Wednesday September 30-th, 2020

Cruise ship hit by coronavirus outbreak bound for Oakland, California Cruise ship hit by coronavirus outbreak bound for Oakland, California

The Grand Princess remains off the coast of California with passengers and crew in quarantine. "They're not designed as quarantine facilities, to put it mildly", said Don Milton, an epidemiologist with the University of Maryland. Earlier Saturday...

China hotel tumble deaths increase to 10 China hotel tumble deaths increase to 10

Footage circulating on microblogging platform Weibo showed rescue workers combing through the building's wreckage in the dark and reassuring a woman trapped under heavy debris as other wounded victims were carried into ambulances. Built in 2013, th...

Nigerian tests positive for Coronavirus in the United States Nigerian tests positive for Coronavirus in the United States

A man in his 50s who lives in Washington, D.C., tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said. The novel coronavirus has so far killed 3, 649 people with 107, 233 cases recorded on a global scale, majority in the Chinese provinc...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Decked Out in Royal Red Before Stepping Down

The Duke of Sussex, who served in Afghanistan, was made Captain General of the elite corps past year, replacing his grandfather Prince Philip. Meghan is wearing what appears to be a gown from luxury Mayfair atelier Safiyaa. And why didn't Meghan...

Canada will be 'judicious' with budget amid virus outbreak - minister Canada will be 'judicious' with budget amid virus outbreak - minister

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence announced Friday that 19 of the 21 positive cases involve crew members, but testing is still in its early phases. The number of confirmed and presumptive cases stood at 54 Friday, the vast majority being reported ...

NYT Editorial Board Member and MSNBC’s Brian Williams Can’t Do Basic Math NYT Editorial Board Member and MSNBC’s Brian Williams Can’t Do Basic Math

Mike Bloomberg could have given every American $1 million for the $500 million he spent on campaign ads? Rivas has since deleted the incorrect tweet, but not before it was shown on television and cited on air by Williams and Gay. It's true ". "W...

Trump campaign sues CNN for libel, seeking millions of dollars Trump campaign sues CNN for libel, seeking millions of dollars

The Trump Campaign has filed a defamatory lawsuit against CNN , accusing the cable news network of making false statements that the campaign "assessed the potential risks and benefits of again seeking Russia's help in 2020 and has made a decision to...

Coronavirus: Italy imposes quarantine on millions Coronavirus: Italy imposes quarantine on millions

The unprecedented clampdown, which will impact some 16 million people and stay in force until April 3, was signed into law overnight by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. According to a dashboard updated by Johns Hopkins University, 5,883 COVID-19 case...

Saudi reopens Mecca, Medina holy sites after coronavirus closure Saudi reopens Mecca, Medina holy sites after coronavirus closure

The Education Ministry has chose to start the break on March 8 instead of March 29, according to the official Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE has reported a total of 45 cases, an increase of 15, and has advised all residents against travelling ...

‘I believe in Joe’: Kamala Harris endorses Biden’s presidential bid ‘I believe in Joe’: Kamala Harris endorses Biden’s presidential bid

With 125 delegates to add to candidates' coffers, MI is the biggest delegate count state of those voting on Tuesday. Before ending his own presidential bid last month, Patrick envisioned a path to the nomination that relied, in part, on slicing i...

Meghan Markle stuns in red with Prince Harry for Mountbatten Music Festival

The Albert Hall performance marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War Two and the 80th anniversary of the formation of Britain's Commandos. Since flying to England this week - reportedly without baby Archie - Markle and Harry have kept a...

Trump campaign sues CNN for libel over Russian Federation opinion piece

It also said CNN was "well aware" that Noble's statement was untrue when published, and the piece reflected its "systematic pattern of bias" against the campaign. After the probe failed to bring forth those charges, Noble wrote, "The Trump campaign a...

Erik Prince recruited ex-spies to infiltrate Democratic organizations says new report Erik Prince recruited ex-spies to infiltrate Democratic organizations says new report

The former MI6 officer, Richard Seddon, oversaw a 2017 undercover operation to copy documents and tape conversations in a MI chapter of the teacher's union, American Federation of Teachers, according to the Times . The same ex-M16 agent was said to ...

Egypt Reopens Its Oldest Pyramid After 14 Years Egypt Reopens Its Oldest Pyramid After 14 Years

Djoser's Step Pyramid, the first large-scale stone construction in history and the largest pyramidal funerary complex, is located at Saqqara archaeological site, west of Cairo. Officials said it cost almost $6.6 million to restore the pyramid to its ...

Catholic Church acts to curb risk of Coronavirus in Highlands Catholic Church acts to curb risk of Coronavirus in Highlands

Parishioners in the Archdiocese of Vancouver are being asked not to receive Communion from the chalice or shake hands during the Sign of Peace in the wake of concerns about spreading the coronavirus. The ruling is temporary and I will revoke it when ...

Iran reports over 100 deaths from coronavirus Iran reports over 100 deaths from coronavirus

The latest cases bring the accumulated number of confirmed infections in mainland China to 80,651. The number of people infected by the virus globally surpassed 100,000 on Friday , according to a Reuters tally based on statements from health min...

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Vancouver long-term care home with 3 cases COVID-19 outbreak declared at Vancouver long-term care home with 3 cases

The other cases involve two people who recently returned to B.C. from travel to Iran, she said. Chief medical health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and provincial Health Minister Adrian Dix announced during a press conference Saturday morning that a ...

Report Blames Boeing Design Problems For Ethiopian Airlines Crash Report Blames Boeing Design Problems For Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Steve Dickson, head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), said a certification flight that would pave the way for the ill-fated plane going back into service is close to taking place. This triggered a safety feature known as Maneuvering Chara...

Taliban Refutes US Intelligence Information Claiming Movement Will Not Fulfill Peace Deal Taliban Refutes US Intelligence Information Claiming Movement Will Not Fulfill Peace Deal

The ceremony commemorated the 1995 slaying of Abdul Ali Mazari, the leader of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazaras, who are mostly Shiite Muslims. The attack is the first in the capital since the signing of a historic agreement in Qatar last week between...

More of northern Italy to be under lockdown More of northern Italy to be under lockdown

Italy's prime minister has just released a statement that at least 17 million people will be put in obligatory quarantine in the Lombardy region as well as 14 other provinces, including hotspots like Milan and Venice . The announcement came after ...

White House overruled health officials on coronavirus flight advice White House overruled health officials on coronavirus flight advice

During that same conversation with reporters at the CDC Trump also suggested that "anybody that needs a test can have a test". The CDC warns on its coronavirus web page against people congregating in crowds and encourages the elderly, in particular...

Italy quarantines quarter of its population to fight coronavirus Italy quarantines quarter of its population to fight coronavirus

Italy on Saturday saw its biggest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the outbreak began in the north of the country February 21. The Italian government will restrict travel in and out of the northern region of Lombardy, which includes the ...

Biden tells Missourians to ‘take back this country’ days before Tuesday primary Biden tells Missourians to ‘take back this country’ days before Tuesday primary

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and John Delaney, a former Maryland congressman - both onetime 2020 candidates - backed Biden, as did a slew of other Democratic officials in states soon to hold nominating contests. Sanders, meanwhile, h...

Anger as truck driver destroys Easter Island statue Anger as truck driver destroys Easter Island statue

It looks as though a moai statue or its ahu platform is fallen over on the passenger side of the vehicle. In the period of X - XVI centuries is a community built shrines and erected enormous stone statues known as " moai ", forming a unique cultu...

Coronavirus: Italy to lock down Milan and northern provinces

Religious ceremonies such as funerals and weddings will also be banned. Deaths due to the infectious virus had also risen, by 36 to 233, while the number of patients in intensive care climbed to 567, up 23% from the day before. The only infections ...

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