What Americans love most about Joe Biden

Joe Biden holds a 17-point lead over Donald Trump in trust to handle the coronavirus pandemic in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, powering the Democrat to a double-digit advantage in vote preference with the presidential election three weeks away. In the aftermath of his own COVID-19 diagnosis, two-thirds of registered voters say Trump failed to take appropriate … Continue reading What Americans love most about Joe Biden

What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Fewer than one-third of Americans think the 2020 elections will be held in an honest, open manner, according to a new Public Affairs Council survey released Thursday.  “We’ve never seen an American election with so much doubt about whether the results will reflect the will of the voters,” said Public Affairs Council President Doug Pinkham. “The question … Continue reading What American voters think of the 2020 elections

CORONAVIRUS: Mike Pence says risk of serious disease among Americans is low

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) last Thursday revealed that airlines could lose up to $113 billion in revenue this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the Federal Reserve last Tuesday cut US interest rates by half a percentage point in an unusual move ahead of its upcoming monthly policy meeting on March … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS: Mike Pence says risk of serious disease among Americans is low

Corona beer brand not linked to the coronavirus

Is Corona beer linked to the coronavirus? The answer may seem like a no-brainer, but in the US, it’s not that simple, it appears. A US survey released this week shows that the Corona brand is taking a hit amid the spread of the virus officially named COVID-19, reported several news outlets including CNN and … Continue reading Corona beer brand not linked to the coronavirus

Iran supreme leader prays for the soul of Late Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei himself prayed over the caskets of late Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others slain in the US-led drone attack. Khamenei, who had a close relationship with Soleimani, wept at one point during the traditional Muslim prayers for the dead. The crowd wailed. Soleimani's successor, Esmail Ghaani stood … Continue reading Iran supreme leader prays for the soul of Late Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

Wendy's plans to roll out breakfast offerings like the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and the Breakfast Baconator at all 6,000 or so of its US restaurants next year—and it needs 20,000 new employees to serve them. The fast food chain, which currently serves breakfast at around 300 locations. CEO Todd Penegor said Monday that the … Continue reading Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

North Korea gives condition for more nuclear talks with the US

North Korea said Thursday it has “no interest” in dialogue unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves”, as a senior US envoy visited Seoul with an eye on reviving nuclear talks with Pyongyang. Talks between Pyongyang and Washington have stalled since a second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong … Continue reading North Korea gives condition for more nuclear talks with the US

2020 Elections: FBI prepares against foreign interference

The FBI is actively investigating incidents of potential foreign interference in the U.S. political system, in various parts of the country. The bureau has a particular focus on the 2020 elections, but says its investigations spread beyond this. The FBI is working to address a number of evolving cyber threats facing the country, including influence … Continue reading 2020 Elections: FBI prepares against foreign interference

Iran will not succumb to pressures from the US – President Hassan Rouhani

The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Iran responded by calling the offer "word-play" and asked for action instead. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Saturday that … Continue reading Iran will not succumb to pressures from the US – President Hassan Rouhani

Trump says getting U.S. troops out of Syria was no surprise

  Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed US President Donald Trump's decision to send troops home from Syria after declaring victory over ISIL. "The fact that the US has decided to withdraw its troops is right," Putin told a press conference on Thursday. Trump announced on Wednesday that all US troops would be withdrawn from Syria … Continue reading Trump says getting U.S. troops out of Syria was no surprise