Why the officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor may never be arrested

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Breonna Taylor Why the officers who shot and killed Breonna Taylor may never be arrested A tangled legal doctrine in Kentucky means a kind of self-defense stalemate that leaves Läs mer…

US health secretary praises Taiwan's Covid-19 response during rare high-level visit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US health secretary, Alex Azar, has met with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, in the highest-level US visit in more than four decades, pledging “strong support and friendship” from Läs mer…

Global report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 million as Australia suffers deadliest day

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Five months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a global pandemic, the number of Covid cases globally is nearing 20m, with almost 730,000 known deaths. The Läs mer…

Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Details on staff uniforms come after CEO Tim Cook says he will not tolerate modern slavery Apple staff work at the flagship store in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: James Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Greece sees highest daily case rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US cases pass 5m; French virus ship passengers sue cruise company; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updates Global infections near 20m Läs mer…

US passes 5m Covid cases as Pelosi calls Trump relief order unconstitutional

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US on Sunday passed the grim milestone of 5m coronavirus cases, as Donald Trump’s executive orders seeking to break a political impasse over further economic relief were denounced Läs mer…

Anger over economic relief impasse as US approaches 5m Covid-19 cases – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘This is unstoppable’: midwest braces for a Covid-19 surge Dr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? Trump signs order for coronavirus relief Sign up to Läs mer…

Big oil remembers 'friend' Trump with millions in campaign funds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Donations to support the president’s re-election have flooded in from a fossil fuel industry that has enjoyed three years of energy deregulation and tax cuts Donald Trump Läs mer…

‘This is unstoppable’: America's midwest braces itself for a Covid-19 surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Three months ago, the Republican governor of Missouri chose not to wear a mask in a shop, because he said he wasn’t going to let the government tell him Läs mer…

Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike in US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Simon Cowell is having surgery after breaking his back while testing out an electric bike in California, it emerged on Sunday. The 60-year-old entertainer, who has a home in Läs mer…

Don't let the victors define morality – Hiroshima was always indefensible | Kenan Malik

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Second world war Don’t let the victors define morality – Hiroshima was always indefensible Kenan Malik The decision 75 years ago to use atomic bombs was fuelled not Läs mer…

Global report: US nears 5m Covid cases; New Zealand goes 100 days without local transmission

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus outbreak US nears milestone as Trump extends jobless aid; NZ warns against complacency; Australia records deadliest day of pandemic to date Coronavirus – latest updates See all our Läs mer…

Venezuela jails former US soldiers for 20 years over botched bid to overthrow Maduro

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Venezuela Two ex-Green Berets hired to oust president were sentenced in a secretive hearing that their lawyers say breached their right to a defence One of the two Americans Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: US nears 5m cases as Australian border closures ramp up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US approaches horrific milestone; border restrictions tightened in Australian state of New South Wales; Brazil passes 100,000 deaths Ex-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Brazil Covid-19 deaths tops 100,000 Trump Läs mer…

Trump signs order for coronavirus relief, with lower level of extra aid for jobless

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would extend enhanced coronavirus unemployment benefits and employment taxes into next year with executive orders, but cut the level of some of Läs mer…

Thousands of bikers heading to South Dakota rally to be blocked at tribal land checkpoints

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Clampdown comes as fears mount that mask-free bikers headed to large gathering could spread coronavirus to tribal groups Thousands of bikers heading to South Dakota’s 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Läs mer…

Trump pledges to break stimulus gridlock as millions go without Covid-19 benefits – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump to hold press conference this afternoon ‘We’re making it up’: How Trump’s America failed the Covid test Trumpism has taken over, but what happens if Trump loses? US Läs mer…

Doctors and medical students across the US push to register patients to vote

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More than 60 hospital networks are taking part in campaign as some of the usual ways of registering are curbed by the pandemic An emergency room doctor in Boston Läs mer…

Border agents discover ’most sophisticated tunnel in US history’ in Arizona – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US border officials claim an incomplete tunnel found stretching from Mexico to Arizona could be ’the most sophisticated tunnel in US history’. The tunnel runs from San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, Läs mer…

Brazil’s ex-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Covid-19 deaths top 100,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Luiz Henrique Mandetta says the Brazilian president’s ‘misguided’ handling of the crisis has failed to comfort families Jair Bolsonaro’s former health minister has accused the Brazilian president of failing Läs mer…

Trump says Democrats are holding coronavirus relief bill 'hostage' – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 2:25 Donald Trump says he will act unilaterally to suspend payroll taxes for all Americans through the end of 2020 and possibly longer and extend supplemental unemployment Läs mer…

'Everyone tested positive': Covid devastates agriculture workers in California's heartland

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California ’Everyone tested positive’: Covid devastates agriculture workers in California’s heartland The virus is surging in the Central Valley, where hundreds of thousands labor in the food industry. Workers Läs mer…

Bid to save Alaskan wild salmon receives surprise boost from Trump Jr

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A surprise intervention from Donald Trump Jr has breathed life into efforts to protect the biggest remaining wild salmon run on the planet. Earlier this week, Trump Jr expressed Läs mer…

‘The Squad keeps getting bigger’: progressive Democrats see wave of victories

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Democrats Wins mark a dramatic shift from the spate of losses the progressive wing suffered over the last year Cori Bush poses for a portrait in St Louis, Missouri, Läs mer…

'We're making it up as we go along': how Trump's America failed the Covid test

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ’We’re making it up as we go along’: how Trump’s America failed the Covid test Medical staff push a stretcher with a deceased patient out of the Covid-19 intensive Läs mer…

'I can send $100 to Mr Trump': senior Chinese official ridicules US Hong Kong sanctions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The head of China’s Hong Kong Liaison Office, Luo Huining, has mocked sanctions announced by the US over the crackdown on freedoms in the city, offering to send Donald Läs mer…

Notorious former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to win back seat

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Arizona Known for launching immigration crackdowns, the former sheriff lost the Republican primary to his former aide Jerry Sheridan Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa county sheriff, right, lost the race Läs mer…

Trump pledges executive orders to extend Covid relief, but offers few details

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump has promised unilateral action to provide economic relief for millions of Americans hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but he offered few specific details and admitted the move Läs mer…

Can Trump ban TikTok? What the executive order means – explained

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Thursday, Donald Trump issued two executive orders aimed at banning TikTok and WeChat, saying the US must take “aggressive action” against the China-based social media platforms in the Läs mer…

Russia, China and Iran meddling in US elections, top intelligence official says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US elections 2020 Statement says China is opposed to Trump but offers more concrete evidence of Russia’s efforts to undermine Biden Donald Trump and Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, attend Läs mer…

Saudi detention of ex-official's children prompts rare rebuke from Trump administration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Trump administration has issued a rare rebuke of Saudi Arabia over the detention of two of the adult children of a former Saudi intelligence official who has been Läs mer…

Jerry Falwell Jr takes leave of absence after unzipped pants photo

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Virginia President and chancellor of evangelical Liberty University taking ‘indefinite’ leave of absence, school said in a statement Jerry Falwell Jr speaks during the final day of the Republican Läs mer…

Authorities discover ’most sophisticated smuggling tunnel in history’ between Mexico and Arizona

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Although it’s not clear exactly what the structure was intended for, it had ventilation, a rail system and extensive reinforcement An incomplete tunnel found stretching from Mexico to Arizona Läs mer…

US Postal Service announces cost-saving changes amid reports of delays

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fight to vote US Postal Service Measures will not result in immediate reduction of workforce, USPS said amid fears that delays could impact mail-in votes A mail carrier Läs mer…

Canada to retaliate dollar for dollar after US announces 10% tariff on aluminum

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Canada to impose C$3.6bn in tariffs as Chrystia Freeland says: ‘Any American who buys a can of beer … will suffer’ Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s deputy prime minister, speaks Läs mer…

Instagram Reels: Facebook’s history of ‘adapting’ competitors’ familiar features

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched Reels, a feature within the photo and video sharing app that allows users to post short videos and songs. Rings a bell? The launch Läs mer…

US places sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over free speech crackdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials sanctioned by US Tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate sharply The US government has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam, Läs mer…

South Dakota town braces for 100,000 bikers despite Covid threat

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At least 100,000 people are expected to attend the 10-day annual Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota’s Black Hills from Friday, as opportunities for the local economy have overridden Läs mer…