NEWS | Iran Issues Warrant For Trump Over Killing Of Top General

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. The United States and Interpol both dismissed the idea … Continue reading NEWS | Iran Issues Warrant For Trump Over Killing Of Top General

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | U.S. Exceeds 120,000 COVID-19 Deaths

NEW YORK | U.S. – The U.S. late Monday recorded 425 coronavirus deaths within 24 hours, taking the country’s death toll to over 120,000, according to data released by Johns Hopkins University. The tracker also showed that 2.31 million people in the U.S. have been infected so dar, with 640,000 recoveries.

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | New York’s Cuomo, Concerned About COVID-19 Spread, Asks Protesters To Get Tested

NEW YORK – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said several days and nights of demonstrations in the state after the killing of George Floyd could accelerate the spread of the coronavirus, and urged protesters to get tested. ‘I’m not a nervous Nellie. I’m just looking at the numbers’, said Cuomo, nothing that an … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | New York’s Cuomo, Concerned About COVID-19 Spread, Asks Protesters To Get Tested

CORONAVIRUS | Surgeon General Warns Of Coronavirus Outbreak From Floyd Protests

NEW YORK - U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said to expect new outbreaks of the coronavirus from the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd that have seen thousands of people gather in close proximity. While a majority of protesters nationwide have worn masks and face coverings as they demand justice for Floyd, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Surgeon General Warns Of Coronavirus Outbreak From Floyd Protests

WORLD NEWS | Trump Says Terminating U.S. Relationship With World Health Organization Over Virus

NEW YORK – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is termination the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus, saying the WHO has essentially become a puppet organization of China. Appearing in the White House Rose Garden, Trump went ahead with repeated threats to eliminate American funding … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Trump Says Terminating U.S. Relationship With World Health Organization Over Virus

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter’s Fact-Check Label Prompts Trump Threat To Shut Down Social Media Companies

NEW YORK  – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president’s claims. Without offering evidence, Trump again accused such platforms of bias, tweeting: ‘Republicans feel … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter’s Fact-Check Label Prompts Trump Threat To Shut Down Social Media Companies

BUSINESS NEWS | New York’s Cuomo To Meet Trump, Push Infrastructure Spending

NEW YORK – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he will travel to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday and planned to discuss major investments in infrastructure as a way to jumpstart a U.S. economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. Cuomo also told a daily briefing on Tuesday he planned to accelerate … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | New York’s Cuomo To Meet Trump, Push Infrastructure Spending

POLITICS | Pompeo Says State Dept. Watchdog Should Have Been Fired ‘Some Time Ago’

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday decline to say why he recommended firing the State Department’s inspector general, but added he should have done it earlier and rejected claims his decision was motivated by political retaliation. Congressional aides said Steve Linick, the inspector general, was probing whether Pompeo misused a taxpayer-fund … Continue reading POLITICS | Pompeo Says State Dept. Watchdog Should Have Been Fired ‘Some Time Ago’

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | U.S. CDC, FDA Chiefs In Self-Quarantine Following COVID-19 Exposure: Statement, Report

RIYADH| SAUDI ARABIA – Two cabinet U.S. officials were in self-quarantine on Saturday after coming into contact with someone who had tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokesman and a media report. Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield ‘will be teleworking for the next two weeks’, after a ‘low-risk … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | U.S. CDC, FDA Chiefs In Self-Quarantine Following COVID-19 Exposure: Statement, Report

POLITICS | In Leaked Call, Obama Describes Trump Handling Of Virus As Chaotic

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as ‘chaotic’ in a conference call with former members of his administration, a source said on Saturday. Obama has largely kept out of the fray even as Trump has blamed him and his Democratic administration for a variety of … Continue reading POLITICS | In Leaked Call, Obama Describes Trump Handling Of Virus As Chaotic