Friday July 10-th, 2020

US Democrats want to interview prosecutors who quit Stone case US Democrats want to interview prosecutors who quit Stone case

The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Friday said it is seeking interviews with current and former federal prosecutors who may have knowledge of political meddling in criminal cases, including the four career ...

Hearse stolen from California church with dead body still inside, officials say Hearse stolen from California church with dead body still inside, officials say

Anthony's Greek Orthodox church in unincorporated Pasadena carrying a casket with a woman's body inside. The Lincoln Navigator had not been found, as of Thursday morning, according to an NBC New York report . The driver was dropping off one body i...

First British Citizen Dies of Coronavirus, Sixth Fatality From Quarantined Ship First British Citizen Dies of Coronavirus, Sixth Fatality From Quarantined Ship

Former chancellor George Osborne said on Twitter, "The British government now needs to go onto a "war footing" with the coronavirus: daily NHS press briefings, regular COBRA meetings chaired by the PM, ministers on all major media shows".

Japanese woman who recovered from coronavirus tests positive again weeks later Japanese woman who recovered from coronavirus tests positive again weeks later

While this is a first in Japan, cases of second positive tests for the virus have been reported in China . Health minister Katsunobu Kato has said in parliament that the government will also be reviewing patient lists to keep tabs on the conditi...

Full list of countries affected by coronavirus in Europe Full list of countries affected by coronavirus in Europe

It has also been a point of contagion with many cases in other countries involving people who returned home after travelling in infection-hit areas of northern Italy . Two infected Chinese citizens have been treated in Russian Federation, which has ...

N. Korea Quarantines 380 Foreigners to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreak N. Korea Quarantines 380 Foreigners to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreak

South Korea's foreign minister called on Monday for a quick resumption of stalled US-North Korean nuclear talks, adding that her government stood ready to engage with Pyongyang to facilitate dialogue. Kim, a previous evacuee that now resides in NY, ...

Leap Days That Made the News Leap Days That Made the News

How many leap years in a decade? It takes 365.256 days to complete. You can also mention about the leap year calculator through which you can simply find which year is the leap year . So we skipped a leap year in 1700, 1800, and 1900, but we d...

Secret 17th-century doorway found in Parliament… Secret 17th-century doorway found in Parliament…

Passageway in the British Parliament constructed for the coronation of King Charles II was recently rediscovered, United Kingdom officials said on February 26. "As we looked at the panelling closely, we realised there was a tiny brass keyhole that ...

Ramaphosa proposes deep wage cuts. Cue showdown with unions Ramaphosa proposes deep wage cuts. Cue showdown with unions

Treasury's unexpected decision to cut rather than raise taxes may help SA avoid slipping into a recession this year, a scenario which economists believed was possible if taxes were higher and load-shedding continues as Eskom carries out intensive...

World Health Organization expert dismisses declaration of pandemic as unhelpful amid new virus outbreak World Health Organization expert dismisses declaration of pandemic as unhelpful amid new virus outbreak

New cases have also arisen this week in several countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa, with several of them finding a link to people who had been in Iran. "This is a reality check for every government on the planet: Wake up, get ready", ...

Greta Thunberg denounces political inaction on climate change during United Kingdom rally Greta Thunberg denounces political inaction on climate change during United Kingdom rally

Greta told the crowd "We are being betrayed by those in power and they are failing us". "Basically nothing is being done despite all the lovely words form our elected politicians". She told campaigners: 'Greta, welcome to our unbelievable city and ...

Trump Again Looks to Ratcliffe to Be Top Intel Official Trump Again Looks to Ratcliffe to Be Top Intel Official

Yanking Ratcliffe's nomination in August, Trump tweeted , "Our great Republican Congressman John Ratcliffe is being treated very unfairly by the LameStream Media". Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader. He called Ratcliffe a "highly partisan ...

Abe's call for school closures splits Japan Abe's call for school closures splits Japan

Earlier in the week, the government had already urged large gatherings, sports fixtures and cultural gatherings be scrapped or curtailed, but pledged the 2020 summer Olympic Games would go ahead in Tokyo. "There could be a chance" schools could be sh...

S. Korea's Only 'Drive-thru' Virus Testing to be More Available

The US and South Korea have postponed joint military exercises that were supposed to start next week as a result of the growing COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, officials announced this week. Among them, 24 are active-duty service members. Numerous c...

Donald Trump ‘very ready’ as USA cases hit 60 Donald Trump ‘very ready’ as USA cases hit 60

New casesThe number of confirmed USA cases is still relatively small at around 60, majority repatriated American passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan . "Lives are at stake - this is not the time for name-calling or playin...

'We are scared' - Ghanaians in South Korea's coronavirus epicentre cry out 'We are scared' - Ghanaians in South Korea's coronavirus epicentre cry out

Spain: The case count has risen to 32 with most in Italians or people who travelled from northern Italy. Hyundai Motor suspended production at one its factories in the south-eastern city of Ulsan after a worker tested positive for the virus.

S.Korea coronavirus cases raises to 2,022, BTS cancels concert S.Korea coronavirus cases raises to 2,022, BTS cancels concert

But four more countries reported first cases taking the number of countries outside China with infections to 55, where about 3 700 cases have killed about 70 people. An effective distance of infection from a virus carrier is about two meters, the Kor...

Trump Wants Another Corporate Tax Cut, Mulvaney Says

Mulvaney claimed that the media has only started paying close attention to the coronavirus because "they think this is going to be what brings down the president". Trump arrived back in the USA on an 18-hour return trip from India, during which Mulva...

Here's what happens without leap years

So if an unmarried girl misses her opportunity to take advantage of leap day , March 1st will work just as well. A year may be a leap year if it is evenly divisible by four. During all the other years, Hunter and many others find themself celebrat...

Boris Johnson's family 'stunned' after neighbor found murdered; Queen's daughter 'saddened' Boris Johnson's family 'stunned' after neighbor found murdered; Queen's daughter 'saddened'

The 56-year-old reportedly passed away from injuries she sustained from a gunshot wound over the February 23 weekend. The estranged couple were both reportedly friends of Princess Anne and had trained her dog, Sparkle. Mr Zurick, who had suffered...

Historic Paris train station evacuated due to nearby fire Historic Paris train station evacuated due to nearby fire

A large plume of smoke was visible above the station and smoke was also seen inside the Gare de Lyon metro and suburban rail stations. Local news reports said the fire started amid tensions around a concert by a Congolese rapper. They said: "At#Ber...

18-year-old snake has beach towel removed by vet 18-year-old snake has beach towel removed by vet

The snake - named Monty - is a female Jungle Carpet Python weighing about 11 pounds and stretching out to almost 10 feet long. In a video clip shared on Facebook by the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in Sydney, Australia, viewers can watc...

Mexico declares first case of coronavirus: health ministry Mexico declares first case of coronavirus: health ministry

Mexico's Health Ministry confirmed the country's first case of coronavirus on Friday, saying a young man had tested positive for it in the capital. The man, who was not identified, was being held in isolation at the National Institute of Respirat...

USA says Chinese ship fired laser at American aircraft USA says Chinese ship fired laser at American aircraft

Pacific Fleet. A Type 052D Luyang III-class destroyer is equipped with 64 vertical launch cells, each capable of carrying one to four missiles. The People's Republic of China "navy destroyer's actions were unsafe and unprofessional", US Pacific...

House Dems Seek Interviews With Prosecutors Key To DOJ Interference Claims House Dems Seek Interviews With Prosecutors Key To DOJ Interference Claims

Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler asked for the interviews on Friday in a letter to Barr that also sought documents and testimony from others about allegations of political interference in the Justice Department by the commander-in-chief, Pol...

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