Monthly Archives - December 2020

Covid: Fauci warns Christmas is ‘greater challenge’ than Thanksgiving

Top US diseases expert Dr Anthony Fauci has warned of another surge in Covid cases after Christmas – even with the rise following Thanksgiving still being tackled.He said the longer Christmas/New Year period may be even more of a challenge.The US is seeing peak infections of close to 200,000 a day on average with record numbers of people in hospital.California is under a strict new lockdown, with other states announcing record increases.A US city engulfed by Covid, but no [...]

England 22-19 France: Criticism of England’s style ‘disrespectful’, says Eddie Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones called criticism of his side’s style of play “totally disrespectful” after his side beat France 22-19 in extra time to win the Autumn Nations Cup at Twickenham.England scored a last-minute try to take it to extra time before Owen Farrell kicked the decisive penalty.The emphasis on using a kicking game resulted in boos from the crowd and criticism from several former players. “We’re trying to win and we’ve got to find a way to do that,” [...]

Trump says lawyer Rudy Giuliani has Covid-19

President Donald Trump says his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for Covid-19.The president wrote in a tweet: “Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!”Mr Giuliani, who has been leading the Trump campaign’s legal challenges to the 2020 election results, is the latest person in the president’s inner circle to be infected.The president and his team have been criticised for shunning safety guidance. Mr Trump was ill in October.Mr Giuliani, 76, has been taken to the Medstar [...]

US House passes federal cannabis decriminalisation bill Published

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to decriminalise cannabis at the national level for the first time.It calls for removing cannabis from the list of federally controlled substances and erasing certain federal convictions.It also supports reinvestment in communities adversely impacted by the decades-long “war on drugs”.The bill is very unlikely to be taken up in the Republican-controlled Senate.The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (More) Act was passed in the lower chamber 228 to 164 on Friday [...]

Ruthless Cherries Thrash Tykes to go top

Bournemouth moved to the top of the Championship as two goals in each half saw them ruthlessly defeat Barnsley.In an open game with several chances at both ends, the Cherries led when Philip Billing found the bottom corner with a low strike from 20 yards.The hosts should have levelled, but defender Mads Andersen could not sort out his feet in time to divert Michal Helik’s effort in from two yards, and were punished as Dominic Solanke doubled Bournemouth’s lead [...]

Covid: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days

US President-elect Joe Biden has said he will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office to curtail the spread of coronavirus.He told CNN he believed there would be a “significant reduction” in Covid-19 cases if every American wore a face covering.Mr Biden also said he would order masks to be worn in all government buildings.The US has recorded 14.1 million cases and 276,000 deaths from Covid-19 – the highest of any country in the [...]

Oregon nurse on leave after claiming to flout Covid rules

A nurse in Oregon has been placed on administrative leave after claiming she does not follow pandemic restrictions outside of her job.In a TikTok video which appeared to be filmed in her hospital, the nurse said she does not wear a mask away from work and lets her children have play dates.It caused a stir on social media, with many calling for her firing.Her employer, Salem Health, said she was under investigation and condemned her behaviour.Reacting to the video, [...]

US attorney general finds ‘no voter fraud that could overturn election’

US Attorney General William Barr says his justice department has found no proof to back President Donald Trump’s claims of fraud in the 2020 election.“To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election,” said the top US law enforcement agent.His comments are seen as a big blow to Mr Trump, who has not accepted defeat.He and his campaign have filed lawsuits in states that he lost, as they [...]

DECORATIVE LIGHTING – THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SOLUTION FOR DECOR

Shining and glittering chandeliers, dim lit wall fixtures colorful hanging lanterns and decorative lamps: Decorative Lighting is something which attracts the attention of all. In case if you are planning to host an evening party or any similar occasion, or if you wish to make your home look modish and attractive using Decorative Lighting is the best solution. Decorative Lighting is a beautiful way out for illuminate your home at affordable prices. Whether you want to enrich your bathroom decor with bath [...]