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US relaxes mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, paving return to pre-pandemic life-World News

Referring to the latest CDC guidelines, President Joe Biden hailed a 'great day for America' as US officials said vaccinated people can go mask-less in most indoor and outdoor settings Washington: In the biggest indication that the United States is fast returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks.

firstpost.com ,  18min 0
US relaxes mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, paving return to pre-pandemic life-World News

Israeli ground forces join attacks on Gaza as conflict intensifies

Tensions and clashes that first flared weeks ago in Jerusalem have swept across Israel in a wave of fury.TEL AVIV — Israeli ground forces joined in bombarding Gaza on Friday, representing a major escalation of the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants as they edged toward all-out war.

nbcnews.com ,  33min 1
Israeli ground forces join attacks on Gaza as conflict intensifies

US health officials say fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks, including indoors

"I think it's a great milestone, a great day," said US President Joe Biden of America's decision to lift indoor masking guidelines© Alex Wong, Getty Images via AFP In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.

france24.com ,  2h 0
US health officials say fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks, including indoors

US greenlights Security Council meeting as Israeli ground forces attack Gaza

United Nations Security Council diplomats will hold an emergency session to discuss escalating violence in Israel and Gaza, the top U.S. diplomat in New York announced amid reports that Israeli ground forces had joined anti-Hamas operations.“The U.S. will continue to actively engage in diplomacy at the highest levels to try to de-escalate tensions,” Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield tweeted Thursday evening.

msn.com ,  2h 0
US greenlights Security Council meeting as Israeli ground forces attack Gaza

Donald Trump made a better president than Joe Biden and Barack Obama

DONALD TRUMP made a better president than most politicians, a prominent British businessman has told Express.co.uk.Donald Trump says he is ‘looking at’ a 2024 presidential run In his latest book, ‘Trump: The Hidden Halo’, Simon Dolan, has separated the man from his actions and has outlined Mr Trump’s surprising list of accomplishments.

express.co.uk ,  2h 4
Donald Trump made a better president than Joe Biden and Barack Obama

US filling stations are restocked after cyberattack, Biden says

US President Joe Biden yesterday said that motorists there can expect filling stations to begin returning to normal this weekend even as shortages gripped some areas amid restart of the top US fuel pipeline after it was shut by a ransomware attack.The Colonial Pipeline, which carries 100 million gallons per day of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, will take some time to fully recover and could still suffer "hiccups," he said.

independent.ie ,  2h 0
US filling stations are restocked after cyberattack, Biden says

Conservatives seize on gas crunch to blame Biden, stir base

Misleading narratives targeting Biden began picking up speed on Monday, the day North Carolina Gov.Roy Cooper became the first of several governors to declare a state of emergency over the disruption.“Wouldn’t it be weird if the CYBER-ATTACK that shutdown the United States’ top fuel line was an INSIDE JOB to pretend Joe Biden isn’t responsible for the insane increase in gas price..” read a widely shared tweet by former Florida congressional candidate Chuck Callesto.

yorknewstimes.com ,  3h 0
Conservatives seize on gas crunch to blame Biden, stir base

US news + Coronavirus

Back to top © 2021 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies.All rights reserved.Dr Rochelle Walensky warned the rising number of coronavirus cases in dozens of US states is probably attributable to the spread of variants 'Help is here.Opportunity is coming.And at long last, there is hope for so many families,' Joe Biden said as he celebrated the 916,000 jobs added in latest report Back to top © 2021 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies.

theguardian.com ,  3m 0
US news + Coronavirus

White House group gets to work on plan to increase unionization of U.S. workers

Steve Holland and Nandita Bose WASHINGTONWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The White House on Thursday launched an effort to increase the number of American workers belonging to unions, address income inequality and redress a power imbalance that favors employers.The agenda was unveiled at the first meeting of President Joe Biden's labor task force, which he created in April.

mobile.reuters.com ,  4h 0
White House group gets to work on plan to increase unionization of U.S. workers

EXPLAINER: What's next for pipelines after Colonial hack

There's also the matter of getting fuel from the pipeline to the pumps.Different types of fuel — including gasoline, jet fuel and diesel — are moved through the pipeline system, and they can’t all be flowing through the same pipes at the same time.

yorknewstimes.com ,  4h 0
EXPLAINER: What's next for pipelines after Colonial hack

Biden to meet DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push

President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet Friday with six immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who benefited from an Obama-era policy that protected them from deportation.The Oval Office meeting comes as Biden looks to press Congress to pass legislation codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that then-President Barack Obama instituted by executive action in 2012, providing limited protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

msn.com ,  4h 0
Biden to meet DACA recipients in immigration overhaul push

Biden speaks to Netanyahu, hopes violence ending ‘sooner than later’

Blinken calls Mahmoud Abbas to urge an end to rocket attacks from Gaza WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden said that Israel has a right to defend itself but after speaking with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he hopes violent clashes with Palestinians will end quickly.“I had a conversation with Bibi Netanyahu not too long ago,” Biden told reporters.

arabnews.com ,  4h 0
Biden speaks to Netanyahu, hopes violence ending ‘sooner than later’

Fully vaccinated people can shed their masks in most places -U.S. CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors and can avoid wearing them indoors in most places, updated guidance the agency said will allow life to begin to return to normal.The CDC, which hopes the guidance will prod more Americans to get vaccinated, also said fully immunized people will not need to physically distance in most places.

reuters.com ,  4h 0
Fully vaccinated people can shed their masks in most places -U.S. CDC

Charlotte drivers should expect 'headaches' at gas pumps for 1-2 weeks, analyst warns

May 13—Charlotte-area gasoline prices continued to inch up Thursday morning as supplies remained tight for a third day, after a ransomware attack on the pipeline that provides petroleum to distributors in the Carolinas and other states.Relief at the pump is coming, as Colonial Pipeline Co. restarted pipeline operations at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

msn.com ,  4h 0
Charlotte drivers should expect 'headaches' at gas pumps for 1-2 weeks, analyst warns

New CDC Mask Announcement Shocks Chicago

Updated mask news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was unexpected for many, even those fully vaccinated like Brok Metzner.“I think it’s fine as long as, through the studies, it shows that cases aren’t going up a lot,” said Metzner.

msn.com ,  4h 0
New CDC Mask Announcement Shocks Chicago

Biden says effort to restore calm in Middle East is a 'work in progress'

By Steve Holland and Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Thursday he is pressing for a halt to violence between Israelis and Palestinians, but U.S. officials say they are resigned to the conflict continuing for some days to come.Since taking office in January, Biden's foreign policy moves have largely been centered on China, Russia and Iran.

msn.com ,  4h 1
Biden says effort to restore calm in Middle East is a 'work in progress'

Trumpworld dumps on Biden as violence engulfs Mideast

As Israelis and Palestinians clash in the streets and in the skies, members of the Trump and Biden administrations are blaming each other for creating the conditions that led to the bloodshed.Aides to former President Donald Trump say the Biden administration isn’t backing Israel strongly enough and has generally bungled the Israeli-Palestinian file.

msn.com ,  5h 0
Trumpworld dumps on Biden as violence engulfs Mideast

COVID-19: Fully vaccinated people in the US no longer have to wear face masks or follow social distancing rules

Vaccinated people in the US will be allowed to stop wearing their face masks in most settings.Masks are no longer being recommended for vaccinated people when they are in crowded places outdoors and in most indoors settings - and they won't have to follow social distancing measures either.

heart.co.uk ,  5h 0
COVID-19: Fully vaccinated people in the US no longer have to wear face masks or follow social distancing rules