That's how much of a movie's cast should be made up of people from underrepresented groups, according to new criteria set forth by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That proportion is one of four benchmarks introduced under an initiative called Aperture 2025. A film must meet two of the benchmarks to be considered for the Academy Award for Best Picture beginning in 2024. … [Read more...] about 5 things to know for September 9: Coronavirus, stimulus, election, Belarus, wildfires
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As of yesterday: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was still searching Tuesday afternoon for 51 Republican votes for a half-trillion-dollar economic relief package that he hopes will put pressure on Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPessimism grows as hopes fade for coronavirus deal Trump acknowledged downplaying COVID-19 threat, says Woodward book The Hill's Campaign Report: Woodward's bombshells l Biden clobbers Trump in fundraising l Democrats swamp the airwaves MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerNorth Carolina attorney general says DeJoy allegations merit investigation Pelosi expresses confidence lawmakers will avoid government shutdown House Democrats to investigate accusations DeJoy reimbursed former employees for GOP contributions MORE (D-N.Y.) to soften their demands.” … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report — Presented by Facebook — Trump, Biden duel in final stretch | Vaccine trial on pause after recipient’s ‘potentially unexplained illness’ | Biden visits Michigan | Trump campaign has 18 events in 11 states planned in the next week
Despite the government's own guidance saying people must self-isolate for 14 days if anyone in their 'household' develops symptoms, no senior figures - such as Chancellor Rishi Sunak who was with the PM last night or chief aide Dominic Cummings - are thought to be going into isolation. Mr Cummings was seen making a hasty exit from Downing Street today carrying a rucksack. … [Read more...] about UK’s coronavirus death toll jumps by 181 to 759 in Britain’s darkest day of the crisis yet as almost 3,000 more patients are diagnosed as Government promises to start testing hundreds of frontline NHS staff this weekend
Coronavirus rules: How much physical distancing is enough? Do not sing or cough Numerous studies have also shown that coughing can propel veritable parcels of viruses up to 8 meters through the air. Speaking or singing loudly also spread a lot of aerosols and droplets about the room. If, however, people only speak quietly, as in a library, and sit in the fresh air, safe distances can be smaller again. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus vaccination: What are we actually waiting for?
World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September, every year. It is celebrated to raise awareness among the people of how first aid can save lives in everyday and crisis situations and promotes the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives. World First Aid Day was introduced in 2000 by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). … [Read more...] about Dog Bite: First Aid Treatment And Ways To Prevent It