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by | June 22, 2021 | 07:55

There were no reports of significant injuries in the community, but people were urged to avoid the area because of downed power lines and trees. She said several gas leaks were reported in Naperville and the crew made a door-to-door canvassing to shut down the line.

by | June 20, 2021 | 22:39

Justin Knight , the chorus' president, said through a spokesman that chorus members were the ones injured and that the driver was "part of the Chorus family". "I am deeply shaken and devastated that a life was lost and others seriously injured at tonight's @WiltonManorsCty Stonewall #Pride Parade". I am so heartbroken by what took place at this celebration.

by | June 15, 2021 | 08:32

Second doses have exceeded first doses for 12 straight days. As of Monday, 596,413 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in New Brunswick. Similarly, 84% of people who said they were "not very" or not at all likely' to accept the jab when asked a year ago have been vaccinated, indicating that hesitancy about the vaccine has widely subsided in the past six months.

by | June 13, 2021 | 07:25

Underpinning the US-led diplomatic revival, Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday adopted a new "Atlantic Charter", modeled on the pact signed by their World War II predecessors to help build a new world order. As part of the Carbis Bay Declaration, the United Kingdom will set up a centre to develop vaccines to prevent zoonotic diseases spreading from animals to humans.

by | June 11, 2021 | 16:41

Addressing US troops and their families at the RAF Mildenhall airbase in Suffolk on Wednesday, where he landed before travelling on to Cornwall, Mr Biden said he would deliver a clear message to Mr Putin. President Biden will then inspect the Guard of Honour alongside their Commanding Officer Major James Taylor and Major General Christopher Ghika. Despite America's enhanced global standing, the survey shows that numerous 16 countries surveyed are skeptical of the U.S.as an worldwide ...

by | June 10, 2021 | 01:53

An executive order signed by President Joe Biden directs the U.S. Department of Commerce to "evaluate these threats through rigorous, evidence-based analysis and should address any unacceptable or undue risks consistent with overall national security, foreign policy, and economic objectives, including the preservation and demonstration of America's core values and fundamental freedoms".

by | June 08, 2021 | 21:54

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face as he shook hands in a crowd during a visit to a small town in southern France on Tuesday. The prosecutor's office of the city of Valence said two men both 28 years old were arrested in the incident, pictures and video of which soon surfaced on social media and also broadcast on the local BFM news channel.

by | June 08, 2021 | 07:38

Despite the uncertainty surrounding June 21, the Health Secretary said he was confident that "one day soon freedom will return", with the latest data suggesting vaccines were protecting people against the Delta variant first identified in India.

by | June 01, 2021 | 02:56

Tennis Association; Jayne Hrdlicka, the head of Tennis Australia; and Ian Hewitt, chairman of the All England Club, which runs Wimbledon. You just have to let her handle it the way she wants to, in the best way she thinks she can, and that's the only thing I can say.

by | May 30, 2021 | 10:20

The Kamloops Indian Residential School was the largest of 139 boarding schools set up in the late 19th century, with up to 500 students registered and attending at any one time. The federal government then took over the facility's operation and ran it as a day school until it closed in 1978. "We call upon Canada, and all of those who call yourselves Canadians, to witness and recognize the truth of our collective history".

by | May 27, 2021 | 17:07

The company made several public statements a year ago saying it was performing a thorough investigation into the matter and fired Cooper soon after. Amy Cooper was charged by the Manhattan DA last summer with falsely reporting an incident in the third degree - but the charge was later tossed by prosecutors after she completed a handful of therapy sessions.

by | May 26, 2021 | 01:52

On Monday, Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton warned that one of the infected people had been moving around the Melbourne community with a high viral load - possibly indicating an early stage of infection when the person was "likely to be quite infectious".

by | May 25, 2021 | 19:43

The nation on Sunday reported 240,842 new infections nationwide over 24 hours - the lowest daily new cases in more than a month - and 3,741 deaths. India has witnessed horrific scenes in recent weeks with severe shortages of oxygen at hospitals and crematoriums overwhelmed, although the number of new daily infections has fallen in big cities.

by | May 25, 2021 | 16:19

Protasevich's detention has evoked strong reactions across the world. Nexta Live and its sister channel Nexta - with close to 2 million subscribers on the Telegram messenger - are prominent voices of the Belarus opposition and helped mobilise protesters.

by | May 25, 2021 | 15:00

On Sunday, residents ventured out to assess the damage after a night of panic. "There is a smell of sulphur". A few cars were on seen on the streets, but no police or military presence was visible. "When we returned to the city the houses were burnt and some people were left destitute". Power was out in multiple locations throughout the city. As the red glow of the volcano, one of the world's most active, tinged the nighttime sky above the lakeside city of about 2 million, some fled east ...

by | May 25, 2021 | 04:32

They were partly made at a Maryland production facility owned by Emergent BioSolutions, which has been cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for numerous safety violations. The five-day test positivity rate was 14.1 per cent provincially and 16.1 per cent in Winnipeg. Saskatchewan is reporting 180 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths of virus patients.

by | May 24, 2021 | 22:18

He'll be joined by Health Minister Christine Elliott and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams to explain the new reopening strategy. "And it will be done with a gradual three-step roadmap", Ford said. "City staff will be working as quickly as possible to ensure these amenities are open and available this weekend ", London city hall officials said in a statement.

by | May 14, 2021 | 07:11

Reports earlier this week suggested the Ford government has yet to rule out a return to in-person learning in areas with low rates of COVID-19. Ford said the goal was to vaccinate as many people as possible against COVID-19 in the next few weeks.

by | May 14, 2021 | 00:01

The former officer faces up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder, up to 25 years for the third-degree murder charge, and up to 10 for manslaughter. Bob Paule, Thao's attorney, said in a court filing Wednesday that Baker initially said there was no physical evidence that Floyd died of asphyxiation.

by | May 13, 2021 | 16:00

Jo Goodman, co-founder of the Bereaved Families for Justice group, who lost her father Stuart to Covid , said: "It sounds like common sense when the Prime Minister says that an inquiry can wait until the pandemic is over, but lives are at stake with health experts and scientists warning of a third wave later this year".

by | May 11, 2021 | 10:09

The Health Ministry in April said that the fast spreading United Kingdom variant of the coronavirus , first detected in January among people returning from the United Kingdom, was responsible for the current spike in new cases. "There have been many accelerators that are fed into this", the 62-year-old said, stressing that "a more rapidly spreading virus is one of them". But lower-income countries - which represent 47% of the world's population - have received only 17% of the world's ...

by | May 11, 2021 | 04:09

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, which is now handling the probe into the shooting death, said it planned to hold a news conference Sunday night. There's been a string of shootings in Metro Vancouver over the last several days, including the murder of a prison corrections officer in the parking lot of a busy Delta, B.C., shopping mall.

by | May 09, 2021 | 19:36

As I have argued, there is no democratic justification for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, or anyone else in London, to obstruct the right of Scots to determine their own future. Sterling could come under pressure when markets reopen with Scottish pro-independence parties taking a majority. "It is the will of the country", she said.

by | May 09, 2021 | 07:56

The Long March 5B rocket , which carried a Chinese space station module , has dropped into low Earth orbit and now risks crashing back down. China's Long March 5B rocket was used to launch the main module of its first permanent space station to host astronauts long term, the latest success for a programme that has realised a number of its growing ambitions in recent years.

by | May 08, 2021 | 16:05

Results for the Scottish Parliament are due on Saturday. The swing to the Tories was 16 per cent, in a constituency that has been Labour since it was created in 1974. "The work to repay that faith starts right now, as we continue with our agenda to level up and build back better from the pandemic", said Conservative Party co-chair Amanda Milling.