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United States coronavirus cases reach biggest single-day increase of pandemic

United States coronavirus cases reach biggest single-day increase of pandemic Underscoring the worsening spread of the virus, Florida on Saturday morning reported 9,585 new infections in the last 24 hours, marking a record high for a second day, and 24 additional deaths from Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. [Full Article...]

Haryana issues alert after swarms of locusts enter Rewari, Gurgaon districts

Haryana issues alert after swarms of locusts enter Rewari, Gurgaon districts But a small part of it entered Delhi border in Jasola Bhatti area. The city administration of Gurugram on Friday evening asked its residents to keep their windows shut and make clanging noises to ward off the insects. "Personal Protection Equipment kits may be used while spraying for safety". "Two groups had entered the city from Jhajjar [district]", said Atmaram Godara, deputy director of... [Full Article...]

Trump administration imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials

Trump administration imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials Family members of such persons may also be subject to these restrictions, he said . This action by the Trump administration comes at a time when tensions between the two countries are high due to the United States accusing China of birthing novel coronavirus , spreading it across the world and also hiding its coronavirus figures. [Full Article...]

Judge rejects effort to block 'tell-all' book by Trump niece

Judge rejects effort to block 'tell-all' book by Trump niece Mr Trump called Mr Cook a "genius" during a meeting a year ago at the White House. "The courts will not tolerate this brazen violation of the First Amendment", he added . Mary Trump and Fred Trump III are the children of Fred Trump Jr, the president's older brother who left the family business and died of heart problems arising from alcoholism in 1981, at the age of 42. [Full Article...]

Three Men Accused Of Murdering Ahmaud Arbery Indicted By Grand Jury

Arbery's parents pushed for legal action including the immediate arrests of the men connected to his death. Arbery was shot and killed by Travis McMichael on February 23 in an incident that involved McMichael's father, Gregory, a retired police officer, and family friend William Bryan . [Full Article...]

Dead, Reports Of Damaged Homes After Earthquake In Oaxaca, Mexico

Dead, Reports Of Damaged Homes After Earthquake In Oaxaca, Mexico The epicenter was 7 miles south-southwest of Santa Maria Zapotitlan. López Obrador appeared on a local television station talking to a government official asking for an update on the nearby states and said that no major damages had been reported . [Full Article...]

India reports biggest single day spike with 15968 new COVID-19 cases

India reports biggest single day spike with 15968 new COVID-19 cases Another 154 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,081, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Wednesday. By July 31, COVID-19 cases is expected to reach 5.50 lakh. The total number of cases stands at 14,728 including 9,218 discharged, 4,930 active cases and 580 deaths. [Full Article...]

China threatens 'appropriate response' to U.S. over media curbs

China threatens 'appropriate response' to U.S. over media curbs US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell said on Monday that the designation was a response to actions by Beijing . Beijing decried Monday's move by the US State Department as "bare-faced political suppression of Chinese media", which "further exposes the hypocrisy of the so-called freedom of speech and press which the US likes to flaunt". [Full Article...]

Covid-19: Worldwide number nears 9-million

Covid-19: Worldwide number nears 9-million The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has said the "greatest threat we face now is not the virus itself, it's the lack of global solidarity and global leadership". As of noon EDT Monday, there had been more than 101,000 cases and more than 8,400 related deaths reported in Canada . "Fortunately, this is an cheap medicine and there are many dexamet... [Full Article...]

Were TikTokers and K-pop stans really behind Trump's low rally turnout?

Were TikTokers and K-pop stans really behind Trump's low rally turnout? According to a June poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, Democrats are more likely than Republicans to say they're very anxious about themselves or someone in their family being infected with the virus. She proceeded by boasting about America's testing capabilities and saying "any suggestion that testing has been curtailed is not rooted in fact". Police arrested ... [Full Article...]

US Attorney Refuses to Resign After Barr Announces He Is ‘Stepping Down’

US Attorney Refuses to Resign After Barr Announces He Is ‘Stepping Down’ But it was not clear whether Mr Barr can force Mr Berman out. In the House, Representative Gerry Connolly of Virginia, a member of the Oversight Committee, said the Justice Department owes the Congress an explanation for this "constitutional crisis". [Full Article...]

Events, celebrations planned on Long Island for Juneteenth

Events, celebrations planned on Long Island for Juneteenth Videos on the Bears' social media channels from players on what Juneteenth means to them and how they celebrate the holiday. The Chicago Bears are joining the National Football League and a number of other franchises in recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday this Friday, June 19. [Full Article...]

PM Trudeau 'very disappointed' over China charging two Canadians

PM Trudeau 'very disappointed' over China charging two Canadians Two separate notices published by the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Friday said the two Canadians have been formally prosecuted by branches in Beijing and Dandong, with their respective cases entering a phase of " legal review ". The daughter of Huawei's founder and the company itself deny any wrongdoing. The next round of legal arguments is set to focus on whether Meng's arrest was unlawf... [Full Article...]

Twitter flags Trump’s tweet of doctored ‘racist baby’ video

Twitter flags Trump’s tweet of doctored ‘racist baby’ video The post has been hit with a "Manipulated media" warning label by Twitter that takes users to a landing page with more information. "This Tweet has been labeled per our synthetic and manipulated media policy to give people more context", a Twitter spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Canada loses bid for UN Security Council seat

Canada loses bid for UN Security Council seat The remaining seat will be a battle between Kenya and Djibouti. In the Asia-Pacific region, India - which has been trying unsuccessfully to win a permanent seat in an expanded Security Council - is assured of a seat as it is running unopposed, as is Mexico in the Latin America and Caribbean region. [Full Article...]

Ardern Calls in Military After New Zealand Quarantine Bungle

Ardern Calls in Military After New Zealand Quarantine Bungle Last week , New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared the country to be Covid-free after nearly a month with no new cases, lifting restrictions and allowing life to return to relative normality. The Chief Ombudsman has also pledged to investigate after members of his staff came into contact with quarantined individuals at an Auckland hotel. [Full Article...]

‘No criminality’ to claim police were ‘poisoned’ at Shake Shack

‘No criminality’ to claim police were ‘poisoned’ at Shake Shack The Legal Aid Society, a public defender organization that has pushed for police reforms, said the move was "welcome news", but cautioned that New Yorkers would not be better served "if these officers are simply reassigned, carrying with them the same bad habits that earned Anti-Crime its dismal reputation". [Full Article...]

Wholesale market in Beijing temporarily shut after new COVID-19 infections

Wholesale market in Beijing temporarily shut after new COVID-19 infections China does not count asymptomatic patients, who are infected with the virus but do not display symptoms, as confirmed cases. As many as eleven residential neighbourhoods near the food market have been kept under lockdown following the surge in infections. [Full Article...]

34 fresh Covid-19 cases, one death in Uttarakhand

34 fresh Covid-19 cases, one death in Uttarakhand The country has jumped two-position since last Sunday to become the fourth worst-hit country by the pandemic after Brazil, United States, and Russian Federation. Jharkhand has registered 1,711 cases, while 1,512 cases have been reported from Chhattisgarh, 1,046 from Tripura, 523 from Goa, 502 from Himachal Pradesh, 449 from Manipur , 437 from Ladakh and 345 from Chandigarh . [Full Article...]

Beijing reports new Covid-19 cases linked to food market

Beijing reports new Covid-19 cases linked to food market China reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months on Sunday and infections in South Korea also rose, showing how the disease can come back as curbs on business and travel are lifted. "The epidemic was already nearly over, and then suddenly there's one or two more new hot spots", said Jin Zheng, a woman in her 20s walking in central Beijing. [Full Article...]


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