Will mess it up somehow or another – out of his depth.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to pull out of trade talks with the European Union if an agreement is not struck by mid-October. He has also hinted that he could back out of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
“The President’s comments about the motivations of military leaders not only demeans their service and that of those they lead; he lends credence to the very disdain and thoughtlessness he tries to deny,” retired US Navy Rear Admiral and CNN analyst John Kirby said.
Source: Trump launches unprecedented attack on military leadership he appointed – CNNPolitics
British pro-Israel attorney Matthew Berlow is facing fines and criticism for faking a graffiti attack on his home in order to discredit a Scottish pro-Palestinian organization, the Daily Record reported Monday.
Berlow had originally faked an attack on his home in order to frame the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (SPSC).
Berlow confessed the incident was faked. However, he went along with it as part of an attempt “to monitor various disruptive activities of the SPSC.”
And what does US have to say – nada, zip, nothing – don’t want to upset Puppeteer Putin
The strong statement comes after the disappearance of leading opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova.
Illinois health officials Sunday announced 1,403 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, a sharp decline from the massive daily tally reported a day earlier.
On Saturday, Illinois reported 2,806 new coronavirus cases, one of the highest daily totals since the state’s worst period of the pandemic.
The new cases also come two days after the state recorded 5,368 cases of the coronavirus, a record high the Illinois Department of Public Health attributed to three days’ worth of delayed test results due to a data-processing backlog.
Source: Illinois reports 1,403 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths – Chicago Sun-Times
New studies show that treating critically ill COVID-19 patients with inexpensive steroids can cut their risk of dying from the illness by a third. The results are so clear that the World Health Organization changed its advice on Sept. 2 and now strongly recommends corticosteroids as a first-line treatment for the sickest patients.
Steroids aren’t risk-free, however. They can have side effects, and they could do more harm than good in patients with milder cases of COVID-19.
Source: Steroids help only certain COVID-19 patients, Pa. expert explains
A school Boris Johnson visited days ago to promote children returning to education has closed after a staff member tested positive for coronavirus.
Source: School that Boris Johnson visited to show was ‘safe’ closes due to coronavirus days after visit | The New European
A well-known Likud activist has been arrested under suspicion of threatening Liat Ben-Ari, the prosecutor in the cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to Ynet. In a letter sent to Ben-Ari, the activist wrote that “we will harass you until you kill yourself. This is your end.”
Source: Likud activist arrested for threats against prosecutor in Netanyahu cases – The Jerusalem Post