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«This Virus Has A Big Trick» : Why COVID-19 Is Life-Threatening For Some.

When two brothers fell critically ill with COVID-19 around the same time in March, their doctors were baffled. Both were young -- 29 and 31 years old -- and healthy. Yet within days they couldn't...

China's Mysterious Surge In Cases Linked To Cold Storage, Port Workers.

China detected its first local asymptomatic infections in more than a month as two port workers responsible for unloading frozen seafood tested positive, adding to alarm that contaminated imports...

«Propaganda Designed To Coerce US» : US Commander On China Air Force Video.

The commander of Andersen Air Force Base on the US Pacific island of Guam on Friday said a Chinese air force video that seemed to show a simulated attack on his facility was "propaganda" designed to...

Coronavirus Found On Seafood Importer's Packages In China.

Health authorities in China's eastern city of Qingdao have found coronavirus contamination on some packages stored by a seafood importer after two of its handlers tested positive for the virus but...

Coronavirus forces Rio de Janeiro to delay Carnival for first time in 108 years.

The city says the pandemic has made it impossible to safely hold the traditional parades in February that are a cultural mainstay and, for many, a source of livelihood.

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine should be ready by early 2021.

Yin Weidong, the CEO of SinoVac, vowed to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell CoronaVac in the United States if it passes its third and final round of testing in humans.

San Francisco sues 28 alleged drug dealers in effort to curb overdose deaths.

The lawsuits, if approved in California Superior Court, would prevent the alleged dealers from entering a 50-block area in one neighbourhood and part of another.

Queen Elizabeth's Finances Hit, Royal Budget May Lose 15 Million Pounds.

Britain's Royal Household on Friday defended taxpayer-funded trips, including a golfing jaunt by the beleaguered Prince Andrew, as it warned of a financial hit stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

US Economy Suffered $16 Trillion Drag Due To Racism: Report.

Racial inequality has cost the US economy $16 trillion in wealth over the last two decades, Citigroup said in a report Thursday.

Facebook Suspends Fake Russian Accounts Over US Election Hack Threat.

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it has dismantled three networks of fake accounts which could be used by Russia's intelligence services to leak hacked documents as part of efforts to disrupt the...

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Michael Bloomberg's Fundraising For Florida Ex-Convicts Draws Scrutiny.

Florida's attorney general is calling for a probe into billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's fundraising of nearly $20 million to help convicted felons vote in the key swing state.

«Enough Is Enough» : China Attacks US At UN Over Covid-19 Criticism.

China on Thursday lashed out at the United States at a high-level UN meeting over its criticism on the coronavirus, with its envoy declaring, "Enough is enough!"

Molotov cocktails used in most violent Portland protest so far: police.

Protesters in Portland hurled several firebombs at officers during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said.

US Announces $150 Million For H-1B Workforce Training Programme.

The United States announced USD 150 million (over Rs 1,100 crore) on Thursday to invest in training for middle-to-high-skilled H-1B occupations in key sectors in the American economy.

«If We Can Help, Would Love To Help» : Trump On India-China Border Row.

US President Donald Trump hoped on Thursday that India and China would be able to resolve their current border disputes as he reiterated his offer to help the two Asian giants in this regard.

Russian Citizen Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Ransomware Plot Against Tesla.

A Russian man accused of offering $1 million to an employee of U.S. electric car company Tesla to enable a ransomware attack denied wrongdoing on September 24 before a judge in Nevada.

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Breonna Taylor protesters return to streets across U.

The police chief in Louisville, Kentucky, where Taylor was killed said he expected demonstrations to go on through the weekend and for some time.

Rule To Limit Stay Of Foreign Students Proposed In US.

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Thursday announced a proposed rule to fix the period of stay for international students, exchange visitors and foreign journalists to "encourage program...

Republican leaders reject Trump’s stance on peaceful transition of power.

US president doubles down on comments casting doubt on integrity of election

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Suspend Issuance Of New Pilot Licenses: UN Aviation Body To Pakistan.

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has advised Pakistan to undertake "immediate corrective actions" and suspend the issuance of any new pilot licenses in the wake of a scandal over...

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Judges, Prisons Following Execution Of Wrestler

The United States has imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge reportedly involved in the case of Navid Afkari, an Iranian wrestler who was executed earlier this month after being convicted of murder.

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Trump signs executive order on health care; attracts criticism from Democrats.

Trump returned to health care amid disapproval of his administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act.

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National police to be armed with Tasers

In September-October, the police will start using the first batch of 200 TASER X2 double shot stun guns.

PM hopes stock market to launch in Ukraine «in a year» .

The Cabinet is already in consultations with experts on the issue.

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Officers injured amid protests over Breonna Taylor case decision.

Police not charged by grand jury over shooting dead of woman in Louisville in March

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