Pope FrancisPope FrancisAustralia high court overturns conviction of highest ranking Vatican official publicly accused of sex crimes Pope celebrates Palm Sunday without crowds Pope tests negative for coronavirus, Vatican says MORE on Sunday called on world governments to take “drastic” action on climate change. … [Read more...] about Pope challenges governments to take ‘drastic’ climate change measures
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Victoria's Human Rights Commissioner Kristen Hilton also told the ABC some of the fines that had been issued over the past week were unfair, and the Government needed to continually review the restrictions it had in place. … [Read more...] about Victoria’s stage 3 coronavirus restrictions raise MP concerns about civil liberties, ‘stupid’ measures
For all of us in Cabinet, he is not just our boss. He's also a colleague and he's also our friend, Raab said. And I'm confident he'll pull through because if there's one thing I know about this prime minister, he's a fighter. Deaths in Britain reached nearly 6,200, after a one-day increase of almost 800. … [Read more...] about New York suffers deadliest day, WHO warns against easing coronavirus measures too early
NAVARRO SAW IT COMING. President Trump’s trade adviser Peter Navarro reportedly warned his White House colleagues about the threat the novel coronavirus posed to the U.S. public in a memo in late January, when Trump was still publicly downplaying the risk. In memos written in January and February and reported by The New York Times and Axios, Navarro estimated up to 2 million Americans could die and appealed for $3 billion to support prevention, treatment, inoculation and diagnostics. He also called for an immediate travel ban on China. (The Hill) … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Coronavirus Report: Debruyne Says Global Response Platform Needed; Navarro Saw It Coming
The coronavirus-relief bill passed last month by Congress prohibits foreclosure on federally backed mortgage loans for 60 days, covering some 30 million homeowners. The bill also prohibits rental evictions for 120 days for properties secured by a government-backed mortgage. That covers about half of all multifamily homes. Beyond that, however, protections for renters tends to be haphazard, varying widely by state. As of this past weekend (policies are changing quickly), only 14 states have barred landlords from formally beginning the process of eviction, according to our data; 36 - plus the District of Columbia - still permit evictions to be filed. … [Read more...] about A massive wave of evictions is coming. Temporary bans won’t help.