Wednesday, October 28, 2020

UN says pandemic could inflict severe damage on youth

The United Nations warned Tuesday that the coronavirus crisis could have a severe and lasting impact on the life prospects of young adults without...

Trump says COVID-19 and other issues frayed “great bond” with Xi

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic...

Pre-orders of COVID-19 vaccine top five billion

Although none of the coronavirus vaccines under development has proved its efficacy yet in clinical trials, at least 5.7 billion doses have been pre-ordered...

Trump evacuated from press conference as Secret Service shoots armed man

Secret Service guards shot a person, who was apparently armed, outside the White-House on Monday, President Donald Trump said just after being briefly evacuated...

Taiwan under threat from China: fear of becoming ‘next Hong Kong’

China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan into another Hong Kong, the island’s foreign minister warned Tuesday as he met with a senior US...

Five million cases: What next for America’s COVID-19 epidemic?

It took the United States just 17 days to move from four million to five million coronavirus cases — even as the country is...

White House, Democratic leaders trade barbs over pandemic aid deal

The White House traded barbs with Democratic leaders on Monday over who is to blame for the failure to agree on a new pandemic...

McDonald’s sues ex-CEO for allegedly lying about sexual relationships

McDonald’s sued former CEO Steve Easterbrook for allegedly lying about inappropriate sexual relationships with employees Monday, the latest twist in a corporate #MeToo saga...

USA looks to reign in Taiwan ahead of wrangle with China

A US cabinet member met Taiwan’s leader Monday during the highest level visit from the United States since it switched diplomatic recognition from the...

USA: Coronavirus cases continue to spike amidst economic crisis

The United States on Sunday reached the extraordinary milestone of five million corona-virus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the constitution...