Saturday, February 22, 2020 Headlines & Global News

Headlines

On the US Governments List: A Looming Next Trade War With India

Is a Trade War Looming Between U.S. and India?

Feb 22, 2020 08:45 PM EST

US President Trump is considering drastic action over India’s high tariffs. Both the U.S. President and the Indian leader hope to settle tariff spats equitably.

Lebanon Reports First Case of Coronavirus, Two More Unconfirmed Cases in Quarantine

Lebanon Reports First Case of Coronavirus, Two More Unconfirmed Cases in Quarantine

Feb 22, 2020 05:48 PM EST

The first Lebanese case was reportedly acquired at Qom in Iran, with four more dead there. This patient is now under quarantine with two others, who are just suspected carriers.

US-Taliban Peace Talks

U.S.,Taliban to Sign a Peace Deal, Ending Long-time Feud

Feb 22, 2020 07:07 AM EST

After decades of war, U.S. and Taliban forces have agreed to sign a peace agreement if the week-long reduction in violence across Afghanistan succeeds.

US Coronavirus

US Preps for Possible Coronavirus Outbreak After Confirming 35 Cases

Feb 22, 2020 07:07 AM EST

There are already 35 cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the US and the CDC is already preparing for the possibility of a nationwide outbreak.

Coronavirus Transmission

Coronavirus Transmission: COVID-19 May Spread Thru Feces?

Feb 21, 2020 04:52 PM EST

The coronavirus one of the most virulent contagions in recent years, that has infected many worldwide and have taken 2000 or more in its wake. Many of the dead are in China with an indefinite number given by the Chinese government.

UFO Sightings

UFO Sighting: Witnesses Share Videos of Bright Flying Objects Over Missouri, Lake Okanagan

Feb 22, 2020 08:46 PM EST

According to witnesses, no earth vehicle could be the object hovering in place, and they shared their video recordings online.

U.S. Limits China’s Access to Chip Technology

U.S. Administration Limits China’s Access to Chip Technology

Feb 21, 2020 05:11 PM EST

Attempts by the US to disrupt China’s tech surge, and failing to convince other tech firms were not successful. Huawei used chip designs from Britain’s ARM in October, but the Tech firm responded that Huawei exports did not violate any content rules at all.

Foreign Missions Act

Major Chinese Media Organizations Labeled by U.S. Government as Apparatus of Propaganda

Feb 21, 2020 03:01 PM EST

The United States government, designated five major Chinese media organizations as “foreign missions” in accordance with the Foreign Missions Act.

Skull Breaker Challenge

TikTok 'Skull Breaker Challenge' Cause Death, Injuries; Netizens Warned of Potential Criminal Charges

Feb 21, 2020 07:48 AM EST

A new challenge is trending on the internet and it poses a serious threat to prank victims. Severe injuries have been reported and it has reportedly caused one death.

A pump jack operates at sunset in Midland

Oil Prices Rise as U.S. Crude Stocks Slightly Upsurge

Feb 21, 2020 07:48 AM EST

Oil prices slightly rose on Thursday after the U.S. government reported a smaller-than-expected rise in crude stocks. The increase was tainted with worries with regard to the spread of Coronavirus outside China.

London Mosque Stabbing

Islam Prayer Leader Stabbed Amid Worship in a London Mosque

Feb 21, 2020 05:36 AM EST

A worship leader was stabbed on the shoulder while praying inside a mosque in London.

COVID-19 in South Korea

South Korea’s Coronavirus Cases Spike, Infections Linked to Religious Sect

Feb 20, 2020 11:21 PM EST

A religious sect in South Korea is under investigation as more than 50% of the new coronavirus cases in the country are linked back to the church.

FBI

Alleged Mexican National Spy of Russia Intercepted at Miami International Airport

Feb 20, 2020 11:21 PM EST

A Mexican national was intercepted at MIA about to leave for Mexico with photos of a US government informant's license plate.

HNA Group

Coronavirus Continues to Scupper Businesses, China to Take Over HNA Group

Feb 20, 2020 02:49 PM EST

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, the Chinese government gets into talks of taking over airline conglomerate HNA Group.

Bennifer

Ben Affleck Regrets Divorce with Jennifer Garner

Feb 20, 2020 12:36 PM EST

Two years after Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner finalized their divorce, Ben Affleck admitted that he divorcing Garner was the biggest mistake of his life.

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