District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser yesterday ordered a one-month extension of the state of emergency, as cases in the region grow at a rapid pace. Federal officials in the nation's capital expect a New York-like epidemic in the District, Maryland and Virginia, one that could potentially cripple the government... But a little-known military task force charged with evacuating Washington has already been activated, a task force charged with the most sensitive government mission of "securing" Washington in the face of attackers, foreign and domestic—and if necessary, moving White House and other key government offices to alternate locations.
Since early March city officials have released over 1,400 inmates who were vulnerable to contracting the coronavirus as well those who were deemed low-risk for reoffending or had only short periods left of their sentences.
But, even with the support of Mr. Musk, the Twitter chief executive and co-founder may still lose his job in what is likely to become a face-off with the powerful Wall Street investment powerhouse Elliott Management. The cutthroat firm, led by Paul Singer, has bought $1 billion worth of stock in Twitter and has nominated four directors to its eight-person board.
What does the Constitution provide in the event that an emergency precludes an election before the end of a term of the president? It has never happened before, and it probably will not happen this year, but law professors look at hypothetical scenarios, so here is my assessment...
President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.
"Yes, recently we submitted documents for extending the residence permit for three more years. We hope the decision will be positive," the lawyer said, noting that the issue of obtaining Russian citizenship was not discussed at the moment.
Tests were carried out on 1,487 samples from Danish blood donors at the hospital showed a mortality rate of just 0.16 percent. That puts the Danish scientists' estimates up to 20 times lower than those of the World Health Organization, which is putting deaths at anywhere between one percent and three percent of the number who contract Covid-19.
"It's difficult to imagine us getting together in the thousands anytime soon, so I think we should be prepared for that this year," Garcetti told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room." "I think we all have never wanted science to work so quickly," he continued. "But until there's either a vaccine, some sort of pharmaceutical intervention, or herd immunity, the science is the science. And public health officials have made very clear we have miles and miles to walk before we can be back in those environments."
Because of the coronavirus, all the beer that would have likely been sold to bars in Portland is now just sitting in tanks. But the beer doesn't last forever. So once it's past its expiration date, the beer ends up dumped at a treatment facility. And it's not kegs of beer - but truckloads of it.
Senior officials in North Korea paid tribute to the remote kingdom's founder Kim Il Sung Wednesday, but the apparent absence of current dictator Kim Jong Un raised questions about whether coronavirus played a part. The Hermit Kingdom's most important holiday is April 15, the birthday of the country's first dictator, known as the “Day of the Sun.”