Day: February 8, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes quarantine rules on mainland ChineseMore News

Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes quarantine rules on mainland Chinese

Hong Kong has begun a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone arriving from mainland China, in a fresh effort to contain
Bill to ban assault weapons in Virginia advances in HouseMore News

Bill to ban assault weapons in Virginia advances in House

A bill banning assault weapons has passed through the House of Delegates Committee on Public Safety with a vote of
Coronavirus: iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to make masksInteresting News

Coronavirus: iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to make masks

Electronics giant Foxconn, maker of the Apple iPhone, is taking the unusual step of switching part of its production to
El Paso Walmart gunman hit with 90 federal hate chargesMore News

El Paso Walmart gunman hit with 90 federal hate charges

A man accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, last year, where he was targeting
Pope Francis endorses wealth redistribution, calls for an end to tax cuts for the ‘richest people’Economy & Money

Pope Francis endorses wealth redistribution, calls for an end to tax cuts for the ‘richest people’

Pope Francis blasted the practice of tax cuts for the rich as part of a “structure of sin” and lamented
Vindman: Trump impeachment witness escorted from White HouseRandom News

Vindman: Trump impeachment witness escorted from White House

An aide who testified against President Donald Trump in the impeachment hearings has been escorted out of the White House,
Apple fined for slowing down old iPhonesRandom News

Apple fined for slowing down old iPhones

Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear
Antarctica logs hottest temperature on record of 64.9FRandom News

Antarctica logs hottest temperature on record of 64.9F

A record high temperature of 18.3C (64.9F) has been logged on the continent of Antarctica. The reading, taken on Thursday