COVID-19: Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others mobilising $600bn against pandemic

“We propose convening a global pledging conference – its purpose supported by a G20 Executive Task Force – to commit resources to meet these emergency global health needs.” They also warn that without rapid support, about 1.2 million COVID-19 deaths would be possible in Africa and Asia’s poorest countries amid danger of igniting a second […]

Super Agent Drew Rosenhaus — Cops Called for Domestic Dispute … Wife Says Gun In House

Our sources say … Lisa told police things were escalating quickly — she claimed Drew’s brother had called her a “whore” and an “alcoholic” — and said Drew eventually gave her trash bags and told her to get her stuff out of the home and leave.

2020 NFL Draft: League advising agents of prospects to scrub social media accounts, per report

That turned out to be exactly right, because none of it impacted general manager John Lynch’s decision to add Bosa to the 49ers roster with the second-overall pick, but his story serves as yet another cautionary tale as the league begins to take a proactive approach to such matters. With the 2020 NFL Draft rapidly […]

Coronavirus brings UK housing market to ‘near standstill’ – RICS

“For those who can afford to move they may lack confidence in the market, adding to the slow down. A stamp duty (property purchase tax) holiday could be one of the ways to reactivate the housing market quickly as a short term measure,” RICS said.

Quiet, Woodsy Bolingbrook Home Ready For A New Family

Address: 502 Foxborough Trl, Bolingbrook, Illinois Price: $290,000 Square Feet: 1844 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half Baths Built: 1999 This 3 Bed, 2.1 Bath Home with a Full Finished Basement has it all! Located in Huntington Estates Subdivision in Bolingbrook on a quiet Cul-de-Sac with Mature Trees. Gleaming Hardwood Floors and Vaulted […]

How To Keep Your Home Safe When Quarantined With a COVID-19 Patient

If you’re a caregiver, make sure you have the right protection The CDC advises staying 6 feet away from people with the novel coronavirus. But that might be impossible when you’re caring for a sick person and they need help getting to the bathroom or changing their clothes.

Blindsided: how coronavirus felled the global economy in 100 days

JP Morgan says Chinese GDP might have contracted by 40% in the first three months of 2020. Morgan Stanley pencils in a 30% drop in US output in the second quarter. The numbers are mindboggling, but in a way the pictures of Times Square in New York City and St Mark’s Square in Venice tell […]

Albion Development Plans Gets Preliminary City Council Nod

Representing the developers, Park District of Highland Park Commissioner Cal Bernstein said city staff had been considering a possible development on the Karger Center site since 2009. The project before the Council was the brainchild of Highland Park resident Keith Jacobs, the third-generation chief of North Shore homebuilder The Jacobs Companies, Bernstein told members of […]

Coronavirus could double number of people going hungry

The G20 is coming under increasing pressure to act: a group of Nobel prize-winning economists and former senior development bank officials wrote to the forum advising that trillions of dollars would be needed to help the developing world cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. This week more than 100 former heads of government, including Tony Blair, […]

COVID-19 and right to freedom of movement

‘As the executive,’  said Lord Atkin, delivering the judgement of the Board, ‘he [the Governor] can only act in pursuance of the powers given to him by the law. In accordance with British jurisprudence no member of the executive can interfere with the liberty or property of a British subject except on the condition that […]