Posts Tagged ‘kicks’

Poland kicks off J&J Covid vaccine rollout despite domestic objections and health concerns

Polish health authorities began rolling out doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, rejecting the concerns of the majority-Catholic country’s religious community and fears about the side effects of the jab. The government’s vaccine chief, Michal Dworczyk, confirmed the state’s vaccine rollout now included the Johnson & Johnson jab, stating health experts […]

Candidate kicks off campaign in northern Mexico inside a coffin

Carlos Mayorga, candidate for federal representative in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez, on the border with the United States, launches his election campaign inside a coffin to draw attention to the dead left by the coronavirus pandemic and violence linked to organised crime. Source 00

Techstars kicks off new startup cohort for accelerator program

Techstars, a network that says it speeds up innovation through collaboration, with some 50 international programs targeting a range of fields, announced its new accelerator program for Israel this year. Scheduled to run from April 4 to Demo Day on July 1, the 13-week program will comprise 10 technology companies from diverse disciplines. These companies, […]

Dutch court kicks out case against father who isolated family for years

A Dutch court ruled on Thursday that a deeply religious father who kept some of his children isolated from the outside world for years in a remote farmhouse can’t stand trial on charges including child sexual abuse because he has been incapacitated by a stroke. Prosecutors asked the court to drop the case last month […]

AP: Golden Globes, Drained of Glamour, Kicks Off Amid Race Controversy

NEW YORK (AP) — When drained of glamour, what’s left of the Golden Globes? That’s one of the biggest questions heading into the 78th annual awards on Sunday night. The show, postponed two months from its usual early-January perch, will have little of what makes the Globes one of the frothiest and glitziest events of […]

Lithium Mine Kicks Off A New Era Of Western Extraction

Above photo: An existing transmission line passes through the heart of Thacker Pass, following the slope down into the Quinn River Valley below. The Santa Rosa Mountains rise up in the background. Russel Albert Daniels / High Country News. The hastily approved project went forward without comment from the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe. read […]

Chelsea FC kicks its ‘Say No to Anti-Semitism’ campaign into full gear

Browse > Home / News / Chelsea FC kicks its ‘Say No to Anti-Semitism’ campaign into full gear February 18, 2021 by J-Wire Read on for article One of the United Kingdom’s most popular football teams is boosting its efforts to combat anti-Semitism among the sport’s legion of fans and well beyond. Chelsea owner and […]

UAE’s First Ambassador to Israel Kicks Off Tenure With Twitter Message of Welcome and Peace

Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja, the first ambassador to Israel from the United Arab Emirates. Photo: Twitter. The first ambassador to Israel from the United Arab Emirates opened his official Twitter account on Wednesday, wishing welcome in Hebrew, Arabic, and English. Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja was sworn in as ambassador on Sunday in the UAE, marking […]

WATCH: Super Bowl LV Kicks Off with ‘Black National Anthem’

Super Bowl 55 kicked off Sunday with recording artist Alicia Keys singing the so-called black national anthem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” along with a poem. Hitmaker Alicia Keys was tasked with a virtual performance of the 121-year-old spiritual song that has come to be known alternately as the “black national anthem” after being introduced […]

Thousands take to the streets as nationwide strike over pay & working conditions kicks off in France (VIDEOS)

A nationwide strike has kicked off in France, with public sector workers demanding better pay and working conditions and condemning sloppy government support amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The strike began across France on Thursday after being called by the General Confederation of Labour (CGT), one of the nation’s largest unions. Other trade unions joined […]

India Kicks Off World’s Largest COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

NEW DELHI (AP) — India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. India is home to the world’s largest vaccine makers and has one of the biggest immunization programs. But there is no playbook […]

Amazon Partner GoDaddy Allegedly Kicks Pro-Gun Site Off Servers

Web hosting service and Amazon partner GoDaddy allegedly removed AR15.com from its servers, forcing the site to shift to a backup URL to say visible. Source 00

European Union Kicks Off COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

ROME (AP) — Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine Sunday in a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care crisis in a century. Even though a few countries started giving […]

Israeli PM kicks off national vaccination campaign with public jab

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Saturday night with a public jab. Netanyahu said he would set a ”personal example” and insisted on being the first Israeli vaccinated. He is also the first sitting Prime Minister publicly known to receive the vaccine. He called it an ”exciting moment” […]

UT San Antonio Sorority Kicks Student Out over Pro-Trump TikTok

A University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA) student was kicked out of her sorority over a pro-Trump TikTok post featuring a sign reading “All Lives Matter.” Sorority leadership at the school told the student that language suggesting “all lives matter” is “extremely hurtful” and “unsisterly.” UTSA student Jaycie Barton, a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha […]

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 […]

Power of Youth LA Kicks Off Hanukkah with Maccabee Drive Thru Experience

Rabbi JJ and Frumie Duchman, founders of the non-profit the Power of Youth LA (POY), know that Hanukkah tends to be an afterthought during the holiday season. This year, the couple —who are also Youth Directors at Young Israel of Century City— thought it would be the perfect time to give the Jewish holiday a […]

Tel Aviv kicks parking spots to the curb, driving values up and city residents mad

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As hunting season kicks off, activists plead to spare birds in extinction danger

September 1 marks the beginning of Israel’s five-month hunting season, and environmental and animal rights campaigners want to ensure that it is the country’s last. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on Tuesday appealed to hunters’ organizations not to target three species of bird that are in danger of extinction, even though […]

Montenegro parliamentary election kicks off with high turnout

Voting is underway in Montenegro to elect a new parliament. Some 540,000 voters will choose between the ruling the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) – which has governed Montenegro for around 30 years – and the pro-Serb and pro-Russian “For the future of Montenegro” alliance. The opposition alliance wants closer ties with Belgrade and Moscow […]

Montenegro parliamentary election kicks off with high turnout

Voting is underway in Montenegro to elect a new parliament. Some 540,000 voters will choose between the ruling the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) – which has governed Montenegro for around 30 years – and the pro-Serb and pro-Russian “For the future of Montenegro” alliance. The opposition alliance wants closer ties with Belgrade and Moscow […]

Blackbird9 – (218) Pathfinder Goodrich Kicks Up A Hellstorm

Blackbird9 – (218) Pathfinder Goodrich Kicks Up A HellstormBLACKBIRD9 EFR simulcasts Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club Live on Weds 8pm-10pm US est. Welcome to Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club’s Wednesday Podcast, Pathfinder Goodrich Kicks Up A Hellstorm.  Tonight we were joined by Mike Goodrich, Paul English and Dave Gahary to discuss the Hellstorm Project. In the First Hour  we […]

Photos: 23rd Iran intl. petrochemical expo kicks off in Tehran

Tasnim | Fouad Ashtari: The 23rd Iran International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition kicked off its work today morning in the presence of 1,053 domestic companies and also 600 foreign companies from 38 world countries. The inaugural ceremony of 23rd edition of Iran Intl. Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition was held today morning […]

Venezuela cultural week kicks off in Tehran

RNA – The Venezuela cultural week started with the attendance of Latin America envoys in Tehran University on Sunday. Ambassadors of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Chile attended the event. Deputy head of Tehran University for international affairs Mohammad Baqer Qahramani congratulated over the 208th anniversary of Venezuela independence. Although Venezuela has experienced many ups and […]

Chinese Man Kicks an Elderly White Librarian on Anti-Bullying Day

A Chinese man kicks an elderly white librarian for no apparent reason. The police are still trying to find him. This incident took place in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.   Comments Source Article from https://redice.tv/news/chinese-man-kicks-an-elderly-white-librarian-on-anti-bullying-day 00

Trump Touts Arms Deals As Saudi Prince Kicks Off US Tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — At 32 years old, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman controls a vast fortune, a well-heeled military and the future of a nation in the throes of sweeping economic and social change. His ambitious bid to remake Saudi Arabia received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from President Donald Trump as the future leader […]

Breaking: Syrian Army kicks-off assault to split militant-held east Damascus pocket into two

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:27 P.M.) – Following the seizure of several key militant strongholds across Damascus’ East Ghouta region (including Beit Naem which is not shown in the map above) during the last two days, the Syrian Army is now gearing up to split the rebel enclave into two parts. All reports and developments indicate that the […]

Iranian president’s press conference kicks off

IRNA – The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is attending a press conference on Tuesday. The representatives of the most important domestic and foreign media are present at the press conference. The event is being broadcast live from IRIB1, IRNN, national radio, Iranian international television channels, and the social networks. Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/02/06/iranian-presidents-press-conference-kicks-off/ 00

#PoorPeoplesCampaign Kicks Off 40 Days Of ‘Moral Action’

In Washington, D.C. and more than two dozen states across the country on Monday, supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival gathered to kick off 40 days of “moral action” to highlight “the human impact of policies which promote systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and environmental devastation.” Led by co-chairs Rev. Dr. William […]

Photos: Iran, Belarus business forum kicks off in Tehran

IRNA l Mousa Kourei: The 14th economic commission session is underway with the attendance of Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari, Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Mojtaba Khosrowtaj and Belarusian Industry Minister at Tehran’s International Fairground.     Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/01/22/photos-iran-belarus-business-forum-kicks-off-in-tehran/ 00

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