Coronavirus lockdown: Ditching conventional living for a van

Coronavirus lockdown: Ditching conventional living for a van

Image copyright Jennifer McKenchnie Image caption Jennifer McKechnie, a personal trainer from Belfast, set herself the challenge of converting her 2005 Iveco Daily while on furlough A 100-day DIY project, one musician’s live-in transport and a couple’s “staycation-mobile” – four people share their “advantures” and show us inside the fruits of their lockdown labour.’Furloughed, but…

Meet the “Covid Hunter” of Houston

Meet the “Covid Hunter” of Houston

Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Dr Joseph Varon is the Chief of Critical Care at UMMC Houston. He says he has adapted a treatment protocol that has given his Covid-19 patients a 95% chance of recovery. 29 Jul 2020 Go to next video: How much power does tech ‘big four’…

Giants’ Solder opts out of NFL season

Giants’ Solder opts out of NFL season

Solder twice won the Super Bowl while playing for New England PatriotsNew York Giants’ Nate Solder will not play in the 2020 NFL season because of concerns over his and his family’s health during the coronavirus pandemic.An agreement was reached last week between the NFL and its Players’ Association allowing players to opt out of…

Officials: US is bringing 6,400 troops home from Germany

Officials: US is bringing 6,400 troops home from Germany

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred on by President Donald Trump’s demand to pull troops out of Germany, the U.S. will bring about 6,400 forces home and shift about 5,600 to other countries in Europe, American defense leaders said Wednesday, detailing a Pentagon plan that will cost billions of dollars and take years to complete.The decision fulfills…

Serbia seeks more warplanes amid Balkan tensions

Serbia seeks more warplanes amid Balkan tensions

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia will strengthen its armed forces and is seeking to purchase more warplanes amid simmering tensions in the Balkans, the Serbian president said Sunday.President Aleksandar Vucic said “certain initiatives” have been made to buy a fleet of fighter-bombers, accusing the U.S. and other Western countries of arming Serbia’s NATO neighbors and…

Twitter says high-profile hack was the result of phishing

Twitter says high-profile hack was the result of phishing

Twitter says a recent high-profile breach that compromised more than 130 accounts belonging to celebrities and other public figures was the result of a “phishing” scam in which hackers used the phone to fool Twitter’s employees into giving them access. The social media company revealed a few more details late Thursday about the hack earlier…