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by | May 09, 2021 | 05:04

But even if the SNP has to rely on support from the Green Party, they would likely have enough votes to push through referendum legislation. However, the electoral system - which allocates 56 seats on a proportional representation basis that helps smaller parties - means it was highly unlikely to obtain an overall majority, falling one or two seats short.

by | May 05, 2021 | 20:03

There are 486 people in hospital, including 173 in intensive care. There are 7,161 active cases of the virus in B.C. Tuesday, down by 166 from Monday. 1,877,330 B.C. residents have now received at least one dose of a vaccine , with 91,731 total second doses. "It means that everybody who's eligible, right now that's down to age 16, will have access to a vaccine before Canada Day, and we think significantly before that".

by | May 05, 2021 | 11:21

Medical experts say actual numbers in India could be five to 10 times higher than those reported. With the fresh cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 2,06,65,148. At least three states, including Maharashtra, the richest and home to the commercial capital of Mumbai, reported scarcity of vaccines, shutting down some vaccination centres.

by | May 05, 2021 | 08:16

There are now 658 individuals in hospital due to the virus, including 154 in intensive care. The province has the highest active case rate in Canada and the United States, with 518 active cases per 100,000 people - more than twice that of the case rate of 252 in Ontario.

by | May 01, 2021 | 03:37

BioNTech and its partner Pfizer have already applied for authorization for the vaccine for 12 to 15 year-olds in the United States. There has been scrutiny of the AstraZeneca vaccine on the issue of the very rare clots, with a higher incidence in younger people.

by | April 30, 2021 | 08:58

The stampede occurred as tens of thousands of mainly ultra-Orthodox Jews were participating in an annual pilgrimage for the feast of Lag BaOmer, in Meron , around the reputed tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a second-century Talmudic sage.

by | April 29, 2021 | 07:52

It also alleges that all three chased Arbery "in an attempt to restrain [him], restrict his free movement, corral and detain him against his will, and prevent his escape". During a bond hearing in November, prosecutors introduced evidence that Travis McMichael had used racist slurs in a text message and on social media.

by | April 29, 2021 | 01:58

But former DUP adviser Timothy Cairns said a leadership contest was almost inevitable and Foster would be the "greatest political survivor in the history of United Kingdom politics" if she managed to keep her job. While this is normally seen as a rubber stamping exercise, the scale of the rebellion suggests that it could be used as an opportunity to oust her unless she steps down or agrees to a challenge.

by | April 29, 2021 | 01:12

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have been investigating Giuliani's dealings in Ukraine. A reporter does a live stand up outside the NY building where Rudy Giuliani lives. Law enforcement officials told media that the investigation at least partly involves his Ukraine dealings. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had pushed past year for a search warrant for records, including some of Mr Giuliani's communications, but officials in the Trump-era Justice Department would not sign off on the ...

by | April 27, 2021 | 23:47

So why the pink moniker? It is linked to the date of Easter, which falls on the Sunday after the full moon that appears after the spring equinox. Despite what the last picture from Punta Gorda shows, the moon is not called the pink moon because it turns pink; it's just the name for the full moon in the month of April, named after pink flowers that bloom this time of year.

by | April 27, 2021 | 05:48

NY managed to avoid taking a bigger hit after the census count showed the state's overall population grew by about 4.2% from 19.37 million in 2010 to 20.2 million past year. In the case of NY, it was a razor-thin shortcoming in the nationwide population count that caused the state to just barely miss out on maintaining its representation.

by | April 27, 2021 | 02:27

Cherry-Lassiter said the video was 20 seconds long and shows deputies shot at Brown as he sat in his vehicle with his hands on the steering wheel. At the time, deputies were said to be attempting to serve an arrest warrant for felony drug charges.

by | April 26, 2021 | 12:13

Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday called for an investigation into how Prime Minister Boris Johnson funded a refurbishment of his Downing Street flat following claims by his former top adviser. In his blog post, Mr Cummings also accused Mr Johnson of seeking to stop an inquiry into the leak of plans for a second coronavirus lockdown after he was warned it could implicate Henry Newman, a close friend of his fiancee.

by | April 26, 2021 | 05:39

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. Several states, including Delhi , have sought help in meeting these needs. "Many of our loved ones left us untimely", he said. "After successfully tackling the first wave of Covid-19, the country's morale was high but this storm has shaken the country", he said.

by | April 25, 2021 | 21:27

The country also reported its highest daily death toll for the ninth consecutive day, adding 2,767 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The largest Covid facility in Delhi has started to run out of oxygen on Sunday morning as healthcare facilities across the national capital battle shortages for the sixth day in a row.

by | April 24, 2021 | 13:08

The navy also said it believes the submarine sank to a depth of 600-700 meters (2,000-2,300 feet), much deeper than its collapse depth at which water pressure would be greater than the hull could withstand. Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Yudo Margono has said oil could have spilled from a crack in the submarine's fuel tank or the crew could have released fuel and fluids to reduce the vessel's weight so it could surface.

by | April 23, 2021 | 16:12

ET as deputies from the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve the man - identified as Andrew Brown Jr. - a search warrant at his home in Elizabeth City, about 170 miles northeast of Raleigh. No one's going because we just want people to come out and talk to us. An African-American father of 10 was shot dead by police during an investigation in North Carolina yesterday, local authorities said amid a surge in concern over law enforcement shootings.

by | April 23, 2021 | 06:09

It's an urgent but hardly ideal time for the U.S.to try to spur action. Host US made the biggest headlines when Biden ramped up his nation's commitment to cut greenhouse gases, saying the world's top economy will slash emissions blamed for climate change 50 to 52 percent by 2030 compared with 2005 levels.

by | April 23, 2021 | 02:08

From 4am BST (British Summer Time) on Friday - 8:30am Indian time - most people who have travelled from India in the last 10 days will be refused entry. In late December, the government barred flights arriving from the U.K.in a bid to prevent a contagious variant of COVID-19 that first emerged there from entering this country.

by | April 23, 2021 | 02:10

Elsewhere, Nova Scotia closed its provincial boundary today to non-essential travel from all parts of Canada - except Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador - as it deals with a spike in COVID-19 cases. He said the province was trying to curb mobility in Ontario. The province claims they were waiting to see if the federal government made changes to the program in the budget before deciding whether or not to take further steps.

by | April 22, 2021 | 02:33

Wellington's willingness to ally itself more closely with Beijing has also resulted in accusations that New Zealand is not fulfilling its obligations to protect smaller nations in the Pacific, which have been the target of Beijing's expansionist designs in the region.

by | April 22, 2021 | 00:15

After shoving one girl to the ground, she then turned and advanced on another girl who was standing near a parked vehicle. She did not elaborate on the nature of the threat. Mayor Andrew J. Ginther called it a tragic day for the city. "We know based on this footage, the officer took action to protect another young girl in our community".

by | April 21, 2021 | 01:38

The person works as a cleaner at Auckland International Airport cleaning planes that have flown internationally from countries where Covid-19 is widespread, the ministry said. She also said that both New Zealand and Australia are accepting that isolated new cases of COVID connected to the border were going to be part of their journey together and that this was a kind of scenario where movement between the two countries would be anticipated to continue.

by | April 20, 2021 | 00:59

In response to comments made by Representative Maxine Waters of California Saturday night encouraging protestors to "get more confrontational" in Minneapolis, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene announced on Twitter her intention to introduce a resolution expelling Waters from Congress .

by | April 19, 2021 | 01:50

All assets staged [and] prepared to enter into the immediate incident location", Austin-Travis County EMS wrote on Twitter . Austin Police said around 1:30PM that the suspect remains at large. Police said the scene is still active and they're still asking nearby residents to shelter in place and report any suspicious activity. "Some had pistols, some had rifles and they were strapping on bulletproof vests".

by | April 19, 2021 | 01:48

Two men died as a result. The UK obtained a European arrest warrant for the men, but did not demand that Moscow turn them over, as the Russian constitution does not permit the extradition of its own nationals. Relations have since included diplomatic clashes, such as when the Czechs expelled two Russian diplomats previous year for what Prague said was fabrication of information on an alleged poisoning plot against municipal officials.

by | April 19, 2021 | 00:23

The Chinese leader's comments come as U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is in Shanghai to drum up support from the world's biggest polluter for America's drive to address environmental challenges. US President Joe Biden is due to host an online summit of major greenhouse gas emitters starting on April 22. The US and China will also develop long-term strategies to become carbon neutral, in time for the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, UK in November.

by | April 18, 2021 | 01:13

Some medical professionals in India have also warned that the new variant could reduce the efficacy of the domestically produced Covishield vaccine. The gathering in Haridwar has attracted up to 25 million people since January, including some 4.6 million this week alone, with most people ignoring Covid-19 guidelines.

by | April 16, 2021 | 16:58

The US barrage came the same week as Biden offered to meet President Vladimir Putin for their first face-to-face talks, suggesting that the summit could take place in a third country. elections, orchestrating a cyber hack to penetrate USA government networks. He said the competition between the world's leading intelligence services "should be fair".

by | April 14, 2021 | 18:41

CNN and Reuters both confirmed the report. Around 7,000 non-US forces from mainly North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, but also from Australia, New Zealand and Georgia, outnumber the 2,500 USA troops in Afghanistan but still rely on U.S.

by | April 14, 2021 | 03:49

The U.S. and its allies have sounded alarm about the concentration of Russian troops along the border with Ukraine and increasing violations of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-ba?ked separatists and Ukrainian forces have been locked in a conflict since Moscow's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

by | April 13, 2021 | 11:58

The Japanese government insists the release from the stricken plant which has stored the large volume of water for years is safe because it has been processed to remove nearly all radioactive elements and will be diluted. The decision comes about three months ahead of the postponed Olympic Games to be hosted by Tokyo, with some events planned as close as 35 miles (56 kilometers) from the wrecked plant.

by | April 12, 2021 | 20:46

The first message from Mr Sunak to Mr Cameron , sent on April 3 2020, read: "Hi David, thanks for your message". Late last month, former UK Prime Minister David was cleared by a watchdog of violating lobbying rules, following a probe into reports that he solicited a government-backed COVID-19 assistance loan for private financial services firm Greensill Capital from Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak .

by | April 12, 2021 | 15:13

Trump has also regularly attacked his Republican critics in recent weeks, especially Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and No. 3 House Republican Liz Cheney. Seven Republican senators later voted to convict Trump, even after he had left office. But the former president's influence over the party has not appeared to wane.

by | April 12, 2021 | 10:09

In a statement, Brooklyn Center police said officers pulled over a man for a traffic violation just before 2 p.m., and found he had an outstanding arrest warrant. Wright's family said he was shot and killed after police pulled him over for having an air freshener in the rearview mirror of his mother's vehicle.