Saturday July 11-th, 2020

Danish daily’s virus toon angers China Danish daily’s virus toon angers China

The image by Niels Bo Bojesen featured the Chinese flag with the yellow stars replaced with pictures of the novel coronavirus . The satirical illustration "is an insult to China and hurts the feelings of the Chinese people", said China's embassy i...

White House pushes back as Bolton book threatens revelations White House pushes back as Bolton book threatens revelations

He left office on September 10, the day before frozen aid to Ukraine was released by the White House. Bolton , who said he had resigned last September, even as Trump said he was sacked, had clashed with the president on a range of issues durin...

United Nations sends humanitarian aid to Idlib, Syria United Nations sends humanitarian aid to Idlib, Syria

Moscow and Damascus say they are fighting Islamist militants who have stepped up attacks on civilians in Aleppo in northern Syria, but rights groups and rescue workers say airstrikes have demolished hospitals, schools and other civilian areas.

Here’s what to expect from Friday’s weather forecast

Friday , Jan. 31 will be a cloudy and dry day with a high temperature of around 40 degrees and wind-chill values between 30 and 40 degrees. It will cool off at night, and there is a slight chance of rain or snow showers during the nighttime hours.

United States reports 1st case of person-to-person spread of new virus United States reports 1st case of person-to-person spread of new virus

Speaking to reporters in Geneva, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus noted the worrisome spread of the virus between people outside China. A tourist from Wuhan tested positive for the virus on Wednesday and was being treated in isolatio...

China's virus death toll now 170 as number of infections sharply rises China's virus death toll now 170 as number of infections sharply rises

Thursday's figures cover the previous 24 hours and represent an increase of 38 deaths and 1,737 cases for a total of 7,711. "Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice". "We are in ve...

British Flight Leaves China Virus Epicentre With Over 100 People Aboard British Flight Leaves China Virus Epicentre With Over 100 People Aboard

The airline, which is also based in Fort Worth, announced on Wednesday that it would suspend flights between Los Angeles International Airport and China but not until February 9. The group also said passengers can no longer book flights to and from m...

Australia sends its virus evacuees to Christmas Island Australia sends its virus evacuees to Christmas Island

Australia's chief medical officer, Brendan Murphy, said the world would soon know if containment was realistic. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton told Channel 9 this morning he was relying on advice from medical experts about travel bans but ther...

Roberts declines to read GOP Sen. Rand Paul’s question on whistleblower

After his question was blocked by Chief Justice John Roberts during impeachment proceedings on Thursday, Senator Rand Paul pushed back against speculation that the question named the Ukraine whistleblower , telling reporters it merely addresse...

UAE confirms first cases of new coronavirus UAE confirms first cases of new coronavirus

The second will have its capacity expanded to 1,600 beds from 1,300, the official People's Daily said. Like SARS, it can be passed among humans via the respiratory tract. A US government official who declined to be identified told Reuters a USA c...

Wuhan virus: Italy confirms two cases, stops air traffic with China Wuhan virus: Italy confirms two cases, stops air traffic with China

The tourists, reportedly husband and wife, were being held in isolation in the Spallanzani infectious diseases institute in Rome. "We have two confirmed cases of coronavirus in Italy", the prime minister told a news conference, adding that the go...

Thousands held on cruise ship in Italy over feared coronavirus cases Thousands held on cruise ship in Italy over feared coronavirus cases

She was placed in "isolation on the onboard hospital since last night together" with her travel mate, according to the cruise operator. The wife, who is 54, displayed a "high fever" and breathing problems, according to reports. Chinese health autho...

Top US diplomat Pompeo allegedly yelled expletives at reporter Top US diplomat Pompeo allegedly yelled expletives at reporter

In a New York Times op-ed, Kelly writes about how Pompeo swore at her, called her a liar and challenged her to find Ukraine on a map, after she questioned Pompeo first about USA diplomacy with Iran and then about the former US ambassador to Ukraine...

Italy confirms first 2 cases of coronavirus: prime minister Italy confirms first 2 cases of coronavirus: prime minister

The announcement comes at the end of a tense day that saw about 7,000 people blocked on a cruise ship in Civitavecchia, near Rome, after a passenger reported fever and respiratory problems. The virus has killed at least 213 people - all of them in Ch...

Kobe Bryant Rape Case Hitting Headlines Again Kobe Bryant Rape Case Hitting Headlines Again

She added that "any public figure is worth remembering in their totality". And Sonmez herself called on chief editor Marty Baron to explain why the paper handled the issue as it did, and stressed that she had tweeted about "a matter of public rec...

Man charged in wife's murder dies in hospital Man charged in wife's murder dies in hospital

The Connecticut State Police said Thursday they searched Dulos' home as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Jennifer Dulos . Bergenn said he's known Pattis professionally for 30 years and wouldn't rule out a wrongful death civil...

US Warns Americans Not to Travel to China

The number of deaths stands at 213 - all in China. He said that the WHO is deeply concerned about what will happen if the virus begins spreading in countries with weak health systems and that the goal of the declaration is to help those countries.

Australia defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine site Australia defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine site

A plan to evacuate Australians stranded at the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China is expected to be implemented over the weekend. The government's national security committee will meet again on Friday to go over pre-planning and ...

Palestine threatens to leave all worldwide agreements if Israel annexes Jordan valley Palestine threatens to leave all worldwide agreements if Israel annexes Jordan valley

Although Palestinian leaders in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank condemned the plan (Abbas called it a "slap of the century"), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicated he wouldn't wait for a peace deal with Palestinians and would go a...

Pelosi: Trump ‘Cannot Be Acquitted’ Unless Senate Votes to Call Witnesses Pelosi: Trump ‘Cannot Be Acquitted’ Unless Senate Votes to Call Witnesses

The Senate is expected to vote Friday or Saturday on whether to allow additional witnesses and evidence in the impeachment trial against Trump , with the Democrats pinning high hopes on Alexander, who they thought could help them to reach a 51-vote ...

Indian man killed after taking children hostage at daughter’s party Indian man killed after taking children hostage at daughter’s party

The Home Minister also congratulated Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the police administration for having successfully carried out the operation. The incident is from a house in the Mohammadabad area of the district. He said they would have to che...

ARG Poll: Sanders Leads by 15 Percent in NH ARG Poll: Sanders Leads by 15 Percent in NH

Even still, however, FiveThirtyEight cautions that the race between Sanders and Biden is neck-and-neck . Broken down by gender, Biden garnered 6% from women voters while Sanders recieved 25% and Warren recieved 15%. Biden was the choice among older,...

Nurse held for poisoning babies with morphine Nurse held for poisoning babies with morphine

Doctors do not expect the infants to suffer any lasting harm. The babies, some of them prematurely born, fell simultaneously ill in the early hours of December 20, suffering from shortness of breath. The young woman was detained, and Lehr said she de...

Second video demonstrates Lev Parnas’ access to Trump Second video demonstrates Lev Parnas’ access to Trump

Parnas is doing all this while under indictment for breaking campaign finance law.It's the third time Parnas has sought judicial approval to provide evidence to House impeachment managers. The Parnas visit was described by Republicans as an absurd ...

Bengaluru is the most traffic congested city in the world, says report Bengaluru is the most traffic congested city in the world, says report

According to Tom Tom, Montreal ranks 138th among the 416 cities studied in terms of traffic congestion. Bengaluru took the top spot in 2019 with drivers in the southern Indian city spending an average of 71% extra travel time stuck in traffic.

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