Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Kabul to release 5000 Taleban prisoners if violence eases Kabul to release 5000 Taleban prisoners if violence eases

Omar Zwak, spokesman for Helmand's governor, told AFP that "20 to 30" foreigners had left Lashkar Gah since the weekend. "President Ghani has signed the decree that would facilitate the release of the Taliban prisoners in accordance with an accepte...

Canadian Grand Princess cruise ship passengers arrive for quarantine at CFB Trenton Canadian Grand Princess cruise ship passengers arrive for quarantine at CFB Trenton

Celebrity chef José Andrés has mobilized his charity World Central Kitchen and set up camp near the Grand Princess cruise ship . The Grand Princess , which is carrying multiple people who have tested positive for COVID-19, passes the Farallon Isla...

Cruise ship passengers heading to Georgia for coronavirus testing Cruise ship passengers heading to Georgia for coronavirus testing

That person was later transferred to a hospital. A possible Coronavirus case in Georgia mentioned during a press conference Monday has been confirmed 'negative, ' according to state officials. "Let me emphasize this is only a precautionary measure"...

Athlone Parade falls foul of coronavirus Athlone Parade falls foul of coronavirus

Toni Forrester is CEO of Letterkenny Chamber - She says the government must give clearer advice guidelines about public gatherings. Earlier, Cork City cancelled its parade, saying the decision has been made due to "the evolving circumstances arou...

Palestine confirms 5 more coronavirus cases Palestine confirms 5 more coronavirus cases

Israel is coordinating the evacuation of hundreds of tourists from the Palestinian Authority due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the city of Bethlehem, the Israeli Defence Ministry's Coordination of Government Activities in...

Court: House entitled to Mueller probe grand jury testimony Court: House entitled to Mueller probe grand jury testimony

In the case, House Democrats have asserted that they need the grand jury materials in order to determine whether or not Trump lied in his written responses to questions that Mueller asked him during the Russian Federation investigation. The Justice D...

International Women’s Day 2020: Google joins celebration with animated Doodle International Women’s Day 2020: Google joins celebration with animated Doodle

And the second layer depicts women from the 1950s to the 1980s. It shows the struggles of women from the 1990s to the present day and how they achieved success despite issues. For the past International Women's Day , Doodles focuses on the diversity...

Rep. Matt Gaetz Hit Up Taco Stand Before Coronavirus Self-Quarantine Rep. Matt Gaetz Hit Up Taco Stand Before Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

US Congressman Matt Gaetz , who may possibly be infected with the novel coronavirus, was aboard Air Force One with US President Donald Trump . Neither have reported any symptoms, but said their decisions to self-quarantine were taken out of an ...

Hillary Clinton Accidentally Predicts Joe Biden Will Lose to Trump

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , the Democratic Party's 2016 nominee, said Sunday on CNN that America has "some absolute misogyny". Despite her claims of Facebook working against her, there are numerous examples of conservatives alleg...

Banning Huawei will damage UK’s broadband ambitions, says ex-BT chief Banning Huawei will damage UK’s broadband ambitions, says ex-BT chief

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden tried to reassure colleagues, saying the government wanted to reduce the 35% threshold for Huawei further. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday (March 10) faces his first party rebellion over his government's deci...

OH plastic surgeon accused of drugging women, recording sexual assaults OH plastic surgeon accused of drugging women, recording sexual assaults

Investigators said the recordings showed Gupta's face, and in one, showed a medical bag that he had employees ship, via FedEx, from his medical office to medical conferences outside of OH before he traveled to those conferences. He told his employee ...

Italy has second-most COVID-19 deaths, infections Italy has second-most COVID-19 deaths, infections

The number of fatalities almost tripled, rising from 133 to 366 Sunday, according to the civil protection agency, with most deaths occurring in the hard-hit Lombardy region in Italy's wealthy north. Also on Monday, the Civil Protection Department c...

Body found wearing same clothes as missing toddler, investigator says Body found wearing same clothes as missing toddler, investigator says

Megan Boswell appeared in a Tennessee court just days after remains of a child were found on property that belongs to her family. During the hearing, investigators revealed details about what they found during the search that led to the discovery ...

NY state to produce hand sanitizer using prison labor NY state to produce hand sanitizer using prison labor

The announcement came as the number of confirmed cases in the state rose to 142, the vast majority of them in Westchester County, just north of New York City. Previously, Washington state had been the area with the most cases - according to the Was...

Five senior Republicans in self-quarantine over coronavirus Five senior Republicans in self-quarantine over coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has reportedly in recent days been in contact with at least three people who have since gone into quarantine as a precautionary measure after allegedly coming into contact with a person at the Conservative Political Actio...

RAF Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft Over Scotland RAF Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft Over Scotland

The Russian aircraft were shadowed by our Typhoons, along with (Quick Reaction Alert) aircraft from our @NATO partners in Norway and France'. "This is a normal response to a Russian airline that is close to the United Kingdom and has been implement...

Putin is not objecting to possibility of running for president in 2024 Putin is not objecting to possibility of running for president in 2024

Vladimir Putin has moved to cement his hold on power in Russian Federation beyond the middle of the decade, backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow him to seek another term and remain in power in Russian Federation. The sweeping...

India Confirms New Case of Coronavirus in 3-Year-Old Boy India Confirms New Case of Coronavirus in 3-Year-Old Boy

According to the media outlet, the family was screened at the airport upon their arrival. A three-year-old child in Kerala's Ernakulam district has also been tested positive for COVID-19. A patient from Jammu tested positive on Monday for coron...

Saudi Arabia Provides $10 Million to World Health Organization in Fight Against COVID-19 Saudi Arabia Provides $10 Million to World Health Organization in Fight Against COVID-19

Emirates customers who were due to travel to or from Saudi Arabia can rebook flights on an alternative date or apply for a refund. The fourth flight operated to Madinah to repatriate Umrah passengers. Earlier, Saudi Arabia decided that travellers...

Coronavirus: Israel Will Require Quarantine For Everyone Entering The Country Coronavirus: Israel Will Require Quarantine For Everyone Entering The Country

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's defense team filed a formal request on Monday for a 45-day postponement of his criminal trial , which is set to begin on March 17. Besides, Sunday's (March 8th) remark from Netanyahu was brought in to li...

Imran Khan greets Hindus on Holi Imran Khan greets Hindus on Holi

Hindus constitute a minority population of 4 percent in Pakistan. The ancient Hindu festival of Holi , which heralds the end of winter and the victory of good over evil, is marked with a national public holiday in India and sees revellers pour o...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in United Kingdom rise to 319 Confirmed COVID-19 cases in United Kingdom rise to 319

Two patients who tested positive for the respiratory illness have died. "It appears the virus was acquired in the United Kingdom and full contact tracing has begun". The case was confirmed by Public Health England in its data of local authorities - a...

Biden Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Sanders — CNN Poll Biden Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Sanders — CNN Poll

Biden's successful Super Tuesday showing also appears to have led to a rebound in his favorability rating, with 48 percent now holding a positive view of the former vice president, up from 39 percent in December, the report said. However, the MI poll...

Firefighters save pig's bacon after it ate another swine's pedometer Firefighters save pig's bacon after it ate another swine's pedometer

Thankfully, no pigs or people were harmed in the fire. In a photo tweeted by Russell Jenkins, a crew manager for the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, flames smolder and smoke rises from the ground, as firefighters rake through burning hay...

S. Korea's virus cases near 7500, but pace of new infections slows

U.S. Forces South Korea issued a statement, which acknowledged the travel restriction. A South Korean contract construction worker working at the US military garrison Camp Walker in Daegu - the South Korean city hardest hit by the the coronavirus...

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