LeBron James hits back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticism of political activism


[ad_1] Ibrahimovic in an interview on Thursday said sportspeople like four-time NBA champion James, who has been one of the NBA’s leading voices against racial injustice and police brutality, should avoid making the mistake of getting involved in political matters and instead focus on only sports. “I will never shut up about things that are […]

Canada to receive 6.5 million Covid-19 vaccines by end of March


[ad_1] In a press briefing Friday, Trudeau repeated his expectation that every Canadian who wants a vaccine will receive one by September. Trudeau told reporters Canada had secured an additional two million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through Verity Pharmaceuticals and the Serum Institute of India. The first shipment of 500,000 vaccines is expected to […]

Covid-19 vaccines allegedly stolen, expired and inappropriately administered in Tennessee county, state investigation finds


[ad_1] A total of 2,500 doses were either expired or wasted in Shelby County over a 20-day period from February 3 to February 23, according to a timeline of findings released by the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) as part of an investigation. Additionally, two children were “inappropriately vaccinated” for Covid-19 at a Shelby County […]

Stimulus bill: When will Congress pass Covid relief?


[ad_1] What’s riding on this negotiation is the $1,400 stimulus checks proposed by Biden even before he took office, as well as that extra federal unemployment money. Democrats have said they will get a bill signed by mid-March. But getting the proposal — proposals, really, since there will be different versions between the House, Senate […]

White House lifts Trump order that temporarily banned certain immigrant visas during pandemic


[ad_1] The move opens up legal avenues to migrate to the US that former President Donald Trump had closed off, arguing at the time that it was in the best interest of the economy in the early months of the pandemic. Biden charged in a proclamation Wednesday that Trump’s order “does not advance the interests […]

Lawyers make progress in reunifying children split from families at the border, latest court filing says


[ad_1] Wednesday’s filing is the first under the Biden administration, which is now responsible for the reunification of families separated at the US-Mexico border as a result of former President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration policy. The new administration has taken a markedly different tone in talking about the Trump-era policy, which called for […]

Moderna designs updated Covid-19 vaccine to combat South Africa coronavirus variant


[ad_1] Moderna has designed an updated version of its Covid-19 vaccine to help it combat the South Africa coronavirus variant, the company announced Wednesday. Initial doses have been shipped to the US National Institutes of Health for a clinical study. The new vaccine, called mRNA-1273.351, will be evaluated as a booster shot for people who have already been vaccinated against […]

Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news


[ad_1] Moderna has designed an updated version of its Covid-19 vaccine to help it combat the South Africa coronavirus variant, the company announced Wednesday. Initial doses have been shipped to the US National Institutes of Health for a clinical study. The new vaccine, called mRNA-1273.351, will be evaluated as a booster shot for people who have already been vaccinated against […]

LA Times reporter explains how he led the way on the Tiger Woods story


[ad_1] Richard Winton, the prominent law enforcement reporter for the Los Angeles Times, was sitting in his home office late on Tuesday morning when he saw a tweet fly across his screen. The tweet was from KFI-AM’s Steven Gregory who was reporting that Tiger Woods had been injured in a serious crash. “I immediately started […]

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton traveled to Utah during devastating winter storms


[ad_1] Paxton’s campaign spokesperson, Ian Prior, would not tell CNN when the couple had departed or returned but said the attorney general “did not leave Texas until after power had returned to most of the state, including his own home.” “Attorney General Paxton attended a previously planned meeting with the attorney general of Utah to […]

Ted Cruz: Senator’s Cancun trip criticized by Texas GOP congressman: ‘When a crisis hits my state…I’m not going to go on some vacation’


[ad_1] “Look, when a crisis hits my state, I’m there. I’m not going to go on some vacation,” McCaul, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs committee, told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” Sunday. “I know Mr. Cruz called it a mistake and he’s owned up to that, but I think […]

Joe Biden approves major disaster declaration for Texas


[ad_1] “Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms beginning on February 11, 2021, and continuing,” the White House said in a statement Saturday. The President’s approval […]

Biden administration admits first group of migrants forced to stay in Mexico under Trump-era policy


[ad_1] Under former President Donald Trump, the US forced migrants from Central America and other parts of the world who were seeking asylum at the southern border to stay in Mexico until their immigration court hearings in the US. More than 70,000 people were subject to the program. Many waited months, if not years, in […]

What Matters: The power’s back on in Texas but the crisis continues


[ad_1] But just like mayors get in trouble when streets aren’t plowed or trash isn’t picked up, governors get blame when the state power system fails, even though the power systems operate largely on their own. Or in the case of most of Texas, entirely on its own. The government also gets the blame when […]

North Korea Pfizer hack allegations: South Korean lawmaker and spy agency dispute Covid-19 claims


[ad_1] South Korean lawmaker Ha Tae-keung told reporters Tuesday that he and other members of the National Assembly Intelligence committee were briefed by the country’s spy agency about the alleged attack. Ha’s office confirmed the remarks to CNN on Wednesday. Later that morning, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) put out a statement rebutting Ha’s claims. […]

Australia parliament rape allegations: Scott Morrison apologizes, promises probe


[ad_1] Morrison promised an investigation in the alleged rape and the culture inside the country’s political capital, a day after the former staff went to the media with her story. Brittany Higgins alleges she was raped by a former colleague in the defense minister’s office after an evening work event in March 2019. In an […]

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