Monday September 28-th, 2020

Debate moves from Phoenix to DC over coronavirus concerns Debate moves from Phoenix to DC over coronavirus concerns

Ilia Calderon will be taking his place in the moderating panel instead. The debate is scheduled to take place at the Arizona Federal Theatre in downtown Phoenix. The debate is still set to be moderated by Dana Bash and Jake Tapper of CNN. On Thu...

Biden Names Clinton-Obama Veteran as New Campaign Manager Biden Names Clinton-Obama Veteran as New Campaign Manager

The Associated Press projected Sanders would win the race shortly after 10pm CT the night of the vote, but no other organization was ready to make the call, given the number of outstanding votes. "If there ever was a time in the modern history of...

European Union to direct €37 billion to coronavirus 'investment initiative' European Union to direct €37 billion to coronavirus 'investment initiative'

He announced that all European travel would be cut off , but USA officials later said that restrictions would apply only to most foreign citizens who have been in Europe's passport-free travel zone at any point in the 14 days prior to their arrival ...

Coronavirus: Minister tests positive after USA trip

Mr Dutton had on Thursday been asked why people entering Australia weren't being tested. Dutton has now been admitted into the hospital while complying to the policy of Queensland Health. Minister Dutton travelled to the USA on March 5 for a meeting ...

Nike reviewing China supply chain after report on Uighur abuse Nike reviewing China supply chain after report on Uighur abuse

The bill comes in response to reports of forced labor by Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang region. "These practices in Xinjiang are one of the world's largest human tragedies". A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said at a regular press briefin...

CANCELLED: Australian F1 Grand Prix called off CANCELLED: Australian F1 Grand Prix called off

The Australian Formula One Grand Prix has been cancelled . "Together with Formula 1 , the Bahrain Motor Federation, the Automobile Association of Vietnam, and the local promoters, postponing both the Bahrain and Vietnam Grands Prix was the only p...

Spain shuts schools in Madrid region and Basque capital over coronavirus Spain shuts schools in Madrid region and Basque capital over coronavirus

Nearly half of the people infected with COVID-19 (1,124) are located in Madrid , the autonomous community (region) of this Iberian nation most affected by the disease along with the Basque Country (225), La Rioja (185) and Catalonia (156).

Facebook, Twitter Remove Russia-Linked Accounts in Ghana Targeting US

Facebook said the network of accounts it removed was in the "early stages" of building an audience. Like Facebook, Twitter did not say that the issues discussed were not legitimate issues, only that the authors of the content were not genuine.

Everest shut down after Nepal suspends permits over coronavirus Everest shut down after Nepal suspends permits over coronavirus

This time past year saw a record 885 people summit Everest including 644 adventurers from Nepal and 241 from the northern flank in Tibet. Tourist areas in Tibet have been closed since January, according to the local tourism office. "While cance...

Death toll in Iran from coronavirus reaches 429, says health official Death toll in Iran from coronavirus reaches 429, says health official

On Wednesday, the World Health Organisation said Iran was "doing its best" to combat the virus as it called for the country to be given more support. "The priority lies with those who have underlying health conditions". In remarks on Wednesday, Seyed...

New Malaysian leader unveils revamped Cabinet with no deputy New Malaysian leader unveils revamped Cabinet with no deputy

Muhyiddin's Bersatu party teamed up with several opposition parties, including the United Malays National Organization, which has several key leaders including Razak on trial for corruption charges. "If you want to have snap elections.I don't want th...

Monkeys fight for food in Thailand after coronavirus slows tourism Monkeys fight for food in Thailand after coronavirus slows tourism

The monkeys form part of two "rival gangs" of monkeys , some that live in the city and others that dwell in grounds of the city's ancient Buddhist temples. "I've never seen them this aggressive". According to a Daily Mail report, the locals wh...

No provision to mark Doubtful in NPR: Amit Shah No provision to mark Doubtful in NPR: Amit Shah

Choosing to focus on the Bharat Bachao Rally that the Congress organised at the Ramlila Maidan, Shah said that the Shaheen Bagh protest began on December 15, 2019, a day after Congress leaders called on people to pick sides and gave provocative spe...

Chinese official blames coronavirus outbreak on United States military Chinese official blames coronavirus outbreak on United States military

The head of China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention has said himself that the source of the virus was wild animals sold at a market in the central city of Wuhan. Zhao Lijan, spokesperson and deputy director general of the Foreign Ministry...

European Commission Criticizes Trump's Coronavirus Travel Ban European Commission Criticizes Trump's Coronavirus Travel Ban

During his Oval Office address, Trump claimed that "the European Union failed to take the same precautions and restrict travel from China and other hot spots", but this claim was rejected by the EU during their statement, stating that it "is taking s...

Pensioners and welfare recipients get cash payments in coronavirus stimulus package Pensioners and welfare recipients get cash payments in coronavirus stimulus package

Ratings agency S&P said on Wednesday it expected Australia to fall into recession in the first half of 2020, but the government's strong fiscal position allowed for stimulus without threatening its "AAA" credit rating. Says package over this financ...

Canada PM's wife tests positive for new coronavirus Canada PM's wife tests positive for new coronavirus

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau , 44, started feeling sick late Wednesday, shortly after getting back to Canada from a London speaking engagement, officials said in a statement. Earlier in the day, Trudeau called off a planned appearance at the Public Heal...

Coronavirus puts paid sick leave benefits under scrutiny Coronavirus puts paid sick leave benefits under scrutiny

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends people to stay home if they are sick. Kaine said the goal is to for people to stay home when they're sick, but that can be hard for people who fear losing their jobs. "As the coronavi...

Australian F1 Grand Prix Officially Cancelled After Chaotic Morning Of Speculation Australian F1 Grand Prix Officially Cancelled After Chaotic Morning Of Speculation

Both Phillip Island and Queensland Raceway have been dropped for the 2020 season, but insiders scoff at the notion of another round being added for 2020. 0830hrs - Despite widespread reports, the Australian Grand Prix appears to be going ahead as us...

Coronavirus: India suspends visa for travellers Coronavirus: India suspends visa for travellers

India with its 1.3 billion population and proximity to China has so far come through the global virus crisis, that has killed more than 4,600 people, relatively unscathed. Section 2 of the 1897 Act gives the power to take special measures and prescri...

Coronavirus crisis: Republic of Ireland announces lockdown Coronavirus crisis: Republic of Ireland announces lockdown

The U.S President appeared a chastened man after he was panned for treating the coronavirus spread lightly last week when he maintained he would not give up shaking hands and that the virus would simply go away because the U.S was so well-prepare...

Cobb schools closing Monday 'until further notice' Cobb schools closing Monday 'until further notice'

Thursday, not long after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp urged public school districts and the state's public universities to close for two weeks. The school districts have conferred and met with local public health officials and they have provided their s...

Australian GP issues update on nine F1 paddock coronavirus tests

This weekend's Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled following a confirmed case of the Coronavirus at the McLaren team. "McLaren Racing has confirmed this evening in Melbourne that it has withdrawn from the 2020 Formula 1 Australian Gran...

Trump met with Brazilian official just days before coronavirus diagnosis Trump met with Brazilian official just days before coronavirus diagnosis

Bolsonaro is now also being tested and monitored for the virus according to Brazilian news outlets. I am feeling healthy and not experiencing any symptoms at this time. Bolsonaro's son, Eduardo, later tweeted that his father has been tested for the v...

United Kingdom gov't defeats lawmakers' amendment on Huawei's 5G role United Kingdom gov't defeats lawmakers' amendment on Huawei's 5G role

But the narrow margin of victory is a warning shot to Downing Street, which still has to legislate to implement its plan for a 35% cap on Huawei in 5G in the early summer, although 44 would be needed to have a chance of defeating the government.

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