Coronavirus: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick suspend jury trials

03/13/2020

Jury trials in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have been suspended for 60 days amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The Nova Scotia Supreme Court says the decision is effective immediately and applies to all jury trials that have not yet commenced in court. “Earlier […]

Global sports events hit by coronavirus pandemic

03/13/2020

(Reuters) – Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus outbreak: OLYMPICS ** The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia was held without spectators. * The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) suspended the remainder of the Torch relay […]

Trump to declare emergency as coronavirus chaos spreads

03/13/2020

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency over the fast-spreading coronavirus on Friday, opening the door to more federal aid to combat a disease that has infected 138,000 people worldwide and left more than 5,000 dead. Trump, who some experts […]