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Worldwide USA and China Negotiators Pledge to Implement Phase One Trade Deal
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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 .

Worldwide China admits Covid-19 exposed gaps in healthcare system
Author: 0 China admits Covid-19 exposed gaps in healthcare system

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 .

Worldwide US SC Justice Ginsburg returns to work from hospital bed
Author: 0 US SC Justice Ginsburg returns to work from hospital bed

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.

Worldwide Second White House worker tests positive for COVID-19
Author: 0 Second White House worker tests positive for COVID-19

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 .

Worldwide Significant evidence China hid truth about origins of COVID-19: Pompeo
Author: 0 Significant evidence China hid truth about origins of COVID-19: Pompeo

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 ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

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".

Worldwide Two special flights to begin evacuating Indians from UAE on Thursday
Author: 0 Two special flights to begin evacuating Indians from UAE on Thursday

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".

Worldwide Leaked coronavirus model reveals U.S. deaths could almost DOUBLE next month
Author: 0 Leaked coronavirus model reveals U.S. deaths could almost DOUBLE next month

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.

Worldwide British leading epidemiologist resigns for breaking lockdown rules
Author: 0 British leading epidemiologist resigns for breaking lockdown rules

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.

Worldwide Fauci allowed to testify before Senate panel
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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.

Worldwide 'Murder hornets' spotted in the U.S. for the first time
Author: 0 'Murder hornets' spotted in the U.S. for the first time

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.

Worldwide 5-Year-Old Pulled Over While Driving on Highway: Cops
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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 ".

Worldwide Liquor Shops To Open In Some States From Tomorrow, Odisha Undecided
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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.

Worldwide German Bundesliga set for May 15 Return
Author: 0 German Bundesliga set for May 15 Return

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.

Worldwide Japan Extended the State of Emergency until 31 May
Author: 0 Japan Extended the State of Emergency until 31 May

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.

Worldwide North Korea's Kim reappears after weeks of speculation
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim reappears after weeks of speculation

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.