Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Egyptians from a Nile Cruise Ship Test Positive for the Coronavirus Egyptians from a Nile Cruise Ship Test Positive for the Coronavirus

Local officials said there are Americans, French and Indians among the passengers. They have not displayed any visible symptoms of the virus, also known as COVID-19, the statement said. A security source told Al-Ahram Arabic website on Friday that ...

Covid-19 cases top 100,000 in 90 countries Covid-19 cases top 100,000 in 90 countries

In Iran, 4,747 cases of the COVID-19 have been reported and 124 people have died. The number of people receiving intensive care grew to 462 from 351 on Thursday. It has since spread to all of Italy's 20 regions. On Friday, 4,773 people were dischar...

Iran Iran presents national strategy to fight coronavirus Iran Iran presents national strategy to fight coronavirus

Iran's Health Ministry announced that today, March 5, the country will embark on a national mobilization plan to combat the spread of coronavirus in the country. The global death toll has crossed 3,300, with more than 97,000 confirmed cases in 87 c...

Fight over toilet paper as panic-buying escalates Fight over toilet paper as panic-buying escalates

Hair is pulled and punches are thrown as the customers try to claim the in-demand product. "I just want one pack!" a woman is heard saying to the other women and her mother. Supermarkets and manufacturers have struggled to keep up with demand for t...

Gunmen Attack Ceremony In Kabul Attended By Top Afghan Leader Gunmen Attack Ceremony In Kabul Attended By Top Afghan Leader

This comes as the US and Taliban group recently signed a peace deal after observing a 7-day reduction in violence. The gathering marked the commemoration ceremony for Abdul Ali Mazari, an ethnic Hazara leader who was killed in 1995 after being ta...

Sen. Mitt Romney will back Burisma/Biden probe Sen. Mitt Romney will back Burisma/Biden probe

But Friday his spokeswoman, Liz Johnson, said Romney had expressed his concerns to Ron Johnson, and that the chairman confirmed that "any interview of the witness would occur in a closed setting without a hearing or public spectacle". In this case,...

21 on cruise ship off California test positive for coronavirus 21 on cruise ship off California test positive for coronavirus

Those that need to be quarantined will be quarantined. Of the 3533 guests and crew on board, 21 people have tested positive for COVID-19. Meanwhile 237 Canadians are among thousands of passengers have been forbidden from leaving the Grand Prince...

Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco

A Sacramento-area man who sailed aboard the Grand Princess last month during a visit to a series of Mexican ports later succumbed to the coronavirus , according to California authorities. 14 people have died so far. The ship, which is now off th...

Coronavirus: Three Kiwis on infected United States cruise ship to be tested Coronavirus: Three Kiwis on infected United States cruise ship to be tested

The number of Ontario cases has climbed by six in the past 36 hours, but public-health officials say the risk of infection remains low. The Public Health Agency of Canada was trying to find more than 260 Canadians who were on the last voyage of the...

Biden: Candidates May Need Secret Service Protection Biden: Candidates May Need Secret Service Protection

Biden added on the "TODAY" show that "it's becoming increasingly" evident that protection is necessary. "I know his commitment, and because of the work Barack Obama and Joe Biden did, I was able to expand Medicaid coverage to 700,000 people in ...

Trump names Rep. Mark Meadows his new chief of staff Trump names Rep. Mark Meadows his new chief of staff

Mick Mulvaney , the current acting chief of staff , will be named as the USA special envoy for Northern Ireland. Trump had long groused about Mulvaney, who angered the president last autumn by saying at a White House news conference that Trump had...

Delhi man with travel history to Thailand, Malaysia tests positive for coronavirus Delhi man with travel history to Thailand, Malaysia tests positive for coronavirus

A fresh case of coronavirus was reported in the national capital on Friday (March 6, 2020) leading the total number of cases to 31 in India. They have been quarantined at New Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital. Nearly 85 countries outside China have rep...

Presumptive case of COVID-19 reported in Edmonton

The man had visited Michigan, Illinois, and OH before returning to Alberta on February 28. Starting next week, hospitals and doctors' offices will be asked to perform more tests on patients reporting certain flu-like symptoms in order to spot COVID...

North Carolina woman spends 100th birthday in jail North Carolina woman spends 100th birthday in jail

When Bryant arrived at the jail, Dixon and Weaver tried to get her out of the patrol vehicle. Deputies dodged her kicks as she was placed in a patrol vehicle. "I finally got here!" laughed Bryant as she was processed through jail, dancing as she wa...

Auckland-based United Kingdom woman missing in Fiji Auckland-based United Kingdom woman missing in Fiji

Lydia is described as around 5ft with blue eyes, long brown hair and a petite build. Nicholson posted on Facebook on Friday appealing for help. Cumbria police say they've been in touch with police in Fiji and Ms O'Sullivan's family. She added tha...

Trump Campaign Suing CNN for Defamation Trump Campaign Suing CNN for Defamation

CNN had no immediate comment. The CNN lawsuit claims that a June 13, 2019 opinion piece from Larry Noble is defamatory, because it claims that the campaign "assessed the potential risks and benefits of again seeking Russia's help in 2020 and has ch...

Former UN chief Javier Perez de Cuellar dies at 100 Former UN chief Javier Perez de Cuellar dies at 100

In July 1986, Perez de Cuellar underwent a quadruple coronary bypass operation, putting in question his availability for a second term. UN Secretary-General Guterres, in a statement, said that he was "profoundly saddened" by the news. Perez also se...

Daylight saving time returns this weekend Daylight saving time returns this weekend

The survey drew more than 4,800 responses from Yukon residents and organizations between January 6 and February 16, according to a press release by the territorial government. Of those, 70 per cent favoured permanent daylight time. "This helped o...

Vatican confirms first case of coronavirus Vatican confirms first case of coronavirus

As a precaution, the Vatican said its Apostolic Library announced on Friday that it would be shuttered all week, AP reported . The 83-year-old pope, who lost part of one lung to a respiratory illness when he was a young man, cancelled his participat...

University of Washington to teach classes online due to coronavirus concerns

Several of the people who have died in Washington state from the COVID-19 coronavirus were tied to the long-term care facility, where dozens of residents were sick. "Everybody just moved too slow to recognize this virus", Weatherill said. Other bar...

Boy, 14, abducted in Toronto Boy, 14, abducted in Toronto

Police said they would also like to speak with Shammah's stepbrother, Olalekan Osikoya. Shammah was last seen in the area of Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue in northwestern Toronto. It was officially cancelled just before 11:25 p.m. The announ...

Senate approves US$8.3 billion total coronavirus response package Senate approves US$8.3 billion total coronavirus response package

By a vote of 96-1, the Senate approved legislation that was overwhelmingly passed on Wednesday by the House of Representatives. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), unveiled the plan. "The American people are looking for leadership and want assurance that their ...

War crimes court will probe US, Taliban and Afghan forces in Afghanistan War crimes court will probe US, Taliban and Afghan forces in Afghanistan

A panel of judges at The Hague reversed a previous decision not to open a formal investigation, which reportedly had been based on the assumption that the U.S. "Violence must be reduced immediately for the peace process to move forward", Secretary...

Iran warns it could use 'force' to halt travel amid virus

The US сould be the prime culprit behind Covid-2019 outbreak that hit China and then Iran, head of its elite Revolutionary Guards claimed , threatening that the virus will eventually be turned against those who unleashed it. As of Wednesday, there h...

DOJ opposes Madoff sentence reduction for 'one of history's worst fraudsters' DOJ opposes Madoff sentence reduction for 'one of history's worst fraudsters'

Another victim, according to the prosecutors, "wrote that she left the courthouse after Madoff's original sentencing 'with a feeling that justice had been done, ' and is left now with the question: 'Should an incarcerated person be released from pris...

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