Requirement for face coverings to be extended to include staff in retail, all taxi users, and staff and customers in indoor hospitality settings except when seated to eat or drink PM Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus measures for England
Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) hypocrisy over the nomination of a Supreme Court justice just weeks away from election day shows he’s “exhausted his time in Washington,” says his Democratic challenger, @harrisonjaime .
BREAKING: World Health Organisation says the past week saw the highest number of reported coronavirus cases in a single week since the pandemic began.
UK PM: New Covid-19 Restrictions Will Remain For About 6 Months
Mirroring its program of forced labor for Uighurs in Xinjiang, the Chinese government is now reportedly forcing Tibetan rural laborers off their land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers.
At an Ohio rally, Trump said Covid-19 "affects virtually nobody" as the US nears 200,000 deaths. @JohnBerman : "200,000 is the opposite of virtually nobody...How can you dismiss or minimize their deaths? Except for all the dead grandmothers and grandfathers...that's victory?"
The "Fearless Girl" statue outside the NY Stock Exchange is sporting a lace collar, like the ones worn by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg is a New York native and the tribute was put up after she died.
A Black man was arrested at gunpoint in his own home in Wisconsin after neighbors didn’t recognize him. Keonte Furdge recently moved and was sitting on the porch when a neighbor called the police. Furdge is suing the city and two officers, who entered the home without knocking.
#BREAKING: US Department of Justice designates #NYC as an anarchist jurisdiction
BREAKING: An NYPD officer was arrested by federal authorities who say the cop has been secretly working as an agent of the Chinese government for the past six years
President Trump has made dismantling federal climate policies a centerpiece of his administration. At least 100 environmental regulations have been repealed or weakened over the past four years.
Biden, in an embarrassing senior moment, recites the divergent biological methods of two possible vaccines (molecular structure versus immune system enhancement) and also details the chemical specifics how they have to be stored and transported. Awkward!
On recent Afghan peace talks, H.R. McMaster says President Trump is, in effect, partnering with the Taliban against the Afghan government. McMaster writes in his book that POTUS “cheapened” the sacrifice of the Americans who have died in Afghanistan.
-RBG’s (understandable) final wish will have no effect. B/c, politics. -McConnell etc will be hypocritical to hold a vote in an election year. But, politics. -Dems have no leg to stand on in objecting, since they gleefully supported H. Reid changing Sen rules on judges. Politics!
Mitch McConnell in 2016: "There hasn’t been a vacancy created in a presidential election year filled in 80 years... so this vacancy will not be filled this year. We will look forward to the American people deciding who they want to make this appointment through their own votes”