Posts Tagged ‘unlikely’

Report: World Health Assembly Unlikely to Pass Pandemic Treaty, but Biden Amendments Are on the Table

According to a flustered report at the Washington Post on Sunday, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) might not be able to muster the support it needs for a sweeping “global pandemic treaty” at the World Health Assembly currently in progress, but amendments proposed by the Biden administration to reduce the influence of member state governments […]

Pete Buttigieg Says Supply Chain Issues Unlikely To Be Resolved Until Everybody Is Vaccinated

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has predicted that the West Coast port backlog is unlikely to be resolved until every American has been vaccinated. On Sunday Buttigieg was questioned about why the standstills were now worse than before the White House announced their solution to operate ports 24 hours a day 7 days a week. […]

Josh Gottheimer is taunting the ‘far left.’ He’s still unlikely to face a serious primary.

“I think the temperature is there for somebody to run” against him, said Cathy Brienza, founder of Ridgewood JOLT, a local progressive advocacy group in Gottheimer’s district. “I think he should be afraid.” But by all appearances, Gottheimer is not feeling any heat from the left, even as activists hold protests outside his suburban North […]

Covid Unlikely to Mutate into a Deadly Variant, Says Lead Scientist Behind AstraZeneca Vaccine

There “aren’t many places for the virus to go”, according to the lead scientist behind the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine who says Covid is unlikely to mutate into a much deadlier variant. The Telegraph has the story. Dame Sarah Gilbert said that viruses tended to become less virulent over time as they spread through a population which was becoming […]

UK Vaccines Minister Says October Lockdown ‘Unlikely’ If Booster Jabs Are ‘Done Well’

While not denying claims that ‘firebreak’ restrictions could be implemented in October if Covid hospital admissions remained high, Britain’s Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi warned that it depends on the success of the booster jab programme. Zahawi, who is responsible for the UK’s vaccine rollout, warned that the ability to sustain the reopening of the economy […]

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker’s office as the group prepared for the first session of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Pelosi spoke of the “solemn responsibility” before […]

Refugees arriving in US unlikely to exceed cap set by Trump

President Joe Biden under political pressure, agreed to admit four times as many refugees this budget year as his predecessor did, but resettlement agencies concede the number actually allowed into the U.S. will be closer to the record-low cap of 15,000 set by former President Donald Trump Refugee advocates say they are grateful for the […]

GOP seizes on women’s sports as unlikely wedge issue

“This issue will help [the] GOP win midterms,” said Stephen Miller, the former Trump White House aide who helped advise the former president on his CPAC speech. Some Republicans say touting the issue will unite two key elements of a winning electoral coalition: the party’s socially conservative base, which mostly rejects the expansion of gay […]

WHO: Very Unlikely Lab Leak Caused COVID Outbreak, Animal Source Still Unidentified

By Staff, Agencies The original animal carrier of COVID-19 has not yet been identified, WHO said during a press conference in China’s Wuhan on Tuesday. According to Liang Wannian, a Chinese expert from Tsinghua University, bats and pangolins have been ruled out as the animal reservoir for COVID-19. “Coronaviruses most highly related to SARS-CoV-2 are […]

WHO Dismisses Theory That Virus Escaped From Lab As ‘Extremely Unlikely’

A group of World Health Organization researchers called the theory that the coronavirus pandemic is the result of a Chinese lab accident “extremely unlikely” following two weeks of fieldwork looking into the pandemic’s origins. That determination was made after “long, frank, open discussions with researchers and management” at the Wuhan Institute of Virology ― the lab […]

WHO expert in Wuhan says lab leak ‘very unlikely’ as COVID source

The head of the World Health Organization-led team in the central Chinese city of Wuhan probing the origins of COVID-19 said on Tuesday that cold chain transmission of the virus is a possibility and warrants further investigation. ‘Cold chain’ refers to the transport and trade of frozen food. China has pushed the idea that the […]

Cabinet ends meeting without decision on schools; are unlikely to reopen Tuesday

A cabinet meeting to decide on the reopening of the education system ended Sunday night with no decisions being made, and chances shrinking that some studies would resume Tuesday as previously planned. Discussions were set to resume Monday. Israel’s third nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 was eased on Sunday at 7 a.m. […]

Abbas declares Palestinian elections, but they’re unlikely to actually happen

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‘Ladino’s renaissance’: For this dying Jewish language, COVID has been an unlikely lifesaver

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Intelligent Life Is EXTREMELY UNLIKELY To Be Out There!

The search for intelligent life may be over! A team of Oxford University researchers claims life on earth is probably a unique universal phenomena, and that it´s “extremely unlikely” that any other intelligent life exists anywhere else in the universe. In 1959, the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi posed the Fermi paradox as a way of […]

Under-16s unlikely to make informed choice on puberty blockers, court rules

Britain’s High Court has ruled that children under 16 considering gender reassignment are unlikely to understand the risks of the drugs they are taking. It says the experimental nature of the medicines that delay puberty mean the courts should decide over the administration of them – even for adults. Hormone blockers are drugs that can […]

UN Security Council unlikely to act on Iran scientist killing, diplomats say

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Pennsylvania Judge Backs Trump Claims Over Mail-In Ballots, Says ‘Unlikely Constitutional’

ZeroHedge.com After a Pennsylvania Judge blocked the state from ‘taking any further steps’ to complete the certification of the presidential race on Wednesday – she dropped a detailed opinion on Friday justifying her decision, which concludes that the state’s changes to mail-in balloting procedures were likely illegal. The order is currently delayed while the state Supreme Court considers […]

Joe Biden Is Unlikely To Fix The Problem Of American Islamophobia

By Denis Korkodinov Source In the United States, representatives of the Muslim community have high hopes for the new head of state, Joe Biden. The reason for this was the promise to lift the ban on the Islamophobic campaign and create comfortable living conditions for American Muslims. However, experts are confident that the promises made by […]

EU unlikely to give UK more time to adjust after Brexit transition ends, Ireland’s FM tells Euronews

It is unlikely the European Union will grant the UK a grace period in January to help business adjust to the new post-Brexit trading regime, Ireland’s foreign affairs minister has told Euronews. The EU and UK are in the final stages of negotiations on a possible post-Brexit trade deal, although differences remain. Either way, significant […]

Will Netanyahu strike Iran? Unlikely, but Trump might

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Netanyahu and Erdogan in unlikely alliance against Iran in Nagorno-Karabakh?

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Bipartisan effort to oust the outsider Trump makes 2nd US stimulus unlikely

September 07, 2020 By Ramin Mazaheri and by author permission crossposted with Sputniknews. We are currently experiencing the biggest era of American division in 50 years, but one thing Americans are united in is that they want additional coronavirus stimulus: a poll last week showed 70% of respondents demand a re-routing of taxes back their way. […]

An Israel-Iran War is Unlikely to Happen Any Time Soon

Writing in the Asia Times earlier this month, David P. Goldman lamented that an Israel-Iran war is unlikely to take place any time soon. His observation appears surprising considering the mainstream media has been hyping up the idea of such a war over the past few months. Nevertheless, he is correct. Short of something catastrophic that completely upsets the current status quo, […]

Icelandic musician discovers fan base in unlikely place

Al-Monitor | Saeed Jalili: In December, when acclaimed Icelandic composer Olafur Arnalds stood alongside his band on a Tehran stage, lined with Persian carpet and decorated with candles, things felt “strange and surreal.” Arnalds had no idea that he had such a large fan base in Iran — so large that all his December concerts in the country sold out. Arnalds sat down with Al-Monitor for an […]

A most unlikely martyr: matriarch Hamda Zubeidat, killed in the night by stun grenades

JERICHO — The events that transpired on the night of December 12 were nothing short of a complete shock to the Palestinian residents of the village of al-Zubeidat, located just off a main road in the Jordan Valley area of the central occupied West Bank. At around 8 pm, dozens of Israeli soldiers and military […]

Turkey & Ukraine unlikely to join EU in near future – German FM

Speaking to the German press on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Gabriel said he cannot imagine Turkey and Ukraine as members of the European Union in the years to come. The bloc may choose instead to invent other forms of cooperation, including those modelled on the EU’s post-Brexit relations with Britain. Ukraine should never join EU – […]

N. Korea unlikely to give up nukes if Iran deal fails – German FM

“Our big concern is, with regard to North Korea, that it is very unlikely the North Korean dictatorship is ready to agree to an international agreement to renounce the building of nuclear weapons if the only agreement in the world that has allowed such a renunciation is at the same time called into question,” Reuters […]

Yellowstone supervolcano ready to blow? Rational analysis says it’s unlikely in your lifetime

About the author: Mike Adams (aka the “Health Ranger“) is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com called “Food Forensics“), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from […]

North Korea unlikely to have ICBM technology, South intel says as Kim celebrates launch

“Although North Korea claimed that [the missile’s] heat resistance was verified, whether it re-entered [the atmosphere safely] was not confirmed and the country has no relevant test facility, making it look like it has not secured the technology,” South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to the parliamentary intelligence committee, as cited […]

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