“Halt” in the news

Example collocations

halt when
trains halt

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Frustration and Fury as Rand Paul Holds Up Anti-Lynching Bill in Senate  
Mr. Paul has such influence because senators are trying to pass the bill by unanimous consent, rather than through a traditional recorded vote, meaning any one senator can grind consideration to a halt.
Sports Illustrated
· The NBA Wants to Use NBA 2K Crowd Noise, and Montrezl Harrell isn't Happy About it  
The LA Clippers were playing their best basketball of the season before the coronavirus pandemic brought everything to a halt, and if the team can keep up its stellar play, it could end up competing for the franchise's first-ever NBA title in October.
· Commentary: India grapples with COVID-19 migrant worker chaos  
Experts say this could be the result of the migrant workforce fleeing cities with no assured source of income as economic activity ground to a halt.
Japan Today
· On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy  
We remember those brave men and women who laid down their lives to stop its halt.
Japan Today
· Economy struggles to come to terms with shortfall of foreign workers  
Hidekazu Matsuda, president of GOWELL, a Tokyo-based agency specializing in placing foreigners as temporary workers, tells Nikkan Gendai that at present Japan's diplomatic offices abroad have halted the issue of certificates for status of residence, and as a result, he says, the number of people who had been expected to enter Japan this year as technical trainees fell far short of the 400,000 who had been expected.
The Guardian
· New Zealand readers tell us how they want the country to change after Covid-19  
“I’d like to see a universal basic income, a return to more progressive taxation and more emphasis on halting global heating.”
The Guardian
· Retracted studies may have damaged public trust in science, top researchers fear  
The World Health Organization, which halted its hydroxychloroquine trial due to the Lancet paper, reversed that decision on Wednesday.
The Guardian
· Australia's record-breaking three decades of economic growth grinds into reverse  
The early 90s recession, which got under way in late 1990 and lasted about a year, was the result of the end of the long, flashy economic boom of the 1980s coming crashing to a halt.
The Wall Street Journal
· Hydroxychloroquine Doesn’t Help Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients, New Research Finds  
Researchers testing whether the antimalaria drug hydroxychloroquine helped hospitalized Covid-19 patients said Friday they halted the U.K.-based study after a preliminary analysis showed the pill didn’t provide a benefit.
The New York Times
· OPEC and Russia Are Likely to Extend Production Cuts  
As a result, the oil market, which was flooded with excess crude after air travel came to a near halt and road traffic dwindled, is coming back into balance more rapidly than expected.