Eta now a tropical storm ahead of second Florida landfall

Eta now a tropical storm ahead of second Florida landfall

Gov. Ron DeSantis expanded his state of emergency declaration to add counties from the Gulf Coast and north-central Florida to the list of counties already added from the storm’s initial impact on South Florida. It now includes Alachua, Broward, Citrus, Collier, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hendry, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, … Read more

‘I hope you know that we see you’

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Maren Morris accepts her CMA Award for Female Vocalist of the Year. (Photo: ABC via Getty Images) Maren Morris was the top winner at Wednesday’s 54th Annual Country Music Association Awards, picking up three trophies for Song of the Year and Single of the Year for “Bones” as well as Female Artist of the Year. … Read more

Ethereum’s ‘Unannounced Hard Fork’ Was Trying to Prevent the Very Disruption It Caused

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The Takeaway: The bulk of Ethereum’s DeFi ecosystem went dark earlier today after a latent bug in the Ethereum code split the network’s transaction history in two. The split resulted from a code change that was surreptitiously inserted into a previous Geth update; some Ethereum node operators ignored the update, which ironically was meant to … Read more

A democratic sweep creates a buying opportunity for the long-term investor: Sr. Portfolio Mngr .

A democratic sweep creates a buying opportunity for the long-term investor: Sr. Portfolio Mngr .

Neel Shah, PEAK6 Capital Management Senior Portfolio Manager joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel to talk about Alibaba’s Singles Day, the tech outlook and how the race for a vaccine is weighing on the markets. Video Transcript AKIKO FUJITA: Welcome to Yahoo Finance Live. I’m Akiko Fujita along with Zack Guzman. It is noon here … Read more

The new Miss USA says she doesn’t support banning guns but believes AK-47s are better left to the military

The new Miss USA says she doesn't support banning guns but believes AK-47s are better left to the military

Miss USA Asya Branch told Insider that she believes AK-47s should be “left to our military.” Benjamin Askinas/Miss USA Newly-crowned Miss USA Asya Branch told Insider that she believes AK-47s and “other guns along those lines should be left to our military.”  “There’s no reason for civilians to have those types of weapons,” Branch — … Read more

Trump supporter files restraining order against neighbours who celebrated Biden win

Trump supporter files restraining order against neighbours who celebrated Biden win

A Trump supporting man filed a restraining order against his neighbours who taunted him over Joe Biden’s election win. (CBS13) A Trump supporter filed a restraining order against his neighbours who he claims taunted him over Joe Biden’s election win. Michael Mason says he took legal action after being “harassed” by his Democratic supporting neighbours … Read more

Tencent Ready to Make Case It Can Ride Out China Storm

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(Bloomberg) — Tencent Holdings Ltd. joined Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and much of China’s internet sector in a $290 billion selloff after Beijing signaled its strongest intentions yet to rein in Big Tech. Yet the social media and gaming giant is in some ways better shielded than its peers from any potential crackdown. Executives unfurling … Read more