Covid latest: Maharashtra tightens curbs; global cases top 137.2m – News

A summary of today’s developments: Live map: Global spread of coronavirus Source: Johns Hopkins University Global Covid caseload tops 137.2mn The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 137.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.95 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University’s Center … Read more

AgenTus’ Immune Cell Therapy In Patients With COVID-19 And Cancer – CBS Boston

COVID-19 has caused a global healthcare crisis and cancer persists as a leading cause of death worldwide[1] Could cell therapy be the answer for both? The public health crisis of COVID-19 has propelled and catalyzed investigations of therapies suspected to have potential for combating COVID-19.[2] At the same time, the search for optimal cancer treatments … Read more

White high school teacher placed on leave for asking class ‘how is the N-word complicated’ during assignment – The Sun

A TEACHER in Texas has been placed on administrative leave after students raised concerns about a controversial lesson involving the N-word. The lesson took place at Stratford High School in the Spring Branch Independent School District of Houston on Monday. 3 A Texas teacher has been suspended for using the N-word in one of her … Read more

Russia news: Putin may fail to win support for Ukraine clash – ‘Hardly popular’ | World | News

Opposition politician Alexei Navalny was jailed upon re-entering Russia on January 17 this year, sparking outrage and protests. Mr Putin’s approval ratings have remained at 64 percent, according to a Levada Centre poll in February – but have dropped considerably from 2014’s 83 percent, GALLUP suggests. Comparing Mr Putin’s popularity in 2014 to now, Ms … Read more

Yankees’ struggling rotation already a big issue

This won’t work. This will, at best, bring the 2021 Yankees back to their 2020 ending, which satisfied no one. The Yankees simply must get more from their newcomers (or oldcomers) than these early returns. Jameson Taillon’s second Yankees start turned out to be a big-time dud, as the Blue Jays thumped the right-hander and… … Read more

Arsenal transfer round-up: Jerome Boateng race hots up as Yves Bissouma states preference

After a disappointing season in the Premier League, Arsenal are expected to be active in this summer’s transfer window. Mikel Arteta is believed to be eyeing reinforcements in several positions, with midfield and attack the biggest areas of need. With Arteta coming under pressure for what has been a tough season for Gunners supporters, he … Read more

One of David Cameron’s top civil servants was allowed to work for Greensill while in Whitehall 

The first photo of David Cameron and his financier friend Lex Greensill on their ‘desert camping trip’ to Saudi Arabia has emerged as the lobbying scandal around the former prime minister continues to spiral. Dressed in business suits and drinking tea around a campfire, the pair are pictured during their visit to Riyadh in January 2020 … Read more

For Third Night After Daunte Wright’s Killing, Protesters And Law Enforcement Clash Outside Brooklyn Center Police HQ – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the third night in a row, people gathered outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department Tuesday to protest the police killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright. The officer who fatally shot Wright during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, Kim Potter, resigned from the department Tuesday, as did Police Chief Tim Gannon. Washington … Read more