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Trump: ‘I disagree’ with Fauci on COVID-19 in the US

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Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he disagrees with the assessment of the country's top immunologist, Anthony Fauci, on the dire situation the United States faces as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to spread."The current state is really not good," the highly respected Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy…

Walmart is about to give Amazon Prime a serious run

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New York (CNN Business)Walmart is reportedly close to launching its own membership program that closely resembles Amazon Prime.The retailer plans to unveil Walmart+ in July, a $98 per year service that includes same-day delivery, fuel discounts and other perks, according to Recode. Introduction of the service was pushed back from the spring because of the…

‘It’s the heart of the brand’: Disney World reopens as

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The Disney (DIS) resort plans to begin a phased reopening on Saturday for its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks, followed by EPCOT and Hollywood Studios on July 15.Although Disney is implementing several measures to reopen safely, the reopening of a dense theme park roughly the size of San Francisco comes with risks, questions and…

The Latest: Cory Booker wins N

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's primary elections in New Jersey and Delaware (all times local):9 p.m.Cory Booker has won New Jersey's Democratic Senate primary.The incumbent Booker had faced Lawrence Hamm, who was running on Bernie Sanders' “Not Me. Us.” slogan.Booker arrived in the Senate in 2013 after serving as mayor of Newark.He also…

Texas Governor Is Putting Lives at Risk, Local Officials Say

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Tom Pennington/GettyHarris County Judge Lina Hidalgo believes she knows what her county needs to fight back against COVID-19. But because of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, she says she isn’t able to follow through. “I'm at the mercy of what powers he positively gives us,” Hidalgo told The Daily Beast. “As opposed to being able to use my…

California officer under investigation for allegedly sharing ‘vulgar image’ of

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A California law enforcement officer is under internal investigation after allegedly sharing a "vulgar image" of George Floyd, the Black man whose death on Memorial Day sparked worldwide protests against racial inequality and police brutality.While the San Diego County Sheriff Department declined to provide a description of the image to USA TODAY, the local NAACP branch described…

Americans are rapidly shrinking their credit card debt during the

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The amount of consumer revolving credit, which is mostly credit cards, plunged by another $24 billion in May, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. This costly form of debt is down more than $100 billion since hitting a record high in February and is now below $1 trillion for the first time in nearly three years.In…

Warsaws mayor is energizing Polands opposition

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Warsaw mayor and presidential candidate Rafal Trzaskowski at a rally in Lodz, Poland, on July 3. (Grzegorz Michalowski/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)SZCZECIN, Poland — The possibility that the mayor of Warsaw could unseat Poland’s president in Sunday’s runoff election had people packed into the central square of this northwestern city this week — their political hopes outweighing fears of…

FBI head calls China ‘the greatest long-term threat’ to the

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china flag soldierFeng Li / Getty FBI Director Christopher Wray has called China "the greatest long-term threat to our nation's information and intellectual property, and to our economic vitality." Wray said during remarks on Tuesday that China had "brazenly violated well-settled norms and the rule of law" by attempting to force its citizens to return…

A list of people and things Donald Trump tried to

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"One of their political weapons is 'cancel culture' -- driving people from their jobs, shaming dissenters and demanding total submission from anyone who disagrees. This is the very definition of totalitarianism, and it is completely alien to our culture and our values, and it has absolutely no place in the United States of America," Trump…