Month: August 2021

Police captain who refused vaccine and took pest control ivermectin to fight COVID-19 dies from virus

Reuters An anti-vaxx policeman has died in Georgia after a short battle with COVID-19. Captain Joe Manning posted anti-vaxx messages on Facebook and took the drug ivermectin. The CDC has said that ivermectin does not help prevent or treat the coronavirus and can cause serious illness. See more stories on the Insider business page. A […]

Conservative candidate bans campaign volunteers who attended Trudeau rally

Conservative candidate Kyle Seeback said on Saturday some of his campaign volunteers attended the Liberal event closed by police last night amid precarious security. In a media statement, Seeback, the party’s candidate in Dufferin-Caledon, said that “a few of my supporters attended the protest in front of the Justin Trudeau event,” and therefore, they are […]

LA cut police budget, then put $ 47 million in overtime on the city’s “credit card”

LAPD agents at the headquarters of the city center department. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) Faced with massive protests against the murder of George Floyd, Los Angeles City Council took dramatic and symbolic action last year, cutting $ 150 million from the Police Department’s budget and promising to put that money into […]

BMA launches a public campaign to support the practices of general practitioners – Management In Practice

The BMA has launched a public campaign to rally support for GP practices, including increased government investment, she said. The ‘Support Your Surgery’ campaign comes as nearly half of the public in England said more doctors were needed in GP practices, according to a major BMA survey. It comes amid the rise in abuses against […]

Duterte confirms he will run for vice president of the Philippines next year

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Harsh-speaking Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has confirmed rumors he will run for vice president next year, in what critics say is an attempt to sidestep constitutional boundaries mandates. Duterte, who is known for his vulgar rhetoric and crackdown on illegal drugs, which have killed thousands of mostly juvenile suspects, said in […]

Smoke from Northern California wildfires moves to LA

Smoke from several wildfires in northern California is moving south, creating potentially hazardous air quality for the Los Angeles area. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued an advisory until Thursday morning for much of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. “The wildfires in northern and central California produce thick smoke that […]

This start-up wants to give meaning to employee opinions on diversity

Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images Increasingly, companies are under pressure to disclose the diversity of their teams, but collecting and making sense of this data is easier said than done. Large companies like Google, Apple and LinkedIn publish reports showcasing the diversity of their employee base. This practice is increasingly becoming the norm, but it […]

FDA Fully Approves Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine / Can Employers Mandate Vaccinations? / CDC urges COVID vaccines during pregnancy / B Street Theater full season

Update requiredTo play audio, update the browser or Flash plugin. Nurse Nicole Chang celebrates after receiving one of the first injections of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Westwood, California. Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool We learn how the […]

Howard Handler Joins Detroit Homecoming Session of Arts and Entertainment Leaders

Howard Handler grew up in suburban Detroit, earning a BA and MBA from the University of Michigan after graduating from Southfield-Lathrup High School. After working as a senior marketing executive for sports and entertainment brands ranging from MTV to The Madison Square Garden Co. and “Saturday Night Live”, he became Marketing Director for Major League […]

RW&CO. Join the inspiring list of Canadian ambassadors for fall 2021

The Rise up campaign is led by Team Canada Olympians Andre De Grasse and Jennifer abel MONTREAL, 23 Aug 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Canadian fashion retailer RW&CO. collaborates with nine extraordinary ambassadors for its Fall 2021 campaign. RW&CO. continues on the path of optimism within the community, from its spring campaign “Ready to […]

Ventura and other SoCal counties fall into worst drought category as dry conditions persist

As sweltering drought conditions continue to worsen across California, Ventura and other counties in southern California have gone from “extreme” to “exceptional” drought conditions, according to the US Drought Monitor report. Along with Ventura County, northwestern Los Angeles County, most of Kern County, and eastern San Bernardino County are also in the higher range of […]

Southern California drought worsens, with Ventura County in worst category

An aerial view of Lake Casitas near Ojai in Ventura County shows a receding waterline on June 22. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) As sweltering drought conditions continue to worsen across California, Ventura and other counties in southern California have gone from “extreme” to “exceptional” drought conditions, according to the US Drought […]

Reviews | How the Taliban turned smartphones into weapons in Afghanistan

On August 14, a day before armed fighters flooded into Kabul, a Twitter account for one of the Taliban magazines published a video of six nervous Afghan government soldiers seated in a truck surrounded by Taliban warriors. The message included a text excerpt, in Pashto, one of the two main languages ​​of Afghanistan: “While the […]

Need an awareness campaign to teach humanity | By Tariq Mehmood Khalid

Need an awareness campaign to teach humanity WHEN there is growing global concern over the protection of women’s rights in Afghanistan after the Taliban recaptured the country, the mob of four hundred barbarians celebrated “Independence Day” in Pakistan by sexually harassing and torturing a girl in broad daylight. This incident is perhaps the most gruesome […]

Borrell’s call to reduce Russian influence in Afghanistan shows incompetence – Russian Politics & Diplomacy

MOSCOW, August 22. / TASS /. Calls by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell to contain Russian and Chinese influence in Afghanistan reveal his incompetence in the matter, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said in an interview with the daily Kommersant. “Before we comment on these words, we need to cover the nuts and […]

Most tourists prepared for San Francisco’s proof of vaccination requirement – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – San Francisco’s new proof of vaccination policy affects many places tourists are likely to frequent, such as restaurants, bars and clubs. While some are taken by surprise, most tourists seemed to be aware of the new policy before arriving here. READ MORE: Poor conditions at Lake Sonoma lead to relocation […]

Royal family live: Camilla Duchess of Cornwall will not forgive Meghan Markle | Royal | New

Harry has signed an agreement with publisher Random House to write a book, which is expected to be published to coincide with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. According to the Sun on Sunday, palace aides are bracing for a possible legal retaliation, should they face further criticism from Harry and Meghan. Speaking to royal talkRADIO expert […]

Do not treat Covid with a livestock drug: FDA: The Tribune India

Washington, August 22 A controversial pest control drug commonly used for livestock – ivermectin – but touted as a potential treatment for Covid-19, should not be taken to treat or prevent Covid-19, the State Food and Drug Administration said here. -United. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April of last year warned […]

Rams, Chargers will require fans to wear masks during games

The Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers will continue to enforce COVID-19 protocols in 2021. All fans attending Chargers or Rams games in 2021 will be required to wear masks when seated at SoFi Stadium, except whether they eat or drink, the Rams said Tuesday. . The teams will adopt the policy after the […]

Minister of Health launches awareness campaign on HIV and tuberculosis

New Delhi, August 12 Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday launched an awareness program on HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and blood donation on International Youth Day . Lunching the awareness campaign at a virtual event, Mandaviya appealed to young people to join government programs focused on health for citizens. The event was organized to mark […]

Who’s running for the sheriff in Buncombe County?

Three candidates have announced their intention to run in the 2022 election for Buncombe County Sheriff, including incumbent Quentin Miller. Miller beat Republican opponent Shad Higgins in a crushing victory in 2018, becoming the county’s first black sheriff. Running against him this time are David Hurley, a democrat and Adrien “AJ” Fox, a Republican. Despite […]

Anticancer Drug Sales Market Sees Significant Growth by 2028 | Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Sanofi

Sample download request Request a discount Company Profile New Jersey, United States, – Report Title Cancer drug sales are one of the most comprehensive and important additions to market research intelligence. Provides detailed research and analysis of the major aspects of the global Anti-Cancer Drugs sales market. Market analysts write detailed information provided in this […]

Australian Police Hope To Build Trust With Indigenous Communities Through Translation App | Voice of America

SYDNEY – Law enforcement authorities in Western Australia have said a new mobile interpreter app will help improve relationships with indigenous communities, especially in areas where English is not widely spoken . The technology translates some common police instructions into local languages ​​and was designed with a native interpretation service. The so-called Yarning app allows […]

Facebook takes action to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform

Wednesday 11-08-2021 11:34 Facebook has introduced a series of measures designed to protect Instagram users from abuse on the platform. They include the ability for people to limit comments and DM requests during peaks of heightened attention; stronger warnings when people try to post potentially offensive comments; and the global rollout of Instagram’s Hidden Words […]

Charges of theft brought down a state legislator. But Pennsylvania’s taxpayer-funded system for benefits was already ripe for abuse.

Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules for reimbursing lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency let alone surveillance. Former state representative Margo Davidson was indicted in July steal taxpayers and embezzle campaign funds, helping him to fulfill a statutory salary that is already among the most […]

Macrolides and fluoroquinolones reduce the risk of anti-drug antibodies in the treatment of IBD

August 09, 2021 1 minute read Source / Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Gorelik does not report any relevant financial information. Please see the study for relevant financial information from all other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an […]

This 11-year-old environmental activist travels 200 miles to raise awareness of the “carbon tax”

What would an 11-year-old do on their summer vacation? Play video games, savor delicious home-cooked meals, watch frenzied TV. While it may be the case for others, Jude Walker is using this time to raise awareness for a petition as part of Zero Carbon’s #PriceOutPollution campaign. Walker is a climate activist who pledged a 200-mile […]

Charges of theft knock down state lawmaker | News, Sports, Jobs

HARRISBURG – Theft charges against a Philadelphia-area Democrat highlight Pennsylvania’s lax rules to reimburse lawmakers with taxpayer and donor money, two state-run systems with little transparency and yet less oversight. Former state representative Margo Davidson was accused in July of stealing taxpayers and embezzling campaign funds, helping her fill a legislative salary that is already […]

The “Stop Spitting” campaign was launched in Bangalore

“Every time you spit, you put the nation in danger”; ‘only onespitting can infect more than 60 people in less than 24 hours; ‘don’t be a spitter and stop those who do’… These were some of the slogans on the advertising materiall the ‘Stop Spitting’ awareness campaign launched by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) […]

Homosassa woman launches campaign for county commission | New

A longtime Citrus County resident and longtime former director of an organization that protects victims of domestic violence is the first candidate for the county commission in the 2022 election. Diana Finegan, from Homosassa, filed documents with the Election Office Supervisor on Friday to establish a campaign account. Finegan, a Republican, is seeking election to […]

Inmates released due to COVID risk returning to prison

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail To print Submitted photo Kendrick Fulton and his sister Kendrick Fulton, 48, is one of more than 24,000 federal inmates who have been allowed to serve their sentences outside prison walls after being released into home confinement amid the COVID-19 pandemic . Since his release in September 2020, Fulton has […]

World Humanitarian Day campaign: #TheHumanRace against the climate crisis clock – World

To set the world running against the clock of the climate crisis, OCHA and its humanitarian partners launched #TheHumanRace – a global challenge for climate action in solidarity with people in countries most disaster prone and hardest hit by climate change. The climate emergency is wreaking havoc around the world on a scale that people […]

New campaign aims to teach young people how to recognize and respond to signs of sexual violence

Advice on how to recognize and resist everyday scenarios of sexual violence and harassment is part of a campaign from the Irish youth website, SpunOut.ie Behavior that contributes to sexual violence is often normalized in society, making it difficult to recognize and deal with when it occurs. Kiki Martire, Director of SpunOut.ie, explains: “As the […]

Global Veterinary Antibiotics Market Report 2021: Antiparasitics, Antibacterials, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Premixes, Injections, Oral Powders, Oral Solutions – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Global Veterinary Antibiotics Market Report 2021: Impact and Recovery of COVID-19 until 2030” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The main players in the veterinary antibiotics market are Bayer AG, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Ceva Sante Animale, Eli Lilly Company and Elanco. The global veterinary antibiotics market is expected to grow from […]

California has closed a major hydroelectric plant in Oroville because there is not enough water to supply it

Drought-stricken California shut down one of its largest hydroelectric plants on Thursday because there isn’t enough water to power it. The Edward Hyatt six-turbine power plant was decommissioned after the water level in the Oroville Dam reservoir that feeds it reached an all-time low of less than 642 feet (195.7 meters) at above mean sea […]

City leaders hire ex-drug dealer to lead one of Charlotte’s anti-violence initiatives

City of Charlotte and County of Mecklenburg Appointed Site Supervisor Belton L. Platt, originally from Charlotte, for alternatives to violence [ATV] program. Platt will oversee two “violence interrupters” and two outreach workers tasked with mediating and reducing violent crime along the Beatties Ford Road corridor. Officials made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday at […]

Faced with “serious water shortages”, California bans pumping of Delta

By Rachel Becker CalMatters In an aggressive move to address “immediate and severe water shortages,” the California Water Board this week unanimously approved emergency regulations to temporarily prevent thousands of farmers, landowners and others divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed. The new regulations – the first to take such sweeping action for the […]

Formerly incarcerated teens share their research and ideas on how to improve the juvenile justice system

“They treat us like animals. “I was described as a threat to society by two judges. “ These are just two of the comments made by incarcerated teens in focus group interviews at a juvenile detention center in New Mexico. In two-hour sessions, the young inmates shared their stories of how they broke the law […]

Mumbai Police and the Grand Khali | Mumbai Police Helmet Awareness Campaign Video Features “The Great Khali” [WATCH]

Credit: Mumbai Police / The Great Khali | Photo credit: Instagram Highlights For this week’s talk, they featured a famous wrestler who has become a fan favorite for his Instagram content Mumbai Police have shared a video featuring “The Great Khali” to encourage two-wheelers to properly wear helmets. The Grand Khali is a huge success […]

“Constantly prosecuted”: LGBT + activists in Ukraine attacked online and in the street

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For days, death threats and homophobic slurs have been pouring into Sofiia Lapina’s inbox – a constant reminder of the hatred she often encounters as an LGBT + rights activist in Ukraine. Members of a far-right channel on the Telegram messaging app posted Lapina’s phone number last month and – following […]

Bolivia eradicates more than 2,000 hectares of coca crops in 3 months

By Eduardo Szklarz / Diálogo 03 Aug 2021 Bolivian security forces eradicated more than 2,000 hectares of coca crops between April and June 2021. “The total eradicated to date is 2,386 hectares,” Bolivian Deputy Minister of Social Defense and Controlled Substances Jaime Mamani said in an interview with Plano primer, a television program broadcast on […]

LAPD officer is tased as he resists arrest on suspicion of assaulting his adult son

A Los Angeles police officer was tased by Ventura County sheriff’s assistants trying to arrest him on suspicion of causing bodily harm to his adult son on Saturday. Armando Magana, 46, a training officer in the Van Nuys division of the LAPD, was severely drunk when he violently resisted attempts to arrest him before being […]

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