Where did the new coronavirus come from? Past outbreaks provide hints

As scientists and public health officials around the world scramble to contain the deadly coronavirus outbreak, some researchers are also racing to solve the enduring mystery of where the newly identified virus came from. The coronavirus, which first sickened people in China in December, is thought to have passed from animals to humans, like many […]

IMF finds decrease in Ukraine’s purchasing power

According to figures released by the International Monetary Fund, in 2019, Ukrainians had significantly less purchasing power than Russians, Belarussians, and Poles. Purchasing power parity is the rate at which the currency of one country would have to be converted into that of another country to buy the same amount of goods and services in […]

Milwaukee Molson Coors shooter had long-running dispute with co-worker

MILWAUKEE – The man who opened fire at the Molson Coors plant Wednesday, killing five co-workers and himself, had been involved in a long-running dispute with a co-worker that boiled over, according to law enforcement and brewery sources who spoke to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Anthony N. Ferrill, 51, had worked as an electrician for more than 20 years, about […]

U.S. brewery shooting could spur gun debate in presidential race

Milwaukee (Reuters) – A Molson Coors Beverage Co employee has shot five co-workers to death before taking his own life at the company’s beer-brewing complex in Milwaukee, the latest episode in a rising tide of gun violence already reverberating in the U.S. presidential race. FILE PHOTO: Police investigate a shooting at the Molson Coors headquarters […]

Trump says US ‘very, very ready’ for coronavirus: Live updates | Coronavirus outbreak News

The coronavirus is spreading more quickly in Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world than in China where the virus first emerged in the central city of Wuhan at the end of last year. The number of new coronavirus infections inside China was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere […]

Tourists desert coronavirus-stricken Milan: Italian city’s streets are empty

The typically-bustling streets of Milan have been left empty as Italy struggles with the spread of the deadly coronavirus.  The country went from six cases to more than 400 with 12 dead since last Friday, becoming Europe’s worst-affected region. Now Milan’s once-packed roads have been left empty as the country battles with being the continent’s […]

In Iran, an Electoral Flop

What if you held a national election and no one turned out? That’s the situation currently confronting Iranian officials, who are grappling with the aftermath of a truly disastrous outcome in last week’s parliamentary elections.According to the official Fars News Agency, just 42 percent of Iranians voted in the country’s latest parliamentary elections, which took […]

Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 22 times on Feb.25- Feb.26

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26 Trend: Over the past 24 hours, Armenian armed forces have violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops 22 times, Trend reports referring to Azerbaijani Defense Ministry on Feb. 26. The Armenian armed forces were using sniper rifles. The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries […]

7 things to watch in Tuesday night’s Democratic debate in South Carolina

Bernie Sanders is the Democratic Party’s front-runner headed into Tuesday’s Democratic debate. And tonight will test how well he wears that crown. This is the final time that the primary field will appear together onstage before “Super Tuesday” on March 3, when Sanders could, with victories in California and Texas, claim a runaway lead in […]