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Florida Women Dress Up as 'Grannies' to Get Vaccine Florida Women Dress Up as 'Grannies' to Get Vaccine
- February 21, 2021

Pino said that since the breach, they've added more security cameras at the Orange County Convention Center. India has crossed the 10 million mark in administering Covid-19 vaccine doses. "Right now, the administration is really failing those most impacted", Pressley said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration had determined the vaccine was safe for breastfeeding mothers, women who were pregnant and mothers considering becoming pregnant, Mr Hunt added. (more...)
United Airlines 777 engine explodes showering debris United Airlines 777 engine explodes showering debris
- February 21, 2021

In the second incident of its kind today, the engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 exploded with debris falling on houses below. Aviation Herald reports that the pilots declared a Mayday reporting the 777 engine fire. "Flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu experienced an engine failure shortly after departure, returned safely to Denver and was met by emergency crews as a precaution". (more...)
ERCOT CEO: 'Catastrophic Blackout' Would Have Hit Texas Without Outages ERCOT CEO: 'Catastrophic Blackout' Would Have Hit Texas Without Outages
- February 20, 2021

Rural hospitals across Texas were not only trying to treat patients under tough conditions, but also serving as de facto "warming centers" for the healthy, said John Henderson, president of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. (more...)
Biden declares America, transatlantic alliance 'back' Biden declares America, transatlantic alliance 'back'
- February 20, 2021

Biden will underscore that democracies, not autocracies, offer the best path forward for the world, after the January 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters made clear that democracy was fragile. And on Friday he plans to make clear his markedly different approach to Russia, China and Iran, the official told reporters. Biden addressed economic and national security challenges posed by Russian Federation and China. (more...)
Texas outages below half-million but water crisis persists Texas outages below half-million but water crisis persists
- February 19, 2021

More than 30 storm-related deaths have been reported by U.S. media since the cold weather arrived last week, many in traffic accidents. Houston police said a woman and a girl died from carbon monoxide poisoning after sitting in a vehicle in a garage with the engine running to keep warm. (more...)
What Joe Biden Just Revealed About Donald Trump What Joe Biden Just Revealed About Donald Trump
- February 18, 2021

Authorities should "move them up in the hierarchy". "There's two reasons for it being the way it is", he said. "But the biggest part is physical access", he continued. "We got them to move up time because we used the National Defence Act to be able to help the manufacturing piece of it, to get more equipment", Mr Biden said at the CNN town hall event in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. (more...)
Millions struggle without power as cold snap grips US Millions struggle without power as cold snap grips US
- February 17, 2021

According to the National Weather Service , more than 150 million people across the country - a number that represents half of the USA population - are now under winter weather advisories, most of which will remain in effect well into Tuesday. (more...)
Nigeria to vaccinate 109 mn citizens against Covid-19 in 2 yrs Nigeria to vaccinate 109 mn citizens against Covid-19 in 2 yrs
- February 17, 2021

Today, Muhyiddin reiterated that the national vaccination programme would be in three phases, with frontliners and high-risk groups to be vaccinated in the first two while healthy Malaysians adults would receive theirs in the last. The health service across the United Kingdom has been working tirelessly to vaccinate those most at risk as quickly as possible after the government secured effective vaccines early. (more...)
Trudeau government to allow municipalities to ban Trudeau government to allow municipalities to ban "assault style" guns
- February 17, 2021

The buy-back program will be voluntary and gun owners may choose to keep their weapons , however, under the new legislation it would be illegal to use, transport or resell the outlawed guns and gun owners will be required to complete a new licensing process. (more...)
Speaker Pelosi vows to move forward with independent inquiry into Capitol riot Speaker Pelosi vows to move forward with independent inquiry into Capitol riot
- February 16, 2021

The objective of this new unit will be to investigate the reaction of the Capitol Police, who were overwhelmed by the mob in the attack, as well as the response, "Preparation and Feedback" From other law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local levels "Interference in the peaceful transfer of power". (more...)
Myanmar's military deploys armored vehicles Myanmar's military deploys armored vehicles
- February 15, 2021

Myanmar's junta cut the nation's internet and deployed extra troops around the country on Monday as fears built of a widespread crackdown on anti-coup protests, but defiant demonstrators again took to the streets. Shortly after midnight, residents reported an internet outage until about 9 a.m., when connections were restored. The order, issued late Saturday and published Sunday in state newspapers, suspends provisions in an existing law on security and privacy protection, allowing the ... (more...)
Was On Phone For Two Straight Hours With Xi Jinping: Joe Biden Was On Phone For Two Straight Hours With Xi Jinping: Joe Biden
- February 15, 2021

Tens of thousands of non-Mexican asylum seekers, a lot of them from Central America, were returned under the program to the borders awaiting a study of their asylum applications, which caused a humanitarian crisis in the region exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. (more...)
Ontario reports 1,076 new cases of COVID-19
- February 14, 2021

The experts say focusing vaccination efforts on long-term care homes has started to pay off, with a declining number of daily deaths in the facilities. The province has reported 236 lab-confirmed cases of the United Kingdom variant strain of COVID-19 (B.1.1.7). There were no new cases of the South African variant in addition to the three cases already reported. (more...)
Enough U.S. senators vote not guilty to acquit Trump
- February 14, 2021

They also argued the impeachment proceedings against the former president are merely a " politically motivated witch hunt " by the Democrats. Additionally, one of the Democrat senators, Sheldon Whitehouse, has called on colleagues to pause the trial in the light of alleged new evidence on the case. (more...)
The Northwest could see a year's worth of snow this weekend The Northwest could see a year's worth of snow this weekend
- February 13, 2021

Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday. However, the bulk of the accumulations will not occur until Sunday night into Monday . Light amounts of snow may be added throughout the day. As much as 2 to 3 feet of snow is forecast to accumulate there by Valentine's Day, making for tricky travel conditions for anyone who plans to drive across the mountain passes in the region. (more...)
Wuhan or Wu-Tang? Canadian diplomat's T-shirt logo angers China Wuhan or Wu-Tang? Canadian diplomat's T-shirt logo angers China
- February 04, 2021

Reports of the custom order circulating on China's Twitter-like Weibo app described the shirt's image depicting a bat, without mentioning Wu-Tang Clan's association. "This was a personal initiative from an employee and this was not endorsed by the Embassy nor Global Affairs Canada". "We are very shocked by this and have lodged representations with Canada, asking for a thorough investigation and a clear explanation", said China's foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin to the Associated ... (more...)
Maunakea telescope finds hints of life on Venus
- February 04, 2021

Greaves (School of Physics & Astronomy, Cardiff University , UK [Cardiff]), Anita M.S. Richards (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, The University of Manchester, UK), William Bains (Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , USA [MIT]), Paul Rimmer (Department of Earth Sciences and Cavendish Astrophysics, University of Cambridge and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK), Hideo Sagawa (Department of Astrophysics and ... (more...)
What the House Democrats' impeachment memo leaves out What the House Democrats' impeachment memo leaves out
- February 04, 2021

Trump for his role in inciting the violent attack at the Capitol, but our Senators do". At the same time, the House managers eloquently invoke the broader themes of constitutional principle and historical goal that justify the House's impeachment resolution and show that the process Congress is now engaged in is deeply consequential to the republic. (more...)
Astronauts complete power upgrades for space station Astronauts complete power upgrades for space station
- February 03, 2021

With the battery work complete, the focus turns to solar array augmentation. Glover's own feelings about what it's like to embark on a debut spacewalk 250 miles above Earth will be fresh in his own mind as it took place just a few days ago. (more...)
SpaceX prototype rocket explodes on landing in Texas SpaceX prototype rocket explodes on landing in Texas
- February 03, 2021

It reached an altitude of 6.2 miles before starting on its descent. After the rocket climbed to its desired altitude, SN9 cut off its engines and tipped over to its side in a manoeuvre known as the belly flop. Moments before hitting the ground, SN9 fired its Raptor engines and flipped upright. Mr Manley tweeted out clips of the failed ignition, saying: "Watch the debris leaving the engine, probably not all the thrust going out the nozzle". (more...)