Home Tags News UK

Tag: News UK

Trump threatens to shut down social-media platforms after Twitter put a fact-check warning on his false tweets

"We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen," President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday.
Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in Washington DC on March 20, 2020.

The DOJ has dropped its probe into 3 US senators who dumped stock work millions shortly before the coronavirus market crash

Sens. Kelly Loeffler, James Inhofe, and Dianne Feinstein have said money managers sold the stock without their direct involvement.
A map showing Eurowings Flight 9844 flying from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Sardinia, Italy, then returning immediately after Sardinian airport was closed.

A Eurowings plane with just 2 passengers on board was forced to turn around after learning its destination airport was closed due to coronavirus

The flight from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Sardinia, Italy, made it all the way to its destination before it had to turn around.
People celebrate Memorial Day weekend at Backwater Jack's bar in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, on May 23, 2020.

A Lake of the Ozarks bar defended hosting a packed pool party, saying that social distancing isn’t the law and that it checked everyone’s ...

The owner of Backwater Jack's bar at Lake of the Ozarks responded to criticism of his pool party, saying social distancing isn't enforceable.
A composite image showing Amy Cooper in a still from the viral Central Park video and Christian Cooper talking about the incident on NBC New York.

The man who filmed his racially charged encounter with a woman in Central Park says he is ‘uncomfortable’ that she has become a hate figur...

Amy Cooper caused outrage when she called the NYPD on Christian Cooper after he asked her to put her dog on a leash.

‘Mr. Trump is debasing his office’: The famously conservative Wall Street Journal editorial board slammed the president for pushing a Joe ...

President Donald Trump has been pushing a debunked theory that the "Morning Joe" cohost was involved in the 2001 death of a congressional aide.
Nurses are applauded by police and firefighters as they leave Kaiser Hospital at the end of their shift on May 14, 2020 in South San Francisco, California.

62,000 healthcare workers in the US have tested positive for the coronavirus, the CDC says. The number is likely far higher.

It is the first CDC update in six weeks, in which time the number of US healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 has increased sevenfold.
The video shows a woman coming towards the man with her dog, and then calling the police.

Investment firm fires woman over video of her calling the police on a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash

Franklin Templeton on Tuesday said it fired an employee after a woman identified as Amy Cooper was recorded in a video that sparked outrage.

More Americans have lost their jobs since the pandemic started than the entire workforces of the UK, France, or South Korea

In the past nine weeks, 38.6 million US workers have filed for unemployment. That's like all jobs in France just ceasing to exist.
Zara Abid in stills from two of her Instagram stories.

A model presumed dead in a passenger plane crash is being slut-shamed online by hardline conservatives in Pakistan

Zara Abid is one of 97 presumed dead in a Pakistan International Airlines crash. Her social media profiles have been flooded with damning comments.