[an error occurred while processing the directive]

Stories about World

Apr 20 2020

Harris calls on Europe to fully support World Health Organization after Trump halts funding

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaking 24 hours earlier spoke a similar message, stating a gradual reopening of businesses and government bodies will depend on a serie...

Apr 20 2020

Police on scene of "active shooter" investigation in Portapique, N.S.

The incident began in the rural community of Portapique, N.S., which is more than 130 km north of Halifax. This morning they said there was an active shooter situation ...

Apr 19 2020

Walmart Requires All Employees to Wear Face Coverings

It takes effect on Monday. She said it is hard to know how effective these types of masks are in keeping out a virus, because they don't undergo the same rigorous testi...

Apr 19 2020

BC announces 43 new COVID-19 cases, total stands at 1618

On Thursday, B.C. health officials announced three more deaths due to the novel coronavirus , bringing the virus's death toll in the province to 78. "At any one point,...

Apr 19 2020

WWII veteran, 99, raises over $17.5M for healthcare workers during pandemic

They have recorded a special version of the iconic Carousel tune " You'll Never Walk Alone " which can be downloaded to bolster the Captain's tally . "Captain Tom, you...

Apr 19 2020

MI sheriffs accuse Gov. Whitmer of 'overstepping her executive authority'

He unveiled a framework for governors to follow on Thursday, but acknowledged they will have the final say on when their state is ready. She signed an executive action ea...

Apr 19 2020

County COVID-19 confirmed cases now number 117

KDHE's online map noted that 1,091 Douglas County residents have been tested for the disease so far. Of those, 445 are negative. The Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard no...

Apr 19 2020

Britain's Coronavirus death toll reaches 14500

Britain was slower than many other European countries to impose mandatory restrictions on business and daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus . Prof Costello, ...

Apr 18 2020

Broncos star Von Miller diagnosed with COVID-19

Miller suffers from asthma and initially dismissed the symptom, trying to alleviate the issue with a nebulizer. That, though, didn't make much of a difference. Miller, wh...

Apr 18 2020

Michael Cohen will be released from prison due to coronavirus

Despite a range of steps taken by the bureau, the coronavirus has continued to spread throughout the federal prison system. Cohen was notified of his release from a f...

Apr 18 2020

‘Liberate’ Virginia, Michigan, and Minnesota

In a series of Twitter missives, the president called for Minnesota , Michigan and Virginia to be "liberated", and went so far as to claim that Virginia was "under s...

Apr 18 2020

UK To Extend Coronavirus Lockdown For At Least 3 Weeks

The restrictions, which have totally changed day-to-day life since being implemented last month, will stay in place as hundreds of COVID-19 deaths continue to be reported...

Apr 17 2020

Iranian Ships Come Close to US Naval Vessels Operating in Persian Gulf

On Tuesday, armed men in speedboats boarded and briefly held the Hong Kong-flagged tanker SC Taipei and its Chinese crew before releasing the vessel. Last June, an Iran...

Apr 17 2020

Trump threatens to bypass Senate rules on nominees

Noting that the Senate, which has the responsibility for confirming executive-branch appointments, had "left Washington until at least May 4", Trump said that "the Cons...

Apr 17 2020

Cuomo says NY giving away some ventilators, coronavirus outbreak 'stabilized' there

He said the rule to help control the spread of coronavirus would go into effect in three days. But first, he offered a look at the ongoing "plateau". "We can not do...

Apr 16 2020

Boris Johnson's Nurse: Parents say daughter was very professional

ONE of the intensive care nurses who helped save Boris Johnson's life has said they were "only doing their job" before she started another shift yesterday. He admitte...

Apr 16 2020

Disclosed documents possible reopening of coronavirus in the United States in May

South Africa has the highest number of confirmed cases on the continent with 2,415 cases, 27 deaths, and 410 recoveries. Between Feb. 12 and April 9, 315,531 USA cases ...

Apr 15 2020

Covid-19 ten times deadlier than swine flu: WHO Chief

Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO ) on Monday (local time) warned that the COVID-19, which originated in China's Wuhan past year, is 10 times deadlier than the swi...

Apr 14 2020

Two civilians injured in Indian firing along LoC: ISPR

Over 3,200 ceasefire violations were recorded in 2019. "There have been reports of heavy damage on their (Pakistan) side", a defence spokesperson said. "We are assessing ...

Apr 14 2020

New York's Daily Virus Death Toll Drops Slightly to 777

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio on Saturday announced schools in the city will be closed the rest of the year. The governor said that was the mayor's "opinion". They n...