Steve January 16, 2022

As the tsunami threat around the Pacific from a massive undersea volcanic eruption began to subside on Sunday, a huge ash cloud covering the Pacific island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from New Zealand to determine the extent of the damage. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano on Saturday sent tsunami waves crashing across […]

Steve January 16, 2022

FBI names Malik Faisal Akram, 44, as the man who took four people hostage for 10 hours in the US state of Texas. Published On 16 Jan 202216 Jan 2022 United States authorities have identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before […]

Steve January 16, 2022

SYDNEY, Australia — As 2021 drew to a close, many Australians were cautiously optimistic that the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic was behind them. The country had surpassed ambitious vaccine targets, meaning its rolling lockdowns could cease, both internal and international borders would reopen, and as Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared, it was now possible […]

Steve January 16, 2022

The FBI identified the gunman who held four people hostage at a synagogue in Texas on Saturday, leading to an hours-long standoff outside the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Malik Faisal Akram, 44, a British citizen, held the hostages against their will at the Congregation Beth Israel, a Reform synagogue in the city of Colleyville, according to […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Kate McKinnon and Ariana DeBose brought all the lesbian laughs in a hilarious Saturday Night Live (SNL) Sappho sketch. In the first episode of the year, SNL veteran, lesbian icon and comedy legend McKinnon and DeBose, star of the new West Side Story film, joined forces for a sketch in which they played classics lecturers at Cornell University. During […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Repeated exposure to major disasters does not make people mentally stronger, a recent study from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health found: individuals who have been repeatedly exposed to major disasters show a reduction in mental health scores. Additionally, the research team found that the more experience the individuals had with such events, […]

Steve January 16, 2022

A potential deal could remove Netanyahu from the Israeli political stage for years, according to media reports. Published On 16 Jan 202216 Jan 2022 Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea bargain to end his corruption trial, news agencies have reported. Netanyahu, who lost power in June after 12 consecutive years as […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Kyiv accuses Russia of waging a ‘hybrid war’ against it after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at gov’t agencies were infected with malware. Published On 16 Jan 202216 Jan 2022 Ukraine has said it has evidence that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Moscow is engaged in […]

Steve January 16, 2022

President Joe Biden is coming under growing pressure to fire White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients—a former private equity executive with no public health background—as the administration continues to face criticism over its slow-moving and inadequate efforts to combat Covid-19. Watchdog groups have long warned that Zients is not qualified to take on the […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Source: AP ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice was sweeping through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous frigid glaze. Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. […]

Steve January 16, 2022

President Joe Biden came to office seeing two sicknesses in his country By ZEKE MILLER and CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Press January 16, 2022, 5:20 PM • 13 min read WASHINGTON — From the inaugural platform, President Joe Biden saw American sickness on two fronts — a disease of the national spirit and the one from […]

Steve January 16, 2022

Earlier this month, Kazakhstan became the scene of bloody events that put the oil-rich Central Asian country in the global spotlight. The violence killed more than 220 people, while the destruction of public property and disruption of economic life will cost it some $3bn. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared the unrest “an unprecedented act of aggression […]