Month: April 2020

Protesters, some armed, spill into Michigan Capitol building demanding end to stay-at-home order

The state legislature is debating extending Michigan’s state of emergency. April 30, 2020, 9:15 PM 6 min read 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Hundreds of protesters entered the Michigan State Capitol building Thursday and crowded its halls and staircases demanding that the state legislature not extend Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases | World news

Interpol said it had received reports from police in Ireland, Malaysia, Spain and Britain identifying delivery drivers transporting drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, ketamine and ecstasy. Earlier this month, the Spanish National Police identified and arrested seven people dressed as food delivery drivers in Alicante and Valencia, said Interpol. It added that those involved in …

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‘Historical misfortune that person unqualified to be president’ in office during pandemic – historian Francis Fukuyama – Channel 4 News

He predicted the end of history and the triumph of western democracy. But even before the coronavirus crisis –  Francis Fukuyama’s thesis was already looking shaky as populist and authoritarian governments grew in strength around the world. Now with the new world order looking increasingly uncertain – earlier Krishnan Guru-Murthy spoke to him about the …

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More than 26,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the UK, NHS figures show

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds are celebrating the arrival of a healthy baby boy, but there has been speculation about whether he came early. Ms Symonds’s due date, which was never officially confirmed, had been described as “early summer”, leading to the belief that the arrival was expected in June. Ms …

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Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak : Goats and Soda : NPR

This page is updated regularly. Since the new coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease COVID-19 has spread rapidly within China and to neighboring countries and beyond. The first confirmed coronavirus cases outside China occurred on Jan. 20, in Japan, Thailand and South Korea. On Jan. 21, the first …

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Dr. Fauci backed controversial Wuhan lab studying coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who heads the National Institutes of Health, had previously backed funding for a controversial lab in Wuhan, China that has been studying the coronavirus in bats, reports said. Fauci’s National Institutes of Health had shelled out a total of $7.4 million to the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab — which has become …

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Republicans Want To Shield Companies From Future Coronavirus Lawsuits

The Senate is scheduled to return to Washington next week to tackle an “urgent need,” according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: the threat facing businesses from lawsuits related to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement announcing the chamber’s return, McConnell echoed complaints lodged by top business groups in recent weeks about the legal liability …

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COVID-19: No registered massage therapists until at least June, says college

Article content continued Registered massage therapist Jeanie Bezdan is concerned with the health of her patients, particularly those who suffer migraines. Bezdan is managing partner at Royal City Health and Manual Therapy in New Westminster, which employs eight RMTs and six physiotherapists. She said that while physiotherapists can provide some online support to clients, massage …

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Transfer news LIVE: Sancho to Man United latest, Arsenal face competition for Partey, Havertz to Chelsea

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s live blog covering the latest transfer news and rumours from the Premier League and beyond. English football has been suspended ‘indefinitely’ due to the governments’ lockdown regulations to help battle the coronavirus pandemic, and while hopes remain to resume the season by June 30, speculation around potential transfer for the 2020-21 season remains in full …

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OSINT Global Trendline Report: COVID and the Americas

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