Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Boris Johnson declared the pandemic all but over. Now UK cases are soaring

Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/20/uk/uk-europe-covid-infections-cmd-gbr-intl/index.html

The world plans to produce far more fossil fuel than it should to stay under dangerous climate limits, UN says

Ahead of a critical global climate conference in November, a UN report released Wednesday shows that many of the world's largest fossil fuel producers are still planning to ramp up production in the coming years, and will be burning far more fossil fuels in 2030 than what is consistent with global climate pledges.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/20/business/fossil-fuel-production-gap-climate/index.html

Republican candidates can ignore Trump -- but he won't go away

One Republican is trying his hand at lifting the curse that Donald Trump has inflicted on his party in America's suburbs -- by just pretending he doesn't exist.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/20/politics/donald-trump-glenn-youngkin-virginia-governor-race-suburbs/index.html

See reporter receive 'a round of applause' from turkeys on live TV

Amid the global supply chain disruptions, the labor shortages in the UK could put Christmas turkey deliveries at risk. CNN's Anna Stewart reports from a turkey farm in Essex in Southern England.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2021/10/20/uk-labor-shortage-christmas-turkey-stewart-fm-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn

North Korea says its latest ballistic missile test was launched from a submarine

North Korea said it successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile from a submarine on Tuesday, state news agency KCNA reported Wednesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/19/asia/north-korea-submarine-missile-intl-hnk/index.html

What the Bannon criminal contempt charge means

Members of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol have shown they're willing to pursue criminal contempt referrals against witnesses who refuse to comply with the panel's subpoenas.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/14/politics/criminal-contempt-of-congress-january-6-committee-explainer/index.html

Covid vaccine misinformation: These doctors are part of the problem

She was a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show -- an Ivy League-educated OB-GYN who often spoke about women's health and holistic medicine.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/19/us/doctors-covid-vaccine-misinformation-invs/index.html

Boris Johnson declared the pandemic all but over. Now UK cases are soaring

Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the u...