The British socialite, Ghislaine Maxwell, has appeared in court in America, just hours after she was arrested by the FBI. The 58-year-old has been charged with grooming girls for her former boyfriend, the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, and repeatedly lying about it. Prosecutors claim that Ghislaine Maxwell helped Epstein to exploit underage girls, some of … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell charged with grooming girls for Jeffrey Epstein – BBC News
Without fixes for infrastructure, education, health care and government, the U.S. will resemble a developing nation in a few decades, Bloomberg Opinion columnist Noah Smith writes. As the U.S. prepares to celebrate July 4, join us for a live Q&A with Smith and Miami Herald’s Leonard Pitts Jr. to discuss whether the decline of America … Read more Q&A: Is This the End of America as We Know It?
U.S. consumers are rushing to buy guns as the Covid-19 pandemic and protests over police brutality combine with U.S. presidential politics to fuel unprecedented demand. Firearm background checks compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a proxy for gun purchases, jumped to a record in June as street demonstrations spread around the U.S. That extended … Read more Gun Demand Is Off the Charts in America Even During an Election Year
Twenty advocacy groups from the United States, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement urging regulators to be wary of Google’s $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker company Fitbit because of privacy and competition concerns. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit
The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June, the most since the government started keeping records in 1939. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more America sees record re-hiring surge in June
President Donald Trump honored several small businesses at a Spirit of America event at the White House on Thursday. “Every company here today embodies true American excellence, your stunning craftsmanship,” said Trump. “I just witnessed some of it. It’s incredible. It’s treasured and prized all over the world. The product you make is like none … Read more Trump Praises Seattle Police for Dismantling CHOP Protest Zone
Trevor Noah, the host of “The Daily Show,” was on vacation when he first heard about the death of George Floyd. Rather than wait the full two weeks for his show to return, Noah jumped online and uploaded an 18-minute video to YouTube, sharing his feelings of sadness, fatigue and optimism with close to 8 … Read more Trevor Noah Isn’t Done Talking About America’s Racial Problems
If a world leader in science and technology can’t convince its citizenry to wear face masks amid a raging pandemic, that’s a problem. Such is the reality that America faces as a highly transmissible virus runs riot ahead of Independence Day celebrations. With the nation setting ever higher one-day records for infections, which topped 50,000 … Read more How Wearing a Face Mask Became a Political Statement in the U.S.
President Donald Trump swings a baseball bat made by Texas Timber Bat Company, before delivering remarks at the ‘Spirit of America Showcase’, at the White House in Washington, DC on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The event is a showing of American products ahead of the July 4th Independence Day. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm … Read more Trump Swings Baseball Bat at the Media During White House ‘Spirit of America Showcase’
President Donald Trump says the positive jobs report Thursday shows the U.S. economy is “roaring back” from the coronavirus. U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1% as the job market improved for the second straight month. However, the economy remains far short of regaining the … Read more Trump: America’s Economy Coming Back ‘Stronger Than Ever’
This Fourth of July, patriotism is on the decline. According to Gallup polling only 42% of Americans are “extremely proud” to be an American. Chris Cillizza explains why this number has been steadily falling. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: An agitated Trump encourages governors to use aggressive tactics on protesters https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/01/politics/donald-trump-race-police/index.html How views of patriotism vary … Read more Patriotism is on the decline in America
(July 2) Watch live as President Donald Trump speaks at the “Spirit of America Showcase” in the Grand Foyer of the White House on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow … Read more Trump Delivers Remarks at ‘Spirit of America Showcase’ Ahead of the Fourth of July
Pres. Donald Trump held a press briefing to hail the June jobs report, as economists cautioned that it might not accurately represent the current employment climate. https://abcn.ws/3gjJiXV SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/
The US recorded a new all-time daily high of 52,000 new Covid-19 cases on 1 July, according to John Hopkins figures, as Donald Trump repeated his belief the virus would ‘just disappear’. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub America has now had more than 2.7 million confirmed cases – more than double that … Read more Why is coronavirus still surging in the US?
Almost two months after French government lift the coronavirus lockdown measures in mainland France, French Guyana has seen an alarming spike of Covid-19 cases and measures such as curfews were put back in place. The territory shares kilometres of borders with Brazil, the hardest-stricken country in Latin America. Meanwhile, the situation is “under control” in … Read more French Guyana struggles with three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures as cases still on the rise