Chinese tycoon who called Xi Jinping a ‘clown’ and ripped his coronavirus response gets 18-year sentence

A Chinese real estate mogul who once called President Xi Jinping a “clown” and criticized his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on corruption charges, a Beijing court announced Tuesday. Ren Zhiqiang, the former chairman of the state-owned Huayuan Group, was issued the punishment after being expelled from the Communist...

UK’s Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus prevention measures: ‘This is the moment we must act’

CDC updates guidance on coronavirus The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says COVID-19 can spread through the air; Dr. Janette Nesheiwat weighs in on ‘America’s Newsroom.’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new coronavirus prevention measures Tuesday in a bid to stop the United Kingdom’s steadily increasing number of infections, vowing that “this...