Trump’s Coronavirus Coordinator Deborah Birx Takes Job in Air Purifier Industry | Coronavirus

Dr Deborah Birx, former coordinator of Trump’s White House coronavirus task force, takes a job in the private sector, joining a Texas manufacturer who says its purifiers clean Covid-19 from the air in minutes and surfaces within hours. Birx will join Dallas-based ActivePure as chief scientific and medical advisor, she and the company announced Friday. […]

The rarest wolf subspecies in North America sees its population almost double in five years | American News

Once on the verge of extinction, the rarest gray wolf subspecies in North America has seen its population nearly double in the past five years, with further gains reported in 2020. The results of the latest annual survey show that there are at least 186 Mexican gray wolves in the wild in New Mexico and […]

New York Senators Urge Cuomo to Resign After Governor Refuses to Resign | Andrew Cuomo

The two US Senators from New York, Chuck Schumer, who is also the Senate Majority Leader, and Kirsten Gillibrand, joined national and state officials on Friday afternoon to call for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation. Cuomo had once again refused to resign after a group of New York’s most powerful and prominent Democrats in the House […]

Annastacia Palaszczuk Says Brisbane Hospital Doctor Treated Patients With British Coronavirus Strain | Queensland

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said contact tracing was underway after a Brisbane doctor tested positive for coronavirus, triggering an instant lockdown of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. The prime minister said the doctor assessed two patients positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, both of whom had the British strain of Covid. The doctor, who developed symptoms […]

Australia Pledges $ 100 Million Into Covid Vaccine Deal At Quad Meeting | Australian Politics

A historic first meeting of Quad leaders – an informal group from Australia, the United States, India and Japan – ended with a pledge to boost manufacture of the Covid-19 vaccine to help countries with low income and keep international climate goals within reach. During the meeting, leaders agreed to pool financing, manufacturing and distribution […]

Former acting president of Bolivia faces arrest warrant for terrorism and sedition | World news

Bolivia’s former interim president faces arrest warrant for terrorism and sedition as prosecutors take action against officials who supported the ouster of former leader Evo Morales, whom his party – now back in power – considers a coup. “The political persecution has started,” said Jeanine Áñez, who headed a conservative administration that took power after […]

Sarah Everard: Met police charged with kidnapping and murder | UK News

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with the kidnapping and murder of Sarah Everard. The 33-year-old marketing executive went missing on the evening of March 3 as she returned home to south London. PC Wayne Couzens, who was first arrested on Tuesday, was indicted on Friday for Everard’s disappearance and death. The decision […]

Revue jaune – a captivating epic about fascism in Belgium | Theater

reDirector Luk Perceval’s Sorrows of Belgium trilogy traces three dark chapters in the country’s history, starting with colonial oppressions in Congo in Black (produced by NTGent in 2019) and ending with the 2016 Brussels terrorist attacks in red (not yet staged). The second part, Jaune, dramatizes the rise of the fascist Rex party, which led […]

Minneapolis to Pay George Floyd’s Family $ 27 Million in Police Death Trial | George floyd

The city of Minneapolis agreed to pay $ 27 million to settle a civil lawsuit with the family of George Floyd, just weeks before the trial of the former police officer accused of his murder began. City council unanimously approved the settlement on Friday. The council came out of closed session Friday to announce the […]

“I thought there would be more nonsense”: schools return to England | Schools

SEnglish schools reopened on March 8 with regular new tests and the wearing of masks in classrooms. Both have been recommended by the government for secondary schools, but are not compulsory, raising concerns among some teachers and students. Two teachers and a student talked about their first week back to school. “It would be better […]