Death penalty states urged to release stockpiled drugs for Covid-19 patients

US news Top health experts sign letter saying badly needed medications used in lethal injections ‘could save the lives of hundreds’ Coronavirus – live US updates See all our coronavirus coverage The lethal injection room at San Quentin state prison in California. The medicines being stockpiled to kill death row prisoners are vital for treating … Read more

Tracy Morgan involved in purported collision with pedestrian in NYC

Moment comedian Tracy Morgan has a showdown with a limping man after ‘clipping him in the leg with his $500,000 Lamborghini’ during the lockdown Tracy Morgan was driving at the intersection of 42nd and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday Morgan, 51, and the pedestrian were filmed arguing over who was at fault in the … Read more

Couple are caught having sex yards from Buckingham Palace

Lockdown… and dirty! Couple are caught having sex in St James’s Park yards from Buckingham Palace The couple were caught engaging in sexual activity in London’s St James’s Park Pair just metres away from Birdcage Walk as shocked onlookers walked past   Comes as Britons across country continue to break social distancing measures Do you know the couple? … Read more

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 has killed more than 22,000 in the U.S.

  5m ago AP tally shows at least 3,621 have likely died with COVID-19 in U.S. nursing homes More than 3,600 deaths have been linked to coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes and long-term care facilities nationwide, an alarming rise in just the past two weeks.  Because the federal government has not been releasing a count … Read more

NASCAR’S Kyle Larson uses racial slur during iRacing event

Charlotte, North Carolina — NASCAR star Kyle Larson used a racial slur on a livestream during a virtual race – the second driver in a week to draw scrutiny while using the online racing platform to fill time during the coronavirus pandemic. Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to … Read more

Coronavirus updates from April 12, 2020

  11:25 PM Tenth federal inmate dies from coronavirus A tenth federal inmate has died from coronavirus, the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced Sunday. BOP also announced 352 federal inmates and 189 BOP staff have tested positive, up from 335 and 185 cases Saturday, respectively.   10:49 PM Smithfield closes South Dakota pork plant due … Read more

Veepstakes in the age of coronavirus

Even as a pandemic has trapped voters and candidates indoors and consumed American politics, one key element of the presidential campaign may remain virtually unaltered: the vice presidential selection process.  Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has said he is modeling his vice presidential search after the efforts of past Democratic presidential campaigns, including the vetting discreetly helmed by Eric … Read more

Results of Wisconsin’s chaotic election to be made public on Monday

(Reuters) – Results will be released on Monday for a hotly contested state Supreme Court race, a presidential primary and other elections conducted in Wisconsin last week despite health fears from the coronavirus and a flurry of 11th-hour legal challenges. FILE PHOTO: Voter Matt Phillips feeds his completed ballot into a counting machine inside a … Read more