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What to expect at the UN General Assembly in the time of Covid-19

What to expect at the UN General Assembly in the time of Covid-19

What if the world’s most powerful people threw a gigantic international party and no one showed up? This week is the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) — normally the Super Bowl of international diplomacy. But thanks to a global pandemic, make that “digital diplomacy” without star players in the corridors at UN headquarters in New…MORE

Rep. Jahana Hayes announces she has tested positive for Covid-19

Rep. Jahana Hayes announces she has tested positive for Covid-19

Rep. Jahana Hayes, a Democrat from Connecticut, announced on Sunday she has tested positive for Covid-19. In a series of tweets, which included a video of her being tested, Hayes noted that members of Congress are not frequently being tested for coronavirus. “Masks, social distancing & frequent floor cleanings are the precautions that are taken…MORE

Woman suspected of sending poisoned letter to Trump arrested

Woman suspected of sending poisoned letter to Trump arrested

A woman suspected of sending a letter containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump was arrested as she tried to enter the US from Canada at a border crossing in New York state, a US law enforcement official said. The woman was carrying a gun and arrested by US authorities, according to the law…MORE

‘Golden nuggets’: Trump explains to Woodward why judges are key to his record

President Donald Trump repeatedly boasted to journalist Bob Woodward about the number of judges he has appointed to the federal bench during several of their interviews for “Rage.” The recorded comments provide insight into Trump’s relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the two prepare to push through a potential third Supreme Court nominee…MORE

125 million-year-old dinosaur found buried by a volcanic eruption in China

125 million-year-old dinosaur found buried by a volcanic eruption in China

Archeologists in China have discovered two perfectly preserved fossils of a new 125 million-year-old dinosaur species. The new species of burrowing dinosaur was discovered in the Lujiatun Beds, the oldest layers of the famous Yixian Formation in northeast China, according to a news release. Scientists believe that they were trapped by a volcanic eruption while…MORE

Small plane crash kills four people in Texas

Small plane crash kills four people in Texas

Four people are dead after a small plane experienced engine trouble and crashed while attempting an emergency landing in Texas on Sunday. The single engine plane crashed at the Hilltop Lakes Airport around 10:50 a.m., Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sgt. Erik Burse told CNN. All four occupants, two men and two women, died…MORE

A Florida woman was attacked by a 10-foot alligator while trimming trees

A Florida woman was attacked by a 10-foot alligator while trimming trees

A Florida woman is recovering from injuries she received when she was attacked by a 10-foot, 4-inch alligator while trimming trees in Fort Myers. The 27-year-old woman was trimming by the edge of a lake near a country club in Fort Myers on September 10 when the alligator bit her. She was taken to Lee…MORE