Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Auckland Airport border worker tests positive to coronavirus Auckland Airport border worker tests positive to coronavirus

Kristy Mather said it was overwhelming to be reunited with her family and it was incredible the bubble had opened. "I'll be going back, they'll be coming over, we'll just be back to normal", she said. The flight will be the first of many, with Qant...

Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars

A successful take-off would mark the first powered-controlled flight on another planet, a milestone that NASA previously compared to the Wright brothers' flights on Earth. Farah Alibay, a systems engineer at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)...

Tottenham Hotspur sack Jose Mourinho, Ryan Mason to take charge Tottenham Hotspur sack Jose Mourinho, Ryan Mason to take charge

Tottenham confirmed in a statement that the Portuguese had left along with his coaching staff. After battling their way to Europa League qualification via the league last season, Spurs fans were dreaming of a sustained title challenge in Dec...

OPP say enforcement remains 'status quo' despite changes to police powers OPP say enforcement remains 'status quo' despite changes to police powers

Guelph joins police forces in Toronto , Waterloo Region , London , Windsor , Barrie , and Northern Ontario among others across the province, who say they will not randomly stop people and vehicles. "Moving forward, police will have the authori...

Police, bylaw officers to enforce Ontario's stay-at-home order Police, bylaw officers to enforce Ontario's stay-at-home order

In a statement Sunday afternoon, Ottawa police said according to the new provincial powers, when approaching Ontario, a person may be stopped by police officers who may ask questions as to their goal for entering the province. "These are tough, but n...

‘Out-of-control’ Table Mountain fire forces UCT evacuation ‘Out-of-control’ Table Mountain fire forces UCT evacuation

In the very brief clip, the hiker can be heard acknowledging that the blaze is spreading "like wildfire" - and her observation was an astute one, as the wind direction changed and blew the flames towards UCT and the Rhodes Memorial . More than 100 f...

Australia in 'no hurry' to open borders Australia in 'no hurry' to open borders

However, there is hope that visitors may be allowed to trickle in by the end of 2021. Australia's vaccine rollout has been thrown into disarray after health authorities recommended the AstraZeneca vaccine should only be given to people over the age...

Czech police hunt two men with names matching Skripal suspects

Embassy in Prague tweeted that "the United States stands with its steadfast ally, the Czech Republic ". The Czech Republic is expelling 18 Russian diplomats over suspicions that Russian intelligence services were involved in an ammunition depot...

Iran nuclear talks show signs of progress Iran nuclear talks show signs of progress

The sabotage and Iran's response to it also have further inflamed tensions across the Mideast, where a shadow war between Tehran and Israel, the prime suspect in the sabotage, still rages. Zarif's tweet followed a separate post he made a day earlier ...

Biden keeps historically low Trump era cap on refugees Biden keeps historically low Trump era cap on refugees

The Washington state Democrat went on to say, "By failing to sign an Emergency Presidential Determination to lift Trump's historically low refugee cap, President Biden has broken his promise to restore our humanity". Critics from both sides of the ...

Democratic Sen. Menendez rips Biden for keeping Trump's 15K refugee admissions limit Democratic Sen. Menendez rips Biden for keeping Trump's 15K refugee admissions limit

Through each of the four years of Trump's presidency, he lowered the refugee cap from the 110,000 set by his predecessor, Barack Obama, in 2016. Under an emergency presidential determination signed by Biden, the USA will offer refugee status to a w...

Protesters gather by LAPD downtown headquarters in wake of Daunte Wright shooting Protesters gather by LAPD downtown headquarters in wake of Daunte Wright shooting

Mr Wright's death came as the broader Minneapolis area in the state of Minnesota awaits the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the first of four officers charged over George Floyd's death a year ago. The prosecutor who brought the case, Washi...

U.S. seeks China climate agreements ahead of Biden summit U.S. seeks China climate agreements ahead of Biden summit

USA consulate said John Kerry will meet with his Chinese counterparts at a Shanghai hotel. China in recent years has taken over the mantle of global climate leadership left vacant when former United States president Donald Trump withdrew from the P...

COVID-19 patients with sedentary habits more likely to die, finds study COVID-19 patients with sedentary habits more likely to die, finds study

The study , based in the USA and published by the British Journal of Sport Medicine, found these patients were over two times more likely to be hospitalised with the virus, compared to those who get 150 minutes or more of exercise each week.

Bernie Madoff, Ponzi Schemer, Dies in Prison Bernie Madoff, Ponzi Schemer, Dies in Prison

Last year, Madoff's lawyers filed court papers to try to get the 82-year-old released from prison in the Covid-19 pandemic, saying he had suffered from end-stage renal disease and other chronic medical conditions. A pyramid, or Ponzi, scheme is a f...

Kristin Smart case: Images from the investigation and arrest of Paul Flores Kristin Smart case: Images from the investigation and arrest of Paul Flores

His bail is set at $250,000. The sheriff's office served four search warrants for specific items of evidence related to Smith's disappearance a year ago, including two in San Luis Obispo County, one in Los Angeles County and one in Washington.

Blinken warns of consequences if Russian Federation acts aggressively towards Ukraine Blinken warns of consequences if Russian Federation acts aggressively towards Ukraine

He added that Russian Federation now has more troops on the border with Ukraine than at any time since 2014, and stressed that he was seriously concerned about Russia's actions. The U.S. Navy ships have made regular visits to the Black Sea in past ye...

Ontario hospitals ramp down elective surgeries to increase ICU capacity Ontario hospitals ramp down elective surgeries to increase ICU capacity

There were 42,167 tests completed in the last 24 hour period, down from the almost 48,000 completed a day ago. The last time Ontario's positivity rate was that high was back in early April 2020 when it hit 17 per cent. Of the 1,822 patients in hosp...

Virginia police threatened man during stop, lawsuit says Virginia police threatened man during stop, lawsuit says

Ultimately the police chief responded to the scene and Nazario was released without charges, the suit says. "I was horrified when I viewed the recently released video footage of the police treatment of Caron Nazario, a second lieutenant in the U...

Iran nuclear deal talks: US, Germany voice cautious optimism on negotiations Iran nuclear deal talks: US, Germany voice cautious optimism on negotiations

A senior State Department official told reporters after the conclusion of the talks this week, "The parties will reconvene next week in Vienna sometime mid-week". He considered any delay in time in favor of Iran, saying, "We are moving forward in the...

Volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent violently erupts, evacuations ordered Volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent violently erupts, evacuations ordered

Gonsalves added that two cruise ships had already arrived to take people to the neighbouring Caribbean islands that had agreed to take in evacuees. "They are settling in quite nicely", Doris McIntosh, deputy manager of one shelter, said in a phon...

'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard goes up in Florida 'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard goes up in Florida

Federal investigators are focusing on women recruited online for sex by Greenberg , often in exchange for gifts like trips. A fighter for his constituents, a fighter for the country, and a fighter for the Constitution. Greenberg pleaded not guilty t...

Multiple sources confirm provincewide stay-at-home order to take effect Thursday Multiple sources confirm provincewide stay-at-home order to take effect Thursday

Only stores deemed as essential, such as grocery stores and pharmacies, would remain open and big box stores would only be permitted to sell groceries and pharmacy items. The district's active case count is down to 149, the lowest it's been since mid...

Matt Gaetz once sought preemptive pardon from Trump White House Matt Gaetz once sought preemptive pardon from Trump White House

After all, the probe began while Bill Barr was still Attorney General (a role Barr served in until December 23). The Times reported Tuesday that it's unclear what Gaetz knew of the inquiry at the time of his request, and he didn't tell Whit...

Officials Say California Will Completely Reopen June 15th | WiLD 94.9 Officials Say California Will Completely Reopen June 15th | WiLD 94.9

Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images . The governor's office added: "Everyday activities will be allowed and businesses can open with common-sense risk reduction measures, including encouraging all Californians to get vaccinated and mandating ma...

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