Florida wearing 'concrete shoes' as omicron variant looms, lawmaker worries

Has Florida set itself up for failure? Some have concerns as the state faces a new COVID-19 variant, just two weeks after lawmakers cracked down on vaccine mandates with a special session.

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Aaron Rodgers is non-committal as to whether he’ll play or retire. If he plays, it’s uncertain he will be back with the Packers. Rodgers appeared on “The Pat McAfee Show” ... Read more »

Google abandons FLoC, introduces Topics API to replace tracking cookies

© Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is walking back plans to replace third-party cookies with FLoC by instead proposing the Topics API, a new system for interest-based ... Read more »

Call diversion in Calgary to provide alternative response to police

CALGARY — Police in Calgary are piloting a five-month project to divert 911 callers who need mental-health, addictions or social support to lines that provide referrals to community and government ... Read more »

Hospitalized for COVID or with COVID? The answer can be tricky, doctors say

Hospitalized for COVID-19, or with COVID-19? It’s a distinction New Brunswick Public Health has been making recently in how it reports the number of people in hospital with the disease, and one ... Read more »

Pandemic Especially Tough on Kids With ADHD

© Provided by HealthDay TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Living through the pandemic has not been easy for kids, but it has really thrown off children who have ... Read more »

United States prepares sanctions to ‘maximize pain' for Russia if it invades Ukraine

© AP Sanctions, readied by the US and allies, could include severe financial measures, The Independent has been told – AP The United States is preparing a sweeping tranche of ... Read more »

Plans for exams to go ahead as normal, says NI education minister

© PA Wire (Niall Carson/PA) – PA Wire Northern Ireland’s Education Minister has said she hopes that exams will go ahead as normal later this year. Michelle McIlveen told Assembly ... Read more »

US coastguard searching for 39 people after boat capsizes off Florida coast

© Getty Images/iStockphoto iStock-91771260.jpg The US coastguard is searching for 39 people who were onboard a boat that capsized 45 miles off the Florida coast. Officials say that the alarm ... Read more »

Playtech explores £2bn break-up as vote looms on Aristocrat deal

Playtech is drawing up contingency plans to dismantle and sell its operations if a £2.7bn takeover by an Australian rival is blocked by a collection of Asian-based shareholders. © Associated ... Read more »

Children's social services in Bradford to be handed to independent trust

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Daniel Leal/AFP/Getty Images Bradford council has been stripped of control of its children’s social care after an investigation following the murder of 16-month old ... Read more »

How you can get free N95 masks from the US government

© Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images President Joe Biden holds a mask on January 13 as he highlights his administration’s plan to distribute free Covid-19 tests and masks to the American public. ... Read more »

Wolseley restaurant owner Corbin & King goes into administration

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Sophia Evans/The Observer The owner of high-end London restaurants including the Wolseley and the Delaunay has fallen into administration after trade was devastated by ... Read more »

Iran president says nuke deal possible if sanctions lifted

On Location: January 25, 2022 Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.ABCNews.com TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Tuesday an agreement with the United States over its ... Read more »

COVID-19 booster drive is faltering in the US

Pfizer starts trials for omicron-specific booster The pharmaceutical company announced the beginning of its trials, with more than 1,400 patients set to receive one or more doses of the variant-based ... Read more »

Celebrated lyricist Dev Tharike Wala passes away at 83

© Provided by Hindustan Times Celebrated lyricist Dev Tharike Wala passed away on January 25 at the age of 83. (HT File) Lyricist Hardev Singh Gill, better known by pseudonym Dev ... Read more »

National Guard sees troops reupping despite COVID, hard year

The Associated PressFILE – Iowa National Guard Maj. Gen. Benjamin Corell gives the Condition of the National Guard address in the House Chambers at the Iowa Capitol Building on Jan. ... Read more »

Howie Mandel urges pal Jay Leno to air 'Late Night' laundry

The Associated PressHowie Mandel attends “America’s Got Talent” season 15 red carpet in Pasadena, Calif., on March 4, 2020, left, and Jay Leno appears at the “The Carol Burnett 50th ... Read more »

Horoscope Today, December 26, 2022: Amazing love life for Taureans, Leos & Virgos; Daily astrology prediction

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Cuban prosecutors say 790 people charged for July protests

The Associated PressServilia Pedroso, right, mother of 18-year-old student Eloy Barbaro Cardoso, and Yaquelin Cruz mother of Dariel Cruz, show the photos of their who were arrested during the July ... Read more »

Haryana deputy CM urges labour department to reach out to industry and youth

© Provided by Hindustan Times Haryana deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday also urged officials of the labour department to ensure that 1,000 companies register on the portal by ... Read more »

James Harden's frustration with Kyrie Irving could impact Nets future

Could the Nets’ James Harden honeymoon be ending? While 76ers president Daryl Morey’s quest to bring Harden to Philadelphia is well known, what’s new is Harden’s growing dissatisfaction with life ... Read more »

ESPN considering Al Michaels pursuit with Amazon closing in

ESPN is contemplating a pursuit of legendary play-by-player Al Michaels for “Monday Night Football,” The Post has learned. No final decision on whether to fully engage Michaels has been made, ... Read more »

Florida boat capsize – latest: US Coast Guard searching for 39 people after ‘suspected human smuggling' boat overturns

© US Coast Guard United States China Taiwan LIVE – Updated at 19:48 The US Coast Guard is searching for 39 people who were on board a suspected people smuggling ... Read more »

Journalist Lourdes Maldonado López latest casualty of Mexico's fatal gun violence

Mexican journalist Lourdes Maldonado López was fatally shot in Tijuana over the weekend. EPA/Sáshenka Gutiérrez A Mexican journalist was fatally shot in Tijuana over the weekend, becoming among the latest ... Read more »

Michigan podiatrist pleads guilty to running sex-for-drugs scheme: feds

Dr. Maninder Deswal said that he did hand out highly additctive opioids to women in exchange for cash and sex. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A Michigan podiatrist ... Read more »

"From what I've heard" - Transfer insider makes intriguing Celtic claim on 22 y/o target

© GiveMeSport Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou waving to the fans Transfer insider Dean Jones has stated that he’s been told that Celtic transfer target Ahmed Kendouci has a big future ... Read more »

Damon Albarn attacked by angry Taylor Swift fans after claiming she doesn't write own songs

BLUR frontman Damon Albarn had plenty of spats with Oasis but nothing could prepare him for his latest feud. He has faced the wrath of Taylor Swift and her legion ... Read more »

Armed cops in tense standoff with man on residential street as residents EVACUATED from homes

RESIDENTS have been evacuated from a street as a man refuses to leave his home. Armed cops, fire and ambulance services are at the scene in West Wick, Somerset, near ... Read more »

Pressure grows on UK to beef up measures to tackle economic crime

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Alberto Pezzali/AP MPs and anti-corruption experts have warned that the UK government must not delay long-awaited measures to tackle economic crime, after a minister ... Read more »

Winter-less Olympics? 20 out of 21 cities that hosted Games could soon be too hot for events

On a rapidly-heating planet is there a future for a global event whose premise is the availability of snow and ice? That is the question posed by a new study ... Read more »

'Are you joking?', 'Crying', 'Hate everything' - Lots of Villa fans react as injury news emerges

© Provided by Transfer Tavern 2021-01-08T201745Z_1129645836_UP1EH181KDKPD_RTRMADP_3_SOCCER-ENGLAND-AVA-LIV-REPORT Aston Villa right-back Kaine Kesler-Hayden suffered a muscular injury for the club’s Under-23 side on Monday evening. Reliable reporter Ashley Preece shared the news ... Read more »

This TikTok-Favorite Cleaning Gel Has Over 12,000 Reviews and Is Now On Sale on Amazon

Trying to clean all of your home’s tricky nooks and crannies can be a nightmare to figure out. But what if there was a tool that you could mold to ... Read more »

Emmerdale's Vinny Dingle risks prison as he goes to extreme lengths to catch Meena

Emmerdale’s Vinny Dingle is playing a dangerous game and risks ending up behind bars just like his girlfriend Liv Flaherty. The latest episode of the ITV soap saw Vinny visit ... Read more »

The Gilded Age: Who's who in the cast of the new Downton Abbey-esque drama?

The Gilded Age, a brand-new drama from Julian Fellowes, arrives in the UK tonight (25 January). Billed as the “American Downton Abbey”, the series follows two stately houses in 19th-century ... Read more »

Watford appoint Roy Hodgson as new manager to succeed Claudio Ranieri

Watford have announced the appointment of Roy Hodgson as their new manager. The former England boss, 74, will be joined at Vicarage Road by assistant Ray Lewington, who managed the ... Read more »

€100 one-off payment should be passed on to electricity customers by the end of March

© Alamy Stock Photo HOUSEHOLDS SHOULD RECEIVE their one-off €100 electricity credit by the end of March.  Cabinet today approved the text of the Electricity Costs (Domestic Electricity Accounts) Emergency Measures ... Read more »

Green revolution of homes ‘slowed down by flaws and gaps in government support'

© Getty Images Homes are estimated to account for up to 15 per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions – Getty Images Homes are not becoming green quickly enough ... Read more »

Home Office accused of ‘bullying' asylum seekers into handing over phones

© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Three asylum seekers brought a case to the high court on Tuesday claiming that the home secretary operated a secret, blanket policy ... Read more »

Is Munich: The Edge of War based on a true story?

Netflix‘s latest movie offering comes in the form of Munich: The Edge of the War – a brand new war epic that’s full of stellar actors including Jeremy Irons and ... Read more »
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