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Protein may explain why men with heart disease have higher coronavirus risk than women

Men with heart failure appear to have higher concentrations of a protein in their blood that enables coronavirus to infect healthy cells, scientists have said. Researchers looked at patients in their 60s and 70s from 11 European countries and measured the concentrations of the protein, known as ACE2, in their plasma, which is the liquid part of blood. They believe their results may help to explain why men with heart failure are more likely to die after contracting Covid-19 than women. Dr Iziah S...
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South Korea faces critical new coronavirus battle after sudden spike in cases

South Korea is bracing for a tense week ahead as the authorities battle the largest spike in coronavirus cases in a month after an outbreak linked to several bars and nightclubs in the capital, Seoul. The latest cluster, which has so far resulted in 85 new cases with the numbers expected to rise, is a blow to the East-Asian nation after being praised globally for curbing the virus with its successful “test, track, treat” strategy. In recent weeks it has seen several days of either zero new cases...
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CEOs, Farm Bureau President Told To Remove Face Masks Before Meeting With Pence

The vice president walked in soon afterward, without a mask, shortly after learning his press secretary tested positive.
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South Korea and China report new coronavirus cases after easing lockdown measures

South Korea and China have reported fresh surges in coronavirus cases in the wake of both countries easing their lockdown measures. "The nation is at risk," Park Won-soon, the mayor of the South Korean capital, Seoul, said on Monday, warning that the next few days will be “critical” in preventing the spread of a virus from a cluster of cases linked to several of the city’s nightclubs and bars. A total of 86 new infections have been reported so far in the new outbreak as officials race to track d...
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CEOs, Farm Bureau President Told To Remove Face Masks Before Meeting With Mike Pence

The vice president walked in soon afterward—without a mask—shortly after learning his press secretary tested positive.
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HMS Beagle: Dock for Darwin's ship gets protected status

The submerged mud berth on the River Roach in Essex is recognised as a nationally important site.
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Global report: Covid-19 lockdown rules relax in European nations amid confusion in UK

Boris Johnson criticised for vague blueprint; China reports more infections in Wuhan; Belgium and Greece also ease some measuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people across Europe are set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on Monday, as countries around the world plot their way tentatively through the coronavirus crisis.In France, from Monday members of the public were able to walk outside without filling in a permit for the first time in near...
Tags: Europe, UK, Greece, France, China, Spain, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Belgium, Boris Johnson, Wuhan, Coronavirus outbreak


Viral Video Sensation ‘Double Rainbow Guy’ Dies At 57

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — Paul L. Vasquez, the burly mountain man whose awestruck reaction upon seeing a double rainbow propelled him to Internet stardom and turned him into a folk hero, has died in Central California. He was 57. Vasquez, who called himself Yosemitebear on social media, died early Saturday at a hospital emergency room, the Mariposa County coroner’s office told the Modesto Bee. The cause of death has not been released. Vasquez had recently posted on his Facebook page that he had go...
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'Now it starts again': new coronavirus outbreaks spark unease in China

Cases rise in Shulan, near the Russian border, and in Wuhan, where stringent lockdown measures had been eased in recent weeksCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn untraced coronavirus outbreak in a Chinese city near the Russian border and a spate of new cases in Wuhan has prompted fears of a fresh wave of infections in China.On Sunday, Chinese authorities reclassified Shulan, a city near the Russian and North Korean borders, as high risk, after a cluster of cases connect...
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Episode 8 culminates all of Jordan's raw emotion

'The Last Dance' has provided an inside look on what type of fierce competitor Michael Jordan was. The ending of episode 8 highlighted his more human side.
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United Arab Emirates: COVID-19 Across The UAE - Daily Update (April 11, 2020) - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Whatever your business—whether you are an investor looking at new investments, managing existing positions or planning exits, or a corporate concerned with protecting and enhancing your...
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Michael Jordan recalls apology to Steve Kerr after fight in 'Last Dance'

One phone changed everything between Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr.
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United States: COVID-19 Across KSA - Weekly Update (April 26, 2020) - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Whatever your business—whether you are a government entity in charge of mega projects, an oil and gas major responsible for energy security, an investor looking at new investments...
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Relive Swansea City's final game at the Vetch Field 15 years on

A look back at the last game at Swansea's former Vetch Field home, a 2-1 win against Wrexham in the FAW Premier Cup final in 2005.
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Indonesia: Seeking Clarity In The Government's Recent Tax Incentives - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Further to the issuances of the Regulation of the Minister of Finance No. 23/PMK.23/2020 on Tax Incentives for Taxpayers affected by COVID-19 ("Regulation 23/2020") and the Government...
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South Korea scrambles to contain Seoul nightclub coronavirus outbreak

South Korean officials scrambled on Monday to contain a new coronavirus outbreak, searching for thousands of people who may have been infected in a cluster of cases linked to nightclubs and bars in the densely populated capital city of Seoul. Most of the new cases were linked to an outbreak at a number of Seoul nightclubs and bars, many of them catering to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. "Our top priority is to minimise the spread of the infectio...
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South Korea scrambles to contain nightclub coronavirus outbreak

South Korean officials scrambled on Monday to contain a new coronavirus outbreak, searching for thousands of people who may have been infected in a cluster of cases linked to nightclubs and bars in the capital Seoul. Officials reported 35 new cases as of midnight on Sunday, the second consecutive day of new cases of that magnitude and the highest numbers in more than a month. Twenty-nine of the new cases were linked to several Seoul nightclubs and bars, many of them catering to members of the ...
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Bears QB Nick Foles among best bets for NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Bears quarterback Nick Foles has the experts in Las Vegas believing he'll enjoy a comeback story in 2020.
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Indonesia: KPPU Resumes Activities Virtually - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

After shutting shop for almost a month, on 6 April 2020, the Indonesia Competition Commission (KPPU) issued KPPU Regulation No. 1 of 2020 on Electronic Case Handling.
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Indonesia: E-GMS – What We Know So Far - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

As the Covid-19 outbreak is showing no sign of slowing down, governors in certain provinces in Indonesia have begun to initiate social restriction policies. Particularly for DKI Jakarta, ...
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'The Last Dance' Ep. 8 recap: Another great meme, plus Steve Kerr settles the Bulls-Warriors debate

Episode No. 8 of 'The Last Dance' had another instant classic meme plus Steve Kerr picks a side in the Bulls-Warriors all-time team debate.
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Indonesia: Jakarta Implements PSBB - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

The DKI Jakarta Governor has issued Regulation No. 33 of 2020 and Decree No. 380 of 2020 on the Implementation of Massive Social Restriction (Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar or "PSBB") in DKI Jakarta
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United States: Illinois Stay-at-Home Order Modified And Extended – What Do Employers Need To Know Before May 1, 2020? - Littler Mendelson

An Illinois State Representative filed a lawsuit alleging that the extension of Illinois' Stay-at-Home Order exceeds Governor Pritzker's authority and violates Illinoisians' civil rights. On April 27, 2020...
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United States: COVID-19 More Of What Employers Need To Know - Anderson Kill

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, which, in and of itself, is unprecedented.
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Pence will not self-quarantine

Podcast | Timeline | Catch up | States' reopening plans
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Saudi Arabia triples VAT to support coronavirus-hit economy

The oil-rich kingdom's finances have been rocked after the pandemic forced down global energy prices.
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Canada: Federal Court Of Appeal Finds That Tariffs Certified By The Copyright Board Are Not Mandatory, And Fair Dealing Guidelines Are Not A Shield - Bereskin & Parr LLP

On April 22, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited decision in York University v Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), 2020 FCA 77. The appeal centered on two issues.
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Gibraltar: HMGOG Announces Release Of BEAT COVID-19 Regulations - 287/2020 - Hassans

HMGoG is very pleased to announce that it has published the Appropriation (Business Employee Assistance Terms COVID-19) Regulations 2020.
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'The Last Dance' takeaways: Michael Jordan, Steve Kerr explain why their relationship grew after a practice fight

"The Last Dance" showed how the bond between Michael Jordan and Steve Kerr grew after a practice fight and how Jordan juggled hoops and "Space Jam."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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