Sunday, June 20, 2021

Tennessee family blames TikTok ‘strangling challenge’ for 9-year-old’s death: report

The "devastated" family of a 9-year-old Tennessee boy who was found unresponsive in his room last week is blaming his death on a reported TikTok challenge that dares people to strangle themselves and...

US, Canada extend border restrictions until July 21

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Border restrictions on nonessential travel with the United States will be extended until July 21, officials said Wednesday, as Canada works to get a higher percentage of Canadians fully vaccinated.Public Safety Minister Bill...

Obama’s Land Management director says Biden nominee should be disqualified over tree spiking plot

President Biden's nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tracy Stone-Manning received a stamp of disapproval from the agency’s director under former Barack Obama over her involvement in a tree spiking plot...

Japanese hunters fatally shoot bear after hours-long rampage that injured 4

A brown bear went on an eight-hour rampage that included injuring four people, entering a military camp and halting flights in northern Japan on Friday before it was fatally shot. The animal was seen...

NYC gunman shoots alleged gang member in broad daylight while kids, 5 and 10,...

A gunman shot an alleged gang member in broad daylight in New York City – while two children who were completely uninvolved were mere inches away, according to police, sources and shocking video.The...

North Carolina girl, 13, forced by mother to bury 4-year-old sister: warrant

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The mother of a 4-year-old girl whose remains were found at a North Carolina home last month forced her 13-year-old daughter to help bury her sister in the backyard, according to a search...

Canada: Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca

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OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Thursday people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine as their first dose should get Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for their second shot.On June 1, committee...

Top Israeli military official warns about renewed fighting with Hamas: report

The Israel Defense Forces chief of staff held a meeting with top military officials on Thursday and told them to prepare for new fighting with Hamas as tensions have remained high since a...

‘Forever Marilyn’ statue to face California protest as it moves to new home: report

The "Forever Marilyn" statue, which depicts the late actress Marilyn Monroe in one of her most famous on-screen moments, is scheduled to return to Palm Springs, California, on Sunday – but not everyone...

Apple Daily increases press run after raid by Hong Kong police

The Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper, increased its production on Friday—a day after hundreds of police raided its office and arrested top executives for breaking Beijing’s controversial national security law. Reuters reported that...