Latest COVID-19 updates

The global death toll from the pandemic is nearing 280,000, with the United States and Great Britain topping the list of the worst-hit countries. At the same time, China has reported a plunge in new cases of the infection and no fatalities from the virus over the last several weeks. There are over 4,000,000 confirmed … Continue reading Latest COVID-19 updates

COVID-19: Health experts debunk Trump’s claim on disinfectants

US President Donald Trump's claims during his daily White House coronavirus briefing on Friday that the ingestion of disinfectant could be an effective measure to prevent contracting Covid-19 has led to the hospitalization of at least 100 people in the US, according to reports. “I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute, … Continue reading COVID-19: Health experts debunk Trump’s claim on disinfectants

COVID-19: Trump and Cuomo worried about a potential second wave of the virus

Friday brought no shortage of pandemic news: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Donald Trump publicly quarreled over coronavirus testing, China blamed a rising death toll on hospital errors, and stocks rebounded amid reports of possible emerging treatments for the virus. After the president criticized Cuomo in a tweet for "complaining," Cuomo charged that the … Continue reading COVID-19: Trump and Cuomo worried about a potential second wave of the virus

New York extends lockdown to May 15

New Yorkers just received another two weeks in lockdown mode. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday extended the state shutdown to May 15 as he revealed that coronavirus stats were still going in the right direction. Cuomo announced another 606 deaths from Wednesday to Thursday, a sharp drop from 752 the previous day, reports Forbes. It's also … Continue reading New York extends lockdown to May 15

Doctor at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital takes a ‘big risk’ to save lives

The woman was dying, New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital was about to call her husband and break the news that there was nothing left to try, then Dr. Hooman Poor took a gamble. With high-stress, high-stakes decisions, doctors around the world are frantically trying to figure out how COVID-19 is killing their patients so they … Continue reading Doctor at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital takes a ‘big risk’ to save lives

Tiger at New York zoo tests positive to coronavirus

A tiger housed at the Bronx Zoo in New York has tested positive for coronavirus, making it the first known infection in an animal anywhere, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Veterinary Services Laboratories. The 4-year-old female Malayan tiger is believed to have been infected by a zoo employee who was "asymptomatically infected … Continue reading Tiger at New York zoo tests positive to coronavirus

BAD-BOSS: NY employers using wage theft to gain competitive advantage

A small army of waiters, deliverymen and busboys who worked at a Mott Street dim sum joint sued their boss earlier this year for cheating them out of wages — and they won. But collecting on the $943,000 that Joy Luck Palace was ordered to pay them in September has been harder than winning the … Continue reading BAD-BOSS: NY employers using wage theft to gain competitive advantage

Los Angeles is very ‘Sex and the City’ like New York – Nikki Bella

    Nikki Bella is considering moving to Los Angeles, as she says too much of her current home reminds her of former fiancé John Cena. Image: Nikki Bella The 35-year-old professional wrestler currently lives in San Diego, but has said that house hunting in the area has become difficult because there's "a lot" that … Continue reading Los Angeles is very ‘Sex and the City’ like New York – Nikki Bella

UNBELIEVABLY-TRUE: Meet the youngest U.S. Congress woman who was once a bartender

  One year ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was working in a bar to help support her family. Image shows Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez answers questions at a town hall event, September 19, 2018 in The Bronx borough of New York City (Source: NBC News/Drew Angerer/Getty) On Tuesday, the same Ocasio-Cortez, at 29 years old, became the youngest woman … Continue reading UNBELIEVABLY-TRUE: Meet the youngest U.S. Congress woman who was once a bartender

New York, not London, is the world’s ideal financial center

  With Brexit posing as the biggest challenge to the City of London’s finance industry and Britain's divorce from the European Union prompting banks to shift jobs out of the city - London's position globally has taken a beating. According to a new survey, London has lost the position as the world’s most attractive financial … Continue reading New York, not London, is the world’s ideal financial center