Colin Kaepernick slams NFL over social justice campaign, Eric Reid free agency

Colin Kaepernick spoke out against the NFL on Sunday in the middle of the league’s slate of opening games to start the 2020 season.Kaepernick appeared to be angered by the NFL pushing its social justice initiatives while his former teammate Eric Reid remained a free agent to start the season.WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM MAY BE PERMANENT,…

Dow Jones Up But Stock Market Rally Fades Despite Peloton, Oracle Gains; Tesla To Export Made-In-China Cars

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Over a century later, the mystery of the Alfred Wallace’s butterfly is solved

A living individual (Famegana nisa) in its natural habitat. Credit: Dr Yu-Feng Hsu An over a century-long mystery has been surrounding the Taiwanese butterfly fauna ever since the “father of zoogeography” Alfred Russel Wallace, in collaboration with Frederic Moore, authored a landmark paper in 1866: the first to study the lepidopterans of the island. Back…

Thousands need aid after fire destroys Europe’s largest refugee camp

Thousands of people urgently require emergency shelter and aid after a fire destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp, on the Greek island of Lesbos. As the Greek government declared a state of emergency and a delegation of officials rushed to the north-eastern Aegean island, the sheer scale of devastation wrought by the overnight blaze became increasingly…

Small miscalculations along India-China border can lead to big mistakes, former national security advisor says

SINGAPORE — Small miscalculations in a tense border standoff between India and China high in the Himalayas could lead to big mistakes, a former national security advisor to India said Wednesday. Troops on both sides have been engaged in a dispute since May and in June, a fatal clash killed 20 Indian soldiers. China did not disclose…

Italy opens competition probe into Apple, Google and Dropbox’s cloud storage services

Sundar Pichai and Tim CookSource: Reuters; AppleItaly’s competition authority announced Monday it’s looking into cloud storage services run by Apple, Dropbox and Google after hearing several complaints about allegedly unfair commercial practices.The Competition and Market Authority said it has launched six total investigations into Google Drive, Apple’s iCloud and DropBox. The agency is investigating whether the three…

For Long-Haulers, Covid-19 Takes a Toll on Mind as Well as Body

“It makes you depressed, anxious that it’s never going to go away.”Angela Aston, a nurse practitioner in San Marcos, Texas, was sick for months with Covid-19. Her colleagues gradually came to not believe her: “‘You’re fine,’ they would say, and I would have to tell them, ‘No, I can’t breathe.’” Credit…Sergio Flores for The New York…