A major winter storm swept through Texas, with officials from the state urging nearly 12 million people to boil tap water before consuming it following power blackouts at treatment facilities. Almost 50 people have died as a result of the powerful storm and freezing temperatures, and millions have been left without power.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook revealed in a meeting with executives last week that the company has acquired about 100 companies in the previous six years, which is equivalent to one every three to four weeks.
The Dutch government was asked to reverse its COVID-19 curfew after The Hague court ruled that the curfew infringes on people’s rights and has no legal grounds.
Sarasota, Florida, lifted its mandatory masking policy against advice from health experts. Commissioners stated that face coverings were too “burdensome” for citizens and businesses, and the city could not penalize everyone who breached the rule.
This week, early risers in Alberta and Saskatchewan most likely caught a bright shiny ball of light across the sky heading down to earth. University of Alberta professor, Dr. Chris Herd, said it was likely a meteor.
The deadly snowstorm that swept through Texas earlier this month left some residents with thousands of dollars worth of bills for gas and hydro. The mayor of Houston says the state should pay these bills.
One third of the world’s fresh water fish population is in catastrophic decline, and in danger of extinction. The situation is threatening the health, food security and livelihood of millions of people around the world. Eighty freshwater species have been declared extinct with sixteen species going extinct in 2020.
Large crowds gathered in Myanmar’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to attend the funeral of a woman who was killed during a protest against a military coup.
Golf star Tiger Woods will not face any charges following his car crash earlier this week after investigators determined it was an accident.
US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order to form a “China-free” technology supply chain with other nations, including Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. Will this move reverse China’s fortunes and change the global power dynamics?
After a long battle with the new media laws in Australia, Facebook has finally agreed to pay for journalism and will lift its ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform.
After comparing MPP Andrea Horwath’s voice to the sound of nails on a chalkboard during a debate, Premier Doug Ford rejects calls to apologize. Is it appropriate for Ontario’s Premier to respond that way? At INN24, we wonder if he will suffer consequences for his actions.
117-year-old French nun Sister André has survived COVID-19 in three weeks. The oldest person in Europe didn’t realize she was infected. While it’s not clear which COVID-19 test she took, many experts have expressed doubt about the efficacy of tests like the PCR.
A Ukraine man who was “not satisfied” with the city’s snow plowing efforts took matters upon himself. He called the police, confessing that he murdered his mother’s partner and insisted that authorities bring a snowplow with them to make the arrest.
US court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$2.1 billion for baby powder, which causes ovarian cancer. The pharmaceutical giant will continue to sell its product outside Canada and the US.
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
Nottingham Forest FC’s star striker Lyle Taylor says he will no longer take the knee before matches, stating that the Black Lives Matter group is a “Marxist” movement.
Pfizer and BioNTech will jab approximately 4000 pregnant women with their experimental COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to understand the vaccine’s effects. Globally, millions have already received shots of the vaccines authorized for emergency use.