Sunday July 12-th, 2020

Saudi Aramco slammed over racist images of 'human sanitiser' Saudi Aramco slammed over racist images of 'human sanitiser'

The photos appear to show Aramco employees using a hand sanitizer dispenser attached to a man wearing a surgical mask. Formula 1 has signed a major global sponsorship deal with state-owned oil and chemicals company Saudi Aramco in a move that c...

In relief to family, Scottish body refers Lockerbie bombing case for appeal In relief to family, Scottish body refers Lockerbie bombing case for appeal

And the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC), which will give its decision this afternoon on whether there are grounds to refer the case to the appeal court. In 2018, the commission said it would conduct a complete review of the convicti...

Iran should Iran should "release all prisoners" amid coronavirus

In a separate development, 16 Iranians died from methanol poisoning in Khuzestan province after false rumours spread that drinking alcohol would help prevent people getting the Covid-19 virus, the official Irna news agency reported. It also bestows a...

Woman coughs on flight attendant over coronavirus delay Woman coughs on flight attendant over coronavirus delay

She demanded to be let out after the passengers had spent several hours inside the plane but the cabin crew told her that they would still have to wait. "One Chinese woman went stir insane on a [Thai] Airways flight and deliberately coughed on a fema...

Inmate riots turn deadly in an Italian prison over coronavirus scare Inmate riots turn deadly in an Italian prison over coronavirus scare

Of those cases, 622 have recovered and 366 died, the most deaths reported in a single country outside of China. Police were today clashing with relatives who had gathered outside the jail, in northern Italy which is at the centre of the virus o...

Supreme Court grants reprieve for 'Remain in Mexico' DHS policy Supreme Court grants reprieve for 'Remain in Mexico' DHS policy

Should the court decline, the stay will be lifted and the policy will go back to being blocked. The SCOTUS ruling will remain in effect while the administration appeals the lower court's ruling. "The Migrant Protection Protocols , implemented purs...

Coronavirus Conference Gets Canceled Because of Coronavirus Coronavirus Conference Gets Canceled Because of Coronavirus

A conference on the novel coronavirus outbreak set to be held in New York City was recently cancelled - due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. "Please check back soon for new events". Several events in the Big Apple have been cancelled to curb the Co...

Kiwi soldiers safe after rocket attack kills three at Camp Taji Kiwi soldiers safe after rocket attack kills three at Camp Taji

Initial battlefield reports often contain inaccuracies. USA soldiers walk around at the Taji base complex in Iraq which hosts Iraqi and USA troops. The attack marks the largest on a USA base in Iraq since Iran fired ballistic missiles at bases ...

PAF F-16 crashes in federal capital PAF F-16 crashes in federal capital

F-16 aircraft crashed near Islamabad around noon Wednesday while rehearsing for a March 23 parade, Dawn reported. Wing Commander Noman Akram OC of 9 Squadron lost his life in this crash. Last July, 19 people died when a Pakistani military aircr...

Jyotiraditya Scindia slams Congress as a BJP man Jyotiraditya Scindia slams Congress as a BJP man

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said he is confident his government will complete its term. As uncertainty grew about the future of the Congress government in the state, Singh said nobody anticipated that Scindia, a former Union minister and four-...

European Union leaders decide to set up special €25 billion 'coronavirus fund' European Union leaders decide to set up special €25 billion 'coronavirus fund'

The European Commission will also authorize members states to subsidize private companies fighting the virus and the European budgetary disciplinary rules will also be revised, von der Leyen reassured. The EU's health commissioner, Stella Kyriakide...

European Union coronavirus aid package won't fail because of Germany - Merkel European Union coronavirus aid package won't fail because of Germany - Merkel

She added Berlin would do its part in countering the impact of the epidemic and that a proposed European Union package with fiscal measures would not fail because of Germany. Postponing parliamentary proceedings is also a possibility, Merkel said. ...

Joe Biden steams ahead of Bernie Sanders with primary victories Joe Biden steams ahead of Bernie Sanders with primary victories

The sweeping wins put Biden, 77, on a path to face Republican Donald Trump in the November 3 election, and the former vice president quickly looked ahead with a call for party unity and an appeal to supporters of Sanders. Their caution was at odds ...

US, Canadian Jets Intercept Russian Reconnaissance Aircraft US, Canadian Jets Intercept Russian Reconnaissance Aircraft

The Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft were escorted by F-22 and CF-18 planes, the North American Aerospace Defense Command ( NORAD ) said in a release. U.S. and Canadian aircraft routinely intercept Russian military aircraft in the area...

Teaneck, Clifton Residents Among 5 New Coronaviruses Cases In NJ Teaneck, Clifton Residents Among 5 New Coronaviruses Cases In NJ

Persichilli. "Our concern is more for the gatherings before the parade, and certainly gatherings and parties after the parade", she said Tuesday after announcing the state's first death from coronavirus. A New Jersey physician's assistant said th...

Entire country on lockdown as Italy's coronavirus cases climb Entire country on lockdown as Italy's coronavirus cases climb

He said all primary and secondary schools as well as universities would be shut down until April 3 and sports events would be suspended. Italy is the worst-hit country in Europe and outside Asia by the coronavirus . "We will succeed only if we...

The Pope urges priests to visit coronavirus sufferers The Pope urges priests to visit coronavirus sufferers

The announcement sparked a wave of confusion because churches are supposed to remain open across Italy as a whole during the country's month-long ban on public gatherings. He bowed carefully and gingerly kissed the bible before delivering the praye...

More than half of Washington coronavirus cases are ages 60 or above

NY has the second most cases for any US state, after Washington, with 170 confirmed cases . "If we assume there are 1,000 or more people who have the virus today.the number of people who are infected will double in five to eight days", Inslee said...

United Kingdom interest rates cut in emergency move United Kingdom interest rates cut in emergency move

With rates already low the difference is minimal and most mortgages are fixed rate so are not affected. It also cut a special capital buffer to give banks even more room to lend. Some may wonder what the temporary measure means in terms of their re...

S. Korea reports 131 new virus cases, total now at 7513 S. Korea reports 131 new virus cases, total now at 7513

Park Sung-jae, 26, who works on a different floor of the same building, told AFP: "It's really startling to see infections spread here as most other infections were in Daegu and Gyeongbuk region". Meanwhile, Gyeonggi province has 163 confirmed case...

Italy sees 168 coronavirus deaths, toll outside China over 1,000 Italy sees 168 coronavirus deaths, toll outside China over 1,000

The total number of cases in Italy, the European country hardest hit by the virus in Europe, rose to 10,149 from a previous 9,172, an increase of 10.7%. The Italian government has imposed a nationwide ban on public gathering and travel restrictions u...

Biden scores two early wins over Sanders, waits on MI

A few hours later, Biden aides announced he was canceling a Thursday rally in Tampa and instead planned to deliver a speech near his home in Delaware. "Unions built the country", Biden shouted through a bullhorn. "You're the best damn workers in th...

Putin backs amendment that would allow him to remain in power Putin backs amendment that would allow him to remain in power

He addressed the issue during a speech in parliament after MP and the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, called for his tenure to be reset so that he would be eligible for two more runs before being subject to the new restrictions, envisag...

UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

There are now a total of 382 cases in the UK. Conservative politician Nadine Dorries is the first member of parliament to catch COVID-19, the BBC reported. But she added she was anxious about her 84-year-old mother who was staying with her and bega...

Russian Federation reaches out to OPEC as Riyadh opens oil taps Russian Federation reaches out to OPEC as Riyadh opens oil taps

Until recently, Saudi pumped around 9.7 million bpd. Saudi Arabia responded on Sunday to the collapse of their proposed cuts with its biggest price cut in 20 years in a bid to win market share. US futures rose following President Donald Trump's a...

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