US Notches 4 Million Coronavirus Cases, Europe Tops 3 Mn Amid Fresh Outbreaks

Citizen candidates sit socially distanced and wearing protective face masks, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization ceremony in New York City, New York, U.S., July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton The United States, the hardest-hit country by the virus, added one million new cases…

Biden, Obama Criticise Trump’s Coronavirus Response in ‘Socially Distanced’ Chat

File photo of Barack Obama with Joe Biden. (Reuters) During their first in-person meeting since Biden became presumptive Democratic nominee, they spoke about the need to expand on the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’; their administration’s signature program that vastly expanded US healthcare coverage. Reuters Last Updated: July 24, 2020, 9:43…

Karachi on High Alert as Police Seal Several Streets Amid ‘Terror Threat’; But Cop Says ‘No Need to Worry’

Image for representation. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro – RC2TBH92QYEI Law enforcement personnel in Pakistan on Thursday sealed some areas and roads around foreign diplomatic missions in Karachi’s Clifton neighbourhood reportedly. PTI Last Updated: July 24, 2020, 9:29 AM IST Law enforcement personnel in Pakistan on Thursday sealed some areas and roads around foreign…

Bill Gates Denies Conspiracy Theories Accusing Him of Creating Coronavirus Outbreak

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday pushed back against some of the conspiracy theories spreading online accusing him of creating the coronavirus outbreak. “It’s a bad combination of pandemic and social media and people looking for a very simple explanation,” the Microsoft founder said during a CNN Town Hall interview. Doctored photos and fabricated…