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3 ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks With Over 7% Dividend Yield

Markets are volatile, there can be no doubt. So far this month, the S&P 500 has fallen 9% from its peak. The tech-heavy NASDAQ, which had led the gainers all summer, is now leading the on the fall, having lost 11% since September 2. The three-week tumble has investors worried that we may be on the brink of another bear market.The headwinds are strong. The usual September swoon, the upcoming election, doubts about another round of economic stimulus – all are putting downward pressure on the stock markets.Which doesn’t mean that there are no opportunities. As the old saw goes, “Bulls and bears can both make money, while the pigs get slaughtered.” A falling market may worry investors, but a smart strategy can prevent the portfolio from losing too much long-term value while maintaining a steady income. Dividend stocks, which

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Elon Musk demos Neuralink Brain Computer Interface update – General – News

At a live streamed event on Friday, tech tycoon Elon Musk showcased the latest Neuralink technology. The demo starred a pig called Gertrude, which had a coin-sized computer chip implanted into her brain previously. In the webcast Musk summed up the device as “kind of like a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires”. However, the possibilities of a high-functioning Brain Computer Interface (BCI) could go much further than that catchy snippet hints at, especially for people who have developed neurological problems or impairments. Moreover, Musk hinted that humans might one day need BCIs to stay relevant as computer AI marches onwards.

In July last year HEXUS reported upon Neuralink’s application to start human trials in 2020. No update was given with regard to human testing unfortunately, and no timelines were put forward.

So, what of this latest demonstration? There was a lot of talk about the

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Frankie Kay, interim director general for data capability, ONS

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been keeping busy during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, and the data collected and analysed by the ONS has been key in helping the country understand the impact of the virus.

The ONS might be best known for its census data, but the organisation’s remit is much broader than that. Frankie Kay, interim director general for data capability at the ONS, tells Computer Weekly how it has worked with academia, the government and the NHS to help the UK fight the virus.

Data science has played an important role, not just in informing the public and giving them “as much clarity and transparency as we can in terms of the pandemic itself”, she explains, but also in looking at the socio-economic impact of the pandemic.

ONS has had to spin up new surveys quicker than ever before. The questions asked have also changed during

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We need answers from postmaster general, and we need them now

Jacky Rosen
Published 1:30 p.m. PT Aug. 28, 2020

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Facing public backlash, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is testifying that it’s his “sacred duty” to ensure election mail delivery. Democrats warn DeJoy’s cost-cutting initiatives are causing an upheaval that threatens voting. (Aug. 21)

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Sen. Jacky Rosen (Photo: U.S. Senate Photographic Studio, Rebecca Hammel, provided to the RGJ)

This opinion column was submitted by Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada).

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor global pandemic can stop the men and women of the United States Postal Service. However, recently one man has worked to stop the mail in its tracks. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy assumed his position in mid-June, and in just a few short months, Americans have reported nationwide delays in mail delivery.

During a recent Senate hearing, I questioned the postmaster general about his destructive

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U.S. surgeon general tells states to be ready for COVID-19 vaccine by November ‘just in case’ | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

States across the United States should be prepared to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by November 1 “just in case” one is ready, Dr. Jerome Adams, the US Surgeon General said.

“We’ve always said that we are hopeful for a vaccine by the end of this year or beginning of next year,” Adams said in an ABC News interview Friday. “That said, it’s not just about having a vaccine that is safe and effective — it’s about being ready to distribute it.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked public health officials in the states to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by late October or early November. As of Saturday, more than 6.2 million coronavirus cases have been reported in the US since the pandemic began and 188,252 people have died, according to a tally of cases by Johns Hopkins University.

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General Sherman students first day back starts them at new building

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LANCASTER – Students’ first day back to school at General Sherman Junior High School was also the first day in the new building, and their first day actually coming to school since March.

Gov. Mike DeWine ordered schools closed in March, when the COVID-19 pandemic was climbing. Schools transitioned to remote learning, with students and teachers working on lessons by computer.

Construction on the new building on Election House Road started in August 2018 and was

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Attorney General Lynn Fitch announces another sentencing in child exploitation case | Mississippi Politics and News

Attorney General Lynn Fitch announced sentencing in a case prosecuted by the Cyber Crime and Public Integrity Divisions of the Attorney General’s Office.

The case originated after investigators with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office gathered intelligence of an internet user seeking files on the dark web known to be associated with child exploitation images. Using cybercrime investigation techniques, investigators sought a warrant to inspect any devices located at the defendant’s address. After execution of the search warrant, child exploitation images were located on the hard drive of a computer that belonged to Vernon Williams.

Vernon O. Williams, 62, of Rankin County pled guilty to one count of child exploitation and was sentenced on Monday, August 31 by Rankin County Circuit Judge Steve S. Ratcliff. Williams was sentenced to 30 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, serving 10 years with the remaining time suspended. He will be

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General Contractor Anderson Builders, LLC Launches New Website

General Contractor Anderson Builders, LLC Launches New Website

Anderson Builders, LLC broadens its reach with its latest build: its own website.

Columbia, Tennessee – Custom home builder Anderson Builders, LLC, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.andersonbuildersllc.com. The new site has easy access to the general contractor’s services, a gallery featuring photos of their previous work, and a blog. 

Servicing Columbia, Hohenwald, Centerville, Summertown, Lewisburg, Spring Hill, and Thompson’s Station areas, Anderson Builders is focused on building custom homes according to each client’s specifications. As a general contractor, Anderson Builders is able to provide flexibility through their services. Homeowners can choose to build on a property they’ve acquired or enlist Anderson Builders to search for a great location. Additionally, homeowners can bring in their own blueprints or have the new home builder create them from scratch. 

In working with Anderson Builders, clients will maintain full budget control and can choose an optimal arrangement

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Watch Sen Carper Drop a String of F-Bombs During Postmaster General DeJoy’s Hearing (Video)

Democratic senator Tom Carper was caught on a hot mic uttering a string of profanities during the Senate’s remote questioning of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Friday morning.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the current Senate recess, DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser, fielded questions about the United States Postal Service’s financial situation from the Senate Homeland Security Committee over Zoom. Apparently, Carper was having some difficulties with his audio.

In the clip, posted far and wide by observers and available below, Carper was called on to question DeJoy but there was only silence, so the Delaware politician was skipped over in favor of Sen. James Lankford. Carper then appeared on-screen, peering at someone out of the frame and uttering “F—! F—! F—!”

An aide appears on screen an attempts to fix something on Carper’s computer.

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