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Boris Johnson: How PM could be forced to quarantine for 14 days to save Brexit

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Boris Johnson has been at the forefront of Britain’s coronavirus response since his return to work after recovering from a serious bout of COVID-19. From June 8 a new 14-day mandatory will […]

Trump to accept Republican presidential nomination outside of North Carolina

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will accept the Republican presidential nomination outside North Carolina, the party said on Wednesday, following the Democratic governor’s decision not to lift social-distancing restrictions for the planned Aug. 24-27 convention. On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper rejected Republican demands to guarantee that attendance at the convention in Charlotte would not […]

Vaccine takes time to develop, may not give long-term immunity

Those hoping for a quick end to Covid-19 restrictions must be realistic, given that the development of a vaccine will take time, said Minister for National Development Law-rence Wong. In an interview with Money FM 89.3 yesterday, he said that despite the challenges, the good news is that there is a “massive global effort” to […]

Explainer: Can Trump send the U.S. military to quell violence at protests?

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest that has erupted following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody last week. “If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary to defend the life and property […]

Biden staff donate to group that pays bail in riot-torn Minneapolis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Campaign staff for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are advertising their donations to a group that pays bail fees in Minneapolis after the city’s police jailed people protesting the killing of a black man by a white police officer. At least 13 Biden campaign staff members posted on Twitter on Friday and […]

Singapore could go to the polls in early July

As Singapore’s economy faces a rocky road ahead, political observers expect the general election to be called soon, with voters going to the polls in early July. Doing so, they said, would allow the People’s Action Party (PAP) to get a mandate for a fresh five-year term and turn its attention to other pressing issues, […]

Public officials respond to George Floyd protests in Denver

Public officials are reacting to protests over the death of George Floyd in downtown Denver that turned violent after someone fired shots near the Colorado Capitol. Here’s what they had to say: Gov. Jared Polis “Tonight is a very sad night for our state. While we are still uncovering all of the facts about what […]