Coronavirus live updates: Nearly half of all people testing positive in SF between 18-40 years old

11:12 a.m. AARP jumps on Trump statement about tax that funds Social Security: President Trump’s vow to defer payroll taxes by executive order for coronavirus relief and seek to “terminate the tax” if he’s re-elected, drew immediate objection from AARP, the powerful lobby and watchdog group that looks out for older Americans. Many lawmakers “agree […]

Mia Ayliffe-Chung: Mother of murdered backpacker calls on Government to make ’88 days’ farm work scheme safe

Exploitation in farming workAfter consulting with more than 4,000 working holiday visa holders the Fair Work Ombudsman found the 88-day farm work program created an environment where:Unreasonable and unlawful requirements are being imposed on visa holders by unscrupulous businessesExploitative work practises occurring in isolated placesVisa holders are generally recruited through word of mouthAlmost a third […]

Passion for heritage: Former civic executive engineer in Pune civic body turns house into heritage complex

His tryst with heritage and conservation came in the form of restoration and conservation work on the Vishrambaug Wada in 2001 when he took up the post of head of heritage cell, PMC. “I was on the verge of quitting my job with the PMC, where I had worked for 20 years in the garden […]

Millions of children may be pushed to work due to Covid-19

Child labour has declined by 94 million since 2000, but job losses and rising poverty because of the lockdown and sickness is likely to force more children to seek exploitative and hazardous jobs as families use every available means to earn some money and survive, said the joint report by Unicef the and International Labour […]

55 years after riots, Watts neighborhood still bears scars

Asked why so much is still needed in Watts, Gipson said change is slow. He cited the millions poured into rebuilding Jordan Downs. A new hospital that serves the area opened five years ago to replace the county-run Martin Luther King Jr. hospital that was closed after patient deaths and shoddy care.

Neeskens Kebano: Fulham winger signs new two-year deal

Several of those big-money signings failed to impress, and Cairney told Sky Sports News: “We need to keep the dressing room and the team spirit together – I think we lost that a little bit too early the last time we went up.

How will I get my A-level, GCSE or BTec exam results this year?

6 July – International Baccalaureate results 4 August – Scotland’s National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher results 13 August (08:00 BST) England, Wales and Northern Ireland’s A-level and AS-level results and A-level equivalent technical qualifications like BTecs and Cambridge Nationals 20 August – GCSE results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and GCSE equivalent technical […]

How I Taught My Kid to Read

Now that it’s summer, I have a suggestion for how parents can grant their wee kiddies the magic of reading by Labor Day: Pick up Siegfried Engelmann’s Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons. My wife and I used it a while ago with our then-4-year-old daughter, and after a mere 20 cozy […]

Best student bank accounts of 2020, including free four-year railcard and up to £3,000 interest-free overdrafts

This gives you 56 days interest free on purchases if you pay off the balance in full every month by the payment date shown on your statement, although if you don’t, you will be charged interest of 19.9 per cent.

Desecrated: blast leaves old Beirut’s heritage gems in ruins

Inspecting the National Museum of Beirut after Tuesday’s explosion, Culture Minister Abbas Mortada said he was relieved that Lebanon’s main archaeological trove escaped disaster, with only its external facade slightly damaged.