7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

Around 500 to 600 demonstrators marched through the Kentucky city’s downtown streets on Thursday night, the Courier Journal reported. The protests stretched for more than six hours, ending in the early hours of Friday as rain poured down. “Understandably, emotions are high,” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer tweeted just before midnight, sharing a Facebook post asking […]

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Trump Suggests ‘MAGA’ Fans Gather at White House, While Threatening to Clamp Down on Demonstrations With Military

President Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to rally at the White House, inviting a potentially dangerous mix of protesters after people angry about the death of an unarmed black man in Minnesota police custody skirmished with the Secret Service on Friday. He threatened “the unlimited power” of the U.S. military to clamp down on demonstrations, […]

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Children with Covid-19 may be less contagious than adults, two UK epidemiologists say

Children could be less infectious but still vulnerable to Covid-19. — Reuters LONDON, May 19 — There are tentative signs that children may not spread the novel coronavirus as much as adults, two top epidemiologists said today, though they cautioned that the bad news was that human immunity may not last that long. As Europe […]

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Senate Confirms Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe as National Intelligence Chief

(WASHINGTON) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence, installing a new head of the nation’s intelligence agencies at a time when President Donald Trump has ousted multiple officials. Ratcliffe seemed unlikely to get the position when he was nominated in February, as he had already been nominated […]

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Trump says Fauci’s testimony to Congress against reopening economy is unacceptable

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticised the congressional testimony delivered by the nation’s top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci a day earlier against the dangers of reopening the economy and schools too quickly. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a Senate committee that premature lifting of the […]

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Trump says ‘glad’ Kim Jong-un ‘is back, and well’

In this file photo taken on June 30, 2019, US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un stand on North Korean soil while walking to South Korea in the Demilitarized Zone(DMZ), in Panmunjom, Korea. — AFP pic WASHINGTON, May 3 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was “glad” about the reappearance […]

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Coronavirus crisis threatens to derail post-Brexit trade talks

An empty Westminster Bridge is pictured in front of Britain’s Houses of Parliament in central London on April 13, 2020, as life in Britain continues over the Easter weekend, during the nationwide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic. – GLYN KIRK The U.K. will most likely fail to strike a new trade agreement with […]

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What you need to know about Covid-19 right now |

A customer carries take-out food from the TK Burger restaurant, as authorities encourage social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 in Huntington Beach, California March 29, 2020. — Reuters pic NEW YORK, March 30 — Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Shelter from the financial storm The numbers have been staggering: […]

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Amazon will help Seattle residents receive at-home COVID-19 testing

Amazon will assist its hometown city of Seattle with at-home COVID-19 testing, according to a report from CNBC on Monday. The test kits are provided by the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN, a research effort based on the prior Seattle Flu Study initiative that is now dedicated to better understanding the spread of the novel […]

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Trump says he has taken Covid-19 test

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO: President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had taken a coronavirus test but that his temperature was “totally normal,” as he extended a travel ban to Britain and Ireland to try to slow the spread of Covid-19. After White House officials took the unprecedented step of checking the temperatures of journalists entering the briefing […]

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Virus death toll soars in locked-down Italy as pace slows in China |

Colosseum seen with an empty street, virtually deserted after a decree orders for the whole of Italy to be on lockdown, in Rome March 10, 2020. — Reuters pic ROME, March 11 — Locked-down Italy yesterday recorded its deadliest day of the novel coronavirus outbreak, with its toll jumping by 168, as airlines halted flights […]

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Pakistan building collapse kills at least 11, say officials |

Pakistani volunteers, security personnel and residents search for the victims in the rubble of a collapsed a five-storey residential building in Karachi on March 5, 2020. — AFP pic KARACHI, March 5 — At least 11 people were killed and 22 others wounded when a five-storey residential complex collapsed in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi […]

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