May 12, 2021 Travel News

Experts call for sweeping reforms to prevent next pandemic

Some countries did not even know the regulations existed, his group said. Others lacked essential laws to respond to outbreaks, such as those allowing quarantine.Changing these regulations would require "negotiations for years," Dr Wieler said, noting that the latest round…

Apr 28, 2021 Travel News

Second close call between Iranian and US ships raises tensions

WASHINGTON - For the second time in a month, Iranian and US ships came dangerously close Monday night in the Persian Gulf, the navy said on Tuesday, escalating tensions between the two countries as their negotiators resumed talks to renew…

Apr 25, 2021 Travel News

MP repeatedly shoots unarmed man during 911 call, officials say

A Virginia sheriff's deputy shot and seriously injured an unarmed man early Wednesday morning, less than an hour after the deputy drove the man after his car broke down, authorities said.Spotsylvania County MP first gave the man, Isaiah L. Brown,…

Apr 20, 2021 Travel News

Video: Minnesota leaders call for calm after Chauvin’s verdict

new video loaded: Minnesota leaders call for calm after Chauvin verdicttranscriptionBacktranscriptionMinnesota leaders call for calm after Chauvin verdictGov. Tim Waltz and leaders in Minneapolis expressed empathy for the protesters, but stressed the need for the public to remain peaceful after…

Apr 13, 2021 Travel News

Leaders call for deep emissions cuts to tackle climate change

WASHINGTON - More than 300 companies, including Google, McDonalds and Walmart, are pushing the Biden administration to nearly double the United States' target for reducing global warming emissions ahead of the April 22 world summit on the climate change.In a…

Feb 23, 2021 Travel News

Woody Allen and Soon-Yi Previn call HBO Docuseries a ‘shoddy hit’

Shortly after the premiere of the first episode of "Allen v. Farrow, ”an HBO documentary series that re-examines Dylan Farrow's sexual abuse allegations against filmmaker Woody Allen, his adoptive father, a spokesperson for Mr. Allen released a statement Sunday night…

Feb 17, 2021 Travel News

Scientists call on CDC to set air standards for workplaces now

Almost a year after scientists showed that the coronavirus can be inhaled in tiny droplets called aerosols that linger inside in stagnant air, more than a dozen experts are calling on the Biden administration to take immediate measures to limit…

Feb 14, 2021 Travel News

White House press aide resigns following journalist’s call

WASHINGTON - TJ Ducklo, deputy White House press secretary, resigned on Saturday after learning he used abusive and sexist language with a reporter working on an article about his romantic relationship with a reporter at another publication.Jen Psaki, the White…

Feb 05, 2021 Travel News

144 constitutional lawyers call Trump’s First Amendment defense ‘legally frivolous’

WASHINGTON - Claims by lawyers for former President Donald J. Trump that his conduct around the Jan.6 riot on Capitol Hill is protected by the First Amendment are "legally frivolous" and should do nothing to prevent the Senate from condemn…

Feb 05, 2021 Travel News

Lawyers call Trump’s First Amendment defense ‘legally frivolous’

Claims by lawyers for former President Donald J. Trump that his conduct around the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill is protected by the First Amendment are "legally frivolous" and should do nothing to prevent the Senate from condemning him…