Armstrong & Getty's Hot Links! The Thursday August 6th Edition!


Armstrong & Getty's Hot Links!

Headlines and stories carefully and thoughtfully compiled for you each and every weekday!

Thursday August 6th

Seattle City Council members move ahead on initial Police Department layoffs, other changes

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Party houses defying COVID-19 orders may have utilities shut off, mayor says

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California spent millions turning Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena into a COVID-19 field hospital. It saw 9 patients

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New lockdown ratchets up economic pain in Australian city

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A roof, a bed and a meth lab — security and drama at a SoMa homeless hotel

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Trolls Doll Pulled After Complaints It Promotes Child Abuse

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Wednesday August 5th

The real reason Microsoft wants to buy TikTok

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Chinese behind malware used in attacks on US over past decade

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California District Attorneys Association Asks NFL to Pull Stephon Clark Video

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Turley explains how Antifa is the 'Keyser Soze' of social unrest

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Carl Bernstein reports White House chatter about throwing 2020 election to House

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WFH is not working: I traded a car payment for an office lease — and I have no regrets

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In reverse, Indianapolis 500 now closed to fans

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Clorox wipes shortage might last until 2021

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Cinemark planning to reopen theaters on ‘test and learn’ data

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Beyond job losses, Americans face many types of coronavirus financial fallout. The impact will linger

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5 ways COVID-19 will change higher education forever, and how colleges can adapt

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Dr. Dre's Wife is Challenging Prenup in $1 Billion Divorce

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Tuesday August 4th

Things to avoid in your dating profile if you are a man

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Black Lives Matter co-creator: Biden must choose a Black woman for VP

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MSNBC producer resigns with scathing letter: They block 'diversity of thought' and 'amplify fringe voices'

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9 troops killed in Marine amphibious transport accident ranged in age from 18 to 23

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Mollie Hemingway examines Biden's 'bizarre' false arrest claims, says they're part of 'track record of lying'

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Rasmussen Poll: Most See Violent Protesters As Criminals

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Trump views China’s Communist Party as a threat. Young Chinese see it as a ticket to a better future

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LeBron James Wears A T-Shirt That Says 8:46 To Honor George Floyd Before Lakers Game

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Pete Carroll: Conscience of players, coaches serves as bubble for Seahawks’ COVID-19 prevention

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California Democrats want to tax millionaires: top state tax rate would be 16.8%

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Millennials and younger are new US majority

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In a first, San Diego DA charges Ramona gym owner for violating California’s COVID-19 shutdown orders

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Family of Black Man Found Hanging Says Death Was by Suicide

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Alaska Airlines warns nearly 1,600 Washington state employees of COVID-19-driven fall layoffs

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Clorox becomes ‘it’ brand in world sheltered in place, fearful of virus

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The Mask Slackers of 1918

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Monday August 3

Immune T Cells May Offer Lasting Protection Against COVID-19

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67th night of protests in Portland draws relatively small crowd of hundreds on Sunday

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Portland, America’s ‘whitest’ big city, is an unlikely hub of Black Lives Matter

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Seattle City Council members propose police layoffs but say they can’t defund by 50% right away

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Citing desire for inclusivity, San Diego Museum of Man announces name change

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Microsoft confirms it is in talks to buy TikTok after CEO talks to Trump

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TikTok cannot exist as it does, Mnuchin says

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In the Mood for UFOs?

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Report: 'The Rock' purchases XFL with partner

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Pac-12 football player group presents list of demands, threatens to opt out of 2020 season

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Marines halt search efforts; 8 missing troops presumed dead after amphibious vehicle sank off San Diego coast

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Tesla Cybertruck Reservations 713,000. Fisker Electric SUV: 7,062

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Salmonella outbreak causes 50-state onion recall. Sellers include Walmart and Kroger

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Multiple new Cardinals test positive for coronavirus

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Blood-soaked Florida man clings to truck for 9 miles, bashes windshield in crazy video

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Californians renting out their backyard pools amid coronavirus closures

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Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ Star and Quaker Oats Pitchman, Is Dead at 85