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  • World

    UPDATE: US President Trump and First Lady test positive for Covid-19

    The US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have tested positive for Covid-19. The President made the announcement on his Twitter account in the early hours of Friday morning, US time. The 74 year old President was diagnosed just hours after it became public that Hope Hicks, a Trump aide who had been travelling with him on Air Force…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    US Covid-19 deaths push past 200,000 people

    New Covid-19 cases in the US increase continue to drop slightly as the nation pushes over 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus. Meanwhile, Pfizer’s CEO predicts it’s likely the US will deploy an effective vaccine before the end of the year, despite scientists saying the forecasts are ‘optimistic’ at best. CEO Albert Bourla maintained that it’s “likely” the US will have…

  • Politics

    Report: US President Trump’s sister slams him as “cruel” and “a liar” in secret recordings

    In a shock revelation, secretly made recordings reveal that Maryanne Trump Barry, the older sister of US President Donald Trump, described him as “cruel” and a “liar”, whose lack of principles meant he could “not be trusted.” The recordings, obtained by the Washington Post, were published yesterday. They are the latest unflattering insider account to target the president, but instead…

  • World

    Trump orders enhanced unemployment benefits, eviction moratorium

    US President Donald Trump yesterday signed executive actions, 1 of which provides US$400 a week in enhanced unemployment benefits (25% of which is to be covered by the individual states) after the White House and Democrats were unable to reach an agreement on a coronavirus stimulus relief bill last week. Speaking from his his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey,…

  • Thailand

    Trump decries “Thighland’s” unfair trade practices

    OPINION Gaffe-prone US President Donald Trump, recently mocked for his mispronunciation of the name of Yosemite National Park as “YO-semite”, has stuck his foot in it again: Finland is obviously for fins, Switzerland for switzers, Iceland for ice and Holland for the nethers. Surely there’s a home for everyone’s favourite part of the leg, between hip and knee? Very stable…

  • Business

    Trump threatens US TikTok ban

    Donald Trump said yesterday that he plans to sign an executive order – perhaps as soon as today – banning the Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok from the US. Such a ban would mark the culmination of national security concerns over the safety of personal data handled by TikTok’s parent company, Beijing-based ByteDance, which became 1 of only a handful of…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    US man dies from Covid-19 after attending ‘coronavirus party’

    “They don’t look really sick. But when you check their oxygen levels and their lab tests, they’re really sicker than they appear.” A 30 year old American has died from the coronavirus after attending a “Covid-19” party in the state of Texas that was hosted by an infected person. Jane Appleby, chief medical officer at the Methodist Hospital in San…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Covid-19 UPDATE: All the latest news from the world – July 12

    Today the total number of Covid-19 patients in the world has reached 12,847,288 with 567,734 people dying due to the effects of the virus. 7,483,246 people are registered as ‘recovered’ from their bout of Covid-19. The numbers of new cases, worldwide, is accelerating. The current hotspots are the US, Brazil, India, South Africa and Mexico – presenting with the highest…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Trump announces withdrawal from WHO over China claims

    The UN has announced that the US is leaving the World Health Organisation effective July 6, 2021, after official notice from US President Donald Trump, who has been sharply critical of the agency’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. He had accused the WHO of being “a puppet of China”. The WHO has denied assertions by President Trump that it promoted…

  • World

    Trump campaign and media tussle over Tulsa rally turnout

    “In an increasingly globalised online world, the world’s youth have started getting involved in the narrative for this November’s US Presidential election.” In the days leading up to Saturday night’s election rally for US President Donald Trump – his first since March – the campaign management were touting figures suggesting that as many as 1 million people had signed up…

  • World

    UPDATE: George Floyd protests spread across the US – curfews imposed

    Violence continues to erupt across cities in the US, the 6th night of protests that were sparked by the death in police custody of an African-American, George Floyd. Riot police have clashed with protesters in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Washington and firing tear gas and pepper bullets trying to disperse the crowds. There have been more peaceful…

  • Việt Nam

    Biểu tình tại Mỹ: Nữ phóng viên bị bắn mù mắt khi đang tác nghiệp

    Ngày 29/5, nữ phóng viên ảnh tự do Linda Tirado bị đạn cao su bắn mù mắt trái trong lúc đang đưa tin về biểu tình ở thành phố Minneapolis, bang Minnesota. Sau khi bị đạn cao su bắn vào mắt, Tirado đã được đưa đến bệnh viện. Sau phẫu thuật, Tirado được các bác sĩ báo tin rằng mắt…

  • Việt Nam

    Biểu tình ở Mỹ: Thêm 1 người chết

    Trong cuộc biểu tình “Tôi không thể thở” diễn ra tại thành phố Indianapolis, bang Indiana, Mỹ tối qua, có ít nhất 3 người bị bắn và 1 người chết. Tối 30/5, trong cuộc biểu tình “Tôi không thể thở” diễn ra tại thành phố Indianapolis, nhiều đám đông phá cửa sổ và xông vào tòa nhà trụ sở cảnh…

  • Việt Nam

    Truy tố cảnh sát Mỹ Dereck Chauvin ghì chết George Floyd

    Dereck Chauvin, người cảnh sát ghì đầu gối lên cổ George Floyd tử vong, bị truy tố tội giết người cấp độ ba và ngộ sát vì hành vi này. Liên quan đến vụ việc cảnh sát ghì chết người đàn ông da màu George Floyd xảy ra hôm 25/5, công tố viên quận Mike Freeman ở thành phố Minneapolis,…

  • Việt Nam

    Tổng thống Trump điều gấp 500 vệ binh Quốc gia tới thành phố Minneapolis “dẹp loạn”

    Tổng thống Mỹ Donald Trump đã điều động 500 vệ binh Quốc gia đến hỗ trợ sau khi tình hình bạo loạn tại thành phố Minneapolis đang trở nên căng thẳng. Được biết, sau khi thành phố Minneapolis, bang Minnesota rơi vào tình trạng hỗn loạn sau cái chết gây phẫn nộ của một người Mỹ gốc Phi có tên…

  • World

    US President announces break with WHO, new sanctions against China, and more

    China, the World Health Organisation, Twitter, social media generally, new security laws in Hong Kong, bans on some foreign nationals and proposed retaliations against the Chinese. And that was all in just one media conference in the rose garden at the White House by US President Trump. The President, without even mentioning the Covid-19 crisis or the overnight violence in numerous…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    President Trump claims China responsible for “mass worldwide killing”

    In one of his notorious Twitter posts, US President Donald Trump once again raged against China over the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, blaming Beijing for a “mass worldwide killing.” The early morning tweet yesterday, which referred to an unidentified “wacko in China”, is the latest heated rhetoric from Washington, where Trump is making attacks on Beijing a central narrative…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman questions claims that Covid-19 came from Wuhan laboratory

    The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed yesterday that it remains unknown whether the coronavirus emerged from a wet market in China, a laboratory or some other location. Army General Mark Milley reaffirmed the view of scientists and the world intelligence community “that it was probably not man-made”. “Did it come out of the virology lab in…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Trump claims “evidence” that virus originated in Wuhan lab, WHO wants to join investigation

    US President Donald Trump claimed yesterday in a nationally televised address that he “has seen evidence” the the Covid-19 coronavirus originated in a Wuhan epidmiology lab, an assertion roundly disputed by scientists and intelligence agencies, and which threatens to turn into a diplomatic disaster. He declined to share the evidence, claiming he is “not allowed.” The claim was almost immediately contradicted…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    US Covid-19 cases pass 1 million as Germany starts wearing masks – VIDEO

    Covid-19 cases in the US passed the 1 million mark in the past 24 hours, with US President Donald Trump claiming that the high number are “because of better testing”. The outbreak has left tens of millions unemployed in the US and nearly 60,000 dead, by far the highest number of confirmed fatalities – well over a quarter of the…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Study finds no benefit from hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 treatment

    “The experiments and report has limitations, but adds to growing doubt over the efficacy of the drug.” There was plenty of hype, even shared by the US President. But a study published yesterday, the biggest of its kind to date, found no benefit from a malaria drug earlier touted as a potential treatment for Covid-19. It ended up being associated with…

  • Việt Nam

    Tin Covid-19 Thế giới: Tổng thống Trump cảnh báo Trung Quốc gánh hậu quả vì virus corona

    Tổng thống Donald Trump trách Trung Quốc và cảnh báo nước này có thể phải đối mặt hậu quả nặng nề nếu bị phát hiện không làm tròn trách nhiệm ngăn đại dịch Covid-19. Ở buổi họp báo về Covid-19 tại Nhà Trắng hôm 18/4, Tổng thống Donal Trump nói với phóng viên: “Nếu đại dịch bị ngăn chặn ở Trung…