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  • Israel: According to reports in Israeli media outlet N12, an Israeli woman in the 36th week of her pregnancy has lost her baby due to COVID-19. The mother, who was infected with COVID-19, presented at the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba feeling unwell. Upon investigation doctors discovered that the fetus in her womb was dead. A subsequent laboratory test revealed that the fetus was also infected [...]
  • The internet is fall of hoaxes and fake news, so one of the latest claims are that Facebook deletes opinions that go against Mark Zuckerberg’s opinion and that he claims the COVID-19 vaccine changes people’s DNA. Does Facebook do this and did he say it? The answers are no to the first one and we can’t say for sure to the second one. There is more to the story. Does Facebook change its [...]
  • Tensions are heating up between Estonia and Russia after Estonia declared a Russian diplomat involved in “culture and education” persona non grata. In response Moscow announced the expulsion of an official from the Estonian embassy. The announcements as made by the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova. The spokeswoman said Russia believes that by their actions Tallinn wanted [...]
  • ACTU President Michele O’Neil has sent a warning to the Morrison government saying that with just over 2 million people unemployed or underemployed in Australia the Federal Government shouldn’t be acting like the COVID-19 pandemic is over. The ACTU in a statement has said the levels of unemployment and underemployment are alarming as Job Keeper is to be cut at the end of March with payments [...]
  • A recently published Italian study of 381 patients who had recovered from severe COVID-19 found 30.2 per cent (115 patients) had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study was based on a comprehensive medical and psychiatric assessment. Researchers found that women with a history of mental health problems were most at risk of developing PTSD, the scientists say. It was also reported that in [...]
  • Screenshot Maryke Steffens, University of Sydney Facebook’s decision to ban media organisations from posting links to news articles on the social media giant’s platform comes less than a week before Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins. The ban also prevented many health organisations, government health departments and other organisations from posting links (some, but not all, have [...]
  • In response to Facebook’s Australian News Ban, The Australia Institute Statement in response to has said that the decision to ban Australians from sharing news online will make it a weaker social network “Facebook’s decision to prevent users viewing for sharing public interest journalism will make it a weaker social network,” said Peter Lewis, director of the Australia [...]
  • Voice of America’s China bureau reports that International human rights groups have asked the Chinese government to explain how a Tibetan tour guide died in prison. The guide was sent to prison on charges for providing news to overseas media. The New York based Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported that on the February 6, 2021 Kunchok Jinpa, (a 51-year-old Tibetan tour guide) died in a hospital in [...]
  • Defeated former President Trump has escaped conviction for the 2nd time. US senators voted 57-43 to acquit him of charges relating to inciting the capitol riots on January 6th. A two thirds majority or 67 votes were needed to find him guilty. A total of seven Republican senators voted to convict the former President: Richard Burr, Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, Bill [...]
  • China sent a blunt warning to Australia over Xinjiang saying they are firmly opposed to any country who interferes in Chinese domestic affairs under “the banner of human rights” The warning came after the Australian government called on China to allow UN officials to enter Xinjiang immediately and “unhindered” to conduct investigations into alleged human rights abuses in the autonomous [...]
  • As Washington DC prepares for the inauguration of President elect Joe Biden with never before seen levels of military and National Guard deployed on the streets and with parts of the capital such as The National Mall being closed to the public. Similar security measures are being deployed across various other capital cities in other states. In Texas, the Department of Public Safety closing the [...]
  • Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA Bryan Cranston, Swinburne University of Technology In a historic vote today, Donald Trump became the only US president to be impeached twice. By a margin of 232–197, the Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives voted to charge Trump with “inciting violence against the government of the United States” for his role in encouraging the insurrectionists who stormed the [...]
  • (Opinion) Much ink will be spilt and keys tapped over the tragedy that has played out in Washington D. C. However right now the USA is under siege, the National Guard is active in 14 states. There are warnings of armed protests, starting as early as this weekend. While Trump said he was committed to a peaceful and orderly transition of power; he still has not actually President-Elect Biden. [...]

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