Friday September 25-th, 2020

Analysis on China Moving to Ease Restrictions Analysis on China Moving to Ease Restrictions

China did not report any new local coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, but the number of imported COVID-19 cases rose sharply to 67 after the deadly virus was brought under control in its epicentre Wuhan , health of...

USA troops possibly heading to Canadian border amid COVID-19 fears USA troops possibly heading to Canadian border amid COVID-19 fears

A source with knowledge of those discussions told CBC News the White House is looking at placing 1,000 troops about 25 kilometres from the border and using remote sensors to look out for irregular border-crossers. Canada also agreed to turn back al...

COVID-19: Five new cases in Ottawa, two people hospitalized COVID-19: Five new cases in Ottawa, two people hospitalized

Two men in their 60s, a woman in her 60s, a woman in her 40s, and a woman in her 70s have been identified as the new confirmed cases. -Confirmed coronavirus cases crossed 377,000 across 194 countries and territories. on Thursday. Those answers al...

Powerball $80 million jackpot won by sole NSW entrant Powerball $80 million jackpot won by sole NSW entrant

A single entry from NSW has won the entire $80 million jackpot in tonight's Powerball lottery. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $114.8 million. Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. ...

Andrew Cuomo: $2 trillion congressional deal would be 'terrible' for NY Andrew Cuomo: $2 trillion congressional deal would be 'terrible' for NY

The New York governor offered brief praise of Kushner as a fellow New Yorker who has been crucial to helping the state accelerate the production of ventilators for coronavirus patients in intensive care units. Just over half the U.S. population i...

Venezuelan president Maduro charged in USA with drug trafficking, official says Venezuelan president Maduro charged in USA with drug trafficking, official says

Attorney General William Barr is expected to announce the designation and charges at a news conference Thursday morning. It is unclear what crimes the USA will accuse Maduro and the members of his regime of committing, but sources told CNN they a...

Two new cases of COVID-19 in Douglas County Two new cases of COVID-19 in Douglas County

He pointed to national news reports indicating there was more testing for the virus available, which could account for significant increases across the country. The confirmed cases in the county so far range from teens to 70s. - Getting factual inf...

Feds simplify EI benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19 Feds simplify EI benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19

The bill injects cash into the economy at a number of points to help Canadians through the COVID-19 crisis, including the employment benefits, student-loan deferrals, and funds for the health care system, homeless and women's shelters, and Indigeno...

B.C. approves $500 renters' supplement, freezes rents and evictions B.C. approves $500 renters' supplement, freezes rents and evictions

Horgan said he doesn't want people to fear losing their homes, which "should be a place of comfort and security". The next week to 10 days will be critical, she said, in determining whether COVID-19 is spreading rapidly through the B.C. On personal...

COVID-19 Pandemic Is ‘Accelerating — WHO Chief COVID-19 Pandemic Is ‘Accelerating — WHO Chief

Meanwhile, as informed citizens, we should all take the Movement Control Order seriously and practice social distancing religiously! Nearly every country in the world has reported cases, he announced in a Geneva press conference. "Even if we do e...

U.S. death toll from coronavirus passes 1,000 U.S. death toll from coronavirus passes 1,000

The U.S. has confirmed 60,115 COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday and the death toll stands at 809, according to Johns Hopkins University . The number of confirmed cases has exceeded 451,000, the USA university reports. Since emerging in Wuhan, China, la...

CDC: Defer Cruise Travel; Inside the Princess Outbreak CDC: Defer Cruise Travel; Inside the Princess Outbreak

Now a study suggests the virus is capable of sticking to surfaces for longer than originally thought. Traces of the virus were found "on a variety of surfaces in cabins of both symptomatic and asymptomatic infected passengers up to 17 days after ...

Coronavirus in Europe: Spain is hardest-hit European country after Italy Coronavirus in Europe: Spain is hardest-hit European country after Italy

Spain also surpassed China, the ground zero of the virus, with 3,434 deaths, while confirmed cases exceed 47,600. In Washington, President Donald Trump said NY, the epicentre of the United States outbreak with over 30,000 cases, likely has a few "t...

New York Mayor appeals for federal help to tackle virus New York Mayor appeals for federal help to tackle virus

In total, that number accounts for about 500 inmates, but he city screened out anyone who had been convicted for domestic violence or sexual assault, leaving 300 inmates that de Blasio assured he had the power to release. "I don't understand how anyb...

US Freezes Overseas Troop Movements In Coronavirus Lockdown US Freezes Overseas Troop Movements In Coronavirus Lockdown

The department said in a statement on Wednesday that the order will impact exercises, deployments, redeployments and other global force management activities with some exceptions. "This measure is taken to aid in further prevention of the spread of C...

Kosovo's government toppled through no-confidence vote over coronavirus response Kosovo's government toppled through no-confidence vote over coronavirus response

Kosovo's government was toppled by a no-confidence vote Wednesday (March 26) less than two months after coming to power, plunging the unstable democracy into political uncertainty as it tries to halt the spread of coronavirus . One protester who man...

District moves to distance learning District moves to distance learning

Teachers for each of the students will provide a cover sheet explaining the lessons for the week. "For the homes that don't have internet access, we are trying to get work to the parents by any means". Elizabeth Hofreuter, head of school, said on M...

Canada's Senate Approves Controversial COVID-19 Spending Bill - Statement Canada's Senate Approves Controversial COVID-19 Spending Bill - Statement

The bill only needed one party's support to pass the House of Commons but it needed the support of every MP present to be put through on the one-day schedule the Liberals wanted. Almost one million people applied for EI last week, and since last Mond...

Federal government makes self-isolation for travellers mandatory Federal government makes self-isolation for travellers mandatory

Ms. Hajdu also said Ottawa is ordering that returning passengers can not take public transit to return to their homes. She clarified that this would be the case for all returning travellers and not just those exhibiting symptoms, as she said earlier ...

James Dyson unveils design for coronavirus ventilator James Dyson unveils design for coronavirus ventilator

It normally takes two to three years to design and bring a new ventilator to market, and there is concern that the NHS could run short of equipment in a matter of weeks. Engineers, anesthesiologists and surgeons from Oxford University and King's Coll...

OR animal shelters prepare for increased need in wake of coronavirus crisis OR animal shelters prepare for increased need in wake of coronavirus crisis

More information can be found online . "I think what's important to recognize is that animal shelters are key players in any disaster response, and we're reducing our shelter population via adoptions, via foster homes in order to get ready for wh...

Won't Allow Long-Lasting Damage to US Economy from Coronavirus, Says Trump Won't Allow Long-Lasting Damage to US Economy from Coronavirus, Says Trump

He argued that tens of thousands of Americans die from the seasonal flu or in automobile accidents and "we don't turn the country off". Washington state, California and NY state have been hit particularly hard but aren't moving through their rate...

Idiotic Influencer Reportedly Hospitalized With Coronavirus After Licking Toilet Idiotic Influencer Reportedly Hospitalized With Coronavirus After Licking Toilet

A week ago, we brought you the story of how Instagram models were doing the " Coronavrius Challenge ", where they purposely licked toilets on video for Likes and views. Larz, who interviewed in 2019 with Dr. Phil McGraw, also previously said that...

Bob Levinson's Family Says US Concludes He Died in Iran Bob Levinson's Family Says US Concludes He Died in Iran

The Levinson family vowed to seek justice against both the Iranian regime and American officials who spared any effort to bring him home. We extend our deep appreciation to President Trump and the members of his Administration - National Security A...

Spain overtakes China virus toll with 3,434 deaths - government Spain overtakes China virus toll with 3,434 deaths - government

These figures bring Spain's death toll to 3,434. Meanwhile, the death toll is 2,077 in Iran as confirmed cases toped 27,000. Louisiana has also emerged as a hot spot for the virus in the United States. Although China has the most confirmed case...

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