Driver Charged With DUI After Crashing Into 2 CPD Squad Cars On Dan Ryan Expressway

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago man is charged with driving under the influence, and violating Scott’s Law, after crashing into two Chicago Police squad cars that had stopped to respond to an unrelated collision on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Saturday morning. Illinois State Police said, around 1:30 a.m., the CPD cars were responding to […]

Boat Catches Fire At Burnham Harbor, One Person Injured

CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was injured when a boat caught fire on a boat ramp Saturday afternoon at Burnham Harbor near Soldier Field. The boat was still on a trailer behind a pickup truck at the boat launch when it caught fire around 3:15 p.m. @Segway_Ruins pic.twitter.com/00ezvXSw1G — Jennifer feliu (@Jenniferfeliu2) August 8, 2020 […]

Which North Carolina school districts have the highest rates of new COVID cases?

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Two North Carolina school districts with some of the highest rates of COVID-19 cases recently are planning to begin the school year with at least some in-person instruction. Researchers have mapped the state’s public school districts and color-coded them based on their per capita rate of new COVID-19 cases over the […]

Colorado man sentenced for interstate communications threatening to kill New Mexico official, attorney

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A Colorado man was sentenced earlier this week to 15 months in federal prison for making threats to a New Mexico official. In December, 40-year-old Andrew Graham pleaded guilty in federal court to sending communications threatening to kill an official with the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department as well as […]

South Dakota surpasses 1,000 active cases

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health announced Saturday, Aug. 8, that 106 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19. The department also reported two individuals have died from the illness, bringing the statewide total to 146. The new totals come from 1,741 tests Friday, while active cases in the state jumped by 41. […]

Political appointees should resign immediately – regional commentators

Aug 09, 2020 News 0 Caribbean model of governance requires swift transition… Panelist: Orin Gordon Panelist: Peter Wickham In the Caribbean, the system of governance requires for swift transition after an election takes place and a new administration secures the reins of power.As such, any politically appointed employees within the state should understand that their […]

Perlite Market Size Overview 2020 – Global Industry Revenue, Growth Analysis and Regional Demand Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Aug 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — The global Perlite Market is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in the coming years on account of the rising demand form the agriculture and horticulture sectors. Perlite is a volcanic glass and is used as a […]

Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development

Oyeleye Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration. • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social […]

Asia Breaking News

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT, Aug. 7

HONG KONG — The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Friday strongly deplored and opposed the statement issued by the U.S. consulate general in Hong Kong, which incorrectly and inappropriately commented that the national security law in HKSAR would affect the freedom of speech of Hong Kong residents. “Safeguarding national security through legislation […]

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Aug. 6

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway (MTR) operator said Thursday that the company saw a net loss of 334 million Hong Kong dollars (around 43.1 million U.S. dollars) for the first half of 2020 as the total ridership in Hong Kong dropped by around 38 percent year-on-year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At […]

Asia-Pacific Stocks Trade Lower Ahead of July Economic Data Releases

Asia-Pacific stocks mostly were lower on Friday morning, according to CNBC News. In China, the Shanghai Composite dropped 0.56 percent, while the Shenzhen component slipped 0.648 percent in early trade. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng also slid 0.55 percent. Investors are awaiting the release of China’s trade figures for July on Friday, closely watching the country’s export […]

Europe Breaking News

Latin America, Caribbean surpass Europe in virus deaths

Health worker and volunteer Paulo Roberto Oliveira receives a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech at the Sao Lucas Hospital, in Porto Alegre, southern Brazil on August 08, 2020. — AFP MONTEVIDEO: Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit with coronavirus deaths, as India passed the […]

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s bizarre farewell tour of Europe nearly four years after her death

Zsa Zsa Gabor is going on a final ‘farewell tour’ – as her flamboyant widower plans to take her ashes on a trip around Europe before finally laying her to rest in her native Hungary She was the original Hollywood It Girl, famous for her nine marriages, self-parodying glamour and witty quips. Now, almost four years […]

Latin America and Caribbean surpass Europe to become world’s hardest-hit Covid region

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region hardest-hit with coronavirus deaths, as India passed the milestone of two million infections. The world’s worst-affected region has reported 213,120 fatalities in total, 460 more than Europe, according to an AFP tally based on official data. In Brazil, demonstrators released 100 biodegradable […]

Africa Breaking News

Democrat Michael Weinstein Releases 5-Point Plan for Florida’s Future

Michael Weinstein, Democrat, for State House Democrat Michael Weinstein The only Democrat to live in the District, Weinstein outlines his goals to help local families and businesses I understand the District because I live here and I am raising my family here. I’ll be an advocate for our community and get things done,” Weinstein stated.” […]

The Latest: South Africa surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deaths

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil has surpassed a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. And five months after the first reported case, the country is showing no signs of crushing the disease. The nation of 210 million people has been reporting an average of more than 1,000 daily deaths from the pandemic since late […]

Football restarts in South Africa with Celtic victory

Football resumed in South Africa on Saturday after a 145-day coronavirus-induced shutdown with Bloemfontein Celtic reaching the Nedbank Cup final behind closed doors. The semi-final at Orlando Stadium in Soweto saw Celtic score in first-half stoppage time after Baroka had a man sent off, and twice more during the second half for a 3-0 win. […]

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Political appointees should resign immediately – regional commentators

Aug 09, 2020 News 0 Caribbean model of governance requires swift transition… Panelist: Orin Gordon Panelist: Peter Wickham In the Caribbean, the system of governance requires for swift transition after an election takes place and a new administration secures the reins of power.As such, any politically appointed employees within the state should understand that their […]

Perlite Market Size Overview 2020 – Global Industry Revenue, Growth Analysis and Regional Demand Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Aug 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — The global Perlite Market is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in the coming years on account of the rising demand form the agriculture and horticulture sectors. Perlite is a volcanic glass and is used as a […]

Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development

Oyeleye Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration. • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social […]

Canada Breaking News

Political appointees should resign immediately – regional commentators

Aug 09, 2020 News 0 Caribbean model of governance requires swift transition… Panelist: Orin Gordon Panelist: Peter Wickham In the Caribbean, the system of governance requires for swift transition after an election takes place and a new administration secures the reins of power.As such, any politically appointed employees within the state should understand that their […]

Perlite Market Size Overview 2020 – Global Industry Revenue, Growth Analysis and Regional Demand Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Aug 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — The global Perlite Market is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in the coming years on account of the rising demand form the agriculture and horticulture sectors. Perlite is a volcanic glass and is used as a […]

Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development

Oyeleye Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration. • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social […]

UK Breaking News

Political appointees should resign immediately – regional commentators

Aug 09, 2020 News 0 Caribbean model of governance requires swift transition… Panelist: Orin Gordon Panelist: Peter Wickham In the Caribbean, the system of governance requires for swift transition after an election takes place and a new administration secures the reins of power.As such, any politically appointed employees within the state should understand that their […]

Perlite Market Size Overview 2020 – Global Industry Revenue, Growth Analysis and Regional Demand Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Aug 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — The global Perlite Market is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in the coming years on account of the rising demand form the agriculture and horticulture sectors. Perlite is a volcanic glass and is used as a […]

Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development

Oyeleye Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview with SEYE OLUMIDE, he speaks on issues of Southwest development, as well as why states’ governors should focus on regional integration. • Southwest Govs Should Separate Infrastructure From Social […]

Australia Breaking News

COVID made them social media superstars, but can Australia’s leaders perform at the ballot box?

A live stream of Daniel Andrews wearing a mask and a windbreaker is a daily sight for his 880,000 Facebook followers. The Victorian Premier now has a bigger social media presence than the Prime Minister as his state trudges through a second wave of COVID-19 infections. And while they may not acknowledge it right now, […]

Would a job guarantee program help to repair Australia’s economy in a post-COVID-19 world?

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hates it when it’s pointed out, but Australia’s economy was in poor health well before COVID-19 hit our shores. A former federal Treasury secretary, Martin Parkinson, said it himself last week. “Going into COVID, we’d had very weak productivity growth, very weak income growth, economic growth was quite anaemic,” he said. “If […]

Australia’s sheep left without shearers as Covid halts travel from New Zealand

It’s a tradition that stretches back decades. Every year, hundreds of New Zealanders fly in to Australia for the spring shearing season – a huge mobilisation of workers essential to the success of the nation’s wool industry. In dusty sheds on outback farms they join up with local shearers and, between them, relieve five million […]