· George Floyd's death and civil unrest thrust Mayor Jacob Frey into spotlight →
CBP said that its Air and Marine Operations regularly work with officials across federal, state and local agencies to help with both “law enforcement and humanitarian relief efforts.”
· Ai Weiwei designs face masks for Covid-19 relief efforts →
LONDON, May 30 ― The Chinese artist has designed an assortment of face masks, whose sales will raise funds for various humanitarian and emergency relief efforts around the Covid-19 pandemic.
· Feds flew an unarmed Predator drone over Minneapolis protests to provide “situational awareness” →
The spokesperson said that “arriving in Minneapolis airspace, the requesting agency determined that the aircraft was no longer needed for operational awareness and departed back to Grand Forks.” The CPB spokesperson also added that the agency “routinely conducts operations with other federal, state, and local law enforcement entities to assist law enforcement and humanitarian relief efforts.” The specific law enforcement agency that requested the drone was not named.
· France’s tourism industry asks itself: Can we save summer? →
But the relief he feels is overshadowed by a nagging uncertainty over whether he can salvage his summer season.
The Wall Street Journal
· Twitter, General Electric, Walt Disney: Stocks That Defined the Week →
The business-software maker said late Thursday that it has provided payment relief to some customers affected by the pandemic, and has also made new investments in the face of the crisis.
· Reality for Malaysia’s university students: Online learning challenges, stress, workload; possible solutions for fully digital future until Dec →
Gamis’ Saifullah said final-year students are generally concerned about the progress of their thesis preparation and their final project especially those who need to do lab work and carry out experiments, noting that the MOHE’s decision to relax rules for final-year students has been greeted with relief.
· Financial Markets Continue To Rise Despite Dismal Employment Data →
In April, the Fed announced a $2.3 trillion relief package for small businesses and local governments.
The New York Times
· Over Veterans’ Protests, Trump Vetoes Measure to Block Student Loan Rules →
Even if some borrowers can show they were victims of unscrupulous universities, they could be denied relief unless they can prove their earnings have been adversely affected.
· No Dividend Cuts, And Nine Dividend Increases In The COVID-19 Crisis →
And the Canadian banks are being good corporate citizens offering relief and help.