Wednesday October 27-th, 2021

HK records first coronavirus death HK records first coronavirus death

Medical staff are seen outside Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong, the site of the second coronavirus death outside mainland China, on February 4, 2020. The victim had travelled from Hong Kong to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the o...

The Impeachment Trial continues on, and yes, you should be paying attention The Impeachment Trial continues on, and yes, you should be paying attention

It also contains a finding that the president "wrongfully enlisted his personal lawyer to investigate a domestic political rival by meddling in formal diplomatic relations in a manner that is inconsistent with our established National Security strate...

Pound slides as Johnson threatens hard Brexit Pound slides as Johnson threatens hard Brexit

A central demand on the European side is an accord that would give Europe's fishing fleet access to extensive British territorial waters. The falls particularly hit from 10am onwards, as Mr Barnier laid out a draft mandate calling for a "level play...

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize by two Swedish lawmakers, a report said on Monday. According to the rules of the Nobel Prize committee , any "members of national assemblies and national g...

China's first 1,000-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients built within DAYS China's first 1,000-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients built within DAYS

One person shared footage online writing: "Two videos show all floors of a residential building in Jiangsu-China were blocked by welding fence because a confirmed case found in it". The U.S., Australia, New Zealand and Israel have each banned foreign...

Refugees and migrants protest in Lesbos Refugees and migrants protest in Lesbos

Violence erupted near the Kara Tepe camp, a police official said, as hundreds marched from trapped island migrant camps in the town of Mytilene. Aid agencies have condemned the living conditions at camps on five islands where over 40,000 asylum-see...

Ex-Kenya President Daniel Arap Moi is dead Ex-Kenya President Daniel Arap Moi is dead

Kenyatta said he had ordered flags to be flown at half-mast until the day of Moi's state funeral. The press secretary went on to narrate the nature of his service to the late former President describing him as a mentor who changed his life.

At least 13 children killed in Kenya school stampede At least 13 children killed in Kenya school stampede

Images broadcast by local media showed parents gathered in front of the emergency ward of a hospital in the town, waiting for news of their children. Kakamega Central police Chief David Kabena said they have launched an investigation on the cause...

Canada will evacuate Canadians from Wuhan, China Canada will evacuate Canadians from Wuhan, China

With a plan in place, the federal government is now trying to get the final approvals to fly into the locked down Wuhan region in China to fly Canadians home. A second flight has also been secured to get more Canadians out of China, as needed. Mean...

Malawi 2019 Elections NULLIFIED! Malawi 2019 Elections NULLIFIED!

Chakwera, the president's main rival, and Chilima rejected the results and filed a petition to the High Court asking it to nullify the results. The two opposition candidates who became second and third in the poll had contested the slim win of Pres...

Israel Says Netanyahu Discusses Israel Says Netanyahu Discusses "Normalisation" With Sudan's Leader

Burhan heads Sudan's sovereign council, a transitional body of military officials and civilians that was created as part of a power-sharing agreement following the overthrow of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir past year. Israelis who have visited t...

Japan to quarantine cruise ship in Yokohama Japan to quarantine cruise ship in Yokohama

The 80-year-old man flew to Japan and boarded the ship, the Diamond Princess, run by Carnival Japan Inc, in Yokohama on Jan 20 and disembarked on Jan 25, NHK public broadcaster said. Crew members who have traveled in China must wait until further n...

Pound falls on fears of 'bare bones' European Union trade deal

Johnson invoked an 18th century British mural as an example of "supreme national self-confidence" before laying out his negotiating stance with the European Union during a speech at the Old Naval College in Greenwich. The partnership should ensure...

Shelter dog beer can campaign helps reunite missing dog with owner Shelter dog beer can campaign helps reunite missing dog with owner

I guess you can say I was a little hysterical because I was scared someone was going to adopt her at that point or something. After the canine spent 10 months at the shelter waiting to find a forever home, MCAS chose to boost the dog's reach by inclu...

Radio host Rush Limbaugh reveals he has advanced lung cancer Radio host Rush Limbaugh reveals he has advanced lung cancer

Herman said that the Limbaugh team is full of some of the kindest, most generous people in radio who work incredibly hard to bring the show to the country every day. "It just hit me like a dime, like a ton of bricks, like a Mack truck - whatever clic...

Sunday was a rare day, a palindrome Sunday was a rare day, a palindrome

The last universal palindrome occurred on 11/11/1111. This "ubiquitous palindrome" won't happen again for another 101 years, with the next date being 12/12/2121. When the calendar clicked over to 02/02/2020 on Sunday, few people realised what a mom...

Shooting in Texas college dorm leaves 2 dead Shooting in Texas college dorm leaves 2 dead

Campus police said the shooting occurred before noon at the Pride Rock Residence Hall, a three-story facility open to first-year students. Students, faculty and staff were told to stay where they were until an all-clear was given, as a " precauti...

Grey seal captured clapping its flippers for the first time Grey seal captured clapping its flippers for the first time

While captive seals can be seen clapping in zoos and aquariums, scientists said this is the first time one of their wild counterparts has been caught on camera performing the action. "I was diving off the Farne Islands when I first saw a large male c...

Newly Released Emails Show Fallout From Trump's False Claims About Hurricane Dorian Newly Released Emails Show Fallout From Trump's False Claims About Hurricane Dorian

A top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official even called the president's behavior "crazy". "You know from my multiple messages to you and your colleagues that we respect and stand behind your service and scientific integrity".

Des Moines Register pulls results of final poll before Iowa caucuses Des Moines Register pulls results of final poll before Iowa caucuses

If you were disappointed in the cancellation of the CNN/Des Moines Register Iowa poll, have no fear. It's unclear whether the issue occurred a few times or impacted other candidates. That survey showed Sen. The former secretary of state had ear...

Air Canada flight forced to make emergency landing in Spain Air Canada flight forced to make emergency landing in Spain

The Air Canada Boeing 767 is now circling over the south east of Spain to burn fuel before landing. The plane is understood to have taken off just before 3pm from Madrid's Adolfo Suarez-Barajas global airport and lost fragments of its landing...

EU's top diplomat expected in Tehran on Monday EU's top diplomat expected in Tehran on Monday

The US president's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan has been widely rejected by Arab leaders since it was unveiled on January 28. In response, Tehran started distancing itself from the deal and decided against adhering to the limits set on the number...

Ernst warns Republicans could impeach Biden if he's elected president Ernst warns Republicans could impeach Biden if he's elected president

Specifically invoking former Vice President Joe Biden , Ernst told Bloomberg News in an interview that "we can have a situation where if it should ever be President Biden , that immediately, people, right the day after he would be elected wou...

Family of driver devastated after son allegedly killed children in drunken crash Family of driver devastated after son allegedly killed children in drunken crash

The group of seven children had been travelling on the footpath on their way to buy ice cream when police believe the four-wheel drive mounted the kerb and hit them, The Sunday Telegraph reports . Calls for the overhaul of drink-driving laws have co...

CT forecast: Snow in the forecast later this week CT forecast: Snow in the forecast later this week

Clouds will increase to eventually completely overcast skies around sunset. Winds east-southeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight: Cloudy, breezy, and much colder. Highs in the lower 30s. We'll expect to see about a quarter to a half inch of ra...

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