The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
House passes legislation to crack down on business with companies that utilize China's forced labor
EU chairman delays summit to Oct. 1-2 after going into quarantine
European Council President Charles Michel postponed a summit of European Union leaders on Thursday and Friday until the start of October after going into coronavirus quarantine due to contact with an infected security guard, his spokesman said.
Germany tells Britain to 'stop the games', time running out for deal
Senior EU and British officials will hold urgent talks next week on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, which has been threatened by London's attempt to override parts of the treaty, Brussels said today.
Local 'PillCosby' darknet drug bust was part of international sting
An international darkweb law enforcement operation dubbed DisrupTor resulted in the indictment of five people in Cincinnati.
NASA to send first astronauts to Moon’s South Pole in 2024
NASA has revealed plans to send astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972. It will be the first manned trip to the Lunar South Pole and the first Moon mission with a woman aboard.
McMaster: Putin 'happy' that Trump won't condemn Russia for the poisoning of Alexei Navalny
Trump's former national security adviser H.R. McMaster joins The Lead.
Exclusive: Deutsche Bank to close 20% of domestic branches in coronavirus shift
Deutsche Bank plans to shutter one in five branches in its home market in Germany as it seeks to save costs and capitalise on the changing habits of customers during the coronavirus pandemic, an executive said.
Boris Johnson says UK is at a ‘perilous turning point’ and tells Brits to work from home
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain was at a “perilous turning point” and that he had to act now to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Lightning strike injures 14 teens at soccer game in Switzerland
Over a dozen teenagers in Switzerland have been hospitalized after lightning struck a soccer field during a game. The bolt hit a lamp post before spreading over the field.
Pakistan's 2012 factory fire that killed over 260 was arson; two get death sentence
The anti-terror court found that the men set the building ablaze because of a non-payment of extortion money.Pakistan's deadliest industrial fire, which killed over 260 factory workers in 2012, was a case of arson and not an accident, a court ruled on Tuesday, as it sentenced two men to death who were previously affiliated with a political party currently part of the ruling government coalition.
YLE: Finnish government’s mining partner linked to suspicious financial transactions
TRAFIGURA, a Singapore-domiciled minority shareholder in Finnish state-owned metals producer Terrafame, is suspected of channelling hundreds of millions of euros to tax havens in transactions that have raised red flags about money laundering.