Sunday January 23-rd, 2022

Biden holds 1st Cabinet meeting the day after proposing sweeping infrastructure plan Biden holds 1st Cabinet meeting the day after proposing sweeping infrastructure plan

In an effort to fund roughly $2.3 trillion in spending over the next eight years, Biden's proposal would hike the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%-partially reversing the corporate rate cut that McConnell shepherded through Congress in 2017-and...

Another woman accusing Cuomo of unwanted kiss to come forward Another woman accusing Cuomo of unwanted kiss to come forward

Then, Vill said, the governor "stopped and turned to me and said, 'You are lovely"'. "He leaned down over me and kissed my cheek". "I felt like I was being manhandled". "There was nothing I could do". Cuomo wasn't accused of wrongdoing, but testimo...

Hopes rise of ending Suez Canal blockage in days Hopes rise of ending Suez Canal blockage in days

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Saturday thanked foreign partners for offers to help refloat the ship and said the SCA's chairman would brief media shortly on details of the operation to release the ship. Asked about when they expected ...

Uber Driver Dead After Teen Girls Carjack & Crash His Vehicle Uber Driver Dead After Teen Girls Carjack & Crash His Vehicle

The engine revs. The auto suddenly takes off as an onlooker screams "stop it!" Anwar's gray sedan crashed and flipped on its side during the attempted robbery, the report said . "We will carry him with us always, but it doesn't take the pain away o...

Reporter's Notebook: Along the southern border with Republican senators Reporter's Notebook: Along the southern border with Republican senators

It was just after midnight. But her 9-year-old daughter, also a Mexican national, later died. The customs locations are considered much more crowded, and journalists have still not been allowed access to them. In a Twitter post on Thursday, Cruz sh...

WA clamps down on Queensland visitors WA clamps down on Queensland visitors

Staff prepare to test people at a Covid-19 testing station in Sydney last December. It's happening again: in response to a new community case of COVID-19 in Brisbane , other states are changing their health advice and border requirements.

U.K. protesters scuffle with police during rally over new law U.K. protesters scuffle with police during rally over new law

Superintendent Mark Runacres said "the majority of people acted peacefully however there was a minority who once again showed hostility to officers". A police helicopter monitored the protesters throughout the evening. These rules would also apply ...

More than 300 people killed since Myanmar's coup More than 300 people killed since Myanmar's coup

Myanmar was thrown into turmoil when the military, headed by coup-leader Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, seized power last month, overturning a democratic election, detaining civilian leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, and establishing a ruling milit...

Alberta sees rise in cases, variants of concern Alberta sees rise in cases, variants of concern

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, reminded Albertans to be vigilant and follow health measures as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. "During spring break, I urge everyone to be extra careful and limit in-person interact...

Massive tornado rips across central Alabama, wreaking havoc; more expected Massive tornado rips across central Alabama, wreaking havoc; more expected

Authorities reported major tornado damage south of Birmingham as strong storms moved through the state. "Tragically, we are receiving reports of loss of life". "We are expecting destructive winds, strong tornadoes, large hail, and flash flooding ac...

Active cases of COVID-19 in St. Albert at 50 on Wednesday Active cases of COVID-19 in St. Albert at 50 on Wednesday

Deena Hinshaw said she has been concerned since the variants arrived in the province. It was allowed to be taken between four to six weeks earlier, but scientists have now said that taking the second dose between four and eight weeks gives improved r...

Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods Thousands evacuate as Sydney sees worst floods

More than 40,000 people have been forced to flee their homes as torrential rain sparked risky flash floods, and authorities issued new evacuation orders for residents of Sydney's western regions to move to safety. Homes have been submerged, livesto...

Strong storms possible this evening and Thursday Strong storms possible this evening and Thursday

Spring has sprung and Louisville faces its first potential severe weather event of the season starting Thursday . Strong to severe storms will also be parts of southwest and west Alabama over the next few days. Looking ahead to Wednesday , rain s...

Massive cargo ship turns sideways, blocks Egypt’s Suez Canal Massive cargo ship turns sideways, blocks Egypt’s Suez Canal

The Ever Given (owned by the company Evergreen) is jammed in the Suez Canal. As of 1 am local time it wasn't clear if things were back to normal or not. The canal, which links the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, was opened to navigation in 1869, and ...

Jammed container ship causes enormously costly traffic jam in Suez Canal Jammed container ship causes enormously costly traffic jam in Suez Canal

The Ever Given reportedly was fifth in a northbound convoy when it somehow got turned sideways and stuck. An AIS screengrab from MarineTraffic.com shows the Ever Given's position within the Suez Canal . The cargo ship is logged as having las...

Nigeria vaccinates 122,410 persons,warns against vaccineNigeria Nigeria vaccinates 122,410 persons,warns against vaccineNigeria

Mr Javadekar was asked about Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's appeal to the centre to widen the scope of vaccinations to younger people, given the spike in cases of the United Kingdom variant in his state. We have recently received additiona...

Ontario reporting 1,699 new COVID-19 cases as seven-day average climbs Ontario reporting 1,699 new COVID-19 cases as seven-day average climbs

Public health units also recorded nine more deaths of people with COVID-19, bringing the official toll to 7,253. But the Premier repeated his frustration by lack of vaccine supply. As it stands, 294,000 Ontarians are fully immunized, including 61,000...

NY nursing home collapses in massive fire NY nursing home collapses in massive fire

Eight people noticed the blaze and rushed into the burning building and helped bring out residents in wheelchairs, walkers or carried out residents. There are reports that a firefighter has died in the blaze. Firefighters from as far as North Jerse...

Australia plans more flood evacuations as rains remain heavy Australia plans more flood evacuations as rains remain heavy

The images are reminiscent of the same situation that are now gripping New South Wales and Queensland , with a state of natural disaster declared and 10 million Australians living under some form of severe weather warning. More than 9500 requests ...

Quebec reports 648 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths Quebec reports 648 new COVID-19 cases, five more deaths

Nigeria in early March received 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX facility, led by the World Health Organisation, and has commenced vaccination beginning with healthcare workers and other provides of essential s...

European Union approves sanctions on China, Myanmar and Russian Federation over rights abuses European Union approves sanctions on China, Myanmar and Russian Federation over rights abuses

New measures complement action by the European Union, Canada and the United States. The United States, Canada, Britain and the European Union are set to announce an array of sanctions on China on Monday over what US officials have called a genocida...

Russian Federation envoy returns to Moscow after Biden remark Russian Federation envoy returns to Moscow after Biden remark

Russia said on Monday that a US refusal to organise live online talks between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden after the USA president said he believed his Russian counterpart was a killer amounted to a serious missed opportunity. The Kremlin immediate...

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario jump above 1,700 on Friday New COVID-19 cases in Ontario jump above 1,700 on Friday

Ontario also reported 10 additional COVID-19-related deaths. "Locally, there are 542 new cases in Toronto , 253 in Peel and 107 in York Region". The latest provincial numbers confirm 39 additional cases of the B.1.1.7 variant first detected in the...

Biden administration begins first faceoff with China amid worsening relations Biden administration begins first faceoff with China amid worsening relations

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Chinese officials plan to urge their US counterparts to drop the sanctions and restrictions that the Trump administration imposed on Chinese entities, such as Huawei Technologies Co., and individual...

Alex Salmond inquiry 'rules Nicola Sturgeon misled Holyrood'

Why was the committee established? Ms Sturgeon and Mr Salmond - her predecessor as first minister and SNP leader - have both taken part lengthy evidence sessions in front of the committee in recent weeks. "She has misled the committee on this ma...

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