The records, obtained by the watchdog group the Energy and Policy Institute and provided to the Guardian, show that three North Dakota state legislators and a Williams county, North Dakota, commissioner signed and mailed letters to Ferc and the US army corps of engineers that reproduced word-for-word letters sent to them by MDU Resources’ political strategists.
Some companies are selling government agencies access to data stolen from websites in the hope that it can generate investigative leads, with the data including passwords, email addresses, IP addresses, and more.
The driver, Dawit Kelete, 27, struck two protesters with his car early Saturday, one of whom later died, prosecutors said.
Whether peoples from what is today Colombia or Ecuador drifted thousands of kilometres to tiny islands in the middle of the Pacific, or whether seafaring Polynesians sailed upwind to South America and then back again, is still unknown. But what is certain, according to a study in Nature, is that it took place hundreds of years before Europeans set foot in either region, and left individuals scattered across what became French Polynesia with signature traces of the New World in their DNA.
Today Deborah Birx, MD, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said states experiencing a surge in cases should re-enter phase 1 of their coronavirus response.
Vice President Mike Pence said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would issue new guidelines sometime next week on reopening schools in the fall. Yesterday and today, President Donald Trump called the CDC’s current guidelines too tough and expensive for most schools to meet.
As of yesterday, 9,200 Texans were hospitalized for the virus. In Florida, 84% of the state’s intensive care unit (ICU) beds are occupied, as 1 in 100 residents are now infected with the novel virus. Out of the state’s 5,023 ICU beds, only 962 are still available.
New meds not working so well for him.
During a rare Coronavirus Task Force briefing on Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence tried to suggest that the worst of covid-19 is behind the United States.
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Catherine Abear has one family photo of the four of them: herself, her husband Ray, and their 2-year-old son and then 1-month daughter, all together, taken on Christmas Eve.
Three months later, COVID moved Ray into the basement of their Jamaica, Queens, house, to quarantine. He was there for nine days, and then for four in the hospital, where he died.
“It seems like a bad dream still,” Catherine Abear said.
Ray Abear, a 43-year-old NYPD detective, was among the untold number of mothers, fathers and other primary caregivers whom the coronavirus has claimed since tearing through the city this spring.
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Airlines vowed to bring social distancing to the air. In practice, some are and some aren’t.
All over the world, health workers continue to suffer a great deal during this pandemic. This is shocking because health workers save lives. In the U.S., more than 400 health workers have died from COVID-19, according to the Centres for Disease Control. In the United Kingdom, more than 200 health workers have died from COVID-19. Sixty percent of the U.K. deaths are among Black, Asian, and minority ethnic groups. In Nigeria, over 800 health workers have been infected with COVID-19 and 10 doctors have died. This led to Nigerian doctors embarking on a national strike recently. These deaths are attributed to lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health workers.