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Biden receives first dose of coronavirus vaccine

Biden receives first dose of coronavirus vaccine Asked by one journalist whether there were plans to "fumigate" the White House over virus concerns before the Biden administration moved in, Harris said: "I don't have the current status for that". "That is something that's going to increase as time moves. We're not going to give the Democrats a pass". The measure includes $600 checks for most Americans, additional unemployment benefits and hu... [Full Article...]

Cayman Islands reduces sentence for USA woman who violated coronavirus rules

Cayman Islands reduces sentence for USA woman who violated coronavirus rules On December 4, Mack was charged with leaving her home during the mandatory quarantine period and Ramgeet was charged with aiding and abetting her, said Hughes. The Cayman Islands has reduced the sentence for a US woman who violated the island's coronavirus protocols, BuzzFeed News reported , citing local media. [Full Article...]

Grace Millane murder: British backpacker’s killer convicted of more attacks on women

Grace Millane murder: British backpacker’s killer convicted of more attacks on women Jesse Shane Kempson at his trial in November for the rape of another young British tourist in his hotel room. The British tourist, who remains anonymous, was raped by Kempson eight months before he murdered Grace Millane. The sentence was not "manifestly unjust". Grace's body was later found stuffed in a suitcase in bushland outside Auckland, New Zealand. In the second, he was found gui... [Full Article...]

European Union calls on member states to reopen transport links to UK

European Union calls on member states to reopen transport links to UK Similar strains have been detected in Denmark and Australia, and there are other variants that look very similar detected in South Africa, the Netherlands and other countries, said Dr Susan Hopkins of Public Health England. The British government is desperately trying to re-open trade routes to France after a day of cross-Channel political bartering failed to end the chaos at the UK's busiest ... [Full Article...]

Twitter To Wipe POTUS Account's Followers Ahead Of Biden Inauguration Day

Twitter To Wipe POTUS Account's Followers Ahead Of Biden Inauguration Day A Twitter spokesperson confirmed in a statement on Tuesday that when the platform transfers institutional accounts like @ WhiteHouse , @ POTUS and @VP on Inauguration Day, they "will not automatically retain their existing followers". "In 2016, the Trump administration absorbed all of President Obama's Twitter followers on @POTUS and @WhiteHouse - at Team 44's urging", Rob Flaherty, the president... [Full Article...]

Gunman, who shot dead 3 police officers, found dead

A French Gendarme stands guard in front of the city hall of Saint-Just, central France on December 23, 2020, after three gendarmes were killed and a fourth wounded by a gunman they confronted in response to a domestic violence call. "To protect us, our forces act putting their lives at risk". "Called upon to intervene to help a woman who had been beaten by her husband, the gendarmes (officer... [Full Article...]

White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx to retire

White House coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx to retire Among those: Birx, who on the day after Thanksgiving, made the three-hour drive from the Washington, D.C., area to a vacation property she owns in the coastal town of Fenwick Island, Del. "I did not go to DE for the goal of celebrating Thanksgiving", Birx explained in a statement. While in DE, she did an interview with CBS in which she noted that some Americans had "made mistakes" over Thanksgiv... [Full Article...]

World's longest virus-free streak ends with new case in Taiwan

World's longest virus-free streak ends with new case in Taiwan Taiwan has reported its first community case of Covid-19 since April, a person who had been in contact with an infected New Zealand pilot. Taiwan has kept the pandemic well under control thanks to early and effective prevention methods and widespread use of masks, with all new cases for more than the last 250 days being among travellers arriving on the island. [Full Article...]


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