Sternlicht Weighs In on Fed’s Emergency Measures, Economic Impact of Virus

Apr.09 — Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Management chairman and chief executive officer, discusses the Federal Reserve’s emergency policy actions and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on financial markets with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”

Children’s storybook to help children cope with COVID-19

To celebrate the launch of “My Hero is You, How kids can fight COVID-19!”, well-known artist, Howard Donald, gives the first public reading in support of the #ReadTheWorld initiative of WHO, UNICEF And the International Publishers Association. This beautifully-illustrated storybook, aimed at 6-11 year-olds, explains how children can protect themselves, their families and friends from … Read more Children’s storybook to help children cope with COVID-19

Covid-19 in New York City: EMS first responders “physically, mentally, emotionally drained”

In Thursday’s France 24 Debate, Vincent Variale, president of the firefighters’ Uniformed EMS Officers Union Local 3621 tells François Picard of the sometimes life or death choices forced on New York City’s Emergency Medical Services. Despite record numbers, EMS workers are still responding to all calls, he says. #F24Debate #clapforourheroes Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Covid-19 in New York City: EMS first responders “physically, mentally, emotionally drained”

‘Lockdown’ : Telegraph charity single for Coronavirus feat Stephen Fry, Rob Brydon and Tanya Burr

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/appeal Help us turn lockdown into something positive. Comedian and author Tony Hawks has recorded a new song, called Lockdown, to raise awareness of the Telegraph’s Coronavirus Appeal. All proceeds from the appeal go to the charity Turn2us, which is providing emergency grants for people in the UK who have been hardest hit financially by … Read more ‘Lockdown’ : Telegraph charity single for Coronavirus feat Stephen Fry, Rob Brydon and Tanya Burr

Trump Says He Used to Hate OPEC. Now He’s Had a Change of Heart

Apr.09 — President Donald Trump spoke at a news conference on Wednesday about how he has had a change of heart about OPEC. “Obviously for many years I used to think OPEC was very unfair,” Trump told reporters in Washington on the eve of an emergency meeting among OPEC members. “I hated it. Because it … Read more Trump Says He Used to Hate OPEC. Now He’s Had a Change of Heart

At least 4 dead after Moscow nursing home fire prompts dramatic rescue [STREAMED LIVE]

At least four people died and ten were injured after a nursing home went ablaze in Moscow, cutting off dozens of immobile patients. Rescuers were able to quickly put out the blaze but the toxic smoke hampered their efforts. The four-story building started burning in western Moscow on Wednesday evening, a local emergency services department … Read more At least 4 dead after Moscow nursing home fire prompts dramatic rescue [STREAMED LIVE]

Trump Mulling a Hold on U.S. Funding for the WHO Over Coronavirus Response

President Donald Trump said he’s considering putting a “hold” on U.S. funding for the World Health Organization after the agency “blew it” by failing to sound the alarm sooner about the coronavirus. “I’m not saying I’m going to do it, but we’re going to look at it,” the president said Tuesday at a White House … Read more Trump Mulling a Hold on U.S. Funding for the WHO Over Coronavirus Response

Ethiopia declares state of emergency in respond to COVID-19

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called upon Ethiopians to stand with the government in overcoming the crisis. #Ethiopia #covid19 Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us … Read more Ethiopia declares state of emergency in respond to COVID-19