News and other Things I’ve found interesting June 9th 2020

Former other half was kind enough to drop off food tonight. House had been empty of food for a week. Bank overdrawn and bills due. No real options to make cash.

Hospital-busting hacker crew may be behind ransomware attack that made Honda halt car factories, say researchers

Japanese car giant Honda probes suspected cyber attack

First Major U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

Zimbabwe Family Shows That Even With 18-Hour Daily Grid Outages, Most People Could Live Comfortably With An EV

Tesla V3 Supercharger Test: We Find Out Exactly How Fast It Really Is

The history of RadioReference.com, from start to now

Researchers Have Created Transparent, Breathable Face Masks

Two telemarketers made 1 billion robocalls, FCC says. Now they face a record $225 million fine.

Illinois Tollway installing giant beams on Mile Long Bridge

Sinquefield-tied firm’s donations to Lambert petition drive exceed $300,000

EPA says farmers can use existing supplies of dicamba even though a court blocked sales and use of the weedkiller

Anthony Fauci warns that ‘nightmare’ pandemic isn’t close to over

Missouri pays $72,000 to nurse who was fired after raising concerns about killer co-worker

Whistleblower lawsuit costs Missouri more than $120,000

Will there be a second COVID-19 surge in Illinois? These are the stats to watch.

COVID-19 legal bill for St. Louis County grows to $300,000, and may keep growing

Tokyo reports 12 new coronavirus cases Tuesday

Billions in COVID relief go to biggest hospital chains as smaller rivals await aid

Not all primary schools in England will reopen fully this term, says Williamson

COVID deepens the other opioid crisis: a shortage of hospital painkillers

Notable people who have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus

Senate confirms general to lead Air Force, clearing way for first black service chief in U.S. history

First black service chief in US military history confirmed by Senate

Navy to ban Confederate flag, symbols from its bases and ships

Ramsey Orta, Who Filmed Police Killing Eric Garner, Released from Prison

Cecil Rhodes: Protesters demand Oxford statue removal

George Floyd protests: The statues being defaced

Statue of Leopold II, Belgian King Who Brutalized Congo, Is Removed in Antwerp

Chicago sees deadliest day in decades amid protests and curfew

Chicago saw its deadliest day in at least 30 years last month, with 18 killings within a 24-hour period on 31 May

Mayor scolds new police superintendent after Chicago sees deadliest Memorial Day weekend in five years: ‘Whatever the strategy is, it didn’t work. … We have to do better’

George Floyd death: Seven solutions to US police problems

Pregnant Chicago teen gunned down after bounty was placed on her head

George Floyd’s niece: ‘This is not just murder, but a hate crime’

Krewson reviews St. Louis police ‘use of force’ practices, Reed proposes new ordinance

Amid calls for police reform, St. Louis County Council to meet with new chief for the first time on Tuesday

Ohio protester dies two days after exposure to tear gas, pepper spray

Officials, coroner looking into Columbus protester’s death

Autopsy records: Springboro grad was at Columbus protest 2 days before death

Trump Falsely Targets Buffalo Protester, 75, as ‘Antifa Provocateur’

75-year-old man shoved by Buffalo police responds to Trump tweet: ‘Black Lives Matter’

Senate Republicans refuse to even look at Trump’s tweet smearing 75-year-old attacked by police

Police officers in Buffalo suspended after shoving 75-year-old protester to the ground

Public defenders march against police brutality, justice system in downtown St. Louis

County NAACP, clergy call on Florissant to fire police detective

Black men put on suits and ties to march against oppression in St. Louis, protests continue in Florissant

Miss Hitler contestant among neo-Nazis jailed for belonging to terror group

National Action: ‘Miss Hitler’ hopeful among four jailed

Alice Cutter: Ex-Miss Hitler entrant among four ‘diehards’ jailed for belonging to banned far-right group

‘Miss Hitler’ pageant entrant and her partner jailed for belonging to neo-Nazi group

Petitions to abolish KKK, declare it a terrorist organization gain steam

UK extremists ‘exploiting gaps in law to push their agenda’

US faces allegations of human rights abuses over treatment of protesters

Analysis | The frequent overlap between Trump’s conspiracy theories and Russian propaganda

Dozens killed in attack in northern Nigeria

Some counting continues, a week after Pennsylvania’s primary

Major Problems With Voting in Atlanta as 5 States Hold Primaries

Georgia: Chaos engulfs voting in White House battleground

Little Britain removed from iPlayer and Netflix and NOW TV after blackface criticism