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    Donald Trump is considering a new proposal that would prevent U.S. citizens and legal residents from returning to the United States, if it is believed they may be infected with coronavirus. Many countries have already put travel restrictions in place, and some have closed their borders, but most permit their own citizens to return.  Federal agencies have been asked to submit feedback on the proposal to the White House by Tuesday, the New York Times reported on Monday. Donald Trump, pictured on Monday, is said to be considering a proposal to restrict entry to citizens and legal residents The plan would see U.S. citizens barred from entering the country from COVID hot spots Currently the United States bans...
    CHICAGO (CBS) —  Staggering numbers from the U.S. Postal Service. The agency lost $2.2 billion in April, May and June. Officials warn the USPS could lose $20 billion over two years. The postmaster general describing the finances as “dire.” Meanwhile, members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to the postmaster, demanding answers to post office delays. At a news conference, one Beverly resident shared one theory about what might be causing the problems. “Why are we getting new carriers everyday? That could be the problem why we’re not getting our mail. One of them told me they put these people on these routes with no training,” said Beverly resident Rita Orosco. “I think that’s wrong.” CBS 2 reached...
    By Sofia Menchu and Mimi Dwyer GUATEMALA CITY/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrant children rapidly expelled from the United States under a coronavirus immigration policy are returning to shelters in Guatemala where virus testing and bed capacity are regularly stretched to their limits. Shelter operators, government officials in the Central American nation and international organizations said they are seeing rising numbers of children being sent back to Guatemala alone, with some unable to return to their homes because of domestic abuse or gang violence. "Child protection services, which were already overstretched and under-resourced have now been further compromised by COVID-19," said United Nations children's agency UNICEF spokesman Christopher Tidey. "So it is a challenge to provide vulnerable children with...
    President Donald Trump said Friday night that he is going to ban the Chinese video streaming app TikTok through emergency economic powers or through an executive order, CNN reported. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters while aboard Air Force One, the report noted. “I have that authority,” he added. The president’s remarks came after a Bloomberg report Friday indicated that Trump will order TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, to divest from the popular social media app. The White House has not responded to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment about how such a ban would take place. (RELATED: Trump Admin Is Seriously Considering Banning TikTok And Other Chinese Apps, Pompeo...
    President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has decided to ban TikTok. The social media app, which is particularly popular with young users thanks to its bite-sized videos that often feature dances or short skits, has been a source of controversy both in the United States and throughout the world due to its alleged ties to the Chinese government. According to CBS News, the president made the announcement to reporters aboard Air Force One while en route from Florida to Washington D.C. “We’re banning them from the United States,” he said. Though Trump did not give many more details on the decision, he added that he was hoping to sign something to enforce the new directive as soon as...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump campaign cancels ad buys to review messaging strategy: report Nunes declines to answer if he received information from Ukraine lawmaker meant to damage Biden Poll: Plurality of 'Gen Z' voters say they see more political ads from Trump than Biden MORE on Friday said he plans to ban the social media platform TikTok from operating in the United States. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. The president said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order to officially bar the Chinese-owned company from the U.S. He signaled he was not supportive of allowing an American company to acquire TikTok. DEVELOPING   ...
    Ashleigh Barty. Getty/Jordan Mansfield World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the US Open amid fears over the coronavirus.  The tournament, which will take place behind closed doors in New York from August 31, is the first major tennis event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. "There are still significant risks involved due to COVID-19 and I don't feel comfortable putting my team and I in that position," said Barty, 24, according to The Independent. Over 150,000 people have died in the United States from COVID-19, which is more than in any other country. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the US Open amid fears over...
    Announcing the delay of a new financial aid proposal is also weakening the dollar The peso could end gains against the dollar this weekend. Photo: PEDRO PARDO / . This Friday the dollar weakens against other currencies and the peso continues to gain ground against the greenback due to tensions between China and the United States, the two largest economies in the world. The dollar in Mexico is sold this Friday in $ 22.42 wholesale pesos, while at the bank windows the dollar is sold for $ 22.78 in Citibanamex, in $ 22.60 in Banorte and $ 22.65 at BBVA. IMPORTANT: Here you can check the price variations in different Mexican financial institutions:...
    By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON, Jul 22 (.) – Oil prices fell on Wednesday as industry data showed a higher-than-expected rise in inventories in the United States, while mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing also eroded US confidence. markets. * Brent crude was down 58 cents, or 1.3%, at $ 43.74 a barrel at 1058 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil was down 66 cents, or 1.66% , at $ 41.26 per barrel. * Industry group American Petroleum Institute (API) reported that crude inventories in the United States rose 7.5 million barrels last week, compared to expectations of a 2.1 million drop in barrels. * The US government’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) releases the official data later on Wednesday....
    John Lewis, who spent his life and career as a civil servant battling tirelessly for civil rights, died Friday at the age of 80. Late Saturday morning, after hours of silence, the White House issued a proclamation calling for the flag to fly at half-mast on White House and public grounds, military posts, and more. The document, made public as the president golfed at his club in Virginia, is about as impersonal as it gets. “As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative John Lewis, of Georgia” the statement reads, “I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag...
    LONDON (AP) — Britain, the United States and Canada say Russia is trying to steal information from COVID-19 vaccine.researchers. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Hillary Clinton has said the United States needs to 'be ready' for the possibility that Donald Trump will refuse to leave the White House if he loses in November's election. Speaking to Trevor Noah on Monday night's episode of The Daily Show, Clinton said she could not rule out voter suppression and foreign interference in this year's vote. Noah asked whether he may attempt, if he loses, to claim that the election was illegitimate and blame mail-in voting. 'Well, I think it is a fair point to raise as to whether or not, if he loses, he's going to go quietly or not,' she said, according to The Daily Beast.  'And we have to be ready for that.' Hillary...
    Washington, Jul 10 (EFE) .- The United States reached 3,173,446 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 133,969 deaths on Friday, according to an independent count by Johns Hopkins University. This balance at 20:00 local time (00:00 GMT on Saturday) is 65,305 more infections than on Thursday and 863 new deaths. The number of new infections was a new record, exceeding the 60,000 caused by the outbreaks for the fourth time in a few days in southern and western states such as Florida, Texas, California, Arizona and Georgia. New York, however, still remains the state hardest hit in the United States by the pandemic with 400,299 confirmed cases and 32,307 deaths, second only to Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy and Mexico. In...
    The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change. The withdrawal notification makes good on President Donald Trump’s vow in late May to terminate U.S. participation in the WHO, which he has harshly criticized for its response to the coronavirus pandemic and accused of bowing to Chinese influence. Former Vice President Joe Biden has said he supports the WHO and Democrats suggested he would reverse the decision if he defeats Trump in November.
    President Donald Trump speaks to journalists in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 2, 2020. The president addressed reports that the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has submitted to the UN secretary-general its notice to withdraw from the World Health Organization by July 6, 2021, a senior administration official confirmed to CNBC. The notice to the UN was the first step in a yearlong process that will rely on several factors outside of Trump's control, including cooperation from Congress and Trump's own reelection in November, neither of which are assured. The move comes as coronavirus cases are again surging in the United States. More than 3 million people in...
    Effective next Monday, the United States will no longer be a member nation of the World Health Organization, the White House announced Tuesday, ending the U.S.’s involvement in the global group, which President Donald Trump has claimed conspired with China to hide the true extent of the coronavirus pandemic. The United States submitted its withdrawal to the United Nations Secretary-General on Tuesday, according to The Hill, and the White House informed Congress of its intent to drop participation in the WHO early Tuesday morning. The World Health Organization, concerned that a break might be coming, was adamant Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over and warned member nations to stay the course, participating wholly in the WHO’s global...
    Secretary of State Michael Pompeo recently launched a dialogue between the United States and the European Union on the challenges and threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party — a signal to Beijing that the U.S. is not alone in its growing concerns. The launch of the dialogue — a new channel for discussion and information-sharing — is also significant, given Europe’s general uneasiness about standing up to China. Pompeo announced the dialogue during a video discussion at the German Marshall Fund’s June 25 Brussels Forum, where he talked about the common threat the West faces from China. “I’m pleased to announce that the United States has accepted [EU High Representative and Vice President] Josep Borell’s proposal to create a...
    Coronavirus — According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has a total of 2 million 879 thousand 830 of coronavirus infections and 129 thousand 904 deaths U.S added this Sunday 40 thousand 030 new infections of COVID-19, compared to 43 thousand 091 yesterday and 60 thousand 383 on Friday, although although the count usually slows down on weekends, since there are states and counties that take more on reporting your stats. According to the independent count of Johns Hopkins University, the country reached a total of 20 at 20:00 local time. 2 million 879 thousand 830 of coronavirus infections and 129 thousand 904 deaths. Screenshot Daily figures in the United States have skyrocketed in the past month...
    Breaking News — Quito, Jul 4 . .- The Government of Ecuador announced this Saturday the reception of 50 of the 250 respirators that the United States Agency for International Development Cooperation (USAID) has offered to donate, in support of the fight against coronavirus pandemic in the South American country. This first donation of equipment will be distributed to public hospitals in the Andean provinces of Azuay, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Pichincha and Tungurahua, the Amazonian ones of Morona Santiago and Pastaza, and the tropical ones of Manabí and Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas. The cost of this donation amounts to about $ 670,000, said the Presidency’s General Secretariat for Communication in a statement. The Ecuadorian president, Lenín Moreno, in...
    Washington, Jul 4 . .- US President Donald Trump predicted this Saturday that his country will recover soon from the “plague of China”, in reference to the coronavirus pandemic, in a video published on his Twitter account. on the occasion of the holiday of July 4, Independence Day. “Today is a day to celebrate many different things, but more than anything freedom,” Trump said. “Four months ago we broke records in any field, no matter what it was, if you looked at everything separately, we had the best unemployment numbers, the best jobs, the best stock market numbers that we never had,” the president listed. Trump claimed that the United States was doing better than any other country in history....
    Coronavirus — Photo by @SRE_mx The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed the arrival in Mexico of the seventh flight from Reno, Nevada, with 45 volumetric fans. The Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), reported on the arrival of the seventh flight of the FedEx company from Reindeer, Nevada, in the United States, with fans for the care of serious cases of coronavirus COVID-19. Through his Twitter account, he explained that the flight of the airlift Mexico-Nevada with 45 fans volumetric landed this Thursday morning in the Toluca International Airport, Adolfo López Mateos. The Foreign Ministry added that the equipment will be destined to Institute of Health for Well-being (INSABI) and will be transferred with the support of the Marine Secretary...
    Coronavirus — A study published by the Yale University points to the confirmed number of deaths from coronavirus in the United States being substantially less than the true figure. Using data from the National Center for Health Statistics, research has revealed that there is a excess deaths in the statistics and that can be attributed to COVID-19. Differences between official and actual figures may be due to discrepancies in counts of the states of the country. In these months, there have been 122,300 excessive deaths in the United States, of which 95,235 have been attributed to COVID-19. However, doctors consider that there have been some deaths in which the virus has been an indirect cause, since this disease especially...
    The European Union (EU) will announce today the nations whose citizens will be able to enter 31 European countries after the lifting of the strict three and a half month lock implemented to contain the spread of the coronavirus, an armed list amid intense denials in recent days and that it would exclude the United States. The elected list will be reevaluated at least every fortnight and new countries will be added, although it will also backtrack with those that aggravate their epidemiological situation, as the bloc has advanced. While European economies are recovering from the impact of the pandemic, southern EU countries such as Greece, Italy and Spain seek to attract tourists and reinvigorate their vital and damaged tourism...
    Don't worry. We won't be seeing him for a long time. The reason that Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and everyone else in the White House keep talking about Trump’s move to ban travel from China is because it was effectively the only thing that Donald Trump did in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the United States. However, the travel restrictions that Trump put into place on Feb. 2 were not just too late to halt a virus that was already spreading inside the United States, they were also laughably lax. Under Trump’s “ban,” any U. S. citizen or relatives of a U. S. citizen fly directly from the most affected areas of China straight into the United States....
    Coronavirus — COVID-19 in France. Photo by EFE / EPA / JULIEN DE ROSA. On 1 July, the European Union will open its external borders, closed by COVID-19, to 14 “safe” countries, including Mexico, the United States, Brazil and Russia. The European Union (EU) will open from July 1 its external borders, closed since mid-March due to the crisis of coronavirus, to 14 countries considered “safe”, among which do not appear Mexico, U.S, Brazil or Russia. In a statement, he noted that state Members approved this initial list by qualified majority on Tuesday, which will be reviewed biweekly depending on the evolution of the pandemic. In the list of “safe” countries, whose nationals may travel to the EU, figure...
    Coronavirus — Covid-19: More than 10 million infections worldwide 1:54 . – More than half a million people have died from the coronavirus worldwide, marking another grim milestone in the pandemic. The latest death toll stands at more than 505,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data, as cases continue to rise and outbreaks appear in countries around the world. The United States has the highest confirmed death count, having recorded at least 126,141 deaths, just over a quarter of the world total as of Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins. More than 10.3 million people have been infected with the disease worldwide. In the past few days, the covid-19 crisis has deepened in the U.S., where only four states,...
    By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States is not on a "safe list" of destinations for non-essential travel due to be unveiled by European Union governments later on Tuesday, three diplomats said. The 27-member bloc is expected to give outline approval to leisure or business travel from Wednesday to 14 countries beyond its borders when they vote on the list by midday Brussels time (1000 GMT), the diplomats said. The countries are Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay, they said. Russia and Brazil, along with the United States, are among countries that do not make the initial "safe list". The vote is aimed at supporting the EU...
    The White House reported that more than 100 people were detained for vandalizing statues and monuments amid racial protests and against police brutality. More than 100 people were detained in U.S for vandalizing statues and monuments amid the racial protests and against the police brutality that have shaken the country, while 200 investigations into internal terrorism have been opened, the White House reported Monday. “The anarchy on our streets it is unacceptable, ”said the spokeswoman for the White House, Kayleigh McEnany, during a press conference in which he attacked the “failed leadership” of the Democrats. Following criticism from the President’s Administration Donald Trump to the removal of statues and other symbols of the Confederate states – defenders of slavery...
    Nelson Cruz is one of the Dominican baseball players who traveled to his country due to the pandemic | Brace Hemmelgarn / . The activity in the Major Leagues will begin in a few days and all the actions are done to integrate the players into the training field. In the case of Latin Americans, the industry has already set the date to return by plane to the United States to join the work. On July 1, flights will depart from the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Aruba, Curaçao and Panama to Miami, as published by journalist Enrique Rojas on his Twitter account. MLB flights for players departing from Santo Domingo (2), Bogotá, Curaçao-Aruba and Panama to Miami on Wednesday, July...
    New York — Dazzling sunrises and sunsets in some areas and a warning about careful air quality This “true color” composite image of the Sahara dust column was captured by the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA / NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite on June 24, 2020. Photo:NASA / NOAA, Colin Seftor / Courtesy Dust from the Sahara desert that has been dumped from the west coast of Africa to the Atlantic is greatly affecting the Gulf coast, but could push north into airspace above some other states further inland. Dust is forecast to concentrate mainly in the Gulf Coast states, but some may expand further north in Oklahoma, Arkansas and east on Tennessee, according to Accuweather. The...
    The United States has deported dozens of Guatemalan minors. (Free Press Archive Photo) A court in Los Angeles, California ordered the US immigration services to release more than 100 migrant children detained in three detention centers, due to the risk that they may become infected with the new coronavirus. Two of the three detention centers have confirmed cases of the virus and could become major epicenters of contagion, district judge Dolly Gee said in her decision, announced on Friday. Family detention centers are “on fire and there is no time for half measures,” Gee wrote. The 124 minors detained in these centers must be either handed over to their parents or placed in foster families with the parents’...
    European countries must vote on a proposed list of fifteen states whose travelers will be admitted to the Union on July 1, which excludes the United States and which includes China subject to conditions, it has been said. learned Friday from diplomatic sources. The list was drawn up at a meeting of ambassadors from EU countries and the Schengen area on Friday evening. Some of them did not speak, and the capitals have until 6:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, according to several European sources, after which the Croatian Presidency of the EU will decide what to do next. The proposed list contains fourteen countries (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia,...
    Ingram López was 27 years old and lived in Tucson, Arizona. INGRAM FAMILY The 27-year-old Latino man died in police custody on April 21. However, the Tucson Police Department (DPT) only released what happened when the newspaper Tucson Sentinel public on Tuesday details of an internal investigation that reveals violations of the detention procedures by the police officers involved. The newspaper not only stated that what happened went more than two months without consequences, but also that the authorities failed to report an important factor in the man’s death: that the police applied “physical restraint” that contributed to the death of the detainee. . Carlos Ingram López’s family demands transparency from the police. Similar to the African-American case...
    European Union flags flutter in the breeze during the second day of a special European Council summit in Brussels on February 21, 2020, held to discuss the next long-term budget of the European Union (EU).Ludovic Marin | AFP | Getty Images European Union countries failed to settle Friday on a final "safe list" of countries whose residents could travel to the bloc from July, with the United States, Brazil and Russia set to be excluded. Ambassadors from the 27 EU members convened from Friday afternoon to establish criteria for granting quarantine-free access from next Wednesday. A redrawn text of 10-20 countries was put to them, but many said they needed to consult first with their governments, diplomats said. The list...
    A couple look at the sea as a vast cloud of Sahara dust is blanketing the city of Havana on June 24, 2020.Yamil Lage/Getty For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones' newsletters.This piece was originally published in Slate and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In what appears to be the latest biblical plague of 2020, a nearly 4,000-mile-long dust storm from the Sahara Desert is currently headed toward the southeastern coast of the United States. Todays view of a large Saharan dust plume. Watch in near-realtime: https://t.co/mtWrgxAxqY. pic.twitter.com/aq4Ozto4Ng — CIRA (@CIRA_CSU) June 19, 2020 #SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT: This #SaharanAirLayer (#SAL) tracking animation shows how the plume of #dust and #sand from the #SaharaDesert has...
    A massive plume of dust from the Sahara desert in northern Africa has been traversing the atmosphere, thousands of feet above the tropical Atlantic Ocean, and is now cloaking the Caribbean and closing in on the southeastern United States. While summer dust plumes are a common occurrence, this appears to be one of the most extreme in recent memory. It's so large it has been nicknamed the Gorilla Dust Cloud.  Here's the latest dust loop... lots of clouds along the Gulf Coast blocking it but you can clearly see the haze near coastal areas of Louisiana, MS, AL and the FL Panhandle. pic.twitter.com/qKpRERl8uG— Jeff Berardelli (@WeatherProf) June 25, 2020 "This is the most significant event in the past 50 years....
    Nicole Karlis June 26, 2020 12:14AM (UTC) As if a global pandemic weren't apocalyptic enough, now we have to contend with a dust storm. Indeed, a massive dust plume from the Sahara desert is expected to cloak parts of the United States this week. CBS meteorologist Jeff Berardelli explained on Twitter that, by Thursday morning, the dust had been spotted near coastal areas in Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle. An air quality alert has been issued for some parts of Louisiana for Friday, where there are already reports of hazy skies. Astronaut Doug Hurley tweeted an image of it from space earlier this week depicting the enormity of it. Other meteorologists are predicting it could even hit the Midwest. :...
    by Scott Denning, Colorado State University A hot desert wind is carrying a massive cloud of Saharan dust into the southern United States this week. Dust plumes from the Sahara routinely blow westward across the Atlantic at this time of year, but this event is a doozy – by some measures, the biggest in decades. And a second plume appears to be forming about a week behind the big one. Across the southeastern U.S., from the Gulf Coast to the Carolinas and potentially as far north as Indianapolis and Cincinnati, dust effects will likely be visible in the coming days. Trillions of dust grains will reflect sunlight in every direction, creating milky white skies. The dusty haze reflects some sunshine...
    The European Union (EU) will reopen its borders on July 1, after months closed by the coronavirus, but it could exclude passengers from the United States, Russia and Brazil, the countries most affected by the pandemic, European media reported on Wednesday. Officials produced lists detailing the countries whose travelers the bloc will allow entry and those that will continue to be barred from traveling on EU territory when the EU’s external borders reopen. According to a draft of the list, the United States, Russia and Brazil are on it, Euronews reported, adding that an official announcement is expected early next week. When the EU guidelines were published two weeks ago, officials said the list would take into account the infection...
    By Sruthi Shankar Jun 24 (.) – European stocks fell to week-long lows on Wednesday, after a surge in coronavirus cases and the news that the United States is looking to impose tariffs on European goods dashed hopes of an early recovery. economic. * The pan-European STOXX 600 index closed with a decrease of 2.8%, in its second worst fall of the month. The crash was led by cyclical sectors – sensitive to the state of the economy – such as travel and leisure , automakers , oil and gas and banks . * Several states in the United States have recorded record increases in daily COVID-19 infections, amid a tightening of restrictions. The market is also concerned about a...
    The European Union plans to maintain the ban on entry to the United States once it has reopened its borders to third countries, due to the pandemic of coronavirus still alive in the United States, said on Tuesday New York Times. The daily cited two lists of countries whose nationals would be allowed to travel to Europe, and which are the subject of negotiations within the EU. Americans are currently excluded from the two lists, according to the New York Times, which was able to consult these lists. Once the representatives of each country have agreed on a final list, it will be presented as a recommendation before July 1, the newspaper said. The European Union plans to reopen...
    The Government of the United States (USA) is analyzing the possibility of applying new tariffs for a amount of 2,748 million euros, to products from Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, according to a document from the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Products like malt, beer, gin, vodka, olives, chocolate, trucks and machinery could receive more import tariffs of up to 100%, according to the document collected by EFE Dow Jones. At noon, shares of French liquor makers Pernod Ricard and Remy Cointreau fell 1.9% and 3.5%, respectively.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and US President Donald Trump speak during a bilateral meeting in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019, on the third day of the annual G7 Summit.NICHOLAS KAMM | AFP | Getty Images The United States is studying the possibility of slapping $3.1 billion in additional tariffs on goods from the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain — in another step that's likely to exacerbate tensions between both sides of the Atlantic. In a document issued Tuesday evening, which was first reported by Bloomberg, the Office of the United States Trade Representative said it's considering an "additional list" of products from France, Germany, Spain and the U.K. to be placed with duties of up to...
    White House advisor and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before Congress on June 23 about the state of the coronavirus in the United States. Fauci said that states that are seeing rising coronavirus cases, “reflect an increase in community spread. That’s something I’m really quite concerned about.” Community spread is when people don’t wear masks or practice social distancing. Johns Hopkins data showed that the seven-day average of new infections increased by 30% compared to the previous week. ““Over the past couple of days, we were going down from 30,000 to 25 to 20. And now we sort of stayed about flat, and now we’re going up. A couple of days...
    Coronavirus — At least six migrants deported on June 9 from the United States to Guatemala tested positive for COVID-19 after the Central American country suspended flights for at least a month for being a source of contagion. The new cases were reported by a health official who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak. The Ministry of Health officially informed that it would not give details of the infections for fear that migrants would be stigmatized. The flight in which the last migrants carrying the virus arrived landed in the country on the afternoon of June 9, with 40 adults and 10 minors from Alexandria, Louisiana. Before, the United States had sent a...
    The European Union will reportedly bar travellers from the United States while allowing people from China to enter the bloc after lifting Chinese coronavirus travel restrictions, a report from the New York Times claimed on Tuesday. Citizens from the United States, alongside those from Brazil and Russia, would be barred from entering the EU according to two lists of acceptable countries allegedly drawn up by Eurocrats – one of which consists of 47 countries and the other 54 countries. Both lists include the United States. The two lists would permit travel from China, where the Wuhan born virus emerged, as well as citizens from underdeveloped nations such as Cuba, Vietnam, and Uganda, where minimal testing for the coronavirus has taken...
    Catie KeckJust now•Filed to:covid-19covid-19coronavirusEuropean UnionSave As if we needed any further reminders that the United States has botched its response to the covid-19 crisis so spectacularly that we present a threat to the health global population, member states of the European Union are reportedly weighing whether to include American travelers on its ban list as European borders begin reopening next month. Citing draft lists currently being considered as well as multiple officials involved with the discussions, the New York Times reported Tuesday that as soon as next week the EU will make an announcement about advised traveler restrictions over coronavirus and the United States could be grouped in with Russia and Brazil as unwanted in countries hoping to reboot their...
    European Union countries eager to revive their economies are prepared to bar entry to Americans because the United States has failed to control the coronavirus pandemic, The New York Times reported from Brussels on Tuesday, citing draft lists of acceptable travelers. The United States, which has the most coronavirus cases in the world and is experiencing a surge in new infections, would be in the same category as No.2 hotspot Brazil and Russia, according to the Times, citing the proposal. There was no immediate comment from the White House. An E.U. diplomat said the blocs executive Commission had proposed three criteria for allowing in passengers from third countries, including the epidemiological situation of that country, but E.U. member countries would...
    Each summer massive plumes of dust traverse the atmosphere above the tropical Atlantic Ocean, traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara desert in northern Africa all the way to the southern United States. While summer dust plumes are a common occurrence, the one sailing through the Caribbean right now is generating quite the buzz. That's because it appears to be one of the most extreme in recent memory and it's heading for the southeastern states. On satellite images from space, dust typically appears somewhat subtle and faint, but this plume can be seen as clear as day. The picture below was taken on Sunday from the International Space Station. "We flew over this Saharan dust plume today in the west central...
    Americans sympathetic to Donald Trump, Saturday, before a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Free Press Photo: Hemeroteca PL) The president of United States, Donald Trump, said this June 22 that those killed by the pandemic of the new coronavirus could reach or even exceed the number of 150 thousand, against the 120,000 deceased so far. “Probably (the current figure) is 115 (thousand) but they could go up a little more than that, it could reach 150 (thousand), it could go beyond that but we would have lost between 2 million and 4 million lives (without measures to control the disease), ”Trump said during an interview in the White House with the Spectrum News network. The president made reference to...
    The famous Nascar automobile championship was the scene of an “act of hate”. Bubba Wallace, the only African American pilot to find a hanged rope in his garage. A sign of slavery Bubbba Wallace, the only African American pilot participating full time in Nascar automobile championship made an unpleasant discovery. In his garage, on the Talladega circuit (Alabama), he found a hanged rope, relates RTL. This noose rope recalls the lynchings practiced in United States during slavery and segregationist periods. An open investigation After this “act of hate”, the very popular automobile championship in the southern United States, announced an immediate investigation on Sunday June 21. “We are furious and outraged, and cannot express loud enough how seriously we...
    Each summer massive plumes of dust traverse the atmosphere above the tropical Atlantic Ocean, traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara desert in northern Africa all the way to the southern United States.  While summer dust plumes are a common occurrence, the one sailing through the Caribbean right now is generating quite the buzz. That's because it appears to be one of the most extreme in recent memory and it's heading for the southeastern states. On satellite images from space, dust typically appears somewhat subtle and faint, but this plume can be seen as clear as day. The picture below was taken on Sunday from the International Space Station. "We flew over this Saharan dust plume today in the west central...
    An organization reported the death of an inmate at a Lakeland, Florida, correctional facility after “violent” assaults by two officers The Southern Poverty Law Center organization (SPLC) denounced this Saturday the death of a detainee in a correctional facility Lakeland in the center of Florida, after “violent” attacks by two prison officers, for which he requested an investigation. “A man is dead, apparently due to the injuries that correctional officers inflicted on him during an incident of use of force“Shalini Goel Agarwal, a lawyer for the SPLC, denounced. “This requires a public investigation exhaustive ”, he added. The civil rights group reported that the inmate of the Institution Lake County Correctional Facility, near Orlando, died this Friday after being...
    Supremacist and far-right groups have mobilized on the internet after a project called “Boogaloo” Supremacist and far-right groups They have mobilized on the internet after a movement called “Boogaloo“That is materializing in the streets and that could be behind the death of a federal agent in May. His idea is based on taking advantage of protests against racism to wreak havoc and lead the United States to a civil war, which raises fears among the authorities. This move heterogeneous and disorganized, essentially libertarian and pro-arms, has emerged from the shadows with the start of the protests in the United States for the death George Floyd at the hands of a white policeman, at the end of May this year....
    The United Nations received some strong criticism from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over a resolution passed by the organization’s controversial Human Rights Council targeted the United States. The HRC’s resolution criticized America’s alleged problem with policing and race, Fox News reported, even though the council itself ignores egregious human rights abuses from some of the countries that sit on the council. “The United Nations Human Rights Council, now comprised of Venezuela and recently, Cuba and China, has long been and remains a haven for dictators and democracies that indulge them,” Pompeo said in a statement, Fox reported. “It is a grave disappointment to those genuinely seeking to advance human dignity. Even so, the Council’s decision to vote yesterday...
    The Justice Department's attempt to block the release of John Bolton's tell-all book has been denied.  Judge Royce Lamberth denied the request to block the sale of the former national security adviser's memoir, 'The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir' in a ruling Saturday.   Lamberth, a Reagan appointee, heard arguments Friday over Zoom from Bolton's lawyer Charles Cooper and Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Morrell, representing the government.  This came after the Trump administration sued Bolton on Tuesday in order to postpone the release of his book because of concerns that classified information could be exposed The book was leaked to the media the next day.  It contains a number of explosive claims about President Trump, including that he asked...
    London (CNN Business)Global stocks and US futures dropped sharply Thursday as coronavirus cases in the United States topped 2 million and the emergence of new hotspots overshadowed a pledge from the US Federal Reserve to keep interest rates near zero for years. Stock markets retreated around the world, with Japan's Nikkei 225 (N225) losing 2.8% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI) dropping 2.2%. China's benchmark Shanghai Composite (SHCOMP) gave up 0.8%. In Europe, Germany's DAX (DAX) retreated 2.7% in early trading, while France's CAC 40 (CAC40) shed 2.9%. The FTSE 100 (UKX) declined 2.5% in London.The stock market no longer cares whether Trump winsUS stocks were also poised to drop. Dow futures were down nearly 600 points, or 2.1%,...
    The number lives claimed by Covid-19 in the United States surpassed 110,000 on Sunday afternoon, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The unprecedented milestone is clearly a somber one, yet the full scope of 110,000 lives lost remains hard to imagine. In an effort to try and visualize the loss, we compared the death toll to populations of states' capitals below the 110,000 person threshold. The result, presented below, are 19 states whose entire populations of their capital city pale in comparison to our country's coronavirus mortalities over the past five months.
    New York (CNN Business)The last time the United States consumed more renewable energy than coal was in the 19th century, when hydropower was just getting started and wood burning was a major fuel source.Now, it's happening again, as the nation consumed more energy last year from renewable sources like solar and wind than from coal. This is the first time that has happened since before 1885. The milestone, announced Thursday by the US Energy Information Administration, demonstrates the dramatic shift away from coal despite President Donald Trump's promises to prop up the industry. America's coal consumption collapsed by another 15% last year to its weakest level since 1964, the EIA said. The sixth-straight year of declines for coal occurred even...