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By Olivana Lathouris 02:36 Carnival Cruise Line has announced it has cancelled all remaining cruises in the US through February 2021, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationwide. “We apologise to our guests but we must continue to take a thoughtful, deliberate and measured approach as we map out our return to operations in 2021,” …

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has defended the White House’s decision to continue its holiday parties, which, as CNN has previously reported, have already begun to flout public health recommendations. When asked if it was responsible for the White House to be holding the receptions when health agencies are warning against large gatherings and …

An opinion piece published Sunday by a hard-line Iranian newspaper urged Iran to attack the Israeli port city of Haifa if Israel carried out the killing of the scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the early 2000s. Though the hard-line Kayhan newspaper has long argued for aggressive retaliation for operations targeting …

A man wearing a Trump shirt and an inflatable Trump innertube around his belly who was seen on video deliberately exhaling on two women outside of President Donald Trump’s golf course in Virginia has been charged with simple assault. Raymond Deskins, 61, of Sterling, Virginia, was charged with misdemeanour simple assault, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s …

The session, set for 2pm, will focus on new evidence involving the Department of Health and Human Services. There will be no witnesses, simply a statement from the inquiry Chair Jennifer Coate and Counsel Assisting Tony Neal QC. The Honourable Jennifer Coate AO speaks during the COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry on July 20, 2020 in …

Shots were first fired after midnight, as a group of protesters on Sheridan Road faced off with police in armored trucks. A young White man carrying an AR-15-style rifle began running north on Sheridan, away from the group. Video shows the armed man fall to the ground, and then fire multiple rounds into the crowd. …

STEUBENVILLE – Jefferson County’s Board of Health proved Monday it’s not immune to the discord that has dominated the national conversation about coronavirus restrictions. After a contentious 45-minute debate, board members voted 3-1, with one abstention, to allow Health Commissioner Nicole Balakos to approve requests that come in from county schools seeking variances to …

Ktsdesign | Science Photo Library Gold touched record prices as worries over issues such as the coronavirus pandemic as well as U.S.-China tensions weighed on investor sentiment. In the morning of Asian trading hours on Monday, spot gold traded at about $1,931.11 per ounce after earlier trading as high as $1,943.9275 per ounce. Those levels …

While today China and the United States have embassies and regular contact, agreement seems to be becoming just as rare. Pompeo was speaking after Washington ordered the closure of China’s consulate in Houston, amid allegations it was linked to espionage and intellectual property theft. Beijing responded Friday, ordering the closure of the US’ consulate in …

In one sign that Mr. Barr’s move to oust Mr. Berman may have been hastily arranged, even Mr. Clayton, the man who had been poised to take Mr. Berman’s place, appeared to be caught off guard. Mr. Clayton had sent an email to his staff on Thursday saying that he looked forward to seeing them …