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Scarce medical oxygen worldwide leaves many gasping for life

Scarce medical oxygen worldwide leaves many gasping for life

Guinea’s best hope for coronavirus patients lies inside a neglected yellow shed on the grounds of its main hospital: an oxygen plant that has never been turned on. The plant was part of a hospital renovation funded by international donors responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa a few years ago. But the foreign technicians and supplies needed to complete the job can’t get in under Guinea’s co... »

Varner takes early 1-shot lead over Spieth at Colonial

Varner takes early 1-shot lead over Spieth at Colonial

— One spectator was stopped after trying to sneak into Colonial on Friday, and perhaps he was onto something with all the birdies from Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth and the great recovery of Harold Varner 3. If the opening round of the Charles Schwab Challenge felt like the first day of school, players quickly adjusted to the quiet environment as the PGA Tour tries to restart from the COVID-19 pa... »

MLB offers players 80% of prorated salaries, 72-game season

MLB offers players 80% of prorated salaries, 72-game season

Major League Baseball has offered players 80% of their prorated salaries and a 72-game schedule beginning July 14 in an effort to start the pandemic delayed season, according to details of the proposal obtained by news. Players would get 70% of their prorated salaries during the regular season and the rest for completion of the postseason under MLB’s plan, given to the union on Friday. The players... »

Treasury chief refusing to disclose recipients of virus aid

Treasury chief refusing to disclose recipients of virus aid

Building ramparts of secrecy around a $600 billion plus corona virus aid program for small businesses, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has moved from delay to denial in refusing outright to disclose the recipients of taxpayer funded loans. Mnuchin told Congress at a hearing this week that the names of loan recipients and the amounts are “proprietary information. While he claimed the information ... »

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

Web inventor: Closing digital divide must be top priority

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners Lee said Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates “the gross inequality” of a world where almost half the population is unable to connect to the internet. He told a high-level UN. meeting “our number one focus must be to close the digital divide. Some 3.5 billion people have missed out on the “lifeline” the internet has provided during the corona virus crisis... »

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk

CDC posts long-awaited tips for minimizing everyday risk

Take the stairs, not the elevator, down from your hotel room. Encourage people to bring their own food and drinks to your cookout. Use hand sanitizer after banking at an ATM. Call ahead to restaurants and nail salons to make sure staff are wearing face coverings. And no high fives — or even elbow bumps — at the gym. These are some of the tips in long awaited guidance from U.S. health officials abo... »

Koke said Atletico deserve the UCL trouphy

Koke said Atletico deserve the UCL trouphy

Koke has been a runner-up twice in the Champions League with Atletico Madrid but believes it can be a different story this season. Atletico Madrid captain Koke says his team should be considered kings of Europe if the Champions League cannot be completed this season. The midfield orchestrator of Diego Simeone’s team believes Atletico are capable of going on to lift the silverware if UEFA can get t... »

malaria failed to prevent covid 19

malaria failed to prevent covid 19

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease. Results published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine show that hydroxychloroquine was no better than placebo pills at preventing illness from the coronavirus. The drug did not seem... »

Barack Obama from he;s comfort came out to settle crisis

Barack Obama from he;s comfort came out to settle crisis

Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election. In doing so, Obama is signaling a willingness to sharply critique his successor, President Donald Trump, and fill what many Democrats see as a national leadership voi... »

Virginia still anticipating on the removal of lee status

Virginia still anticipating on the removal of lee status

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s premier monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee along Richmond’s prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press. The Democratic governor will direct the statue to be moved off its massive pedestal and put into storage while his administration... »

Esper says no military for protest at middle of troop confusion

Esper says no military for protest at middle of troop confusion

President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests Wednesday but then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief. Both Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper also drew stinging, rare public criticism from Trump’s first defense secretary, Jim Mattis... »

pentagon boss have more problem trying to handing protesters

pentagon boss have more problem trying to handing protesters

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Thousands march again near White House to protest death of George Floyd. — Fifty ATMs vandalized in Philadelphia. — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has taken a step forward in restoring order. — Minneapolis po... »

curfews put sweeping to cops, but are often defy

curfews put sweeping to cops, but are often defy

Hundreds of cities have imposed curfews to keep the peace during a week of violent unrest across the U.S., employing a tactic that gives law enforcement sweeping arrest powers but is frequently flouted and criticized as being unconstitutional. From New York City to Fargo, North Dakota, cities large and small have put curfews in place — in some cases for the first time in decades — sending out emer... »

mark zuckerberg furious over Donald trump provocative post

mark zuckerberg furious over Donald trump provocative post

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn’t budging over his refusal to take action on inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump that spread misinformation about voting by mail and, many said, encouraged violence against protesters. His critics, however, are multiplying. Some employees have publicly quit over the issue and civil-rights leaders who met with him Monday night denounced Zuckerberg’s explana... »

citizens returns to streets as Trump criticizes lowlife

citizens returns to streets as Trump criticizes lowlife

Undeterred by curfews, protesters streamed back into the nation’s streets Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump pressed governors to put down the violence set off by George Floyd’s death and demanded that New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.” As more demonstrations began taking shape around the country, and cities including Washington prepared for the possibi... »

thousand remain protesting in NYC streets navigating virus

thousand remain protesting in NYC streets navigating virus

Thousands of demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd remained on New York City streets Tuesday in defiance of an 8 p.m. curfew put in place by officials struggling to stanch destruction seen on other nights and growing complaints that the nation’s biggest city was reeling out of control. Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down on a citywide curfew, moving it up from 11 p.m. the night before, ... »

Joe Biden win primary election in new mexico

Joe Biden win primary election in new mexico

The Latest on Tuesday’s primary elections (all times EDT): 9:30 p.m. Democrat Joe Biden has won the New Mexico presidential primary, his latest victory in Tuesday’s voting as he marches toward earning enough delegates to claim the party nomination before the summer convention. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has pledged to help Biden connect with racial- and ethnic-minority voters in the st... »