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Coronavirus live news: France infections accelerate; Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking

France reports more than 2,800 new infections in another new post-lockdown record; Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy to test travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and GreeceFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 6.22pm BST Oman will end its ban on night movement starting from 15...
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Greencore's Covid 19-positive workers 'huge disaster' says council leader

A Covid-19 outbreak at a Northampton sandwich factory is of "national significance", it is claimed.
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Coronavirus live news: Spain to close nightclubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise again US coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’UK coronavirus updates – live 5.14pm BST Hello, my name is Clea Skopeliti and I’ll be running the blog for the next few hours. You can get...
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Amazon's robotics boss, who defended the company when a top VP resigned over employee firings, has abruptly quit — making him the third 'Distinguished Engineer' to leave this year (AMZN)

Amazon's VP of robotics Brad Porter is leaving the company to join an AI startup, according to people familiar with the matter. Porter is a highly respected engineer and one of the 20 or so executives to hold the "Distinguished Engineer" title at Amazon. His team was responsible for improving Amazon's warehouse efficiency with automation technology, and oversaw other futuristic projects, like the Prime Air drone team. Porter's departure comes ahead of what is expected to be a record shopping s...
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Alexander: Was there more to Pac-12 delay than health and safety?

On the surface, the Pac-12’s announcement Tuesday – mirroring the Big Ten – to postpone all sports competition for the rest of 2020, including and particularly football, seemed noble and altruistic as well as sensible. It is hard to see, after all, how the ultimate contact sport can be played amid a virus that can spread so rapidly and fiercely, as well as the possible link of COVID-19 to myocarditis and the idea that large young men, of the type that populate football rosters, are uniquely susc...
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Coronavirus live news: Spain to close night clubs and ban public smoking; Italy orders testing for some travellers

Spain announces 11 new measures; Italy move affects travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece; India reports over 60,000 new casesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 2.21pm BST A shopping mall in Shenzhen, southeastern China, has been sealed off and is under police supervision af...
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POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 15 execs at Mastercard driving an ambitious push into new businesses built on cybersecurity, data, and analytics

Mastercard is one of the world's largest payment networks, but it's increasingly looking outside of its bread-and-butter businesses of processing debit and credit-card transactions. Its card-related revenues are down as spending slowed amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to its second-quarter earnings. Beyond cards, Mastercard is looking for new revenue opportunities, especially when it comes to monetizing the wealth of data it has. Here are the 15 execs at Mastercard leading the charge a...
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New Zealand baffled by new COVID-19 cases, eyes frozen-food packaging (ars technica)

Enlarge / WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 13: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks with media at a COVID-19 briefing on August 13, 2020. COVID-19 restrictions have been reintroduced across New Zealand after four new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Auckland. Auckland has been placed in Level 3 lockdown for three days from Wednesday, August 12, with all residents to work from home unless they are essential workers and all schools and childcare centers are closed. The rest of New Zealand has retu...
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Teachers face Covid-19 fears as school districts reopen

With school districts across the country making tough decisions on whether to begin the year virtually or in person, teachers are grappling with how to instruct scared children and their fears of contracting the coronavirus or passing it to a loved one.
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Teachers face Covid-19 fears as school districts decide whether to reopen in person

With school districts across the country making tough decisions on whether to begin the year virtually or in person, teachers are grappling with how to instruct scared children and their fears of contracting the coronavirus or passing it to a loved one.
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Teachers face Covid-19 fears as schools decide whether to reopen in person

On Tuesday night, Aaron Fortner, a high school English teacher in Missoula, Montana, sat at his computer for nearly four hours watching a virtual meeting of Missoula County Public Schools' board of trustees. Leaders listened as citizens weighed in against starting the school year in person.
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Coronavirus live news: Italy orders travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece to be tested as cases rise

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 11.21am BST The European Commission has reached a deal with British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca for the purchase of at l...
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Latinos most worried, most affected by economic issues amid COVID-19, survey finds

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Latino and Black communities have disproportionately been affected by the virus and economically.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bidding wars get brutal as buyers chase dwindling supply

Buyers in some markets are offering hundreds of thousands of dollars over asking prices — and still losing wars against dozens of other bidders.
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Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine; New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live 9.16am BST The Philippines’ health ministry has reported 6,216 more coronavirus infections, the third-largest daily increase...
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Tallinn Black Nights’ Industry Strand Goes Online, Physical Festival to Go Ahead

[email protected] & Baltic Event, the Tallinn Black Nights film festival’s industry strand, is going completely online due to likely travel restrictions caused by the resurgence of COVID-19. Travel around the world is in a state of flux in several countries, with varying quarantine requirements. While there have been no new cases in Estonia in the […]
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Vietnam to buy Russian COVID-19 vaccine

Vietnam has registered to buy a Russian COVID-19 vaccine, state television reported on Friday, as it fights a new outbreak after going several months with no local cases. Russia said on Wednesday that it would roll out the world's first COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, rejecting the concerns of experts who said it should not have been approved before completing large-scale trials. "In the meantime, Vietnam will still continue developing the country's own COVID-19 vaccine," state broadcaster ...
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Jimmy Fallon Thinks Trump Might Have a Problem With Women

“At this point, our best shot at Trump attacking Covid is someone telling him the virus ovulates,” Fallon said after the president called Kamala Harris a “mad woman.”
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New York's Covid-19 death surge looks a lot like the 1918 flu pandemic

A new study finds that deaths in New York City in the early part of the Covid-19 pandemic were comparable to deaths in the city at the peak of what's considered the deadliest pandemic to date -- the flu pandemic of 1918.
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Canada: COVID-19: Cross Country Update (August 11-12, 2020) - Miller Thomson LLP

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) is designed to help employers who have been impacted by COVID-19 to keep workers on their payroll or bring back laid off employees
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Ultraviolet Algae Killer Aids Bid To Help Lake Tahoe Clarity

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Encouraged by three years of experimentation, scientists at Lake Tahoe plan to expand the use of ultraviolet light to kill algae and other invasive plants that eat away at the clarity of the mountain water. Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are monitoring the project and collecting data to study the effects of the ultraviolet-C light treatments. It’s the newest tool in a two-decade effort to restore the once-pristine waters in the lake straddling the California-Neva...
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Coronavirus live news: France hits back at UK quarantine as New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads; Australia records youngest coronavirus deathUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.31am BST Ukraine has reported 1,732 new coronavirus cases, a single-day record, the country’s national council of secur...
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Scotland's papers: House party warning and tributes to crash victims

Concerns over the rising Covid-19 transmission rate feature on the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.
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Canada: Covid-19: Federal And Provincial Briefings - Gowling WLG

The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced over $10 million in funding from Canada Economic Development for the Quebec Region to help agri-food businesses grow...
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Second time unlucky: Covid restrictions derail Japan PM's holiday - again

Shinzo Abe had planned to visit family during O-bon holiday but political rival Tokyo mayor calls on capital’s residents to stay home Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people who have been forced to cancel holidays due to the coronavirus outbreak might struggle to sympathise, but Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is among those forced to forego his summer break – and he has a political rival to blame.Abe, who has been criticised for his handling of a recen...
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New York City's 'Tribute in Light' honoring 9/11 victims has been canceled this year over Covid-19 concerns

New York City's tribute to honoring victims of the September 11 attacks has been canceled this year due to Covid-19 concerns, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum announced Thursday.
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Fresno County School That Opened Classrooms Ordered To Close

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A private school in California was ordered to close Thursday after it reopened classrooms in violation of a state health order aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Fresno County issued a health order against Immanuel Schools in Reedley, ordering it to close its classrooms until the county is removed from a state monitoring list for two weeks. Violating the order could lead to fines of up to $1,000 per violation per day. The order requests the county sheriff and l...
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Cardiovascular risk factors tied to COVID-19 complications and death

COVID-19 patients with cardiovascular comorbidities or risk factors are more likely to develop cardiovascular complications while hospitalized, and more likely to die from COVID-19 infection, according to a new study published August 14, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Jolanda Sabatino of Universita degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy, and colleagues.
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Hawaii heads toward full shutdown if coronavirus cases don't subside, 'right to die' lobbyist Radcliffe dies, Caldwell denies city employee potluck source of COVID-19 cluster, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

An exhausted Lt. Gov. Josh Green at July 29, 2020, press conference Facebook Live Green says ‘full shutdown’ might be necessary if COVID-19 cases don’t decline. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said Wednesday that if the daily statewide COVID-19 case numbers continue to be in the 150-200 range in a week, he’d advise Gov. David Ige “to do the full shutdown and go back to a four-week period of stay-at-home” mandates. Tribune-Herald.Hospitals could be overwhelmed in a month if cases of COVID-19 continue ...
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Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as New Zealand outbreak widens

France and Spain report highest post-lockdown Covid-19 cases; New Zealand outbreak spreads beyond Auckland; Australia records youngest coronavirus death. Follow the latest updatesUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.32am BST The findings of a public inquiry into how passengers infected with the novel coronavirus were allowed to disembark a crui...
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