Friday July 10-th, 2020

Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say

Goncharuk had offered to resign on Tuesday, in his second attempt to quit after a leaked recording emerged in January of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky's grasp of economics. But his administration's popularity has sagged after patchy pr...

Coronavirus spread in China slows drastically but doubt remains Coronavirus spread in China slows drastically but doubt remains

Governments should share detailed information of the confirmed and suspected infection cases, coordinate resources to fight the virus and educate the public about the disease and how to prevent it, said Du Bin, medical ICU director of the Peking Unio...

Cruise Ship Met by Angry Protestors While Attempting to Dock Cruise Ship Met by Angry Protestors While Attempting to Dock

By this time, some 300 other ship passengers had already left the port by bus or taxi on different island excursions. The liner is from the same company as the Diamond Princess cruise ship , which was quarantined in Japan for several weeks after t...

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

Pete Buttigieg discussed his withdrawal from the 2020 presidential race with former President Barack Obama who advised the one-time mayor of South Bend, Ind., to use the leverage he amassed during the campaign, according to a report. In 2016, Ber...

Benjamin Netanyahu on verge of election victory Benjamin Netanyahu on verge of election victory

Netanyahu had claimed victory on Tuesday. "Liberman didn't support this law until now", the source said "Netanyahu hadn't been indicted and he didn't want to put the cart before the horse like Blue and White and get embarrassed later, and he did...

USA Conducts Air Strike Against Taliban USA Conducts Air Strike Against Taliban

Speaking at a Pentagon news conference Monday , Esper said that the newly-inked U.S. -Taliban agreement requires the U.S. military to start withdrawing forces within 10 days of its signing on February 29. On Saturday Trump said that he planned t...

Jewelry Thief's Tool of Choice: Fishing Rod Jewelry Thief's Tool of Choice: Fishing Rod

The incident happened at a high-end store in downtown Melbourne on February 24, Victoria police said in a news release . Investigators have released CCTV video of the angling burglar in action, in hopes that someone will recognize him.

Hillary Clinton Can Be Deposed About Email Server, Judge Orders Hillary Clinton Can Be Deposed About Email Server, Judge Orders

Although Clinton insisted that she had never received or sent classified material, the Federal Bureau of Investigation discovered that she had send out over a hundred emails that should have been regarded as classified. Ultimately, the FBI investigat...

Benjamin Netanyahu`s Likud Party on course to win Israel`s election: Exit polls Benjamin Netanyahu`s Likud Party on course to win Israel`s election: Exit polls

Meanwhile, Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz expressed his disappointment with the results to his supporters. Netanyahu , 70, claimed a "giant victory" as he addressed a raucous crowd of thousands of ecstatic supporters at 2:30 a.m.

Summer Abroad Programs Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns Summer Abroad Programs Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Read said the students returning home will be able to complete their overseas coursework online. Daniel Musso, who oversees the school's study overseas programs, told News Press, a Kansas-based newspaper, that 14 students are returning to the Kansa...

Coronavirus: hospital cleaners fear taking sick days Coronavirus: hospital cleaners fear taking sick days

Britain must provide sick pay for low-wage and gig-economy workers who need to take days off due to coronavirus to stop them going to work regardless and infecting others, the TUC trade union body said on Wednesday. Around 25 percent of US workers ...

Putin introduces constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage and mentioning God Putin introduces constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage and mentioning God

Putin's new amendments also ban giving away Russian territory. The Kremlin-controlled parliament quickly endorsed Mr Putin's draft in the first of three required readings, with final approval next week setting the stage for a nationwide vote on A...

Saudi suspends 'umrah' pilgrimage over coronavirus fears Saudi suspends 'umrah' pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

A health ministry spokesperson said Saudi Arabia was preparing 25 hospitals to handle any coronavirus cases that might be detected. Almost seven million people visit Mecca annually to perform Umrah . The report said that the patient had travel...

B.C. remains in ‘containment phase’ for COVID-19 B.C. remains in ‘containment phase’ for COVID-19

Henry said the man is at home in isolation and health officials are monitoring his condition. "Those who may be at risk are in self-isolation for 14 days and being actively monitored for symptoms". She says that leads her to believe an uncontrolled s...

Myanmar turns away cruise ship over coronavirus fears Myanmar turns away cruise ship over coronavirus fears

It was previously refused docking in Madagascar on February 13, AFP reported. Local reports claim protesters threw rocks and other debris at riot police in full protective gear, while fires were lit and property was damaged. "Of course we are not a...

Govt protests Iran’s remarks on Delhi riots Govt protests Iran’s remarks on Delhi riots

Protests swept India since the Indian Parliament passed the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) on December 11, entitling religious minority migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan to Indian citizenship if they entered the country before th...

European Union says 2,100 cases of coronavirus confirmed across 18 member states European Union says 2,100 cases of coronavirus confirmed across 18 member states

London added more than one percent, helped by a weakening pound against the euro as the European Union and Britain kicked off Brexit trade deal talks. The gains came on hopes for government stimulus after an index of Chinese manufacturing activity fe...

See jaw-dropping photos of ice-covered houses on Lake Erie shore See jaw-dropping photos of ice-covered houses on Lake Erie shore

The homes in New York's East coast nearby Lake Erie have reportedly turned into igloos due to extremely cold temperatures and snowstorms. The frigid cold and wind sealed the homes inside thick layers of solid ice, topped with still more frozen laye...

We are in 'unchartered territory' with coronavirus epidemic — World Health Organization chief We are in 'unchartered territory' with coronavirus epidemic — World Health Organization chief

Symptoms of COVID-19 can include fever, runny nose, cough and breathing trouble. "More people are susceptible to infection and some will suffer serious disease". Dr Mike Ryan, head of WHO's emergencies programme, said containment and significantly ...

World Bank announces $12 billion immediate support for COVID-19 country response World Bank announces $12 billion immediate support for COVID-19 country response

Meanwhile, the World Bank is offering fast-track financing to developing countries to help them cope with the outbreak. The aid is meant to help countries improve their public health response to the crisis, as well as work with the private sector...

Donna Brazile to RNC Chairwoman: ‘Go to Hell’ Donna Brazile to RNC Chairwoman: ‘Go to Hell’

Said Brazile: "First of all, they don't have a process". Asked to comment on McDaniel's assessment, Brazile - who joined Fox News as a contributor past year - let loose in a fiery rant, warning Republicans to " stay the hell out of our race ".

Jill Biden gets in between protesters and Joe Biden at California rally

Jill Biden jumped in to protect her husband with flawless pass blocking technique. The screaming women, who are believed to be members of the group Direct Action Everywhere, were wielding signs reading "Let Dairy Die", protesting against factory far...

Hit by power shortages, South Africa's economy in recession Hit by power shortages, South Africa's economy in recession

Yup - we're officially in a recession again. The latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data released by Statistics SA's Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday shows that South Africa's economy declined to a 0.2% growth in 2019 from a 0.8% g...

Amy Klobuchar ends bid to challenge Trump Amy Klobuchar ends bid to challenge Trump

Bernie Sanders , the more progressive candidate who now holds the lead in national delegates. The endorsements are timely, too. Fourteen states - California , Texas, Virginia , Massachusetts , Tennessee , Alabama , Arkansas , Oklahoma , M...

Israel election: Benjamin Netanyahu declares victory Israel election: Benjamin Netanyahu declares victory

After leading a caretaker government since December 2018 - exit polls have the Israeli Prime Minister predicted to pick up 60 seats in the Knesset - one short of an outright majority. Voters under home-quarantine, such as those who have recently trav...

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