Wins GOP Runoff

In the videos, she said that Black people were “slaves to the Democratic party,” and likened George Soros, a Jewish mega-donor to the Democratic Party who fled Nazi-occupied Hungary during World War II, to a Nazi himself, according to Politico.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says white supremacy has ‘no place in this world’

Numerous other tech companies have done the same today, condemning the actions of the “Unite the Right” attendees and distancing themselves from affiliated groups, websites, and organizations. The gaming chat service Discord shut down accounts and a server associated with white supremacists; GoDaddy forced the neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer off its registrar system; and after […]

Forza Horizon 3 will no longer be available to purchase after September 27

Forza Horizon 3 had everything: a varied Australia-themed map, a brilliant Hot Wheels expansion, and it was the first in the series to come to PC. It was our favourite racing game of 2016, but if you’re keen to add it to your library you’d better be quick: come September 27 it’ll no longer be […]

‘Made in Vietnam’ COVID-19 vaccines set to begin human trials later this year

According to the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) in the central city of Nha Trang, the IVAC has been able to successfully produce three batches of the vaccine, with initial tests indicating positive results in late July.

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said he plans to tell a visiting group from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that long delays in getting coronavirus test results have been “very problematic” and to press them for a strategic approach to deploying a vaccine once it is available.

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

These drugs are believed to last for a month or more and could give quick, temporary immunity to people at high risk of infection, such as health workers and housemates of someone with COVID-19. If they proved effective and if a vaccine doesn’t materialize or protect as hoped, the drugs might eventually be considered for […]