Florida restaurant shuts down after being left with 4 employees

Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que said it paid good wages but simply could not find enough staff to keep its Winter Park, Florida, restaurant open. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

'private-equity titans' tapped billions in federal Covid relief

Some $1.2 billion of PPP and other relief money targeted at small businesses went to companies backed by large and well-funded private-equity firms. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Remote work goes 'luxury', but many may be left out

Virtual reality meetings, $7,000 all-in-one kits and digital hot desking: Big Tech is rolling out premium tools as the work-from-home era looks set to last well beyond the pandemic. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Couple says a hacker demanded over $40k after taking control of their account

Al and Jen Ferguson were told by a hacker named "The King" that they had to pay £1 per follower to get their Instagram account back. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

China suspends approval for new online games

China has suspended approval for all new online games. That's according to a report in the South China Morning Post on Thursday (September 9). It's thought to be part of Beijing's bid to curb gaming addiction among young people.Citing sources with knowledge of the matter, the rep … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

'Blatant' Oregon shoplifters walk out of Lowe's with full carts

Video of shoplifters stealing thousands of dollars worth of electrical wires from a Lowe's store in Oregon has angered local residents. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Daniel Wilkinson survived two tours of duty in Afghanistan but died of complications from gallstones, deteriorating slowly as his under-equipped doctors looked on helplessly. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Oregon McDonald's trying to hire 14-year-olds due to 'staffing issues'

An Oregon McDonald's displayed a banner asking 14-year-olds and 15-year-olds to apply for work because of "staffing issues." | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

It is finally revealed that McDonald's Grimace is a giant taste bud

Wait, he's a WHAT?!? | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Haruki Murakami fell down a literary well

With his lackluster, misogynistic new collection "First Person Singular," Japan's most famous author proves his cultural reach exceeds his grasp. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Anti-vaxx police officer who had been taking horse worm medicine dies from Covid

Joe Manning complained that Facebook ‘censured’ him for posting misinformation about the coronavirus | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Jeffrey Gundlach on the U.S. dollar potentially losing reserve currency status

Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital Founder & CEO, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the outlook of the U.S. dollar, the U.S. economic recovery, currencies, and Fed expectations. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 4 months ago

Anti-Taliban leader Massoud wants to talk but ready to fight

(Reuters) -Ahmad Massoud, leader of Afghanistan's last major outpost of anti-Taliban resistance, said on Sunday he hoped to hold peaceful talks with the Islamist movement that seized power in Kabul a week ago but that his forces were ready to fight. "We want to make the Taliban … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

OnlyFans publishes updated policy with specifics on the banned explicit content

OnlyFans sent an updated policy to some creators. It used a bullet-pointed list to set out exactly what content will be banned from October. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Google is right to cut remote workers' pay. The alternative is inequity

In the short term, cutting the pay of workers who relocate to cheaper cities is the right thing to do. (I've hired people on four continents.) | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Taliban spokesman complains of Facebook censorship

Taliban spokesman complains of Facebook censorship | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Virologist suggests coronavirus origin theorists are missing this other cover-up

Virologist suggests coronavirus origin theorists are missing a cover-up that's 'staring them right in the face' | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Afghanistan: Facebook confirms ban of Taliban-related content

Technology firms face challenges on how to handle content created by the group and its supporters. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Biden braces for brutal defeat in Afghanistan

The Biden administration is preparing for the fall of Kabul and a retreat from any U.S. diplomatic presence in Afghanistan — a stunning reversal of expectations.It's looking increasingly likely to high-ranking aides to President Biden that the U.S. will have no enduring diplomati … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

NASA boosts impact risk from 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Bennui

While the chances are still extremely low, new findings from the OSIRIS-REx mission have made an impact with Bennu slightly more likely. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Serbian cave hermit gets Covid-19 jab, urges others to follow

Almost twenty years ago, Panta Petrovic made social distancing a lifestyle choice when he moved into a tiny Serbian mountain cave to avoid society. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

What we thought about metabolism may be all wrong, new study suggests

Metabolic rate remains stable all through adult life, from age 20 to 60 years old. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Pentagon unveils microchip implant that detects Covid in the body

Invention inspired by huge virus outbreak on board USS Theodore Roosevelt | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Vaccine-resistant lambda variant is in the US

A new coronavirus mutation known as the lambda variant that is thought to have increased resistance to vaccines has appeared in the United States. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

CNN fires 3 staffers for coming into office unvaccinated

CNN president Jeff Zucker told staff Thursday that the network fired three staff members who came to work without getting vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a memo first obtained by the New York Times.Driving the news: Zucker said in the memo also shared with Axios that CN … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Landlords legally challenge Biden administration's new eviction moratorium

A group of landlords and real-estate companies issued a legal challenge on Wednesday night in a D.C. district court to the Biden administration's new national eviction moratorium.Driving the news: The Alabama and Georgia Associations of Realtors' emergency motion argues that the … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

The swift spread of the Delta variant across Europe has upended wishful thinking of a quick return to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic — and is offering a warning to the U.S. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States will not lock down again to curb COVID-19 but "things are going to get worse" as the Delta variant fuels a surge in cases, mostly among the unvaccinated, top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Sunday. A sufficient per … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

A number of prominent GOP lawmakers and right-wing media figures turned heads last week by making strong statements in support of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

United and American Airlines are devoting billions to an aircraft without pilots

The two airlines aim to be at the forefront of a burgeoning industry but the greatest hurdle might be getting travelers to fly on the new aircraft. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Earth's energy imbalance removes almost all doubt from human-made climate change

A new study found a less than 1 percent probability that a growing imbalance between the amount of energy Earth absorbs and what it emits out occurred naturally. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

New York Times: Covid Aid Programs Spur a Record Drop in Poverty

WASHINGTON — The huge increase in government aid prompted by the coronavirus pandemic will cut poverty nearly in half this year from prepandemic levels and push the share of Americans in poverty to the lowest level on record, according to the most comprehensive analysis yet of a … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

DOJ says it's legal to mandate Covid vaccines

The Department of Justice on Monday published an opinion indicating that coronavirus vaccine mandates are legal despite only being approved for emergency use. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

UC Davis study finds people are becoming desensitized to Covid-19

As cases of COVID-19 increase in California, a new study out of UC Davis says many people have become desensitized to the virus and aren't as concerned about following public health guidelines. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 5 months ago

Boy, 16, had cardiac arrest after exercise following Pfizer vaccine first dose

The Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Monday (5 July) that it is investigating an incident involving a 16-year-old boy who suffered a cardiac arrest after lifting weights six days into receiving his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Pot legalization in the U.S. seems both inevitable and impossible

A dramatic shift in public views on marijuana has fueled a wave of legalization efforts in the states, but that momentum has done little to create change at the federal level. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

California cities rebel against new mask mandate

PASADENA, Calif. - Los Angeles County's new mask mandate is infuriating officials in the sprawling region, leading to angry denunciations as some irate local leaders demand resignations and threaten to cut ties and form their own public health departments. "The county cannot hand … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Respected dev who was bullied online dies by suicide. 'This stuff hurts.'

David Kirk Ginder said they were harassed by members of the online forum Kiwi Farms. Experts say toxic online cultures may increase suicide risk. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

FBI informants had bigger role in Whitmer kidnap plot than thought

Members of an anti-government group accused of hatching a plan to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer claim they were set up by more than a dozen FBI agents who had infiltrated the organization and played a key role in the plot, according to a new report. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Jeff Bezos says polluting industries can be moved to space

The Blue Origin founder said it will take decades to get there, but it can be done. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

EU is attempting to annex UK territory

Britain told the European Union to "think again" after the bloc published a plan for post-Brexit negotiations over the future of Gibraltar that London said seeks to undermine British sovereignty over the territory. The European Commission said the draft negotiating mandate woul … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Jeff Bezos followed up his 11-minute flight to the edge of space Tuesday with an extended press appearance in which he announced the gift of $100 million each to CNN political contributor Van Jones and chef José Andrés. “They can give all to their own charity or they can share th … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

White House: social media bans for misinformation should extend to all platforms

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said people who are removed from one social media platform for spreading misinformation should face the same consequences across the board. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Biden administration ‘flagging problematic posts for Facebook,’ Psaki says

The Biden administration is playing an active role in flagging Facebook posts it considers to be “problematic” or “disinformation,” according to White House press secretary Jen Psaki. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

They helped create California's high housing market. Now they can't afford it

Reports of a tech exodus have been greatly exaggerated | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Facebook engineer abused access to user data

Facebook fired 52 employees from January 2014 to August 2015 over abusing company access to user data for personal means, "An Ugly Truth" said. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Thursday that "more dangerous" variants of Covid-19 could tear across the world as global infections soared to half a million daily, largely driven by the virulent Delta strain. | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago

Prenatal test developed with Chinese military stores gene data

A prenatal test taken by millions of pregnant women globally was developed by Chinese gene company BGI Group in collaboration with the Chinese military and is being used by the firm to collect genetic data, a Reuters review of publicly available documents found. The report is th … | Continue reading


@news.yahoo.com | 6 months ago