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Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen released from prison

District Judge Alvin Hellerstein ordered the release from prison of Cohen, saying the government retaliated against him for planning to release a book critical of Trump before November’s election. A federal judge in New York ordered Thursday Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trump’s former

Trump to resume holding White House virus briefings

The decision came after polls showed Trump administration’s response to the pandemic was not breaking through. US President Donald Trump said Monday that he will resume the televised coronavirus briefings, “probably” starting from Tuesday. “IT’S A GREAT WAY TO GET INFORMATION” “I think it’s a great

Russia to hold phase 3 vaccine trials

Russia has been developing 26 vaccines, and one of them, produced by the Gamaleya National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology, has successfully undergone the first phase of trials. The second phase of a coronavirus vaccine trials in Russia is expected to be finished

Democrat Biden leads Trump by 15 points, CNN says

According to a new Quinnipiac University national poll, former Vice President Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump among registered voters. Former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a 15-point lead over President Donald Trump, CNN reported on Thursday. VOTERS DISAPPROVED OF THE

Trump gov’t drops plan to limit foreign student visas

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly pressed schools and universities to reopen to in-person learning when classes resume in the fall. The Trump administration changed course Tuesday on its plan to require foreign students to take in-person classes in order to maintain their visas.

South Korean mayor committed suicide

Mayor Park Won has been reported missing on Thursday. One of South Korea’s most prominent elected officials and longtime mayor of the capital Seoul was found dead on Friday after he was reported missing by his daughter amid a criminal probe and media reports

Seven arrested in Hong Kong officer stabbing case

Local media reported that authorities arrested seven people, including two women, under a new controversial security law on charges related to the stabbing a police officer. Hong Kong police said on Friday they arrested seven people for “assisting” a man suspected of stabbing a

Trump insists on reopening of schools despite rising numbers

“We are very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools to get them open,” Trump said on Tuesday. US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite

India officially becomes third-worst virus-hit country

The country has registered 24,248 positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 697,413. India has over-taken Russia with the world’s third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases, at nearly 700,000, according to the latest data, as the outbreak shows no sign

Wuhan complex to produce over 100 million vaccine

China has completed the construction of a complex consisting of a research laboratory and a coronavirus vaccine production workshop in Wuhan. China has completed the construction of a research laboratory and workshop complex in the city of Wuhan for producing vaccines to combat coronavirus