With schools closed due to coronavirus, state superintendent announces guidelines for graduating seniors

“We are thinking of our seniors and the impact that the current COVID-19 public health emergency and subsequent physical closure of schools has had on them, and we hope that this guidance will help relieve some stress and anxiety,” Thurmond said in a statement released Wednesday night. “We are doing everything we can to support […]

Lori Loughlin and 13 other defendants move to dismiss charges in college admissions scandal

The motion says in reality the alleged scheme described in the indictment involves “moving defendants, residing outside of Massachusetts, conspired outside of Massachusetts, with an individual from outside of Massachusetts to obtain admission to universities outside of Massachusetts. For Moving Defendants, the purported crimes have no connection to Massachusetts which could establish venue.”

Universal Credit and benefits payments to rise tomorrow – how it affects you

Apply for an advance – Claimants are able to get some cash within five days rather than waiting weeks for their first payment. But it’s a loan which means the repayments will be automatically deducted from your future Universal Credit payout.Alternative Payment Arrangements - If you’re falling behind on rent, you or your landlord may be […]

‘What are you waiting for?’ California governor appeals to 11 states that haven’t ordered residents to stay home

Many hospitals have warned they’re running out of space and supplies. In Georgia, Kemp said on the first day of April at least 3,520 medical surgery beds, 450 hospital beds and 1,006 ventilators were available. But he cited one study that showed the state could reach “peak hospital capacity” in about three weeks.

Universal basic income trials being considered in Scotland

Kerr accepts that, while he is hopeful of cross-party support in Glasgow, there are “months of work ahead”, including first arranging a feasibility study in order to present a strong enough evidence base for a pilot. “But if there is ever a case to be made then you need to test it in a place […]

‘Minions: Rise of Gru,’ ‘Sing 2’ Release Dates Pushed Back, ‘Wicked’ Indefinitely Delayed

Blockbuster season, the stretch between May and August that typically brings in the most revenues for movie theaters, looks to be entirely upended due to the closures. Universal’s announcement comes as every Hollywood studio has been forced to shuffle around major films in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent closure of movie theaters.

COVID-19: Jails in Mysuru and Chamarajanagar begin releasing inmates

The district-level committees constituted for the purpose in both Mysuru and Chamarajanagar comprised the respective Principal District and Sessions Judge, Superintendent of Police, Public Prosecutor and Jail Superintendent, who finalised the list of inmates in the jails and submitted it to the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge in the district.

DC’s Stargirl: New “Sidekick” Trailer Released

“It’s cool; it’s going to take the Stars and STRIPE comic, the Justice Society comic, and merge it into one thing,” Johns revealed in an interview last year. “And tonally, it’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and Buffy the Vampire Slayer along with the [comic] books. We’re bringing a lot of the legacy stuff into it, a lot […]

Universal basic income is not a magic solution, but it could help millions

Will people be lazy if given a basic income? One might say this is a fundamentally, and worryingly, negative view of humanity. Notwithstanding that, models of basic income systems such as that outlined by the organisaton I work for – the RSA – do not offer a level of income which would remove the necessity […]

Coronavirus pandemic | Clashing state orders, shortage of test kits hinder private labs

Despite the Centre listing 51 private labs and 16,000 collection centres to facilitate testing for coronavirus (COVID-19), they have been unable to ramp up capacity due to shortage of kits and as state orders clash with Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) guidelines, The Economic Times reported.