As of Thursday, New Jersey’s case rate per 100,000 people was 30 over the past seven days, according to The New York Times. The state had a positivity rate of 1.77 percent on its tests over the past week, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. For the past month, that number was 1.52 percent. The state was testing 2.3 people per 1,000, a rate that was trending downward according to Johns Hopkins. … [Read more...] about How Is New York Having Crazy Parties With No COVID Surge?
Cyber terrorism the new kind of terrorism
Police appear to be turning a blind eye to a growing crowd of drug addicts shooting up in broad daylight in Manhattan's Midtown neighborhood as locals plead for someone to step in and put an end to the unsettling scenes. Pictured: One man doubles over on the ground while another holds onto a railing for support in a plaza at 34th St and 8th Ave on Thursday … [Read more...] about Mayor de Blasio dismisses rich New Yorkers who fled the city as ‘fairweather friends’ and says their taxes should be raised – days after Gov. Cuomo begged the city’s top 1% to return to prop up its ailing finances
The rally in the capital city came amid a wave of street protests across the United States and the rest of the world following the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. At one point during the march, Filipino protesters "took a knee" to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and the wider pushback against police brutality. … [Read more...] about Protest against “urgent” anti-terror bill in Philippines gets a boost from Taylor Swift
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is ready to join other UN member states and sides involved in fighting terrorism and organised crime for peace and stability regionally and globally, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu. Vu made his statement while attending an online ministerial-level open debate of the UN Security Council on the linkages between terrorism and transnational organised crime held on August 6. At the debate, Vu shared the common concern of impact of terrorism and organised crime on peace, security, and sustainable development of UN member countries, given the complex developments of COVID-19. The diplomat noted the member countries hold the top responsibility in the fight against these forces, adding that their responses should respect the UN Charter, international law, and involved nations’ independence and national sovereignty, while following the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and other related resolutions by the UN General Assembly and Security … [Read more...] about Vietnam ready to cooperate in combating terrorism: diplomat
Explaining, "They all have symbiotic relationships. Not only among themselves but also transnational organised criminal network. They benefit from narcotics, they benefit from organised crime. They collectively pose a national security threat, to the region and the world." … [Read more...] about Pakistani terror groups have symbiotic relation with Al Qaeda, IS: Afghanistan