As the US sends one top administration official after another to Southeast Asia in an attempt to woo regional nations into more pro-US stances, China’s top diplomat has sharply criticized Washington for its “external interference.” Meanwhile, a regional pact aimed at defusing tensions took a major leap forward.
The US, as well as Germany, France and Israel, have all conveyed they will not oblige the World Health Organization's (WHO) request for wealthier nations to halt administering COVID-19 vaccine boosters until September. The WHO said that, even with the raging Delta variant, it "cannot accept" the current inequality with the global vaccine supply.
New York-based law firm David Polk & Wardwell LLP, hired to conduct the investigation, is putting the finishing touches on the case and has requested that the governor, accused of sexually harassing nearly a dozen female co-workers, submit any evidence or materials he may have by the end of next week.
Dickinson City councilmember H. Scott Apley, an elected member of the Texas State Republican Executive Committee, was hospitalized on Sunday and subsequently placed on a ventilator after first testing positive for COVID-19.
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Rochelle Walensky has warned that while COVID-19 vaccines aren’t 100% effective at blocking the Delta variant, it's easy spread across unprotected parts of the country was turning the outbreak into a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
Having spent years with FC Barcelona and having won numerous titles, including six Ballon d'Or awards, it wasn't until August 2020 that it became clear the Argentine star wanted out of the team. At the time, the revelation came after the Spanish club had endured a humiliating 8-2 loss against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals.
Some social media users even wondered if the message in question was meant as a threat.
A nationwide estimate provided by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that between 7,000 and 8,000 people are bitten by a venomous snake on a yearly basis, with about five individuals succumbing to a lethal bite. Now, American officials are on the hunt for a deadly pet snake.