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Australia’s COVID-safe states urged to open domestic borders The premier of South Australia (SA) has urged the nation’s COVID-safe states to open their borders and reunite families. Premier of SA Steven Marshall said it was wrong that states with no community transmission of COVID-19 such as Western Australia (WA) and Tasmania were keeping their bordersContinue reading “Daily News”

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As Courts Restore Operations, COVID-19 Creates a New Normal For more than 230 years, the federal Judiciary has spanned the horseback era to the internet age, but in one key respect it has never changed. Just as in the nation’s earliest years, the Constitution still requires federal courts to conduct many critical legal proceedings inContinue reading “Daily News”

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156 new coronavirus cases, one death reported Sunday Widespread positive coronavirus tests across the state resulted156 new cases of COVID-19 illness on 1,325 tests according to Sunday’s South Dakota Department of Health report. Of the 10,274 positive tests in the state, 1,182 are considered active infections – up 100 from Saturday’s report. Pennington County reportedContinue reading “Daily News”

News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”

News, August 10th

‘Hell’s kitchen’ in West Asia – IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey, when they found themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger. They scrambledContinue reading “News, August 10th”

News, August 7th

Brazil decree to provide US$356 million for coronavirus vaccine – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree on Thursday (August 6) to provide BRL1.9 billion (US$356 million) in funds to purchase and eventually produce a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC and Oxford University researchers. Brazil’s Acting Health Minister General Eduardo Pazuello said theContinue reading “News, August 7th”

News, August 2nd

Australia declares ‘State of Disaster’ in Victoria after coronavirus cases spike continues – A “State of Disaster” was declared for the Australian state of Victoria after almost 700 new cases of coronavirus were recorded overnight, according to reports. The declaration is just one of several measures taken as Australia’s second most populated state grows moreContinue reading “News, August 2nd”

News, July 31st

Aftermath: Trump’s Black Hills trip – When the dust settled from the demonstration against Donald Trump’s reelection campaign stop here at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, a petition and a follow-up event rose from the civil disobedience action, as foretold. The petition entitled “Return Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills to the Lakota!” states: “In 1877,Continue reading “News, July 31st”

News, July 29th

Australia wildfires ‘killed or displaced’ nearly 3 billion animals, declared among ‘worst wildlife disasters’ in history – The devastating wildfire season in Australia that stretched from last July through March impacted far more animals than previously estimated, scientists said Tuesday in a new report. The fires caused widespread destruction and mass evacuations in the easternContinue reading “News, July 29th”