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[ad_1] Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanks the NHS in a video message on Easter Sunday, London, England, April 12, 2020. (Pippa Fowles/Reuters) Boris Johnson returned today to politics today after a life-and-death battle with the coronavirus and a convalescence lasting three weeks at Chequers. He did so amid a great many media mutterings that the
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[ad_1] A person with a social-distancing sign in a Tesco supermarket in Kensington, England, as the spread of the coronavirus continues, April 16, 2020. (Hannah McKay/Reuters) There’s an interesting new paper today that, using cell-phone mobility data, aims to separate voluntary social distancing from the effects of government policy. It asks: Did people leave their
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[ad_1] The Chinese government’s foreign ministry portrayed China as the victim of coronavirus disinformation on Monday, before suggesting minutes later that the U.S. government is “hiding something” regarding the pandemic. “China always stands against disinformation campaign. We are victim rather than producer of disinformation,” the Chinese foreign ministry wrote from its Twitter account. The account
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[ad_1] “New evidence supporting credibility of Tara Reade’s allegation against Joe Biden emerges.” – Susan Sarandon, has-been actress, and wife of cuckold Timothy Robbins After weeks of stories in conservative outlets about Tara Reade’s sexual assault claim against presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden – and after weeks of deafening silence from the Progressive Left
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[ad_1] Recently, a local talk show host asked a “get ‘em calling” question, “Who do you believe about the coronavirus?” If the question was designed to be frustrating, it certainly was. Do people choose to believe someone and then stop asking questions? I hope not. As we’ve seen, the esteemed scientists we were supposed to
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[ad_1] The European Union caved into pressure from the Chinese government regarding a report on disinformation related to the coronavirus pandemic, news reports show.  According to news reports, the EU removed language from a report that criticized Beijing over a ‘global disinformation’ campaign to deflect blame for the early response to the pandemic.  EU analysts
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[ad_1] Steve Dalkowski died Friday at age 80, of complications after contracting coronavirus. Dalkowski was baseball’s last truly legendary figure, the real-life inspiration for Bull Durham’s Nuke LaLoosh. We throw around the term “legend” a lot in sports, usually just to mean an athlete whose accomplishments astound us. But Dalkowski, who pitched in the minor
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[ad_1] While former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams publicly pitches herself as a potential running mate for former Vice President Joe Biden, the state ethics commission still has an “active investigation” into her 2018 campaign, the Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. “The investigation into the Abrams campaign remains ongoing,” David H. Emadi, the
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[ad_1] In a show of national solidarity, the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will conduct a series of multi-city flyovers over the next two weeks. America Strong is a collaborative salute from the Navy and Air Force to recognize healthcare workers, first responders, and
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[ad_1] A worker cleans an empty hall in Industry City, N.Y., where the shops have been closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, March 26, 2020. (Stephen Yang/Reuters) The University of Michigan released its Consumer Sentiment Index measurements today. Thanks to the sledgehammer lockdown of the U.S. economy, the index took its biggest one-month plunge ever
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[ad_1] President Donald Trump points to a reporter to ask a question during the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House, March 19, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Some of Donald Trump’s most sycophantic defenders are frustrated that he is not lifting social-distancing guidelines with more alacrity. “Until we feel it’s safe, we’re going to be
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[ad_1] A Harvard University student cheers during the 135th playing of “The Game” against Yale University, Boston, Mass., November 17, 2018. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) In response to What We Get for Our University R&D Spending In my last Corner post, I pointed out an apparent inconsistency: Ivy League schools receive generous subsidies during economic expansions but
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