Day: May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

U.S. coronavirus deaths pass 100,000 mark in under four months, leading the world

death toll from coronavirus has surpassed American deaths from 9/11 and the Korean and Vietnam wars combined. Here’s a look at COVID-19’s place in history. history? Enter Email Address Sign Me Up You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. death was reported Feb. The pandemic’s toll: Lives lost in California The pandemic’s toll: Lives lost in California “Pray and think about […]

May 28, 2020

Fearing coronavirus spike, some Arab Gulf states turn to a supposed enemy: Israel

He also did not dispute numerous Israeli media reports that have put the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait on the list as well.“COVID-19 has served us well,” he said in an interview. Advertisement World & Nation Coronavirus becomes a weapon of disinformation in Middle East battle for influence World & Nation Coronavirus becomes a weapon of disinformation in Middle East battle for influence In the […]

May 28, 2020

Analysis: With a new law for Hong Kong, Beijing makes clear sovereignty is its bottom line

Yet Xi has emerged from that crisis even stronger than before. Advertisement At the same time, China would defend its “sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he said, as well as its authoritarian system.“China has no intention to change, still less replace, the U.S. It would happen, he said, through the disqualification of Hong Kong’s legislators, election interference from Beijing, vetoing of the budget and, ultimately, a […]

May 28, 2020

Column: Column: George Floyd, Central Park and the familiar terror they inspire

Louis, I was pulled over yet again for looking like someone.And those are just a fraction of the times I’ve been pulled over for looking like someone.So, yeah, on most days I choose to be numb just to survive. Advertisement Which is why I understand the need to avoid watching fatal moments captured on camera. For a while pain brings discomfort; it is also the […]

May 28, 2020

‘Dial up your empathy’: Officials urge mask wearing to slow coronavirus, Trump pushes ‘different viewpoints’

Advertisement “People held me accountable, and I appreciate that,” he said. Rock said he regularly watches Cuomo’s briefings and has come to see how differently the states are approaching the coronavirus outbreak. Andrew Cuomo became the latest state official to more aggressively promote mask usage to slow the spread of the coronavirus Thursday, announcing he will sign an executive order allowing private businesses to deny […]

May 28, 2020

A bond developed between this veteran and his bomb-sniffing dog. Now they may be separated forever

Advertisement Once Abel is set to retire from his specialized work — which Constellis officials said depends both on the dog’s age and personal desire to work — he will be made available for adoption, according to company policy. You don’t sell employees,” said Sharon Watts, chief administrative officer for Constellis.There’s nothing legally barring the sale of such a dog, but “it would set a […]