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Cuomo says possible NY quarantine 'would be chaos and mayhem'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.
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An eye for an eye will ultimately, leave the whole world blind.
Chinese tourists, travel bubbles: how Asia can refloat its battered travel industry
If the Covid-induced moratorium on travel has left you feeling flat, cheer up. Even if a vaccine remains a far-off dream, Asian tourist destinations are cautiously beginning to ...
Chinese tech firms denounce latest additions to US trade blacklist as speculation mounts that Beijing will retaliate
The US Commerce Department said on Friday it was putting 24 more Chinese governmental and commercial organisations on its so-called ‘Entity List’. The latest sanctions up the an...
Fresh UK review into Huawei role in 5G networks
The UK government is conducting a new review into the impact of allowing Huawei telecoms equipment to be used in British 5G networks.
New York Times publishes names of 1,000 lives lost to coronavirus
The total losses from the Covid-19 pandemic are, indeed, incalculable. The losses are greater than any illustration or description. But The Times is trying, in a unique way, by ...
China decides not to set a GDP target for 2020 as coronavirus batters the economy
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shared the government’s outlook Friday as part of China’s annual parliamentary meeting, delayed by about two months this year due to the coronavirus. ...
Newly diagnosed coronavirus cases and lack of reliable testing are problems for U.S. automakers
It wasn't a matter of if but when someone with Covid-19 would unknowingly enter a factory as tens of thousands of American autoworkers returned to work. And it only took two days.
Women politicians face daily abuse on social media
Imagine picking up your phone and receiving abusive messages every day.
White rice spikes blood sugar levels and ‘has almost the same effect as eating pure table sugar,’ according to Harvard Medical School
White rice is less nutritious than brown rice because it lacks the most nutrient-dense parts of rice: the bran and germ.
Netflix stops charging customers who never watch
Netflix says it will now start to cancel accounts that have watched nothing in more than a year, but have still been paying subscription fees.
Here's What Public Health Experts Have To Say About Using Public Restrooms During The Coronavirus Pandemic
"You’re basically kind of going in, to use a cute term, 'a bioweapons factory' - so there is no safe. There's only things you can do to mitigate risk."
Facebook Is Taking Down Posts That Cause Imminent Harm - But Not Posts That Cause Inevitable Harm
The social media platform is siding with scientists to stop the spread of harmful misinformation about the pandemic. If it can do it now, why wasn't it doing it all along?
Goldman Sachs Recommend to invest now in Brazil
On Thursday, Bloomberg put out a headline that it was time to buy the worst emerging market in the world - Brazil. The reason: things were so bad, they couldn't possibly get muc...
A bank robbery and a lovely wife for a happy weekend
Rental Car Giant Hertz Files For Bankruptcy Protection
A decrease in travel amid the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a "sudden and dramatic" blow to the company's revenue.
Trump administration considering the first US nuclear test since '90s
Members of the Trump administration have explored conducting the first U.S. nuclear test since 1992 in a move that would mark a reversal from a decades-long freeze on such tests.
Grandmother ordered to delete Facebook photos
Sometimes a smart Privacy laws meats a stupid judge and that means that a grandmother needs her daughter's permission to post photos of her grandchildren.
Son 'kills father' during Zoom chat in New York state
Police received calls from the other Zoom participants as they watched the attack.
Coronavirus: Italian PM says country is over worst and cannot afford to wait for vaccine before restarting economy
More than 32,000 people have died after contracting COVID-19 in the country.
Children in care can be vaccinated against their parents’ wishes without court order, UK judges rule
A UK appeals court has ruled that children in state care may receive “routine vaccinations” even when parents are opposed, adding that no court order is needed for the shots bec...
New record internet speed could download 10,000 HD films per second
Using a device called a micro-comb, the researchers clocked internet speeds millions of times faster than the UK average.
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