➔ International: Hong Kong authorities arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Monday and accused him of violating the national security law, marking the first time the law has been used to target dissent in the news media and press freedom. Next Digital, Lai’s media company which operates Apple Daily, a pro-democracy publication that is critical of China’s Communist Party, was searched by officers, who carted away boxes they said is evidence of wrongdoing (The Associated Press). The news came ahead of China’s imposition of sanctions on 11 Americans, including Sens. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOn The Trail: Pence's knives come out Pat Fallon wins GOP nomination in race to succeed DNI Ratcliffe The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Negotiators 'far apart' as talks yield little ahead of deadline MORE (R-Texas), Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioPPP application window closes after coronavirus talks deadlock The Hill's Campaign … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Negotiators signal relief bill stuck, not dead
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The officials make a deal. In a deal with the league announced Sunday, the NFL officials union got significant protection for its members. Any of the 117 NFL officials has until Thursday to opt-out of the 2020. If an official opts out, that official will receive a payment of $30,000 and be assured of retaining the same job for 2021. Seems sensible. If there are many opt-outs, it may not hurt the NFL much if some or all of the major-college football leagues decide not to play this season. The NFL would have to hustle, but the league routinely has a pipeline of top college officials when the need arises for new officials in the NFL. … [Read more...] about FMIA: 2020 NFL Training Camp In A Pandemic—A Day In Life Of Texans
Virgin Group has so far invested more than $350 million into its companies as it weathers the coronavirus crisis, and that amount continues to rise, according to a company spokesperson. The spokesperson also noted that Virgin has in recent months continued to invest in its satellite business, Virgin Orbit, which began producing ventilators to help address the country's shortage during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Will Richard Branson ever be Richard Branson again?