Fauci expected to warn the Senate of 'needless suffering and death' if U.S. opens up too quickly

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the most recognized medical expert on the White House coronavirus task force, is expected to warn the Senate on Tuesday that if the U.S. reopens too fast, Americans will experience "needless suffering and death," The New York Times reports.Fauci and three other top government doctors are scheduled to testify remotely before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. In an email sent lat...
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Asia Today: Singapore partly reopens despite rise in cases

Singaporeans were able to get a haircut at the barber or pop in to their favorite bakery Tuesday as the government loosened restrictions three weeks before a partial lockdown ends. Despite an upsurge in cases due to an outbreak among foreign workers staying in crowded dormitories, the government says transmission in the local community has dropped and plans a phased reopening of the economy. Barbers and hairdressers, food manufacturers and outlets as well as laundry shops are among selected bu...
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Trump-backed lawmaker faces school board head in Wisconsin

A special election in a rural Wisconsin district that President Donald Trump carried by 20 points pits a Trump-aligned state senator against a school board president hoping to become the first Native American elected to Congress from the state. Tuesday's election will help measure the enthusiasm of Republicans in a deeply conservative part of Wisconsin just over a month after a liberal-backed Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate won a statewide race over a Trump-backed candidate. The winner in W...
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Coronavirus: Chancellor to set out detail on job retention scheme

The government scheme, due to end in June, is currently subsidising the wages of six million people.
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Man behind Ahmaud Arbery video hopes the tape 'brings justice' to the family

William "Roddie" Bryan, the man behind the video of the Ahmaud Arbery shooting, tells CNN's Chris Cuomo he hopes the tape "brings justice ... and peace to the family." Kevin Gough, Bryan's attorney, says his client has been threatened and had no relationship whatsoever with Greg and Travis McMichaels, the men facing murder and aggravated assault charges in the case.
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DNC Panel To Set Stage For Virtual Democratic Convention Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The changes could allow delegates to participate in the nomination process "without putting their own health at risk."
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McConnell: Obama 'should have kept his mouth shut'

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The Senate majority leader slams the ex-President for criticizing the response to the coronavirus pandemic

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Before a potential return to baseball, MLB and players will bicker over money

Seeking to return to the field amid the coronavirus crisis, Major League Baseball and its players look determined to battle over economic stipulations first.
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UK: UK Real Estate Developers Welcome Planning Inspectorate's Ruling On COVID-19 - Mayer Brown

Although it is uncertain what the likely long-term impacts of the pandemic on the development industry will be, the short-term impacts are clearly significant.
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Canada: Records Of Employment During COVID-19 - Clark Wilson LLP

A Record of Employment ("ROE") must be provided to an employee where there is an interruption of earnings. An interruption of earnings occurs when an employee is anticipated...
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Canada: Which Services On Reserve Are Essential? Guidance For First Nation Businesses - Clark Wilson LLP

Indigenous governments and some businesses on reserve are now essential-service providers for the purposes of BC's COVID-19 response.
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An expert's guide to curating your bookshelf

London-based architect Dara Huang shares design tips for maximizing productivity, the importance of personal space and how to curate the perfect bookshelf.
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United States: Guidance For Trustees During COVID-19 Pandemic - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The global health pandemic is a crisis affecting the health and well-being of our citizens, and a financial crisis of unknowable breadth and duration.
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Fisherman Saves 3 Men After Raft Overturned In Sacramento River

SHASTA COUNTY (CBS13) — An alert fisherman saved three men on the Sacramento River Monday afternoon after their raft overturned. According to a press release from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened just before 5 p.m. south of the Highway 44 overcrossing. As multiple law enforcement agencies responded to help rescue the men hanging on to the overturned raft, Redding resident Doug Alcorn saw the men. The sheriff’s office said Alcorn was fishing in a drift boat was able to re...
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Maddow: Trump Is ‘Visibly Struggling’ and Can’t ‘Keep It Together’ Right Now

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow expressed concern for President Donald Trump’s emotional well-being on Monday night, claiming the president was “visibly struggling” and unable to “keep it together” after he stormed out of a press briefing earlier in the day amid tough questioning by female reporters.At the tail end of a Monday afternoon press conference in which the president misleadingly boasted about the nation’s coronavirus testing capacity, Trump fumed after Asian-American CBS reporter Weijia Jiang...
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New Zealand still supports Taiwan at WHO despite Chinese rebuke

New Zealand's foreign minister on Tuesday said the country has to stand up for itself after China warned its backing of Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization (WHO) could damage bilateral ties. Taiwan, with the strong support of the United States, has stepped up its lobbying to be allowed to take part as an observer at next week's World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO's decision-making body - a move which has angered China. Taiwan is excluded from the WHO due to the objections ...
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Escaped Peacock Is Lured Back by Mating Call From Police Officer’s Phone

Snowbank, who will turn 7 in July, may have ventured out from Franklin Park Zoo in Boston in search of love.
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Canada: Estate Administration During COVID-19 - Pallett Valo LLP

In an earlier blog, I wrote about the new challenges we are experiencing in Ontario, in probating Wills during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Canada: Covid -19 In Long-Term Care Homes And Retirement Residences - Pallett Valo LLP

With the threat COVID-19 poses to elderly members of our population, a number of clients have contacted us with questions and concerns about family members residing in long-term care and...
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This airplane seat design helps you socially distance on board

French aeronautical engineer Florian Barjot has come up with an airplane seat design called PlanBay. Find out how a temporary panel could help you socially distance during a flight.
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United States: Gov. Evers Signs Wisconsin COVID-19 Relief Act Into Law - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

On April 15, 2020, Gov. Evers signed into law 2019 Wisconsin Act 185 (Act 185), providing COVID-19 relief for the State of Wisconsin. Act 185 provides several important changes to the State...
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Coronavirus Australia live update: treasurer delivers 'sobering' economic update – latest news

Josh Frydenberg says in statement in lieu of the federal budget: ‘There is no money tree. What we borrow today we must repay in the future.’ Follow the latest news liveSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 4.24am BST Over in the chamber, Christian Porter has entered the legislation needed for the Covid tracing app. 4.24am BST Quee...
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United States: New Jersey Gives Employers A Break On New WARN Requirements Due To COVID-19 - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On April 14th New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill 2353 into law. The law delays the application date of the New Jersey WARN amendments passed...
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2,000 Former Justice Officials Demand William Barr Resign Over Michael Flynn Case

They also call on Congress to formally censure Barr for manipulating the law to do the president’s “personal bidding."
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European Union: Europe's Privacy Law Is Coming – Just Not Via California - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

While a lot of ink has been spilled on the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") over the last 18 months...
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WWE champion Becky Lynch is pregnant

WWE Raw Women's Champion, Becky Lynch, announced she is pregnant and relinquishing her title on Monday.
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United States: California Mandates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave For Food Sector Workers - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On April 16, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20 (the "Order"), which requires hiring entities to provide up to 80 hours of supplemental paid sick leave...
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United States: DOJ Issues First Business Review Letter Approving Competitor Collaboration In Response To COVID-19 - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On April 4, 2020, the Department of Justice issued a business review letter allowing collaboration among five distributors of personal-protective equipment ("PPE")...
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