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Image copyright Getty Images Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England after Brexit, the government has been warned. Ministers say the issue will be dealt with in the upcoming Trade Bill. But opponents of these practices say that could lead to farm standards being bargained away in negotiations. Instead, they want ministers …

(TNS) — Boston is the latest city to consider passing a municipal ban on the use of facial recognition technology, a software that has been criticized for its potential to violate civil liberties and misidentify members of the public, especially people of color. City Councilors Michelle Wu and Ricardo Arroyo on Wednesday, May 6 introduced an …

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to close Orange County beaches to slow the spread of the coronavirus faces a test this weekend, and could have an impact on other Southern California shores. Newsom closed the beaches over the objections of Orange County officials after crowds hit the sand last weekend. Temperatures will be cooler this weekend, …

michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.” Today: Scientists are racing to make a vaccine against the coronavirus. Katrin Bennhold on how that race is not just about creating the vaccine, but about which country will own it. It’s Wednesday, April 1. katrin bennhold So at the end …

Hopes remain that the Tour de France may yet take place in August despite its postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic, with Geraint Thomas insisting “in my head it’s definitely going to happen”. On Monday night the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, in effect ruled out the possibility of the Tour starting as planned when …

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 7, 2020– The UV led technology market is expected to grow by USD 1.27 billion during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As per Technavio, the impact can be expected to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent …

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The UV led technology market is expected to grow by USD 1.27 billion during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As per Technavio, the impact can be expected to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with …

On the same day new COVID-19 rules banned gatherings of more than two people, an unlicensed Brisbane brothel was caught in the act. Queensland Police handed out the first fines under their new powers to the massage parlour in the suburb of Lutwyche on Monday. Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll says one worker was fined $1334 …

THE PROGNOSIS Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, shakes hands with Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.). (Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) For months, Congress has stalled on legislation to protect Americans from “surprise” medical bills. Now there’s an unexpected chance to get it done, as lawmakers and the White House race to combat …

A passenger checks flight information at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy. President Trump imposed a 30-day ban on most travelers coming from from European countries, beginning late Friday E.T. Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images A passenger checks flight information at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy. President Trump imposed …