President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday that he'd be able to report in the next week or two if he's happy with how the trade deal is progressing. "He's undermining the potential for an effort with like-minded countries to work together on critical areas, denying China access to advanced military technology", said Bonnie Glaser, an expert on China at the Center for Strategic and International Studies think-tank in Washington .
The number of existing confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the Chinese mainland dropped to 260 for Thursday, the lowest since January 20, said a national health official Friday. The mainland reported no new imported cases Thursday, a first since February 28, and the total number of imported cases is 1,680, said Mi Feng, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission, at a press conference in Beijing .
A court spokeswoman earlier said she was "resting comfortably" at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital. The case revolves around a stipulation in the Affordable Care Act that employer-provided health insurance plans must cover birth control, which the Trump administration says violates employers' religious and moral freedoms.
Meanwhile, officials are tightening protocols to protect the nation's political leaders. President Trump , Vice President Mike Pence and people who interact with them often are receiving weekly tests for the virus. The Lincoln Project , which launched last December, is a brigade of disaffected and influential Republicans, led by attorney George Conway , husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway .
The federal government is extending the wage subsidy beyond its original June 6 expiry date and is creating a panel of industry leaders to provide advice on restarting the Canadian economy after almost two months of heavy restrictions due to COVID-19.
In interviews, Barr has been quick to point out that Wray has cooperated with multiple examinations ordered by Barr into the FBI's handling of sensitive matters, including the probes being run by Durham and Jensen that are often wielded for political points by Trump.
The statement added: "As we do in all crises, the Community's experts respond by surging resources and producing critical intelligence on issues vital to USA national security". An April 30 statement by the US intelligence community said it "concurs with the wide scientific consensus that the COVID-19 virus was not manmade or genetically modified", but continues to investigate "whether the outbreak began through contact with infected animals or if it was the result of an accident at a ...
In a formal statement released by the White House, Trump called the measure a "very insulting resolution" that Democrats introduced as a wedge issue to divide Republicans ahead of the November elections. "We live in a hostile world of evolving threats, and the Constitution recognizes that the President must be able to anticipate our adversaries' next moves and take swift and decisive action in response".
And "during the pre-screen process, a reported history of confirmed COVID-19 will be annotated 'Considered disqualifying, ' " the memo adds. Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Currently, all entrants to MEPS receive a temperature check and answer a questionnaire about symptoms and any contact with anyone confirmed with the coronavirus.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri told reporters: "How we ramp up operations after the first week depends on factors like our experience of the first week - the states' readiness to receive people on these flights in terms of quarantine centres and hospitals, and the behaviour of the virus".
Muir asked Trump during an interview in Phoenix, Arizona, on the president's first major trip in months since the virus outbreak worsened. He urged USA states to ease restrictions as he attempts to fire up the world's biggest economy before the November presidential election, when the high death toll and millions of lost jobs could cost him dearly.
Professor Neil Ferguson , of Imperial College in London, allowed his unnamed lover, a married woman, to visit his house at least two times during the pandemic, according to The Telegraph . Scotland Yard said Prof Ferguson's behaviour was "plainly disappointing", but ruled out issuing a fine. Prof Ferguson's modelling of the virus's transmission suggested 250,000 people could die without drastic action.
Why it matters: The task force, led by Pence, was formed in late January to help navigate the Trump administration's interagency response to the pandemic. Public health officials on the task force like Deborah Birx and Anthony Fauci have at times been forced to contradict Trump's false claims about the virus, creating a media spectacle.
Word is it showed up in Washington State in December . The world's largest hornet, which has an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out. "They're like something out of a monster cartoon with this huge yellow-orange face", said Susan Cobey, a bee breeder with WSU entomology department in a press release.
A 5-year-old boy was caught driving his parents' auto on Monday, May 4, 2020, on a freeway in Utah - apparently on his way to California to buy a Lamborghini . The argument resulted in him taking the wheels and going to California to buy himself a new Lambo. A Utah boy, aged five, was pulled over as he drove his family's SUV to California, to "buy a Lamborghini ".
The state excise department has allowed retail liquor outlets, the Karnataka State Beverage Corporations Limited (KSBCL) and Mysore Sales International Ltd depots to sell liquor outside containment zones from 9 am to 7 pm starting May 4. After more than a month, liquor stores have finally reopened in India across states and with that, social distancing and precautions needed to keep coronavirus at bay have gone for a toss.
Their names are pronounced nearly identically, but the "Sharknado" star who first gained household recognition when she starred in the 1999 film "American Pie" says she has been flooded with messages on Twitter that have her confused for the former staffer in Biden's congressional office in the 1990s.
DFL chief executive Christian Seifert last week said the Bundesliga was ready to resume with matches behind closed doors in early May, with next Saturday touted as a potential date for the action to get back under way. The Belgian midfielder said the decision not to quarantine the whole squad "is a bit freakish", but he backtracked Sunday, when Cologne issued a statement to defend its measures.
The state of emergency , which enables regional governors to instruct businesses to close down and ask people to stay at home as far as possible, was initially set to end May 6. Speaking in parliament, Nishimura said a government panel of medical experts will continue to monitor the infection situation in each area and make an assessment a week as well as two weeks from now.
His re-emergence came as a blow to the credibility of some high-profile defectors from the North who had speculated that Kim was suffering from a grave illness or could even be dead. It wasn't the first time Kim had disappeared from public view for an extended period. He dropped out of sight in 2014, but reappeared more than five weeks later using a walking stick.