Daily Archives: August 10, 2020

China to sanction Rubio, Cruz, and others over U.S. action on Hong Kong 

The U.S. lawmakers targeted by Beijing on Monday have been vocal critics of a new national security law that expands Beijing’s authority in Hong Kong.

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Coronavirus US: study shows 97,000 children tested positive in last two weeks of July – live updates 

New data shows huge uptick in infections of childrenUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Trump’s coronavirus relief orders described as ‘laughable’ by Andrew CuomoAlex Azar praises Taiwan’s Covid-19 response during rare visitSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.18pm BST Donald Trump has denied that his team ever approached […]

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UK coronavirus live: education secretary says Covid-19 unlikely to spread in classrooms 

Gavin Williamson says plans for school reopening guided by evidence of little transmission Little evidence Covid spreads in schools, says Gavin WilliamsonCoronavirus UK map: the latest deaths and confirmed Covid casesLockdown reduces cases of flu, colds and bronchitis in EnglandGlobal coronavirus live: latest updates 12.15pm BST More than half of UK workers […]

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Saudi Aramco profits plunge 73 per cent as coronavirus causes oil demand to plummet 

State oil company says it will puch ahead with $75bn in dividend payments this year despite historic fall in fuel demand

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Two beluga whales are transported from captivity in China to a new ocean refuge 6,000 miles away 

Beluga whales Little Grey and Little White, have been freed from captivity in China to swim in the sea for the first time in nearly a decade. The Sea Life Trust took the whales to a sanctuary in Iceland.

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A really simple introduction to one-pedal driving 

Welcome to SHIFT Basics, a collection of tips, explainers, guides, and advice to keep you up to speed with mobility tech. In the early days of motoring, cars didn’t have the standardized three pedals, steering wheel, and gear shifter controls that most of us will know. Take the Ford Model T for example: to drive it in reverse you depress the middle pedal, it […]

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How Young Leaders Can Shake Up The Construction Industry 

The more present your company is on the internet and digitally, the more likely you are to outlast the transformation to digital dependency. 

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell 

Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here’s what you need to know before markets open.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why thoroughbred horse semen is the world’s most expensive liquidSee Also:10 things in tech you need t […]

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Bundesliga transfer blog: Manchester United target Sancho heads to BVB training camp 

Weston McKennie is a man in demand, in Germany and further afield. Meanwhile, New Zealand international Sarpreet Singh has joined Nuremberg on loan and the Jadon Sancho rumors continue. Get the latest here.

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Payroll tax holiday is first shot in a class and generational war 

The president said he’ll eliminate Social Security taxes next year, should he be reelected — and that would likely mean the end of the federal entitlement system as we’ve known it.

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New York Jets GM Joe Douglas Was Patient And Bold. Will Both Approaches Work? 

Jets GM Joe Douglas took different approaches to different positions in the off-season. Will both of them pay off?

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Trump’s Orders on Coronavirus Relief Create Confusion 

Businesses and the unemployed faced uncertainty as administration officials defended the president’s directives and Democrats criticized them.

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Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions 

Details on staff uniforms come after CEO Tim Cook says he will not tolerate modern slaveryApple has imported clothes – probably uniforms for staff in stores – from a company facing US sanctions over forced labour at a subsidiary firm in China’s western Xinjiang region, shipping records show.The details come a week after Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, tol […]

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Jeffrey Epstein’s victims open up about being recruited by Ghislaine Maxwell 

On “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein,” eight victims share their first encounter with Epstein, and how Maxwell used her charm to allegedly lure them into their elaborate sex trafficking scheme.

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Templegate’s racing tips: Chester, Leicester and Southwell – betting preview for Monday 

TRUE BLUE MOON (5.30 Chester, nap) can shine. He ran his best race since joining Tim Easterby from Joseph O’Brien in Ireland when a close third at York. A repeat of that would do the trick from his lowly mark. SUSUCARU (2.00 Leicester, nb) didn’t take to the all-weather when held at Wolverhampton. He went […]

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