Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Pfizer Vaccine Reportedly Effective For 6 Months - Here's What that Actually Means Pfizer Vaccine Reportedly Effective For 6 Months - Here's What that Actually Means

Time will tell. While Pfizer's vaccine results suggest that the company won't need to create a booster for the B.1.351 variant specifically, as of late February, they were still researching boosters for variants and had the belief they may need t...

Australia probes if blood clot case linked to AstraZeneca vaccine Australia probes if blood clot case linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

It is the first blood clot case in Australia, although earlier cases in the United Kingdom and Europe prompted a temporary pause in a number of countries until the European Union medicines regulator declared the AstraZeneca vaccine "safe and effectiv...

More than 50 dead in Taiwan train crash More than 50 dead in Taiwan train crash

A further 72 people were still believed to be trapped inside train carriages while 61 passengers had been sent to hospital. Mr Weng said a construction truck operated by the railway administration slid onto the track from a work site on the hillsid...

Vienna meeting signals new push to revive Iran nuclear deal Vienna meeting signals new push to revive Iran nuclear deal

On Wednesday US State Department spokesman Ned Price reacted to the strategic document between Iran and China while speaking in a press briefing. "Participants also emphasised their commitment to preserve the JCPOA and discussed modalities to ensure ...

US expresses concern about rising Russian-Ukrainian tensions US expresses concern about rising Russian-Ukrainian tensions

Mark Milley, chairman the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, also spoke with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts, Valery Gerasimov and Ruslan Khomchak. A number of American officials have reached out to their Ukrainian counterparts this week over concern...

Engineers successfully free ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal Engineers successfully free ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal

A spokesperson for Shoei Kisen Kasa, the Japanese firm that owns the Ever Given , told Bloomberg it would discuss compensation with the canal authority but declined to give further details. Shipping rates for oil tankers almost doubled last week...

BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns

The BBC said in a statement: "John's reporting has exposed truths the Chinese authorities did not want the world to know". The organization said Sudworth's wife, Yvonne Murray, a correspondent for Irish broadcaster RTE , had left with him.

NM reports 148 new infections, seven deaths NM reports 148 new infections, seven deaths

There are now 1,467 active cases of COVID-19 within the county, which is more than double the 783 active cases the county reported on March 18, data shows. "Right now, we are waiting on Health Canada's recommendations to determine what adjustments we...

Ghislaine Maxwell facing sex trafficking charges Ghislaine Maxwell facing sex trafficking charges

Maxwell has also appealed against the bail rejections. The new charges were filed Monday in a superseding indictment. The indictment includes a new accuser, referred to as "Minor Victim-4", and expands by seven years the period of time that Maxwell...

Biden ramps up Covid-19 vaccinations but warns 'war far from won' Biden ramps up Covid-19 vaccinations but warns 'war far from won'

Biden issued his appeal to state and local officials after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rachel Walensky told reporters she has a sense of "impending doom" because of rising confirmed cases of COVID-19. The failure to ta...

Boris Johnson says economy set for strong rebound as United Kingdom reopens Boris Johnson says economy set for strong rebound as United Kingdom reopens

The PM's move is part of a review of " vaccine passports " being led by Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove, which could lead to venues demanding a recent test or proof of vaccine and relaxing rules on social distancing. "This is an area where we're...

Georgia state lawmaker arrested protesting voting restriction bill outside governor's office Georgia state lawmaker arrested protesting voting restriction bill outside governor's office

He interrupted his televised remarks while Cannon was knocking and later resumed the speech. Psaki said the White House was "deeply concerned" about the treatment of Cannon as well as the law. A coalition of civil rights groups sued the state in ...

'Critical for us': New Queensland Covid case has state on alert 'Critical for us': New Queensland Covid case has state on alert

AFL commentators Luke Hodge and Wayne Carey were among those forced to leave the stadium in Geelong. The premier said there are concerns for anyone who visited Westfield Carindale Shopping Centre last Saturday between midday and 2.16pm. The man vi...

President Biden leaves door open for Senate changes to advance agenda President Biden leaves door open for Senate changes to advance agenda

The 60-vote threshold imposed by the filibuster was being "abused in a huge way", Mr. Biden said , reiterating his support for a proposal that would require senators to keep talking in order to block legislation - a shift in practice that could de...

Canadian Supreme Court upholds carbon tax in 6-3 vote Canadian Supreme Court upholds carbon tax in 6-3 vote

The split decision upholds a pivotal part of the Liberal climate-change plan, accounting for at least one-third of the emissions Canada aims to cut over the next decade. "Conservatives prefer a collaborative approach to tackling climate change to mak...

Denmark to extend suspension of AstraZeneca COVID shot amid doubts Denmark to extend suspension of AstraZeneca COVID shot amid doubts

AstraZeneca had been counting on findings from a predominantly USA study of 32,000 people to help rebuild confidence in its shot, which is crucial to global efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic since it is cheap, easy to store and a pillar of ...

Joe Biden doubles vaccine target for first 100 days in office Joe Biden doubles vaccine target for first 100 days in office

Biden also said he has known Chinese President Xi Jinping "a long time" and spent "hours" with Xi as vice president. "And so I think he's thinking about what he wants to say, what he wants to convey, where he can provide updates, and, you know, looki...

Hundreds of coup protesters freed from Myanmar prison Hundreds of coup protesters freed from Myanmar prison

Myanmar's junta on Tuesday defended its seven-week crackdown that has left more than 260 democracy protesters dead, insisting it would not tolerate "anarchy". The junta says a November 8 election won by Suu Kyi's party was fraudulent, an accusation r...

Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions

A cabinet committee of the UCP government is scheduled to meet to decide whether to move to phase 3 of its reopening plan before Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Premier Jason Kenney said last week the key metric is the hospitalization rat...

Active shooter reported at grocery store in Colorado: Boulder police Active shooter reported at grocery store in Colorado: Boulder police

The governor of Colorado tweeted out that he was monitoring the situation unfolding at King Soopers. Several law enforcement agencies quickly arrived at the scene, including the state SWAT team. Live-streamed video showed at least one person - a mi...

Accused Canadian spy faces trial in China Accused Canadian spy faces trial in China

Representatives from the USA, the United Kingdom, the European Union and numerous European countries were turned away en masse while attempting to attend the trial of Michael Kovrig. "Countries are banding together to tell Beijing that this is not be...

After Atlanta shooting, protesters call for action, protection for Asian Americans After Atlanta shooting, protesters call for action, protection for Asian Americans

I'm certain everyone reading this could say the same. Hate crime charges could be filed later if evidence supporting a prosecution is found. Hires said he wants to see a " community response from people of all walks of life speaking up about this,...

Magnitude 7.2 quake hits northern Japan, 1 metre tsunami expected: NHK Magnitude 7.2 quake hits northern Japan, 1 metre tsunami expected: NHK

Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. The 30-foot waves in the 2011 disaster also led to a nuclear power plant meltdown that triggered a nuclear emergency, with total damage estimated at $300 billion, accor...

Miami imposes emergency curfew after spring break crowds and fights Miami imposes emergency curfew after spring break crowds and fights

The decision comes after a week-long intense celebration in Miami Beach, used to uncontrollable crowds of tourists: Every year, in March, this tiny island receives thousands of students from across the country who go on vacation. A city known for i...

Judge denies request to move Chauvin trial from Minneapolis — George Floyd Judge denies request to move Chauvin trial from Minneapolis — George Floyd

The judge in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been preparing to decide if a video of George Floyd's 2019 arrest can be used as evidence. Cahill noted similarities between Floyd's interaction with police on May 25, 20...

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