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Locals Say COVID-19 Outbreak in Three Southeastern Chinese Cities Worse Than Officially Reported
An outbreak of the coronavirus in the southeastern cities of Putian, Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian Province, China is much worse than what is being officially reported, according to locals familiar with the matter.  According...
Japan Threatens China With Equal Force Over Disputed Senkaku Islands
Tensions, between China and Japan, have reached a new high over the disputed Senkaku Islands.  Recently, after Chinese vessels were seen venturing into Japanese territorial waters, Japan’s defense minister, Nobuo Kishi, warned that any incitement...
Under Threat of Increased COVID-19 Restrictions, Vaccination Rates Surge in Singapore
The Singapore government’s warning that it would impose strict segregation measures on the unvaccinated population of Singapore has had an immediate impact in the country. The warning, issued last month, caused vaccination numbers to surge....
Trudeau Fails in Bid to Secure Majority Government; New Government Looks a Lot Like the Old One
In an election that few wanted and that cost the Canadian taxpayer an estimated $600 million, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) — hoping to gain enough seats in parliament to secure a majority...
Almost 3 Tons of Heroin From Afghanistan Discovered at Indian Border Port
$2.7 billion worth of heroin from Afghanistan was seized by Indian officials on its way to the international trade hub of Delhi on Monday, September 20. The deadly drug was discovered in containers marked ‘talc’...
Washington Admits Afghan Airstrike Killed Innocent People, Not ISIS Terrorists
A U.S. military investigation has concluded that an airstrike that was targeted at a potential ISIS-K terrorist ended up killing innocent people. The airstrike took place on Aug. 29, just a few days after an...
Joe Biden (2nd L) tours the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, February 11, 2021, flanked by (from R) Kizzmekia S. Corbett, Francis Collins, White House COVID Coordinator Jeffrey Zients, Anthony Fauci and Barney S. Graham. The NIH has funded 265 research papers collaborating with the Chinese Communist Party’s People’s Liberation Army since 2005.
The NIH Has Funded 265 Research Papers Collaborating With China’s Military Since 2005: Report
Multiple agencies under the U.S. National Institutes of Health have funded more than 250 studies authored by researchers with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), according to a new report.  The story, broken by National...
Workers are seen in a lettuce field October 9, 2006 in Gonzales, California. Researchers at the University of California Riverside have been given a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to genetically engineer spinach and lettuce to carry mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines.
Vaccine Hesitant? US Researchers Are Engineering Lettuce and Spinach to Carry mRNA COVID Jabs
Researchers at a U.S.-based university have received a federal grant to study whether they can genetically engineer plants to carry Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines. The University of California Riverside announced in a Sept. 16 article...
Canaries Volcano Erupts Prompting Thousands to Flee; Streams of Lava Destroy Homes
The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday spewing lava, ash and a huge column of smoke following days of increased seismic activity, Reuters reported.  The eruption forced the evacuation of 5,500...