Schools expect half of pupils will stay home as year groups return

A million children in England – half of those who are expected to return when their classes reopen – are likely to stay at home on Monday rather than go back to school, as many parents, councils and teachers remain sceptical of the government’s assurances over their safety. Boris Johnson’s government has invested considerable political capital in opening classrooms to […]

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Black Voters Who Support Trump ‘Ain’t Black,’ Joe Biden Tells Charlamagne Tha God (UPDATE: Biden Apologizes)

Joe Biden sought to defend his Washington record on a wide range of issues in an interview Friday with New York radio host Charlamagne tha God before joking at the end: “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t Black.” The comment provoked immediate backlash, prompting the former vice president to apologize for […]

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Tiffany Trump Graduates From Georgetown Law: ‘We Did It!’

Tiffany Trump graduated from Georgetown University Law Center over the weekend without much pomp and circumstance due to the coronavirus pandemic. But President Donald Trump’s youngest daughter still got to celebrate on Instagram. “We did it!” she wrote in her story. Georgetown Law’s traditional ceremony was canceled because of the pandemic. Trump received her degree virtually and marked her achievement […]

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Trump Bashes Reporter Rattled By Maskless Anti-Lockdown Protester

President Donald Trump took time out from the COVID-19 crisis Friday to attack a journalist on Twitter after the newsman nervously dodged a maskless lock-down protester who deliberately invaded the reporter’s social distancing space. Trump slammed the TV report about the protesters on New York’s Long Island on Thursday — which included demonstrators berating the reporter — as “fake news.” […]

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Global economic analysis: Real reason Asia made success of 2008 crash revealed

Aside from the Wuhan region, where the coronavirus was first reported last year, the pandemic has been much more traumatic and deadly for the West than for East Asia. As a result, European and particularly American economic recovery likely will be relatively slow. According to David Kelly, chief global strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, places such as South Korea, Taiwan and Hong […]

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House Passes $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

The House narrowly approved a $3 trillion package on Friday, barely advancing a sweeping coronavirus relief package mostly along party lines.  Lawmakers voted 208-199, with 207 Democrats and one Republicans voting yes, and 14 Democrats and 184 Republicans voting no. The massive bill ― more than 1,800 pages ― is the fifth coronavirus-related measure the House has passed, but this […]

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Republicans Reclaim Seat from Rep. Katie Hill Who Resigned After Nude Photo Leak & Affair Accusation

In her final speech in the House, Hill decried the invasion of her privacy and said she was resigning because of a "double standard." "I’m leaving because of a misogynistic culture that gleefully consumed my naked pictures, capitalized on my sexuality and enabled my abusive ex to continue that abuse, this time with the entire country watching," she said. Moments […]

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