El Paso Walmart Shooting Anniversary Remembers Victims With Crosses

El Paso marked the anniversary of a shooting at a crowded Walmart by remembering the 23 people killed. A memorial for the victims of last year’s shooting was held outside the Walmart store Monday, with people holding crosses. Authorities have said the shooter traveled from his home near Dallas to target Latinos in the Texas … Read more El Paso Walmart Shooting Anniversary Remembers Victims With Crosses

Boris Johnson Puts Brakes on Easing U.K. Lockdown as Virus Rates Rise

Boris Johnson slowed the easing of U.K. lockdown measures, warning the resurgence of coronavirus across the country must be stamped out. The prime minister postponed plans to allow high-risk venues such as casinos, bowling alleys and ice rinks to re-open on Saturday. They will have to wait at least another two weeks, he said. Johnson also … Read more Boris Johnson Puts Brakes on Easing U.K. Lockdown as Virus Rates Rise

Trump Says He’ll Call National Guard to Quell Violent Protests in Portland

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will call on the National Guard to quell violent protests in Portland. Trump was speaking as Oregon police prepared Thursday to take over protecting a federal courthouse in Portland that’s been a target of violent protests, in a deal between the Democratic governor and the Trump administration. … Read more Trump Says He’ll Call National Guard to Quell Violent Protests in Portland

US to send federal agents to more cities, but denies local protests the target

The US Justice Department has announced it will send dozens of federal agents to Detroit, Milwaukee and Cleveland, following similar deployments to cities such as Chicago and Kansas City. The US Attorneys Office says the deployment is not aimed at local protest activity or civil disturbances. In the meantime, the Trump administration is planning to … Read more US to send federal agents to more cities, but denies local protests the target

Trump Discusses Fauci’s High Approval Rating After Tweets

President Donald Trump discusses why Dr. Anthony Fauci has a high approval rating but not him after his tweets to amplify criticism of the nation’s top infectious disease expert. “But nobody likes me. It can only be my personality, that’s all,” says Trump. Tuesday’s feud focused mostly on hydroxychloroquine, a drug long approved to treat … Read more Trump Discusses Fauci’s High Approval Rating After Tweets

‘Nobody Likes Me:’ Trump Weighs Popularity of Fauci and Birx During Pandemic

The feud between conservatives and social media companies over alleged censorship escalated Tuesday after President Donald Trump and his son shared a fresh dose of misinformation about a disproven drug for treating the coronavirus in videos that were quickly taken down by Twitter and Facebook. The president, in a marked shift from the more measured … Read more ‘Nobody Likes Me:’ Trump Weighs Popularity of Fauci and Birx During Pandemic

NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

(July 28) Watch live as NASA holds a briefing on “Mission Tech and Humans to Mars” on July 28, 2020, at 4:00 pm ET in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in connection with the upcoming launch of Mars Perseverance, which is scheduled for July 30. Participants include: Jeff Sheehy, chief engineer, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, Jim … Read more NASA Holds Briefing on Mars Perseverance Rover Launch at Kennedy Space Center

Iran fires missile at mock US aircraft carrier during exercise

Iran has carried out military exercises in the Gulf. The drills have drawn attention because Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is using a replica United States aircraft carrier as a target to train its troops. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Iran fires missile at mock US aircraft carrier during exercise

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

‘Virtual kidnapping’ scams targeting Chinese students in Australia

A ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam is targeting Chinese students in Sydney, Australia. Police say scammers have already obtained millions in payments from unsuspecting victims. Scammers call up the victims they plan to target, claiming to be from a Chinese authority, say police. Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the … Read more ‘Virtual kidnapping’ scams targeting Chinese students in Australia

Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr. Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says