Earlier in the day, the president met with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Oval Office to discuss COVID-19 testing.
President Donald Trump abruptly tweeted early today that he has directed the Navy to fire upon Iranian "gunboats" hassling USA ships at sea in a new sign of heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.
His comments, in an interview with the semi-official ISNA news agency, came after Trumpsaid on Twitter he had "instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea".
The encounter happened last week.
The Navy last week released photos and a video showing the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' navy boats making what the service described as repeated "dangerous and harassing approaches" near US ships operating in worldwide waters.
The Navy also reported that the USS Paul Hamilton, USS Firebolt, USS Sirocco and USCGC Wrangell, as well as the Puller and Maui, were involved in the exercises. Iran retaliated by launching ballistic missiles on US troop locations in Iraq, leaving more than 100 service members with brain injuries.
The higher education funding was meant to help colleges and students facing financial losses triggered by the pandemic. Princeton University, which has an endowment of $26.1 billion, will receive $2.4 million in bailout funds.
But it was unclear whether OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia took part, while Russia's energy minister did not participate. The US and other countries also said this month they would pump less, bolstering efforts by OPEC+.
Now, Facebook has launched a county-by-county map of the United States showing prevalence of self-reported COVID-19 symptoms. Facebook on Monday said that it will start rolling out COVID-19 symptoms tracking maps globally later this week.
Trump's tweet came after Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it had put the Islamic Republic's first military satellite into orbit. President Donald Trump attends a news conference at the White House in Washington D.C., U.S. on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
This policy includes police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, medical staff and medical researchers. Starting on Wednesday, Starbucks says it will offer free coffee to frontline responders through May 3.
There are now 878 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 243 in intensive care units and 192 patients on ventilators. The University Health Network (UHN) has noted that staffing in some facilities is down to 20% of what's required.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as a fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. A cat tested positive for the CCP virus in Belgium last month while several dogs have had confirmed cases.
A celestial event, meteor showers see a number of meteors or shooting stars , flash across the sky originating from the one point. An outburst year could see the Lyrids sending as many as 60-100 meteors per hour, but that is not expected this year.
Trump says immigration suspension to last 60 days
President Trump is slated to sign an executive order he said will help safeguard US workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.
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Enfin, pour une grande majorité des ménages sondés (82,9%), les prix des produits alimentaires ont grimpé ces 12 derniers mois. Interrogés sur leur situation financière future, les ménages ont fait part de leur pessimisme.
New virus timeline: California had 2 deaths weeks earlier
It was previously believed that the first US victim of the virus was a Washington state man who died on February 29 . Eric Topol, a geneticist and researcher who directs the Scripps Research Translational Institute, told The Post.
UK Human Clinical Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine Set To Begin
Speaking at the daily Downing Street press conference, Hancock said the government was "throwing everything" at the vaccine drive. Matt Hancock promised public funding of £ 20 million for each involved in vaccine development projects.