U.S. CDC reports 2,016,027 coronavirus cases

U.S. CDC reports 2,016,027 coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: People hang out at the beach without wearing masks and practicing limited social distancing during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 2,016,027 cases of new coronavirus, an increase … Read more

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With ‘lone wolf’ event and wide space, Canada’s COVID-19 capital looks to tempt tourists

With 'lone wolf' event and wide space, Canada's COVID-19 capital looks to tempt tourists

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Quebec, the Canadian province hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, is touting its vast spaces, “lone wolf” running event, and “end of the road” trails to travellers as a center for social distancing, tourism executives said. FILE PHOTO: An empty U.S.-Canada border crossing is seen in Lacolle, Quebec, Canada March 19, 2020. … Read more

Extremist group al-Shabab sets up COVID-19 center in Somalia

Extremist group al-Shabab sets up COVID-19 center in Somalia

AIROBI, Kenya — The al-Qaida-linked extremist group in Somalia has unveiled a COVID-19 isolation and care facility, a sign that the group is taking seriously the pandemic that continues to spread in the fragile country. Al-Shabab announced Friday that the facility, which includes a round-the-clock hotline, has been set up in Jilib, a major stronghold … Read more

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Looters stole $150K in items from SoHo store Naked & Famous

Looters stole $150K in items from SoHo store Naked & Famous

Several thieves broke into a high-end SoHo store and made off with $150,000 worth of items — one of many establishments in the area targeted by looters at the height of protests over the police-involved death of George Floyd. The crooks broke through a secured front door of Naked & Famous Denim NYC on Grand … Read more

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Lori Vallow case is ‘proof’ she killed ex-husband, his ex-wife says

Lori Vallow case is 'proof' she killed ex-husband, his ex-wife says

The discovery of Lori Vallow’s missing children’s remains buried in her husband’s backyard is “proof” the doomsday-obsessed mom killed her ex-husband, the man’s ex-wife said, according to reports. Kimberly Friedmutter, who was married to Vallow’s now dead ex-husband Charles Vallow in the mid-1980s, said the discovery of the missing kids’ remains “confirms a hundred percent” … Read more

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De Blasio seriously declares to be nation’s greatest mayor ever

De Blasio seriously declares to be nation's greatest mayor ever

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s own staff have excoriated him in public letters and with an unprecedented march across the Brooklyn Bridge over his handling of citywide protests — but that didn’t stop Hizzoner from declaring Friday that he’s the nation’s greatest mayor. “This is the strongest mayoralty in the country, in every sense, and the … Read more

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