Coronavirus US live: Trump pushes conspiracy theory and mask politics as death toll approaches 100,000 | US news

Gavin Newsom, California’s governor, did not hold back when asked at his daily briefing on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s comments on mail-in ballots. The Guardian’s Vivian Ho reports from San Francisco: Earlier this month, California became the first state to authorize sending every registered voter a mail-in ballot in the upcoming elections, a move that […]

Coronavirus live news: WHO drops hydroxychloroquine trial and warns of ‘second peak’ in pandemic | World news

6.56am BST06:56 Global report: ‘disaster’ looms for millions of children as WHO warns of second peak The coronavirus pandemic will have a “disastrous” impact on children’s rights worldwide, making them more vulnerable to forced labour and underage marriage, a rights group has said, as the World Health Organization warned of an “immediate second peak” in […]

Trump charges Obama with ‘biggest political crime in American history’ | Trump-Russia investigation

Donald Trump continued to fume over the Russia investigation on Sunday, more than a year after special counsel Robert Mueller filed his report without recommending charges against the president but only three days after the justice department said it would drop its case against Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser. “The biggest political crime […]

Coronavirus live news: experts reject Trump's 'disinfectant' theory as Russia reports 5,849 new cases

Doctors call president’s comments ‘jaw-dropping’ and dangerous; Algeria, Egypt, UAE shorten ease restrictions for Ramadan, Indonesia increases them; Follow the latest updates Medical experts denounce Trump’s ‘dangerous’ treatment suggestion Panama: lockdown leaves festivalgoers stranded on beach UK coronavirus updates – live At a glance – latest developments See all our coronavirus coverage 11.53am BST The […]

Trump to suspend ALL immigration to the US in unprecedented move to combat coronavirus – The Sun

PRESIDENT Trump said in a stunning announcement on Monday that he is “temporarily” suspending immigration into the US. He said that the move is intended to help fight the “invisible enemy” – the coronavirus. 1 President Trump speaks to reporters during a recent briefingCredit: AFP or licensors “In light of the attack from the Invisible […]

Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]

Coronavirus-fearing man wearing a GAS MASK removed from American Airlines flight after he refused to take it off – The Sun

A MAN was booted off an American Airlines jet for wearing a gas mask to allegedly protect him from the deadly coronavirus. Attendants swooped and asked him to remove the ventilator as fellow passengers began to panic aboard the Dallas to Houston flight. 3 The passenger boarded the jet wearing this gas mask and a […]

Pearl Harbor: shooting reported on US military base in Hawaii | US news

Security forces responded to reports of a shooting on Wednesday afternoon at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. The incident occurred at approximately 2.30pm local time at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickham, the US navy and air force base near Honolulu, Hawaii, said in an announcement on Twitter. Several service members tweeted that the base was on […]

Ilhan Omar’s Republican opponent in Twitter ban over ‘hanging’ posts | US news

A campaign account for Danielle Stella, a pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress, was banned from Twitter after it published a violent comment about the Democrat she hopes to unseat next year, Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar. Stella’s campaign Twitter account, @2020MNCongress, featured at least two posts involving the idea of Omar being hanged, according to the […]

California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara | US news

Thousands of residents of southern California have fled their homes because of a wind-driven wildfire burning in mountains near Santa Barbara. Map Santa Barbara county officials declared a “local emergency” early on Tuesday morning, as the Cave fire spread through the Los Padres national forest. The fire had erupted Monday afternoon in the forest and […]