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(Jul 08 2020) - Denver Post : Congress can’t get Trump records ...
WASH D.C. : The Supreme Court on Thursday kept a hold on President Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The ruling returns the case to lower courts, with no clear prospect for when the case might ultimately be resolved. The 7-2 outcome is at least a short-term victory for Trump

(Jul 07 2020) - Post Star : Legislature disrupted for 2nd time
SACRAMENTO : After 158 years without missing a day of deliberations, the California Legislature is headed toward its 2nd interruption in 4 months because of the CV-19 - this time after 5 people who work in the state Assembly contracted the disease. The outbreak appears connected a floor session of the Assembly

(Jul 06 2020) - Activist Post : Advanced Technology ...
U.S.A. : Today’s world looks quite chaotic, threatened & stressed. But could the players & motives commonly cited by investigative journalists be symptomatic first, causal second? Issues come ‘fast & furious,’ such as ever-increasing threats to health, freedom, self-determination, & most critically to the ecosystem

(Jul 05 2020) - Post & Email : Lawsuits Filed Against ... SOS
CONNECTICUT : On July 1, a Connecticut-based non-profit filed a lawsuit naming Sec' of the State as defendant as a result of her announced intent in early May to send absentee-voter applications to every registered voter for the state’s primary elections on Aug 11 without action from the Connecticut Gen' Assembly ...

(Jul 04 2020) - Bangkok Post : Thailand on quarantine list
LONDON : Travellers from Thailand arriving in England will still be required to self-isolate for 14 days, according to revised guidelines. The updated guidelines published on the UK Government website late Friday list 59 countries and territories for which no quarantine will apply, starting from July 10.

(Jul 03 2020) - Conservative Post : Whoopi : Hillary should be VP
HOLLYWOOD : The View host Whoopi Goldberg said Hillary Clinton would be her favorite pick to be Joe Biden’s vice president. “The person who really is qualified to do it, and he cannot pick her: Hillary Clinton,” Goldberg said on Friday’s show. “In terms of qualifications, she is, she would be brilliant.”

(Jul 02 2020) - PanAm Post : Best Antidote to Racism
AMERICA : Spanish - Blame the welfare state, not racism, for the problems of poor Black people, says Thomas Sowell, a libertarian economist (...). Racism is not dead, but it is on life support - kept alive by politicians, race hustlers & people who get a sense of superiority by denouncing others as “racists”.

(Jul 01 2020) - Irish Post : 6,666 abortions carried out in Ireland
IRELAND : Since legislation was passed to repeal the 8th Amendment, some 6,666 abortions have officially taken place in Ireland. According to Dept of Health statistics, the vast majority of these terminations (6,542) happened within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. It was also noted that in 100 of these cases ...

(Jun 30 2020) - Daily Post : COVID-19 lockdown ...
NIGERIA : Many tenants in Lagos State have expressed the agonies they suffer from their landlords/landladies for their inability to settle their rents as and when due. DAILY POST gathered that failure to pay rents by the tenants has been causing faceoff between house owners who depend on the rents for their survival and ...

(Jun 29 2020) - First Post : India bans 59 chinese apps
INDIA : The Ministry of Information Technology on 29 June banned 59 mobile apps, saying they are engaged in activities which are "prejudicial to the sovereignty & integrity of India, defence of India, security of state & public order. The list of apps included TikTok, Weibo & others. India is TikTok’s largest market ...

(Jun 28 2020) - Kathmandu Post : Locusts marching towards west
NEPAL : With the wind blowing from east to west, the swarms of locusts which entered Nepal Saturday morning, are likely to travel further towards parts of the country. The Meteorological Forecasting Division under the Dept of Hydrology & Meteorology Sunday morning released a special weather bulletin to give updates ...

(Jun 27 2020) - Saturday Evening Post : News of the Week
U.S.A. : Can you believe it’s almost July? Time flies when you’re having ... fun? Some social distancing notes from this past week: It’s official: Baseball is back. Teams will report to “spring” training next week and will play a 60-game season. The October New York City Marathon has been canceled.

(Jun 26 2020) - Courier Post : Woman accused of health ins' fraud
CAMDEN : A Swedesboro woman is accused of taking part in a scheme that defrauded health insurers of more than $6 million. Ashley Lyons-Valenti, an advanced practice nurse, allegedly wrote medically unnecessary prescriptions in exchange for $90,000 in kickbacks, said the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey.

(Jun 25 2020) - Wash Post : Democrats’ shameful vote against ...
WASH D.C. : We saw how seriously congressional Dem's were taking police reform when Sen. Durbin (D-Ill.), the 2nd-ranking leader, dismissed legislation introduced by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) as a “token, half-hearted approach.” For Durbin to question the seriousness and sincerity of Scott - a black man ...

(Jun 24 2020) - Christian Post : Iran’s underground church ...
IRAN : Christians in Muslim-majority Iran are risking arrest to provide food and humanitarian aid to their neighbors struggling without jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the head of one of the world’s most prominent Christian persecution watchdogs. David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA ...

(Jun 23 2020) - Hippocratic Post : Young adults overwhelmed ...
U.S.A. : Despite the loosening of lockdown & the cautious reopening of businesses, forecasts of a shrinking economy will significantly impact job prospects – especially those of young adults already suffering the double whammy of student debt & high rents. Rising unemployment has been accompanied by a collapse ...

(Jun 22 2020) - Dominion Post : Contact tracing ... per your phone
WEST VIRGINIA : Your phone rings & the person on the other end says you have crossed paths with someone who has COVID-19. Or perhaps you already have tested (+) for the illness & they are following up, because ideally a Dr. has informed you of your status. Provided you don’t hang up, the contact tracer, will ...

(Jun 21 2020) - Jerusalem Post : Peace plan is a game changer
ISRAEL : Trump’s peace plan is the first time since the 1993 Oslo Accords that the paradigm of the peace process has been changed & that shift is in Israel’s favor, Major General (Res.) Yitzhak “Jerry” Gershon told The Jerusalem Post. “This is the first time since we signed the Oslo Agreement that [the US has] ... ”

(Jun 20 2020) - Post Journal : PDs Question Cuomo Mandate
NEW YORK : A recent executive order signed by Gov. Cuomo that mandates changes to police training is drawing questions & concerns from local dept' heads. The order would force local departments to implement new standards & programs, and threatens to withhold funding if law agencies do not comply by April 1, 2021.

(Jun 19 2020) - Patriot Post : The BLM Straw Man
AMERICA : The reality of being a human is that we are each individuals with our own unique lived experiences or histories. No matter what those experiences are - no matter our sex, the color of our skin, or our cultural background - we all share the universal experience of being human. This reality was recognized ...

(Jun 18 2020) - SCM Post : No immunity against Covid-19 ???
WORLD : Humans may never develop immunity against CV-19, according to new research on antibodies by Chinese & American scientists. Their conclusion was based on a study looking at whether hospital workers in Wuhan who were directly exposed to patients at the early stage of the outbreak had developed antibodies.

(Jun 17 2020) - Jesuit Post : Make Room For Hope
U.S.A. : Neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Dale Archer, published a piece in the Journal of the American Psychological Association stating, “Hope is not a wish for things to get better, rather it is a belief that things will always get better.” As we face death & life, these moments trigger unfinished business in our lives ...

(Jun 16 2020) - Threat Post : Theft of CIA’s ‘Vault 7’ Secrets ...
VIRGINIA : An internal investigation into the 2016 CIA breach condemned the agency’s security measures, saying it “focused more on building up cyber tools than keeping them secure.” A released report on the 2016 CIA data breach, which led to the Vault 7 doc dump on WikiLeaks, blames “woefully lax” security ...

(Jun 15 2020) - Gwinnett Post : Sheriff : Shooting Justified
GEORGIA : One day before charges could be filed against the ex-officer who killed Rayshard Brooks, a black Georgia sheriff said the shooting was justified. Brooks, 27, was killed by an Atlanta police officer Friday night outside a Wendy's after failing a sobriety test, taking an officer's Taser & running away.

(Jun 14 2020) - Seattle Post : 7 Minneapolis officers quit
MINNEAPOLIS : At least seven Minneapolis police officers have quit and another seven are in the process of resigning, citing a lack of support from department and city leaders as protests over George Floyd’s death escalated. Current and former officers told The Minneapolis Star Tribune that officers are upset ...

(Jun 13 2020) - India Post : Trump considers suspending H-1B visas
NEW YORK : A proposal to suspend H-1B and other temporary employment visas is under consideration by officials, but US President Donald Trump has not signed off on them, according to a newspaper report. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), quoting unidentified administration officials, reported on Friday that ...

(Jun 12 2020) - Cedar Springs Post : West Nile virus detected ...
LANSING, Mich. : The first West Nile virus activity for Michigan in 2020 has been reported in a captive hawk from Lapeer County. Residents are reminded that the best way to protect themselves against West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses, including Eastern Equine Encephalitis, is to prevent mosquito bites.

(Jun 11 2020) - China Post : Zoom caught in China censorship ...
HONG KONG : Video app company Zoom said Thurs it regretted that some meetings involving U.S.-based Chinese dissidents were disrupted, as meanwhile a prominent Hong Kong activist said his account was blocked despite the city’s guarantees of free speech. Zoom is in San Jose, but conducts much of its R&D in China.

(Jun 10 2020) - NY Post : They bumped heads at the nightclub
MINNEAPOLIS : George Floyd and Derek Chauvin reportedly “bumped heads” while working security together at a nightclub years before their fatal encounter. A one-time co-worker at El Nuevo Rodeo on Lake Street in south Minneapolis revealed the duo’s purported shaky history in an interview with CBS Evening News.

(Jun 09 2020) - Prairie Post : BLM March in Brooks
CANADA : Hundreds of people came together in Brooks to show their support for the fight against racism, injustice, police brutality & inequality across North America. The march started at IGA/Freson Bros & went down 2 St. W before reaching City Hall. It moved to Vet's Park for speeches, open mic, & 8 min of silence.

(Jun 08 2020) - Baghdad Post : Iranian-U.S. prisoners swapped
IRAN : An Iranian-American doctor has returned to Iran, Iranian state media reported Monday, after a swap deal between Tehran & Wash D.C. that resulted in the release of a U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran. In a slight thaw in U.S.-Iranian enmity, the U.S. allowed Majid Taheri to travel to Iran as part of the swap deal.

(Jun 07 2020) - Dover Post : Protesters, cops rally for black lives
DOVER : The peaceful protests this week have proved very effective for a popular group in Dover, who’ve been stopping traffic on busy roads, including U.S. RT 13. Their protests for racial equality has led to Dover Police chief Thomas Johnson & the group of marchers to setting up their first formal meeting for June 9.

(Jun 06 2020) - Frontier Post : US labor market improves
WASH D.C. : The US economy unexpectedly added jobs in May after suffering record losses in the prior month, offering the clearest signal yet that the downturn triggered by the corona pandemic was probably over, though the road to recovery could be long. The Labor Department’s closely watched employment report on Friday

(Jun 05 2020) - Copenhagen Post : BLM: Thousands to hit streets
COPENHAGEN : Thousands of Copenhagen residents will hit the streets Sunday to lend their voice to the global call to end discrimination following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month. Sunday’s protest called the I Cant Breathe will begin at 14:00 outside the US Embassy in Østerbro & continue for 2 hours.

(Jun 03 2020) - Huff Post : Trump Called In The Military ...
WASH D.C. : Protesters marched through Wash D.C., on Tues night, despite facing the threat of violence from local & federal law enforcement officials & military police officers deployed by the Trump administration in an overwhelming show of force meant to stamp out demonstrations against police brutality & racism.

(Jun 02 2020) - Denver Post : Sixth day of protest ...
DENVER : Thousands of demonstrators, stretching for blocks, took over downtown Denver Tuesday for a sixth night of protests, but while the crowds were at least as big as previous nights, the mood was more relaxed and peaceful and as midnight neared, it was winding down without tear gas or other major conflicts.

(Jun 01 2020) - Post Crescent : 100's gather in downtown Appleton
APPLETON, WI : The sound of car horns & chants of "George Floyd" echoed through downtown Appleton Monday night as a few hundred people protested police brutality against people of color. The protest began about 5 pm when a crowd of people began to gather at Houdini Plaza, where groups of demonstrators have come together

(May 31 2020) - Bangkok Post : Japan easing entry limits
JAPAN : Japan is considering easing entry restrictions on people from Thailand, Vietnam, Australia & New Zealand because of signs that novel coronavirus infections are declining in those countries, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing gov't officials. The gov't may relax the limits from as early as summer ...

(May 30 2020) - Activist Post : Web of Dark Money & Influence
AMERICA : Over the last four months Bill Gates has made dozens of media appearances where he has called for several controversial “solutions” to COVID-19. Gates says these proposals must be implemented before society can go back to “normal.” From calling for extended lockdowns, health surveillance and ...

(May 29 2020) - Post & Email : Twitter Will be Regulated
WHITE HOUSE : At 7:10 a.m. Friday, President Trump again expressed displeasure with the Twitter social-media platform after it flagged a tweet in which Trump said he would send the National Guard to Minneapolis unless order can be restored quickly. Fires, looting, and explosions overtook the city after ...

(May 28 2020) - PanAm Post : Is Civil Disobedience Justified ???
AMERICA : In defiance of orders from their respective governors, a significant number of houses of worship will open for services beginning tomorrow. As John Dale Davidson of The Federalist notes, most of them will be doing so while maintaining social distancing measures that are at least as thorough as ...

(May 27 2020) - Jakarta Post : About the ‘new normal’ commute
JAKARTA : Congested roads and jam-packed train cars during rush hour are considered ordinary in Jakarta, a daily destination for several million workers commuting from its satellite cities. However, after the COVID-19 epidemic struck the nation’s capital, many were either laid off or asked to work from home,

(May 26 2020) - Post Bulletin : Global cooperation required
ST. PAUL : Scientists & manufacturers across the globe will have to work together closely in order to mount a successful response to the coronavirus pandemic, health & economic experts told Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari. To bring the virus to heel would require global cooperation ...

(May 25 2020) - Daily Post : WHO suspends use of Chloroquine ...
WHO : The World Health Organization said it had “temporarily” suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine, as potential treatment for COVID-19. WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, addressing a virtual press conference, said that the WHO-backed trials had been “suspended while the safety is reviewed”.

(May 24 2020) - Connecticut Post : Police: Car linked to suspect
CONNECTICUT : Law enforcement are on the hunt for a man they say is connected to 2 homicides in recent days as the search brought investigators from Willington to Derby & stretched in Pennsylvania Sunday. State police said they're looking for a 2016 black Jetta with a Connecticut license plate of AU78524.

(May 23 2020) - First Post : Mastercard : not without a vaccine
U.S.A. : Mastercard Inc will not ask staff to return to its worldwide corporate offices until a vaccine is available for the sometimes fatal coronavirus that has infected the globe, a senior executive told Reuters. The world's 2nd-largest payment processor is also looking at its real-estate footprint and ...

(May 22 2020) - Saturday Evening Post : Remembering the Fallen
U.S.A. : One of the most searing scenes of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day ceremonies last year was at the Normandy American Cemetery on the bluff overlooking Omaha Beach. Beautiful in its way, the grass in the 172.5 acres so green it might be in a Technicolor movie, the chalk white crosses & Stars of David

(May 21 2020) - Kathmandu Post : A State of ‘Cartographic War’
NEPAL : Nepal on Wednesday released its new political and administrative map, the first since the signing of the Treaty of Sugauli in 1816, including territories that have long been claimed by both Nepal and India, prompting analysts to describe it as a “cartographic war” between the two countries.

(May 20 2020) - Courier Post : Walmart partners with New Jersey ...
NEW JERSEY : Select Walmart locations through New Jersey will provide drive-up coronavirus testing to bolster the state's screening levels, Gov. Murphy said on Wed. New Jerseyans will be able to take a self-administered, self-swab tests. These will be drive-up locations and the tests will be by appointment only.

(May 19 2020) - Christian Post : Churches leave Mennonite(s) ...
CANADA : Congregations from 3 Anabaptist churches in Ontario have left the over 100-congregation Mennonite Church Eastern Canada over theological concerns, some of which relate to issues of sexuality & salvation. “We announce with great sadness Kingsfield-Clinton & Kingsfield-Zurich Mennonite Church ..."

(May 18 2020) - Monroe Post : Trump’s taking hydroxychloroquine
WASH D.C. : President Trump said Monday he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that he’s repeatedly touted as a treatment for coronavirus, despite warnings about its effectiveness. “I happen to be taking it,” Trump said during a roundtable discussion with restaurant executives at the White House.

(May 17 2020) - SCM Post : Battle looms at WHO meeting ...
GENEVA : The WHO has been on the front line coordinating the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. When its decision-making body gathers, virtually, for its annual meeting on Monday, it will have another battle on its hands, as tensions escalate between China, the U.S. over Beijing’s response to the outbreak.

(May 15 2020) - Wash Post : U.S. tries to close loophole ...
WASH D.C. : The Trump admin' issued new rules on Friday intended to block semiconductor sales to China’s Huawei in a hardening of its stance against a company it views as a security threat. Last year they banned the export of U.S. technology to Huawei, but the Chinese tech giant was still able to purchase ...

(May 14 2020) - Nottingham Post : Dates for reopening England
ENGLAND : The Government's plan for leaving lockdown includes some key dates when we are likely to see vital elements of life in the UK returning to normal. The plan was revealed by Boris Johnson in his statement to the nation on Sunday and many of the dates were then confirmed in a 50-page document published on Monday.

(May 13 2020) - Jerusalem Post : Israel caught in the middle ...
ISRAEL : When US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Jerusalem on Wednesday, there will be a long list of topics on the agenda, many of which are issues on which Israel and the Trump administration currently see eye-to-eye, like settlement annexation and Iran. But there’s one matter that’s sure to come up ...

(May 12 2020) - Salisbury Post : Practice for mass vaccination(s) ...
NORTH CAROLINA : Once a vaccine is developed for COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 (the official name of the coronavirus that’s spreading across the world), such an exercise has obvious applications. There will be tens of thousands of people in the community and a majority of Americans interested in receiving a vaccine.

(May 11 2020) - Post Journal : UPMC Uses Telemedicine To Help ...
PITTSBURGH : Recent experience with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is showing that a new normal doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Like many health care providers, UPMC has increased the use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many local doctors are using telemedicine to diagnose patients

(May 10 2020) - Pakistan Christian Post : Muslims attack a church
LAHORE : A group of Muslim men entered a church in Kala Shah Kaku, Sheikhupura, about 25 miles away from Lahore, shouting that they would burn Christians and set the building on fire. According to the pastor, Samuel Hidayat Masih, who is in charge of the Trinity Pentecostal Church, on the morning of May 9th ...

(May 09 2020) - Threat Post : Microsoft’s GitHub Gets Hacked
U.S.A. : Hackers have broken into Microsoft’s GitHub account & stolen 500 GB of data from the tech giant’s own private repositories on the developer platform. A group that calls itself Shiny Hunters claims it stole & then leaked the data, which did not appear to include any critical or sensitive information.

(May 08 2020) - Activist Post : Bill's Plan to Vaccinate the World
WORLD : In Jan of 2010, Bill & Melinda Gates announced a $10 billion pledge to usher in a decade of vaccines. But far from an unalloyed good, the truth is that this attempt to reorient the global health economy was part of a much bigger agenda. An agenda that would ultimately lead to greater profits for big pharma ...

(May 07 2020) - Seattle Post : Are temp' checks next for flyers ?
U.S. : There has been growing speculation in recent weeks that temperature checks for air travellers could be the next big thing in airlines’ efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and a leading North American carrier has just taken the first step in that direction. Air Canada said, by May 15 it will start ...

(May 06 2020) - NY Post : Twitter manager shot in drive-by
SAN FRAN : A Twitter manager died this week after getting caught in the crossfire during a drive-by shooting. Courtney Brousseau, 22, who works as an associate project manager for Twitter, was walking home (...) Friday evening when 2 men in their 20s got out of their car & opened fire before driving off,

(May 05 2020) - China Post : Taiwan accuses WHO of ???
TAIPEI : Taiwan’s health minister on Tuesday accused the World Health Organization of being “irresponsible” in the face of requests from some of its members & Taipei to allow Taiwan to attend this year’s World Health Assembly. “Incomplete rules should be rectified” no matter how many years they've been in place ...

(May 04 2020) - Prairie Post : Patzer questions Innovation minister
CANADA : Jeremy Patzer, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills—Grasslands participated on Canada’s Industry Committee along with his parliamentary colleagues. The committee met in the morning on Thursday, April 30th, to continue its ongoing consideration of the national response to COVID-19.

(May 03 2020) - Leeder Post : Why making anti-viral drugs is hard
WORLD : It was 1928 when Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming noticed an odd phenomenon: mould that had formed accidentally in one of his petri dishes was stopping the growth of bacteria. Fleming had of course just discovered penicillin, and by the mid-1940s the world’s first antibiotic would be in mass production ...

(May 02 2020) - Post Star : Police warn against trespassing ...
QUEENSBURY : Warren County Sheriff’s deputies & state conservative officers will be policing the city’s watershed property to make sure people seeking some fresh air are not trespassing. The city gets its water from reservoirs around Halfway Brook near West Mountain. The property is in Queensbury but owned by Glens Falls.

(May 01 2020) - India Post : Trump Contradicting US intel ...
WASH D.C. : President Trump said he has evidence that the coronavirus originated in in Wuhan, China, an unproven theory that contradicts the country’s National Intelligence, which hours earlier had rejected claims of that the virus had an artificial origin. After learning that govt officials pressured intel' agencies

(Apr 30 2020) - Baghdad Post : Division emerges among militias
IRAQ : Iraq’s politics may be getting even more divided after the acting Prime Minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, sought to affirm his office’s control over key Iraqi paramilitary groups, The Jerusalem Post reported. The IMIS militias have been maneuvering to dominate Iraq since the ISIS war, but they're increasingly divided.

(Apr 29 2020) - Borneo Post : Arthritis drug shows promise
PARIS : The arthritis drug tocilizumab has shown early promise in preventing extreme inflammation in gravely ill COVID-19 patients, according to a French clinical study. The treatment, which suppresses the body’s natural immune response, was found to reduce “significantly” the number of deaths or life support

(Apr 28 2020) - Limerick Post : Protecting workers at home
IRELAND : A survey conducted by Irishjobs.ie shows the necessity for legislation to govern remote working, and also proves the need for a right to disconnect to be introduced in Irish law. That is the view of Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Workers’ Rights Maurice Quinlivan TD who said this of the survey ...

(Apr 26 2020) - Sunday Post : We need more testing ... now
SCOTLAND : Grieving families & traumatised staff on the terrible toll of Covid-19 in Scotland’s care homes. Care home directors have called for far more coronavirus tests for residents & staff & say Scottish ministers are not doing enough to protect the most vulnerable. Donald Macaskill, of Scottish Care, said ...

(Apr 25 2020) - Denver Post : Covid-19 death count falls slightly
COLORADO : Colorado health officials on Saturday revised the state’s coronavirus fatality numbers, decreasing by 2 the number of people who have died from complications of the COVID-19 respiratory disease. On Friday, the Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment reported a statewide total of 674 deaths ...

(Apr 24 2020) - Patriot Post : Federal Debt Goes Viral
WASH D.C. : With another $10 trillion on tap, our national debt is spiralling out of control. The coronavirus outbreak has small businesses facing a dark future & millions are struggling to pay their bills. Fiscal discipline, is more critical now than ever. Clearly, our elected officials never got the message.

(Apr 23 2020) - Bangkok Post : 7 held in 4 mask fraud cases
BANGKOK : Immigration police have arrested 7 people in separate raids for public fraud over the sales of face masks. One of them claimed to be a police officer who allegedly cheated a victim out of 1.46 million baht for the sale of non-existent masks. Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang, commissioner of the Immigration Bureau ...

(Apr 22 2020) - New Jersey Post : Highest 1-day total of cases
DELAWARE : Delaware surpassed 3,000 coronavirus cases Wed, when officials announced 269 new cases, the state's highest 1-day total so far. The new cases bring the total up to 3,200. Officials also announced 7 new deaths, including that of a 50-yr-old Sussex County woman who had no underlying health conditions.

(Apr 21 2020) - Post & Mail : Governor revises Stay @ Home Order
INDIANAPOLIS : Governor Holcomb issued a revised Stay @ Home order that lasts through May 1 & is designed to limit interactions among Hoosiers to increase containment of COVID-19. As of April 20, 11,686 people have tested positive & 569 people have died. There are now positive tests in 92 of 92 counties.

(Apr 20 2020) - Bristol Post : Mysterious lights flew over Bristol
BRISTOL : People were mystified by a string of strange lights which appeared over Bristol last night. One reader got in touch with Bristol Live at 9.42pm yesterday (April 19), wondering if UFOs might have just flown over her home. She wrote in: "Have you got information about flying objects over Bristol right now?

(Apr 19 2020) - Activist Post : Meat Prices Suddenly Surge ...
U.S.A. : As we pointed out earlier in the week, China-owned Smithfield Food’s decision to temporarily shutter the largest pork processing plant in the US, based in Sioux Falls, SD, due to a coronavirus outbreak is a much more significant even than the MSM gave credit for. While WaPo focused on bashing the state’s governor

(Apr 18 2020) - PanAm Post : Coronavirus and Gasoline Shortage :
VENEZUELA : Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Venezuela is facing unprecedented chaos due to the shortage of gasoline. Thousands of Venezuelans have decided to violate the quarantine to find fuel. The situation has become so unsustainable that Venezuelans now buy smuggled gasoline from Colombia.

(Apr 17 2020) - Vicksburg Post : City seeks Corps help to move levee
VICKSBURG : The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is seeking the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District to relocate the levee surrounding the Vicksburg Forest Products plant. Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said the city wants to move the levee, which is on the north side of Haining Road, to protect a ...

(Apr 16 2020) - Post Star : N.Y. staying closed 'til May 15th
NEW YORK : Schools, businesses and everything else will stay closed until May 15th, Governor Andrew Cuomo said in Thursday's press conference. That’s 2 weeks longer than his previous announcement. “NY Pause has worked The closedown has worked,” he said. He noted that the coronavirus infection rate has slowed down ...

(Apr 15 2020) - Hippocratic Post : Resuscitation during pandemic
U.K. : This statement is for anyone who is performing CPR / de-fibrillation in an out-of-hospital setting. Whenever CPR is carried out, particularly on an unknown victim, there is some risk of cross infection, associated particularly with giving rescue breaths. Normally, this risk is very small and is set against ...

(Apr 14 2020) - Courier Post : Some cause for optimism ...
NEW JERSEY : Expressing "some cause for optimism" as the current COVID-19 crisis continues to ravage the region & nation, Camden County Freeholder Director Lou Cappelli on Tuesday still cautioned that "now is the time to double-down on our efforts" to engage in social distancing and taking other precautions ...

(Apr 13 2020) - Kathmandu Post : The economy & the pandemic
NEPAL : The Covid-19 pandemic & subsequent lockdown has led to demand collapse & supply shocks as businesses have shut down. The demand disruption & supply shock is set to decrease the gross domestic product of countries. The extent of the fall will depend on how long this persists. As per the Organisation ...

(Apr 12 2020) - Christian Post : Franklin Graham; obey authority
AMERICA : Speaking on a show with conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, evangelist Franklin Graham encouraged pastors in the United States to obey those in authority to protect themselves and others from the COVID-19 disease while continuing to do what God has called them to do. “We don’t slow down,” said Graham ...

(Apr 11 2020) - Saturday Evening Post : The Day FDR Died
CHICAGO : President Franklin D. Roosevelt died 75 yrs ago on April 12. Val Lauder, who was working at the Chicago Daily News as a copy-girl at the time, remembers the moment she heard the news. The candlestick telephone was a relic even then. The black upright device with a round mouthpiece & a hook to one side ...

(Apr 10 2020) - SCM Post : Chinese mark end of lockdown ...
CHINA : The southern province of Guangdong had the most Wuhan visitors outside Hubei province on Thursday, a day after the lockdown of China’s Covid-19 epicentre was lifted, according to Chinese search giant Baidu. Nearly one-tenth of the people who left Wuhan on Thursday travelled to Guangdong, with almost half ...

(Apr 09 2020) - Huff Post : Churches plan to open on Easter
FLORIDA : At the holiest time of year for Christians, churches are wrestling with how to hold services amid the coronavirus outbreak, and in some cases, that has set up showdowns with local governments over restrictions that forbid large gatherings. Many churches are offering parishioners livestreaming options ...

(Apr 08 2020) - Pakistan Christian Post : PM ignored political parties
NEW DELHI : NPP Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh urged the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to involve all the recognized regional political parties in the discussion on Covid-19. He said that more than 25 recognized political parties in the country were ignored to participate in the discussion on Covid-19 by the Prime Minister.

(Apr 07 2020) - Wash Post : Trump removes inspector general ...
WHITE HOUSE : President Trump has removed the chairman of the federal panel Congress created to oversee his administration's management of the $2 trillion stimulus package. Glenn Fine, who had been the acting Pentagon inspector general, was informed Monday that he was being replaced by Sean W. O’Donnell ...

(Apr 06 2020) - Orissa Post : Debate heats up in the US ...
WASH D.C. : United States President Donald Trump and members of his administration are growing emphatic in promoting an anti-malaria drug (Hydroxychloroquine) not yet officially approved for fighting COVID-19, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it is proved safe and effective against the virus.

(Apr 05 2020) - Daily Post : PM Johnson Admitted To Hospital
LONDON : Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests as his coronavirus symptoms persist, Downing Street has said. Number 10 said the P.M. was taken as a "precautionary step" on the advice of his doctor. He tested positive for the virus 10 days ago & has been in self-isolation inside his Downing Street flat since.

(Apr 04 2020) - India Post : Jurists file complaint against China
NEW DELHI : The London-based International Council of Jurists & All India Bar Association have filed a complaint against China in the U.N.s Human Rights Council for committing grave offences against humanity by unleashing COVID-19 on the world. The council is an international body of senior legal practitioners,

(Apr 03 2020) - Jerusalem Post : Venezuelan warship shoots vessel
BERLIN : A Venezuelan navy ship fired shots at a German-owned cruise ship on Mar 30 & rammed into the passenger vessel, leading to the sinking of the warship in the Caribbean. The Iranian regime-allied Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro accused the captain of the RCGS RESOLUTE cruise ship of “terrorism & piracy"

(Apr 02 2020) - Seattle Post : Getting your govt stimulus check
AMERICA : The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks within the next few weeks. The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump aimed at combating the economic ravages of the coronavirus outbreak.

(Apr 01 2020) - Activist Post : Draconian Lockdown Powers ...
U.S.A. : We still have choices. Just because we’re fighting an unseen enemy in the form of a virus doesn’t mean we have to relinquish every shred of our humanity, our common sense, or our freedoms to a nanny state that thinks it can do a better job of keeping us safe. Whatever we give up willingly now ...

(Mar 30 2020) - NY Post : DC mayor threatens jail time ...
WASH D.C. : Mayor Bowser is threatening residents of Wash, DC, with 90 days in jail & a $5,000 fine if they leave their homes during the coronavirus outbreak. The threat of jail is alarming residents & civil libertarians who point out that at least 5 inmates tested positive for COVID-19 in the city’s 1,700-inmate jail

(Mar 28 2020) - China Post : COVID-19 affects consumer confidence
TAIPEI : An escalation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic around the world continued to deal a blow to consumer confidence in Taiwan, in particular when equity investors were shocked by global volatility, according to National Central University. Citing a survey conducted during March 19-23, when stock markets ...

(Mar 27 2020) - BRICS Post : Learning from Mistakes ...
WORLD : As of Mar 27th 2020, there are over 5650,000 infection cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus discovered in Dec 2019, in the world. The number of global fatalities due to the virus has surpassed 26,000. The majority of all COVID-19 cases, including those closed, have been concentrated in China ...

(Mar 26 2020) - Islamic Post : Entry for Umrah suspended
SAUDI ARABIA : Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended entry for individuals seeking to perform Umrah pilgrimage or visiting the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, as well as tourists travelling from countries where the coronavirus poses a risk as determined by the Kingdom’s health authorities. The new precautions ...

(Mar 25 2020) - Hunts Post : Prince Charles tests positive ...
SCOTLAMD : Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, Clarence House has said. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. The Prince and the Duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland.

(Mar 24 2020) - Dominion Post : County has 1st Covid-19 case
KINGWOOD : Preston County has its first diagnosed case of COVID-19, the Preston County Health Dept announced. “This news is not unexpected. As testing expands, this will happen,” the dept said in a news release. “People shouldn’t panic. Instead, they should take common sense measures that'll keep them safe.”

(Mar 23 2020) - Cedar Springs Post : Governor issues order
MICHIGAN : Today Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order, directing all Michigan businesses & operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The order also directs Michiganders to stay in their homes unless ...

(Mar 22 2020) - Sunday Post : New measures to combat Covid-19
SCOTLAND : Nicola Sturgeon has announced new measures in the fight against coronavirus as the number of people dying with the disease in Scotland reached 10. The First Minister declared Scotland’s islands a no-go zone for visitors, saying ferry companies have been told not to take “non-essential travellers”.

(Mar 21 2020) - Patriot Post : Trump Bets the Pharma on U.S.
U.S.A. : “The world owes China a thank you.” To most people, the words from the Xinhua news service, hit like a ton of bricks. With the entire planet in crisis & leaders scrambling to stop another Depression, the communist regime is wrong. What the world is owed is an apology, 'cause China kept the world in the dark ...

(Mar 20 2020) - Denver Post : Colorado confirms 86 more cases ...
COLORADO : Colorado health officials confirmed 86 more cases of the novel coronavirus Friday, bringing to 363 the total number of positive cases in the state — a number that officials have acknowledged is still far below the actual number of infected patients. Forty-four people are hospitalized from COVID-19 ...

(Mar 19 2020) - Conservative Daily Post : 2 Congressmen Test "+"
WASH D.C. : At least 2 congressmen have confirmed that they have COVID-19. One democrat & one republican have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), who said he had a headache and fever this weekend & Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah), who reported “mild cold-like symptoms” ...

(Mar 18 2020) - Prairie Post : The Latest to Combat COVID-19
ALBERTA : Aggressive public health measures, including additional limits to mass gatherings, are being implemented provincewide to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Albertans. (•) Government will declare a state of public health emergency. (•) Mass gatherings are now limited to no more than 50 attendees.

(Mar 17 2020) - Christian Post : Church opens CoVid-19 testing
ALABAMA : The multi-campus Church of the Highlands in Alabama says it will begin offering drive-through coronavirus testing at its Grandview campus starting Tuesday, even for people who can't afford to pay for it. In partnership with Assurance Scientific & the Christ Health Center, Alabama residents who ...

(Mar 16 2020) - Bangkok Post : Public needs solution, not confusion
THAILAND : During an outbreak, there will always be panic and public confusion -- and the Covid-19 outbreak is no exception. It should be the job of the country's leaders to assure the safety of the people and calm them down. In the past weeks, however, Thai leaders have become sources of confusion themselves.

(Mar 15 2020) - Conservative Post : Coronavirus: Biblical Plague ?
WORLD : Does the Book of Revelation predict the coronavirus? Is it one of the prophesied, end-time plagues? If so, does that mean this is just a harbinger of much worse things to come? Evangelical commentator Michael Snyder included the coronavirus in his “list of plagues that are hitting our planet.”

(Mar 14 2020) - Jerusalem Post : Israel and the coronavirus
ISRAEL : In times of terror, one does not feel as helpless as now - there are actions the gov't can take to keep the enemy at the gate or the terrorist from blowing up the buses. But this is different. This, too, shall pass. It may take some time, it will only be after the death rate around the world climbs.

(Mar 13 2020) - Daily Post : Woman burns self to death ...
NIGERIA : Miss Dinatu Gadi of ECWA staff community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, has committed suicide. Gadi who was in her mid 30's, killed herself Thursday night. An eyewitness, John Fara, told News Agency of Nigeria Friday, about 8pm, the deceased sneaked to the back of their house

(Mar 12 2020) - PanAm Post : Spain Can’t Fix Its Economy ...
SPAIN : Spain is confronting the coronavirus & has completely forgotten its economy. The Spanish economy is currently engaged in the process of containing a pandemic, which is not under control, at least, if we calculate the potential costs of the outbreak. The number of people affected in Spain is still rising ...

(Mar 11 2020) - Bristol Post : UK Govt minister tests positive
BRITAIN : The Conservative MP & Health Minister Nadine Dorries has tested positive for coronavirus. The Times reported that the MP for Mid Bedfordshire fell ill on Friday last week & is now understood to be in isolation where she's recovering from coronavirus. She was in very close contact to PM Boris Johnson and ...

(Mar 10 2020) - Post Searchlight : Cocaine dealer busted
GEORGIA : Georgia State Patrol conducted a traffic stop on Monday that led to the arrest of Teonna Brown for driving under the influence & Bryndon Dillard for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, along with several other misdemeanor charges. Officer Davidson conducted a traffic stop on Brown’s vehicle

(Mar 09 2020) - Hippocratic Post : Fertility in the 21st Century
U.S.A. : The fertility industry has seen a massive increase in demand as more and more couples are finding themselves unable to conceive naturally. Clinics have reported a 95% increase in the number of people taking fertility tests. The NHS has put stricter restrictions on who can qualify for assisted conception.

(Mar 08 2020) - Post News : Police-Enforced Quarantine in ???
CALIFORNIA : Sacramento police (March 3rd) ordered all residents in a California neighbourhood to stay inside on Thursday due to a coronavirus death in the area. The local health department issued a statement after the police presence in the area. This is a frightening development. WIBW reported ...

(Mar 07 2020) - Limerick Post : Limerick nursing home visitor ban
LIMERICK : A large number of nursing homes, care facilities & residential treatment facilities across Limerick & the Mid West have shut the doors to visitors as the number of Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Ireland rises to 18. The facilities are telling visitors to stay away to protect elderly and ...

(Mar 05 2020) - Kathmandu Post : Prepare for the worst
NEPAL : Covid-19, the new viral disease that erupted in China in early December, has now spread around the world, invading 78 countries so far. Governments in most countries are calling for social distancing, with most schools already closing or contemplating closure. Nepal has recorded just once case so far,

(Mar 04 2020) - SCM Post : Coronavirus: pet dog of patient infected
CHINA : Hong Kong health authorities confirmed Wed that a pet dog belonging to a Covid-19 patient had contracted the coronavirus, with experts calling it a “low-level infection” that was likely to be the first reported case of human-to-animal transmission of the disease. Suggesting, surface contamination ...

(Mar 03 2020) - Activist Post : Schools Are Spying on Students ...
SAN FRANCISCO : Schools across the country are increasingly using technology to spy on students at home, at school & on social media. Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation launched a new Surveillance Self-Defense guide for students & parents, so they can learn how schools are watching them, and ...

(Mar 01 2020) - NY Post : US coronavirus cases jump to 71
U.S.A. : The number of coronavirus cases in the US stood at 71 early Sunday, according to CDC officials. The majority of those cases - 44 - were patients who caught the virus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship. The remaining were mostly from the West Coast, including 12 confirmed in California and ...

(Feb 28 2020) - Huffington Post : Woman in Serious Condition
CALIFORNIA : A Nor-Cal woman who tested positive for COVID-19 is in serious condition & has been intubated. Rep. John Garamendi (D), who represents the district where the woman's from, told CNN the patient is unable to talk, hampering efforts to determine where she might have encountered the coronavirus ...

(Feb 27 2020) - Courier Post : Fentanyl: What it is ???
SOUTH JERSEY : Camden County has initiated a pilot program to distribute fentanyl testing strips through health care and social service outreach groups, a harm reduction strategy they believe will save the lives of people who are struggling with addiction. But what is fentanyl, and how can one test for its presence?

(Feb 26 2020) - Wash Post : Coronavirus raises drug supply fears
U.S.A. : The Food & Drug Administration is stepping up its monitoring of the drug supply for potential shortages, including 20 products that may be at risk due to the coronavirus outbreak that has shut down much of China & is raising concerns about the nation’s convoluted & highly outsourced pharmaceutical supply chain.

(Feb 25 2020) - Post News : Senate to Receive Coronavirus Briefing
WASH D.C. : The Senate is set to receive a classified briefing on the coronavirus outbreak that has spread to So. Korea, Iran & Italy in the past week with dramatic increases in cases in each affected country. The Trump administration is reported to be asking Congress for emergency funding to address the looming crisis ...

(Feb 24 2020) - Orissa Post : Criticism is not anti-national ...
NEW DELHI : Supreme Court judge Justice Deepak Gupta said Monday that right to dissent is essential for democracy & criticism of the executive, judiciary, bureaucracy & the Armed Forces cannot be termed ‘anti-national’. The right to dissent is the ‘biggest’ & ‘most important right’ granted by the Constitution ...

(Feb 23 2020) - Daily Post : Christians to dress in black to protest
NIGERIA : Millions of Christians across the Diocese of Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria have concluded plans to come out on Wednesday, 26th of February in all black attires during the procession of Ash Wednesday to show their grievances over the killings in Nigeria and the insecurity situation of the country.

(Feb 22 2020) - Greanville Post : Assange’s Persecution Exposes ...
MELBOURNE : Julian Assange started a leak outlet on the premise that corrupt & unaccountable power is a problem in our world & that problem can be fought with the light of truth. Corrupt & unaccountable power responded by detaining, silencing & smearing him. His persecution has proved his thesis re: the world ...

(Feb 21 2020) - Franklin News Post : Concealed carry class
VIRGINIA : More than 160 men & women attended a concealed carry class Feb. 15 in Boones Mill. Last month, more than 330 attended the class offered at Boones Mill Baptist Church & each person who attended the 4-hr training courses were awarded certificates. A certificate from a qualified training class is a requirement.

(Feb 20 2020) - India Post : China opposes Shah’s visit to Arunachal
NEW DELHI : Even as it is bogged down by the coronavirus epidemic, China on Thursday reopened a hostile front with India as Beijing “firmly opposed” Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh on its statehood day and warned India against “complicating” the border issue.

(Feb 19 2020) - Seattle Post : 746 people being watched ...
WASHINGTON : More than 700 people in Washington State are being publicly supervised for coronavirus, according to the Washington State Dept of Health. The department said Tuesday 746 people in the state are under public health supervision, including those at risk of having been exposed to novel coronavirus.

(Feb 18 2020) - Kyiv Post : Ukraine repels Russian-backed offensive
DONBAS : Ukrainian troops successfully repelled an offensive by Russian-backed troops in Donbas, although they had to withdraw from one forward observation point, Lt Gen Ruslan Khomchak, Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, said. Earlier in the day, the Ukrainian military reported ...

(Feb 17 2020) - First Post : China sees rise in coronavirus cases
BEIJING -- Mainland China reported a slight upturn in new virus cases & an increase by 105 in deaths caused by the illness for a total of 1,770 since the outbreak began. The 2,048 new cases followed 3 days of declines, but was up by just 39 cases from the previous day's figure. Another 10,844 have recovered ...

(Feb 16 2020) - Post & Email : The New Untouchables
U.S.A. -- Back in the 60’s (the 1960’s, that is), there was a TV show called “The Untouchables.” The series chronicled the efforts of an actual special unit of the FBI to fight crime, uncover corruption and bring the bad actors to justice during the era of Prohibition and Al Capone in 1930’s Chicago.

(Feb 14 2020) - China Post : Trump to transfer $3.8B for wall
WASH D.C. -- The Trump administration is transferring $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the president’s long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall, angering not just Democrats but also GOP defense hawks. Thursday’s move by the Pentagon would transfer money from National Guard units ...

(Feb 13 2020) - Frontier Post : NATO expands mission in Iraq
BRUSSELS -- NATO will assume a greater role in Iraq, taking over some activities from the U.S.-led coalition against Daesh/ISIS, the alliance’s secretary general announced Wednesday at a meeting of defense ministers at its Brussels headquarters. “We need to be able to conduct operations,” said Jens Stoltenberg.

(Feb 12 2020) - Pakistan Christian Post : Teen kidnapped & Raped
LAHORE -- Pakistani Christian Sneha, 14, of Bahar Colony, Lahore, who was kidnapped, forcibly converted to Islam & married to her kidnapper Zeeshan, has been recovered & reunited with her family. Sneha is the youngest of Sabir Masih, has 2 sisters & one brother. She was a student in Franciscan Girls H.S.

(Feb 11 2020) - Conservative Daily Post : Bloomberg Audio Outrage
U.S.A. -- The former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, has spent millions entering the democratic primary race, vying for a chance to go up against President Trump in 2020. However, that may all come to a grinding halt. Recently resurfaced audio shows Bloomberg defending his “stop and frisk” policy.

(Feb 10 2020) - Patriot Post : Challenging Sanctuary Jurisdictions
NEW YORK -- For as long as most Americans can remember, Dem's have made it clear that any law inimical to their agenda can be blithely ignored. Nothing makes this clearer than the locales across the nation known as “sanctuary” jurisdictions, where policies forbid local law enforcement from cooperating with ICE.

(Feb 09 2020) - Denver Post : “QAnon” creeps into MSM
MILWAUKEE -- President Trump was more than halfway through his speech at a rally in Milwaukee when one of his hand gestures caught the eye of a supporter standing in the packed arena. The 51-yr-old woman believed the president had traced the shape of the letter “Q” with his fingers as a covert signal to followers of QAnon,

(Feb 03 2020) - Weekend Post : Taxation of trusts
AFRICA -- Death and Taxes; the 2 certainties in life they say. Certain that the other twin (tax) will even follow a person unto death, inseparable huh? There are cases where children receive property upon death of parents and are left with huge liabilities because they do not have means to settle the tax liability ...

(Feb 02 2020) - Christian Post : Church of England apologizes ...
ENGLAND -- Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu have apologized for a decree issued by the Church of England which said that only heterosexual married couples should have sex and that sex in gay or straight civil partnerships “falls short of God’s purpose for human beings.”

(Jan 31 2020) - NY Post : California man tests "+" for coronavirus
CALIFORNIA -- A California man has tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the 7th confirmed case in the U.S. The unidentified man is a resident of Santa Clara County, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention confirmed Friday, according to local news reports. Health officials have documented 2 others ...

(Jan 30 2020) - Conservative Post : Obama’s in Trouble ...
WASH D.C. -- Looks like Democrats’ efforts to delegitimize President Trump are backfiring, and could ultimately result in a few big names going to jail. For the past several years, all we’ve heard from certain Democrats is how Trump allegedly colluded with the Russians to “steal” the White House. But ...

(Jan 28 2020) - Activist Post : Required Location Tracking App ...
MISSOURI -- According to a new report from the Kansas City Star, the University of Missouri has started using an app called SpotterEDU to track students to determine attendance. Professors will choose whether or not to use the app. If they use it, students in those classes will be unable to opt-out & be forced to install the App

(Jan 26 2020) - Bangkok Post : C130's on standby for evacuation
CHINA -- Up to four C130 planes with medic teams have been put on standby in case Thailand decides to airlift its citizens from Wuhan as the coronavirus outbreak worsened in China. Air force chief Maanat Wongwat said the transport aircraft & medic teams were ready to take off to the Chinese city as soon as ...

(Jan 24 2020) - Monroe County Post : Coronavirus terrifies us, but
TENNESSEE -- Influenza rarely gets the sort of attention that coronavirus has, even though flu has already sickened at least 13 million Americans this winter & killed 6,600 people. In a bad year, the flu kills up to 61,000 Americans. There’s a deadly virus spreading from state to state. It preys on the most vulnerable

(Jan 22 2020) - Copenhagen Post : Denmark prepared for virus
DENMARK -- The Danish health authority is confident it's well prepared to tackle the new virus outbreak in China. The State Serum Institute said it wasn’t on high alert about the Wuhan Virus because the indications are that it can only be transmitted via close contact & that it isn’t as deadly as SARS.

(Jan 20 2020) - Nottingham Post : Paedophile hunters nab two
LONDON -- Two men have been jailed for more than 4 years combined for child sex offences. Adnan Farzat, 36, of Pandora Road, Camden, London, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child, attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual activity ...

(Jan 19 2020) - Palm Beach Post : Illegal crossings plunge ...
YUMA -- Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-yr-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only 9 days, riding buses & paying a smuggler $6,000 to ensure passage through highway checkpoints. Father & son walked about 10 min' in stifling heat before surrendering to border agents.

(Jan 18 2020) - Jerusalem Post : Iran arrests Christian convert
IRAN -- According to the website Art' 18, which seeks to promote religious freedom, “The 21-yr-old, who after her conversion now prefers to be known as Mary, was reportedly arrested near Azadi Square, where protests were taking place following the Iranian govt’s admission of guilt in the downing Ukrainian plane.”

(Jan 17 2020) - Post South : Nearly 100 mil' under winter warning
U.S.A. -- Nearly 100 million Americans were under a winter weather alert Friday as a sprawling storm is expected to create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into northeastern U.S. through the weekend. Already Friday, a plane slid off a taxiway at Kansas City International Airport due to icy conditions ...

(Jan 16 2020) - SCM Post : China’s deal to buy more US goods ...
CHINA -- China’s pledge to ramp up purchases of US goods and services in an interim trade deal has drawn concern from other trading partners, with a leading European business group calling it a “distortion of the market” and saying the pact was “rewriting globalisation”. After the deal was signed in Washington ...

(Jan 15 2020) - Post News : Massive Trump Rally in Milwaukee
WISCONSIN -- Over 37,000 Watch Online at Right Side Broadcasting Network. President Trump is holding a massive rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin tonight. THOUSANDS lined up in the freezing temperatures to see President Trump this evening. Trump invited several Wisconsin lawmakers on the stage tonight.

(Jan 14 2020) - Kathmandu Post : Substandard med's distributed
NEPAL -- Medicines from the list of essential drugs which were found to be substandard in lab' tests a few months ago are still being distributed free of cost from the state-run health facilities across the country. Nepal Health Research Council had collected 285 essential med's from the health facilities

(Jan 13 2020) - Threat Post : CES Surveillance Worries Advocates
LAS VEGAS -- Cutting-edge surveillance tech took center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this past week. But just as many tech enthusiast praised the technology as something to marvel, privacy advocates voiced concern. Many security experts are sounding the alarm re: the tech show’s emphasis ...

(Jan 12 2020) - Activist Post : Walmart Testing Robots ... For ???
NEW HAMPSHIRE -- A Walmart Supercenter in Salem, New Hampshire, has been the first store to test a new kind of technology that will use robots to collect grocery items for online order fulfilment. Walmart is one of the largest companies in the world by revenue, with at least 2.3 million employees in the US ...

(Jan 11 2020) - Saturday Evening Post : The 5 Biggest Bailouts Ever
AMERICA -- They say the business of America is business, but occasionally the only thing left to help a business is America. On certain occasions, our govt has politely stepped away from a generally hands-off attitude & intervened to save companies whose dissolutions might have dire, wide-ranging consequences ...

(Jan 09 2020) - BRICS Post : South African citrus export jumps
SOUTH AFRICA -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects South Africa’s fresh citrus exports to jump by 10% in 2020 to 2.24 million tonnes. The revenue growth from citrus exports should be even higher, as growers shift to high value lemons & soft citrus such as mandarins & away from oranges.

(Jan 08 2020) - Wash Post : Transcript of Trump’s Iran speech
WASH D.C. -- President Trump addressed a nation Wed that in recent days has appeared to be on the verge of war with Iran. The speech came days after the U.S. killed a high-ranking military commander, Qasem Soleimani, and the morning after Iran retaliated by striking Iraqi bases that house U.S. forces with missiles.

(Jan 07 2020) - Baghdad Post : 35 killed in stampede at funeral
IRAN -- A stampede erupted on Tuesday at a funeral procession for a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike last week, killing 35 people and injuring 48 others, state television reported. According to the report, the stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani ...

(Jan 06 2020) - Huff Post : Number Of Animals Feared Dead ...
SYDNEY -- The number of wildlife estimated to have died in Australia’s wildfire has skyrocketed to over a billion. Chris Dickman, an ecologist at the University of Sydney, told HuffPost that his original estimate of 480 million was not only conservative, it was also exclusive to the state of New South Wales ...

(Jan 05 2020) - PanAm Post : Chavismo Seizes Parliament ... and
VENEZUELA -- Luis Parra was sworn in as president of the National Assembly with the votes from the Chavista party, more than twenty votes from supposed independent opponents, and some dissidents. On January 5, the Directorial Board of the Venezuelan National Assembly was supposed to be renewed, and ...

(Jan 04 2020) - Jakarta Post : Lengthy requirements for religions
JAKARTA -- The year 2019 saw adherents of minority religions continue to struggle to exercise their beliefs, including as they tried to establish places of worship in many areas of the country. The issue was raised again over Christmas when Christians in West Sumatra were banned from holding Christmas service and ...

(Jan 02 2020) - National Post : Military wants spy 'role players'
CANADA -- The Department of National Defence is recruiting actors for a unique role: to be participants in real-life spy-vs-spy exercises. The ministry issued an unusual tender recently, seeking “role players” to help train special-forces troops on the intricacies of surveillance and counter-surveillance ...

(Jan 01 2020) - Kyiv Post : Pompeo postpones trip to Ukraine
WASH D.C. -- United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has postponed his visit to Ukraine after protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Instead, Pompeo will monitor the situation in the Middle Eastern country, the State Dept' announced Jan. 1. Pompeo was scheduled to arrive in Kyiv on Jan. 3 ...

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