22
oct 2021
After a hospital visit, Queen Elizabeth II is back at the castle

Buckingham Palace stated that the 95-year old British monarch visited King Edward VII's Hospital in London on Wednesday to conduct preliminary investigations. She was later seen returning to Windsor Castle, where she continued light duties. After she...

Read News
22
oct 2021
Female ex-Afghan leader continues fighting from exile

Fawzia Koofi, a journalist with The Associated Press, stated that humanitarian aid to Afghanistan should be conditional on participation of women in its distribution and allow Afghans to travel freely into and out of Afghanistan. Aid should not be politicized. It...

Read News
22
oct 2021
Russians are pledging to receive vaccines as the number of virus cases increases

"I beg all Russians to get vaccinated," said the resident from Nizhny Novgorod (the country's fifth largest city). Shigalturina stated that her 83-year old grandmother died right away after she caught it. She wasn't vaccinated. Russia was the...

Read News
22
oct 2021
Sheriff: Baldwin used a prop gun to kill a cinematographer

Halyna Hutchins (cinematographer on "Rust") and Joel Souza (director) were filmed Thursday in the desert at the southern outskirts Santa Fe. Baldwin spokesperson said that there was an accident that involved the misfired prop gun with blanks. Juan Rios,...

Read News
22
oct 2021
Pfizer claims COVID-19 vaccine is more effective than 90% in children

If regulators approve, the shots could start in November with the first child in line fully protected by Christmas. Pfizer posted details of its study online. Later in the day, the Food and Drug Administration would post its independent review on the...

Read News
22
oct 2021
COVID vaccine: CDC expands booster rollout, OKs mixing shots

Some people who have received Pfizer vaccines months ago are eligible for a booster. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says that certain Moderna and Johnson ; Johnson recipients are also eligible. The agency has made a larger change...

Read News
21
oct 2021
UK police accuse 25-year-old man of murdering a lawmaker

Prosecutors claimed that Ali Harbi Ali was a Londoner of Somali descent who attacked David Amess last Wednesday in Leigh-on-Sea. Prosecutors claim Ali attacked Amess because he voted for air strikes against Syria. Amess was 69 years old and was attending...

Read News
21
oct 2021
Are there new coronavirus variants that can be developed?

Yes, so long as the pandemic virus continues to infect people. However, this doesn't necessarily mean that new viruses will not be developed as often or that they'll become more dangerous. The virus is likely to continue infecting people for...

Read News
21
oct 2021
The fire that threatened Lake Tahoe is now contained 100%

According to firefighting officials, the fire destroyed more than 346 sq miles (896 km) of Sierra Nevada and burned hundreds upon homes. This week, storms covered the western side the fire with snow. Rain fell on the eastern side. Stronger storms are likely...

Read News
21
oct 2021
Regulator demands transparency in payment systems for big tech companies

Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other payment systems developed by large tech companies now dominate large parts of e-commerce, person-to-person payments, and CFPB Director Rohit Chpra seeks more transparency and details about consumer protections. Potential antitrust...

Read News
21
oct 2021
House votes on Bannon contempt as Justice Decision looms

The committee has pledged to act swiftly and forcefully against anyone refusing to cooperate in the investigation. It's likely that the Justice Department and the courts will decide what happens next. Even if the House votes is successful, it's...

Read News
21
oct 2021
Billions of dollars in environmental justice funds are hanging in the balance

The Build Back Better plan proposed investments in many of these projects. However, Senator Joe Manchin from West Virginia and Krysten Silena from Arizona demanded that this bill be reduced. Manchin asked for the bill to be cut by half. Now, Democratic leaders...

Read News
21
oct 2021
White House and Dems rush to rework $2 trillion Biden plan

These changes are coming as Biden appeals more to the American public, such as in a Thursday night televised townhall. He spoke out for the values of the middle-class at , the core of his proposal. Democratic leaders show great respect for Biden's...

Read News
21
oct 2021
Minneapolis cop sentenced to nearly five years for killing 911 caller

In 2017, Mohamed Noor was convicted of third degree murder and manslaughter for the fatal shooting of JustineRuszczykDamond, a 40 year-old U.S.-Australian citizen who was also a yoga teacher and was engaged to marry. The Minnesota Supreme Court...

Read News
21
oct 2021
India celebrates 1B vaccination doses and hopes to speed up 2nd shots

According to Our World in Data, nearly half of India's nearly 1.5 billion citizens have received at least one dose. Only 20% are fully immunized. Many of these shots were delivered in the last few months after the rollout was stalled in the first...

Read News
21
oct 2021
COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel discusses booster rollout

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisers will discuss who should receive additional doses of the Moderna and Johnson ; Johnson vaccines. They also plan to address the larger question of whether people should be given a booster of a different...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Nikolas Cruz to plead guilty in the Parkland massacre

Cruz, 23 years old, will be appearing before Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. She will ask a long list of questions to assess his mental competence. Scherer will ask him individually how he pleads for each murder at Marjory Stoneman Doug High School,...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Astros wake up for 7 in 9th, beat Boston 9-2, tie ALCS 2-2

After Jose Altuve's solo homer tied the score in the eighth, the Astros bullied Boston for seven runs in ninth. They won 9-2 and the best-of-7 playoff at two games each. Dusty Baker, the Astros' 72 year-old manager, said that "this is one of the...

Read News
20
oct 2021
NZ police respond to 4-year-old's phone call and confirm that toys are cool

Police posted audio from the call and a photo of the boy sitting on the hood a patrol cruiser this week on social media. They noted that although they don't encourage children calling the emergency number, it was too cute not to share. All business begins...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Beijing welcomes the Olympic flame amid protests

At a highly guarded airport ceremony, Cai Qi, Beijing's Communist Party Secretary, was presented with the flame. Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, but it was not the open and democratic environment many had hoped for. On Monday, activists disrupted...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Climate change causes Venice flooding to worsen off-season

This summer, the repeated infiltration of brackish lagoon waters into St. Mark's Basilica is a quiet reminder that this threat hasn't subsided. "I can only tell you that we had tides exceeding a meter five more times in August than usual, which...

Read News
20
oct 2021
They were able to survive the Paris terror attack and now face doubt, agony

Over two weeks, hundreds of Bataclan survivors have been testifying in a specially-designed courtroom regarding the Islamic State group's attack on November 13, 2015. They are just steps from 14 men who were charged in the bloodshed, the...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Kashmir's dark past is brought back by a wave of murders

The WhatsApp message informed him of the death of a prominent Kashmiri chemist, located just a few kilometers from the activist's Srinagar home, which is the largest city under Indian control in Kashmir. Sanjay Tickoo (54), anxiously ran from his home...

Read News
20
oct 2021
Beirut clash sparks sectarian anger as an echo of civil war

Bahij Dagna, now 47, did the exact same thing last week. As gun battles raged outside for hours, he evacuated his wife and the two children. His mother and father, who were trapped on the lower floors, were saved by civil defense rescuers. Dana...

Read News