Boris Johnson did not rule out further tightening local restrictions that are multiplying locally in England, where it is forbidden to gather with more than six, but he says he wants to avoid a new national confinement, devastating for the economy.
President Donald Trump and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy are "involved in a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service" that could disrupt the 2020 election according to a federal judge in Washington State. The court ruled that late ballots can be accepted if they are postmarked by Election Day, or if they lack a legible postmark, "unless a preponderance of the evidence demonstrates that it was mailed after Election Day".
Crews protected homes and chased spot fires sparked by embers blown across neighbourhoods by erratic winds. "We've got a very active firefight on the north end of this fire and we're bringing in more strike teams". The firefighter's body was escorted down the mountain in a procession of first-responder vehicles. Exhausted firefighters are now battling 79 large fires roaring across the United States, with "possible critical fire weather" expected in northeast California, the National ...
The Medicane, or "Mediterranean hurricane", pounded central Greece today, flooding streets and homes, authorities said. "Ianos's impact, we must be clear, will be similar to that of a heavy storm but greater in intensity, extent and duration", he said on Wednesday local time.
Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen, reporting from Minsk, said Lukashenko had stepped up the repression against women this week. Protesters say the vote was fraudulent. She went on to explain that the country's opposition wants to engage in dialogue with the current leadership, in order to find a peaceful solution.
Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin , a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday. The package was addressed to President Donald Trump . Several envelopes addressed to the president as well as then-Secretary of Defense James Mattis and then-chief of naval operations, Adm.