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Trump negative for coronavirus again, says wearing masks okay

WASHINGTON : President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday, using a new diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and it determined he has not been infected. “I think I took it

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U.S. death toll hits 65 from coronavirus

WASHINGTON: With panic buying on Main Street and fear-driven sell-offs on Wall Street, the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near zero on Sunday in another emergency move to help shore up the U.S. economy amid the rapidly escalating

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Oil rises in short term even there is fear COVID-19 spreads

TOKYO: Crude prices edged up today as investors covered short positions after three sessions of losses, even as fears deepened that the rapid spread of the coronavirus will lead to a global pandemic. Brent crude rose 42 cents, or 0.8%,

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Democrat rivals to stem Sanders’ rise after his big win in Nevada

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC: As Bernie Sanders looked to cement his front-runner status in the US Democratic presidential race after his dominant win in Nevada, his rivals sought in rallies yesterday to blunt his momentum ahead of 15 nominating contests in

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Trump accuses Schiff of trying to sabotage Sanders

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 US election, to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders, yesterday. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House for a

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Pope Francis pour cold water on Trump’s Mideast peace plan

BARI, Italy: Pope Francis warned against “inequitable solutions”, to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying they would only be a prelude to new crises, in an apparent reference to US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal, yesterday. Francis made his comments

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Trump: Why Oscar award for ‘Parasite’? We’ve got enough issues with Seoul!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo: US President Donald Trump ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s “Gone with the Wind,” yesterday. “Parasite,” a dark

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Iran considers dual nationals on downed Ukrainian plane to be Iranians

Iran considers dual nationals aboard a Ukrainian plane that was shot down accidentally this month to be Iranian citizens, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said today. Iran does not recognise dual nationality. Many of the 176 people killed in the disaster

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Trump promises farmers that China trade deal to be good for them

US President Donald Trump sought yesterday to assure American farmers and ranchers hit by a protracted tariff war with China that a trade agreement he signed with Beijing will lead to major purchases of US agricultural products. Trump’s remarks in

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Eleven US troops injured in Jan 8 Iran missile attack in Iraq

The US treated 11 of its troops for symptoms of concussion after an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base where US forces were stationed, the US military said yesterday, after initially saying no service members were hurt. The attack

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