Judge blocks US COVID-19 vaccine rules for health workers in 10 states

November 29 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday in 10 states blocked a vaccine claim for the Biden administration and found that the agency that issued the rule that health professionals were vaccinated against coronavirus was likely to exceed its authority. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp in St. Louis prevents the … Read more

Judge blocks US COVID-19 vaccine rules for health workers in 10 states

November 29 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday in 10 states blocked a vaccine claim for the Biden administration and found that the agency that issued the rule that health professionals were vaccinated against coronavirus was likely to exceed its authority. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp in St. Louis prevents the … Read more

Biden warns of Omicron panic and promises no new lockdowns

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Monday urged Americans not to panic over the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, saying the United States made contingency plans with drug companies whose new vaccines are needed. Biden said the country would not go back to lockdowns to stop the spread of Omicron, and he would … Read more

Well-paid jobs without four years of college, the White House highlights infrastructure legislation aimed at creating opportunities

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – President Joe Biden will be back on the road Tuesday – and tell Americans why he thinks the new bipartisan infrastructure law is good for them. The president will be visiting Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minnesota. The White House said the college trains students in building, operating and maintaining … Read more

What we know and do not know about new COVID variant

Travelers wearing protective face masks arrive at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sunday. (Ariel Schalit, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes LONDON – South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent rise in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous … Read more

The Supreme Court will take up the fight over all-or-nothing abortion

The Supreme Court appears at dusk in Washington on October 22 (J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes WASHINGTON – Both sides tell the Supreme Court that there is no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. Judges can either affirm the constitutional right to an abortion or delete it altogether. Roe … Read more

The Supreme Court will take up the fight over all-or-nothing abortion

The Supreme Court appears at dusk in Washington on October 22 (J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes WASHINGTON – Both sides tell the Supreme Court that there is no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. Judges can either affirm the constitutional right to an abortion or delete it altogether. Roe … Read more

The Great Barrier Reef explodes alive into a ‘magical’ spawning event

The Great Barrier Reef has “born” in its annual coral spawning, creating a cacophony of colors on the Australian landmark. (Gareth Phillips, Reef Teach) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes CAIRNS, Australia – The Great Barrier Reef has “born” in its annual coral spawning, creating a cacophony of colors on the Australian landmark. Researchers working under … Read more

Opinion: CEOs, stop whining about learning French. How can you lead if you can not talk to your people?

Air Canada’s new CEO Michael Rousseau will give a speech at the Montreal Chamber of Commerce in Montreal, Quebec, on November 3rd.Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press Shame on all the poor executives who go to great lengths to learn French. They have managed to kiss throughout their lives without feeling the need to acquire … Read more

The Saudi stock market is down 5.3 as Omicron raises global concerns

RIYADH: The OPEC + group is likely to take a cautious stance when deciding next week whether to continue with planned production increases after the discovery of a new COVID-19 variant emerged, said Geneva-based oil trader Vitol Group. The new variant, called Omicron, has rattled the oil market globally and pushed prices down to their … Read more