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Trump dons face mask during Walter Reed visit
This is the first time Trump has appeared in a mask since the start of pandemic.
President Trump wore a face mask during his Saturday visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, according to AP.
This is the first known occasion the president has appeared publicly with a facial covering as recommended by health officials since the coronavirus pandemic began, AP writes.
“When you’re in a hospital, especially ... I think it’s expected to wear a mask," Trump said as he left the White House Saturday, per AP.
The president refused to wear a mask in May while touring a Ford Motor Co. plant in Michigan because he "didn’t want to give the press the pleasure” of seeing him wearing the protective covering.
Facebook challenges TikTok with 'Reels' – a new Instagram feature
Instagram Reels allow users to record videos of up to 15 seconds and provide tools to edit them and add audio and effects to them, Facebook explained in a blog post.
During a live streamed holy mass in Beirut , the debris fell on the priest and the parishioners
How devastating was the Beirut explosion? | DW News
In Lebanon rescuers in Beirut are searching for survivors after two explosions left much of the city in ruins. The blasts happened at a warehouse where tonnes of the highly expl...
Leaked bodycam video shows new details of George Floyd's arrest
In partial footage obtained by the Daily Mail from the body cameras worn by two of the now-former Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of George Floyd, a panicked ...
2 huge Beirut explosions kill 190, injure 5 thousands
Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, with at least 190 dead & around 5,000 injured, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke bi...
Beirut explosion: scores dead and thousands hurt as blast rips through city
Beirut has been rocked by two powerful explosions, devastating parts of the city and injuring thousands of people. Eyewitness footage shared widely on social media showed a sect...
Virgin Atlantic recommences passenger flights to Barbados
After a three month hiatus, Virgin Atlantic recommenced air travel on August 1 with the first passenger flight from London Heathrow to Barbados.
The masked duchess! Kate Middleton is seen wearing a face protector for the first time as she helps unpack donations at a baby bank in Sheffield in £15 cotton covering from Amaia
The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, helped to unpack donations at Baby Basics UK in Sheffield on Tuesday. Kate Middleton spoke to parents about how baby banks have provided them with ...
US Judge Esther Salas Speaks Out About The Shooting That Killed Her Son And Injured Her Husband
This should be a wake-up call for authorities all over the world, to ensure the safety of our judges as well as all the other civil servants. Unlimited freedom for criticism, de...
Colombian Justice orders capture of Ex-President Álvaro Uribe
The Supreme Court ordered on Tuesday the capture of former President and Senator Álvaro Uribe , the most influential politician in Colombia in this century, in the process that ...
The left’s insistence on pushing drag culture on children will only create resentment towards queers
Another day, and another piece of media is circulating the web that depicts a child in an uncomfortable situation. This time a drag queen dances suggestively for a small girl.
Ecuador finds investor support for $17.4bn debt restructuring
The president said the plan would allow Ecuador to free up resources for social programmes and restarting the economy.
Spain's scandal-hit former king flees 'to Dominican Republic'
Spain's former king Juan Carlos, at the centre of an alleged $100-million corruption scandal, has reportedly fled to the Dominican Republic after his shock announcement he was g...
Royal family mark 150 years of the British Red Cross
Members of the Royal Family have joined together to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British Red Cross on Tuesday, 4th August.
Opening schools WILL cause a second wave unless testing improves
Scientists said reopening schools in the UK would inevitably result in another crisis that peaks in December. But it could be avoided if test and trace was dramatically ramped up.
The rise of the Econian
A study has shown that protestors who took part in Extinction Rebellion’s demonstrations last year were overwhelmingly middle-class, highly educated and southern. Well, there’s ...
US-China relations are entering a dangerous period- Why cool heads must prevail
In a book of essays called “The Next Great War?”, which examines Sino-American relations through the lens of the first world war, Richard Rosecrance warns of “the tyranny of sma...
The pandemic shows the urgency of reforming care for the elderly
“It smelled like death,” says Stephanie (not her real name) of her first day at Camilla Care Community, a nursing home in Mississauga, a city in Canada. She and other care worke...
John Oliver takes an eye-opening look at the way U.S. history is taught in schools
"A history of America that ignores white supremacy is a white supremacist history of America."
Former Spanish king announces he’s leaving country after Saudi rail corruption scandal explodes
Juan Carlos, the former king of Spain, is high-tailing it out of the country after the Supreme Court began probing an alleged $100 million in kickbacks he reportedly received fr...
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