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Half of Nevada’s businesses failed to follow rules on masks, state investigators say – CNBC

Nevada is among the states with the fastest rising rates of coronavirus infection, and state investigators have reported less than 50% of the businesses observed on July 2 complied with the governor's order requiring face masks in public.Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has promised "swift and decisive" action this week against industries that continue to flout the…

Judge orders temporary shutdown of controversial Dakota Access Pipeline – CNN

New York (CNN Business)The Dakota Access Pipeline must shut down by August 5 during an in-depth environmental review of the controversial project, a district court ruled Monday in a defeat for the Trump administration.The rare shutdown of an operating pipeline marks a major win for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and environmental groups that have…

Trump rips NASCAR for banning Confederate flag and targets Black driver Bubba Wallace – CNBC

Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 World Wide Technology Chevrolet, walks the grid prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 05, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.Chris Graythen | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump lashed out Monday at the NASCAR Cup series' only…

Rare case of brain-eating amoeba confirmed in Florida – CBS News

The Florida Department of Health confirmed a case of what is commonly referred to as a brain-eating amoeba in the Tampa area. According to the department, one person in Hillsborough County contracted Naegleria fowleri, which is a single-cell amoeba that attacks brain tissue and is usually fatal. Since 1962, there have been only 37 cases…

UK to phase out Huawei gear from 5G networks in a major policy U-turn after U.S. sanctions, reports say – CNBC

Britain is set to phase out Huawei equipment from its 5G mobile networks this year, the U.K. press reported over the weekend. If so, it marks a major U-turn in the government's position on the Chinese telecommunications giant.The government is drawing up plans to strip Huawei gear from Britain's next-generation networks by the end of…

8-year-old girl fatally shot near Rayshard Brooks’ memorial site; Atlanta mayor tells protesters to ‘clear out’ – NBC News

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms told protesters Sunday to "clear out" of an area near where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police last month after an 8-year-old girl was fatally shot near the site over the weekend."You shot and killed a baby," she said at a news conference. "Enough is enough."Bottoms said the girl, Secoriea…

Coronavirus live news: record new cases in India as Australian state of Victoria closes border – The Guardian

11.55pm EDT23:55 Ben Butler Bondholders owed $2bn by Virgin Australia have asked the Takeovers Panel to stop Bain Capital taking full control of the stricken airline. A group of bondholders, represented by Singapore fund manager Broad Peak Investment Advisers, has asked the panel to declare that the sale process run by administrators Deloitte was unacceptable…

Croatia holds election amid sharp economic downturn, rising coronavirus infections – Reuters

Croatian Prime Minister and leader of Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Andrej Plenkovic gestures after the results were announced during parliamentary election, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Zagreb, Croatia, July 5, 2020. REUTERS/Marko DjuricaZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia’s ruling centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) convincingly won a parliamentary election on Sunday, held at…