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by | April 21, 2021 | 11:38

I again urge the centre to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi. Most of the Delhi hospitals have oxygen left for only 8 to 12 hours. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said its oxygen stock would last till 1 am. He said that the Delhi government is working on a war footing to ensure oxygen supply . On Tuesday, India reported 1,761 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours - the highest daily toll since the pandemic erupted more than a year ago - and 259,170 new infections.

by | April 21, 2021 | 10:36

The life of George Floyd mattered. We will update this with more posts as they come. Mr. Floyd's brother, Philonise, speaking to CNN , described sitting in the courtroom listening to the verdict as, "a moment I would never be able to re-live, I will always have inside of me".

by | April 20, 2021 | 12:22

The defense had moved for a mistrial Monday over recent publicity in the case, including TV shows and comments by Waters. Her statements along with the ensuing violence drew sharp criticism from many. Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic leader of the US House of Representatives, defended Ms Waters, insisting on Monday she had no reason to apologise. "I am not anxious that they're going to continue to distort what I say", she said.

by | April 20, 2021 | 07:57

Qantas will join Jetstar and Air New Zealand in connecting the Gold Coast to Auckland from today. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce described today as "an awesome day" with the airline bringing 630 employees back to work for the 16 flights departing Australia today.

by | April 20, 2021 | 06:05

Travel to England is banned for anyone who has been in one of the countries in the past 10 days, except for United Kingdom citizens and residents, who have to isolate on arrival at government-approved hotels for 10 days. Paul Hunter, professor in medicine at the University of East Anglia, said the variant features two "escape mutations" - E484Q and L452R - which "are causing people to be concerned".

by | April 20, 2021 | 02:04

That speculation led some to express surprise that prosecutors stopped short of accusing Tanios and Khater of causing Sicknick's death, despite charging assault with the chemical spray. He was interred at Arlington National Cemetery. The case is being investigated by D.C. police, who handle deaths in the city, along with the Capitol Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | April 19, 2021 | 14:05

Among the enhanced restrictions and extended stay-at-home order announced by the Ford government on Friday, the province said police officers temporarily have the power to enforce the order and legally stop people on the street and in vehicles to ask their reason for leaving their home.

by | April 19, 2021 | 11:08

The Canadian Civil Liberties Associations had decried that extension of police power and warned of its potential abuse. "Random police stops during COVID are unconstitutional, presuming those outdoors or driving to be guilty", said Michael Bryant, head of the CCLA.

by | April 19, 2021 | 01:55

The letter, signed by 17 fans' groups from 14 teams whose clubs are in the ECA, including Ajax, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, said it was a "blatant power grab" and would "wreck domestic calendars". It's an absolute disgrace". "We thank those clubs in other countries, especially the French and German clubs, who have refused to sign up to this", UEFA added.

by | April 17, 2021 | 07:07

The move comes after Biden signed an executive order pledging to dramatically increase the number of refugees admitted in the 2022 fiscal year, which begins on October 1, 2021, to 125,000. If resettlement continues at the current pace, Biden "is on track to resettle the lowest number of refugees of any president in US history", according to the International Rescue Committee refugee advocacy group.

by | April 17, 2021 | 01:05

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted his support after a phone call with the USA president, adding that: "Afghanistan's proud security and defense forces are fully capable of defending its people and country". The Taliban continues its violence. USA officials in the Afghan city of Jalalabad told NPR two years ago that the Taliban continue to work with al-Qaida in eastern Afghanistan, while both US and Afghan airstrikes have targeted al-Qaida militants in southeastern Helmand Province.

by | April 16, 2021 | 18:41

Andre Carson, a Democrat whose district includes much of the city, tweeted. "Preliminary information is that the alleged shooter has taken his own life here at the scene", she said. In a statement, the courier and delivery company said: "We are aware of the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility near the Indianapolis airport".

by | April 16, 2021 | 17:55

But Chicago's mayor and police superintendent called for it to be released . The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin heard his prolonged use of force broke police protocol. "I wish it came out another way, I wish he hadn't shot, but I understand why he did, '" Cuomo said. The family and Lightfoot called on people to "express themselves peacefully" after the video's release.

by | April 15, 2021 | 20:26

Police said Wright was first pulled over by the officers for expired license plate tags. The veteran officer, who has worked for the department for 26 years but allegedly confused her gun for a taser, resigned from the force Tuesday as protests erupted in the city demanding justice for Wright.

by | April 14, 2021 | 22:39

After reports on Biden's plan to keep U.S troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1st deadline, which the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The Taliban , which was ousted from power in 2001 by US-led forces, said it would not take part in any summits that would make decisions about Afghanistan until all foreign forces had left the country.

by | April 14, 2021 | 08:38

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson said search warrants were sealed and so he could not disclose what evidence led to the arrests , but he said Smart's remains were not found. Search warrants were served previous year on Paul Flores' home in the San Pedro area of Los Angeles and at other locations in California and Washington state.

by | April 14, 2021 | 02:13

The government says that this move has been made in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants, and the massive spike in hospital admissions. Health Minister Christine Elliott says the government is exploring its options to boost hospital capacity and staffing levels as variants of concern wreak havoc on the province.

by | April 13, 2021 | 20:36

Another 94,794 vaccines were administered, bringing the total number of vaccines given in Ontario to 3,139,743. Ontario says community groups will help organize COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents aged 18 and older in "high risk" settings within virus hot spots.

by | April 11, 2021 | 16:05

The number of Supreme Court justices has remained at nine since 1869, but Congress has the power to change the number and did so several times before that. Their gambit paved the way for Trump in 2017 to replace Scalia with another conservative, Justice Neil Gorsuch. "It's just an attempt to clothe those ongoing attacks in fake legitimacy", McConnell said.

by | April 10, 2021 | 01:56

In an emergency media conference today, lead scientist monitoring the volcano Professor Richard Robertson, says a change in seismicity was detected around 3 am where the seismic station close to the summit began recording low seismic tremors, an activity associated with volcanoes, which is a continuous vibration of the ground.

by | April 07, 2021 | 04:20

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, today (April 5) issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia. Ontario's Premier says added restrictions are on the horizon, perhaps as early as Wednesday, admitting that the recently imposed "emergency brake" may not be enough to contain the third wave.

by | April 07, 2021 | 03:51

As of Monday, the state has administered 19,894,885 total vaccines. "With more than 20 million vaccines administered across the state, it is time to turn the page on our tier system and begin looking to fully reopen California's economy", Newsom said.

by | April 05, 2021 | 13:23

Several residents in Manatee County were evacuated from their homes following the announcement that threatens massive loss of lives if the situation is not brought under control. Meanwhile, authorities are working around the clock on Saturday to pump out as much water as possible to minimize the possibility of a flood. He added though, that "we are not out of the critical area yet".

by | April 05, 2021 | 12:29

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Jordan's army Yusef Huneity denied reports that Prince Hamza had been arrested but said he was told to "stop activities that are being exploited to target Jordan's security and stability". Egypt voiced support for King Abdullah and his efforts "to maintain the security and stability of the kingdom against any attempts to undermine it", its presidency spokesman wrote on Facebook.

by | April 03, 2021 | 05:09

All three were transported to the hospital, Pittman said. The other officer remains hospitalized. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) also tweeted , "AJC mourns the death of a U.S. Another officer was taken to a separate hospital to be treated for his injuries, police said. The security checkpoint is typically used by senators and staff on weekdays.