Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine granted early prison release due to coronavirus

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Tekashi 6ix9ine is a free man due to the coronavirus pandemic that spurred a federal judge in Manhattan to release him early from prison because of his asthma, which makes the rapper-turned-informant more vulnerable to the novel virus. Lance Lazzaro, an attorney […]Read More

Disney to furlough non

The entrance to the Magic Kingdom at Disney World is seen on the first day of closure as theme parks in the Orlando area suspend operations for two weeks in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty […]Read More

Coronavirus: Confirmed global cases pass one million

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Healthcare services around the world have been overwhelmed by the pandemic More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University – another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. More than 51,000 people have died […]Read More

Trump weighs limiting flights between cities under siege by the

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his administration is looking at ordering airlines to cut back on domestic flights in an effort to quell the spread of the coronavirus between cities already under siege by the pandemic. But Trump said he isn’t ready to issue a national stay-at-home order, saying it isn’t needed in some states. Some […]Read More

Cruise bookings are on the rise for 2021 despite coronavirus

It seems travelers are prepared to batten down the hatches and sail close to the wind, as cruise bookings for 2021 are on the rise. Analysts at UBS say booking volume for 2021 cruises has “gone up 9 percent in the last 30 days versus the same time last year,” despite many cruise ships currently […]Read More

Pakistani Court Overturns Conviction in 2002 Killing of Daniel Pearl

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction and death sentence of Ahmed Omar Sheikh, a British-born militant who had been convicted of masterminding the 2002 abduction and killing of the American journalist Daniel Pearl, lawyers said. The court also overturned the convictions of three other men who had been serving […]Read More

For Putin, coronavirus offers a diplomatic opening and outsized PR

On Wednesday, a Russian An-124 cargo plane landed at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport carrying a shipment of medical supplies, including ventilators and personal protective equipment, to help US hospitals and communities on the front lines of the fight with coronavirus. It was a from-Russia-with-love moment: The New York air traffic controller thanked the […]Read More

Coronavirus Delays Key Global Climate Talks

This year’s United Nations-sponsored climate talks, widely regarded as the most important climate meeting of the past four years, were postponed on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The session, known as the Conference of Parties, had been scheduled to take place in Glasgow for a week and a half in mid-November. It was postponed […]Read More

Spain reports 950 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

For the second day, Spain has recorded its highest daily death toll as infections globally rise to over 938,000The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Spain passed 10,000 on Thursday, as the hard-hit country again reported its highest number of deaths in a single day since the outbreak began, with the total rising by […]Read More