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Judge told vacate or explain order nixing virus restrictions

4 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Oregon Supreme Court is giving a rural judge until Tuesday to toss out his ruling that found the governor's coronavirus restrictions are invalid.
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Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings did break lockdown rules, say police

Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings did break lockdown rules, say police

Boris Johnson's chief adviser Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules, according to a UK police force. Durham Police say they believe Cummings committed a "minor breach" of the... Read more ...

Bankruptcies have hit the fastest pace since the Great Recession - and more...

Bankruptcies have hit the fastest pace since the Great Recession - and more companies are expected to file

In May, 27 companies with at least $50 million in liabilities filed for court protection from their creditors, Bloomberg reported Thursday . It's the fastest pace of filings... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News that Facebook will not fact-check Trump's...

Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News that Facebook will not fact-check Trump's false claims as Twitter did

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News on Wednesday that his platform would not follow Twitter and fact-check claims by President Donald Trump. "I believe strongly that... Read more ...

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million in stocks that could present conflicts of interest to his work on the White... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...

Trump threatens shut down social media platforms after Twitter put a...

Trump threatens shut down social media platforms after Twitter put a disinformation warning on his false tweets

Trump has threatened to close down social media platforms if they "silence" conservative voices. The message comes after twitter for the first time tagged one of the... Read more ...

LA Sues California Company, Alleging 'Sophisticated' COVID-19 Fraud

LA Sues California Company, Alleging 'Sophisticated' COVID-19 Fraud

The city attorney accuses Wellness Matrix Group of "shocking deceptive conduct" over its sales of purported "at-home" coronavirus tests and virus-killing disinfectant. (Image... Read more ...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's...

Wielding Twitter like a weapon: Here's what was really going on when Trump's most outrageous tweet storms took place

President Donald Trump's Twitter use has gotten to the point where the social media company has, for the first time, marked two of his tweets with a fact check for the... Read more ...