Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Facebook to end 'newsworthiness' exemption for politicians Facebook to end 'newsworthiness' exemption for politicians

Capitol. The social media giant is now mulling over what to do with the account of former President Donald Trump, which it "indefinitely" suspended January 6, leaving it in Facebook limbo with its owners unable to post. The change in the social netwo...

No evidence mystery UFOs are alien spacecraft, report finds: NYTimes No evidence mystery UFOs are alien spacecraft, report finds: NYTimes

Whatever their origin, the ability of the observed objects to accelerate, submerge and rapidly change direction remains hard to explain, the report is purported to say. Darn it, Will it Confirm the Existence of Aliens? That report is the one to be r...

Environmental disaster feared as ship sinks off Sri Lanka Environmental disaster feared as ship sinks off Sri Lanka

Eighty-one of those were unsafe goods containers, including 25 tons of nitric acid. Authorities suspect the nitric acid was the source of the fire. Infrared footage over the weekend showed that the fire has mostly died out. "The 25-member crew ...

District set for hottest day of the year District set for hottest day of the year

This evening and tonight after a fine end to the day, most areas will have a dry night with clear periods. Sunday across the north of England and the Midlands is expected to bring a few clouds but also expected highs of 22C. After weeks of unchara...

Ford says announcement on schools coming in 'next day or two' Ford says announcement on schools coming in 'next day or two'

Sources confirmed to 680 NEWS on Tuesday that Ford and his cabinet were leaning towards keeping schools closed to in-person learning, although no final decision had been made. The table believes most health units would be able to mitigate and manage ...

Alberta expands second dose vaccine rollout Alberta expands second dose vaccine rollout

Kenney says Tuesday's announcement doesn't mean those who haven't booked their first dose have lost their spot in line. About two million Canadians received the AstraZeneca vaccine before provinces stopped using it for first doses last month over c...

Naomi Osaka Quits French Open Following Her Decision to Boycott Media Interviews Naomi Osaka Quits French Open Following Her Decision to Boycott Media Interviews

The German, twice a quarter-finalist in Paris, was beaten 6-2 6-4 by a very in-form player in qualifier Anhelina Kalinina, who has now won her last 14 matches. Regarding her movement on clay, Osaka , who next meets another Romanian in Ana Bogdan , ...

Biden Pays Tribute to Nation's War Dead on Memorial Day Weekend Biden Pays Tribute to Nation's War Dead on Memorial Day Weekend

Following the ceremony at around 10:30 am EST, Mr. Biden will address the 153rd National Memorial Ceremony. Before the president's remarks, senior military leaders and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin also delivered remarks at the service, honoring...

Variant first found in India detected in 53 countries, regions Variant first found in India detected in 53 countries, regions

While the B.1.617.2 found in India is named Delta, B.1.1.7 found in America is Alpha, B.1.351 found in South Africa is named Beta and the variant P.1 found in Brazil is named Gamma. A surge in Glasgow may also be driven by the variant. "Reducing tr...

China eases birth limits to allow families to have three children China eases birth limits to allow families to have three children

An ageing population and shrinking birth rate does not have a positive impact on the long-term economic prospects of the country. China's ruling Communist Party will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two to ...

Vietnam detects new hybrid variant amid COVID surge Vietnam detects new hybrid variant amid COVID surge

Long said laboratory cultures of the new variant showed the virus replicated itself very quickly, possibly explaining why so many new cases had appeared in different parts of the country in a short period of time. The new round of infections has ...

January 6 commission fails in Senate January 6 commission fails in Senate

And I am sorry that my Republican colleagues and friends let political fear prevent them from doing what they know in their hearts to be right". Only three GOP senators - Sens. The legislation also seeks to counter Beijing's growing global influence ...

Ontario shortening interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses Ontario shortening interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

In a release issued Wednesday night, the Saskatchewan Health Authority said people over the age of 85 who received AstraZeneca for their first dose can now book their second shot of that vaccine. It also has not offered the vaccine to people under 45...

Manitoba Extends Health Orders to Combat COVID-19 Crisis Manitoba Extends Health Orders to Combat COVID-19 Crisis

Increased restrictions that prohibited indoor and outdoor gatherings (including at recreation areas) with people outside of a household that went into effect for the Victoria Day long weekend have also been extended. Ottawa pledged to provide "a pack...

Ontario reports 1,095 new coronavirus cases; 23 additional deaths Ontario reports 1,095 new coronavirus cases; 23 additional deaths

The province reports a test positivity rate of 3.6 per cent, down from 5.3 per cent a day ago. The province added 1,039 Tuesday and 1,446 on Monday which wasn't reported until now because of the Victoria Day holiday. As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, 8,530,6...

Biden says USA intelligence community divided on COVID-19 origin Biden says USA intelligence community divided on COVID-19 origin

While claims that the virus was man-made are not necessarily the same as it coming from the lab, officials appear to be leaning toward investigating the origins further and are open to more scrutiny on the lab theory. "And people who are in charge ...

Kenney eyes full capacity at CFL games this summer Kenney eyes full capacity at CFL games this summer

Places of worship - 15% of fire code occupancy (effective May 28). Outdoor social gatherings, with distancing, increase to up to 10 people. Those who live alone can dine with two close contacts. - Retail capacity increases to one-third of fire code...

Super Flower Moon rises in clear sky over Sydney Opera House Super Flower Moon rises in clear sky over Sydney Opera House

The main event took place between 1111 and 1125 GMT - late evening in Sydney and pre-dawn in Los Angeles - when the Moon was entirely in the Earth's shadow. "It's not as red as I thought". Nevertheless, it's still a pretty special natural spectacle t...

Police arrest three over Italian cable car disaster, say emergency brake deactivated Police arrest three over Italian cable car disaster, say emergency brake deactivated

It was a conscious decision to disarm.to deactivate this emergency system in order to remedy what we have been told were problems, technical problems that were occurring on the line", she added. It was still in place Sunday morning, Cicognani told Sk...

Multiple killed, injured in shooting at California transit facility, suspect dead Multiple killed, injured in shooting at California transit facility, suspect dead

Davis said multiple investigators are on the scene "trying to figure out exactly what happened". Multiple people were killed and injured Wednesday morning in a mass shooting that took place at a light rail maintenance yard near San Jose, Californi...

Greek national among passengers that got off at Minsk, report says Greek national among passengers that got off at Minsk, report says

Leaders of the member states urged the European Council to adopt the necessary measures to ban overflight of EU airspace by Belarusian airlines, prevent access to EU airports of Belarusian flights, and called on all EU-based carriers to avoid overfli...

Florida law would fine social media services that ban candidates Florida law would fine social media services that ban candidates

Numerous bills have died, but a proposal is still being debated in Texas. Twitter declined to comment. Republicans have accused companies like Twitter and Facebook of censoring conservative thought. Capitol by his supporters. Republican lawma...

India virus death toll passes 300000, 3rd highest in world India virus death toll passes 300000, 3rd highest in world

India's death toll is the third-highest reported in the world after the USA and Brazil, accounting for 8.6% of the almost 3.47 million coronavirus fatalities globally, though the true numbers are thought to be significantly greater. It took seven mon...

United Nations watchdog’s access to N-sites has ended: Iran United Nations watchdog’s access to N-sites has ended: Iran

Driving the news: The IAEA and Iran reached an agreement in February that allowed United Nations inspectors to continue necessary verification and monitoring of the country's nuclear facilities for up to three months. It wasn't immediately clear i...

DR Congo residents flee as Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupts DR Congo residents flee as Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupts

Tom Peyre-Costa of the Norwegian Refugee Council in Goma told the BBC the lava was moving "pretty slow", but it "didn't stop". Evacuees first walked toward Rwanda , Mr Peyre-Costa told CNN. "So we're appealing for assistance and especially for foo...

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