Decision time: quarantine spells dilemma for domestic workers in Latin America

“It’s up to the worker – if she doesn’t live at her workplace she doesn’t have to start, if she lives there and wants to leave and not go into quarantine there she can. The decision is absolutely hers.” (Reporting by Aislinn Laing and Natalia Ramos, additional reporting by Nelson Bocanegra in Bogota and Gram […]

With primary concession, Holley wins Democratic Lt Gov nod

Only one black politician has ever been elected to a Council of State office in North Carolina history: State Auditor Ralph Campbell Jr., a Democrat who was elected in 1992 and served for 12 years. The Council of State is composed of the governor, lieutenant governor and eight other statewide offices. Another African American candidate, […]

Bolivia’s jailed former ‘minister for cocaine’ dies at 82

FILE PHOTO: Former Bolivian Interior Minister Luis Arce Gomez is transported in a wheelchair by policemen after listening to his sentence of 30 years in prison in Chonchocoro jail July 13, 2009. Arce Gomez was handed over to Bolivia by the U.S. on Thursday. Arce Gomez is wanted in Bolivia for crimes that include murder, […]

U.S. businesses swarm coronavirus bailout fund after days of confusion

The desperate owners of tens of thousands of businesses – many shuttered for weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak – inundated lenders on Friday amid frustration that basic details, including the interest rate and application form, were still being finalized less than 12 hours before the program launched.

Pro-Trump Super PAC Files FEC Complaint Alleging Bloomberg’s $18 Million DNC Donation Was Illegal

Bloomberg became a big money man during his short presidential run, dumping more than $234 million into TV, radio and digital ads in the Super Tuesday states. He suspended his campaign March 4 after a poor showing and tossed his unbridled support behind former Vice President Joe Biden, who throttled his Democratic opponents.

Retro: Hoe Lauda een glorieuze comeback maakte in de Formule 1

Maar oude liefde roest niet. Het blijkt andermaal als Lauda in 1981 als TV-analist een bezoek brengt aan de Oostenrijkse Grand Prix. Eigenlijk aan ‘zijn’ Oostenrijkse Grand Prix. Uitgerekend daar begint het weer te kriebelen. Als het niet door de sport zelf komt dan is het wel door de uitdaging. De uitdaging van terugkeren op […]

Verstappen schrijft online racecompetitie op zijn naam

Ook voor de tweede race van de avond moest Verstappen de pole-position aan Van der Linde laten. Verstappen zette de ADAC GT Masters-kampioen van vorig jaar stevig onder druk in de eerste ronde, maar die liet zich opnieuw niet de kaas van het brood eten. Daarna kreeg de Red Bull-rijder het aan de stok met […]

Coronavirus: Queen to rally spirits with historic television address from Windsor Castle

It will be the fourth unplanned televised address the Queen has delivered in reaction to events during her 68-year reign but the first such “crisis” statement. The Queen addressed the nation during the Gulf War in 1991 and following the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1997, and Queen Elizabeth, her mother, in 2002.

In times of Covid-19 crisis, top companies give priority to employees’ wellbeing

Mumbai/New Delhi/Kolkata: Take it with a pinch of salt if you will: but leading corporations say employees’ safety and wellness – physical, psychological and emotional – is their priority even as the apocalyptic spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted life and businesses alike in India and elsewhere. ET has spoken to nearly two dozen […]

Honoring John Muir Respiratory Therapist Heather Moore: Photos

WALNUT CREEK, CA — Our photos of the day are typically lovely landscapes, birds and animals, and flowers. But during these extraordinary times of the coronavirus pandemic, Dennis Moore has submitted a pair of photos that show one of the faces behind the effort to save lives.