WTO chief seeks text to advance debate over COVID-19 vaccine
WTO chief seeks text to advance debate over COVID-19 vaccine
An acrobatic and hungry black bear balanced on a porch railing to steal some bird seeds from a Maine family home on May 12.Vicki Babb filmed this video that shows the bear walking on the fence before reaching the bird feeder while standing upright.“Aye, get out of there, you little s***,” Babb yells and knocks on her door, the video shows.Babb told Storyful that the mammal finally broke the bird feeder and laid on the ground eating his food.“This little guy was very brave!” Babb said, “He didn’t seem to mind me at all.” Credit: Vicki Babb via Storyful
Thick smoke billowed in Sibley, Iowa, after a train derailed in the town’s southwest on May 16.The incident was caused by a bridge collapse, according to local media citing officials. Media reports said the train was carrying fertilizer and ammonium nitrate.This video posted to Facebook by Becky Lynn shows the scene of the incident. Credit: Becky Lynn via Storyful
More than 80 percent of Japanese oppose hosting the virus-postponed Olympics this year, a new poll published Monday showed, with just under 10 weeks until the Tokyo Games.
Keegan-Michael Key and Heidi Gardner took on the quarters scene from "The Last Dance."
Novak Djokovic admitted Sunday that he's "a long shot" to win Roland Garros where he would likely have to dethrone rival and 13-time Paris champion Rafael Nadal.
After Alisson Becker headed in a 94th minute winner for Liverpool against West Brom on Sunday his manager Jurgen Klopp declared: "It's the best goal I've ever seen scored by a goalkeeper!"
Bashar Abo Khalil's PUBG character dashes around a wall in a pink dress and samurai helmet, thwacking an enemy with a frying pan -- standard fare in the mobile game that is a mega-sensation in Iraq.
Australian cricketers arrived back in Sydney on a charter flight Monday, more than a week after fleeing Covid-stricken India for the Maldives, local media reported.
After a year off, the MTV Movie & TV Awards are back and fully relishing the reigning supremacy of television in our lives. Buzzy favorites over the year — whether out of jest (“Emily in Paris”) or pure obsessiveness (“WandaVision”) — are going head-to-head for the golden popcorn. Live from Los Angeles, Leslie Jones will […]
Asian shares edged cautiously higher on Monday catching the tailwind from a bounce on Wall Street and ahead of what are expected to be upbeat readings on the Chinese economy, though any disappointment could quickly chill the mood. Industrial output and retail sales are forecast to show hefty annual gains given activity in April last year was badly marred by pandemic lockdowns. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan firmed 0.2%, nudging further away from a four-month trough hit last week.
Friends will hug, pints will be pulled and swathes of the British economy will reopen on Monday giving 65 million people a measure of freedom after the gloom of a four-month COVID-19 lockdown. The biggest public health crisis in a century was accompanied by a drastic extension of state power; during England's lockdowns police broke up parties and protests alike, shut down religious services and handed out fines of up to 10,000 pounds ($14,000) to youngsters for partying. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who before he imposed three national lockdowns had railed against the "nanny" tendencies of the British state, advised people to cuddle cautiously and served notice that the spread of the coronavirus variant first identified in India meant that the final UK reopening in June could be delayed.
After texting with someone he thought was Falcons defensive coordinator Dean Pees, Juantarius Bryant was turned away from the team's facility this week. He was the victim of a hoax.
Matthew Belloni, the former editorial director of the Hollywood Reporter, has joined the management team of a new media startup that will cover finance, politics, technology and entertainment. His landing spot has been the subject of much speculation since Belloni left the Reporter in a dispute with the trade publication’s owners over editorial coverage. There […]
We’re getting the fight we deserve, that we wanted, and tens of millions of people around will join with us and watch.
The MTV Movie & TV Awards make their return on the first installment of a two-night event. Hosted by Leslie Jones, Sunday evening’s show takes place at the Hollywood Palladium with a slew of presenters that include TikTok icon Addison Rae, ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ star Anthony Mackie, and ‘In the Heights’ creator […]
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed the All Blacks will play Fiji twice and Tonga once in July internationals. The All Blacks were due to play two tests against Italy and one against Fiji, but Italy withdrew because of concerns about traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. The test against Tonga will be played at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium on July 3 and will be preceded by a match between New Zealand Maori and Samoa.
Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend that may accelerate further due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Monday. In the first global study of the loss of life associated with longer working hours, the paper in the journal Environment International showed that 745,000 people died from stroke and heart disease associated with long working hours in 2016. That was an increase of nearly 30% from 2000.
The head of UNICEF on Monday asked G7 countries to donate supplies to the COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme as an emergency measure to address a severe shortfall caused by disruption to Indian vaccine exports. India has curbed exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine made by its Serum Institute, which had been pledged to COVAX, to be used by the country as it battles a massive second wave of infections. U.N. agency UNICEF, which is in charge of supplying coronavirus vaccines through COVAX, estimates the supply shortfall at 140 million doses by the end of May and about 190 million by the end of June.
Mitch Haniger hit two doubles and the Seattle Mariners snapped Shane Bieber’s record strikeout streak, beating the Cleveland Indians and their ace 3-2 on Sunday. Bieber (4-3) had fanned at least eight in 20 straight games, but the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner fell short with seven. “The last few outings haven't been super sharp like the beginning of the year,” Bieber said.
The series is dedicated to inspirational men and women in Singapore leading healthy and active lifestyles. This week: running enthusiast Tom Greene.