Walker played three Test matches, all in 1960 against the touring side of South Africa where he had spent his childhood days. While his international career halted at 128 runs with a high score of 52, he was most renowned for his first class career where he represented Glamorgan County for 16 years. Although he initially began his career as a right-arm medium pacer, he soon shifted his bowling style to left-arm spin. … [Read more...] about Former England all-rounder Peter Walker dies at 84
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Congressional leaders were briefed in September about evidence of Russian cyber intrusions in at least two states and the DNC hacks. And the White House urged them to release a bipartisan statement pushing for state and local officials to accept federal assistance at protecting voter registration and balloting machines from cyber-intrusions, but several Republican lawmakers balked at the request. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed doubts about the intelligence and “made clear to the administration that he would consider any effort by the White House to challenge the Russians publicly an act of partisan politics,” reports the Post. Earlier today, it was reported that the Obama administration plans to release intelligence about Russian hacking of the election just before Trump takes the oath of office. … [Read more...] about Report: Secret CIA assessment concluded that Russia intervened in U.S. election to help elect Trump
The earlier formula mainly used farm produce as a proxy for calculating agricultural income. The new method has widened the scope for calculating value addition in the agricultural sector. Official statisticians say that livestock data is more widely captured in the new method. For instance, values are now also attached to byproducts of meat including “heads and legs”, “fat” “skin”, “edible offal and glands” of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat and pig. … [Read more...] about Fresh Row: What is India’s GDP and how is it calculated?
“Folks who live in those neighborhoods who are poor and of color usually go to safety-net hospitals, and resources need to be directed to those safety-net hospitals,” says John Balmes, a professor of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco and a spokesperson for the American Lung Association. “They should have enough personal protective equipment, enough ventilators, enough ICU beds to deal with COVID-19 patients. You could make that case even without air pollution. But air pollution adds to it.” Poorer neighborhoods are more likely to be exposed to pollution from highways, power plants, and other sources. … [Read more...] about The most polluted parts of the U.S. are more at risk for coronavirus deaths