Palestinians bury their dead as risk of outbreak with Israel diminishes

Palestinians bury their dead as risk of outbreak with Israel diminishes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians marched in anger on Friday as they buried the last of 10 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire the previous day.even as the likelihood of a major conflagration seemed to diminish after the deadliest Israeli raid in two decades. Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters broke out after the funeral of … Read more

FDA found no stroke risk for older people who received a Pfizer omicron booster

A nurse fills syringes for patients as they receive their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccination at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan on September 29, 2021. Emilie Elconin | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration did not find an increased risk of stroke for elderly people who received Pfizer’s recall of omicron, a federal … Read more

National Archives asks former presidents and vice presidents to verify classified and presidential documents

Washington CNN — The National Archives is formally asking former presidents and vice presidents to recheck their personal records for any classified documents or other presidential records following classified documents discovered in the homes of former President Donald Trump, former Vice President Mike Pence and President Joe. Biden over the past year. The Archives sent … Read more

Palestinians: Israeli soldiers kill 10 in West Bank violence

JENIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians and injured several others in a large-scale raid Thursday in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials said. The deadliest operation in the territory in two decades has prompted Palestinian leaders to sever security ties with Israel, a move that could lead … Read more

Adam Schiff announces bid for Dianne Feinstein’s US Senate seat in California

CNN — Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff announced a 2024 Senate candidacy on Thursday, kicking off a campaign for Senator Dianne Feinstein’s seat in what promises to be a competitive Democratic primary. “I look forward to campaigning hard in this race, meeting Californians where they are at, and hearing what they want from their next senator. … Read more

Russian paramilitary company Wagner Group sanctioned by US over alleged ongoing criminal activities

A mural praises the Russian Wagner Group and its mercenaries fighting in Ukraine on March 30, 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia. Peter Crom | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced a series of new sanctions and additional measures targeting the Russian private military company, the Wagner Group, saying it was engaged in … Read more

Newport News, Va., shooting: After 6-year-old shoots teacher in classroom, criticism mounts for school district as officials leave posts

CNN — The fallout is mounting in the Virginia school district where a 6-year-old allegedly shot his teacher in the chest earlier this month, with school officials quitting their posts facing a potential lawsuit amid questions about whether the shooting was preventable. Ebony Parker, the vice-principal of Richneck Elementary School at Newport News, resigned on … Read more

Russia plays down the West’s decision on tanks and attacks Ukraine again

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was greeted enthusiastically. Moscow initially ignored the situation – and then launched a new barrage of attacks. The Kremlin has previously warned that such tank deliveries would constitute a dangerous escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, and it has strongly … Read more

Russia, South Africa and a “Reimagined World Order”

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – Jan Feb 23, 2023: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (left) meets South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor (right) during his official visit to Pretoria Ihsan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Russia and South Africa pledged this week to strengthen bilateral ties and will embark on a joint military exercise next month, … Read more

Omicron Covid boosters offer some protection against the XBB variant

Pfizer‘sand ModernOmicron’s omicron boosters reduced the risk of mild illness from the XBB subvariant family compared to people who did not receive the injection, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Wednesday. The CDC study provides the first estimate of the true effectiveness of omicron injections against the XBB family of … Read more