“Without a comprehensive plan that includes federal resources to provide for the safety of our students and educators with funding for personal protective equipment, socially distanced instruction and addressing racial inequity, we could be putting students, their families and educators in danger.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: United States sets another record for daily cases, passing 60,000 in 24 hours
Victoria, Australia’s second-most populous state after neighboring New South Wales, has been cut off with border closures by other states. All states and territories but New South Wales had eradicated community transmission of the virus, but Victoria-linked infections are spreading. … [Read more...] about Australian state records record 288 new coronavirus cases
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Although bars and restaurants will be open, a popular feature in many of them — video gambling terminals — will remain off-limits until next week. The Illinois Gaming Board announced that the state's riverboat casinos and video gambling will resume operation on July 1. … [Read more...] about Pritzker touts Illinois reopening as other states backtrack
This week, finance minister Rishi Sunak unveiled another £30 billion ($37.8 billion) coronavirus stimulus package aimed at stemming a growing jobs crisis. The Institute for Fiscal Studies, an economic think tank, predicted that the latest measures would likely push this year's deficit further north of £300 billion ($378 billion), which it said would be "easily" the highest as a share of national income since World War II. … [Read more...] about Could the United Kingdom become an emerging market?
“I think we’re making a mistake if we say this is not part of Islamic theology,” said conservative Christian activist and talk show host Jay Sekulow, who testified before the panel. He said Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, claims to be the khalifa, or caliph, of a re-established medieval Muslim empire. … [Read more...] about Americans Wonder If Islamic State Is Truly Islamic