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Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial as Mexico death toll questioned

UK PM’s senior adviser won’t apologise for lockdown breach; White House brings Brazil travel restrictions forward two days; Follow the latest updatesMexico City records thousands more deaths than usual, amid doubt over official Covid-19 tollDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breachWHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fearsAustralia coronavirus - liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.27am BST Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to vis...
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Boris Johnson's senior adviser refuses to apologise for lockdown breach – as it happened

Dominic Cummings will not resign; WHO drops hydroxychloroquine from global study into experimental coronavirus treatments. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereDominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breach 1.04am BST We’ve fired up a brand new blog at the link below – follow me there for the latest: Related: Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial as Mexico death toll questioned 12.33am BST The White House o...
Tags: Europe, Science, Mexico, White House, China, Russia, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, United States, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases


Trump gives himself 'great reviews' on 'The Chinese Virus' on Memorial Day

The cruelty is the point. Impeached and manifestly unfit president Donald Trump spent Memorial Day 2020 doing what he does every other day. Tweeting disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans and shows no sign of stopping, despite Trump's repeated lies. “Great reviews on our handling of Covid 19, sometimes referred to as the China Virus,” tweeted Trump on Monday, May 25, 2020. “Ventilators, Testing, Medical Supply Distribution, we made a lot of Gov...
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Fact check: Trump has spent far more time at golf clubs than Obama had at same point

Criticized for golfing twice on a Memorial Day weekend during which the US coronavirus death toll approached 100,000, President Donald Trump responded Sunday and Monday by drawing attention, again, to former President Barack Obama's golfing.
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Trump has spent far more time at golf clubs than Obama had at same point

Criticized for golfing twice on a Memorial Day weekend during which the US coronavirus death toll approached 100,000, President Donald Trump responded Sunday and Monday by drawing attention, again, to former President Barack Obama's golfing.
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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres -- dramas, comedies, talk shows, reality shows -- but more importantly, there are target audiences. The style, subject, and stars of a program are not meaningless, but the more important … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Future, Barack Obama, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Michelle Obama, Deadmau5, Ellie Goulding, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Florida Georgia Line, Carly Rae Jepsen, Clean Bandit, Bts


Japan Lifts the State of Emergency From All Prefectures

Perhaps thanks to the efforts of Japan’s citizens in adhering to social distancing (or possibly the sheer abundance of NEETs and hikikomori in the country), the government has lifted the state of emergency that was still in place for five prefectures due to the Wuhan Coronavirus. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivered this news, which affected […]
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Veterans Cemetery Murders Highlight Predator-Favoring Government Gun Ban

How does it honor fallen heroes to deprive the living of the very freedom they fought for? (VAntage Point: Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A man who shot and killed an elderly couple at a veterans cemetery in Delaware earlier this month was fatally shot by police during a shootout in a wooded area,” the Associated Press and other “news” outlets reported Saturday. The couple was visiting the gravesite of their son when their murderer opened ...
Tags: Facebook, Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Gop, National Parks, House, Memorial Day, Va, Associated Press, Resistance, Delaware, David Codrea


Calif. Voters To Decide Whether AB5 Applies To Rideshare Drivers

This November, California voters will decide whether drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft should be classified as freelancers or employees.
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Dominic Cummings refuses to resign or apologise for lockdown breach

Press conference raises more questions but Boris Johnson gives full backing to adviserCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe crisis that has engulfed the government over Dominic Cummings’ conduct continues to rage unabated after an unprecedented press conference in which the prime minister’s chief aide repeatedly refused to resign or apologise for breaking lockdown rules.After an outpouring of public anger rattled No 10, Cummings attempted to explain why he drove 264 mil...
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UK coronavirus live: PM says 'people should make up own minds' on Dominic Cummings

Boris Johnson shows no sign of removing backing from chief adviser after his breach of lockdown rulesJohnson refuses ‘unconditional backing’ for CummingsPlans for reopening retail sector from 1 JuneJohnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack CummingsGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.25pm BST Referring to plans to allow some retail outlets to reopen, the business secretary Alok Sharma has said:The high street sits at the heart of every community in the countr...
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Trump adviser Kevin Hassett: 'Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work'

White House adviser Kevin Hassett said the quiet part out loud just now: “Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work.” White House adviser Kevin Hassett: "Our human capital stock is ready to go back to work." #HumanCapitalStock pic.twitter.com/Yl9KwJf6KP — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) May 25, 2020 [Captured by Vox media journalist Aaron Rupar]
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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson leads daily briefing after Dominic Cummings' statement

PM faces questions after chief adviser’s press conference on his actions in breach of lockdown Johnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack CummingsDominic Cummings facing possible police investigationGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.22pm BST Moving on to questions from the media, Johnson is asked about Cummings refusal to express regret. He is also asked about his own comments yesterday now it’s known Cummings breached the lockdown.Johnson says he regrets t...
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Newsom: California places of worship can reopen with limited capacity

Amid mounting pressure from protestors and President Donald Trump, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled plans on Monday for reopening California churches and allowing in-person religious services. Under the governor’s new guidelines, places of worship could reopen, pending approval from their county public health officials, but must limit attendance to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees — whichever is lower. After the first three weeks under these restrictions, the California Departmen...
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Ensuring equity of a COVID-19 vaccine

Recently, the White House unveiled its ambitious plan to develop a coronavirus vaccine before year’s end. While many immediately questioned the feasibility of this timeline, we worry that not enough attention has gone to a different but equally important concern: Once we have a vaccine that works, who around the world will actually get to use […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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UK coronavirus live: Dominic Cummings says he drove to Barnard Castle to test his eyesight

Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser giving account he gave to PM as anger continues to growJohnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack CummingsDominic Cummings facing possible police investigationGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.22pm BST Cummings said he made the 246-mile journey to Durham without stopping to get petrol, but thinks he did stop to fill up on the way back. “I’m 95% sure I stopped on the way back down to fill up with petrol, but I can’t be sur...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Boris Johnson, Durham, Cummings, Dominic Cummings, Barnard Castle, Coronavirus outbreak, CummingsDominic Cummings


UK coronavirus live: Dominic Cummings gives public statement

Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser to take questions in the rose garden at No 10 as anger continues to growJohnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack CummingsDominic Cummings facing possible police investigationGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.18pm BST Cummings’ public statement now running 15 minutes late - not clear what the hold up is, but there’s likely a lot of people waiting in suspense across the country right now. BBC reporting three more minutes ...
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UK coronavirus live: Dominic Cummings to give public statement at 4pm

Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser to take questions in the rose garden at No 10 as anger continues to growJohnson faces renewed Tory pressure to sack CummingsDominic Cummings facing possible police investigationGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.20pm BST Dominic Cummings is to give a statement about accusations he broke the lockdown, as at least 20 Conservative MPs urged Boris Johnson to make him quit or apologise.In an unprecedented move for a senior polit...
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Trump Pats Himself On The Back For Waiting Longer Than Usual To Visit His Golf Club

President Donald Trump was on the defensive on the morning of Memorial Day after he spent the weekend at his golf club in Sterling, Virginia amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Some stories about the fact that in order to get outside and perhaps, even a little exercise, I played golf over the weekend,” Trump tweeted. “The Fake & Totally Corrupt News makes it sound like a mortal sin – I knew this would happen!” He bragged about the two and a half months that had passed between his golf excursion this...
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Race for coronavirus vaccine inspires hope — and a healthy dose of caution

The feverish race is on: More than 100 coronavirus vaccines are in development. The stock market grew giddy because eight people — eight — showed signs of antibodies that can block infection. Officials vow to deliver a safe, effective vaccine at “warp speed,” backed by some $10 billion of public and private funding. Many are optimistic that a vaccine will eventually take the bite out of COVID-19 — and hope is good right about now — but even at warp speed, vaccines take time. Sometimes decades. S...
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Official: U.S. might sanction China over Hong Kong security law

The U.S. is likely to impose sanctions against China if it enacts a new national security law that would erode Hong Kong's autonomy, White House National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said Sunday.The legislation, announced last week during China's National People's Congress, will allow Beijing to take over in Hong Kong, O'Brien said. That would make it unlikely that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo could certify that the city, a former British colony, had a "high degree" of a...
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UK coronavirus live: Dominic Cummings to give public statement later today

Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser to give statement and take questions as anger continues to growPM’s defence of Cummings sparks anger from allies and opponentsDominic Cummings facing possible police investigationGlobal coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.24pm BST Robert Largan, Conservative MP for High Peak, has called for Dominic Cummings to provide answers. My comment on current events:https://t.co/q8slzvnv70We can’t have a position where it is one rule for the ...
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Trump Ramps Up His War On Vote By Mail

President Trump took his war on vote-by-mail to the next level last week with a pair of tweets Wednesday morning threatening to hold federal funding for Michigan and Nevada hostage due to the states’ moves to expand absentee voting. Both states are mailing out absentee ballot applications to registered voters (Trump, in his initial tweet targeting Michigan, claimed falsely that the state was universally mailing out ballots). The White House refused to provide an explanation for the tweets, nonse...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Montana, White House, Virginia, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Voting Rights, Tierney Sneed, Jesse Furman, Absentee Ballots


Joe Biden forced to make his fundraisers fully virtual – bar the price tag

The pandemic has led the presumptive Democratic nominee, like other politicians to take his high-dollar events onlineThe coronavirus pandemic may have driven Joe Biden into his basement and forced his campaign online, but one crucial factor is still the same: his run for the White House still needs to raise giant amounts of money. Related: Campaign wars: Trump rallies base while Biden tries to broaden his Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live updates: White House restricts travel from Brazil as U.S. deaths near 100,000

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the world.
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Trumpsters Are Already Revolting Against COVID Contact Tracing

Donald Trump’s allies in conservative media have a new villain in the coronavirus fight: contact tracing, the rigorous efforts to track the virus’s spread that public health experts say is essential to safely restarting society. Fox News host Laura Ingraham devoted much of her show Thursday night to raising questions about contact tracing, the process where interviewers try to figure out who has been exposed to the virus by literally figuring out whom the infected had contact with. As a Fox News...
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As Fishermen Flounder, Trump Clears A Path For Factory Farming The Oceans

Struggling commercial fishers and environmentalists say the White House is exploiting COVID-19 to privatize the ocean.
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China warns US of countermeasures over Hong Kong trading threats

Beijing has warned the US that it will take "every necessary measure" to protect its interests after a top White House advisor warned that Washington might revoke Hong Kong's special trading privileges if China enacts a tough new security law. China plans to impose legislation on the semi-autonomous city that bans treason, subversion and sedition, officials said in response to months of massive, often-violent pro-democracy protests in the financial hub last year. US national security advisor R...
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UK: Trump Administration Moves To Restrict Bulk-Power Systems From "Foreign Adversaries" - Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

On May 1, 2020, the White House issued an executive order that could result in restrictions on transactions involving non-U.S. bulk-power system electric equipment.
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