A Niles police servant is fighting for his life 1,100 miles from home.
A Niles police servant is fighting for his life 1,100 miles from home.
Chinese state media reported that the US had given China 72 hours to close it. The State Department said the closing was ordered to protect American intellectual property and Americans' private information. China painted the decision in light of strained US-China relations, claiming the US "has repeatedly stigmatized China," and vowed to retaliate if the US did not reverse its order.
AP Photo/Elise Amendola Matteo Sloane, the son of Devin Sloane, spoke to Wall Street Journal reporters Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz for their new book, "Unacceptable: Privilege, Deceit & the Making of the College Admissions Scandal." Matteo Sloane's father was sentenced to four months in prison in September for his role in the college admissions scandal. Devin Sloane paid $250,000 to have Matteo Sloane admitted into the University of Southern California as a water polo recruit.
Gow was putting words to a wave of growing anger and resentment in Portland after President Donald Trump deployed more than 100 federal law enforcement agents last week to the liberal city he has repeatedly criticized. Critics said the president is testing out heavy-handed enforcement in Portland, a largely white city known as one of the most progressive in the nation, before moving on to more diverse cities. They also accused the president of creating more conflict amid national protests over racial injustice and police brutality against Black Americans.
An estimated crowd of 2,000 people participating in the protests in Portland, Oregon, “tore open the doors of a federal courthouse and then beat back the agents inside” in the early hours of Tuesday morning, a journalist on the scene reported on Twitter. Bellingcat writer Robert Evans posted multiple videos online that appeared to show federal agents shooting what are assumed to be non-lethal projectiles at protesters, including a parents group, Wall of Moms, out of “murder holes” in a wooden structure built around the courthouse to protect it. The new clashes represent a further escalation in the conflict between protesters and federal agents sent into the city by the Trump administration.
China reported 11 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 20, down from 22 cases from a day earlier, the health commission said on Tuesday. Of the new infections, eight were in the far western region of Xinjiang, according to a statement by the National Health Commission. The other three were imported cases.
A descendant of Robert E. Lee, Rev. Robert Wright Lee, told a House panel on Tuesday that Black lives matter, and that statues and memorials to the general in the Confederate army should be removed.
At least 14 people have been shot outside a funeral home in Chicago - one of the worst mass shootings in a city already grappling with rising violence. Mourners were shot at by the occupants of a passing vehicle as they left the home in Gresham, on Chicago's South Side, on Tuesday evening, police said. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she had been assured that the agents would work "collaboratively" with Chicago's police force, local media report.
A Kentucky couple who declined to sign health department documents on self-isolation were put under house arrest because one tested positive with Covid-19. Elizabeth Linscott and her husband, Isaiah, told a local news station that Hardin County authorities arrived at their home last week to install ankle monitors. The couple declined to sign documents agreeing to quarantine at home with their young daughter after Ms Linscott tested positive some days earlier.
There are studies [that show] in villages and regions where you have loss of population, even if it isn't in Eastern Europe, you have growing fear of loss of cultural identity as a result of the influx of newcomers,” said Ruzha Smilova, program director at the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria's capital. She studies the relationship between population loss and nativist movements. Bulgaria's far-right parties are not as strong as those in other Eastern European countries.
The findings showed that 53% of Bay Area employees say they're "concerned" or "very concerned" that they'll be laid off or furloughed in the next six months. The tech industry has been hit hard in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, with major Bay Area-based tech firms like Uber, Airbnb, and Lyft conducting layoffs, and several venture-backed startups laying off and furloughing employees since March. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Wearing a face mask helps prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. A doctor debunked this common myth by filming himself testing his oxygen levels while wearing six face masks. Despite overwhelming evidence that face masks effectively reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, some people still refuse to wear masks.
Largely resisting the tangential, pugnacious approach he favored during his earlier appearances at the podium, Trump tried instead to rely on data to persuade the American people that his administration is “doing a good job,” in his words, combating COVID-19. At the top of his briefing, Trump unveiled a chart labeled “Case Fatality Rate” in big, bold letters. The largest bar belonged to France (17.1 percent), followed by the United Kingdom (15.3 percent), Belgium (15.3 percent), Italy (14.3 percent), Spain (10.7 percent), the European Union (10.2 percent), Canada (8 percent), Europe (7.5 percent), Sweden (7.2 percent), Germany (4.5 percent), the world as a whole (4.2 percent) — and then, at the very bottom, the United States (3.7 percent).
New York Times reporter Julian Barnes implied on Tuesday that some intelligence officials believe that the Kremlin is fanning corruption allegations against Joe Biden's son Hunter in order to “obscure” Russia's ongoing election interference attempts. During an MSNBC interview, host Nicole Wallace referred to Russian disinformation campaigns that she said appear to have “infected” the House Intelligence Committee, asking Barnes, “What access to any information or briefings do Democrats really have? Russia uses these disinformation campaigns to deflect from what they did in 2016,” Barnes, who reports on national security for the Times, responded.
China has evacuated thousands of residents after a landslide blocked a river and created a barrier lake that threatened to submerge neighbouring villages, as large parts of the country reeled under some of the heaviest rainfall in decades. The landslide occurred on Tuesday when 1.5 million cubic metres of earth fell into a tributary of the Yangtze river near the city of Enshi in Hubei province, the Xinhua news agency said, citing local flood control authorities. China's state weather bureau said on Wednesday that the country was hit by fresh rounds of torrential rain this week, further raising flood risks throughout the country.
It's been decimated by people who have never hiked before, coming back there with no morals,” she says. It's insane to see people acting the way they have, like the end of the world. During the pandemic, Mora is far from the only one to witness worrying changes in national and state parks.
The incident was the city's largest mass shooting in recent memory. One of the victims was in "extremely critical condition" Wednesday morning, and one was in critical condition, Police Superintendent David Brown said. At around 6:30 p.m., a stolen black vehicle sped through the Gresham neighborhood and opened fire at the funeral, Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan said Wednesday morning at a press conference.
Researchers will aim for the 400-foot-deep bottom of an ocean sinkhole named Green Banana. Blue holes are massive undersea sinkholes that are logistically hard to study. The same team explored Amberjack in 2019 and is continuing its work into 2020.
Skepticism is growing in the United States about the accuracy of publicly reported numbers for Covid-19 deaths, according to Axios-Ipsos polling published on Tuesday. Thirty-one percent of respondents in the survey said they believe the number of Americans dying from Covid-19 is in reality smaller than public data portrays. Skepticism about coronavirus statistics was heavily correlated with media consumption habits, the poll found.
Rob Carr/AP Retired US Army Gen. Russel Honoré, the three-star general who commanded the military's response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, sharply criticized the Department of Homeland Security for wearing military uniforms. "That uniform represents the cloth of our nation for people who don't draw overtime, who serve around the world at the direction of the national command authority," Honoré said to MSNBC. The optics of federal agents, who wore US Army uniforms in crackdowns on protesters, have concerned top Pentagon officials and lawmakers.
Vice President Mike Pence says he and second lady Karen Pence would send their children back to school in the fall, claiming they would be unconcerned about them contracting coronavirus. "We wouldn't hesitate to send them back to school," Mr Pence told reporters during a visit to hard-hit South Carolina. The VP said he would send his now-grown children back to the classroom "because I've been looking at this data every day."