Saturday, February 22, 2020 Headlines & Global News


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.

China Makes Unmanned Robot Warships While U.S. Navy Plans Two Drone Ships

China Makes Unmanned Robot Warships While U.S. Navy Plans Two Drone Ships

Feb 22, 2020 07:26 PM EST

A Chinese tech company is proposing an unmanned warship to use as war-wagons that do not need any human intervention to counter the U.S. navy in Asian waters and gain superiority.

Asteroid Bennu

MIT Researches Conduct Simulation On How To Deflect Asteroids from Hitting Earth

Feb 22, 2020 04:56 PM EST

With many studies focused on deflecting asteroids from hitting the planet and causing the apocalypse, MIT researchers have created a device to identify which of the plans will most likely work.

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.

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston Rumors Having to Choose Between Brad Pitt and Booze Debunked

Feb 22, 2020 09:58 PM EST

After their mini-reunions in this year’s awards season, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston seem to be gossiper's favorite target this year.

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.

Quaden Bayles

Boy with Dwarfism Receives Support from Celebrities, Raise Funds for Disneyland Trip

Feb 22, 2020 09:58 PM EST

Being bullied at school for his dwarfism, 9-year-old Quaden Bayles said to the camera, "Give me a knife, I want to kill myself." His mother, Yarraka Bayles, uploaded the upsetting Facebook Live video this week to raise conscientiousness of the impact of bullying.

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.


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.

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