Friday July 10-th, 2020

Biden offers to call Trump to discuss national coronavirus response Biden offers to call Trump to discuss national coronavirus response

The potential steps toward a call come after Trump was asked about Biden's offer to speak with him at his daily coronavirus press briefing. Biden had been offering advice and warnings to Trump about the coronavirus in media interviews and appearanc...

1st heatwave recorded in Antarctica 1st heatwave recorded in Antarctica

The process' pace intensifies year by year, and the Australian scientists stationed in the Antarctic have reported on registration of the first-ever heatwave in the region. "Most life exists in small ice-free oases in Antarctica , and largely depend...

White House predicts 200,000 Americans could die from COVID19 outbreak White House predicts 200,000 Americans could die from COVID19 outbreak

But it is true that since the beginning of the Coronavirus spread in the USA, in several press conferences President Trump repeatedly claimed that during the summer, the situation will be under control as the warmer weather will help to defeat the ...

Europe COVID-19 death toll tops 30,000 Europe COVID-19 death toll tops 30,000

Still, many people are dying at home or in nursing homes because hospitals are saturated and they could not get access to ICU breathing machines. There may be many factors at play, but experts said early on that fast and widespread testing gave Ge...

NSW coronavirus isolation rules won't be lifted for 90 days, police say NSW coronavirus isolation rules won't be lifted for 90 days, police say

The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in NSW has reached 2298, with 116 new cases recorded by 8pm on Wednesday, while the state's death toll sits at 10 - nearly half of the country's total of 22 deaths. More than 108,000 people have been tested...

Pastor of Louisiana church charged, accused of disobeying governor's order Pastor of Louisiana church charged, accused of disobeying governor's order

Spell has chosen to embarrass us for his own self-promotion", he said . "He will be held responsible for his reckless and irresponsible decisions that endangered the health of his congregation and our community", Corcoran told the Advocate .

Las Vegas homeless placed in outdoor parking lot as 'temporary shelter' Las Vegas homeless placed in outdoor parking lot as 'temporary shelter'

The city of Las Vegas and Clark County on Saturday opened the shelter, on the upper floor of a convention centre parking lot, after the temporary closure of a 500-person homeless shelter run by Catholic Charities after a homeless man there tested p...

Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas highway

It happened around 4:15 a.m. on Interstate 20 near Dallas, snarling traffic for hours, Fox 4 reported . The truck driver didn't suffer any serious injuries. Texas transportation officials said some of the spilled cargo "burned extensively". T...

Newborn baby with COVID-19 dies in CT Newborn baby with COVID-19 dies in CT

Lamont noted the newborn tested positive Tuesday for COVID-19. "This is absolutely heartbreaking". As the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues to multiple, one of the latest fatalities is a 6-week-old baby. "Our prayers are with...

Ron DeSantis Changes Course, Issues Stay-At-Home Order for Florida Ron DeSantis Changes Course, Issues Stay-At-Home Order for Florida

DeSantis said he made his decision Wednesday after speaking with President Donald Trump. New guidance from the Trump Administration calls for people to practice social distancing through at least April 30. I said then I would stand with the Gover...

Watch What You Flush Down the Toilet Watch What You Flush Down the Toilet

The community is asked to be mindful of what you are flushing for the well-being of the municipal sewer system. Homeowners are responsible for the sewer lines from their house until it meets the city's sewer main under the street. Flushing these pr...

Corona RNA found in cruise ship cabins even after 17 days CDC Corona RNA found in cruise ship cabins even after 17 days CDC

The Ruby Princess has become a major source of the coronavirus across Australia after infected passengers were allowed off the ship. Chief health officer Dr Kerry Chant said the trio - who are not Australian nationals - were evacuated with the ...

Death toll from COVID-19 passes 40,000 worldwide Death toll from COVID-19 passes 40,000 worldwide

Of these confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world, at least 164,900 are now considered recovered. The latest coronavirus figures compiled separately by the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center and the AFP news agency each show that the global de...

'Our team is still laughing' 'Our team is still laughing'

A boss who turned herself into a potato when she switched filters during an online video meeting was forced to stay that way when she couldn't turn it off. Another was impressed by Ocampo's ability to maintain her composure throughout the ordeal: "...

Led coalition forces hand K1 military base to Iraqi forces #54168 Led coalition forces hand K1 military base to Iraqi forces #54168

Occupying US forces in Iraq have pulled out from a strategic air base in northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk and handed it over to the Arab country's security forces. The stretch of territory is also disputed between the federal Iraqi government a...

Threats 'Don't Disappear' Amid COVID-19 Crisis, NATO Secretary General Warns Threats 'Don't Disappear' Amid COVID-19 Crisis, NATO Secretary General Warns

The ministers will convene via secure videoconference on Thursday, and the meeting will be chaired by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg . "We will look into how we can step up and speed up our efforts", said Stoltenberg, who has suspended travel,...

Iran warns United States after Patriot deployment to Iraq Iran warns United States after Patriot deployment to Iraq

The Patriot systems are composed of high performance radars and interceptor missiles capable of destroying incoming ballistic missiles in flight. The US deployment runs " counter to the official position of the Iraqi government, parliament and pe...

Taliban team arrives in Kabul to begin prisoner exchange process Taliban team arrives in Kabul to begin prisoner exchange process

His announcement comes amid a lingering political dispute stemming from the September 28 controversy-marred Afghan presidential election, which Abdullah alleges was manipulated in favor of incumbent Ghani. Under pressure from Washington, Ghani last w...

S. Arabia advises Muslims to defer Haj plans S. Arabia advises Muslims to defer Haj plans

Iran's health ministry spokesman, Kianoush Jahanpour, said Wednesday that the virus had killed another 138 people, pushing the country's death toll to 3,036 amid 47,593 confirmed cases. A number of them are being quarantined in hotels in Mecca, he sa...

Surgeon General Doubles Down: Masks Increase Virus Risk

This comes after Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force's response coordinator, said Monday the USA could be facing between 100,000 and 200,000 deaths from COVID-19 even if "we do things together well, nearly perfectly".

Timelapse shows creation of London's Nightingale Hospital Timelapse shows creation of London's Nightingale Hospital

The hospital's chief operating officer, Natalie Forrest, explains the concept. Normally an executive at the Royal Free Hospital in London, Forrest is the operational guru responsible for transforming empty rooms into a functional hospital in less t...

Russian lawmakers back jail terms for quarantine offenders as coronavirus cases rise Russian lawmakers back jail terms for quarantine offenders as coronavirus cases rise

My dear friends, I very much appreciate your concern. A Russian military aircraft with medical masks and equipment has departed for the United States amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, the Russian Defence Ministry said Wednesday.

WHO warns `far from over’ in Asia and Pacific WHO warns `far from over’ in Asia and Pacific

Its Regional Director Takeshi Kasai said that steps taken by governments in the zone are not sufficient to prevent transmission of the virus on a large scale among communities. "This experience is also needed here in our region especially now that ne...

Turkmenistan bans media from using the word 'coronavirus' Turkmenistan bans media from using the word 'coronavirus'

The media freedom organisation said that anyone found wearing a face mask or talking about the virus was at risk of being arrested by plain-clothes policemen. "They take away people for any talk about the coronavirus ". Turkmenistan President ...

US death toll eclipses China's as reinforcements head to NYC US death toll eclipses China's as reinforcements head to NYC

Spain's health system is now creaking under the weight of Covid-19 cases, with problems ranging from a shortage of hospital and intensive-care beds to a lack of Personal Protection Equipment. "We've lost over 1,000 New Yorkers", he said. "To me, we'...

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