Michael Holmes (@holmescnn)

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Australian anchor and correspondent for CNN International. Anchors CNN Newsroom Saturday Sunday Monday 4a 6a 7a GMT. Retweets/follows do not = endorsement.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

2009-04-22 16:07:07

On  #Afghanistan - one key question is what comes next for half the population.

Appears like there is a pre-signing event or dinner of sorts. 
Mullah Baradar, Mullah Fazel, Hanafi, and Anas Haqqani have arrived.

Appears like there is a pre-signing event or dinner of sorts. Mullah Baradar, Mullah Fazel, Hanafi, and Anas Haqqani have arrived.

Donald #Trump's handling of #Coronavirus and how might the woes of the things he most treasures - the #economy and #DowJones - impact his political fortunes.  Also #primary day for #JoeBiden as #BernieSanders surges.   A conversation with Michael Genovese of @LoyolaMarymount

Donald  #Trump's handling of  #Coronavirus and how might the woes of the things he most treasures - the  #economy and  #DowJones - impact his political fortunes. Also  #primary day for  #JoeBiden as  #BernieSanders surges. A conversation with Michael Genovese of  @Loyola Marymount University

Worst week for the #Dow since the 2008 financial crisis - where next?   What will the impact of interrupted supply chains be?  Will consumer confidence trigger more trouble?   A discussion with @RyanPatelGlobal

Worst week for the  #Dow since the 2008 financial crisis - where next? What will the impact of interrupted supply chains be? Will consumer confidence trigger more trouble? A discussion with  @Ryan Patel

“According to Morrow, the woman informed her co-workers that she had recently arrived from China and told them she was self-quarantining at meetings by sitting apart on one side of the room.”

DHS employee went to work in Newark after China travel, in violation of coronavirus quarantine period - The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/dhs-worker-china-coronavirus-quarantine-newark/2020/02/28/e8...

for those keeping score, change in Dow Jones Industrial Average from the day they were inaugurated into the presidency through Feb 28 of their 4th year in office: Trump +28% Obama +63%

As we approach the end of what has felt like a pivotal week on  #COVID19, here's an attempt to summarize where things stand. It's a mixed picture - reasons for hopefulness and concern. Probably more of the latter, for now.

 #Wisconsin Appeals Court rules more than 200,000 voters who were set to be purged will officially stay on the state's rolls. President  #Trump won Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes through defeating Hillary Clinton by less than 23,000 votes.  #2020Elections

 #Kenya High Court has ordered all 239 passengers who arrived in  #Nairobi on a flight from Guangzhou,  #China Wednesday, to be quarantined at a Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) facility, or another guarded medical facility.  @ingrid formanek  @Farai Sevenzo  #CoronaVirusUpdates  #coronavirus

Meanwhile....

COVID and South Carolina primary are driving US cable news, so here's a brief updates on national security issues: 1) On the eve of planned signing of Afghan Peace Plan and extension of Reduction in Violence (RIV), mixed expectations on what will occur in Doha tomorrow.

"what the hell are you doing Scott?"

"what the hell are you doing Scott?"

 #Turkey requests  #NATO member meeting over  #Syria under  #Article4 - all 29 NATO Allies, will meet on Friday

#Coronavirus spread, mortality rate and the #Trump admin response at a time when that admin scrapped the #WhiteHouse pandemic response team and cut #CDC funding - and proposes more cuts.   A discussion with Dr Robert Kim-Farley of @UCLAFSPH #UCLA

 #Coronavirus spread, mortality rate and the  #Trump admin response at a time when that admin scrapped the  #WhiteHouse pandemic response team and cut  #CDC funding - and proposes more cuts. A discussion with Dr Robert Kim-Farley of  @UCLA Fielding School of Public Health  #UCLA

Biggest #DowJones points drop ever, fastest drop into correction territory EVER, #Asia markets plunging on #Coronavirus news, and Donald #Trump says it's partly fear of #Democrats? @RyanPatelGlobal assesses the lay of the land...  #markets #Dow

Biggest  #DowJones points drop ever, fastest drop into correction territory EVER,  #Asia markets plunging on  #Coronavirus news, and Donald  #Trump says it's partly fear of  #Democrats?  @Ryan Patel assesses the lay of the land...  #markets  #Dow

The horrors of the million #Syria refugees as reported by @arwaCNN casts a shadow over the fighting between #Turkey and #Syria - and #Russia ... Risks of #NATO member crossing swords with Russia?   Don't rule it out.  A conversation with @gaylelemmon

The horrors of the million  #Syria refugees as reported by  @Arwa Damon casts a shadow over the fighting between  #Turkey and  #Syria - and  #Russia ... Risks of  #NATO member crossing swords with Russia? Don't rule it out. A conversation with  @Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

 #Trump on  #coronavirus ....

Trump says his press conference yesterday was “calming” and that coronavirus is “going to disappear.” “One day it’s like a miracle, it will disappear. And from our shores, you know, it could get worse before it gets better. Could maybe go away. We’ll see what happens.”

At least nine Turkish soldiers were killed in an aerial attack by Syrian regime forces in Idlib province in northwestern Syria on Thursday, according to Hatay Governor Rahmi Dogan.  #Turkey  #syria  #russia  #Idlib

The  #DowJones dropped 1,191 points today, or 4.4% — its worst one-day point drop in history. The index has fallen more than 10% below its most-recent peak, putting it in correction.  #coronavirus  #CoronaVirusUpdates  #Trump

Health professionals and experts in the US being told not to give interviews without sign off from the  #WhiteHouse  #coronavirus  #CoronaVirusUpdates

 #Trump admin proposes tripling some fees for  #Immigration court filings, according to a regulation set to be published in the Federal Register. For example: cost to appeal a decision of an immigration judge would go from $110 to $975

Climate change could kill all of Earth's coral reefs by 2100, scientists warn https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/20/world/coral-reefs-2100-intl-hnk-scli-scn/index.html

Sec of State  #Pompeo on  #Crimea: “Six years on,  #Russia continues to rely on lies and disinformation in its failed attempt to legitimize the illegitimate. Its efforts are doomed to failure. The world will never forget Russia’s unprovoked invasion of  #Ukraine

Bloomberg: I'll support any Dem nominee — including Sanders "It's easy to make the commitment... It's easy to do it because the alternative is Donald Trump, and that we don't want." via  @Eric Bradner: https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/2020-democratic-town-hall-south-carolina-wednesday/h_87d1eb40...

 #Trump -  #Coronavirus is “in some ways it’s easier, in some ways it’s a little bit tougher” than the ‘flu

 #Trump says the stock market recently plummeted, in part, because of the Democratic debate in South Carolina Tuesday night.  #CoronavirusOutbreak

Trump says he's just received another coronavirus briefing from a "talented" group. He says he made the correct decision on travel restrictions, even though this was "ridiculed" by some people.

NEW: In clips from his radio show as mayor, Mike Bloomberg repeatedly called for making cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. He repeatedly called social security a Ponzi scheme. https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/26/politics/bloomberg-social-security-ponzi-scheme-kfile/index.html

These ads are just a taste of what’s coming in the fall campaign from team Trump. They will make LBJ’s infamous Daisy ad (1964) look like kids play.

NEWS: Barack Obama is calling on TV stations to stop airing an ad from a pro-Trump super PAC that deceptively uses audio of Obama to make it sound like he's denouncing  @Joe Biden (Text Join to 30330) for selling out black people. It's rank, ugly disinformation. New piece: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/02/26/ugly-pro-trump-ad-weaponizes-audio-obama-showing-...

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