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Kazakhstan accused China of fabricating reports of an outbreak of pneumonia more deadly than COVID-19

Kazakhstan said China is falsely claimed that the country is dealing with an “unknown pneumonia” that is deadlier than COVID-19. China’s embassy in the country warned about a pneumonia “much deadlier” than COVID-19, and warned citizens to take action to protect themselves. It said that China has misinterpreted its statistics about suspected COVID-19 cases, and […]

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Trump might ban TikTok — here’s what experts who pored through its code and privacy policies say about its security

The Trump administration has said it is considering banning TikTok, claiming that it hoovers up user data and is owned by a Chinese company as a national security threat. The geopolitics of US-China relations makes it hard to know whether TikTok is actually any more intrusive than social media platforms like Facebook, or whether this […]

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Joe Biden slams Trump, vows to help working families not wealthy investors: ‘They don’t need me’

Joe Biden slammed President Trump for putting wealthy investors ahead of the middle class in a speech on Thursday. “Throughout this crisis, Donald Trump has been almost singularly focused on the stock market, the Dow and NASDAQ, not you, not your families,” the former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate said. Biden pledged to help […]

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Joe Biden slams Trump, vows to help working families not wealthy investors: ‘They don’t need me’

Joe Biden slammed President Trump for putting wealthy investors ahead of the middle class in a speech on Thursday. “Throughout this crisis, Donald Trump has been almost singularly focused on the stock market, the Dow and NASDAQ, not you, not your families,” the former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate said. Biden pledged to help […]

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Hong Kong closed its entire school system over less than 100 new COVID-19 cases. Trump is pushing to send 57 million kids back to school in the middle of the world’s worst outbreak.

Hong Kong announced the closure of its entire school system after students and parents were found among a cluster of new coronavirus cases. 66 new cases were found between Thursday ad Friday, prompting the Education Bureau to shut some 900 schools from Monday. It is a stark contrast to the US, which on Thursday recorded […]