Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker bought $17 million worth of masks from China after claiming the Trump administration was not helping hard-hit states. The money was spent on Chinese KN95 masks which the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said were an alternative to the hard-to-find N95 masks. … [Read more...] about Countries criticize China for sending – and resending – faulty coronavirus test kits, supplies
Open lots turned into makeshift field hospitals as people pulled themselves and their loved ones out of the rubble of their homes. Some had broken limbs, others had been showered with shards of glass. Some patients were unconscious. One of Beirut's major hospitals, Hotel Dieu, received around 400 injured patients, an employee told CNN. … [Read more...] about Ammonium nitrate stored in a warehouse linked to catastrophic Beirut explosion
CNN previously reported that a Trump campaign official had pushed back on the suggestion that such posts played a role in the turnout, telling CNN on Saturday, "We had legitimate 300k signups of Republicans who voted in the last four elections. Those are not [TikTok] kids. It was fear of violent protests. This is obvious with the lack of families and children at the rally. We normally have thousands of families." … [Read more...] about Trump’s campaign was trolled by TikTok users in Tulsa
The earbuds have a bigger speaker than their predecessor, the Galaxy Buds+ released earlier this year, and three microphones that users can choose from to cancel out background noise more easily. … [Read more...] about Watch Samsung unveil its latest flagship device
The kingdom has not been good at putting Washington at ease. In 2018, while visiting the U.S., Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, or MbS, told 60 Minutes: “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as possible.” Especially after the recent hospitalization of his father, King Salman, the 34-year-old MbS is the de facto leader of his country. American officials, particularly those wanting to back the prospective sale of U.S. civil nuclear technology for proposed Saudi power plants, previously have tried to minimize MbS’s words as not being a definitive statement of policy. Unfortunately, they do appear to be a valid statement of intent. … [Read more...] about Is China helping Saudi Arabia to build a nuclear bomb?