Posts Tagged ‘first’

First US Covid vaccines should go to health workers and nursing home residents, CDC panel says

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 13-1 on Tuesday to recommend healthcare workers and residents at long-term health facilities receive the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, upon approval, as state and local governments prepare to distribute a vaccine within weeks. Drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna have sought emergency use authorisation from the Food […]

Premier League postpones first fixture since resumption during COVID-19 pandemic

The Premier League has postponed the upcoming match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa due to several cases of COVID-19. Newcastle United had reported that there was a “significant increase” in coronavirus cases at the club’s training centre. The club announced in a statement that “several” players and staff members are self-isolating after returning positive […]

Facebook Oversight Board announces first six cases for review

Facebook’s Oversight Board has announced the first six cases where it will review the platform’s content moderation. All cases involve a decision where Facebook originally decided to remove user content. These include images and posts that were accompanied by text, which Facebook says violated their rules on hate speech, nudity, and violent content. The board […]

‘Embodiment of Peace’: First Israeli Commercial Flight Lands in Dubai

An Israir Airbus 320. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The first commercial flight by an Israeli airline from Tel Aviv to Dubai took place on Tuesday — another manifestation of the normalization agreement signed by Israel and the UAE earlier this year. Israir Flight 6H333 — an Airbus 320 carrying 170 passengers — took off from Ben-Gurion […]

Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir wants to be the first woman on the moon

Since astronaut Jessica Meir returned to Earth in April from the International Space Station, she — like all of us — has spent a lot of time indoors and cooped up. While many of us have spent our confinement dreaming of future trips, Meir is working on her own travel plans to a singular destination: […]

First ‘Church’ for ‘Transgenders’ Opens in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan — The first “church” for transgenders has opened in Pakistan in order to provide a place of belonging for those whose lifestyles are not affirmed in biblically orthodox church settings. The Church of Pakistan will not support the gathering, citing that there are “theological issues” with transgenderism. The “First Church for Eunuchs” is led […]

US records more than four million Covid cases in a month for first time

The US set a new record for Covid-19 hospitalisations on Sunday, as the country recorded more than four million coronavirus cases in a month for the first time. Data from the Covid-19 Tracking Project showed that 93,219 people were hospitalised for coronavirus in the US on Sunday, breaking the previous record of 91,635 that was […]

The 2020 POTUS election is not the first to be outright stolen; consider these others where nationalists lost even though the polls indicated victory

Questions & Vagabond Notions Flood-In after Revelations of Cyber-Election Fraud by Jack Suss Exposing the details of how the 2020 American election has been stolen offers up provocative questions with worldwide implications. How long have purposely-designed voting and tabulating hard- and software been used to manufacture election results?      Which elections, where, have been controlled, […]

FactCheck: WaPo Falsely Claims Joe Biden Will Have First All-Female Senior Communications Team

Claim: The Washington Post suggests Joe Biden’s administration will be the first to have an “all-female senior communications team.” Verdict: False. As many have noted, President Donald Trump has appointed several women to such high-ranking positions throughout his tenure. On Sunday, the Post reported Biden would tap Jen Psaki (pictured), a former Obama-era communications director, to serve […]

Browns’ Callie Brownson to Become First Female to Coach Position Group in NFL Game on Sunday

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland’s tight ends on Sunday in Jacksonville, a first in team history for a female. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland earlier this year, will fill in for coach Drew Petzing. He […]

UK hospitals expected to receive first virus vaccines by December 7

The United Kingdom is expected to begin vaccinating its medical staff against coronavirus in days, according to a report Friday. The Guardian reported that British hospitals were alerted to prepare to receive the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine by December 7-9, if it receives regulatory approval, with medical staff set to be the first […]

First fully carbon-neutral cargo flight set to take off from Frankfurt airport

For the first time in commercial aviation history, a CO2-neutral cargo flight is set to take off from an airport. Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777F will depart from Frankfurt, Germany on Sunday and head to Shanghai, China, with its fuel requirements using only Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Peter Gerber, the CEO of Lufthansa Cargo, one of […]

‘Let’s Make History’: Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller Could Become First Female to Play in Power 5 College Football Game on Saturday

Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller will suit up on Saturday against Missouri, in a move that could make her the first woman to play in a Power 5 football game. Fuller was added to the roster this week. “It’s an honor they called on me to be able to do this and help them out,” Fuller, […]

Iranians face trial over suspected bomb plot, in European first

An Iranian diplomat and three other Iranians went on trial in Belgium on Friday accused of planning to bomb a meeting of an exiled opposition group in France in 2018, the first time an EU country has put an Iranian official on trial for terrorism. Belgian prosecutors charged Vienna-based diplomat Assadolah Assadi and the three others with […]

Four Iranians on trial in Belgium over suspected France bomb plot in European first

Home » Crimes, Europe, Justice, Terrorism » Four Iranians on trial in Belgium over suspected France bomb plot in European first     An Iranian diplomat and three of his compatriots go on trial in Belgium on Friday after being accused of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris in 2018, in the first […]

Netanyahu welcomes first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu welcomes first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv November 27, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a welcoming ceremony […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: NY event kicks off without spectators for first time in 94 years due to Covid

The pandemic means that there will be no in-person attendance of the 94th annual event. The event will be geared to a TV audience versus the huge crowds which typically line the 2.5-mile route through the heart of Manhattan.  The parade airs on NBC on 26 November from 9am EST to 12pm EST. People can […]

EU Commission: The first Europeans could be vaccinated by the end of the year

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday that the first European citizens might be vaccinated before the end of December. In an address to the European Parliament, she said there is finally light at the end of the tunnel and that EU member states should start preparing to distribute vaccines. “What counts is […]

Scotland Becomes First Nation To Provide Free Pads, Tampons In Public Bathrooms

The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously on Tuesday to require that menstrual products be provided to residents free of cost, making Scotland the first country in the world to do so.  The legislation is aimed at ending “period poverty” ― a term for the financial barriers that can prevent those who need pads and tampons from […]

Biden should give thanks to First Peoples for giving him the White House

For those of you who wanted to see Donald Trump skedaddled from the white house, this is the week you should be celebrating Thanksgiving giving thanks to Indigenous peoples for giving Biden the White House. The Native People’s vote provided the margin for Biden in Wisconsin, Nevada, and Arizona.  In Arizona, for example, the Tohono […]

‘Old A** Idiot’: James Mattis’ Call to End ‘America First’ Prompts Swift Backlash

President Donald Trump’s first former Defense Secretary, James Mattis, prompted a swift backlash from conservatives after he penned an article that called for eliminating “America First” from the nation’s national security strategy — a direct attack on his former boss’s world view. In a Foreign Affairs piece co-authored with Never Trumper and Atlantic contributor Kori Schake, […]

In First Speech as US Secretary of State Nominee, Blinken Recalls Story of Late Holocaust-Surviving Stepfather

Antony Blinken, US President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, speaks at an event at Biden’s transition headquarters, in Wilmington, Delaware, Nov. 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Joshua Roberts. In his first speech since being named as US President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be the next secretary of state, Antony Blinken — who is […]

Polish scientists identify first cases of COVID-19 at a mink farm

Polish scientists have identified the first cases of coronavirus in mink at a farm in the north of the country. The Medical University of Gdansk said on Tuesday that eight animals were found to be infected at a breeding farm in the Pomeranian Voivodeship. Scientists had examined throat swabs from 91 farmed mink in total […]

Biden Must Eliminate ‘America First’ From U.S. Foreign Policy Says James Mattis

In an article in Foreign Affairs n Monday, James Mattis declared that the “America First” foreign policy had damaged national security and urged Joe Biden to eliminate ‘America first’ from US strategy President Trump was not happy and threw shade at his former Defense Secretary, calling him the ‘world’s most overrated general’ RT reports: The president […]

As America Prepares To Receive Its First Round Of Rushed Moderna COVID-1984 Vaccine, Have You Thought About The Eternal Consequences Of Taking It?

“…this vaccine is what they call an messenger RNA vaccine, a type of vaccine that has never been approved in clinical trials ever.” Share this: Like this: Like Loading… 00

David Dinkins, New York’s first Black mayor, dies at 93

In his inaugural address, he spoke lovingly of New York as a “gorgeous mosaic of race and religious faith, of national origin and sexual orientation, of individuals whose families arrived yesterday and generations ago, coming through Ellis Island or Kennedy Airport or on buses bound for the Port Authority.” But the city he inherited had […]

James Mattis: Joe Biden Must Eliminate ‘America First’ from U.S. Foreign Policy

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis declared in an article in Foreign Affairs on Monday that the “America First” foreign policy had damaged national security, and called on Joe Biden to “eliminate ‘America first’” from U.S. strategy. Mattis resigned in December 2018, citing policy disagreements with the president, who had just ordered a troop drawdown in […]

Why are only first-world nations with first-class health care systems affected by COVID-19?!?

Why are we not seeing wildly explosive rates in places likeIndia, Bangladesh, Africa, South America, SE Asia? Why is that? These nations have their populations crammed into small areas with very poorhygiene, yet they’ve barely registered as a blip on the Covid stats. NOTHING about this Covid crap adds up…not one thing. Greatest hoax in […]

Pre-Adamics In Genesis: Adam Was Not The First Man

In the following sermon, Bertrand Comparet demonstrates from the Genesis account of creation that Adam was not the first man — and that there must have been “Pre-Adamics” — that is, people who existed prior to the creation of Adam. There is a dispute among Bible scholars over whether God created these Pre-Adamic peoples — […]

Mike Pompeo becomes first top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank. It comes as the State Department announced that products from the settlements can be labelled “Made in Israel.” Pompeo also announced that the US would brand the international Palestinian-led boycott movement […]

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