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Oregon troops refuse to wear mask at cafe, left on leave: reports

An Oregon State Police soldier who refused to wear a mask at a Corvallis cafe Wednesday has been released on leave, according to reports. “F — Kate Brown,” the troops reportedly told the store assistant manager, referring to the state’s governor, a Democrat. Brown’s state mask mandate to fight coronavirus came into effect the same day, FOX 12 in Oregon …

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The felony charges were dropped against the death mother Lori Vallow

Two of the criminal charges against Death Day-obsessed mother Lori Vallow were dismissed on Thursday, according to a report. Vallow, who is being held in Idaho on $ 1 million bail, is still facing charges of resisting and obstructing an officer, soliciting a crime and contempt of court, East Idaho News reported. She was also hit with new criminal charges …

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NYC schools will open again this fall, de Blasio says

“I understand that parents want answers. Here are some answers. Schools will open in September,” de Blasio said, answering a reporter’s question about a specific timeline. The mayor said that schools will have a maximum number of students who can participate based on all available spaces they can convert into learning areas that support social distance. In cases where not …

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One problem for college in the fall: reluctant professors

Other universities have been more open to allowing professors to decide for themselves what to do. “Due to these extraordinary circumstances, the University temporarily suspends the normal requirement that instruction be made in person,” the University of Chicago said in a statement to instructors on June 26. Yale said on Wednesday that it would only take some of its students …

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Supreme Court acts to postpone controversy, from Mueller report to abortion: NPR

The US Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to hear arguments this fall in a case that accused the Trump administration of the House Judiciary Committee and its efforts to see edited portions of the Russian interference report prepared by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller. The decision is a significant blow to House Democrats’ efforts to see the material before the November …

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Rope. Andy Biggs requires the Coronavirus Task Force to be disbanded

An Arizona GOP legislator on Thursday called on President Trump to dissolve his Coronavirus working group, saying it is holding back the economic recovery. “When our economy is restored, it is imperative that President Trump is not undermined in his mission to restore our economy to greatness. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx continues to contradict many of President …

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WH considers the second round “seriously” since the first round “worked very well”

After President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed his support for more stimulus and potentially a second round of controls, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also said he could support direct payments. “We will seriously consider whether we need to make more direct payments,” Mnuchin said at a press conference at the White House on Thursday. “Worked very well.” Read more: Coronavirus …

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Newsom presents a million dollar ad campaign promoting face masks

As California’s COVID-19 numbers continue to rise at a rewarding rate, the state is prepared to launch a multimedia-dollar-multimedia ad campaign that calls on the public to wear a mask. Govin Newsom unveiled the campaign, along with two sample ads, during a press conference on Thursday. The campaign will “focus on messages that we think can hit home in traditional …

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