States With The Best And Worst Pandemic Safety Nets

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed how vulnerable American workers are like few crises before. Millions of workers around the country have lost their jobs in the ensuing recession. Others have faced life-threatening hazards as “essential” personnel, or had to give up their livelihoods due to a lack of available child care. The help available to workers as they navigate these challenges varies greatly from one community to the next. A new report from Oxfam America, a nonprofit focused on poverty in …

Blanked-Out Spots On China’s Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang’s Camps

Read Part 1 of this investigation here. Read Part 2 here. This project was supported by the Open Technology Fund, the Pulitzer Center, and the Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism. In the summer of 2018, as it became even harder for journalists to work effectively in Xinjiang, a far-western region of China, we started to look at how we could use satellite imagery to investigate the camps where Uighurs and other Muslim minorities were being detained. At the …

Jacob Blake paralysed by shooting, his father says

A Black man shot multiple times, apparently in the back, by police in Wisconsin is paralysed from the waist down and has “eight holes” in his body, the father of victim Jacob Blake said. A video of the shooting in broad daylight on Sunday in Kenosha, captured on mobile phone camera that quickly spread on social media, ignited new protests over racial injustice in several cities. It comes three months after the death of George Floyd at the hands of …

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Cringe-Worthy Hearing Stokes Partisan Tensions

One thing was clear after Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s hearing before Congress on Monday: the partisan brawls over the United States Postal Service—once among the less politicized agencies in the federal government—will almost certainly continue through Election Day. The five-hour hearing was punctuated by cringe-worthy moments as DeJoy, who appeared unprepared to answer Democrats’ basic questions about the agency he has led since mid-June, appeared squirm in his seat. Experts on the Postal Service say DeJoy’s wobbly testimony validates at …

Israel’s Netanyahu Accepts Proposal for Budget Negotiation Extension, Avoiding New Election

(JERUSALEM) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that he had accepted a proposal to extend budget negotiations, preventing the government from collapsing and plunging the country into a new election. In a nationally televised address, Netanyahu said that now was not the time to drag the country into a fourth parliamentary election in less than two years. “Now is the time for unity. Not for elections,” he said. Netanyahu and his rival and coalition partner, Benny Gantz, had …

California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster as state braces for worsening conditions

Donald Trump has issued a major disaster declaration as deteriorating weather conditions threaten to spark new wildfires in California, where firefighters have been battling some of the largest wildfires on record for the past week. Trump’s declaration will release federal assistance for the state, with governor Gavin Newsom saying it declaration will also help people in counties affected by the fires with crisis counselling, housing and other social services.   California is bracing for dry lightning and gusty winds that …

Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Sees Largest Daily Jump in Cases Since March

In many U.S. cities, fears of a public transit ‘death spiral.’ Families reject full college tuition rates amid online instruction. The U.S. saw a downward trend in the number of coronavirus tests conducted each day for the first time. South Korea reported 166 new coronavirus cases, the country’s highest daily count since March. Image A bus in Brooklyn in April. Public transit leaders across the country say that the $25 billion in aid they received in March is quickly drying …

Weekly Unemployment Claims Dip Below 1 Million

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are instituting a new 0.5% fee to most consumers looking to refinance their mortgages. Credit…J. David Ake/Associated Press The cost of refinancing a mortgage is about to go up and it has nothing to do with the Federal Reserve. Even as the county’s monetary regulators are keeping interest rates at record lows, two of the nation’s biggest mortgage finance firms said that they would start charging an additional fee on most home loan refinancings. The 0.5 …

Belarus police shoot live rounds at protesters as EU considers sanctions

Moscow – Protesters and police clashed for a third evening overnight Wednesday as demonstrators expressed anger over the re-election of longtime strongman Alexander Lukashenko in a Sunday vote that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said “wasn’t held in a way that was free and fair.”   Hundreds of women dressed in white gathered in cities across the country to call for an end to the brutal crackdown by government forces on protesters, which has seen tear gas, batons, stun …

Lebanon PM to address nation, ‘will announce’ resignation: Live | Lebanon News

Lebanon’s Justice Minister Marie Claude Najm, Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad, and Environment Minister Damianos Kattar have all resigned from their posts. Lebanese police fired tear gas to try to disperse rock-throwing protesters blocking a road near Parliament in Beirut on Sunday in a second day of anti-government demonstrations triggered by last week’s devastating explosion. International leaders joined a virtual donor conference led by France and the UN in the aftermath of the devastating explosion, …

World donors demand change before money to rebuild Beirut

BEIRUT — World leaders and international organizations pledged nearly $300 million in emergency humanitarian aid to Beirut in the wake of the devastating explosion, but warned on Sunday that no money for rebuilding the capital will be made available until Lebanese authorities commit themselves to the political and economic reforms demanded by the people. Over 30 participants to the international conference offered help for a “credible and independent” investigation into the Aug. 4 Beirut explosion, another key demand of the …

Efficient Anger Management Assistance

It might be tough for a private, no matter what age, to admit they need assistance in controlling their problem with anger. This is the preliminary action to treatment and discovering how to manage these emotions. Reliable anger management aid is help in finding approaches or strategies for managing anger issues or if lucky enough, removing them all together. Efficient anger management assistance will gear up an individual to face their anger issues with a better mindset, as well as …

Benefiting from Anger Management Groups.

There are thousands of individuals in our world today who suffer day-to-day with psychological problems, one being anger. Learning to handle anger-related problems can be an extensive and tough fight. Lots of people presume they can resolve such issues by themselves. If they are dedicated to altering, maybe they can. Nevertheless other individuals find anger management groups to be quite beneficial. Anger management groups provide a safety net for people impacted by anger-related problems. Here is a location where they …

Going To an Anger Management Workshop.

Anger – a problem which seems to be exposing concern among many people nowadays. Possibly because it is a concern which affects all generations, races, communities. Anger has the prospective to touch any person without prejudice. It is frightening for those who need to cope with it every day. Anger not just involves the person affected however all those they can be found in contact with everyday. Because it is such an important issue in society today, people are continuously …

Anger Management Tips to use in Stressful Situations.

When a person is dealing with anger problems, generally their feelings progress when put in demanding situations. If a difficult occurrence turns up, often their only way to manage it is to install their protective side. Becoming angry is most likely much easier than handling the circumstances. This is regrettable considering that anger doesn’t resolve anything. Once it subsides, the issue is still there. There are anger management suggestions which individuals can utilized when found in stressful circumstances. If there …

Anger Management Treatment.

Anger management programs provide the individual a lot of details regarding methods and methods for dealing with anger. Exists anger management treatment available for those who feel the need to take their treatment a step further? In the early 1970’s, a psychiatrist called Aaron T. Beck, M.D, established an anger management treatment concentrating on analytical. This treatment initially called Cognitive Therapy is now also referred to as Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment or CBT. Beck dealt with patients for many years using his …

Exercises for Back Pain

There are workouts for pain in the back that focus on including more strength to the muscles which participate in arching the spine. The rash injury is really an outcome of ligament tears or disc problems that have been pushed. Clients always have a choice to carry out other techniques consisting of hitting the deck. This is executed by putting their arms on top of their stomachs for about 10 to fifteen minutes. An option of such is using a …

Fertility After Forty

The most fertile years of a lady’s life are those between 18 and 28. Throughout these years the hormones that control ovulation, enhance conception, and make sure a healthy pregnancy are typically made quickly and in generous quantities. More and more women are waiting up until their late thirties, early forties, even late forties, to have kids. Is this too late? Are these predestined to have high-risk pregnancies? Will these kids have more birth defects? The answer to these concerns …

Female Infertility– A reason to fret

Female infertility is a growing issue which needs to be rooted out from the society. It means the disability to develop or produce offspring. The main cause for infertility is poor reproductive system that impairs the ability of the body to perform necessary functions of reproduction. It impacts nearly 5.3 million individuals in the United States mainly of the individuals of reproductive age. Hypo fertile couples that face trouble to conceive and their fertility is not the ideal and have …

Atkins and Sugar Cravings

Even if you do not consume a lot of sugary treats you may experience extreme sugar yearnings in the first few weeks of the Atkins diet plan. Many “healthy” carb foods have actually hidden sugars in them, your body may be experiencing withdrawal. The issue with sugar is that your blood glucose is tied into your energy levels and your total health. When your blood glucose is too low, you will experience extreme yearnings. High blood sugar is an outcome …