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by | June 22, 2021 | 23:22

Three new cases were recorded before the 8pm reporting cut-off, in addition to two infections that were announced yesterday. The total number of confirmed cases is 2363. "This follows a decision by New South Wales public health officials last night to classify the entire Westfield Bondi Junction mall and its vehicle park as a location of interest, not just the particular shops earlier identified".

by | June 17, 2021 | 05:07

A signed copy of Emancipation Proclamation at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., which will mark Juneteenth , by displaying the rare signed copy. It marks the day that US Army General Gordon Grainger formally told enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, that the American Civil War was over and they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, enacted two-and-a-half years earlier by President Abraham Lincoln.

by | June 09, 2021 | 06:49

She rejected Republican criticism of the fact that neither she nor Biden had visited the United States southern border, saying she had come to Central America to discuss matters in a "way that is significant and has real results" rather than making "grand gestures".

by | June 04, 2021 | 16:37

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by | May 29, 2021 | 15:05

The vote to move the bill forward needed 60 votes in the 100-seat Senate but fell six votes short, with 54 senators in favor and 35 opposed. For example, Republican Senator Ron Johnson pushed for consideration of his amendment calling for construction of a wall on the USA border with Mexico, a central policy goal of Trump's.

by | May 28, 2021 | 07:26

William Shakespeare, the first man in the world to get an approved Covid-19 vaccine, died in the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire aged 81 after suffering a stroke. Seniors, Indigenous people, and people who identify as Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) will be prioritized, with invitations already going out to those who are eligible.

by | May 26, 2021 | 20:25

Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman said there are multiple fatalities and injuries in a shooting at a rail yard and that the suspect is dead. The VTA tweeted Wednesday morning that the rail yard had been evacuated and that service to the system would not be disrupted .

by | May 26, 2021 | 12:24

Data from the United Kingdom suggests a much-reduced risk of VITT in second doses of AstraZeneca . Earlier, CITF informed that over 300,000 slots for the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine had been booked as of 12.56pm today, less than an hour after the registration opened to people aged under 60.

by | May 25, 2021 | 07:53

About 140 other medical workers came into close contact with the crew of the Panamanian-flagged cargo ship Hilma Bulker, who tested positive for the new coronavirus after docking in Central Java on April 25, the province's governor, Ganjar Pranowo, told Reuters .

by | May 13, 2021 | 23:56

The CDC will also no longer recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks outdoors in crowds. "Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing", said CDC director Rochelle Walensky .

by | May 13, 2021 | 10:01

He said it's "time to end the health orders " people have been following for the past year, as more and more people get the covid-19 vaccine. Ohioans under the age of 18 who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine will be entered into a drawing for a four-year full scholarship to any of Ohio's state colleges and universities, including full tuition, room, and board.

by | May 08, 2021 | 08:22

It's also been a source of controversy here in Canada, with the country's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recently announcing viral vector COVID-19 vaccines like those offered by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are not the "preferred" options.

by | May 07, 2021 | 03:27

China blocked imports of most Australian goods past year after its government called for an investigation into the coronavirus, which emerged in central China in late 2019. "Up until now, both Canberra and Beijing have been saying that the lower level day-to-day nitty-gritty continues as normal". Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road Initiative is a vast, trillion-dollar plan for a network of investments and infrastructure across Asia and the world .

by | May 03, 2021 | 22:23

A spokesman for the Oneida tribe said they are shutting down all five casinos on their reservation. Pawlak wasn't sure if the shooter was a former employee of the restaurant, but said "it appears there's some relationship that had to do with employment".

by | April 30, 2021 | 11:56

Over 100 people were injured, many of them critically, as medical staff struggled to evacuate people trapped at the scene at Mount Meron. Rescue workers had initially said that chaos erupted when a section of stadium seating collapsed but later revised that account to say the casualties had been caused by a stampede.

by | April 27, 2021 | 08:52

Of the new deaths, Henry said two of the people were 90 years of age or over. Dr. Bonnie Henry talks about phase two in B.C.'s COVID-19 immunization plan as Premier John Horgan and Health Minister Arian Dix look on during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021.

by | April 26, 2021 | 07:53

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , in his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat on Sunday said that people shouldn't fall prey to misinformation about COVID-19 or the vaccines. "The government of India is applying its entire might to give a fillip to endeavours of state governments". Others such as US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi urged the Biden administration to release unused vaccines to India.

by | April 26, 2021 | 05:39

New cases fell to 11,000 by mid-February, vaccines were being exported, and in March the health minister said India was in the endgame of the pandemic. He was turned away by two hospitals and died waiting to be seen at a third, gasping after his oxygen tank ran out and no replacements were to be had.

by | April 24, 2021 | 16:08

Navy Chief of Staff Adm. Yudo Margono said Saturday that rescuers found several items including parts of a torpedo straightener, a grease bottle believed to be used to oil the periscope and prayer rugs from the submarine. The cause of the sub's disappearance is still not certain. The Indian Navy has already deployed a DSRV to support the Indonesian Navy's search-and-rescue mission for the missing submarine.

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 ...