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uscovid april14 03jul20 Chicago issued an emergency travel order Thursday directing anyone who are entering or returning to Chicago from 15 states experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 cases to quarantine for 14 days. From Monday, travelers from these states are directed to self-quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Alli

corona april10 03jul20 On Thursday, the United States set a new one-day record for new coronavirus infections. With 53,292 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who contacted the disease in the U.S. increased to 2739879, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update on Friday. It comes a day after the country hit a dismal record high of more than 50,000 new cases in a day. Nearly one

oscar july02 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expanded the Oscar awards voting body by adding 819 members to it, thus exceeding the diversity target set for 2020. After the #OscarsSoWhite movement of 2016, the Academy promised to double the number of female and BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) members with Oscars voting privileges. The 2020 batch of invitees include American actre

seattle july02 Seattle Police cleared out the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) as Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order declaring the gathering in the police-free encampment an unlawful assembly. The Mayor issued a 48-hour public safety emergency order to vacate the East Precinct/Cal Anderson area following a deadly shooting. Police arrested dozens of protesters and took control of the East Precinc

uscoronavirus july02 Wednesday, the United States hit a dismal record high of more than 50,000 coronavirus cases in a day. With 50049 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who contacted the disease in the U.S. increased to 26,86,587, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update on Thursday. This is a big spike from the previous worst daily number of new cases - 44726 - reported on

onlineshopping july02 With more people opting for online shopping during the coronavirus lockdown, the Federal Trade Commission has received more than 34,000 complaints from consumers related to online shopping in April and May, FTC said in a statement. People reported unreceived orders of facemasks in April and May far...

fraudschemes july01 The Federal Government has alerted the people of the United States about emerging efforts to steal money and sensitive information through contact tracing scams on the pretext COVID-19 data collection.

texascoronavirus july01 On Tuesday, Texas and Arizona have hit a grim record of the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a day. With 6,975 new cases, the total number of infections in Texas reached 159,986, according to the state's department of health. Texas ha become the new epicenter of the deadly virus in the United States after setting three straight single-day records last week. One of the most populous s

mississipijuly012020 01jul20 Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill to remove the state flag that carried the Confederate battle flag, a symbol of racism for many. Mississippi was the last U.S. state to feature the Confederate battle emblem in the flag. Reeves said, "This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead our Mississippi family to come together, to be reconciled, and to move on."

uscoronavirus july01 As the spike in new cases continues, coronavirus infections recorded in a day in the United States reached its second highest point on Tuesday. With 43,865 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of cases in the U.S. increased to 2636538, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update on Wednesday. The number of new cases had touched an all-time high of 44726 on Friday. T

facebook earnings 013019 01jul20 Facebook on Tuesday has banned a group of US-based anti-government network called Boogaloo from its platform.

newyorkjails june30 Prisons in New York City have been ordered to discontinue the practice of punitive segregation for inmates with underlying medical conditions. On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced the formation of a working group to eliminate solitary confinement in the New York City jail system for inmates who have underlying health conditions. Conditions

uscoronavirus june30 After a steady increase in the daily number of coronavirus cases last week, a drastic fall was reported in the United States on Monday. With 36390 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country increased to 2682897, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update on Tuesday. 338 additional deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total deat

rollingstones trump 062920 Performing rights organization BMI warned President Donald Trump that there might be legal consequences if he continues to use The Rolling Stones' hit songs at his campaign rallies. BMI issued a legal notice to Trump campaign after the rock band's 1969 hit "You Can't Always Get What You Want" was played as Trump's walk-off theme at Saturday's sparsely attended rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "BMI has

uscoronavirus june29 Covid-19 death toll in the U.S. fell for the fifth consecutive day. However, the infections continue to surge in 30 states. With 40691 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the United States increased to 2549069, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update on Monday. The number of new cases had touched an all-time high of 44726 on Friday. 250 additio

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