Federal US Judge Esther Salas made her very first public statement Monday, weeks after a gunman disguised as a FedEx deliveryman killed her son and severely wounded her husband.
The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Monday issued a hurricane warning from the South Santee River in South Carolina to Surf City in North Carolina, as Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to return to hurricane strength on Monday evening as it makes landfall in the Carolinas.
Numerous vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 are currently being developed across the world, with more than 20 entering the final stages of trials. The World Health Organisation has warned, however, that there may never be a “silver bullet” for the disease, which has infected 18.2 million people worldwide and killed almost 700,000.
On 7 June, Irish professional mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor announced via social media that he was retiring from fighting. The sportsman, a former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion, was the 10th in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings and 4th in the UFC lightweight rankings as of mid-July.
It’s unclear why the Health Service Executive (HSE) issued the advice as Ireland is one of the few European countries that managed to timely suppress the coronavirus outbreak and avoid a high death toll. Fifty-three new coronavirus cases were reported on 2 August.
Virginia Roberts (now Virginia Giuffre) for years has claimed that Jeffrey Epstein and his companion Ghislaine Maxwell trafficked her to London when she was 17, where she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, a claim the Duke of York and the Royal Family categorically deny.
The pandemic numbers spiked by one million in less than four days, according to Johns Hopkins University. While the US remains the most affected country with over 4.6. million infected, Brazil is second with 2.7 million cases, and India is third with around 1.75 million.
The August full moon is often called the Sturgeon Moon because of the great number of large freshwater fish that were easily caught during this time of summer.