Medicine

President Biden Turns His Back on Refugees By Low Refugee Admissions

Led by Representative Ilhan Omar , who was a refugee herself when she arrived in the United States as a child, the letter highlighted the lawmakers' concerns o...


One Dead, Multiple People Wounded in Bryan, Texas Shooting; Suspect in Custody

During the manhunt for the suspect, he shot and wounded a state trooper, who was hospitalized in serious but stable condition, the Texas Department of Public ...


Merkel joins diplomacy rush to avert Ukraine military misstep

Referring in his reply to Srebrenica, where about 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb forces during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war, he said: 'It a...


Ford expected to impose second Stay-at-Home order

The province says the order will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. "By further strengthening public health and workplace safety measures, we can work ...


Ford suggests more COVID-related restrictions on the way

As of 8 a.m. tomorrow, all people 71 years and older, Indigenous peoples 18 and older, and those who have received their "clinically extremely vulnerable" lette...


Aoun Voices Support for Jordan after Security Sweep

In a video passed to the BBC by Hamza's lawyer on Saturday, the Prince accused Jordan's leaders of corruption, apparently hoping to tap into the public's frus...


Essential workers anxious about Ontario 'shutdown'

The Canadian province of Ontario will go into a four-week lockdown effective Saturday amid a steady rise in variant cases of the coronavirus disease, Premier ...


Taiwan train crash leaves 36 dead, several injured

Taiwan's last major rail crash was in October 2018 when an express train derailed while rounding a tight corner on the northeast coast, killing at least 18 pe...


U.S. Capitol on lockdown after report of gunfire nearby

Two officers were struck by the vehicle and have been taken to hospital. Members of Congress were not in Washington on Friday, with both the Senate and House ...


'No evidence' to limit use of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

She said instances of blood clots are "very rare" but British Columbia, along with other provinces, put a pause on the use of AstraZeneca on people under 55 for...


No lawsuits or claims for Suez blockage yet, shipowner says

The probe will examine the vessel's seaworthiness and the crew's actions. The canal was reopened for traffic Monday directly after the Ever Given was anchor...


COVID:19 - Would you like to know the origins of the pandemic?

Possible intermediate host species include mink, pangolins, rabbits, raccoon dogs and ferret badgers, the report said. "From what I've seen, there was nothing s...


Mexico's Covid-19 death toll may be 60% higher than officially reported

It was most recently updated on March 15, though a Health Ministry spokesperson declined to comment on when the report was first released to the public. As of t...


Australian PM Scott Morrison boosts number of women in Cabinet with reshuffle

Porter is the subject of a historical rape allegation which he denies and is now on mental health leave. In a maybe-blamey turn of events, Morrison said tha...


Wallace Falsely Claims Georgia Law Bans Drinking Water While Voting

But the strongest words have been reserved for the president who called them an "atrocity" of a law and said the U.S. Justice Department was "taking a look". Th...


'We apologise': Bold plan to move ship stuck in Suez Canal

The MV Ever Given , which is longer than four football fields, has been wedged diagonally across the entire canal since Tuesday, shutting the waterway in both ...


European Union pledges to keep AstraZeneca doses in the bloc for now

The EU is the world's biggest vaccine exporter in the world, having shipped about 77 million doses overseas since early December, Von der Leyen asserted. Europe...


AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after USA rift

Asked by the Financial Times how anxious he was about the risk of this rare possible side effect involving blood clots, low levels of platelets and bleeding eve...


European Union slaps sanctions on 4 Chinese officials over Uyghur abuses

Activists and United Nations rights experts say at least 1 million Muslims are being detained in camps in the remote western region of Xinjiang. Initially, Ch...


EU slaps sanctions on 4 Chinese officials over Uyghur abuses

In response, the Chinese government sanctioned 10 individuals and four entities in Europe that it argues "severely harm China's sovereignty and interests an...


US, China spar over world order during their first meeting under Biden

He noted that relations between the two countries were hard and that it has "damaged the interests of our two peoples". By this measure, both sides ought to be ...


Trump to Return to Social Media With His Own Platform Soon

But I think the president does know what direction that he wants to head here. In Trump's final month as president, Twitter permanently banned him for tweets...


European Union to impose sanctions against China over Uighur

The United States and China on Thursday held their first high-level in-person meeting since the change of administration in Washington, with tense exchanges r...


IRS planning to delay tax filing deadline until May

House Democrats are pushing the IRS to extend the tax-filing season. Nearly a year later, we are still grappling with the massive economic, logistical and healt...


Over 2,000 Flights Canceled Due to Major Winter Storm in Colorado

Despite preparations, travelers scrambled to make new plans when more than 2,000 flights were canceled for the airport between Saturday and Sunday. The main...


India reports over 25k nCoV cases in 24 hrs

Over 2.91 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country till now with 9,74,090 jabs given on Saturday till the evening, the Union Health Mi...


Blinken calls on China to uphold obligations and commitments on Hong Kong

The measure adds to a crackdown against a protest movement in Hong Kong calling for greater democracy. "This can only further undermine confidence and trust in ...


China moves to tighten control over Hong Kong's electoral system

Since then, most high-profile democratic politicians and activists have been sent to jail or are in self-exile. Speaking with ABC News, Hong Kong government a...


Buckingham Palace responds to Prince Harry and Meghan Markles chat with Oprah

In a statement, the Palace said "recollections may vary" but the claims made in their interview with Oprah Winfrey were "taken very seriously". "When it lea...


More Assistance Available to Veterans in New Federal American Rescue Plan

The filibuster stands as a pressure point between the White House and liberal members of Congress who want Biden to encourage Vice President Kamala Harris...


Iran frees British-Iranian aid worker after five-year sentence

Richard Ratcliffe told Sky News: "We're obviously sitting very anxiously here, and she's sitting anxiously waiting in Iran ". " Nazanin must be given her fr...


Pope Francis leaves Rome at start of risky trip to Iraq

In his first speech in Iraq, Pope Francis called for an end to violence and extremism so that ordinary Iraqis can live, work, and pray in peace. Among the...


Beijing Prepares Hong Kong Election Laws, Further Erasing Freedoms

The United States has sanctioned senior leaders of China's parliament for passing the National Security Law for Hong Kong that gives law enforcement officers ...


Biden 'comfortable' cutting off stimulus funds for Americans making more than $80,000

To ease the bill's way with moderate Senate Democrats, the proposed new version allows single filers with annual income under $75,000 to receive the full am...


U.S., Danish Troops Targeted in Iraq Airbase Rocket Attack

Saberin Telegram channel reported that an American officer and two soldiers were killed when rockets hit the USA military base in Ain al-Asad. It was not imme...