New Brexit row after United Kingdom extends exemption to Irish border checks

Mr Coveney said the timing of the UK's move could not be worse and that the British Government has "changed their approach". "We don't see the prospect of a return to protest or violence", he told the Northern Ireland Policing Board. The change... More..

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United States begins Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout
by | Wednesday, March 03, 2021

United States begins Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout

Biden said the government will accelerate vaccine production with help from drugmaker Merck. Biden announced the initiative on Tuesday evening in a speech announcing that the USA was now on track to have e...More..

At least 15 die in California crash
by | Wednesday, March 03, 2021

At least 15 die in California crash

Ms Cruz said: "We believe there was 27 passengers in this SUV that struck a semi-truck full of gravel". "We are working with the Mexican consulate to determine exactly who was in the vehicle and make sure we ...More..

New Covid case changes New Zealand-Australia T20I schedule
by | Sunday, February 28, 2021

New Covid case changes New Zealand-Australia T20I schedule

A new Covid-19 case in New Zealand has raised alert levels in the country and disrupted the men's and women's bilateral series against Australia and England respectively. "How many cases at this point we simp...More..

Common Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects, According To FDA
by | Saturday, February 27, 2021

Common Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects, According To FDA

Health Canada approved the AstraZeneca vaccine for use in people 18 and over, expressing confidence it would work for the elderly even though some countries, including France, have authorized it only for us...More..

Ghana receives 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
by | Saturday, February 27, 2021

Ghana receives 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

In a statement, Henrietta Fore, Unicef executive director, said: "In the days ahead, frontline workers will begin to receive vaccines, and the next phase in the fight against this disease can begin - the rampin...More..

The Shamima Begum ruling is a victory for common sense
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

The Shamima Begum ruling is a victory for common sense

In the Supreme Court's written ruling, Lord Reed said: "It is, of course, true that a deprivation decision may have serious consequences for the person in question: although she can not be rendered stateless, t...More..

EU Leaders Discuss Vaccine Certificates
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

EU Leaders Discuss Vaccine Certificates

Some governments, like Greece and Spain , are pushing for a quick adoption of an EU-wide certificate for those already inoculated so that people can travel again. The U.S. has relied exclusively on vaccines ma...More..

President Trump likely to tout influence on the GOP during CPAC speech
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

President Trump likely to tout influence on the GOP during CPAC speech

One of his longtime advisors told Axios' Mike Allen that his speech will be a "show of force", and meant to show that he still rules over the GOP , even though he is no longer president and has been barred ...More..

Democrats call on President Biden to surrender sole control of nuclear weapons
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

Democrats call on President Biden to surrender sole control of nuclear weapons

Representatives for the OMB and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Portman announced his opposition Monday afternoon, saying in a statement , "the tone, the content, ...More..

United States carries out airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

United States carries out airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria

And a group believed to have links to Iran wounded several Americans and killed a foreign contractor in a rocket strike on a U.S. base in Iraq just days later. A USA airstrike in Syria targeted facilities b...More..

Biden, Trudeau hold first bilateral meeting
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

Biden, Trudeau hold first bilateral meeting

Trudeau's office says the leaders intend to discuss "shared priorities" as well as efforts to address the global COVID-19 pandemic. Both leaders shared their vision for building back better by supporting hard-h...More..

Facebook's small sacrifice to Australia helps keep empire intact
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

Facebook's small sacrifice to Australia helps keep empire intact

Those deals will be signed in full within 60 days, Facebook added. It also lets Facebook and other tech giants strike their own deals with local companies. Campbell Brown, Facebook's vice president for global...More..

Hawaiʻi To Open COVID-19 Vaccines To 70 And Older, Soon
by | Sunday, February 21, 2021

Hawaiʻi To Open COVID-19 Vaccines To 70 And Older, Soon

Jane Milysiak of Marayong was selected to be the first to receive the jab and she did so alongside Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Castle Hill Medical Centre in Sydney's northwest on Sunday morning. Mr Hunt sa...More..

Alexei Navalny’s appeal rejected by Moscow court
by | Saturday, February 20, 2021

Alexei Navalny’s appeal rejected by Moscow court

Prosecutors have asked the court to hand him a fine of 950,000 rubles, around €10,600. State media has used the case to depict Navalny as a traitor, while Navalny himself has used his court appearances to...More..

Abbott addresses Texans again on power outages and water services
by | Saturday, February 20, 2021

Abbott addresses Texans again on power outages and water services

Two large hospitals in the city reported no running water, leading to the cancellation of nonemergency procedures through at least Friday. Lisa Thomas said her driveway on a hill in Jackson was a sheet of...More..

Australian Open: Ash Barty, world No. 1, stunned in quarterfinals
by | Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Australian Open: Ash Barty, world No. 1, stunned in quarterfinals

Brady, 25, slammed down four straight aces in the seventh game but her serve then became errant as Pegula sealed the first set. 114 - Karatsev's current ranking, who has already defeated two seeded players on...More..

Biden Team Seeks Pause In US WeChat Ban Litigation
by | Monday, February 15, 2021

Biden Team Seeks Pause In US WeChat Ban Litigation

The officials said "phase one" of the new admission program will start at three ports of entry and involve identifying and processing now active MPP cases of asylum seekers who have been designated to wait ...More..

TJ Ducklo Resigns from White House Comms Team After Reporter Harassment Controversy
by | Sunday, February 14, 2021

TJ Ducklo Resigns from White House Comms Team After Reporter Harassment Controversy

White House press secretary Jen Psaki was confronted on Friday over whether the Biden administration's handling of a communication staffer's alleged threat to a reporter broke President Joe Biden's promise ...More..

Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Bossier Parish Beginning Late Saturday
by | Saturday, February 13, 2021

Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Bossier Parish Beginning Late Saturday

Light amounts of snow may be added throughout the day. Sunday's high is near 34, dipping to around 29 into Monday morning, with an additional sleet accumulation of less than a half-inch possible during the da...More..

4-year-old finds dinosaur footprint on walk with her dad
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

4-year-old finds dinosaur footprint on walk with her dad

It is just over 10cm long and thought to be from a dinosaur with a height of 75cm - although it is impossible to tell the type of creature that left it. The Bendricks is a stretch of coastline in the Vale of Gl...More..

NASA astronauts conduct the second spacewalk of the year
by | Wednesday, February 03, 2021

NASA astronauts conduct the second spacewalk of the year

Hopkins has now spent a total of 25 hours and 14 minutes spacewalking. This is the second spacewalk for the couple in simply a question of days. This will be Hopkins' fourth spacewalk. They will likewise ...More..

SpaceX Starship crashes after suborbital flight
by | Wednesday, February 03, 2021

SpaceX Starship crashes after suborbital flight

So are landings. Great test flight , @ SpaceX! ". Delayed for unknown reasons when the FAA withheld a necessary launch license , Starship serial number 9 (SN9) was believed to be ready for an SN8-style laun...More..

SpaceX to launch world's first all-commercial astronaut mission
by | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

SpaceX to launch world's first all-commercial astronaut mission

In collaboration with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (which opened the same year an American orbited Earth for the first time), Mission Commander Isaacman will raffle off one seat to a lucky U.S. That'...More..

SpaceX Announces World’s First ‘All-Civilian’ Space Flight
by | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

SpaceX Announces World’s First ‘All-Civilian’ Space Flight

Spearheaded by USA billionaire and Shift4 founder/CEO Jared Isaacman, the venture has been deemed Inspiration4 and is closely linked with the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and charity. Jude. As to t...More..

How to See Neowise, the Most Visible Comet in Years!
by | Monday, February 01, 2021

How to See Neowise, the Most Visible Comet in Years!

But, as they travel near the sun, they heat up, releasing gas and dust. It can stretch for millions of kilometers behind the comet. Besides putting on a dazzling show, comets like NEOWISE, which are remnants ...More..

China's Chang'e-5 mission is off to collect samples from the Moon
by | Sunday, January 31, 2021

China's Chang'e-5 mission is off to collect samples from the Moon

Minutes after liftoff, the spacecraft separated from the rocket's first and second stages and slipped into Earth-moon transfer orbit. "Even more exciting is the longer-term goal to establish an global lunar r...More..

Spanish drug nearly completely reduces Covid viral load
by | Saturday, January 30, 2021

Spanish drug nearly completely reduces Covid viral load

In 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Krogan, also a senior investigator at Gladstone Institutes , brought many UCSF labs together in the QBI Coronavirus Research Consortium (QCRG), which played a m...More..

NASA Astronauts Move to Repair, Upgrade Space Station Module
by | Friday, January 29, 2021

NASA Astronauts Move to Repair, Upgrade Space Station Module

It hopes to offer up to two flights a year to the International Space Station, it said. Michael López-Alegría, a former NASA astronaut and Axiom Vice President, will command the flight, joined by the former...More..

by | Friday, January 29, 2021

SpaceX Starship makes successful first, high altitude test flight

SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive...More..