Trudeau condemns use of minister’s WeChat group to promote fundraiser to sue journalist

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it “unacceptable” that a Chinese social media group run by an aide to a cabinet minister was used to promote a fundraiser to sue a journalist who reported on the Chinese government. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Biden calls Trump ‘absolute fool’ for not wearing face mask

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an “absolute fool” for not wearing a mask at a series of recent public events, saying his lack of leadership on the issue is “costing peoples’ lives.” Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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LA, San Bernardino counties to resume transferring jail inmates to state prisons

California state prisons will slowly resume accepting inmates from certain counties, including Los Angeles and San Bernardino, over the next month, but will continue to employ practices to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Up to 200 inmates will be transferred through June 19 from L.A., San Bernardino, San Diego and Fresno counties, but inmates […]

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‘A Film By Errol Morris’ Trailer: Showtime Doc to Explore Life of Counterculture Icon Timothy Leary

Showtime will explore the later years of outspoken 1960s counterculture figure and psychedelic advocate Timothy Leary in an upcoming documentary from Errol Morris. With a working title of “A Film By Errol Morris,” the Oscar winner behind “Wormwood” and “Fog of War” will center the documentary on Leary’s life after the counterculture era. Here’s the […]

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LA County officials looking into Vernon coronavirus outbreaks

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, May 26, to have the county’s health department work with city officials in Vernon and union officials to investigate nine industrial facilities that have experienced outbreaks of the coronavirus. The largest outbreak occurred at the Farmer John slaughterhouse, where 153 workers have tested positive for COVID-19, […]

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