McAfee found dead in cell after Spanish court allows extradition

Prosecutors in the U.S. state of Tennessee had charged the 75-year-old with evading taxes after allegedly failing to report income made from promoting cryptocurrencies while he did consultancy work. He twice ran long-shot bids for USA president a... More..

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New Australian deputy PM adds uncertainty to 2050 net zero target
by | Tuesday, June 22, 2021

New Australian deputy PM adds uncertainty to 2050 net zero target

Wasting no time, it is understood when he spoke with Mr Morrison he already had a list of what would be needed to win key seats. Prime Minister Scott Morrison told G7 leaders last week that Australia wants ...More..

N.Ireland parties agree on new First Minister, staving off fresh crisis
by | Saturday, June 19, 2021

N.Ireland parties agree on new First Minister, staving off fresh crisis

After Arlene Foster's resignation as First Minister on Monday, the DUP and inn Féin had just seven days to nominate for the two positions, or else power-sharing would collapse. A deal was agreed with the United...More..

COVID Deaths Top 600,000 In The US : Coronavirus Updates
by | Wednesday, June 16, 2021

COVID Deaths Top 600,000 In The US : Coronavirus Updates

While Japan has secured enough AstraZeneca vaccines for 60 million people and approved their use last month, it does not intend to use them immediately in public inoculation programs due to rare cases of bloo...More..

Israel Strikes Gaza In Response To Incendiary Balloons
by | Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Israel Strikes Gaza In Response To Incendiary Balloons

The so-called March of the Flags celebrates the anniversary of the city's "reunification" after Israel captured east Jerusalem from Jordan in 1967 and annexed it, a move not recognized by most of the worldwid...More..

Ilhan Omar: US congresswoman defends 'offensive' Israel remark
by | Sunday, June 13, 2021

Ilhan Omar: US congresswoman defends 'offensive' Israel remark

The latest confrontation between Omar, a Muslim-American born in Somalia, and fellow Democrats began when she tweeted a Monday exchange with Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a video conference in which sh...More..

WRAPUP arrested 300 people in
by | Wednesday, June 09, 2021

WRAPUP arrested 300 people in "gangster back pocket" thanks to spy phone

More than 4000 officers from the Australian Federal Police, state and territories forces were involved in the operation, which secretly began three years ago. (9News) Motorbikes were among items seized in an Ad...More..

Pope calls for reconciliation, healing over Canada school discovery
by | Monday, June 07, 2021

Pope calls for reconciliation, healing over Canada school discovery

Francis urged political and religious authorities in Canada to continue to work together "to shed light on this sad event and humbly commit themselves to a path of healing and reconciliation". "As a Catholic, I...More..

Over 1.14L Covid cases in India, lowest spike in 59 days
by | Sunday, June 06, 2021

Over 1.14L Covid cases in India, lowest spike in 59 days

According to the health ministry, more than 2.67 crore persons have recovered from the infection across the country so far and 1,97,894 patients recovered during last 24 hours. In closely watched indicators, th...More..

Justice Dept. to no longer seize reporters' records for leak probes
by | Sunday, June 06, 2021

Justice Dept. to no longer seize reporters' records for leak probes

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Saturday that the White House was unaware of the gag order until Friday while reiterating the DOJ's commitment to reforming its tactics. News of the...More..

G7 nations near historic deal on taxing multinationals
by | Sunday, June 06, 2021

G7 nations near historic deal on taxing multinationals

Under Pillar One of this historic agreement, the largest and most profitable multinationals will be required to pay tax in the countries where they operate - and not just where they have their headquarters. A...More..

New York prosecutors probing Trump form grand jury
by | Wednesday, May 26, 2021

New York prosecutors probing Trump form grand jury

Trump issued a statement in reaction to the news, blasting the purported move as "a continuation of the greatest Witch Hunt in American history". Mr Vance or the district attorney's office have not spoken a...More..

Coveney ‘extremely worrying’ as Ryanair flight grounded and passenger detained
by | Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Coveney ‘extremely worrying’ as Ryanair flight grounded and passenger detained

Belarus state media said the aircraft - which was travelling from Athens to the Lithuanian capital Vilnius - was switched to Minsk following a bomb threat. Aviation experts said the incident could fuel deb...More..

Congolese volcano erupts near Goma, a city of 2 million - residents flee
by | Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Congolese volcano erupts near Goma, a city of 2 million - residents flee

Residents reported the smell of sulphur in the air and watched as the sky turned red. Nyiragongo last erupted in 2002, killing 250 people and making 120,000 people homeless after the lava flowed into Goma. ai...More..

Smith's grocery store still requiring masks in Nevada
by | Saturday, May 15, 2021

Smith's grocery store still requiring masks in Nevada

Phil Murphy said. "Also need to work on my poker face". "We will update the signage in our facilities to reflect this", the memo to both Walmart and Sam's Club employees said. Rival amusement park operator Si...More..

Israel launches new round airstrike to Gaza, says no ground operation
by | Friday, May 14, 2021

Israel launches new round airstrike to Gaza, says no ground operation

The Shin Bet security service said it was involved in tackling the violence in Jewish-Arab cities, which it described as "terror for all intents and purposes". Seibert said Merkel condemns Hamas' ongoing fi...More..

White House hails end of mask requirement for fully vaccinated
by | Friday, May 14, 2021

White House hails end of mask requirement for fully vaccinated

They now say that guests should not wear a mask when doing activities that may get the mask wet, like swimming at a beach or in recreational water facilities. The CDC and White House had been facing growing pre...More..

by | Thursday, May 13, 2021

Minnesota Judge Finds Aggravating Factors In George Floyd Murder

The judge ruled that Chauvin "abused a position of trust and authority", that he "treated George Floyd with particular cruelty", that children were present during the crime, and that the crime was committed "...More..

Former US policeman could face longer sentence for Floyd murder
by | Thursday, May 13, 2021

Former US policeman could face longer sentence for Floyd murder

In his ruling dated Tuesday, Judge Peter Cahill found that Chauvin abused his authority as a police officer when he restrained Floyd a year ago and that he treated Floyd with particular cruelty. Cahill ag...More..

Eleven killed, many wounded in Russian school shooting
by | Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Eleven killed, many wounded in Russian school shooting

Russian media said the shooter was a former student of the school who reportedly called himself "a god" on his account in the messaging app Telegram and promised to "kill a large amount of biomass" on the morni...More..

Bomb kills at least 30 near girls' school in Afghan capital
by | Sunday, May 09, 2021

Bomb kills at least 30 near girls' school in Afghan capital

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. The Taliban denied responsibility, condemning the attack and the many deaths. China expressed its deep condolences to the Kabul school bombing victi...More..

100K Albertans booked vaccine appointments in first 5 hours of eligibility expansion
by | Friday, May 07, 2021

100K Albertans booked vaccine appointments in first 5 hours of eligibility expansion

There are now 671 people in the hospital, an increase of 13 from the previous day and 150 of those in intensive care, a decrease of four from Monday. The province added 1,743 new cases in the past 24 hours ...More..

White House to shift COVID-19 vaccine to states with more need
by | Wednesday, May 05, 2021

White House to shift COVID-19 vaccine to states with more need

Biden acknowledged there is debate about what percentage of the USA population needs to be vaccinated in order to reach herd immunity, or the point when enough people are vaccinated to make the spread of the vi...More..

Ontario sees surge in vaccine bookings with expanded eligibility
by | Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Ontario sees surge in vaccine bookings with expanded eligibility

As of Monday at 8 a.m., individuals who are 18 and over and live in one of the province's designated hotspot communities can book an appointment at a mass immunization clinic. With two new transfers in the last...More..

Chilling CCTV Video Shows Elevated Metro Plunging To Ground, 20 Dead
by | Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Chilling CCTV Video Shows Elevated Metro Plunging To Ground, 20 Dead

Because the partially dangling train was "very weak", rescue efforts were briefly paused at midnight and a crane had to be brought in. We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credi...More..

North Korea warns US of ‘very grave situation’ over Biden speech
by | Sunday, May 02, 2021

North Korea warns US of ‘very grave situation’ over Biden speech

In an interview last week with The New York Times , Moon said the USA should sit down with North Korea to move toward a nuclear deal. Mr. Biden, like his old boss Mr. "If Pyongyang agrees to working-le...More..

Ford asks to suspend arrival of worldwide students, Trudeau says
by | Saturday, May 01, 2021

Ford asks to suspend arrival of worldwide students, Trudeau says

Ford has repeatedly blamed the COVID-19 pandemic's third wave on "porous borders", including in a news conference on Friday. COVID-19 modelling released by the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table Thursday...More..

Province to legislate three paid sick days
by | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Province to legislate three paid sick days

Employees should have the confidence of getting paid when they're ill instead of being forced to go to work and potentially causing outbreaks, Horgan said. "For 400 days people had to make the decision between ...More..

Erdogan, Biden agree 'to build greater cooperation': Turkish presidency
by | Sunday, April 25, 2021

Erdogan, Biden agree 'to build greater cooperation': Turkish presidency

Meanwhile, Turkey accused the United States of trying to rewrite history, resoundingly rejecting Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian genocide . Biden, risking a potential fracture with longtime...More..

India Covid surge hits new record as oxygen runs short
by | Wednesday, April 21, 2021

India Covid surge hits new record as oxygen runs short

Only 30 of them were available for coronavirus patients in government and private hospitals across the national capital at 10 pm, according to data from the city government's Delhi Corona app. Meanwhile, a ...More..