Voters in the Marshall Islands went to the polls on Monday in a general election that will determine who will lead the Pacific island country's negotiations with the United States
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will welcome his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday — the Russian’s first visit to Washington since a controversial 2017 meeting with US President Donald Trump, the State Department announced.
Along with several dozen activists including actresses Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener, Jane Fonda sat chanting on the floor of a Senate building where no demonstrations are allowed.
South Korea and the United States failed on Wednesday to reach an agreement over Seoul’s contribution towards hosting some 28,500 US troops, ending two days of talks that were the last before their existing deal expires on Dec.31.
Scientists found that the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease had similar levels of viability outside the body to its predecessor that caused SARS.
There were warnings by politicians and doctors that the pandemic was coming. Mandatory quarantines followed, along with scepticism by a public that felt the threat was all hype. Then, the deaths started. But the same sequence played out more than 100 years ago.
The test, which is the size of a small toaster and uses molecular technology, also shows negative results within 13 minutes, the company said in a press statement.