Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Month: November 2021

Federal Judge Blocks Vaccine Mandate for Health Workers

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday to halt the start of President Biden’s national vaccine mandate for health care workers, which had been set to begin next week. The injunction, written...

Stocks sink on Powell’s hawkish taper remarks, Omicron alarm | Financial Markets News

Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled the United States central bank would consider speeding up its withdrawal of bond purchases as inflation risks increase. That further upset markets already battered by the looming threat of...

Michigan school shooting leaves three students dead and eight wounded | Michigan

A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three other students and wounding eight other people, authorities say. Oakland county undersheriff Mike McCabe identified the three students who were...

Josephine Baker Inducted Into France’s Tomb of Heroes

Ms. Baker, an American-born dancer and French resistance fighter, became the first Black woman to be honored at the Panthéon, the nation’s hallowed tomb of heroes.

Erdogan says Turkey’s interest rates will continue to fall | Recep Tayyip Erdogan News

Cheaper cash will boost manufacturing, create jobs and slow inflation, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a TV news interview. The lira extended losses after his remarks, falling as much as 8.1 percent...

‘Don’t bring any more of those’: people try to stop crew going to sea to save refugees – video | UK news

The RNLI has confirmed an incident took place following claims a lifeboat crew was blocked from going to sea by people opposing the rescuing of refugees in the Channel. Hastings, which has a population...

Josephine Baker Interred in French Panthéon

PARIS — Josephine Baker, born in Missouri and beloved of France, whose life spanned French music-hall stardom and American civil rights activism, became the first Black woman to be laid to rest in the...

Canada’s flood-hit western province braces for more rain | Environment News

Parts of British Columbia could see ‘the most intense storm yet’, provincial public safety minister warns. Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia (BC) is bracing for more rain just weeks after heavy downpours triggered...

Australia news updates live: bigger quarantine fines in NSW over Omicron; parliament under pressure on second-last day | Australia news

4.20pm EST16:20 If you want to know how some government MPs are treating the government’s own social media law proposal, here’s just one example. Victorian Liberal Senator David Van has apologised for interjecting while...

Netherlands says Omicron variant was already in country earlier than previously thought

The Omicron variant was confirmed in two test samples taken on November 19 and November 23, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) said on Tuesday. RIVM virologist Chantal Reusken told...