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China Indefinitely Blocks Australian Coal Exports

China has formally blocked exports of Australian coal, the latest trade dispute between the two countries in months.China has formally blocked exports of Australian...

Hackers Access and Post Parler User Data

Hackers have allegedly stolen user data from Parler before it was taken down due to an API vulnerability.Hackers have allegedly stolen user data from...

Pope Formally Seizes Vatican Secretariat Assets

Pope Francis has formally stripped the Vatican secretariat of state of its assets in response to allegations of mismanagement of donations and investments.Pope Francis...

House of Representatives Introduces Articles of Impeachment for Trump

The US House of Representatives has released its resolution to impeach President Donald Trump and charged him with "incitement of insurrection." The US House...

Spain Records Record Cold Temperatures

According to the State Meterological Agency, the record breaking cold temperature of -34.1C (-29.38 F) was recorded at Clot del Tuc de la Llanca...

Global Camera Shortages Expected Due to AKM Factory Fire

Many camera manufacturers are at risk of halting their production in the coming months due to a massive October fire that broke out at...

ICU Ward Occupants Die Due to Alleged Oxygen Supply Failure

ICU patients infected with Covid-19 have died in two government-run hospitals due to alleged oxygen supply failure, following a viral video showing nurses trying...

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Shane Erickson, Inc. Recalls Hand Sanitizer due to Potential Presence of Methanol

Shane Erickson, Inc. recalled selected lots of Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer, Wash Free Hand Sanitizer and Thrifty White Pharmacy Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer due to potential presence of methanol or wood alcohol, a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through skin or ingested.Shane Erickson, Inc. recalled selected lots of  Wash-Free...

Japan Mulls Widening State of Emergency

Amid the continued rise in coronavirus cases, Japan is now considering placing seven other prefectures under the state of emergency. Amid the continued rise in coronavirus cases, Japan is now considering placing seven other prefectures under the state of emergency.  Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said the emergency state could be...

US Puts Cuba Back on Terror Sponsor List

The US State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for allegedly providing support for acts of international terrorism in granting safe harbor to terrorists.The US State Department has designated Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for allegedly providing support for acts of international terrorism...

Oman Creates Crown Prince Post in Constitutional Change

On the first anniversary of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq’s leadership, the sultan announced two royal decrees which include the appointing of a crown prince for the first time, on Monday.On the first anniversary of Sultan Haitham bin Tariq’s leadership, the sultan announced two royal decrees which include the appointing...

B&I Overseas Trading, Inc. Recalls Veladis Herring in Oil with Italian Spices due to Potential Contamination

B&I Overseas Trading Inc from Van Nuys, CA recalled frozen Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems. B&I Overseas Trading Inc from Van Nuys, CA recalled...

Sriwijaya Air Flight Data Recorder Recovered. Cockpit Voice Data Recorder Still Missing

Search and rescue teams have found one of the two black boxes for the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea last Saturday.Search and rescue teams have found one of the two black boxes for the Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 that crashed into the Java Sea last...

Telegram Messenger Exploit Leaks User Exact Location

A security researcher reported that the People Nearby allows others to find the exact location and see the profiles of other users.Security researcher Ahmed Hassan reported that the People Nearby allows others to find the exact location and see the profiles of other users. According to Hassan's blog, Ahmed's Notes,...

Uganda Orders Blocking of Social Media Platforms

Uganda has ordered telecommunication companies to block social media platforms, days before the country’s scheduled general election. Uganda has ordered telecommunication companies to block social media platforms, days before the country’s scheduled general election. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) allegedly wrote a letter to telecoms companies to "immediately suspend any...

China Reports Significant Increase In Reported COVID-19 Cases

China’s health authority said that Mainland China saw its largest daily jump in coronavirus cases in more than five months, as new infections continued to mount in the northern Chinese province of Hebei.China’s health authority announced on Monday that Mainland China recorded its largest daily jump in coronavirus cases...

South African President Extends COVID-19 Restrictions, Closes Borders Due to Rising Cases

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa extended the level 3 lockdown and closed land borders due to a "massive increase" of cases mainly driven by a COVID-19 variant first detected last November.South African President Cyril Ramaphosa extended the level 3 lockdown and closed land borders due to a "massive increase"...