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Latin America: Millions at risk of famine as COVID-19 cases surge

作者:admin 2020-08-03

The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) has warned at least 14 million people in Latin America are at risk of starvation as the region reels from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Many countries are being forced to expand restri 阅读全文

Appeals court delays release of Ghislaine Maxwell deposition

作者:admin 2020-08-03

An appeals court in the United States on Friday temporarily delayed the release of a 2016 deposition about Ghislaine Maxwell's sex life, after she argued it could destroy her ability to get a fair trial against criminal charges she aided the late fin 阅读全文

US: House Democrats subpoena Pompeo for documents on Hunter Biden

作者:admin 2020-08-03

The Democratic chairman of the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee has issued a subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanding documents he provided to Senate Republicans investigating the son of Democratic presidential candid 阅读全文

'Worst phase of pandemic': Brazil hits record daily deaths, cases

作者:admin 2020-08-03

Brazil has set daily records for new coronavirus cases and related deaths with nearly 1,600 deaths on Wednesday and a government under President Jair Bolsonaro determined to ease lockdowns designed to quell the outbreak. Brazil is second only to the 阅读全文

Three men charged in connection with celebrity Twitter hack

作者:admin 2020-08-03

Two teenagers and a 22-year-old were charged with hacking the Twitter Inc accounts of famous people including former President Barack Obama, billionaire Bill Gates and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, the Department of Justice said on Friday. Mason S 阅读全文

As US jobs recovery falters, virus relief talks stall in Congress

作者:admin 2020-08-03

About 30 million people have been left unemployed in the United States as the country struggles with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But now they could be facing another hardship, as $600-a-week emergency relief payments come to an e 阅读全文

US court overturns death penalty of Boston Marathon bomber

作者:admin 2020-08-03

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man convicted in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. The three-judge panel of the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston issued the decision (PDF) more than si 阅读全文

Republican renomination of Trump to be held in private

作者:admin 2020-08-03

The Republican Party vote to nominate President Donald Trump will be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the party's national convention said, citing coronavirus concerns. While Trump called 阅读全文

Hurricane Isaias: Florida declares emergency on Atlantic coast

作者:admin 2020-08-03

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for counties on the Atlantic coast with Hurricane Isaias expected to hit the state as early as Friday night, a development that prompted the widespread closure of COVID-19 testing sites. The 阅读全文

Wintry blast to bring showers and storms to southeast

作者:admin 2020-08-03

A vigorous cold front is marching towards the nation's southeast, bringing a wintry blast of gusty winds, rain and low-level snow.The front will start crossing Tasmania during this afternoon, reaching Victoria in the evening.This front will brin 阅读全文