2020年4月21日 星期二

2020/04/21 網路摘錄新聞標題

2020/04/21 網路摘錄新聞標題

Israel's Netanyahu Wins Bid To Remain As Prime Minister In Deal With Election Rival
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to step down as prime minister next year, as he and election rival Benny Gantz have reached a deal for a ...

Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz agree on national emergency government in Israel
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz have agreed on the formation of a national emergency government, ...

US monitoring intelligence that North Korean leader is in grave danger after surgery
The US is monitoring intelligence that suggests North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, is in grave danger after undergoing a previous surgery, according to a US ...

South Korean currency weakens as unconfirmed report indicates that North Korea's Kim Jong Un is seriously ill
The Korean won weakened sharply on Tuesday against the dollar on unconfirmed reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seriously ill.

What we know about gunman in N.S. shooting rampage
------video_youtubeCBC News: The National

Nova Scotia shooting: Details emerge in suspect Gabriel Wortman's rampage
Horrific details surfaced Monday in Nova Scotia's mass shooting, including how Gabriel Wortman apparently first killed his ex and her new boyfriend.
------New York Post

Thousands of jobs in doubt as Virgin Australia goes into voluntary administration
------video_youtubeSky News Australia

Billionaire Branson Asks For Government Money To Save Virgin Atlantic, Claims He ‘Did Not Leave Britain For Tax Reasons’
In an open letter to “the Virgin family” Branson thanks his 70000 staff and addresses “ comments” on his “net worth” and the need for government money to ...

Coronavrus Dims Ramadan Celebrations
The holiest month in the Islamic calendar promises this year to be the strangest ever for the world's 1.8 billion Muslims. In Cairo, known as the city of a thousand ...
------The New York Times

Centuries-old Ramadan traditions and practices upended by coronavirus
CAIRO — Across the Muslim world, the fasting month of Ramadan that begins this week will be unlike any other in memory as the coronavirus pandemic alters ...
------The Washington Post

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks on checkpoints kill 29
A wave of Taliban attacks on checkpoints across Afghanistan has killed 29 members of the security forces, officials said Monday. In northern Takhar province, ...
------Fox NewsYesterday

WHO warns lifting of coronavirus lockdowns must be gradual
The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday that any lifting of lockdowns to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus must be gradual, and if ...

Fauci strikes different tone on testing than Trump, calls for 'partnership' between states and feds
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday there needs to be "a partnership" between the federal government and states on coronavirus testing, striking a different tone on ...

The 52 most off-the-wall lines from Donald Trump's Sunday night coronavirus briefing
As most Americans were preparing for their sixth week of staying at home and social distancing, President Donald Trump appeared at the White House Sunday ...

Trump to 'suspend immigration into the United States' by executive order amid coronavirus
President Trump announced late Monday he will soon sign an executive order "to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States" in a drastic escalation ...
------Fox News

Scientists use COVID-19 survivors' blood to develop a cure for coronavirus
------video_youtubeThe Sun

US experts at WHO warned Trump administration about new coronavirus in real time last year: report
More than a dozen U.S. health experts based at the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva provided real-time information about the ...

China plays victim card as lawsuits over its handling of coronavirus grow
China on Monday played the victim card, calling on the United States to stop blaming the country for the global COVID-19 crisis, as pressure increased over ...
------Fox News

China rattles sabres as world battles coronavirus pandemic
China is becoming increasingly assertive in the region as the coronavirus crisis eases on the mainland while raging elsewhere in the world, with a crackdown in ...

With Trump Facing Virus Crisis, U.S. Warns Rivals Not to Seek Advantage
The U.S. and its allies are seeking to head off any attempt by adversaries around the world to test U.S. resolve, amid worries that the health crisis is diverting the ...
------The Wall Street JournalYesterday

Coronavirus effects on global drug traffic, Mexican cartels
The coronavirus is dealing a blow to the illegal drug trade, disrupting supply chains in China of chemicals used to make such drugs as fentanyl.
------Los Angeles TimesYesterday

Coronavirus batters the Navajo Nation, and it's about to get worse
The Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the U.S., has a rate of coronavirus infection behind only those of New York and New Jersey, and the worst is yet to ...
------NBC NewsYesterday

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 40,000 | TheHill
The death toll from coronavirus in the U.S. surpassed 40000 on Sunday.
------The HillYesterday

Coronavirus Chronicles: Navigating death and grief is an unimaginable task during COVID-19
------video_youtubeUSA TODAYYesterday

Some US producers, states reopening amid political pressure
Boeing and at least one other heavy-equipment manufacturer in the U.S. are resuming production amid pressure from President Donald Trump to reopen the ...
------ABC News

Coronavirus live updates: Georgia to reopen businesses Friday as U.S. deaths top 40,000
The coronavirus death toll in the U.S. passed 40,000 late Sunday, according to NBC News' tally, and there are nearly 760,000 confirmed cases as of Monday ...
------NBC News

Why Covid-19 is hitting black people harder and what can be done about it

Cruises that orginally departed in January finally dock; passengers haven't touched dry land in weeks
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. There's nothing worse than coming home after vacation, especially ...
------Fox News

Coronavirus journey: The 'last cruise ship on Earth' finally comes home
From political storms to presidential pleas, it has been quite a journey for the MSC Magnifica.
------BBC NewsYesterday

Many Illinois schools were unprepared for remote learning
Most Illinois school districts failed to prepare for e-learning.
------Chicago TribuneYesterday

‘Learning by Heart’ Review: The Passionate Classroom
In response to the shutdown, Randi Weingarten, the head of the American Federation of Teachers, has proposed ending the school year by letting teachers put ...
------The Wall Street Journal

China accused of using coronavirus crisis to arrest Hong Kong protest leaders
------video_youtubeCBS This MorningYesterday

China uses coronavirus as cover to erode Hong Kong freedoms
In one fell swoop, more than a dozen veteran titans of Hong Kong's democracy movement were arrested on Saturday (April 18) for their roles in last year's ...

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro defends joining anti- lockdown protest
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has defended his participation in a public protest against coronavirus lockdown measures, saying that he was not calling for ...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro denounced for joining pro-dictatorship rally
Far-right president deemed 'deplorable' for flouting social distancing rules again – while coughing repeatedly – to bolster protests amid coronavirus.
------The Guardian

Protests flare in US, coronavirus toll tops 40000
------video_youtubeAl Jazeera EnglishYesterday

Trump says protesters just have ' cabin fever' and 'love our country'
President Trump gave a pass to protesters who have gathered in cities across the nation to push for American businesses to be reopened amid the coronavirus ...
------Daily MailYesterday

The ‘ Profoundly Radical’ Message of Earth Day’s First Organizer
SEATTLE — One day in the fall of 1969, Denis Hayes, a graduate student at Harvard, snagged a 10- minute meeting with Gaylord Nelson, a United States ...
------The New York Times

Three Beautiful Ways To Celebrate Earth Day From Home
Earth Day, the annual event supporting environmental protection, is April 22. And this year, 2020, is Earth Day's 50th anniversary. Under normal circumstances ...

The coronavirus crisis means we may have already reached peak carbon
Confinement measures have been implemented in 187 countries or territories in an effort to try to slow the spread of the pandemic.

The Year You Finally Read a Book About Climate Change
If the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has inspired you to finally read a book about climate change, we're here to help you find just the right one.
------The New York TimesYesterday

Angela Merkel urges Chinese transparency over coronavirus
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday joined a growing chorus of countries demanding China tell the truth about the origins of the coronavirus outbreak.
------New York Post

Angela Merkel’s Scientific Background Could Save Germany
BERLIN — Today, we face the global outbreak of a disease that has the potential to catalyze what the historian Eva Schlotheuber terms a “pandemic of the mind.
------The Atlantic

Air pollution linked to raised Covid-19 death risk
High levels of air pollution could raise the risk of dying from Covid-19, two studies suggest. Dr Maria Neira, of the World Health Organization (WHO), told BBC ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Prince Harry and Meghan tell tabloids: No more co-operation
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have told the UK's tabloid press they are ending all co-operation with them. In a letter to editors of all the Sun, Mirror, Mail and ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Private Texts to Her Father Disclosed in New Legal Documents
The Duchess of Sussex's texts to her father Thomas Markle appear in court documents amid her lawsuit against the Mail on Sunday.

Singapore coronavirus outbreak surges with 3,000 new cases in three days
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------The Guardian

Singapore Sees Surge In COVID-19 Cases, Now Has Highest Number In Southeast Asia
Singapore reported 1426 new cases on Monday and now has the highest number of reported cases in Southeast Asia. Most of those recently infected are ...

Nearly 1 in 10 nursing homes nationwide report coronavirus cases
Nearly 1 in 10 nursing homes in America have publicly reported cases of the coronavirus, a count that has soared in the past three days as several hard-hit ...
------The Washington Post

Nursing Homes Concerned About Accepting COVID-19 Patients From Hospitals : Shots - Health News
New York and New Jersey want nursing homes to accept recovering hospital patients, regardless of their COVID-19 status, to free up space in hospitals. What's ...

Sea turtles thriving in Thailand after beach closures
Wildlife around the world is enjoying the lack of human activity due to coronavirus lockdowns, and sea turtles in Thailand are part of the trend.

Record number of sea turtle hatches in Thailand

Business as usual in Iran as malls, bazaars reopen amid coronavirus
DUBAI (Reuters) - Shopping malls and bazaars reopened in Iran on Monday despite warnings by some health officials that a new wave of coronavirus infections ...

Iran Begins Soft Reopening After Coronavirus Shutdowns
Iran's government allowed local bazaars and shopping malls to reopen on Monday, a potential milestone for a country that was one of the first outside of China ...
------The Wall Street Journal

India Reports Biggest One-Day Coronavirus Spike as Lockdown Eased
India, which has some of the strictest lockdown measures in the world, has eased some restrictions on agriculture and manufacturing.

Gunman evaded police for nearly 12 hours and killed at least 18 in one of Canada's deadliest mass shootings
Ottawa (CNN) The man behind a deadly Nova Scotia rampage, which began in the quiet town of Portapique on Cobequid Bay, disguised himself as a police ...

Canada's worst mass shooting leaves at least 18 dead
TORONTO — A gunman disguised as a police officer went on a 12-hour rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, shooting people in their homes, ...

You may have been exposed to the virus': What to expect when a contact tracer calls you
Contact tracing involves locating the infected, logging where they went and with whom they came into contact, then determining if those contacts are ...

Coronavirus: Why are there doubts over contact-tracing apps?
There are growing tensions over the best approach to coronavirus contact-tracing apps and whether or not the technology can live up to its promise. Smartphone ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Southern States Start Reopenings; N.Y. Deaths Slow: Virus Update
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said data suggest the state outbreak has begun a descent, with deaths falling for a sixth straight day. Governors in Georgia ...

Fareed's Take: Blaming China fixes nothing

Inside Asia's Largest Virus Bank In Wuhan, Now Investigated By US
Chinese scientists have said the virus likely jumped from an animal to humans in a market that sold wildlife in Wuhan, but the existence of the lab has fuelled ...
------NDTV NewsYesterday

U.S. And Mexico Extend Coronavirus Border Restrictions For Another Month
The United States and Mexico are extending restrictions on nonessential travel across their shared border for an additional 30 days to prevent the spread of the ...

US, Mexico, Canada extend coronavirus travel restrictions for another month
The United States, Mexico and Canada are extending restrictions on non-essential travel for an additional 30 days due to the coronavirus crisis, the Department ...
------Fox NewsYesterday

The Mafia is thriving during Italy's coronavirus lockdown
Italy's coronavirus lockdown is proving that the Mafia still runs the show there, according to a new report.
------New York PostYesterday

Amid Pandemic, Italian Prosecutors Warn That Mafia Groups Are Cementing Their Power
Soon after the coronavirus hit Italy, a parody video of the Naples mafia, the Camorra, went viral, showing a bunch of guys with shaved heads meeting in an ...

Inside Russia's chaotic response to the coronavirus outbreak - Business Insider
Even though Vladimir Putin's government took measures to stem the outbreak in late January, hospitals and medics are still largely unequipped.
------Business Insider

Slowing Its Spread': Russia's Putin Conveys Cautious COVID-19 Optimism
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is making progress in its battle to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, even as the number of Russians ...

Is reopening economies a risky move? I Inside Story
------video_youtubeAl Jazeera English

IMF says India's growth rate could top 7% in 2021 if the coronavirus outbreak is brought under control
During its virtual spring meeting, the International Monetary Fund forecast that India would grow 7.4% for the fiscal year starting April 1, 2021.

F-16 fighter intercepted even more Russian jets 'overflying' a US warship, NATO says - Business Insider
A Belgian F-16 fighter patrolling the Baltic region on Friday morning intercepted two Russian Air Force fighters flying over a US destroyer off of the Lithuanian ...
------Business Insider

Chile to issue world's first 'immunity passports' to people who have recovered from coronavirus | TheHill
Chile is expected to issue the world's first “immunity passports” to people who have recovered from the coronavirus, marking them exempt from quarantines and ...
------The Hill

Chile plans to hand out world’s first coronavirus 'immunity passports'
The world's first coronavirus "immunity passports" amid the pandemic are expected to be doled out in Chile. Government officials said Monday that the more than ...
------The Week Magazine

Coronavirus: Kangaroo caught on CCTV hopping through empty streets in Adelaide
------video_youtubeThe TelegraphYesterday

One of Australia's biggest cities is so quiet that kangaroos are jumping through the center
Humans may be staying home during the coronavirus pandemic, but animals sure are coming out.

Trump says he rejected sum South Korea offered for defense costs
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had rejected a sum offered by South Korea in response to his demand that Seoul pay for a larger share of the ...

In Pictures: Libya's UN-recognised gov't on the offensive
Libya's internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) has launched a military offensive in the country's west capturing a number of strategic ...

Libya's UN-backed government says it could break Khalifa Haftar's siege of Tripoli after offensive
Libya's UN-recognised government claimed to be on the brink of breaking General Khalifa Haftar's year-long siege of Tripoli after an offensive backed by Turkish ...

Coronavirus live updates: Trump says he's suspending immigration; Hong Kong to extend social restrictions
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Monday night he plans to temporarily suspend immigration into the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hong Kong reports no new coronavirus cases for first time in weeks
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. For the first time in nearly seven weeks, Hong Kong reported no new ...
------Fox NewsYesterday

Breakingviews - India erects low wall against Chinese money
(Reuters Breakingviews) - The Great Wall against Chinese acquisitions is extending into India. Foreign direct investment from the People's Republic will now ...

China Slams India's New FDI Rules, Calls It "Discriminatory": 10 Points
India's new rules for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) violate WTO principles of non-discrimination and are against free and fair trade, China said on Monday, ...
------NDTV NewsYesterday

Coronavirus Sparks Rise in Anti-Semitic Sentiment, Researchers Say
The new coronavirus pandemic is fueling anti-Semitic sentiment, Israeli researchers said, as messages online and elsewhere falsely blame Jews for the spread ...
------The Wall Street Journal

Annual report reveals coronavirus crisis is stoking anti-Semitism worldwide
The coronavirus crisis is stirring anti-Semitism around the world, fuelled by centuries-old lies that Jews are spreading infection, researchers in Israel said on ...
------New York Post

Saudi Arabia executed record number of people in 2019 - Amnesty
Saudi Arabia put to death 184 people in 2019 - a record number for the kingdom - despite a decline in executions worldwide, Amnesty International says.
------BBC News

Saudi Arabia executed record number last year, Amnesty report finds
Saudi Arabia put 184 people to death last year, the highest number Amnesty International has recorded in a single year in the country.
------NBC News

Some Silicon Valley execs reportedly fled to New Zealand hideout spots - Business Insider
Some wealthy Silicon Valley execs have reportedly already escaped to their doomsday hideout shelters nestled in New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
------Business Insider

Billionaires fled for doomsday bunkers in New Zealand as the coronavirus crisis escalated
Quick-thinking Silicon Valley billionaires booked flights for New Zealand as soon as the COVID-19 crisis began to escalate.
------Daily Mail

Istanbul Death Toll Hints Turkey Is Hiding a Wider Coronavirus Calamity
Istanbul recorded 2100 more deaths over recent years between March and April, The Times found, suggesting a hidden toll.
------The New York Times

Turkey's Erdogan announces four-day lockdown from Thursday
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a four-day lockdown would be imposed in 31 cities from Thursday as part of efforts to stem the spread of ...

Idris Elba: 'Food will run out if farmers can't farm'
Actor Idris Elba has called on world leaders to ensure that an international food shortage crisis does not follow in the wake of the Covid-19 virus. The actor, in his ...
------BBC NewsYesterday

Idris & Sabrina Elba Launch Appeal For IFAD’s $200M Coronavirus Relief Fund
Idris and Sabrina Dhowre Elba, who are recovering from mild cases of COVID-19, today helped launch a new global coronavirus relief fund on behalf of the ...

Mexican leader tells gangs to stop donating food, reform instead
By Raul Cortes Fernandez and Daina Beth Soloman | Reuters. MEXICO CITY – Mexico's president chastised drug gangs on Monday, telling them to end ...
------The Mercury News

Mexican president tells gangs to end the crime wave instead of handing out coronavirus care packages
Mexico's president on Monday urged drug gangs to end the violence rather than handing out COVID-19 care packages.
------Fox News