Kickoff time, TV for Auburn’s road tilt at South Carolina

Looking to capture its first road win of the 2020 season, Auburn will travel to Columbia, South Carolina, to face the Gamecocks next Saturday at 11 a.m. CST. The cross-division clash will be televised on either SEC Network or ESPN.

In its history, Auburn has played South Carolina the third-fewest times (12) of any current SEC team, behind Missouri (only three all-time meetings) and Texas A&M (10). The Tigers are 10-1-1 against the Gamecocks and are currently on an eight-game winning streak. They lost only once in Birmingham in 1933, a year after Auburn won a Southern Conference title in 1932 with a 9-0-1 record under coach Chet A. Wynne.

The teams met four times from 2010-14, with their most recent matchup resulting in a 42-35 win for Gus Malzahn’s squad inside Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn was set to play at South Carolina as part of its

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Transfer deadline day 2020: What time the transfer window closes tonight

Transfer deadline day is looming and while football clubs across Europe tighten their purse strings in reaction to coronavirus, the Premier League is spending as wildly as ever.

The 20 clubs in England’s top flight have splashed a combined £1billion plus on new players this summer, whereas clubs in France, Spain and elsewhere are breaking even with their transfers.

The latest big name to arrive in the Premier League was Benfica defender Ruben Dias, who joined Manchester City in a club-record £65m deal this week.

Chelsea, City and Liverpool have all weighed in with deals for new players, while Tottenham and Everton have also been busy rebuilding their squads.

Yet what has truly caught the eye so far is the amount clubs towards the bottom end of the table are willing to spend, in the hope they will avoid a relegation scrap come May.

Aston Villa have coughed up over

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When Is A Good Time To Book Holiday Flights And Hotels?

Your family is likely starting to shape your holiday travel plans, so you know which days to be off work. Normally, you might have booked your holiday flights and lodging in the summer months. But you might be able to wait a little longer this year to set your travel itinerary for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Book Flights One Month In Advance

You can normally find cheap flights up to one month before your travel dates. Prices should be the same if you’re proactive and book closer to 60 days from the holiday. Current prices for holiday flights are already below their normal prices, so we may not see prices

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How A Time Travel Romance Starring Superman Found Its Fans: LAist

Screenshot from Somewhere In Time, with Christopher Reeve obsessing over Jane Seymour’s photo. (Courtesy Universal Pictures)

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Saturday, Oct. 3 marks the 40th anniversary of Somewhere in Time, a film that took one of the longest, weirdest journeys to popularity. It was savaged at the box office for being stodgy, overly romantic, and out of touch. But today, it’s a cult favorite, beloved for the very qualities it was panned for. Its fan base includes retired 4-star General Colin Powell, a couple of FilmWeek critics, and me.

Here’s the thumbnail: An elderly actress shows up at the premiere of a young playwright’s new production. The playwright becomes obsessed with her and wills himself back in time 67 years to meet

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Labor day travel in the time of COVID-19

Normally, Americans would be hitting the road on labor day weekend. The coronavirus pandemic has changed that.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Labor Day Weekend is often a last chance for families to take a summer vacation. But with the coronavirus pandemic, people are changing their plans. 55% of Americans canceled their Labor Day travel plans this year, according to survey from NerdWallet.

“This Labor Day is not gonna look much like last Labor Day,” says NerdWallet travel expert Sara Rathner. She says families who went forward with travel plans will see changes. “Once you get to your destination, things are going to look different. Hotels and airlines have social distancing policies in place. A lot of cities and states have restrictions and even quarantine measures in place,” Rathner says.

The NerdWallet survey found most Labor Day travelers are skipping flights and choosing to drive close to home. But everyone needs to

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American, United to furlough 32,000 employees as time runs out on airline aid

American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines.

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said that if Washington comes up with a deal with $25 billion for airlines “over the next few days,” the company will reverse 19,000 furloughs set to begin Thursday and recall the workers.

United said the impasse forced it to furlough 13,000 workers. United said it told leaders in the Trump administration and Congress that if payroll aid is approved in the next few days, it too could undo the furloughs.

The moves by two of the nation’s four biggest airlines represent the first — and likely the largest part — of involuntary job cuts across the industry in coming days.

Airline employees and executives made 11th-hour appeals this week

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‘Genomic time travel’ makes for better African cattle

Scientists in Nairobi have discovered a new set of genetic markers in African cattle that signal beneficial characteristics, with a view to harnessing them for future generations.

In a multi-national collaborative effort, scientists have announced the discovery of a new set of detailed genetic markers in African cattle that are associated with valuable traits, such as heat and drought tolerance, the capacity to control inflammation and tick infestations, and resistance to devastating livestock diseases like trypanosomiasis. The research, wherein scientists sequenced the genomes of 172 indigenous cattle, aimed to discover the evolution pattern of African livestock, which have thrived in various sub-regions of Africa over the last thousand years.

Commenting on their aspirations for applying this new knowledge, Olivier Hanotte, Principal Scientist at ILRI, Professor of Genetics at the University of Nottingham and Programme Leader at CTLGH, who led the work at ILRI, said: “We believe these insights can be

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American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid

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American Airlines ticket agent Henry Gemdron, left, works with a customer at Miami International Airport during the coronavirus pandemic, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Miami. The airline industry has been decimated by the pandemic. The Payroll Support Program given to the airlines as part of the CARES Act runs out Thursday.

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American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines.

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said that if Washington comes up with a deal with $25 billion for airlines “over the next few days,” the company will reverse 19,000 furloughs set to begin Thursday and recall the workers.

United said the impasse forced it to furlough 13,000 workers. United said it told leaders in the Trump administration and Congress that if

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American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid | National News

“These are people who are not going to be able to pay their rent, they are not going to be able to take care of themselves,” Nelson said on CNBC.

Beyond American and United, smaller airlines have sent layoff warnings to several thousand employees. Delta and Southwest, which entered the pandemic in stronger financial shape than American and United, have shed thousands of jobs through voluntary departures but don’t plan to lay off workers immediately.

Airlines have persuaded tens of thousands of employees to take early retirement or severance deals. But even after those offers, the airlines have more pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and other workers than they need.

Critics say airlines shouldn’t get special treatment, and that subsidizing their workforces will only delay the companies’ need to adjust to the downturn in travel — which even airline trade groups think will last three or four years.

“The airlines are

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J.Lo Says the “Blessing” of Quarantine Has Been Spending More Time with A-Rod and Family

Photo credit: Jeff Kravitz - Getty Images
Photo credit: Jeff Kravitz – Getty Images

From Harper’s BAZAAR

Jennifer Lopez calls the extra time she’s been able to spend with her family during quarantine a blessing.

In an interview with People magazine, the Hustlers actress shared that before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, nightly family dinners were few and quality time was far between due to her and fiancé Alex Rodriguez’s busy work schedules.

“Because Alex and I have both separately and now together lived a gypsy-type life, as both of our careers require tons of travel. The blessing of the quarantine for us was having dinner with the kids every night, for months and months,” Lopez told the outlet. “That’s been a huge blessing for us during this time.”

The actress and singer added that if it weren’t for the entire world pausing in order to slow the spread of the novel virus, she wasn’t sure

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