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Coronavirus updates: Obama criticizes US response again; tourist arrested in Hawaii; North Carolina churches ruling

Coronavirus updates: Obama criticizes US response again; tourist arrested in Hawaii; North Carolina churches ruling

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday again criticized the United States’ coronavirus response and said the crisis “spotlights the underlying inequalities” in the nation. Addressing a virtual event for historically black colleges and universities, Obama said many U.S. leaders “aren’t even pretending to be in charge” during the pandemic. About a week ago, Obama ...

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Coronavirus US: Hawaii arrests visitors breaking lockdown

Coronavirus US: Hawaii arrests visitors breaking lockdown

Authorities in Hawaii are cracking down on tourists flouting lockdown rules in a bid to quash COVID-19, arresting visitors spotted at beaches, riding jet skis and out shopping.  A newlywed California couple who left their Waikiki hotel room repeatedly, despite being warned by hotel staff, were arrested last week, officials said.   Others ...

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Maldives: Suspected jihadists held over stabbings

Maldives: Suspected jihadists held over stabbings

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The victims were attacked on the island of Hulhumale Three suspected Islamic extremists have been arrested in the Maldives for stabbing two Chinese nationals and an Australian. The three men were attacked on Tuesday on Hulhumale, an island four miles north of the capital ...

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