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  Story 174 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
United States has Covid19 virus resurgence

HOUSTON â?? Hospital administrators and health experts warned desperately Wednesday that parts of the U.S. are on the verge of becoming overwhelmed by a resurgence of the coronavirus, lamenting that politicians and a tired-of-being-cooped-up public are letting a disaster unfold. The U.S. recorded a one-day total of 34,700 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in two months, according to the count kept by Johns Hopkins University. The number of new c ...


  Story 173 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
Masks, Travel Restrictions, Testing as Virus Cases Surge

BY ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) ? Governments and businesses are ramping up precautions as coronavirus case numbers rise to dire new levels in parts of the U.S. and around the world, potentially wiping out two months of progress.

  Story 172 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
3 arrested after gunshots fired at sheriff's deputy

KINGMAN ? Authorities say they have identified and arrested two suspects who fled an attempted traffic stop Sunday in Fort Mohave after shots were fired at a Mohave County Sheriff?s deputy.

Agency spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said gunfire erupted when the deputy tried to pull over a silver Toyota Rav4 just before noon in the vicinity of South Calle Ranchita and East Camino Viejo. She said authorities allege Casper James Homer, 35, was th ...


  Story 171 -   Saturday June 20, 2020
Federal judge denies Trump administration's attempt to block release of Bolton's book

A federal judge has denied the Trump administration's attempt to block the upcoming publication of a book by former national security adviser John Bolton.


  Story 170 -   Thursday June 11, 2020
Oregon sees another record-breaking jump in coronavirus cases

PORTLAND, Oregon ? The Oregon Health Authority reported the largest single-day jump in coronavirus cases since the pandemic first began, with 178 new cases announced on Thursday.

Thursday's update broke the 

  Story 168 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
Civil rights groups sue Trump over assault on peaceful protesters near White House

The American Civil Liberties Unionand other civil rights groups are suing Donald Trump, William Barr and other federal officials over the assault on peaceful protesters near the White House on Monday, to allow the president to hold a photo op at a historic church.

According to a release from the ACLU of the District of Columbia, the lawsuit filed on behalf of Black Lives Matter DC and individual protesters accuses Trump and the other of ...


  Story 167 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
Trump makes baseless claim about man, 75, shoved by police: ‘Could be a set-up?’ Donald Trump has claimed a 75-year-old man who was hospitalized when police shoved him to the ground at a protest in Buffalo could be an antifa provocateur and suggested the incident could be a set-up.

Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault after video showed them pushing Martin Gugino, a slightly-built septuagenarian and long-time peace activist, with enough force that he violently struck his head on the sidewalk.

Gu ...

  Story 166 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
UK coronavirus death toll tops 50,000, new data shows

London (CNN)More than 50,000 people in the UK have now died after contracting coronavirus, according to the respective national statistics offices of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

At least 50,413 people had died, as of late May, with Covid-19 listed on their death certif ...

  Story 165 -   Friday June 5, 2020
Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, a source close to the situation said Friday.

An investigation is underway in a protest incident Gov. Andrew Cuomo called "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful." The man was seriously injured.
Video of ...

  Story 164 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
Over 10 agonizing days, a migrant worker walked 1,250 miles home

Rajesh Chouhan had covered 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) in five days. His legs were swollen and his blisters had burst. A piece of Styrofoam trash he'd found on the roadside was soaking up the pus seeping from his feet.

But he didn't stop walking. He couldn't.
The 26-year-old migrant worker was in the heart of India and only halfway home.
When India announced its nationwide lockdown on 
  Story 163 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
George Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call George Floyd's family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Speaking to MSNBC's Al Sharpton, George's brother, Philonise Floyd, said his conversation with President Trump was "so fast."

George Floyd killing latest in string of police actions to stoke public anger in Minnesota
"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak," Floyd said ...

  Story 162 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
Philippines Reports 862 Additional Coronavirus Infections, Seven More Deaths

MANILA (Reuters) ? The Philippines on Sunday reported 862 additional coronavirus situations and also seven more deaths from the breathing illness.

In a publication, the Department of Health claimed the Southeast Asian nation currently had an overall of 18,086 infections while its casualty had actually increased to957 It claimed 101 more individuals had actually recouped, taking the variety of recuperations up unti ...


  Story 161 -   Wednesday May 20, 2020
Radio used by Titanic to make distress calls can be salvaged despite NOAA objections, judge rules

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage firm can retrieve the Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast distress calls from the sinking Titanic ocean liner. In an order released Monday, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith agreed that the telegraph is historically and culturally important and could soo ...


  Story 160 -   Wednesday May 20, 2020
Bangladesh says Cox's Bazar camp is prepared for cyclone

A Bangladeshi official has claimed that Cox's Bazar, a series of camps housing nearly one million Rohingya refugees, is prepared for Cyclone Amphan.

"For the cyclone we are prepared. We have tightened the huts of the refugees," Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Md. Mahbub Alam Talukder told CNN.

"All 32 camps have trained volunteers ready. We have mosques and other learning center[s] if we need to relocate ...


  Story 159 -   Sunday May 17, 2020
'Unprecedented': States face hundreds of billions in lost revenue
May 17, 2020, 6:20 PM +07 / Updated May 18, 2020, 12:40 AM +07
By Allan Smith

The coronavirus pandemic will cost states hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue in the upcoming fiscal year, according to an NBC News survey of 33 states and Washington, D.C.

With most states starting their new fiscal year early this ...


  Story 158 -   Wednesday May 13, 2020
U.S. Accuses China of Hacking Coronavirus Research, Undermining Vaccine Development

THE FEDERAL government's top agencies for cybersecurity on Wednesday accused China of waging a hacking campaign designed to undermine the U.S. response to the coronavirus, a rare public acknowledgement of a rival's attempted attacks that comes amid the global race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

The "public service announcement" from the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Age ...


  Story 157 -   Sunday May 10, 2020
China Refutes 24 'Lies' by U.S. Politicians Over Coronavirus

The Chinese foreign ministry has dedicated most of its press briefings over the past week to rejecting accusations by U.S. politicians, especially Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, that China had withheld information about the new coronavirus and that it had originated in a laboratory in the city of Wuhan.

A 30-page, 11,000-word article posted on the ministry website on Saturday night repeated and expanded on the refutations made during t ...


  Story 156 -   Saturday May 9, 2020
Cuomo warns of 'entirely different chapter' as 5-year-old NYC boy dies from COVID-related complications

(CNN)For months, parents have been counting their blessings amid reports that the novel coronavirus generally seemed to spare children.

As the outbreak spread to the US, data from Chinese health officials showed children did not seem to be catching the virus in the same numbers as adults. If they did, they were not d ...

  Story 155 -   Saturday May 9, 2020
Obama says White House response to coronavirus has been 'absolute chaotic disaster'

(CNN)Former President Barack Obama delivered a blistering critique of the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus crisis, describing it as "an absolute chaotic disaster" during a private call Friday night with people who w ...


  Story 154 -   Saturday May 9, 2020
Little Richard, Flamboyant Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer, Dead At 87

Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock `n' roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday after battling bone cancer. He was 87.

Pastor Bill Minson, a close friend of Little Richard's, told The Associated Press that Little Richard died Saturday morning. His son, Danny Jones Penniman, also confirmed his father's ...



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