Trump thinks Democrats’ criticism of his response to coronavirus is ‘a hoax’

The virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes have killed 43 people out of 593 confirmed cases in Iran, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said . We know there was a Princess cruise ship with high exposure, and cases in Japan", he continued... More..

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by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

California reports second coronavirus case of unknown origin

Santa Clara County health officials said the patient is an older adult woman with chronic health conditions. Santa Clara officials have confirmed that it has a new case of coronavirus - the county's third...More..

Wales' flood-hit communities wait as Storm Jorge looms
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Wales' flood-hit communities wait as Storm Jorge looms

The run will now be held on Saturday March 21. Met Office forecaster Emma Salter said: "It's not good news I'm afraid, given all the recent rainfall we've had". Mid west Scotland is now covered by a weathe...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids fashion exec's offices in sex-trafficking probe
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Federal Bureau of Investigation raids fashion exec's offices in sex-trafficking probe

Frydman said authorities also executed a "search and seizure" on Nygard's offices in California. Nygard, who started his fashion empire in Winnipeg, is being investigated for sex trafficking . 'Recognizing t...More..

Advisory issued against China, South Korea travel
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Advisory issued against China, South Korea travel

So far, 17 virus patients have died from the virus that emerged in China late past year, including one virus-related death earlier in the day. Those who have to enter Vietnam for state affairs or exclusive ...More..

White House Names AIDS Expert Debbie Birx To Help Lead Coronavirus Response
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

White House Names AIDS Expert Debbie Birx To Help Lead Coronavirus Response

The efforts will reportedly focus on getting officials on the same page for television appearances. Ron Klain , who coordinated the USA response to the Ebola threat during the Obama administration, had a sha...More..

by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

First South Africans contract coronavirus on cruise ship

Most of those traveled to China before returning to America. More than 700 passengers and crew onboard the Diamond Princess were confirmed as having Covid-19, including six people who have since died. His d...More..

New Zealand reports first virus patient; case linked to Iran
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

New Zealand reports first virus patient; case linked to Iran

The Ministry of Health shortly after released a statement saying the chances of a community outbreak remained low. However, authorities downplayed the possibility to the public saying the scenario was staying...More..

Human remains found in lion enclosure at Pakistani zoo CNN
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Human remains found in lion enclosure at Pakistani zoo CNN

During a search on Wednesday early morning, zoo workers found a blood-soaked head, some bones and also items of torn towel which the loved ones identified as the missing out on child's clothes. Shafqat told Reu...More..

Grandfather Pleads Guilty After Granddaughter Falls Off Cruise
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Grandfather Pleads Guilty After Granddaughter Falls Off Cruise

He was accused of "negligently expos [ing] the child to the abyss through a window", authorities said , according to The Washington Post. By agreeing to the plea deal, the heartbroken grandpa will keep away ...More..

5 things you didn’t know about leap day, from Google Search
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

5 things you didn’t know about leap day, from Google Search

Since the calendar we use has only 365 days in a year, if a day wasn't added every four years on February 29, we would lose nearly six hours off our calendar every single year. Then, he deleted 10 days from Oct...More..

Ramaphosa could be tested in public sector wage bill talks - economists
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Ramaphosa could be tested in public sector wage bill talks - economists

The proposed cuts to the wage bill budget formed a key part of the national Budget Speech on Wednesday. Mboweni announced that Value Added Tax (VAT) will remain at 15%, despite many economists predictin...More..

by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

COVID-19 cases in S.Korea reach 2022, 13 deaths

Many more confirmed virus cases are expected in the coming days as health authorities have begun testing more than 210,000 members of the Shincheonji church. "The sudden increases of cases in Italy , the Isl...More..

Trouble ahead for Trump if coronavirus grips America
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Trouble ahead for Trump if coronavirus grips America

On Thursday, two USA officials told Reuters the Trump administration was considering invoking special powers to rapidly expand domestic production of protective masks and clothing to help combat the coronaviru...More..

Paris Gare de Lyon: Major fire forces station evacuation
by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Paris Gare de Lyon: Major fire forces station evacuation

The fire erupted near the station late on Friday. The concert by Fally Ipupa, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, had reportedly angered opponents of the DRC regime and its president, Félix Tshisekedi, who...More..

by | Saturday, February 29, 2020

Here's what happens without leap years

There usually are only 28 days in the month of February, but every four years an extra day is added. Leap Day is happening on Saturday (February 29) and previous years it has taken place include 2016, 2012,...More..

Sun Yang banned for eight years for breaking anti-doping rules
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Sun Yang banned for eight years for breaking anti-doping rules

Sun, who was accused of refusing to provide blood and urine samples when drug testers visited his home in China in September 2018, vowed to appeal the ruling, while WADA hailed the ban as a "significant result"...More..

by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Diamond Princess passenger is reportedly first Brit to die of coronavirus

It brings the total number of deaths on board the ship to six. The ship had been quarantined off the coast of Japan. Two South Africans were contaminated by the new coronavirus while serving as crew members ...More..

Italy Urges Tourists Not To Cancel As Confusion Surrounds Tally
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Italy Urges Tourists Not To Cancel As Confusion Surrounds Tally

Two additional cases have been reported in the United Kingdom, bringing the total number of infected residents to 15. In a major turning point for the virus infections, he said the number of new cases outside...More..

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 2,788 in China
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 2,788 in China

In Hubei province alone 2,641 people died due to the virus since it erupted in December previous year including 2,104 fatalities in Wuhan . Hubei Province, a centre of the novel coronavirus outbreak , rep...More..

Pope tells his followers to log off for Lent
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Pope tells his followers to log off for Lent

In Italy, 22 people have died and more than 470 cases have been confirmed nationwide. Pope Francis added a new suggestion to the list of things Catholics should consider abstaining from during the 40-day se...More..

China prepares 100,000 ducks to battle Pakistan's locust swarms
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

China prepares 100,000 ducks to battle Pakistan's locust swarms

Pakistan was invaded by the locust swarm previous year, which proceeded to lay waste to the country's cotton crop and is now menacing the wheat harvest. Lu said, "Ducks like to live in groups & they are more co...More..

Coronavirus will be defeated like Ebola in Nigeria - NCDC
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Coronavirus will be defeated like Ebola in Nigeria - NCDC

The Federal Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. An Italian national entered Nigeria on Tuesday from Milan for a brief business visit, and ...More..

Hardest-hit China, South Korea count 938 new COVID-19 cases
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Hardest-hit China, South Korea count 938 new COVID-19 cases

Maneuvers were scheduled for March in the Asian country, which has a greater impact of the disease, media reports said. According to a report by Stars & Stripes, the United States military officials also in...More..

Coronavirus Patient's Pet Dog Tests Positive for 'Low Level' of Virus
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Coronavirus Patient's Pet Dog Tests Positive for 'Low Level' of Virus

It is thought to have transferred to humans from bats and has been shown to spread in a number of ways, but the Hong Kong agricultural department said it doesn't have evidence that pet animals can be infe...More..

South Korea coronavirus cases pass 2,000: authorities
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

South Korea coronavirus cases pass 2,000: authorities

Twelve have died but 80% of people sickened in Italy are experiencing only mild symptoms. In South Korea , the hardest-hit country outside China, another 256 cases have been reported , raising its total t...More..

by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Southern California mortuary vehicle stolen with body inside

A black Lincoln Navigator with a casket and body inside was stolen near a church in an unincorporated portion of East Pasadena tonight. The suspect was finally arrested on Thursday morning after a driver repo...More..

Rebels hope to close down M5 highway in Syria again
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Rebels hope to close down M5 highway in Syria again

In Ankara, Erdogan said he would press on with the campaign as he announced that the death toll of the Turkish military forces in the region this month had risen to 21. It said they had sent them in to support ...More..

Trump, Modi want US-India 'phase one' trade deal done 'promptly'
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Trump, Modi want US-India 'phase one' trade deal done 'promptly'

The law provides fast-track naturalisation for some foreign-born religious minorities, but not Muslims. Complimenting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for forging enhanced level of economic relationship with th...More..

Sotomayor, Ginsburg Should 'Recuse Themselves'
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Sotomayor, Ginsburg Should 'Recuse Themselves'

On Friday, the Supreme Court on a 5-4 vote let Trump's administration implement in IL new standards requiring immigrants to prove they would not require government assistance while litigation continues in lower...More..

Erdogan says two Turkish troops were killed in Libya
by | Friday, February 28, 2020

Erdogan says two Turkish troops were killed in Libya

Libya's internationally recognized government based in Tripoli meanwhile described Haftar as a "war criminal" and demanded that he withdraw his forces threatening the capital. But, lawmakers based in areas un...More..

by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Possible 'Community Spread' COVID-19 Case Has Links to Healthcare System

He said the spread of the virus in the United States was not " inevitable " and then went on to say: "It probably will, it possibly will". The health agency left open the possibility "that the patient may have ...More..

Mom of Missing Tennessee Toddler Accused of Filing False Police Report
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Mom of Missing Tennessee Toddler Accused of Filing False Police Report

Angela Boswell and her boyfriend, William McCloud, were arrested last week in North Carolina on fugitive warrants unrelated to the toddler's disappearance. The judge set her bond at $5,000 in the case, but ...More..

At least 32 dead in riots over Indian citizenship laws
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

At least 32 dead in riots over Indian citizenship laws

A few criminals do things like this, people are trying to isolate them. She also took aim at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing both governments of not taking adequate steps to control the situation when ...More..

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims visiting holy sites
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims visiting holy sites

The virus' epicenter in the Islamic Republic is the holy Shiite city of Qom, where the faithful in reverence reach out to kiss and touch a famous shrine. The restrictions are temporary and will be continuousl...More..