Native American Activists Protest Outside of Mount Rushmore Ahead of Trump Arrival

Several groups led by Native American activists protested in South Dakota on Friday as US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania visit the state for an Independence Day celebration event at Mount Rushmore. Leaders of Native American tribes in the region also raised concerns that the event could lead to virus outbreaks among their … Read more Native American Activists Protest Outside of Mount Rushmore Ahead of Trump Arrival

Mike Trout not comfortable about playing 2020 MLB season | SportsCenter

Los Angeles Angels center field Mike Trout describes his concerns about playing in the 2020 MLB season but says he plans to play. Jeff Passan reacts to the comments on SportsCenter and discusses 31 players testing positive for COVID-19 in the league’s first round of coronavirus testing. #MLB #ESPN Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the … Read more Mike Trout not comfortable about playing 2020 MLB season | SportsCenter

‘Heading to pure hell’: Texas counts the cost of lifting coronavirus lockdown early

Texas could become one of the states worst affected by coronavirus after it was among the first to lift lockdown measures. Its governor has ordered most residents to wear face coverings in public spaces in response to mounting pressure from local authorities struggling with a surge in COVID-19 infections. The state hit a record of … Read more ‘Heading to pure hell’: Texas counts the cost of lifting coronavirus lockdown early

Macron’s popularity problem, Hong Kong crisis, Africa’s independence

After his party’s disappointing performance in the local elections, Emmanuel Macron has replaced his popular Prime Minister Édouard Philippe with the relatively low-profile Jean Castex. Can a government reshuffle change the French President’s luck? Mark Owen’s panel also looks at China’s imposing a harsh security law giving it sweeping powers over Hong Kong, the African … Read more Macron’s popularity problem, Hong Kong crisis, Africa’s independence

How Covid-19 contaminated French tourism

Just like the rest of the world, France is facing one of the side-effects of the Covid-19 crisis – namely a massive drop in tourism. The setback has dashed the French government’s pre-pandemic hopes of seeing foreign visitors reach the 100 million mark for the first time in 2020 — a challenge the country had seemed so … Read more How Covid-19 contaminated French tourism

Covid-19: Second coronavirus peak warning given ahead of England pubs reopening | ITV News

The risk of a second peak in coronavirus will go up “sharply” if people do not follow guidelines when pubs reopen this weekend, the chief medical officer has cautioned. Echoing the prime minister’s warnings, Chris Whitty said Covid-19 is going to be in the UK for a “very, very long time.” As such, Boris Johnson … Read more Covid-19: Second coronavirus peak warning given ahead of England pubs reopening | ITV News

U.K. PM Says He’ll Be “Reimposing Restrictions” if Spike in Covid-19 Cases Occurs

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britons to act responsibly as pubs prepare to re-open and the government lifts quarantine rules on travel for 60 countries. Restaurants, hotels, cinemas and hairdressers will also be allowed to open their doors for the first time in more than three months on Saturday. Non-essential retailers have been allowed … Read more U.K. PM Says He’ll Be “Reimposing Restrictions” if Spike in Covid-19 Cases Occurs

‘Spectacular Incompetence’ Deals Blow to Virus Response, Larry Summers Says

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says the U.S. government’s mishandling of the coronavirus epidemic has dealt a heavy blow to the country’s self-confidence and global standing. “The United States, once a can-do nation, will have one of the worst records in dealing with a threat that faced everybody around the world,” the former Obama and … Read more ‘Spectacular Incompetence’ Deals Blow to Virus Response, Larry Summers Says

PM urges public to ‘enjoy summer safely’ ahead of lockdown easing – UK COVID-19 update

Boris Johnson hailed the “heroic effort” of businesses as many prepare to reopen on Saturday. He stressed the importance of supporting their livelihoods and said the “economic health of the country is dependent on every single one of us acting responsibly”. A timetable for the reopening of businesses that are still closed will be published … Read more PM urges public to ‘enjoy summer safely’ ahead of lockdown easing – UK COVID-19 update

UK PM Boris Johnson: Covid-19 Fight Will Be More Targeted

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday the next step in the fight against Covid-19 will include targeted, localized approaches. “To achieve this, we need to move away from blanket, national measures, to targeted, local measures.” 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 … Read more UK PM Boris Johnson: Covid-19 Fight Will Be More Targeted

Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered residents to wear face coverings in public amid a spike in Covid-19 cases across the second-most populous U.S. state. In a reversal of his months-long opposition to such a mandate, Abbott on Thursday said the order applies to all counties with 20 or more virus cases. He also barred people … Read more Texas Makes Face Masks Compulsory in Reversal by Governor

Face-masks compulsory in Texas as US sets new single-day Covid-19 cases worldwide record

The US have recorder another spike of confirmed cases of coronavirus as the country prepares to celebrate its Independence Day. On Thursday, more than 55,000 new cases were reported, establishing a new global record for the pandemic. Towns and cities that had eased lockdown had to now reimpose restrictions, including in Texas, where it is … Read more Face-masks compulsory in Texas as US sets new single-day Covid-19 cases worldwide record

25,000 lose jobs as Bangladesh shuts down jute factories

About 25,000 workers have been made unemployed in Bangladesh after the government decided to shut down 25 state-run mills processing jute. The natural fiber is used to make items such as bags and carpets. The decision comes even as the country reels from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more 25,000 lose jobs as Bangladesh shuts down jute factories

America first? | US buys up entire GLOBAL supply of anti-COVID-19 drug

While EU Is in talks with an American pharmaceutical giant about securing enough doses of anti – COVID-19 drugs, Washington swooped in and bought up world supply of ‘Remdesivir’… Oh Murica… Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter … Read more America first? | US buys up entire GLOBAL supply of anti-COVID-19 drug