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    Breaking News — The euro zone economy will contract 8.7% in 2020, the European Commission estimated on Tuesday, which worsened its previous forecast warning of the “exceptionally high risks” linked to the coronavirus and Brexit. “The extent and duration of the pandemic and the possible future measures of confinement necessary remain unknown,” says Brussels, whose forecast does not take into account a “second wave” of infections. The Commission, which in May estimated a “historic” collapse of the 19 euro...
    Breaking News — Havana, Jul 5 . .- Three Cuban medical brigades of the international contingent Henry Reeve left Havana on Sunday for three countries in Africa to help combat COVID-19, the island’s state media reported. Of the 111 health professionals that make up the three Cuban health brigades, 76 will be assigned to Equatorial Guinea, while 19 specialists will carry out their mission in Sierra Leone and another 16 will do so in São Tomé and Principe, the...
    Breaking News — Rome, June 30 . .- Italy will impose the mandatory two-week quarantine from tomorrow on all citizens coming from States outside the Schengen area, also from the fourteen countries considered “safe” by the European Union (EU), The Italian Health Ministry confirmed today in a statement. Health Minister Roberto Speranza pointed out that Italy “opts for the prudence line” and maintains quarantine and health surveillance “for all citizens of countries outside the Schengen area”, also “of the...
    Breaking News — London, June 25 . .- The United Kingdom will establish from next July 4 “air bridges” with popular vacation destinations considered “low risk” with regard to the coronavirus, such as Spain, France, Italy, Greece or Germany, Today publishes the British newspaper The Telegraph. The newspaper points out that the government led by the conservative Boris Johnson plans to present this weekend a three-phase plan aimed at reviving the airline and tourism sectors, among the most affected...
    Breaking News — Tegucigalpa, Jun 24 . .- Honduras, with 13,943 cases and 405 deaths from the coronavirus, will repatriate this Thursday 95 citizens of his country who are stranded in seven countries due to the advance of the pandemic, the Foreign Ministry of the Central American nation. Hondurans will be repatriated from Germany, Bosnia, Spain, the Philippines, Herzegovina, the United Kingdom and South Africa, said the Honduran Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The flight will arrive tomorrow at Ramón...
    Breaking News — Geneva, Jun 24 . .- Asia and Africa must wait for the return of millions of workers who had emigrated and who have lost their jobs due to covid-19, said the International Labor Organization (ILO), which cannot yet assess the situation in the USA and Latin America because they remain high on the wave of the pandemic. The return of millions of workers from African and Asian countries will be both voluntary and compulsory, as their...
    Viewers in 89 countries can now watch CBSN directly on connected TV and mobile devices and platforms as the CBS News app expands distribution in international app stores. The free, live 24/7 streaming service of CBS News had already been available globally on web browsers, but will now be distributed in regional app stores for Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS mobile apps, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices, LG Smart TVs, as well as VIZIO SmartCast in...
    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...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever” for its severely painful symptoms. Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia have...
    By VICTORIA MILKO and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL, AP Science Writers JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever for its severely painful...
              WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Adm. Brett Giroir, the Health and Human Services Department official overseeing the nation’s coronavirus testing efforts; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Giroir; Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md.; Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Florida’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools district. CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Dr. Jerome Adams, U.S. surgeon general; Mayor Kate Gallego of Phoenix; Terry...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever” for its severely painful symptoms. Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia...
    Following a karaoke segment that received a lot of flak for seemingly hearkening back to a past era of women’s wrestling in WWE, Friday Night SmackDown superstar Naomi apologized to a few fans who were disappointed by its inclusion in the show’s most recent episode. On Saturday morning, a Twitter user shared a screenshot of a comment on Naomi’s Instagram account, where the fan said that they would rather see SmackDown‘s female talent compete in the ring instead of taking...
    Q&A: US government not as prolific an executioner as states Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse Pandemic, racism compound worries about Black suicide rate Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in California Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple California couple agrees to guilty pleas in college scam Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas Pistons’ onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn...
    ‘I don’t think I’ve ever seen such dishonest and biased coverage of any event.” That was Brit Hume, who has been covering events for more than 50 years for Fox News, ABC News and investigative reporter Jack Anderson. The event was President Trump’s Independence Day speech at Mount Rushmore. The speech was, according to The New York Times, “dark and divisive,” designed to deliver a “divisive culture war message.” The Washington Post called it a “dystopian speech” and a “push to amplify racism.” MAINSTREAM...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A prayer service was held for 220 Mexican immigrants who died in New York from COVID-19 complications in New York City Saturday.Timothy Cardinal Dolan lead the service at Saint Patricks Cathedral and blessed the ashes of the victims.I send them our love and our sympathy and our prayer. These good people have become a part of our home and family but they never forget you back in Mexico. They love you very much, Dolan said.RELATED:...
    Florida homeowner shoots 3 home intruders, 2 fatally: sheriff Over $100M at stake if other Power 5 schools cancel non-conference games Fox News Strongly Condemns Behavior of Former Tucker Carlson Writer © TheWrap tucker carlson Fox News on Saturday sent a memo to staff condemning the horrific racist, misogynistic and homophobic behavior of Tucker Carlsons former top writer, Blake Neff. Neff resigned on Friday after CNN Business discovered that he had been posting racist and sexist material in an online...
    BOURNEMOUGH host Leicester with their Premier League status hanging by a thread. After wins for West Ham and Watford on Saturday, the Cherries are now six points adrift in the drop zone and realistically need to win their remaining games to stay up. Reuters 1 Jamie Vardy could surpass the 24 goals he netted in Leicester’s title season Leicester won’t simply roll over though with plenty to play for themselves, as the Foxes look to cement a Champions League...
    ARSENAL make the short trip to Tottenham with local bragging rights and the chance of European football up for grabs. Both sides Champions League hopes were ended by midweek draws with Leicester and Bournemouth respectively but Arsenal sit one point above Spurs in what could be the final Europa League spot. 2 Arsenal took the lead against Leicester but were held to a drawCredit: Reuters What time does Tottenham vs Arsenal kick off? Tottenham vs Arsenal takes place on...
    ASTON VILLA host Crystal Palace with the hosts desperate for three points in their bid to avoid relegation to the Championship. Dean Smiths side are still without a win since football returned from the enforced suspension, going down 3-0 at home to Man Utd last time out. 2Despite their best efforts, Villa picked up nothing against Man UtdCredit: AFP They remain rooted in the drop zone and seven points froms safety after both West Ham and Watford won on Saturday....
    WOLVES host Everton as Nuno Santos side look to revive their faltering Champions League push. Following back-to-back defeats against Arsenal and Sheffield United, the hosts need three points here if theyre going to keep any sort of pressure on fifth-placed Man Utd. 2Wolves have enjoyed a superb season but are staring at three-straight defeatsCredit: AFP or licensors Everton meanwhile arrive on the back of two disappointing displays against Spurs and Southampton, picking up just one point from a possible six....
    Reserve Lender of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das requested banking institutions and finance companies on Saturday to perform so-termed pressure checks even as he emphasised that the central bank’s most important aim will be on reviving development and making certain the stability of the economical procedure. The financial fallout of the coronavirus sickness pandemic may well guide to bigger non-carrying out property, or terrible loans, and money erosion at Indian banking institutions, he warned, terming the Covid-19 outbreak the worst financial...
    Personal-injury attorneys Mark and Patricia McCloskey entered the national spotlight like the ultimate expression of white privilege, waving their weapons toward peaceful protesters whose crime was walking down a sidewalk. Republicans immediately tried to make the pair heroes of the Second Amendment, valiantly defending their home by pointing the weapons in the face of Americans who had the audacity to not be rich and white. So it will probably come as a relief to everyone that they turn out to be...
    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News brass condemned the “horrendous and deeply offensive racist, sexist and homophobic comments” secretly made by Tucker Carlson’s lead writer in an internal memo sent to employees Saturday. CNN reported Friday evening that Fox News writer Blake Neff posted shockingly racist and sexist posts anonymously on an internet message board for years. The posts coincided with his time as the top writer of highly rated prime time show Tucker Carlson Tonight. Neff resigned from his position...
    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:___CLAIM: The nasal swab test commonly used for to diagnose COVID-19 involves obtaining a sample from a protective layer of cells known as the blood-brain barrier, which can result in inflammation of the brain.THE FACTS: The swab used to diagnose...