Raging gunmen in Canada killed 18 people. Hundreds of people gathered to protest the restrictions on staying at home. And millions of people still waiting for a coronavirus recovery check.
That’s Ashley with news that you (might) hear but don’t have time to read.
But first, don’t know what day it is? You are not alone. And there is a term for what you feel. (BTW, it’s Monday.)
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‘Unreasonable acts of violence ‘killed 18 people
In one of the worst mass shootings in Canada, a gunman disguised when a police officer committed a 12-hour murder in Canada’s Nova Scotia province over the weekend, leaving at least 18 people dead. The alleged shooter, whom I will not mention on the Shortlist, also died. He wore a police uniform and wandered around in what looked like a police car when he set fire to the house and raged with weapons. Among the victims was a police officer, who is the mother of two children and a 23-year-old veteran, two health care workers and a teacher.
Hundreds protested against locking up of coronaviruses throughout the country
Protests have sprung up in cities and state capitals across the country as activists urging the governor to relax restrictions on staying at home enacted to combat coronavirus. Hundreds of protesters, many ignoring the rules of social distance, rallied at the Pennsylvania Building in Harrisburg on Monday. In Denver on Sunday, Health workers in scrubs and face masks block the protesters’ parades which gather outside Colorado’s Capitol.
The state of New York begins antibody testing
New York began a large scale antibody testing program to determine what percentage of the population has contracted the corona virus before reviving the country’s economy. As many as 3,000 people will be randomly selected for testing this week to determine whether their bodies have built up immunity.
How low can oil flow?
Oil prices fell below zero for the first time on Monday, signaling a sudden drop in oil demand amid a corona virus pandemic. Does this mean lower gas prices for you in the future? Maybe – but don’t expect to be paid to fill your tank.
Give it directly to me
The death toll for the US corona virus rose by nearly 2,000 to surpass 40,000, according to John Hopkins, because the number of cases worldwide is close to 2.5 million.
What everyone is talking about
Three people died when storms and tornadoes hit the South
One week after the deadliest plague in six years struck the South, citizens affected by storms and tornadoes, leaving tens of thousands helpless. Bad weather struck Florida on Monday after storms and tornadoes hit large areas in the south on Sunday. A tornado suspected of toppling a mobile home in Alabama Sunday night, killing one person. Suspected tornado resulted in one death in Mississippi. And lightning caused a fire that killed a person in Georgia. Storm Prediction Center received more than 250 reports of possible tornadoes, strong winds, hail and storm damage from Texas to Georgia since Sunday.
Basketball, drugs, Chicago Bulls
Move, “Tiger King.” The “Last Dance” government has begun. An epic series that documents the rise and dominance of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls prime Sunday, and braid together fear. Among the times everyone talked about: Jordan reminisced about the Chicago Bulls party with drugs and talked about a team called “the traveling cocaine circus.” Former President Barack Obama was introduced as … “a former resident of Chicago.” And Scottie Pippen did not get the respect he deserved.
Small businesses demand big banks for handling aid funds
Two companies filed a class action lawsuit against the bank JPMorgan Chase accusing unfair business practices against some small businesses which applies to coronavirus-related loans. The lawsuit alleges that Chase Bank prioritizes unfair businesses seeking large loans rather than processing government-sponsored loan applications based on first come, first served. The move means Chase and other major banks will receive billions of dollars more in processing fees, according to the lawsuit. Legal action is one of a series of lawsuits filed by small businesses big banks like Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Bancorp.
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