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Disney To Layoff 28K Employees Amid Pandemic

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Disney is laying off 28,000 employees in its parks, consumer products and experiences division. According to the company, the layoffs are the result of the prolonged shutdown in California and limited attendance at open parks elsewhere. Disney Head of Parks Josh D’Amaro sent a letter to the employees, giving them great detail of the company’s […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Business,Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Popular Celebrity-Backed Diet Debunked

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Intermittent fasting, a favorite diet trend with many celebrities, has been debunked. Studies found the diet, which limits eating to an eight-hour window, does not help people with weight loss and may actually lead to muscle mass loss. The University of California in San Francisco researchers found people who fasted for 12 weeks last just […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

CDC Finds Young Adults Behind Latest Rise In Coronavirus Cases

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report showing a 55 percent nationwide increase in coronavirus cases among the 18 to 22-year-old age range from early August through September. The Northeast saw the largest increase. According to the health agency, the increase may be the result of colleges and universities opening up for […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Facebook Introducing Cross-Platform Messaging Feature With Instagram

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Instagram and Facebook users will soon be able to communicate with each other easier. According to Facebook, the company is working on a cross-platform communication between its Instagram and Messenger apps. The company hopes the update allows friends and family to connect no matter which app is being used to communicate on. Facebook said Messenger […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Twitter To Introduce Voice Feature On iOS

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When Twitter was first introduced to the world in March 2006, there were only 140 characters available to get a message across. Eventually, the social media site expanded its tweet capacity to allow images and increasing its character count to 280. Today, the site is offering spoken words as an option. Anyone who uses the […]

June 19th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

U.S. Hospitals Adopt Steroid Drug In Fight Against COVID-19

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Multiple hospitals in the U.S. are seeing a rise in new coronavirus cases, and doctors are treating the sickest patients with a steroid without waiting on the finding of a study carried out by British researchers. It’s a move that shows how the pandemic is altering how hospitals are handling COVID-19 patients. Typically, doctors will […]

June 19th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

MLB Officials Meet To Address Possible Problems Related To Coronavirus Outbreak

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players’ Association Tony Clark met to talk about the possible issues that could result from the shutdown due to the coronavirus. While there are many particulars to the 2020 season to consider, no decisions are likely to happen in the near […]

March 16th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New,Sports | Read More »

Joint Launch Maris Rover Operation Scrubbed Until 2022

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The European-Russia launch of the Mars planetary rover, which was scheduled for July, has been put on hold until the latter half of 2022. According to both Russia’s Roscosmos Space Agency and the European Space Agency, the ExoMars Mission, the items such as the modules and rover’s landing and parachutes were in their final testing […]

March 16th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

American Airlines, Others Are Canceling Flights To Europe

American Airlines

American Airlines announced it was suspending flights to Australia and services to Asia except for the three weekly flights to Tokyo as part of its 75 percent year-over-year decline in international capabilities. The U.S. airline giant also said a 20 percent reduction in its domestic capacity would happen in April with another 30 percent in […]

March 16th, 2020 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

IRS Releases New Simplified W-4 Form

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It may take people a little bit longer to adjust how much tax is to be withheld from their paycheck thanks to the newly released Internal Revenue Service W-4 Form. Working married couples may not have as many issues in filling out the paperwork. The new form eliminates allowances that could be made if you […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

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