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Startups and VCs refocus autonomous vehicle efforts

Investors have poured billions into startups promising to get self-driving cars on the road to shuttle passengers and parcels. Now, the startup world has largely shifted to applying autonomous driving to specific industrial use cases — in an effort to build a business much faster. Why it matters: Despite bold...
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Editorial: Safety regulator bungles mask guidance for state’s reopening

Cal/OSHA’s inability to set clear workplace rules for California’s reopening Tuesday is inexcusable. It’s been two months since Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the state aimed to fully reopen June 15, giving the workplace safety regulator ample time to give businesses the guidance they need to avoid confusion among employers and employees.
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Review: Star-studded cast not given much to do in ‘Queen Bees’

There are two genres I tend to approach with extra caution: Slashers and retirement home comedies. Both have found me covering my eyes for not entirely unrelated reasons. Yes, the dismembering is more metaphorical in the latter, but sometimes it’s equally hard to stomach seeing a great group of actors reduced to incontinence jokes. Also, I’m still recovering from the Diane Keaton movie “Poms.”
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‘N-O-R-M-A-L-C-Y’: Why the National Spelling Bee means more now than ever

2020 was a year like no other. Although it understandably wasn’t top of mind, the competitive spelling world also suffered the disruptive consequences of the pandemic. The Scripps National Spelling Bee – which only the second world war had previously cancelled – became a casualty of Covid-19, despite pleas for organizers to find a virtual work-around or at least extend eligibility for unfortunate eighth graders who lost their final chance to compete.
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Longsight murder inquiry after woman found dead in house

A murder inquiry has been launched after a woman's body was found at a property, police have said. The 58-year-old woman was found by emergency crews in Holker Close, Longsight at about 14:00 BST on Friday, Greater Manchester Police said. Det Ch Insp Stuart Wilkinson said the woman's family were...

Tokyo 2020 Round-Up: Tokyo Begins Road Closures Ahead of Olympic Games

With the Olympic Games set to kick off at the end of July, preparations for the Games are beginning in all sports, not just in swimming. In this series, SwimSwam looks at some of the leading news from outside of swimming as athletes around the world continue to prepare and qualify for the rescheduled Olympic Games which are due to begin in Tokyo on July 23rd, and Paralympic Games, which are scheduled to begin August 24th.
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7 Reasons Coinbase Is Americans’ Favorite Crypto Exchange

More Americans choose Coinbase than any other crypto exchange. When it comes to U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, there's Coinbase, and then there's everybody else. In The Ascent's crypto study of over 50 million Americans, 67% of adults who own or have owned cryptocurrency have used Coinbase. That was far more than any other exchange; the next-highest was Binance at 27%.
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Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.29 Per Share

Analysts expect that Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) will announce earnings of $1.29 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have provided estimates for Beacon Roofing Supply’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.54 and the lowest is $1.09. Beacon Roofing Supply posted earnings per share of $0.93 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 38.7%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results on Thursday, August 5th.

Analysts Set Grafton Group plc (LON:GFTU) Target Price at GBX 952.14

Shares of Grafton Group plc (LON:GFTU) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the eight analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 952.14 ($12.44).
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Biden Refuses Joint Press Conference with Putin: White House

In a crowded field, the low point of Donald Trump’s international diplomacy during four years as president may have come in Helsinki when he nodded along throughout a bizarre joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. President Joe Biden won’t have the opportunity to side with the Russian autocrat against his own Justice Department and intelligence services at next week’s summit after the White House announced that there would be no twin podium moment. “A solo press conference is the appropriate format to clearly communicate with the free press the topics that were raised in the meeting,” said a White House official on Saturday.
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Wales’ Bale on the wing to face Switzerland

Baku (AFP) – Wales coach Robert Page named Gareth Bale on the left wing for Saturday’s Euro 2020 Group A game with Switzerland in Baku. Real Madrid’s Bale starts on the opposite flank to Manchester United winger Daniel James with Juventus playmaker Aaron Ramsey in midfield as both sides’ make their Euro entrance.