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christinewormuth april13 President Joe Biden has nominated international security expert Christine Wormuth as the new Secretary of the US Army. This the first time in the U.S. history that a female is appointed to this key post. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to hold the third most senior civilian position in the Department of Defense. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin described her as "a true patriot with a

uscoronavirus april13 72286 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Monday, taking the national total to 31268132. This is higher than the 7-day average of 69030. 476 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day, which is less than half of the weekly average of 985. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 562533, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University

natanznuclearplant 0412 Iran blamed Israel for an incident at their underground uranium enrichment facility in Natanz at the weekend, and vowed to take revenge for what it called an attack. The enrichment and centrifuge assembly lines in the nuclear power plant suffered a large-scale blackout on Sunday. Behrouz Kamalvand, a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI), said the incident did not cause any huma

uscoronavirus april12 A drastic fall in new COVID cases and deaths was reported in the United States on Sunday. With just 296 COVID-related fatalities, the U.S. total increased to 562066, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. This is less than one third of the 7-day average of 993. 48147 new cases were reported in the same period, taking the national total to 31197872. Between 60000 and 80000 ca

guunviolence april09 US President Joe Biden revealed the statistics of the heavy price that United States is paying as a result of the surging incidents of gun violence. Announcing a set of executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence in the wake of a series of mass shootings that shocked the country, Biden said, "Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and it's an international embarrassment". "Every day in

princephilip april09 Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, has died at the age of 99. Announcing is death on Friday, Buckingham Palace said, "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle." "The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss," the Palace said in a statement. Further announcements are expected in due course. The flag at Buckingham Palace

uscoronavirus april09 The number of daily coronavirus cases in the United States hit the highest in 54 days Thursday. With a whopping 81303 new infections, the U.S. total increased to 31002572, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. This is far higher than the 7-day average of 66118. And this is the highest figure recorded in a day in the country since February 13. Dr Anthony Fauci, the directo

guncontrol 0408 The Biden administration has announced a number of executive actions aimed at curbing gun violence in the wake of a series of mass shootings that shocked the country. President Joe Biden is expected to sign the executive actions Thursday. In the first step, the Justice Department will issue a proposed rule to help stop the proliferation of the so-called "ghost guns" within 30 days, the White H

uscoronavirus april08 A sharp rise in new coronavirus deaths was reported in the United States on Wednesday. With a whopping 2564 COVID-related fatalities, the U.S. total increased to 559116, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. This is far higher than the 7-day average of 992. This is the highest figure recorded in a day in the country since February 19. The sudden surge is in contrast to the r

The founder of London-based e-payment company Checkout.com, Guillaume Pausaz, makes his maiden appearance in the Forbes 2021 list of billionaires with an estimated worth of $9 billion. The fortune also adds him to Europe's wealthiest Fintech founders' club. Pousaz founded the online payment portal...

New York, host to 90 billionaires and 30 thousand millionaires, might see their population bump down after the city proposed a tax-rate increase as a part of their recently published $212 billion budget deal. The revised top tax rate of 13.5% to 14.8% suggests that New York will lead the tax-chart...

antibioticresistance april07 A new study has confirmed that a sophisticated genetic system known as integron plays a key role in accelerating resistance and gives bacteria an "incredible opportunity" to evolve in response to antibiotic treatment.

elonmuskjeffbezos april07 Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person for the fourth year running, according to Forbes. The Amazon founder is worth $177 billion, says the business magazine. His fortunes are up $64 billion from a year ago as a result of surging share value of Amazon. Elon Musk, the biggest gainer in dollar terms, rocketed into the No. 2 spot on Forbes' 35th annual list of the world's wealthiest people. Ranked

uscoronavirus april07 President Joe Biden made a personal appeal to all Americans to take the anti-corona vaccine and stick to COVID protocols so that progress the country worked so hard to achieve in the fight against the pandemic is not reversed. "We've vaccinated more people than any other nation on Earth. The vaccines have proven to be safe and effective. That should give us real hope, but we can't let it make us

crypto market cap 040621 The cryptocurrency market capitalization reached an all-time high of $2 trillion on Monday. The crypto market cap was boosted mainly by bitcoin, which maintained a market value of $1 trillion for one week, and by a rally in Ether. Bitcoin accounts for more than half of the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization.

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