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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Federal, International Updates

• China firm uses workers to ‘pre-test’ vaccine.
• Police video captures distraught George Floyd: ‘I’m not a bad guy.’
• Biden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hacked.[…]

China firm uses workers to ‘pre-test’ vaccine in global race;
• Rising virus totals force rethink of bars, schools, tourism;[…]

US hot spots in Sunbelt set deaths, infections records.
India passes 1M cases; Brazil crosses 2M.
Russia is hacking vaccine trials, US, UK, Canada say.
• Ex-New Mexico officer facing murder charge over chokehold.[…]

• Struggling India crosses 1 million coronavirus cases;
• Days grow long at nursing homes as virus lockdowns drag on;
• 'Yes we exist’ - Black fans eye NASCAR’s work to diversify.[…]

@JasonMillerinDC: Remarks by Vice President @Mike_Pence on the Dangers of Socialism #MAGA — […]

• US schools make flexible reopening plans.
Afghan families step in to care at Kabul virus ward.[…]

• Just over 100 days before the elections, the contrasting Trump and Biden campaigns;
• Spaniard Jon Rahm is golf's new No. 1.[…]

@JimBridenstine: NEWS: We're targeting an Aug. 1 departure of @SpaceX's Dragon Endeavour spacecraft from the @Space_Station to bring @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug home after their historic #LaunchAmerica mission. Splashdown is targeted for Aug. 2. Weather will drive the actual date. Stay tuned.[…]

@STcom: Britain poised to suspend Hong Kong extradition treaty: British newspapers[…]

• Trump to return to virus briefings.
• EU nations clinch $2.1T budget, aid deal after 4 days.[…]

— EU agrees on $2.1 trillion budget-coronavirus deal.
— U.K. officials "avoided" looking into Russian meddling during Brexit referendum.[…]

Silent spread of virus keeps scientists grasping for clues.
— U.S. orders China to close its consulate in Houston.[…]

• COVID-19 hits US front-line workers in taxed public health system.
• Crisis hits Lebanon’s hospitals.[…]

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