Friday July 10-th, 2020

Ukrainians protest over having coronavirus evacuees in their region Ukrainians protest over having coronavirus evacuees in their region

The protesters were unhappy that the evacuees were being moved to their local area. The interior ministry said it had beefed up security in the town of 10,000 people, with some 200 police on patrol around the medical facility where the evacuees wou...

China travel ban extended again China travel ban extended again

On Monday, China's ambassador to Australia criticised the curbs as "harsh" and an "overreaction". "For students who choose not to take up this offer, the University will continue to support them with online resources and remote learning activit...

U.S., Taliban plan to sign peace agreement next week U.S., Taliban plan to sign peace agreement next week

As a member of a regional contact group on Afghanistan, one interacted with United Nations officials in 2013-14 about a possible Chapter 7 role for United Nations peacekeepers in Afghanistan. The agreement will be signed upon the successful implement...

Donald Trump claims 10 million will welcome him in Ahmedabad Donald Trump claims 10 million will welcome him in Ahmedabad

Twitterians have already started mock Prime Minister Modi, with memes and jokes for promising President Trump such an unrealistic crowd. On his first official visit to India, Trump is due to arrive in the western city of Ahmedabad on Monday and...

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

A source within Weinstein's defence team said speculation about the verdict would be "premature and a mistake". In their note, on the fourth day of deliberations, the jurors asked if they could return a unanimous verdict on two charges of rape and ...

Italy's virus cases more than quadruple as cluster emerges Italy's virus cases more than quadruple as cluster emerges

The patient is now transferred to the intensive care unit. His wife and a friend of his, who was a member of his running club, also tested positive for the virus . "We had prepared a plan in recent days, because it was clear what has happened could ...

Coronavirus: South Korea steps up measures as infections spike Coronavirus: South Korea steps up measures as infections spike

Residents of a South Korean city at the centre of a new coronavirus outbreak described empty streets, deserted shops, and a climate of fear as a surge in confirmed cases linked to a church raised the prospect of wider transmission. China has now ...

National Poll: Bernie Sanders Stomps Joe Biden with 15-Point Lead National Poll: Bernie Sanders Stomps Joe Biden with 15-Point Lead

In the clip, uncovered by Buzzfeed News , Bloomberg asserted that pushing transgender rights is not a winning formula for Democratic candidates and they should take a more moderate path. "Mike is running to defeat Donald Trump and reverse the many ...

Bear that wandered yards near Los Angeles moved to forest Bear that wandered yards near Los Angeles moved to forest

The bear was otherwise fine, he said. A black bear showed up to Monravia, California , less than 25 miles outside LA about 2:30am. This is NOT what the saying "grin and bear it" is all about - but a bunch of Southern California residents...

Islamic State terror supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral Islamic State terror supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

Appearing at the Old Bailey on Thursday, Shaikh admitted to preparing an act of terrorism, and is due to be sentenced in May. Reports can be made online . Prosecutors said she meant to leave one of the devices in the hotel and then carry the oth...

Twitter may soon label Trump’s tweets as misleading and harmful Twitter may soon label Trump’s tweets as misleading and harmful

The points system could prevent trolls or political ideologues from becoming moderators if they too often differ from the broader community in what they mark as false or misleading . 'Misinformation is a critical issue and we will be testing man...

First round of Wuhan evacuees to be released from quarantine today First round of Wuhan evacuees to be released from quarantine today

The Diamond Princess had more than half of the confirmed cases outside that country. In online posts, the evacuees said medics in protective gear served them breakfast on the plane - while checking each passenger's temperature for signs of fever.

Trump anger cost Joseph Maguire the job of director of national intelligence

Trump told reporters on Thursday he was considering Republican Representative Doug Collins for the job. Current and former officials previously confirmed to NBC News that Maguire, who was under consideration to be permanent DNI, will not get that j...

Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from NDAs

It is imperative that when problems occur, workplaces not only address the specific incidents, but the culture and practices that led to those incidents. Warren's more cautious tone when it comes to Sanders underscores the delicate balancing act she ...

USA mother arrested in freakish missing children case USA mother arrested in freakish missing children case

This combination photo of undated file photos released by National Center for Missing & Exploited Children show missing children Joshua "JJ" Vallow , 7, left, and Tylee Ryan , 17. Vallow had Tylee Ryan with her third husband, who is dead. In Dec...

Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from nondisclosure agreements Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from nondisclosure agreements

He wrote: "If any of them want to be released from their NDA so that they can talk about those allegations, they should contact the company and they'll be given a release". Speaking the day after the showdown in Las Vegas during which Warren repeated...

EU Leaders Fail to Strike Budget Deal in Aftermath of Brexit EU Leaders Fail to Strike Budget Deal in Aftermath of Brexit

The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, which is aiming for greater geopolitical heft under new President Ursula von der Leyen , is trying for a target of 1.13 trillion euros. Denmark is one of the four "Frugals", which along with The Nethe...

Elizabeth Warren hits Bloomberg on NDAs for women at his company Elizabeth Warren hits Bloomberg on NDAs for women at his company

Other 2020 rivals and their campaigns are going hard after Mr. Bloomberg as well amid his quick rise in recent polling. Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer is launching what his presidential campaign called an initial "seven-figure" TV ad ...

AOC announces new PAC, endorses slate of progressive candidates for Congress AOC announces new PAC, endorses slate of progressive candidates for Congress

The endorsements are from Courage to Change, Ocasio-Cortez's leadership PAC, which has raised $340,297 to date, through 23,469 contributions, Corbin Trent, a senior aide to Ocasio-Cortez, told CNN. That primary will be decided on March 3 as part of...

Suspects in abduction, murder of 7-year-old Mexican girl detained Suspects in abduction, murder of 7-year-old Mexican girl detained

While authorities have not revealed the cause of death or any abuse Fatima suffered before her death, Garcia did say that police found plastic zip ties that were apparently used to restrain the girl at a house near where she was abducted on Mexico ...

House warned of Russian effort to re-elect Trump House warned of Russian effort to re-elect Trump

US officials have long warned that Russian Federation and other countries would seek to interfere in the November 3 presidential election, following Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign that ended with Trump's surprise victory over Democratic...

Abdullah Bars Electoral Leaders from Leaving Afghanistan Abdullah Bars Electoral Leaders from Leaving Afghanistan

Election commission chief Hawa Alam Nuristani said Ghani had taken 50.64 percent of the votes, compared to Abdullah's 39.52 percent. "The United Nations will continue its work to support the people and institutions of Afghanistan, including all pol...

Trump Soured On Maguire After Congress Told Russia Is Interfering

The president anxious that the Democrats would weaponize the information to use against him, the paper said. This story initially said that USA intelligence had told Trump that Russian Federation is meddling in the election. Unlike Maguire, a ret...

Irish PM Leo Varadkar resigns, retains caretaker role Irish PM Leo Varadkar resigns, retains caretaker role

Ireland's Leo Varadkar will stay on as interim leader until successors have been appointed. Varadkar "has this evening conveyed to the president his resignation from office", the government said in a statement. As the three main parties will n...

Pakistan hopes not to be blacklisted at global anti-terror financing meeting Pakistan hopes not to be blacklisted at global anti-terror financing meeting

Saudi Arabia too has joined the above mentioned countries and has told Pakistan to complete its commitments on action against terror funding and money laundering given by the Financial Action Task Force. Taking note of Saeed's conviction, Alice Wells...

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