Matthew Shifrin took up the sport almost a year ago – with the help of a friend and a childhood toy.
Source: BBC US & Canada, Rock climbing when you’re blind
A Michigan court decision that will extend the deadline for postmarked mail-in ballots to be received up to 14 days after Election Day will also allow ballots to be submitted by third parties — a practice called “ballot harvesting” — during a specific period.
Source: Breitbart, Michigan Allows ‘Ballot Harvesting’ for More than Four Days
The newest image from the Hubble Space Telescope has captured a cosmic fireworks show that has been unfolding over two centuries.
Source: CNN, NASA releases new image of cosmic fireworks show
After weeks of uncertainty following President Donald Trump’s executive order on TikTok, the Chinese-owned video app that has stolen the hearts — if not the data — of millions of teens has found an American partner: Oracle. But will it make Americans’ data any safer? POLITICO Magazine contributing editor Zachary Karabell and Scott Bland explore Trump’s TikTok fight — and whether it’s really a form of “national security theater.”
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Source: Politico, Was the TikTok face-off ‘security theater’?
Global honey bee populations are in decline, putting the world’s food supply under pressure. But new technologies could help beekeepers counter the threat.
Source: CNN, How smart tech could help save honey bees
Australian airline Qantas has announced plans for a seven-hour scenic flight that will perform a giant loop taking in Queensland and the Gold Coast, New South Wales and the country’s remote outback heartlands. CNN’s Richard Quest reports.
Source: CNN, Tickets for Qantas flight to nowhere sell out in minutes
The Department of Justice announced today that it is requiring Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), its wholly-owned subsidiary Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC (AB Companies), and Craft Brew Alliance Inc. (CBA) to divest CBA’s entire Kona brand business in the state of Hawaii and to license to the acquirer the Kona brand in Hawaii in order for AB Companies, a minority shareholder in CBA, to proceed with its proposed acquisition of the remaining shares of CBA. The department has approved PV Brewing Partners, LLC as the acquirer. The proposed settlement will maintain competition in the beer industry in Hawaii benefitting consumers.
Source: DOJ Press Releases, Justice Department Requires Divestiture In Order For Anheuser-Busch To Acquire Craft Brew Alliance
“In the garment industry, there’s a lot of exploitation and a lot of wage theft,” said Santa Son, who has worked sewing clothing for over 15 years.
Source: NBC, ‘They don’t care about us’: American garment workers demand minimum wage pay