Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 Complications, He Was 84
2021-10-18 16:31:30 UTC
WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell rose to the ra...
Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021
2021-10-23 23:51:28 UTC
For the fifth time, Noma in Copenhagen has been named the best restaurant in the world for 2021
Danish restaurants performed well this year in the World's 50 Best Restaurants, as Geranium (also in Copenhagen) finished in second.
René Redzepi's Noma previously topped the ranking in 2014, 2012, 2011 and 2010. This year's win ties i...
California Woman Finds More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Under Her Home
2021-10-17 05:32:37 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate.
Wolf, director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, said he ...
Court: Texas Can Continue Banning Abortions
2021-10-15 03:54:30 UTC
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years.
The decision could push the law closer to returning to the U.S. Supreme Court, which...
Man Armed With Bow, Arrows Kills 5 Shoppers in Norway
2021-10-14 06:46:00 UTC
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man armed with a bow fired arrows at shoppers in a small Norwegian town Wednesday, killing five people before he was arrested, authorities said.
The police chief in the community of Kongsberg, near the capital of Oslo, said there was “a confrontation” between officers and the assailant, but he did not el...
Captain Kirk, at 90, Will Finally Travel to Space
2021-10-12 07:08:56 UTC
<p>“Risk is our business,” James T. Kirk once said. “That’s what this starship is all about. That’s why we’re aboard her.”</p><p>More than a half-century later, the performer who breathed life into the fabled Enterprise captain is, at age 90, making that kind of risk his own business and headin...
Federal Judge Suspends Texas Abortion Law
2021-10-07 04:13:50 UTC
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., calling it an “offensive deprivation” of a constitutional right by banning most abortions in the nation’s second-most populous state since September.</p><p>The order by U.S. District Judge Ro...
Biden's Dilemma: $3.5T Plan Can’t Pass Democrat-Led Senate
2021-09-29 08:06:32 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure mounting but with signs of progress, President Joe Biden will hunker down at the White House to try to strike a deal and win over two holdout Democratic senators whose support is needed for his potentially historic $3.5 trillion government overhaul.
With Republicans solidly opposed and no Democratic votes ...
Social Democrats, Greens Win German Federal Election
2021-09-27 16:37:08 UTC
BERLIN — The German Social Democrats SPD are ahead of the Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU bloc by almost 2%, according preliminary election results.
In such a tight race, the possibilities for a coalition are still unclear. The election will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power, exit polls showed....
The End of the Angela Merkel Era - German Election 2021
2021-09-26 17:11:16 UTC
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is one of the world's most powerful leader. She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States. But, after deciding to give up office, she will soon leave her leading position in Germany and in the world.
Canada: Trudeau’s Liberal Party Wins Snap Election
2021-09-21 09:18:12 UTC
<p>TORONTO (AP) — Canadians gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party a victory in Monday’s parliamentary elections, but his gamble to win a majority of seats failed and nearly mirrored the result of two years ago.</p><p>The Liberals won the most seats of any party. The 49-year-old Trudeau channeled the star ...
Five Players Scored as Denmark Beat Israel 5-0
2021-09-16 22:33:25 UTC
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Denmark, England, Portugal - UP!</a></h2><p><br></p><hr><p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Five players scored as Denmark beat Israel 5-0 on Tuesday to put the Danes on the ve...
California Voters Want Gov. Newsom to Stay in Office
2021-09-15 03:49:54 UTC
<p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party’s values in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and lingering threat...
Barbaric Slaughter: 1,500 Dolphins Tortured to Death by Faroe Islands People
2021-09-14 23:31:39 UTC
Tradition or torture? Over the weekend, 1428 dolphins were slaughtered in the Faroe Islands.
The deaths came as part of the latest ‘grindadráp’ hunt — a Faroese tradition of dolphin drive hunting in which dolphins are herded towards land by motorboats, before then being killed by whalers on the shore.
Marine conservationists Sea ...
The Incredible Discovery of 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark
2021-09-14 03:43:27 UTC
The Greenland shark, an iconic species of the Arctic Seas, grows slowly and reaches 5m in length, suggesting a life span well beyond those of other vertebrates. Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of 28 of the animals, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old.<hr><p style="margin-left: 20px;">- <a hre...
Denmark Lifts All Covid Restrictions After 80% of Population Gets Vaccinated
2021-09-11 05:50:22 UTC
COPENHAGEN — Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic restrictions.
The return to normality has been gradual, but as of Friday, the digital pass — a proof of having been vaccinated — is no longer required when entering nightclubs, the ...
AG Merrick Garland Attempts to ‘Protect’ Abortion Seekers in Texas
2021-09-06 23:18:48 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Monday that it will not tolerate violence against anyone who is trying to obtain an abortion in Texas as federal officials explore options to challenge a new state law that bans most abortions.
Attorney General Merrick Garland said the Justice Department would “protect those seeking to o...
People Rally Against Racism, Right-Wing Extremists in Berlin
2021-09-05 07:39:49 UTC
BERLIN — A Rally by the name of “UNTEILBAR” staged a protest in Berlin on Saturday afternoon. “UNTEILBAR” roughly translates to the English “INSEPARABLE.”
Many issues are being protested against, people were mainly trying to demonstrate the solidarity and alliances between different German Organizations. Racism, progressive Climate ...
Reuters: Google Shuts Down Afghan Government Accounts
2021-09-04 05:30:49 UTC
WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international partners.
In the weeks since the Taliban's swift takeover of Afghanis...
German Federal Election 2021: In The Shadow of Angela Merkel
2021-09-27 05:12:45 UTC
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Law Professor Says "Roe v. Wade Was Not Overruled"
2021-09-02 20:40:35 UTC
Rick Hasen, law professor at UC-Irvine, is highly skeptical of the conservative majority’s motivation behind denying the injunction request, calling it a "sleight of hand."
"No, Roe v. Wade was not overruled tonight," Hasen said. "But the ease with which Texas purported to bulldoze the Court's abortion jurisprudence tells you all you ...
Black US Farmers Are Still Seeking Justice
2021-09-01 16:37:58 UTC
BOYDTON, Va. (AP) — There was a time when Black farms prospered.
Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910 Black farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers. The fruit of their labors fed much of America.
Now, they have fewer than 4.7 million acres. Black farms in the U.S. plu...
EU Tightens Travel Restrictions on US, Dropped From Safe List
2021-08-30 17:12:26 UTC
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there.
The decision by the European Council to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel reverses advice that it gave in June, when the bloc r...
What to wear and How To Dress According To Your Body Type - Style Guides
2021-09-29 23:27:46 UTC
Chances are you may have a couple of pieces of clothing, or possibly more, in your closet that you never wear. They may still even have the tags attached. You were excited when you saw them online or purchased them in the store but once you got them home, you weren't so in love with them anymore.
4 Indian men charged with rape, murder of nine-year-old girl
2021-08-29 21:35:49 UTC
New Delhi — A priest and three other men were charged with the gang rape and murder of a so-called “lower-caste” nine-year-old girl, Indian police said, in a case that sparked days of protests in the capital, New Delhi.
The girl was allegedly assaulted by the priest, 53, and three workers on August 1 after she went into a crematoriu...