US reports record 1,300+ Covid-19 deaths & over 30,000 new cases in 24-hours as De Blasio warns of looming ‘D-Day' in New York

US REPORTS RECORD 1,300+ COVID-19 DEATHS & OVER 30,000 NEW CASES IN 24-HOURS AS DE BLASIO WARNS OF LOOMING ‘D-DAY' IN NEW YORK

DETAILS TO FOLLOW With 1,480 deaths counted between 8:30 pm Thursday and the same time Friday, according to the university's continuously...

Isn't that ‘Medicare for all'? Trump administration rolls out interesting plan for funding Covid-19 treatments in US

ISN'T THAT ‘MEDICARE FOR ALL'? TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ROLLS OUT INTERESTING PLAN FOR FUNDING COVID-19 TREATMENTS IN US

The Trump administration has said it intends to pay providers treating coronavirus patients at ‘Medicare rates' and prohibit additional...

 
 
 
‘Dark day' in Prague: Czech authorities use sham ‘no mask' Covid-19 excuse to tear down monument to Soviet liberator

‘DARK DAY' IN PRAGUE: CZECH AUTHORITIES USE SHAM ‘NO MASK' COVID-19 EXCUSE TO TEAR DOWN MONUMENT TO SOVIET LIBERATOR

A monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev, who commanded the forces that liberated Prague from the Nazis in 1945, has been removed and...

Russian driver films bridge COLLAPSING under him

RUSSIAN DRIVER FILMS BRIDGE COLLAPSING UNDER HIM

One motorist from Russia's Far East got the scare of his life as a highway bridge literally collapsed right in front of him. The shocking...

 
 
 
US snatches masks from Germany in act of ‘modern piracy' - Berlin senator

US SNATCHES MASKS FROM GERMANY IN ACT OF ‘MODERN PIRACY' - BERLIN SENATOR

With Covid-19 infections climbing, Washington has diverted shipments of vital protective masks from its allies in Germany and Canada...

Carrier captain fired over coronavirus letter becomes latest Resistance icon

CARRIER CAPTAIN FIRED OVER CORONAVIRUS LETTER BECOMES LATEST RESISTANCE ICON

Videos of the crew of USS Theodore Roosevelt cheering their captain, relieved of command by the Navy amid a Covid-19 controversy, have...

 
 
 
Russian authorities confirm plans to temporarily halt flights bringing citizens back from abroad over coronavirus fears

RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES CONFIRM PLANS TO TEMPORARILY HALT FLIGHTS BRINGING CITIZENS BACK FROM ABROAD OVER CORONAVIRUS FEARS

Russia will temporarily stop all flights that were supposed to carry back its citizens back from other countries, the government's...

UN chief warns ‘worst yet to come' for countries in conflict, renews call for ceasefire

UN CHIEF WARNS ‘WORST YET TO COME' FOR COUNTRIES IN CONFLICT, RENEWS CALL FOR CEASEFIRE

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres renewed his call on Friday for a global ceasefire. He urged all parties in conflict to lay down...

 
 
 
Singapore closes schools, most workplaces for month

SINGAPORE CLOSES SCHOOLS, MOST WORKPLACES FOR MONTH

Singapore will close schools and most workplaces for a month as part of stricter measures to curb a recent jump in coronavirus infections....

Crime down in NYC, but coronavirus arrests rise: Is overzealous policing contributing to the epidemic?

CRIME DOWN IN NYC, BUT CORONAVIRUS ARRESTS RISE: IS OVERZEALOUS POLICING CONTRIBUTING TO THE EPIDEMIC?

As Covid-19 lockdowns keep three-quarters of Americans indoors and see crime rates drop, New York police are arresting people for social...

 
 
 
Argentine ace Mauro Icardi 'to leave PSG' after wife and agent Wanda Nara's comments to club bosses

ARGENTINE ACE MAURO ICARDI 'TO LEAVE PSG' AFTER WIFE AND AGENT WANDA NARA'S COMMENTS TO CLUB BOSSES

Argentine forward Mauro Icardi will not extend his stay at Paris Saint-Germain beyond this season after wife and agent Wanda Nara told...

We need to cut around 10 mln barrels per day of oil production, Russia is ready to act with US on oil markets - Putin

WE NEED TO CUT AROUND 10 MLN BARRELS PER DAY OF OIL PRODUCTION, RUSSIA IS READY TO ACT WITH US ON OIL MARKETS - PUTIN

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country is ready to work with the Trump administration to halt the freefall of oil prices....

 
 
 
Talking sh*t: Super Bowl-winning coach labels NFL star Amari Cooper 'a TURD' just weeks after he signs $100mn contract

TALKING SH*T: SUPER BOWL-WINNING COACH LABELS NFL STAR AMARI COOPER 'A TURD' JUST WEEKS AFTER HE SIGNS $100MN CONTRACT

Amari Cooper, who has just signed a $100 million contract extension with Dallas Cowboys, has been mercilessly slammed by Rex Ryan during...

'Coronavirus is transmitted through the TV,' says UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov

'CORONAVIRUS IS TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE TV,' SAYS UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT NIKITA KRYLOV

UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov - who competed behind closed doors at UFC Brasilia last month due to the Covid-19 pandemic - has...

 
 
 
New York state sees highest daily jump in Covid-19 deaths, from 2,373 to 2,935 - Governor Cuomo

NEW YORK STATE SEES HIGHEST DAILY JUMP IN COVID-19 DEATHS, FROM 2,373 TO 2,935 - GOVERNOR CUOMO

Another 562 people have died of the coronavirus in New York, as the state's health crisis deepens. Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared people...

EU working to repatriate 250,000 nationals stranded by coronavirus

EU WORKING TO REPATRIATE 250,000 NATIONALS STRANDED BY CORONAVIRUS

More than 250,000 European Union citizens are still trying to get home, top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Friday. While the repatriation...

 
 
 
Brazil cannot take ‘months of isolation,' President Bolsonaro warns

BRAZIL CANNOT TAKE ‘MONTHS OF ISOLATION,' PRESIDENT BOLSONARO WARNS

Brazilian society will not be able to stand two or three months of shutdowns to fight the new coronavirus, President Jair Bolsonaro...

US employers cut 700,000 jobs in March & that's before Covid-19 turned really nasty

US EMPLOYERS CUT 700,000 JOBS IN MARCH & THAT'S BEFORE COVID-19 TURNED REALLY NASTY

Payrolls in the US plunged by 701,000 in March, according to a US Labor Department report released on Friday. While the figures are...

 
 
 
Poland's deputy PM wants to extend Duda's term by TWO YEARS amid Covid-19 crisis, but would the president be happy?

POLAND'S DEPUTY PM WANTS TO EXTEND DUDA'S TERM BY TWO YEARS AMID COVID-19 CRISIS, BUT WOULD THE PRESIDENT BE HAPPY?

Poland's deputy PM Jaroslaw Gowin has suggested extending current President Andrzej Duda's term to deal with the coronavirus crisis...

UK coronavirus death toll rises by 684 to 3,605, up 23% in a day

UK CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL RISES BY 684 TO 3,605, UP 23% IN A DAY

The UK death toll from the coronavirus rose by 684 to 3,605 as of 1600 GMT on April 2, up 23 percent on the previous day. As of 9am...

 
 
 



Trump administration recommends Americans wear cloth masks amid pandemic

Trump administration recommends Americans wear cloth masks amid pandemic

President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is recommending that Americans wear face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus but added he wouldn't follow... Read more ...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

Brooke Baldwin is second CNN anchor to contract coronavirus this week

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced Friday she has tested positive for coronavirus after being hit with a sudden onset of symptoms Thursday afternoon. “I am OKAY. It came on... Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday... Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart will start counting shoppers at the door and limiting how many can enter

Walmart stores will allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet of space. Walmart employees stationed at store entrances will count customers and admit them... Read more ...

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Stores close at 8 p.m. Friday. Read more ...