Science

by | June 24, 2021 | 11:19

The planning for the project began two years ago but it was delayed until a few weeks ago by the covid-19 pandemic, Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme told the Regina Leader-Post last month . "I urge all Canadians to stand with First Nations in this extremely hard and emotional time", he wrote on Twitter. The province is creating an $8-million grant program to help efforts to uncover unmarked gravesites at Alberta's residential school sites.

by | June 19, 2021 | 15:56

Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego countered that the USCCB would suffer "destructive consequences" from a document targeting Catholic politicians. "That's a private matter, and I don't think that's going to happen". The chairman of the USCCB doctrine committee, Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, said no decisions have been made on the final contents of the proposed document.

by | June 19, 2021 | 15:48

Earlier, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported that 37% of the country's 59 million eligible voters had cast ballots by 7:30 p.m. local time. There was no confirmation of that tally from the Interior Ministry, which was managing the election.

by | June 19, 2021 | 09:24

The Delta variant now accounts for nearly all of the UK's coronavirus cases, according to Public Health England . Of the 75,953, some 70,856 have been in England , 4,659 in Scotland, 254 in Northern Ireland and 184 in Wales. The increase is primarily in younger age groups, a large proportion of which were unvaccinated but are now being invited to receive the vaccine. However, deaths tend to happen some weeks after infections and the majority of cases were confirmed less than 28 ...

by | June 14, 2021 | 02:39

The country's deep divisions were on vivid display as Bennett addressed parliament ahead of the vote. Netanyahu's bombastic remarks as he has seen his grip on power slip have drawn parallels at home and overseas to former USA president Donald Trump, who described his election loss a year ago as the result of a rigged vote.

by | June 13, 2021 | 03:54

Known as the "Belt and Road" initiative , the Chinese government has been financing the construction of key infrastructure projects - ports, railways and airfields - in strategic locations around the world with the intention of extending influence.

by | June 12, 2021 | 01:39

The Times reported that as it hunted for the source of leaks about Trump associates and Russian Federation, the Justice Department had used grand jury subpoenas to compel Apple and one other service provider to hand over data tied to at least a dozen people associated with the House Intelligence Committee beginning in 2017 and 2018.

by | June 11, 2021 | 14:48

The new modelling shows if virus spread is low and we are vaccinating people at the rate of 142,000 per day, we will see under 500 cases a day until mid-August, with cases continuing to drop. Latest data also show Ontario has now surpassed both the U.S. and U.K.in relative terms when it comes to the percentage of the population who have received one dose of a COVID vaccine.

by | June 09, 2021 | 22:06

They will also be required to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival in Canada and remain in quarantine until that test comes back negative. The announcement received criticism when the government said that travellers would have to foot the $2,000 bill for their up to 72-hour stay, while they wait for the results of their PCR test.

by | June 05, 2021 | 15:56

India, however, will get its share from another tranche of six million vaccines kept aside for the countries experiencing surges, the White House said. "The [Biden] administration will pursue several additional measures beyond our robust funding for COVAX: Donating from the U.S. vaccine supply to the world and encouraging other nations to do the same, working with U.S.

by | June 05, 2021 | 04:53

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is questioning former White House counsel Don McGahn behind closed doors on Friday, two years after House Democrats originally sought his testimony as part of investigations into former President Donald Trump .

by | June 01, 2021 | 12:39

Fatalities have also remained below 4,000 for four consecutive days. Besides, as many as 3,128 deaths since Sunday morning took the overall death toll to 329,127, reports UNB citing Xinhua. The weekly positivity rate now has been pegged at 8.64 per cent while the daily positivity rate has dropped to 6.62 per cent. The Covid-19 recovery rate in the country also improved to 91.60%.

by | May 29, 2021 | 11:03

Moeti added that the continent requires additional vaccine doses as a matter of urgency amid supply crunch that has stalled inoculation targeting high-risk groups. Week of May 31: individuals aged 80+. "Our goal, throughout, has been to provide two doses of the same vaccine consistent with what the trials studied", Reimer said.

by | May 28, 2021 | 03:50

Intelligence Community has "coalesced around two likely scenarios" but has not reached a definitive conclusion on this question", Biden said in the statement . They also point out that, despite widespread efforts, the population from which the virus jumped into humans has never been found, although China continues to deny a leak.

by | May 27, 2021 | 21:52

Authorities initially said they had killed eight colleagues and injured several others when employees fired, but later said that a ninth victim was injured after being hospitalized in a serious condition. CBS San Francisco says . An explosives-detecting robot sat in the street near the home while two bomb squad technicians entered the ranch-style house.

by | May 27, 2021 | 20:10

As first reported by Motorsport.com yesterday , six teams - Walkinshaw Andretti United, Erebus Motorsport, Team 18, Tickford Racing, Kelly Grove Racing and Blanchard Racing Team - are on standby to bolt from Melbourne to help ease concerns over border controls from other states.

by | May 27, 2021 | 20:08

Some 10,000 primary and secondary contacts of those confirmed cases have been identified, with that cohort required to quarantine or test and isolate. And masks must be worn everywhere. Under the current rules, Victorians who are under the age of 50 can not yet get the shot. Health Minister Martin Foley said that the patient in ICU was one of the first cases from the outbreak and an "elderly person".

by | May 26, 2021 | 12:25

Initially, Vance investigated the money received by two women who allegedly had extramarital affairs with Trump prior to the 2016 presidential campaign and damaged business documents. Since 2019, Vance's office has been investigating allegations that the Trump Organization committed insurance and bank fraud. Next month's election is nearly certain to decide who it will be.

by | May 13, 2021 | 21:56

They said they also factored in the country's declining cases, and the rarity of breakthrough infections in people who are fully vaccinated. There have been reports of "breakthrough" infections among vaccinated people in the United States - a small number among more than 117 million people in the United States who are now fully vaccinated.

by | May 12, 2021 | 07:13

Police on Sunday hadn't identified the shooter or victims. She attended the party at the Cruz family trailer park home with her husband, Freddy Marquez . Police say Teodoro Macias , 28, fatally shot his girlfriend, Sandra Ibarra-Perez, 28, and five relatives before turning the gun on himself. The attack is the latest in a recent spate of gun-related crimes in the United States, where social activity is returning to normal as the coronavirus situation improves.

by | May 10, 2021 | 10:39

Dozens of Palestinians were wounded in violent confrontations with police in Jerusalem overnight from Saturday to Sunday, when Muslims marked Laylat al-Qadr, or the "night of destiny", the holiest period of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

by | May 05, 2021 | 12:26

Mitchell has granted numerous interviews in recent days and a photo of him from last August's March on Washington has been the subject of controversy. "I'd never been to D.C.", he said. Mitchell told WCCO-TV, a CBS news affiliate, Monday (May 3) that he was at the march in support of ramping up voter turnout for the 2020 presidential election.

by | May 04, 2021 | 15:05

Health Canada is set to pause the first batch of 300,000 Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 jabs after learning that a part of the vaccine was made in the same United States plant where millions of doses were spoiled, the media reported. Canada's first 300,000 doses of J&J are being stored at a Toronto-area warehouse pending investigation to ensure they are safe after discovering they were partly made at an American facility cited for safety and quality-control violations.

by | May 02, 2021 | 02:08

Not just the 14 cricketers including the likes of David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis but also the likes of Ricky Ponting, Damien Wright, David Hussey and Brett Lee, who are part of the support staff of their respective sides or commentary panel with the host broadcaster.

by | April 28, 2021 | 16:57

The government has made it mandatory for the 18-44 age group to register themselves on the CoWIN portal and get an appointment for vaccination against coronavirus . The vaccination drive now includes two COVID-19 vaccines, namely Covaxin that has been developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech and Covishield that has been developed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca and is being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII).