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Will You Need a Booster Shot of the COVID-19 Vaccine? Will You Need a Booster Shot of the COVID-19 Vaccine?
- Апреля 18, 2021

Initial data has shown that vaccines from Moderna Inc. and partners Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE retain most of their effectiveness for at least six months, although for how much longer has not been determined. And David Kessler, MD, of the Biden administration's COVID response team told a congressional committee on Thursday that Americans should expect to receive booster shots to protect against coronavirus variants, CNBC reported . (more...)
Coronavirus | Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million Coronavirus | Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million
- Апреля 17, 2021

Brazil is third by cases at 13.8 million and second with a death toll of 368,749. "Vaccines must be available to everyone, everywhere, rich and poor to overcome this bad pandemic ", Regmi added. Johns Hopkins reports the US has 31.5 million of the world's 140 million cases, followed by India with 14.5 million cases and Brazil with 13.8 million. (more...)
Ontario could announce new COVID-19 restrictions Friday Ontario could announce new COVID-19 restrictions Friday
- Апреля 17, 2021

Ford extended the province's stay-at-home order for an extra two weeks until May 20. Checkpoints will be erected, starting Monday , along Ontario's borders with Quebec and Manitoba. Premier Doug Ford said the province was on its heels and tougher measures were needed. He urged limiting air travel, tightening the US border and doing more on testing and quarantining new arrivals. (more...)
Four Sikhs among eight victims of FedEx facility shooting in Indianapolis Four Sikhs among eight victims of FedEx facility shooting in Indianapolis
- Апреля 17, 2021

The White House today also lowered its flags to half-staff to honor the victims. He said the shooter apparently killed himself shortly before police entered the building. One of them had critical injuries, police spokesperson Genae Cook said. The gunman responsible for the overnight shooting was not immediately identified and it was not known if he was an employee at the FedEx facility near the airport in the state capital of in, deputy police chief Craig McCartt told CNN . (more...)
Biden Meets Japan's Leader to Boost China-facing Alliances Biden Meets Japan's Leader to Boost China-facing Alliances
- Апреля 17, 2021

President Joe Biden on Friday. Sheila Smith, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, told VOA that while the United States and Japan will want to present a united front on China, "both governments understand that this is a delicate moment in the relationship with China" and "they don't want to incite or provoke activities that they don't desire". (more...)
Russian Federation expels U.S. and Polish diplomats over sanctions Russian Federation expels U.S. and Polish diplomats over sanctions
- Апреля 16, 2021

Russian Federation said on Friday it would ban a string of top officials from US President Joe Biden's administration from entering the country. Discovered in December, the SolarWinds hackers were able to get access to government and business networks through the IT management company SolarWinds's Orion software supply chain. (more...)
Third dose likely needed after receiving two Pfizer vaccine shots: MOH official Third dose likely needed after receiving two Pfizer vaccine shots: MOH official
- Апреля 16, 2021

Earlier this month, Pfizer, along with German partner BioNTech, reported their vaccine remained 91 percent effective at least six months after the second dose. "The COVID-19 virus looks more like the influenza virus than the polio virus". Kayla Rivas is a Health reporter and joined Fox News in April 2020. President Joe Biden 's chief science officer David Kessler told a congressional committee meeting on Thursday that his team are "expecting" to have to administer booster jabs. (more...)
9 dead, including suspected shooter, in Indianapolis mass shooting 9 dead, including suspected shooter, in Indianapolis mass shooting
- Апреля 16, 2021

Two more were treated at the facility itself by medical staff and released, according to the police. The shooter wasn't immediately identified and investigators were still gathering information, she added. The company said it is cooperating with authorities and working to get more information. The facility is located close to the global airport. Safety is our top priority, and our thoughts are with all those who are affected, " the statement said. (more...)
Gunman dead after multiple people shot at Indianapolis Fedex facility Gunman dead after multiple people shot at Indianapolis Fedex facility
- Апреля 16, 2021

The gunman also took his own life and police said they believe there is no longer an active threat to the community. At about 2:45 a.m. on Friday, before the deaths were announced, the mood was sombre at the hotel, as about 110 people anxiously waited for news. (more...)
USA plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11 USA plans to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 11
- Апреля 14, 2021

Many Afghans - especially women, who have been largely shut out of peace talks between the insurgents and Kabul - have long feared a return to the Taliban's repressive Islamist regime if the USA withdraws. An unnamed Afghan government official said the U.S. withdrawal plan was "irresponsible". Without coming right out and saying it, President Joe Biden seems ready to let lapse a May 1 deadline for completing a withdrawal of USA troops from Afghanistan. (more...)
'There will be consequences': USA warns Russian Federation against aggression in Ukraine 'There will be consequences': USA warns Russian Federation against aggression in Ukraine
- Апреля 13, 2021

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday Russia had moved two armies and three paratrooper units to near its western borders in the last three weeks, responding to what it called threatening military action by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. (more...)
Japan to start Fukushima water release to sea in 2 years Japan to start Fukushima water release to sea in 2 years
- Апреля 13, 2021

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday said dumping treated water containing radioactive substances to the ocean is "unavoidable" and there is "no time to delay" for the reconstruction of Fukushima , Global Times reported. "We can't back this move to break that promise and release the water into the sea unilaterally". In China, a foreign ministry spokesman in October urged Japan to act with a "high sense of responsibility towards its own people, neighbouring countries and the ... (more...)
Three children killed in Reseda, suspect believed to be at-large Three children killed in Reseda, suspect believed to be at-large
- Апреля 12, 2021

It was the children's grandmother who discovered them, police said according to CBS LA . Officers responded to the 8000 block of Reseda Boulevard about a possible death at 9:30 a.m., police said. Raul Joel said at the scene, noting that innocent lives had been lost. Liliana Carrillo , 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 322 kilometres north of Los Angeles in the USA state of California , after the bodies were found by the children's grandma Saturday morning ( local time ). (more...)
William and Kate's tribute to Prince Philip William and Kate's tribute to Prince Philip
- Апреля 09, 2021

In a statement issued on behalf of the 94-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, the palace said that the country's longest-serving royal consort died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning. "The Commonwealth family joins together in sorrow and thanksgiving for the loss and life of Prince Philip . God bless from all here in Australia", he said in a statement. (more...)
Biden's planned pick for ATF director a fierce advocate for gun control Biden's planned pick for ATF director a fierce advocate for gun control
- Апреля 08, 2021

While Psaki wouldn't give us a preview, Politico's sources were more specific about Biden's intentions. Biden pledged to address gun violence during his presidential campaign, vowing to "get weapons of war off our streets", "hold gun manufacturers accountable" and "reduce stockpiling of weapons". (more...)
Fort Detrick police kill sailor who wounded two in off-base shooting Fort Detrick police kill sailor who wounded two in off-base shooting
- Апреля 06, 2021

The police department said on Facebook on Tuesday morning that "the suspect is down". "Medical lifesaving procedures were initiated (but) the gunman was pronounced dead at the scene", the fort said in a Facebook post . Police were called for an active shooter situation at 8:20 a.m.in the Riverside Tech Park area, Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said. "One of the victims who was wounded entered our facility looking for help and we were able to assist and call the authorities", said Mr ... (more...)
Florida governor declares state of emergency amid fears of reservoir collapse Florida governor declares state of emergency amid fears of reservoir collapse
- Апреля 05, 2021

Scott Hopes , the acting county administrator, warned at the press conference that despite a low population density, the nearby area could be overwhelmed by a sudden collapse of the 77-acre pond, even though discharges had lessened the quantity of remaining water. (more...)
Joe Biden was reduced to tears by Hunter Biden's addiction Joe Biden was reduced to tears by Hunter Biden's addiction
- Апреля 04, 2021

In his interview with Mason, Biden described an emotional intervention his family staged at his father's home in Wilmington during the 2020 presidential campaign. You can't. No, no.' This was the hardest part of the book to write. His interview with " CBS This Morning " co-host Anthony Mason is set to air on Monday at 7 a.m. (more...)
Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King
- Апреля 04, 2021

An advisor to the palace also confirmed the arrests, the report added. The alleged scheme "included at least one other Jordanian royal as well as tribal leaders and members of the country's security establishment", the Post added. The US state department has already offered the king, who has cultivated close relations with Washington and been a key ally in the war against Islamic State, its "full support". (more...)
'Missing link' in Brisbane's original COVID-19 cluster found 'Missing link' in Brisbane's original COVID-19 cluster found
- Апреля 03, 2021

Despite the lifting of lockdown, the Queensland premeir said some restrictions will remain in the state, such as the carrying of a mask by Queenslanders leaving their homes until 15 April. No blame has been placed on the infected doctor, nurse or the returned traveller. The historical case has been identified as a nurse who contracted the virus from a man who arrived from Europe last month. (more...)