NSW records double-digit spike in new COVID-19 cases

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the case number will continue to grow as more household contacts of cases test positive in coming days. One previously confirmed case is now being classified as under investigation. Sixteen people in New Zeala... More..

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Harris says USA wants to work with Guatemala to limit migration
by | Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Harris says USA wants to work with Guatemala to limit migration

Earlier she brushed off questions about her decision not to go to the border as part of her work to address the spike in migration, saying that while it was "legitimate" to be concerned about the situation ther...More..

Anthony Fauci: China must release medical records of Wuhan lab workers
by | Friday, June 04, 2021

Anthony Fauci: China must release medical records of Wuhan lab workers

Another email came to Fauci from EcoHealth director Peter Daszak, whose group received hundreds of thousands of dollars from NIAID that it used to fund research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, Ch...More..

Pressure for Senate rules change after GOP blocks 1/6 probe
by | Saturday, May 29, 2021

Pressure for Senate rules change after GOP blocks 1/6 probe

Senate Republicans have blocked the bill that would have formed an independent commission into the January 6 Capitol riot because that's how little they apparently care about seeing their workplace swarmed by...More..

Premier Ford Seeking Advice Regarding Reopening Schools
by | Saturday, May 29, 2021

Premier Ford Seeking Advice Regarding Reopening Schools

The Canadian Paediatric Society, the province's biggest children's hospitals and other medical and child advocacy groups last week implored Ford, Lecce, Health Minister Christine Elliott and Dr. Many of those s...More..

San Jose railyard shooting: Multiple fatalities reported, shooter dead
by | Wednesday, May 26, 2021

San Jose railyard shooting: Multiple fatalities reported, shooter dead

The Mercury News also confirmed that multiple people are dead, including the shooter. One of the outlets, KRON , reported that the suspect fired shots at a light-rail train at the facility, which is near Int...More..

Trudeau says Canada mulling more actions against Belarus after journalist's arrest
by | Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Trudeau says Canada mulling more actions against Belarus after journalist's arrest

But European Union leaders have denounced the move to divert the plane - which was traveling between two EU countries and being operated by an airline based in a third - as an act of piracy. "There's nothing ...More..

Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot
by | Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

The province's Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe confirmed the death during a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, noting that the man had recieved his first dose of the vaccine sometime...More..

Pfizer COVID vaccine effective against India variant: Britain health body
by | Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Pfizer COVID vaccine effective against India variant: Britain health body

Despite the emergence of new variants, Boris Johnson has said he remains hopeful that England will be able to ease all remaining restrictions on June 21 . The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "There h...More..

CDC Lifts Most Face Mask Rules, Cruise Regs Coming Next?
by | Thursday, May 13, 2021

CDC Lifts Most Face Mask Rules, Cruise Regs Coming Next?

For traveling the CDC said people are still required to wear a mask on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States, and in US transpor...More..

Under-40s in Britain to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine -newspapers
by | Saturday, May 08, 2021

Under-40s in Britain to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine -newspapers

In April, the JCVI advised alternatives to AstraZeneca's vaccine for those under-30. But they said the risks of COVID-19 are much greater, VITT is generally treatable if it is diagnosed on time, and therefo...More..

Australia’s NSW scrambles after locally-acquired COVID case
by | Friday, May 07, 2021

Australia’s NSW scrambles after locally-acquired COVID case

The country announced on Thursday it would suspend flights to NSW for 48 hours after a Sydney man and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 . "Now, this isn't a decision we take lightly", said Chris Hipk...More..

Philippines protests `blocking' of its patrol ships by China
by | Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Philippines protests `blocking' of its patrol ships by China

While Duterte still considers China as "a good friend", the Philippine leader last week said: "There are things that are not really subject to a compromise. The Chinese defence ministry last week urged the Un...More..

Three dead, including suspect, in Ashwaubenon Oneida Casino shooting
by | Monday, May 03, 2021

Three dead, including suspect, in Ashwaubenon Oneida Casino shooting

The gunman "decided to still shoot some of the victim's co-workers or friends, it appears", Pawlak said. The casino reported that there was an active shooter at the casino and for the public to avoid the ar...More..

Dozens killed in stampede at Israeli holy site
by | Friday, April 30, 2021

Dozens killed in stampede at Israeli holy site

Israeli media had earlier reported that a grandstand collapsed, but the rescue service said all the injuries happened in a stampede. Private bonfires at Mount Meron were banned last year due to COVID-19 re...More..

Biden admin urged to send 30 million United States vaccine stockpiles to India
by | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Biden admin urged to send 30 million United States vaccine stockpiles to India

As announced by the White House earlier today, the United States will begin sharing up to 60 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses with the world after the federal safety review. Uganda has received ...More..

B.C. reports COVID-19-related death of infant
by | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

B.C. reports COVID-19-related death of infant

As of Sunday, the country's financial capital had a caseload of 6,27,651 cases, including 12,783 deaths, with the active cases being 75,740. Previously, the youngest person to die from COVID-19 in B.C. "Our t...More..

Perth's lockdown ends at midnight tonight
by | Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Perth's lockdown ends at midnight tonight

Due to the WA lockdown only beginning at midnight, fans will be permitted in full capacity at Friday night's Super Rugby clash between the Western Force and Queensland Reds, which will take place at HBF Park in...More..

PM Modi speaks to COVID-19 frontline warriors on ‘Mann Ki Baat’
by | Monday, April 26, 2021

PM Modi speaks to COVID-19 frontline warriors on ‘Mann Ki Baat’

The prime minister said that Sunday's show was entirely focused on the coronavirus pandemic because India's top priority now was to defeat the infection. The Government of India is fully engaged in taking f...More..

UAE suspends flights from India
by | Friday, April 23, 2021

UAE suspends flights from India

The variant is B.1.6.1.7, and unlike others associated with the U.K., South Africa and Brazil, it is not now considered a variant of concern. "Given that situation, a strategy for Canada was to add more layer...More..

Justice Department to investigate Minneapolis policing practices after George Floyd's death
by | Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Justice Department to investigate Minneapolis policing practices after George Floyd's death

Firstly, let us lay out some facts of the case. Philonise Floyd: "I'm going to put up a fight every day, because I'm not just fighting for George anymore, I'm fighting for everybody around this world". "The...More..

US Jury Deliberates in Trial of Officer Charged with Killing George Floyd
by | Tuesday, April 20, 2021

US Jury Deliberates in Trial of Officer Charged with Killing George Floyd

Chauvin, who is white, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree "depraved mind" murder and second-degree manslaughter. On Monday, Peter Cahill , the Minnesota state judge who ...More..

New contagious virus in India, spreading to other countries
by | Saturday, April 17, 2021

New contagious virus in India, spreading to other countries

According the Office for National Statistics (ONS), around one in 480 people in private households in England had Covid-19 in the week to April 10 - the lowest figure since the week to September 19 past year. A...More..

The Funeral of Prince Philip: the timetable
by | Saturday, April 17, 2021

The Funeral of Prince Philip: the timetable

William, 38, is second in line to the throne. In it they accused one unnamed royal of making a racist remark and said Meghan's pleas for help when she felt suicidal had been ignored. Images of a modified Land...More..

China says U.S. 'too negative' toward China BEIJING
by | Friday, April 16, 2021

China says U.S. 'too negative' toward China BEIJING

The virtual meeting invites participants to announce new, more ambitious environmental objectives. The United States is renewing a call that all nations including the USA and China "must raise their ambit...More..

Biden invites Russian Federation to a summer summit in Europe amid sanctions
by | Friday, April 16, 2021

Biden invites Russian Federation to a summer summit in Europe amid sanctions

Russian diplomats have also been targeted as part of the sanctions. The primary market in this instance refers to Russian debt securities created and offered to the public for the first time, while the second...More..

Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death
by | Thursday, April 15, 2021

Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death

Fowler presented several alternative theories for Floyd's cause of death , including heart disease or carbon monoxide poisoning from the police auto. Fowler listed a multitude of factors or potential ones: Flo...More..

Biden proposes summit amid tensions over Russia's military buildup near Ukraine
by | Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Biden proposes summit amid tensions over Russia's military buildup near Ukraine

Two US warships are due to arrive in the Black Sea this week in response to what USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials say is the largest massing of Russian forces - with thousands of combat-read...More..

Minneapolis imposes curfew following police shooting
by | Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Minneapolis imposes curfew following police shooting

The company also warns specifically of potential weapon confusion and provides training and recommendations to prevent it, including suggesting that a Taser is placed on the officer's non-dominant side, muscle ...More..

United States plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11
by | Wednesday, April 14, 2021

United States plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The U.S. considers the re-emergence of al-Qaeda in the region after the draw-down of troops a "genuine threat" according to the official, who said the threat will be dealt with "directly" and by holding the Tal...More..