A state of emergency has been declared in parts of North Carolina
Lawyers and a family member of Andrew Brown Jr. say they were only allowed to watch 20 seconds of a body camera video of the murderous black man’s encounter with law enforcement in North Carolina last week. Fearing a “period of civil unrest,” Elizabeth Mayor Betty Parker Declare a state of emergency This will extend at least until Tuesday, and continue “until it is deemed no longer necessary to protect our citizens.” The authorities detained the video for redacting the footage before family and lawyers were allowed to view it. “We don’t feel we’re getting transparency,” Benjamin Crump, one of the lawyers representing the family, said at a news conference. Brown, 42, was shot by Pascotank County sheriffs who were carrying out drug-related search and arrest warrants. The protesters demanded that the video be published publicly.
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Biden, the CDC, is expected to outline new guidelines for the mask
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to unveil new guidelines on wearing outdoor masks for unvaccinated individuals on Tuesday, ahead of a planned speech by President Joe Biden on the status of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials said the focus will shift to facilitating guidance for people who have been vaccinated, In recognition of its low risk and to provide an incentive to take shots. “We are excited about the progress we’ve made, the opportunity that lies ahead, and because of the vaccination program we’ve set up, we’ve come a further way than almost anyone expected,” said Jeff Zentes, the White House Coronavirus Coordinator. Governor Andy Bashir said one state taking action of its own is Kentucky, where people will no longer be required to wear masks at outdoor events with fewer than 1,000 people starting Tuesday, in easing his rule to combat the spread of the coronavirus. But the change does not change the requirements for masking indoors.
Apple is rolling out privacy changes to iOS
Tuesday will be the first full day that Apple users may have to Determine whether to allow apps to track it. Once users update to iOS 14.5 on their iPhone – or iPadOS – and then run apps like Facebook, they’ll likely receive some prompts asking if they want to allow the apps to track it across other companies’ apps and websites. This has been a sore spot for Facebook, as less access to such data could hamper the US digital advertising business, which eMarketer estimates at $ 40 billion. Consumers should appreciate tracking because it helps Facebook deliver better targeted ads, the company says. Apple CEO Tim Cook has said data collection is excessive and can be exploited.
Investors are watching the Fed as the busy week continues
Investors will be looking at the Federal Reserve as the nation’s central bank begins a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday. The Fed is expected to Maintaining the prime lending rate close to zero And pumping more money into the financial system through buying bonds. The Conference Board will release April snapshots of US consumer confidence on Tuesday. The consumer confidence index rose to 109.7 in March, up from 90.4 in February and the highest reading in a year, as increased vaccinations against COVID-19 and more government support helped fuel optimism. Most economists expect strong growth in the coming quarters, supported by rising consumer confidence and spending, which accounts for 70% of economic activity. Investors are also preparing for the busiest week to profit this season. Of the 500 members of the S&P 500, 181 will report this week.
The NFL project is only two days away – and rumors are circulating
The NFL draft is fast approaching this week, and the rumor mill will likely continue to work overtime on Tuesday as the event approaches. Reports are circulating around Whether the New England Patriots will live up toAnd the A quarterback targets the San Francisco 49ers With Public Choice # 3, or if the Atlanta Falcons are casting commercials for their enduring Pro Bowl future, Julio Jones. With just over 48 hours elapsed before NFL Commissioner Roger Goddle officially put the Jacksonville Jaguars on the clock in their first pick, USA TODAY Sports unveiled it. Rankings of the top 50 odds As well as going into exercise Typical project for experts.
Contribution: The Associated Press