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New house sales rose slightly in April as prices fell

The Annapolis Townhome model at the Clarksburg Town Center on April 28, 2020 in Clarksburg Maryland. Benjamin C. Tankersley | The Washington Post | Getty Images In one of the brightest economic data since the corona virus pandemic began, new home sales increased by almost 1% in April compared with March in April, according to the US census. While that …

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The White House prohibits entry of non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, citing concerns about the corona virus

The White House announced on Sunday that the United States would prohibit the entry of non-citizens from Brazil, as coronavirus cases have risen sharply in recent weeks. According to a White House statement, the Trump administration “has determined that the Federative Republic of Brazil is experiencing widespread and sustained human-to-human virus transmission.” Brazil reported over 347,000 COVID-19 cases on Friday, …

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N.J. didn’t forbid staying with friends in a shore house. But there are limits, says Murphy.

Some people heading to the Jersey Shore this Memorial Day weekend may ask: Does the reopening of beaches and boardwalks mean that despite the continuing state restrictions on coronaviruses in family and friends, as well as in a summer house, vacation rental or a hotel? Technically speaking, Governor Phil Murphy said on Friday that there is no strict nationwide ban, …

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Reporter opposes White House claim to church deadline

After Donald Trump described places of worship as “essential services” and asked the governors to open them “immediately”, press officer Kayleigh McEnany asked reporters questions about the powers of the president to force civil servants to do so. But she also withdrew when she claimed that reporters in the White House meeting room wanted the churches to remain closed. In …

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Long-time White House butler Wilson Jerman dies of Covid-19

And after he died of Covid-19 on May 16, former First Lady Michelle Obama expressed her condolences. Jerman, a longtime butler in the White House, was a man who made an impression, his family said. “With his kindness and care, Wilson Jerman has helped the White House be a home for first families, including ours, for decades,” Obama said Thursday. …

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Wilson Roosevelt Jerman: The former White House butler who served eleven presidents dies after being infected with the corona virus

His granddaughter Shanta Taylor Gay told CNN on Thursday that Jerman died on May 16. “He was authentic. He was a calm but stern man. Very giving, never excited or complained. I have always said that he lived a blessed life,” she said in an interview. Gay said the family took it “day after day” given their grandfather’s death. FOX …

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