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Friday June 26th, 2020 day edition

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For months, that figure stood as the worst day in the pandemic’s spread at the national level.

The latest data show that, on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week (June 23 and June 24), the U.S. surpassed that high-water mark, at more than 31,700 infections per day.

The state of the pandemic in this country is officially worse than it has ever been.

Assigning causes and effects to peaks and valleys in a dataset as complex as this one is a dangerous business.

And one cannot ignore the fact that many states began cautiously reopening public spaces around Memorial Day, about two weeks before the numbers in the U.S. took off.

For those days, this method uses an average of the previous three days, the current day, and however many days follow (two, one, or none).

Based on only the unaveraged daily values, the two worst days still lie in April, and that may be true for some time. »

Michigan candidate's daughter urges people not to vote for him in viral tweet

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if you’re in michigan and 18+ pls for the love of god do not vote for my dad for state rep. tell everyone — STEPH (@streeganz) June 23, 2020.

Regan said his daughter recently sent him an article about the topic but he said “there’s no scientific data behind it.”.

Regan is one of three Republicans running to represent District 73 in the Michigan state House. »

US removes Saudi Arabia from list of worst human traffickers

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Washington (CNN) The United States has removed key ally Saudi Arabia from its list of the worst offenders on human trafficking after just a year.

The State Department's 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report said the country had made "key achievements" in the last 12 months.

It also said that Saudi authorities had "criminally convicted and sentenced to stringent imprisonment terms two Saudi officials complicit in trafficking crimes during the year.". »

Farewell to privacy: Lindsay Graham unveils a bill that would make encryption useless

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It also puts the terrorists and criminals on notice that they will no longer be able to hide behind technology to cover their tracks.".

Salon spoke with cybersecurity experts, all of whom agreed that the proposed legislation threatens civil liberties and could have unintended consequences.

"Anytime you weaken encryption, you weaken it in terms of the cybersecurity of the system itself and the product itself. »


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Impact Wrestling confirmed to this evening that it has terminated the contract of reigning Impact Wrestling Champion Tessa Blanchard and has stripped her of the title.

“Impact Wrestling confirmed that it has terminated its relationship with Tessa Blanchard and stripped her of the Impact Wrestling World Championship.”. »