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Adidas executive who described racism discussions as ‘noise’ is stepping down – CNN

Adidas’ global head of human resources, Karen Parkin, is leaving the company less than a month after a group of employees reportedly asked the company to investigate her for alleged racial discrimination.

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Dow futures rise 150 points as investors shake off a continued spike in coronavirus cases – CNBC

The S&P 500 is coming off two consecutive weeks of gains, while the resilience in tech shares pushed the Nasdaq to a new record last week.

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Stock futures rose in overnight trading on Sunday as investors looked past a record spike in coronavirus cases in Florida.
Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained about 160 points, pointing to a 180-point gain at Monday’s open. The S&P 500 futures and the Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.5% each.
Florida reported 15,299 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest single day total for any U.S. state since the pandemic began. Meanwhile, the U.S. has reported more than 60,000 new cases daily for three days in a row now, bringing the national total to more than 3 million cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
“COVID remains a huge problem w/cases, hospitalizations, and fatalities all climbing,” Vital Knowledge founder Adam Crisafulli said in a note on Sunday. “The market continues to absorb all this information relatively well and this seems to be a function of vaccine hopes, lower fatality rates vs. Mar/April, the avoidance of wholesale lockdowns, and the lack of a resurgence in the Northeast (esp. NYC).”
The Dow and the S&P 500 are coming off two consecutive weeks of gains, while the resilience in tech shares pushed the Nasdaq to a new record after three straight positive weeks. For July, the Dow and the S&P 500 have risen 1.0% and 2.7%, respectively. The tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed, climbing 10.7% this month as Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Alphabet all reclaimed new highs. 
“The overall rally is still very narrow…and several of the high flying mega-cap stocks are becoming overbought (and more over-valued),” Matthew Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, said in a note on Sunday. “Therefore, we HAVE to wait to see if the key resistance level on the S&P is indeed broken to the upside before we can confirm that another rally leg in the broad stock market has begun.”
Earnings season is set to kick off this week with big banks and others reporting their quarterly results. JPMorgan, Citigroup and Wells Fargo are scheduled to report on Tuesday. Pepsi will report earnings on Monday before the market open.
Corporate profits are expected to fall by 44% in the second quarter, which would be the biggest drop in quarterly earnings since the fourth quarter of 2008, according to Refinitiv data. However, the market could shrug off the sharp profit decline as long as companies signal a recovery on the horizon.
After the S&P 500’s best quarter in more than 20 years, the broad market’s comeback rally has slowed down amid fears of a worsening pandemic. Still, the equity benchmark is now down just 1.4% year to date, sitting about 6% off its February record.
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Springfield-Greene Co. Health Dept. announces possible exposures from six new cases – KYTV

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has notified the public of potential community exposures from six new COVID-19 cases.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has notified the public of potential community exposures from six new COVID-19 cases.
Health officials shared the following timeline of potential exposures from the new cases:

  • Friday, July 3: Visited McAlisters Deli at 2445 N Kansas Expy Ste A from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Friday, July 3: Visited Academy Sports + Outdoors at 610 W El Camino Alto St between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. for 20 minutes (infectious and symptomatic, masked)
  • Saturday, July 4: Visited Menards at 500 N Eastgate Ave from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.(infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
  • Saturday, July 4: Visited Walmart Supercenter at 2825 N Kansas Expy from 4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, masked)
  • Saturday, July 4: Visited Cheddars Scratch Kitchen at 1950 E Primrose St from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (two individuals, both infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Monday, July 6: Visited Red Racks DAV Thrift Store at 1707 Battlefield Rd from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Monday, July 6: Visited Culvers at 2520 N Glenstone Ave from 12 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.(infectious but not symptomatic, not masked)
  • Monday, July 6: Visited Dollar General at 1726 S Kansas Expy from 4 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.(infectious and symptomatic, not masked)
  • Tuesday, July 7: Visited Bill and Payne Stewart Driving Range at 1825 E Norton Rd from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (infectious but not symptomatic, masked)

Click here for a list of possible exposures reported Friday and Saturday by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.
Anyone who was at these locations on these dates is considered low risk for contracting COVID-19, but should monitor for symptoms. There is no need to self-quarantine or isolate unless symptoms develop.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
· Fever or chills
· Cough
· Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
· Fatigue
· Muscle or body aches
· Headache
· New loss of taste or smell
· Sore throat
· Congestion or runny nose
· Nausea or vomiting
· Diarrhea
Greene County has reported more than 160 new cases since last Sunday. That makes up more than one-fourth of the countys total cases, which now stands at 527, since the pandemic began. The county has reported nine deaths, 261 active cases and 257 recoveries.
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Alaska Airlines plane forced to land in Seattle after passenger threatens to kill everyone – KOMO News

SEATTLE – An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to land Saturday evening after a male passenger threatened to kill all other passengers on the plane, airport officials say. Alaska Airlines Flight 422 left from Sea-Tac Airport at 11:10 p. m. en route to C…

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