One Dead, Multiple People Injured in Shooting in Democrat-Controlled D.C.

One person is dead and multiple others injured following an early Sunday morning shooting in Democrat-controlled Washington, DC. Fox5 DC reports the shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. Sunday during a party. Seventeen-year-old Christopher “Poppy” Brown was fatally wounded during the shooting, and “more than 20 0thers may have been wounded.” Shooting in SE near the corner of Dubois...

Some people may not get stimulus checks until August: memo

WASHINGTON — The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not get checks until mid-August or later, according to a memo obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. The document from the House Ways and Means Committee says the IRS will make about 60 million payments...

Coronavirus latest updates: 14 more people die in UK as flight bans and lockdowns increase globally | World news

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced details of a three-month coronavirus action plan designed to ensure “as strong a sector as possible as we come out the other side of this crisis”. ACE has a £622m annual budget supporting England’s arts organisations – including theatres, orchestras, festivals and opera and dance companies – as well as individual artists, museums and libraries....

Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco

(Reuters) - Twenty-one people have tested positive for coronavirus aboard a cruise ship denied entry to San Francisco Bay this week after a number of passengers and crew developed flu-like symptoms on the vessel, which was linked to previously confirmed COVID-19 infections. U.S. Vice President, announcing results of the tests during a White House briefing, also said the cruise ship Grand...

Chris Cuomo Exposes Trump’s 2020 Strategy: ‘Keep People Pissed Off And Frustrated’

Chris Cuomo says President Donald Trump is telegraphing his plan to win reelection, and it comes down to three words: “Lie, deny, defy.” On Monday night, the CNN host said that strategy was already in use on two key issues: the Iran crisis and health care.  On Iran, Trump and his administration have offered vague and shifting explanations as to why they believed there was an “imminent”...

#Conservative win marks bad day for people of Britain, says #GUE/NGL

A statement by GUE/NGL Co-President Martin Schirdewan on the Conservative Party’s victory in the British general election: “Today is a sad day for people living in Britain. “It is bitterly disappointing that the message of hope has not carried in the face of a dirty and dishonest campaign by the Conservatives. “Voters who had voted for change, for an end to austerity, for social and tax...

Over half of English people gambled last year, survey finds | Society

Health bosses have raised the alarm about the prevalence of gambling after official figures found more than half of people aged 16 or older in England gambled at some point during 2018. The results are contained in the Health Survey for England 2018, which also showed that millions of people are overweight, drink too much alcohol, eat badly or fail to do enough exercise. The survey showed that...

Greta Thunberg says people underestimate ‘angry kids’ as decade ends with one of hottest years on record

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg said the world was underestimating "angry children" as she arrived for this year's international climate summit in Spain after a three-week journey crossing the Atlantic.  Her arrival came as the UN said this decade will be the warmest on record, with 2019 among the top three hottest years in history.    “Everyone should do what they can to be on the right...

Typhoon Haiyan Killed Thousands Of People In The Philippines. Its Survivors Want Justice.

TACLOBAN, the Philippines — When the winds blow this strong, the rain stings like needles, scraps of wood cut through flesh like bullets, and corrugated metal sheets slice like knives.On that morning in November 2013, the wind churned the ocean into a mountain of water and pushed it onto the city. Survivors remember the sea crashing ashore in three massive black waves, so tall even the coconut...

One dead, multiple people injured in Kingston Highway 401 pileup

National Post One person is dead and multiple injured following a massive pileup on Highway 401 on Sunday afternoon.Ontario Provincial Police are estimating 20 to 30 vehicles were involved in a pileup during a snowstorm just east of Kingston, in the westbound lanes between the Montreal St. and Highway 15 exits.Stranded motorists are being transported off the highway on Kingston city buses,...