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It's not a bribe when it's a payment waiver Blue Origins supremo Jeff Bezos has offered NASA a $2bn discount to keep his dream alive of transporting the next American man and first woman to the Moon's surface.…
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Lenovo laptops and two-in-one convertibles with the latest AMD and Intel silicon are on sale right now.
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Companies around the world are conducting lots of research into the future of mobility in cities. Research is being conducted by traditional automakers and by new startups looking at alternate methods of transportation. BMW Group Research has revealed two mobility concepts for the city with an e-scooter concept called Clever Commute and an electrified bicycle called Dynamic Cargo. The electrified … Continue reading
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Submarine collisions aren't unheard of, but most navies prefer to keep those kinds of mishaps as far as the public's view as possible.
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The central bank will implement it in a phased manner, says Rabi Sankar.A survey by the BIS found that 86% of central banks were researching the potential for CBDCs
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Here's everything we know about the iPhone 13's release date, price, display, camera specs and more ahead of Apple's rumored fall event.
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Elon Musk did not say exactly when Tesla's network of more than 25,000 worldwide Superchargers would open to other electric vehicles.
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A six-time Paralympic medalist was forced to make the “gut-wrenching” decision to kill her own Olympic dreams.“I’m angry, I’m disappointed, but most of all, I’m sad to not be representing my country,” Becca Meyers, a deaf-blind swimmer, said in a statement shared on Twitter.Heartbroken to share that I’m withdrawing from the Tokyo Paralympic Games. The USOPC has repeatedly denied my reasonable and essential accommodation because of my disability, leaving me no choice. Full statement below: pic.twitter.com/p9tKsbPip2— Becca Meyers (@becca_meyers) July 20, 2021The 26-year-old athlete, who had a chance to medal in four events at the Tokyo Paralympics, sent an email Sunday to the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee informing them that she was withdrawing from Team USA, The Washington Post reported.In her statement, the disabled athlete said that the USOPC had denied her a “reasonable & essential accommodation” she needed to compete in the Tokyo Games. Meyers explained that the committee repeatedly told her she did not need a “Personal Care Assistant (PCA) ‘who I trust’ because there will be a single PCA on staff that is available to assist me and 33 other Paralympic swimmers, 9 of whom are also visually impaired.”Meyers said the committee had approved her mother to be her PCA since 2017, but due to Covid-19, there are now “limits of non-essential staff in place.” She added: “Rightfully so, but a trusted PCA is essential for me to compete.”Rick Adams, chief of sport performance and national governing body services for the USOPC, told Meyers’ father in a June 29 email obtained by the Post that there were no exceptions “to late additions to our delegation list other than the athletes and essential operational personnel.” “As I said to you both on the phone and over email, I fully empathize with your concerns and wish we could fine [sic] a way as we have in the past.” Yet Meyers’ past experience traveling without her own PCA sounds terrifying.She told the Post that at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, she was distraught and stopped eating because she wasn’t able to find the dining hall. Although her parents eventually rescued her — and she went on to win several medals — she swore to herself she’d never put herself in that situation again.“So, in 2021, why as a disabled person am I still fighting for my rights?” Meyers asked in her statement. “I’m speaking up for future generations of Paralympic athletes in hope that they never have to experience the pain I’ve been through. Enough is enough.”Meyers told the Post that the committee has had time to fix this problem but has “chosen not to.”She said she had a meeting with the USOPC in May to address the issue.“They talked right over me. They dismissed me. They said, ‘This is what we have; you’re going to have to deal with it.’”In response to her bold and heartbreaking decision, Meyers received a ton of support online.Maryland native Becca Meyers is a two-time Paralympian and six-time medalist with three gold medals. It is disgraceful that she was denied essential and reasonable accommodations, which led to her withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics. Our Paralympic athletes deserve better. https://t.co/zrylepqjNV— Senator Ben Cardin (@SenatorCardin) July 20, 2021This is grotesque: 2021 Olympics #COVID19 regulations have made the #Paralympics inaccessible for #disabled athletes, like gold medalist Becca Meyers, who has quit Team USA. https://t.co/Bf1I6P98ez— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) July 20, 2021it’s so sad because our medical diagnosis doesn’t disable us as much as society does. @becca_meyers is a swimming legend and I’m heartbroken for her. She needs to be in Tokyo with us
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The COVID-19 Delta variant now accounts for 83-percent of all new coronavirus cases in the US, the CDC has confirmed, while fatalities have also risen again after a period of decline. The new figures suggest earlier fears that the Delta strain could spread far more rapidly were, if anything, optimistic, as the particularly virulent mutation and immunization reluctance in some … Continue reading
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Motilal Oswal PE said the preference would be to invest in first-generation entrepreneurs building businesses with significant product and/or geographic leadership
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Ensuring food safety compliance can be challenging at one restaurant, Zenput developed technology aimed at making sure operating procedures are quickly adapted so that businesses maintain quality.
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The U.S. is No. 1 in a lot of arenas, but it isn't first when it comes to health. In light of newfound public health concerns brought on by the pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is asking consumers to engage in dialogue about the country's overall well-being. In Lilly's first corporate campaign, the brand...
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The New York governor is expected to be questioned by the New York AG's office on Saturday, CNN and The New York Times reported.
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Just dump out all your photos on social media like a hoarding grandma.
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Expanding on testimony given on Wednesday, Powell reiterated that stablecoins - and their lack of regulation - are a key concern for the Fed.
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The Swedish sub HSMS Gotland didn't actually sink USS Ronald Reagan, but it showed that it could be done.
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As a tokenized asset, LQTH will be generated and transferred to stakers in a 1:1 ratio for every ETH staked through CoinDCX. LQTH is an ERC-20 token and will only be minted once the ETH locked in CoinDCX is sent for validator creation
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More than 38,000 user reports indicated issues with Amazon's online store site, while nearly 500 users reported problems with the Amazon Web Services
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Back in April, we told you about a sealed copy of the original Super Mario Bros. that fetched the hefty sum of $660,000 at auction. At the time, we wondered how long this record would stand, and as it turns out, it didn’t take long for the record to be broken. Today Heritage Auctions announced that it has sold a … Continue reading
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GM is recalling more than 400,000 pickup trucks, having identified an airbag fault that could see the safety equipment unexpectedly explode, sending pressurized gas and potentially broken components into the cabin. The recall, confirmed by the US NHTSA, affects select Chevrolet and GMC trucks, and comes after a handful of reported incidents where airbags have erupted. Three versions of each … Continue reading
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