‘The floor was moving’: 6.5 earthquake strikes in Idaho, largest in the state since 1983

McCALL, Idaho — It was a typical Tuesday evening at the Albertsons grocery store in this resort town about 100 miles north of Boise. Until Susie Baker looked up and saw all the hanging aisle signs swinging back and forth. “Then I … Read More

Israeli researchers made ‘significant progress’ in coronavirus vaccine

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The institute’s director told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the vaccine was being readied for testing in animals. MIGAL researchers working vigorously to find a new coronavirus vaccine – (photo credit: LIOR JOURNO) The Israel Institute for Biological Research director … Read More

Saudi-Russia oil price war: Will it script the end of Opec?

Saad Abdulla al-Kuwari As is customary, Opec is supposed to reach its 60th year this year, and perhaps it will not celebrate this event as expected, this year. The reason is Saudi Arabia’s decision to reduce and discount the price … Read More

White House projects 100K to 240K coronavirus deaths as Trump tells US to prepare for ‘very painful two weeks’

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The White House coronavirus task force on Tuesday pleaded with Americans to abide by the administration’s extended social distancing guidelines to slow the spread of coronavirus as a … Read More

How does the COVID-19 pandemic compare to the last pandemic?

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A nurse walking by a triage tent set up outside of the emergency room at Sutter Delta Medical Center in Antioch, California on April 30, 2009. The hospital was preparing for a potential flood of patients worried they might have … Read More

‘Tens of Thousands’ of Guard Personnel to Be Called Up in Coronavirus Response

Florida National Guard Sgt. Jeff Betancourt, with the 124th Infantry Regiment, reviews the scripting process with medics at a COVID-19 Community Based Testing Site, March 19, 2020. (U.S. Army/Sgt. Michael Baltz) As novel coronavirus cases rise, some 2,050 citizen-soldiers and airmen … Read More

Immigration Grinds To A Halt As President Trump Shuts Borders

Vehicles wait in line to cross into Canada at the Peace Bridge Plaza on March 18, 2020, in Buffalo N.Y. The Canada-U.S. border will be closed to non-essential traffic in both directions “by mutual consent,” President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday, … Read More

Is This The First Glimmer Of Hope In The UK Fight Against Coronavirus?

PA Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance during a media briefing in Downing Street, London, on coronavirus. You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.  Game for a graph? It was … Read More

Here’s what coronavirus-hit Iran might do to wreak havoc in the region

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The confluence of hard-hitting sanctions on the country and Iran’s floundering theocracy frustrated an adequate response to the pandemic. Iranian people wear protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus, in Tehran, Iran February 29, 2020     (photo credit: REUTERS) Iran … Read More

Pelosi Will Need “After-Action Review” Of Trump Coronavirus Response; “As The President Fiddles, People Are Dying””

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In an interview Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the White House’s delayed response to the coronavirus pandemic cost American lives. “The president, his denial at the beginning was deadly,” she told CNN’s … Read More

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