Saturday January 29-th, 2022

United States conducts airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Syria United States conducts airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Syria

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin , who recommended the strikes, said he was confident they hit the correct targets. "It was my recommendation". We've said a number of times, we will respond on our timeline. The airstrike was the first military acti...

Ex-Cuomo aide publishes account of alleged sexual harassment Ex-Cuomo aide publishes account of alleged sexual harassment

According to Boylan, the governor "stepped in front" of her as she was leaving his office and kissed her on the lips. Boylan said she long "tried to excuse" the governor's behavior, but no longer could after he gave her an unsolicited kiss during a...

Australia administers first Covid-19 vaccines Australia administers first Covid-19 vaccines

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday, calling the start of the nation's vaccination programme a 'massive step that will enable it to return to normal. "As we rollout the COVID-19 vaccines ...

GOP Rep. Jason Smith: Deferments Show Relief Not Needed Now GOP Rep. Jason Smith: Deferments Show Relief Not Needed Now

Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. "The Senate is on track to send a robust $1.9 trillion package to the president's desk before the March 14 expiration of Unemployment Insurance benefits", Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer ...

US President Joe Biden pledges $2 billion for COVAX US President Joe Biden pledges $2 billion for COVAX

We are in the midst of a fundamental debate about the future direction of our world. "Drawing on our strengths and values as democratic, open economies and societies, we will work together and with others to make 2021 a turning point for multilater...

Brittany Higgins: Parliament rape accuser makes complaint Brittany Higgins: Parliament rape accuser makes complaint

The new allegations follow reports earlier this week that Ms Higgins, a former Liberal staffer, was raped by a Morrison adviser in Defence Minister Linda Reynold's office in the early hours of March 23, 2019. "I was failed repeatedly, but I now h...

Joe Biden Rejects Democrats' Plan for $50,000 Student Loan Forgiveness Joe Biden Rejects Democrats' Plan for $50,000 Student Loan Forgiveness

Ocasio-Cortez said in a second tweet , "The case against student loan forgiveness is looking shakier by the day". "I will not make that happen", Biden said at a CNN town hall in Milwaukee in response to a member of the audience who called on...

What's In President Biden's Big Covid-19 Relief Bill What's In President Biden's Big Covid-19 Relief Bill

Biden, however, suggested it's Republicans that should get on board with his plan because the American people want them to "act big and quickly". "And my hope is that the Republicans in Congress listen to their constituents". "What would they have me...

United Kingdom study that will infect volunteers with coronavirus approved United Kingdom study that will infect volunteers with coronavirus approved

The human challenge study is being delivered by a partnership between the Government's Vaccines Taskforce, Imperial College London , the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and the industry-leading clinical company hVIVO, which has pioneered vira...

Cruz on vacation in Mexico as storm slams Texas Cruz on vacation in Mexico as storm slams Texas

The news comes after hours of speculation on Wednesday night about the senator's whereabouts after photos of him and his family at the Houston airport appeared on Twitter , met with vast criticism as an estimated half a million Texans were left wit...

Winter weather delays delivery of Pfizer vaccine shipments to Canada Winter weather delays delivery of Pfizer vaccine shipments to Canada

Pfizer this week delivered 4.8 million doses of its Covid vaccine, which is developed alongside German partner BioNTech, to the EU. The Anglo-Swedish company is providing only 25 to 40% of the more than 100 million doses it had originally promised ...

Princess Latifa footage 'deeply troubling', Raab says Princess Latifa footage 'deeply troubling', Raab says

Princess Latifa who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India has re-emerged with this new video. Friends of the princess are however releasing the video amid fears for her wellbeing after they stopp...

Trump urges Senate Republicans to dump McConnell Trump urges Senate Republicans to dump McConnell

In the most caustic sign yet of deepening GOP divisions, former President Donald Trump blistered Mitch McConnell as a "political hack" on Tuesday, days after the Senate's top Republican denounced him as the inciter of U.S. Trump and McConnell p...

North Korean hackers accused of trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine info North Korean hackers accused of trying to steal Covid-19 vaccine info

Ha said the wording about Pfizer "was so clear that I didn't even ask about that verbally" during the briefing. Ha's office confirmed his comments but gave no details. Acquiring coronavirus vaccines is crucial for North Korea, whose public heal...

Virus surge recedes as Arizona nears 800K cases, 15K deaths Virus surge recedes as Arizona nears 800K cases, 15K deaths

Henry also provided an update on the spread of coronavirus variants of concern in B.C. Officials have now confirmed 40 cases of the variant first identified in the United Kingdom, 19 of the variant first identified in South Africa and one of a lesser...

Taliban warns US-led NATO forces to not extend ‘occupation’ Taliban warns US-led NATO forces to not extend ‘occupation’

The spokesman, however, failed to identify the nationality of the foreigners killed in the blast but said the blast took place at 9:25 a.m. local time. Biden's administration says it is reviewing the deal, and the Pentagon has accused the Taliban of ...

New Zealand-Australia row erupts over 'terrorist' dual national New Zealand-Australia row erupts over 'terrorist' dual national

Legally the woman's citizenship sits with New Zealand but Ardern said she would continue to raise the issue with Australia. The trans-Tasman relationship has also been strained by Australia's practice of deporting criminals who hold Kiwi passports...

Cuomo faces bipartisan condemnation, calls for resignation following latest nursing home revelations Cuomo faces bipartisan condemnation, calls for resignation following latest nursing home revelations

Cuomo argued a "toxic political environment" has contributed to the backlash against his administration in recent days. "While the introduction of COVID-19 positive patients into nursing homes no doubt had an effect on infection spread, Caputo's stat...

Covid 19 coronavirus: Australia receives first batch of Pfizer vaccines Covid 19 coronavirus: Australia receives first batch of Pfizer vaccines

While touring one of the company's cold-chain logistics facility, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the nation was about to embark on "one of the largest logistic tasks Australia has ever undertaken". The Federal Opposition has lashed the ...

Utah's senators explain their votes in Trump's second impeachment trial Utah's senators explain their votes in Trump's second impeachment trial

Seven Republicans joined all 50 Democrats on that vote, creating a clear majority against Trump and a bipartisan denunciation of his actions in helping spark the violent attack on the Capitol by his supporters. "I don't think he can", she said. "This...

Oxford University testing vaccine in children Oxford University testing vaccine in children

Volunteers who live near one of the four study sites - the University of Oxford, St George's University Hospital, London, University Hospital Southampton and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children - are being asked to sign up. Pollard said the Oxford ...

Cartoon dog pitches Covid-19 vaccines to sceptical Japanese public Cartoon dog pitches Covid-19 vaccines to sceptical Japanese public

PM Jacinda Ardern delivered the good news this morning, after weeks of criticism from her political rivals. The first will be in the "low tens of thousands", but there will be close to a quarter of a million in New Zealand by the end of the first...

Former Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell on impeachment trial Former Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell on impeachment trial

Senators on both sides have indicated this is likely. "The things that the President said, not just January 6th, but on the runup to the election and then after the election incited people to take extraordinary action and I would have voted, if I w...

SEBI bars Kishore Biyani from accessing securities market for 1 year SEBI bars Kishore Biyani from accessing securities market for 1 year

On Wednesday evening (February 3), Biyani, CEO of Future Group , and his brother Anil Biyani were banned from buying or selling of Future Retail shares, or accessing the share market, for a year by the regulator for insider trading. The SEBI order s...

Moody’s: US economy added 174,000 jobs in January Moody’s: US economy added 174,000 jobs in January

The report precedes Friday's monthly jobs report, which is projected to show that private payrolls grew by 105,000 in January after declining by 95,000 in December. Medium businesses with 50 to 499 employees created the most jobs, expanding payroll b...

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