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Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said during a press conference on Monday that the flu vaccine appears to be a close match to the strains currently circulating.
The man who shot Lady Gaga's dog walker gets 21 years in prison. Officials stated that the individual who shot and injured Lady Gaga's dog walker while attempting to steal her French bulldogs last year accepted a plea deal and was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday.
Scientists have developed a gene drive, a kind of genetic parasite, that might be used to render mammalian pests like mice sterile and therefore eliminate them from the environment forever. So, natural gene drive could eradicate rodents.
North Korea once again fires artillery rounds over South Korean drills for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, in a tit-for-tat response to the South's live-fire drills in an inland border region.
You can't see the lines in Port-au-Prince, but you have to know where they are. It could save your life. Haiti capital city taken hostage, people are being kidnapped, raped, and killed at will by rival gangs. They use blood to mark their territory. If you go from the territory of one gang to that of another, you might not make it back.
Harrison Ford cracks the whip in teaser trailer for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. It's such a well-known name that he even has his own theme song, and boy, does it have a catchy tune!
Decades passed without anyone discovering the final resting place of the Tasmanian tiger or thylacine. They were in plain sight at Australia's Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG), where they remained unidentified for over eighty years.
Indonesia has raised the warning to its highest level as a volcano erupts. An eruption of the Mount Semeru volcano in Indonesia has caused residents of Java, the largest island in the country, to be forced to flee their homes. Ash has been spewing into the atmosphere.
Local authorities claimed Sunday that 700 endangered seals found dead on Russia's Caspian shore in the North Caucasus. Caspian seals, the Caspian Sea's sole mammals, have been listed as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list since 2008.
An Ex-South Korean National Security Adviser Has Been Arrested For Helping North Korean Forces "Cover Up"
An ex-South Korean national security adviser has been arrested for helping North Korean forces "cover up" the killing of a South Korean fisheries official near the border. Suh Hoon says that he did not get rid of evidence that could have helped figure out why Lee Dae-jun was shot and killed in the year 2020.
He is a superhero in the real world. Prince Harry dresses as spider-man! The bereaved children whose parents passed away while serving in the British Armed Forces received a heartfelt message from Prince Harry in the guise of Spider-Man. The message was quite touching.
‘What have you done to my face?' Adele horrified after fan uses beauty filter. After posing for a selfie with a fan at her residency in Las Vegas, Adele was left perplexed when she saw that the fan was using a beauty filter that made the two of them appear to be very different people.
The very brilliant light seen in February was caused by a star that had wandered too near to a supermassive black hole and been torn to pieces. More questions than answers have been raised as rare cosmic event emitted light that happened 8.5 billion light-years from Earth when the universe was just a third of its present age.
Philippines President Says The Country Will Explore For Oil In South China Sea Even Without A Deal With Beijing
Philippines President says the country will explore for oil in South China Sea even without a deal with Beijing. He said this to stress that his country has the right to use energy reserves in the disputed waterway.
Kanye West to pay Kim Kardashian $200,000 per month in child support as part of their divorce settlement. The formerly famous rapper and reality TV star have decided to share parental responsibilities for their four children.
We've been told that chemicals that simplify our lives would revolutionize it for the better for the better part of a century. However, the risks posed by so-called "forever chemicals" may be substantially more than first assumed.
The leader of a far-right militia found guilty of trying to stop US Vice President Joe Biden from becoming president after the 2020 election. After a two-month trial, a jury found Stewart Rhodes guilty of the rare charge of seditious conspiracy.
Thai temple was left empty after monks fail drug tests and were defrocked. On Monday, November 28, 2022, four monks, including an abbot, at a temple in Phetchabun province's Bung Sam Phan district tested positive for methamphetamine.
"We shouldn't underestimate this storm," Pierluisi says as Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico. At a briefing on Saturday, Gov. Pedro Pierluisi warned his country. Pierluisi of Puerto Rico said on Facebook Sunday afternoon that more than 1.5 million people will experience power outages as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 mph and heavy rains approaches the island.
This morning, September 18, typhoon Nanmadol made landfall, bringing with it gusts of 112 mph (180 km/h) and heavy rainfall that could exceed 20 inches in some places. Super typhoon Nanmadol forces four million people to evacuate in Japan. On the southernmost tip of the island of Kyushu, one of the four islands that make up the bulk of Japan, close to the city of Kagoshima, it first made landfall.
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake strikes southeastern Taiwan on Sunday, September 18, as per the island's weather bureau. The quake caused train carriages to derail, caused a convenience store to collapse, and caused hundreds of people to become stranded on mountain roads. As per the weather bureau, the epicenter was located in Taitung county. This quake came after a 6.4 magnitude tremor that occurred on Saturday evening in the same region, however, it did not result in any fatalities.