France will donate an initial 100,000 doses of AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine to developing countries this month, the first European Union member to send its own supplies to the COVAX initiative for poorer countries, an official said on Wednesday. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged EU countries to send 5% of their own vaccine supplies to developing countries to hamper the development of new variants and stop Russia and China from gaining a diplomatic advantage by sharing their shots. "France will inaugurate the European vaccine sharing mechanism with COVAX," an adviser to Macron said on Wednesday.
Aldon Smith turned himself in Tuesday.
Britain on Wednesday played down a newspaper report in which an unnamed government source criticised Australian trade minister Dan Tehan as inexperienced, with British counterpart Liz Truss promising he would get a warm welcome in London for talks. Tehan is due to arrive this week for talks on a trade deal that Britain is pursuing as one of the pillars of its post-Brexit strategy to build stronger commercial and diplomatic links in the Indo-Pacific region.
Sunrisers Hyderabad finally got their first points in the Indian Premier League by beating Punjab Kings by nine wickets on Wednesday. Punjab folded for 120 in 19.4 overs after captain Lokesh Rahul won the toss and elected to bat. Jonny Bairstow’s unbeaten 63 off 56 balls ensured Hyderabad, which had lost three in a row, didn’t face any more hiccups in run-chasing this season as they cruised to 121-1 in 18.4 overs.
Both the White House and progressives in Congress support a program that would hire Americans to work on climate-related projects across the country.
Kelly Preston died last year following a private two year battle with breast cancer.
While Europe celebrated the collapse of soccer's elite Super League project on Wednesday, some business analysts and fans said it was a missed opportunity to grow the sport's following and revenues in its prized Asian market. They were set to be in line for as much as 350 million euros ($420.39 million) each for signing on, according to media reports, around three times the sum on offer for winning Europe's current top tier competition, the Champions League. But the deal's longer-term appeal, analysts said, was the opportunity to expand deeper into some of their fast-growing markets in Asia.
Since the turn of the year, there has been a constant focus on new coronavirus variants. This week, much of that focus has been on a variant first identified in India.
Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland, Brian Sozzi, and Julie Hyman speak with Mark Zagorski, DoubleVerify CEO, about the company’s public debut and outlook.
At least 50 cases of a new "double mutant" Indian COVID-19 variant and 137 of a South African strain have been detected in Singapore, according to data from the world's largest database of novel coronavirus genome sequences.
A video shared on social media showed the eight-month-old bare-nosed wombat frolicking in a room with Sharon Woodward, a volunteer with the ACT wildlife, a non-profit charity volunteering care for native wildlife in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).Sylvie's mother was hit by a car and she was rescued from her mother's pouch, Woodward told Reuters in an email.She was taken to a specialized carer with the ACT wildlife and raised with round the clock feeding."Wombats are full of life and personality. This video shows just how bouncy and full of energy she is," Woodward told Reuters in an email.Sylvie will stay with Woodward for about another 12 months until she can be released back into the wild, the volunteer carer said."During her time with me she'll transition to an outdoor enclosure and will have lots of practice digging a burrow, eating grass and just being a wombat," Woodward added.
Parts of Kentucky saw up to an inch of snow accumulate on April 21, the National Weather Service reported.“A narrow band of heavy snow” swept through central Kentucky on Wednesday morning, the NWS said.This aerial footage showing the accumulation was shared by the NWS office in Louisville. Credit: NWS Louisville via Storyful
A man in Leicester, England, has shown off his impressive car-valeting skills through a clever optical illusion.The clip, posted on TikTok by Khalil Jasat, opens with a view of a driveway in front of a house.The camera then moves away to reveal the scene is actually a reflection on the side of a super clean car. Credit: Khalil Jasat via Storyful
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The Vitality Netball Superleague has thrown up a plethora of thrills and spills in 2021, with Team Bath currently leading the race for success at the top of the ranks following 11 rounds of breath-taking action.
This little girl's heart never waivers, even after 394 days apart from her military father who is currently on deployment. So sweet!
Jack the cat gives Mikey the evil eye when he sees who is sleeping in what he thinks is HIS bed. The Jack and Mikey comedy routine continues in this priceless clip!
Morty, the super-smart Australian Shepherd, plays a round of 'Connect Four' with his owner. Awesome! Check the video to see the end!
KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Any school with even one confirmed Covid-19 case will be closed for two days according to a new directive by the Education Ministry. Sin Chew Daily reported Deputy...
Credit Sussie listed the most affordable super-cyclicals that investors should buy as the U.S. economy surges. Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi shares the details.