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Interview with Michael Hermanns: Expert on impending bankruptcies: "After a first wave there is a threat of a second and perhaps a third wave"

Sunday  14:06,   27 september 2020

© dpa This fashion chain also had to go bankrupt. Michael Hermanns from the auditing company Buth & Hermanns on threatened industries, the risk for smaller companies and cash flows. Mr. Herrmanns, will we experience a wave of insolvencies in... >>>

The missing grandparents: families mourn elder generation lost to COVID-19

Sunday  13:40,   27 september 2020

The missing grandparents: families mourn elder generation lost to COVID-19He knew the lyrics to entire Broadway musicals and shared them with his granddaughters Zoe and Madeline during their annual summer visits from Brooklyn, New York, to Kansas... >>>

Is mail theft surging in the U.S.? Postal Service inspectors don't know

Sunday  13:16,   27 september 2020

Anecdotal accounts suggest mail theft is on the rise in parts of the country. Postal inspectors don’t have a reliable system to track the crime.Over six days in early April, thieves in New York City stole several bags of mail from a carrier cart,... >>>

A new database tracks COVID-19’s effects on sex and gender

Sunday  13:16,   27 september 2020

The gender breakdown in information is a current blind spot and critical to understanding how the virus works — and what the treatment could be.Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, details about the virus’ sex and gender implications have begun to... >>>

Coronavirus: Brussels closes its bars at 11 p.m.

Sunday  13:15,   27 september 2020

© Provided by La Tribune On Wednesday, the regional executive announced that wearing a mask would no longer be compulsory outdoors everywhere in Brussels from October 1. This obligation had been imposed on August 12 on the entire territory of the... >>>

INFO JDD. Metro: a depollution device will be installed in around twenty

Sunday  13:10,   27 september 2020

stations © Sipa Innovative mechanisms for capturing or purifying air in the basement will be installed in 2021 in around twenty Paris metro stations. All the subways in the world are confronted with the problem of air pollution, in the trains, on... >>>

Black-owned gay bars are dwindling. Can they survive Covid?

Sunday  13:06,   27 september 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is just one of many headwinds facing the few remaining Black-owned LGBTQ bars across the country.“The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh, my gosh, we’re going to be out of business before we started this business,’” Hughes, 39, >>>

Investigations into the Breonna Taylor case are far from over

Sunday  12:45,   27 september 2020

Kentucky's top law enforcement officer says he presented all the evidence in the Breonna Taylor case to a grand jury, but many investigative avenues remain open. © Spencer Platt/Getty Images North America/Getty Images NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE... >>>

U.S. to execute first Black man since resumption of federal death penalty

Sunday  12:40,   27 september 2020

U.S. to execute first Black man since resumption of federal death penalty(Reuters) - The U.S. government plans on Thursday to execute Christopher Vialva, a convicted murderer and the first Black man to face the federal death penalty since the... >>>

A trip to South Korea offers glimpse at how the country prevents infection from travelers

Sunday  12:01,   27 september 2020

Sally Shin, executive editor of the NBC News business and tech unit, describes a meticulous system that misses no detail.Many countries have strict restrictions on American visitors, with many requiring them to spend two weeks in quarantine. South... >>>

DIRECT. Coronavirus: "The second wave in France is coming faster than we feared"

Sunday  11:25,   27 september 2020

© OUEST-FRANCE / MARC OLLIVIER The president of the national council of the Ordre des médecins Patrick Bouet, in Rennes, on January 17, 2020. In an interview with the JDD, the president of the Order of Physicians Patrick Bouet believes Sunday that... >>>

Newsom signs law allowing transgender inmates to be placed in prison by their gender identity

Sunday  11:20,   27 september 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Saturday allowing transgender inmates to be placed in prisons based on their gender identity. © Getty Images Newsom signs law allowing transgender inmates to be placed in prison by their gender identity >>>

Powerball Results, Numbers for 9/26/20: Did Anyone Win the $25 Million?

Sunday  11:15,   27 september 2020

The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Powerball were 11, 21, 27, 36, and 62. The Powerball was 24 and the Power Play was X3. © Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images A customer picks up her California Powerball lottery tickets at... >>>

Florida residents can now enjoy restaurants and bars without restrictions, but Miami mayor says state may not be ready for Phase 3

Sunday  10:25,   27 september 2020

As Florida restaurants and bars enjoyed their first full day of operation without Covid-19 restrictions in months, the mayor of Miami warned that the governor's decision to fully reopen such establishments and to limit local governments'... >>>

Fact check: Oklahoma Department of Health did not plan a 'spike' in COVID-19 cases

Sunday  10:10,   27 september 2020

Oklahoma changed its COVID-19 reporting system. That led to misinformation about a sharp increase in cases.Man struck with shield by LA police during Breonna Taylor... >>>