US weather forecasters have issued warnings of a potentially life-threatening heat wave over the weekend in south-western areas of the country.
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Scientists are using drones and other technology to study great white sharks along the coast of Southern California to better understand interactions between these marine … Read more
Mastercard collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate innovation across digital commerce and startup ecosystems
.Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, drive startup innovation and enable financial inclusion.
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Two major drug companies will supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine, the Trump administration announced, as the nation’s … Read more
Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown until Aug. 16 as its coronavirus cases continue to rise, President Alberto Fernandez announced.
The lockdown, which has been … Read more
Florida and North Carolina declared states of emergency on Friday as Hurricane Isaias churned toward the U.S. East Coast, prompting authorities to close COVID-19 testing … Read more
The first two COVID-19 vaccines to enter large-scale U.S. trials will not be tested in pregnant women this year, raising questions about how this vulnerable … Read more
Mexico surpassed Britain as the country with the third-highest coronavirus death toll on Friday, as the pandemic reaches new milestones in Latin America and threatens … Read more
California and Florida, two of the most populous U.S. states, reported record increases in COVID-19 deaths on Friday, according to a Reuters tally.
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U.S. President Donald trump said on Friday that he was planning to sign an executive order as soon as Saturday banning Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok … Read more
U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by almost 25,000 in July and cases doubled in at least 18 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally, … Read more
Atlantic hurricane Isaias is forecast to move near or east of the Florida peninsula on Saturday and Sunday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said … Read more
The Trump administration anticipates launching a far-reaching promotions campaign by November to encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, contingent on evidence that a … Read more
Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, … Read more
The epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States showed signs of shifting to the Midwest on Thursday while Sunbelt states were hopeful that … Read more
President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the idea of delaying the Nov. 3 U.S. elections, an idea immediately rejected by both Democrats and his fellow … Read more
The US House of Representatives has ordered all members and staff to wear masks as the nation’s death toll from coronavirus passed 150,000.
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NASA is set to launch an ambitious mission to Mars on Thursday with the liftoff of its next-generation Perseverance rover, a six-wheeled robot tasked with … Read more
Brazil on Wednesday reopened international air travel to foreign tourists, which had been banned since March, even as the country’s coronavirus outbreak ranks as the … Read more
The U.S. military unveiled plans to withdraw about 12,000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin but said it … Read more
One person in the United States died about every minute from COVID-19 on Wednesday as the national death toll surpassed 150,000, the highest in the … Read more
The United States has recorded 56,336 new Covid-19 cases and 1,076 virus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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U.S. national security adviser Robert O’Brien has become the highest ranking official in President Donald Trump’s inner circle to test positive for the coronavirus.
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Oil prices edged lower on Monday despite a weaker U.S. dollar, as rising coronavirus cases and tensions between the United States and China clouded the … Read more
A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop on a wildfire at the Bolsa Chica wetlands area of Huntington Beach, California USA.
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Moderna Inc said on Monday it has started a U.S. government-backed late-stage trial evaluating its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273, in about 30,000 adults who do … Read more
Pre-Hispanic vestiges dating from the classical period of the Zapoteca culture were recently discovered on Cerro de la Pena, in the Huehuepiaxtla community of the … Read more
The co-ordinator of the White House’s coronavirus task force, Dr Deborah Birx, told reporters in Kentucky on Sunday that that federal health officials recommend that … Read more
Hanna, the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic season, left a trail of destruction along the Texas coast on Sunday, downing power lines, toppling part … Read more
The body of civil rights icon John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, decades after his “Bloody Sunday” beating there drew a national … Read more
An explosion is seen on the top of Mount Pacaya volcano in a photo taken from Cerro Chino, in San Vicente Pacaya, Guatemala, late 26 … Read more
Democrats are mounting their most extensive voter protection effort ever to gird for what Joe Biden called his biggest fear: the prospect that President Donald … Read more
Police officers clashed with protesters as they protected the Federal Court House during a Black Lives Matter and Anti-Fascist protest in Los Angeles, California, USA.… Read more
US federal agents and local Police during clashes with Black Lives Matter protesters in downtown Portland, Oregon, USA, 26 July 2020.
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Panama has withdrawn as host of the 2022 Central American and Caribbean Games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (CACSO) … Read more
Dozens were arrested and many police injured in clashes around Seattle’s biggest Black Lives Matter protest in weeks on Saturday, police said, with a renewed … Read more
Hurricane Hanna pummeled the south Texas coast on Saturday night with howling winds and a surging sea that threatened a broad area already contending with … Read more
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed four executive orders aimed at lowering the prices Americans pay for prescription drugs, as he faces an uphill … Read more
Michael Cohen, the president’s former personal attorney, has been released from prison again and was back at his home in New York City Friday evening. … Read more
Walt Disney Co on Thursday postponed the debut of its movie “Mulan” indefinitely, dealing a new blow to theatre operators that were counting on the … Read more
Brazil registered 59,961 additional cases of the new coronavirus on Thursday, the second-highest daily jump after a record on Wednesday, bringing total confirmed cases to … Read more
Bolivia’s general election will be pushed back until Oct. 18 as the coronavirus pandemic grips the South American nation, which could fan tensions between the … Read more
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China and said Washington and its allies must use “more creative and assertive ways” to … Read more
The United States on Thursday recorded more than 1,100 deaths from COVID-19, marking the third straight day the nation passed that grim milestone as the … Read more