California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for thousands of people as crews fought the blaze in triple-degree heat August 2, 2020, 4:30 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEAUMONT, Calif. — A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for […]

18 states in ‘red zone’ for COVID cases, White House document shows

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 600,000 people worldwide. Over 14 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be […]

Over 100 arrested in 2nd day protest in Houston over death of George Floyd

More than 100 people were arrested Saturday night in U.S. city of Houston as protest continued for the second day over the death of George Floyd, Trend reports citing Xinhua. Houston police tweeted Sunday morning that more than 100 individuals were arrested on various offenses. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Executive Assistant Chief Troy […]

Coronavirus live updates: Kansas Supreme Court strikes down measure allowing in-person Easter church services

The executive order banning religious services of more than 10 will remain. April 12, 2020, 9:22 AM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article While many countries around the world and cities in the U.S. are pointing toward positive signs that social distancing might be finally flattening the curve, […]

As nursing homes take a heavy toll early, companies try to erect barriers to coronavirus

As officials at the nation’s nursing homes began to realize their facilities and elderly populations were deeply vulnerable targets for the spread of novel coronavirus, the medical director at one of the largest chains realized he needed a new playbook to take on an outbreak this dangerous. “We were determined to do our best to […]

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday. That sentence includes 20 years for criminal sexual assault in the first degree, which stems from an accusation from former “Project Runway” production assistant Mimi Haley, and three years for rape in the third degree, which stems from an […]

US Approves $2.7 Billion Potential Sale of 12 F-35B Jets to Singapore

The US State Department green-lighted the sale of 12 F-35B fighter jets to Singapore in a deal worth more than $2.7 billion, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a statement, Trend reports citing Sputnik. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore of up to twelve F-35B […]

US and #Kazakhstan sign #OpenSkies agreement

US Ambassador to Kazakhstan William H. Moser signed the Agreement on behalf of the United States and Kazakhstani Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development Beibut Atamkulov signed on behalf of Kazakhstan’s government. The Agreement establishes a modern civil aviation relationship with Kazakhstan, consistent with US Open Skies international aviation policy, the US embassy said, adding that it includes unrestricted […]