COVID-19: Henry warns restrictions possible as case count soars

Article content continuedHenry said people should decline invitations to social events and keep important celebrations small.“We have to pull back on the social aspects of our lives,” she said. “Everyone needs to make their own judgement on this, but six is the number.”Henry warned that additional measures were available to her office to curtail the disease.“All the options are...

Bernard Cohen, Lawyer Who Argued Loving V. Virginia Case, Dies At 86 : NPR

Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he successfully argued the Supreme Court case that established the legality of interracial marriage. He died this week at age 86. Cohen family hide caption toggle caption Cohen family Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he...

China’s Inner Mongolia region reports bubonic plague case

BEIJING -- While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Authorities in the Bayannur district raised the plague warning on Sunday, ordered residents not to hunt wild animals such as marmots and to send for treatment anyone with...

Latest retreat by Swiss prosecutors in high profile money laundering case raises key administration of justice questions: are they up to the job?

Swiss legal authorities have been forced into a climbdown over one of the country’s highest-profile money laundering cases, an investigation focused on the alleged theft of $176 million from Russia’s Otkritie bank, writes James Wilson. It has been reported that the three defendants have been offered four and five month suspended sentences by prosecutors and a SFr3000 fine, in...

Scientists Have Reported The First Case Of The Coronavirus Spreading From A Dead Body

The journalists at BuzzFeed News are proud to bring you trustworthy and relevant reporting about the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member and sign up for our newsletter, Outbreak Today. Thailand is reporting the first fatal case of the novel coronavirus being transmitted from a dead patient to a medical examiner, a finding that experts say adds to safety concerns for morgue...

Cyprus gang rape case: British teen sentenced over rape claim in Ayia Napa resort

The 19-year-old woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced at a district court in Paralimni on Tuesday. Lawyer Lewis Power told reporters outside the court that the sentence would be suspended for three years.The woman had previously been found guilty on a single charge of causing public mischief, in a high-profile case that has been closely followed by women's rights activists....

California congressman Duncan Hunter set to plead guilty in campaign finance case

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a leading California conservative, said on Monday he would plead guilty to a federal charge of misusing campaign funds in a corruption case that could help Democrats gain his traditionally Republican seat. FILE PHOTO: U.S. congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) arrives for a motions hearing in his upcoming campaign financing trial at federal court in San...