Two people have died and 14 others injured following a mass shooting at a party in Rochester, New York. Cops responded to calls of shots being fired and found about 100 people running from the scene. No suspects were in custody, and officers added that it was too early to tell whether there was more than one shooter.
The hype for Cyberpunk 2077 continues to build up as the November 19th 2020 launch date for the game draws closer. New information for the game is being revealed slowly to the waiting players. The minimum and recommended PC requirements for the games have been revealed. While people thought that the game would require high end hardware for the game to work, the requirements revealed are modest.
Progressive Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday at age 87 from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg gained notoriety fighting for women’s and minority’s rights. She was Bill Clinton’s first appointed Supreme Court Justice. The passing of Justice Ginsburg gives President Trump the chance to appoint his third Supreme Court Justice.
Thousands of protesters in Bangkok, Thailand, demonstrated against the government of the former coup leader and PM Prayuth Chan-ocha on Saturday. The city has seen weeks of daily rallies since July. There are also calls for royal reforms which are particularly sensitive in the monarchy. A series of political scandals and the COVID-19 impact have led to growing discontent in the country.
Progressive Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday at age 87 from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Justice Ginsburg gained notoriety fighting for women’s and minority’s rights. She was Bill Clinton’s first appointed Supreme Court Justice. The passing of Justice Ginsburg gives President Trump the chance to appoint his third Supreme Court Justice.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the Senate will vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday of complications from cancer.
Moderna said on Friday it was on track to produce 20M doses of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year. Moderna had enrolled 25,296 participants out of a planned 30,000 in its late-stage study. The company is working with Switzerland’s Lonza Group and Spain’s Laboratorios Farmacéuticos Rovi to make the vaccine outside the US.
An earthquake with magnitude 5.3 struck off the southern island of Crete on Friday. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury. Greece is one of the most earthquake-prone parts of the world, and Crete has a high occurrence of quakes.
Joe Biden lamented the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, adding that the next president should pick her replacement. Referring to Ginsburg as a ’giant’ who ’stood for all of us’, Biden said the next few days should focus on her loss and her enduring legacy. ’Voters should pick the president. The president should pick the justice for the Senate to consider’, he added.
The U.S. Agriculture Department released details of a second round of COVID-19 aid for farmers, which will pay up to $14B to growers of major crops. President Trump announced the assistance on Thursday at a campaign rally in Wisconsin. The aid follows a $19B relief program announced in April to help US farmers cope with disruptions to the food supply chain and plummeting demand.
Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning. In a post on Instagram, he wrote that the doctors treating him ’turned me from a ’technically alive person’ into someone who has every chance to become the Highest Form of Being in Modern Society again’.
German officials are probing death of a woman owing to an attempted ransomware attack on a Dusseldorf hospital that disrupted its IT systems and forced the closure of its accident & emergency department. The unnamed patient died in transit to a nearby facility in Wuppertal. The fatal incident is a first ransomware attack to result in a death and took place on 10 September affecting 30 servers.
Joe Biden accused President Trump for being responsible for every single COVID-19 death. ’If the president had done his job... had done his job from the beginning, all the people would still be alive’, Biden told an audience in Pennsylvania. Biden’s remarks come as Trump told journalist Bob Woodward in Feb. that the coronavirus was ’deadly stuff’ while publicly comparing it to seasonal flu.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that US President Donald Trump offered to pardon Assange if Assange revealed the source of the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails before the 2016 US presidential election. The lawyer said the deal was presented to Assange as a ’win-win’ solution that would allow him ’to get on with his life’ and also benefit Trump.
CDC has clarified guidance that people who have come in contact with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 need to get tested and self-quarantine until they receive their results. Previous guidance was unclear and interpreted that people who were asymptotic did not require testing.
An interview on ABC became heated Friday after Maryland GOP congressional candidate Kim Klacik accused co-host Joy Behar of wearing black face. Klacik asked Behar if she was speaking to ’the same Joy that paraded around in black face’. A past photo of Behar went viral in 2019 that depicted her dressed for Halloween as a ’beautiful African woman’. Behar defended herself calling it a ’homage’.
Britain’s Royal Mint has said there are enough of the 2-penny and 2-pound coins to last for the next decade and with cash use declining, it won’t make any more of these two. UK’s National Audit Office figures revealed that the demand for banknotes and coins fell by 71% from early March to mid-April, largely because of people opting for e-payments than using the physical cash.