Steve January 16, 2022

North Korea test fired as many as two rounds of short-range ballistic missiles Monday, South Korean officials said. The missiles were fired east from the Soonan airport area of Pyongyang, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. “Currently, South Korean military is surveilling related activities to the possible additional launch while maintaining readiness,” it […]

Steve January 16, 2022

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police in England said Sunday they had arrested two teenagers in their investigation into an armed British national holding four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue. The Greater Manchester Police did not name the suspects or whether they faced any charges. They described them as teenagers who […]

Steve January 16, 2022

On what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 93rd birthday, voting rights advocates and progressive lawmakers rallied in Arizona on Saturday to target the first-term Democratic senator blocking legislation aimed at strengthening ballot access amid growing GOP-led suppression efforts. In attendance at Saturday’s demonstrations in Phoenix were members of the King family, which is planning to lead a […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Over half of the world’s population has received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine. Supply is still a big problem, especially in poorer countries where less than 10% of people are vaccinated. But even when vaccines are available, some remain hesitant to take them. BBC Reality Check’s health reporter Rachel Schraer answers some […]

Steve January 16, 2022

How To Get Followers On TikTok: The Top Tips & Strategies One of the newest social media platforms, TikTok has exploded in popularity because of its short, engaging video content. However, it can be really hard to gain followers and create the right TikTok content to increase your reach. Wondering how to get more followers […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Source: Associated Press COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police in England said Sunday they had arrested two teenagers in their investigation into an armed British national holding four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue. The Greater Manchester Police did not name the suspects or whether they faced any charges. They described them […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Official says there is an immediate need for drinking water and food, as efforts begin to assess the scale of the damage. Published On 17 Jan 202217 Jan 2022 Tonga is calling for “immediate aid”, with an urgent need for fresh water and food, as it assesses the damage caused by Saturday’s eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai. […]

Steve January 16, 2022

The wealth of the 10 richest men has doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, stoking inequality that contributes to the deaths of at least 21,300 people each day, according to a new report released on Monday from Oxfam International. “We enter 2022 with unprecedented concern,” Oxfam’s Inequality Kills (to add link) report warns, arguing that the […]

Steve January 16, 2022

South Korea notes launch of an ‘unidentified projectile’ on Monday morning as Pyongyang defies weapons testing ban. Published On 17 Jan 202217 Jan 2022 North Korea has fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang continues a wave of arms tests […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Charles McGee, one of a handful of Tuskegee Airmen pilots still alive in 2022, has died, his family announced Sunday. He was 102. The Bethesda resident died Sunday morning peacefully in his sleep, his loved ones said in a statement. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Bronze Star, and in 2020 he […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Anti-poverty group Oxfam has called for governments to impose a one-time 99% tax on the world’s billionaires and use the money to fund expanded vaccine production for the poor By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer January 17, 2022, 12:55 AM • 3 min read LONDON — Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose […]

Steve January 16, 2022

On Thursday, federal prosecutors charged Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and 10 others with seditious conspiracy for their role in the January 6 attacks on the US Capitol. That charge — the most serious yet to come out of the investigation — is one of several in the indictment unsealed Thursday, which alleges Rhodes and […]