The world has been through a lot this week, with Canadian News Today of varying levels of importance being reported daily. Some of the issues that have captured headlines include politics, the economy, health, and social justice. Below is a brief summary of the top world news stories of the week. 1. Trump’s Positive COVID-19 Test The soon-to-be former US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania were reported to have tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus last Thursday.
The announcement had a ripple effect globally, with world leaders and financiers sending well-wishes and prayers. Both of them have already recovered from the virus, but the incident has underscored the need for everyone to observe safety protocols. 2. America’s Big Jobs Boom The latest figures from the U.S. labor department show a huge drop in the country’s unemployment rate.