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.
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.
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.
“I can’t afford to live,” the 24-year-old says in a viral tweet
Herb Washington, a Black McDonald’s franchise owner, has sued the corporation for racial discrimination, citing “racist policies and practices” towards Black franchisees.
As cases of COVID-19 continue to soar across the UK, it is reporting the lowest number of flu cases that it has seen in more than 130 years.
As a deadly winter storm sweeps through Texas, close to 12 million people in the state were warned that they should boil tap water before consuming it following power blackouts at some treatment facilities.
Switzerland has banned the AstraZeneca vaccine, becoming the only country in Europe not to authorize it. The decision came after the Swiss medical regulator concluded a lack of data on the vaccine’s efficacy.
At least 51 people died when a bus plummeted into a canal in India. So far, 600 people are involved in a rescue operation.
Ireland reportedly overstated the number of deaths by COVID-19. According to the Health Information and Quality Authority, the “overestimates” could be due to people being infected with coronavirus at the time of death, but the actual cause of death being other factors.
US Coast Guard called off the search for six people off the Florida coast and the search for 10 people that went missing in a
Nigerian police beat and arrested demonstrators in Lagos at the site of the Lekki shooting. It happened last Saturday when demonstrators protested the reopening of
Myanmar’s ruling military junta announced Tuesday that it guarantees elections will be held but didn’t set a date.
The head of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, has resigned after being criticized for making sexist remarks about women.
What’s good for the planet is good for us all! According to New Scientist, the ozone layer may recover more quickly than initially thought. This is all thanks to the emission reduction in China of a banned ozone depleting gas. Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) – a tongue twister, isn’t it?
The country has been under international sanctions since 2006 to limit its nuclear program.
Even if the tax was approved, these billionaires could move to another state to avoid being taxed.
“On January 6, President Trump left everyone at this Capitol for dead” – Joaquin Castro
North Korea violates international sanctions as they developed nuclear, missile programs in 2020, U.N. reports
North Korea developed nuclear, ballistic missile programs in 2020, violating international sanctions, according to a UN report.
In Myanmar, police allegedly used water cannons, tear gas, and fired rubber bullets during a demonstration in the country’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, to contain thousands who defied a ban on protests.