With virus cases rising, Britain imposes new restrictions and slows reopening

Oli Scarff AFP/Getty Images Manchester, England, is subject to new coronavirus restrictions. LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson told England on Friday that it must “squeeze the brake pedal” and postpone easing some coronavirus restrictions for at least two weeks, amid a worrying uptick in infections. The British are moving two steps forward, one step …

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Photos: Downtown Stamford’s annual sculpture tour on display

Updated 1:53 pm EDT, Friday, July 31, 2020 Behind the Old Stamford Town Hall is Tulip Bulb by Artist Emily Teall. Behind the Old Stamford Town Hall is Tulip Bulb by Artist Emily Teall. Photo: Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media Photo: Matthew Brown / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1 of / 29 Caption Close Image …

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Coronavirus: 10 die drinking sanitiser after Indian state shuts liquor shops

At least 10 people have died after drinking alcohol-based sanitiser after liquor shops were closed in a village in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The village of Kurichedu has been placed in lockdown after a local surge in cases of coronavirus. District police chief Siddharth Kaushal said the people who died had mixed the …

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Stamford police ask for help ID’ing man in coma’s attacker

Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Stamford police ask for help ID’ing man in coma’s attacker Back to Gallery STAMFORD—Police say they know there are witnesses to an aggravated assault outside Carwin Park just over a week ago that sent a man to the hospital in a coma and they …

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Coimbra train crash: Two dead after train derails in Portugal

A high-speed train has derailed in the Portuguese district of Coimbra, killing two and injuring at least 30 others. The train was travelling north when it collided with a railway maintenance machine in the town of Soure. Mayor of Soure Mário Jorge told Portuguese media that the crash happened at about 15:30. The country’s national …

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Stamford DMV plans reopening after closing due to COVID

The new DMV Express office in Stamford, Conn. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Located on Henry Street, the office is open Monday through Friday and provides a range of services by appointment only as an alternative to the full-service DMV in Norwalk. less The new DMV Express office in Stamford, Conn. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Located …

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Twitter staff tricked by phone-phishing scam

The unprecedented hacking of celebrity Twitter accounts this month was caused by human error and a spear-phishing attack on Twitter employees, the company has confirmed. Spear-phishing is a targeted attack designed to trick people into handing out information such as passwords. Twitter said its staff were targeted through their phones. The successful attempt let attackers …

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Hong Kong delays elections, citing virus, further eroding political freedoms

Vincent Yu AP Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam at a news conference on July 13. Officials delayed legislative elections scheduled for Sept. 6, citing the coronavirus pandemic. HONG KONG — After disqualifying a dozen pro-democracy candidates, the Hong Kong government said Friday it would delay legislative council elections for a year because of the …

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Oprah Magazine to honour Breonna Taylor on cover

For the first time in two decades, US talk show star Oprah Winfrey will not appear on the cover of her magazine, O. Instead, the publication’s September edition will feature Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman. The health worker was killed by police who entered her flat earlier this year. “She was just like me. …

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Clashes on Pakistan border leave more than a dozen Afghan civilians dead, Afghan officials say

The Afghan Defense Ministry said at least nine people, including a child, were killed and blamed Pakistani forces for the attack. In a statement, the ministry warned that the Afghan Air Force and special forces units are on high alert and prepared to reciprocate if violence continues. Pakistani officials did not immediately return a request …

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