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New Zealand's new governor-general said Thursday she plans to reach out to people marginalized by issues like homelessness, addiction and discrimination. Cindy Kiro is the first Indigenous woman appointed to the role as the representative of Queen Elizabeth II in the South Pacific nation. “I will connect with new migrants and former refugees and celebrate the many diverse cultures and religions gifted to our nation by those who have chosen to make New Zealand their home," Kiro said at the ceremony in Parliament.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked fresh whole onions to a growing and mysterious salmonella outbreak with cases in 37 states.
Millions in Melbourne are readying to come out of the world's longest COVID-19 lockdown later on Thursday even as cases hover near record levels, with pubs, restaurants and cafes rushing to restock supplies before opening their doors. Officials had promised to lift lockdowns once double-dose vaccinations for people aged above 16 exceeded 70% in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday confirmed the state had reached that target, with more restrictions set to ease as inoculations hit 80% and 90%.
Digging deep to keep their playoff dreams alive, the Astros found their 'sisu' in Framber Valdez.
Every Singapore household is being offered a free bottle of mouth gargle, effective against a wide range of germs.
Beter Bed Holding N.V. (BBH) – The Netherlands' largest sleep specialist in retail, wholesale and B2B – announces that Mr P.C. Boone has decided to resign as a member of the Supervisory Board. Mr Boone has been a dedicated member of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee since 3 December 2018. His role as Group Chief Executive Officer at Pick ‘n Pay requires his full attention and he feels he cannot fulfil his role in the Supervisory Board of Beter Bed Holding to the exten
Ukraine registered a record daily high of new coronavirus infections and related deaths, the health ministry said on Thursday. Ministry data showed 22,415 new cases over the past 24 hours, exceeding the previous high of 20,341 on April 3. The number of new daily coronavirus infections in Ukraine, which has a population of 41 million, has increased over the past several weeks and the government last month tightened coronavirus lockdown curbs.
Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels.
The Apple TV+ series 'Extrapolations' is written and directed by Scott Z Burns.
Monthly school fees for Singapore PRs and international students in government and government-aided schools are set to increase by up to $150 for the next two years.
SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground and Nelson fired again, fatally shooting Obet in the head. The officer said his life was in danger. The next year, Joseph Allen was crossing in front of Nelson’s patrol car when the officer swerved and pinned him against a fence, breaking both his ankles. His justification: Allen was a dangerous crimi
NEW DELHI (AP) — India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. About 75% of India’s total eligible adult population have received at least one dose, while around 30% are fully immunized. The country of nearly 1.4 billion people is the second to exceed a billion cumulative doses after the most populous country China did so in June. Coron
There were also wins for the Hornets, 76ers and Bulls.
Retired FBI boss steps up to help community with school bus driver shortage
It comes after 16 months of negotiations over the agreement
PARIS, October 21, 2021--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty-driven biopharmaceutical group, publishes its sales performance for the third quarter of 2021 and the year to date.
‘I am really glad to be back home’
INTERVIEW: The Brat Pack legend and star of ‘The Breakfast Club’ and ‘Sixteen Candles’ can now be seen squaring off against Michael Myers in ‘Halloween Kills’. He talks to <strong>Adam White</strong> about the perils of early celebrity, the ‘Breakfast Club’ sequel that never was, and his regrets about falling out with John Hughes
KMI earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2021.
The Health Secretary revealed the UK has secured new antiviral drug deals. In a Downing Street press briefing, Sajid Javid said the UK should be proud as it has been at the forefront of the cutting edge treatments against Covid-19. The politician lifted the lid on two landmark deals to supply hundreds of thousands of doses of two new antivirals which have the potential to speed up recovery time and stop infections from progressing.