California ordered some bars to close on Sunday, following similar moves in Texas and Florida, as cases nationwide soar to record levels each day. Washington state and the city of San Francisco have paused re-opening plans. … [Read more...] about Gold rises as virus concerns lift safe-haven bid
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wears a mask on Jun 11, 2020 in Geneva. (Photo: AFP/Fabrice Coffrini) In spite of numerous European countries further easing their lockdown restrictions, cases around the world are rising especially in Latin America with Brazil now registering over 50,000 deaths. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 pandemic still accelerating: WHO chief
In California, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered bars to close in Los Angeles and six other counties on Sunday, warning that the virus had "not gone away". He urged people to wear masks, follow guidance on hygiene and to "take this seriously". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: ‘Swift and dangerous turn’ in Texas cases, says governor
Mr Abbott has refused to allow Texan mayors to insist on them so that, as he put it, "individual liberty is not infringed". By contrast the governor of California, a Democrat, says the "science shows that face coverings and masks work". Mr Trump, meanwhile, has refused to wear one. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Where are global cases rising and falling?
His mother, Johnnetta Bryant, said that watching the video of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, dying as a police officer knelt on his neck last month "really hit my heart just so deeply because I am a mom to a black son. … [Read more...] about Keedron Bryant: Warner Records signs black protest singer, 12