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Joe Biden unveils $700bn 'buy American' proposal to grow US industry
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Proposal calls for government to purchase $400bn of US goods and services and invest $300bn in tech research and developmentJoe Biden on Thursday unveiled a $700bn proposal to grow American industry as the centerpiece of his presidential campaign pitch to lead the nation’s economic recovery in the wake of the devastating coronavirus pandemic.The ambitious “buy American” campaign is one pillar of a broader economic platform, titled “Build Back Better”, which Biden is expected to outline at a speech near his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Fauci says states with surging Covid-19 cases should pause reopening efforts
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Public health expert made remark after US set world record for most new Covid-19 cases reported in one dayAs the US set a world record for most Covid-19 cases in one day, with 60,000 reported on Wednesday, Dr Anthony Fauci, a senior member of the White House coronavirus taskforce, said states needed to pause reopening efforts. Related: Some Republican senators to skip national convention due to pandemic Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Trump’s taxes may be released to grand jury, supreme court rules – live
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Justices issue 7-2 decision returns may be given to New York juryCourt send congressional subpoenas case back to lower courtsWhite House: all US schools should reopen next monthMichael Cohen reportedly taken back into custodyBerman reportedly says Barr pressured him to resignSign up to our First Thing newsletter 7.45pm BST White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has just concluded her briefing, during which she was repeatedly pressed on Trump’s demands that schools reopen.McEnany said the president “absolutely” wants to see all of America’s schools reopen next month, including those in coronavirus hot spots where hospitalizations are on the rise. 7.38pm BST The Guardian’s David Smith is at today’s White House briefing, and he asked press secretary Kayleigh McEnany about a recent rise in new coronavirus cases in Tulsa, Oklahoma.A top health official in Tulsa has said the president’s recent rally there is at least partly to blame for the increase in new cases. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Four men arrested by counter-terrorism police over potential attack
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Arrests in London and Leicestershire followed joint investigation by police and MI5 Armed counter-terrorism police made a series of arrests on Thursday, over what they described a a potential attack linked to extremist Islamist ideology.Four men were arrested, three in east London. A fourth arrest was made by unarmed officers in Leicestershire. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
UK accused of 'empty talk' as Bahrain activists face death penalty
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Calls intensify for withdrawal from security arrangement with kingdom over human rights The British government has been accused of “empty talk” over human rights as two pro-democracy campaigners in Bahrain face the death penalty.The UK has provided security advice to the island nation in the Persian Gulf for five years and funds a body that examines allegations of police mistreatment. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Bodies donated to science 'left to be eaten by rats at Paris centre'
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Inquiry to examine claims remains were found strewn around and dismemberedAuthorities in France will investigate claims that human corpses donated for science were left to rot and be eaten by rats at a university research facility, the Paris prosecutor’s office has said.An investigation into “violations of the integrity of a corpse” was handed over to magistrates by prosecutors who handled the initial phase of the investigation after l’Express magazine reported the scandal last November. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'Work out to help out': gyms, sports clubs and swimming pools to reopen in England – video
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The culture secretary has urged the nation to 'work out to help out' as he announced that gyms, sports clubs, swimming pools and leisure centres will be able to reopen this month. Oliver Dowden also said theatre companies and musicians would be able to perform in open-air venuesGyms and pools to open this month in EnglandUK coronavirus live: beauty salons, outdoor theatres, gyms and pools to reopen in England Continue reading... (The Guardian)
'We were all fish out of water': growing up in Melbourne's high-rise flats
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African Australians who spent their childhood in Melbourne’s public housing towers say it was like living with one big familyThis is the second in a six-part series on life inside Melbourne’s high-rise public housing. Read the first part here.Farhio Nur has vivid childhood memories. “During the summer holidays every year it used to get very hot in the flats, so there was this tradition: at 4am all the kids would go down to the oval at Debneys Park, have water fights. Parents and friends took their mats down and drank tea. Even remembering this makes me happy.” Continue reading... (The Guardian)
NSW government awards $1m grant to develop ‘flying car’
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Testing facility for zero-emissions four-passenger electric aircraft expected to be built in Narromine within the yearThe New South Wales government has awarded almost $1m from a regional grants fund to a company developing what deputy premier John Barilaro describes as an electric flying car.Andrew Moore, the chief executive of start-up AMSL Aero, says the company is building what is better described as an electric aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter but travels with the efficiency and speed of a plane. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Police in England and Wales face inquiry into possible racial bias
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Exclusive: IOPC to look for any pattern of discrimination in use of force and stop and searchCases that highlight claims of police racial profiling in EnglandPolice across England and Wales face an inquiry to establish whether they racially discriminate against ethnic minorities in their use of force and stop and search, the Guardian has learned.The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) says it will use its formal powers to investigate cases and then look if any pattern of racial discrimination exists. It has vowed it can “drive real change in policing practice”. Continue reading... (The Guardian)