Sounders beat Real Salt Lake 2-1, run unbeaten streak to 10

SEATTLE (AP) — Raúl Ruidíaz scored on a penalty kick in the 88th minute and the Seattle Sounders ran their franchise-record, season-opening unbeaten streak to 10 with a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night. Sounders 2, Real Salt Lake 1: Box score Anderson Julio’s handball in the penalty area set up Ruidíaz’s penalty kick for the Sounders (7-0-3) in their second consecutive victory. CLUTCHHHHHH!!! @RaulRuidiazM makes it 2-1!! #SoundersMatchday | #SEAvRSL pic.twitter.com/2PdLV85nZF — Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) June 24, 2021 The Galaxy set the MLS record in 1996 with a 12-0 start. Albert Rusnák tied it for Real Salt Lake (3-2-2) tied it in the 79th, converting… Read More

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Amazon Prime Day: Jeff Bezos’ most lucrative magic trick

Jacob Chidester loads boxes into a truck at Amazon’s new delivery center in American Fork on Thursday, May 20, 2021. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News It’s quite a feat to take a made up shopping “holiday” from zero to $11 billion in six years. But that’s exactly what Amazon just accomplished this week in a two-day, online shopping frenzy that generated more revenues than 2020’s record-breaking Black Friday ($9 billion) or Cyber Monday ($10.8 billion.) Amazon Prime Day launched in 2015 to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary and currently offers insider deals to its 200 million Prime subscribers who pay $119 a year for memberships that include one-day shipping, access… Read More

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What stood out to New York Jets personnel about Zach Wilson during the NFL pre-draft process?

New York Jets first-round draft pick Zach Wilson (2) works out during NFL football rookie camp in Florham Park, N.J., on Friday, May 7, 2021. Wilson was a key figure in the Jets’ recently released four-part docuseries that examines the team’s 2021 offseason. | Bill Kostroun, Associated Press A behind-the-scenes look at several things that stood out to Jets brass about their future quarterback The New York Jets are all-in on Zach Wilson. That was made clear well before the Jets selected the former BYU and Corner Canyon star quarterback with the No. 2 pick in the 2021 NFL draft in late April. The reasoning was made even more clear… Read More

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West Valley man ‘obsessed’ with owner of massage business charged with starting $2M fire

Salt Lake City firefighters respond to a large fire that destroyed an office building in Sugar House on Sunday, June 13, 2021. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Prosecutors say a West Valley man obsessed with the owner of a massage parlor who has a history of stalking the owner of a second massage business in the same complex intentionally started a fire that burned down both businesses and more than 20 others. The June 13 fire at a multi-unit office building at 1104 E. Ashton Ave. in Sugar House caused more than $2 million in damage. Alex Kentish Tuita, 37, was charged Wednesday in 3rd District Court with three… Read More

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Happy Work from Home Day (just like yesterday)

Photo Illustration by Alex Cochran Here are the highlights on why people love remote work The COVID-19 pandemic did what many corporate bureaucracies struggle to do: overhaul work culture overnight. June 24 marks National Work from Home Day, according to National Today. It’s the holiday we didn’t know about two years ago but have now lived every day for over a year. So, the real question, is this a happy or unhappy holiday? Do people like working from home? Overwhelmingly, yes, according to a recent survey from Harvard Business School. The survey found that the majority of employees not only enjoy working from home but would like to continue doing… Read More

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7-Eleven owners are using surveillance cameras to prevent workers from stealing, months after some franchisees paid back $173 million over wage-theft accusations

7-Eleven and other convenience stores have deployed surveillance tech to prevent worker theft and shoplifting, but the companies’ theft of employee wages often goes unscrutinized. Tubagus Aditya Irawan/Getty Images 7-Eleven and other stores are monitoring workers 24/7 to prevent theft and shoplifting. But some franchisees were recently told to return $173 million to workers in a wage-theft case. Some experts say it reflects a “dual standard” that assumes low-wage workers can’t be trusted. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Workers at some 7-Eleven stores, Shell gas stations, Dairy Queen restaurants, Holiday Inn hotels and other service businesses are being monitored 24/7 via security cameras by a “virtual supervisor,” Vice… Read More

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Google’s security changes will break old Drive and YouTube links

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Soon, public links to an untold number of items stored on Google Drive and YouTube will stop working. In the name of enhanced security, Google is changing the way it handles link sharing on both services, and while active users may be able to opt out of the switch, files and videos abandoned on unused or inactive accounts may simply slip out of view forever. That’s because shared links are now part of a newer system that Google says increases security. On YouTube, the newer links are apparently more difficult for anyone to guess or access without being explicitly given access. The newer… Read More

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Bipartisan group of senators reach deal for ‘framework’ of infrastructure package, to meet with Biden tomorrow

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, arrives on Senate subway for a vote in the Capitol in December 2020. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The bipartisan group of senators meeting with White House officials said they reached a ‘framework’ for a deal. They will present their framework for the massive spending package to President Joe Biden tomorrow. Senators will still need to draft legislation and gin up 60 votes in the Senate to pass the bill. See more stories on Insider’s business page. A bipartisan coalition of senators secured a tentative agreement with White House staff on the highly prioritized infrastructure spending package. On Wednesday, Senators involved in the negotiations,… Read More

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A brief history of John McAfee’s run-ins with the authorities

John McAfee John McAfee Silicon Valley mogul John McAfee butted heads with law enforcement around the globe. McAfee was a “person of interest” in the murder of his neighbor in Belize and bragged about avoiding US taxes. Spanish news reported that McAfee was found dead in his Spanish prison cell on Wednesday after Spanish authorities granted the US’ extradition request. See more stories on Insider’s business page. John McAfee became a Silicon Valley legend after founding the first commercial computer antivirus software with McAfee Associates in 1987. But the internet mogul’s life took a series of bizarre turns after he sold the company to Intel in 2011. Ten years later,… Read More

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Unmarked graves found at another Indigenous school in Canada

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — A First Nation in southern Saskatchewan said Wednesday that it has discovered hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of another former residential school for Indigenous children. A statement from the Cowessess First Nation and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous First Nations, which represents Saskatchewan’s First Nations, said that “the number of unmarked graves will be the most significantly substantial to date in Canada.” Last month the remains of 215 children, some as young as 3 years old, were found buried on the site of what was once Canada’s largest Indigenous residential school near Kamloops, British Columbia. Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme and Chief Bobby Cameron of… Read More

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