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Mayors Of Cities Dealing With Spikes In Coronavirus Cases Decry Trump Admin Response

On Sunday, mayors from two large cities dealing with surges in new coronavirus cases and deaths decried President Donald Trump’s response to the pandemic. With numbers continuing to rise, the U.S. has recorded more than 2.8 million cases and nearly 130,000 deaths due to coronavirus.  Trump, who last week said he thinks the virus will “just…

Cities still have a place in the post-pandemic world—but they have to be different. Here’s how

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The leading 10 cities on the planet for billionaires, ranked

New York City has the largest billionaire population of any city in the world. Lucas Jackson/Reuters Nearly a third of the world's billionaire population is concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's recently released annual Billionaire Census.Strong tech industries have fostered considerable wealth in several cities across the world, from San Francisco to Shenzhen.A…

These cities have the world’s worst traffic congestion—but that could change fast

In the world’s biggest cities, the demand to drive far outstrips the supply of roads. As a result, commuters in major metropolitan areas face massive congestion.Traffic analytics company Inrix puts out annual data on which cities in the world have the most congestion. In 2019, the two cities that topped the list were Bogota, Colombia…

The cities that are already defunding the police

"Defund the police" became a rallying cry for many people on the left almost overnight — but it's also having a real impact as cities move quickly to slash their police department budgets. Driving the news: In the aftermath of the protests over the killing of George Floyd, city leaders are calling to cut law…

Cities are utilizing sewer systems as COVID-19 early warning signs

Each day, workers at the wastewater treatment plant in New Haven, Connecticut, siphon off a bit of sewage and put it in a cooler. Then, researchers from Yale University swing by to pick it up. In their hands, that pile of refuse is a key tool to predict the trajectory of the local COVID-19 outbreak.…

In cities, a remarkable end to social distancing

So much for social distancing.Like many Americans, Lane had lately been living as a shut-in, giving other people — and herself — plenty of space to avoid the coronavirus that has killed more than 100,000 Americans in the past three months. Then George Floyd had been brutally killed by police, on camera, and she felt compelled…

Cities Across Bay Location Establish Curfews, However Oakland Holds Off For Now

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — As San Jose, San Francisco, and other Bay Area cities have turned to establishing curfews to help squash violent protests of George Floyd’s death in Minnesota, the City of Oakland was taking a different tack – at least for now. As of Sunday night, curfews were in effect for the cities…

Protesters in some cities target Confederate monoliths

Ole Miss administrators, student leaders and faculty leaders have recommended moving the statue — installed in 1906 and a rallying point in 1962 for people who rioted to oppose the university’s court-ordered integration — from a central spot to a Civil War cemetery that’s in a more secluded location on campus, but the state College…

Cities Punish Food Delivery App Fees As Restaurants Battle To Make It Through

On Wednesday, New York City became the latest city to pass a cap on how much food delivery apps like Grubhub can charge restaurants for deliveries. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Lennihan/AP On Wednesday, New York City became the latest city to pass a cap on how much food delivery apps like Grubhub…

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Golden Globe awards held off to February 2021 due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: 77th Golden Globe Awards - Photo Room - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 5, 2020 - The cast of "Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood" poses backstage with their award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. REUTERS/Mike BlakeLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Golden Globes on Monday postponed its 2021 ceremony for film…

Google’s U.S. advertisement earnings to take a hit due to pandemic: report

FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration(Reuters) - Google Inc’s U.S. advertising revenue will drop 5.3% as brands pare spending during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an eMarketer report on Monday, the first decline since 2008 when the research firm began estimating the Alphabet…

Wall Street flat as virus cases increase; tech stocks advance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street’s three major indexes closed higher on Monday with the biggest gains in technology stocks as investors focused on the potential for more government stimulus measures even as they worried about an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and other countries. Nasdaq registered its fourth record closing high…

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