Trio will receive college degrees but will not be commissioned ‘as long as they remain unvaccinated’, spokesperson says For refusing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, three US air force academy cadets won’t be commissioned as military officers, though they will receive college degrees, a spokesperson for the school said Saturday.
HAMISH MCRAE: Big question at this stage of economic cycle is always the same - to what extent is market turmoil a warning of disaster to come?
Where to find safety? We have had another of those scary, rip-roaring weeks that you get in bear markets. There was the warning of an 'apocalyptic' rise in food prices by the Governor of the Bank of England. Consumer prices were up 9 per cent on a year ago and, less publicised but more scary, the Retail Price Index was up 11.1 per cent.
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WASHINGTON - The White House is planning for dire contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn't approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private meetings on Capitol Hill, Dr. Ashish Jha, the White House coronavirus coordinator, has painted a dark picture in which the U.S. could be forced to cede many of the advances made against the coronavirus over the last two years and even the most vulnerable could face supply shortages.
The state, which introduces the new rule on July 1, made it a felony to camp on most public-owned property in 2020. Tennessee will become the first US state to make it a felony crime to camp on local public property such as parks. The state, which introduces the new rule on July 1, made it a felony to camp on most public-owned property in 2020.
'Meghan and Harry Markle' - US comedian rips into Prince Harry as 'an actual real housewife' since moving to America
Michael Rapaport in stinging response to Duke and Duchess of Sussex after links to reality show Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle have been told they "need to get a life" after being mocked on US television by a leading comic. And US comedian Michael Rapaport said the Duke and Duchess of Sussex should be renamed “Meghan and Harry Markle” because of the dramatic change in their lives.
The Pentagon's position on the 2019 Syrian strike is dangerous. It not only demonstrates lax U.S. regulations that should have protected civilian safety during wars, but also allows U.S. soldiers on the battlefield to commit indiscriminate killings because they know they will not face any punishment. CAIRO, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Six months after a media investigation revealed that the U.S. military concealed a 2019 airstrike in Syria that killed dozens of civilians, a Pentagon internal investigation reached a somewhat contradictory conclusion early this week: while the military's initial review of the attack was mishandled, no disciplinary action is warranted.
The US special envoy on Afghanistan met with the Taliban's chief diplomat on Saturday and stressed international opposition to the group's treatment of women and girls. Since surging back to power last year, the Taliban have imposed a slew of restrictions on civil society, many focused on reining in the rights of women and girls.
Moscow [Russia], May 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has banned 963 US individuals, including US President Joe Biden, his relatives, and other officials and managers, from entering Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. "Russia is publishing the list of American citizens, who are permanently barred from entering the Russian Federation, as countermeasures to the constant imposition of sanctions against Russia by the US and in response to inquiries about individuals included in our national stop list," the ministry said in a statement.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 21 (ANI): Asserting that he is particularly "anti-hate-politics, division and polarization", Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that the country must continue to engage with the United States at all levels. In an interview with an international news agency, the Pakistan leader said, "I am particularly anti-politics of hate, division and polarization.
Temperatures between 20 and 30F above average in the mid-Atlantic and north-east, with Washington set to hit 96F (35.5C) Dozens of states across the US began the weekend grappling with historically high spring temperatures, as a blistering heatwave that has scorched the country’s south and west moves east.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military officer challenged the next generation of Army soldiers on Saturday to prepare America's military to fight future wars that may look little like the wars of today. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, painted a grim picture of a world that is becoming more unstable, with great powers intent on changing the global order.
WASHINGTON - While President Joe Biden travels in Asia, his administration is scrambling to salvage next month's summit focused on Latin America. The Summit of the Americas, which the United States is hosting for the first time since the inaugural event in 1994, has risked collapsing over concerns about the guest list.
Catarina Macario made history as the first U.S. player to score in a UEFA Champions League final as part of Lyon’s impressive opening to the match in Turin. Barcelona entered Saturday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final as the reigning European queens and on the heels of a perfect season in the Spanish league, but Lyon isn’t exactly buying the hype.
The game, traditionally played on a badminton court with hard rackets and a plastic ball, originated in the US but thanks to being accessible for all ages and not requiring lots of equipment, it is quickly becoming very popular across the world. A new sport has swept through America and is now making a name for itself in the UK.
No ring of truth! AOC is blasted for boasting her engagement ring is 'zero emission and recycled gold' - expert says almost ALL of the precious metal is reused anyway
On Thursday, AOC spoke about her sparkler when she made the big announcement sharing news of her engagement Many suggested AOC's claim of zero emissions meant the diamond she was wearing was created in a lab, and not extracted from the earth Fans of the official gushed about her upcoming nuptials and loved that her forever band was emission free
On this side of the Atlantic, 2022 has been fairly calm for the stock market. So far this year, the UK’s FTSE 100 index has actually added 5.44 points since 31 December, racking up a tiny gain of 0.07%. So there’s been no stock market crash in London, despite sentiment turning deeply negative elsewhere.
The UK is facing a "significant rise" in monkeypox cases over the next week, an expert has warned, as new infections are also reported in Europe and the US. About 80 cases have now been confirmed across 13 countries - including 20 in the UK - with the majority of infections in Spain linked to a sauna in Madrid.