U.S. calls Ghislaine Maxwell's bail request 'nothing,' urges no special treatment
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U.S. calls Ghislaine Maxwell's bail request 'nothing,' urges no special treatment

Ghislaine Maxwell cannot be trusted to be freed on bail while facing charges she helped advance Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse, and deserves no “special treatment” because she might contract COVID-19 in jail, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday. Prosecutors urged Maxwell’s continued detention one day before her scheduled arraignment on charges …

Police officers targeted amid unrest
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Police officers targeted amid unrest

As violence continues throughout cities, police departments are still facing calls to defund; ‘Fox and Friends’ police panel weighs in. Continue Reading…

Coronavirus: Nearly 1,000 US immigration detention centre employees test positive for Covid-19
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Coronavirus: Nearly 1,000 US immigration detention centre employees test positive for Covid-19

Nearly 1000 employees of companies contracted to run immigration detention centres in the US have tested positive for coronavirus.According to congressional testimony given by company executives, over 930 people employed by private contractors that run immigration detention centres have tested positive for the disease as of Monday. Continue Reading…

Experimental Covid-19 vaccine produces antibodies in 100pc of US trial participants
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Experimental Covid-19 vaccine produces antibodies in 100pc of US trial participants

An experimental Covid-19 vaccine that is being developed by US biotech firm Moderna induced antibody responses against the coronavirus in all 45 participants of a human trial, a paper published Tuesday showed. Moderna had previously published “interim results” from its Phase 1 in the form of a press release on …

A Black teen didn't do her online schoolwork during the pandemic. A judge sent her to juvenile detention.
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A Black teen didn't do her online schoolwork during the pandemic. A judge sent her to juvenile detention.

Black youth in Michigan are incarcerated more than 4 times as often as white youth. The governor had discouraged such sentences due to the pandemic. Continue Reading…

At least 43 test positive for coronavirus after Michigan house party, 66 more exposed
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At least 43 test positive for coronavirus after Michigan house party, 66 more exposed

The majority of the cases are among people between the ages of 15 and 25 years who went to or came in contact with someone who went to a house party in Saline. Continue Reading…

A new Cold War between U.S., China may have already begun. Here's what it might look like.
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A new Cold War between U.S., China may have already begun. Here's what it might look like.

For decades, U.S. conventional wisdom held that if the West traded and engaged with China, it would open up its system and curb its behavior. No longer. Continue Reading…

Half a Million Hong Kong Residents Defy Government Warnings to Vote in Pro-Democracy Primary
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Half a Million Hong Kong Residents Defy Government Warnings to Vote in Pro-Democracy Primary

Upwards of half a million Hong Kong residents turned out over the weekend to vote in the semi-autonomous Chinese city’s unofficial primary election despite warnings from government officials that they could be in violation of a new national security law imposed by Beijing.More than 600,000 people voted at more than 250 …

Hong Kong to impose most severe social distancing restrictions
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Hong Kong to impose most severe social distancing restrictions

Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the risk of a large-scale outbreak is extremely high. Since late January, Hong Kong has reported over 1,500 cases and eight deaths. …

COVID has made living with Parkinson's more difficult, increased symptoms, survey finds
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COVID has made living with Parkinson's more difficult, increased symptoms, survey finds

For those with Parkinson’s and COVID, “Everything worsened,” a study conducted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research found. Continue Reading…