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Novak Djokovic confident he can still finish career with all-time Grand Slam record


World No. 1 Novak Djokovic still believes that he can finish his career with the all-time Grand Slam record. Djokovic, seeded at No. 1, was badly beaten in the French Open final as No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal won 6-2 6-0 7-5 to lift his 13th title at the French Open.

With his 13th French Open title, Nadal tied Roger Federer on the all-time Grand Slam record list with 20 Majors captured. “If I thought that it was too late, I would have ended my career today. But I do not think it is too late, I will keep on going as long as I have fuel in my legs and love and desire towards the sport,” Djokovic said, per Tennis Majors.

“One defeat, even though it is in a Grand Slam final, cannot destabilise me. I have developed a rather “thick skin”, I do not allow myself to

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Julio Jones sets Atlanta Falcons career receptions record

The Atlanta Falcons have not received a lot of good news this season.

After falling to the Green Bay Packers 30-16 on Monday night, the Falcons are sitting at 0-4 and enduring their third consecutive slow start to a season under head coach Dan Quinn.

However, in the midst of their struggles, the Falcons did find time to celebrate star receiver Julio Jones for becoming the franchise leader in career receptions.

Jones passed franchise legend Roddy White with his 809th catch against the Packers. Jones made the reception deep on his goal line as the Falcons were backed up. The NFL star finished with four catches for 32 yards in the game.


The former Alabama Crimson

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Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks to Second Lowest Level on Record

From the bridge of the Arctic Sunrise, an old ice-breaking fishing trawler turned research vessel now plying the polar waters between Greenland and northern Norway, Laura Meller has an unparalleled view of our planet’s future. It is both gorgeous, and terrifying. The early autumn sunlight bathes the scattered icebergs in soft pink and orange hues that glimmer with the gentle swell.

“It is so soft and quiet out here that it’s difficult to remember that we are literally looking at a climate emergency unfolding before our eyes,” she says by satellite-enabled WhatsApp. Meller is a polar advisor for a Greenpeace expedition plying the edge of the polar ice cap to document the minimum extent of sea ice this year, a potent indicator for overall global climate health. The prognosis is grim.

On Sept.21, scientists at the United States-based National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC), announced that Arctic sea

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Florida sets record for deaths in a day; COVID killing a Texan every 6 minutes, 16 seconds; Marlins’ season paused

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 was nearing 150,000 on Tuesday as several states set weekly fatality records and Florida reported a one-day record for deaths. Further confirming the Sunshine State’s troubles with the coronavirus, the Miami Marlins’ season was temporarily suspended after 15 players and two staff members tested positive.

Dr. Anthony Fauci of the president’s coronavirus task force said the Marlins’ outbreak could endanger the Major League Baseball season, although he told ABC’s “Good Morning America” he doesn’t believe games need to stop now. 

Florida’s 186 deaths raised the toll there to more than 6,000. Gov. Ron DeSantis, who three weeks ago ordered in-classroom learning when schools reopen next month, has eased his rhetoric in recent days. He now wants schools to ensure parents have “the choice between in-person and distance learning” for their kids.

In Tennessee, Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, urged Gov.

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Texas sees record number of daily coronavirus deaths, cases

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 583,000 people worldwide.

Over 13.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their nations’ outbreaks.

The United States has become the worst-affected country, with more than 3.4 million diagnosed cases and at least 137,358 deaths.

1 in 5 people in heavily populated California county are testing positive SC governor says parents must have option of in-person school 5 days a week Rose Parade canceled for 1st time since WWII

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Texas sees record number of daily deaths, cases

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 582,000 people worldwide.

Over 13.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their nations’ outbreaks.

The United States has become the worst-affected country, with more than 3.4 million diagnosed cases and at least 137,235 deaths.

1 in 5 people in heavily populated California county are testing positive SC governor says parents must have option of in-person school 5 days a week Rose Parade canceled for 1st time since WWII

Here is how the news is developing today. All times Eastern. Check back for updates.

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Florida at U.S. Daily Record; National Pace Slows: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) —

U.S. virus cases rose to 3.27 million with almost 56,000 new infections, less than the one-week average daily increase. Even so, Florida reported more than 15,000 cases, the biggest daily increase of any state since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Florida’s count exceeded records in New York, California and Texas, each of which has peaked at almost 12,000 daily cases so far. Florida deaths fell by more than half to 44. New U.S. cases have surpassed 50,000 on all but two days since July 2.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall.” South Africa introduced a curfew and a booze ban after virus rules went unheeded.

Key Developments:

Global Tracker: Cases top 12.8 million; deaths surpass 566,000Nobody wants to test creative destruction to reboot economyU.K. set to tighten rules on wearing face masksFauci deemed not to weigh “whole

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