The massive financial package is intended to flood the economy with cash in a bid to stem the impact of an intensifying coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 1,050 people in the US and infected at least 69,000.
Bill Gates: “There really is no middle ground; It’s very tough to say, ‘Keep going to restaurants, go buy new houses, ignore that pile of bodies in the corner.’ It’s very irresponsible to suggest to people they can have the best of both worlds."
It took 67 days from the first report of COVID-19 to reach 100,000 cases; 11 days for the second 100,000 coronavirus infections, and just four days for the third 100,000 infections.
On the day China recorded no new domestic infections from coronavirus COVID-19 for the first time since late December last year, it recorded 34 new infections, all from overseas - a record high
It is the fact that in Florida, Democratic voters came out in historic numbers despite the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 2.2 million Floridians casting ballots, that will trouble Trump
The Trump government wants to send cheques to its population within two weeks, which a senior US official said could total as much as US$1.2 trillion. “It’s going to be big, and it’s going to be bold,” US President Donald Trump said.
"We are at war," said French President Emmanuel Macron as he ordered 100,000 police officers and troops onto the streets to enforce strict lockdown laws
If Joe Biden becomes the Democratic Party's presidential nominee for the 2020 US elections and he picks a female running partner as his vice president, it will be only the third time in the party's history that a woman will be on the national ticket
The strikes were "defensive, proportional, and in direct response to the threat posed by Iranian-backed Shia militia groups who continue to attack bases hosting OIR coalition forces," the US Department of Defense said