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Pink Moon: First supermoon of 2021 rises over the sky

Pink Moon: First supermoon of 2021 rises over the sky This is due to a well-known optical illusion referred to as the moon illusion , in which the lunar rock appears to increase in size at its closest point to the Earth's horizon. The next supermoon will be visible in May. The second supermoon is on Wednesday, May 26, which is also the date of a total lunar eclipse, so the moon will turn into a super blood moon. [Full Article...]

13-year-old girl from Brampton, Ont. dies after contracting COVID-19

13-year-old girl from Brampton, Ont. dies after contracting COVID-19 Her father was also under strict self-isolation orders because of her mother's infection, and he knew if the 13-year-old went to the hospital she wouldn't be able to see either of her parents. "At this time, we are focusing on supporting staff and students and respecting the privacy of the grieving family", the board said in a statement. Gurratan Singh, provincial NDP representative from Brampto... [Full Article...]

Dr. Bonnie Henry confirms B.C. infant's death related to COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry confirms B.C. infant's death related to COVID-19 Communities - especially smaller communities with limited health-care services - are asking for your support and assistance to slow the spread of COVID-19 by staying away, even if it is to go to a second home. The baby was being treated in hospital in January and the BC Coroners Service has since determined COVID-19 was a factor in the death, provincial health officer Dr. [Full Article...]

Utah does not win a seat in Congress despite astronomical population growth

Utah does not win a seat in Congress despite astronomical population growth House of Representatives based on updated population data results, while seven states were set to lose one seat apiece. California still has the largest population of any state, at 39,538,223. That number was enough to keep its seven seats for another 10 years. Texas gained more population than any other state with a gain of almost 4 million people. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for vaccine rumours, Modi says in ‘Mann ki Baat’

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for vaccine rumours, Modi says in ‘Mann ki Baat’ The country had 2,767 deaths-the highest single-day spike-and taking total casualties to 1,92,311. "This second wave of virus cases may delay the recovery, but it is unlikely in Fitch's view to derail it", the ratings company said in an April 22 statement. [Full Article...]

Oxygen demand outstrips supply in India hotspots

Oxygen demand outstrips supply in India hotspots The situation is worsening by the day with hospitals taking to social media to plead with the government to replenish their oxygen supplies and threatening to stop admissions of new patients. The United States has faced criticism in India for its export controls on raw materials for vaccines put in place via the Defense Production Act and an associated export embargo in February. [Full Article...]

Maricopa County 2020 Election Audit Proceeds Despite Democrat Efforts to Stop It

Maricopa County 2020 Election Audit Proceeds Despite Democrat Efforts to Stop It Democrats have decried the measure as part of a nationwide Republican effort to make voting harder in the wake of the 2020 election. What is known about the audit and recount, and what attorneys for Democrats say they believe to be the case, is a process that will "plainly run afoul" of provisions in Arizona law and the state's election procedures manual that detail rules for ballot security, ac... [Full Article...]

Indonesian navy detects object during search for missing submarine

Indonesian navy detects object during search for missing submarine There have been no signs of life from the submarine, but the spokesperson refused to speculate on its fate. Rescuers made similar massive searches in the previous two days. Despite its age, the submarine went through a refit in 2012 in South Korea, and the Indonesian navy insists it had been certified as seaworthy. The cause of the sub's disappearance is still not certain. [Full Article...]

Tim Scott will Give Republican Response to Joe Biden’s Address to Congress

Tim Scott will Give Republican Response to Joe Biden’s Address to Congress To help pay for their plan, the Republicans would instead rely on user fees, including for electric vehicles, and on redirecting unspent federal dollars. The New York Times reported Thursday that Biden would make good on a campaign plan to almost double the capital gains tax on people earning more than $1 million, increasing it from 20% to 39.6%. [Full Article...]

Russia Launches Mass Multi-Forces Military Drills in Crimea

Russia Launches Mass Multi-Forces Military Drills in Crimea The Russian troop buildup near Ukraine that came amid increasing violations of a cease-fire in war-torn eastern Ukraine raised concerns in the West, which urged the Kremlin to pull its forces back. Ukraine's armed forces chief said Russian military units had been moving into the Rostov, Bryansk and Voronezh regions as well as Crimea, while battalion tactical groups were stationed on the border. [Full Article...]

La France menace la Russie — Affaire Navalny

La France menace la Russie — Affaire Navalny La réponse policière aux manifestations apparaissait plus mesurée qu'en janvier sauf à Saint-Pétersbourg où, dans une ambiance parfois électrique, près de 500 interpellations avaient été comptées à 20H00 GMT par l'ONG spécialisée OVD-Info. Cependant, ses proches considèrent que cela n'est pas suffisant. Malgré l'interdit, des manifestations ont eu lieu dans des dizaines de villes russes mercre... [Full Article...]

US expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide

US expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide US President Joe Biden is preparing to recognise the World War I-era killings of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide, US media said Wednesday. Turkey has said Armenians were killed amid clashes with Ottoman forces, but denies that the death toll topped 1 million and a genocide occurred. On Tuesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoglu told Haberturk news that relations... [Full Article...]

Affaire George Floyd | Après le verdict, des appels à aller plus loin

Affaire George Floyd | Après le verdict, des appels à aller plus loin Derek Chauvin a été déclaré coupable des trois chefs d'accusation à savoir meurtre, homicide involontaire et violences volontaires ayant entraîné la mort de George Floyd , qu'il avait interpellé avec trois autres agents pour une infraction mineure le 25 mai 2020. [Full Article...]

Putin hails Russia’s vaccine development in annual address

Putin hails Russia’s vaccine development in annual address Addressing the Federal Assembly, Putin said "the meaning and content" of Russia's policy in the global arena is "to ensure peace and security for the well-being of our citizens, for the stable development of the country". FILE: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures during a hearing on his charges for defamation in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia, Feb. [Full Article...]

Columbus police fatally shoots Black teen swinging knife

Columbus police fatally shoots Black teen swinging knife The young girl has been identified by her mother as Ma'Khia Bryant, 16. Officials with the Columbus Division of Police released footage of the shooting Tuesday night just hours after it happened, a departure from protocol as the force faces vast scrutiny from the public following a series of recent high-profile police killings that have led to clashes. [Full Article...]

DA Fitzpatrick: Derek Chauvin trial ‘changed the narrative about policing in America’

DA Fitzpatrick: Derek Chauvin trial ‘changed the narrative about policing in America’ George Floyd's family reacted emotionally to the three guilty verdicts handed to former police office Derek Chauvin, who was led out of court in handcuffs . Courteney Ross, Floyd's girlfriend of almost three years, recalled their first kiss and their shared struggle with opioid addiction. What we witnessed in Minneapolis last May was not policing but was murder and an absolute abdication of the va... [Full Article...]

China's Xi to attend online Biden climate summit

China's Xi to attend online Biden climate summit The country also vows to lower its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 percent from the 2005 level by 2030. "Our political commitment to becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 is now also a legal commitment. The chair of the negotiations, Pascal Canfin of the Renew Europe group, said finding a middle way was necessary. The U.S.is expected to announce "an ambitious... [Full Article...]

Columbus police officer shoots, kills teenage girl

Columbus police officer shoots, kills teenage girl Ginther and other Columbus officials vowed to release more information "as soon as it becomes available" and appealed to residents to "remain calm" as state law enforcement worked the case. "Whether this applies with that will be part of an investigation", he said at the news conference . The shooting came about an hour before former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted ... [Full Article...]

Chinese President Xi Jinping to Appear at US-Led Global Climate Summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping to Appear at US-Led Global Climate Summit The planned USA pledge represents a near-doubling of the target that the nation committed to under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, when former president Barack Obama vowed to cut emissions by 26 to 28 per cent compared with 2005 levels, The Washington Post reported. [Full Article...]

OH police kill black teen girl who appeared in video brandishing knife

OH police kill black teen girl who appeared in video brandishing knife In the video, the police officer is seen approaching a fight between several teenage girls. A police officer then opened fire on the youth as she collapsed against a auto parked in the driveway. "Fast, quick answers can not come at the cost of accurate answers", Pettus told a late news conference with the police chief and mayor. BCI is on the scene conducting an independent investigation- as the... [Full Article...]


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