German firm begins testing possible virus vaccine

German pharmaceutical company BioNTech said today that it has started testing a possible coronavirus vaccine in volunteers. The 12 participants in the clinical trial in Germany received doses of the possible BNT162 vaccine since April 23, explained BioNTech, which works with the American Pfizer. Several…

US bank cancels credit card debts of Canadian customers

A US bank has decided to cancel all credit card debts of its Canadian customers as part of a withdrawal from this market. New York-based Chase Bank announced it was canceling all unpaid debts owed by users of its two credit cards in Canada. As…

White House refuses to cooperate with “unconstitutional” investigation

In an eight-page vitriolic letter sent Tuesday to Democratic leaders, the White House said it would not cooperate in their investigation of the Ukrainian case. If there were any doubts as to whether the Trump administration would cooperate, the letter signed by the White House’s…

Trump communication reportedly at center of whistleblower complaint

The acting head National Intelligence refuses to share with a committee of the House of Representatives the complaint of a whistleblower. According to several US media, the denunciation targets President Trump. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff raised the threat of a lawsuit…

A “terrifying moment” in the air: a Delta plane suddenly descended 9,000 meters

Passengers traveling aboard a Delta flight this week were terrified when their plane collapsed in the air and descended almost 30,000 feet (9,000 meters) in just minutes. The flight experienced a “cabin pressurization irregularity” during the trip, the airline said in a statement. He was…