US posts record $738 bn budget deficit: Coronavirus updates | News

The United States reported a record $738 billion budget deficit last month, due to a surge in government spending and low revenues amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Anthony Fauci, the US's top infectious disease expert, warns Congress if the country reopens too soon during the coronavirus pandemic it will result in "needless suffering and death". The World Health Organization (WHO) is...

Gamer obsessed with Taylor Swift drowned while searching for pop star at New Zealand beach

A gamer obsessed with Taylor Swift drowned while searching for the pop star at a beach in New Zealand, a coroner has found. Stephen Kapeli, 26, died at Takapuna Beach in April 2017 after being granted an hour of unescorted leave from a mental health facility. He's believed to have left the acute mental health unit at North Shore Hospital in Takapuna at 4.30pm on April 5, 2017 and a search was...