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Maren Morris, Luke Combs win big at 55th Academy of Country Music Awards

8 hours ago from UPI

The 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards kicked off Wednesday night following a sixth-month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. citizen detained in Syria charged for aiding IS

10 hours ago from UPI

Prosecutors in a Washington, D.C, federal court unsealed an indictment and an arrest warrant Wednesday charging a naturalized U.S. citizen detained in Syria last year by U.S.-backed forces of being...

Billionaire critic of COVID-19 restrictions says Ottawa let her skip 14-day quarantine

11 hours ago from CBC: Health

American business executive Liz Uihlein, who has campaigned against COVID-19 restrictions, says she was granted a special exemption from Canadian quarantine rules for a 36-hour business trip to Toronto.

55th Academy of Country Music Awards kick off after six-month delay

11 hours ago from UPI

The 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards kicked off Wednesday night following a sixth-month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

HHS official Michael Caputo to take medical leave after promoting conspiracies

13 hours ago from UPI

Michael Caputo, assistant secretary for public affairs for the Department of Health and Human Services, will take a medical leave of absence days after promoting conspiracy theories on Facebook, the...

Sony announces PlayStation 5 price, previews 'Final Fantasy XVI'

14 hours ago from UPI

Sony anounced the price of its new console during the live streamed PlayStation 5 showcase Wednesday.

Snowflake sets new software IPO record

15 hours ago from UPI

Shares of Snowflake more than doubled after the New York Stock Exchanged opened Wednesday, making it the largest IPO for a software company in history.

Fires continue to rage in US as smoke reaches Europe

16 hours ago from Physorg

Devastating wildfires that have ravaged the US West Coast continued to rage on Wednesday as smoke from the deadly blazes spread across the country and even reached Europe.

Biologists developing global citizen network to monitor insect abundance

16 hours ago from Science Daily

Biologists are building a volunteer network of citizen scientists to help monitor the abundance of dragonflies and damselflies.

Senators introduce bill allowing service members to break leases by email

16 hours ago from UPI

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation that would allow service members to break residential or car leases more easily should they be relocated.

Watch: Escaped beefalo eludes trapping attempts in Connecticut

16 hours ago from UPI

Police in Connecticut shared video of a beefalo -- a hybrid of a bison and a domestic cow -- that escaped from a slaughterhouse more than a month ago twice...

Australian woman's lottery numbers pay off after 20 years

16 hours ago from UPI

An Australian woman who has used the same set of lottery numbers every week for about 20 years finally hit the big one with a $14.6 million jackpot.

Europe's chemical industry seeks green recovery funding

18 hours ago from C&EN

Green Recovery cash could accelerate the sector's environmental transformation

Security software for autonomous vehicles

18 hours ago from Science Daily

Before autonomous vehicles participate in road traffic, they must demonstrate conclusively that they do not pose a danger to others. New software prevents accidents by predicting different variants of a...

Database of parliamentarians' tweets opens new research opportunities

18 hours ago from Physorg

Researchers have compiled a new database of tweets from parliament members from 26 European countries and illustrated how this resource could help address challenges in the burgeoning field of Twitter...

Bonnaroo announces new virtual event with new, archival concerts

19 hours ago from UPI

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced a new virtual event that will take place Sept. 24-26.

Renee Fleming, Vanessa Williams to headline Kennedy Center in-person performance

19 hours ago from UPI

"A Time to Sing," a concert featuring Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams, will mark the Kennedy Center's first event with a live audience since March.

Welsh EMT takes 2,075 soccer penalty shots in 24 hours for world record

19 hours ago from UPI

An emergency medical technician in Wales raised money for the Welsh Ambulance Service and broke a Guinness World Record when he took 2,075 soccer penalty shots in 24 hours.

Biologists developing global citizen network to monitor insect abundance

19 hours ago from Physorg

A U of A biologist is part of an international team of researchers building a volunteer network of citizen scientists to help monitor the abundance of dragonflies and damselflies.

Apple rolls out discount watch, but no new iPhones — yet

21 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Apple introduced a cheaper version of its smartwatch, its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its trend-setting products while many consumers are forced to scrimp during the coronavirus pandemic.

Vulnerable groups affected by public transit cuts amid pandemic

21 hours ago from Physorg

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public transport agencies across North America have made significant adjustments to services, including cutting trip frequency in many areas while increasing it in others....

U.S. retail spending rises in August for 4th straight month

21 hours ago from UPI

Consumer spending in the United States rose during August, which was the fourth straight month spending increased, government figures showed Wednesday.

ACM Awards 2020: How to watch, what to expect

21 hours ago from UPI

The 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are set to take place live from Nashville Wednesday at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS.

Moon Jae-in calls for South Korea, Japan cooperation in message to Suga

21 hours ago from UPI

South Korea's president congratulated newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga while proposing improved bilateral ties amid a wide range of political and economic disputes.

Humanity at crossroads, biodiversity report cards warn

22 hours ago from Physorg

Developing countries that have been pushing for stronger ecosystems protections have been armed with a cache of evidence, released in a series of biodiversity report cards that warn the world...

Curtin research to guide supply and use of native seeds for global restoration

22 hours ago from Physorg

Lead researcher Dr. Simone Pedrini from the ARC Center for Mine Site Restoration in Curtin's School of Molecular and Life Sciences, said the growing demand for native seeds in ecological...

Yankees post 20 runs in blowout of Blue Jays

22 hours ago from UPI

The New York Yankees extended their winning streak to six games with a 20-6 blowout of the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.