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  • Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds
    There is a coronavirus ward in tents in Central Park. A makeshift hospital has been set up in a Manhattan convention center. Over the next few weeks, spaces including pro tennis courts, college dorms and a cruise ship terminal are supposed to start housing patients as New York state races ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply
    Two weeks ago, the Pentagon promised to make as many as 2,000 military ventilators available as the federal government strains to contend with the coronavirus pandemic. At FEMA, the agency tasked with coordinating the federal response to the outbreak, about 9,000 additional ventilators are also on hold as officials seek ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Agonizing decisions being made in Spain's virus hot spots
    Raquel Fernández watched as cemetery workers lowered her grandmother's casket into the grave and placed it on top of the coffin of her grandfather, buried just three days earlier. Eusebio Fernández and Rosalía Mascaraque, both 86, are two of Spain’s more than 10,000 fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic. Like thousands ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Twitter deletes 20,000 fake accounts linked to Saudi, Serbian and Egyptian governments
    Accounts also linked to Honduras and Indonesia violated policy and were ‘targeted attempt to undermine the public conversation’Twitter has deleted 20,000 fake accounts linked to the governments of Serbia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Honduras and Indonesia, saying they violated company policy and were a “targeted attempt to undermine the public conversation”.Yoel ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus
    Kevin Thomas Duffy, a longtime judge who presided over three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus. Duffy died Wednesday in Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he lived, according to Edward Friedland, the district executive at Manhattan federal court. Duffy, appointed to the ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • New Yorkers Are Right to Be Skeptical of Evangelical-Run Coronavirus Ward in Central Park
    If New York City wasn’t under a strict stay-at-home order right now, protesters might be marching along Central Park. That’s where an evangelical Christian organization called Samaritan’s Purse is preparing to open a makeshift COVID-19 ward. The 60-bed emergency field hospital is comprised largely of tarp-wrapped tents and will function ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Putin Keeps Russians at Home Through April 30 as Virus Toll Jumps
    (Bloomberg) -- President Vladimir Putin extended his order keeping Russians at home until April 30, warning that the spread of coronavirus has yet to reach its peak.“The threat remains,” Putin said Thursday in his second televised address on Covid-19 in just over a week, announcing that he’s extending a national ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Virus masks, apps: The race is on to avoid hidden carriers
    The worldwide race to protect people against being infected by unwitting coronavirus carriers intensified Thursday, pitting governments against each other as they buy protective gear and prompting new questions about who should wear masks, get temperature checks or even be permitted to go outside. In the Chinese city of Wuhan, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Russia's Putin orders non-working month to curb coronavirus
    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month as part of a partial economic shutdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking in a televised address to the nation, Putin said he was extending the non-working policy he ordered ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • America is battling a pandemic. Why is Trump talking about war with Iran?
    Because an economy-wrecking pandemic isn't enough to deal with, the Trump administration is making aggressive noises at Iran."Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on U.S. troops and/or assets in Iraq," President Trump tweeted on Wednesday. "If this happens, Iran will pay a very ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • What you need to know today about the virus outbreak
    More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — in a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is resisting calls to issue a national stay-at-home order to stem ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Germany Expects Economy to Shrink More Than 5% on Virus Hit
    (Bloomberg) -- Germany faces a deeper recession than during the financial crisis, as the coronavirus pandemic shuts down large parts of Europe’s biggest economy.The impact on 2020 growth from measures to contain the virus could be “as strong, or even stronger” than the 5% contraction caused by the financial crisis ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Video journals: Global youth describe life in virus crisis
    “We’re missing out on a lot of things,” says Angel Gona, 18. “I feel its been kind of quiet,” says Freddie, 16, who lives in Chicago — normally “a violent kind of city,” he says, but one where the lockdown has served as a respite from all-too-common gunfire. Ask young ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Trump’s Approval Rating Is Holding Up. For Now.
    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Get Jonathan Bernstein’s newsletter every morning in your inbox. Click here to subscribe.It’s worth checking in again on how public opinion seems to be responding to President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Once again, I’m sorry to talk about electoral politics during a disaster. But politics remains ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Trump’s Approval Rating Is Holding Up. For Now.
    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Get Jonathan Bernstein’s newsletter every morning in your inbox. Click here to subscribe.It’s worth checking in again on how public opinion seems to be responding to President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Once again, I’m sorry to talk about electoral politics during a disaster. But politics remains ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-04-02
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  • Appeals court gives Texas green light on banning abortion as nonessential during COVID-19 fight
    Right-wingers want gun stores open and abortion clinics closed during the novel coronavirus disaster. As my colleague Aysha Qamar reported earlier this week, the forced birthers in charge of numerous state governments see the crisis as an opportunity to undermine women’s reproductive rights, a crusade they’ve been on since 15 minutes ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • ‘You have a responsibility to protect their health’: Warren urges CEOs to reclassify gig workers
    On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren called upon the CEOs of Doordash, Grubhub, Instacart, and UberEats to not only provide their workers with additional protections—as they’re essentially on the front lines of a pandemic—but to reclassify them as full employees instead of independent contractors, as reported by Vice. The contractor versus employee ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Coronavirus is endangering the postal service when we need vote by mail. Congress needs to act now
    Congress is failing the U.S. Postal Service, again, and with it, the nation. USPS warned recently that it could run out of money to operate by June because of the massive fall in the level of mail being sent during coronavirus business closures. Democrats tried to include money in the recent stimulus, but ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • McConnell prioritizing more extremist judges over saving lives, the economy
    "She needs to stand down on the notion that we're going to go along with taking advantage of the crisis to do things that are unrelated to the crisis." If that has echoes of "nevertheless, she persisted" for you, it should. It's Sen. Mitch McConnell talking about another powerful woman he ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Trump Navy Secretary relieves captain from duty after plea for COVID assistance leaked to press
    In yet another display of apparent cowardice and cronyism, Trump acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly has relieved the captain of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt from duty after a four-page letter by the captain to Navy officials was leaked to the press.  In the letter, Capt. Brett Crozier begged ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Security is heightened around Dr. Anthony Fauci after he becomes newest target of conservative ire
    Dr. Anthony Fauci has been the United States’ most visible expert during the COVID-19 pandemic, and one of the few (only?) voices during Donald Trump's now-daily briefings to continue to provide no-nonsense, factual information about the virus' spread—even when that information contradicted Trump's own pronouncements. The Washington Post is reporting ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Fox News host sits in silence as infectious disease specialist exposes Trump’s coronavirus failure
    Fox News consumers were treated to a rare moment of truth Wednesday evening when Dr. Rishi Desai, chief medical officer at Osmosis, came on the air. Dr. Desai ostensibly was on to discuss the potential merits of a nationwide shutdown of activities in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, aka ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Senate Democrats call for provision barring DHS from using funds to detain DACA or TPS beneficiaries
    Nearly 20 senators led by Dick Durbin of Illinois and Jacky Rosen of Nevada are calling on top Senate committees to pass language that would block the Department of Homeland Security from using federal funds to detain and deport roughly 1 million immigrants that are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Temporary Protected ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Seniors won’t have to file tax returns for stimulus check, but some disabled and veterans will
    The Treasury Department has partially reversed their initial decision to throw up unnecessary bureaucratic hoops for seniors obtaining the $1,200 one-time stimulus payment. Originally the administration was going to require them, as well as disabled people on Supplemental Security Income and veterans receiving pensions, to file tax returns in order to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • From PPE to hospital laundry, COVID-19 outbreak exposes America’s dependence on incarcerated labor
    Rapid response efforts to quell the spread of the novel coronavirus are revealing deeply embedded structural inefficiencies within countless institutions in American society—the criminal legal system being no different.     Earlier this month, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state’s new hand sanitizer would be manufactured by ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Georgia Republican says widespread vote by mail would be ‘extremely devastating to Republicans’
    Georgia isn’t delaying its May 19 primary at this time, but the secretary of state’s office is mailing out absentee ballot applications to every one of the state’s 6.9 million registered voters. That has some Republican lawmakers very unhappy.  State House Speaker David Ralston was absolutely blunt about his objection. “This ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • COVID-19 threatens to rip apart Southern states in a way that isn’t happening anywhere else
    On Wednesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp finally issued a stay-at-home order for his state after resisting it for weeks. Kemp’s stated reason was one part amusing, three parts terrifying: he claimed that he had just learned that some people with COVID-19 can be asymptomatic, a fact that has been clear since ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • A fevered surge in gun sales fueled by coronavirus fears outpaces all previous spikes
    Toilet paper and hand sanitizer may have been on most panicked shoppers’ minds in March when the novel coronavirus pandemic first hit the United States. But as bare as those shelves might be, they have nothing on guns. Doubtless inspired by the apocalyptic view of vacant streets across the nation, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • Pelosi creating special committee to make sure Trump doesn’t screw up coronavirus response
    Saying "we need transparency and accountability," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she is creating a special House committee, overseen by Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, "to examine all aspects of the federal response to the coronavirus and ensure the taxpayers dollars are being wisely and efficiently spent." ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
  • While Trump plays president, New York’s doctors and nurses are forced to decide who lives, who dies
    Seems Blunderkind Jared Kushner was given permission by daddy-in-law Trump to lead him by the nose on decision-making in the coronavirus pandemic, including about whether New York needs the assistance its officials have been clamoring for. "I have all this data about ICU capacity. I'm doing my own projections, and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2020-04-02
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  • Patriots’ plane flying medical masks to Boston from China
    NFL team's owner, Robert Kraft, helped arrange the flight to bring 1.2 million N95 masks for use in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-04-02
  • Over 4,000 pounds of drugs found in tunnel under border
    The drug bust happened after agents found a 2,000-foot-long underground tunnel that extended from a warehouse in Tijuana to San Diego. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-04-01
  • South African forces take aggressive measures to enforce coronavirus precautions
    South Africa is reporting over 1,300 confirmed coronavirus cases, making it the hardest-hit African country so far. In the township of Alexandra in Johannesburg, one of the nation's poorest communities, security forces fire rubber bullets at those defying orders to stay at home. Debora Patta speaks to a resident who ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-04-01
  • Lawmakers call on ICE to free more immigrants amid pandemic
    A federal judge said not releasing sick immigrants could lead to "unconscionable and possibly barbaric result." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • Goats take over streets of town as residents stay inside
    The goats have been spotted in the town center, in front of churches and even nibbling on hedges in people's front lawns. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • 750,000 volunteers to help U.K. health service manage COVID-19
    Three times more people than expected applied to the massive new volunteer program, which will help ensure the most vulnerable get the help they need. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • 12-year-old girl dies from coronavirus
    Dying from the virus at such a young age "is a very rare occurrence," said government spokesman Dr Emmanuel Andre, adding that her death "shook us". ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-31
  • U.S. is swiftly deporting migrant children at the border
    "Despite everything I experienced along the way, they deported me the next day," one indigenous teenager from Guatemala told CBS News. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Harry and Meghan say farewell to @SussexRoyal Instagram account
    The final post comes just one day before the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to officially step down from their roles as senior members of the British royal family. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • How other countries are handing the coronavirus spread
    The number of coronavirus victims around the world continues to soar. Roughly 34,000 patients have died globally, and there are growing concerns about the virus spreading in developing countries. Charlie D'Agata reports on how other parts of the world are coping with the crisis. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-30
  • Judge says U.S. must justify holding migrant kids as coronavirus spreads
    The federal judge in California called immigration detentions centers "hotbeds of contagion" in her order. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-29
  • Italian hospital turns scuba masks into ventilators
    Doctors at the Maggiore Hospital in Parma are using a 3D printer to modify the masks so they connect to oxygen. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-29
  • The untold history behind the 1936 Olympics
    With the Summer 2020 Olympics now postponed, it'll be awhile before more Olympic legends like Jesse Owens are created. By winning 4 gold medals in the 1936 games in Berlin, he dashed Adolf Hitler's claims of white supremacy. And on this very day 30 years ago, he posthumously earned another ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-28
  • Doctor explains how lockdown orders are slowing the coronavirus’ spread
    Nearly half of all American residents are under lockdown orders as state and local governments scramble to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The U.S. now has more cases than anywhere in the world. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to talk about how the latest data says ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-28
  • India unveils aid package amid coronavirus lockdown
    "We do not want anyone to remain hungry," said India's finance minister. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2020-03-27
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