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by | April 23, 2021 | 02:40

Canada is considering a halt to air travel from India , especially after a variant of interest first seen in that country was detected in Canada. But rather than banning travel from nations where variants have emerged, Tam said Canada has mostly opted to take a broader approach, instituting "layers of protection" against travellers from all countries.

by | April 21, 2021 | 18:39

Chauvin now faces up to 40 years in prison. The attorney general also rescinded a Trump-era directive that limited the usage of the civil settlements with police department that have allegations of civil rights violations. "Today's verdict is an important step forward for justice in Minnesota". "But we also recognise that there is much work to be done and the National Basketball Association and the NBPA, along with our newly formed Coalition for Social Justice, will redouble our efforts ...

by | April 20, 2021 | 22:18

His trial has coincided with rising tensions from two other high-profile police killings. "The law presumes that the jury follows the court's instructions and the court has instructed the jury today that they are not to let any outside influences or public opinion sway their deliberation".

by | April 17, 2021 | 22:51

The latest developments have forced the UK PM Boris Johnson to shorten his trip to India later this month. But the "double mutation" on its own isn't unusual and has been found in other variants. If British people are flying back into the United Kingdom from a country on the list, for example, they must spend 10 days alone in a hotel to make sure they don't spread the virus.

by | April 17, 2021 | 17:48

Prince Philip's coffin has been moved from the royal family's private chapel at Windsor Castle to the castle's Inner Hall ahead of his funeral this afternoon. During a chat with journalist Anushka Asthana for The Guardian's podcast, Menzies spoke about the Duke of Edinburgh's past controversies and how he tackled that side of his character while still being team Philip .

by | April 16, 2021 | 23:00

Kerry is in China for meetings with his counterparts until Saturday - the first visit by an official from the new USA administration. He will be meeting his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua, Reuters reported. Biden has yet to announce any new targets under the 2015 Paris climate accords. Both Washington and Brussels are aiming to go "carbon neutral" by mid-century, a goal scientists say needs to be achieved to keep average global temperatures from rising above 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 ...

by | April 16, 2021 | 18:19

The White House announced a series of sanctions against Russian Federation on Thursday in response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for election interference. Pasit, an IT company, and SVA, a research institute, have also worked on behalf of the Russian government's hacking operations by conducting research for SVR in particular, according to the Treasury.

by | April 15, 2021 | 18:27

Prosecutors have argued that Chauvin drained Floyd of oxygen when he knelt on his neck for more than 9 minutes as Floyd lay handcuffed stomach-down in the street with one officer kneeling on his buttocks and thigh area and another officer kneeling and holding onto his legs.

by | April 14, 2021 | 04:13

Wright was shot by Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran of the city's police force and the president of the police union. The chief of police in Brooklyn Center - the suburb where the shooting occurred - said that the officer who killed Wright had accidentally used her handgun instead of her Taser after he refused to go into custody.

by | April 13, 2021 | 14:07

Koo Yoon-cheol, head of South Korea's Office for Government Policy Coordination, said that the government will take every necessary measure in line with the principle of keeping its people safe from the contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant.

by | April 11, 2021 | 04:26

The Egyptian expedition was surprised to discover the largest city ever found in Egypt . Zahi Hawass , a famous-and controversial-Egyptian scholar, announced the discovery of the "lost golden city" near Luxor , site of the ancient city of Thebes, on Thursday.

by | April 10, 2021 | 11:42

Asked about the positioning of the handcuffs behind Mr Floyd's back, coupled with the downward pressure of Mr Chauvin's weight against him, Dr Tobin - an expert in pulmonary medicine - said that Mr Floyd's ability to expand his chest to breathe was severely impaired.

by | April 09, 2021 | 20:53

Mr Morrison noted he had presided as patron or president of almost 50 organisations in Australia, and had a strong connection with the Australian Defence Force. "The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss". Ursula von der Leyen said on Twitter she was "saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip ".

by | April 09, 2021 | 12:52

The "sectarian violence" had been "at a scale that we have not seen in recent years in Belfast, or further afield", assistant chief constable Jonathan Roberts said on Thursday. However, its implementation has to date proved contentious and problematic, with the new regulatory and customs processes now required to bring goods into Northern Ireland from the rest of the United Kingdom, triggering lengthy delays at the province's ports, while also sparking growing unrest among unionists and ...

by | April 06, 2021 | 22:39

Buoyant exports of high-tech products and resilient investment in machinery and equipment are expected to lift up the economy which contracted 1 percent a year ago. "First and foremost, countries need to work together to ensure universal vaccination", Gopinath said. Many have less access to vaccines, and they also tend to find it more hard to finance economic and health policy actions.

by | April 06, 2021 | 10:37

The U.S.is now averaging about 3.1 million COVID-19 vaccines administered per day, White House officials said Monday, although Dr. Rochelle Walensky expressed concerns about rising trends elsewhere. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director, said the US averaged about 64,000 new cases last week, a 7%-increase over the previous seven-day period.

by | April 04, 2021 | 08:38

Abdullah has ruled Jordan since the 1999 death of of his father, King Hussein, who ruled the country for close to half a century. In the video which is almost six minutes long, Prince Hamzah says the chief of the Jordanian armed forces told him he was "not allowed to go out, communicate with people or to meet with them".

by | April 04, 2021 | 06:53

The complaint was filed "against X" - not targeting any individual or entity at this stage - a practice allowed in France when the circumstances of a case are still unclear. The vaccine is not now being used in New Zealand. The authority indicated that "the risk of developing this specific type of blood clots is very small".

by | April 04, 2021 | 04:08

Both Capitol Police officers were taken to the hospital, with one having "succumbed to his injuries", Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman told reporters. Police said Green rammed his auto into the officers at 1:02 p.m. and then exited the vehicle and lunged at them. Multiple sources said one of the officers was stabbed in the face, but it was unclear which officer was stabbed.

by | April 03, 2021 | 22:57

About 157 million Covid-19 vaccine shots have been administered as of Friday, while more than 204 million doses have been distributed across the country, Xinhua news agency reported. The United States has administered at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine to more than 100 million people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

by | April 03, 2021 | 09:36

Capitol Police, not Pelosi, and was erected by law enforcement and the military. He was also said he was a follower of Louis Farrakhan , the leader of the Nation of Islam, who promotes Black nationalist, anti-white and anti-Semitic thinking.

by | April 03, 2021 | 02:42

A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last recommended dose of vaccine. "With millions of Americans getting vaccinated every day, it is important to update the public on the latest science about what fully vaccinated people can do safely, now including guidance on safe travel", said CDC Director Dr.

by | April 02, 2021 | 18:26

Iran , in turn, refused to give in to America's demands, stressing that these "violations" were "remedial measures" introduced by Tehran in response to Washington's withdrawal from the JCPOA under President Trump on 8 May 2018. Russia's ambassador to global organisations in Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, said "the impression is that we are on the right track but the way ahead will not be easy and will require intensive efforts".

by | April 01, 2021 | 21:23

The government announced its pivot on the AstraZeneca vaccine to the 55-to-65 age group on Tuesday afternoon through a partnership with Immunize B.C. Health Minister Venko Filipce said on March 31 that AstraZeneca shots would be limited to people aged over 60 as a precautionary measure. People aged below 60 who have already received a first AstraZeneca shot have the option of either receiving their second shot as planned, if they are high priority, or to wait for STIKO to issue its ...

by | April 01, 2021 | 05:05

It comes as the Biden administration struggles with finding space to house the several hundred kids and teenagers who are crossing the border daily. On Friday Cruz shared the photos taken at the facility on his social media, depicting the overcrowded rooms.