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hand sanitizer 080720 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that swallowing hand sanitizers that contain methanol can cause permanent blindness or death, if not treated. The federal health agency called on people to immediately discontinue use of hand sanitizers recalled by U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some of the hand sanitizers that FDA banned from consumption in the country include the following:

uscoronavirus aug07 The United States recorded 1848 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the highest daily number since May 14. The U.S. also crossed the 160,000 mark for deaths on Thursday. With this, the total death toll in the country rose to 160104 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Friday. 59765 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 48

tiktok aug07 U.S. President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to ban Chinese mobile application TikTok as well as WeChat, citing a threat to national security and its economy. China's ByteDance Ltd. owns TikTok, a video-sharing mobile app, while Tencent Holdings Ltd. owns WeChat, a messaging, social media, and electronic payment app.

trump twitter fb 080620 Facebook removed a video that President Donald Trump posted on his official Facebook account in which he claimed that children were "almost immune" to the coronavirus. Twitter also took action against the same content that appeared on a Trump campaign account by freezing it until it was removed. In a video clip of Trump's interview to Fox News Wednesday, the President said, "If you look at chil

uscoronavirus 0806 The United States recorded 1,426 cornavirus-related casualties in the last 24 hours, the second highest daily number in more than two months. The total death toll in the country rose to 158256 as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data Thursday. 52,373 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4823892. After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths a

cdc aug05 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert saying that it expects an outbreak of a rare, serious paralyzing condition that mostly affects young children this year. Since 2014, outbreaks of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) have occurred in the United States every 2 years. CDC said it anticipates that 2020 will be another peak year for AFM cases. The next outbreak could oc

isaias aug05 Tropical Storm Isaias entered Canada losing strength after killing at least five people as it ripped through the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday. Two people were killed by tornadoes in a mobile home park in Windsor, North Carolina, and three others died from fallen trees in New York, Delaware and Maryland. More than 3 million people were left without power as the storm unleashed flood

uscoronavirus aug05 After a brief lull, the daily COVID deaths and infections began to show an uptick in the United States. After the number of new coronavirus cases in the country remaining under 50000 for four consecutive days, 53,803 additional infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the national total to 4771519. Still, this is a better situation when compared to last week, when there were an aver

distancelearning aug04 The Los Angeles school authorities and teachers union have reached a tentative agreement to set a new standard for distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Los Angeles Unified School District and the United Teachers Los Angeles reached the agreement late Sunday night after weeks of negotiations, both the parties said in separate statements.Under the deal, the official schedule will

hurricaneisaial aug04 Hurricane Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina late Monday night, battering coastal areas with heavy rains and winds of up to 85mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. NHC upgraded Isaias to category-one hurricane as it approached the Carolinas. The heavy rain caused flooding. Hundreds of power outages were reported across the state whlie many buildings in Southp

uscoronavirus aug04 For the second consecutive day, the number of new coronavirus cases in the United States remained under 50000, and casualty rate continued to fall below 1000. This is a better situation when compared to last week, when more than 60,000 new infections were being reported daily, and more than 1000 people were dying from the viral disease every day in the U.S. With 49,380 new cases reporting in t

spacex aug03 SpaceX capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts safely landed in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday after completing a historic mission. It was the fist commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft. Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley returned from the International Space Station to complete a test flight that marks a new era in human spaceflight. SpaceX's Crew Dragon splashed down unde

uscoronavirus aug03 The United States reported a drastic fall in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths Sunday. After recording more than 60,000 infections daily for the fifth consecutive day, new cases sharply fell to 47,508 on Sunday, taking the country's total to 4668336. This is the lowest daily case in nearly a month. Likewise, for the last one week, more than 1000 people were dying from the viral dis

davidduke twitter 073120 Notorious white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke has been banned from Twitter. The social media giant's spokesperson confirmed that Duke's Twitter account was "permanently suspended" for repeatedly violating its policy against hate speech. "This enforcement action is in line with our recently-updated guidance on harmful links," Twitter said in a statement. Twitter Rul

mitchmcconnellkevinmccarthy july30 President Donald Trump's call for delaying the U.S. presidential election met with stiff resistence from Republican party's top brass as well as Democrats. Trump made the suggestion on Twitter Thursday, saying that postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results. At a White House news conference in the afternoon, Trump tried to dilute the intensity of his statement. "I don't want to de

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