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by | June 23, 2021 | 22:58

Witold "Vic" Walczak, the legal director of the Pennsylvania ACLU, previously told Insider that school districts effectively had the power to punish the nation's 50 million public-school students for any speech they deemed controversial, even if the students expressed the views off school grounds and outside of school hours.

by | June 22, 2021 | 12:21

Two were announced yesterday and five more were reported to 8pm last night. She added Dr Chant "foresaw" more cases in the cluster in household contacts. Previously, anyone who was in the complex, including the vehicle park, on 12 or 13 June was told to get tested, but now anyone who was there from 14 to 18 June must also be swabbed.

by | June 22, 2021 | 03:08

Her death is linked to the Alpha variant, first reported in the United Kingdom . The six Manitobans who have died of COVID-19 include a man in his 30s, a man and woman in their 50s, and a man and a woman in their 60s from Winnipeg and a man in his 70s from the Southern health region.

by | June 18, 2021 | 04:38

But hundreds of millions more have had their health care and coverage affected by provisions as wide-ranging as changes in Medicare drug copayments, requirements for calorie counts on menus, a pathway for approval of generic copies of expensive biologic drugs and, perhaps most important politically, protections for people with preexisting conditions and a ban on lifetime caps on coverage.

by | June 17, 2021 | 21:37

Vials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe. AZD7442 - a combination of two different monoclonal antibodies - didn't achieve a statistically significant reduction in the risk of symptomatic COVID-19 after exposure to the virus, failing the primary study objective.

by | June 13, 2021 | 01:03

Denmark's match will Finland will resume at 7.30pm United Kingdom time following Christian Eriksen's shock collapse on the pitch earlier in the afternoon. When play resumed, Pohjanpalo put Finland ahead against the run of play in the 60th minute when he rose above Joakim Maehle to head home a cross from Jere Uronen.

by | June 11, 2021 | 00:28

According to a tweet from the sheriff's office, the shooter was among the deceased. The agent said the other two included a woman and a child. "This was not an active shooter situation", the sheriff's office said without providing further details.

by | June 10, 2021 | 19:06

It amounted to the first major relaxation of such warnings since the agency slapped a Level 4 travel advisory on the entire globe in March 2020 as the pandemic gained speed. The agency added that many countries have lower ratings "because of the criteria changes or because their outbreaks are better controlled". The latest update this week affects 120 countries.

by | June 08, 2021 | 18:17

The presidential guard quickly move in and take hold of the assailant. Prime Minister Jean Castex called for a "Republican awakening, adding: "Democracy is debate, dialogue, expressing legitimate disagreements, but it can not in any way be violence, verbal aggression or physical aggression".

by | June 07, 2021 | 11:38

Mr Hancock said critical to re-opening on 21 June is whether the four tests set by the government have been met: that vaccine deployment continues successfully; evidence shows vaccines are sufficiently effective in reducing hospitalisations and deaths; infection rates do not risk a surge in hospitalisations; and that assessment of the risks is not fundamentally changed by new "variants of concern".

by | June 05, 2021 | 22:24

The Justice Department started investigating Comey after former President Donald Trump fired him, first focusing on whether his leaked notes on Trump's conversations with him about Russian Federation were illegal, then shifting to whether Comey leaked the existence of the classified 2016 memo.

by | June 05, 2021 | 21:59

In a press conference on Saturday from London, she said members of the G-7 agreed "the post-pandemic world must be fairer, especially with regard to global taxation". That would deter the practice of using accounting schemes to shift profits to a few very low-tax countries. US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen hailed the "unprecedented commitment", saying in a statement that a global minimum tax "would end the race to the bottom in corporate taxation".

by | June 05, 2021 | 00:03

Opposition leader Yair Lapid announced the deal just minutes before a midnight (2100 GMT) Wednesday deadline, prompting celebrations into the early hours by the premier's opponents and a defiant show of support by his fans. "All lawmakers who were elected with votes from the right must oppose this unsafe left-wing government", he said. He made annexation of parts of territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war a major feature of his political platform, but following through on ...

by | June 03, 2021 | 04:44

Trump " no longer appears on his website and was only live for less than a month. Miller told CNBC that the blog had been "just auxiliary" to broader efforts at rebuilding Trump's social media presence, though he said he did "not have a precise awareness of timing" on those plans.

by | May 30, 2021 | 22:11

The two victims died at the scene, police said . Florida Police are calling the shooting a "targeted act of violence". "These are cold blooded murderers that shot indiscriminately into a crowd and we will seek justice", Mr Ramirez tweeted .

by | May 30, 2021 | 10:51

Air France cancelled another flight from Paris to Moscow today after Russian Federation rejected a flight plan that would have skipped Belarusian airspace, the airline said. All this global outcry was caused by the events of May 23 , when after a false bomb threat, a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius was diverted from its route and had to make an emergency landing at Minsk Airport.

by | May 30, 2021 | 11:49

The last British prime minister to marry in office was Lord Liverpool in 1822. However, a spokesman for the couple, who became engaged during a holiday on the millionaires' playground island of Mustique in late 2019, said it was a "private family event" and that they wouldn't comment on "personal" matters.

by | May 28, 2021 | 02:31

Visit Business Insider Australia's homepage for more stories . These fears were realised today when Victoria recorded a dozen more COVID-19 cases overnight, taking the cluster to 26. Professional sports events such as the weekend's AFL games in Melbourne will continue, but without crowds. Also under pressure over failing to meet initial vaccine delivery targets - with about 3.7 million vaccination doses administered so far in a population of 25 million - the government has pledged ...

by | May 28, 2021 | 01:57

Hancock added that the allegations by Cummings were "serious" and that he welcomed "the opportunity to come to the House [of Commons] to put formally on the record that these unsubstantiated allegations around honesty are not true". Families of those lost to the health crisis said that hearing the admissions from Cummings was traumatic, while the opposition Labour Party once again called for an immediate public inquiry into the government's handling of the crisis that led to more than ...

by | May 27, 2021 | 01:56

Williams said last week that those who got their first dose of AstraZeneca between March 10 and March 19 during a pilot project at some pharmacies and doctors' offices will be prioritized for the second dose. The recommended interval between AstraZeneca shots is at least 12 weeks, but the second injection is being offered to the first group of recipients after 10 weeks in Ontario to use up the province's stockpile.

by | May 25, 2021 | 14:00

Voting machines from Arizona's most populous county should not be used in the future after state Senate Republicans forced officials to give them access for an audit of 2020 election results, the state's top elections official said Thursday.

by | May 25, 2021 | 10:41

The province's positivity rate sat at 9.3 per cent with 9,038 tests run overnight. The province reported it had administered 58,925 more doses of vaccine Saturday, the fourth-most ever reported in one day. AHS says it's aware of some claims made on social media that people are booking multiple appointments in an attempt to stop others from getting their shots.

by | May 25, 2021 | 02:25

Trump was knocking the 35 House Republicans who voted against him on Thursday to create a 9/11-style commission to investigate the riot that sparked after one of the ex-president's rallies on January 6. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said before the House's vote he would oppose the legislation, and Republican senators followed . Ten GOP senators would need to join Democrats to meet the 60-vote threshold needed to advance legislation.

by | May 13, 2021 | 22:22

Herman has been charged with with First Murder. Investigators with the Prince Albert Police Service were called on Tuesday night to a wooded area within the city after receiving a report that a man's body had been discovered. The Saskatchewan Provincial Courthouse in Prince Albert, Sask., on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Cpl. The RCMP Code of Conduct is a group of rules used to ensure that RCMP police officers are responsible and accountable for the promotion and maintenance of good conduct in the ...

by | May 12, 2021 | 17:25

India saw a record 4,205 COVID-19 fatalities in a day taking the death toll to 2,54,197, while 3,48,421 new coronavirus infections were reported, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. However, Maharashtra's Covid-19 contribution has dropped 13 per cent of the total new cases. On Tuesday, authorities warned that almost 90 per cent of districts in the country are seeing a high positivity rate, sparking fears the virus is spreading fast into rural areas.

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.