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australianopen jan21 Defending champion Naomi Osaka is out of the Australian Open after losing to 20-year-old American prodigy Amanda Anisimova in a thrilling third round encounter Friday. Anisimova rallied for a 4-6 6-3 7-6[10-5] victory after losing the first set in a marathon two hours, 15 minutes-long match at Margaret Court Arena. She ended Naomi Osaka's hopes of back-to-back Australian Open crowns after saving

uscoronavirus jan21 The coronavirus case numbers and hospitalizations in many U.S. states should start to show signs of turning around and begin to come down by mid February, says Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci. Addressing a Blue Star Families forum online, Dr. Fauci said, "We're dealing, as we all know, with an unprecedented outbreak with COVID-19 that continually challenges us with new va

inactiveadults 0121 More than 1 in 5 adults is inactive in all but four states in the United States, according to new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The map, which points to high levels of inactivity in the country, says 25 percent of U.S. adults are not active enough to protect their health. The data come from the Behavioral Ris

uscoronavirus jan20 The United States on Wednesday reported the highest single-day Covid death toll - 3810 - in nearly a year, taking the national total to 857,778. The last time a higher number of Covid casualties reported in a day was on February 12, as per records maintained by the New York Times. The rate of rise in Covid deaths in the country has increased to 42 percent in a fortnight. As the delta and omicro

putinbiden 0120 U.S. President Joe Biden said he thinks Putin does not want any full-blown war on Ukraine, but that "he will move in". He was responding to a question during a White House news conference on Wednesday If his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin tests the West, the United States and NATO significantly, he will pay "a serious and dear price for it," Biden said. The United Sates will impose sanctio

bidenverizon jan19 President Joe Biden has thanked wireless carriers Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to delay 5G deployment around key airports and to continue working with the Department of Transportation on safe 5G deployment at this limited set of locations. Verizon and AT&T are launching high speed 5G service across the United States Wednesday. Despite the telecom giants' exemption to airports, some foreign air

uscoronavirus jan19 A week after setting an all-time world record of 1.48 million new Covid cases in a day in the United States, daily cases again broke the dreaded 1 million mark on Tuesday. With 10,63000 new cases, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the U.S. has risen to 67,597,794, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. North Carolina reported the most number of cases -

californiacovid jan18 Covid-19 positive case rate in California, the worst-affected state in the United States, has jumped to its highest level yet. The Omicron variant-driven surge in numbers is evident from the fact that daily case toll multiplied by more than 300 percent in the state within a month. From a stage of 8729 new cases reporting on December 17, 221235 new cases were reported on Monday. It is more than

earth jan18 Earth's global average surface temperature in 2021 was the sixth warmest on record, according to independent analyses conducted by two US federal agencies. It equals the temperature levels of 2018, according to the data released by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Collectively, the past eight years are the warmest years since modern recordkeeping began in 1880

uscoronavirus jan17 With 260173 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of coronavirus infections in the United States has increased to 65,700,210, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. 545 more people died of the killer virus the same day, taking the national total to 850,605. New York is the worst affected state, reporting 51,264 cases and 66 deaths. The unusually low figures in

bidenkishidafumio 0117 President Joe Biden will meet virtually with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio on Friday. The meeting is intended to further deepen ties between the two governments, economies, and the people, the White House said. The meeting will highlight the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance, which is the cornerstone of peace, security, and stability in the Indo-Pacific and around the world, White Hou

pentagon jan14 The Pentagon has announced that an additional 1,000 military personnel will be made available to help the Biden administration combat the nationwide Omicron-driven surge in the pandemic. During a meeting with the media Thursday, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said that the first of an additional 1,000 active duty service members will be teamed up next week to deploy in civilian hospital

uscoronavirus jan14 For the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic in the United States, the weekly average of Covid-positive cases has crossed the 800,000 mark. An average of 803,736 people have been tested positive in the country, marking an increase of 133 percent in the past fortnight, according to data compiled by the New York Times.

uscoronavirus jan13 Amid an unprecedented surge in the pandemic in the United States, driven by the Omicron variant, the overall death and infection rate caused by the coronavirus is reversing. The weekly average of cases that continued to rise above 200 percent for the past few days has come down to 159 percent Wednesday, as per data compiled by the New York Times.

uscovid 0113 The magnitude of substantial increase in coronavirus infection in the United States is largely related to the Omicron variant, which now represents about 98 percent of the positive cases in the country, according to the White House Covid-19 Response Team. Providing the latest update on the pandemic at a routine press conference, CDC director Dr.Rochelle Walensky said that the current seven-day da

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