Pelosi says Capitol Physician will decide if mask mandate needs to be reimplemented on complex

Capitol Physician Brian Monahan (picutred) will decide if the House chamber should resume mask mandates, Nancy Pelosi saidNancy Pelosi said Sunday that she will leave it up to the Capitol Physician to decide if mask mandates should be reimplemented on members and their staff in the congressional chambers.’If you’re asking me, I think that we…

Torrential thunderstorms, lightning and hailstones lash the UK

London streets were yesterday left underwater and hospitals in crisis after torrential rains hit the capital, as forecasters predict more thunderstorms to continue.The Met Office has issued an amber warning for storms covering the capital and some of the Home Counties where homes and businesses are at risk of flooding. A yellow warning for storms which could…

Coronavirus Australia: New Sydney exposure sites

Anyone who attended the following venues on the times listed is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days, regardless of the result:Campsie: Canterbury Late Night Pharmacy – Thursday July 22, 7.40pm – 7.50pmParramatta: Threefold Pastry – Friday July 16, 10am – 3pmSeven Hill: newsXpress – Monday July 19, 4.15pm -…

Coronavirus Australia: Millions of Victorians to be RELEASED from lockdown as Sydney cases soar

Victorians (pictured, in Melbourne) are set to be released from their fifth lockdownVictorians are on track to throw off the shackles of their fifth Covid lockdown on Wednesday, but the nightmare is only just beginning for Sydneysiders who could remain under stay-at-home orders until at least mid-September.Gladys Berejiklian’s government has made a request for financial…

Tokyo Olympics: Moment shows Australia’s golden swimming girls of the pool were ready to win gold

Heartwarming pre-race footage shows just how ready Australians women’s 4×100 metres freestyle team were to win the Olympic relay for a third consecutive time, huddling together for support and even holding hands.Bronte Campbell, Meg Harris, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell smashed a world record on their way to winning Australia’s first gold medal of the…

Sydney residents have second Covid Pfizer vaccine delayed to six weeks

Sydneysiders will have their second dose of Pfizer delayed to six weeks in a bid to partially vaccinate more people during the city’s growing Covid-19 outbreak, Scott Morrison has announced. The Prime Minister said he was in discussions with medical experts and would confirm the updated schedule for Sydney’s vaccine hubs over ‘the next 24 hours’. The…

Diners run for their lives as gunfire breaks out in DC: Police release footage of gunmen fleeing

Two people have been shot when at least one gunman opened fire along a busy dining street in Washington DC, before running from the scene, jumping with another man into a waiting car and speeding off.Police on Thursday night said they were searching for the gunman or gunmen, and published surveillance footage.It showed a black man…

I’ll take Meghan to COURT to see my grandchildren, says Thomas Markle

Thomas Markle is threatening to take his estranged daughter Meghan and Prince Harry to court in order to see his grandchildren.The 77-year-old former lighting director has yet to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s two children, Archie and Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor, or his son-in-law.But speaking to Fox News, Mr Markle said he was ready to take…

Daily testing of Covid contacts in schools drastically reduces staff and pupil absences, study says

Forcing children to isolate is ‘needless’ and daily testing of Covid contacts in schools drastically reduces staff and pupil absences without increasing infections, Oxford University study saysIt proved just as effective at preventing outbreaks as sending home a ‘bubble’Fewer than one contact in 50 was infected under regime, Oxford University sayBut daily Covid testing was…

Four attackers bludgeon NYC woman, 61, with a kitchen pot on Harlem street

Police are currently on the hunt for four attackers who bludgeoned a 61-year-old disabled woman with a cooking pot, then ran off with her walker in New York City. The incident occurred at 8:20pm on Thursday in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. Video released by the New York Police Department, the group can be seen in a…