N.J. can ‘go after’ travelers who violate coronavirus quarantine, Murphy says – nj.com

“Something will happen to you,” Murphy said during the appearance on 1010 WINS in New York City. “If you’re a real knucklehead and you come in and you flagrantly violate this, the commissioner of health in New Jersey has the teeth to go after you. And she won’t hesitate to do that.” “We’re just asking folks to do the right thing here,” he added.

 

Source: N.J. can ‘go after’ travelers who violate coronavirus quarantine, Murphy says – nj.com

Is Reopening Schools As Easy As Trump Seems to Think? — Rcooley123’s Blog

The following was recently shared on Facebook by Gary Mack. It illustrates quite well the contrast of Donald Trump’s call for the reopening of schools with the reality of what would be involved in actually doing so in a responsible manner. In terms of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and this country’s response to it, the […]

Is Reopening Schools As Easy As Trump Seems to Think? — Rcooley123’s Blog

Opinion | Why Does the N.Y.P.D. Want to Punish Journalists? – The New York Times

“Let’s revoke the NYPD’s ability to issue press credentials entirely. They’ve repeatedly proven that they are unwilling and unable to oversee a legitimate process,” Scott Stringer, the city’s comptroller, tweeted. Keith Powers, a City Council member, tweeted that he was considering legislation that would move credentialing to a new agency.

British Vogue editor racially profiled by magazine’s security guard | World news | The Guardian

Edward Enninful, who is black, has been the fashion magazine’s editor-in-chief since 2017. He said the incident took place as he walked into his offices on Wednesday.

“Today, I was racially profiled by a security guard whilst entering my work place. I was instructed to use the loading bay. Just because our timelines and weekends are returning to normal, we cannot let the world return to how it was. Change needs to happen now.”

 

Source: British Vogue editor racially profiled by magazine’s security guard | World news | The Guardian

Unsealed bodycam footage reveals new details of George Floyd’s fatal arrest — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

MINNEAPOLIS – A court on Wednesday unsealed new police body-camera footage taken during the arrest of George Floyd, showing him being startled, apologetic and fearful before being pinned under an officer’s knee and ultimately dying. Footage from cameras worn by officers Thomas Lane and Alexander Kueng captured the struggle between Floyd and the police, leading up to officer Derek […]

Unsealed bodycam footage reveals new details of George Floyd’s fatal arrest — Queenie’s Blog , LLC

CDC director suggests masks for all as US tracks record 67,000 COVID cases | CIDRAP

“We are not defenseless against COVID-19,” Redfield said in a CDC press release. “Cloth face coverings are one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow and stop the spread of the virus — particularly when used universally within a community setting. All Americans have a responsibility to protect themselves, their families, and their communities.” In an interview with JAMA posted on YouTube, Redfield said that universal face coverings in public would help the United States get the pandemic under control within 4 to 8 weeks.

Source: CDC director suggests masks for all as US tracks record 67,000 COVID cases | CIDRAP