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COVID-19: USA

Trump disavows his own administration’s guidance for reopening schools

President Donald Trump publicly disavowed his own administration’s guidance for reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, arguing the federal recommendations were too burdensome as he ramped up his bid to have students return to classrooms in the fall.

Weltgesundheitsorganisation

Amtlich: USA treten offiziell aus WHO aus

Die USA haben ihren Austritt aus der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) vollzogen. Eine entsprechende Erklärung ist UN-Generalsekretär António Guterres überreicht worden.

Spy plane

The FBI used its most advanced techniques to watch protests

The aircraft is normally used to provide surveillance for big federal drug and gang busts — but flew over the Black Lives Matter protests in DC earlier this month, as well as over Baltimore during the protests following Freddie Gray's death.

Opinion

The Trump presidency is at its absolute lowest point

Everywhere Donald Trump looks right now, he sees political fires that threaten to engulf his presidency.

DoanLD TRUMP

He may sue his own niece to hush up her tell-all

The president is reportedly considering a lawsuit over Mary Trump’s forthcoming book, while the Trump administration sued former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to stop publication of his much-anticipated memoir.

DONALD TRUMP

How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man

Donald Trump is a president who’s launched a thousand tell-alls by high-profile journalists and former administration officials alike. What, one might ask, is there left to learn? But Mary L. Trump’s forthcoming memoir about her famous family, Too Much and Never Enough, nonetheless promises to be one of the sizzling must-reads of the summer 2020 election season.

Wegweisendes Urteil

BGH entscheidet zum "Recht auf Vergessen"

Der Bundesgerichtshof (BGH) in Karlsruhe muss zwei Klagen zur Löschpflicht von Google und damit zum sogenannten Recht auf Vergessen entscheiden. Im Mittelpunkt stand bei der Verhandlung am Dienstag Artikel 17 der EU-weit geltenden Datenschutz-Grundverordnung: Demnach haben Betroffene grundsätzlich einen Anspruch darauf, dass ihre Daten gelöscht werden – allerdings nicht in jedem Fall.

COVID-19

Trump claims 1m want tickets for Tulsa rally opposed by top health official

Donald Trump claimed that “one million people” had requested tickets for his campaign rally in Tulsa this weekend. The Tulsa World newspaper, however, backed the city’s top public health official in asking the president not to come.

COVID-19

Zahl der Infektionen in Peking steigt weiter rapide an

Binnen weniger Stunden gab es in Chinas Hauptstadt dutzende neue Corona-Fälle, offenbar sind sie alle auf einen Großmarkt zurückzuführen. Die Behörden reagieren drastisch.

LGBTQ

Health care advocates push back against Trump’s erasure of transgender rights

Health advocates representing American hospitals, medical groups, insurers and civil rights associations condemned the Trump administration on Saturday for rolling back protections for transgender patients, and for doing so amid a global pandemic.

Opinion

Trump Can’t Even Pretend to Want to Fix Police Brutality

Donald Trump has long fetishized violent, discriminatory policing, and has made clear that his view on the matter has not changed.

SPACE

More 'fast radio bursts' have been detected from a distant galaxy

More 'fast radio bursts' have been detected from a distant galaxy. This one has a repeating pattern. This discovery provides an important clue to identifying the origin of these enigmatic bursts.

COVID-19

Fauci describes the virus as his ‘worst nightmare’

The nation’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, delivered a grim assessment of the devastation wrought around the world by the virus, describing Covid-19 on Tuesday as his “worst nightmare” — a new, highly contagious respiratory infection that causes a significant rate of illness and death.

GOOGLE GMAIL

Stopping trackers in their tracks

Brian X. Chen, a consumer technology writer at the The New York Times, writes in to explain ways that emails can identify when and where you click, and how to dial back the tracking.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

The Secret Plan to Unwithdraw From the WHO After Trump’s “Bizarre,” “Ruinous” Exit

On the afternoon of Friday, May 29, in a Rose Garden press conference whose ostensible subject was China, President Donald Trump dropped a surprise, seemingly off-topic bombshell: The U.S. government, he declared, was cutting ties with the World Health Organization.

Shortnews

Remdesvir

Auch Europa sichert Bestand

Die EU verhandelt mit dem US-Konzern Gilead über den Kauf von Remdesivir. Damit soll die Versorgung aller 27 EU-Staaten mit der Arznei sichergestellt werden. Die EU reagiert damit auf Berichte , die USA hätten sich die gesamte Produktion des Medikaments in den nächsten drei Monaten gesichert. Die Arznei gilt als effektivstes Mittel bei der Behandlung von Covid-19-Patiienten. In Deutschland wird noch in dieser Woche die Zulassung des Medikaments in der EU erwartet. Die europäische Arzneimittelbehörde EMA hatte vor wenigen Tagen grünes Licht für den Einsatz von Remdesivir gegeben.

COVID-19

EU will block Americans from entering

The European Union is looking to soon reopen its borders, and it is reportedly considering denying entry to Americans because of how the US has handled the coronavirus pandemic. That prospect, which would lump American visitors in with Russians and Brazilians as unwelcome, is a stinging blow to American prestige in the world and a repudiation of President Trump’s handling of the virus in the United States, which has more than 2.3 million cases and upward of 120,000 deaths, more than any other country.

COVID-19

Tönnies: 7000 Menschen in Quarantäne

Im Werk in Rheda-Wiedenbrück sind 400 Mitarbeiter positiv getestet worden. Der Kreis Gütersloh schließt alle Schulen und Kitas. Auch für Verbraucher hat der Fall Folgen. Nach dem Corona-Ausbruch beim Schlachtereibetrieb Tönnies stellt der Kreis Gütersloh rund 7000 Menschen unter Quarantäne. Betroffen seien alle Personen, die auf dem Werksgelände gearbeitet hätten. Sie würden nun nach und nach auf eine Infektion mit dem Coronavirus getestet, teilte der Kreis mit. Einen allgemeinen Lockdown für den Kreis werde es nicht geben, obwohl die wichtige Marke von 50 Neuinfektionen pro 100.000 Einwohnern in sieben Tagen deutlich überschritten sei.