Day: June 22, 2020

The coronavirus isn’t done with us yet

Unlike the virus itself, COVID-19 relief is nearing an end. Temporary work visas will soon be harder to come by. And President Donald Trump has a new target: mail-in voting. 

It’s Alex, filling in for Ashley this week. 

But first, what’s the deal with Stonehenge? Researchers have discovered a ring of at least 20 “shafts” more than 32 feet in diameter and 16 feet deep in the United Kingdom, which could shed new light on the origins of the mystical stone circle.

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Second wave? We’re still riding the first

The World Health Organization on Sunday recorded the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases: more than 183,000. Brazil and the United States experienced the biggest increase at 54,771 and 36,617 cases, respectively. More than two-thirds of new deaths were also reported in the Americas. Some believe the

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Austin Testing Site Hours Changed Due To High Temps

AUSTIN, TX — Rising temperatures have forced a change in hours of operation of several testing sites for the coronavirus, health officials said Monday.

Central Health-affiliated CommUnityCare Health Centers announced the shifting of operating hours at all its COVID-19 testing sites to 6:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., officials said. The early-morning start will also help accommodate those who can only get tested outside of standard business hours, offiials added.

Hancock, Pflugerville and William Cannon locations will start the new testing schedule on Monday (June 22), while Colony Park, Hornsby Bend, Manor and Del Valle locations will shift to the new hours beginning Monday, June 29.

“By shifting testing hours, we can maintain current testing levels and keep staff safer as they work outside in the heat of summer in full protective gear for hours at a time,” CommUnityCare CEO Jaeson Fournier said in a prepared statement. “The situation is constantly

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Apple iOS 14 and WatchOS 7 Boast New Features

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Apple says the next version of its iPhone operating system will include a handful of new features designed to declutter its users’ growing app collections, while also better protecting their digital privacy and improving the company’s own maps and messaging applications.

The improvements were announced Monday at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which is being held entirely online thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Apple showed off similar revamps of the operating systems behind Apple’s computers, streaming TV devices, and iPads.

Meanwhile, updates for the Apple Watch operating system include redesigns of its activity and workout apps, along with new sleep-tracking abilities and more ways to customize and share watch faces.

And, perhaps in the best reflection of the times we live in, WatchOS 7 will include, no joke, automatic hand-washing detection.

Apple’s iOS 14 will officially launch

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Toronto enters next stage of reopening, PM cautious to remove international border restrictions

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety

Currently, there are more than 101,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada and more than 8,400 deaths.

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June 22

3:45 p.m.: Looking for cases to drop below 150 in Ontario

Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s chief medical officer

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What you need to know from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicked off with a keynote by CEO Tim Cook on Monday, had a different vibe.

The keynote, which typically serves as a venue for Apple to highlight its latest iOS operating system, was done online only, due to crowd restrictions to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

Cook & Co. unveiled new software updates for iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Mac computers – public betas for those will begin in July with final software versions available this fall, Cook said.

The Apple CEO also announced that Apple would begin making its own processors for Macs. The move from Intel chips will make for “a huge leap forward” for Mac computers, he said.

Apple expects to ship the first Mac with an Apple processor by the end of the year, with the transition to all Apple processor-based Macs to take about two years.

New Intel-based Macs

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‘You Step Up and Do It’

For New Orleans emergency nurse practitioner Carolyn Storck, putting others’ needs ahead of her own has always been second-nature — and nothing was going to change that, not even surgery during a pandemic.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic in March, Storck tells PEOPLE she had to undergo surgery after developing a severe case of Achilles tendonitis and a Haglund’s deformity.

Less than two weeks later, Storck — who is in her 40s — was back on the frontlines caring for COVID-19 patients, while also managing to keep the weight off her injured leg during 12-hour shifts by using a hands-free crutch.

“I might just be crazy, but it really did not feel that out of the norm,” she says. “I felt an obligation to my colleagues, and when people started calling out sick and we started looking for back-ups and on-call lists, there still was a gap.”

“If there is a

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Building Family Wealth Values in the ‘New Normal’

Throughout the current lockdown, families have shown up for each other—lending strength when needed and hope or laughter when situations are bleak. Above all, parents, siblings, aunts and uncles have stepped in and become teachers for one another.  

Research shows that between the ages of five and eight, we are at our most impressionable. This is the time when a child’s value system is formed—and typically is when children spend the majority of their days in-person at school. However, due to our current homebound status, we as parents and leaders of the family have been given a rare chance to play a larger role in education. We are now, in many cases, the sole provider of social and economic lessons for our children.

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As we navigate the realities of economic inequity, systemic injustices and mental well-being, it is important to involve the whole family in these conversations. Life

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Edited Transcript of RYN earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT

Jacksonville Jun 22, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Rayonier Inc earnings conference call or presentation Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 2:00:00pm GMT

* David L. Nunes

Rayonier Inc. – President, CEO & Director

* Douglas M. Long

Rayonier Inc. – SVP of Forest Resources

* Mark D. McHugh

Rayonier Inc. – Senior VP & CFO

* Paul C. Quinn

RBC Capital Markets, Research Division – Director of Paper and Forest Products & Paper and Forest Products Analyst

Welcome and thank you for joining Rayonier’s First Quarter 2020 Teleconference Call. (Operator Instructions) Today’s conference is being recorded. If you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time.

Now I will turn the meeting over to Mr. Mark McHugh, Senior Vice President and CFO. Sir, you may begin.

Mark D. McHugh, Rayonier Inc. – Senior VP & CFO [2]

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Carnival Extends Shutdown Through Sept. 30 Over Coronavirus

MIAMI, FL — Carnival Cruise Line said Monday it is extending its coronavirus shutdown for North American cruises through Sept. 30, but the Miami-based company did not yet announce a new target date to resume service.

“During this unprecedented pause in our business, we have continued to assess the operating environment and confer with public health, government and industry officials,” Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy said in a letter to passengers who booked cruises and travel agents.

Industry trade group Cruise Lines International Association announced Friday that all cruise lines at American ports had voluntarily extended the suspension of cruises until Sept. 15 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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“We have watched with great interest as commerce, travel and personal activities have begun to start back up, and once we do resume

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Trump in Tulsa Demonstrates Show of Force Against Dihydrogen Monoxide

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, in front of a half-empty stadium, Donald Trump drank a glass of water and deeply owned everyone. They said it couldn’t be done in four years and he did it in three and a half, folks. Despite the fact that he claims to not have time to read Twitter, Trump responded to a trend of ableist online derision about the way he drinks water not by critiquing it for its scattershot pettiness, but by accepting it on its merits.

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