Secretary of State Blinken Proposes Measures to Boost Afghanistan Peace Talks | Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has proposed a series of measures to help revive stalled peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, according to a letter from Blinken to President Ashraf Ghani published on Sunday by Afghan TOLONews. Blinken also clarified that the Biden administration continued to consider a “complete withdrawal” of […]

Australia live news: Covid detected in Adelaide wastewater during festival season as states ramp up vaccine rollout | Australia News

Hello, Matilda Boseley here, and happy international women’s day! It’s a new week! Hopefully it won’t be as hectic as the last one. If there’s something you think you missed or think you should be blogging about but it’s not, message me on Twitter @MatildaBoseley or email me at [email protected] One of the main things […]

Harden: All-Star Game ‘forced and thrown at us’

Many NBA players have made it known that they are not happy with the NBA’s decision to host the All-Star Game amid the ongoing pandemic. Brooklyn Nets star James Harden is one such player. The three-time scoring champion said on Sunday that the league “kind of forced” the game on the players, according to Sports […]

Morning Mail: Women Call for Change, Promise of Work in the Wage Gap, Ban on the Swiss Burqa |

Hello. It’s March 8, and this is Imogen Dewey with the latest in a besieged federal parliament, as Australia asks what is the next step in the fight for equality. International Women’s Day landed after a traumatic week for many. We asked 12 women what still needs to change. Unsurprisingly, many pointed to the recent […]

Jose Ramirez and Franmil Reyes isolated after violating protocols

Cleveland made headlines during the 2020 season after Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac violated Major League Baseball’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols. The team made headlines on Sunday for the same reason. According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, third baseman Jose Ramirez and designated hitter Franmil Reyes have violated COVID-19 protocols and are isolating themselves […]

Biden Officials Visit US-Mexico Border to Monitor Increased Crossings | American News

New US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Saturday led a visit by Biden administration officials to the border with Mexico, amid a growing number of border crossings and criticism from Republicans that a crisis prepares. Joe Biden sought to reverse the rigid immigration policies put in place by his presidential predecessor, Donald Trump, whose […]

Trump not considering replacing pence on potential 2024 banknote, says Jason Miller

Former Donald Trump adviser Jason Miller spoke this week to say the former president is not considering replacing Mike Pence in a possible 2024 offer for the White House. Miller discusses Trump Dumping Pence reports By appearing on Mediasite The interview Podcast, Miller spoke of a Bloomberg News report which claimed Trump was considering throwing […]

Embiid and Simmons to miss all-star game due to COVID exposure

Team Durant and Team LeBron will be a little shorthanded for Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta. According to Athletic’s Shams Charania, Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will miss the all-star game after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Both players had been in quarantine since arriving in […]

Joe Manchin’s stimulus booth exposes dangerous cracks in Democratic ranks | US senate

Seeking to explain his role in the dramatic extension of Senate marathon proceedings ahead of the passage of Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 billion coronavirus relief bill, Joe Manchin may only have succeeded reveal a dangerous rift in the Democratic ranks. In winning controversial Benefits for Struggling Americans changes, the West Virginia senator said he tried […]