Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Biden: ‘Tough’ to meet Afghanistan troop withdrawal date Biden: ‘Tough’ to meet Afghanistan troop withdrawal date

Negotiations between a sanctioned Afghan government team and the Taliban started in Doha in September 2020 but have so far not yielded results. The Biden administration, which assumed power on Jan 20, inherited a peace deal from its predecessors ...

Suu Kyi faces new corruption charges from junta Suu Kyi faces new corruption charges from junta

Authorities in Myanmar arrested a spokesman for ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi's political party as they intensify efforts to choke off the spread of information about growing protests against last month's military takeover. Asian neighbours have...

Rand Paul Accuses Dr. Fauci Of Wearing Two Masks For Political 'Theater' Rand Paul Accuses Dr. Fauci Of Wearing Two Masks For Political 'Theater'

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "parade around. for show". Paul, who says he has been infected with coronavirus and who pointedly refuses to wear a mask , attacked Fauci during a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and P...

Benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh its risks Benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh its risks

Kate O'Brien, director of WHO's Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, said that a World Health Organization vaccine safety panel that met on Tuesday was assessing whether medical events such as blood clots were actually related to v...

8 dead in shootings at three spas in metro Atlanta 8 dead in shootings at three spas in metro Atlanta

The police in the Buckhead neighbourhood of Atlanta found three women dead from apparent gunshot wounds at a spa around 5.50 pm. Eight people have been killed in shootings at three Atlanta area spas Tuesday. Shootings at two massage parlours in Atl...

Russia Tried To Help Trump In 2020 Election — Intelligence Report Russia Tried To Help Trump In 2020 Election — Intelligence Report

It underscored allegations that Trump's allies played into Moscow's hands by amplifying claims made against Biden by Russian-linked Ukrainian figures in the run-up to the November 3 election. While the report said Tehran did not seek to specifically ...

Pentagon Chief Sees Asia Ties as Deterrent Against China Pentagon Chief Sees Asia Ties as Deterrent Against China

On the Biden administration's first Cabinet-level trip overseas, Blinken and Austin also agreed with their Japanese counterparts to cooperate on the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, as well as the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and the s...

Plane crashes into SUV in Pembroke Pines, leaving 3 dead

Local reports are saying that the aircraft took off from North Perry Airport in Hollywood, Florida, on Runway 10 Left. The wreckage of the plane landed against an airport fence as firefighters sprayed it down across the street from a residential ne...

Germany, France, Spain and Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine Germany, France, Spain and Italy suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

He said France hopes to resume using the formula soon. AstraZeneca said on its website that there have been 37 reports of blood clots out of more than 17 million people vaccinated in the 27-country European Union and Britain. Denmark, Norway and Ic...

White House confirms Biden administration reached out to North Korea White House confirms Biden administration reached out to North Korea

The Biden administration's attempts at engagement come after then-U.S. President Donald Trump's failed attempt to coax North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to relinquish his nuclear arsenal. Will Kim Jong-un and Joe Biden talk? While Kim has vowed...

Vatican bars same-sex union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin' Vatican bars same-sex union blessing, says God 'can't bless sin'

God "does not and can not bless sin", the statement added. Pope Francis , who has frequently been praised for his welcoming tone towards LGBTQ people both within and outside the Church, approved the note. "But he does not and can not bless sin", the ...

Ontario launching provincial COVID-19 vaccine booking portal on Monday Ontario launching provincial COVID-19 vaccine booking portal on Monday

Head of the vaccine task force, Retired Gen. Rick Hillier, says the phone system will have around 2,200 operators with the capacity to handle about 10,000 calls per hour. plus family doctors". Anyone turning 80 or older in 2021 who doesn't have acc...

More than 29.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India More than 29.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India

Dr Stockton added: "As Scotland continues to deliver its national Covid-19 vaccination programme, this study does give one more reason why everyone invited to have a vaccine should take up the offer, as not only will it help protect them from Covid-1...

Mary Trump Reveals What's Eating Uncle Donald and It's Not Losing Reelection Mary Trump Reveals What's Eating Uncle Donald and It's Not Losing Reelection

We've heavily reported on The Weeknd's shocking snub this year and we also learned that Bieber may not attend the ceremony because his album, Changes , wasn't included in the R&B categories. He later added: "My tweet was not personal or about ...

Myanmar security forces shoot dead protesters Myanmar security forces shoot dead protesters

So far, approximately 1,700 people have been detained and at least 53 have been killed during protests for a return to democratic governance. Other unofficial but carefully compiled tallies put the total number of deaths since the coup at around 90...

Facing new Covid wave, Italy heads back into lockdown Facing new Covid wave, Italy heads back into lockdown

Officials warn they are quickly losing ground in the fight against new, highly contagious variants. Affected regions will be labelled red or orange, depending on the level of contagion. Unlike a year ago, when Italy became the first western county ...

IRS to launch website to track stimulus payment IRS to launch website to track stimulus payment

Also, contributing more to tax-favored retirement or health savings accounts or deferring income, such as waiting to sell a business stake or stock, could keep your income within the limit to qualify for the full stimulus check amount. Social Secur...

George Floyd family awarded record $27m settlement from City of Minnesota George Floyd family awarded record $27m settlement from City of Minnesota

The judge has promised jurors anonymity for the duration of the trial. Six of the jurors are in their 20s or 30s, and one is in her 50s. "Even as the trial against former officer Derek Chauvin moves forward and the family waits for justice in the...

Sarah Everard's family pay emotional tribute to their 'bright and beautiful' daughter Sarah Everard's family pay emotional tribute to their 'bright and beautiful' daughter

He was later discharged and returned to the police station where he is being held. "Sarah was bright and attractive - a wonderful daughter and sister. Ms Everard's disappearance has sent shockwaves through London and triggered an outpouring of gri...

London vigil organised following disappearance of Sarah Everard London vigil organised following disappearance of Sarah Everard

While the vigil is in London, many seem keen to attend across the United Kingdom with " Sarah Everard vigil", "Reclaim the streets" and "Reclaim the night" now breakout search terms on Google. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was shocked and dee...

China's lawmakers endorse Beijing appoint Hong Kong election candidates China's lawmakers endorse Beijing appoint Hong Kong election candidates

Since then, most high-profile democratic politicians and activists have been sent to jail or are in self-exile. The vote by NPC delegates was 2,895-0, with 1 abstention. But, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told reporters the goal of the changes was t...

US will share Covid-19 vaccine if it has surplus: Biden US will share Covid-19 vaccine if it has surplus: Biden

The US government will first give Americans COVID-19 vaccines, but any surplus would be shared with the world, President Joe Biden has said. "So we're not going to be ultimately safe until the world is safe", Biden said. "Together, we are going to ...

The Stimmy Is On Its Way; House Passes $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill The Stimmy Is On Its Way; House Passes $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill

Much of the attention on the 628-page bill called the American Rescue Plan - which will be financed entirely by adding to the United States deficit - has focused on the direct payments of up to $1,400 to many Americans and the extension of a $300 wee...

Schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus testing Schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus testing

As part of other plans to reopen the country, the government said it would ease restrictions on gatherings and social gatherings overseas on March 29, with non-essential retail stores reopening from April 12. Trying to manage supervision of schoolwor...

Sixth woman accuses NY governor Cuomo of harassment Sixth woman accuses NY governor Cuomo of harassment

The report, released Tuesday, claims Cuomo inappropriately touched the woman, identified as a member of the Executive Chamber staff, past year at the governor's mansion. Kumiki Gibson, who has served as Counsel to the Governor since 2019, said in a s...

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