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The latest UK-EU trade dispute explained

The EU said the United Kingdom action amounts to a breach of worldwide law, and Irish broadcaster RTE reported the bloc is considering legal action. Sir Jeffr...


U.S. begins Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout

President Biden delivered some exciting news Tuesday, promising the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine supply by the end of May for every American ...


Gregg Popovich on Texas lifting mask mandate: 'This is really ridiculous'

Abbott issued an executive order that rescinds numerous state's previous orders, allowing all businesses in the state to fully reopen and revoking the statewide...


At least 13 dead in California crash involving truck

The tractor-trailer struck the SUV on the driver's side, which caused several passengers to be thrown from the vehicle, he said . "We owe it to the families of...


Auckland begins second lockdown in month after Covid variant cluster

Under Alert Level 2 people are still able to attend work and school, however, more stringent rules will be put in place including the use of face masks must b...


Canada announces partnership with India-based company to secure more AstraZeneca vaccines

Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today. Canada will receive four million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 ...


Covid 19 coronavirus: Ghana first nation to receive vaccines from Covax

They will begin with health workers and other frontline staff, adults over 60 and people with underlying health conditions, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkr...


United Kingdom court rules Shamima Begum can not return to fight for British citizenship

Ms Begum , 21, wants to come back to challenge the home secretary's decision to remove her British nationality. Begum is being held in a camp in poor condit...


European Union leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

One of Europe's poorest countries, Ukraine has lagged behind its neighbours in securing vaccines for its 41 million people, asking European Union member state...


Trump to give first post-White House speech at conservative summit

According to an anonymous long-time adviser, Trump's upcoming speech will be "a show of force", and the message he ostensibly intends to deliver is: "I may not...


Biden choice for budget chief faces new hurdles in Congress

One of those was a post that referred to Collins as "the worst". Bernie Sanders (I-VT) "everything but an ignorant slut", invoking a decades-old "Saturday Nig...


Biden orders air strike against Iranian-backed militia target in Syria

U.S. President Joe Biden directed airstrikes overnight against infrastructure facilities in eastern Syria belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-ba...


Trudeau tells Biden US leadership has been 'sorely missed'

The two countries are also expected to discuss human rights abuses in China and how the US can help Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, who the USA off...


Australia's standoff with Facebook has lessons for Canada, publisher says

Australian news is back on Facebook. The government has also agreed that Facebook and other platforms, which would be subject to the code, would be given a mont...


Australia's coronavirus vaccination rollout has begun as Scott Morrison receives Pfizer jab

With 10,715,204 vaccine doses given as at 8am yesterday, India is now ranked third for total doses administered, with the U.S. in first position and the United ...


Moscow Court Convicts Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny In Defamation Case

Mr Navalny said he had no regrets about returning to Russian Federation, that his belief in God helped sustain him, and that "strength was in truth". "To ...


Abbott addresses Texans again on power outages and water services

Her husband, who is on a defibrillator and heart monitor, has only enough heart medication to get him through Sunday because she hasn't been able to go to the p...


Joe Biden: I Welcome Stiff Global Competition from China

Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Washington-based Heritage Foundation think tank, said: "Boris Johnson is emerging as ...


No. 1 Barty upset in Australian quarterfinals by Muchova

She was upset Wednesday by Karolina Muchova , 1-6, 6-3, 6-2. Before last year's US Open, where she lost an epic semi-final to eventual champion Naomi Osaka , Br...


US President Joe Biden 'pauses' TikTok and WeChat bans

Asylum seekers will be brought to a US port of entry, released and monitored after their information is taken and they pass a COVID-19 test in Mexico. "Getting ...


USA imposes sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, entities

Myanmar's military (Tatmadaw) seized power from the elected National League for Democracy government hours before a new parliament was set to begin on February...


Biden Press Aide Suspended Over Threat

The magazine reported Ducklo referenced Palmeri's own personal life, accusing her at one point of being "jealous" about his relationship with McCammond. Psaki...


The Northwest could see a year's worth of snow this weekend

There could be a little snow thrown in there as well, for some. A good chunk of Sunday will be dry with highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s. Freezing rain is l...


NationNews Barbados: Girl discovers dinosaur footprint in Wales

It was around 66 million years back that a giant asteroid hit the earth, and resulted in the extinction of dinosaurs. Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...


SpaceX Starship rocket explodes attempting to land

This kind of vertical landing is sort of SpaceX' signature manoeuvre, as they were the first to really make this sort of landing work for their very successful ...


SpaceX announces Inspiration4, first commercial astronaut mission to orbit Earth

The goal of the mission is to raise $US200,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . One will go to an ambassador for St. Jude, with another slated for a...


Musk's SpaceX plans all-civilian space flight with tech CEO

Besides fulfilling his dream of flying in space, Jared Isaacman announced Monday that he aims to use the private trip to raise $200 million for St. He set a ...


Comet Neowise puts on a spectacular show

Observers in the Northern Hemisphere will be able to catch a glimpse of Comet NEOWISE as it zips through the inner solar system before it speeds away into the...


China blasts off on mission to collect moon rocks

China launched its latest and to date, one of its most ambitious space missions called Chang'e 5 that will attempt to retrieve lunar rock samples , which, ...


United Nations global poll: Two-thirds of people want action against climate change

Nearly two-thirds of respondents said that they considered climate change a global emergency. The People's Climate Vote survey offers rare insight int...


The jaw-dropping cost of a trip to the space station

Writing in Air & Space a year ago about the process of jettisoning objects, veteran NASA engineer Mike Engle explained how launching decommissioned parts from...


Photographer Captures ISS Passing Between Jupiter and Saturn

It was a highly unusual convergence: the last time Jupiter and Saturn came this close was in 1623, said Andrew Fraknoi, a professor of astronomy at Universi...


Climate change to be centre of national security, foreign policy: Biden

Under former President Donald Trump's administration, the U.S. officially left the Paris deal just a day after the general elections on November 4, 2020. The Wh...


Climate envoy: U.S. will make up for 4-year absence

Wind turbines are seen on a dike near Urk, Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), in his speech at the 2021 Climate A...


SpaceX unfazed as Starship launch ends in explosion

At 4:45 p.m. CDT Dec. 9, 2020, the SpaceX Starship prototype SN8 finally launched in an unprecedented and long-awaited flight test of the vehicle. Pepsi is also...