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by | May 16, 2020 | 01:45

A further deterioration of the relationship between the U.S. and China has been signalled after President Trump said he has no interest in speaking to President Xi Jinping right now. Other measures Trump can take include a ban on Chinese companies' listings in the US and restricting technology exports to China , said Anthony Chan, chief Asia investment strategist at Union Bancaire Privée of Switzerland.

by | May 15, 2020 | 02:18

While President Donald Trump fired Flynn for lying to Vice President Mike Pence, Trump frequently tweeted about the former general's case, which became a rallying cry for his supporters in attacking the FBI investigation . This suggests that more senior government officials can request and receive information from these kinds of intercepts than the public realizes. Susan Rice, Obama's national security advisor, was not named in the document.

by | May 14, 2020 | 02:17

There are no new deaths. In making the decision to move to level 2, Cabinet members would have looked at the most up-to-date evidence, advice from Dr Bloomfield and other experts, and weighed all aspects of the country's Covid-19 response against its effects on the economy, businesses and workers.

by | May 14, 2020 | 01:53

What can we expect in southeastern North Carolina? The next Special Tropical Weather Outlook on this system will be issued by 9 AM EDT Wednesday, or earlier, if necessary. Subtropical storms often are less compact and symmetrical, and typically can't become almost as strong as a tropical storm, which only needs warm water and light upper level winds to maintain its strength.

by | May 14, 2020 | 01:47

MA hospitals are seeing a small number of cases of a rare pediatric inflammatory disease afflicting children that is possibly related to COVID-19. The condition, Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome , or PIMS, is considered rare, but potentially fatal. They reported reported 197 new deaths and 1,028 new cases Wednesday.

by | May 13, 2020 | 01:43

It's not the first time Australian beef processors have been blocked by China. Australian Meat Industry Council chief executive Patrick Hutchinson said the companies made up approximately 20 percent of Australian beef exports to China. Australia was China's third largest beef supplier in 2019, after Brazil and Argentina. "Obviously (Dutton) must have also received some instructions from Washington requiring him to cooperate with the U.S.in its propaganda war against China.

by | May 13, 2020 | 01:09

On Monday, the company's chief executive Elon Musk tweeted that production had restarted and he would be "on the line with everyone else". Tesla's factory reopened Monday with Musk practically daring local authorities to arrest him. California Governor Gavin Newsom (L) and Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) are seen in a combination photo. Musk in response tweeted: "Note is much appreciated".

by | May 12, 2020 | 01:20

Pence has led the White House coronavirus task force for more than two months. Vice President Mike Pence was putting "a little distance" between himself and others this weekend after a staffer tested positive for COVID-19, a senior administration official told NBC News.

by | May 12, 2020 | 01:01

Eleven soldiers, four Indian and seven Chinese, were reported to have been injured in the incident, which took place during a patrol in Nuka La, North Sikkim, according to CNN affiliate News18. According to the Press Trust of India , 150 soldiers were involved in the face-off which took place near the 15,000 feet Nathu La crossing which connects India's Sikkim state with Tibet.

by | May 12, 2020 | 00:42

Obama also had sharp criticism for the Justice Department's decision to drop its criminal case against Trump's former national security adviser, Lt. But in 2017, the former president pardoned retired Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright , who, like Flynn, had pleaded guilty to charges that he lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

by | May 12, 2020 | 01:23

Amid growing public calls by outside watchdogs and other lawmakers for the resignation or possible impeachment of U.S. Attorney General William Barr , members of the House Judiciary Committee late Friday afternoon called on Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz to open an official probe into the politicization of the DOJ under Barr's leadership.

by | May 12, 2020 | 01:58

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday that the country will lower its lockdown alert level from 3 to 2 at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. If the country moves to alert level 2 , children can return to schools while staff could return to offices, Ardern has said.

by | May 11, 2020 | 00:59

It added that the 68-year-old felt fine and had no symptoms. According to the report, the "low risk" designation indicates Fauci was not in close contact with the individual who tested positive. Fauci has stated he will likely be working from house, will put on a masks and can go to workplace exclusively when he'll make sure you be the one one round on the time.

by | May 11, 2020 | 01:30

Both countries have called for the release of prisoners because of the coronavirus outbreak. Iran, meanwhile, has the deadliest recorded outbreak in the Middle East and has so far temporarily freed about 85,000 people from jail in emergency measures.

by | May 11, 2020 | 02:16

Over 1.3 million of the cases are in the United States, well ahead of Spain, the country with the next most cases at 222,857. Overall, the virus has spread to 187 countries since it first emerged in China in December. A total of 8.7 million virus tests have been carried out in the country. The USA is now leading the global count with 1,305,199 infections, 78,469 deaths, and 198,993 recoveries.

by | May 11, 2020 | 01:25

Andrew Cuomo , adding that he plans to confer with county executives and other local officials on Monday. "During these incredibly hard and stressful times we must protect New Yorkers who are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19", Governor Cuomo said.

by | May 11, 2020 | 01:25

The economic damage has been swift and stunning. The unprecedented collapse drove the unemployment rate to 14.7% - well beyond the peak hit in late 2009 during the global financial crisis - and from 4.4% in March. Beach included in his comments: "In addition to the increase in the number of unemployed people, there was also an increase in the number of workers who were classified as employed but absent from work for the entire reference week".

by | May 10, 2020 | 01:46

He stated Miller had not come into contact with him however spent a while with Pence. "I've had little personal contact with him", Trump said on Thursday in the Oval Office. Trump and Pence "have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health", spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement. "You know, negative, I guess you'd say, negative, and then I got tested a second time, and I tested negative, so - and Mike Pence likewise, because Mike would be there sometimes, you ...

by | May 10, 2020 | 01:18

But Hua did not say the review should probe the origins of the virus, despite growing calls led by the USA and Australia for an global inquiry into the issue, which has become a key flashpoint in deteriorating tensions between Washington and Beijing .

by | May 10, 2020 | 01:21

China Daily/ANN- China will strengthen preventive and control efforts against COVID-19 on the nation's borders and land routes, Li Bin, deputy head of the National Health Commission, said on Friday. Hubei province, which has a population of over 56 million, was kept under lockdown from January 23 to contain the virus. "Even before the COVID-19 crisis we assessed a certain level of coordination between Russian Federation and the PRC in the realm of propaganda", said Lea Gabrielle, coordinator ...

by | May 09, 2020 | 01:02

A source with knowledge of the situation described it to NBC News as an "operational failure". "Mike just had a test and it is negative", he said . This president will make the decision as to whether to wear a mask or not. Officials of the CDC told media outlets that the White House had asked them to prepare this 17-page document, but also indicated that their recommendations can not be implemented.

by | May 09, 2020 | 01:33

Mr. Trudeau expressed hope that as more businesses start to re-open, workers who are collecting the CERB will be able to return to their jobs with support from the wage subsidy. Trudeau provided more details regarding topping up wages for low-wage essential workers, with a focus on those making less than $2,500 a month. Smaller companies - defined as those with less than 20 employees - have shed 30.8 per cent of their workers, medium-sized firms have let 25.1 per cent of workers go, and ...

by | May 09, 2020 | 00:47

McEnany, a Harvard Law School graduate, said at a White House press briefing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation could wrongfully target other people if there's not enough attention on the Flynn case, which the Justice Department dropped on Thursday .

by | May 09, 2020 | 01:18

Officials have warned residents to avoid these areas. Wildfires raging in the Florida Panhandle have forced almost 500 people to evacuate from their homes, authorities said. "They're pretty common, especially this time of year, this is wildfire season really all throughout Florida really based on our weather patterns and so forth".

by | May 08, 2020 | 02:01

The National Disaster Response Force's Director-General S N Pradhan said, "This is Styrene gas that affects the central nervous system, throat, skin, eyes and some other parts of the body". The factory was originally run by Hindustan Polymers, a company which started operations in 1961. "Gas by itself gives you irritation and causes irritation in mucus membrane", said Director General of Police Gautam Sawang.

by | May 08, 2020 | 01:48

When asked what she considers "due process" regarding the allegations , the congresswoman pointed to "the aims that the survivor is asking for". "I have not experienced that". "I don't understand it, but I'm not going to go in and question her motive". Reade also said she's received death threats for being thought at as a Russian agent and a "traitor to America".

by | May 07, 2020 | 00:35

The Embassy said it will also publicise the details of further flights to different destinations in India, as and when they become available. Flight arrivals in India have been distributed across 10 states, with most of the air traffic going to the capital, Delhi, and the southern states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

by | May 07, 2020 | 02:21

President Trump has admitted there may be some devastating consequences to reopening businesses before the COVID-19 threat has cleared. The White House did not contest the authenticity of what it called an "internal CDC document", referring to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but said it had not been presented to the president's coronavirus task force, or gone through an interagency vetting process.

by | May 07, 2020 | 00:36

Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson, 51, whose nickname is "Professor Lockdown ", admitted to the Telegraph that he "made an error of judgment" by inviting Antonia Staats, 38, to his home at least twice while pushing strict distancing guidelines for the United Kingdom public, the paper said.

by | May 06, 2020 | 00:34

At that time , the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) received and verified four reports of the Asian giant hornets near the cities of Blaine and Bellingham. Their main target, however, is the hives of honeybees, which they attack and often will destroy, largely by decapitating the bees in the hive, according to the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).

by | May 06, 2020 | 01:07

The vehicle was doing a little over 30 miles per hour (48 km/h) at that time, which is suspiciously slow for an interstate. More investigation found the boy was headed on an expensive shopping trip. Trooper Rick Morgan says in dash camera footage of the traffic stop. A Utah boy, aged five, was pulled over as he drove his family's SUV to California, to "buy a Lamborghini ".

by | May 06, 2020 | 01:27

Delhi government's finance department released an order which revealed that 70% tax on MRP will be applied on "all categories of liquor sold through retail licensees for consumption off the premises". No shops will be allowed to open in the areas declared as red zones and lockdown rules will remain enforced in these areas. The move to charge the 70 per cent tax on liquor was first considered at a cabinet meeting chaired by Kejriwal on Monday morning itself, just after the extended lockdown ...

by | May 06, 2020 | 01:57

Biden, who denied the allegation, had requested a search of the National Archives but told the secretary of the Senate , "the Archives now states that the records would have remained under the control of the Senate". On Monday, Adams said she legally can't fulfill Biden's request to release the records. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is facing scrutiny after former Senate staffer Tara Reade alleged that he penetrated her with his fingers in a congressional hallway in 1993.

by | May 06, 2020 | 02:10

Cologne also confirmed they would not name the three people involved out of respect for their privacy, but confirmed that they will now enter a 14-day quarantine period. Germany has suffered over 6,600 deaths from coronavirus with more than 162,00 people infected. The French season has been forced to conclude by a government order, with Paris St Germain declared champions.

by | May 06, 2020 | 01:40

The undoing of the coronavirus task force comes as the president has turned his attention nearly entirely toward reopening the economy as more than a dozen states allow people to slowly return to businesses like hair salons and restaurants.