Friday January 28-th, 2022

President’s opponent arrested after plane diverted to Belarus over bomb threat President’s opponent arrested after plane diverted to Belarus over bomb threat

During the check, officials detained Protasevich, Nexta reported. "ALL passengers must be able to continue their travel to Vilnius immediately and their safety ensured". "Eventually the crew was forced to send out SOS (literally moments before the ...

Year-old boy killed in apparent ‘road rage’ shooting on California freeway Year-old boy killed in apparent ‘road rage’ shooting on California freeway

He said the driver of the white sedan shot into the back of the mother's Chevy Cruze sedan and then fled. This is not the only recent case of a child being shot in a road rage incident. Among those who were at the scene following the shooting was a...

Japan gov't panel approves Moderna, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines Japan gov't panel approves Moderna, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

The province is also reporting seven new deaths linked to the virus, including one in the past 24 hours and four that occurred between May 15 and 20. Starting next week, those people could opt to receive the second dose at a 10-week interval - the ...

Outdoor recreation opens Saturday under Ontario's three-step reopening plan Outdoor recreation opens Saturday under Ontario's three-step reopening plan

In a release, Mayor Bonnie Crombie says "Outdoor activity is important from a mental health perspective and with the warmer weather here, we know residents will be accessing these amenities more". All other public health and workplace safety measures...

Boris Johnson ‘anxious’ about ‘Indian’ variant spread in UK Boris Johnson ‘anxious’ about ‘Indian’ variant spread in UK

He said: "It is a hard question because we have low levels of prevalence in the community, and we've got low levels of disease in hospitals and deaths, so that's good". The Labour politician, who was re-elected as mayor earlier this week, asked the ...

COVID-19: CDC Issues Brand-New Guidance On Mask-Wearing Indoors COVID-19: CDC Issues Brand-New Guidance On Mask-Wearing Indoors

Operators should "consider prohibiting" such activity for passengers and crew who are not fully vaccinated, the agency says. "If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing the things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic".

Ontario extends stay-at-home order to June 2 Ontario extends stay-at-home order to June 2

That means Middlesex-London, and all of Ontario, will remain under the order until at least June 2. "These are precious weeks we won't put to waste". There are 1,632 people now hospitalized with COVID-19 across the province, including 776 in intens...

Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits If They Turn Down Jobs, Biden Says Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits If They Turn Down Jobs, Biden Says

Alabama, Iowa and MS joined Arkansas, Montana and SC on Tuesday in cutting off the sweetened aid, which provided an extra $300 a week on top of regular state unemployment benefits . MS will opt out of federal pandemic unemployment benefits next mont...

World Health Organization scientist says India variant more contagious World Health Organization scientist says India variant more contagious

About 783,000 new cases are reported on average each day globally, almost half in India, where a virus variant, B.1.617, has been spreading. Saskia Popescu, an infectious-disease expert who is an assistant professor at George Mason University, sai...

Two women, 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting Two women, 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting

NYPD announced the individuals are expected to survive and were rushed to the hospital. Police are looking for the persons involved and believe that there is at least one shooter, Shea said. "The perpetrators of this senseless violence are being t...

New protests called after Jerusalem clashes wound over 200 New protests called after Jerusalem clashes wound over 200

Video from the plaza surrounding the al-Aqsa Mosque showed officers in riot gear deploying stun grenades against a crowd of Palestinians throwing bottles and rocks. But with Israel's move to annex East Jerusalem in 1967 - a move not recognized by t...

PCR not needed for travel within states: ICMR PCR not needed for travel within states: ICMR

ICMR has also approved 36 RATs to ramp up testing. Also, the ICMR said States should augment RTPCR tesing through mobile systems. As per ICMR advisory, there will be no need for RT-PCR test in healthy individuals for inter-state domestic travel.

China ‘indefinitely suspends’ major economic dialogue with Australia China ‘indefinitely suspends’ major economic dialogue with Australia

China "indefinitely" suspended on Thursday all activity under a China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue, its state economic planner said, the latest setback for strained relations between the two countries. Mr Laurenceson said Beijing appears ...

New Covid-19 community case recorded in Sydney New Covid-19 community case recorded in Sydney

Authorities are investigating whether the mystery case is genetically linked to anyone in the quarantine system or cases in other states, and are also checking which virus variant is involved. Anyone who attended these locations at the times specifie...

Royal Navy Gets Involved as Fishing Dispute Escalates Royal Navy Gets Involved as Fishing Dispute Escalates

The UK and Jersey have hit out at France for making "disproportionate" threats after Paris warned it could cut off electricity to the island in a row over post-Brexit fishing rights. He said that any blockade would be completely unjustified. "If ...

Derek Chauvin's legal team requests new trial, alleging jury misconduct Derek Chauvin's legal team requests new trial, alleging jury misconduct

He is also wearing a " Black Lives Matter " hat in the photo. Mike Brandt, a Minneapolis defense attorney not involved in the case, told the AP the revelation alone wasn't almost enough to overturn Chauvin's conviction, but it could be combined w...

Facebook oversight board set to rule on Trump ban Facebook oversight board set to rule on Trump ban

But it's definitely not a conventional social media service. After years of handling Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram took the drastic step of silencing his accounts in January. While his followers will appar...

At least one vaccine dose for 70% of adults by July 4 At least one vaccine dose for 70% of adults by July 4

President Joe Biden wants 70% of adults in the USA to have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine by the 4 July Independence Day holiday, the White House said Tuesday. To meet this goal, Biden will direct tens of thousands of pharmacies...

Ontario is Expanding COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Ontario is Expanding COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility

Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo says more than 80 per cent of Canadians over the age of 70 have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The Ontario government entered a provincewide stay-at-home order last month in order to curb the sp...

'Dozens of dead' in Israel pilgrimage accident: Rescue services 'Dozens of dead' in Israel pilgrimage accident: Rescue services

Media outlets reported that a section of stadium seating had collapsed at the Lag B'Omer event in northern Mount Meron , where tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews were gathered at the tomb of a 2nd-century sage for annual commemorations that in...

NYC Will 'Fully Reopen' On July 1, De Blasio Announces NYC Will 'Fully Reopen' On July 1, De Blasio Announces

Asked whether the July 1 reopening was a definite plan or a goal, de Blasio spokesperson Bill Neidhardt said in an email, "It's a plan/goal". Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July of 2020 began reopening certain sectors of the state and city, however, things d...

Biden administration expected to ban menthol cigarettes, targeting 85% of black smokers Biden administration expected to ban menthol cigarettes, targeting 85% of black smokers

The Post noted that some black leaders, including Rev. Al Sharpton, are also against banning menthol smokes and say it's discriminatory precisely because of the product's popularity among African Americans. Research has also found menthol cigarettes...

Paid Sick Leave Announced For Ontario Paid Sick Leave Announced For Ontario

The program will run through Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) and is geared to deliver the money immediately and is retroactive to April 19. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the program falls far short of what's needed, leaving people to mak...

Australia defence minister says conflict with China over Taiwan likely Australia defence minister says conflict with China over Taiwan likely

Similarly, on Monday, Mr Pezzullo used an ANZAC Day message to staff to warn that Australia must prepare for regional conflict. How have Australian politicians reacted to the remarks? . Australia-China ties have been steadily worsening since PM ...

Well, Now We Have Another Fauci Flip-Flop to Add to the List Well, Now We Have Another Fauci Flip-Flop to Add to the List

The CDC has been cautiously expanding its list of activities that it says are low-risk for fully inoculated people, which now includes domestic travel. At the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, Dr. Fauci said , "There's no reason to be walking a...

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