Coronavirus Leap, 2020 Elections, MLB playoffs: your weekend briefing


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Here are the most important stories of the week and a look ahead

1. Exhaustion and impatience cases of coronavirus are on the rise in some parts of the world. Nearly 40 million people worldwide have been infected.

The US surpassed eight million known cases reported more than 70,000 new infections last week and Friday, mostly in one day since July. Eighteen states have added more new infections in the past week than in any other pandemic.

In Europe, the number of cases is increasing and the number of hospitalizations is increasing. Britain is imposing new restrictions, and France has set a “maximum risk” for cities. Germany (Munich, pictured above) and Italy set the highest number of new daily cases. This is a viral condition all over the world.

The virus has turned through these countries in different ways as leaders have implemented many restrictions. However, a general approach has emerged: public fatigue coronavirus and is increasingly at risk of its dangers due to desire or necessity.

One New Yorker summed it up: “I’m so tired of everything. Will it end? I want it to end. “

2. Joe Biden is infinitely big President Trump retained an almost 2: 1 lead on air in a television commercial.

His dominance is most pronounced in three critical states – Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin – where he has spent about $ 53 million on Trump $ 17 million over the past month. In Pennsylvania alone, Mr. Biden showed 38 different ads in one week. We broken down how and where candidates spend their money.

But Biden’s camp is promptly warn of dissatisfaction in the final leg of the race, stressing that the polls, most of which show a broad Democrat advantage over Trump, may be false or inaccurate, as in 2016.

And the federal courts of appeal, which include Mr. Short appointees, in voting cases, have consistently opposed Democrats and civil rights groups. Their rulings are assisting in his re-election campaign even before any major dispute enters the Supreme Court.

Senator Ted Cruz warned of a “Republican bloodbath with Watergate proportions,” and Senator Lindsey Graham, one of the president’s most prominent allies, predicted the president could lose the White House greatly. They are depicted on Capitol Hill this week.

Mr Trump’s cabinet also fears a loss in November: cabinet departments are resorting transpose many new regulations it will affect the lives of millions of people.

Separately, Women’s March protesters took to the streets on Saturday in Washington, driven by their opposition to Mr Trump and his appointed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The march was greeted with opposing support from Judge Barretto.

4. The election has become referendum on the soul of the nation. Everyone seems to be fighting for it.

5. Our journalist looked at evolution “White supremacy” in America is a phrase once reserved for hate groups, poured into the rhetorical blood of the nation.

NFL, museums and colleges accused of ‘white supremacy’ as the debate over race developed. Many believe this phrase to be a more accurate way of describing today’s racial reality; However, some black scientists, businessmen and activists – on the right and the left – abandon the phrase as an explanatory rather than an explanatory term.

“It stems from anger and despair and is more repulsive than repentant,” said a Harvard University sociologist.

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6. Three years ago Jacinda Ardern chose to lead the New Zealand Labor Party at the last minute. On Saturday, the prime minister traveled for re-election.

In handling the responses to the 2019 The Christchurch terrorist attacks and the eruption of the White Island volcano, as well as the ‘go hard, go early’ approach, which effectively removed the pandemic from its country, all at the time of the birth of the first child. Mrs. Ardern became a global carrier of a merciful progressive policy brand.

“We will rule when we agitate – positively,” Ms Ardern said in her endorsement, adding: “We will recover better from the Covid crisis. This is our opportunity. “

7. “There is no way I can release my poison.”

This is Drew Kanevsky, above, the owner of Jets season tickets since 2002. And one of the many football fans in the Northeast who have had to watch their team’s weak performances from afar (both the Jets and Giants are 0-5).

It seems that p. Kanevsky feels another muted consequence of the pandemic, silencing so many joyful occasions but depriving the world of sports of the critical side of fanaticism: collective ventilation.

Baseball, World Series match set: Tampa Bay Rays / Houston Astros to play with Atlanta Braves // or The Tampa Bay Rays / Houston Astros to play with either Atlanta Braves or Los Angelo’s Dodgers. The Dodgers forced 7 games on Sunday.

8. Borat and Sacha Baron Cohen returned.

The actor revives his frantic, satirical character and plays political activist Abbie Hoffman in Aaron Sorkin’s new Netflix film “Chicago Attempt 7.” Retame interview, he told Maureen Dowd that he felt the need to “ring the alarm bell and say democracy is dangerous this year.”

Mr Sorkin said the day Mr Baron Cohen shot his scene at the witness stand, he recalled the day Jack Nicholson shot the courtroom scene in “A Few Good Men.”

Here’s what you need to know about the movie and famous in 1969. political court.

9. Can it be perfect chocolate chip cookie?

It’s a bold demand, but one that Ravneet Gill supports. And so far no one has disputed that. Ms. Gill, a British confectioner, has done many tests to achieve her version of the classic recipe, and in late March she started living on Instagram. The masses followed.

Initially, the cookies were from a chef she worked with at a private members ’club who wrote her formula on paper.

Later, when the recipe disappeared, she replaced the cookies. She landed on a mixture of dark brown and fine (or very good) sugar, immediately rolling the dough into balls and then cooling for 12 hours. There was one surprising omission: vanilla, given its high price. Here’s the recipe.

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