Brazil registered a record number of daily deaths from the novel coronavirus for a second consecutive day, according to Health Ministry data released on Wednesday, even as city and state authorities move aggressively to open commerce back up.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday that he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act, a law from 1807 that would allow President Donald Trump to deploy active-duty U.S. troops to respond to civil unrest in cities across the country.
Former Pentagon chief Jim Mattis issued a stinging rebuke of his erstwhile boss Donald Trump on Wednesday accusing the president of trying to “divide” America and failing to provide “mature leadership” as the country reels from days of protests.
“Get on the train.” That was the response from investment expert Michael Novogratz when asked about his thoughts on Bitcoin (BTC). With the world’s economy in turmoil heading into the second half of 2020, the crypto advocate said now is the time to invest. According to his metrics, BTC is poised to break another resistance level and, thus, raise its baseline average. For investors, that’s a positive sign. However, the latest hype seems to have more substance this time around.
China said on Thursday it will allow more foreign carriers to fly into the mainland, shortly after Washington barred Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States citing Beijing's restrictions on American airlines.
Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against four Minneapolis police officers implicated in the death of an unarmed black man who was pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest caught on video, sparking nine days of nationwide protest and civil turmoil.
Latam Airlines registered a significant rise Tuesday and Wednesday on the Santiago Stock Exchange, rising 37.63% and 16%, which is attributed to the support that its partner Qatar Airways, who owns 10% of the Chilean airline, disclosed.
The Falkland Islands Executive Council met on Wednesday and considered the matter of easing restrictions on those businesses currently being advised to stay closed due to Covid-19. Announcements on the issues will follow this week.
Falkland Islands Chief Medical Officer, Rebecca Edwards has said that with testing able to the done in the Islands, it is likely cases will be detected earlier and responded to faster. The KEMH in Stanley can already handle up to seven critically ill patients .