CoronaVirus Update

Migrant workers need support, jobs at home after pandemic disruption: ILO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. labour agency appealed to governments on Wednesday to support tens of millions of migrant workers forced to return to their homelands due to the coronavirus pandemic only to face unemployment and poverty. FILE PHOTO: Migrant workers and their families wait in lines outside a railway station to board a train…

British PM Johnson dismisses criticism on local lockdowns, coronavirus app

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed criticism on Wednesday of his government’s plans to implement local lockdowns if there are flare-ups of the novel coronavirus and of an app to trace the spread of the virus. At prime minister’s questions in parliament, the opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer suggested both systems were…

UK government to state more about coronavirus ‘air bridges’ on June 29

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps is seen outside Downing Street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) - British transport minister Grant Shapps said he would say more on June 29 about possible air bridges with other countries to…

New-look U.S. bank ‘tension tests’ might leave experts guessing

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. bank analysts have cleared their diaries on Thursday ahead of a long evening poring over results of the Federal Reserve’s bank health checks, which have been upended this year by the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019.…

New-look U.S. bank ‘stress tests’ may leave analysts guessing

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. bank analysts have cleared their diaries on Thursday ahead of a long evening poring over results of the Federal Reserve’s bank health checks, which have been upended this year by the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019.…

Nigeria’s score at danger as financial obligation, funding space rise-Fitch

ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - A sharp rise in Nigeria’s sovereign debt and a ballooning financing gap could trigger a rating downgrade as policymakers in Africa’s biggest economy struggle to deal with the fallout from a coronavirus-induced oil price crash, a director at Fitch said. The Fitch Ratings logo is seen at their offices at Canary Wharf…

Coronavirus live: UK scientists alert of ‘genuine risk’ of second wave

Trump once again utilizes phrase ‘Kung Flu’ at rallyUS President Donald Trump once again applied the phrase “Kung Flu” to describe the coronavirus at a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday.Trump has applied the phrase numerous instances in latest days, even as men and women have criticised his use of the phrase as racist.Due to the…

E.U. might block tourists from America as U.S. struggles to include coronavirus

The European Union could block incoming travelers from the United States even after it partially reopens its borders because the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. is still too high, two E.U. diplomats said Wednesday.The E.U. has drawn up a draft list of countries whose citizens would be allowed to enter the bloc after…

Putin throws military parade to state victory over virus

MOSCOW — After months of coronavirus-related setbacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to preside Wednesday over a long-awaited military blowout to celebrate 75 years since Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II.But as Russia emerges — perhaps prematurely — from almost three months of lockdowns to curb the spread of the virus, the parade…

Entertainement Updates

Review: Urban Flow

Traffic is stressful. A game about directing traffic should be stressful. Urban Flow isn't. If anything, it's quite a zen experience; more so with each additional player you bring into the game. It's a game that anyone can play, with a premise that can be explained to anyone in a matter of seconds. This is…

Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Marsh Family About Viral Quarantine Song + New Performance!

Published on Apr 7, 2020The Marsh family posted a quarantine-themed version of “One Day More” from Les Misérables that went viral overnight, so we had them on the show from their home in England to tell the story of how this came to be and to perform another adapted song from Les Mis “Do You…

Billions Recap: Home Sweet Home

Billions Opportunity Zone Season 5 Episode 4 Editor’s Rating 5 stars ***** Billions Opportunity Zone Season 5 Episode 4 Editor’s Rating 5 stars ***** Photo: Jeff Neumann/SHOWTIME/2019 SHOWTIME NETWORKS INC. All rights reserved. How good is Bobby Axelrod when it comes to grandstanding? We thought he couldn’t get more Axe-y than last week’s “Greed is…

Solar Return Horoscope Love Tarot Card Reading For All Taurus Zodiac Signs: 2020

Happy Solar Return! Here is your solar return horoscope for 2020-2021 for all Taurus zodiac signs with a love tarot card reading for your love life and relationships.What is a solar return and how does your effect your zodiac sign?First off, the Solar Return is when the Sun comes back to its exact natural position…

Tech News

Microsoft’s Xbox Series S (code name Lockhart): What we know, what we expect

Microsoft hasn't even announced the console, but speculation (and a few leaks) imply we could see an Xbox One S for the next generation. Microsoft Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors Microsoft came clean about its next-generation game console, the Xbox Series X, last…

‘Fallout’ themed Nintendo Change Pip-Boy case

Reddit user TheApropalypse modded a Nintendo Switch console to look like a Pip-Boy, the wrist computer your character wears in Fallout. It's mostly a bunch of 3D printed parts painted and assembled, but the result looks pretty great. And who cares that it essentially triples the size of the Switch. As long as you can…

LEGO constant loop marble run

LEGO artist Jason Allemann has built this continuous loop LEGO marble run. It expands on one of his previous designs to include an elevator so that it can run continuously as well as an alternator module, which splits incoming balls in alternating directions. It's a neat design and very interesting and all that, but I…

Weirdly best commercial for the Murphy Ladder

This is a commercial for the Murphy Ladder and it's perfect. I don't even care that it's advertising a product, because it's so amazingly well done I actually watched the entire thing. That's three and a half minutes of my life I chose to spend watching a commercial for a ladder. A ladder. And I…

‘Inside Edition’ finds sheets weren’t changed at some hotels during COVD-19

As restrictions begin lifting and people start staying at hotels again, Inside Edition ran an undercover investigation to see just how serious hotels are taking cleanliness in the age of COVID-19. They checked into several New York City hotel rooms and used a harmless, washable spray to apply a logo only visible under UV light…

Finest CBD oil for anxiety and depression: Leading 3 brands for 2020

Presented by The Weed News Company Stress isn’t inherently negative. It’s designed to help us get out of or avoid dangerous situations — like coming face to face with a hungry tiger. These forms of stress are only meant to be temporary. Once the danger is avoided, we return to normal and stress and anxiety…

Health News

The 11 Best Hair Gels for Men to Control Their Hair

Getty Hair gel has been responsible for some of the most iconic men’s hairstyles of all time. Gordon Gekko in Wall Street, for instance, who defined the 80’s slicked back Wall Street look; the punk spikes of Sid Vicious, both in real life and as played by Gary Oldman; Justin Timberlake’s frosted boy band curls,…

The 8 Best Deals From Reebok’s Extra 40% Off 4th of July Sale

Want to get a head-start on your 4th of July shopping? Look no further. Right now, Reebok is taking an extra 40% off its popular sneakers and apparel with the promo code "JULY4." Reebok has been making top-tier activewear since its founding in 1958. Thanks to this sale, you can score Reebok's beloved shoes and…

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Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Shares First Solo Tune in 5 Years, ‘Yes, I Have Ghosts’: Listen

Matthew Eisman/Getty Images David Gilmour performs live on stage at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2016 in New York City.  Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour returns with “Yes, I Have Ghosts,” his first new song in five years. It's a gentle, acoustic number with flourishes of strings. On it, Gilmour sings, "Yes, I have…

Nick Cavern’s ‘Moron Prayer’ Virtual Concert Will Feature ‘Uncommon Tracks’

Sam Barker Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Nick Cave, like the rest of us, is stuck in lockdown and waiting for the (coronavirus) cloud to lift. He’s not been sat idle. Just last month, the veteran Australian singer, songwriter and bandleader shot Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at London’s Alexandra Palace, footage from which…

‘Hamilton’ Parody Makes Light of the Debate Over Using Face Masks: View

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Lin-Manuel Miranda's final performance of "Hamilton" on Broadway at Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 9, 2016 in New York City. The ongoing mask debate across the United States has gotten the Hamilton treatment just in time for the musical's Disney+ premiere this…

Apple Music Launches Africa Increasing Artist Showcase with Launching Cover Star Omah Lay

Courtesy of Apple Music Omah Lay The new program, designed to elevate the careers of African artists, will also include a companion playlist. Over the last couple of years, Africa has become an increasingly important force on the global music scene, leading labels, publishers and streaming services to extend their reach on the long-neglected continent.…

John Legend Applauds ‘Verzuz’ Battles: ‘It’s Simply Been Great for the Culture’

Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP/Shutterstock John Legend appears during a photo session at The Bel Air Hotel on June 13, 2020 in Beverly Hills, Calif. John Legend joined Ebro Darden on Apple Music on Thursday (July 2) to chat about his new album, Bigger Love, his musical legacy, the power of protesting and just how good all those…

Random: Yes, You Can Swim In The Winter Months Of Animal Crossing: New Horizons

In case you were wondering... by Liam Doolan 1 hour ago Ever since Nintendo revealed wave one of its "Summer Update", some Animal Crossing: New Horizons players located in the Southern Hemisphere have been worried about not being able to swim because they're currently in the winter months. The promotion for this update was entirely…

Health Updates

Spike in outbreak of parasites discovered in bags of salad; multiple grocery chains included

The protozoan parasite, Cyclospora cayetanensis, is riding on the certain contents of bagged salad mixes, invading consumers’ intestinal tracts and causing loose stools and dehydrating diarrhea. More people fell victim to the parasite this week and an Iowa couple went to court seeking compensation for the indignity and suffering. They’ve sued Fresh Express, a national supplier…

Weathering Is One More Thing That’s Killing Black People

This year, 2020, is the gift that keeps on giving in the worst way possible, and the Black community is bearing the brunt of the bad news. Not only are we experiencing a disproportionate amount of deaths from COVID-19, but the guilty-until-proven-innocent media trials of Black people who’ve lost their lives are putting us over…

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