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by | June 23, 2021 | 20:46

The British embassy's defence attaché has been summoned to the Russian defence ministry, Interfax news agency reported . The Russian defence ministry had earlier said a border patrol ship fired warning shots and that an Su-24 aircraft dropped four bombs along the T45 destroyer's path.

by | June 23, 2021 | 15:37

The decision was made after police arrested five editors and executives and froze $2.3 million in assets linked to the paper last week . Police, which typically do not disclose the names of those arrested, said they arrested a 55-year-old man on those charges.

by | June 23, 2021 | 07:42

The Wellington region will go to Covid-19 Alert Level 2 from 6pm tonight until 11.59pm Sunday. "This is a reminder we need to upgrade our alert-level situation". The contract tracing team are tracking down 58 passengers who were on the Sydney flight the man was on. This is the first time an Australian traveller has brought Covid-19 to NZ, and since gone home, says the ministry.

by | June 23, 2021 | 04:49

Senators voted 50-50 in the equally divided upper chamber on advancing the "For the People Act", a sweeping bill that would change USA voting laws. The vote was a major one for Sens. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is signaling that she is poised to create a new committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, pushing closer to a partisan investigation of the attack after Senate Republicans blocked the creation of an independent probe.

by | June 20, 2021 | 03:18

The Biden granddaughters chose the name Champ, which was a childhood nickname of the president: His father famously used to encourage him by saying, "Champ, when you get knocked down, get up!" But within six weeks of taking office, the dogs were briefly sent back to DE for extra training after Major, the younger of the pair, bit a member of White House security.

by | June 19, 2021 | 02:16

The data suggested cases were doubling every 11 days. "Cases are rising rapidly across the country and the Delta variant is now dominant. Data show an increased risk of hospitalisation with Delta compared to Alpha, although PHE's analysis shows that two doses of vaccine gives a high degree of protection against hospitalisation, estimated to be more than 90 per cent", it said.

by | June 17, 2021 | 20:51

The Tiangong space station is to be the third orbiting laboratory launched and operated by China, following the Tiangong-2 station launched in 2016 and de-orbited in 2019, and Tiangong-1 station that launched in 2011 and ceased operation in 2016.

by | June 17, 2021 | 16:23

British Columbia health officials say the province ranks among the highest in the world in the number of people who have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation. No deaths were registered in the last 24-hours. "Our condolences are with the family, friends and caregivers of the people who have died as a result of COVID-19", said provincial health officer Dr.

by | June 17, 2021 | 12:12

COVID-19 Delta variant " This variant seems to be working slightly differently", Spector said. Deputy medical officer of health Dr Ivan Muscat said he expected most new cases would be the Delta variant . Dr. Gerald Evans, chair of infectious diseases at Queen's University, said there could be a variety of reasons for this. "I think the take-home point is we live in a society now of two different groups".

by | June 16, 2021 | 22:04

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday to establish Juneteenth , the day marking the end of slavery in the United States, as a national holiday . John Cornyn, will need to be passed by the House and signed by President Joe Biden before it becomes law, but the Senate's vote marks a significant step forward in the years-long legislative effort.

by | June 15, 2021 | 05:45

Though this is a unique idea, Alberta is not the first province to give incentives for getting a vaccine in Canada. About 68 per cent of eligible Albertans have their first COVID-19 shot and the province estimates that we could hit the 69 per cent mark by the end of the day Monday.

by | June 14, 2021 | 02:38

Cst Patton did not die immediately and members of the public attempted life-saving efforts. Two suspects, a man and a woman, were arrested later in the morning in the Francis area in connection to the investigation. "Just starting out, just starting out", Hill said to CTV News. Blackmore says Patton had been a member of the RCMP for six years and four months, working out of the Indian Head detachment .

by | June 14, 2021 | 00:40

They finally succeeded after the fourth election, in March 2021, when party leaders from across the political spectrum put aside their differences and agreed to form a unity government. Serving in his first term as prime minister in the 1990s and since 2009 winning four more terms in succession, he has been a polarising figure, both overseas and at home.

by | June 12, 2021 | 21:28

Two of the injured are reported to be in a critical condition, Austin Police Department Interim Chief Joseph Chacon said in a statement. "Our officers responded very quickly", added Chacon. "I'm happy to report no one has died", Chacon said. Please stay away from 6th street . Stephen Nicholas Broderick, 41, allegedly shot dead two women and a high school football star recently signed by the University of North Texas in what investigators called a "domestic situation".

by | June 11, 2021 | 11:51

It is a hauntingly attractive place - a site of unspoilt natural beauty, its mangroves teem with Mexico's rich wildlife and birds. It comes as it was revealed a rogue guide led the British sisters into the crocodile infested waters on an unlicensed tour.

by | June 11, 2021 | 03:20

Doctors in both Peel and Waterloo Regions are urging people to remain cautious as the province begins to open on Friday, focus on safe outdoor activities, and continue to practice public health measures. This contact will provide them with an Ontario vaccination record and also give public health officials with a fuller picture of vaccination rates in the province.

by | June 11, 2021 | 00:31

Testing chief Jeroen Weimar pleaded with Victorians to check newly added exposure sites related to the new cases. "And anyone who's been to any of those many venue sites, it's vital that they come forward", Doctor Young said this morning.

by | June 10, 2021 | 03:37

Two days after the meeting, Cross was placed on administrative leave with pay "pending an investigation of allegations that [he] engaged in conduct that had a disruptive impact on the operations of Leesburg Elementary School". This lawsuit was over whether public school could punish teachers for objecting to proposed policies as a private citizen in "a forum designed for the goal of considering whether to implement such policies, where the policy would force him to express ideas about ...

by | June 10, 2021 | 02:11

U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said at a White House briefing that Biden told Zelensky that he "looks forward to welcoming him to the White House here in Washington this summer". The world leaders are expected to endorse the plan, though it's already facing opposition from Republicans in the United States. This weekend, the President and Dr.

by | June 09, 2021 | 06:02

Justice Department lawyers told an appeals court late Monday. But for some who have worked in the DOJ, the department's position came as no surprise because they saw it as an effort to protect the institution of the presidency rather than an attempt to insulate Trump.

by | June 06, 2021 | 05:57

U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California compared the AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife in his ruling. "Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a ideal combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment", Benitez wrote .

by | June 05, 2021 | 16:50

Thinking about a foreign holiday? Emma Wall, UCLH Infectious Diseases consultant and senior clinical research fellow for the Legacy study, said: "Our study is created to be responsive to shifts in the pandemic so that we can quickly provide evidence on changing risk and protection".

by | June 04, 2021 | 16:44

Seven countries - Afghanistan, Bahrain, Costa Rica, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Sudan, and Trinidad and Tobago - have been added to the red list. The government is also announcing that as part of a limited trial, from 8 June, direct flights will be permitted to England from countries on the "red list" that were previously subject to flight bans, so long as they arrive at dedicated terminals at Heathrow and Birmingham airports.

by | June 02, 2021 | 19:57

The reaction to the exchange was furious, with some calling for a court martial. Flynn, however, quickly denied allegations that he supports a coup in the United States, writing on Telegram that he "does not and have not at any time called for any action of that sort".

by | May 27, 2021 | 01:30

Data from the United Kingdom suggests a much-reduced risk of VITT in second doses of AstraZeneca. According to the guidelines issued May 21 , individuals who previously had blood clots with low blood platelets (thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, TTS) after Vaxzevria must not be given a second dose of Vaxzevria.

by | May 26, 2021 | 04:51

Hong Kong had bought 7.5 million doses each of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and China's Sinovac for its entire population, although the Sinovac vaccine is yet to be authorised by the World Health Organization (WHO ). The warning from the Hong Kong authorities comes at a time when countries with fewer resources are looking for vaccines to combat waves of Covid-19 infection.

by | May 25, 2021 | 06:07

In the study, described in a preprint paper uploaded on the PHE website, researchers used two approaches to reach the conclusions that they did. This is compared with 93% effectiveness against the B117 variant that emerged from Kent in the UK .

by | May 14, 2021 | 23:46

Andrew Cuomo said late Thursday. An order signed by President Joe Biden also remains in effect requiring masks for domestic and worldwide travel. Still, Biden warned that the country was not in the clear yet and that too many Americans were dying of the virus.

by | May 14, 2021 | 22:06

For months, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have been at odds over the scope and makeup of the commission with GOP leaders - including Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - saying the investigation should focus not just on the January 6 insurrection, but also on violence after the death of George Floyd while in police custody.

by | May 14, 2021 | 11:13

It prompted a complaint by Ocasio-Cortez's to authorities to ensure Congress remained 'a safe, civil place for all members and staff'. "For me, this isn't even about how I feel", Ms Ocasio-Cortez later said. Ms Ocasio-Cortez did not engage with Ms Greene, and walked away. "She's a chicken, she doesn't want to debate the Green New Deal", she said to a small group of reporters and onlookers near the entrance to the chamber.

by | May 14, 2021 | 11:58

The action allows vaccinated passengers to explore by themselves on shore at points of call. Dr. Anthony Fauci got out in front of the announcement today, saying in an interview with the New York Times , "We've got to liberalize the restrictions so people can feel like they're getting back to some normalcy".

by | May 11, 2021 | 03:00

The 56-year-old spoke with attorneys from several firms as early as October 2019, saying the marriage was "irretrievably broken", the Journal reported Sunday, citing documents and people familiar with the matter. " Bill Gates regrets ever meeting with Epstein and recognises it was an error in judgment to do so", Arnold said at the time . While the post had disabled tweet replies, it made for a heartwarming picture - a younger Melinda surrounded by her children.

by | May 07, 2021 | 22:01

The grand jury also indicted Chauvin in a separate case stemming from a 2017 incident where he allegedly pinned a 14-year-old boy during an arrest. Floyd's death prompted protests against racism and police brutality previous year in many cities across the United States and around the world.

by | May 07, 2021 | 16:31

In a linked editorial, United Kingdom scientist Professor Paul Hunter from the University of East Anglia, said the findings showed countries were wrong to pause using the Oxford jab. The release said, "This second delivery of vaccines from the Covax facility and the remaining doses of vaccines donated by the Government of India will now be held to guarantee the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine for those who received the first dose".

by | May 04, 2021 | 15:31

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin Jr has issued a blunt message to China . China has repeatedly complained about American Navy ships getting close to islands it occupies in the South China Sea , where Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Taiwan all also have competing claims.