US President Joe Biden has faced increasing pressure to act on gun control after a spate of mass shootings across the United States in recent weeks. His plans have, however, been slammed by pro-gun individuals and groups as "unconstitutional overreach”.
The Israeli Ministry of Health is still waiting for a relevant approval for Pfizer from the US Food and Drug Administration, expected to be received within weeks. When it gets the permit, Israel will first administer the jab to children with health problems, before introducing it to other youngsters.
The four-day COVID vaccine "festival" kicked off by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes amid a crippling domestic shortage of jabs, with at least 10 Indian states saying that their supplies will run out within days. The federal authorities, however, say that the South Asian country is facing no shortage of vaccines.
The #MeToo movement's perceived achievements seemingly failed to protect Tara Reade after she came out with accusations against Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden. Her life then spiralled out of control.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users was leaked for free onto a popular hacker forum, Cybernews portal reported.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China hopes that India will fulfil all the agreements reached on the Ladakh border issue, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense said after a meeting of senior military commanders.
Actor and former wrestler Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has previously dropped hints that he was eyeing the possibility of running for the Oval Office, noting, however, that he would base a final decision on the level of public interest.
The global coronavirus tally is now over 133 million cases, with the number of fatalities approaching the 3 million mark, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.