News and other Things I’ve found interesting May 20th 2020

Just another Wednesday another list of items that caught my eye.

Amtrak: Travel Plummets do to COVID-19 pandemic, Construction Ramps Up On Michigan Lines

VMware to acquire Kubernetes security platform Octarine

Capita, Fujitsu and pals tuck into slices of £3bn London NHS framework

Microsoft: We were wrong about open source, but luckily you can change

An Intimate Look at Italy’s Saffron Harvest

Farewell to the Signora of Saffron – Dream of Italy

How to Sleep When the World Is Falling Apart

They Call Me a Hero Because I Work at Kroger, So Why Do I Feel Disposable?

The price of being ‘essential’: Latino service workers bear brunt of coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccine: How is Oxford vaccine being trialled and when will we know if it works?

Egypt-Ethiopia dispute over giant Nile dam reaches critical point

Masks are mandatory in L.A. What do you do if you head outside to exercise?

Coronavirus: Man’s ingenious solution to cuddle his grandma again goes viral

‘The end of an era’: oil price collapse may force Saudis to rein in arms spending

Hong Kong lawmakers clash as pro-Beijing camp elects chair

Hungry City Rats Are Looking for a New Lunch Spot Near You

Now Chrome Can Block Ads That Leach Power From Your CPU

TSMC likely to survive US-Huawei dispute

Demolition of Albanian national theatre sparks angry protests

New protest in Albania over National Theater demolition

7 photos of Decatur’s streetcar past

Cable Car Monorail Streetcars Trolleys videos photos

History photos: Nelson Park and Faries golf courses

Jorge Santana guitarist for Malo and Carlos Santana’s brother

Pritzker announces new contact tracing program

Macon County: 4 more cases reported; county total is 170

Coronavirus: 6,000 jobs at risk at Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia owner

Coronavirus and chloroquine: Is there evidence it works?

Coronavirus leads to food industry crisis in Europe

Did VE Day parties cause a spike in Covid-19 cases?

Coronavirus: Terminally-ill bride thanks politicians ahead of wedding

Coronavirus: Should I start taking vitamin D?

Coronavirus lockdown: The harmonica player giving cheer to neighbours

Genette Tate disappearance: Father dies without case being solved

Killer Kicks: the secret in your sneakers

Coronavirus: Sturgeon hits back at Nike conference ‘cover up’ claims

Blackburn gun death: Victim, 19, was ‘not intended target’

Coronavirus: Health workers face violent attacks in Mexico

Myanmar police seize largest haul of synthetic drugs

‘He didn’t want to see him on the street’: Mom of butchered son says he took in his suspected killer out of compassion

Coronavirus: Isle of Wight contact-tracing app trial – a mixed verdict so far

Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh on motherhood in lockdown

Meet Dr. Moose: Virginia Tech awards one of its therapy dogs an honorary doctorate degree

Ken Osmond, who played Eddie Haskell on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ dies

Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ dies at 76

Between the first ”Beaver” series and the new ones, Ken Osmond joined the Los Angeles Police Department as a motorcycle cop.

Ken Osmond, Late Actor and Former Officer, Mourned by LAPD

Ken Osmond, the Mischievous Eddie Haskell on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ Dies at 76

‘You’re Not Alone’: How One Nurse Is Confronting the Pandemic