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Kimberly Guilfoyle -- Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend and top Trump campaign official -- tests positive for coronavirus

  • Guilfoyle, who is Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive in South Dakota before she was set to attend the President's event at Mount Rushmore, the sources said.
  • Guilfoyle was not with the President and Donald Trump Jr. has so far tested negative, the person familiar with the matter said.
  • That source said Guilfoyle had not had recent contact with the President, but she was in Tulsa and was backstage for his rally there and was also at his event in Phoenix.
  • Guilfoyle's positive test was first reported by The New York Times.
  • Guilfoyle is a top fundraising official for the Trump campaign.
  • This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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Nordstrom lays off workers as it closes stores and cuts executive pay - Business Insider

  • Nordstrom is laying off corporate workers as it grapples with the impact of the pandemic to its business, the company said Wednesday.
  • Nordstrom did not disclose how many employees would be impacted by the layoffs.
  • A Tuesday Seattle Times report, which cited a former employee, said the company cut 6,000 jobs in June.
  • Nordstrom said in May that it planned to close 19 locations, including 16 full-line department stores.
  • The company also said it has cut the pay of many executives.

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Nordstrom lays off workers as it closes stores and cuts executive pay - Business Insider

  • Nordstrom is laying off corporate workers as it grapples with the impact of the pandemic to its business, the company said Wednesday.
  • Nordstrom did not disclose how many employees would be impacted by the layoffs.
  • A Tuesday Seattle Times report, which cited a former employee, said the company cut 6,000 jobs in June.
  • Nordstrom said in May that it planned to close 19 locations, including 16 full-line department stores.
  • The company also said it has cut the pay of many executives.

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Don't Dox Scott Alexander (Slate Star Codex)

  • Revealing Scott Alexander’s name in an outlet like the New York Times threatens his personal safety, his career as a psychiatrist, and by extension the care of hundreds of his patients.
  • Alexander’s work as a psychiatrist crucially depends on his ability to write under pseudonym.
  • In many previous cases (1, 2, 3), the New York Times has granted pseudonymity to the subjects of its reporting.
  • We urge the New York Times to implement a clear policy protecting pseudonymous writers from outing in cases where revealing their identity is damaging to their livelihoods or a danger to their personal safety, assuming that there is no strong ethical reason to disclose the author’s identity.
  • This is an opportunity for the New York Times to set a positive precedent for listening to serious privacy and safety concerns.

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Twitch temporarily bans Trump's channel for 'hateful content'

  • On a night filled with platforms booting out controversial forums and accounts, game streaming platform Twitch temporarily banned US President Donald Trump from the platform.
  • The Amazon-owned company said that Trump‘s account was banned for broadcasting “hateful content” on his Twitch channel.
  • The company said the content of two streams in particular lead to the ban.
  • The first was a rebroadcast of a 2015 rally where Trump claimed that Mexico is sending rapists to the country, and the other stream was his June 20 rally at Tulsa with racist comments.
  • Twitch has now removed both streams.
  • Like anyone else, politicians on Twitch must adhere to our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines.
  • As the New York Times noted, his Twitch account had just 125,000 followers as compared to a massive 83 million on Twitter.
  • Snap said that it would no longer promote the President’s account.

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NBA and players union to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts in Orlando when season resumes, source says

  • The news was first reported by ESPN and comes as athletes across all sports call for justice in the deaths of Black people by police.
  • Both the league and players association have previously announced the goal of taking collective action to combat systemic racism and promote social justice.
  • Many former and current NBA players alike have released statements, made social media posts or written about the protests following George Floyd's death in police custody.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar defended protesters in a powerful op-ed for The Los Angeles Times earlier this month.
  • The 2019-2020 NBA season will resume July 30 at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.
  • The season was suspended on March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Millions of Telescopes 4 Light Days From Earth Could Permanently Explore Other Solar Systems

  • If we send telescopes out to 4 light days we can use the gravity of the sun to amplify the power of telescopes by 100 billion times.
  • In some cases, it would take millions of years or more to resolve an image while the gravitational lens telescope could resolve in weeks.
  • The right spot is a very thin line on the opposite side of the sun to the exoplanet or target imaging object.
  • The ideal situation would be to improve propulsion so that the telescopes could get to 4+ light days from Earth and then slow down and stay in the optimal observation areas.
  • Telescopes staying along lines in the 4 lightday to 20 light day zones would be like we had probes in other solar systems.
  • A large 1300 meter telescope at the gravitational lens lines would be able to image an entire exoplanet with one image.

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Generate Time Series And Custom Holiday Calendars in Pandas

  • What if you need to use last year’s data this year to generate an experimental report?
  • Or, you may need to use last quarter’s data in this quarter.
  • Luckily Pandas has a function named date-range to generate a series of dates or times.
  • If we do not specify a frequency, date_range function will use “freq=’D’”.
  • Use the ‘CustomBusinessDay’ function to generate a custom frequency, pass the built-in US holiday calendar.
  • Use this custom business day as the frequency.
  • I am doing it only to demonstrate how to make a custom holiday calendar.
  • That means if the specified date is a weekend, the holiday calendar will automatically take the nearest workday as the holiday.
  • Make a custom frequency using this class ‘MyAnniversaryCalendar’ and use it as the value of the ‘freq’ parameter.
  • This is the time series dataset, ready to use for time series data analysis or forecasting.

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Generate Time Series And Custom Holiday Calendars in Pandas

  • What if you need to use last year’s data this year to generate an experimental report?
  • Or, you may need to use last quarter’s data in this quarter.
  • Luckily Pandas has a function named date-range to generate a series of dates or times.
  • If we do not specify a frequency, date_range function will use “freq=’D’”.
  • Use the ‘CustomBusinessDay’ function to generate a custom frequency, pass the built-in US holiday calendar.
  • Use this custom business day as the frequency.
  • I am doing it only to demonstrate how to make a custom holiday calendar.
  • That means if the specified date is a weekend, the holiday calendar will automatically take the nearest workday as the holiday.
  • Make a custom frequency using this class ‘MyAnniversaryCalendar’ and use it as the value of the ‘freq’ parameter.
  • This is the time series dataset, ready to use for time series data analysis or forecasting.

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Generate Time Series And Custom Holiday Calendars in Pandas

  • What if you need to use last year’s data this year to generate an experimental report?
  • Or, you may need to use last quarter’s data in this quarter.
  • Luckily Pandas has a function named date-range to generate a series of dates or times.
  • If we do not specify a frequency, date_range function will use “freq=’D’”.
  • Use the ‘CustomBusinessDay’ function to generate a custom frequency, pass the built-in US holiday calendar.
  • Use this custom business day as the frequency.
  • I am doing it only to demonstrate how to make a custom holiday calendar.
  • That means if the specified date is a weekend, the holiday calendar will automatically take the nearest workday as the holiday.
  • Make a custom frequency using this class ‘MyAnniversaryCalendar’ and use it as the value of the ‘freq’ parameter.
  • This is the time series dataset, ready to use for time series data analysis or forecasting.

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