Mr Pompeo said Russia's treatment of the former US Marine was appalling and urged his immediate release. Peskov refused to comment on whether Russian Federation could be eyeing Whelan's exchange for some of its citizens in the US custody.
Almost 388,500 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Brazil. Brazil on Friday became the country with the second-highest coronavirus death toll in the world with 41,828 fatalities. The right-wing leader has minimized the gravity of the novel coronavirus, dismissing it "a little flu" and has accused state governments of exaggerating the number of infections and deaths to undermine him.
This is the highest daily toll since mid-April and is somewhat an embarrassment for the party leadership that declared an early victory over the disease in March. More than 430,000 people worldwide have died from the respiratory illness, almost halfway through a year in which countless lives have been upended and the global economy ravaged.
Of the over 3,211 confirmed cases, 141 people are hospitalized and 18 of them are in the intensive care unit on a ventilator. The state coronavirus hotline is open 24 hours and the number is 877-215-8336 or 211. The new cases include 28 in McKinley County, 12 in Doña Ana County, 12 in Bernalillo County, seven in Sandoval County, six in Curry County, six in Luna County, five in Santa Fe County, three each in Chavez, Cibola, San Juan and Lea counties, two in Colfax County and one each in ...
Manhattan and the Hamptons are "the main areas of the state with violations", said the governor. New York's coronavirus-related hospitalizations are declining and the state recorded 23 deaths Saturday, the lowest one-day coronavirus death toll since the early days of the crisis.
Reynaldo Santos Jr, a former writer for Rappler , was also convicted. At a news conference following Monday's verdict, Ressa said the outcome was "not unexpected". was ordered shut by the government after its permit lapsed. Duterte had repeatedly threatened to block the renewal of the channel's franchise after 2016, when it refused to air his campaign commercials.