Coronavirus live news: India Covid-19 cases top 900,000 as 133m re-enter lockdown
by Helen Sullivan on julho 14, 2020 at 11:51 pm
Restrictions imposed on Indian city of Bangalore and state of Bihar; Venezuela’s capital Caracas to go into a strict lockdown on Wednesday; Face masks mandatory in France; Follow the latest updates133m re-enter lockdown in India as cases top 900,000Cities worldwide reimpose lockdowns as Covid-19 cases surgeFrance: baby boy infected with coronavirus in wombDoes coronavirus spread in the air and how do we stay safe? 12.51am BST Three people who fled quarantine at a Herefordshire farm at the centre of a Covid-19 outbreak have been found and are now self-isolating, health officials have said.Police had been searching for the trio, one of whom had tested positive for coronavirus, since Monday. It had been announced the previous day that about 200 staff at the vegetable farm and packing business AS Green & Co had been ordered to isolate there. Related: Three who fled quarantine on UK farm found and self-isolating 12.37am BST US President Donald Trump said in an interview on Tuesday that it was a “mistake” for the two largest California school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego, to keep schools closed in the fall.Trump has pushed for schools to open up for the school year even as states across the country see a surge in cases of the coronavirus and amid questions about whether schools can hold in-person classes safely. Continue reading...
Trump says white people also killed by police, when asked about George Floyd – live updates
by Maanvi Singh in San Francisco (now), Joan E Greve in Washington and Martin Belam (earlier) on julho 14, 2020 at 11:50 pm
President makes remarks in CBS News interviewTrump administration agrees to rescind policy on foreign student visasBiden unveils $2tn clean energy proposalGhislaine Maxwell denied bailCalifornia dramatically rolls back reopening processHow racial bias dogs US coronavirus response at every levelAlabama, Maine and Texas vote in primariesSign up to our First Thing newsletter 12.50am BST Representative Steve Watkins, a Republican of Kansas, was charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor over allegations that he illegally voted in a 2019 municipal election. Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay announced the charges as Watkins was scheduled to appear at a debate with his primary challengers. Watkins used a Topeka UPS store as his voter registration address in 2019, allegedly using an alternate address to obscure that he was living with his parents at the time. He has been accused of voting in the wrong district and interfering with law enforcement among other charges. 12.24am BST A federal appellate court agreed to temporarily freeze a lower court order shutting down the Dakota Access Pipeline, allowing the pipeline to stay operational.Earlier this month, a federal judge ordered developers to shut down the pipeline by August 5. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an administrative stay, which allows the pipeline to operate for now while the court considers whether the pipeline can continue pumping oil through what could be a lengthy appeals process. Continue reading...
Majority of Women's Super League clubs against Premier League takeover
by Exclusive by Suzanne Wrack on julho 14, 2020 at 11:10 pm
Most teams would prefer league to be run independentlyPremier League has looked into taking over from FAThe majority of Women’s Super League clubs favour the division being run independently rather than taken over by the Premier League, the Guardian understands.In February Premier League clubs discussed a feasibility study into a possible takeover of the women’s top flight from the Football Association but a decision was pushed back a year. Continue reading...
Competitive hotdog eaters nearing limit of human performance
by Hannah Devlin Science Correspondent on julho 14, 2020 at 11:01 pm
A maximum of 84 hotdogs in 10 minutes is possible, says sports science studyThe four-minute mile and the two-hour marathon were once believed impossible: now a new gauntlet has been thrown down for the world of elite competition. A scientific analysis suggests competitive eaters have come within nine hotdogs of the limits of human performance.The theoretical ceiling has been set at 84 hotdogs in 10 minutes. The current world record, set by Joey “Jaws” Chestnut earlier this month, stands at 75. Continue reading...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital for treatment of possible infection
by Joanna Walters in New York on julho 14, 2020 at 10:16 pm
Justice resting comfortably and will stay for a few daysGinsburg, 87, sits firmly on supreme court’s liberal wingThe US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been admitted to hospital for treatment for a possible infection.According to a statement, she is resting comfortably and will stay in hospital for a few days for antibiotic treatment. Continue reading...