A sewage-based coronavirus test could be an “easy win” that would pick up infection spikes up to 10 days earlier than with existing medical-based tests. Scientists led by UK’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology are working on a standardised test to “count” the amount of coronavirus in a wastewater sample. “The earlier you find [a
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California, Michigan and New York City became the latest areas on Wednesday to pause some aspects of their reopening efforts as new cases spike across the country. Amid the surge, President Donald Trump said he’s “all for masks,” but he doesn’t think the U.S. needs a national mandate for people to wear them during the pandemic. This is
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The Senate is giving entrepreneurs more time to apply for emergency funding. But it might not be enough for small-business owners. The Paycheck Protection Program, the forgivable loan program that was established through the federal CARES Act, was originally intended to cover eight weeks of payroll costs, plus mortgage interest, utilities and rent expenses. June
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Getty On Tuesday, the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Charles Rettig, testified before the Senate Finance Committee.  His message was a clear one: He is an enforcement-minded commissioner and “the IRS is committed to pursuing those who . . . intentionally evade their tax obligations.”  Mr. Rettig did not mince words. His IRS will “aggressively pursue
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Owner and Qualifying Broker at Rhino Realty Property Management and Rhino Realty B&B, entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author and speaker. Getty With the current climate of the world, everyone in the real estate industry is doing the best they can to navigate ever-changing rules and regulations. Historically speaking, the role of a property manager has always had its
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A top-secret communications system used by criminals to trade drugs and guns has been “successfully penetrated”, says the National Crime Agency. “Iconic” crime figures were among 746 arrests after messages on EncroChat were intercepted and decoded. More than two tonnes of drugs, several dozen guns and £54m in suspect cash have been seized, says the
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OurPeople, the U.K. startup that’s built a team communication and engagement platform for desk-less workers, has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Alpine Meridian, an investment firm that specialises in digital media, e-commerce and healthcare, and entrepreneur Robert Neveu, who also joins OurPeople as managing partner. It brings total funding
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