Diaries From a Pandemic: Tacoma, Washington

“Hi my name is Maringi Lloyd, I live in Tacoma, Washington. I am a New Zealander in the US, and I work in an assisted living facility.  COVID-19 has had an impact on our lives, my son and husband are at home. It’s difficult for them understanding that they can not go anywhere. They’re quarantined at home, pretty much, mainly to keep me safe because I work in an assisted living community. So I need to stay well, to be able to come to work and provide the services to ab…

High court rules for Connecticut company in trademark case

WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Supreme Court is making it easier to get certain monetary awards in trademark infringement lawsuits.The justices sided unanimously Thursday with a Connecticut company, Romag, in its lawsuit against fashion accessory company Fossil.Romag sells magnetic snaps that fasten wallets, handbags and other leather goods. In 2002, Fossil signed an agreement to use Romag fasteners in its products. But Romag later sued after learning that the factories Fossil hired in […]

High court rules for Connecticut company in trademark case

WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Supreme Court is making it easier to get certain monetary awards in trademark infringement lawsuits.The justices sided unanimously Thursday with a Connecticut company, Romag, in its lawsuit against fashion accessory company Fossil.Romag sells magnetic snaps that fasten wallets, handbags and other leather goods. In 2002, Fossil signed an agreement to use Romag fasteners in its products. But Romag later sued after learning that the factories Fossil hired in […]

New York's Cuomo to McConnell on state bankruptcy: Watch the market tank

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday derided Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s suggestion that states whose finances are depleted by the coronavirus epidemic could declare bankruptcy as a “really dumb” idea and warned that financial markets would tank if that were allowed to happen.

USNS Comfort to leave New York City after spending three weeks mostly empty of patients

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The Naval hospital ship USNS Comfort is set to leave New York City’s harbor after it floated for three weeks mostly empty of patients.Projections about the spread of the coronavirus sent New York state scrambling to increase its hospital bed capacity by more than double its 53,000 limit.The federal government was called in to convert spaces like the […]

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