In what sounds like it could be an April Fools joke, a Venezuelan Navy offshore patrol vessel recently sank after ramming a cruise liner in the Caribbean Sea. The cruise ship, which had no passengers on board at the time and has a reinforced hull to sail through ice-filled waters, suffered only minimal damage in what the operating company, Columbia Cruise Services, has called an “act of aggression … in international waters.”
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Dept. is leading a massive crackdown on citizens who are violating the state’s social distancing order.
Citations were handed out to a number of people who were parked in their cars near the beach — an apparent no-no these days in Communist California.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is facing backlash after she violated her own quarantine advice over the weekend to go to a salon for a haircut.
Lightfoot defended her decision by saying that she is the “public face of this city”.
Radiation levels in the Chernobyl exclusion zone spiked 17 times over the normal background reading Sunday, the head of Ukraine’s ecological watchdog said Sunday, as forest fires blazed about 12 miles into the Chernobyl disaster area.
“There is bad news,” ecological inspection chief Yegor Firsov wrote in a Facebook post from the closed Chernobyl region. “At the center of the fire, radiation levels are high … readings are 2.3, when the normal level is 0.14.”