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iata june04 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting the bottom in April. Global passenger traffic rose by 30 percent in May from a very low level in April. Passenger demand in April had plunged 94.3 percent compared to the same month in 2019, as the COVID-19-related travel restrictions virtually shut down domestic and in

oilleak june04 Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency following massive diesel oil leak into a river in the Russian Arctic region. The spillage of 21,000 tonnes of diesel oil into a river near the Siberian city of Norilsk is feared to cause environmental damage for years to come. This spill, considered the largest one in the Russian Arctic Circle, has contaminated an area of 350 square

uscoronavirus june04 With 1004 more deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States rose to 107,175. An additional 19,699 new cases took the total number of infections in the country to 1,851,520, with 34 states and jurisdictions reporting more than 10,000 cases. Nearly one third of the global cases are reported in the United States. The worldwide Covid-19 d

trump nyc governor mayor 060320 President Donald Trump pressed New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to seek additional deployments of federal troops to quell violence amid protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Although the protesters defied curfew, New York City survived calmer night Tuesday as demonstrations on the streets were peaceful, reports said. "New York's Finest ar

us covid19 060320 After a brief lull, the daily coronavirus-related deaths and infections in the United States returned to above 1000 and above 20000 marks respectively. It comes a day after the country recorded its lowest daily coronavirus death toll in two months. With 1039 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country rose to 106,181 as of John Hopkins University

trump tear gas 060220 Democratic leaders have condemned the use of tear gas against protesters ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square.

uscoronavirus jun02 Monday, the United States recorded its lowest daily coronavirus death toll in two months. With 478 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country rose to 105147 as of John Hopkins University's 9:00 a.m. ET update Monday. The last time a figure less than this was reported on March 29. Also, there was a drastic fall in the number of new infections fro

georgefloyd jun02 As police officers are targeted by rioters and looting takes place in several places amid widespread protests across the U.S. over the death of George Floyd in police custody, President Donald Trump vowed to use federal troops to end the unrest. In an address to the nation on Monday evening, Trump said he strongly recommends that state governors deploy the National Guard to dominate the streets.

uscoronavirus june01 From a recent peak of 1379 recorded on May 27, the daily coronavirus death rate in the United States continued to show a downward trend. With 605 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country rose to 104683 as of John Hopkins University's 11:00 a.m. ET update Monday. However, there is not much difference in the number of new infections. With 21703

hydroxychloroquine june01 The U.S. Government has sent two million doses of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil to help the worst-affected country in Latin America treat its coronavirus patients with the drug. With 514,849 confirmed cases and 29,314 deaths, Brazil is the world's second worst-affected country. The White House announced the Health Cooperation package on Sunday, the day the number of infections in Brazil pas

georgefloyd june01 President Donald Trump spent Sunday out of sight, reportedly in an underground, presidential bunker in White House as violent protests raged outside over the death of George Floyd in police custody. However, the White House has scheduled two meetings chaired by Trump at the Oval Office and Situation Room for Monday morning. On Friday night, when protesters gathered outside the White House in ou

trump3 111418 29may20 President Donald Trump lashed out at China during a highly anticipated press conference on Friday, accusing the communist country of breaking its promises with the U.S. and other nations around the world. Trump harshly criticized China's handling of the coronavirus, claiming Beijing instigated the "global pandemic" by allowing the disease to spread.

trump twitter2 052920 Twitter has flagged and hidden for the first time President Donald Trump's tweet from his profile, saying his remarks referring to protests over the death of an unarmed black man violates rules about glorifying violence.

trump may29 President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes away legal protections enjoyed by social media platforms. Trump's move comes a day after he threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to fact-check his "false claim" that Mail-In Ballots will lead to massive corruption and fraud. A statement issued by the White House Thursday said the President is t

Shares of Sonoma Pharmaceuticals Inc. (SNOA) are up over 200% in Friday's trading, following its partner MicroSafe Group winning regulatory approval for Nanocyn Disinfectant & Sanitizer for use against SARS-CoV-2 in Australia.

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