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Coronavirus relief talks collapse on Capitol Hill as Trump prepares executive action

“If the Democrats continue to hold this critical hostage hostage, I will act under my authority as President to give Americans the help they need,” Trump said. Democratic leaders said Friday the White House refused to meet them even halfway through the negotiations, which dragged on for two weeks with little sign of progress. The discussions should provide additional relief …

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The appetite for Uber Eats cannot offset the collapse in ridesharing

A surge in Uber’s grocery delivery business couldn’t counter a 75 percent decline in global ridesharing, which reduced the company’s total revenue by 29 percent as the cost of the coronavirus crisis was factored in. For the quarter from April to June, gross Uber bookings – the total value of travel, deliveries and other Uber services – decreased 35 percent …

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Garmin’s four-day service collapse was caused by ransomware

GPS device and service provider Garmin confirmed on Monday that the worldwide outage, in which the vast majority of its offerings were suspended for five days, was caused by a ransomware attack. “Garmin Ltd. was the victim of a cyber attack that encrypted some of our systems on July 23, 2020,” the company wrote in a Monday morning post. “As …

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Bow crane collapse: One dead and four injured in the crane collapse

Media playback is not supported on your device Media signatureA 20m crane fell on a property on Gale Street in Bow One person died and four people were injured after a crane fell on houses and blocks of flats built in London. The 20 m crane fell shortly before 2:40 p.m. CET on the development and two terraced houses in …

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Comedian D.L. Hughley positive for coronavirus after collapse

Actor-comedian D.L. Hughley, who collapsed in the middle of his set at a Nashville comedy club, has announced that he has tested positive for the corona virus. The 57-year-old was stunned when he passed out on Friday evening at the Zanies comedy nightclub. Hughley has one on Saturday Video on Twitter telling his fans that he was treated for exhaustion …

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The Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart, Florida, is “threatened with an impending collapse,” the Coast Guard warns.

The Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart is “threatened by an impending collapse,” warned the US Coast Guard. Officials have blocked the lanes to the south indefinitely. The northbound lanes have been split to accommodate southbound and northbound traffic. Commercial boat traffic was discontinued. The Roosevelt Bridge was built 24 years ago and spans the St. Lucie River. “We expect severe traffic …

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New study questions the popular “collapse” hypothesis for Easter Island

Enlarge /. Moai statues in a row, Ahu Tongariki, Easter Island, Chile. De Agostini Image Library / Getty Images In his bestseller 2005 collapseJared Diamond offered the social collapse of Easter Island (aka Rapa Nui) around 1600 as a warning story. Diamond essentially argued that the destruction of the island’s ecological environment triggered a downward spiral of internal warfare, population …

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