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Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns

Gophers cut men’s track, gymnastics and tennis programs due to budget concerns

By 2 weeks ago

AP Sep 10, 2020 at 6:04p ET Minnesota is dropping men’s indoor and outdoor track and field, gymnastics and tennis because of budget concerns brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Minnesota President Joan Gabel and athletic director Mark Coyle said Thursday that the athletic department is facing a projected loss of $75 in revenue for…

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US election 2020: The voters who don’t like Trump or Biden US election 2020: The voters who don’t like Trump or Biden

US election 2020: The voters who don’t like Trump or Biden

By 2 weeks ago

Image copyright Alamy In the final stretch of an already contentious election, Trump and Biden supporters are making a last push to show their backing and convert any undecided voters. But not everyone is thrilled with the choice on offer.With less than two months to go, both major parties have touted the November contest as…

Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income

Fact checking Biden’s claims on the trade deficit, auto bailout and his yearly income

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Washington, DC (CNN)In a rare campaign trip during the pandemic, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made several stops in Michigan Wednesday, giving a speech, holding a roundtable with several…

Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities

Ford launches ‘Proud to Honor’ merchandise to raise money for military charities

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Ford is launching a new line of apparel and merchandise as part of its Proud to Honor charitable program supporting members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Ford The military-inspired shirts, hats and gear are being sold to raise money for DAV, which provides assistance for disabled veterans, and the Blue Star Families…

Sajid Javid: Why has the ex-chancellor been allowed to work for JP Morgan? Sajid Javid: Why has the ex-chancellor been allowed to work for JP Morgan?

Sajid Javid: Why has the ex-chancellor been allowed to work for JP Morgan?

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Image copyright Reuters Sajid Javid resigned as chancellor back in February 2020 after being told to sack his advisers.Six months later he has taken up a job with US bank JP Morgan on an undisclosed salary and will sit on their advisory council for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. But are there problems with…

Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report

Hawaii plane appears to suffer engine fire before landing safely: report

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Passengers on a military charter flight in Honolulu had some scary moments late Saturday when an unspecified engine problem caused an inflight emergency, according to a report.The plane was able to safely land at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and no injuries were reported, FOX station KHON-TV in Honolulu reported.The plane was met on the tarmac with a…

College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season

College basketball bubble? NCAA considers adopting NBA’s approach for ’20-21 season

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The NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL’s double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks. In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work. Thousands of tests, minimal to no positive COVID-19 test results. So as the NCAA gets set announce its plans for the…

As election looms, Russian trolls are targeting Americans again, Facebook says As election looms, Russian trolls are targeting Americans again, Facebook says

As election looms, Russian trolls are targeting Americans again, Facebook says

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New York (CNN Business)People associated with the infamous St. Petersburg troll group that was part of Russia’s attempt to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election are trying to target American…

NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report

NFL to keep live national anthem performances outside stadiums over coronavirus fears: report

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The NFL’s national anthem singers and possibly even military members and police honor guards could reportedly be left on the sidelines this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.The NFL’s goal is to limit people in the stadium who could possibly infect players and coaches with COVID-19, Front Office Sports reported Monday, citing sources.EX-NBA PLAYER JOHN…

Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules

Male-only draft is constitutional, federal appeals court rules

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said “only the Supreme Court may revise its precedent.”The case was argued in March and was the result…

Jerry Falwell Jr to take leave of absence after racy photo Jerry Falwell Jr to take leave of absence after racy photo

Jerry Falwell Jr to take leave of absence after racy photo

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Falwell was an early and vocal supporter of President Trump The president of one of the world’s largest evangelical Christian colleges has agreed to step aside after posting a photo of himself, trousers unzipped. Jerry Falwell, a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, said he would take an…

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says

There’s a legitimate way to end coronavirus vaccine trials early, Fauci says

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KHN (Kaiser Health News) is a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. …

US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats

US imposes new restrictions on Chinese diplomats

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Washington (CNN)US-based senior Chinese diplomats will be required to seek US government permission to engage in a number of routine activities, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday — …

Local universities set grade bar higher for NI students Local universities set grade bar higher for NI students

Local universities set grade bar higher for NI students

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Image copyright Creative Commons Northern Ireland students need higher A-level grades for a place in some popular courses at local universities than students from Great Britain.For example, NI students need three As at A-level for law at Queen’s University. GB students need three Bs.The university’s clearing website lists courses and grades needed depending on where…

Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability

Ranking Gophers, Big Ten mascots in fighting ability

By 3 weeks ago

The Big Ten football’s season is delayed until who knows when. While we are collectively waiting for the Minnesota Gophers (and, yeah, the other teams, too) to return to the field, let’s ponder an age-old question. How would the Big Ten mascots fare in a fight? Before we go any further, this isn’t about the…

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