Demonstrators spray-painted statues of Columbus and De León, a Spanish conquistador who landed in Florida, in Bayfront Park with the letters “George Floyd,” “BLM,” and a hammer and sickle, news outlets reported. Miami police said one man encouraged other protesters to attack a patrol car and he smashed the vehicle’s windshield with his skateboard, shattering glass on officers inside. … [Read more...] about Where have statues of Confederates, and other historical figures, been removed?
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While New York’s report doesn’t rule out whether the March 25 directive played any role in the thousands of nursing home deaths, it notes that the virus was already present in many homes before they accepted COVID-19 patients from hospitals. Over 80 percent of the 310 nursing homes that admitted such patients already had a confirmed or suspected case among residents or staffers, the report says. … [Read more...] about NY hospitals sent some 6,300 coronavirus patients to nursing homes, officials say, as Cuomo tries to deflect
“No more cancer tests, no more mammograms, and we don’t want to know. No more prostate checks, that will end prostate cancer. No more HIV tests and that will solve the AIDS issue,” Cuomo continued. “No. Not knowing does not mean you don’t have a problem.” … [Read more...] about Cuomo says Trump is ‘facilitating’ coronavirus, urges him not to be ‘a co-conspirator’ of COVID-19
He continued: “Realizing the consequences of my actions, I took a hard look inwards and sought to find the truth behind them. What pain was I carrying myself that was so poorly and wrongly being projected onto others? I made a promise to myself that no matter what it took, I would get to the root of these issues and finally start to fix myself so I could be a better friend, a better partner, and a better man overall.” … [Read more...] about Mandy Moore responds to ex-husband Ryan Adams’ apology over abuse allegations: ‘I find it curious’
TC Energy spokesman Terry Cunha said the company is not giving up on Keystone, but it will have to delay large portions of the 1,200-mile (1,900-kilometer) oil sands pipeline. The company started construction last week on a 329-mile (530-kilometer) section of the line in Alberta. That work will continue while the company wages its court fight in the U.S., Cunha said. … [Read more...] about US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline project