First, immunize all businesses. It would mean, as an example, that even if your boss fails to provide safeguards to protect you against the disease and as a result you get sick or possibly die from exposure on the job, neither you nor your family would be able to sue.It’s a nasty and deeply callous idea, although not a surprising one for the Senate Majority leader or Republicans in general. Making it harder for individuals who claim harms from businesses to get compensated has been on the GOP’s wish list for years.
The agriculture minister has approved the import of 60 sprayers from the Micron Group of the UK, which is a manufacturer of specialist spraying equipment. The ministry also floated bids for drones for aerial spraying of insecticides for effective control over tall trees and inaccessible areas. Helicopters are being readied for deployment, an official said..
Democratic lawmakers said on Friday they want to conduct closed door interviews with officials from President Donald Trump administration about the surprise firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, and release transcripts to the public. Representatives Eliot Engel, chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee; Carolyn Maloney, chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee; and Senator Bob Menendez, ranking Democrat on Senate Foreign Relations, said they were expanding an investigation of Linick May 15 dismissal. Reopen safelyIn Japan, seven people have died for every 1 million residents a death rate about 45 times lower than America The number of daily new cases peaked at 743 on April 12, but has varied between 90 and 14 for the past week, according to the World Health Organization; the number of hospitalized COVID 19 patients has dropped from 10,000 about a month ago to 2,000 today.
Trudeau: Canadians watching US unrest and police violence in ‘shock and horror’Canadians are watching unrest and police violence in the United States in “shock and horror”, Justin Trudeau said on Friday but the prime minister cautioned that his country also has entrenched problems with racism. The city of Minneapolishas been rocked by a third night of violent protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, after a white police officer knelt on his neck as he lay on the ground following arrest. A search warrant affidavit says police recovered the remains of a boy from a Knox County property where Michael and Shirley Gray lived until about 2016, news outlets reported on Friday.