South Korea battles to contain coronavirus outbreak in prison

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean authorities scrambled to contain a cluster of coronavirus infections in a Seoul prison as inmates waved signs through barred windows pleading for help. There were 1,050 new cases nationally as of Tuesday midnight, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Wednesday, bringing the total pandemic tally to 59,773 with 879 people having died. A prison in southeastern Seoul had 771 inmates and 21 staff infected, bringing the total number of infections linked to the facility to 792, Yonhap news agency reported, citing…

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UK drops Huawei as 5G vendor over Coronavirus

The UK is moving to drop Huawei as a vendor for the country’s 5G cellphone network in a major blow to Communist China over poor coronavirus transparency. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, now recovering from COVID-19, gave the Chinese company a role in 5G infrastructure this year, squashing opposition last month by 24 votes in the 650-seat House of Commons. But now, concern about the Chinese Communist Party’s inaccurate reporting on the coronavirus has lawmakers crafting plans for a retreat. “We need to devise a proper, realistic exit strategy from relying…

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Americans won’t attend sports events without vaccine – survey

A large majority of Americans would be reluctant to attend future sporting events unless a vaccine for the coronavirus is developed, a survey by Seton Hall University has found. With every major sport across North America in shutdown for the past month since the COVID-19 crisis erupted, professional leagues are already exploring the practicalities of how and when competition may resume. But the results of the Seton Hall Sports Poll revealed deep unease among Americans about returning to stadiums before a vaccine had been developed. The survey of 762 people…

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Trump Donates His Salary To Help Fight Coronavirus

The President of the United States,  Donald Trump has donated his fourth quarterly salary to the Department of Health and Human Services to help fight the outbreak of coronavirus in the US. Trump made the payment after taking a trip to the National Institute of Health on Tuesday afternoon to meet top immunologist Anthony Fauci as the US now has 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus with nine deaths recorded in Washington. Trump’s yearly salary is $400,000 from which he is paid $100,000 every 3 months. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham…

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COMEDIAN RAISES £100,000 TO SEND BULLIED CHILD WITH DWARFISM TO DISNEYLAND

Comedian Brad Williams has raised $194,986 Australian dollars (£100,000) to send a bullied child to Disneyland with his mother. Williams, who has his own Netflix show, started a crowdfunder after seeing a video of nine-year-old Quaden Bayles crying about being bullied at school. Bayles, like Williams, has achondroplasia (a type of dwarfism), and was filmed by his mother, Yarraka, saying that he wanted to be given a knife to kill himself because of how he was treated at school.  Since the video was posted on Facebook, Bayles story has gone viral and led to pledges of support from numerous celebrities,…

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Trump Would ‘Step on a Cute Little Kitten’ to Get What He Wants – Elizabeth Warren

During an interview with CNN on Thursday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) claimed President Donald Trump would “step on a cute little kitten” to get what he wants. CNN contributor David Axelrod asked, “Just about this Biden thing, why do you think the president went to such extraordinary lengths to sully Joe Biden, the lengths that have landed him now in front of you as a juror under impeachment. Why did he feel Biden was such a threatening candidate?” Warren said, “I can’t get into the head of…

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Evil Teenager Throws 6Yr Old Boy From 10th Floor, Just To Make The News

A teenager who threw a six-year-old boy from the 10th-floor viewing platform of a London art gallery did so because he wanted to make the news, he told police. Jonty Bravery, 18, pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a child at the Old Bailey Court in London on Friday, Metropolitan police said. Bravery was 17 when he was arrested for throwing the youngster from the viewing platform at the Tate Modern gallery on August 4. The boy, who was visiting London from France with his family, was found on…

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Judge Accused of Having Threesome With Lawyers In Her Chambers

A US judge, Dawn Gentry has been accused of having a threesome involving her lawyer and her pastor boyfriend, Stephen Penrose, in her chambers. According to reports, she is fond of making sexual demands from lawyers in her chambers and also allows the court staffs get drunk on the job. She is said to give preferential treatments to lawyers who oblige her request while the other ones are victimized. Also, she is allegedly said to use social media app Snapchat to flirt with them. Although she has since denied the…

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Woman rapes ex at machete-point

A Montana woman accused of breaking into her ex-boyfriend’s home with a machete — and then raping him — was sentenced this week to 20 years in a state psychiatric hospital, according to a new report. Samantha Ray Mears, 20, was charged in June 2018 with entering her former beau’s home while he was out, local outlet KPAX reported. When he returned, she went up to him from behind, wielding a machete, according to court documents obtained by the outlet. Mears demanded that her ex get in his birthday suit and get on…

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Killer claims his life sentence is served because he briefly died

A court in the US has refused to release a convict who argued that he had completed his life sentence when he briefly “died”. Benjamin Schreiber, 66, was sentenced to life without parole in Iowa for bludgeoning a man to death in 1996. He said his sentence ended when his heart stopped during a medical emergency four years ago, even though he was revived. But judges said Schreiber’s bid – while original – was “unpersuasive”. They said that it was “unlikely” to be dead, as he had signed his own…

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