Day: April 23, 2020

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Nova Scotia shooting: Canadian police failed to issue timely public alert about gunman

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said officers were informed by a witness on Sunday, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., that the gunman was likely driving a lookalike police car and wearing an RCMP uniform. At that point, police said they started the process of issuing an alert but it took several hours to make […]

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Under Pressure, Harvard Says It Will Reject U.S. Relief Aid

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University announced Wednesday it will turn down $8.7 million in federal coronavirus relief, a day after President Donald Trump excoriated the wealthy Ivy League school over taxpayer money it stood to receive. Similar action was taken at Stanford, Princeton and Yale universities, which said they too will reject millions of […]

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China reports 10 new coronavirus cases in mainland: Live updates | News

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said there were “worrying upward trends” in early epidemics in parts of Africa and central and South America, warning that the “virus will be with us for a long time”. More than 2.5 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the […]

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