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Top US health official contradicts Donald Trump's claim coronavirus was made in a Chinese lab

Top US health official Anthony Fauci has said that there is no scientific evidence to support claims by Donald Trump that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab. Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has been one of the leading medical experts helping to guide the US response to the highly contagious virus that has swept across the country. Dr Fauci contradicted claims made by the US president that the global coronavirus pandemic started in a l...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, US, United States, World Health Organization, Scott Morrison, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, National Geographic, Wuhan, Trump, Fauci, Michael Ryan


Draft FEMA Report Predicts 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June 1

The White House dismisses the report, saying it hasn't been examined by the coronavirus task force.
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Chris Christie Says U.S. Needs to Reopen and Accept More Deaths

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on Monday that the American economy needs to reopen quickly and that tens of thousands of more Americans may die from the novel coronavirus, insisting that Americans are “gonna have to” accept that.Speaking to CNN correspondent Dana Bash on her The Daily DC podcast, Christie—who now works as an ABC News contributor—pushed for the reversal of stay-at-home orders in order to open up businesses and ramp up economic activity.Confronted with recent models th...
Tags: Europe, Chris Christie, News, White House, Cnn, New Jersey, Fox News, Donald Trump, Abc News, Pacific, Bash, Trump, Christie, Dana Bash


Shocking Draft FEMA Report Sees 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June 1

White House dismisses the report, saying it hasn't been examined by the coronavirus task force.
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Fauci says calls for his dismissal are 'part of the game'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, said Monday evening that calls for his dismissal are "part of the game" as he continues to urge Americans to practice social distancing.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Anthony Fauci, Fauci


United States: CMS Announces Changes To Healthcare Provider Grant Program - Butler Snow LLP

At a White House press briefing on April 7, CMS Administrator, Seema Verma, announced that $30 billion of $100 billion in CARES Act funding designated for healthcare providers would be distributed
Tags: News, White House, Cms, United States, Seema Verma, Healthcare Provider Grant Program Butler Snow LLP


White House Blocks Coronavirus Task Force Members From Testifying To Congress

The Trump administration said in a memo it was "reasonable" to expect that top officials were busy during the pandemic.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Trump


As States Move to Reopen, 2 Projections Show Deaths Rising

A University of Washington forecast frequently cited by the White House projected a death toll of more than double what it was predicting last month, citing the "easing of social distancing measures" in many states. From a report: As President Trump presses for states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths over the next several weeks. The daily death toll will reach about 3,000 on June 1, according to an i...
Tags: White House, Tech, United States, New York Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Federal Emergency Management Agency, University of Washington, The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation


Nancy Pelosi reacts to Donald Trump's demand: 'No way'

• Pelosi defends decision to decline Trump admin testing offer: 'They don't have them' • Pelosi slams White House for limiting Covid-19 task force testimony • Analysis: No, the CDC isn't fiddline with death numbers
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Stories, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi


Coronavirus live news: WHO and Five Eyes reject Chinese lab theory as global deaths pass 250,000

French hospital discovers Covid-19 case from December; Italy’s death toll higher than reported; leaders pledge $8bn to fight virus. Follow the latest updatesFive Eyes network contradicts theory Covid-19 leaked from labGerman cases ‘may be 10 times higher than official figures’Australia coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.33am BST Some California retailers will be allowed to reopen their businesses starting on Friday, the state’s governor, Gavin Newsom, said Monday. ...
Tags: Science, Biology, Australia, California, White House, China, Africa, Americas, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Canada, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


Pelosi slams White House for limiting coronavirus task force testimony

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday slammed the Trump administration's move to restrict coronavirus task force members from testifying before Congress this month.
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White House moves to limit coronavirus task force members from testifying on Hill

The White House has moved to limit the number of coronavirus task force members testifying in congressional hearings after recently blocking Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the task force, from testifying before a House subcommittee this week.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Anthony Fauci, Hill


Clorox Consolidates $220 Million US Media Account With OMD

Cleaning colossus Clorox has consolidated U.S. media buying and planning responsibilities with Omnicom's OMD. The move follows Clorox's rebrand earlier this year. Last month, the brand also urged consumers not to inject or consume bleach in the wake of statements made by President Trump in a White House news conference. In 2016, Clorox selected FCB...
Tags: White House, Advertising, Accounts, Trump, Omd, Omnicom, Clorox


People who meet with Donald Trump in Phoenix will get coronavirus tests

Security plans for Trump's trip to a Honeywell aerospace plant in Phoenix that manufactures protective masks mimic policy at the White House.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Honeywell


Trump’s Pick for Intelligence Chief Follows a Slew of QAnon Accounts

For a nominee to helm the U.S. government’s intelligence apparatus, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) draws on some unusual sources of information. Ratcliffe’s official, verified campaign Twitter account follows several accounts on the political fringe, including a 9/11 truther account with just one follower besides himself and four promoting the outlandish QAnon conspiracy theory, which posits that the world is run by a cabal of Democratic pedophile-cannibals—and has been ruled a potential source o...
Tags: Texas, News, Guantanamo Bay, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Germany, Russia, New York City, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, House


UK unions criticise guidance on returning to work for being inadequate

Workers may refuse to turn up unless the government helps guarantee their safety Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorkers may refuse to turn up or stage walk-outs unless the government helps guarantee their safety, trade unions have warned amid anger over guidance designed to ease the lockdown.As ministers prepare to urge the country back to return to work, Labour joined a string of trade unions in criticising draft guidelines for being vague, inadequate and putting st...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Work & careers, Labour, Trade unions, Keir Starmer, Coronavirus outbreak


The Chinese government is worried global anti-China sentiment is at its highest since Tiananmen Square

The mounting global backlash against China stemming from the country's handling the early days of the coronavirus pandemic has apparently registered with Beijing's political leaders, Reuters reports.An internal report drawn up by the China Institutes of Contemporary International found that anti-China sentiment around the world is at its highest point since 1989 following the Tiananmen Square student demonstrations, which Beijing cracked down on by declaring martial law and sending the m...
Tags: News, White House, China, Eu, Beijing, Chinese communist party, George W Bush, Trump, Reuters, Ccp, Tiananmen Square, China Institutes of Contemporary International, Xi Jinping Reuters


Anger at UK lockdown easing plans 'that could put workers at risk'

Unions criticise guidance and say staff may refuse to turn up unless safety is guaranteedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorkers may refuse to turn up or stage walk-outs unless the government helps guarantee their safety, trade unions have warned amid anger over guidance designed to ease the lockdown.As ministers prepare to urge the country back to return to work, Labour joined a string of trade unions in criticising draft guidelines for being vague, inadequate and pu...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, World news, Work & careers, Labour, Trade unions, Keir Starmer, Coronavirus outbreak


UK government begins transatlantic trade talks with Washington

Increasing links with US will aid recovery after coronavirus crisis, says Liz TrussCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLiz Truss has claimed bolstering transatlantic trade could help the economy bounce back from the Covid-19 crisis, as negotiations with Washington over a free trade deal begin by video link.Despite the government’s negotiating objectives for the deal pointing to a modest economic gain of 0.16% of GDP over 15 years, the international trade secretary said sh...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Washington, US, International Trade, Economics, UK News, Global Economy, Liz Truss, Trade Policy, Coronavirus outbreak, Liz TrussCoronavirus


Coronavirus model projects 134,000 deaths in US, nearly double its last estimate

An influential coronavirus model often cited by the White House is now forecasting that 134,000 people will die of Covid-19 in the United States, nearly double its previous prediction.
Tags: Health, White House, US, United States, COVID


Look inside the 'Tesla of eco-villages' that's aiming to meet the rising demand for sustainable living outside of dense major cities during the coronavirus pandemic

ReGen Villages is a startup striving to build self-sufficient communities across the globe. The company has yet to develop, but its founder says the concept is perfectly poised to thrive following the coronavirus pandemic. The communities could be built in more rural parts of the world, establishing attractive living situations outside of dense major cities. As COVID-19 has spread, many in metro areas have flocked to the suburbs or to rural locales to wait out the storm, and many are rethinkin...
Tags: Google, UK, London, Sweden, White House, Africa, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Palo Alto, Britain, Netherlands, Arizona, Silicon Valley


The Bigoted, Conspiratorial Rants of Rudy Giuliani’s Radio Show

This story first appeared at ProPublica and WNYC. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Presidential lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has largely fallen out of the public eye since his starring role in President Donald Trump’s impeachment. But Giuliani hasn’t gone silent. Instead, he’s in his home, doing a call-in radio show and a podcast — “Common Sense” — during wh...
Tags: England, News, Washington, France, White House, China, Germany, New York City, America, West, United States, Xi Jinping, New Jersey, Italy, Food And Drug Administration, Fda


Former Obama campaign advisers Axelrod and Plouffe urge Biden to 'up the tempo'

David Axelrod, a former senior strategist for Barack Obama's presidential campaigns, and David Plouffe, Obama's 2008 campaign manager, have a message for former Vice President: "up the tempo."In an op-ed published Monday in The New York Times, Axelrod and Plouffe said that while Biden's presidential campaign "has taken impressive steps" recently, the presumptive Democratic nominee will have to continue that momentum, especially in the digital realm, if he's out to outmaneuver the...
Tags: News, Obama, California, Barack Obama, New York Times, Biden, George W Bush, Trump, Axelrod, David Axelrod, David Plouffe Obama, Plouffe, New York Times Axelrod


Trump Administration Models Predict Near Doubling of Daily Death Toll by June

As President Donald Trump presses for states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady rise in the number of cases and deaths from the coronavirus over the next several weeks, reaching about 3,000 daily deaths June 1, according to an internal document obtained by The New York Times, nearly double from the current level of about 1,750.The projections, based on government modeling pulled together in chart form by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, forecas...
Tags: Texas, News, White House, New York City, America, Los Angeles, Chicago, United States, Alaska, New York Times, Cbs, Nebraska, Fox News, Times, Donald Trump, Detroit


Candidates on Bikes: Tera Hurst, Julia DeGraw, and Sam Chase

Left to right: Tera Hurst, Julia DeGraw, Sam Chase.(Photos supplied by campaigns) Welcome to the second of our four posts where we ask Portland City Council candidates about bicycling. On Friday we heard from the top five candidates in the very competitive race for position 4 (currently occupied by Chloe Eudaly). Today we’ll hear from position 2 candidates including: Tera Hurst, Julia DeGraw and Sam Chase. BikePortland asked each of them the same six questions via email. Below are their re...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Singapore, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Hales, City Hall, Old Town, Metro, Election 2020, Gresham, North South, East West, Portland City Council


Slow-moving Commons debates the key issues of March

Something called the coronavirus had become a pandemic, a minister told MPsJust as Matt Hancock was explaining at the Downing Street press conference how he hoped his test, track and trace app might work to ease the lockdown, parliament was finally getting the opportunity to debate the coronavirus regulations the government had put in place back in March. Though debate might be putting it a little strongly. The tech in the new virtual Commons isn’t up to allowing any interventions, so what we ac...
Tags: Politics, UK News, House Of Commons, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak, Edward Argar


White House bars Fauci and other coronavirus task force members from testifying before Congress

The Trump White House today decided to ban Dr. Anthony Fauci and other members of the coronavirus task force from testifying before Congress for the next month, unless the chief of staff gives specific approval. What are they trying to cover up about Trump's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, besides literally everything? SCOOP: White House bars Fauci, members of the task force from testifying before Congress for the next month, except at the approval of the chief of staff. — Philip Wegmann...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, White House, US news, House, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci, Trump White House, Philip Wegmann, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19, Dr Anthony Fauci




New Cornonavirus Numbers Prematurely Revealed

The White House and author of this modeling report showing an expected increase in covid-19 cases and deaths by June 1 are doing their best to convice the media this report was not finished and isn't meanat to be relied on. The daily death... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Making sense of Mozambique’s brutal insurgency

The violence in Cabo Delgado province by al-Shabaab (the youth) can be linked to jihadist influence, the continued marginalisation of Muslim people, and the lure of income from trafficking natural resources The post Making sense of Mozambique’s brutal insurgency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Islamic State, Africa, Article, Conflict, Mozambique, Al Shabaab, Openaccess, Wagner, Cabo Delgado, Frelimo, Top Six, Insurgency, Mocimboa da Praia, Muidumbe, Lionel Dyck



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