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Digital surveillance can help bring the coronavirus pandemic under control – but also threatens privacy

Digital surveillance can help bring the coronavirus pandemic under control – but also threatens privacy

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Jennifer Daskal, American University

April 11, 2020

Apr 09, 2020  Jennifer Daskal American University   (THE CONVERSATION) Israel’s top spy agency has been using secretly collected cellphone data to retrace the movements of those who tested positive for the coronavirus. The Polish government launched the “Home Qu...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says direct deposits out next week for virus aid

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says direct deposits out next week for virus aid

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Globe Reports

April 8, 2020

WASHINGTON  — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is announced to House Democrats that direct deposits to Americans will begin next week under the coronavirus aid package. In addition, Mnuchin told lawmakers during the conference call  that $98 billion has been approved for small businesses to...

Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98

FILE - In this May 1970 file photo, Leonard Woodcock, newly elected president of the United Auto Workers Union, in glasses and dark suit, locks arms with Coretta Scott King, wife of slain the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery as they lead several thousand marchers past the state Capitol in Atlanta in a protest march against war, violence and racial repression. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, March 27, 2020, a family statement said. He was 98. (AP Photo, File)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

March 28, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream” in America. For more than four decades after the death of...

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Breaking News Desk

March 11, 2020

Mar 11, 2020 8:54PM (GMT 01:54) - 1225 words By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking drastic action Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced he is cutting off travel from Europe to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that is roiling global financial markets and disrupting the daily lives of...

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Three American firefighting airplane crew member killed fighting fires in Australia

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro News Desk

January 26, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Three American firefighting airplane crew members were killed Thursday when the C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed the deaths in the state's...

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke rises from the burning twin towers of the World Trade Center after hijacked planes crashed into the towers in New York City. Sept. 11 victims’ relatives are greeting the news of President Donald Trump’s now-canceled plan for secret talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents with mixed feelings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – By KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press

September 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil. "As long as the city will gift us this moment, I will be he...

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Latest updates on deadly hurricane Dorian

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – RAMON ESPINOSA, DÁNICA COTO and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN

September 3, 2019

Sep 03, 2019 7:34AM (GMT 12:34) Eds: Updates with storm's location, other detail. With AP Photos. Watch Lightening Storm from above the hurricane.  FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Practically parking itself over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at th...

Maurice Hill, a Philadelphia gunman with a long criminal history, wounded six police officers that led to a seven hour standoff

Philadelphia police stage as they respond to an active shooting situation, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PHOTO 1

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Sam Levy, Editor

August 28, 2019

PHILADELPHIA  — On August 15th, 2019, shots rang out at around 5:00 in the afternoon in Tioga-Nicetown, Pennsylvania.  The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia row home should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound...

Death toll rises to 23 as tornadoes, severe storms hit South

Deep South Severe Weather
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A fallen cell tower lies across U.S. Route 280 highway in Lee County, Ala., in the Smiths Station community after what appeared to be a tornado struck in the area Sunday, March 3, 2019. Severe storms destroyed mobile homes, snapped trees and left a trail of destruction amid weather warnings extending into Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, authorities said. (Mike Haskey/Ledger-Enquirer via AP)

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press Reports

March 4, 2019

11:00pm CST BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — A tornado roared into southeast Alabama and killed at least 22 people and injured several others Sunday, part of a severe storm system that caused catastrophic damage and unleashed other tornadoes around the Southeast. ”We are at 22 right now. Unfortu...

News: Local, State, National and International

News: Local, State, National and International

January 29, 2019

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Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Brayden Smith, reporter

January 25, 2019

The United States Federal Government just concluded a 36 day partial shutdown, the longest in U.S. history. It has been reported by Associated Press that 8 billion dollars in revenue was lost during the shutdown and nearly half of that will be unrecoverable. President Trump signed a temporary bill that...

Trump and the disputed border crisis

FILE- In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, file photo seen from a window outside the Oval Office, President Donald Trump gives a prime-time address about border security at the White House in Washington. With the standoff over paying for his long-promised border wall dragging on, the president’s Oval Office address and visit to the Texas border over the past week failed to break the logjam and left aides and allies fearful that the president has misjudged Democratic resolve and is running out of negotiating options. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File

January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis. Following his speech, newly empowered Democrats offered a rebuttal to the claims that there is a national crisis along the Mexican-United States border. Excerpts from Presidents Trump's speech Oval...

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