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by | April 22, 2021 | 12:59

I would also request states to use the lockdown as the last resort. Hospitals in several states have been overwhelmed with patients, and demand for oxygen has soared. Over 2,000 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan even declared in March that the country had entered the "endgame" - but he was already behind the curve: Average weekly cases in Maharashtra state, home to the financial capital of Mumbai, had tripled in the previous month.

by | April 21, 2021 | 11:07

A jury on Tuesday found that Chauvin was guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree "depraved mind" murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Floyd, a Black man. "If we have to convince people why Black folks have the right to live, I'm not interested in that conversation anymore". University of Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle said in a news release: "We are appreciative that the jury reached a verdict and that justice was served".

by | April 21, 2021 | 08:27

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the jury "validated what we saw" in video recordings of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck until he died. "Today, we are able to breath again", Philonise said. Outside the Minneapolis courthouse, a crowd of several hundred people erupted in cheers when the verdict was announced . The former officer, who was handcuffed in the courtroom and taken to jail after the verdict , could now be sent to prison for decades.

by | April 20, 2021 | 12:23

Mr Navalny's doctor Yaroslav Ashikhmin said on Saturday that test results he received from Mr Navalny's family show him with sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest, and heightened creatinine levels that indicate impaired kidneys.

by | April 19, 2021 | 22:26

Pramila Jayapal of Washington, the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said . At that time, it was decided that the Biden administration would raise the cap through the rest of this fiscal year to 62,500. Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Refugee Resettlement, Biden's "initial goal of 62,500 seems unlikely". During the campaign, Biden vowed to raise the refugee cap to 125,000.

by | April 18, 2021 | 16:40

Czech police also said they were seeking two Russians in connection with the blast that killed two people, and who carried passports used by suspects in the attempted poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in 2018. He said the investigation into the case has not yet been completed but thanked the country's security forces for their "professional job". Col. Mgr.

by | April 18, 2021 | 07:53

Bourla also highlighted the importance of reducing the number of potential virus carriers and expressed optimism that vaccines will be an important tool in the battle against the extremely contagious coronavirus variants. And Bourla said Thursday the company was working on a new formula that would allow the vaccine to be stored for four to six months at a normal temperature, rather than the minus 70 degrees Celsius (minus 94 Fahrenheit) or below now required.

by | April 17, 2021 | 19:08

Ford says the province is "losing the battle" between contagious COVID-19 variants and the vaccines, but hopes this can turn the situation around. We are on our heels. Also effective on Saturday, police officers and other provincial offences officers (including special constables and First Nation constables) will be given temporary enhanced authority to enforce the stay-at-home order.

by | April 17, 2021 | 17:39

Authorities confirmed the 19-year-old shot and killed eight people . "We are aware of the tragic shooting at our FedEx Ground facility near the Indianapolis airport", the company said on Twitter . "It stains our character and pierces the very soul of our nation", Mr Biden said. Some said employees were not allowed to have their phones with them while working shifts at the facility, making it hard to contact them.

by | April 17, 2021 | 06:21

Russian Federation has said that it would ban a string of top officials in US President Joe Biden's administration from entering the country. "If Russia seeks to violate the interests of the United States, we will respond", Biden said. Also on the list were Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Michael Carvajal, Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton and ex-head of the CIA ...

by | April 16, 2021 | 22:37

Police spokeswoman Genae Cook told reporters officers found an "active shooter incident" at a Fedex facility near the city's worldwide airport, and believe the gunman died by suicide. Multiple other people were injured and were taken to local hospitals. The families' agonizing waiting was exacerbated by the fact that most employees aren't allowed to carry cellphones inside the FedEx building, making contact with them hard.

by | April 13, 2021 | 23:52

Mr Biden had decided a hasty withdrawal that would put USA forces at risk was not a viable option, the official added. The decision means that USA troops will remain in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline announced in December by then-President Donald Trump .

by | April 13, 2021 | 20:10

Washington says Ukraine needs a strong army to defend itself from potential Russian aggression. On Friday, the Ukrainian president visited military positions in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region. These numbers are likely to grow as the troops "keep arriving", she said. Tensions have soared in recent days over Russian movements at the Ukrainian border, with the United States saying that troop levels are at their highest since 2014 when war first broke out with Moscow-backed separatists.

by | April 12, 2021 | 04:25

U.S. Army second lieutenant Caron Nazario filed a lawsuit earlier this month against two Windsor police officers, accusing them of drawing their guns, pointing them at him and using a slang term to suggest he was facing execution before pepper-spraying him and knocking him to the ground.

by | April 07, 2021 | 19:40

In this image from video, Morries Hall appeared via video as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill discussed motions before the court Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis , Minn.

by | April 06, 2021 | 19:58

Ontario is expected to reveal two days' worth of COVID-19 statistics today after foregoing yesterday's data drop for Easter Sunday. Of those patients, 310 are now breathing with the assistance of a ventilator. There are now 510 patients in the ICU with COVID-19, a number unseen in Ontario hospitals throughout the pandemic. Right now, there are 26,568 active cases of the novel coronavirus in Ontario.

by | April 05, 2021 | 06:41

Awadallah, who was a driving force behind economic reforms before he resigned as chief of the royal court in 2008, has long faced stiff resistance from an old guard and an entrenched bureaucracy that flourished for years on government perks.

by | April 05, 2021 | 06:06

Florida officials are urging residents in the surrounding areas of a wastewater storage pond to heed evacuation orders ahead of a potential overflow of polluted water. Hopes , the county administrator, said Sunday that with new state resources, crews will be almost doubling the amount of water being pumped out of the pond and taken to Port Manatee.

by | April 03, 2021 | 02:40

That assault took place while the House of Representatives and Senate, with the Senate presided over by then-Vice President Mike Pence, was certifying Democratic President Joe Biden's November election victory over the Republican Trump. The law enforcement officials told the AP that the suspect was shot and was being taken to the hospital in critical condition. They said a suspect was in custody.

by | April 01, 2021 | 06:36

For example, technology companies are more likely to oppose the 15% minimum tax on book income in Biden's plan, the person said - especially a company like Amazon.com Inc, that's both a tech company with research-and-development investment and a company that owns retailers like Whole Foods Market Inc with brick-and-mortar stores.

by | April 01, 2021 | 04:38

Professor Antoine Flahault, Director of the Institute of Global Health at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, told RTL today: "Yes, there are still company canteens open, but schools definitely represent one of the major areas of contamination today, and they can lead to more than 40,000 people becoming infected every day in France ".

by | March 31, 2021 | 19:38

Biden's press secretary, told the outlet that Major, the younger of the Biden's dogs, is "still adjusting to his new surroundings", confirming, "Yes, Major nipped someone on a walk". The incident took place on the White House's South Lawn Monday afternoon while the NPS employee was working the grounds. Among them was MSNBC's Joe Scarborough who, on his show Morning Joe on Tuesday, repeatedly suggested Major be sent to "dog Jesus".

by | March 30, 2021 | 22:52

Women's safety is everyone's safety, ' she said. Mr Morrison said the changes mean the Cabinet will have the strongest ever representation of women. The cabinet reshuffle comes as the latest Newspoll numbers confirm Mr Morrison's approval ratings have taken a hit as he struggles to deal with sexual assault and harassment allegations in parliament.

by | March 29, 2021 | 23:10

Now-former President Donald Trump was widely criticized for his administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. Fauci was one of the key figures CNN's Sanjay Gupta interviewed for " COVID WAR: The Pandemic Doctors Speak Out ". "It was very uncomfortable, very direct, very hard to hear", Birx added.

by | March 26, 2021 | 21:02

AstraZeneca's Mene Pangalos, executive vice president of biopharmaceutical research and development, said: "The primary analysis is consistent with our previously released interim analysis, and confirms that our Covid-19 vaccine is highly effective in adults, including those aged 65 years and over".