Monday January 24-th, 2022

Facebook Restores News Content After Brokering Deal With Australian Regulators Facebook Restores News Content After Brokering Deal With Australian Regulators

The legislation was created to curb the outsized bargaining power of Facebook and Google in their negotiations with Australian news providers. Importantly, the amendments will strengthen the hand of regional and small publishers in obtaining ...

Hillier outlines vaccine timeline plan for Ontario Hillier outlines vaccine timeline plan for Ontario

The next priority will be patient-facing health care professionals who stand the greatest risk of contracting the virus, as well as remote communities and First Nations, including First Nations Elder care homes and Elders in the community. "And then ...

Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged

The complaint also alleges that Geddert, in January 2012, sexually assaulted and penetrated a victim between the ages of 13 and 16, and coerced the victim to submit to his authority, which is first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Female gymnasts ofte...

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

It was not clear how, or whether, the strike might affect US efforts to coax Iran back into a negotiation about both sides resuming compliance with the agreement. US State Department spokesman Ned Price had said on Monday that the United States hol...

'Multiple deaths' reported after Louisiana gun range shooting 'Multiple deaths' reported after Louisiana gun range shooting

Shots were fired during the argument when at least two customers on the range engaged the man, sources told WDSU . In total, three people died during the shooting . local time (3:50 p.m. ET), they found multiple people with gunshot wounds. Fox ...

UK's top court rejects Uber appeal, says drivers are workers UK's top court rejects Uber appeal, says drivers are workers

Jamie Heywood, Uber's regional manager for northern and eastern Europe, said: "We respect the Court's decision which focused on a small number of drivers". The UK Supreme Court judgement can be found here . Aslam used to work for another company, bu...

Iran set to restrict IAEA access to nuclear sites : Regulation & Safety Iran set to restrict IAEA access to nuclear sites : Regulation & Safety

Iran and the United States are at odds over who should make the first step to revive the accord. "The E3 and the United States affirmed their shared objective of Iran's return to full compliance with its commitments under the JCPOA", the statement ...

Morrison labels Facebook 'arrogant', refuses to back down on media code Morrison labels Facebook 'arrogant', refuses to back down on media code

Facebook said that the proposed law "fundamentally misunderstands the relationship between our platform and publishers who use it". Facebook also blocked important government pages including the weather bureau, health departments and police agen...

Trump breaks post-impeachment trial silence to lash out at Mitch McConnell Trump breaks post-impeachment trial silence to lash out at Mitch McConnell

The two are trying to push the party in opposite directions, McConnell back toward the roots of a budget-focused, pro-trade party, while Trump, who is still backed by a large portion of the Republican voter base, advocates a more populist approach....

Texas Blackouts: Lawmaker Tweets Mocked California's Power Woes Texas Blackouts: Lawmaker Tweets Mocked California's Power Woes

An August tweet in which Sen. Fast forward to right fucking now, when millions of Texans are without power because the power grid of Cruz's oil-loving home state is buckling under the strain of a winter storm. The Lone Star State's brush with ...

Andrew Cuomo Reportedly Being Investigated Over Nursing Home Scandal Andrew Cuomo Reportedly Being Investigated Over Nursing Home Scandal

The investigation, first reported by the Albany Times Union , is in its initial stages. The inquiry began months ago in the Justice Department's civil division, and parts of it have previously been disclosed publicly. Cuomo slammed then United ...

Millions are still without power as winter storms continue Millions are still without power as winter storms continue

As millions of people across the United States continue to weather a deadly winter storm without power, forecasts predict ice and low temperatures could be ahead for some of the worst-hit states. Nearly 200,000 are waiting for the restoration of po...

COVID-19 cases declining worldwide COVID-19 cases declining worldwide

The figure does not include prisoners in the Michigan Department of Corrections. The Marshall County Health Department reported one new COVID-19-related death in its Tuesday night report, the 62nd such death since the pandemic began. The death an...

UK PM Johnson: No decisions on exact date of opening of schools

He said no decisions were being taken ahead of the unveiling of his roadmap out of England's restrictions, but said the government wanted this lockdown "to be the last", with "cautious but irreversible" progress. He said: "We may have to do that this...

Myanmar: Soldiers Fire at Crowds of Protesters Myanmar: Soldiers Fire at Crowds of Protesters

However fresh protests again flared up in Yangon on Monday morning. Hundreds of engineering and technology students protested in a northern district of the city, according to an AFP journalist. The Nobel laureate spent years under house arrest duri...

New Zealand reports three new COVID-19 local cases, first since Jan New Zealand reports three new COVID-19 local cases, first since Jan

Also favoring the cautious optimism could be the hopes of the U.S. covid relief stimulus and gradually increasing COVID-19 vaccination drive among the world. Despite precautions, there have been several times when the virus has leaked out from the bo...

Biden reflects on 'sad chapter' in U.S. history after Trump impeachment acquittal Biden reflects on 'sad chapter' in U.S. history after Trump impeachment acquittal

This was Mr Trump's second impeachment . "No president has ever gone through anything like it, and it continues because our opponents can not forget the nearly 75 million people, the highest number ever for a sitting president, who voted for us ...

Republicans vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial Republicans vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

Democrats failed to get the two-thirds majority vote to find him guilty of inciting an insurrection. In their closing statements , the Democratic House of Representatives lawmakers appointed to shepherd the process through the Senate warned that i...

Former European bank chief Draghi set to be Italy’s new PM Former European bank chief Draghi set to be Italy’s new PM

The post of justice minister has been given to Marta Cartabia (independent), of defense minister to Lorenzo Guerini (Democratic Party), of economy and finance to Daniele Franco (Bank of Italy director general), of economic development to Giancarlo Gi...

Province Confirms 745 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning Province Confirms 745 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

There were 64,467 tests completed in Ontario in the previous 24-hour period with a 2.6-per-cent positivity rate. Health Minister Christine Elliott says today's numbers are an underestimate and do not include data from Toronto Public Health.

COVID-19 cases in Ramona and San Diego County COVID-19 cases in Ramona and San Diego County

We offer our condolences to everyone who has lost their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since we last reported, we have had 112 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 202 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 27 in ...

South African strain of Covid found in Birmingham South African strain of Covid found in Birmingham

British health authorities plan to test tens of thousands of people in a handful of areas of England in an attempt to stop a new variant of the coronavirus first identified in South Africa spreading in the community. Otherwise, the expert explained...

Republican compromise plan with $1,000 checks ‘way too small,’ Democrats say Republican compromise plan with $1,000 checks ‘way too small,’ Democrats say

Vice President Kamala Harris is the tie-breaker. "We have to go big, not small", Biden told the Democrats. "But at the end of the day, we - it's the American people that matter and we have to deliver for the American people". The GOP compromise ...

Karl Rove says Marjorie Taylor Greene is a 'problem for our party' Karl Rove says Marjorie Taylor Greene is a 'problem for our party'

Some Democrats called for her to be expelled from Congress . I condemn those comments unequivocally. Put simply, numerous House Republicans want to penalize a staunch conservative who acknowledged Trump's culpability for an insurrectionist attac...

UK Risks Becoming 'Melting Pot' for New COVID Strain Mutations, Virologist Warns UK Risks Becoming 'Melting Pot' for New COVID Strain Mutations, Virologist Warns

British health authorities plan to test tens of thousands of people in a handful of areas of England, including parts of Woking, in an attempt to identify positive people and stop a new variant of the coronavirus first identified in South Africa ...

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