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U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to nominate the acting chair of the Federal Communications Commission to serve another term and designate her as the permanent chair, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters. Biden tapped Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel in January to serve as the acting chair of the five-member telecoms regulator. Biden has waited more than nine months to make nominations for the FCC, which has not been able to address some issues because it currently has one vacancy and is divided 2-2 between Democrats and Republicans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is zeroing in on a package of clean energy strategies for President Joe Biden's big domestic policy bill that officials believe could reach similar greenhouse gas emission reduction goals as an initial proposal that was quashed by opposition. The Biden administration discussed the proposals Monday at the White House with the leaders of about a dozen environmental and justice groups, according to a senior administration official who requested anonymity to share t
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal.
He will appear opposite Leslie Grace in the title role.
Of the 5,500 calls for medical assistance received by SCDF 995 Operations Centre between 15 and 21 October 2021, about a fifth were from COVID-19 patients.
His space company Blue Origin hopes its venture will replace the International Space Station.
It comes just weeks after a now-infamous double-bird marred another broadcast.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Children under 18 and people from dozens of countries with a shortage of vaccines will be exempt from new rules that will require most travelers to the United States be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced. The government said Monday it will require airlines to collect contact information on passengers regardless of whether they have been vaccinated to help with contact tracing, if that becomes necessary. Beginning Nov. 8, foreign, non-immigrant adult
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong will tighten COVID-19 restrictions despite a lack of local outbreaks to better align with China’s policies and increase chances of quarantine-free travel between the territory and mainland, leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday. It will step up contact tracing, such as requiring the use of its LeaveHomeSafe app in government premises to record the coming and going of visitors. It will also tighten quarantine rules to exempt only emergency workers or those in essential industr
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Japan's Princess Mako, the emperor's niece, on Tuesday married her college sweetheart, a commoner named Kei Komuro, by submitting documents to register her marriage, after a long engagement marked by intense media scrutiny and opposition. The two, both 30, will move to New York, where Komuro works in a law office, although news reports say Mako will stay behind in Tokyo to make preparations, including applying for her first ever passport. Following are some facts about Mako, who will now be known as Mako Komuro, gaining a surname for the first time in her life, and her new husband.
"If we don't act now, it'll be too late," warns Sir David Attenborough ahead of the COP26 climate summit.
MINNEAPOLIS, October 26, 2021--AHF to Protest PBM Abuse by United Healthcare and its OptumRx PBM @ United Healthcare’s Minnetonka, Minnesota HQ, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. CT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A TikTok star with nearly a million online followers pleaded not guilty on Monday to shooting and killing his newly estranged wife and a man she was with last week at a San Diego high-rise. Prosecutors said Ali Abulaban had surreptitiously installed a listening device on his 5-year-old daughter’s tablet device, and when he heard his wife and another man talking, he went to her apartment and shot them to death, the Union-Tribune reported. After the shootings, Abulaban, still arme
She will lose her royal status and has declined a $1.3m payment for leaving the family.
In two videos, Lizzo and Sarah Paulson lip-synced some of the actress' most famous lines from season 2 of the FX horror anthology
Rust gaffer calls out producers who 'save a dime' by hiring inexperienced crew
The autopsy results came on the same day Florida police admitted to mistaking Laundrie's mother for him in the early days of their surveillance.
The 2050 target controversially omits new short-term goals and cuts to fossil fuel industries.
The African Union (AU) intends to buy up to 110 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Inc in an arrangement brokered in part by the White House, which will defer delivery of some doses intended for the United States to facilitate the deal, officials told Reuters. "This is important as it allows us to increase the number of vaccines available immediately," AU coronavirus envoy Strive Masiyiwa said in an email. "We urge other vaccine producing countries to follow the lead of the (U.S. government) and give us similar access to buy this and other vaccines."