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West Indies cricketer Chinelle Henry drops a catch during the 2nd Twenty20 (T20) match between Pakistan and West Indies' women cricket teams at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi on February 1, 2019. Henry and her teammate Chedean Nation collapsed on field during a televised match against Pakistan in Antigua on July 2, 2021 just days after the club announced its roster had taken both doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Two Women’s Cricket Players Collapse on Field Three Days After Team Announces Full Vaccination Status
Two players from the West Indies women’s cricket team collapsed on the field during a televised match with Pakistan in Antigua three days after the club announced players had received both doses of COVID-19 vaccinations. ...
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Infamous Article 23 May See Comeback as Communist Party’s Grip on Hong Kong Tightens
A long-dormant piece of legislation in Hong Kong’s Basic Law may be brought into action as the mainland Chinese regime tightens its political grip over the bustling port and financial hub.  Multiple Hong Kong officials,...
A sign for Starbucks is seen on a street in New York City, on May 11, 2018. Northern Territory of Australia man, Hayden Williams, was arrested by police for drinking coffee in public on the way back to his car amid a lockdown.
Australian Man Fined $5,000 for Drinking Coffee in Public Without a Mask
An Australian man in the Northern Territory state was shadowed and harassed by police for drinking coffee in public before being arrested and fined AU$5,056 (US$3,783), a video of the incident reveals.  Hayden Williams began...
The Rich Tradition of Frankincense and Myrrh
Frankincense and myrrh, at one time considered as valuable as gold, are still highly popular today in the form of incense and essential oils. These twin aromatic resins are harvested from the spindly Boswellia trees...
Protesters gather with placards outside Downing Street as they demonstrate against government lockdown restrictions, 5G and covid-19 vaccinations in central London on June 14, 2021.
UK Government Criticized for Exempting Elite Businessmen From COVID-19 Quarantine
The British government recently announced that it would exempt business elites from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine for certain situations. In an updated guidance document on international travel published on June 29, the government stated...
A vaccination depot at Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Center in Montreal, Quebec on December 14, 2020. Canada’s first vaccine recipient, Gisele Levesque, 89, has passed away. Public health officials say the cause of death was natural causes unrelated to COVID-19.
Canada’s First Vaccine Recipient Dies
A Quebec woman who made headlines after being the first person in Canada to accept an inoculation for the prevention of COVID-19 has passed away.  Gisele Levesque, an 89-year old woman living in Quebec City...
Firefighter Matt Smither (2R) wearing a face shield helps prone a COVID-19 patient as he works alongside critical care nurses in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, southern England on March 23, 2021.
Higher Death, Hospitalization Rates Among Vaccinated Individuals: UK COVID-19 Data
The UK is one of the most vaccinated countries in the world against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Out of the nation’s 68 million people, more than 45 million have received at least a single dose,...
Former Sen. Joseph Biden (R), D-DE, gestures as he questions U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing January 10, 2006 on Capitol Hill in Washington as Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-MA, looks on. Alito, former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and multiple U.S. circuit and appeals court judges have served as lecturers or guests for the Chinese Communist Party’s Peking University’s School of Transnational Law.
US Justices, Judges Tied to China’s Peking University
Multiple U.S. federal court judges, along with Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, have served as visiting professors at China’s Peking University, an institution that is not only headed by a former leader of a Chinese...
Jade: Culturally Significant, Spiritually Priceless
Jade, as valuable as gold in Chinese culture, is precious not only for its aesthetic beauty. It possesses many unusual characteristics that give it great cultural and spiritual value. Yù (玉 jade), is one of...