NASA's Voyager 1 detects faint, monotone hum beyond our solar system

NASA’s Voyager 1 detects faint, monotone hum beyond our solar system

This artist’s depiction imagines what Voyager 1 looked like when crossing into interstellar space. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s Voyager 1, the farthest spacecraft from Earth, said farewell to the solar system almost a decade ago, passing through an invisible door some 11 billion miles from Earth and crossing into interstellar space. Since then, it’s tacked on another 3 billion
Biden administration to resume border wall construction as crisis worsens

Biden administration to resume border wall construction as crisis worsens

The Biden administration will resume construction of the southern border wall, Fox News confirms, as the immigration crisis continues to spiral out of control. The United States Army Corps of Engineers will restart construction on a 13.4 mile stretch of the wall in the Rio Grande Valley. The decision reportedly follows pressure from local residents
Chelsea vs. Arsenal FULL analysis: Life difficult for Chelsea's top 4 hopes | ESPN FC - ESPN UK

Chelsea vs. Arsenal FULL analysis: Life difficult for Chelsea's top 4 hopes | ESPN FC – ESPN UK

Chelsea vs. Arsenal FULL analysis: Life difficult for Chelsea’s top 4 hopes | ESPN FC  ESPN UK Chelsea 0-1 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened  The Guardian Arsenal’s big summer overhaul: How Arteta and Edu plan to return to the Champions League  Goal.com ‘Unbelievable first season’: Ian Wright hails impact of one Chelsea summer signing  The Chelsea Chronicle
Dow Jones Futures: Market Rally At Key Level As Inflation Fears Intensify Sell-Off; Bitcoin Falls On Tesla Move

Dow Jones Futures: Market Rally At Key Level As Inflation Fears Intensify Sell-Off; Bitcoin Falls On Tesla Move

Dow Jones futures rose slightly late Wednesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally suffered another day of heavy losses as a big jump in inflation scared investors, pushing Treasury yields significantly higher. X Bitcoin extended losses after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company would no longer let people
Israel-Gaza: Rockets pound Israel after militants killed

Israel-Gaza: Rockets pound Israel after militants killed

The site is revered by both Muslims, who call it the Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary), and Jews, for whom it is known as the Temple Mount. Hamas demanded Israel remove police from there and the nearby predominantly Arab district of Sheikh Jarrah, where Palestinian families face eviction by Jewish settlers. Hamas launched rockets when its
Chelsea vs Arsenal LIVE! Premier League

Chelsea vs Arsenal LIVE! Premier League

Thomas Tuchel’s side are still fighting for success on three fronts, with the Blues in the FA Cup Final, Champions League Final and still seeking to secure a Premier League top-four finish. As for Arsenal, a disappointing season is meandering to a close after the Gunners missed out on a place in the Europa League

Climate emissions shrinking the stratosphere, scientists reveal | Greenhouse gas emissions

Humanity’s enormous emissions of greenhouse gases are shrinking the stratosphere, a new study has revealed. The thickness of the atmospheric layer has contracted by 400 metres since the 1980s, the researchers found, and will thin by about another kilometre by 2080 without major cuts in emissions. The changes have the potential to affect satellite operations,
Times Square shooting suspect caught in Florida

Times Square shooting suspect caught in Florida

The man accused in a shooting in New York City’s Times Square that injured three bystanders, including a 4-year-old girl, has been captured in Florida, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Farrakhan Muhammad was identified as the suspect in the Saturday afternoon shooting on West 45th Street and 7th Avenue. Senior New York City Police Department
India reports new deaths due to Covid-linked ‘black fungus’ as outbreak spreads to more cities

India reports new deaths due to Covid-linked ‘black fungus’ as outbreak spreads to more cities

An increasing number of black fungus cases are being reported across India with deaths being reported in multiple states as the deadly Covid wave sweeps the country. There have been 10 reported deaths, eight in Maharashtra’s Thane and two in Madhya Pradesh, due to the fungal infection, but doctors say there could be more deaths
Covid: Lessons to be learned from spring 2022 public inquiry - PM - BBC News

Covid: Lessons to be learned from spring 2022 public inquiry – PM – BBC News

Covid: Lessons to be learned from spring 2022 public inquiry – PM  BBC News Boris Johnson Announces Public Inquiry Into U.K.’s Covid Response  NBC News The Latest: Japan leader pushes Olympics despite few shots  Yahoo News No 10 seeks to cancel county court debt judgment against Boris Johnson  BBC News Boris Johnson promises public enquiry into government handling of
Sikh UK MP seeks de-escalation in Israel-Palestine violence

Sikh UK MP seeks de-escalation in Israel-Palestine violence

British Labour Minister Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi has urged the government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to play its role in de-escalating the violence and rift that has erupted between Israel and Gaza, causing the deaths of multiple civilians, including children. Israel carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian fighters fired multiple
Snap cuts off Yolo, LMK anonymous messaging apps after lawsuit over teen’s death

Snap cuts off Yolo, LMK anonymous messaging apps after lawsuit over teen’s death

stockcam / Getty Snapchat’s parent company, Snap, yesterday suspended two apps that allowed users to send anonymous messages to other users on the platform. The move came in response to a lawsuit filed Monday against Snap and the two messaging apps. The lawsuit seeks class-action status to represent all 92 million Snapchat users, and it
Ipswich Town vs Liverpool LIVE - team news, kick-off time, TV channel and FA Youth Cup stream

Ipswich Town vs Liverpool LIVE – team news, kick-off time, TV channel and FA Youth Cup stream

‘A little secret’: Gerrard admits to phone chats with Ferguson Rangers manager Steven Gerrard during the Scottish Premiership match against Dundee United at Ibrox Stadium on February 21, 2021. (Image: Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images) Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits he’s put his former rivalries with Manchester United’s legendary former manager Sir Alex Ferguson to
Dow Jones Slides, Tech Stocks Dive As Yields Jump On Accelerating Inflation; Apple, Tesla Stock Sell Off

Dow Jones Slides, Tech Stocks Dive As Yields Jump On Accelerating Inflation; Apple, Tesla Stock Sell Off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 350 points Wednesday, as Treasury yields jumped on key inflation data. Apple and Tesla stock sold off in morning trade. X Among the Dow Jones leaders, Apple (AAPL) sold off 2.2% Wednesday, while Microsoft (MSFT) moved down 2.5% in today’s stock market. Goldman Sachs (GS) is in buy range
The Lakers shouldn't worry about the play-in tournament - Max Kellerman | First Take - ESPN

The Lakers shouldn't worry about the play-in tournament – Max Kellerman | First Take – ESPN

The Lakers shouldn’t worry about the play-in tournament – Max Kellerman | First Take  ESPN Lakers vs. Knicks takeaways: Talen Horton-Tucker sinks dagger as Los Angeles edges New York in OT thriller  CBS Sports KNICKS at LAKERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 11, 2021  NBA LeBron James targeting return in Los Angeles Lakers’ game vs. Houston Rockets,

Republicans vote to remove Liz Cheney from leadership role over Trump ‘big lie’ criticism – live | US news

10.38am EDT 10:38 While some Republicans lamented the ouster of Liz Cheney, freshman congressman Madison Cawthorn instead responded by taunting his colleague. “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye Liz Cheney,” the North Carolina Republican said on Twitter. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (@RepCawthorn) Na na na na, na na na na, hey
Israel and Gaza escalate toward war

Israel and Gaza escalate toward war

Some 48 Gazans, including 14 children, according to Palestinian health officials, and six Israelis, including one teenage girl, according to Israeli emergency response officials, have been killed in the worst bout of violence in seven years, resurfacing familiar patterns of tit-for-tat retaliatory rocket salvos while also spurring a much more rare outburst of mass civil
Kurupt FM on award ceremony etiquette and "almost birthing AJ Tracey" | Brit Awards 2021 - NME

Kurupt FM on award ceremony etiquette and "almost birthing AJ Tracey" | Brit Awards 2021 – NME

Kurupt FM on award ceremony etiquette and “almost birthing AJ Tracey” | Brit Awards 2021  NME Dua Lipa celebrates latest achievement on Spotify  The News International Video Shows What Lewis Capaldi Really Said In Muted Speech At Brits  LADbible Dua Lipa wins British Album of the Year in female-dominated Brit Awards  Geo News Brit Awards 2021: Jackie Weaver and
Variant from India more contagious, WHO says

Variant from India more contagious, WHO says

As a federal advisory committee meets Wednesday to sign off on allowing one vaccine to go into adolescent arms, the White House reportedly said on a call that states won’t receive any doses of another next week. White House officials told governors on a private call Tuesday that new supply of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose shot wasn’t immediately
Jürgen Klopp's pre-match press conference | Manchester United - Liverpool FC

Jürgen Klopp's pre-match press conference | Manchester United – Liverpool FC

Jürgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference | Manchester United  Liverpool FC ‘A little secret’: Steven Gerrard admits to phone chats with Sir Alex Ferguson  The Guardian Harvey Elliott exit could see Liverpool make obvious summer transfer decision  Liverpool Echo Foreign fans can fight back against football’s greedy owners  South China Morning Post Ian Wright suggests £30m star would snub Liverpool
Covid-19 News: Live Updates on India, Variants and Vaccines

Covid-19 News: Live Updates on India, Variants and Vaccines

Here’s what you need to know: Medical workers tending to a coronavirus patient in an emergency room in New Delhi last week.Credit…Adnan Abidi/Reuters A virus variant that has been spreading rapidly in India and designated a variant of concern by the World Health Organization might be more contagious than most versions of the coronavirus, the agency
What did Lewis Capaldi say at the Brit Awards 2021? Why the Scottish singer’s speech was repeatedly muted

What did Lewis Capaldi say at the Brit Awards 2021? Why the Scottish singer’s speech was repeatedly muted

Singer Lewis Capaldi was muted by the Brit Award broadcasters whilst he made a brief appearance to present the award for Best British Album. Before handing the award to Dua Lipa, the Scotsman made a number of foul mouthed comments with the audience, which led to the Brit Award bosses immediately muting the microphone. Sign
Covid-19 live updates: Indian coronavirus variant has now spread to almost 50 countries, says WHO - The Washington Post

Covid-19 live updates: Indian coronavirus variant has now spread to almost 50 countries, says WHO – The Washington Post

Covid-19 live updates: Indian coronavirus variant has now spread to almost 50 countries, says WHO  The Washington Post WHO labels a Covid strain in India as a ‘variant of concern’ — here’s what we know  CNBC Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines likely effective against Indian coronavirus variant, researchers suggest  Fox News The Real Covid Variant Risk From India’s Pandemic
U.S. gives go-ahead for first major offshore wind farm

U.S. gives go-ahead for first major offshore wind farm

The U.S. offshore wind sector took a major step forward Tuesday after authorities gave the green light for the construction and operation of the 800 megawatt (MW) Vineyard Wind 1 project. In a statement, the U.S. Department of the Interior described the development, which will be located in waters off the coast of Massachusetts, as
Feroze Khan defends PM’s Saudi visit

Feroze Khan defends PM’s Saudi visit

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently concluded his three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of the Saudi Crown Prince. The PM arrived in the Kingdom on May 8 accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and federal cabinet members. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs elucidated the reason for the
UK economy contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter

UK economy contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter

Commuters walk along the Thames Path in view of Tower Bridge in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg via Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. economy contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter of 2021 as nationwide lockdown measures continued to weigh on activity, preliminary estimates revealed on Wednesday. Economists
Boris Johnson faces battle as planning reforms leave ministers 'very unhappy'

Boris Johnson faces battle as planning reforms leave ministers ‘very unhappy’

Last year Tory backbenchers successfully derailed plans to use (another) algorithm to set housing targets – but it is clear that the war is not over.  It’s a long-running source of tension which pits the two sides of the party against each other. Those who oppose the reforms, of which there are many, are dubbed Nimbys, and viewed
Dua Lipa's Brit Awards outfits channel UK pop icons

Dua Lipa’s Brit Awards outfits channel UK pop icons

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN Dua Lipa channeled UK pop icons Geri Halliwell and Amy Winehouse as she sported both a Union Jack ensemble and a towering beehive at the Brit Awards Tuesday evening. The singer seemingly paid tribute to two of the awards’ most iconic outfits, arriving in a look that evoked one
35 killed in Gaza as Israel air strikes intensify - World

35 killed in Gaza as Israel air strikes intensify – World

Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Wednesday, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years. Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza into Wednesday morning, as Hamas and other Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and Beersheba. One
Oakland A's had longstanding offer from Rob Manfred to pressure city on new ballpark: Sources – The Athletic

Oakland A’s had longstanding offer from Rob Manfred to pressure city on new ballpark: Sources – The Athletic

The Oakland A’s had a longstanding offer from MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to put public pressure on the city of Oakland should progress between the city and the A’s over a new ballpark come to a standstill, according to multiple sources with intimate knowledge of the A’s proposed Howard Terminal project. This offer, per sources,
UK economy shrank by 1.5% in first quarter - BBC News

UK economy shrank by 1.5% in first quarter – BBC News

UK economy shrank by 1.5% in first quarter  BBC News BREAKING UK economy shrank 1.5% after UK was pushed into third Covid lockdown in January  Mirror.co.uk UK economy contracted by 1.5% in the first quarter as lockdowns weighed  CNBC U.K. Economy Picked Up Momentum in March Toward End of Lockdown  Bloomberg COVID-19: Locked-down UK economy shrank by 1.5% in
KNICKS at LAKERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 11, 2021 - NBA

KNICKS at LAKERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 11, 2021 – NBA

KNICKS at LAKERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 11, 2021  NBA Lakers Defeat Knicks In Overtime As Defense Steps Up  Lakers Nation LeBron James opts for one more day of rest, will miss Los Angeles Lakers’ game vs. New York Knicks, sources say  ESPN Rasheed Wallace points out the obvious about the Lakers’ playoff needs  FanSided LeBron James
No talks with India until Aug 2019 steps undone: PM Imran

No talks with India until Aug 2019 steps undone: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Islamabad will not resume talks with New Delhi until it restores the special status of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. “Unless India reverts its August 5, 2019 action, Pakistan will not hold talks,” Premier Imran said while responding to a caller on ‘Apka Wazir-e-Azam Apke Sath’
NAB to challenge LHC bail relief for Shehbaz - Pakistan

NAB to challenge LHC bail relief for Shehbaz – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered a fresh investigation into Hudaibiya Paper Mills (HPM) case against the Sharif family, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) orders to grant bail to leader of the opposition in the National Assembly
Colt Brennan, former star quarterback at the University of Hawaii, dies at 37

Colt Brennan, former star quarterback at the University of Hawaii, dies at 37

“He had been in a long-term rehab facility,” Brennan’s sister, Carrera Shea, told CNN on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, he relapsed.” Brennan, 37, was pronounced dead at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, according to the Orange County coroner. The Costa Mesa Police Department told CNN that Brennan was taken to the hospital due to an overdose. After
Several cases of Black Fungus emerge across Pakistan, say experts

Several cases of Black Fungus emerge across Pakistan, say experts

KARACHI: Several cases of Mucormycosis, also known as ‘Black Fungus’ and “some deaths due to it” have been reported among Covid-19 patients at several healthcare facilities across Pakistan, infectious diseases specialists confirmed on Tuesday, adding that many centers were not reporting them as it is very hard to identify and diagnose this lethal fungal infection
Colonial Pipeline ransomware hack and gas shortage fears: What you need to know

Colonial Pipeline ransomware hack and gas shortage fears: What you need to know

Colonial Pipeline was the target of a ransomware attack that forced it to shut down operations. Getty Images The weekend shutdown of a major US petroleum pipeline after a ransomware attack has highlighted the vulnerability of the country’s critical infrastructure, which has been the target of an increasing number of cyberattacks. Colonial Pipeline, which operates
'Barcelona is out of this!' Has Ronald Koeman guaranteed himself the sack? | La Liga | ESPN FC - ESPN UK

'Barcelona is out of this!' Has Ronald Koeman guaranteed himself the sack? | La Liga | ESPN FC – ESPN UK

‘Barcelona is out of this!’ Has Ronald Koeman guaranteed himself the sack? | La Liga | ESPN FC  ESPN UK Levante vs Barcelona La Liga LIVE: Final score, goals and reactions  MARCA.com Levante vs Barcelona, La Liga: Final Score 3-3, Barça fall apart in second half, drop points again  Barca Blaugranes Ronald Koeman: “I understand that after the
Dow Jones Futures Fall After Market Rally Whipsaws On Inflation Fears; Tesla, Apple Lead 8 Stocks At Key Levels| Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones Futures Fall After Market Rally Whipsaws On Inflation Fears; Tesla, Apple Lead 8 Stocks At Key Levels| Investor’s Business Daily

Dow Jones futures edged lower late Tuesday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The stock market rally had a wild session Tuesday, closing lower but off intraday lows. Inflation fears spooked investors worldwide with the consumer price index on tap Wednesday morning. X Tesla stock, Facebook (FB), Apple (AAPL), Nvidia (NVDA), Roblox (RBLX)
This combo of booking photos provided by the Glynn County, Ga., Detention Center, shows from left, Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. The Justice Department announced federal hate crime charges against the three men Wednesday, April 28,2021, in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a Georgia man who was killed while out for a run last year. All three are charged with one count of interference with civil rights and attempted kidnapping. The McMichaels are also charged with using, carrying and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

3 Georgia men plead not guilty to hate crimes

Three Georgia men pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Tuesday in the  death of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who was chased and shot while jogging near his home, according to online court documents. Greg McMichael, a 65-year-old former police officer; Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael’s 35-year-old son; and William “Roddie” Bryan appeared in front of U.S. Magistrate
Greenwood strikes in Reds defeat | Manchester United 1-2 Leicester City | Premier League - Manchester United

Greenwood strikes in Reds defeat | Manchester United 1-2 Leicester City | Premier League – Manchester United

Greenwood strikes in Reds defeat | Manchester United 1-2 Leicester City | Premier League  Manchester United Live Commentary – Man Utd vs Leicester | 11.05.2021  Sky Sports MUST WATCH! Single Shot Drone Flight! | The Etihad like never before | Premier League Champions  Man City Ole Gunnar Solskjaer emphatically answers Jurgen Klopp and David Moyes with Man Utd
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Prosecutor in Atlanta spa shootings will seek death penalty and hate crime charges

ExploreSpa shooting survivor stood face-to-face with gunman, begged for mercy Atlanta officers were called to a report of a robbery at the Gold Spa, located at 1916 Piedmont Road. Inside, officers found three women dead from gunshot wounds, according to Sgt. John Chafee. While investigating that incident, officers were told shots were fired across the
Manchester United 1-2 Leicester highlights and reaction as Soyuncu goal seals Man City title

Manchester United 1-2 Leicester highlights and reaction as Soyuncu goal seals Man City title

Manchester United were beaten 2-1 by Leicester City at Old Trafford despite a spirited first half performance from several youngsters. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had been forced to rotate his side heavily, given United’s hectic schedule — and the Norwegian handed first United starts to winger Amad and academy graduate Anthony Elanga at Old Trafford on
Fulton County District Attorney plans to seek death penalty against Atlanta spa shooting suspect, source says

Fulton County District Attorney plans to seek death penalty against Atlanta spa shooting suspect, source says

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis filed notice Tuesday that she plans to seek the death penalty and enhanced hate crimes charges against Long in the first test of the hate crime law passed by the Georgia Legislature last year, according to the source. The law specifies enhanced penalties for crimes where victims were targeted
Gravitas: What is Black Fungus or Mucormycosis? - WION

Gravitas: What is Black Fungus or Mucormycosis? – WION

Gravitas: What is Black Fungus or Mucormycosis?  WION ‘Black fungus’ complication adds to India’s Covid woes  DAWN.com In the midst of COVID pandemic, India is battling a surge of ‘black fungus’  ARY NEWS What is the deadly ‘black fungus’ seen in Covid patients in India?  The Guardian What is `Black Fungus` or `Mucormycosis`?: Symptoms and treatment  WION View Full coverage
Man Utd vs Leicester City LIVE! Premier League

Man Utd vs Leicester City LIVE! Premier League

Man Utd face the second game of a three-match Premier League run in the space of five days as Leicester City head to Manchester this evening. The postponement of United’s game against Liverpool earlier this month due to fan protests at Old Trafford has caused a fixture pile-up for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. United fought
Schumer invokes Cheney in debate over Dems' sweeping voting bill she calls 'unconstitutional'

Schumer invokes Cheney in debate over Dems’ sweeping voting bill she calls ‘unconstitutional’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer named Rep. Liz Cheney on Tuesday in debate over Democrats’ sweeping voting bill, asking GOP senators to “follow” her “example” — but Cheney voted against the bill in the House and slammed it as “unconstitutional.”  Schumer, D-N.Y., tied Republicans’ opposition to the bill to former President Donald Trump’s false claims that the presidential election

Nearly 40% of AstraZeneca investors reject boss’s bonus rise | AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca investors narrowly approved pay package proposals for its chief executive, Pascal Soriot, after nearly 40%voted against the policy, which could hand him pay and perks of up to £17.8m for 2021. At the company’s annual meeting in Cambridge, the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker managed to pass its remuneration policy, which required support from shareholders holding more
Gas shortage concerns send demand spiking in several states

Gas shortage concerns send demand spiking in several states

US gasoline demand jumped 20% on Monday compared with the prior week, according to GasBuddy, an app that tracks fuel prices and demand. In just five states served by Colonial Pipeline — Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia — demand was up by a collective 40.1%, GasBuddy said. “I got scared that I
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Qadri condemns Israeli attacks on unarmed Palestinians

Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri has strongly condemned recent Israeli attacks on unarmed Palestinians and termed it a human tragedy. Addressing a virtual Conference on the latest situation in Al-Quds hosted by Turkey today (Tuesday), he said Pakistan will continue its moral, political and diplomatic support to the Palestinian people. The Minister
12-15 year-olds could qualify for vaccinations this week

12-15 year-olds could qualify for vaccinations this week

Vaccine hesitancy has become the predominant mindset of Americans who have not yet been inoculated, making the drive for herd immunity ever more elusive. Just 11% of American adults who remain unvaccinated say they definitely will get the shot, while 34% say they definitely won’t, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center
EU news: New Nordic eurosceptic alliance forged as VdL launches EU Conference | World | News

EU news: New Nordic eurosceptic alliance forged as VdL launches EU Conference | World | News

Von der Leyen says world is ‘full of contradictions and conflict’ MEPs from Sweden, Denmark and Finland have teamed up in the latest blow to EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and her allies in the eurozone, namely Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel, to call on their governments to stop further integration in the
India's coronavirus doctors report 'black fungus' infections among some patients

India’s coronavirus doctors report ‘black fungus’ infections among some patients

India’s health officials warned the country’s doctors to be on the lookout for mucormycosis, or so-called “black fungus” infections among coronavirus patients, particularly those with diabetes. The infection, which could be fatal, may cause black discoloration of the nose, facial pain, numbing or swelling, fever, chest pain or other issues.   The infection, which is
Pepsin-degradable plastics of bio-nylons from itaconic and amino acids

Pepsin-degradable plastics of bio-nylons from itaconic and amino acids

Figure 1. Development strategy for pepsin degradable BioNylons from itaconic acid and leucine. Credit: Tatsuo Kaneko and Mohammad Asif Ali from JAIST Currently available conventional nylon such as nylon 6, nylon 66, and nylon 11 are nondegradable. On the other hand, bio-nylons derived from itaconic acid showed higher performance than conventional ones and are degradable
Jerusalem clashes widen across Israel; Gaza fighting escalates

Jerusalem clashes widen across Israel; Gaza fighting escalates

Military officials said more than 500 rockets had been launched from Gaza since the start of the flare-up, although a large percentage of them failed to cross into Israel and exploded, landing inside the enclave itself. The army’s expansive antimissile defense network, known as Iron Dome, destroyed more than 90 percent of the rockets that

European stock markets slide as inflation worries rise – business live | Business

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Stocks are sliding today as rising inflation worries, and a fall in tech stocks, send investors running for cover. Markets across the Asia-Pacific region have fallen sharply, with Japan’s Nikkei sliding 3% – its worst day
Ganges River: Dozens of bodies wash up in eastern India

Ganges River: Dozens of bodies wash up in eastern India

Local authorities are investigating and a postmortem of the bodies was carried out, but “due to heavy decomposition, we were unable to determine the cause of death,” officials in the Bixar district of Bihar state said in a statement Tuesday. Indian media quoted Ashok Kumar, a local official for the town of Chausa in Buxar
Dogecoin Reclaims Spot As Fourth Most Valuable Cryptocurrency After Elon Musk Fuels Speculation Tesla Could Accept It As Payment

Dogecoin Reclaims Spot As Fourth Most Valuable Cryptocurrency After Elon Musk Fuels Speculation Tesla Could Accept It As Payment

Topline Shiba Inu-based cryptocurrency dogecoin reclaimed its spot as the fourth most valuable cryptocurrency Tuesday after Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked Twitter followers if the company should accept the token as payment for its vehicles, a move that could legitimize the highly volatile asset and restore some of the value it had lost after Musk
Russia school shooting: At least 11 killed in attack, reports say

Russia school shooting: At least 11 killed in attack, reports say

At least 11 people were killed Tuesday in a shooting at a school in southwest Russia, according to reports.  Local media reported that two unidentified attackers opened fire at the school in the Russian city of Kazan. A source told Russia’s TASS news agency that 11 people were killed, including nine children.  BIDEN ADMIN FACES LACK OF ICEBREAKERS,
Apple hit with $2bn UK class action suit over App Store fees

Apple hit with $2bn UK class action suit over App Store fees

A UK group has filed the equivalent of a class-action lawsuit against Apple in the UK, over claims its 30% App Store commission rate is “excessive” and “unlawful”. According to multiple reports, the group, led by King’s College London digital-economy lecturer Dr. Rachael Kent, allege that Apple “guards access to the world of apps jealously”,
Voyager 1 detects 'hum' while in interstellar space: report

Voyager 1 detects ‘hum’ while in interstellar space: report

Voyager 1, which is the farthest human-made object from Earth and the first to enter interstellar space, has been detecting a “faint, persistent hum” that scientists have attributed to interstellar gas. Phys.org, citing research published in Nature Astronomy, reported that the spacecraft’s Plasma Wave System has picked up a “persistent signature produced by the tenuous
FTSE slides as inflation fears rattle markets – live updates

FTSE slides as inflation fears rattle markets – live updates

Good morning. The FTSE 100 is tipped to follow Asian and US markets by opening sharply lower this morning. The benchmark index fell yesterday after the pound jumped following the results of last week’s local elections. 5 things to start your day  1) SoftBank gives Hut Group £1.6bn boost: Boss Matt Moulding said fresh funds would
Gaza militants, children among 24 dead as Israel hits Hamas

Gaza militants, children among 24 dead as Israel hits Hamas

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza early Tuesday, hitting the high-rise home of a Hamas field commander and two border tunnels dug by militants, as Hamas and other armed groups fired dozens of rockets toward Israel. It was an escalation sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem. Since
India Covid crisis: Mucormycosis fungal infection

India Covid crisis: Mucormycosis fungal infection

Medical staff in PPE attending to a person in the temporary Covid-19 care centre attached to LNJP Hospital, at Shehnai Banquet Hall, on April 23, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Raj K Raj | Hindustan Times | Getty Images As India grapples with a deadly second wave of coronavirus, authorities have warned of a rare

US authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 | Coronavirus

US regulators on Monday authorized Pfizer and its partner BioNTech’s Covid vaccine for use in children as young as 12, widening the country’s inoculation program even as vaccination rates have slowed significantly. The vaccine has been available under an emergency use authorization (EUA) to people as young as 16 in the United States. Today’s decision
Indian doctors warn against cow dung as COVID cure

Indian doctors warn against cow dung as COVID cure

Doctors in India are warning against the practice of using cow dung in the belief it will ward off COVID-19, saying there is no scientific evidence for its effectiveness and that it risks spreading other diseases. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought devastation on India, with 22.66 million cases and 246,116 deaths reported so far. Experts
Russell Westbrook sets NBA's career triple-double record

Russell Westbrook sets NBA’s career triple-double record

Move over Oscar Robertson. Russell Westbrook is the NBA’s new triple-double standard. The Washington Wizards star set a career record with his 182nd triple-double, amassing 28 points, 21 assists and 13 rebounds in a 125-124 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Monday. Westbrook tied Robertson’s record of 181 with 33 points, 19 rebounds and 15
Brit Awards: Stars descend on London for in-person awards - BBC News

Brit Awards: Stars descend on London for in-person awards – BBC News

Brit Awards: Stars descend on London for in-person awards  BBC News What time are Brits Awards on? ITV to air ceremony direct from O2 Arena  Chronicle Live Dua Lipa hoping Dex the dog won’t interrupt Brits performance like he does her yoga  Mirror Online Brits 2021: Taylor Swift to become first female winner of global icon award  BBC News
Elon Musk jokes about his Asperger's syndrome during SNL monologue: Watch it here

Elon Musk jokes about his Asperger’s syndrome during SNL monologue: Watch it here

SNL/Screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET Elon Musk isn’t a comedian, but gave it a shot during Saturday Night Live, delivering the traditional opening monologue. After a cold open in which Miley Cyrus sang and SNL cast members joked with their moms for Mother’s Day, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO stepped up to the plate. Dressed in all black, he
Dow Jones Futures: Split Stock Market Rally Continues As Virgin Galactic Plunges On Earnings

Dow Jones Futures: Split Stock Market Rally Continues As Virgin Galactic Plunges On Earnings

Dow Jones futures, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures, were little changed late Monday, as the split stock market rally continues. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit more record highs before reversing lower, while tech stocks dived. Tesla stock skidded over 6% Monday. X On Monday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite sold off

Tax dodging concerns over small firms used to pay NHS test-and-trace workers | Business

Many workers employed across the £37bn NHS test-and-trace service are being paid through networks of opaque small companies that experts fear could be defrauding the Treasury via a notorious tax scheme. The Guardian investigated after sources working at Covid-19 call centres, testing sites, mobile testing units and laboratories raised concerns about their payslips and employment
L.A. County to hit COVID-19 herd immunity by end of July

L.A. County to hit COVID-19 herd immunity by end of July

Los Angeles County could reach herd immunity from the coronavirus among adults and the oldest teenagers by mid- to late July, public health officials said Monday. Herd immunity, sometimes referred to as community immunity, occurs when enough people have been inoculated or have obtained natural immunity to protect the larger population against the virus. Experts