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  • Getty Kevin Durant, formerly of the Golden State Warriors. The Golden State Warriors have been mentioned in Kevin Durant trade rumors. As soon as the superstar requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, it was evident that the Warriors could be a potential destination. However, it’s looking like they’ll refrain from making the move. But that doesn’t mean the former Warrior won’t be dealt by the time the...
  • Against burnout, rethink your relationship to work
    presstories.com | 3 minutes ago Against burnout, rethink your relationship to work
    Psychology – To prevent the burnout syndrome, it is necessary to give back the personal and social spheres their rightful place. For years, Corinne Le Bars enjoyed a honeymoon in her career and her relationship with her employer. Too invested in his role as a researcher in the humanities and social sciences, he finds himself one day at risk of being kicked out of a position he seems to have...
  • With the summer holidays well and truly underway, children will inevitably have more access to screen time, especially in the form of the internet. Internet safety has become an increasingly worrying problem amongst parents, but speaking to Fabulous, internet expert Allison Troutner from VPNOverview.com has listed the best ways to keep your child safe online. 2An internet has revealed the best ways to keep your child safe online. Pictured, stock imageCredit: Getty 2Amongst Allison Troutner's (pictured) top tips include...
  • Superfluousness, thy name is House of the Dragon, a hybrid of HBO's two most recent mega-hits—Game of Thrones and Succession—that serves as a prequel to the former that no one really asked for, and even fewer will feel is necessary. Based on George R.R. Martin’s 2018 novel Fire & Blood, the cable giant’s highly anticipated follow-up, set two centuries before the events of its prior fantasy epic, turns out to...
  • A THRIFTY entrepreneur has revealed which side hustle beginners should pursue. Andrea De La Flor is an affiliate marketer and claims her side hustle earns her between $4,000 and $5,000 a week. 2A thrifty entrepreneur has revealed her side hustle sees her earn up to $5,000 a weekCredit: TikTok/andrea.businesshackss 2Andrea De La Flor said her affiliate marketing business was 'easy to set up'Credit: TikTok/andrea.businesshackss Affiliate marketing can be attractive...
  • Getty Head coach Billy Donovan of the Chicago Bulls looks on This is a critical season for the Chicago Bulls. They supplemented splashy moves over the last 18 months with a more subdued approach to this offseason. In that respect, it is very reminiscent of Bulls vice president Arturas Karnisovas’ first season in Chicago. After taking over a team with 44 wins total over the previous two seasons,...
  • Five-year old girl Grace Hughes - who has been missing for 12 days - has been located safe and well.  On Friday shortly after 2pm Northern Territory Police released a statement saying they had located Grace and her mother Laura Hinks. The pair had been missing since August 7 when Grace was allegedly abducted from the Berrimah area, in Darwin's east. The mother and daughter vanished after a supervised parental visit...
  • A south Florida man, who died in July after eating raw oysters that contained a dangerous bacteria from warm seawater, had cocaine, cannabis and fentanyl among other drugs in his system, a medical examiner's report has revealed. An autopsy for Roger 'Rocky' Pinckney, 44, concluded that oxycodone, and opiates were also found in his body after his death on July 31, the Broward County Medical Examiner said.  Other than testing...
  • Those who remain (mostly) calm on the fairways will have their forbearance tested in the courtroom as the LIV golfers' antitrust lawsuit was significantly delayed.  A tentative date of July 23, 2023 has been set for summary judgement by US District Judge Bath Labson Freeman, in which the PGA Tour will almost certainly look to have the case thrown out.  The trial itself is likely to occur on January 8...
  • (CNN)Officials who oversee Southern California's water supply are leading by example amidst a prolonged drought by fixing a leaky pipe that serves as a 36-mile "critical imported water pipeline" from the Colorado River.But because the water supply will be impacted by the "emergency repairs," the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is asking residents and businesses in parts of Los Angeles County to suspend outdoor watering for 15 days, beginning...
  • (CNN)The remains of a 23-year-old from Utah who was killed during a bombing mission in World War II have been identified, a federal agency said Thursday. Elvin L. Phillips, who was a sergeant for the US Army Air Forces, was a gunner on board an aircraft that crashed north of Bucharest, Romania, in the summer of 1943, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said in a news release."To identify Phillips's remains,...
  • PALO ALTO – The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad safely detonated a World War II-era artillery shell and grenade after the explosives were found at a Palo Alto home Thursday, according to police. A resident in the 2300 block of South Court discovered the devices in a box about 3:10 p.m. while cleaning out a deceased relative’s belongings, the Palo Alto Police Department said in a statement. The...
  • WOLVES will reportedly consider selling Pedro Neto if they receive a suitable offer this month. The Portuguese midfielder's progress at Molineux was derailed last season by a knee injury, although he featured in Wolves' first two matches of the season. 2Wolves winger Pedro Neto has attracted interest from several clubsCredit: GETTY 2Wolves will reportedly consider selling the Portuguese winger for the right priceCredit: REX Neto's displays after his 2019 arrival...
  • Getty Donte DiVincenzo, now of the Golden State Warriors. The Golden State Warriors had one of the most impressive rosters in the association last season, as evidenced by… them winning a championship. But the point is, their roster provided a unique mix of experience, youthfulness, and talent, which is what made it so special. And despite losing three of their key rotational pieces from last season, the team...
  • NBC The Voice Season 22 John Legend and Blake Shelton have been going at it as coaches on “The Voice” since Legend joined the cast in 2019. In a recent interview with E! News Daily Pop, Legend revealed that during the filming of season 22, Shelton has lost a bit of his edge. Legend told the outlet that Shelton has “gone soft on us.” And who did he...
  • Getty Melissa Gorga One Bravo star recently gave her take on the drama surrounding “The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s” Teresa Giudice’s nuptials to Luis Ruelas and her brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Melissa Gorga, declining to attend the event. RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey was one of the many “Real Housewives” stars in attendance at the wedding on August 6 and she spoke about the relationship between the two...
  • (CNN)The FBI search of Donald Trump's Florida resort and the removal of classified information raise a compelling need for maximum public disclosure given the involvement of an ex-president who's a likely 2024 candidate.The Florida magistrate judge overseeing the case implicitly acknowledged this reality with his decision on Thursday to start the process of potentially releasing some of the critical affidavit that the Justice Department used to justify the search at...
  • A high street decorated with British Union Jack bunting in Penistone, UK. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition has warned "a tsunami of fuel poverty will hit the country this winter."Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Facing soaring energy bills, rising costs and rapidly declining consumer purchasing power, small businesses across the U.K. are struggling to make ends meet. New data on Wednesday showed U.K. inflation jumped to a...
  • ATLANTA — Mets’ right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker, last seen throwing just two innings on Tuesday night before leaving with back spasms, took some time out of his treatment to explain how he’s feeling. “A lot better than expected,” he reported. “Tuesday, I would say, was a lot, a lot of pain. One of the worst pains I’ve ever felt. So with where I’m at today, I’m a little shocked.” Walker...
  • The Houston Astros showed that they are ready for the postseason at the expense of the Chicago White Sox. The Chicago White Sox had a successful first season under Tony La Russa in 2021, which resulted in them making the postseason for the second consecutive year. 2022, however, has been a disaster for the team from the Southside of Chicago. Yet, they were still 61-57 entering their game on Aug....
  • In an emailed statement released on Thursday, the Tennessee Firearms Association revealed its inquiry to the Tennessee Department of Safety, which sought to find out if the FBI has requested access to the state’s handgun permit database, as the agency has done in Missouri. In July 2022, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt wrote a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to confront the federal agency with reports that their...
  • Protesters with the animal rights group PETA cemented themselves to the driveway of a Nashville Starbucks on Thursday to protest the price upcharge the coffee giant charges for vegan milk substitutions. Standing our ground against @Starbucks’s vegan upcharge like ???? pic.twitter.com/aivRHdmZH5 — PETA (@peta) August 18, 2022 According to Business Insider, “Starbucks added oat milk in March 2021, alongside almond milk added in 2016 and coconut milk in 2015....
  • by George Neumayr   Before the Trump era, members of official Washington who held ostensibly nonpartisan positions of public trust made some effort to conceal their biases. Indeed, many of these figures would hold themselves out as uniquely apolitical and dispassionate. But sheer hatred of Donald Trump has made them throw off that mask. Turn on MSNBC or CNN at almost any hour of the day and you will...
  • Blackburn Reacts to Former CIA Chiefs Viral Tweet
    tennesseestar.com | 2 hour(s) ago Blackburn Reacts to Former CIA Chiefs Viral Tweet
    A U.S. senator from Tennessee is responding after General Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) under President George W. Bush, sent a viral tweet stating that Republicans are “dangerous” extremists. “More proof of how partisan the deep state and media have become,” Senator Marsha Blackburn told The Tennessee Star Thursday. The saga began when a Financial Times reporter called Edward Luce compared Republicans to terrorists. “I’ve covered extremism and...
  • AN interior design expert has found cheap home décor from Walmart that looks way more expensive than they appear TikToker Sbkliving showed off the affordable items that will make you look like a domestic pro. 2TikToker Sbkliving showed off five amazing items you can get at Walmart to help decorate your homeCredit: Not known, clear with picture desk 2She revealed some classy items that you'd never guess were from the...
  • by Scott McClallen   A new poll shows the Michigan governor’s race is close between incumbent Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon less than three months before the 2022 election. AARP Michigan released a 2022 election survey that shows Whitmer leading Dixon 51% to 46% among all likely voters, with a similar split (50/46) among voters ages 50+. The poll showed Whitmer leads by 17% among women and women...
  • Lake Slams Hobbs for Voting Record on Abortion
    tennesseestar.com | 2 hour(s) ago Lake Slams Hobbs for Voting Record on Abortion
    In a series of tweets, Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake slammed her opponent, current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, for Hobbs’ record on abortion. “[Katie Hobbs] supports Abortion up to the moment of birth & even 3 days after She also supports the gruesome, unimaginable act of leaving babies on a medical tray to die, should they survive a botched Abortion procedure,” Lake said. “This is the stuff out of...
  • Assaults on Minnesota Police Double in Two Years
    tennesseestar.com | 2 hour(s) ago Assaults on Minnesota Police Double in Two Years
    Assaults on Minnesota police officers reached a record high for a second year in a row last year, according to a new state report. At the same time, use-of-force incidents decreased, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s annual “Uniform Crime Report” shows. According to the report, there were a total of 900 assault incidents in 2021 with 1,112 officers assaulted. That’s a 35 percent increase over 2020, when a record 667 incidents were...
  • Nearly four years after notorious Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger was beaten to death in his cell with a padlock stuffed in a sock, three men have been indicted in connection with his murder. Fotios Geas, 55, Paul J. DeCologero, 48, and Sean McKinnon, 36, were charged Wednesday with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Geas and DeCologero allegedly hit Bulger, 89, in the...
  • Richmond’s Office of Elections is removing a second referendum on whether or not to approve a casino in the city, after developers and city officials backed down in the face of opposition from the Virginia General Assembly. After a 2021 referendum failed, Richmond city leaders and developer Urban One sought to hold another referendum in November 2022, and a court approved adding the measure to the ballot. But State Senator...
  • The Cook Political Report this week changed its description of the Pennsylvania Senate race from “tossup” to “lean Democrat,” signaling trouble for Republican candidate Mehmet Oz, even as Democrat John Fetterman struggles with his return to the campaign trail.  Cook’s shifting outlook on the Senate contest is partly a response to figures on the FiveThirtyEight data-analysis website showing that Oz, a celebrity doctor, trails Fetterman, the lieutenant governor, by an...
  • Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is coming through western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio on Friday, August 19, to speak at two rallies, one for Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano and the other for Ohio Senate candidate JD Vance.  The conservative activist organization Turning Point Action is hosting the events. In a statement, Turning Point founder and President Charlie Kirk expressed his gladness to facilitate the rallies and his hope that DeSantis’s...
  • by Reagan Reese   A Wisconsin school board voted on Aug. 16 to prohibit the displaying of LGBTQ pride and Black Lives Matter flags in classrooms. The Kettle Moraine school board in Wales, Wisconsin, examined a policy that prohibits educators and staff from “promoting partisan politics and sectarian religious views” which Superintendent Stephen Plum clarified to include pride and Black Lives Matter flags, according to Fox 6. The board approved the policy at...
  • Only three election integrity bills made it into law this past legislative year in Arizona, and at least two of them are now subject to lawsuits from progressives and Democrats. Five lawsuits have been filed against HB 2492, which requires proof of citizenship in order to register to vote — with the exception of voting in congressional elections, which is pre-empted by federal law. Two lawsuits have been filed against...
  • The South Carolina Supreme Court has temporarily blocked continued enforcement of the state’s Heartbeat law, which bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The court’s order Wednesday grants abortion providers an emergency motion that will halt enforcement of the law, which has been in effect since June 27, several days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Dobbs...
  • The Republican National Committee (RNC) opened a new Hispanic community center in Tucson, Arizona, and Republican Senate nominee Blake Masters, who appeared at the center’s opening, spoke with The Arizona Sun Times about the importance of elected officials connecting with their community. “I think people are looking, now more than ever, for their elected officials and their servant leaders to be accessible and to have a place where you can...
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  • Sen. Rick Scott Has a Message for New IRS Employees
    tennesseestar.com | 2 hour(s) ago Sen. Rick Scott Has a Message for New IRS Employees
    by Debra Heine   In an open letter posted on LinkedIn, Senator Rick Scott (R-Fla.) vowed that Republicans plan to roll back the hiring of 87,000 new tax collection agents for the IRS, a key provision in the inaptly named “Inflation Reduction Act.” ????JOB SEEKERS BEWARE????If you’re thinking of taking one of @JoeBiden’s 87,000 new IRS jobs…it’s going to be a short-term gig. Here are a few other troubling things...
  • The link in the NBC Sports Chicago tweet Wednesday begged to be opened. “Tony La Russa calls White Sox leadership meeting, fuels win streak.” Could it really be that the White Sox manager was responsible for the five-game winning streak against the Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros after calling a meeting of his key players? The same Tony La Russa who spent the last four months dealing with almost daily...
  • Sea of Galilee, Israel (CNN)Despite its name, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is actually a freshwater lake, and it's one that has sustained life for millennia. Even today, the lake irrigates vineyards and local farms that grow everything from green vegetables to wheat and tangerines. Its archeology, hot springs and hiking trails bring tourism and livelihoods for local communities. But this place of religious pilgrimage — where the...