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Sunday June 14th, 2020 night edition

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Man dies after being shot by Atlanta police at Wendy's, GBI investigating Police were responding to a complaint of a man asleep at a Wendy's drive-thru.

An Atlanta man died after reportedly being shot by an Atlanta police officer at a fast-food restaurant late Friday night, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

After failing a field sobriety test, officers said they attempted to place him into custody.

It was at that point, according to GBI, that Brooks resisted and a struggle ensued.

This account has been corroborated by witness interviews," said GBI Director Vic Reynolds.

Just hours after the shooting, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields submitted her resignation to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

One officer was treated for an injury sustained during the encounter but has already been released from the hospital, according to GBI. »

Boris Johnson scrapped pandemic team before coronavirus hit UK

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Boris Johnson scrapped a team of Cabinet ministers tasked with protecting the UK from a pandemic six months before coronavirus arrived, a Mail investigation has found.

In July 2019, Boris Johnson scrapped a 'pandemic team' just six months before the virus hit the UK, a Mail investigation has learned.

It was abolished by Mr Johnson days after he entered No10 last July as part of a vow to streamline Whitehall. »

‘They’re scared’: As CERB payments end for early applicants, many say there are still no jobs to go back to

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The pinch is being felt by workers in a variety of industries, from restaurants, to corporate relocation services, and the live event business.

She had also been working in catering for the film and TV production industry, another sector which has ground to a halt.

This past Wednesday, the Parliamentary Budget Office estimated that extending CERB until next January would cost another $57 billion. »

Texas A&M Study: Face Masks Critical In Preventing Spread Of COVID-19

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The team examined the chances of COVID-19 infection and how the virus is easily passed from person to person.

“Our results clearly show that airborne transmission via respiratory aerosols represents the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19,” Zhang said.

We conclude that wearing a face mask in public corresponds to the most effective means to prevent inter-human transmission. »