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The country is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as deliverance from Covid is tempered by crime, economic false starts and obstacles

America is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as the longed-for promise of deliverance from Covid-19 is tempered by spasms of violent crime, economic false starts and unexpected obstacles on the road to freedom.
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Analysis: America may never be the same after Covid

America is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as the longed-for promise of deliverance from Covid-19 is tempered by spasms of violent crime, economic false starts and unexpected obstacles on the road to freedom.
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The pandemic wrought a new America

America is heading into a best of times, worst of times summer as the longed-for promise of deliverance from Covid-19 is tempered by spasms of violent crime, economic false starts and unexpected obstacles on the road to freedom.
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New tool exposes deeply entrenched inequities in COVID-19 outcomes

The Urban Health Collaborative, housed in Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published its "COVID-19 Health Inequities in Cities" dashboard - which exposes deeply entrenched inequities in cities across the United States through the lens of comprehensive data on COVID-19 outcomes.
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Australia politics live update: NSW extends mask restrictions after 10 new Covid cases; Barnaby Joyce sworn in as deputy PM

Sydney’s Bondi cluster grows to 21, while Queensland opens borders to Victorians. Follow all the latest updates, liveNSW and ACT coronavirus hotspots; Victoria Covid hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Vaccine rollout trackerKatharine Murphy: Barnaby Joyce, the friend of fossil fuels 3.18am BST New South Wales will achieve a quicker-than-expected turnaround from the Covid-19 downturn, with the state expected to be back in the black by 2024-25 with a $466m surplus. In the meantime...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, Menzies, Howard, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian


Clippers hope adjustments will improve outlook vs. Suns

PHOENIX — One “good, feel-out game” in the books, as Paul George called it, and this Western Conference finals between George’s Clippers and the Phoenix Suns is about as hard to gauge as it was before Sunday’s game, which Phoenix won, 120-114. The fall-behind-and-figure-it-out Clippers might have the second-seeded Suns exactly where they want them (or not), but it’s awfully hard to develop even a working hypothesis for what might happen next without knowing when (or if) All-Stars Kawhi Leonard a...
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Delta COVID variant poses more danger to the unvaccinated

By Madeline Holcombe | CNN Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say. About 45.2% of the US population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, CDC data showed, and in 16 states and Washington, DC, that proportion is up to more than half, and 16 have reached President Joe Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults with at least one dose. But some states — such as ...
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LA County urges employers to verify workers’ vaccine status despite honor system

Saying COVID-19 is now “a pandemic of unvaccinated people,” Los Angeles County’s public health director urged employers on Monday, June 21, to verify workers’ vaccination status to determine if they should be wearing masks at work, despite the state allowing a self-attestation honor system. Although she expressed optimism that workers in the county will continue “doing what’s right” and being honest about their vaccination status, Barbara Ferrer said the threat of COVID-19 variants — such as the...
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Navajo Nation Reports No New COVID-19 Cases and No Deaths

The Navajo Nation on Monday reported no new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths.
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U.S. Administers More Than 318 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines - CDC

(Reuters) - The United States has administered 318,576,441 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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Colombia's COVID-19 Deaths Pass 100,000 in Unrelenting Third Wave

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Reported deaths from COVID-19 in Colombia passed 100,000 on Monday, the country's health ministry said, amid warnings of...
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U of Illinois Requiring Vaccination for On-Campus Students

The University of Illinois is requiring students attending classes in person this fall to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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UK aid cut behind $284m fall in global humanitarian spending

Estimated UK cut of $900m offsets increases by others nations, according to annual Global Humanitarian Assistance Report International humanitarian spending by public donors dropped by $284m (£204m) between 2019 and 2020, and UK the government cut its humanitarian funding by the most of any major western country, according to a new report from the independent Development Initiatives has found.Its annual Global Humanitarian Assistance Report is regarded as one of the best sources for objective st...
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Biden to miss major COVID-19 goals: 70% vaccinated, 80M shipped doses

Biden is expected to miss meeting two major COVID-19 goals: hitting a 70% vaccination​ rate and shipping 80 million vaccine doses around...
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The Latest: Companies Boost Vaccine Rollout in Japan

Thousands of Japanese companies have started distributing COVID-19 vaccines to workers and their families in an employer-led drive reaching more than 13 million people that aims to rev up the nation’s slow vaccine rollout.
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The more transmissible Covid variant is quickly rising in counties with fewer vaccinated residents, experts warn

Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say.
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Unvaccinated Americans are at risk of a possibly more dangerous Covid-19 variant. These are the most vulnerable states

Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say.
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Bath & Body Works Canada Semi-Annual Sale!

Bath & Body Works Canada has started their semi-annual sale! Click here to check if your store is open or still closed due to COVID-19. Earlier this year Bath & Body Works announced that they will open a Canadian online store but no official date has been announced.
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Arizona Reports 384 New COVID-19 Cases, No Additional Deaths

Health officials in Arizona on Monday reported 384 new cases of COVID-19, but no additional deaths.
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Suns’ Deandre Ayton welcomes Clippers’ small-ball challenge

PHOENIX — To its credit, Phoenix didn’t spend its week between games frittering away its advantage. While the Clippers labored against top-seeded Utah Jazz for six second-round games, the Suns spent their six days of downtime after sweeping Denver doing homework. So when the Clippers rolled out the small lineup Sunday that’s served them well so far this postseason, Phoenix were prepared. “I mean, that’s what we expected,” Suns star Devin Booker said after their 120-114 victory in Game 1 of the W...
Tags: Utah, Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Arizona, Nba, Dallas, Denver, Patterson, Ayton, Phoenix, Suns, Utah Jazz, Nuggets


Dual-Antibody Drugs Effective Against COVID-19 Variants in Animal Study

By Dania Nadeem(Reuters) - COVID-19 therapies made from a cocktail of two types of antibodies were effective against a wide range of variants of...
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Canada: Adverse Reactions To COVID-19 Vaccinations May Be Compensable - EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP

As more of the population becomes vaccinated against COVID-19, an issue to be considered is whether a worker or employee who has an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine is entitled ..
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New Survey Quantifies Worker Shortage Problem for Small Business

A new survey from The Conference Board reports U.S. businesses are facing historic difficulty in finding qualified workers. According to this survey, it is especially difficult for small businesses in the service industry, Worker Shortage Problems for Small Businesses The survey looks at the human capital response to the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the pandemic is still affecting everyone, the impact of corona virus on small businesses is particularly hard. For those hiring mostly industry a...
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Gilmour absence a chance for someone else to come in and be national hero - Clarke

Billy Gilmour's Covid-19 absence provides "a chance for someone else to come in and make themselves a national hero", says Scotland head coach Steve Clarke.
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Italy reopens borders to U.S. tourists June 21: Entry Requirements

Italy has reopened its borders for tourism, effective June 21, 2021. United States and Canadian citizens are among those allowed in. The official government websites have not yet been updated, but our Universal Aviation Italy office has confirmed the details. Here’s what you need to know: Italy entry requirements for travelers from the United States, Canada & Japan and C List countries Effective June 21, 2021, Travelers from the United States, Canada, Japan and C List countries (see li...
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Retail workers are fed up and rage-quitting, and the tight labor market could help them score the better pay and benefits they've demanded for years

What's next for retail workers? Mike Comer/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network Retail employees are demanding better pay and working conditions. They're leveraging the demand for labor as retailers struggle to fill job vacancies. Experts say the tight labor market positions the retail industry for a reset as the economy reopens. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many retail workers are fed up with their jobs. For years, these employees have bemoaned the low wages...
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Birthdays linked to spread of Covid in areas with high transmission

US study finds households with recent birthdays about 30% more likely to have positive diagnosisCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHouseholds with recent birthdays were more likely to test positive with Covid in areas with high infection rates, according to an analysis of nearly 3m homes in the US.The study, which emanates from health insurance claims data collected in the first 45 weeks of 2020 across the country, was designed to assess the potential risk of small gathe...
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Hollywood celebrities to advise LAUSD film and television academy

A star-studded line-up of Hollywood actors and producers, including George Clooney, is partnering with Los Angeles Unified to open a new academy for high school students interested in careers in film and television, district officials announced Monday, June 21. Besides Clooney, the Roybal School of Film and Television Production, which is slated to open in fall 2022, will include on its advisory board actors Grant Heslov, Don Cheadle, Kerry Washington, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Avant and Eva Longoria...
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To keep numbers low, Trump wanted to dump early pandemic patients at Guantanamo Bay

In an excerpt from a new book, the Washington Post shares this simple reminder of how depraved our prior US President was. The orange menace wanted to pack citizens who had contracted COVID-19 abroad into our famed inhumane off-shore military prison. — Read the rest
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Global supply chain issues threaten to derail this year's Prime Day discounts, but Amazon says there are more deals than last year

AP/Patrick Semansky Amazon sellers say increased costs of shipping and inventory make it more difficult to offer deals. The company says Prime Day 2021 will have more deals than last year. Amazon Prime Day takes place on June 21 and 22 this year. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon's annual Prime Day sale is back, but sellers say this year's deals will not be as impressive.Prime Day spans two days, with deals from major brands like Apple and Nintendo across di...
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