Thursday September 24-th, 2020

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorses former rival Joe Biden Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorses former rival Joe Biden

Biden easily won contests in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday. Those victories left him needing less than half of the remaining delegates up for grabs to secure the Democratic presidential nomination. Mike Casca, Sanders campaign communicatio...

Man arrested for failing to self-isolate over coronavirus Man arrested for failing to self-isolate over coronavirus

The suspect was held by police on the island on Thursday, two days after the British crown dependency announced strict measures to prevent the illness spreading. Police said: "Please follow the guidance issued by the government and think about the ...

Canada-US border expected to be closed by Saturday: Trudeau Canada-US border expected to be closed by Saturday: Trudeau

If the USA surgeon general determined there was a "serious danger" of bringing a communicable disease to the United States, then Trump could rely on a law giving him authority to deny entry to people or to reject cargo, the officials said. Trudeau sa...

Coronavirus cases top 200,000 worldwide, death toll passes 8,000 Coronavirus cases top 200,000 worldwide, death toll passes 8,000

By 7:46 a.m. local time (1146 GMT) Wednesday, the number of confirmed infections outside China reached 120,428, with Italy leading the rank with 31,506 cases, followed by Iran with 16,169 cases and Spain with 13,716 cases. Many countries have restric...

Prince Albert of Monaco Has Been Diagnosed with COVID-19 Prince Albert of Monaco Has Been Diagnosed with COVID-19

Prince Albert will continue to lead the small European nation while working from his home office, according to the palace. Prince Albert of Monaco , the 62-year-old son of the late Grace Kelly and her husband Prince Rainier, was tested for the vi...

Wuhan reports no new cases of coronavirus for first time since outbreak Wuhan reports no new cases of coronavirus for first time since outbreak

At 04:00 on March 18, 34 newly diagnosed imported cases were reported (21 in Beijing , 9 in Guangdong, 2 in Shanghai, 1 in Heilongjiang, and 1 in Zhejiang). Hubei also saw two new deaths, which were both in Wuhan. The ministry said Thursday that res...

Unfaithful husband catches coronavirus while traveling in Italy with his mistress Unfaithful husband catches coronavirus while traveling in Italy with his mistress

The unnamed man said to be in his late 30s, has revealed to public health coordinators in the north of England the truth about how he picked up the bug. "He concept he had the easiest alibi to hold out his affair, however hadn't reckoned at the coron...

China reports record number of imported coronavirus cases

China found no locally transmitted coronavirus cases for the second day in a row, though imported infections spiked to a record high, according to data released by authorities on Friday. For several cities in China that have been quarantined sin...

China expels American journalists as spat with U.S. escalates China expels American journalists as spat with U.S. escalates

The U.S. announced earlier this month that five of China's state-controlled media outlets would be restricted to 100 visas, the de facto expelling of about 60 journalists. "It is unfortunate that USA moves to restrict Chinese media operations gav...

Fairbanks school district distributes food to students in need Fairbanks school district distributes food to students in need

Sheridan County School District 2 has been providing meals on a "grab-and-go" basis at all of the district's schools in Sheridan and Story this week. Breakfast will be served from 8-10:30 a.m. Students received meals for multiple days on the first ...

Russia deploying coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU document says Russia deploying coronavirus disinformation to sow panic in West, EU document says

Brussels' warning comes less than a month after U.S. officials said thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts had embarked on a coordinated effort to spread alarm about the virus. The Kremlin denied the allegations on Wednesday, saying they...

Australia hunts 2,700 cruise passengers over coronavirus fears, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories Australia hunts 2,700 cruise passengers over coronavirus fears, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

The New Zealand Ministry of Health announced this evening that it is in the process of contacting the New Zealanders who were on board the ship. "Follow the rules, and if you're feeling ill, any of the symptoms that might be related to covid-19, th...

How to watch UK PM Boris Johnson Coronavirus daily update live stream How to watch UK PM Boris Johnson Coronavirus daily update live stream

The UK government will now hold daily televised news conferences concerning coronavirus as the number of UK cases escalates. "Now is the time for everyone to stop non-essential contact with others and to stop all unnecessary travel", Johnson said.

Australia and New Zealand shut down foreign arrivals Australia and New Zealand shut down foreign arrivals

Leaders in Australia and New Zealand pulled the trigger on an already mortally wounded global tourism industry Thursday and banned foreign arrivals. This will also include Jetstar flights. "Life is continuing to change, and together we're going to ha...

Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

Akshay Thakur, 31, Pawan Gupta, 25, Vinay Sharma, 26, and Mukesh Singh, 32, were executed by Pawan Jallad, the hangman from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district at 5.30 am for the savage assault in an empty moving bus on the 23-year-old physiotherapy inte...

Two Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released Two Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

US Navy veteran Michael White was given in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad to a team from Switzerland, which represents US interests in the absence of diplomatic relations, and flown to the capital Tehran, the State Department said.

China reports no new local coronavirus transmissions for first time China reports no new local coronavirus transmissions for first time

Despite Africans' initial panic that travellers coming from China , the initial epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, would import virus cases to the region, numerous cases confirmed have been imported from either Europe or the US. Wuhan, a city ...

COVID-19 response: A University of Minnesota timeline COVID-19 response: A University of Minnesota timeline

This also means that commencement exercises and class reunions have been canceled . "Our goal is to ensure students remain on track to complete all spring semester courses by the end of the regular semester". It said the centre for national educati...

Coronavirus: PM explains strict new social distancing guidelines

Tasmania has imposed the most dramatic lockdown in the country, requiring nearly everyone entering the island state to go into quarantine for two weeks from Friday. All domestic passengers travelling from Mainland Australia into Tasmania after 11:5...

RGV Residents Stuck In Peru; Asking For Help To Come Home RGV Residents Stuck In Peru; Asking For Help To Come Home

Teacher Shawn Hill is stuck in Peru and does not have the capacity to teach his students from a distance in Beverly Hills. The announcement came as Peru had 71 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Hundreds of Americans are stuck in Peru after the nation cl...

Erdogan discusses migrant crisis, Syria with Macron, Merkel and Johnson Erdogan discusses migrant crisis, Syria with Macron, Merkel and Johnson

Meanwhile, Tuesday's video conference between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the leaders of France , Germany and the United Kingdom did not lead to any drastic decisions on the migrants issue with the focus being on the coronavirus ...

Telehealth tech issues as Ontario reports 23 new COVID-19 cases

A female from Ottawa in her 60's who recently returned from Germany and Malta has tested positive for COVID-19 and a man in his 60's who returned from the United Kingdom has also tested positive. Public health officials have approved 16,650 cases in ...

Australia bans foreign travellers as citizens struggle to get home Australia bans foreign travellers as citizens struggle to get home

Mr Morrison said the travel ban along with economic and health measures were aimed at "building a bridge". More than 700 people have been infected with the virus in Australia, with nearly 50 now recovered. As financial markets suffered another day ...

PM Modi's coronavirus address to the nation: Key steps to fight virus PM Modi's coronavirus address to the nation: Key steps to fight virus

Here are the key takeaways from the prime minister's speech. PM appealed to the people to observe a self-imposed curfew on March 22 from 7 am to 9 pm, saying no citizen, barring those in essential services, should get out of the house. The citizens...

Tulsi Gabbard Drops Out of Primary to Endorse Biden

Following her exit, the Democrat nominee field officially narrowed to a two-man race between Biden and Sen. Biden defeated Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Party primaries held in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday. Gabbard also sup...

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