Britain Posts Largest Budget Deficit Since Records Began

A combination of coronavirus restrictions and government measures to support individuals and businesses, have taken a toll on UK public finances, with the country posting the largest year-on-year and monthly increase in borrowing. The UK...

Bad Prescription: NHS Staff Prepare to Sue UK Gov’t Over Advice to Reuse PPE...

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK government has had complaints over insufficient stocks of personal protective equipment, such as face masks, goggles, gloves, and gowns, with Health Secretary Matt Hancock advising...

Trump counting on Supreme Court to block probes, lawsuits

By MARK SHERMAN -  Japan Today WASHINGTON President Donald Trump won at least a temporary reprieve from the Supreme Court earlier this week in keeping secret grand jury materials from the Russia investigation away from Democratic...

Trump Pulls US Out Of Open Skies Treaty, Accuses Russia Of Violating Pact

"I think we have a very good relationship with Russia. But Russia didn't adhere to the treaty. So until they adhere we will pull out," US President Donald Trump said. WorldReuters Washington: The United States announced...

Fox News Poll: Biden more trusted on coronavirus, Trump on economy

By Dana Blanton-Fox News Most voters are concerned about the pandemic and the economy, so when they favor Joe Biden on coronavirus and Donald Trump has a narrow edge on pocketbook issues -- it makes...

U.S. Supreme Court blocks disclosure of Russia report material

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the disclosure to a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee of grand jury material redacted by President Donald Trump’s administration from former Special Counsel Robert...

Backlogs, second wave of layoffs keeping U.S. weekly jobless claims high

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Millions more Americans likely filed for unemployment benefits last week as backlogs continue to be cleared and disruptions from the novel coronavirus unleash a second wave of layoffs, pointing to another...

Videos From a Shooting Scene at a Shopping Mall in Arizona Emerge Online

At least three people were shot on Wednesday night at the Westgate Entertainment District shopping complex in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. The suspect was detained, and the motives behind the attack are being...

NHS Staff in Trial to Test Effectiveness of Hydroxychloroquine Used by Trump as COVID...

US President Donald Trump has been touting the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic against COVID-19, referring to it as a "game-changer" in the search for potential treatments for the novel respiratory disease, despite...

Bank of England Paves Way for Negative Interest Rates in Unprecedented Move

The lockdown and stay-at-home orders implemented to tackle the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the United Kingdom are expected to leave a deeper and longer impact on the nation’s economy than projected. Bank...

Brazil Turns Into ‘Bubbling Cauldron’ as COVID Cases Soar & Political Crisis Looms, Analyst...

by Ekaterina Blinova There is a great underreporting of deaths and COVID cases in Brazil due to a dramatic lack of testing, says Brazilian political analyst Gustavo Guerreiro, shedding light on government resignations and looming impeachment...

‘Aiding Invasion’: Nigel Farage Accuses France of Escorting Migrant Boats Into UK

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing travel restrictions shutting down previously-favoured land routes, according to French and British border authorities, there has been a surge in the number of migrants crossing the Channel from...

Over 500 Doctors Warn Trump Nationwide Shutdown May Cause ‘Millions of Casualties’

However well-intentioned lockdowns are, doctors and researchers warn that a protracted isolation and anxiety stemming from measures to curb the pandemic may exert a higher toll than the virus itself. Over 500 doctors have sent...

‘It all comes from the top’: Trump unloads on Beijing in fiery coronavirus rant,...

US President Donald Trump has fired off another missive targeting China, arguing the country could have “easily” stopped the Covid-19 pandemic and is now waging an information war to escape responsibility. Trump lashed out at...

Number of Covid-19 cases surpasses 5 million worldwide – Johns Hopkins University

The number of people worldwide who have tested positive for coronavirus has passed 5 million, according to a tally maintained by Johns Hopkins University. Globally, there have been over 328,000 Covid-19 related deaths. The widely-cited...

Pelosi: ‘Morbidly obese’ was taste of Trump’s ‘own medicine’

By LAURIE KELLMAN -  Japan Today WASHINGTON House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she called President Donald Trump “morbidly obese” because he's put down women for their weight. And besides, she suggested, the president could...

Mika Brzezinski: TV host blasts ‘sick’ Trump’s conspiracy theory

BBC.COM-A US TV host has furiously rebuked President Donald Trump for falsely suggesting her husband and co-presenter may have got away with murder. In tweets, Mr Trump has appeared to link MSNBC anchor Joe Scarborough...

Coronavirus: All 50 US states move toward reopening

BBC.COM-Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shops have started to reopen in Florida As the country's death toll surpasses 92,000, all 50 US states have partially reopened after a two-month shutdown. On Wednesday, Connecticut became the...

Hungary, Austria stand against rest of EU blasting Israel

European states in UNSC threaten “consequences” of annexation By LAHAV HARKOV, TOVAH LAZAROFF -  The Jerusalem Post Hungary and Austria, the sole EU states that opposed sharp criticism of Israel by High Representative for...

Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: ‘Mass casualty incident’

By Tyler Olson-Fox News More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the "national shutdown" aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping...