Silver Lake restaurant experiences abuse when reminding customers to wear a mask

Noble Horvath
SILVER LAKE (KABC) — These days, a long line outside of a small business is a sign of survival. But for Burgers Never Say Die Owner Shawn Nee, who said while his business has been seeing consistent customers, his staff has experienced abuse from some of them like never before.

“Strong sense of entitlement to aggressive behavior. You know, using name calling, using very offensive language and including racial slurs towards our staff,” said Nee.

At Burgers Never Say Die, you must wear a mask while you’re on the premises, ordering food in person and picking up you order.

This is no different than most restaurants in LA County and the state of California still has a mandatory mask mandate when leaving your home.

“Aren’t we into this six months? Like at this point everybody knows the drill, we should all be wearing masks,” said Nee.

Video from the restaurants’

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Ahead of Kareena Kapoor Khan’s 40th Birthday, She Reflects Back at Her Experiences That Made Her Woman She is Today!

Noble Horvath

a close up of Kareena Kapoor: Kareena Kapoor Khan  Photo Credit: Instagram/@kareenakapoorkhan

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Kareena Kapoor Khan Photo Credit: Instagram/@kareenakapoorkhan

Ahead of her 40th birthday, actor Kareena Kapoor Khan reflects back at her experiences and decisions that made her the woman she is today. Sharing her musings on Instagram along with a stunning picture, she wrote, “As I enter my 40th year… I want to sit back, reflect, love, laugh, forgive, forget and most importantly pray and thank the strongest force up there for giving me the strength and thank my experiences and decisions for making me the woman I am… Some right, some wrong, some great, some not so… but still, hey BIG 40 make it BIG. (sic)” Earlier in the day, Kareena shared Instagram stories revealing the prep for her 40th birthday. She shared a picture of kebabs in the making and wrote, “Birthday kebabs getting ready. By @reenz290.”

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Facebook Virtual Reality Guru ‘Embarrassed’ by Lack of Social Experiences for Users During Global Pandemic

Noble Horvath

A consulting executive at Facebook’s Oculus unit says he is “embarrassed” by the lack of social experiences offered during the COVID-19 pandemic, which he asserted should have been the “coming of age” for virtual reality.

a woman standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: An attendee tries out the new Oculus Quest at the Facebook F8 Conference at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, on April 30, 2019.

An attendee tries out the new Oculus Quest at the Facebook F8 Conference at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, on April 30, 2019.

John Carmack, who is the subsidiary’s consulting chief technology officer (CTO), said in a talk during the Facebook Connect developer conference yesterday that the lockdowns enforced by global novel coronavirus outbreaks were a missed opportunity.


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In a series of frank comments he listed the names of abandoned projects, saying they could have helped VR users connect with friends and family during the crisis.

“This was the opportunity to defy distance, defy reality,” he said, before acknowledging the Oculus Quest VR headsets

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UW professor recalls rich experiences as Justice Ginsburg’s law clerk

Noble Horvath

(KOMO) – With the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of her former law clerks is sharing the profound impact the civil rights champion had on her own life and career.

Elizabeth Porter, an associate professor of law at UW, worked under Ginsburg starting in 2002. Porter said she was immediately impressed by Ginsburg’s sophisticated approach to the cases that came before her.

“I feel like we couldn’t really hope for much better of a life than the life that she designed and lived,” Porter said.

Landmark opinions were forged at that time as Ginsburg tackled same sex rights and affirmative action cases. Porter said the experience would shape her own understanding of life, the law and the fight for equality that continues to this day.

“This is a political tragedy for the country in my view,” Porter said of Ginsburg’s death after repeated bouts of cancer.

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COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ share their experiences

Noble Horvath

a man wearing glasses and standing in front of a fence: Jonah McGarva says he still experiences at least a dozen symptoms related to COVID-19, months after he first started feeling ill.

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Jonah McGarva says he still experiences at least a dozen symptoms related to COVID-19, months after he first started feeling ill.

Stephanie had been feeling unwell for a few days last March when she went to bed with a fever, feeling short of breath. 

In the middle of the night, her heart started pounding — fast. And then her whole body started to shake.

“That scared the crap out of me,” said Stephanie, a resident of Coquitlam, B.C., whose name CBC News has agreed to withhold because of the stigma she says she continues to face as a COVID-19 sufferer. 

The episode was the first of many times the 41-year-old has feared for her life in the past few months as COVID-19 ravaged her body, leaving her to endure a myriad debilitating symptoms that have ranged from exhaustion so severe she couldn’t even watch TV to hair

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The latest in folding interfaces

Noble Horvath

Samsung head of mobile user experience Yoojin Hong says that the new Galaxy Z Fold2 foldable, which went on sale Friday, embodies Samsung’s pursuit of richer and more personal interactions with technology–something she says the pandemic has made even more of a priority. I talked to her about how Samsung’s view of mobile user experiences has changed over the years, and about the considerations that were top of mind when the user experience team at Samsung started to think about foldable designs.

Hong is a 25-year veteran of the user-experience industry. Prior to joining Samsung, she gained experience in consumer devices and mobile platforms at BlackBerry, Adobe, and Sun. In her career, she has seen smartphones grow to become the most popular and essential consumer electronics product around the world. Precisely because smartphones are so widespread, she says, thinking about user experience has to be done in such a way

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Handling domestic violence cases; Rochester attorney and police officer share experiences, advice

Noble Horvath

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — As Rochester community continues to mourn the death of a pregnant woman named Keona Foote, and her 2-year-old daughter, Miyona Miller, the tragic incident is reminding many to help end domestic violence.

The mother and daughter were both killed by the mother’s ex-boyfriend.

Family Law Attorney Jill Frieders has represented many female and male victims of domestic violence.

“Not all that long ago I represented a woman who was in her 80s. And we were in the process of getting her an Order of Protection. But her elderly husband who has been horribly abusive during their marriage fell and ended up in the hospital and got transitioned to assisted living,” she said.

Frieders said one of the best tools to separate abusers from victims is by getting an Order of Protection.

“So an Order of Protection really requires physical abuse or threat to physical abuse. But

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Gadsden County experiences multiple sewage leaks after Sally

Noble Horvath

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Multiple sewage spills have been reported at wastewater treatment facilities in Gadsden County to due heavy rain and flooding from Tropical Storm Sally.

According to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, approximately 50,000 to 75,000 gallons of wastewater was released Wednesday from the Town of Havana’s wastewater treatment plant.

Officials say wastewater began to overflow at the facility headworks at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Then at around 2 p.m. the facility began overflowing and kept overflowing until 2 a.m. on Thursday.

The facility received over five inches of rain and three inch of that came in two hours.

Officials have reported an estimated spill volume of 50,000 to 75,000 gallons.

The Quincy Sewage Disposal Plant at 300 North GF&A Drive also experienced a sewage spill on Wednesday afternoon, according to FDEP.

The overflowing began around 1 p.m. on Wednesday and, about 30 minutes later, the

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Lack of internet access continues to impact students’ online learning experiences – The Cavalier Daily

Noble Horvath

Varied accessibility to broadband internet has compromised the quality of education for University students, as most classes are online and rely on high speed internet for synchronous remote learning — just 27 percent of classes have an in-person component.

Broadband refers to a high-speed internet that is always on. According to a report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, approximately 10 percent of college students in Virginia do not have access to broadband. For Virginia students overall, those in rural areas tend to have less access than those in urban areas. The University, the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County are all classified as rural according to the report.

Fourth-year College student Avery Gagne stayed home in Mechanicsville, Va. when students were sent back last spring and for the first two weeks of this semester. He has only one internet service provider available at his address. As

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Adversity in Early Childhood – Center for American Progress

Noble Horvath

Authors’ note: CAP uses “Black” and “African American” interchangeably throughout many of our products. We chose to capitalize “Black” in order to reflect that we are discussing a group of people and to be consistent with the capitalization of “African American.” In this report, the terms “Black,” “African American,” “white,” and “other” do not include individuals who identify as Hispanic or Latinx, although we recognize that individuals who identify as Hispanic can be of any race. The group “non-Hispanic other” includes children identified as American Indian and Alaska Native; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; other race; and two or more races—all groups with sample sizes too small to yield reliable estimates.

Introduction and summary

Since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020, the United States has seen a proliferation of cases, record-breaking unemployment, and economic instability. Meanwhile, many public health measures that

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