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We Will Never Be the Same After Covid-19

ShareTweetPin When this is all over, we will never be the same…. When the world returns to its fast pace… When we all come out from our homes, blinking at the bright sunshine that never dimmed… When our healthcare providers can take a breath without fearing infection….  When they can sleep, rest, cry…  Become A Contributor When they find peace after all they have seen and experienced… When families bury their loved ones… Grieve their losses… Stagger away from graves as our war heroes who were most scarred by this virus……

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No greater love hath Trump than to lay down your life for his re-election | Richard Wolffe

Only a once-in-a-century leader has the guts to say out loud what the worst among us are really thinking: everyone other than me is expendable Donald Trump isnt much of a doctor or scientist. He isnt much of a diplomat or general. His leadership skills match his business skills. Theres a estimated death count is 2.2 million Americans. You cant just come in and say, Lets close up the United States of America, continued the president who prides himself on closing the borders of, um, the United States of America.…

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Gary Sinise Stars in New Christian Movie “I Still Believe”

ShareTweetPin From classic films like Forest Gump to Apollo 13, Emmy-Award-winning actor, director, producer and philanthropist Gary Sinise has entertained America for over 30 years, Now, the man we know best as Lieutenant Dan is coming back to the big screen as the beloved father of singer Jeremy Camp in the Christian film I Still Believe. Alongside Shania Twain, playing Camp’s mom, Sinise will be acting the part of “Tom,” the then-20-year-old’s father. The movie’s plot centers on the real-life story of Camp’s journey through love, loss, and faith put…

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Amid coronavirus outbreak, SpaceX launch of Argentinian satellite postponed

The launch of the SAOCOM 1B satellite has been postponed amid the coronavirus outbreak. (CONAE) The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on space exploration programs is being closely followed. Earlier this month, for example, the European Space Agency and the Russian space agency Roscosmos announced that the launch of the second ExoMars mission is being postponed to 2022, in part because of the pandemic. The European Space Agency also said Tuesday that it is putting eight of its spacecraft into hibernation as it scales down operations during the coronavirus outbreak. NASA has…

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Apple Released 9 New Memoji Stickers, Including A Party Face With Confetti

Nirian/iStock Unreleased/Getty Images These New Memoji Stickers In Apple’s iOS 13.4 Update Include A Party Face By Lara Walsh March 25, 2020 After months of anticipation, Apple rolled out its latest operating system update along with a slew of new features. As of Tuesday, March 24, iOS users can now check out the new iCloud Drive Folder Sharing and universal purchase support for all your devices, as well as nine new Memoji stickers to help you showcase your personality. These new Memoji stickers in Apple’s iOS 13.4 update include everything…

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Coronavirus ‘symptoms’ at three detention centres

Detainees told the BBC they have been sent a note informing them that emergency measures would be introduced requiring them to remain in their rooms with controlled access to showers and fresh air. In normal circumstances, most detainees in IRCs are released back into the community after they are found to have a right to remain in the UK or while they are awaiting the outcome of their case. Detainees and charities say three of the UK’s seven immigration removal centres currently have people quarantined with symptoms of coronavirus. Five…

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Midwives Slam NYC Hospital for Forcing Women to Give Birth Alone

A group of New York City midwives slammed a Manhattan hospitals new policy prohibiting partners in delivery rooms this week, warning that the restrictions to combat COVID-19 could lead to more expectant mothers giving birth at home whether or not that is the best medical decision for them. NYC Midwives calls on the State of New York and all New York hospitals to follow WHO guidelines and affirm their commitment to allowing one essential support person to accompany all laboring people, the group said in a statement. As New York-Presbyterian…

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If Youre Having Issues With Zoom Backgrounds, Heres What To Check

Shutterstock Why Can’t I Get Zoom Backgrounds? Here’s What You Should Check By Daffany Chan Updated: March 24, 2020 As the coronavirus spreads, more and more people are self-isolating and practicing social distancing around the world. With such big changes to daily life, you’re probably one of the many people now connecting with your workplace or classroom through remote conferencing platforms like Zoom. Zoom has many exciting features to add a personal touch to your video chats, such as virtual backgrounds, but it can be tricky to navigate if you…

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Waffle House closes 420 locations amid coronavirus pandemic

New York City (CNN Business)Waffle House just became the latest restaurant chain to shutter some of its locations amid the nation’s novel coronavirus outbreak. “With so few customers visiting our restaurants, we are rapidly losing the ability to offer enough work hours for our associates to earn money needed to live their lives and pay their bills,” the company said. “Waffle House is striving to keep as many stores open for as long as we can in order to support as many associates as possible.” Most of the chain’s closures…

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You Can Score A Round-Trip Flight To Norway For As Low As $324 This Winter

Shutterstock Dollar Flight Club’s March 11 Deals To Norway Could Save You Over $500 By Cianna Garrison March 11, 2020 It’s never too early to start planning your next fall or winter trip. If you’ve been waiting for the chance to experience an idyllic winter setting on your next vacation, Dollar flight Club’s March 11 deals to Norway are here to make it so easy. You can plan a bucket list trip without spending a ton of cash, thanks to prices that can save you up to $526. If Norway…

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Construction firms divided as shutdown calls grow

Taylor Wimpey, which builds over 10,000 homes a year, said this week that it was closing all of its sites “because we believe it is the right thing to do”. Barratt, meanwhile, said it would close 400 sites and offices to prioritise “the health and safety of customers and employees”. Persimmon said it would stop all but essential work, while the majority of HS2 sites had “paused or are pausing construction works,” a spokesperson for the project said. But Cairn Construction, which built 2,200 homes last year, was among those…

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