BYU receives commitment from Bingham High athlete Isaiah Glasker

In this Oct. 13, 2018 file photo, BYU players run onto the field as they and Hawaii prepare to play at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News A three-star recruit, Glasker is the 12th commit in the Cougars’ 2021 class. The future of BYU football just got a little brighter. In an announcement made via Twitter Monday night, Bingham High standout Isaiah Glasker committed to the Cougars and became the 12th member of BYU’s 2021 recruiting class. AGTG! Committed! @BYUfootball pic.twitter.com/ftZCOBAlZ4 — Isaiah Glasker (@isaiahglasker) November 23, 2020 A 247Sports composite three-star recruit, the 6-5, 195 pound Glasker is the 17th highest-rated recruit… Read More

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Twitter to show a warning when you try to like a labeled tweet

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ahead of the 2020 election, Twitter began showing a warning if you tried to retweet a tweet that had been labeled for potentially including misleading information. Twitter is now planning to expand that warning functionality to when you try to like a labeled tweet, the company announced on Monday. Adding a warning decreased quote tweets of misleading information by 29 percent, the company said. It seems Twitter is hoping this new warning shown before likes of labeled tweets will reduce the amount of likes on labeled content. Giving context on why a labeled Tweet is misleading under our election, COVID-19, and synthetic and… Read More

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Utah’s water year so far, and why people should ‘think snow’

Tanya Hasvold walks Cleo as Nicole Zaugg walks Griff during a snowstorm in Millcreek Canyon on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Most of state struggling with below-average accumulations SALT LAKE CITY — Bah humbug. So far this water year that began Oct. 1 has been treating most of Utah like a miserly scrooge, stingy with storms and the accompanying snow. The southern half of the state, as of Monday, was sitting in the 60% of normal accumulation of snowpack, and the Lower Sevier River Basin at 36% of normal is experiencing abysmally dry conditions. In fact the U.S. Drought Monitor, in data updated last week, shows… Read More

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Uniqlo’s Black Friday Kickoff Might Be The Most Sensible Sale Event Of The Year

In case you missed it: Thanksgiving is this Thursday, which means the much-anticipated Black Friday sales extravaganza is just around the bend. But in the always on-demand society we call life, consumers have become increasingly impatient, and retailers are adjusting accordingly. That means from Outdoor Voices to Nordstrom, our favorite brands are dropping Black Friday deals ahead of schedule. Today, Uniqlo is stealing the sale spotlight with its Black Friday Kickoff Event. There’s lots to love about Uniqlo with its trusty basics, affordable outerwear, and consistently covetable collabs (JW Anderson, Hana Tajima, and Jil Sander, to name a few). The brand is now further solidifying its spot in our thrifty… Read More

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Apple’s security chief was indicted on bribery charges over allegations that he offered $70,000 worth of iPads in exchange for concealed-carry permits for Apple security guards (AAPL)

Summary List Placement Apple’s chief security officer on Monday was indicted on bribery charges after he was accused of offering an estimated $70,000 worth of iPads to a sheriff’s office in exchange for concealed-carry weapons permits. Thomas Moyer, the executive, was indicted, along with Rick Sung, the second-in-command at the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, and Sheriff’s Capt. James Jensen. The Mercury News first reported the indictment. Jensen had previously been charged on separate counts of felony bribery and conspiracy in connection with a plan to reelect Sheriff Laurie Smith in 2018. Apple is headquartered in Cupertino, California, which is policed by the sheriff’s office in question. Smith has not… Read More

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6 gifts to help you relax this season — they are all discounted for Black Friday

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. Sometimes there aren’t enough candles or cups of tea to help you chill out in these stressful times. Luckily, there are tons of relaxing gifts on the market that can bring you — or someone you love — peace of mind. Even better, the six gifts below are already discounted for Black Friday. 1. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Trump claims he directed his administration to start Biden’s transition process even as he continues to say he won the election

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump took a significant step towards conceding the presidential election on Monday evening minutes after the General Services Administration chief recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the apparent winner and authorized the official transition to begin. Trump thanked his GSA administrator, Emily Murphy, for her “steadfast dedication and loyalty to our Country” and claimed that he recommended Murphy and his aides move forward with “initial protocols” for the presidential transition in a pair of tweets. Murphy’s delayed decision to ascertain the election came amid mounting pressure from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Biden’s team and his allies argued that the delayed transition hurt the country’s national… Read More

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Utah is in for a chilly ride this week

Mountain bikers ride the Eagle Crest Trail on Traverse Ridge on the south end of the Salt Lake Valley on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Mountain bikers ride the Eagle Crest Trail on Traverse Ridge on the south end of the Salt Lake Valley on Sunday. A weak storm pushed into Utah Monday, and a second is expected to follow early on Thanksgiving, according to KSL meteorologists. On the Wasatch Front, high temperatures are expected to stay in the 40s this week, with lows dropping down into the 20s. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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