Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?


Neiman Marcus has become the first major retailer in the United States to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus pandemic. It is the first retail chain to go out of business after the fall of Barneys New York, last year. Other retailers like Lord & Taylor and J.C. Penny are known to be in theContinue reading “Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?”

Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?


One of the personal valets of President Trump, who is part of an elite military unit of the US Navy, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The test was conducted on Wednesday after he showed symptoms for coronavirus. President Trump is known to be upset after learning about this development. The rapid coronavirus test whichContinue reading “Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?”

How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?


As coronavirus struck the world, nobody had any clue about how to deal with this menace. However, when the information started pouring in, poor response and administrative delay made it hard to contain the spread of this deadly virus. As many countries have now faced this pandemic and are now aware of the numerous waysContinue reading “How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?”

California to sue Bureau of Land Management against drilling and fracking of public land for oil


Keeping with the growing urgency of acting against climate change, the state of California is going to sue the Bureau of Land Management to block the opening of more than 1 million acres of public land to oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing or fracking. The dangers of fracking on the environment are wellContinue reading “California to sue Bureau of Land Management against drilling and fracking of public land for oil”

Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint


Alex Azar, the man who has been picked by US President Donald Trump for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary is known to have tripled the price of Insulin in his last stint as a high-ranking executive at the pharmaceutical company Eli Lily. Azar is succeeding Tom Price who has to resignContinue reading “Donald Trump’s pick for HHS secretary has inflated insulin price thrice during last stint”

Hazmat suicide at California hotel leaves staff sickened


Eight members of Hotel Fairmont’s staff have fallen sick after exposure to poisonous chemicals. According to the San Jose fire fighting teams, the woman, who committed suicide on the 19th floor, may have used the hazardous material. As part of the decontamination procedure, the HAZMAT teams of San Jose and Santa Clara County fire dept.Continue reading “Hazmat suicide at California hotel leaves staff sickened”

Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets


The bail application of American spy suspect Paul Whelan has been denied by a Moscow City Court, in a closed hearing. Whelan is a retired US Marine who was arrested in Russia on charges of spying. According to Whelan’s family, he went to Russia to attend a wedding ceremony – while also denying the chargesContinue reading “Bail Application of American Spy Suspect Paul Whelan Denied in Russia for Possession of State Secrets”

Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database


Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University’s nonprofit site Legal Information Institute joined forces to take over Oyez website’s database of over 8000 hours of U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings. The deal took place due to Oyez’s unclear future in the wake of it’s founder Jerry Goldman’s retirement date approaching. Jerry Goldman, who is aContinue reading “Online legal publisher Justia and Cornell University takes over Oyez’s U.S. Supreme Court audio recordings database”

Pesticide Spraying Company’s License Suspended and Fined by Oregon OSHA and Deptt. of Agriculture for Procedural Violations


Two Oregon state agencies namely Oregon Occupational Safety and Health and the Oregon Department of Agriculture have found Applebee Aviation guilty of flouting established procedures for aerial pesticide spraying in Douglas County leading to suspension of license and fine slapping of $10000 . Authorities initiated investigations (against Applebee Aviation) upon receiving complaints from Darryl Ivy.Continue reading “Pesticide Spraying Company’s License Suspended and Fined by Oregon OSHA and Deptt. of Agriculture for Procedural Violations”