Dr. Fauci says U.S. faces ‘a whole lot of trouble’ as coronavirus cases rise heading into winter

The United States is “facing a whole lot of trouble” as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country heading into the cold winter months, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told CNBC on Monday.  The U.S. reported more than 44,600 new cases on Sunday and the seven-day average rose to over … Read more Dr. Fauci says U.S. faces ‘a whole lot of trouble’ as coronavirus cases rise heading into winter

Mennel: ‘I thought about giving up music’

Mennel

Mennel Ibtissem is a French-Syrian singer who became an internet sensation following her 2018 performance of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah on The Voice France. However, she faced a lot of criticism recently, after her decision to no longer wear a hijab. She says these comments had such a negative impact on her that she sometimes thought … Read more Mennel: ‘I thought about giving up music’

Arkansas congressman, rival spar over tax cuts, health care

Arkansas congressman, rival spar over tax cuts, health care

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) – Republican Rep. French Hill and Democratic challenger Joyce Elliott clashed over President Donald’s Trump’s tax cuts and the federal health overhaul Monday as the two met up for their only debate in an Arkansas congressional race that’s turned unexpectedly tight. Hill, who represents a district that includes Little Rock and seven … Read more Arkansas congressman, rival spar over tax cuts, health care

Trump makes first trip since his COVID-19 diagnosis — watch live stream today

Trump makes first trip since his COVID-19 diagnosis — watch live stream today

President Trump seen at Orlando Sanford International Airport, on Monday, October 12, 2020, in Sanford, Florida. Evan Vucci / AP President Trump held an hour-long rally in Sanford, Florida, on Monday, his first trip from the White House since his COVID-19 diagnosis. Shortly before his rally, the president’s physician announced he tested negative for the … Read more Trump makes first trip since his COVID-19 diagnosis — watch live stream today

Barack Obama congratulates Lakers’ LeBron James, calls him ‘extraordinary leader’ following fourth NBA title

Barack Obama congratulates Lakers' LeBron James, calls him 'extraordinary leader' following fourth NBA title

It’s hard not to appreciate the year that LeBron James had this year. Not only was he an MVP finalist during the regular season, he followed it up with a tremendous playoff run in the Disney bubble as the Lakers won their 17th title in franchise history. At 35 years old, LeBron paired his fourth … Read more Barack Obama congratulates Lakers’ LeBron James, calls him ‘extraordinary leader’ following fourth NBA title

Actor Jon Cryer finds lost wedding ring thanks to Vancouver jewelry sleuth

Actor Jon Cryer finds lost wedding ring thanks to Vancouver jewelry sleuth

Vancouver’s Chris Turner says his passion for helping people recover lost jewelry is all about the smiles. On Sunday, he got a big one from American actor Jon Cryer. The star, best known for his role in the sitcom Two and a Half Men, is in Vancouver filming another project. In a lengthy Twitter post that’s … Read more Actor Jon Cryer finds lost wedding ring thanks to Vancouver jewelry sleuth

HC to govt: Notify standards for mental health establishments | India News

J&K outfits use ambulances to run terror errands | India News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court (HC) on Monday asked the Centre to treat as representation a PIL seeking notification of minimum standards for different categories of mental health establishments as mandated under the Mental Healthcare Act of 2017. The petition said that there are many establishments that claim they can cure or treat mental … Read more HC to govt: Notify standards for mental health establishments | India News

Citigroup is fined $400 million over ‘longstanding’ internal problems.

Citigroup is fined $400 million over ‘longstanding’ internal problems.

Two months after one of its bankers accidentally sent nearly $1 billion to the wrong people, Citigroup agreed to pay $400 million to federal regulators over long-running problems keeping its daily operations under control. The regulators — the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency — said Wednesday that Citi had … Read more Citigroup is fined $400 million over ‘longstanding’ internal problems.

50 years after October Crisis, son of Pierre Laporte reflects on father’s death

It’s been almost 50 years since Jean Laporte learned from a television report that his father had been killed by a radical group of separatists trying to turn Quebec into an independent socialist state. But as he looks back over the unprecedented events that helped shape his life, Jean barely addresses the politics over the … Read more 50 years after October Crisis, son of Pierre Laporte reflects on father’s death

A Nevada man got COVID-19 twice. That’s why we need a vaccine

A Nevada man got COVID-19 twice. That's why we need a vaccine

If you were counting on a coronavirus infection to keep you safe from COVID-19 without having to get a vaccine, scientists have some bad news: It won’t work. The evidence for this comes from a Nevada man who was infected with two distinct versions of the novel coronavirus and became sick with COVID-19 both times. … Read more A Nevada man got COVID-19 twice. That’s why we need a vaccine

Broadway performers face uncertainty: “The future is completely anyone’s guess at this point”

Broadway performers face uncertainty: "The future is completely anyone's guess at this point"

For NaTonia Monét, this Broadway season was supposed to be the greatest of her life. A Florida State University grad who moved to New York City in 2008 with the dream of being on Broadway, Monét’s years of dedication, hard work, and regional tours finally paid off when she was cast as Alline in “Tina: … Read more Broadway performers face uncertainty: “The future is completely anyone’s guess at this point”

Nigerians Demand End to Police Squad Known for Brutalizing the Young

Nigerians Demand End to Police Squad Known for Brutalizing the Young

By Shola Lawal and Adenike Olanrewaju LAGOS, Nigeria — With protests breaking out across Nigeria and in expatriate Nigerian communities around the world, the country’s president vowed to a skeptical public on Monday that he would crack down on rogue police officers accused of brutalizing citizens. President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise came a day after his … Read more Nigerians Demand End to Police Squad Known for Brutalizing the Young

Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News

Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News

NEW DELHI: The government agencies have procured about 4.2 million tonnes of kharif paddy till Monday. While a total of 2.6 MTs of paddy has been procured in Punjab, 1.5 MTs has been procured in Haryana. Punjab has been the epicentre of farmers protest over the issue of farm reform laws amid speculation among some … Read more Amid protests, 3.6 lakh farmers benefit from paddy MSP | India News

Carbon neutral? Cardiff can show the way, says city leader

Carbon neutral? Cardiff can show the way, says city leader

Image caption Cardiff council leader Huw Thomas says he wants to lay down the green challenge to the city Wales’ capital can “set an example” by becoming carbon neutral within a decade, Cardiff council’s leader has said. But Huw Thomas admitted the target set out in a new environmental plan was a “significant challenge”. Wales … Read more Carbon neutral? Cardiff can show the way, says city leader