‘Old Is Way, Way Better Than Liar’

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is in a stronger position with young voters than Hillary Clinton was at a similar point during the presidential race in 2016, according to a new survey that shows President Donald Trump remains massively unpopular with young people. 

The survey, conducted by the Democratic polling firm Global Strategy Group and paid for by the progressive group NextGen America, found Biden attracting the support of 51% of voters ages 18 to 34 who are registered to vote or considering registering. Just 29% are backing Trump, with 6% backing third party candidates, 9% undecided and 5% saying they wouldn’t vote. 

Among the likeliest young voters, Biden earned 56% of the vote, compared with Trump’s 31%. 

A similar 2016 poll tracking the matchup between Clinton and Trump in battleground states found a whopping 22% of voters ages 18 to 34 planning on voting for third party candidates, with

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15 gripping sports documentaries you can watch online to fill the hole left in your life by the lack of live sports right now

There may be no live sport to watch right now, but you can still get your fix.
There may be no live sport to watch right now, but you can still get your fix.


  • The coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to virtually all live professional sports.

  • With nothing to watch live on TV, many fans are scrambling for ways to enjoy their favorite sports during the pandemic.

  • There are plenty of gripping documentaries about elite sports on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video that you can watch to fill the gap left by the lack of live sports.

  • Check out 15 of Insider’s favorites below.

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

If you’re a sports fan, the current global shutdown forced by the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world is doubly difficult.

Not only do you have to contend with the stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic, which has killed more than 90,000 people and infected over 1.5 million, but also with the

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What to expect from Apple’s online-only WWDC 2020

There’s at least one other sign that Apple is rethinking its old conventions. Mark Gurman at Bloomberg reported earlier this year that the company is considering letting people set third-party apps as the default for actions like writing emails and web-browsing, rather than Mail and Safari. The move would be great news for Apple’s power users, but make no mistake: If this happens, it would likely be because of the heightened antitrust scrutiny the company faces from US lawmakers and the European Union. (Just don’t expect Tim Cook to dwell on that too much that on-stage.) Curiously, the conversation around this move has died down since Bloomberg broke the news in February, so we’ll just have to see how things play out.

Beyond all that, Apple has been working on several updates to its slew of preloaded iOS apps. According to MacRumors, Apple is working on a “mention” system

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Small businesses rethink their approach amid the pandemic to serve their customers

With more than 45 million people unemployed and businesses shut down in every state, COVID-19 has taken a crippling toll on America’s economic health.

For many small businesses, which comprise 47% of private-sector payrolls in the U.S., according to the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, the sudden economic downturn has created a full-blown crisis.

MORE: When coronavirus hit, these small businesses got creative, but they still need help

The big-picture concern shared by economists is if businesses don’t survive, many Americans won’t have jobs to return to after the pandemic. That’s why experts have said it’s important to support local businesses, which are struggling to generate reliable income.

Now, salons, restaurants, florists and fitness instructors, among others, are creatively adjusting to the new realities of the coronavirus economy, pivoting to bringing parts of their business online, connecting with communities directly on social media or launching creative side hustles.

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7 Best-in-Bracket Stocks to Fight Coronavirus Qualms

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our lifestyle beyond imagination. With governments worldwide increasingly resorting to lockdowns to contain the virus, the pandemic spurred work-from-home and stay-at-home trends.

Thanks to digital transformation across industries and innovations in cloud computing, economies are surviving the ordeal on the back of growing clout of services related to video conferencing, gaming, cybersecurity, computer peripheral, online learning, leisure, interactive fitness, to name a few.

These sectors, which are thriving despite the tough scenario, hold potential to defy the recessionary woes and minimize the anticipated contraction of the world economy due to coronavirus-induced crisis.

Moreover, as we adapt to the new normal, economies are slowly starting to re-open as lockdowns gradually give way to unlock phases.

Nevertheless, the fear of a second wave and no vaccine yet in sight are likely to compel the world to stay-at-home unless there is any urgency to do otherwise. People are

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Australian regulator says Google’s $2.1 billion Fitbit deal could harm competition

By Byron Kaye and Shashwat Awasthi

SYDNEY/BENGALURU (Reuters) – Australia’s antitrust regulator warned Google’s planned $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracker maker Fitbit may give it too much of people’s data, potentially hurting competition in health and online advertising markets.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is the first regulator to voice concerns about the deal, which come at a time when the Alphabet Inc-owned tech giant is at loggerheads with the Australian government over planned new rules about how internet companies use personal information.

“Buying Fitbit will allow Google to build an even more comprehensive set of user data, further cementing its position and raising barriers to entry to potential rivals,” ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said in a statement on Thursday.

“User data available to Google has made it so valuable to advertisers that it faces only limited competition,” he added.

The regulator said its concerns were preliminary

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Westport Enters ‘Phase 2’ Reopening As Coronavirus Cases Drop

WESTPORT, CT — As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Westport continues to slow down, the town on Wednesday entered Phase 2 of the state’s reopening efforts.

Phase 2 of the State’s reopening plan includes allowing indoor restaurant dining with restrictions, reopening of fitness facilities and other personal services and many other business sectors.

The town’s ReOpen Westport team is working with businesses to ensure safety for residents and employees, according to Westport Second Selectwoman Jennifer Tooker.

“As always, the business owner is empowered to make the decision to open their doors,” Tooker said. “However, if they do, the ReOpen Team is working diligently to support them through this complicated process. We want our residents to know we are taking this seriously. It is our goal to build confidence throughout the entire community during this reopen period.”

As of Wednesday, there were 298 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Westport, and

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Edited Transcript of SATSA.OL earnings conference call or presentation 12-May-20 6:30am GMT

Jun 17, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Sats ASA earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 6:30:00am GMT

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to SATS first quarter presentation. We hope you are all doing well and staying healthy. We are presenting today from our office here in Nydalsveien in Norway. My name is Sondre Gravir, the CEO of SATS. And together with me, I also have Cecilie Elde, our CFO, who will run through the financials.

This quarter is, to a large extent, characterized by COVID-19 and the closure of clubs specifically. We will have a Q&A session towards the end of the presentation, and you can post questions online during the presentation through the webcast interface.

But before we dive into the numbers, I would like to remind us all on what is the core of SATS, our vision and our guiding star, and … Read More

Everything you need to start practicing

Get kitted out in the best comfortable clothing and equipment to practice yoga at home: iStock
Get kitted out in the best comfortable clothing and equipment to practice yoga at home: iStock

This year, 21 June marks International Day of Yoga, an annual event created in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly.

Its aim is to raise awareness of the benefits of yoga which according to the NHS include: increased strength, flexibility and balance, as well as helping to relieve high blood pressure and aches and pains.

Celebrating the practice of yoga with an annual event was first proposed by India and in the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s address to the 69th General Assembly in 2014 he said: “Yoga is an invaluable gift from our ancient tradition. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body, thought and action… a holistic approach that is valuable to our health and our well-being. Yoga is not just about exercise; it is a way to discover the sense

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COVID Couture. Covidiot. Coronavirus trademark hopefuls flood patent office

The worst pandemic in modern memory has inspired a massive effort to harness intellectual property rights.

More than 1,500 trademark applications have been filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for variations on the COVID-19 and coronavirus theme.

They range from the serious to the silly, from the innovative to the not so much. Examples abound, and these are just some of the slogans: “She whooped the mess out of the coronavirus, yes she did.” “Be Covidgilant.” “COVID Couture.” “It’s not just clean, it’s COVID clean.” “Covidiot.” “Generation COVID.” “Social Distancing Social Club.”

Intellectual property experts say they’ve never seen anything like it.

“I’ve done some of my own searching just to see what happened during other disasters in the past. And I didn’t find anywhere near this many,” said Jeffrey Pearlman, director of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic at the USC School of Law. Pearlman said

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