Category: News

‘It will be devastating’: Bradford fears a new lockdown

As residents trickled into an ominous new coronavirus testing marquee in Bradford’s city centre on Thursday, there was apprehension about what to expect following news about high infection rates in the city. “It’s very, very worrying,” said taxi driver Mohammed Rashid, 68. “For the last nearly three months I’ve been at home, and there’s barely […]

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Tesla Under Federal Probe Over Battery Cooling System

Tesla is reportedly under federal safety probe over allegations of failing battery cooling systems in early Tesla Model S vehicles. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirmed that they are close to finishing their report based on investigations of several crashes involving electric vehicles catching fire. In a statement to LA Times, NTSB said that […]

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The Fiver | The Reverse Sam Allardici Effect

FRANK DISCUSSIONS No outsiders were allowed to attend Cardiff’s 0-0 draw with Charlton this week but do not think for a moment that Chelsea suits are unaware of what went on there. The result left Cardiff in sixth place in the Championship. If they stay there until the end of the season, then it’s goodbye […]

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Is It Safe to Set Off Fireworks Around Kids? What Parents Should Know.

Florida beaches might be closed and the baseball season might be almost four months late but the one American pastime we can all count on is explosives. Many community fireworks celebrations have been canceled to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in large gatherings. Those events still scheduled will likely be more sparsely attended. But […]

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Tobacco firm funded attack on council quit-smoking services

A PR campaign against council stop-smoking services, which has led to reports in local papers across England, is funded by British American Tobacco, the Guardian can reveal. The PR agency Pagefield last week sent news outlets press releases that appeared to attempt to discredit NHS and council stop-smoking services, which are understood to create vast […]

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Canadian police arrest armed man who entered Trudeau’s estate

Canadian police have arrested an armed man who had gained access to the Ottowa estate which includes the official residences of the prime minister, Justin Trudeau, and the country’s governor general. Neither Trudeau nor the governor general, Julie Payette, were present at the time of the incident early on Thursday, police said. Trudeau and his […]

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Why Canadian white-throated sparrows have changed their tune

If you consider Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep to be the ultimate catchy tune, think again: the white-throated sparrows of British Columbia have devised a new song that has gone viral across Canada. For years, the small songbird’s traditional descending whistle featured a three-note ending. But researchers have tracked how a unique two-note-ending version of the […]

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Supreme Court to decide if Congress can get secret Russia grand jury materials

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to consider blocking Congress’ access to secret grand jury materials from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The action was a victory for the Trump administration, which is fighting to keep a House committee controlled by Democrats from obtaining material it says could lead to another impeachment inquiry. The […]

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4.8M jobs added and unemployment falls to 11.1% as more states reopen after COVID-19 shutdowns

<img alt class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/P9tk5TGUNC8/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidth The U.S. economy added a record 4.8 million jobs in June as states continued to allow businesses shuttered by the coronavirus to reopen and more Americans went back to work, even as massive layoffs have persisted.  The unemployment rate fell to 11.1% from 13.3% in May, the Labor Department said Thursday. […]

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