The heat stays on: Earth hits the 6th warmest year ever

The Earth simmered for the sixth warmest year ever in 2021 according to several recently released temperature measurements. And scientists say the unusually warm year is part of a long-term warming trend showing hints of acceleration. Two U.S. scientific agencies – NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – and a private measurement group … Read more

Israel is investigating the death of an elderly Palestinian who was arrested

Israel is investigating the death of an elderly Palestinian who was arrested

Israel is investigating after an 80-year-old Palestinian with U.S. citizenship died of a heart attack after being apprehended by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. Because ofThe Associated Press 13. January 2022, 15:06 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM – Israel is investigating after an 80-year-old Palestinian with … Read more

When am I infected or infected with omicron?

It is not yet clear when people infected with omicron become infected, but it may be earlier than previous variants. Because of MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer 12. January 2022, 18:57 • 3 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article When am I infected or infected with omicron? It is not yet clear, … Read more

British virus hunting laboratories seek to strengthen the global variant network

LONDON – The air conditioners are constantly humming in the laboratory at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, counteracting the heat from rows of high-tech sequencing machines working seven days a week analyzing the genetic material of COVID-19 cases from across the UK The laboratory is an example of how British scientists have industrialized the process of … Read more

Ontario will not tell parents about the school dropout unless 30% out

Officials in Canada’s largest province say parents will not be notified of a COVID-19 epidemic at their children’s school until there is a 30% drop-out rate among staff and students Because of ROB GILLIES Associated Press 12. January 2022, 10:25 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article TORONTO – Elsewhere in … Read more

Man arrested for damaging American jet released in Honduras

A passenger arrested in Honduras for damage to the cockpit of an American Airlines jet while boarding has been released by authorities Because of The Associated Press 12. January 2022, 21:53 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A passenger arrested in Honduras for damage to the cockpit of an American … Read more

Germany: 65 children released from abusers as part of investigation

Authorities in Germany say they have rescued 65 children from their abusers in the past two years as part of an investigation into a large-scale sexual abuse network Because ofThe Associated Press 12. January 2022, 14:25 • 1 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BERLIN – Authorities in Germany say they have … Read more

Omicron may be heading for a rapid decline in the UK, US

Researchers are seeing signs that COVID-19’s alarming omicron wave may have peaked in the UK and is doing the same in the US, at which point cases may start to drop dramatically. The reason: The variant has proven so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of people to infect, just a month … Read more

Rescuers resume search for collapsed construction site in SKorea

South Korean rescuers have resumed their search for six missing construction workers, apparently trapped at a collapsed construction site in the southern city of Gwangju Because ofThe Associated Press 12. January 2022, 06:02 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean rescue workers on Wednesday resumed … Read more

Judge considers putting Georgia spaceport land deal on hold for voters

A judge is considering whether a county in Georgia can go ahead with buying land for a commercial spaceport or first give voters a chance at a special election to approve the deal By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press January 11, 2022 at 23:05 • 4 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article WOODBINE, … Read more