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Conor McGregor opens up on retirement talk: ‘The game just does not excite me’

Conor McGregor opens up on retirement talk: ‘The game just does not excite me’

Conor McGregor has spoken for the first time since he tweeted his latest retirement at the conclusion of UFC 250 on Saturday night, and took…Read More »

Conor McGregor has spoken for the first time since he tweeted his latest retirement at the conclusion of UFC 250 on Saturday night, and took aim at the UFC for not booking him in an appropriate fight. Speaking to ESPN following his announcement, McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) cited a number of factors behind his…

Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy files for bankruptcy protection

Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy files for bankruptcy protection

Cathy Bussewitz and Tali Arbel, Associated Press Published 5:58 p.m. ET June 28, 2020 | Updated 8:27 a.m. ET June 29, 2020CLOSEChesapeake Energy, a shale…Read More »

Cathy Bussewitz and Tali Arbel, Associated Press Published 5:58 p.m. ET June 28, 2020 | Updated 8:27 a.m. ET June 29, 2020CLOSEChesapeake Energy, a shale drilling pioneer that helped to turn the United States into a global energy powerhouse, has filed for bankruptcy protection.The Oklahoma City-based company said Sunday that it was a necessary decision…

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. The Fed bought debt in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Coca-Cola, Walmart, and…Read More »

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. The Fed bought debt in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Coca-Cola, Walmart, and McDonald's in its first spree of corporate bond-buying. The Fed bought $428 million worth of corporate bonds in its first foray into company debt as part of its response to…

Fact check: Barack Obama mentioned Juneteenth multiple times while president

Fact check: Barack Obama mentioned Juneteenth multiple times while president

CLOSE To remember Juneteenth, USA TODAY staff members read an excerpt of the Emancipation Proclamation. USA TODAYThe claim: Barack Obama never mentioned Juneteenth while in officeDuring…Read More »

CLOSE To remember Juneteenth, USA TODAY staff members read an excerpt of the Emancipation Proclamation. USA TODAYThe claim: Barack Obama never mentioned Juneteenth while in officeDuring this month's celebration of Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery, a Facebook post made the claim that former President Barack Obama never mentioned the holiday during his entire eight years in…

Boycott Facebook: Civil rights groups call on big advertisers to yank ads over hate speech policies

Boycott Facebook: Civil rights groups call on big advertisers to yank ads over hate speech policies

Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY Published 3:06 p.m. ET June 17, 2020 | Updated 9:25 a.m. ET June 18, 2020CLOSE Do protests ever enact real change?…Read More »

Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY Published 3:06 p.m. ET June 17, 2020 | Updated 9:25 a.m. ET June 18, 2020CLOSE Do protests ever enact real change? Yes. But not all movements are created equal. Here's the ingredients of a successful movement. USA TODAYA coalition of civil rights groups that includes the NAACP and the Anti-Defamation League…

How Do You Talk People Into Traveling in the Middle of a Pandemic?

How Do You Talk People Into Traveling in the Middle of a Pandemic?

A passenger wearing a protective mask walks through O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on June 13. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images We’re committed…Read More »

A passenger wearing a protective mask walks through O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on June 13. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images We’re committed to keeping our readers informed. We’ve removed our paywall from essential coronavirus news stories. Become a subscriber to support our journalists. Subscribe now. “Your outdoor adventure awaits,” according to a recent…

Countries around the world scramble to contain coronavirus flare-ups as U.S. states remain open

Countries around the world scramble to contain coronavirus flare-ups as U.S. states remain open

BERLIN — In nations around the world that saw new coronavirus infections decline in recent weeks, spikes in confirmed case numbers have alarmed officials, and…Read More »

BERLIN — In nations around the world that saw new coronavirus infections decline in recent weeks, spikes in confirmed case numbers have alarmed officials, and sent Australia, Germany, Portugal and South Korea, among other countries, scrambling to respond to resurgent outbreaks.Within the countries in question, the new flare-ups are mostly rooted in identifiable regions, where…

9 underrated marketing tips that turned Slack into a software giant

9 underrated marketing tips that turned Slack into a software giant

Capiche is a secret society for SaaS power users, building a new community of people who care about software to make the SaaS industry more…Read More »

Capiche is a secret society for SaaS power users, building a new community of people who care about software to make the SaaS industry more transparent, together. Matthew Guay is Capiche‘s founding editor and former senior writer at Zapier. It wasn’t the next big thing we were expecting when Slack came into the world in late…

People are mistaking stimulus payments for junk mail or a scam – The Washington Post

People are mistaking stimulus payments for junk mail or a scam – The Washington Post

Please NoteThe Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for…Read More »

Please NoteThe Washington Post is providing this important information about the coronavirus for free. For more free coverage of the coronavirus pandemic, sign up for our Coronavirus Updates newsletter where all stories are free to read.The IRS has to explain, yet again, a glitch in issuing stimulus payments.To help speed the delivery of up to…

Here we go again: Conor McGregor has ‘decided to retire from fighting’

Here we go again: Conor McGregor has ‘decided to retire from fighting’

By Nolan King | June 7, 2020 1:20 am No stranger to “announcing” his retirement on Twitter, Conor McGregor has done it again. Shortly after…Read More »

By Nolan King | June 7, 2020 1:20 am No stranger to “announcing” his retirement on Twitter, Conor McGregor has done it again. Shortly after the conclusion of UFC 250 on Saturday night, McGregor announced that he’s “decided to retire from fighting.” “Hey guys I’ve decided to retire from fighting,” McGregor wrote in a caption…