Earlier this summer, The Prince of Wales recorded a message of support fortenants of the Duchy of Cornwall, celebrating local businesses and individualswho have supported their communities during the Covid-19 crisis. This includesthe Brace of Butchers shop in Poundbury providing meals for those in need, thetenants of the Post Office at Postbridge on Dartmoor who remained openthroughout lockdown, and a farm tenant in Herefordshire who took on an entireflock of sheep for a neighbour who was taken ill with coronavirus.
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According to a Washington Post report, postal workers and union leaders fear that new USPS procedures could impact mail in voting for the November election. According to CNN, the Post is reporting up to 2-day delays in mail delivery, nationwide. The new US Postal Service policies come under the leadership of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a longtime Donald Trump supporter and fundraiser. He stepped into the Postmaster role in June, when the new policies were shared.
Following weeks of protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody, curators from the Smithsonian in Washington have begun collecting artifacts for an eventual exhibit. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Getting the chickenpox is a right of passage for all children. The signs of chickenpox include fever, fatigue, headache, loss of appetite, and an itchy rash. The rash usually develops about 10 to 21 days after you are exposed to the virus. The other physical symptoms can occur a few days before the rash develops. Business Insider reports that the infection usually lasts 5 to 10 days. The virus goes away on its own, though certain high-risk groups will want to seek medication.
Yoga is a very popular form of exercise. And why not? According to Business Insider, yoga provides a lot of great health benefits. One major benefit is better sleep. Yoga practitioners strengthening core muscles. They also improve depression symptoms. Finally, yoga helps with stress management.
iPhone 12 expected to launch in the fall. Business Insider reports that this is the worst time to purchase a new iPhone. Insider said buyers should wait for the newest model that's expected to come with 5G support and the latest Apple processor. Some consumers don't care about having the latest iPhone. Apple typically discounts certain older models when introducing new ones. Consumers in need of a cheaper iPhone can pick up an iPhone SE for $399.
Walmart delayed the July launch of its subscription service. Business Insider reports that Walmart needs to debut soon to avoid missing out on holiday sales. The 2020 holiday shopping season is most likely going to move entirely online. Walmart+ has a clear chance to highlight its value to consumers. Walmart was originally set to introduce its Walmart+ subscription service this spring. It pushed the debut back to July due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its launch has now been postponed again.
Nintendo surged as much as 6% on Thursday, reports Business Insider. The video game company said first-quarter earnings soared 428% while sales more than doubled. Video game companies have seen a surge in business since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Consumers are looking to entertain and distract themselves while sheltering in place. Driving the strength in Nintendo's business included growing demand for its Nintendo Switch.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee tested coronavirus positive on August 10. Mukherjee had gone to the hospital for separate procedure, where he was diagnosed with coronavirus. He announced the news on his Twitter handle. Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah is also undergoing treatment for coronavirus.
Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar represents Minneapolis, Minnesota in congress. She is facing a stiff primary challenge from lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux. Melton-Meaux raised an absurd $3.2 million in the second quarter of this year to Omar’s $471,000. Omar represents a sizable Jewish community in her district. She has been the face of multiple national controversies for her perceived use of coded anti-Semitic language.
Amid demands for more police transparency after the killing of George Floyd, U.S. police departments are experimenting with a new way of capturing potentially deadly moments: putting small cameras on their guns. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Police near Minneapolis, Minnesota used drones last week to check on an enormous threat to the local social order. Namely, CNN reports the drones were activated to check if sunbathers at a lakeside beach were breaking the law by going nude or topless. Golden Valley city officials say the police department used the high-tech surveillance devices at Twin Lake on July 10 after receiving complaints from the public. This stuff has been going on there for decades.
Attorneys for the family of George Floyd filed a federal civil lawsuit on Wednesday. The suit is against the city of Minneapolis and the police officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Floyd died May 25 after former officer Derek Chauvin used his leg to pin Floyd's neck to the ground for nearly nine minutes. Chauvin was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The lawsuit was filed in US District Court for the District of Minnesota.