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Greece Will Open to International Tourists but Ban Travelers From Covid-19 Hotspots Like U.S.

The Greek government announced today that it will open up to international tourists from 29 different countries on June 15, according to the English-language Greek news outlet Ekathimerini. People from countries with high infection rates for the coronavirus, including the U.S., UK, Sweden, Spain, and Brazil, will not…Read more...
Tags: Science, Greece, Tourism, Brazil, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Ekathimerini People, UK Sweden Spain


Facebook Says It'll Do Fuck All About Trump's Post Calling for Military to Shoot Protesters

Facebook will not remove an incendiary post from President Donald Trump essentially calling for authorities to enter Minneapolis and open fire on Americans protesting police brutality there, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday. Earlier in the day, Twitter flagged identical posts on both the official White House…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Science, Minneapolis, White House, Racism, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Racists, Political Ads, President Trump, Racist Assholes, George Floyd


Twitter Says Trump's Tweet Encouraging Military to Shoot Protesters Violates Terms of Service

President Donald Trump sent out a tweet overnight encouraging violence against protesters in Minneapolis who are demanding justice for the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man whose life was taken by a white police officer, as captured on video by a bystander. Twitter has placed a warning on Trump’s tweet,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Minneapolis, Police, Protests, Police Brutality, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Trump, President Trump, Summer 2020, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


Chinese State Media Introduces Animated Character Aimed at Americans, Terry-cotta

Chinese state news outlet Xinhua has introduced a new social media character in an effort to counter criticism of China in English-language media during the coronavirus pandemic. The cartoon character is called Terry-cotta, who explains that using face masks during a pandemic is good, that China isn’t hoarding PPE,…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Animation, Chinese communist party, Propaganda, Donald Trump, Terry, New Cold War, Ccp, Xinhua, Terracotta Army, Terracotta, President Trump, CGTN, Coronavirus, Covid 19


President Trump Throws Tantrum Over Social Distancing Rules at Upcoming Convention

President Donald Trump has threatened to move the upcoming Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the governor doesn’t guarantee its convention space can ignore social distancing guidelines. The convention is scheduled to occur from August 24 to 27 at Charlotte’s Spectrum Center, which can seat over…Read more...
Tags: Science, Republicans, Disease, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Charlotte, Trump, Election 2020, Republican National Convention, President Trump, 2020 Election, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, Mis C


Alabama Running Out of ICU Beds For Coronavirus Patients As State Reopens

Alabama is running out of ICU beds to treat coronavirus patients, according to the mayor of Montgomery, the second largest city in the state. The dire news comes as Alabama’s governor, Kay Ivey, continues to lift restrictions put in place last month to slow the spread of covid-19.Read more...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Germany, Alabama, Virus, New Zealand, Michigan, Donald Trump, Montgomery, Pandemics, Kay Ivey, President Trump, Steven Reed, Coronavirus, Covid 19


No, Americans Aren't Getting Multiple Ballots in the Mail to Commit Voter Fraud

Charlie Kirk, the leader of a right-wing advocacy organization called Turning Point USA and a frequent guest on Fox News, sent out a tweet yesterday with a shocking claim. Kirk posted a photo showing someone in New Mexico who had been sent “multiple ballots multiple times,” and suggested it was evidence of voter…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Voting, Vote, Fox News, Michigan, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Fake, Fakes, Kirk, Dumbass, Kayleigh McEnany, Voter Fraud, Turning Point USA, President Trump


108 Million People in China Put Into Lockdown After 34 New Coronavirus Cases Detected

The Chinese province of Jilin has placed about 108 million people into lockdown on Monday after roughly 34 new cases of coronavirus and one death were identified in the region over the past few weeks, according to a new report from Bloomberg News. The new lockdown demonstrates widespread fear in China of witnessing…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Bloomberg News, Jilin, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Lockdowns


Here's What New Zealand Did Today After Two Months of Coronavirus Lockdown

The government of New Zealand lifted most of the country’s strict lockdown measures today after almost two months. What did New Zealanders do? They went to stores, they got tattoos, they met up with friends (in groups of no more than ten), and they got haircuts. Lots of haircuts.Read more...
Tags: Travel, Health, Science, Government, Georgia, Tourism, New Zealand, Donald Trump, Pandemics, International Travel, President Trump, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Covid 19


How to Watch Dr. Fauci Testify About 'Reopening America' on YouTube, Facebook, and More

Dr. Anthony Fauci and three other top health experts from the federal government will testify today to the Senate Health Committee about the coronavirus pandemic and what the future of the country might look like. And there are plenty of ways to watch the hearing on YouTube, Facebook, and more with the links below.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Cdc, Youtube, America, Fda, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Cordcutters, HHS, Fauci, YouTube Facebook, Brett P Giroir, President Trump, How To Watch


White House Staffers Reportedly Fear Going to Work

Even as President Donald Trump continues his push to “reopen” the country, arguing last week that “more death” is a small price to pay to halt the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, employees in the country’s most secure building reportedly say they now dread showing up to work. Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Donald Trump, Oval Office, West Wing, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


19 Dead After Iranian Navy Accidentally Hits Own Ship During Training Exercise

Iran’s military accidentally hit one of its own ships with a missile during a training exercise on Sunday, according to a new report from Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency. At least 19 people were killed and 15 were wounded, according to several reports early Monday, a substantial revision from earlier official…Read more...
Tags: Science, Navy, Iran, Donald Trump, IRNA, Press TV, Qassem Soleimani, Pandemic, President Trump, Konarak


White House Reportedly Censors CDC Guidelines For Reopening States During Coronavirus Pandemic

The White House has refused to release CDC guidelines that were developed to give schools and businesses across the United States a better idea of what they should do to maintain health and safety during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the Associated Press. The news comes as several states…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, White House, United States, Associated Press, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, White House Reportedly Censors CDC


Axl Rose and Steven Mnuchin Are Fighting on Twitter About the Trump Regime's Coronavirus Death Toll

Axl Rose, the lead singer of legendary 1980s rock band Guns N’ Roses, is currently squabbling with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Twitter about the coronavirus pandemic. Why? Because that’s our reality here in the year 2020. Just spin the giant wheel of pop culture references, political incompetence, and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Axl Rose, Guns N Roses, U S Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, President Trump, Trump Regime, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Disneyland in China to Reopen May 11 With Temperature Checks and Masks Required

Disney’s theme park in Shanghai, China will reopen on May 11 after being closed for over three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Disney CEO Bob Chapek. The park will observe new rules on everything from face masks to the number of people who will be allowed to enter the park at one time in what…Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Elsa, Japan, Science, France, China, Disney, Shanghai, Snow White, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Donald Trump, Mickey Mouse, Disney World, Shanghai China, Tokyo Disneyland


Hong Kong to Give Free Masks to Every Family As It Prepares to Reopen Economy

Hong Kong’s government announced a plan to give every family at least 10 free face masks as it prepares to reopen large parts of society later this week. The region of 7 million people has experienced 14 full days without any community transmission of the new coronavirus, setting the stage for local politicians to…Read more...
Tags: Hong Kong, Science, China, Masks, Disease, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Carrie Lam, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Elon Musk Tweets 'FREE AMERICA NOW' As His Coronavirus Predictions Prove Very Wrong

Billionaire Elon Musk, America’s dumbest smart guy, spent the night tweeting about how America needs to “reopen” its economy, despite Musk’s failed predictions about the trajectory of the coronavirus crisis. A month ago, Musk insisted that new coronavirus cases in the U.S. would be “close to zero” by the end of April.…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, California, Cdc, America, Tesla, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Musk, Centers for Disease Control, Lockdown, President Trump, Elon Musk America, Coronavirus


The Official White House Flickr Page is Like a Trump Presidency From an Alternate Universe

The official White House Flickr page publishes new photos of President Donald Trump and his devious band of halfwits almost every day. And if you scroll through the photos, all taken by the official White House photographer, it starts to feel like an alternate universe. Why? When you strip away the context of what’s…Read more...
Tags: Photos, Science, White House, Flickr, Donald Trump, President Trump


Lysol Warns Against Drinking Disinfectants After Trump's Bizarre Coronavirus Rant

Reckitt Benckiser, the British company that makes cleaning products like Lysol and Dettol, issued a statement Friday morning warning consumers against ingesting or injecting disinfectants. The company said it needed to issue the advice after “recent speculation” about using disinfectants to treat the new coronavirus.…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Reckitt Benckiser, Rb, Donald Trump, Lysol, Dettol, President Trump, Our Garbage President, Disinfectants


What the Fuck Was the President Talking About?

On Thursday, President Donald Trump floated the potentially dangerous idea of injecting disinfectant or “a very powerful light” into coronavirus patients as a treatment because these daily coronavirus briefings have apparently devolved into the president’s personal freeform brainstorming hour. Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Please Ignore Him And Dont Mainline Bleach


Missouri Sues China Over Coronavirus Pandemic to Distract From Trump's Failures

The state of Missouri filed a lawsuit against China in U.S. federal court on Tuesday, claiming the Chinese government caused the global coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit is unlikely to succeed and is most likely a political stunt by Missouri’s Republican Attorney General to distract from the U.S. federal government’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Missouri, Testing, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Trump, Ccp, Hart Island, Pandemic, Personal Protective Equipment, Coverup, President Trump, PPE, Coronavirus, Covid 19


The Real Story Behind That Viral Photo of President Johnson During the Vietnam War

There’s a photo of President Lyndon B. Johnson currently circulating on Twitter that purports to show LBJ overcome with emotion at the thought of so many deaths during the Vietnam War. It’s an iconic image, but the photo is being taken out of context. In reality, Johnson probably isn’t mourning the deaths of 40,000…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Presidents, Johnson, Vietnam War, Donald Trump, Lyndon B Johnson, LBJ, President Trump


America Needs New Names For the State Alliances Forming to Circumvent Trump

In the early 1980s, Washington Post editor Joel Garreau wrote about how he would redraw the map of North America as new countries, giving each region a new name. There was Dixie in the south, Ecotopia in the northwest, and the Breadbasket in the Midwest, among plenty of others. With the U.S. currently splintering into…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, California, Washington Post, Cities, New Jersey, States, North America, Donald Trump, Geography, Midwest, President Trump, Paul Goble, Joel Garreau, Coronavirus, Covid 19


17 Corpses Found in Nursing Home As Elderly Care Facilities Are Devastated by Coronavirus

Police in New Jersey found 17 corpses at a nursing home in the town of Andover on Monday, according to a new report from the New York Times. The bleak news serves as a devastating reminder that the coronavirus pandemic is still wreaking havoc on the country’s most vulnerable people, despite calls from many Republicans…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, New York Times, New Jersey, Donald Trump, Nursing Homes, Andover, Personal Protective Equipment, President Trump, PPE, Coronavirus, Covid 19


When Is Your Stimulus Check Coming? New IRS Tool Lets You Track Your $1,200

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a new website that allows people to check the status of their coronavirus stimulus payment. How can you find out when your $1,200 is on the way? Just visit Get My Payment at the IRS website and fill out your information.Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Irs, Internal Revenue Service IRS, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


North Korea Test-Fires Cruise Missiles Just to Heighten Everyone's Anxiety Right Now

North Korea test-fired multiple short-range missiles early Tuesday morning, according to several reports, serving as a great reminder that there are plenty of other things that could destroy humanity beyond the coronavirus pandemic. Nuclear war between the U.S. and North Korea, by choice or by accident, is still…Read more...
Tags: Science, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Missiles, Nuclear Weapons, Weapons, Donald Trump, Nukes, President Trump, Missile Tests, Missile Test, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Cruise Missiles


U.S. Postal Service Will Soon 'Collapse' Without Emergency Funds

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will run out of money by the end of September if Congress doesn’t provide emergency funding, according to Postmaster-General Megan Brennan, who gave a private briefing to some members of Congress on Thursday. The news comes as the Postal Service is hemorrhaging cash from the coronavirus…Read more...
Tags: Science, Congress, Usps, Postal Service, Donald Trump, U S Postal Service, U S Postal Service USPS, Megan Brennan, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19


South Korea's Coronavirus Epicenter Reports No New Cases For First Time Since February

The city of Daegu, South Korea reported no new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, the first time that’s happened since February after spending months as the country’s epicenter for covid-19. Daegu identified its first case on February 18 and South Korea quickly rolled out a massive testing regime in the city to…Read more...
Tags: Health, South Korea, New York, Science, Donald Trump, Seoul, Pandemics, Daegu, President Trump, Mass Graves, Daegu South Korea, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Alabama Disavows Plan to Deny Ventilators to Covid-19 Patients With Disabilities

Alabama no longer plans to deny ventilators to people with cognitive disabilities if hospital equipment becomes scarce, according to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Alabama’s plan, originally published in 2010, would have taken away life-saving ventilators from people with intellectual…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Alabama, Fox News, Discrimination, Donald Trump, Bill Oreilly, Pandemics, Eugenics, Health And Human Services, HHS, President Trump, Roger Severino, Coronavirus, Covid 19


Trump Shocked to Learn 3M Selling Masks Overseas After He Failed to Invoke Defense Production Act

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday night on Twitter against 3M, the Minnesota-based maker of vital N95 masks used in hospitals around the world during the coronavirus pandemic that has sickened over 1 million people and killed. Trump was apparently upset to learn that 3M has been exporting many of its masks…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Minnesota, White House, Fox News, Donald Trump, 3m, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Jared Kushner, President Trump, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Jared Moskowitz, Mike Roman, N95



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