U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president’s conservative base by blocking a Tennessee law that restricts mailin voting, had an announcement to make before wrapping up his decision: it had nothing to do with politics.
At least 18 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate nine Republicans and seven Democrats have tested positive or are presumed to have had COVID19, with Representative Jahana Hayes becoming the latest on Sunday.
Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus outbreak.
The World Trade Organization says South Koreas trade minister and a Harvardtrained former Nigerian finance minister have qualified as the two finalists to become the next directorgeneral, ensuring a woman in the top job for the first time.