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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

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

No action was recommended against former secretary of state who is widely seen as seeking to run for president in 2024. Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo violated federal ethics rules governing the use of taxpayer-funded resources when he, and his wife, asked State Department employees to carry out personal tasks more than 100 […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Members of the military’s most elite units are spreading election fraud conspiracies, attacking government leaders with racism, and exchanging QAnon talking points in private Facebook groups, according to a bombshell NBC News report released on Friday. The report, which reviewed hundreds of Facebook posts, primarily explored two different online groups which collectively have around 5,000 […]

Steve April 16, 2021

More than 1,200 church ministers in the UK have urged PM Boris Johnson not to introduce coronavirus vaccine certificates, saying they are an “unethical form of coercion”. In an open letter, Anglican and Catholic ministers warned passports could create a “surveillance state”. A government review is looking into whether people should have to prove they […]

Steve April 16, 2021

The most remarkable aspect of the gun control package President Biden unveiled last week is that it includes the first major federal regulation of gun violence in over 25 years. And this during a period in which the United States has generally topped the list for gun deaths among developed countries. According to the researchers […]

Steve April 16, 2021

Atty. Gen. Merrick Garland on Friday jettisoned Trump-era restrictions that curtailed the Justice Department’s ability to reform troubled police departments, a move that will open the door for federal authorities to again investigate law enforcement agencies and hold them to account for civil rights abuses. In a four-page memo, Garland rescinded a policy enacted by […]