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by | February 21, 2021 | 18:29

On Sunday, Facebook announced it had deleted the page of the Myanmar military, which is known as the Tatmadaw. By noon, tens of thousands - including railway workers and teachers dressed in their uniforms to show they are boycotting work - amassed across Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, carrying posters of Suu Kyi that read "Free our leader".

by | February 20, 2021 | 05:51

Tanden, who has led the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress, likely can not afford to lose any of the 50 Democrats and independents in the Senate in the face of anticipated strong Republican opposition to her over her past caustic social-media postings.

by | February 18, 2021 | 01:55

Capito's comments on "MetroNews Talkline" came three days after the Senate acquitted the former president for inciting the riot. After 50 Democratic senators and seven Republicans voted that Trump was guilty - a majority in the 100-seat Senate, but not the two-thirds needed for a conviction - McConnell let loose, excoriating Trump for the attack that saw five people die and the halls of the U.S.

by | February 18, 2021 | 01:25

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) has also updated its guidance to state that people who have been fully vaccinated no longer need to self-isolate should they get exposed to someone who has COVID-19. Both a Pfizer Japan spokeswoman and a Japanese health ministry official declined to say whether the contract to supply Japan with 144 million doses of vaccine by the end of the year is based on six doses being taken from each vial.

by | February 17, 2021 | 11:45

In an unusual rebuke, the NIS public affairs office called Ha's comments "wrong". Today's news comes after attempts a year ago by suspected North Korean hackers to break into the systems of at least nine healthcare firms, such as Johnson & Johnson, Novavax Inc, and AstraZeneca .

by | February 17, 2021 | 12:15

North Carolina's Brunswick County had little notice of the unsafe weather, and a tornado warning was not issued until the storm was already on the ground. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said the grid lost some 34,000 megawatts of power. Doses were rushed to area hospitals and Rice University to be injected into the arms of people already at those locations and who didn't have to travel on slick roads.

by | February 16, 2021 | 06:14

At least two civilians were also wounded and the rockets damaged cars and other property, security officials said, without providing more details. Earlier a statement from the Interior Ministry of the Kurdistan Regional Government said several rockets had been launched toward the city.

by | February 15, 2021 | 23:15

New Zealand and Australia both received their first batches of the Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer, their leaders said Monday. Labor urges Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison to ensure that "multicultural communities are getting clear and accurate advice on when and where to be vaccinated, and that the strengths in multicultural Australia are being harnessed to help lead this approach".

by | February 15, 2021 | 23:28

Ranganath Bhojje, a healthcare worker from Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), near here was the first person to get the vaccine shot on January 16, when the nationwide vaccination programme had started. Vaccine deliveries are expected to ramp up across the country this week, with Pfizer-BioNTech slated to deliver its biggest shipment to date. Based on available sales figures, the authors said that rich nations representing 16 percent of the global population had already secured 70 ...

by | February 14, 2021 | 05:23

Today's report includes 18 new deaths, nine were residents at long-term care homes. That strain has been reported in three people so far. The Province has confirmed 15 new cases of the COVID-19 variant that originated in the United Kingdom bringing the total to 236.

by | February 14, 2021 | 04:15

The Oxford Vaccine study is partnering with Bristol Children's Hospital, as well as St George's University Hospital in London, University Hospital Southampton, to test the immune response the jab has in younger people. In October a year ago, U.S. drugmaker Pfizer began testing its shot in children as young as 12 while Moderna began trials on children in December. "The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound negative impact on the education, social development and emotional wellbeing of ...

by | February 13, 2021 | 12:47

Speaking to media in Auckland this morning, Ardern said it would take roughly two to three weeks for all 12,000 frontline workers to receive the jab. "I don't anticipate that being a large issue, these workers absolutely understand how important it is to keep themselves and family members safe". While in hospital, they returned a positive COVID-19 result.

by | February 13, 2021 | 14:04

The Senate wrapped up its session at 6:29 p.m. Expectations were that a verdict could be voted the same day, with indications so far that Democrats will not get enough Republican support for a conviction. What has been the Democrats' case? Sen. Mike Braun, a Republican from IN, told reporters he thought the defense was a "good offset" to the House managers' case.

by | February 04, 2021 | 03:31

Demand for oil evaporated in early 2020 as governments imposed travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders to slow the COVID-19 pandemic's spread. Chevron last week reported a surprise $11 million fourth-quarter loss as low margins on fuel, acquisition costs and foreign currency effects overwhelmed improved drilling results .

by | February 04, 2021 | 02:43

Red Deer County has 20 active cases as of Monday, a decrease of four, while Sylvan Lake has 30, down one. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer as of Monday sits at 190, up three from Sunday. Alberta Health said in a statement Sunday they are moving forward cautiously because of the need to limit the spread of COVID-19, and keep cases and hospitalizations declining.

by | February 03, 2021 | 08:28

During the session, it touched $58.05, the highest since January a year ago. After it was learned that OPEC output rose in January for a seventh month but the increase was smaller than expected, Brent settled up $1.11, or 2 percent, at $57.46 per barrel; West Texas Intermediate gained $1.21, or 2.3 percent, to close at $54.76.

by | February 01, 2021 | 07:17

In addition, as the vaccine is to be given as two standard doses, and the second dose should be given between four and 12 weeks after the first , the Agency concentrated on results involving people who received this standard regimen. AstraZeneca and the European Union had signed a deal for up to 400 million doses of the vaccine. The slow rollout has been blamed on a range of national problems as well as slower authorisation of the vaccines and an initial shortage of supply.

by | February 01, 2021 | 07:23

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will use a conversation with ministers in Japan and New Zealand on Monday to request membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTPP ). Joining the CPTPP reflects the UK's post-Brexit Pacific tilt and is dubbed as a critical part of the Prime Minister Boris Johnson led government's wider trade strategy, which aims to deepen links with faster-growing parts of the world and partnering with countries who believe in ...

by | February 01, 2021 | 05:50

Meanwhile, cosmetic changes for the new Model X include a new front bumper, chrome delete, reprofiled front bumper, new diffuser, and chunky 22-inch alloy wheels. This would give it the longest range of any EV on sale and cut the 0-60mph time even further. This features Tesla's new triple-motor drivetrain and is priced from $118,490 before incentives.

by | January 31, 2021 | 08:48

Kraft ( KHC ) has given its famous Macaroni & Cheese a makeover for Valentine's Day, but getting a box of the noodles will take a little bit of luck. They are putting a candy-flavored packet that will make your mac & cheese a pink color and give it a candy flavor. The article from People mentions that you can only win this rosy confection pasta - and they're only giving away 1,000 boxes.

by | January 30, 2021 | 09:02

The Japanese auto giant, however, suffered less of an impact from the coronavirus pandemic than other carmakers. VW's return on gross sales has been lagging Toyota's for years and the market hunch triggered by the pandemic a 12 months in the past uncovered VW's comparatively excessive prices.

by | January 30, 2021 | 07:43

According to ABC News America , the investment announcement saw GM's shares rise by 20 per cent this week, such is the increasing appetite for EVs in the United States among investors spurred on by the Biden Administration's push to expedite uptake.

by | January 29, 2021 | 09:54

Surging infections in some countries and new Covid-19 variants that led to renewed lockdowns, as well as logistical problems with vaccine distribution , pose "important counterpoints to the favorable news", the report said. Adrian said the concern is that values have become "stretched", pointing to the tech sector where "we're detecting some frothiness". So the banks are in good shape.

by | January 28, 2021 | 03:35

Gold and copper surged as the dollar weakened amid signs that interests rates may remain low, boosting inflation expectations as Joe Biden begins his first day as US president. During her confirmation hearing held by the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary-nominee Janet Yellen dropped some dovish bombs as she said America needs to "act big" to protect itself from long-term effects with a major stimulus package.

by | January 28, 2021 | 03:28

In a statement to TheJournal.ie, the company that runs the factory Wockhardt UK said that an investigation into the object had concluded and staff were now being allowed back into the facility. The company employs 400 people but did not elaborate on how many were evacuated Wednesday. The police did not confirm whether the bomb disposal unit had been dispatched to the site.

by | January 27, 2021 | 01:53

However, that rollout here is set to be lower than initially expected due to the company's unexpected delay in delivering millions of doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to European Union member states. He then signed an executive order in December demanding US -produced vaccines be prioritized for Americans only and threatened to use the act to halt vaccine exports as well.

by | January 26, 2021 | 06:39

The Madhya Pradesh government levies 39 per cent VAT on petrol and diesel , and amid the soaring prices, demands have increased that the tax be reduced. Maken said. Recently, after being on hold for 29 days, oil companies started raising prices. In all prices have gone up by Re 1 per litre this week.

by | January 25, 2021 | 02:46

Analysts said a lot of that optimism may have already been built into the stock's price. On Thursday, a report showed that 900,000 USA workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, as the worsening pandemic forces businesses to shut down and lay off employees.

by | January 25, 2021 | 02:08

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said last Friday that new evidence had led the government to revise its initial view that the variant was more contagious but not more risky. However, Reuters has confirmed that the company is set to cut the EU's vaccine delivery by 60%, meaning that only 31m of the promised doses are set to arrive on time.

by | January 24, 2021 | 02:00

USA Mega is an online site dedicated to all things lottery, including the financial breakdown of potential jackpot wins. Don't throw away your Powerball tickets yet, though: One in NY state is worth $150,000, and thousands won smaller prizes.

by | January 21, 2021 | 09:40

Companies found to be in violation of anti-trust law. Valve has been fined €1.6 million, while game publishers Focus Home €2.8 million, ZeniMax €1.6 million, Koch Media €9,77,000, Capcom €3,96,000, while Bandai Namco was fined €3,40,000.

by | January 21, 2021 | 11:17

Economists had forecast output prices to fall 0.6 percent on year but to rise 0.2 percent on month in December. Meanwhile, transport prices lifted as some travel restrictions eased earlier in December and air fares rose month-on-month despite the pandemic curbing most worldwide travel.

by | January 18, 2021 | 09:49

The bank made provisions and contingencies amounting to ₹3,414.1 crore consisting of specific loan provisions of ₹2,883.6 crore and general and other provisions of ₹159.9 crore, for the December quarter. The domestic brokerage firm said that HDFC Bank has delivered strong business growth as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic shock.

by | January 17, 2021 | 07:38

As Victorians stranded in Brisbane start to return home, tensions are rising again over the border restrictions preventing travel between Victoria and parts of NSW. Greater Brisbane, which emerged from a three-day lockdown earlier this week, also remains a red zone. The city was placed on alert after six cases of the United Kingdom strain of coronavirus were discovered in January linked to hotel quarantine.

by | January 15, 2021 | 05:41

Stimulus payment checks would be issued for $1,400 - topping up the $600 checks issued under the last congressional stimulus legislation. "After almost a year of the public health crisis, our nation remains in this dark winter of the pandemic and facing a deep economic crisis", reads a statement from Biden's transition team.