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Bermuda Government COVID-19 Update January 12
Hon. David Burt, Premier, the Hon Kim Wilson and Dr. Carika Weldon
Bermuda reports 3 new COVID-19 cases; 6 remain hospitalised
There were 643 test results received by the Ministry of Health 15 January, and three were positive for COVID-19.
Voters want to stop the second impeachment and would rather see the punishment of Big Tech
Voters want Speaker Pelosi to stop the second impeachment of President Trump and would rather see the punishment of Big Tech for censoring the President, according to a leaked i...
Minister Recognises Seagrass Restoration Project Donations
The Minister of Home Affairs, the Hon. Walter Roban, JP, MP and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are today issuing a public acknowledgement of the gene...
How Biden Plans to Tackle the $1.6 Trillion Student Loan Debt
More than 43 million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in federal student loans. WSJ’s Josh Mitchell explains how President-elect Joe Biden plans to help borrowers tackle...
Bermuda Public Schools Open House Events Now Require Registration (RSVP)
Attendees at ongoing Bermuda Public Schools Open House events are now required to register online as part of strengthened security protocols.
What China’s New Digital Currency Tells Us About a Cashless Future
China is testing a digital yuan, aiming to accelerate the replacement of cash and increase state control in a society where digital payments via Wechat Pay and Alipay are alread...
Wuhan a year after Covid struck: 'Everyone wants to reset'
Wang Fan is a young craft beer brewer in Wuhan. When his city became the first in the world to enter lockdown, he volunteered to help support other residents, and documented the...
'Ministry of Truth'| Critics slam Democrat bid to gag social media
Critics blast Democratic Party lawmakers' proposal to regulate the fake news and to the censorship of Donald Trump and his supporters.
U.S.-Canada border closure impacts towns that rely on cross-border traffic
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended the border closure between the United States and Canada. The border closure has devastated small towns and businesses that re...
Storeage Designs New Retail Store for B+Tube Cosmetics in China to Appeal to Gen Z
Confidence comes from within, but makeup can help tease it out. Teenagers know this better than anyone, and digitally oriented Gen Z is pioneering new uses of beauty products to...
Dior Chez Moi Pop-Up Shop Opens in SoHo
The House of Dior's new pop-up shop in New York City's SoHo district showcases Dior Chez Moi, the brand's first limited loungewear collection.
COVID-19: Prime Minister suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday
Prime Minister Boris Johnsons suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday with arrivals needing proof of a negative Covid test before setting off.
The tech supremacy: Silicon Valley can no longer conceal its power
‘To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle,’ George Orwell famously observed. He was talking not about everyday life but about politics, where it is ‘quite...
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild has died of a heart attack
Baron Benjamin de Rothschild (57), banker and Chairman of the Edmond de Rothschild holding company, has died of a heart attack.
WatsApp killer: Signal - the most secure messenger for everyone
Signal Private Messenger is the most secure messaging app you can install on your phone.
New York City rich and poor — the inequality crisis
Even before COVID-19, New York was already defined by a gap between the rich and poor. Yet during the pandemic, wealth has become a determinant of survival.
How researchers are identifying suspects in the U.S. Capitol siege
Some of the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week wore gear that makes it difficult to identify them, but investigators have zeroed in on a number of clues. John Scott...
FBI arrests more than 100 rioters in Capitol attacks, warns more extremist violence to come
As Washington, D.C., prepares for the upcoming Inauguration, the FBI warns last week's attack on the Capitol could be just the beginning. Jeff Pegues reports on the city's lates...
FBI prepares for Inauguration Day, institutes security lockdowns
Days before President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn in, the FBI is bracing for a “substantial threat” of bombs and violence against Congress members.
Sharing a collection before joining the millions deleting WhatsApp
It looks like 2020 was just a light promo for 2021...
Germany’s Lessons on Policing the Police
The Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol exposed extreme elements in U.S. law enforcement – an issue Germany has long struggled with.
Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan Chase should absolutely be 'scared s---less' about fintech threat
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has watched while a new breed of fintech players, led by PayPal, Square and tech giants around the world have exponentially grown users and market...
Pence calls VP-elect Kamala Harris to offer congratulations
Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two people familiar with the conversation.
Global Colding: Heavy snowfall warnings as heavy avalanche hits Switzerland
Where is Greta Tumberg warming right now when we need her... Authorities in Switzerland have warned of high avalanche risk in mountain regions after avalanche.
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