Month: June 2021

Greek priest charged over acid attack on 7 senior bishops – Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A defrocked Greek Orthodox priest was charged Thursday with multiple counts of causing grievous bodily harm over an acid attack that injured seven senior bishops and three other people. The 37-year-old Greek man was led to court in lay clothing, handcuffs, and under a heavily armed police escort. He was arrested …

Greek priest charged over acid attack on 7 senior bishops – Associated Press Read More »

Covid is already deadlier this year than all of 2020. So why do many in U.S. think the problem’s over? – CNBC

Fans in the audience react as The Foo Fighters reopen Madison Square Garden on June 20, 2021 in New York City. Kevin Mazur | Getty Images As the U.S. pushes ahead with its reopening, easing mask mandates and lifting public health restrictions, much of the rest of the world is seeing an alarming surge in …

Covid is already deadlier this year than all of 2020. So why do many in U.S. think the problem’s over? – CNBC Read More »

751 Unmarked Graves Were Found At A Former Boarding School For Indigenous Children – BuzzFeed News

At least 751 unmarked graves were found at a former boarding school for Indigenous children in Canada, officials said Thursday. The brutal discovery took place at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, a Catholic school that opened in 1899 and closed in 1997. “This was a crime against humanity, an assault …

751 Unmarked Graves Were Found At A Former Boarding School For Indigenous Children – BuzzFeed News Read More »

Russia says it may fire on warships after Black Sea incident with U.K. destroyer – NBC News

MOSCOW — Russia is prepared to target intruding warships if they fail to heed warnings, a senior diplomat declared Thursday after a Black Sea incident in which a British destroyer sailed near Crimea in an area that Russia claims as its territorial waters. Russia said one of its warships fired warning shots and a warplane …

Russia says it may fire on warships after Black Sea incident with U.K. destroyer – NBC News Read More »

Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in US are now among unvaccinated – Fox News

Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. now are in people who weren’t vaccinated, a staggering demonstration of how effective the shots have been and an indication that deaths per day — now down to under 300 — could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the vaccine. An Associated Press analysis of available government …

Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in US are now among unvaccinated – Fox News Read More »

The Queen meets Boris Johnson in person again with weary resignation – The Guardian

There was a knock on the door. “Come in,” said the Queen, her heart sinking. It was the moment she had been dreading. Why on earth couldn’t she have carried on her weekly meetings with the prime minister on Zoom? Not having to deal with Boris Johnson face to face had been one of the …

The Queen meets Boris Johnson in person again with weary resignation – The Guardian Read More »

Ministers ‘should urge public to eat less meat’ – BBC News

“In recent months, we’ve made clear with record investment in wind power, a new UK Emissions Trading Scheme, £5.2bn investment in flood and sea defences, clear plans to decarbonise heavy industry and North Sea oil, and businesses pledging to become net zero by 2050 or earlier. Sorgente articolo: Ministers ‘should urge public to eat less …

Ministers ‘should urge public to eat less meat’ – BBC News Read More »

US, Germany confront rising anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial – New York Post

Enlarge Image U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, right, accompanied by German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas, left, speaks during a ceremony for the launch of a U.S.-Germany Dialogue on Holocaust Issues at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Thursday, June 24, 2021. AP BERLIN — The United States and …

US, Germany confront rising anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial – New York Post Read More »

UK to publish plans to lift travel curbs for fully vaccinated – Reuters UK

UK says double vaccine shot process can open up travel Transport minister adds Malta, Spain’s Balearics to green list Anger rises over travel restrictions Germany’s Merkel: Europe should quarantine Britons LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain will next month publish plans to allow fully vaccinated people to travel unrestricted to all countries except those with …

UK to publish plans to lift travel curbs for fully vaccinated – Reuters UK Read More »

Why More People Are Getting Two Different Coronavirus Vaccines – The New York Times

The most widely used coronavirus vaccines are designed as two-shot inoculations, and nearly everyone worldwide who has had both doses has received the same vaccine both times. But that is changing, as more countries are allowing — and even, in some cases, encouraging — mix-and-match inoculation, with people receiving a first shot of one vaccine, …

Why More People Are Getting Two Different Coronavirus Vaccines – The New York Times Read More »