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LA goes easy on parking tickets through July due to coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to continue to refrain from enforcing certain parking rules through the month of July due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Transportation announced last week it would begin enforcing certain parking violations starting Monday, but the council’s emergency motion Wednesday directed the department to not enforce violations related to: Residential street sweeping Peak/rush-hour and anti-gridlock zone restrictions Abandoned vehicl...
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USC backs off plan for fall in-person classes, citing coronavirus spike

The Tommy Trojan statue is seen on the USC campus. (2019 photo by Reed Saxon/Associated Press) LOS ANGELES — Reversing course from an announcement made one month ago, USC officials now say undergraduate fall courses will primarily remain online during the fall semester. “Public health guidelines continue to change, and Los Angeles County has yet to approve our plans for returning to full campus operations,” according to a joint letter released Wednesday night by USC Provost Charles F. Zukoski ...
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‘More than physical health’: Southern California gym helps 91-year-old battle isolation

Art Ballard worked out at Foothill Gym a few weeks before it was officially open to the public. “I’m feeling so good,” he says. “I snapped back.” Photo: Heidi de Marco/California Healthline Art Ballard loads a 25-pound plate onto the leg press. “At my age, the best thing you can do is find a routine.” Photo: Heidi de Marco/California Healthline Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Art Ballard holds a photograph of himself and his wife, Dorothy Ballard. She died from complica...
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Coronavirus: How does California’s surge compare to Florida, Arizona and Texas?

California is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases unlike it has seen during the pandemic. But is the Golden State in the same, dire situation as Florida, Arizona and other states where the virus is spreading rapidly? Let’s take a look at the numbers. Confirmed cases: New cases slowed slightly in California on Wednesday, as county health departments reported 6,874 positive tests, shy of daily records set Monday and Tuesday but higher than any day prior to that, in addition to 81 more fatali...
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Trump administration has 'absolutely' no regrets on states reopening, top official says – live

US surpassed 50,000 coronavirus cases Wednesday, new recordTreasury secretary says judging when to open is states’ responsibilityTrump has ‘gone awol’ amid pandemic, says ex-CIA directorUS employers take back 4.8 million workers as virus threatens economyAlarm grows over Covid-19 spike among young AmericansSign up to our First Thing newsletter 4.29pm BST Coronavirus cases keep rising in states with governors that moved quickly to reopen. Thursday saw a surge in both Arizona and Florida. Ariz...
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National Mask Mandate Could Save 5 Percent of GDP, Economists Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Washington Post: After a late-spring lull, daily coronavirus cases in the United States have again hit record highs, driven by resurgent outbreaks in states such as Florida, Arizona and California. Hospitals in Houston are already on the brink of being overwhelmed, and public health experts worry the pandemic's body count will soon again be climbing in tandem with the daily case load. The dire situation has raised the specter of another round of state...
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Texas Bar Owners Sue Over Reimposed Coronavirus Restrictions

Several Texas bar owners on Monday sued over Governor Greg Abbott’s order to shut down their businesses again as coronavirus cases in the state soar.Texas reported a record high on Monday of 5,913 individuals hospitalized for the coronavirus, and new cases of the virus rose on Saturday to a record daily high of 6,263 confirmed new cases. Deaths from the virus have remained level, however.The bar owners filed lawsuits in Austin, Houston, and Galveston, charging that the governor has exceeded his ...
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A Sun Belt time bomb threatens Trump’s reelection

Rising Covid-19 caseloads in Florida, Arizona and Texas raise fresh doubts about the president's reelection prospects.
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Pence Cancels Campaign Events In Florida, Arizona As States’ COVID-19 Cases Soar

The vice president drops appearances a day after boasting the U.S. is "flattening the curve" in COVID-19 cases.
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Texas Governor Rolls Back Reopening as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Texas Governor Greg Abbott rolled back his state's reopening process on Friday as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to soar in Texas.“As I said from the start, if the positivity rate rose above 10%, the State of Texas would take further action to mitigate the spread of COVID-19,” Abbott said in a statement. “At this time, it is clear that the rise in cases is largely driven by certain types of activities, including Texans congregating in bars."The governor's slowdown of the...
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Cuomo Rips DeSantis On COVID-19 Spike: ‘You Played Politics With This Virus And You Lost’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Thursday had choice words for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and other Republican governors as coronavirus cases in several states spike. During an interview on CNN on Thursday, Cuomo discussed the 14-day mandatory quarantine that he and other governors in the tri-state area instituted, which required travelers coming from coronavirus “hot spots” including Florida, Arizona and Texas to self-quarantine for two weeks. Cuomo was then asked about his displeasure wi...
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New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to quarantine visitors from coronavirus hot spots

The safety measure comes as states such as Florida, Arizona and Texas see record spikes in cases.
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Trump scrambles to suppress Bolton book and alarming Covid-19 truths

• Friends who got Covid-19 after outing at a Florida bar urge others to be more cautious • Florida, Arizona and Texas report record number of daily cases • Mike Pence tries to say coronavirus is over. Here's the data
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Florida, Arizona and Texas report record number of daily cases

Loosening restrictions and increasing public gatherings may make it seem as though the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is over, but just this week Florida, Texas and Arizona set daily records for new cases.
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Florida, Arizona and Texas report record number of daily Covid-19 cases this week

Loosening restrictions and increasing public gatherings may make it seem as though the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is over, but just this week Florida, Texas and Arizona set daily records for new cases.
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Florida, Arizona and Texas report record number of daily Covid-19 cases this week

As states move forward with relaxing virus-compelled restrictions -- and as people grow weary of complying with them -- some areas are reporting a record number of new daily cases.
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"Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is planning to resume his prepandemic routine, arguing it will send a positive message that the country’s problems are under control."

"For the first time since before the coronavirus gripped the United States and protesters took to the streets, Trump is lining up in-person fundraisers, trips to his luxury resort in New Jersey and campaign rallies. It’s a sign of the president’s approach to a series of historic crises that lack easy solutions and the longstanding comfort he draws from being bathed in adoration by rally-goers, donors and the rest of his base.... During the weekend, Trump will deliver a commencement address in Ne...
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‘Hold Your Nose And Vote’: Progressives Weigh Backing Biden

CHICAGO (AP) — When Bernie Sanders didn’t win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, Silvia Machado and Patrick Gibbons voted for Green Party candidate Jill Stein in protest. Four years later, the couple is still passionate about the Vermont senator’s progressive agenda. But they’re open to voting for the relatively centrist Joe Biden if that’s what it takes to defeat President Donald Trump. “It’s like hold your nose and vote,” said Gibbons, 59. A week after Sanders’ exit left Biden ...
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Report: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

NEW YORK (AP) — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with the discussion told The Associated Press. They spoke on condition of anonymity because no details were announced. Ideas are still in the early stage, and the Arizona option would have m...
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Biden wins latest Democratic primaries, building formidable lead over Sanders – live

Former vice-president takes Arizona, Florida and IllinoisSanders proposes $2,000 monthly payments for coronavirus reliefCoronavirus – latest updatesDemocratic primaries results – follow the votesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 3.15am GMT Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the Arizona primary, completing his three-state sweep tonight.Biden is leading Bernie Sanders by 39 points in Florida and 23 points in Illinois, meaning his victories tonight will s...
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Census Estimates Show California, New York Losing House Seats to Demographic Change

Census Bureau estimates released Monday reportedly showed the country’s slowest population growth rate in a century, as demographic shifts to the south bring impending changes to the House of Representatives.“While natural increase is the biggest contributor to the U.S. population increase, it has been slowing over the last five years,” Sandra Johnson, Census Bureau demographer, said in the release. “Natural increase, or when the number of births is greater than the number of deaths, dropped bel...
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We got the first look at Oscar's financials since Google's parent company made its $375 million investment — and the health insurer's losses are narrowing

Health insurance startup Oscar Health just came out with its third-quarter results.  According to state insurance filings compiled by Business Insider, for the first nine months of 2018, Oscar lost $12 million. That's significantly less of a loss than a year ago when it reported a $96 million loss.  It's the first time we've seen results from the company that took place after Alphabet invested $375 million in the company.  2018 is shaping up to be a better year for Oscar Health, a hot Obamaca...
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We got the first look at Oscar's financials since Alphabet made its $375 million investment — and the health insurer's losses are narrowing

Health insurance startup Oscar Health just came out with its third-quarter results.  According to state insurance filings compiled by Business Insider, for the first nine months of 2018, Oscar lost $12 million. That's significantly less of a loss than a year ago when it reported a $96 million loss.  It's the first time we've seen results from the company that took place after Alphabet invested $375 million in the company.  2018 is shaping up to be a better year for Oscar Health, a hot Obamaca...
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We got the first look at Oscar's financials since Alphabet made its massive investment — and the health insurer's losses are narrowing

Health insurance startup Oscar Health just came out with its third-quarter results.  According to state insurance filings compiled by Business Insider, for the first nine months of 2018, Oscar lost $12 million. That's significantly less of a loss than a year ago when it reported a $96 million loss.  It's the first time we've seen results from the company that took place after Alphabet invested $375 million in the company.  2018 is shaping up to be a better year for Oscar Health, a hot Obamaca...
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Indoor Vaping Bans, Trump's New AG, and the Home Button: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s been one hell of a week. From the 2018 midterms—in which races in Florida, Arizona, and Georgia are still being contested—to raging wildfires in California that are wiping entire communities off the map and continuing to rage, the news cycle has verged on impossible for any one person to process in its entirety.Read more...
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The Party of Illegal Immigrants, Fake Votes, and Stolen Elections

Opinion The Party of Illegal Immigrants, Fake Votes, and Stolen Elections USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Watch the Democrats try to steal elections.Think about how Democratic dishonesty is a lot greater threat to freedom than some unproven Russian conspiracy.As you watch the long, long, long counts in Florida, Arizona, and California, remember the long count which stole Senator Norm Coleman’s Senate seat for Al Franken in Minnesota.Remember Democratic candidate for governor in Georgia Stacey Abrams’s...
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Midterm Results Put Dems’ Structural Disadvantages On Raw Display

By most objective measures, Democrats had a good night in the 2018 midterms. They flipped the House, winning a number of GOP-leaning seats to return to the majority for the first time in eight years and winning the popular vote by about a seven-point margin. They also flipped seven governors’ mansions, including some in red states. But the Senate was a killing field for Democrats, largely because of how unfavorable the Senate map was for them heading into election night. And the bad news is it...
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MedMen appoints board chairman

Culver City, California-based MedMen, a cannabis firm, has named Benjamin Rose as chairman of its board of directors. The appointment is effective immediately. Previously, Rose worked at Wicklow Capital Inc where he serves as chief investment officer. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedMen Enterprises Inc. (“MedMen” or the “Company”) (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQB: MMNFF) (FSE: A2JM6N) today announced the appointment of Benjamin Rose as non-executive chairman of its board of directors effective im...
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Florida, Arizona and Oklahoma primaries 2018: Who are the candidates?

The primaries will see the electorate choose their preferred Republican and Democratic gubernatorial and senate candidates ahead of November's midterms. In the race to replace the Sunshine State's outgoing two-term governor Rick Scott – now running for the Senate and expected to secure his place alongside the Democrat's Bill Nelson with ease – the Republican candidates are Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam. Three-term congressman Mr DeSantis is president Donald Trump's choice and is expected to win...
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Forbes Recommends Shopping Around for Reverse Mortgages

In a wide-ranging dive into the pros and cons of taking out reverse mortgages, Forbes this week advised consumers to shop around. “Ideally, you’ll want to get at least three quotes,” financial planner and Forbes contributor David Rae wrote. “Make sure each proposed reverse mortgage shows a selection of margins and also illustrates how your choices affect the upfront cost and net payouts.” Rae introduces reverse mortgages as a potential solution for the retirement stresses facing the baby boom ge...
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