Omicron was in Netherlands before South Africa raised alarm about new coronavirus variant – The Washington Post

By Perry Stein, Remko De Waal AFP/Getty Images Travelers from South Africa are tested for the novel coronavirus on arrival at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on Nov. 30, 2021. BRUSSELS — The omicron variant had a foothold in multiple countries in …

Oxford High School shooting: 3 killed, shooter in custody, officials say — live coverage here – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

OXFORD, Mich. – Three students have been killed, eight other people are injured and a suspected shooter is in custody after a shooting at Oxford High School on Tuesday, authorities said. You can watch live coverage in the stream posted …

Ben Domenech calls out mainstream media ‘hypocrisy’ on COVID coverage during Biden presidency – Fox News

Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, called out the double standard from mainstream media on President Biden‘s handling of the pandemic. On “The Brian Kilmeade Show,” Domenech pointed to constant updates on COVID cases and deaths during Trump’s presidency but …

Dutch officials found two omicron cases before South Africa alarm was raised: Latest COVID-19 updates – USA TODAY

While South Africa first alerted global health authorities to the omicron variant last week, Dutch health officials said Tuesday that they have found two omicron cases from before the alarm was raised, indicating the new variant was already spreading in parts …

Barbados declares itself a republic, cutting colonial-era ties with Britain and Queen Elizabeth II – CBS News

Charles, Prince of Wales (R) receives the Order of Freedom of Barbados from President of Barbados Dame Sandra Mason (2nd R) during the ceremony to declare Barbados a Republic and the Inauguration of the President of Barbados at Heroes Square …

Federal Judge Matthew Schelp in Missouri halts Biden’s vaccine mandate for health workers – The Washington Post

The order will halt the CMS vaccine mandate in the 10 states that brought the lawsuit until the court can hear their legal challenges. They are: Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.

Kim Potter trial: Former Brooklyn Park, Minn., officer is accused of killing Daunte Wright – The Washington Post

Potter, 49, is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter. The shooting happened only a few miles away from the trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was charged with the murder of George Floyd. Wright’s death drew a national …

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell trial begins: Key takeaways from Day 1 – ABC News

Attorneys delivered opening statements Monday in the much-anticipated criminal trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime associate of notorious serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell faces a six-count indictment for allegedly conspiring with and aiding Epstein in his sexual abuse of …

Global risk of omicron variant is ‘very high;’ Biden urges vaccinations, masks; judge blocks vaccine mandate: Latest COVID-19 updates – USA TODAY

<img alt class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/vtNRso6i3U8/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidth The omicron variant first discovered in South Africa last week is likely to quickly spread around the globe and could result in “severe consequences,” the World Health Organization warned Monday. “There could be future …

Global risk of omicron variant is ‘very high;’ Biden urges vaccinations, masks: Latest COVID-19 updates – USA TODAY

<img alt class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/vtNRso6i3U8/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidth The omicron variant first discovered in South Africa last week is likely to quickly spread around the globe and could result in “severe consequences,” the World Health Organization warned Monday. “There could be future …

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to step down – Reuters

Nov 29 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey will step down from his role and Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will become his successor, Twitter announced on Monday. Dorsey’s departure marks the end of his second …