Facebook oversight board set to rule on Trump ban05/05/2021 06:49The panel has received more than 9,000 comments in the case.Former U.S. President Donald Trump has launched an online platform aimed at directly communicating with his supporters, months after his various social media accounts were banned over allegations that he used the tools to disseminate election falsehood...
Biden stresses diplomacy, says not seeking conflict with China, Russia05/04/2021 07:52Biden also urged giving Medicare - a USA government health insurance program that mostly covers people over 65- the power to negotiate lowering prices for prescription drugs.Mr. Biden embraced those arguments when he called for a $1.9 trillion, deficit-financed Covid-19 relief package, saying it was worth borrowing to propel the USA recovery and avoid long-term damage to the economy...
New community COVID-19 cases confirmed05/03/2021 10:20"'There are four new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities, since our last update on Friday", says a Ministry of Health spokesperson.New Zealand quarantine hotels have shared recreational, smoking and exercise areas while those in Australia are confined to their rooms for the duration of their 14-day stay...
Dozens dead in stampede at Lag B'Omer religious gathering05/01/2021 03:00During Israel's Lag B'Omer festival, a large stampede fatally wounded 44 people and injured approximately 150. Numerous injured were evacuated to hospitals across the country.Tens of thousands of conservative Jews, known as ultra-Orthodox Jews, attended the event.The death toll is similar to number of people killed in a 2010 forest fire, which is regarded as Israel's deadliest civilian tragedy, according to The Associated Press...
Why Boris Johnson's apartment renovations could land him in the political doghouse04/29/2021 03:00Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied a newspaper report that he had said he would rather bodies piled "high in their thousands" than order a third United Kingdom coronavirus lockdown.The sources claimed he told his aides at the time that there was no evidence lockdowns worked and that he would rather "let it [the coronavirus pandemic] rip" than impose a second lockdown in the country...