Here are the latest numbers for South Florida.
Here are the latest numbers for South Florida.
The owner of the San Francisco salon is shutting down her business after the controversy surrounding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi not wearing a face mask inside. The owner of eSalon, Erica Kious, told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Wednesday that the salon was closing. “I am actually done in San Francisco and closing my doors, unfortunately,” Kious said, blaming the criticism she received from the Pelosi incident.
WASHINGTON – Trump administration officials at the Department of Homeland Security directed intelligence analysts to stop providing assessments of Russian interference in the U.S. election and to instead focus on China and Iran, according to a whistleblower complaint released Wednesday. The whistleblower, Brian Murphy, who served as an undersecretary in the Homeland Security agency's intelligence office, said acting DHS secretary Chad Wolf told him to squash information about Russian election interference in May of this year. "Mr.
Tens of thousands of rapes are reported in India every year, but some stand out for being deeply disturbing. In one particularly shocking case, police in the capital, Delhi, have arrested a man in his 30s for the rape and assault of an 86-year-old grandmother. "The woman was waiting outside her home on Monday evening for the milkman when she was approached by her attacker," Swati Maliwal, head of the Delhi Commission for Women, told the BBC.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is going to use $5 million in coronavirus relief funds on a tourism ad campaign. South Dakota experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases following last month's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally which researchers believe might be responsible for more than 19% of all new US cases. The state now ranks second in the country for new cases per capita over the last two weeks, with 439 new cases per 100,000 people, but Noem is actively still encouraging people to visit.
Bill Barr is killing Americans but sparing terrorists. In July, the U.S. attorney general directed his Department of Justice to resume the death penalty. Barr unapologetically resumed capital punishment after a two-decade hiatus, “bringing justice to the most horrific crimes.”
In at least three of the conversations between Donald Trump and Bob Woodward the topic of racial justice was discussed, and the president scorned the idea that he had a responsibility to "understand the anger and pain” felt by Black Americans. The series of phone calls occurred after Black Lives Matter protests had erupted across the country following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the police. The Washington Post reports that on 19 June Woodward brought up the subject of White privilege.
A Northern California wildfire threatened thousands of homes Thursday after winds whipped it into a monster that incinerated houses in small mountain communities and killed at least three people. Several other people were critically burned and about 2,000 structures, including homes and other buildings were damaged or destroyed in the foothills of the northern Sierra Nevada, authorities said. Another fire raging along the Oregon border destroyed 150 homes near the community of Happy Camp and one person was confirmed dead, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities have identified three National Guard members who died after a plane crashed in Tennessee on Tuesday. The Federal Aviation Administration said the victims were aboard a single-engine Piper PA-28 airplane that crashed about 11:40 a.m. near Warren County Memorial Airport in McMinnville. The Warren County Sheriff's Office confirmed the victims were Lt. Col. Shelli Dawn Huether, 45, of Nolensville; Capt. Jessica Naomi Wright, 37, of Murfreesboro and Scott Alan Bumpus, 53, of Murfreesboro.
Federal law enforcement authorities have charged 57 people with stealing $175 million from an aid program meant to help small businesses weather pandemic lockdowns, officials said on Thursday, adding that they are eyeing hundreds more suspected cases of fraud. Officials said they have identified 500 individuals who may have defrauded the $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and that, in many cases, criminal rings had worked together to steal funds from the program. The Justice Department along with other agencies would focus more closely on this organized criminal activity, officials said.
Foreign hackers are targeting the campaigns of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden, according to a new report from Microsoft. Hackers associated with Russia's military intelligence unit "attacked more than 200 organizations including political campaigns, advocacy groups, parties and political consultants," the report said. This is the same unit that successfully hacked Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign.
Forecasters expect the system to cross the Bahamas and Florida over the weekend before re-emerging in the Gulf of Mexico, and they gave it a 40% chance of developing into anything stronger during that time, as of the 2 p.m. update. The newest system, another low pressure area, popped up in the Gulf on Thursday morning.
A Pakistani court sentenced a Christian man to death after finding him guilty of blasphemy for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad in text messages he sent to a Muslim co-worker in 2013, a defense lawyer said Thursday. Saiful Malook said his client, 37-year-old Asif Pervaiz, was convicted and sentenced this week in the eastern city of Lahore. It was the latest example of the Islamic nation's strict upholding of blasphemy laws.
The European Union will draw up a list of new sanctions on Turkey at the end of September unless Ankara comes to the negotiating table to resolve a territorial dispute with Greece and Cyprus, the EU's Mediterranean states said on Thursday. Tensions flared between the EU and NATO member Turkey after Ankara sent a survey vessel to map out possible oil and gas drilling prospects in territorial waters claimed by Greece and areas claimed by Cyprus. The seven EU members with Mediterranean coastlines gathered for a summit in Corsica, France, said in a joint communique they reiterated their "full support and solidarity with Cyprus and Greece in the face of the repeated infringements on their soverei...
A conservative Republican named by Donald Trump as a possible pick for the Supreme Court, has doubled down on his opposition to abortion and said it is time to scrap a historic ruling that for decades has protected a woman's right to choose. On Wednesday, in what was widely interpreted as a sop to social conservatives and evangelical christians, the president announced 20 potential justices for the top court, who he claimed would preserve America's “founding principles”. On the list were three Republican senators - Ted Cruz of Texas, Josh Hawley of Missouri and Tom Cotton of Arkansas.
Police arrested a high school senior from Long Island, New York for violating coronavirus safety protocols; Laura Ingle reports.
As a result, points that Whole Foods workers accrued prior to March 3 have remained on their records longer than expected, forcing some employees to face unexpected punishment for late arrivals or absences, employees said. "All of a sudden we are being ordered by our global HR to hand out corrective action that has elongated roll-off dates for infractions in the middle of a pandemic that is still raging," said one Whole Foods manager. Whole Foods declined to comment on the reason behind the point extension.
Pakistani police said they detained 15 people for questioning on Thursday, after two armed men allegedly gang raped a woman in front of her children after her car broke down on a deserted highway. The arrests followed the overnight incident near the eastern city of Lahore in which the two men are said to have also stolen cash and jewelry from the woman before fleeing the scene. The police said the woman had locked her car doors when she ran out of fuel but the attackers broke a car window and dragged her outside where they raped her before her terrified children.
COVID-19 may only be the beginning of global pandemics – a future scenario in which climate change may also play a role. Written by Dr. Anthony Fauci and medical historian Dr. David Morens, both of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the study paints a picture of a future where pandemics become more numerous. “I don't have a crystal ball, but what we are seeing looks very much like an acceleration of pandemics,“ Morens told BuzzFeed News.
China and the United States traded attacks about who best understands press freedom as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised the official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party for refusing to carry an op-ed by the U.S. ambassador. "The People's Daily's response once again exposes the Chinese Communist Party's fear of free speech and serious intellectual debate – as well as Beijing's hypocrisy when it complains about lack of fair and reciprocal treatment in other countries," Pompeo said in a statement late on Wednesday.