Month: November 2021

FedEx driver dumped packages at least 6 times into Alabama ravine, sheriff says

The investigation began November 24, when sheriff’s deputies in northern Alabama’s Blount County found 300 to 400 packages in a ravine on private property, the county sheriff’s department said. On Monday, the sheriff said a driver who investigators believed was responsible had been identified and questioned. Investigators then “determined that the driver dumped at least …

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There were 155 efforts to censor books in US schools and libraries, group says

Since June 1, the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom has tracked 155 incidents across the country and has provided support and consultation in 120 of those cases, the association said. “We’re seeing an unprecedented volume of challenges in the fall of 2021,” said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. “In my twenty …

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Court blocks vaccine mandate for federal contractors in 3 states, in latest blow to Biden administration

“The question presented here is narrow. Can the president use congressionally delegated authority to manage the federal procurement of goods and services to impose vaccines on the employees of federal contractors and subcontractors?” US District Judge Gregory Frederick Van Tatenhove, a President George W. Bush appointee, in Kentucky said in the 29-page opinion. “In all …

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The youngest Astroworld victim’s family declined Travis Scott’s offer to pay for their 9-year-old’s funeral

The death toll from the November 5 concert now stands at 10, and dozens of lawsuits have been filed following the festival tragedy, according to Harris County District Court records. Ezra Blount, a 9-year-old Houston boy injured at the event, was placed in a medically induced coma in an attempt to overcome brain, liver and …

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Queen Elizabeth still enjoys a glass of wine after cutting back on cocktails, royal sommelier claims

Queen Elizabeth still enjoys a glass of wine after cutting back on cocktails, royal sommelier claims

Queen Elizabeth II hasn’t completely given up on alcohol. The claim was made by royal sommelier Demetri Walters, who also revealed why the reigning monarch was reportedly advised by doctors to ditch the daily martini. “It’s bad for her joints, and she can’t drink too much when she’s doing all these royal engagements – it’s …

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Newcastle vs Norwich LIVE: Stream free, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Premier League match

Newcastle vs Norwich LIVE: Stream free, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Premier League match

EDDIE HOWE will be desperate for a first win as Newcastle manager as his side host fellow strugglers Norwich City. The Magpies can move above the Canaries into 19th with a win, and begin to claw back a six-point deficit to safety. But Norwich are in good form, having gone three unbeaten. Daniel Farke started …

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Dr. Oz to jump into GOP Senate primary in key battleground of Pennsylvania: sources

Dr. Oz to jump into GOP Senate primary in key battleground of Pennsylvania: sources

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Well-known celebrity physician Mehmet Oz on Tuesday will declare his candidacy for the Senate in Pennsylvania, joining a competitive Republican primary field in the crucial battleground state, multiple sources confirmed to Fox News. The announcement by the 61-year old Oz – a cardiac surgeon, author and host …

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UK Covid live: No 10 refuses to back health chief’s call for people to avoid unnecessary socialising

UK Covid live: No 10 refuses to back health chief’s call for people to avoid unnecessary socialising

Key events Show 3.21pm GMT 15:21 Tory Steve Baker urges MPs to vote against latest Covid rules, saying they are ‘path to hell’ 3.03pm GMT 15:03 All nine Scottish Omicron cases linked to same ‘private event’, Sturgeon tells MSPs 2.55pm GMT 14:55 Welsh health minister urges people to ‘take seriously’ risk of mixing at Christmas …

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Cristiano Ronaldo hits back at ‘lie’ after France Football boss stokes Lionel Messi rivalry

Ferré, who organizes the awards, spoke to the New York Times ahead of this year’s ceremony and reportedly revealed information from a private conversation with Ronaldo. “Ronaldo has only one ambition and that is to retire with more Ballon d’Or [awards] than Messi. I know because he has told me,” Ferré reportedly told the Times. …

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Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean is at its highest point in two decades, UN says

In just one year — from 2019 to 2020 — the number of people living with hunger in the region rose by 30%, or 13.8 million people, a new United Nations Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report said. While the coronavirus poses its own health threat, the pandemic’s economic fallout has also meant …

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