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Steve May 5, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government faces a post-lockdown choice between green growth or propping up polluting industries The UK must avoid lurching from the coronavirus crisis into a deeper climate crisis, the government’s advisers have warned. They recommend that ministers ensure funds earmarked for a post-Covid-19 economic recovery go to firms that…

Steve May 5, 2020

The New York state attorney general’s office has contacted multiple women who have raised concerns about sexual harassment at NBC News, according to two people familiar with the matter, as part of an initial inquiry into the concerns. The inquiry, which is being conducted by the office’s Civil Division, is in a fact-finding stage after […]

Steve May 5, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was treated Tuesday for a gallstone that was causing an infection, the court said in a statement. She underwent nonsurgical treatment for a benign gallbladder condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The condition was detected Monday after the court’s historic telephone session for oral arguments. Tests confirmed that […]

Steve May 5, 2020

President Tweety McTreason thinks all the states that need Congress to provide emergency relief funding are “run by Democrats in every case” and he charged it’s because they have been fiscally mismanaged. That’s not the case. Numerous Republican-led states are facing coronavirus-caused financial crises, just like the Democrats. Less than 24 hours after conducting an […]

Steve May 5, 2020

Top US scientist Dr Anthony Fauci has again dismissed claims that the coronavirus was created in a Chinese laboratory. “If you look at the evolution of the virus in bats and what’s out there now, [the evidence] is very, very strongly leaning toward this could not have been artificially or deliberately manipulated,” Fauci, the director…

Steve May 5, 2020

Some of the largest companies in the U.S. have rewarded their shareholders amid the coronavirus pandemic after firing thousands of employees. Companies like heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar, denim-maker Levi Strauss, toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker, furniture manufacturer Steelcase and World Wrestling Entertainment have doled out more than $700 million to shareholders in cash dividends while slashing jobs […]

Steve May 5, 2020

A efrigerated trailer outside the medical examiner’s office in Chicago, Illinois. CNN The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office in Chicago plans to review previous deaths involving heart attacks and pneumonia for indications of Covid-19 as far back as November, a spokesperson confirmed to CNN.   The first known coronavirus death in the Chicago area occurred March […]

Steve May 5, 2020

Top Trump administration health officials repeatedly ignored warnings in January and February about the need for masks and other protective equipment to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak, according to a detailed whistleblower complaint from a senior scientist ousted from his post last month. The whistleblower complaint by Rick Bright, who was abruptly reassigned from his […]

Steve May 5, 2020

by NewNowNext Editors 5/5/2020 This time of self-isolation and quarantining can feel pretty lonely. Many of us who live alone or are separated from our loved ones would really just like a hug right now. A bunch of gays in New York City must have felt the same way because they decided to throw caution […]

Steve May 5, 2020

by Sam Manzella 22h ago If you’re not watching Logo Live on Instagram, you’re missing some incredible content—like Sense8 star Brian J. Smith’s Logo debut. On this week’s “Mondays Are a Drag” IG Live, New York City-based queen Pixie Aventura invited Smith on the show for a chat. The out actor called in from Berlin, […]