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Prince Harry and Meghan open up about son Archie’s 1st steps and importance of girls’ education in interview with Malala Yousafzai

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The couple spoke with Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl.

In a virtual discussion with Nobel Prize laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl, the couple shared that Archie is starting to walk.

“It’s just fantastic because I think in so many ways, we are fortunate to be able to have this time to watch him grow,” added Meghan. “In the absence of COVID, we would be traveling and working more externally and we’d miss a lot of those moments. So I think it’s been a lot of really good family time.”

The couple, who joined the 23-year-old activist virtually from their home in Santa Barbara for the conversation which was shared on YouTube and Malala’s Instagram page, also spoke about the importance of girls’ education, for which Yousafzai has been an outspoken advocate after surviving an assassination attempt in 2012.

“When young girls have access to education, everyone wins and everyone succeeds,” said Meghan when asked by Yousafzai about the role that education played in her life. “So much is at stake when we don’t give a young woman the opportunity to learn and to get an education.”

“There’s over 130 million girls out of education right now before the pandemic and during as well and the numbers are going up,” added Harry. “It worries me, it worries all of us.”

Meghan, who is also an advocate for girls’ education

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Bryson DeChambeau backs up U.S. Open win with lowest career Round 1 score in Nevada

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Bryson DeChambeau said he got back to work the Monday after his U.S. Open win last month at Winged Foot Golf Club. It showed in his first round back at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Thursday where he shot a 62 and led at the completion of his round by one stroke over Austin Cook. The 62 is the lowest first round of his PGA Tour career.

It’s fitting that somebody who took about four hours to bask in his first major championship win would back that win up with a 62, and for a while it looked like it might be something better than that. DeChambeau — who apparently shot 59 in a practice round on Wednesday — launched absolute bombs all over TPC Summerlin and went out in 30 on the back nine, which is where he started his first round.

He got into a spot of trouble on the second hole on the course (his 11th on the day) when he had to hit a provisional off the tee, but he was able to save par and keep his bogey-free round going. Two birdies in his last three holes touched off another special day for somebody who has (improbably?) become the biggest story in the sport over the last few months.

DeChambeau, playing alongside two mega-long drivers in Cameron Champ and Matthew Wolff, averaged 352 yards off the tee and took a few of the laugh-out-loud lines with his driver that he said he was going to take earlier in the week when he said he was going to try and drive four of the par 4s on this course.

He didn’t drive them all, but his average approach shot on Thursday was 185 yards, which is barely more than a wedge for him and

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University of Houston Partners with Standard to Open First Retail Store Retrofitted for a Full Checkout-Free Experience

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“Market Next” at the University of Houston retrofitted with Standard’s AI-powered platform to transform the retail experience, ensure utmost student safety; students can complete shopping trip in 2.3 seconds

Market Next at University of Houston is the first US store retrofitted for cashierless checkout

Shoppers can take what they want and leave in seconds - they are automatically charged and a receipt is emailed.
Shoppers can take what they want and leave in seconds – they are automatically charged and a receipt is emailed.
Shoppers can take what they want and leave in seconds – they are automatically charged and a receipt is emailed.

Students can walk in, take what they like, and simply walk out

There is no need to scan anything or wait in line to pay.
There is no need to scan anything or wait in line to pay.
There is no need to scan anything or wait in line to pay.

Standard provides the only checkout-free solution that can be quickly and easily installed in existing stores

Retailers don't want to build new stores to get cashierless checkout. Standard can retrofit existing stores with its camera-based system.
Retailers don’t want to build new stores to get cashierless checkout. Standard can retrofit existing stores with its camera-based system.
Retailers don’t want to build new stores to get cashierless checkout. Standard can retrofit existing stores with its camera-based system.

Standard is also retrofitting other Chartwells stores

Chartwells is actively working with Standard to retrofit a series of stores across North America: a convenience store equipped with Standard’s checkout-free technology has opened in North Carolina, and another will soon open in Ontario.
Chartwells is actively working with Standard to retrofit a series of stores across North America: a convenience store equipped with Standard’s checkout-free technology has opened in North Carolina, and another will soon open in Ontario.
Chartwells is actively working with Standard to retrofit a series of stores across North America: a convenience store equipped with Standard’s checkout-free technology has opened in North Carolina, and another will soon open in Ontario.

HOUSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Convenience just took on a whole new meaning for students at the University of Houston. The university and its dining services partner Chartwells Higher Education, have partnered with Standard, which provides the only

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University of Detroit Mercy to open Novi campus; first outside Detroit

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The University of Detroit Mercy will open a new branch campus in Novi, marking the first time in its 100-year-plus history it has done so outside Detroit.

Site in Novi of planned new campus for University of Detroit Mercy. (Photo: Google Maps)

The private nonprofit university has bought the former home of South University, a private for-profit chain headquartered in Georgia.

The move isn’t a signal UDM is looking to get out of Detroit, but rather a chance to get a building already set up for the type of spaces it will need as it launches new health-related programs of study, its president told the Free Press.

“We’re not leaving the city of Detroit,” UDM President Antoine Garibaldi said. “This (building) just checked off all the boxes. It was really tough to decide to go outside of the city of Detroit. There just weren’t the right locations in the city of Detroit.”

 The new 40,0000-square-foot facility is at the intersection of 12 Mile and Meadowbrook roads. It comes with classrooms, offices and everything UDM needs to jump right in, including a parking lot with about 250 spaces, Garibaldi said.

In it will go programs for various health profession sections. It also will allow UDM to start some new programs.

The university is seeing high demand in health care related fields, including a master’s of nursing aimed at people with a bachelor’s degree in something other than nursing who want to become a nurse. That program could start this winter, but has already had nearly 100 people inquire about it.

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The university is also in discussion with health care partners regarding

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College football top 25 scores, overreactions: The Big 12 is wide open, Alabama has another strong QB

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Another week, another round of upsets across the college football landscape. On a Saturday that featured just 30 games, eight ranked teams lost, including four teams in the top 15 and two in the top 10. Of course, some of that is due to the limited number of teams playing right now and some of the games being top-25 matchups. Still, 2020 is shaping up to be a wild ride. 

Most weeks, it seems, you might be lucky just to get out with a W. 

For that reason, it’s too early to start making sweeping College Football Playoff proclamations. Sure, Clemson and Alabama, the top two ranked teams, look like they’re on another level. But who knows how things are going to go. The lack of spring practice and delayed start of the season clearly has had an impact on the week-to-week results. 

Despite so much uncertainty, there’s a lot we can take away from the action in Week 5. So let’s get to the overreactions. 

The Big 12 is wide open

This is not a normal year. You know this. I know this. You don’t need college football to show you, but it will anyway. In fact, the Big 12 will insist upon it. No. 18 Oklahoma lost its second straight Big 12 game — 37-30 to Iowa State — something that hasn’t happened in over two decades. Now, the Sooners are [/adjusts glasses] 1-2 overall and 0-for in the Big 12. I mean … what? It’s true that Oklahoma has problems: they can’t run the ball well, they don’t have a true game changer at wide receiver, Spencer Rattler has some growing to do and the defense has been bad. They have talent, yes, but apparently not enough to overcome all of that without getting nicked a couple

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