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Omicron: Boris Johnson braces for MP rebellion against latest COVID measures

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could face the wrath of his party’s MPs on Tuesday with dozens set to rebel against a vote to introduce new COVID-19 measures. Between 60 and 80 Conservative lawmakers are expected to vote against the government’s latest COVID measures, which include a vaccine passport to access large venues and nightclubs, […]

South Africa Braces For COVID-19 Wave Propelled By Omicron

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence. In the space of two weeks, the omicron variant has sent South Africa from a period of low transmission to rapid […]

Japan Braces For A Surreal Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — After a yearlong delay and months of hand-wringing that rippled across a pandemic-inflected world, a Summer Games unlike any other is at hand. It’s an Olympics, sure, but also, in a very real way, something quite different. No foreign fans. No local attendance in Tokyo-area venues. A reluctant populace navigating a surge […]

Child Complaining About Slow Wi-Fi Braces For Dad’s Rant About Playing Game Boy By Orange Glow Of Rapidly Passing Streetlights

Child Complaining About Slow Wi-Fi Braces For Dad’s Rant About Playing Game Boy By Orange Glow Of Rapidly Passing Streetlights CHANDLER, AZ—According to sources, local 13-year-old Braidlen Zandercrunk made the horrible mistake of complaining about the slow Wi-Fi speed in his house right in front of his Dad. Witnesses heard him say “UGH! This game is taking […]

Citizens rushed to shelters as India braces for Cyclone Yaas

A powerful cyclone headed for eastern India Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of nearly two million people just a week after another huge storm claimed at least 155 lives on the west coast. Cyclone Yaas in the Bay of Bengal is expected to slam into West Bengal and Odisha states around midday on Wednesday, the India […]

St. Vincent Braces For More Explosions After Volcanic Eruption

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Extremely heavy ashfall rained down on parts of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday and a strong sulfur smell enveloped communities a day after a powerful explosion at La Soufriere volcano uprooted the lives of thousands of people who evacuated their homes under government orders. Caribbean […]

Nation Braces For Most Peaceful Protests Yet

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—As the Derek Chauvin trial continued this week, the nation began bracing for the most peaceful protests so far.  “We’re getting ready for some really peaceful protests,” said one business owner as he boarded up his storefront. “We ain’t seen nothin’ yet when it comes to just how peaceful Black Lives Matter can be.” […]

Jerusalem braces for rare snow as winter storm batters Israel

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Hong Kong braces for internet restrictions after web domain firm says it will block sites that ‘contravene public interest’

Web operators in Hong Kong have been warned they face being blocked by the region’s domain registrar under a new policy banning “inappropriate content,” including any deemed illegal or “disruptive to the operation of government.” The Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (HKIRC) alerted people who hold ‘.hk’ domains to its new Acceptable Use Policy via email […]

Looming Large: The Middle East Braces for Fallout of US–China Divide

China would like the world to believe that the Middle East and North Africa region does not rank high on its totem pole despite its energy dependence, significant investment and strategic relationships with the region. In many ways, China is not being deceptive. With relations with the United States rapidly deteriorating, China’s primary focus is […]

Yemen explosions heard all the way in Jerusalem, as Israel braces for Iranian revenge

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Japan braces for heavy snowfall in mountainous areas

Weather officials in Japan warned that there will be more heavy snow this weekend, mainly in the mountainous areas of Hokkaido, Hokuriku and Kanto-Koshin regions. The record snowfall this week in Niigata and neighbouring Gunma was brought by a strong cold air mass. More than 2,000 vehicles were stranded for many hours on an expressway. […]

US braces for major snowstorm as vaccine rollout continues

A major snowstorm has rolled into the northeast of the United States, just days after the start of a coronavirus vaccine campaign in the country, and amid a continuing surge in cases. Snow was falling from northern Virginia to parts of New England on Wednesday, continuing into Thursday, with a forecast of as much as […]

As California Braces for Curfew, Some Lawmakers Gather in Maui

Several California lawmakers are in Maui, Hawaii, this week, for an annual legislative convention — despite rising coronavirus cases that led Gov. Gavin Newsom to threaten a statewide curfew on Monday. The San Francisco Chronicle reported: Although the coronavirus pandemic has largely grounded the global travel industry, it did not stop the annual political conference that […]

DHS Braces for ‘Potential EMP Attack’

by Admin · September 8, 2020  DHS Braces for ‘Potential EMP Attack’ as Presidential Election NearsPosted: 04 Sep 2020 06:52 PM PDTThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new report warning about a “potential” electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the U.S. DHS’s warning published Thur. (Sept. 2), or about 60 days until the U.S. presidential election on Nov. […]

DHS Braces for ‘Potential EMP Attack’ as Presidential Election Looms

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new report warning about a “potential” electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the United States. DHS’s warning published on Sept. 2, 60 days before the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 3, indicates there are “evolving threats against the American homeland, most recently highlighting efforts to combat an Electromagnetic Pulse attack which […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Berlin braces for protest against coronavirus restrictions after court ruling

BERLIN — Thousands of coronavirus sceptics are set to descend on Berlin on Saturday for a mass protest against pandemic restrictions that was allowed to go ahead after a bitter legal battle. Police said they will turn out in force and strictly monitor compliance with mask-wearing and social distancing, with Berlin police chief Barbara Slowik […]

Iran braces up for aftermath of Trump deadline

“Part of this has to come from the resources that the country produces itself and part of it from foreign investment, for which we have to do more work in order to reach the target of $20 billion of investment per year in the industrial sector,” Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari said […]

Tehran braces for coop. with Baku in Caspian oil exploration

SHANA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s readiness to cooperate with Azerbaijan in carrying out oil exploration projects in the Caspian Sea. Speaking at a meeting with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani described attraction of finances and trade between Iran and Azerbaijan in various fields as positive, adding, “Iran is […]

Hawaii Braces For Incoming Nuclear Attack From North Korea

Citizens of Hawaii have been told to brace for an incoming nuclear attack from North Korea, as officials warn that all-out war between the U.S. and Pyongyang looks increasingly inevitable. With Hawaii the most likely target for a nuclear strike, residents have been warned to make the same type of preparations they would normally make […]

Washington DC Braces For Net Neutrality Protests Later This Month

Above Photo: Protesters hold a rally at the Federal Communications Commission(FCC) in Washington, DC in 2015. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images A coalition of activists and consumer groups are banding together to express concerns over an FCC proposal to rewrite the rules governing the internet Net neutrality advocates are planning two days of protest in Washington DC this […]

Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose (PHOTOS)

READ MORE: Hurricane Irma on track for direct hit on Miami (LIVE UPDATES) Hurricane Irma barrelled into the island’s northern coast early Saturday, fresh from claiming 21 lives as it roared across the eastern Caribbean and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The Category 4 storm hit Cuba’s Ciego de Avila province shortly […]

Iran Braces For Renewed Offensive By ISIS And The CIA

Members of the Iran’s Revolutionary Guard march during an annual military parade marking the anniversary of outset of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war in Tehran, Iran. Last Wednesday’s twin terrorist attacks in Tehran shattered a more than three- decades-long sense of security in the Iranian capital. The last time there were major terrorist incidents in Tehran […]

Six killed, 20 injured in roadside bombings in southeast Turkey

Both attacks targeted security forces. Four civilians have been killed and 19 injured in an explosion in the Turkish town of Silopi, including five members of Turkey’s security forces, according to state-run Anadolu news agency and Reuters, citing sources in law enforcement. Local NTV television network reports that a hand-made explosive device was placed in […]

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