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Coronavirus Live UpdatesSome U.S. schools begin to reopen with fraught results. With a focus on the coronavirus, other deadly diseases are making a comeback.Small Businesses Got Emergency Loans, but Not What They ExpectedThe S.B.A.’s disaster relief program allows for loans of up to $2 million. But now they’re capped at $150,000 — and agency officials are saying little about why.The 1918 Flu, Masks and Lessons for the Coronavirus PandemicAs the influenza pandemic swept across the United States in 1918 and 1919, masks took a role in political and cultural wars.‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people each year. Lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions threaten progress against the disease as well as H.I.V. and malaria.Chinatown Is Coming Back, One Noodle at a TimeRestaurants in the Manhattan neighborhood suffered early in the pandemic. Some are just now experimenting with outdoor service.President Trump and his Company Investigated for Possible Fraud, Filing SuggestsThe office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., made the disclosure in a new court filing arguing Mr. Trump’s accountants should turn over his tax returns.Kansas Senate Primary Has Arrived, and the Anxiety Over Kobach Is HighRepublicans worry that if Kris Kobach, a polarizing figure in the state, wins the nomination, it would pave the way for Democrats to capture the seat and perhaps gain control of the Senate.
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White House Not Optimistic On Near-Term Deal For Coronavirus Relief BillLawmakers and the White House have been unable to reach an accord for a next round of economic relief from the pandemic.Outbreak Hits Norway Cruise Ship, Could Spread Along CoastAt least five passengers and 36 crew members from the MS Roald Amundsen have tested positive for coronavirus.Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson Tests Positive For COVID-19He is the second NFL head coach known to have contracted the coronavirus.Top Health Official: Time To ‘Move On’ From Hydroxychloroquine Efficacy ClaimsThere's "no evidence" to show the anti-malarial drug is effective in treating COVID-19, Adm. Brett Giroir said.Coronavirus Live Updates: Fauci ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ U.S. Could Have Vaccine This YearStay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world.WHO Chief Warns There May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’ For CoronavirusThe director of the WHO urged people to practice “the basics of public health" to stop outbreaks of COVID-19.The U.S. Health Care System Is Designed To Fail When It’s Needed MostWhen the economy goes bad, coverage gets even harder to keep. More than 20 million could become uninsured this year.
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Dozens seen partying at event in LA honoring first respondersDozens of people attended a party at a Los Angeles bar without wearing masks or adhering to social distancing guidelines. The bar's owners say the event was meant to "honor first responders." California has over 500,000 reported cases of coronavirus, more than any other state in the US. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.Stelter: We are witnessing creeping authoritarianismCNN's Brian Stelter discusses how the upcoming November election will look vastly different from previous ones, and concerns about President Donald Trump's baseless claims about election fraud.NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money paymentsManhattan prosecutors on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump's lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his financial records, arguing that the claims have already been rejected by other courts, while emphasizing that their investigation extends beyond hush-money payments.Why do some people get sick and even die from Covid-19, while similar people show no symptoms?We're now more than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic that has upended the lives of most of Earth's inhabitants. And while it is true that the scientific community has learned many things about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes, Covid-19, there are also many gaps in our understanding.
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Ellen DeGeneres' wife Portia de Rossi breaks silence amid show allegations: ‘Thank you for your support’Portia de Rossi is expressing her support for her wife, Ellen DeGeneres.Seattle council members unveil plan to lay off cops but balk at defunding department by 50 percent right awaySeveral Seattle council members unveiled a string of proposals last week to scale down the city's police force through layoffs and attrition but stopped short of slashing the police budget by at least half, a sticking point that many activists have called for in the wake of nationwide calls for police reform.Spain’s ex-king leaving country amid allegations of financial misconductFormer Spanish King Juan Carlos I is leaving Spain for another, unspecified, country after an investigation accused him of hiding millions gifted to him by Saudi Arabia, the royal family said Monday.Number of Chicago shooting victims under 10 years old triples from last yearChicago saw a dramatic rise in gun violence with regard to children in 2020, as statistics showed the number of shooting victims under the age of 10 has tripled since last year.Kim Kardashian posts wedding dress fitting photos on InstagramThe reality star is still daydreaming about the dress she wore to say “I do.”Coronavirus deaths in Iran three times the official numbers, leaked report claimsWhile it is no secret that Iran has been the hardest-hit country in the Middle East when it comes to coronavirus – officially termed COVID-19 – infections and deaths, new data shows that the fatality rate is some three times what government officials have claimed.Man loses penis to infection, doctor builds new one on armA British man who lost his penis to a severe blood infection now has a new one – on his arm.Biden campaign says it has agreed to debates already, but Trump camp has notPresumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is “very much looking forward to debating Donald Trump,” the former vice president’s campaign deputy manager and communications director Kate Bedingfield told “America’s Newsroom” on Monday.
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George Floyd protestsHow did we get here?Stand against racism100 ways to take actionMourning those lost to COVID-19100,000 livesJoin the conversationRace in AmericaMark Zuckerberg: Historic Facebook campaign will boost voter registration, turnout and voicesI believe Facebook can strengthen democracy by maintaining as open a platform as possible, accompanied by ambitious efforts to lift voter participation.Trump Justice Department sues to block John Bolton from publishing bookThe lawsuit comes a day Trump asserted former national security advisor John Bolton would have a 'criminal problem' by publishing the book.Protest live updates: Man charged with setting fires to Minneapolis police station; Richmond police chief firedMan charged with setting fires at Minneapolis police station. Richmond police chief fired. Trump signs use of force executive order. Latest protest news.Trump signs order addressing police misconduct, but some experts say it's not enoughPresident Trump unveiled an executive order aimed at boosting police training and mental health services as well as tracking police misconduct.
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The American dream while Black: 'Locked in a vicious cycle'Homeownership is supposed to be the gateway to the American dream. Black Americans have been denied access.Trump Organization under investigation for 'insurance and bank fraud,' filing suggestsThe disclosure came in a federal court filing arguing that Trump should be forced to comply with a subpoena for his tax documents.Tropical Storm Isaias expected to lash Carolinas with 'life-threatening storm surge'"Preparations should be rushed to completion," the National Weather Service warned Monday morning.Democrats warn retaliation if the GOP were to fill a 2020 Supreme Court vacancySenate talk of a potential — but uncertain — opening close to a presidential election has reignited a clash over the future of the court.Combative and supremely loyal, Peter Navarro has emerged as one of Trump's most powerful aides"When the president says jump ... he just jumps through the roof without asking questions," one former official said.COVID-19 mask rules spark new hypocrisy. And women will pay the price.This hypocrisy rests upon a conservative logic that has weaponized “equality” to establish a false equivalency — with women paying the price.She got the virus. Then she was fired. Some sick workers left in cold by employers.McDonald's and Marriott franchises are among hundreds of businesses that have illegally denied paid sick leave during the pandemic, records show.260 employees in Georgia's largest school district positive, exposed to coronavirusGwinnett County, which has the state's largest school district, has seen 4,000 new cases in the past two weeks.
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Italy Opens New Bridge, Two Years After Deadly CollapseItaly inaugurates a new bridge on a highway connecting the port city of Genoa to France, almost two years after its predecessor collapsed, killing 43 people and shining a light on the dilapidated state of the country’s infrastructure.Covid Supercharges Federal Reserve as Backup Lender to the WorldWhen the coronavirus halted the global economy in March, the U.S. central bank lent massively to counterparts abroad. The action—among its most significant expansions of power yet—cemented the dollar’s dominance.Microsoft's Talks With TikTok Raise Ire in ChinaWashington’s ultimatum to the Chinese owner of TikTok—sell the app’s American operations to Microsoft or leave the country—is hardening suspicions in China that the U.S. aims to sabotage the country’s efforts to grow its own technology.Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack on Afghan PrisonIslamic State claimed responsibility for storming a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members, in an attack that killed at least 29 people and allowed numerous inmates to escape.In a City Built on the Slave Trade, Britain's Oldest Black Community Seeks a ReckoningLiverpool has tried harder than most British cities to face up to its past as Europe’s biggest slaving port, but activists and locals say this hasn’t translated into improved fortunes for the Black community.Israel Says it Thwarted Attack Along Its Border with SyriaIsraeli special forces fired on four men it says were planting explosive devices along the frontier as tensions rise with Hezbollah.
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Trump sets date for US TikTok shutdown unless a deal is madePresident Donald Trump on Monday said if Microsoft or another company doesn’t make a deal to acquire the U.S. leg of TikTok by September 15th, the app will shutdown.Trump slams passage of Nevada bill to mail voters ballotsNevada's Legislature has passed a bill that would add the state to a growing list of U.S. states that will mail all active voters ballots for the November 2020 election amid the coronavirus pandemicTropical Storm Isaias expected to strengthen to hurricane, heads to CarolinasIsaias is forecast to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and storm surge.Outbreak hits Norway cruise ship, could spread along coastA Norwegian cruise ship line has halted all trips and apologized for procedural errors after an outbreak of coronavirus on one ship infected at least 5 passengers and 36 crew membersJudge Salas breaks silence after son's shooting deathJudge Esther Salas has released a nine-minute videotaped statement about last month’s shooting death of her son and the wounding of her husband.Report: Retired Pope Benedict XVI ill after visit to GermanyA German newspaper is reporting that Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has fallen ill after his return from a trip to his native Bavaria to visit his brother, who died a month agoTrump loyalist gets Defense post as Senate nomination stallsDemocrats are condemning President Donald Trump’s appointment of a staunch loyalist to a senior Pentagon postPublic ideas for Mississippi flag: Magnolias, stars, beerMagnolias, stars, guitars, beer cans, crawfish, a Gulf Coast lighthouse
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GOLDSTEIN: Trudeau doesn’t understand conflict of interest, apparentlyThroughout his Aga Khan vacation and SNC-Lavalin scandals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeatedly demonstrated he either doesn’t understand or doesn’t care about the federal conflict-of-interest law. In the Aga Khan affair, Trudeau argued because he was a friend of the Aga Khan, he was entitled to accept free vacations and air travel from him under […]Cops probing ‘targeted shooting’ in WoodbridgeYork Regional Police detectives are investigating a “targeted shooting” that left a man dead in Woodbridge. The 5:30 p.m. shooting in the Islington Ave.-Thistlewood Ave. area — north of Hwy. 7 — on Sunday topped off a murderous day in York Region. Another man died after he was gunned down at 7:30 a.m. Sunday in […]TAYLOR: 75th anniversary of VJ Day a source of joy, and pain, for CanadiansIt can be said that the Second World War actually started on July 7, 1937, when the Imperial Japanese Army attempted to cross the Marco Polo Bridge in a dash towards Peking. With the exception of a few sanctions against Japan and some financial aid to China from the United States, most Western nations paid […]Environment Canada ends tornado warning for southwestern OntarioEnvironment Canada says southwestern Ontario is no longer under a tornado warning. Meteorologists had been tracking a severe thunderstorm carrying strong winds, large hail and potentially intense rainfall. The weather agency issued a tornado warning for the region shortly before 1:00 p.m. One confirmed tornado was located north of Mitchell, Ont., but no damage has […]The downward spiral of Ellen DeGeneres’ public persona: A complete guideDid “50 Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson bring down one of the most popular talk show hosts in history? Well, no – but you might have recently seen a lot of jokes on Twitter that say as much. Ellen DeGeneres’s reputation has been on a downward slide since roughly last fall, when, during a […]Transit-oriented communities on the horizon?With provincial plans to clear roadblocks to transit-oriented communities (TOCs) now approved, Toronto could soon join the ranks of cities like Vancouver, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Tokyo and Singapore – all home to compact communities that are closely integrated with mass transit. “There are many jurisdictions around the world have done this and have done this very, […]RESCON: New home builders have bounced backWhen COVID-19 hit, Ontario’s construction industry had to pivot and address the pandemic’s impacts swiftly, decisively and comprehensively. We did just that. As an essential sector, the industry was able to remain largely open and continue building while preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. We led the early development and implementation of COVID-19 […]Students stuck paying thousands in rent for vacant rooms amid pandemicTORONTO — University of Ottawa law student Nina Haroune has paid thousands of dollars in rent over the past four months for a downtown apartment just minutes from campus, despite the fact she’s been living with family in Mississauga. The 23-year-old is one of many post-secondary students who are locked into off-campus lease agreements despite […]
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Footballer Marcus Rashford makes the front cover of Vogue in Black Lives Matter-themed editionMarcus Rashford, 22, shared a photo of the British Vogue cover on Twitter and said he was 'humbled' to be recognised for his free school meals campaign.Chief whip Mark Spencer faces questions over Tory MP sex assault claimSources insisted that when Mark Spencer (pictured) spoke to the woman in April he was not told of any accusation of serious sexual abuse by the unnamed former minister.Farm worker, 40, feared murdered five years ago is found ALIVE living in Cambridgeshire woodsRicardas Puisys, 40, who is from Lithuania, was discovered by police in a 'very well concealed' location in woods nearby a cluster of houses in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.Pharmacy refuses to serve mother recovering from surgery to reattach her noseShereen Mawson, a 36-year-old mother, said an employee at her local Catts Pharmacy Snodland, Kent, which is run by Paydens, shouted at her for not wearing a face mask.Police bodycam footage shows George Floyd arrest in detailWARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. DailyMail.com has obtained video from the body cameras of two officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd that ultimately led to his death on May 25 in Minneapolis.Spain's former king Juan Carlos, 82, announces he is LEAVING the country amid corruption scandalSpain's former king Juan Carlos has told his son, King Felipe, that he decided to leave Spain, the royal house said in a statement on Monday.Scientists say public transport may not be a major source of coronavirus spreadNew data from contact tracing studies in Japan, France and Austria suggest that, if masks are worn and social distancing is adhered to, the chance of the virus spreading on public transport is minimal.Optical illusion leaves puzzlers divided - but do YOU know what is happening in the picture?A bizarre optical illusion has left thousands of Reddit users questioning whether the image really is a static one, or if it is actually a moving GIF. One user commented 'I don't feel so good',
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