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Steve May 27, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 10 cases of monkeypox across eight U.S. states as of Friday: in California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Utah, Virginia and Washington. “The U.S. has the resources we need to help us respond to monkeypox in this country right now. We’ve been preparing for this type […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The move came a day after China and Russia vetoed a US-led push to impose more UN sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile launches. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two Russian banks, a North Korean company and a person it accused of supporting […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says supplying arms capable of hitting Russian territory would be a step towards ‘unacceptable escalation’. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reportedly cautioned Western powers against supplying Ukraine with weapons capable of hitting Russian territory, warning such a move would be a “serious step […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Abuja, Nigeria – This weekend, the governing party and leading opposition in Nigeria, Africa’s largest democracy, are holding presidential primaries as the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2023 general elections heats up. Buhari, who is serving a second four-year tenure, is constitutionally barred from seeking another term in office. The governing All […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Two years ago, we witnessed the nine minutes and 26 seconds of torture of George Floyd at the knee of former police officer and convicted murderer Derek Chauvin. We also witnessed three other police officers allowing the slow murder to happen almost completely uninterrupted. We already had a hashtag, “I can’t breathe,” after the disturbing […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Thomas Edison, the historic innovator and thinker, once said: “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” As election night returns came in this past Tuesday, I was reflecting on this quote. When you talk about never giving up, think of Texas […]

Steve May 27, 2022

After nine years of conservative rule that turned Australia into an international pariah on climate, you could almost hear environmentalists’ massive sigh of relief at the Labor Party’s victory this week. “The climate wars are over,” freshly minted Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said repeatedly after his party won, displacing the conservative Liberal-National Coalition government helmed by Scott […]

Steve May 27, 2022

ATLANTA —  With pressure mounting to explain the delayed police response to the massacre at a Texas elementary school that killed 19 children and two teachers, Gov. Greg Abbott scrapped plans to attend the National Rifle Assn.’s annual convention in Houston and will travel to the grieving town of Uvalde on Friday to provide more information […]

Steve May 27, 2022

The authorities have justified arrests of media personnel by accusing them of siding with rebels. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 Ethiopia’s state-appointed human rights body has called for the release of 16 journalists and media personnel after new arrests in recent days in the capital Addis Ababa and the restive region of Amhara. […]

Steve May 27, 2022

Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 6.3 percent in April from a year earlier, just below a four-decade high set in March and the first slowdown since November 2020. Friday’s report from the Department of Commerce added to other recent signs showing that while […]

Steve May 27, 2022

UN health body says outbreak of virus in non-endemic countries can be contained ‘easily’ if contact tracing, isolation measures are implemented. Published On 27 May 202227 May 2022 World Health Organization (WHO) officials have said there is no need for mass vaccination campaigns against monkeypox but called for ramped-up efforts to contain its spread in […]