Asia-Pacific trade ministers mull vaccine access, supply
Asia-Pacific trade ministers mull vaccine access, supply
A landlord who kept exposing himself to a female tenant was jailed for 11 weeks and fined $2,000 on Tuesday (15 June) after he was found guilty of all six related charges.
According to the owner of the video, around 500 protesters attended the rally, which lasted until late afternoon.Johnson on Monday evening announced that rules on social distancing will continue until at least July 19, instead of ending on June 21 as previously established, warning that thousands more people might die because of the rapid spread of the more infectious Delta variant.On Monday, Britain recorded 7,742 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths. Johnson said the number of cases was growing by about 64% per week and the number of people in hospitals' intensive care units was rising.
Could we be any more excited? Probably if it turns out the cast will be hopping aboard this Friends-themed cruise that’s set to sail next year. The post Ahoy, Friends! It’s The One Where They Went On A Cruise appeared first on Zafigo.
Australia's conservative government bowed to public pressure and announced the release of a Tamil asylum-seeking family from island detention Tuesday, after the youngest daughter fell ill.
“She has received everyone’s love,” Yung captioned, sharing a photo of her without makeup, while posing in a cute manner with a bouquet of flowers.
“Manifest” has been canceled at NBC after three seasons, Variety has confirmed. The news comes as the supernatural drama has been released on Netflix, where it currently sits at No. 1 in the streamer’s U.S. Top 10. “Manifest,” produced by Warner Bros. Television and Universal Television, was created by Jeff Rake and originally sold as a six-season […]
Britain and Australia have agreed a trade deal after talks between their prime ministers ironed out outstanding issues, Australia's Minister for Trade Dan Tehan said on Tuesday. Britain had made securing a trade deal with Australia a priority for its post-Brexit strategy as it seeks to build stronger commercial and diplomatic links in the Indo-Pacific region, but negotiations have dragged on for months.
Turkish pop singer Seref Erdeniz had run out of options by the time he sold his guitar to pay the bills in the second year of coronavirus bans on live music.
All eyes were on Joel Embiid as he retreated to the locker room with Philadelphia 76ers general manager Elton Brand between the first and second quarters of Game 4.
In a room warmed by an open wood stove, Baima says her family converted their white-brick house into a hotel as China's Communist leadership ushers tens of millions of tourists to the politically sensitive region of Tibet.
Johnny Lorenzo Bolton was lying with his eyes closed on a couch in his apartment near Atlanta when police serving a narcotics search warrant burst through the front door with guns drawn and no warning. Bolton stood up and at least one of the officers fired, sending two bullets into Bolton's chest. Details of the pre-dawn encounter in December — most of which come from a lawyer representing Bolton’s family — resemble a case that is well known nationwide: the killing nine months earlier of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky.
South Africans are under the spotlight ahead of the US Open at Torrey Pines, while there's been another breakthrough win on the LPGA Tour in AFP Sport's golf talking points this week:
Beijing on Tuesday accused NATO of exaggerating the threat from China and "creating confrontation", after a vow from the Western allies to work together to counter the "systemic challenges" posed by its policies.
The UK government has delayed plans to lift the remaining COVID-19 restrictions in England.Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the announcement on Monday, citing the highly contagious Delta variant spreading rapidly throughout the country.He warned that thousands more people might die if he did nothing.It means pubs, nightclubs, restaurants and other venues won't be allowed to fully reopen for another four weeks.The final stage of lockdown had been due to end on June 21, under a plan laid out by Johnson in February.Johnson said more time was needed to fully assess the risk of reopening."We will monitor the position every day and if after 2 weeks we have concluded that the risk has diminished, then we reserve the possibility of proceeding to Step 4 and a full opening sooner. As things stand - and on the evidence that I can see right now - I am confident we will not need more than 4 weeks and we won't need to go beyond July 19th... But now is the time to ease off the accelerator because by being cautious now we have the chance - in the next four weeks - to save many thousands of lives by vaccinating millions more people."The Delta variant, first detected in India, has sparked a recent resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Britain.Health officials believe it is 60% more transmissible than the previously dominant strain, and fear it could lead to hospitals being overwhelmed again.The extra time under lockdown will also be used to speed up Britain's vaccination programme, by shortening the suggested time between doses from 12 weeks to eight.Britain currently has one of the fastest vaccine rollouts in the world.Over 41 million people have received their first dose and nearly 30 million have had both, around 57% of the adult population.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 — Umno Youth executive council member Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris has denied he was the blogger known as Papagomo, according to a filing at the High Court. Wan Muhammad Azri...
Alex Martinez scored the eventual winner and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 in the opening game of their NHL semi-final playoff series.
Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, with Chinese markets losing ground, after gains in several big-name tech companies including Apple helped nudge the S&P 500 to another record high. Tokyo gained nearly 1% while Shanghai lost 0.9% as jitters over tensions between China and the U.S. weigh on sentiment. Investors are watching for the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s policy setting meeting this week, where decisionmakers will gauge the strength of the economic recovery and whether emerging signs of inflation will be transitory.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government is monitoring the radiation levels in the city's reservoirs and that "everything is normal", following a US media report of a potential leak at China's Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in populous Guangdong province which neighbours the financial hub.
Heavy rain lashed parts of Washington County, Pennsylvania, on June 14, as severe storms and strong winds hit the region.The National Weather Service issued a watch for severe thunderstorms on Monday, saying winds of up to 70 mph and large hail was possible.Footage shared on Instagram by shari_lynn74 shows heavy rain lashing down in a barely-visible Washington carpark. Credit: shari_lynn74 via Storyful
In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. The armed services and the Pentagon are not eager for the public to know the full extent of those losses -- one reason AP’s investigation took a decade to complete. Stolen military guns don’t just vanish.