Egypt began vaccinating frontline medical staff against COVID-19 on Sunday using the jab developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). The vaccine will be provided free of charge first to all doctors and frontline workers treating coronavirus patients, then to other medical workers, senior citizens and people with chronic illnesses, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.
Warner Music Group terminated the employment contract of Scott Maclachlan, a senior VP of A&R in its Australian office, after an investigation into sexual harassment claims, a rep for the company confirms to Variety. The British-born Maclachlan is widely credited with discovering Grammy-winning singer Lorde and managing her at his Saiko Management until 2016. The […]
One of President Joe Biden's top economic aides on Sunday will press Democratic and Republican senators for a fresh $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief to help struggling Americans and avert a larger economic crisis. Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council, said he would speak to the senators to make the case for a large rescue plan. "We can't wait," White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters.
Twenty-two aid groups working in Yemen called on Sunday for the new U.S. administration to revoke the designation of Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization, saying it puts millions of lives and the peace process at risk. The U.S. State Department has initiated a review of the designation, which came into effect Jan. 19, the day before President Joe Biden's inauguration. The designation freezes any U.S.-related assets of the Houthis, bans Americans from doing business with them and makes it a crime to provide support or resources to the movement.
Snow covered major roadways in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Sunday, January 24, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.The NWS said a lake band formed just off the coast of Lake Michigan but was expected to stay offshore over the water throughout the day.The Green Bay Packers were scheduled to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lambeau Field, Green Bay’s open-air stadium, on Sunday in the NFC Championship. The winner will go on to play in the Super Bowl LV on February 7. Credit: Nate Stewart via Storyful
Republican lawmakers demonstrated Sunday that Democrats will have a fight on their hands to convict Donald Trump when the Senate next month opens its first-ever impeachment trial of a former president.
Leicester City's James Maddison set up one goal and got on the scoresheet in a second-half comeback as they beat second-tier Brentford 3-1 away in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday. The Foxes will host fellow Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion in the next round. Championship side Brentford took the lead in the seventh minute from a set piece when the ball took two deflections before Danish centre back Mads Bech Sorensen stabbed home his first goal in English football from close range.
Two legendary titans face off in the first trailer for the new movie “Godzilla vs. Kong.” Released on Warner Bros.’ YouTube channel Sunday morning, the trailer gives viewers their first glimpse at the ultimate showdown between Godzilla and King Kong. The two exchange blows above the ocean, with Kong knocking Godzilla into the water, only […]
Two enter and only one leaves in new Godzilla vs. Kong trailer
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that former President Donald Trump's approaching second impeachment trial in the Senate will be fair but move at a relatively fast pace. "It will be a fair trial but it will move relatively quickly," Schumer, a Democrat, told a news conference in New York.
Mexican authorities said over the weekend they recovered 19 bodies, some burned and shot, in a vehicle left in an uninhabited region of Tamaulipas in northern Mexico. Authorities located the bodies inside and on the back of a burnt out pickup truck after travelling to the site, the Tamaulipas state prosecutor's office said in a statement.
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Margao (Goa) [India], January 24 (ANI): In a match that witnessed plenty of chances, it was left to some lacklustre finishing by Odisha and an 82nd-minute equalizer by Erik Paartalu, to hand Bengaluru FC a thrilling 1-1 draw against Odisha FC to in the Indian Super League at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday.
Vasco (Goa) [India], January 24 (ANI): After playing out a goalless draw against Hyderabad FC at Tilak Maidan Stadium on Sunday, Jamshedpur FC head coach Owen Coyle said his side had the best chances to take the three points from the clash.
Tammy Abraham eased the pressure on under-fire manager Frank Lampard as his hat-trick saw Chelsea beat Luton 3-1 to reach the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.
Airbus said on Sunday about 500 of its staff had gone into quarantine after 21 workers at its aircraft factory in Hamburg tested positive for the new coronavirus. The company said the staff had been asked to stay at home as a precautionary measure and it was examining whether the measures would impact production at the site. Health officials were still investigating what caused the outbreak, a spokesman of the Hamburg health authority said.
The demonstration was held in Amsterdam's Museum Square, and Mayor Femke Halsema designated the area as a "high-risk zone" to give police the power to frisk people for weapons. Riot police on horseback also attempted to clear the demonstrators. Last Sunday, protesters clashed with riot police on horseback on the square, leading to the detention of 143 people.
SpaceX set a record for the number of satellites sent into orbit by a single rocket, and that’s not the only milestone reached during today’s Transporter-1 mission. The Falcon 9 rocket launch also marked the orbital debut of Sherpa-FX, a satellite transfer vehicle made and managed by Seattle-based Spaceflight Inc. SpaceX had postponed the launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida for a day due to concerns about the potential for lightning. Today’s weather was also “a bit challenging,” launch commentator Andy Tran said, but all systems were go tor today’s liftoff at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m.… Read More
Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 4-0 win at bottom side Schalke 04 on Sunday as Robert Lewandowski scored for the eighth straight league game.