The Daily Populous

Monday March 16th, 2020 night edition

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Friends have set up an online fundraiser to help her make ends meet while she is undergoing treatment.

Amanda Smith was working on Wednesday when she was trapped under a piece of equipment.

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A movie production assistant is paralyzed following a work-place accident on the set of Batwoman in Vancouver.

According to a GoFundMe page, Amanda Smith was working when she got trapped by a piece of equipment on Wednesday.

“While doing her job as a production assistant, the bucket of a lift lowered onto her head and she was trapped beneath it.

Friends who set up the page say the money is meant to help Smith make ends meet while she is unable to work.

“We do not want her to have to worry about finances as she goes through these uncertain times,” the page continues. »

Former school nurse charged with child rape jailed again for threatening to carry out mass shooting

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Auburn resident Mark David Glenn, 51, was charged with third-degree child rape, second-degree sexual misconduct with a minor and communication with a minor for immoral purposes on Jan. 8 in King County Superior Court.

Glenn surrendered only his concealed pistol license and swore under penalty of perjury that he had no additional firearms.

Glenn’s credentials as a licensed practical nurse expired on Nov. 9, 2019, according to the Washington State Department of Health. »

Coronavirus: Austria bans all gatherings of more than five people

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People will be able to go out “only alone or with the people with whom [they] live in their apartment”.

Mr Kurz’s comments came shortly after the governor of Tyrol province had announced a lockdown for his Alpine region.

Italy’s transport minister has signed a decree banning passengers from taking ferries to Sardinia, a large Mediterranean island. »

Germany confirms that Trump tried to buy firm working on coronavirus vaccine

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Germany confirms that Trump tried to buy firm working on coronavirus vaccine.

CureVac boss was at the White House last week to discuss its vaccines plans. U.S. President Donald Trump | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images.

The Donald Trump administration offered “large sums of money” to get exclusive access to a coronavirus vaccine being developed by a German company, Die Welt reported Sunday. »

Fox anchor who dismissed coronavirus fears as plot to impeach Trump is removed from her prime-time slot

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A Fox Business presenter who suggested the coronavirus crisis was part of a conspiracy to impeach Donald Trump again has been moved from her prime-time slot.

In a statement Fox Business said Trish Regan Primetime and another show, Kennedy, would be “on hiatus until further notice”.

Other Fox hosts, including Tucker Carlson – a close confidant of Mr Trump – have been taking the threat of the coronavirus more seriously. »