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 2021-05-11 01:52 

CNN

[ Health ]

Doctors urge parents to catch kids up on other shots ahead of Covid-19 vaccine rollout...

With Covid-19 vaccinations on the horizon for children ages 12 to 15 in the US, pediatricians are concerned about the challenge of getting children up to date on their childhood vaccines, and balancing that with scheduling potential Covid-19 shots....

 2021-05-11 01:47 

dpa

US approves BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15...

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 2021-05-11 01:46 

RTHK News

Taipei still pushing for seat at WHO summit...

Taiwan will fight to the end for an invitation to a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting this month, its foreign ministry said on Monday, but China......

 2021-05-11 01:40 

Breitbart Middle East

Palestinian Attacks Prevent Left-wing Government from Taking Over in Israel — For Now...

Palestinian attacks interrupted efforts by Israel's opposition parties Monday to declare a governing coalition to replace Netanyahu....

 2021-05-11 01:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

More hazard reduction burns wouldn't have stopped Black Summer bushfires, report finds...

Weather conditions were so intense during the Black Summer bushfire that fire mitigation measures and logging made little-to-no difference to the scale of destruction which occurred, a report finds....

 2021-05-11 01:37 

Deutsche Welle

India: Bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims wash up on Ganges riverbanks...

The coronavirus surge and the cost of cremation may have led some to dispose of relatives' bodies in the river. Experts fear the death toll is being underreported....

 2021-05-11 01:33 

CNN International

Russell Westbrook breaks the NBA record for triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson...

Russell Westbrook of the Washington Wizards has notched his 182nd career NBA triple-double, breaking Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson's record for the most in league history....

 2021-05-11 01:19 

NBC News

Lafayette Square near the White House reopens to public...

Almost a year after it was fenced off by authorities during protests that followed the killing of George Floyd, Lafayette Square near the White House reopened to the public Monday....

 2021-05-11 01:13 

CNN

[ Health ]

Nearly 80% of people in the US live within 5 miles of all three Covid-19 vaccines...

There's particularly easy access to all three Covid-19 vaccines for people who live in big cities, but even those who live in small towns have a choice of all three....

 2021-05-11 01:10 

Breitbart Middle East

Ted Cruz: Ilhan Omar Is 'Acting as Press Secretary for Hamas'...

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Monday that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is...

 2021-05-11 01:04 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Virginia prosecutor says Black motorist should never have been pulled over, asks for investigation...

A Black employee of the Defense Department should not have been stopped by Virginia state troopers, says a prosecutor who dismissed the four charges against her and wants an investigation into what happened....

 2021-05-11 00:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. children ages 12 to 15 could begin COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday...

U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed signifi...

 2021-05-11 00:52 

CNN

[ Health ]

There is no link between the Covid-19 vaccines and infertility. Here's why...

No matter what you read on social media, there is no link between the Covid-19 vaccines and infertility, experts say. Here's how they know....

 2021-05-11 00:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. Treasury opens $350 billion in COVID aid, some states won't get full funds for a year...

The U.S. Treasury on Monday opened access to $350 billion in COVID-19 aid for state, local, tribal and territorial governments, but 30 states with faster-recovering employment are likely to see their funds split into two payments a year apart....

 2021-05-11 00:44 

i24 News

US halts statement by UN Security Council on escalation in Israel-Palestinian tensions...
 2021-05-11 00:38 

CNN

India's Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse...

A terrifying and record-breaking wave of Covid-19 in India threatens to stall the country's economic recovery and send shockwaves through several important global industries....

 2021-05-11 00:35 

Al Jazeera

Dozens of suspected COVID victims found in India's Ganges...

Residents in the area think bodies were dumped because crematoriums were overwhelmed or funeral pyres too expensive....

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

China reports 14 new COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier...

China reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on May 10, up from 11 a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday....

 2021-05-11 00:29 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Boy sleeping in industrial bin killed by garbage truck at Port Lincoln...

A boy who was asleep in an industrial bin has died, after the bin was collected by a garbage truck at Port Lincoln, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula....

 2021-05-11 00:29 

NBC News

[ Health ]

Mental health care must be treated like health care. My friend Steve Winter showed us why....

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy talks about the loss of his friend, Steve Winter, a long time mental health care parity advocate....

 2021-05-11 00:17 

dpa

Ailing whale freed from London's River Thames is euthanised...

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 2021-05-11 00:12 

NBC News

Book about Black boy shot by officer pulled from Florida classes after police union complaint...

The Broward County School District temporarily halted teaching the book...

 2021-05-11 00:10 

Breitbart Middle East

WATCH: Palestinian Mob Tries to Lynch Israeli Driver; Rescued by Policeman...

A mob of stone-throwing Palestinians attempted to lynch an Israeli driver in Jerusalem, amid riots stoked by Palestinian leaders....

 2021-05-11 00:01 

Al Jazeera

Cali emerges as epicentre of unrest in ongoing Colombia protests...

On Sunday night, armed civilians attacked protesters who have blockaded main roads around the Colombian city....

 2021-05-10 23:59 

CNN

[ US ]

Houston police are searching for a murder suspect out on bond who ran away with a tiger...

A man has been charged with felony evading arrest after he escaped from police while housing a Bengal tiger in his yard....

 2021-05-10 23:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK shoppers buy clothes for outdoor social life, holidays at home...

British shoppers bought warm clothes to meet friends and family outdoors - part of a broader rise in retail spending last month as many shops re-opened - and people booked more summer holidays in the United Kingdom, surveys showed on Tuesday....

 2021-05-10 23:57 

The Daily Caller

Government To Approve Hugging And Kissing In England...

'I know people are ready for me to be hugging again'...

 2021-05-10 23:55 

Al Jazeera

Pfizer COVID jab expanded to US children as young as 12...

The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is being used in multiple countries for teenagers as young as 16....

 2021-05-10 23:52 

Deutsche Welle

Israel responds to Hamas rockets with deadly airstrikes in Gaza...

Several Palestinians, including nine children, have been killed in the Gaza strip as Israel responds to rockets fired by Hamas. World leaders have condemned the violence and called for deescalation....

 2021-05-10 23:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. State Department eases travel advisories for UK, Israel...

The U.S. State Department said on Monday it has eased travel advisory ratings for the United Kingdom and Israel after raising both countries to its highest warning level last month amid COVID-19 concerns....

 2021-05-10 23:47 

dpa

Israeli airstrikes in response to Gaza rocket barrage leave 20 dead...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-05-10 23:44 

Al Jazeera

Ethnic groups step in as Myanmar's COVID response falls apart...

Some ethnic organisations are carrying out testing and vaccinations in the mainly border areas under their control....

 2021-05-10 23:44 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brazil to spend an extra $1 billion on producing, acquiring COVID-19 vaccines...

Brazil's government will direct an extra 5.5 billion reais ($1.05 billion) of federal spending towards the production, supply and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, President Jair Bolsonaro's office said in a statement on Monday....

 2021-05-10 23:43 

Breitbart Middle East

WATCH: Israel's Iron Dome Destroys Palestinian Rocket Barrage...

Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system was in action Monday night, taking down several rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists....

 2021-05-10 23:37 

Bahrain News Agency

German interior minister tests positive for coronavirus...
 2021-05-10 23:31 

CNN

[ US ]

Twin brother of NFL player Tarik Cohen found dead at Duke Power substation...

Tyrell Cohen is the brother of Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen....

 2021-05-10 23:21 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Derek Anderson suspended for falsifying pre-fight medical forms for Bellator 258...

Derek Anderson reveals in an Instagram post after the fight that he went to hospital four times due to kidney failure during his training camp....

 2021-05-10 23:19 

Sky News

Public praised for 'heroic' acts in detaining attacker in NZ supermarket stabbing...

Shoppers and staff at a New Zealand supermarket have been praised for their courage in trying to stop an attacker armed with a knife while waiting for police to arrive....

 2021-05-10 23:18 

CBS News

[ World ]

U.S. ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats...

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said a group of 13 Iranian fast-attack boats "conducted unsafe and unprofessional maneuvers."...

 2021-05-10 23:14 

Reuters

[ World ]

Non-hospitalised COVID patients have low risk of serious long-term effects - study...

Non-hospitalised COVID-19 patients have a low risk of serious long-term effects, but they report more visits to general practitioners following infection, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal....

 2021-05-10 22:59 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Fact check: Biden makes false claim about former Federal Reserve leaders, revives misleading jobs claim...

President Joe Biden claimed last Wednesday that the last five leaders of the Federal Reserve had declared that his American Jobs Plan proposal will increase economic growth....

 2021-05-10 22:45 

NBC News

Rush of Arkansas executions that included Ledell Lee's comes under renewed scrutiny...

The case that led to Ledell Lee's execution for murder in 2017 is getting new attention after lawyers said DNA testing of the weapon showed another man's genetic material....

 2021-05-10 22:35 

CNN

[ Health ]

Covid-19 testing is a financial windfall for hospitals and other providers...

Pamela Valfer needed multiple covid tests after repeatedly visiting the hospital last fall to see her mother, who was being treated for cancer. Beds there were filling with covid patients. Valfer heard the tests would be free....

 2021-05-10 22:35 

The Daily Caller

US Ships Fire Warning Shots At Iranian Boats For Second Time In Two Weeks...

'Unsafe'...

 2021-05-10 22:30 

CNN

[ Politics ]

An amazing revelation about the GOP's willful blindness on Donald Trump...

When I read these lines in a Washington Post profile of Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney over the weekend, I gasped:...

 2021-05-10 22:27 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Bodies wash up on banks of the Ganges, as the WHO issues a warning on India's COVID strain...

The gruesome discovery on the banks of the Ganges is the latest in the humanitarian crisis unfolding in India — the point of origin of a strain of coronavirus the WHO has labelled a "global concern"....

 2021-05-10 22:23 

Al Jazeera

US Tesla owner killed in fiery crash was initially driving car...

The car's automated steering system appeared not to have been switched on, investigators said....

 2021-05-10 22:18 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Capitol Police observed 200 Proud Boys well before the Capitol was breached, lawmaker says...

US Capitol Police observed roughly 200 members of the extremist Proud Boys group moving toward the Senate around 11 a.m. on January 6, hours before the building was breached by a pro-Trump mob, a House committee chairman said Monday....

 2021-05-10 22:18 

Sky News

Overweight and obese more likely to test positive for virus that causes COVID-19...

People with a higher body mass index - BMI - are more likely to test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, a study suggests....

 2021-05-10 22:17 

Al Jazeera

Attorneys general urge Zuckerberg to abandon preteen Instagram...

Some 44 attorneys general from the US urged the Facebook CEO to drop plans for a version of Instagram for kids under 13....

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