HCSD installing technology to fight COVID-19
HCSD installing technology to fight COVID-19
An unknown number of similar killings take place each year — deckhands on the ship from which the video was shot told a private investigator, and later a documentary crew on camera, that they'd witnessed a similar slaughter a week before. Wang Feng Yu, believed to have been the captain of the Taiwanese-flagged Ping Shin 101 during the attack, was taken into custody by the Taiwanese coast guard in August after his current ship docked at Kaohsiung port. He's being held while prosecutors investigate.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham has commented he thinks Democrats have a “good chance of winning” the White House in November's presidential election. During a hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the Republican senator made the comment following condemnation from senator Amy Klobuchar that Judge Barrett's nomination was taking place amidst the election. I just don't think you can separate this from the election that we are in,” she said.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden flew on an airplane with a person who subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 but Biden was not in close contact with the person and there is no need for him to quarantine, his campaign said on Thursday. "Vice President Biden was not in close contact, as defined by the CDC, with this individual at any time," the statement said, adding they both wore masks during the flights, which occurred on Monday and Tuesday. "Given these facts, we have been advised by the Vice President's doctor and the campaign's medical advisors that there is no need for the Vice President to quarantine," it said.
Amazon Ring contractors spoke to NBC News about worsening working conditions at a call center in the Philippines, after photos first surfaced in April of employees sleeping on the floor between shifts. The contractors reportedly said Amazon does not allow them to work from home over security concerns, and the shuttle service offered is not reliable. The report detailed a lack of social distancing measures at the facility and poor sanitation, sometimes only amounting to a wipe down using a bucket of water and a towel.
In less than two months, Scott Peterson has gone from facing the death penalty for the 2004 conviction of killing his wife and unborn son to facing the possibility of a new trial. The California Supreme Court, which in August overturned Peterson's death penalty, on Thursday ordered his murder convictions be examined, according to multiple published reports. At issue in what was once a high-profile case: The court said a juror failed to disclose she had been involved with other legal proceedings and, as a result, committed prejudicial misconduct,” according to the Los Angeles Times.
Record rains and heavy flooding in the southern Indian state of Telangana collapsed houses and killed at least 15 people, police said Wednesday. Four other people were injured in Hyderabad, the state's capital, when a house's boundary wall fell on a neighboring house, which collapsed with the impact, police officer Gaja Bhopal Rao said. The first house to collapse in Hyderabad was in a hilly area of the city where the soil was loosened by more than 25 centimeters (9.8 inches) of rain in the past 24 hours, said Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar.
Lindsey Graham and Amy Coney Barrett Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett argued in a dissent last year that felons should be allowed to own guns, a position Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee long opposed before defending President Donald Trump's nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the bench. Barrett, who was appointed to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals by Trump, broke with two fellow Republican-appointed judges with more than 70 years of experience and Attorney General Bill Barr's Department of Justice to defend gun rights for felon, according to The Washington Post. The case, Kanter v.
Sen. Kamala Harris has canceled all campaign travel through this weekend “out of an abundance of caution” after a flight crew member and her communications director tested positive for coronavirus, the Biden campaign announced Thursday. Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, has tested negative for coronavirus three times over the past week — including on Thursday — the campaign added. “Senator Harris was not in close contact, as defined by the CDC, with either of these individuals during the two days prior to their positive tests; as such, there is no requirement for quarantine,” Biden campaign manager Jen O'Malley Dillon said in a statement.
Top officials in Chinese-administered Tibet on Thursday defended a vocational training program that some critics have called coercive, and urged Tibetans not to "overdo" religion, during a briefing with foreign journalists on a rare visit to the region. The transfer program, which involves government-set quotas for labourers and includes a focus on ideological training, has riled rights groups and Tibetan activists outside China, who say it is coercive - an assertion China rejects. The program, aimed at lifting skills and incomes, has involved about 15 percent of Tibet's population of 3.51 million.
Trump indicated on Thursday he was willing to increase his latest stimulus offer to Democrats. "Go big or go home," he said in a Fox Business interview. The president has increased his calls for a large stimulus package, though he could be on a collision course with Senate Republicans reluctant to back significant federal spending to prop up the economy.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday night claimed Twitter is holding a "gun to my head" after she posted a link to a critical story about Joe Biden. Ms McEnany told Fox News's Hannity that she has been “permanently” banned from her personal account after redistributing the article, which both Facebook and Twitter have restricted access to over concerns about its veracity. "It's not a temporary blockage," said Ms McEnany.
A 3-week-old girl was sexually assaulted and battered in an Ocala area foster home, and child welfare officials could have prevented it from happening, according to a lawsuit filed last week in the Marion County Courthouse. Both Kids Central, the Ocala nonprofit agency charged with managing child welfare in the region, and The Centers, which offers case management services, knew that a 16-year-old boy living in the home had sexually assaulted other young children in the past. The foster parents – identified as "the Kleins" – had set up video cameras around the house to monitor the boy's activities.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham has quickly defended controversial comments he made during the third day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, in which he referenced “the good old days of segregation”. The Republican senator spoke to reporters immediately after calling a lunch breaking at the Wednesday hearings and said his question to the nominee was “dripping in sarcasm”. Mr Graham was questioning Judge Barrett, President Donald Trump's third nomination to the nation's highest court, when he said: “You're not aware of any effort to go back to the good old days of segregation by a legislative body, is that correct?"
Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, pressed Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett about the process for recusal in a case before the court concerning the Affordable Care Act.
President Donald Trump referenced his son Barron's coronavirus diagnosis while arguing that schools in the US should reopen their campuses. President Donald Trump cited his son Barron's coronavirus diagnosis while saying that schools in the US should reopen their campuses. First lady Melania Trump said in a Wednesday blog post that Barron, 14, had tested positive for the COVID-19 after she and the president did earlier this month.
Gordon Ramsay has filmed nearly a dozen reaction videos to TikTok amateur cooking clips in recent weeks. In one of the latest, he took aim at a home chef who covered a chicken with toothpicks before baking it in the oven. "Acupuncture doesn't belong on a chicken!" Ramsay wrote in the caption of his TikTok video, which has nearly 25 million views.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham has been accused of violating federal election laws for using an intermission at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings to discuss campaign fundraising efforts and call for “help” from South Carolina voters against his Democratic opponent in the November elections. The Republican senator was discussing his re-election bid against Jaime Harrison, the Democratic senatorial candidate who raised a record-breaking $57 million during the third quarter of his campaign, at a break in the committee hearings when he made the remarks.
Images from an underwater vehicle seem to reveal stone patterns on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan, possible evidence of Native American artifacts from thousands of years ago, a newspaper reported. A group of amateur explorers raised money to look at Enbridge Inc.'s oil pipeline on the lake bottom. The four women hired a boat equipped with an underwater vehicle and side-scan sonar.
The official Trump campaign Twitter account was locked on Thursday after it posted clips relating to the recent New York Post story about Hunter Biden, according to its communications director Tim Murtaugh. The account was active and tweeting again around an hour and a half after Murtaugh first said it had been locked. The original campaign tweet which Murtaugh said triggered the action by Twitter was taken down, though the account appeared to post the same thing again after the lock ended.
Donald Trump admitted to exposing his chief of staff to coronavirus by allowing Mark Meadows to fly with him to Walter Reed military hospital two weeks ago. The president made the remark during a campaign rally in North Carolina, a battleground where he is in a dead heat with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after winning the state in 2016. "Could you imagine, I had to go to North Carolina to find my chief of staff?" he said with a smirk.