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    (CNN)Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that the United States will go down to below 5,000 troops in Afghanistan by the end of November."We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," Esper said in an interview with Fox News.Esper said the Pentagon would still need to brief members of Congress on the plan, and would also need to insure the "United States is not threatened by terrorists coming out of Afghanistan."In an interview with Axios last week, President Donald Trump said he would like to have "probably anywhere from 4,000 to 5,000" troops in Afghanistan by the time of the election on November 3.CNN reported in June that the administration was finalizing plans...
    Igor Derysh August 8, 2020 2:00PM (UTC) A new study finds that employees are working longer hours since the shift to remote work amid the coronavirus pandemic began, even as companies across the country have cut wages. The average work day is now 48.5 minutes longer, meaning employees are at work an average of four hours more per week, according to a study of 3.1 million workers by researchers at Harvard and New York University published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Some cities, like Chicago and Los Angeles, have seen their average work day decrease since its peak in the spring, but longer hours remain the status quo in cities like New York, San Jose, and many European...
    Speaking to MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Friday, two foreign policy experts explained the shocking ways in which President Donald Trump has ignored the continued attacks on the American election at the hands of Russia. Trump has spoken to Vladimir Putin five or six times since it was discovered that Moscow was paying bounties for the deaths of Americans. He didn’t address any of it; he confessed because he believes the report was a hoax. But when Wallace turned to the doctor on her panel to ask about the next steps of the coronavirus, things looked even worse. “President Trump is in a dilapidated political state because of his inactions and failures to lead the country through a global pandemic,” Wallace...
    Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy visited Fort Hood this week to assess the embattled base after nine soldiers died this year alone, including 20-year-old soldier Vanessa Guillen. McCarthy's visit to the Killeen, Texas base comes as week after he announced five 'highly qualified' civilian experts will lead the independent review of Fort Hood into the command climate and culture. During his visit he met with local civilian and military leadership and held sensing sessions with enlisted soldiers and junior officers.   He said the review will 'root out' the problems at the base surrounding the killings, violence and allegations of sexual harassment, and results would be released at the end of the month.    'The numbers are high here. They are the...
    The nation's top modeler of hurricanes and tropical storms is predicting more disastrous weather than ever before during what has already been a stressful year for many. Analysts with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that they expect 19 to 25 named storms with wind speeds greater than 39 mph. The organization included a prediction that seven to 11 of those storms will turn into hurricanes, which would make this year among the most active seasons in U.S. history. "This year, we expect more, stronger, and longer-lived storms than average, and our predicted ACE range extends well above NOAA's threshold for an extremely active season," said Gerry Bell, a seasonal hurricane forecaster with the NOAA's Climate Prediction Center....
    Coronavirus cases in Florida reached 510,389 Thursday after 7,650 new positives and 120 additional deaths of residents in the state were reported, the Health Department reported. In total, the results of 104,144 tests were reported, the highest number since July 25, with a positivity rate of 8.34%, the lowest since June 21. In the last week, 49,620 new cases have been reported: 7,650 on Thursday, 5,409 on Wednesday, 5,446 on Tuesday, 4,752 on Monday, 7,104 on Sunday, 9,642 on Saturday and 9,007 on Friday. The average number of positives to COVID-19 for the last week is 7,088 per day. Miami-Dade now has 127,677 cases and Broward 69,058. The two counties have the highest number of infected people in...
    President’s Trump looming TikTok ban may only be the beginning of the popular video app’s headaches, as a growing number of nations are becoming suspicious of its ties to China. US ally Australia is reportedly looking at TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company ByteDance to see whether it poses a security threat to the country’s 25 million citizens, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying the government was scrutinizing the relationship “very closely.” India, where TikTok was once massively popular with young members of its population, banned the app in June amid a military standoff between the two countries. India’s information technology ministry issued a statement saying that it had received reports that TikTok and other Chinese apps were “stealing and surreptitiously transmitting...
    PGA Championship Golf 2020 TPC Harding Park in San Francisco hosts the first major of the year Jon Rahm He aspires to a new conquest on his goal list and achieve his first ‘big’ in the PGA Championship, the return and start of the ‘Grand Slam’ in the coronavirus season. 18:07 Jon Rahm will have to wait until 10:58 p.m. to begin his participation in this PGA Championship with Sergio Garca and Mickelson: “Sunday was more angry because of how badly he had played that week than because of losing number 1. “ 18:00 The world number 3 advises of its intentions, Rory McIlroy. To start the tournament nothing better than a birdie (-1). Tiger Woods He also starts...
    THE UMBRELLA Academy fans are picking apart some of the more “confusing” plot holes in the second series, specifically when Number Five travels in time to meet an older version of himself.  Netflix dropped its second season of the black comedy/SciFi/superhero show about seven gifted but problematic siblings, and viewers slowly picking apart the inaccuracies of its time travel aspect.  7Number Five can travel through time and space Each member of the Umbrella Academy has their own superhero power, with Five being able to transport himself through space and eventually time.  In the new thrilling season, the team have escaped to the 1960s in order to try and prevent the end of the world. Only it seems the apocalypse has...
    Dr Anthony Fauci says the 'numbers don't lie' when it comes to coronavirus in the United States as he acknowledged that the country has the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world and some states, in a sense, were 'on fire'. Fauci, who is a member of the White House's coronavirus task force, said that the US has 'quantitatively' suffered from the COVID-19 pandemic as the country averages nearly 60,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths per day.  His comments came during an interview on Wednesday with CNN's Dr Sanjay Gupta at a virtual Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health forum. When asked if the US had suffered the worst globally given the country represents a quarter of total COVID-19 infections but only holds...
    Foreign buyers are purchasing fewer and fewer American homes. And the coronavirus pandemic could cause a serious pullback in new investment in U.S. residential real estate from international buyers. During the 12-month period ending in March 2020, foreign buyers purchased 154,000 existing homes in the U.S., down 16% from the previous year, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors. This was the smallest number of existing-homes that international buyers have purchased since 2011, and the third consecutive year that the number decreased. Altogether, international buyers purchased $74 billion-worth of U.S. residential real-estate, down from $77.9 billion the year before and $121 billion two years ago. The report includes purchases by buyers who live abroad as well...
    The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits topped 1 million for the twentieth straight week — bringing the total number of initial jobless claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic to more than 55 million. An additional 1.186 million people filed for unemployment last week, according to the US Department of Labor. The unemployment rate is forecast to increase slightly to 10.5% in July, from 11.1% in June, according to Reuters. Jobless claims were down 249,000 from the week prior, but at a total of 55.3 million, the number of Americans who have filed for unemployment claims during the course of the pandemic is greater than the populations of New York and Texas combined — and has long since surpassed...
    The number of new applications for unemployment benefits last week was 1.2 million, the Labor Department reported Thursday, marking the 20th straight week that claims have been over 1 million. Economists predicted that new claims would be 1.42 million. The weekly totals for workers claiming jobless benefits have been extremely high since the pandemic hit the U.S. For comparison, weekly jobless claims pre-coronavirus were in the 200,000 range. The persistently high number of claims suggests that the jobs recovery is moving at a slow pace. Business News Unemployment Coronavirus
    J.A. Happ didn’t look good for a lot of final season, and he’s been dreadful by his first two begins of 2020. The 37-year-old had his second straight ugly outing in Wednesday’s 11-7 loss to the Phillies at Residents Financial institution Park, the primary sport of a seven-inning doubleheader. He allowed a homer to Bryce Harper within the prime of the third and appeared rattled by it, as he ended up strolling six batters in his transient outing. “I’ve acquired to make them put the ball in play,’’ Happ mentioned. “I’ve acquired to drive the problem higher than I did right now.” He known as the walks “uncharacteristic” and admitted frustration with dwelling plate umpire Angel Hernandez: “I did...
    By The Associated Press NEW DELHI — India has recorded the biggest single-day fatalities of 904 in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 56,282 cases to reach nearly 2 million. The Health Ministry says the total fatalities touched 40,699. India has recorded 20,000 deaths in the past 30 days. The ministry also said the recovery rate has improved to 67% from 63% over the last 14 days. Nearly 600,000 patients are still undergoing treatment. The case fatality rate stands at 2.09%. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are the worst-hit Indian states. ___ HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK: — Virus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount...
    SAN ANTONIO – In mid-July, Corpus Christi made national headlines after a Nueces County health official said 85 babies had tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past two weeks, that number has nearly doubled, City-County Health Director Annette Rodriguez told KIII TV. “Since March until now, it’s close to 167 so from the last time I reported, I don’t remember that exact date, but we had 85 infants, 23 months or younger, and since that date that number has almost doubled and that hasn’t been a very long time period,” Rodriguez said.” Since the pandemic began in March, Nueces County has seen a total of 13,062 COVID-19 cases, according to the city’s dashboard....
    A record number of congressional races will be between two women candidates in November, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.   The data lists 38 all-women congressional races, building on the record of 33 all-women races set in the 2018 midterms. Three of the 38 races are between senatorial candidates, including tight races in Maine and Iowa. Democrat Theresa Greenfield is facing Republican Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstIowa Senate candidate raises 2K after dog goes viral Obama announces first wave of 2020 endorsements On The Trail: The first signs of a post-Trump GOP MORE in Iowa, and Sara Gideon is facing Republican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsUnemployment debate sparks GOP divisions Obama...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County leaders say they’re pleased with the drop in coronavirus infections, but they say we still have to remain vigilant. There are no plans to reduce restrictions in the county yet, especially with schools opening. After hitting some big bumps in the road, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says we’ve risen to the occasion and brought the infection rate down again. But this isn’t a return to the green phase — not just yet. Health Director Dr. Bogen says coronavirus patients who reported going out is down, which she hopes means the message of staying home is “sticking with people.” “The number of new cases reporting going to or working at bars and restaurants has...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Trees, big and small, came crashing down across Queens on Tuesday, unable to stand tall in the face of a tropical storm that left more than 47,000 Con Edison customers in the borough without power. In all, the New York City Parks Department received over 9,000 reports of downed trees in the borough. Tropical Storm Isaias swept through New York City on Tuesday, Aug. 4, bringing down countless trees and branches across the city. Around 20,500 reports of tree damage citywide were made to the parks department by Wednesday morning. Fallen trees blocked roadways, snagged power lines, crashed into cars and killed...
    A record number of people from the country's largest metropolitan areas, including New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco, are flocking to smaller, more affordable cities amid the coronavirus pandemic, new data reveals.  A recent report by real estate company Redfin shows 27.4 per cent of website users were looking to move to smaller metro areas in the second quarter of 2020, with the top five destinations being Phoenix, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Austin and Atlanta. The migration analysis was based on a sample of more than 1million Redfin users who searched for homes across 87 metro regions in the country between April and June. Users must have viewed at least 10 homes in a particular region and 80 per cent...
    Hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders remain in the dark following Tropical Storm Isaias, and some may not be able to turn the lights on for several days or even a week as PSEG works to restore power to more than 300,000 customers. PSEG Long Island was working to repair 20,322 active outages that were impacting 308,910 of its 1,162,375 customers as of around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, with no clear end in sight for the company. According to PSEG, it has restored power to more than 220,000 customers, with more than 2,000 crews in the field. Related story - Isaias: State To Investigate Utility Companies After Cuomo Cites 'Failed Storm Response’ PSEG President Daniel Eichorn said...
    8 dead, millions without power after Isaias ravages East Coast: What we know Fast Food Breakfast Has ‘Dried Up’ As Many People Arent Commuting To Work Coronavirus in Iowa: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Iowa. © Provided by KCCI Des Moines Coronavirus impact Sign up for our NewslettersWhat’s New: Week of August 3, 2020 More than 4.6 million cases of COVID-19 and 154,000 deaths have been reported in the U.S., according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Congress is still working to pass another relief bill as we enter August. All sides predict a long slog ahead despite the lapse of a $600-per-week...
    Florida coronavirus cases exceeded the half-million mark on Wednesday, totaling 502,739, after reporting 5,409 new positives and 225 additional deaths of residents of the state, the Health Department reported. The number of COVID-19 infections in the state doubled in less than four weeks. In total, the results of 57,272 tests were reported with a positivity rate of 10.89%, slightly above the 10 percent target. Since the test centers were closed over the weekend in anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaias, the volume of tests conducted has fallen to levels not seen since early July. In the last week, 51,296 new cases have been reported: 5,409 on Wednesday, 5,446 on Tuesday, 4,752 on Monday, 7,104 on Sunday, 9,642 on Saturday,...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mayor Bill de Blasio started his daily briefing discussing the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias. “What a powerful storm it was, even though it was only here for a few hours,” de Blasio said. “Here’s the truth. This is turning out to be one of the most serious weather events since Hurricane Sandy. Highest winds recorded at Kennedy Airport over 70 miles per hour. So an extraordinarily powerful storm. Very brief, but very intense.” The mayor said there have been a “very large number” of downed trees across the city, and mourned the man who died when his car was hit by a tree in Queens. He said another person was seriously injured in Brooklyn. PHOTO GALLERY: Tropical...
    For nearly two months now, the share of mortgage borrowers who has received approval to skip their monthly loan payments has fallen precipitously. But a new trend has begun to develop, which indicates that some homeowners are facing more financial pressure as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The percentage of Ginnie Mae loans in forbearance increased one basis point to 10.28%, according to the most recent data released Monday by the Mortgage Bankers Association. It was the second straight week in which the share of Ginnie Mae loans in forbearance increased by this month — prior to that the percentage had decreased for multiple weeks. Forbearance plans allow mortgage borrowers to make reduced payments or skip monthly payments. Under the...
    NBA The former player said in 2018 the opposite The debate on who is the best player of all time is more present than ever. Probably, it will never be finished because the young stars who are arriving register figures and break historical records. Another thing is the rings won or the Finals reached. So there is always debate.And now Allen Iverson has opened it again, also making a contradiction of something that he already dropped back in 2018. Back then, he claimed that Jordan was the best ahead of LeBron James. Now, it says the opposite. Allen Iverson: “I love Michael Jordan, but Lebron James is number 1” pic.twitter.com/lL6lUYzPnD ? BasketMax (@BasketMax) August 5, 2020 “As much...
    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon putting unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest after huge explosion killed more than 100. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Thousands of New Yorkers remain without power after Tropical Storm Isaias blew its way through the city on Tuesday. According to Con Edison, there at 10,345 outages reported with 193,465 Con Edison customers without service across New York City and Westchester.  Queens by far has the most reported outages with 46,409 people without power in total. The next highest number is in the Bronx, which has 22,404 customers still without power. Brooklyn has 8,523 people reported without power while Manhattan has the lowest number with 69 reported New Yorkers without power. Con Edison is reminding customers to not go near any...
    France could lose control of its coronavirus outbreak at any time, according to the country's top scientific body. The scientific committee warned that a second wave was highly likely in a report published by the Health Ministry's website on Tuesday.  It said that the situation was 'under control, but precarious. We could at any moment tip into a scenario that is less under control.'  The warning came as authorities grapple with a sharp increase in fresh cases which has seen more than 7,000 new infections within the last week as well as a rise in the number of people being treated for the disease in intensive care.   The global coronavirus death toll has now topped 700,000.   The warning came as...
    California authorities recovered as much as 3,000 roosters that have been believed for use in an unlawful cockfighting ring on a multi-acre ranch. A number of hundred livestock animals in “varied states of well being” have been additionally discovered Monday on the Sacred Oak Ranch in Chatsworth, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division introduced Tuesday. A number of folks on the ranch have been arrested within the raid. The county district lawyer’s workplace and animal care and management division had additionally teamed up within the investigation earlier than the sheriff’s division executed Monday’s search warrant. Police stated all animals on the property might be inspected and documented by the animal care and management division. As of late Tuesday, costs...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) – Indiana University of Pennsylvania has said they are reducing the number of students that will be on campus this fall. According to the university, only incoming freshmen, most graduate students, international students, and those will special circumstances can return. Other students are being asked to complete their assignments online, away from campus. Classes are scheduled to begin on August 24.
    The reigning champ of NBC’s “America Ninja Warrior” competitors was arrested Tuesday after being accused of getting a years-long sexual relationship with teen lady from New Jersey, federal prosecutors mentioned. The alleged sufferer got here ahead in June 2019, telling cops that she and Drew Drechsel had intercourse a number of occasions starting in 2015, when she was 15 and he was 26, in response to a felony grievance. They first met and exchanged telephone numbers in 2014, at an occasion attended by a number of “American Ninja Warrior” contestants, the grievance states. For her 15th birthday current, Drechsel allegedly invited the lady to his Hamden, Connecticut gymnasium, the place the 2 had intercourse after his girlfriend left the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Gov. Ron DeSantis is acknowledging or the first time that the state unemployment system was deliberately designed to frustrate people, making it so difficult for them to apply for benefits that they would give up and just not get paid. The revelation came during DeSantis’ one-on-one with CBS4’s Jim DeFede, which was the governor’s first sit-down interview since the COVID-19 pandemic started. In addition to talking about unemployment, they also discussed mail-in voting, the need for a vaccine, returning to work and more. UNEMPLOYMENT SYSTEM DeSantis: From the end of the third week, third, fourth week of March through most of April, you know, we were in really dire straits with that system. So I do think...
    From the get-go with the coronavirus, experts have told us that what will save us is a vaccine. But a new poll published Tuesday reveals that a steadily decreasing share of Americans — significantly less than half — say they are willing to get the COVID-19 vaccine should one ever be developed, Yahoo News reported.What did people say about getting vaccinated? Polling by Yahoo News and YouGov have found fewer and fewer of us are planning to get a COVID vaccine once one is developed. When the surveys first began in early May, 55% of all Americans said they would get vaccinated. That number has shrunk every time the poll has been conducted. In late may,...
    The Department of Veterans Affairs surpassed 40,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, but the number of active cases within the health system continued to decline since hitting a peak in late July. The total number of cases among the veterans health system’s patients has grown by more than 10,000 in the last 19 days alone, as the virus outbreak has spiked in hot spots around America. But Veterans Affairs officials have repeatedly emphasized in recent weeks that they are seeing progress in combating the fast-spreading illness, with hospitalization rates down and patients recovering from the virus rising. The number of active cases among VA patients as of Monday evening was 5,574. That’s down about 10 percent from two weeks ago,...
    The Department of Veterans Affairs surpassed 40,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, but the number of active cases within the health system continued to decline since hitting a peak in late July. The total number of cases among the veterans health system’s patients has grown by more than 10,000 in the last 19 days alone, as the virus outbreak has spiked in hot spots around America. But Veterans Affairs officials have repeatedly emphasized in recent weeks that they are seeing progress in combating the fast-spreading illness, with hospitalization rates down and patients recovering from the virus rising. The number of active cases among VA patients as of Monday evening was 5,574. That’s down about 10 percent from two weeks ago, when...
    Virus updates: 13 nuns die in Michigan convent The incredible history of the drive-thru Spire Motorsports team gets new number, vegan paint scheme courtesy of Netflixs The Crew © Courtesy of Spire Motorsports Spire Motorsports team gets new number, vegan paint scheme courtesy of Netflix's The Crew Spire Motorsports is introducing a new number and “meatless” primary sponsor ahead of this weekend‘s NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader at Michigan International Speedway as part of the new Netflix comedy series from Kevin James, The Crew. The multi-camera sitcom, slated to premiere on Netflix in 2021, stars Kevin James as a crew chief for the fictional Bobby Spencer Racing team. When the owner steps down and passes the team off to his daughter,...
    New York (CNN Business)Clorox just named Linda Rendle as its new chief executive, bringing the number of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list to 38 — a new record that underscores the slow pace of change at the highest levels of business. Rendle, who is currently president of the company, has been with Clorox (CLX) for 17 years and will begin her new role on September 14, the company said in a statement Monday. She's taking on the new position during a busy year for the company, the world's largest producer of disinfectant and cleaning products. Clorox's stock is up 53% this year as the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the United States.Although the number of women CEOs on...
    Flu vaccine manufacturers are gearing up to ship out a record number of shots this year, CNBC reports. As Americans wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, the four flu-shot makers say they plan to provide 200 million doses to the U.S. this year. According to CNBC, the number of flu shots that will be available this year is up 15% from last flu season. “Though we don’t yet have a vaccine for COVID, we do have a tool to prevent influenza,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, in a recent podcast interview. According to the CDC, less than half of American adults and about 60% of kids...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Alcohol-infused ice cream is officially on the menu. On Aug. 3, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that authorizes the manufacture and sale of ice cream and other frozen desserts made with liquor in New York State. The legislation aims to New York’s dairy farmers, liquor and craft beverage producers, dairy processors and manufacturers, food retailers and restaurants meet the increasing consumer demand for these new and innovative products. “The craft beverage industry has experienced explosive growth in New York and with that comes a responsibility to advance regulations that help ensure long-term viability, protect consumers and provide farmers with opportunities to increase their business,” Governor Cuomo said. “This...
    A major explosion in Lebanon's capital of Beirut shattered windows and rocked buildings for hundreds of feet, according to reports. What's happening? Disclose shared a video on Twitter, captioning it, "Massive explosion in Beirut. Al-Mayadeen reports the explosion in Beirut is not an act of terrorism according to preliminary information. But holy moly ... what is the cause of something like this?!" The outlet also reported "VERY HIGH number of casualties reported by the Lebanon health minister as a result of the explosion in Beirut (Sky News)." The explosion took place Tuesday, according to The Guardian, and its source is not clear at the time of this writing. The outlet reports...
    Courtesy of Vikings Second-year extensive receiver Davion Davis was waived from the Vikings roster after taking part in in two video games his rookie season. The Minnesota Vikings are getting nearer to finalizing the roster spots at two key positions for the 2020 season. Broad receiver Davion Davis and cornerback Kemon Corridor have been each waived from the Vikings roster amid a number of different roster strikes on Monday. Probably the most notable of all of them was the Vikings buying defensive sort out P.J. Corridor from the Las Vegas Raiders following Michael Pierce’s opt-out of the 2020 season. Davis and Kemon Corridor are each second-year gamers. Davis performed in two video...
    Contagions total 443,813, reported the authorities of the Ministry of Health MEXICO – Just over two months after Mexico he returned to the call “New normal”, infections have increased and in recent days records of positive cases were recorded in a single day, to reach a total of 443,813, while the number of deaths reached 48,012. José Luis Alomy, director of Epidemiology reported 266 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total to 48,012; Regarding contagions, he said that on the last day, 4,767 were reported, reaching the figure of 443, 813. That is, the infections presented an increase of 1.1% while in deaths it was 0.55% compared both with data from the previous day, when 439,046 infections and 47,746...
    Several of the moments in Donald Trump’s interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios have gone viral for good reason, but the extended clip where the two men argue about how well the U.S. is doing when it comes to coronavirus cases is especially jaw-dropping—and informative. As Swan presses Trump on the terrible outcomes in the U.S., we get to to see how Trump’s mind works, beat by beat. It is, of course, terrifying. Throughout the segment, Trump is shuffling and reshuffling a stack of charts of U.S. COVID-19 statistics, pulling out pieces of paper to try to make various points. And it’s obvious that these are charts his staff have given him to support his existing worldview: everything is fine. He’s...
    SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) – More than 250 employees in Georgia’s largest public school district have reported testing positive for the coronavirus or possibly being exposed to it about a week before the school year is set to begin, according to district officials. Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers — many of whom were not allowed to work from home — began in-person planning Wednesday at county facilities, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. By Thursday, about 260 employees had called in to report a positive COVID-19 test or possible exposure to a case and were excluded from work, officials confirmed to news outlets. Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks announced last month that the 180,000-student district in suburban Atlanta would not offer in-person classes when instruction begins Aug. 12, saying...
    The erotic information that reaches our subconscious Another interesting study, described by the popularizer Pere Estupinyá in his book S = ex2, the science of sex was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and talks about the role that sight plays in sexual attraction. In the experiment, the researchers were passing images, below the detection threshold, of naked men and women to a group of volunteers that included heterosexual men and women and homosexual men. Scientists observed that straight men responded positively to subliminal images of nude women and ignored male images, and the opposite was true for gay men and straight women. It is an example of how, literally, we look at...
    Beijing, Aug 4 (EFE) .- China chained its third consecutive day of decrease in new infections due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, registering 36 new positives this Monday, for the 43 of the previous day and the 49 of the previous day, reported today the National Health Commission. The northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang – where a flare was detected three weeks ago – once again led the statistic, with 28 of the 36 total infections, while the other active focus of the Asian country, the northeast province of Liaoning, added two more infected . Both the Xinjiang and Liaoning cases were caused by local contagion, while the remaining 6 to 36 total were detected from travelers from abroad. The latter...
    ATLANTA — Simply when the Mets ought to have been allowed to benefit from the present of runs for his or her ace and a transparent path to victory, gamers started departing Monday night time. None had been decide outs. Amed Rosario walked off the sphere earlier than the underside of the third inning with left quad tightness. Two innings later, Robinson Cano exited with left groin tightness. The casualties got here after a pregame exercise in with Jeff McNeil incurred decrease again tightness and was scratched from the lineup. The Mets bought the win for Jacob deGrom, 7-2 over the Braves at Truist Park to snap a five-game dropping streak, however now comes the potential problem of attempting...
    Getty Cam Newton We’ve seen plenty of high-quality photoshop images of Cam Newton in a New England Patriots jersey. On Monday, the team released the first official image. Follow the Heavy on Patriots Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors, and content!Cam Newton in a Patriots JerseyESPN’s Field Yates does the honors with this image of Newton rocking the No. 1 jersey for the Patriots. You can’t see the number on the jersey, but according to the team’s official site, that is his number. Cam Newton’s first official photo in his Patriots jersey. pic.twitter.com/tn5SVJIl1M — Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 4, 2020 Fans will have to stay tuned for a full look at Newton in his uniform....
    Asuncion, Aug 3 (EFE) .- Paraguay registered three new deaths from coronavirus on Monday, so the number of deaths since the pandemic reached the country in early March stood at 55, according to data published by the Ministry of Health. The health ministry also confirmed on Monday the detection of 80 new cases, 32 of them produced by contact, four from abroad and 44 without links. With these 80 new positives, the number of active cases stood at 1,420, thus maintaining the downward trend of recent days. This corresponds to an increase in patient discharges, which on Monday added 283 new recoveries, bringing the total number of people discharged at this time to 4,249. Paraguay currently has 68 people hospitalized...
    The United States reported nearly 49,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, marking the lowest single-day number of infections in four weeks, after seeing record levels in July. Echoing other sources, data maintained by the COVID Tracking Project revealed that the U.S. recorded 48,694 new cases this Sunday, the smallest number since about 28 days ago on July 6, when the country reported 41,600 infections. Citing data from a different source — Johns Hopkins University — the Wall Street Journal made a similar finding Monday. “The U.S. reported more than 47,000 new coronavirus cases [Sunday], the smallest daily increase in almost four weeks, despite signs of an uptick in new infections in some Northeast and Midwest states,” the newspaper noted. The fall...
    By BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported lower numbers of new coronavirus cases Monday, but the governor braced the state for a potential increase in virus-related deaths after weeks of surging infections. Gov. Andy Beshear reported 323 additional virus cases, down significantly from daily totals posted in July — which he said turned into the state's “toughest month" in terms of total cases. But on a day when he reported two more virus-related deaths statewide, the governor warned that the death toll could climb in August due to escalating cases in July. “Unfortunately, that will have ramification because what we find is we lose Kentuckians several weeks to about a month after they test positive," Beshear...
    Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Almost two months after reopening, Universal Orlando is laying off an undisclosed number of workers. Universal spokesman Tom Schroder said in an email Monday that the Florida theme park resort was reducing its workforce “to reflect current priorities and needs." Universal has put the construction of a new theme park, Epic Universe, on pause because of the pandemic. Comcast, Universal Orlando's owner, reported last week that the company’s theme parks division shrank to $87 million in revenue from $1.46 billion a year ago. “We are prioritizing daily operations and shorter-term projects and continuing our pause on longer-term projects such as Epic Universe as we allow the tourism industry to recover," Schroder said. Like theme...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Almost two months after reopening, Universal Orlando is laying off an undisclosed number of workers. Universal spokesman Tom Schroder said in an email Monday that the Florida theme park resort was reducing its workforce “to reflect current priorities and needs.” Universal has put the construction of a new theme park, Epic Universe, on pause because of the pandemic. Comcast, Universal Orlando’s owner, reported last week that the company’s theme parks division shrank to $87 million in revenue from $1.46 billion a year ago. “We are prioritizing daily operations and shorter-term projects and continuing our pause on longer-term projects such as Epic Universe as we allow the tourism industry to recover,” Schroder said. Like theme park operators...
    Officials shut down party boat with over 170 guests over COVID concerns McDonalds CEO seems to hint at an upgraded chicken sandwich Clorox names Linda Rendle as its next CEO, bringing the number of Fortune 500 women leaders to a record 38 Clorox announced Monday that its current president, Linda Rendle, will be stepping into the CEO seat effective Sept. 14. With this new appointment, Rendle, who will replace current CEO Benno Dorer, will bring the total number of women running Fortune 500 firms to a record high of 38, reports Fortune.  © Provided by CNBC Clorox's next CEO Linda Rendle. In her current role as president, Rendle oversees all of the cleaning company's corporate and business development plans,...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Statistics show that the number of shootings in New York City are skyrocketing compared to this time last year. On Aug. 3, the NYPD released the July 2020 crime stats, which shows that there was 177% increase year-over-year in the number of shooting incidents across the city in July with 244 in total. In July 2019, there were only 88 shootings over the course of the month. The number of shootings increased by 72% year-to-date, with 450 by July 2019 to 772 by July 2020. According to the statistics, the number of murders throughout the city for the first seven months...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 382 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total confirmed case count in Dallas County to 51,490. The county also confirmed three more deaths, bringing the total to 691. ‘Today’s number is the lowest we’ve seen since June 16 and growing evidence that masking, maintaining a six foot distance and avoiding unnecessary trips outside the home for anything but work or exercise is working. We need to continue our community resolve to get the coronavirus under control so that less people get sick, more businesses stay open and our kids can get back to school sooner rather than later,” said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins in a statement....
    Chicago saw a dramatic rise in gun violence with regard to children in 2020, as statistics showed the number of shooting victims under the age of 10 has tripled since last year. As of the end of July, 24 children – 10 years old and younger – were shot within the city, according to a database of victims kept by the Chicago Tribune. The wounds proved fatal for five of them. The overall total of gun violence victims for 2019 during the same time period was reportedly eight. As of July 31, the Tribune tallied up 2,268 shooting victims of various ages for the year, marking an increase of 45 percent over the same period in 2019. Of those who were shot, 222 victims were 17 or younger,...
    Madrid, Aug 3 (EFE) .- The Ministry of Health has notified 968 new infections in the last 24 hours, compared to the 1,554 reported on Friday, although the data for Catalonia, Madrid and Navarra are missing due to technical problems, with which the total number of infected rises to 297,054 and that of deaths to 28,472; 26 of them have died in the last 7 days. Last Friday, the last day that data on the evolution of the pandemic was provided, Health reported a total of 288,522 infections, with which this Monday the number has increased by 8,532 cases. The director of the Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES), Fernando Simón, has warned that the accumulated number of...
    SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — More than 250 employees in Georgia’s largest public school district have reported testing positive for the coronavirus or possibly being exposed to it about a week before the school year is set to begin, according to district officials. Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers — many of whom were not allowed to work from home — began in-person planning Wednesday at county facilities, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. By Thursday, about 260 employees had called in to report a positive COVID-19 test or possible exposure to a case and were excluded from work, officials confirmed to news outlets. Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks announced last month that the 180,000-student district in suburban Atlanta would not offer in-person classes when instruction...
    Portland’s police department recorded a record number of homicides in July, Oregon Live reports, as law enforcement struggled to handle both typical crime in the city and a growing, nightly protest that often turned into a riot. The Portland Police department says that 15 people were killed in the city in July — a very low number for a major American city, but a far higher number than Portland has experienced in years passed. In fact, the number of July homicides is triple that of any single month period in the city going back nearly three decades. So far, 2020 is on track to be one of Portland’s most violent years ever, with 24 homicides so far. There were 63...
    DUBAI – One person is dying from COVID-19 every seven minutes in Iran, state television said on Monday, as the Health Ministry reported 215 new deaths from the disease and state media warned of a lack of proper social distancing. Health Ministry spokesman Sima Sadat Lari was quoted by the state TV as saying the 215 deaths in the past 24 hours took the combined death toll to 17,405 in Iran and the number of confirmed cases rose by 2,598 to 312,035. State television showed several Iranians in a busy Tehran street without wearing face masks or social distancing. Some experts have doubted the accuracy of Iran’s official coronavirus tolls. A report by the Iranian parliament’s research center in...
    There may never be a 'silver bullet' for treating Covid-19, according to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO).  Countries around the world are locked in a race against time to test and produce a safe and effective vaccine for the coronavirus. But Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the UN agency, said today that scientists may never find one that works.  He said for now, stopping outbreaks 'comes down to the basics', urging nations to continue with test, trace and isolate schemes.  It comes as the WHO's top epidemiologist today said the infection kills 0.6 per cent of all patients — making it six times deadlier than seasonal flu. Dr Maria Van Kerkhove admitted the estimate 'may...
    DUBAI – One person is dying from COVID-19 every seven minutes in Iran, state television said on Monday, as the Health Ministry reported 215 new deaths from the disease and state media warned of a lack of proper social distancing. Health Ministry spokesman Sima Sadat Lari was quoted by the state TV as saying the 215 deaths in the past 24 hours took the combined death toll to 17,405 in Iran and the number of confirmed cases rose by 2,598 to 312,035. State television showed several Iranians in a busy Tehran street without wearing face masks or social distancing. Some experts have doubted the accuracy of Iran’s official coronavirus tolls. A report by the Iranian parliament’s research center in April...
    Portland recorded 15 murders in July — the most homicides in one month in more than three decades, according to a new report. The spate in killings comes as the city winds down from more than two months of nightly protests, which often turned violent as protesters clashed with police. So far this year, the West Coast city has seen 24 murders — the most recent on Tuesday night, when a 34-year-old woman was fatally stabbed after attending a vigil for another homicide victim, the Oregonian reported. Homicides, assaults, burglaries and vandalism are all up this year, though total person-to-person and property crimes are down from previous years, the outlet said. There were 63 shootings in July compared to 28...
    Enjoying the sector! Brian Austin Inexperienced spoke candidly about throwing himself again into the relationship recreation after his break up from Megan Fox. “What individuals usually do after they get out of [a relationship] is that they date,” the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum, 47, stated on the Monday, August 3, episode of the “Hollywood Uncooked” podcast. “They speak to a number of individuals without delay, some individuals use relationship apps, they speak to a number of individuals, they go on a number of dates, they spend time with individuals till you are feeling a reference to somebody then one thing builds from there.” Inexperienced stated he feels that his scenario is “unlucky” as a result of he lives within...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The number of unclaimed bodies in Mississippi’s most populous county has more doubled in the last five years, according to officials. Five years ago, Hinds County, which includes the state's capital city of Jackson, averaged about a dozen requests a year to handle unclaimed bodies, according to records obtained by The Clarion Ledger. Such requests grew to more than 40 last year, and the county has already had 16 requests for burials in its common grave this year, the newspaper reported on Monday. “The numbers appear to be increasing every year due to the rising cost of funerals and the family’s inability to pay for these services,” The Clarion Ledger quoted Hinds County Chancery Clerk Eddie...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - One person is dying from COVID-19 every seven minutes in Iran, state television said on Monday, as the Health Ministry reported 215 new deaths from the disease and state media warned of a lack of proper social distancing. Health Ministry spokesman Sima Sadat Lari was quoted by the state TV as saying the 215 deaths in the past 24 hours took the combined death toll to 17,405 in Iran, and the number of confirmed cases rose by 2,598 to 312,035. State television showed several Iranians in a busy Tehran street without wearing face masks or social distancing. Some experts have doubted the accuracy of Iran's official coronavirus tolls. A report by the Iranian parliament’s research centre in...
    (CNN)Remember the progress made in suppressing Covid-19 during the painful economic shutdowns?In some states, much of those gains have been erased after an abysmal July that shattered records for new cases, hospitalizations or deaths."I want to be very clear: What we are seeing today is different from March and April," Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House's coronavirus task force coordinator, told CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday."It is extraordinarily widespread. This epidemic right now is different ... and it's both rural and urban." After falling for months, Covid-19 hospitalizations in the US are nearing Aprils peakIn the past month, the US has seen: Read More-- The highest number of new Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began.-- Test positivity rates increasing in...
    The authorities insist that the use of masks is vital. Photo: Giorgio Viera / EFE Although the New daily coronavirus cases curve is flattening in about 27 statesAccording to ., the numbers continue to be negative. The network of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) forecasts that the number of deaths will reach 173,000 on August 22. So far, they have died in America more than 154,000 people for COVID-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. More than 4.6 million have contracted the disease. The studies evaluated by CDC estimate that there will be an average of 1,000 deaths per day last next month. Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House COVID-19 working...
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah Department of Health report of a coronavirus death Sunday brought the state’s number of deaths for a seven-day period to the highest mark since the pandemic outbreak began in March. The latest fatality related to the coronavirus was one of 37 in a week, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. The second highest number occurred in the previous week, when the deaths of 32 people were attributed to the virus. The most recent victim of the illness was a Davis County woman between the ages of 65 and 84 who was in a long-term care facility, the state health department said. The department said 203 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus, while the identification...
    Knicks reportedly want to add a number of player development coaches to staff By: AJ LaRocca August 2, 2020 PrevPreviousNew York Knicks: Key Takeaways from Thibodeau’s Press Conference ShareTweet0 Shares The New York Knicks are a very young team, and with seven first-round draft picks over the next four years they aren’t getting any younger. Knicks president Leon Rose seems to understand the importance of player development, and according to Ian Bagley of SNY he’s making a big effort to address that department: There is internal consideration in the organization to hire a significant number of player-development coaches for Thibodeau’s staff, per SNY sources. To clarify, these coaches would not be replacing the...
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — There were 1,467 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Illinois and 14 additional confirmed deaths, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Sunday. The latest confirmed cases brings to 181,943 the number of COVID-19 cases reported in Illinois since the start of the pandemic. The number of deaths now total 7,517. The ages of coronavirus cases reported in Illinois range from younger than one-year to older than 100 years. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests from July 26–August 1 is 3.9%, the health department reports. According to the health department, laboratories report 38,945 tests for the virus have taken place in the past 24 hours, putting the number...
    National Farmers Market Week begins Sunday and D.C. has been awarded the Number 1 spot on the 2020 American Fitness Index rankings list of the nation’s top 100 cities with access to farmer’s markets. Cities across the U.S. are ranked by 33 factors, including: health behaviors, chronic diseases and community infrastructure indicators, including farmers markets. The District has 82.6 farmers markets per one million residents; that’s nearly 4.5 times greater than the 18.7 average across all 100 cities, according to the index. Both Arlington and Richmond, Virginia, also made the list; ranking at Number 5 and Number 6, respectively. Also in the top 10 for farmers markets per resident are Madison, Wisconsin; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Honolulu, Hawaii; Boston, Massachusetts; Cleveland, Ohio;...
    Portland police officials are investigating the highest number of homicides over the course of a single month in more than three decades. There were 63 shootings and 15 homicides in Portland in the month of July, according to Oregon Live, which police say is more killings than they’ve dealt with in one month for more than 30 years. “That’s very concerning, to know that that many people have been killed in such a short period of time,” Portland Police Department Chief Chuck Lovell told reporters. The deaths and gun violence come amid the repeated nights of violence and riots that have plagued the city since George Floyd’s death on Memorial Day. Overall, 24 people have died in...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday's hospitalizations were the lowest since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.He said 556 were hospitalized, while ICU numbers were down to 143 and intubations down slightly to 71. Three new deaths were reported.Meanwhile, Texas has surpassed New York in the total number of coronavirus cases.The CDC is now predicting nearly 30,000 more deaths nationwide from the virus in the next three weeks.35 states and Puerto Rico are currently battling rising daily death counts.In New Jersey, 331 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 6 confirmed deaths were announced Sunday.Here are more of today's headlines:YANKEES VS. PHILLIES SERIES RESCHEDULEDThe New York Yankees will play a four-game home-and-home series with the Philadelphia Phillies this...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Texas has surpassed New York in the total number of coronavirus cases.The CDC is now predicting nearly 30,000 more deaths nationwide from the virus in the next three weeks.35 states and Puerto Rico are currently battling rising daily death counts.On Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York hit a record number of tests Friday - 82,737 - the most tests ever conducted in a single day in the state, with 0.91 percent of results coming back positive. 4 deaths were reported.He added schools should plan on reopening in the fall, but an "initial decision" will come later this week as New York keeps an eye on the infection rate.Here are more of today's headlines:YANKEES VS. PHILLIES...
    THE US was hammered by coronavirus infections in July, with twice as many cases than any other month as the outbreak’s epicenter cut a brutal swathe to the Midwest. The horrifying new stats coincide with a surge in coronavirus conspiracy theories, hoaxes, anti-mask myths and sham cures. 10Fans cheer on cars racing at the NASCAR Advance Auto Series Opening Night at Riverhead Raceway on August 1, New YorkCredit: Getty Images - Getty 10The Covid Tracking project tweeted about the horrific surge in casesCredit: Twitter There were more than 1.9 million new infections in July, according to stats compiled by The New York Times. The paper says this tally is nearly 42 per cent of the more than 4.5 million cases...
    A record number of environmental activists were killed in 2019 according to a new report from the environmental NGO, Global Witness. Since the creation of the Paris Climate Agreement in December 2015, four activists have been killed every week on average. 2019 was the deadliest year on record with 212 people murdered for defending land and water resources. The number of killings is likely much higher as cases often go unreported or are silenced by violent attacks, arrests, death threats, or lawsuits. Over half of all reported killings, last year occurred in Colombia and the Philippines. At least two-thirds of reported cases occurred in Latin America which has consistently been the worst affected region since 2012. “Agribusiness and oil,...
              Governor Mike DeWine has issued several new recommendations in the wake of an uptick in coronavirus cases. The number of coronavirus cases in Ohio has recently gone over 90,000 and almost 3,500 people have died, according to The COVID Tracking Project. Thirteen Ohio counties are under the Level Three Public Health Emergency. Level Three means that a county has “very high expose and spread” of the coronavirus. DeWine noted that the virus was spreading to more rural counties on Twitter. Here is this week’s Ohio Public Health Advisory System map. The good news is that more people are wearing masks in our urban counties and we are seeing the spread slow. The bad...
    Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the US Open due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world number 40 penned a heartfelt letter to the tennis world on Sunday, announcing he would not take part in the grand slam in New York later this month. 'It hurts me at my core not to be out there competing at one of the sports' greatest arenas, Arthur Ashe Stadium,' Kyrgios' letter reads. 'But I'm sitting out for the people, for my Aussies, for the hundreds and thousands of Americans who have lost their lives. For all of you.' Nick Kyrgios (pictured with girlfriend Chiara Passari) has pulled out of the US Open tennis tournament Dear Tennis, I will not be...
    PlayStation 4 has hit a home run with its newest exclusive. Ghost of Tsushima has been setting a number of records since its initial release on July 17. Who doesn’t love seeing numbers and Sony has just released some interesting figures. Ghost of Tsushima is an action-adventure game by Sucker Punch production. The game has been lauded for its stunning open-world detail and visuals. The game is set on Tsushima Island in the 13th century. The setting has been heavily inspired by history and that is very evident once you fire up the game. The plot starts with the Mongol Empire invading Japan and defeating almost all legendary fighters of the land. One of the last surviving Samurai, Jin Sakai, fights...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As Hurricane Isaias edges closer to Florida’s east coast, Florida Power and Light has prepositioned personnel up and down the state to begin power restoration once it is safe. “As the first bands of Hurricane Isaias begin to impact Florida’s east coast, we understand the anxiety many of our customers are feeling and want to reassure them that we’re ready to respond during these unprecedented times,” said Eric Silagy, president and CEO of FPL. FPL estimates a significant number of customers along the coast could lose power due to the storm so they have a restoration team of more than 10,000 ready to respond. “While we’re grateful that we have been able to secure this sizeable...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Health officials reported Saturday morning 731 additional cases of COVID-19 and six deaths in Minnesota. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 55,188 tests have been positive for the disease since March, with 48,119 of those patients no longer needing isolation. 1,606 people have died from the disease. Earlier this week, the state reported they had process over 1 million tests since March; on Saturday the number increased to 1,040,317. A total of 317 people are currently in Minnesota hospitals, a number which has increased by five compared to the day before. 149 of those people are in the ICU. As Minnesota is capable of processing up to 20,000 tests each day, health officials are monitoring the...
    Airbnb is cracking down on massive gatherings in rented homes It is impossible to separate the air between NJ and NY Photo: Angela Weiss / . / . New Jersey is “setting off the alarms” for a further increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths. Governor Phil Murphy announced 699 new cases of coronavirus at a press conference yesterday, up from 261 on Thursday, and criticized residents that They have not been wearing masks and they have been hosting parties. “These numbers are triggering alarms,” ​​Murphy also stressed on Twitter. “The only way to silence these alarms is by taking this seriously. Wear a mask. Stop throwing parties at home. Now”. The state’s transmission rate, which indicates...
    Joe Choose is A Man With A Plan. A Plandemic, because it have been. He brings to his first NFL head teaching job a precocious Belichickian unflappability, thoroughness and management that requires a plan for the potential of him testing constructive, for Daniel Jones testing constructive, for Saquon Barkley testing constructive, for Subsequent Man Up anyplace and in every single place. “Now we have succession plans for the teaching employees,” Choose stated on a Zoom name. “As soon as we get a depth chart in place on the finish of the roster improvement, we’ll have plans for each participant on the staff, who the following man up can be … “We began speaking again within the spring by way...
    Trying three days forward the place the big-league schedule is worried is usually a waste of considering with the way in which the map adjustments virtually each day because of optimistic assessments for COVID-19 by main leaguers and workers members. So, whereas the Yankees enjoying the Phillies 4 occasions subsequent week — two in The Bronx and two in South Philly — is a powerful chance it wasn’t formally on the docket Friday night. The Phillies haven’t performed since final Sunday once they performed host to the COVID-19 contaminated Marlins and gained’t play this weekend. “I don’t know something for sure but,’’ stated Aaron Boone, whose workforce was presupposed to face the Phillies in Philly this previous Monday and...
    Seoul, Aug 1 (EFE) .- The leader of the South Korean Christian sect Shincheonji, Lee Man-hee, 88, was arrested today for allegedly trying to obstruct efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus when that group became the epicenter of the main outbreak that has affected South Korea. A court in Suwon, a city south of Seoul, issued the arrest warrant against Lee on Saturday, considering that he forwarded to the health authorities false documents about the number of participants in the various religious ceremonies held by the sect in February, when Shincheonji shot the number of infections in the Asian country. He is also accused of embezzling some 5.6 billion won (about 4.9 million euros / $ 4.6 million)...
    Karen Bass is seen as a frontrunner in the race to next to Joe Biden on the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential ticket, but the California congresswoman’s standing could be taking a blow after newly emerged video showing her praising the Church of Scientology. Bass, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, had been earning some praise from top Democrats and was reported to be on the short list for Biden’s vice presidential pick. But as Mediaite noted, she was hit with some unexpected news during the vetting process as video emerged of her speaking at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Scientology church in Los Angeles a decade ago. The video was first shared by the Daily Caller, noting that Bass...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Here are the current numbers of novel coronavirus cases in Los Angeles County and across Southern California: Los Angeles County: 188,481 confirmed cases, 4,621 deaths Orange County: 34,646 cases, 562 deaths Riverside County: 35,187 confirmed cases, 671 deaths San Bernardino County: 29,131 cases, 384 deaths Ventura County: 6,997 cases, 73 deaths San Diego County: 27,507 cases, 533 deaths Stay up to date with more coronavirus resources and the latest newsFRIDAY'S UPDATE: July 31, 2020Health officials on Friday confirmed an additional 69 deaths and 2,651 new COVID-19 cases, bringing Los Angeles County's total to 188,481 positive cases and 4,621 deaths.Officials said the increase in deaths reported was significantly higher than what...
    Getty Jayron Kearse earlier than a sport with Minnesota. The Detroit Lions have seen considered one of their high free agent gamers get disciplined by the NFL, and the punishment is stiff. Security Jayron Kearse was handed a three sport suspension by the NFL on Friday afternoon. The self-discipline stems from the defender’s DUI in 2019 in Minnesota whereas he was enjoying with the Vikings. Jayron Kearse has been suspended for the primary three video games of 2020. He could take part in coaching camp. — Chris Burke (@ChrisBurkeNFL) July 31, 2020 In response to the Lions, the crew was poised for the suspension and knew it was coming. It would maintain Kearse out...
    Lifestyle changes could prevent close to half of all dementia cases. Over the course of an individual’s lifetime, a handful of factors have a huge influence on the risk of dementia. In a report presented at this month’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, 28 world-leading dementia experts identified three new risk factors, including excessive alcohol intake, head injury and air pollution. These are in addition to the nine factors the commission identified in a 2017 report: less education early in life, mid-life hearing loss, hypertension, obesity, smoking, depression, social isolation, physical inactivity and diabetes later in life. “We are learning that tactics to avoid dementia begin early and continue throughout life, so it’s never too early or too late to...
    If the stress of the coronavirus pandemic isn't enough to deal with, people are now losing clumps of hair over it, but famed dermatologist Dr. Pimple Popper insists it's a normal physiological response to a stressful event — and nothing to worry about.  The California-based physician, whose real name is Dr. Sandra Lee, took to TikTok on Thursday to explain that people who are shedding a seemingly alarming amount of hair are likely experiencing pandemic-induced telogen effluvium, a form of temporary hair loss that occurs after a stressful event.  'Right now, we're seeing a lot of people in our offices complaining about hair loss,' she says. 'People are noticing their hair is falling out. They are freaking out. That's normal to...
    (CNN)Florida on Friday marked the fourth consecutive day it reported a record number of Covid-19 deaths in the state. A variety of responses by US states hurt the countrys ability to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Fauci saysThe 257 deaths reported Friday was the highest one-day tally Florida has reported during the pandemic -- and four more deaths than Thursday, according to data from the Florida Department of Health.One-day records for the state were also set Wednesday (216) and Tuesday (186).Florida, along with states including Texas, Arizona and California, saw the number of its new daily infections soar from mid-June into July. The daily numbers of new cases have been dropping recently in those four states. Florida's still-rising daily death count...
    PARIS (Reuters) - French health authorities reported 1,346 new confirmed coronavirus infections on Friday, which took the total to 187,919 as new cases are above 1,300 per day for the third day in a row, the highest since late April. In a statement, the health ministry also said that the number of people in intensive care units due to the disease fell by a further 10 to 371. On Thursday, that figure had increased by just one, which was the first daily increase after falling every day since April 9. In the past 24 hours, 11 people died from the virus infection, taking the total to 30,265. In the past three days the number of dead per day was 16,...
    Health officials in Orange County say while it may look like the spread of coronavirus is slowing, that likely isn't the case.According to the O.C. Register, a backlog of tests and a lag in data is making it appear as though new cases are slowing down.Officials say the drop from around 221 cases last week to 150 this week is a result of slow reporting from labs.RELATED: Death toll rises past 600, hospitalization numbers declineHealth officials believe the actual case rate is higher, but it's unclear how much higher.O.C. health officials on Thursday reported another 17 COVID-19 fatalities, raising the death toll over 600, along with 506 more coronavirus diagnoses to bring the cumulative case total to 35,778, but hospitalization...
    YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Drag racing great John Force and his four-car NHRA team are remaining parked for the rest of the 2020 season. John Force Racing announced Friday that it won’t compete in any of the final 12 events this year, citing sponsorship issues and making a financial decision to “live to fight another day.” “We can’t fight now. We can’t race right now. But with what I have, with the help of my sponsors and my own personal money, I can maintain,” said Force, a 16-time series champion. “I have to protect my family, my employees, my teams and my sponsors. What I built was a team that could win. All I have to do is get...