The Guardian

The Guardian 10 Oct 2019

'He said: "I'd break the law for you." I was 13': calling time on street harassment


Rape threats, racist slurs, being followed home, just some of the things that women and girls are subjected to on a daily basis. But there is a growing generation of young women who are no longer prepared to put up with it and have launched a campaign to make street harassment illegal. On-the-spot fines were introduced in France in 2018, but could it make a difference in the UK?

As the world struggles to contain the coronavirus, we begin with encouraging news from the United Kingdom.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reported to be out of intensive care at St. Thomas hospital where he's been cared for since Monday.  A spokesperson from Downing Street said the prime minister is back on a ward where he's being closely monitored.  The death toll continues to rise in the United States with more than 16, 000 deaths. The epicenter, New York state, reported its single worst day on Wednesday with 799 deaths. And, 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, bringing the total number of claims to more than 16 million. Economists say the US unemployment rate is now 13%, the worst since the Great Depression.

CGTN's White House Correspondent Nathan King reports.

To discuss the impact of the coronavirus in the United States:

Dr. William Haseltine is the Chair and President of ACCESS Health International and is best known for his groundbreaking work in HIV and AIDS.

As the death toll rises from the coronavirus, scientists around the world are racing to find a vaccine that will protect people from getting sick.

To discuss this:

Dr. Gloria Taliani is a member of the COVID-19 Task Force with the Italian Civil Protection System.

Russ Altman is a Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine and Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University.
Like a lot of small businesses right now, hair salons are struggling financially during the coronavirus pandemic. One Dallas salon owner has made the controversial decision to re-open her business tomorrow in violation of Texas's stay-at-home order shuttering all non-essential businesses. A mom of three, Shelly Luther said she feels she has no other choice. "It's either come in and make money to be able to feed your family or stay home and freak out," Shelly Luther told Inside Edition.
In 2017, President Trump said he fired national security adviser Michael Flynn for lying. Now, Trump is blaming the FBI for Flynn's statements.
Kendrick Perkins, Cassidy Hubbarth, and Amin Elhassan are joined by David Fizdale as he gives detailed insight on Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. Coach Fizdale breaks down what happened in the final moments, and Perk talks about what made the 2012-2013, Miami Heat so dominating.

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