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More protests against coup planned in Myanmar after hundreds arrested More protests against coup planned in Myanmar after hundreds arrested
- February 28, 2021

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' special envoy on Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, warned the 193-member UN General Assembly on Friday that no country should recognise or legitimise the Myanmar junta. "We need further strongest possible action from the global community to immediately end the military coup, to stop oppressing the innocent people. and to restore the democracy", he told the 193-member group, receiving applause as he finished. (more...)
Ontario reports fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases Ontario reports fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases
- February 26, 2021

The province has reported 65 new hospitalizations since yesterday, and eight new admissions of COVID-19 patients to intensive care units. So far, 107,000 Albertans have received at least one dose and 73,000 have been fully immunized. (more...)
NationNews Barbados: Tiger Woods injured in auto accident NationNews Barbados: Tiger Woods injured in auto accident
- February 26, 2021

Woods was taken to the hospital by ambulance. His agent Mark Steinberg announced that Woods suffered multiple leg injuries and was in surgery Tuesday afternoon. "On behalf of the PGA Tour and our players, Tiger is in our prayers and will have our full support as he recovers". The PGA Tour issued a statement this afternoon: "We have been made aware of Tiger Woods' auto accident today". (more...)
Ghana receives world's first doses of free Covax vaccines Ghana receives world's first doses of free Covax vaccines
- February 26, 2021

Ghana is to initially receive 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine. "So far 210 million doses of vaccine have been administered globally but half of those are in just two countries; more than 200 countries are yet to administer a single dose", he said, urging wealthy countries to share now available supplies. (more...)
Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news
- February 26, 2021

A week after blocking news sharing in Australia, Facebook ended its standoff with the Australian government after it amended a new regulation requiring digital platforms to pay publishers for news content displayed on their site. "We do expect there to be arrangements with small and regional publishers as well as the larger ones, albeit through a more efficient mode of engagement through a default offer", Communications Minister Paul Fletcher said on Wednesday. (more...)
Ontario reports 1,054 new COVID cases Wednesday Ontario reports 1,054 new COVID cases Wednesday
- February 26, 2021

Until now, vaccines had been directed at certain groups such as health-care workers and people in personal care homes. "Let's make sure we look after them and help them get that appointment", he said. "We actually don't need the online reservation system yet, because we simply don't have the vaccines", he said. "If we had millions of vaccines this should be a lot easier", Ford said. (more...)
US carries out air strike targeting ‘Iranian-backed’ militia in Syria US carries out air strike targeting ‘Iranian-backed’ militia in Syria
- February 26, 2021

President Joe Biden on Thursday directed US military airstrikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia, in a calibrated response to rocket attacks against USA targets in Iraq . The U.S. under the previous Trump administration blamed Iran-backed groups for carrying out multiple attacks in Iraq. A little-known Shiite militant group calling itself Saraya Alwiya al-Dam, Arabic for Guardians of Blood Brigade, claimed responsibility ... (more...)
Sheriff: 3 dead in gun store shooting in New Orleans suburb Sheriff: 3 dead in gun store shooting in New Orleans suburb
- February 21, 2021

He added that two other people were wounded and have been hospitalized in stable condition. Bystanders react at the scene of a multiple fatality shooting at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie, La., Saturday, Feb. Staff who work there often wear a sidearm. "Three people were pronounced dead at the scene and two more were transported to a local hospital for treatment", according to a statement released by the sheriff's office. (more...)
White House Backtracks on Student Loan Debt Relief Within 24 Hours White House Backtracks on Student Loan Debt Relief Within 24 Hours
- February 20, 2021

Recently , Sen. Elizabeth Warren(D-MA), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a press conference in support of a resolution calling on Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in student loan debt using executive authority. (more...)
Toronto extending coronavirus lockdown through March 8
- February 20, 2021

A lockdown and stay at home order is being extended in Toronto until at least March 8. The government also announced that Lambton Public Health will move from the orange zone to the red zone "as a result worsening public health trends in the region over the past week". (more...)
Facebook Australia row erupts: Australia minister rages 'we will not be intimidated!' Facebook Australia row erupts: Australia minister rages 'we will not be intimidated!'
- February 18, 2021

The social media giant was acting in response to tough new regulations that will force it and Google to pay for the news stories shown on their platforms. The prime minister of Australia also said today that his government "would not be intimidated". Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was just as critical, stating Facebook jumped the gun by shutting down access to news pieces with zero notice. (more...)
Trump calls McConnell an 'unsmiling political hack' in lengthy statement Trump calls McConnell an 'unsmiling political hack' in lengthy statement
- February 18, 2021

The clash between the current and former GOP leaders comes as the Republican Party at large grapples with warring factions at odds over whether to continue in Trump's likeness or forge a path veering from the former President's legacy. In private, he has said he believed the impeachment proceedings would make it easier for Republicans to eventually purge Mr Trump from the party. And he expressed surprise and mild bemusement at the hatchet-burying mission made to Mr Trump's private club in Palm ... (more...)
Australian Open to allow 7,500 centre court fans Australian Open to allow 7,500 centre court fans
- February 18, 2021

A maximum of five visitors will be allowed in a home, as opposed to the 15 that were allowed prior to lockdown. Funerals and weddings will have no limits on numbers, but need to meet venue density limits indoors and outdoors. "It always is (a threat for the event to be moved overseas)", he said on SEN's Dwayne's World . "We look at the COVIDSafe planning, the way in which risk can be dealt with". (more...)
Pressure mounts on Cuomo over COVID deaths at nursing homes Pressure mounts on Cuomo over COVID deaths at nursing homes
- February 18, 2021

You're not a lawyer.' It nearly felt like in retrospect he was trying to bait me and anger me and say something inappropriate. Before this, the governor's top aide Melissa DeRosa , 38, privately apologized to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the nursing home death toll from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York, United States. (more...)
Mary Robinson Mary Robinson "misled" in case involving missing Dubai princess
- February 17, 2021

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the case of Princess Latifa is "concerning" and the pictures of her are "very distressing", adding that people want to see that "she is alive and well". She attempted to escape in 2018 but wasreportedly found by her father's men on a yacht off the coast of India and returned against her will to Dubai. (more...)
Boulder County reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 36 new cases Boulder County reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 36 new cases
- February 17, 2021

These numbers are beyond the "widespread" risk level factors for each county , which is more than seven daily new cases per 100,000 residents, and a positivity rate of more than 8 percent. In the four days since Friday afternoon, before the Family Day long weekend, B.C. health officials detected 1,533 COVID-19 cases - a total that shows that the pace of new infections remains high. (more...)
New Zealand's largest city goes into three-day lockdown New Zealand's largest city goes into three-day lockdown
- February 15, 2021

New Zealand has not had any local virus cases for months until the recent infections and was ranked the best performing in an index of nearly 100 countries based on containment of the coronavirus . "It's an encouraging start", said Bloomfield about the fact there had been no new community cases announced today - but the key would be the test results from the community and school which will be processed tomorrow. (more...)
Trump Impeachement Result A ''Vote Of Infamy In US History'': Democrats Trump Impeachement Result A ''Vote Of Infamy In US History'': Democrats
- February 14, 2021

Republican Senator John Cornyn said that he had concerns about this snap impeachment from the start. US President Joe Biden reacted to former President Donald Trump's senate acquittal . "Our Constitution and our country is more important than any one person". In his first telephone call to the prime minister last month, Mr Biden said he wanted to "strengthen the special relationship" between the U.S. (more...)
McConnell says Trump ‘responsible’ for Capitol assault, despite acquittal McConnell says Trump ‘responsible’ for Capitol assault, despite acquittal
- February 14, 2021

The trial highlighted the extraordinary danger lawmakers faced on January 6 when Trump urged his followers to march to the Capitol in an effort to prevent lawmakers from certifying his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden in the presidential election. (more...)
Italy's Mario Draghi to be sworn in as prime minister Italy's Mario Draghi to be sworn in as prime minister
- February 13, 2021

It would then face confidence votes in parliament. Nearly all the main parties are behind him, from leftists to Matteo Salvini's far-right League, and including the populist Five Star Movement (M5S), the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) and Italia Viva, who shared power before. (more...)

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