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Argentina warns increase in COVID-19 cases, deaths

The Argentine government warned on Friday that the country is experiencing a sustained increase in infections and deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), for which it has decided to strengthen case detection operations in certain areas of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/3 7:41:55

US presidential candidate Joe Biden tests negative for COVID-19: US media

US presidential candidate Joe Biden tests negative for COVID-19, US media reported on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/3 0:53:48

Trump's coronavirus infection might favor him in upcoming election: observers

US President Donald Trump's positive test result for ”the SARS-CoV-2 virus” will possibly favor him if he recovers before the election, as it makes him the sole focus of the US political circle as the election date looms only one month away. In addition, it will help him silence the voices of others, Chinese observers predicted, noting the infection may help Trump better control the “narrative.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/10/2 15:18:43

US President Trump, wife Melania test positive for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Friday.
Source: CGTN | 2020/10/2 13:01:01

Trump to begin quarantine after close aide Hope Hicks tests positive for COVID-19

US President Donald Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump will begin their quarantine process after White House aide Hope Hicks tested positive for COVID-19. The president and first lady are still waiting for their test results.
Source: | 2020/10/2 11:04:02

UN chief calls for concrete, time-bound commitments to women's leadership, full participation

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged member states to make concrete, time-bound and ambitious commitments to women's leadership and full participation.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/2 8:11:03

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 34 mln: Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 34 million on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/2 7:43:34

US CDC pushed to play down COVID-19 risks in reopening schools: former official

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was placed under pressure to play down the risks of the coronavirus pandemic in reopening schools, CNN reported on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/1 17:47:13

Wildfires in N. California cause more deaths, evacuations

The Zogg Fire burning through Northern California has killed four people, and the Glass Fire is forcing new evacuations in wine counties, according to the updates by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/10/1 8:14:45

Chaotic Trump-Biden debate shows 'recession of US influence, national power'

The first US presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat candidate Joe Biden that finished on Wednesday just showed the world a divided and chaotic US that is no longer an attractive superpower in terms of politics and soft power, and the embarrassing debate full of interruptions and pointless personal attacks largely reflects the recession of US national power, said Chinese analysts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/30 14:08:48

US employment won't recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023: Fed official

While the US economy has rebounded faster than originally anticipated following a large contraction in the second quarter, US employment probably won't recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023, a senior Federal Reserve official said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/30 11:23:05

NASA, SpaceX target Oct 31 for historic manned mission to space station

NASA and SpaceX are targeting 2:40 am EDT on Oct 31 for the launch of the agency's SpaceX Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), according to a NASA briefing on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/30 8:26:56

US appeals WTO ruling in dispute with Canada

The US said Monday it had appealed a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that favored Canada in a long-standing battle over lumber imports, describing the decision as “deeply flawed.”
Source: AFP | 2020/9/29 16:33:41

Trump's ex-campaign manager allegedly hit wife

US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Brad Parscale had 10 guns in his Florida home and his wife accused him of beating her, police said Monday, after he was dramatically detained outside his house.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/29 16:28:40

Wildfires devastate California wine country, scores flee

Tens of thousands of Californians were forced to flee their homes in the world-famous Napa and Sonoma wine regions Monday as another new wildfire fanned by fierce winds killed three people.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/29 16:23:42

Tax shock throws Trump on defensive

US President Donald Trump reeled Monday on the eve of his first televised debate against challenger Joe Biden after a bolt-from-the-blue report showed he has been avoiding paying almost any federal income tax for years.
Source: AFP | 2020/9/29 16:23:41

5 more US soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

Five more US soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the lingering worry about the virus spread here, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/29 15:05:27

US House Democrats unveil 2.2 trillion USD COVID-19 relief package

Democrats from the US House of Representatives unveiled on Monday a 2.2-trillion-US-dollar COVID-19 relief package, attempting to pressure the White House and Republicans to reach a deal before the presidential election in November.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/29 15:03:27