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Shopkeepers are concerned about enforcing mask-wearing and fear they will have to close again.
Nine U.S. House Democrats have asked the Justice Department to release American environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who spent decades battling Chevron Corp over pollution in the Ecuadorian rainforest. The Democrats including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib on Monday said in a letter addressed to Attorney General Merrick Garland that the lawyer was jailed for "petty contempt of court". Donziger had represented villagers in Ecuador's Lago Agrio region who sought to hold Chevron liable for water and soil contamination by Texaco - which was acquired by the company in 2000 - between 1964 and 1992.
"It's a good thing I was wearing a hat, or I would be bald tonight," Jimmy Kimmel told his audience Monday of his oven-lighting incident on Thanksgiving
The latest COVID-19 virus variant has sparked a wild ride in markets. The emergence of the Omicron variant saw the S&P 500 notch its worst one-day percentage loss in nine months on Friday - only to rebound on Monday as hopes grew that the variant might be milder than first feared. While the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned of a very high risk of infection surges, U.S. President Joe Biden said America would not go back to lockdowns.
The Caribbean nation parts ways with the Queen in a ceremony attended by Prince Charles and Rihanna.
Risk-sensitive currencies slid and safe havens gained in the Asian afternoon on Tuesday, reversing direction after Moderna's CEO said COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant as it has been with other types. The Australian dollar slid 0.65% to a new 12-month month low of $0.7093, and the New Zealand dollar lost 0.6% to $0.6783 after the interview was published, heading for its worst month since May 2015. Earlier the Japanese currency had lost ground and antipodean currencies had gained as traders took comfort from very early hints that Omicron might be milder than feared as well as from remarks by President Joe Biden that the United States would not reinstate lockdowns.
Wood asked to meet with Sidney Powell and Michael Flynn, who have distanced themselves from him, to address a "division" in a "critical time."
Canberra's workplace culture has left a "trail of devastation" for women especially, a review finds.
Rasheem Green broke through Washington's front to block an extra-point attempt, recovered the ball and rumbled all the way to the end zone. It was good for two Seattle Seahawks points and a little bit of NFL history. Green became the first player to block, recover and score for a defensive conversion since the league allowed for the possibility on extra points beginning in 2015.
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday are expected to grill the heads of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department over stubbornly high inflation and the possible impact of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant on what both officials view as a strong economy. Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are due to testify before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT) to discuss the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Both released their prepared testimony late Monday, with Powell projecting 5% growth this year but noting the new variant poses downside risks to economic activity and jobs and raises uncertainty around inflation.
Barbados-born singer Rihanna was declared a National Hero of Barbados during a ceremony celebrating the country becoming a republic on November 30.As of Tuesday, Barbados ceased to be a constitutional monarchy and removed the Queen as its head of state.“May you continue to shine like a diamond and bring honour to your nation by your words, by your actions and to do credit wherever you shall go,” Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said as she presented Rihanna with the designation.The Barbados Order of National Heroes was established in 1998, when 10 prominent Barbadians were nominated to the group. The government called for public nominations to add to the order in March 2021. Rihanna was to be the first inductee since the order was established.This video posted to Twitter by pierrekcookejnr shows Rihanna arriving at the event in Bridgetown. Credit: pierrekcookejnr via Storyful
Kanye West has erased every photo from his Instagram account following his plea to "get my family back together"
Intent on making a flawless impression as the first host of the world's fair in the Middle East, Dubai sought to leave nothing to chance. It poured billions of dollars into its pristine fairgrounds and jubilant festivities that opened last month, aiming for 25 million visits to the pandemic-delayed Expo 2020. Propping up the world's fair is the United Arab Emirates’ contentious labor system that long has drawn accusations of mistreating workers.
Agrawal appears to be a strong supporter of decentralization.
Opener Abid Ali missed out on back-to-back centuries by nine runs but Pakistan comfortably chased down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets on Tuesday in the first cricket test. Abid and Abdullah Shafique put on a 151-run partnership for the first wicket, their second consecutive 100-plus stand in the match to give Pakistan’s chase a powerful start.Abid, who hit 133 in the first innings, struck 12 boundaries and scored 91 off 148 deliveries in the second innings.
A student services educator is calling on the Manitoba Teachers’ Society to both retract a survey he claims “promotes ableism in public education” and apologize for its release. Michael Baker, a public school teacher who is currently working on a PhD in inclusion and disability studies at the University of Manitoba, said he was taken aback when he started filling out his union’s 2021 workload study. The voluntary review, which has been circulating among members in recent weeks, with a participat
Iowa law enforcement partners with hotels to stop human trafficking
Eric Bledsoe (LA Clippers) with an and one vs the New Orleans Pelicans, 11/29/2021
LAS VEGAS, November 30, 2021--PharmaCyte Biotech launches its malignant ascites program with commencement of a pivotal preclinical study.
Kira Lewis Jr. (New Orleans Pelicans) with an assist vs the LA Clippers, 11/29/2021