New York City delays K-12 opening after pressure from country’s largest teachers union

The largest school district in the country is delaying the restart of in-person learning amid mounting pressure from the country’s largest teachers union.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced on Tuesday that in-person schooling will be delayed for 1.1 million children across the city by 11 days to September 21. Parents will have the option for online or in-person once school begins.

“We are dealing with all unknowns, but the good unknown is when there will be a vaccine,” de Blasio said in a press conference on Tuesday. “Once we do we can start going back to normal.”

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New York City delays K-12 opening after pressure from country’s largest teachers’ union


Billionaire George Soros Places Bet on 3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks

“If investing is entertaining, if you’re having fun, you’re probably not making any money. Good investing is boring.”The words are George Soros’, and whatever you may think of his politics or activism, it is impossible to deny that he is one of the world’s greatest stock market investors. In some 30 years of active trading, his hedge fund saw an annualized average return exceeding 30%; it was one of the greatest runs of sustained profits in Wall Street’s history. Soros ran his hedge fund behind the scenes, building a portfolio based on reliable dividends and solid returns.He has continued that strategy in recent years, after taking his firm private. Considering his aphorism, ‘Good investing is boring,’ it’s no wonder that Soros gravitates toward stocks with proven returns. His recent new positions simply bear this out, as Soros has bought

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Lovecraft Country’s Leti Uses Clothing “as an Armor”

Photo credit: HBO
Photo credit: HBO

From Harper’s BAZAAR

Mild spoilers ahead.

It’s impossible to take your eyes off Jurnee Smollett in Lovecraft Country. She’s an electric performer as photographer and activist Letitia “Leti” Lewis, but she also stuns in her vintage wardrobe in the ’50s-set thriller. Throughout the new series, she sports A-line skirts, tie-front cropped blouses, and pedal pushers with absolute ease. She is bewitching when she glares from the top of her cat-eye frames. Her fear is palpable when she’s sprinting away from monsters in bloodied attire (this is a horror show after all).

Leti’s clothes, whether dirtied or delicate, add to Smollett’s performance, but they also represent a defensive layer for her mysterious character. Leti is introduced as an old friend of Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) who then joins him and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) on a road trip to find Atticus’s missing father, but there

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Face Masks Will Not Be Mandatory At UK Cinemas, Say Country’s Full COVID Guidelines

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Today, the UK Cinema Association (UKCA) has published its set of coronavirus preventative measures for exhibitors to adhere to from July 4 when they begin re-opening.

This week, individual chains such as Odeon, Showcase and Cineworld have been outlining their plans. They have followed a similar path of increased hygiene, ventilation, distancing, managing capacity and online purchases, all of which are ratified in today’s UKCA document. Showcase even put together a short video illustrating how the procedures might look in practice.

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But what everyone has been waiting for is the answer to a crucial question – will face masks be mandatory? Cineworld workers, for example, have been petitioning the company this week after its CEO said it would make masks a requirement for staff but not for customers.

Today’s doc effectively confirms that masks will not be part of the

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