SpaceX to attempt historic back-to-back Falcon 9 flights – CBS News

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CBS News – William Harwood
08-30-2020 11:23:00
SpaceX to attempt historic back-to-back Falcon 9 flights – CBS News
Two Florida launches nine hours apart, plus a polar orbit, mark new records for SpaceX
SpaceX is gearing up for back-to-back launches on Sunday just nine hours apart, the shortest span between two Florida orbit-class flights since 1966.

CBS News – Li Cohen
08-30-2020 11:21:00
Chadwick Boseman, Black Panther star, has died at 43 – CBS News
Boseman was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer in 2016, and it had progressed to stage four, according to the post announcing his death.
Chadwick Boseman, known for his role as King T’Challa in Marvel’s Black Panther, has died after a four-year battle with cancer, according to a post on his Twitter account.

USA Today – Jefferson Graham
08-30-2020 11:01:39
Forget $1,000 smartphones – here’s three great ones for under $400 from Apple, Google and Samsung – USA TODAY
Samsung has the largest phone, the Galaxy A71 – the same size screen as the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Google’s $350 Pixel 4A is the lowest priced phone.
The most recent top of the line smartphone release from Samsung has an opening list price of $1,300 and most reviews, mine included, could be summed up in a few words.

Politico – Associated Press
08-30-2020 10:45:00
Trump supporters, protesters clash in Portland; 1 killed – POLITICO
It wasnt clear if the shooting was linked to fights that broke out as a caravan of about 600 vehicles was confronted by counter-demonstrators in the citys downtown.
An Associated Press freelance photographer heard three gunshots and then observed police medics working on the body of the victim.

Politico – Stephanie Murray
08-30-2020 10:44:00
Kennedy scrambles to close gap in Massachusetts – POLITICO
Trailing in the polls, the young congressman needs to turn things around quickly in his primary bid against Sen. Ed Markey.
But Kennedy spent $2.4 million of that campaign cash on television ads in the spring. Ceding his cash advantage in January, Kennedy had $5.5 stashed million in the bank, compared to $1.

USA Today – Bill Glauber, Ricardo Torres
08-30-2020 10:00:54
‘It’s surreal in the worst possible way’: Kenosha reels after Jacob Blake shooting and a week of violence – USA TODAY
What began Aug. 23 shortly after 5 p.m. as a police call for a domestic incident has spiraled into rage and violence. Now Kenosha wonders what’s next.
KENOSHA, Wis.  It looks like Miami before a hurricane, only the plywood has gone up after the storm of rage, violence and fire has already come through.

NBC News – Daniella Silva, Ed Ou
08-30-2020 08:30:00
Marred by trauma after George Floyd’s death, Minneapolis hit with second wave of looting – NBC News
Unrest was reignited in Minneapolis amid rumors and ongoing mistrust in police after a murder suspect fatally shot himself, leading to protests and looting.
MINNEAPOLIS Abe Demaag drove through downtown, watching people break windows and loot businesses and felt the sear of anguish all over again.

TMZ – TMZ Staff
08-30-2020 08:00:00
Kanye West Interested in Buying Wyoming Horse Ranch – TMZ
Kanye’s looking to expand his Wyoming empire by buying up a horse ranch.
Kanye West’s looking to expand his empire in the Cowboy State … so his family’s horsies have more room to roam.Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ …

08-30-2020 05:30:00
Photos: Warren Buffett’s life and career – CNN
They call him the Oracle of Omaha. For decades, the world has looked to Warren Buffett for investment advice and leaned on his legendary business acumen. He turned 90 years old on Sunday, August 30.
Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, attends an event in Washington, DC, in 2012. He is celebrating his 90th birthday this year.They call him the Oracle of Omaha.

Reuters – Reuters Editorial
08-30-2020 04:32:00
China’s new tech export controls could give Beijing a say in TikTok sale – Reuters
China’s new rules around tech exports mean ByteDance’s sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations could need Beijing’s approval, a Chinese trade expert told state media, a requirement that would complicate the forced and politically charged divestment.
BEIJINGSHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinas new rules around tech exports mean ByteDances sale of TikToks U.S.

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