- The countries that are vaccinating children against Covid-19on September 17, 2021 at 9:25 am
Schools are in session, Covid-19 restrictions are being relaxed en masse and the Delta variant is raging worldwide, creating a maelstrom of confusion for parents on how to best protect their unvaccinated children.
- Cricket superstar Virat Kohli to step down as India’s T20 captainon September 17, 2021 at 9:24 am
Cricket superstar Virat Kohli has said he will step down as India’s T20 captain after the T20 World Cup in November.
- Northern Irish police charge two over killing of journalist Lyra McKeeon September 17, 2021 at 9:12 am
Northern Irish police said on Thursday they had charged two men with the 2019 murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry, whose death sparked outrage in the British-run province.
- Trump abandoned this giant trade deal. Now, China wants inon September 17, 2021 at 9:03 am
Beijing has formally applied to join an 11-country Asia-Pacific trade pact, which was once pushed by the United States as a way to counter China’s growing influence in the region.
- Piers Morgan is rejoining Rupert Murdoch’s media empireon September 17, 2021 at 8:54 am
After months of speculation, Piers Morgan has made his next move: teaming up with media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
- UK Speaker: We can’t let mob rule smash democracyon September 17, 2021 at 8:40 am
Following high-profile attacks on democratic institutions, including the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, UK Parliament Speaker Lindsay Hoyle feels an urgent responsibility to champion political freedoms.
- ‘I think it’s a yes:’ Tom Brady says he could play in the NFL until 50on September 17, 2021 at 8:38 am
Tom Brady has already cemented his legacy as one of the greatest to ever play the game but the legendary quarterback says he’s got many more years left in him.
- 5 things to know about Evergrande, the Chinese business empire on the brinkon September 17, 2021 at 8:22 am
The troubles of Chinese conglomerate Evergrande have dominated headlines in recent days after it warned once again that it could default on its astronomical debt because of a cash crunch.
- Gabby Petito’s family and police urge her fiancé to come forward with any information about her disappearanceon September 17, 2021 at 8:20 am
Investigators searching for Gabby Petito believe her fiancé and those around him are withholding critical information related to her disappearance and are refusing to come forward, police said Thursday night.
- A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s caseon September 17, 2021 at 8:18 am
Local and federal authorities are looking for 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who was reported missing by her family over the weekend after she had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie.
- Egypt is building a $4.5 billion high-speed rail lineon September 17, 2021 at 8:10 am
Through a project led by Siemens, passengers and cargo will soon be able to shoot through the Egyptian desert aboard the country’s first high-speed train.
- ‘Maybe, he wasn’t the problem. Maybe, I was’: How Muhammad Ali stayed true to himself on his path to becoming an iconon September 17, 2021 at 8:01 am
Muhammad Ali scoops up his baby daughter Maryum and explains a concept that she couldn’t possibly understand at such a tender young age: “Your daddy is fighting for you,” he is reported as saying in 1968. “Someday, you’re going to be able to walk with your head high and not beg for a job. And you don’t even know it.”
- Separated from his parents, an infected 4-year-old highlights the human cost of China’s zero-Covid policyon September 17, 2021 at 7:55 am
Covered from head to toe in a white hazmat suit, a small child carrying a backpack half the size of his body toddles down a hospital corridor and arrives at a CT scan room — all by himself.
- What are nuclear-powered submarines and how do they work? Australia’s firepower ambitions explainedon September 17, 2021 at 7:32 am
With Australia making a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom to begin a nuclear-powered submarine program, we can expect the Aussie subs will look a lot like the latest versions in the US and British arsenals.
- China denies German warship entry into harbor, Berlin sayson September 17, 2021 at 7:22 am
China has denied a German warship on a mission to the contested South China Sea entry into a harbor, a German Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.
- Alex Murdaugh’s legal team is ‘casting a defense that doesn’t exist,’ lawyer for his former housekeeper sayson September 17, 2021 at 7:02 am
When South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh appeared in court Thursday on fraud charges, his lawyer spoke of his life deteriorating and his opioid addiction spiraling.
- An arrest has been made in the 2012 killing of a UNC-Chapel Hill student, police sayon September 17, 2021 at 6:07 am
A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killing of Faith Danielle Hedgepeth, a 19-year-old University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student who was found dead in her off-campus apartment in 2012, officials said Thursday.
- The FDA’s meeting on Covid-19 boosters may not provide an answer to all the questions, experts sayon September 17, 2021 at 5:14 am
The US Food and Drug Administration is meeting Friday about Covid-19 vaccine boosters, but the long-awaited discussion may not yield an answer as to whether all vaccinated Americans will get a third dose, experts said.
- There is no question about the effectiveness of vaccines, expert says, as FDA weighs possible booster shoton September 17, 2021 at 5:06 am
Weeks of deliberation are coming to a head Friday when the US Food and Drug Administration meets to discuss Covid-19 boosters. But the science of the vaccine’s effectiveness will not be up for debate, one expert said.
- Philippines refuses to work with ICC ‘war on drugs’ probeon September 17, 2021 at 4:24 am
The government of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said it will not cooperate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) probe into his notorious war on drugs, or allow any investigators into the country.
- Parents defend Atlanta principal after mom claims that Black students were assigned classes by raceon September 17, 2021 at 4:20 am
A mother’s claim that her children’s school was assigning Black students to certain classes has shaken up one Atlanta school community with some parents insisting the principal would never group students based on race.
- Washington has a China fixation and France got in the wayon September 17, 2021 at 4:02 am
In Washington, sooner or later, everything comes down to China.
- A big win for Gavin Newsom, but a bigger defeat for the GOPon September 17, 2021 at 4:00 am
Lincoln Mitchell writes that White women voters’ support for the California governor in the recall election should worry the GOP because that’s usually a big part of their base, and if this demographic continues to abandon the party, suburban districts around the state and country will trend more Democratic and leave the GOP scrambling to figure out how to advance its political agenda and how to win back voters.
- Nicki Minaj’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘swollen testicles’ claim is false, says Trinidad health ministeron September 17, 2021 at 3:36 am
Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticized as “false” the claim by American rapper Nicki Minaj that a person on the Caribbean island suffered swollen testicles after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine.
- America’s deal with UK and Australia leaves France bruised and Europe in the cold on Chinaon September 17, 2021 at 3:30 am
The surprise announcement that the United States, United Kingdom and Australia have agreed a defense pact that will go some way toward countering China in the Indo-Pacific region sparked an array of emotions. In Europe, it left the French government furious and European Union officials somewhat confused as to what the bloc should do about China.
- How to eat sushi: Tips for ordering and eating like a Tokyo localon September 17, 2021 at 3:20 am
In theory, sushi is a simple thing to be enjoyed in almost any way you like. However, if you want to eat it like a Tokyo local, remember that sushi etiquette changes with the setting.
- Wrongly convicted man dies of Covid-19, nine years after he was exoneratedon September 17, 2021 at 3:13 am
After spending the last nine years taking back his life after being exonerated of murder and released from prison, Damon Thibodeaux has died of complications from Covid-19.
- Justice Clarence Thomas says judges are ‘asking for trouble’ when they wade into politicson September 17, 2021 at 3:12 am
On the verge of a new term in which the Supreme Court will wade back into the culture wars and as the political spotlight focusses on the justices and the role of the judiciary, Justice Clarence Thomas gave a sweeping lecture Thursday touching on themes of equality, race and the state of the country.
- Minnesota Supreme Court rules Minneapolis voters may decide on abolishing the police department in upcoming electionson September 17, 2021 at 3:03 am
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that voters in Minneapolis may decide on abolishing the police department in the upcoming municipal elections.
- Retired General: General Milley did his jobon September 17, 2021 at 3:01 am
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was right to reassure China during the turbulent final days of Trump’s presidency that the US was not going to suddenly, recklessly start a war with them, writes Ret. Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling. Milley was reacting to the realities on the ground, and those crying ‘outrage’ and wanting him to resign need to understand how these actions work, how they are extremely beneficial to the security of the United States, and how taking them is truly tied to the responsibility associated with the Chairman’s position.
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