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Star international Twenty20 player and Hobart Hurricanes import Sandeep Lamichhane has tested positive for COVID-19 less than two weeks before the Big Bash League begins. The Nepalese player has performed exceptionally well in the Australian T20 competition, forming a strong combination at the Melbourne Stars with Australian limited-overs spinner Adam Zampa. Lamichhane also plays T20 for the Nepalese national team and has also played in T20 competitions in India, Pakistan, West Indies and Canada.
Protesters gathered in front of the Amazon Spheres in Seattle, Washington on November 27, as part of a organized worldwide Amazon protest.Footage taken by @Marshhh12 shows backed up traffic and demonstrators outside the Spheres, part of the Amazon campus.According to reports, the #MakeAmazonPay Black Friday protests had been coordinated to occur in 15 different countries, based around a common set of demands.The demands included improving workplace conditions, providing more job security, respecting workers’ universal rights, and implanting sustainable environmental operations.Earlier in the year, Amazon had come under fire for its warehouse COVID-19 protocols, as well as other worker safety concerns, according to reports. Credit: @Marshhh12 via Storyful
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Stuck inside on Black Friday, stuffed with turkey (or else deprived of that feast for the first time in ages, out of an abundance of caution), what are Americans supposed to do to distract themselves? All year, it's been a battle of the streamers to fill the void left by cinemas, and this week finds […]
A seventh member of the Pakistan cricket team in New Zealand has tested positive for COVID-19 and will join other infected teammates in quarantine. Six members of the 53-member squad tested positive on Tuesday when the team arrived in New Zealand from Pakistan and began its compulsory 14-day stay in managed isolation. The seventh member tested positive Friday when players and officials again were tested on the third day of their isolation period.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik recently welcomed their first child together, but they're not the only celebrities who expanded their family in 2020.
Finch scored 114 but was happy to concede that there had been something special in the innings produced by Smith, who, he revealed, compared his best hitting to Major League Baseball's greatest home run slugger. "He calls himself Barry Bonds when he gets into those sorts of moods," Finch said of Smith.
SantaCon NYC — the polarizing annual pub crawl for charity where everyone dresses like Santa Claus — has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.“All of the reindeer got the ‘rona, so the elves have advised Santa to hold off on the in-person merriment,” a message on the event’s official site read. “There is no SantaCon NYC this year.”On Twitter, the event encouraged people to still give to charity, writing, “You may have heard, Santa’s Ho Ho Hos will NOT be making an appearance for SantaConNYC 2020. Plz keep the magic alive in your hearts & homes til we can safely & merrily gather again. You can still dress up, give to CHARITY & play reindeer games at home!”Also Read: All the TV Shows That Were Canceled Due to COVID-19 (Photos)The yearly event is a divisive one for the residents of New York City. Either you love dressing up as Saint Nick and getting wasted in public … or you hate being surrounded by drunk idiots. There’s really no middle ground.Comedian David Alan Grier is apparently part of the latter group, tweeting after hearing the news, “Thank you Jesus, THANK YOU LORD!!!!! New York City SantaCon canceled due to coronavirus pandemic.”Josh Crutchmer, an editor at the New York Times, wondered, “What is the highest office you could attain running solely on banning santacon? at a minimum you could land a council seat. mayor might be in play.”And journalist Erin Biba echoed that sentiment by writing, “WE GOT RID OF TRUMP AND SANTACON THINGS ARE LOOKING UP FOR US AMERICA.”Read original story SantaCon NYC Canceled This Year: ‘All of the Reindeer Got the ‘Rona’ At TheWrap
Five-times major champion Mickelson and Barkley won the modified alternate shot match play exhibition 4&3 at Stone Canyon Golf Club in Oro Valley where each golfer sported a microphone to capture a steady stream of banter. After taking a 4-up lead through seven holes, Barkley sent a mid-match dagger when he spoke directly to the camera and said to get re-runs of television crime drama "Law & Order" ready in "about five more holes."
YouTube star Jake Paul has claimed he was misquoted when saying COVID-19 is a “hoax” during a recent interview with The Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern. But on Friday, Stern dropped the receipts that prove otherwise.Paul, who is certainly no stranger to inciting controversy, made the claims against Stern on Friday in a separate interview with The Verge, in which he was asked about his prior comments on the pandemic.“So this guy, this reporter, he misquoted me. He took what I said out of context, and I told him that. I told him that the whole entire time,” Paul said. “COVID is very, very real. COVID is very real, like, it’s killed so many people. It’s killed people I know. It’s killed someone very, very close to me. So that’s what I’m saying. I don’t even know where that came from.”Also Read: Jake Paul Falsely Calls COVID-19 a 'Hoax,' Claims '98% of News Is Fake'Shortly after the Verge interview ran, Stern — a senior entertainment editor at The Daily Beast — posted the entire audio file of his conversation with Paul on Soundcloud, which you can listen to here.Here's the audio of @JakePaul telling me COVID is "a hoax," that America should open back up, and comparing it to the flu: https://t.co/bqQKvQrUjs— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) November 27, 2020In his interview with Stern, Paul called the COVID-19 pandemic a “controversial subject” and said he believes the country needs to “open up and go back to normal.” When pressed if he really believed it was time to move away from lockdowns, the 23-year-old said he was “100%” certain, before expanding on his stance.“There are people losing jobs, there are small businesses who are going bankrupt, there are millions of people who are unemployed right now, people are turning to alcohol and drugs to cope with everything that’s going on. This is the most detrimental thing to our society,” Paul said. “COVID cases are at less than 1%, and I think the disease is a hoax.”Paul continued, “You know, 98% of news is fake, so how do we know what’s actually real, and what we’re actually supposed to do?”Jake Paul, who rose to fame on YouTube, has more than 20 million subscribers on his channel.Read original story Jake Paul Denies Calling COVID ‘a Hoax’ — So Reporter Produces the Receipts At TheWrap
Mike Tyson stepped onto a spotlighted stage Friday and weighed in at 220 pounds, ripping off his shirt to reveal a muscled torso that could belong to an athlete of half his 54 years. The former heavyweight champion moved into a COVID-protective glass box and went nose-to-nose with Roy Jones Jr., once the most talented fighter in the world. Jones' 210-pound frame was slightly less toned, but still clearly in better condition than most of his fellow 51-year-olds.
Milwaukee County completed its recount of presidential ballots Friday, finding only small changes in vote totals for one of the two Wisconsin counties recounting ballots, but President Donald Trump's attorneys appear ready for a legal challenge seeking to toss tens of thousands of ballots. Biden, a Democrat, won the state by nearly 20,600 votes, and his margin in Milwaukee and Dane counties was about 2-to-1.
SHOWS: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES. (NOVEMBER 27, 2020)(TRILLER-Broadcasters: NO ARCHIVE. NO RESALES Digital: NO ARCHIVE. NO RESALES) 1. WIDE SHOT OF STAGE 2. ROY JONES JR WEIGHS IN AT 210 POUNDS. 3. MIKE TYSON WEIGHS IN AT 220 POUNDS 4. FACE OFF BETWEEN THE TWO FIGHTERS STORY: Two boxing legends tipped the scales on Friday (November 27) as former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's weigh-ed in for his exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. Tyson weighed in at 220 pounds and Jones Jr at a lighter 210 pounds. The fight had been pushed back to Nov. 28 from Sept. 12, because Tyson's camp felt they could maximize revenue by rescheduling, according to a report in Ring Magazine.The eight-round fight, which will be part of a three-hour pay per view event shown on virtual social media and music platform Triller, will take place at the Staples Center.Tyson teased fans about a possible return in May when the 54-year-old posted videos of himself training. The 51-year-old Jones, who has simultaneously held a record seven belts, last fought in 2018. Tyson has not fought since a loss to Kevin McBride in 2005. Internet star Jake Paul, wearing a Super Saiyan wig, also weighed in for his fight against former NBA point guard and slam dunk contest winner Nate Robinson. The two are scheduled for a six round bout on the fights undercard. (Production:Peter Bullock)
Los Angeles County is set to implement a new “targeted” Safer-at-Home order amid the latest surge of COVID-19 cases starting Monday, though this one is significantly less restrictive than earlier lockdowns in the spring.The new order will last for three weeks through Dec. 20. LA County reported 4,544 new cases and 24 deaths, bringing the 7-day average to 4,751. It mostly bans all gathering, either inside or outside, of people outside ones’ household and implements new capacity restrictions in an attempt to allow some businesses to stay open.There are exceptions for church services and protests, both of which are constitutionally protected rights. The move follows the earlier closure of all restaurants, breweries and wineries for dine-in service last week.Also Read: Eric Clapton Sparks Backlash for New Anti-Lockdown Song With Van Morrison“To those who recently lost loved ones from COVID-19, we send you wishes for healing and peace,” said Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health. “With the recent surge of COVID-19 across our community, we must take additional safety measures to reduce the risk of illness and death from this terrible virus and protect our healthcare system. These targeted measures are in effect for the next three weeks and still allow for many essential and non-essential activities where residents are always masked and distanced.Here is brief rundown of the new restrictions:Gatherings: All public and private gatherings with individuals not in your household are prohibited, except for church services and protests, which are constitutionally protected rights.Occupancy limits at various businesses; all individuals at these sites are required to wear face coverings and keep at least 6 feet of distance:Essential retail – 35% maximum occupancy Non-essential retail (includes indoor malls) – 20% maximum occupancy Personal care services – 20% maximum occupancy Libraries – 20% maximum occupancy Fitness centers operating outdoors – 50% maximum occupancy Museums galleries, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens operating outdoors – 50% maximum occupancy Mini-golf, batting cages, go-kart racing operating outdoors – 50% maximum occupancy Outdoor recreation activities all which require face coverings (except for swimming) and distancing:Beaches, trails, and parks remain open; gatherings at these sites with members outside your household are prohibited. Golf courses, tennis courts, pickleball, archery ranges, skate parks, bike parks, and community gardens remain open for individuals or members of a single household. Pools that serve more than one household may open only for regulated lap swimming with one person per lane. Drive-in movies/events/car parades are permitted provided occupants in each car are members of one household. Schools:All schools and day camps remain open adhering to re-opening protocols. K-12 Schools and Day Camps with an outbreak (3 cases or more over 14 days) should close for 14 days. Closed non-essential businesses/activities:Playgrounds (with the exception of playgrounds at childcare and schools) Cardrooms Read original story LA County Implements ‘Targeted’ Safer-at-Home Order Amid COVID Surge At TheWrap
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Controversial internet sensation Jeffree Star famously "can't relate" to many things, including the money woes of mere financial mortals, but even superrich cosmetics moguls sometimes feel the slight sting of a bank account bruising. Nearly a full year after he moved into his current home, a $14.6 million Hidden Hills mega-estate, the onetime MySpace celebrity-turned-business […]