US-China tensions are nowhere near a decrement, as Washington has yet again poked the Dragon by clamping down on the popular Chinese app TikTok over national security concerns. American observers have discussed the string of US anti-Beijing measures, the risks these steps are fraught with, and whether the countries will return to working relations.
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.
Officials have said the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas - the new home of the Raiders NFL franchise - is almost complete and ready for action. The Raiders have moved from Oakland, California, but they arrive as “Sin City” is struggling with the economic consequences of the coronavirus crisis.
Reports of a "toxic" atmosphere backstage as well as claims of racism and sexual misconduct have been hitting the show for months. While none of them have directly accused the star comedian, at least some have suggested that she was or should have been aware of the situation and ought to have stepped in.
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.
US President Trump's recent suggestion to consider delaying the November 3 presidential election in the country has provoked a heated public debate about the legality of such a scenario.
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.