Joe Biden delays VP announcement another week

He’s Biden his time. Joe Biden is not expected to pick a running mate until at least Aug. 10. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee had previously said he expected to name someone to the job by the first of the month. The late in the game decision will put the announcement just one week before […]

De Blasio delays NYC indoor dining following coronavirus surge

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday slammed the brakes on resuming indoor dining in the city — following a troubling surge in coronavirus cases across the nation. “The bad news is regarding a situation we’ve seen now all over the country,” the mayor said at his daily press briefing. “We cannot go ahead at this […]

Cineworld delays the opening of its cinemas in the UK by two weeks

Cineworld delays the opening of its cinemas in the UK by more than two weeks to July 31 over movie release dates Cineworld had been due to open its theatres from July 10 after lockdown eased But it has pushed back the date to coincide with ‘upcoming movie release dates’ Cinemas can reopen on ‘Super […]

Primary school delays reopening after worker contracts coronavirus

Primary school delays reopening after worker tested positive for coronavirus with two others going into self-isolation  Ward Jackson Primary School in Hartlepool will not open due to positive result  School said staff member has not had contact with pupils for three weeks  Two other members of staff are now self-isolating at home as a precaution […]

NBA delays restart plan, hopes for fan-less playoffs at neutral sites

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, in a conference call with players Friday night, said he is willing to wait until June before deciding on a firm plan to resume the season while raising the likelihood of two fan-less sites for the playoffs. According to a source on the call, Silver was “forthcoming and genuine in expressing […]

Coronavirus crisis delays cancer surgeries for over 1,000 NYC patients

More than 1,000 cancer surgeries have been delayed in New York City and other treatments put on hold as hospitals are treating coronavirus cases. Gov. Cuomo’s order last month that hospitals cancel elective surgeries forced cancer centers to determine what could safely be put off. Doctors generally use a risk-benefit analysis based on guidelines put […]

House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote late Thursday on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a divisive 14-hour session that dragged with sharp partisan divisions but had been expected to end with the charges being sent to the full House for a vote next week. Approval of […]

Delays for cancer treatment on the NHS are the worst on record

Delays for cancer treatment are the worst on record as it emerges one in five patients has to wait more than two MONTHS to start hospital treatment Public Accounts Committee said wait times have ‘steadily worsened recently’  It added ‘more and more patients are being let down by a continued NHS failure’  Surgeons told MPs […]