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White House Pushes To Reopen Schools Despite A Surge In Coronavirus Cases

White House Pushes To Reopen Schools Despite A Surge In Coronavirus Cases The White House focus on education amid the ongoing pandemic comes the day after Florida's education commissioner signed an emergency order saying, "all school boards and charter school governing boards must open brick and mortar schools at least five days per week for all students", subject to change based on future executive orders and advice of local health departments. [Full Article...]

Speeding tradie fights off deadly snake with knife

Speeding tradie fights off deadly snake with knife And the more I moved my legs... it just started to wrap around me". When a traffic officer pulled over a pickup truck on an Australian highway, he didn't expect to find one of the world's deadliest snakes inside. "It was in the ute with me, I think it's bitten me". Police called paramedics and waited with Jimmy until they arrived. A speeding Aussie tradie told police he couldn't have slowe... [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

JUST IN: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus However, the president has often been seen defying restrictions such as mask wearing and social distancing. There have been explosions of infections across the world, including Iran, which announced 200 new deaths on Tuesday. "The president, at this time, is in good health and remains at his residence", his office said on Monday. He said he cancelled a trip this week to Brazil's northeast regi... [Full Article...]

Police Discover 'Underworld Prison With Torture Chamber' in Dutch Town

Police Discover 'Underworld Prison With Torture Chamber' in Dutch Town This video released by Politie Landelijke Eenheid shows the police operation as they enter the building in Wouwse Plantage and make the discovery of the chairs, chemical toilet and police clothing, opening the containers one-by-one. "Six served as prison cells in which people could have been tied up and one other container had the sole goal of being a torture chamber", said the Dutch police's ce... [Full Article...]

Brésil: le président Bolsonaro déclaré positif au coronavirus

Brésil: le président Bolsonaro déclaré positif au coronavirus Le résultat positif [du test] vient d'arriver, a déclaré le chef de l'État, 65 ans, lors d'un entretien à plusieurs chaînes de télévision, après avoir eu de la température la veille. Il a précisé qu'il travaillerait désormais le plus possible " par visioconférence ". Je ne sentirais rien. Le président Bolsonaro a toujours minimisé la gravité du virus. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Australia closes busiest interstate border

Coronavirus: Australia closes busiest interstate border From midnight on Wednesday, everyone in Melbourne will be required to stay home unless travelling to work, studying, shopping for food or attending medical appointments. The state reported 127 new COVID-19 infections overnight, its biggest one-day spike since the pandemic began. More than five million residents of Melbourne will be locked down for six weeks after coronavirus cases surge. [Full Article...]

As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors' Offices, Those Businesses Got Loans

As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors' Offices, Those Businesses Got Loans It did not include names of those companies. Included is the number of jobs that were reported as being retained for each place of business. Still, the data that were released revealed a number of controversial and possibly problematic loans given out by the administration, which will likely result in critics questioning whether a conflict of interest exists in some of the PPP funds given ... [Full Article...]

Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from World Health Organization

Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from World Health Organization Replying to a question related to the coronavirus vaccine , Trump said the United States is testing on vaccines, treatments and therapeutics. US President Donald Trump , in an uncorroborated claim, said that 99 per cent of COVID-19 cases in the country were "totally harmless", Hindustan Times reported. [Full Article...]

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus The decontamination exercise will make schools safe for learning activities, Minister of Environment Muhammad Mahmood told reporters here, adding an earlier plan to carry out disinfection was delayed for lack of personnel. "I'm the president. I like to be among the people and given that intense contact, I thought I could have already caught it previously without knowing", said Bolsonaro, admit... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra specs revealed in FCC listing

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra specs revealed in FCC listing According to a report by a South Korean news portal Dong-A Ilbo, which cites Samsung Electronics staff member, the company is planning for a launch event on August 5 where it plans to unveil the Galaxy Note 20 series as well as the Galaxy Fold 2 phone. [Full Article...]

Foreign students could be forced to leave U.S

Foreign students could be forced to leave U.S US Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted that "kicking worldwide students out of the US during a global pandemic because their colleges are moving classes online for physical distancing hurts students". In a recent letter to the departments of State and Homeland Security, the American Council on Education and 38 other associations had requested continuing flexibility on guidance issued concerni... [Full Article...]

Xbox to reveal next-gen games on July 23

Xbox to reveal next-gen games on July 23 Aside from Halo Infinite , it's likely we'll get to see more of the other Xbox console exclusives we already know about, such as Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, Everwild , and Scorn . Since Mixer will be officially gone by that point, you will need to head over to Twitter , Facebook , YouTube or Twitch to catch the stream. There is not much left to see Microsoft's new gaming proposal: the... [Full Article...]

Two people charged for quarantine violation, fined 1K

Two people charged for quarantine violation, fined 1K The duo made several stops in Ontario, despite being asked to remain isolated for 14 days. On June 24, David and Anne Sippell of Excelsior, Minnesota entered into Canada at the International Falls/Fort Frances border crossing, according to Global News. [Full Article...]

COVID-19 cases in India cross 7 lakh; deaths go past 20,000

COVID-19 cases in India cross 7 lakh; deaths go past 20,000 The UK has witnessed 651.4 cases of Covid-19 related deaths per million, while the same for Spain , Italy , France, and the United States is 607.1, 576.6, 456.7 and 391, respectively. A similar surge was reported one day earlier, as 24,015 new cases were recorded Saturday, according to Worldometer data . The Ministry said, due to coordinated efforts at all levels of the national and State gov... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Apps

Trump Administration May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Apps Now, it looks like the United States may be banning the video-sharing app, too. When asked by Fox News if Americans should download the social media app, Pompeo said: "Only if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party". [Full Article...]

Canada’s Trudeau rejects White House invite for trade deal celebration

Canada’s Trudeau rejects White House invite for trade deal celebration Trudeau last week said he was not sure about attending, citing tensions over possible United States tariffs on Canadian aluminium. Lopez Obrador was hopeful that Trudeau would be able to join the leaders as he is making his way to D.C. border restrictions and said his decision would be reliant on public health advice. It will help ensure that North America emerges stronger from the COVID-19 pa... [Full Article...]

United Nations warning: Animal-to-human diseases may soon be more common

United Nations warning: Animal-to-human diseases may soon be more common The world has witnessed a rise in diseases caused by viruses that have jumped from animal hosts to the human population, with COVID-19 just one example, experts have said in a new report. A review of emerging diseases in Brazil linked infectious disease outbreaks with extreme climate events such as El Nino, La Nina, heatwaves, droughts and floods, hotter temperatures and increased rainfall. [Full Article...]

Scientists contend coronavirus is airborne; World Health Organization says research is inconclusive

Scientists contend coronavirus is airborne; World Health Organization says research is inconclusive Several hundreds of scientists predict that coronavirus is airborne and they say that there are evidences that coronavirus in small particles in the air can infect the people. The agency emphasized that airborne transmission only happens in certain hospital settings. Instead, the scientists are pushing World Health Organization to assume the worst and recommend methods - even if not yet de... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus : l'Inde devient le troisième pays le plus contaminé au monde

Coronavirus : l'Inde devient le troisième pays le plus contaminé au monde Les autorités de la ville d'Agra (nord) ont annoncé que le Taj Mahal resterait fermé aux visiteurs, alors que le gouvernement national avait donné son feu vert à la réouverture lundi du palais, fermé depuis la mi-mars. Au sein de la première puissance mondiale, les hôpitaux sont au bord de la saturation. Le chiffre a légèrement baissé par rapport aux 25 000 cas enregistrés dimanche . [Full Article...]

World Health Organization says first alerted to coronavirus by its office, not China

World Health Organization says first alerted to coronavirus by its office, not China The lack of clarity led multiple outlets - including Axios , the Washington Post , and the BBC - to report that Chinese authorities told the WHO's China office about the outbreak on December 31. - The US biotech firm Inovio reported preliminary but encouraging results June 30, 2020 from tests of an experimental coronavirus vaccine. And now, a new chronology released by the United Nat... [Full Article...]


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