The UK government's new piece of legislation is directly threatening investigative journalists and equating reporters with spies, warn General Secretary of the National Union of Journalists Michelle Stanistreet and Dr Ellis Cashmore, a British media analyst and independent commentator.
At the moment, there are no reports of any fatalities, injuries, or building damage having resulted from the powerful earthquake. Also at this time, no tsunami warnings have been issued.
The African Inion's predecessor the OAU, established in 1963, enshrined the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the post-colonial African states. But the AU has sent peacekeeping troops to intervene in conflicts — notably in Somalia.
South African media reported this week that mortuaries in Phoenix, an area predominantly inhabited by the Indian minority ethnic group, had been overwhelmed after more than 300 bodies were brought in. Most remained unclaimed by relatives.
As COVID-19 cases rise sharply in Alabama, state officials are rushing to convince residents to put their hesitancy aside and get the vaccine. The southern state has the lowest vaccination rate of any US state.
US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued the Biden Administration's first advisory earlier this month, warning Americans about the "urgent threat of health misinformation" and its impact on the US' overall response to COVID-19. At the time, Murthy urged social media companies to ramp up their ability to combat the spread of misinformation.
Director of the Undersea Warfare Division within the US Navy Bill Houston reportedly expected that the end result will be a new class of hunter-killer that is "going to be faster, carry a significant punch, bigger payload, larger salvo rate; it’s going to have acoustic superiority".
According to NASA, no astronaut has had rumpy-pumpy in space, and the process could be quite tricky due to microgravity. However, space agencies are planning long missions in the not-so-distant future, so it is likely they will have to address the issue.