Bitcoin sets new record, price nearly quadruples in 2020

Bitcoin sets new record, price nearly quadruples in 2020 By Tom Wilson Reuters Posted December 31, 2020 8:28 am 3:03 Police warn about bitcoin scam WATCH: Police warn about bitcoin scam – Dec 3, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email Send this…

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Chinese developer says coronavirus vaccine 79% effective, lower than earlier data

Chinese developer says coronavirus vaccine 79% effective, lower than earlier data By Staff Reuters Posted December 30, 2020 2:01 am 1:19 Coronavirus outbreak: China would make COVID-19 vaccine a ‘global public product’ Coronavirus outbreak: China would make COVID-19 vaccine a ‘global public product’ – Jun 7, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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‘The big one’: WHO warns future pandemics could be worse than coronavirus

‘The big one’: WHO warns future pandemics could be worse than coronavirus By Katie Dangerfield Global News Posted December 29, 2020 1:59 pm     Updated December 29, 2020 3:20 pm 2:51 Coronavirus: WHO comments on travel restrictions amid new virus variant WATCH: WHO comments on travel restrictions amid new virus variant. comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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India finds 6 cases of new coronavirus variant in travellers returning from U.K.

India finds 6 cases of new coronavirus variant in travellers returning from U.K. By Staff Reuters Posted December 29, 2020 1:50 am 2:51 Coronavirus: WHO comments on travel restrictions amid new virus variant Coronavirus: WHO comments on travel restrictions amid new virus variant comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter…

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Novavax begins late-stage trial of coronavirus vaccine in U.S.

Novavax begins late-stage trial of coronavirus vaccine in U.S. By Staff Reuters Posted December 28, 2020 1:14 pm 3:06 Ottawa signs 2 new COVID-19 vaccine deals for Canada WATCH: Ottawa signs 2 new COVID-19 vaccine deals for Canada – Aug 31, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share…

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U.K. urges businesses to prepare for Brexit in days ahead

U.K. urges businesses to prepare for Brexit in days ahead By Alistair Smout Reuters Posted December 27, 2020 11:27 pm     Updated December 27, 2020 11:38 pm 2:52 U.K. and EU finally clinch post-Brexit trade deal WATCH: U.K. and EU finally clinch post-Brexit trade deal (Dec. 27) comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share…

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Trump signs $900B pandemic relief bill after earlier refusal

Trump signs $900B pandemic relief bill after earlier refusal By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro And Andrew Taylor The Associated Press Posted December 27, 2020 9:18 pm     Updated December 27, 2020 10:36 pm 1:24 Coronavirus: Trump signs US$900 billion COVID-19 relief bill after initial refusal WATCH: Trump signs US$900 billion COVID-19 relief bill after initial refusal comments Leave a…

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3 dead, 3 injured after shooting at Illinois bowling alley

3 dead, 3 injured after shooting at Illinois bowling alley By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 26, 2020 10:06 pm     Updated December 27, 2020 10:59 am 0:55 Rockford police respond to shooting at Illinois bowling alley, confirm 3 dead WATCH ABOVE: Rockford police respond to shooting at Illinois bowling alley, confirm 3 dead comments Leave a comment…

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Trump campaign sued for defamation by Dominion Voting Systems employee

Trump campaign sued for defamation by Dominion Voting Systems employee By Staff Reuters Posted December 22, 2020 11:22 pm 2:31 Trump keeps pedalling doubts about election results WATCH: Trump keeps pedalling doubts about election results comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email Send this…

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Microplastics found in human placenta for 1st time: study

Microplastics found in human placenta for 1st time: study By Katie Dangerfield Global News Posted December 22, 2020 2:16 pm 4:20 Are we breathing in plastic? The truth behind microscopic plastics WATCH: Are we breathing in plastic? The truth behind microscopic plastics – Feb 15, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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U.S. Congress passes long-awaited $900B coronavirus relief package

U.S. Congress passes long-awaited $900B coronavirus relief package By ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press Posted December 21, 2020 9:35 pm     Updated December 21, 2020 11:56 pm 0:34 Coronavirus: Long-awaited COVID-19 relief bill passes in U.S. House with bipartisan vote WATCH: Long-awaited COVID-19 relief bill passes in U.S. House with bipartisan vote comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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Police detain around 100 anti-government protesters in Belarus capital

Police detain around 100 anti-government protesters in Belarus capital By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 20, 2020 1:22 pm 1:16 Trudeau condemns Belarus’s and Hong Kong’s suppression of press amid protests WATCH: Trudeau condemns Belarus’s and Hong Kong’s suppression of press amid protests (Nov. 2020) – Nov 16, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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U.S. begins shipping out its 2nd authorized coronavirus vaccine

U.S. begins shipping out its 2nd authorized coronavirus vaccine By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 20, 2020 8:23 am     Updated December 20, 2020 3:34 pm 2:19 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed to U.S. Hospitals Hospitals across the U.S. have already received doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, less than a day after it received emergency approval from…

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China to prioritize front-line workers in coronavirus vaccine rollout: official

China to prioritize front-line workers in coronavirus vaccine rollout: official By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 19, 2020 1:03 am 0:44 Coronavirus: China backs CoronaVac vaccine, says it’s safe and effective Coronavirus: China backs CoronaVac vaccine, says it's safe and effective – Nov 18, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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U.S. gets 2nd coronavirus vaccine after FDA gives Moderna green light

U.S. gets 2nd coronavirus vaccine after FDA gives Moderna green light By Sean Boynton Global News Posted December 18, 2020 8:10 pm     Updated December 18, 2020 10:11 pm 2:25 Coronavirus: U.S. gets 2nd COVID-19 vaccine after FDA gives Moderna green light Pence, wife get COVID-19 vaccine on live television as U.S. approves Moderna shot comments Leave a comment…

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Alaskan health worker stable after allergic reaction to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine

Alaskan health worker stable after allergic reaction to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine By Manas Mishra Reuters Posted December 16, 2020 5:54 pm 4:21 Health Matters: Can people with severe allergies get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine? WATCH: Health Matters: Can people with severe allergies get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine? comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this…

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As coronavirus cases spike, South Korea capital region runs out of hospital beds

As coronavirus cases spike, South Korea capital region runs out of hospital beds By Hyonhee Shin Reuters Posted December 16, 2020 2:42 am 0:54 Coronavirus: South Korea’s president warns of toughest COVID-19 curbs after 2 days of record cases Coronavirus: South Korea's president warns of toughest COVID-19 curbs after 2 days of record cases comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Calgary couple escapes house fire without injury: fire department

Calgary couple escapes house fire without injury: fire department By Jodi Hughes Global News Posted December 16, 2020 12:00 am Crews respond to a house fire in Calgary Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Tim Webber / Global News comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email…

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U.S. reviews Moderna coronavirus shot as Pfizer vaccinations expand across country

U.S. reviews Moderna coronavirus shot as Pfizer vaccinations expand across country By Matthew Perrone The Associated Press Posted December 15, 2020 1:07 am 2:46 First vaccines given in the U.S., as COVID-19 deaths top 300,000 First vaccines given in the U.S., as COVID-19 deaths top 300,000 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Bill Barr to leave post as U.S. attorney general before Christmas, Trump says

Bill Barr to leave post as U.S. attorney general before Christmas, Trump says By Hannah Jackson Global News Posted December 14, 2020 5:55 pm     Updated December 14, 2020 11:59 pm 1:54 U.S. election: Biden looks to unify U.S. after Electoral College confirmation WATCH: U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr resigns from Trump administration as Joe Biden confirmed by Electoral…

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‘SNL’ cold open spoofs CNN interview with Fauci, Birx on coronavirus vaccine rollout

‘SNL’ cold open spoofs CNN interview with Fauci, Birx on coronavirus vaccine rollout By David Lao Global News Posted December 13, 2020 12:20 am     Updated December 13, 2020 12:23 am 5:32 SNL features Dr. Fauci, Birx speaking to CNN on coronavirus vaccine rollout WATCH ABOVE: 'SNL' features Dr. Fauci, Birx speaking to CNN on coronavirus vaccine rollout comments…

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World leaders mark 5 years of Paris climate agreement with virtual gathering

World leaders mark 5 years of Paris climate agreement with virtual gathering By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 12, 2020 8:19 am     Updated December 12, 2020 9:39 am 1:02 Fight climate change like we battle COVID-19, says Paris Accord’s chief negotiator WATCH: Fight climate change like we battle COVID-19, says Paris Accord's chief negotiator comments Leave a…

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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named Time’s Person of the Year for 2020

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named Time’s Person of the Year for 2020 By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 11, 2020 12:48 am 1:22 U.S. election: Biden says inauguration must focus on keeping people safe U.S. election: Biden says inauguration must focus on keeping people safe comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Human rights in U.S. will be ‘much better’ under Biden: UN high commissioner

Human rights in U.S. will be ‘much better’ under Biden: UN high commissioner By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 9, 2020 2:14 pm 1:12 Judge rules Trump appointee didn’t have authority to suspend DACA immigration program WATCH: Judge rules Trump appointee didn't have authority to suspend DACA immigration program – Nov 15, 2020 comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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