North Korea on Thursday announced a new infectious disease outbreak, even as the country battles to contain its first wave of COVID-19.
Pyongyang has not identified the new infection.
But South Korean officials and experts have said it could be cholera or typhoid spreading in the water supply.
So far, no details on how many people have been infected.
According to North Korean state media, Leader Kim Jong Un has sent medicine to help those suffering from the “acute…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 Juni 2022 op 17.18 — Geen reacties
The Environmental Protection Agency stunned scientists and local officials across the country on Wednesday by releasing new health advisories for toxic "forever chemicals" known to be in thousands of U.S. drinking water systems, impacting potentially millions of people.
The new advisories cut the safe level of chemical PFOA by more than 17,000 times what the agency had previously said was protective of public health, to now just four "parts per quadrillion." The safe level of a sister…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 Juni 2022 op 14.22 — Geen reacties
The message from Tom Brady feels a little different this time — and it's a bit out of character for him.
It's true that Brady has fooled us once before, having retired this offseason in what felt like a hastened decision before deciding a month later to play in the 2022 NFL season.
But in a candid moment Wednesday on the "Dan Patrick Show," Brady admitted that the burning drive that once fueled him is starting to run closer to empty as he approaches his age-45 season.
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 Juni 2022 op 6.00 — Geen reacties
The Colorado River’s reservoirs have diminished to the point that significant cuts to the water supplied to the seven states that rely on it will be necessary next year, a federal official warned Tuesday.
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee maintaining “critical levels” at the largest reservoirs in the United States — Lake Mead and Lake Powell — will require large reductions in water deliveries.
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 16 Juni 2022 op 5.21 — Geen reacties
Biden’s visit to the Middle East will be fraught, and deeply consequential
President Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Palestinian territory of the West Bank next month, the White House said on Tuesday. During the trip, he will confront a bevy of overlapping issues, including energy production, human rights and the future of a Palestinian state.
The trip will begin in Israel on July 13 and continue for four days.
Biden “will also meet with counterparts…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 Juni 2022 op 10.16 — Geen reacties
Deceptive Mailings, False Billboards: Voting Disinformation Is Not Just Online
A voter casts a ballot in a primary election in Baltic, S.D., on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. (Tim Gruber/The New York Times)
When it comes to elections, disinformation is not just a problem online.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin argue in a new report that disinformation targeting communities of color in three battleground states circulated as often through traditional sources of…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 15 Juni 2022 op 8.13 — Geen reacties
Ozzy Osbourne undergoing surgery on spine that will 'determine the rest of his life'
Ozzy Osbourne is having "major surgery" on Monday that wife Sharon Osbourne says will "determine the rest of his life." On Friday's episode of U.K.'s The Talk, Sharon revealed she won't be appearing on the talk show for a month as she will return to Los Angeles to be by her husband's side.
"He has a very major operation on Monday and I have to be there," she explained. "It's really going to…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 14 Juni 2022 op 7.33 — Geen reacties
Put your head in dark places for 80 minutes of incremental gains - and don’t get bored of it.
That disciplined mindset will be key for the Brumbies in shutting down Beauden Barrett and the Blues’ Ferrari backline in Auckland on Saturday to progress to the Super Rugby final, according to ACT and Wallabies halfback Nic White.
The Brumbies’ hopes of victory in the semi-final against the minor premier Blues will require them to shut down Super Rugby’s most electric back division,…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 11 Juni 2022 op 5.43 — Geen reacties
San Francisco residents voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to recall progressive District Attorney Chesa Boudin following a heated campaign that captivated the country and bitterly divided Democrats over crime, policing and public safety reform in the famously liberal city.
Recall proponents cheered the results at a victory party, with California state leaders of the hotel and retailers associations lauding Boudin’s removal as a sign that visitors, shoppers and workers will be prioritized…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 8 Juni 2022 op 12.17 — Geen reacties
Everybody wants credit for booming tax revenue
You know everything that’s going wrong: Inflation is too high, crime is too widespread, Russia is a barbaric menace. But at least one thing is going right: Federal tax revenue is soaring, providing at least a temporary respite to the usual fiscal gloom.
Total federal tax receipts for 2022 are up 39% from the same period in 2021, according to the Treasury Department. Revenue from individual income taxes, the biggest source, is up…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 7 Juni 2022 op 9.19 — Geen reacties
CNN’s ubiquitous “Breaking News” banner is gone, now reserved for instances of truly urgent events. Snarky on-screen captions — “Angry Trump Turns Briefing Into Propaganda Session,” for instance — are discouraged. Political shows are trying to book more conservative voices, and producers have been urged to ignore Twitter backlash from the far right and the far left.
A month into his tenure as the new leader of CNN, Chris Licht is starting to leave his mark on the 24-hour news network…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 6 Juni 2022 op 8.09 — Geen reacties
Elusive creature was feared extinct — then it surfaced in cracks of dark Alabama cave.
After a couple of decades of no confirmed sightings and the documented dramatic decline of other aquatic cave life at Shelta Cave, it was feared by some, including myself, that the crayfish might now be extinct,” Niemiller, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, said in a university news release.
The last reported sighting of a Shelta Cave…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door Jin Wah op 2 Juni 2022 op 7.10 — Geen reacties