US Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, making her the second person who works at the White House complex known to test positive for the virus this week.
US President Donald Trump said Katie Miller, Vice President Mike Pence's spokeswoman and wife of senior aide Stephen Miller, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The virus has infected more than 1,5 million people and killed over 88,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
Abu Bakr al Baghdadi's 65-year-old sister, known as Rasmiya Awad, was captured in a raid on Monday evening on a trailer container she was living in with her family near the town of Azaz in Aleppo province.
The spectacular appointment as environment minister of the telegenic Shinjiro Koizumi, the 38-year-old son of much-loved former PM Junichiro Koizumi, set tongues wagging in Tokyo political classes as the Abe era draws to a close.
A court on Thursday handed down verdicts to several people, among more than 220 suspects, in one of the biggest trials relating to the deadly July 15, 2016 failed coup.
Libya's former spy chief alleges that former French President NIcolas Sarkozy accepted $8 million to fund his 2007 election campaign.
Earlier Tokyo prosecutors filed two new charges of financial misconduct against Carlos Ghosn.
The Taliban in Afghanistan refused to hold formal talks with the Western-backed Afghan government during peace talks planned to take place in Saudi Arabia next month.
Police said the blast occurred outside the Orthodox church of Agios Dionysios in the upscale Kolonaki area of the capital, ahead of a Christmas holiday service to mark St. Stephen's day.
Donald Trump is becoming increasingly unstable as investigations envelop his administration and Democrats make electoral gains.
MLB, the Cuban federation and the Major League Baseball Players Association say they have signed the deal after three years of negotiations, providing a ray of light during a period of fraught US-Cuban relations.
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