Day: March 21, 2020

Worldwide virus lockdowns as WHO warns young people ‘not invincible’

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned young people they were “not invincible”. The pandemic has completely upended lives across the planet, sharply restricting the movement of huge […]


Trump keeps talking during market hours; stocks keep tanking

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump speaks, financial markets gyrate and quiver in real time. But that hasn’t stopped the president from holding forth almost daily about the coronavirus pandemic and its economic implications without waiting until markets have closed for the day. While many of his predecessors […]

Trump vs Fauci: President and doctor spar over unproven drug

WASHINGTON — In an extraordinary exchange, President Donald Trump and the government’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, publicly sparred Friday on whether a malaria drug would work to treat people with coronavirus disease. The scene played out on national television during the daily White House briefing on […]

Maha: Four held for hoarding hand sanitisers worth lakhs

Aurangabad, Mar 21: Four persons were arrested for allegedly hoarding hand sanitisers worth over Rs 6 lakh in Maharashtra’s Jalna city, police said on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, officials of Jalna police’s crime branch and the Food and Drug Administration raided a shop on Old Mondha road, an […]

Trump says respects China, but unfortunate virus got out of control

Washington, Mar 21: US President Donald Trump has said he greatly respects China and shares a “very good” relationship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, but termed it “unfortunate” that the coronavirus began in the Communist nation and got out of control. Speaking at a press briefing on Friday, […]

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