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‘Unacceptable!’ Crowding to See USNS Comfort Arrival

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The USNS Comfort arrived on Monday, but then again, New Yorkers failed to follow the social distancing.

Mayor de Blasio of New York wasn’t happy with it. His comment regarding the onlookers of the hospital ship docking at Pier 90 on the Upper West Side was, “That’s unacceptable.”

During an interview with NBC, “We all feel a lot emotionally about the arrival of the Comfort, it’s giving us so much hope that our military here. As much as we love the Comfort and we love the fact that the military’s here, people must practice social distancing.”

He now is authorizing the NYPD to issue fines for those people who ignore warnings and to disperse gatherings at large.

He continued, “Anyone who’s not social distancing at this point is putting other people in danger, and if we have to give them fines, we will.”

The Comfort will be treating patients who are free from coronavirus so that the city hospitals will be able to treat exclusively people who are positive with COVID-19 and those who need intensive care.

The ship has 1000 beds, 12 operating rooms, lab, pharmacy, CT scanner, and more than 1,000 medical staff.

This is to relieve the pressure from overwhelmed New York hospitals beginning on Tuesday.

The twin hospitals, USNS Comfort and Mercy, are deployed to the west and east coast of the country to give aid to the civil authorities.

The Mercy includes two hospital ships, which was built in the 1970s as oil tankers and then was bought by USNS and was converted to hospital ships and began its services in 1986 and 1987.

It also has 1,000 beds, 15 hospital wards, and 5,000 blood transfusion bags incapacity.

As of Tuesday, the epicenter of the disease has a death toll of 914 and is represented by more than 25% of the US deaths related to the coronavirus, according to the John Hopkin coronavirus database.

Mayor de Blasio also said on Monday, “The number of beds we had at the beginning of March has to triple by May. It’s a daunting task, but we got a big, big boost.”

He also mentioned that they are hoping for 20,000 more beds as that is their expected estimate requiring intensive care, “We require a level of hospital capacity that we’ve never seen, we’ve never even conceived of.”

The Comfort also boasts of an optometry lab, radiology, CAT-scan equipment, and two oxygen-producing plants and a helicopter deck.

Meanwhile, Mercy already accepted its first patients in Los Angeles on March 29. Capt. John Rotruck said, “I couldn’t be more proud of our crew for all the hard work they did to get us here and ready in such a short time. Being able to accept our first patients is a true testament of the teamwork between Mercy, the Navy, the State of California, the county of Los Angeles, and the City and Port of LA.”

In the official release, it stated, “The men and women embarked on board Mercy are energized, eager and ready to provide relief to those in need.”

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BLACKPINK With a Hat-Trick As They Once Again Retain The #1 Spot In NEW K.ID’s Weekly Chart

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BLACKPINK With a Hat-Trick As They Once Again Retain The #1 Spot In NEW K.ID’s Weekly Chart
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NEW K.ID, the No.1 TV channel for all K-Pop entertainment and source (https://cutt.ly/NEWKID), announced its weekly chart for the 3rd week of August.

BLACKPINK retains its #1 spot in the NEW K.ID’s weekly chart for three consecutive weeks as they tie with WINNER’s previous record. BLACKPINK has announced a new single dropping on August 28th which will be a collaboration with American pop star, Selena Gomez. Selena Gomez also recently teased her collaboration with BLACKPINK on her Instagram post captioned, “SELPINK pulling up soon. 8/28”.

Photo: Instagram @selenagomez

Following their release of the single, BLACKPINK will be releasing their first debut album on October 2nd.

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PENTAGON, SHINee, GWSN, and N.Flying all retained their spots in TOP5. The 6th place, WINNER, celebrated their 6th year debut anniversary. MINO posted a photo of WINNER on his Instagram, celebrating the time and unforgettable memories that they have spent together for the last 6 years. 

Photo: Instagram @realllllmino

Ranked at #9, SF9’s Rowoon has been named as ‘The North Face white label’s F/W’ model and its brand ambassador. With a height over 6’3’’, Rowoon not only has a youthful personality but also has various talents as he can both sing and act in various entertainment fields. The North Face saw that Rowoon’s versatility perfectly matched its brand image and decided to partner with Rowoon.

Coming in at #10, DAY6’s sub-unit, Even of Day, is releasing a new album, ‘The Book of Us: Gluon – Nothing can tear us apart’ on August 31st. All 7 songs in the album are written and produced by the Even of Day members. Young K is expected to play guitar in place of Sungjin and Jae. JYP’s representative commented, “Young K showed his expertise on the bass guitar and will continue to play more instruments.” It was also mentioned that Wonpil’s synthesizer and Dowoon’s electronic drum will be key in this album.

Additionally, in last week’s ‘2020 SORIBADA BEST K-MUSIC AWARDS’, GWSN and LOONA won New Wave New Artist Awards while GFRIEND took the main prize (bonsang) home.

NEW K.ID, the only TV channel that allows viewers to enjoy K-POP Idol-related content programming 24/7 and exclusive episodes curated from 10K+ videos, is available at CH 511 for free on LG Smart TVs and XUMO apps on all Internet-connected devices.

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Death after unmasked arrest – Mexico Floyd

The official reason for the arrest revealed by the police is not known, but the video footage posted on social media at the time of the arrest suggests that the reason is “not wearing a mask.”

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Death after unmasked arrest - Mexico Floyd

Amid a stir across the U.S. over the “George Floyd” incident that killed white police abuses, similar cases of abuse of public power have been revealed in Mexico, sparking public outrage.

The daily El Universal has been protesting against the incident since it was belatedly revealed that construction worker Giovanni Lopez died the next day after being arrested by police in Guadalajara, western Mexico, on April 4.

The official reason for the arrest revealed by the police is not known, but the video footage posted on social media at the time of the arrest suggests that the reason is “not wearing a mask.”

Death of George Floyd

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes while Floyd was handcuffed face down in the street

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