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Steve April 17, 2021

By Alexander McNamara and Matt Hambly Tom Brakefield/Alamy Orcas (orcinus orca) are aquatic mammals that can grow up to 8 metres in length, with a dorsal fin that stands up to 1.8 metres tall. But despite being commonly known as killer whales, these intelligent apex predators are actually the largest member of the dolphin family.  […]

Steve April 17, 2021

By Donna Lu A building damaged by an earthquake in eastern Taiwan in 2018 Ritchie B Tongo/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Earthquakes in Taiwan may be linked to seasonal variations in the water cycle, driven by the Asian monsoon. Taiwan has both a high frequency of damaging earthquakes and a wide variation in the amount of precipitation and water […]

Steve April 16, 2021

After President Joe Biden on Friday came under fire from human rights advocates and progressive lawmakers for signing a directive to retain the historically low 15,000-person refugee cap imposed by former President Donald Trump, the White House issued a statement that appeared to walk back Biden’s widely criticized move. “We are devastated that Biden continues […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Saturday. We’ll have another update for you tomorrow morning. 1. Vaccine passports ‘unethical’ – church ministers No 10 is facing increasing opposition to coronavirus passports, with more than 1,200 church ministers now urging Boris Johnson in an open letter not to introduce […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Pandemic has pushed the nation’s health system to the limit, with hospitals turning away patients due to a lack of medical staff. The WHO has expressed concern about a “sharp increase” of COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea warning the outbreak was at a critical stage and could fuel a much larger epidemic. WHO Director-General […]

Steve April 16, 2021

New Delhi went into a weekend lockdown on Saturday as India faces a ferocious new coronavirus wave, with daily cases hitting another record increase of 234,692 nationwide and families clamouring for drugs and hospital beds. The health ministry said the latest number is the eighth record high in the last nine days. Total cases reached […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Source: International Business Times By AFP News on April 17 2021 5:15 AM The United States on Friday welcomed Brazil’s renewed promise to end illegal deforestation but urged immediate action to protect the Amazon, a major factor in global climate change. Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, a longtime scourge of environmentalists, in a letter to President […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Congress approved former president’s temporary ban from public office by 86 votes in favour and zero against. Former Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra has been banned from holding public office for 10 years in a unanimous vote by the country’s congress after he allegedly jumped the queue to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vizcarra was found guilty […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Commercial divers on Friday recovered two more unresponsive crew members from the scene of a lift boat that capsized off the Louisiana coast this week, the Coast Guard said. Nine people are still missing in the disaster involving the 129-foot vessel. “Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and loved ones of everyone […]

Steve April 16, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Friday sued Roger Stone, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, accusing Stone and his wife, Nydia, of owing nearly $2 million in unpaid federal income taxes and fees. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, says the couple underpaid their income taxes by $1,590,361 […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1 By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press April 17, 2021, 3:08 AM • 3 min read JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the […]