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U.K. to Ban Huawei From Its 5G Network “The British government said it would bar telecom companies from purchasing new equipment made by China’s Huawei and gave them until 2027 to remove its technology from their 5G networks, a sharp about-face that marks a significant victory for the U.S.”
Supreme Court Permits First Federal Executions Since 2003 “A divided Supreme Court cleared the way for the first federal executions in 17 years, issuing orders shortly after 2 a.m. that rejected inmate claims that using pentobarbital for lethal injections would be unconstitutional.”
Hospitals Stock Up on Covid-19 Drugs to Prepare for Second Wave in Fall “Hospitals across the country are stocking up on drugs for treating Covid-19, hoping to avoid another scramble for critical medications should a second wave of the virus threaten new drug shortages.”
Sobering Economic Data From Europe, Asia Dash Hopes for Swift Recovery “Early data suggest the recovery from the economic crisis precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic could take longer than originally hoped, with countries facing a long slog to recover lost jobs and income.”
WHAT I’M READING + WATCHING + LISTENING TO
Grace’s teacher, Katherine Tarpeh, responded in an email to Giroux that the teenager was “not out of alignment with most of my other students.” The judge found her guilty and sent her to juvenile detention.
Faulkner was 17½ years into her career, Her dream job, she said, had become an enduring nightmare. She had to find a lawyer just to stay in long enough to collect her full retirement.
Rich New Yorkers are not filling out their census, which could cost the city to miss out on federal funding.
“There is no doubt some envy here. A poll conducted by the New York Times and Siena College last month found that 67 percent of Americans trust Fauci as a source of accurate information about the virus. Only 26 percent feel that way about a president who keeps patting himself on the back for a job well done as the U.S. death toll surpasses 132,000 and the number of new cases hits record levels.” - Karen Tumulty
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