Tuesday January 18-th, 2022

Eight killed and many injured in shooting at US FedEx facility Eight killed and many injured in shooting at US FedEx facility

Another two people were treated and released at the scene, Cook said. Police believe the shooter took his own life and there is "no active threat to the community at this time", Cook said. Officers were called to reports of gunfire just after 11pm ...

Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist

Many protesters and Mr Wright's family members have rejected this, saying that either they do not believe it or that the incident reflects bias in policing, with Mr Wright ending up dead after being stopped for an expired auto registration.

Remote learning for students to follow spring break Remote learning for students to follow spring break

There is now no return date for students. "As I have always said we will do whatever it takes to ensure everyone stays safe". Premier Doug Ford made the announcement this afternoon. The increasing rate of the virus spreading in communities poses ...

Portland police declare riot after vigil for Daunte Wright shooting Portland police declare riot after vigil for Daunte Wright shooting

When officers attempt to handcuff Mr Wright, he scuffles with them and gets back in the auto. "It's hard for me to say what the officer was thinking, the video does indicate that there was some degree, you know, of her, you know, grabbing the wrong...

Blinken admits Covid-19 'got out of hand faster' because of China Blinken admits Covid-19 'got out of hand faster' because of China

Chuck Todd spoke with Blinken about China on Sunday, addressing both the Covid-19 pandemic and Blinken's comments saying China is engaging in genocide. The announcement comes amid heightened tensions between the United States and China over T...

Mich. Gov. Whitmer faces resistance to COVID-19 shutdowns Mich. Gov. Whitmer faces resistance to COVID-19 shutdowns

White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt told reporters the US government would work to ensure that states such as MI were ordering the full amount of vaccine that was available to them but said that shifting distribution was not in line with...

New Zealand bans travellers from India as COVID-19 cases increase New Zealand bans travellers from India as COVID-19 cases increase

There are New Zealanders in India who had booked to come home from India in the coming weeks. Talking to the media in a conference, NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said "We are temporarily suspending entry into New Zealand for travellers from ...

COVID vaccination halted at 400 centres in Odisha COVID vaccination halted at 400 centres in Odisha

Charlie Baker said Wednesday from Revere where he was touring a vaccination clinic. The last vaccination stage would include inoculations to teachers, first responders and security personnel; only then would the wider population, including prosti...

COVID-19: Ontario declares third state of emergency and stay-at-home order COVID-19: Ontario declares third state of emergency and stay-at-home order

Another stay-at-home order has been issued by the provincial government, and goes into effect starting at 12:01am Thursday. Multiple media outlets have confirmed the decision, which follows a lengthy cabinet meeting Tuesday evening. The latest epi...

Taiwan reports new incursion by China’s Air Force into defence zone Taiwan reports new incursion by China’s Air Force into defence zone

The carrier group was spotted around 8 a.m. Saturday roughly 470 km southwest of Nagasaki Prefecture's Danjo Islands, the joint staff said. Speaking earlier in the day, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said the United States was concerned about ...

Rockies to host MLB's All-Star Game amid controversy over Georgia voting law Rockies to host MLB's All-Star Game amid controversy over Georgia voting law

She did take time to tweet something in that vein, "Big Business will boycott U.S. cities and states, but continue to do business with the Chinese Communist Party", but with no mention of the All-Star decision or the corporate boycotts related to it....

Australia and New Zealand to start quarantine-free travel Australia and New Zealand to start quarantine-free travel

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement more than a year after New Zealand closed its doors in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. "I'll be looking to use the opportunity to take prime minister Morrison to an area that has previou...

U.S. pushing G20 for global minimum corporate tax: Yellen U.S. pushing G20 for global minimum corporate tax: Yellen

The US administration faces a challenge of discouraging US companies from moving jobs and production overseas, since in addition to the 28% corporate rate tax raise, Biden plans to enact a 15% minimum tax on the book income of the largest corporation...

Supreme Court Dismisses Case over Trump and Twitter Critics Supreme Court Dismisses Case over Trump and Twitter Critics

But the federal appeals court in NY ruled past year that Trump used the account to make daily pronouncements and observations that are overwhelmingly official in nature. The Knight Institute countered that the 2nd Circuit opinion should be preserved,...

U.S., Iran expected to begin indirect nuclear talks in Vienna

After Iran verifies USA sanction removal measures, it will be ready to reverse its measures pertaining to the suspension of its commitments taken because of the opposite sides' violation of the deal, he added. But I think what we have is at least the...

Republicans dangle 'easy' win for trimmed Biden plan Republicans dangle 'easy' win for trimmed Biden plan

President Joe Biden is willing to push through his $2 trillion infrastructure plan without Republican support if he can not attract bipartisan cooperation, according to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Former President Donald Trump slashed the cor...

UK PM Johnson says ethical implications of vaccine passports are being assessed UK PM Johnson says ethical implications of vaccine passports are being assessed

UKinbound welcomed the traffic light system. He confirmed that the government will test out a contentious " vaccine passport" system - a way for people to offer proof they have protection from Covid-19 - as a tool to help travel and large events r...

Prince Hamzeh asked to 'cease activities exploited to target Jordan's security' - army Prince Hamzeh asked to 'cease activities exploited to target Jordan's security' - army

Prince Hamza said Saturday he had been placed under house arrest and accused the country's "ruling system" of incompetence and corruption. " Jordan's security and safety is a fundamental basis for the security and safety of the Arab world", Leba...

279,023 individuals completed both doses of vaccine shots 279,023 individuals completed both doses of vaccine shots

The next phase of the vaccination drive commenced on March 1 for those over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions. The health ministry (MoH) will identify the causes why the majority of Malaysians have no...

Florida wastewater pond's 'imminent' overflow leads to evacuations and emergency order Florida wastewater pond's 'imminent' overflow leads to evacuations and emergency order

The initial evacuation zone included between 15 and 20 houses, and officials say all of them have been evacuated. The 480-million wastewater reservoir has been leaking for days, but by 10:30 a.m. Phosphogypsum is a regulated, radioactive substance ...

Almost 1 in 5 New Yorkers are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 Almost 1 in 5 New Yorkers are fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Travel between regions and visits to relatives have been limited through to Monday with non-essential shops closed and restaurants and bars only open for takeaway. "It was very quick, and I've had lots of letters from people who have been surprised b...

Jordan arrests ex-palace aide, others for ‘security’ reasons Jordan arrests ex-palace aide, others for ‘security’ reasons

Jordan's Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein delivers a speech to Muslim clerics and scholars at the opening ceremony of a religious conference at the Islamic Al al-Bayet University in Amman, Jordan August 21, 2004. Huneiti affirmed that "no one is abo...

Suez Canal shipping backlog ends Suez Canal shipping backlog ends

They will include the last 61 ships out of the 422 that were queuing when the Ever Given container vessel was dislodged on Monday , thus ending the backlog of shipping that built up during the crisis, he added. Rabie has acknowledged that the bloc...

World Man shot dead after ramming vehicle into police at US Capitol World Man shot dead after ramming vehicle into police at US Capitol

President Joe Biden, who was with first lady Jill Biden at Camp David for the Easter holiday, offered his "heartfelt condolences" to the family of William Evans. "The man exited the vehicle with a knife and ran toward our officers". The other secur...

Regulator reports 30 cases of rare blood clot events after jab Regulator reports 30 cases of rare blood clot events after jab

On Thursday, Britain identified 30 cases of rare blood clot events following use of the vaccine , and several countries, including Canada, France, Germany and Spain, limited its use after similar reports. Britain, where the vaccine was developed w...

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