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Leaders desire John Wayne name, statue gone from Orange County airport

The Democratic Party of Orange County, California, is pushing to remove John Wayne's name and statue from the county's airport because of racist and bigoted comments the film legend made.The Democratic Party of Orange County passed a resolution last week condemning "white supremacist, anti-LGBT and anti-Indigenous views" Wayne made in a 1971 interview.The resolution asks…

As leaders alerted of US meat scarcities, overseas exports of pork and beef continued

CLOSE Pandemics like the coronavirus can have crippling effects on our food supply. The bottleneck starts from the processing plants. USA TODAYAs U.S. meat production plummeted in April following a rash of coronavirus outbreaks and closures at processing plants across the country, industry and political leaders sounded an alarm.Factory closures were “pushing our country perilously…

Education leaders ask what’s next as nearly all states ease coronavirus restrictions

(CNN)As nearly all US states ease coronavirus restrictions, university leaders struggling with when to reopen campuses are turning to federal officials for answers and reassurance on testing availability. The coronavirus pandemic has sickened more than 1.3 million people and killed over 84,000 in the United States, according to the Johns Hopkins University. After weeks of…

World leaders pledge to fight coronavirus, but the U.S. skips the meeting

An EU-led fundraising extravaganza for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics fell just short of the European Commission's €7.5 billion goal on Monday — even after organizers decided to count money already spent or allocated. But an even bigger challenge for world leaders could be keeping a pledge to fight the pandemic without fighting each other.…

G-7 leaders chide Trump over WHO moneying stop

Latest4/12/20, 2:47 PM CESTBoris Johnson discharged from hospitalDowning Street spokesperson said the British prime minister will not immediately return to work and will recover at his country residence, Chequers.4/11/20, 3:46 PM CESTTrump aides look to punish WHOThe US president hinted that he intends to announce a new approach to the global health body next week4/10/20,…

Service Leaders Urge Trump to Considerably Increase Coronavirus Screening

WASHINGTON—Banking and financial services executives told President Trump that his administration needed to dramatically increase the availability of coronavirus testing before the public would be confident enough to return to work, eat at restaurants or shop in retail establishments, according to people familiar with the matter. The push for more testing came in the first…

Ladies leaders are doing a disproportionately fantastic task at handling the pandemic. So why aren’t there more of them?

This is an opinion editorial written by Leta Hong Fincher, the author of "Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China" and "Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China." The opinions in this commentary are her own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)In Taiwan, early intervention measures have controlled the coronavirus pandemic so…

Just Four Crypto Leaders on Forbes’ List of Billionaires

There are more than 2000 billionaires on Forbes’ ‘The Richest in 2020’ list — but only a handful come from the world of cryptocurrency and none of them are named ‘CZ’.Only four entrepreneurs who made their fortunes in crypto were included among the 2,095 billionaires the magazine named on April 8. The richest man in…

New York leaders are hopeful coronavirus crisis is peaking, flattening

“While none of this is good news, the possible flattening of the curve is better than the increases we have seen,” Cuomo said during a news conference. Two days of data is not nearly enough to identify a trend, but officials said there were other glimmers of hope, including significant declines in the past two…

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Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science

Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks.In the words of one study, it comes down to the danger of “heavy breathing…

Still long way to go on EU recovery fund offer, EU authorities says

© Reuters. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Negotiations towards the European Union's coronavirus recovery fund still have a long way to go before a summit of EU leaders later this month, a senior EU official involved in the talks said on Thursday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said negotiators aimed to keep the size of…

Russia thinking about $26 billion budget costs trek to combat virus, says PM

© Reuters. Russian Prime Minister Mishustin takes part in a video conference call with officials in Moscow MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Thursday the government would consider increasing budget spending by 1.8 trillion roubles ($25.6 billion) to fight the coronavirus and support the economy. Some economists have said Russia's regulations…

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This Home Strength Period Exercise Will Make You Sweat

Kaylee LaMoine/Courtesy of David Freeman While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We're all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn't mean that we have to go it completely alone in every sense.At Men's Health,…

Watch Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst Set a New Bench Press ‘Record’ at World Fitness

Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst recently trained together in an actual gym. A Planet Fitness to be exact, and the results were record-breaking and hilarious. The guys met up to break a bench press record at the famously weight-conscious gym (you've probably heard, or maybe even experienced, the infamous Lunk Alarm)."The discussion was, what…

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Laughing—hell, even just smiling—plays such an important part in your life that you might not realize it. Seriously. Sometimes we take it for granted because of how frequently we might be lucky enough to do it, but if we didn't find a few times a day, a few times a week to really engage and…