Flight carrying New Zealanders, Australians leaves virus-hit Wuhan

Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy said the plan was for passengers to be isolated in small family groups on Christmas Island. None of the Christmas Island arrivals has so far shown any signs of having the deadly virus, but they will spend 14 day... More..

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Donald Trump Awards Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Donald Trump Awards Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom

The award is the highest civilian honor bestowed by a U.S. president and Trump told senior journalists the news as they attended a private luncheon with the president in Washington on Tuesday ahead of the St...More..

Wild grey seals clap underwater to communicate
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Wild grey seals clap underwater to communicate

Clapping seals are obviously nothing new, as captive individuals can be taught to clap their flippers on command, as is often the case at aquatic theme parks. The researchers "cannot exclude the possibility tha...More..

Surat’s diamond trade hit by coronavirus, holiday in Hong Kong
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Surat’s diamond trade hit by coronavirus, holiday in Hong Kong

Travel from the U.S.to China alone represented 4.6% of all the US global flight capacity. American Airlines has halted flights to Hong Kong . United Airlines will cancel all flights to and from Hong Ko...More..

At least 14 children killed in crush at Kenya primary school
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

At least 14 children killed in crush at Kenya primary school

Two pupils were at the Kakamega Referral Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and 39 others nursing injuries. My condolences to parents who have lost their children'. The school has since been closed for the re...More..

NWS issues winter weather advisory for KC area
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

NWS issues winter weather advisory for KC area

Overnight rain and freezing rain Wednesday will continue into Thursday and could lead to slick conditions in some areas. WHEN. For the Winter Storm Warning , from 9 AM Wednesday to 6 AM CST Thursday. Total s...More..

Trans Mountain pipeline challenge dismissed by Federal Court of Appeal
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Trans Mountain pipeline challenge dismissed by Federal Court of Appeal

The decision says the second round of consultations did not need to start from the beginning but rather address only some specific concerns raised by the court in its 2018 decision. "From a legal perspective, w...More..

United Airlines suspending U.S.-bound mainland China flights a day earlier
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

United Airlines suspending U.S.-bound mainland China flights a day earlier

At least 26 other countries have reported cases, including three in Japan, two in the United Kingdom and two in Australia Saturday. United had previously suspended flights to Hong Kong from Newark Internati...More..

Minnesota Woman Finds Missing Dog on Beer Can
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Minnesota Woman Finds Missing Dog on Beer Can

When she came back to get her, Hazel was gone. Mathis ended up crying, she said, with her concerned husband wondering what the heck was going on. A number of breweries have done an impressive job setting th...More..

Streatham attack: Emergency terror law to end early prisoner release
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Streatham attack: Emergency terror law to end early prisoner release

Authorities said Amman made good on the goal and attacked individuals in Streatham, which is south London . Under the new rules, a convicted terrorist will only be released from prison after serving two th...More..

Qantas and Air NZ suspend China flights due to coronavirus
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Qantas and Air NZ suspend China flights due to coronavirus

Mr Morrison said they were taking the drastic action on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer and other medical experts, to "substantially reduce the volume of travellers coming from mainland China". Australi...More..

Built in 10 days, China gets specialised coronavirus hospital
by | Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Built in 10 days, China gets specialised coronavirus hospital

About half of the two-story, 60,000-square meter (600,000-square foot) building is isolation wards, according to the government newspaper Yangtze Daily. Located 25km (16 miles) from Wuhan, the hospital is one o...More..

Driver hits group of high school runners in Oklahoma, kills 1
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Driver hits group of high school runners in Oklahoma, kills 1

Monday at Moore High School, and the group of students was training along busy North Eastern Avenue outside the school, police spokesman Jeremy Lewis said. The driver of the pickup, identified as Max Leroy Town...More..

Kate Middleton is Valentine’s Day-ready during trip with Prince William
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Kate Middleton is Valentine’s Day-ready during trip with Prince William

During the outing on February 4, the royal couple dropped by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Mumbles Lifeboat station. They passed a note explaining who they were to a police officer, and were ...More..

Death Sentence for CIA Spy Upheld: Iran’s Judiciary
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Death Sentence for CIA Spy Upheld: Iran’s Judiciary

Iran has sentenced alleged USA and Israeli spies to death before. State media alleged he had shared details of the Islamic Republic's nuclear program with the American spy agency. Two other alleged spies were...More..

Hong Kong reports coronavirus death as workers strike at hospitals
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Hong Kong reports coronavirus death as workers strike at hospitals

The patient was a Chinese national from Wuhan city, where the virus was first detected. The WHO said at least 151 cases had been confirmed in 23 other countries and regions, including Japan, Thailand, Germa...More..

Canadian evacuees to be quarantined
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Canadian evacuees to be quarantined

Their plane will land at Canadian Forces Base Trenton. After they arrive, evacuees will be kept under observation for two weeks at the Canadian Forces Base in Trenton, Ont. "We are working within their jurisdic...More..

South African court issues arrest warrant for Jacob Zuma
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

South African court issues arrest warrant for Jacob Zuma

Not long before news broke out his marriage to his second wife Thobeka Madiba is nearly collapsing, a warrant of arrest has been issued against him after he failed again to show up to court for his corruption t...More..

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus death; Macau to shut casinos
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Hong Kong reports first coronavirus death; Macau to shut casinos

Meanwhile, the talks between the union and the government halted on February 2, when Hong Kong city leader Carrie Lam refused to attend the meetings in person. Thousands of doctors and nurses went on strike o...More..

What Happens Next in President Trump's Impeachment Trial?
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

What Happens Next in President Trump's Impeachment Trial?

No sitting USA president has ever been removed from office by Congress through impeachment . Trump's address, ironically, comes one day before a vote in the US Senate that could officially end the entire i...More..

European Union top diplomat holds talks in Iran to de-escalate tensions
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

European Union top diplomat holds talks in Iran to de-escalate tensions

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which seeks to cap Iranian nuclear activities, has been under enormous strain since the USA withdrew from the agreement in 2018 and re-imposed sanctions on the Is...More..

Israeli PM meets Sudan's leader, aims for 'normalization'
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Israeli PM meets Sudan's leader, aims for 'normalization'

The announcement is a major milestone for Israel and its efforts to expand ties in Africa. It was created as part of a power-sharing agreement between the military and civilians following the overthrow of l...More..

Sterling slumps as Boris warns Britain is prepared for no deal Brexit
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Sterling slumps as Boris warns Britain is prepared for no deal Brexit

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier was equally emphatic that the EU's 27 remaining nations wouldn't agree to any British trade deal just to avoid a costly, chaotic "no-deal" at the start of 2021, ...More..

Coronavirus: What we know about first death outside China
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Coronavirus: What we know about first death outside China

The US confirmed its eighth case - a student at the Boston campus of the University of MA - while the Pentagon has said it will provide housing for people arriving from overseas who might need to be quarantined...More..

Former Kenyan President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi is Dead
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Former Kenyan President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi is Dead

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered a period of national mourning from today until the day former President Daniel Arap Moi is laid to rest. The news was announced Tuesday by the current president, Uhuru...More..

Commonwealth takes back Maldives after 40 months
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Commonwealth takes back Maldives after 40 months

With Maldives' reinstatement into the Commonwealth, the country's flag will be raised at Marlborough House, the Common Secretariat, on the 6th of February. Within months of taking power, he wrote to the Commonw...More..

Hong Kong closes border entry points
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Hong Kong closes border entry points

However, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam rejected the idea of closing the border with China to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in a press conference on January 31, saying that such measure "contradicts ...More..

Allegedly drunken driver charged after 4 children killed on Sydney sidewalk
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Allegedly drunken driver charged after 4 children killed on Sydney sidewalk

Of the surviving children, a nine-year-old boy is in a serious but stable condition in hospital, and two girls aged 13 and 10 suffered minor injuries. Sienna, he said, was "my little diva, little actress". Mr...More..

Plane carrying Canadian evacuees out of China will stop at YVR
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Plane carrying Canadian evacuees out of China will stop at YVR

A rapid deployment team is on the ground in Wuhan and the aircraft is on standby in Hanoi, Vietnam as officials await approvals from Beijing. A reception and integration centre is being prepared at CFB Trento...More..

Issues with smartphone app could delay Iowa caucus results
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Issues with smartphone app could delay Iowa caucus results

Any report otherwise is [expletive] (or categorically) false", Kerry wrote on Twitter . He later deleted the tweet with the expletive and re-posted a full statement adamantly denying he had any interest in...More..

Cruise lines will deny boarding to recent China visitors
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Cruise lines will deny boarding to recent China visitors

Crew members who have traveled in China must wait until further notice before joining any cruise ship, while any staff scheduled to connect on a flight through China have been rerouted, the company said. Cruise...More..

Rush Limbaugh says he's been diagnosed with lung cancer
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Rush Limbaugh says he's been diagnosed with lung cancer

He said the diagnosis was confirmed on January 20. He started his national radio show in 1988 from NY, later relocating to Palm Beach, Florida. "I thought about trying to do this without anybody knowing, 'cau...More..

Two dead in shooting at Texas A&M Commerce campus
by | Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Two dead in shooting at Texas A&M Commerce campus

The third victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment. The main Texas A&M (for "Agricultural and Mechanical") university campus is in College Station. They added that all afternoon classes have been c...More..

Sunday's date rare palindrome happening after 900 years
by | Monday, February 03, 2020

Sunday's date rare palindrome happening after 900 years

The next palindrome date in eight-digit will happen on 12/12/2121, after 101 years. Fun fact: Early this morning it was 02:02:20 on 02/02/2020. Unlike the date in 2002, this one reads the same in North Amer...More..

Michael Moore: Clinton comments Sanders
by | Monday, February 03, 2020

Michael Moore: Clinton comments Sanders "divisive", "cruel" and "a lie"

No, we're going to boo", Ms. "I am so incredibly in love with the movement that our #NotMeUs campaign has created". Sanders - finally free of Washington - did not bite when DailyMail.com asked about the...More..