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In Historic First SpaceX to Launch Four Civilians Into Space
SpaceX is set to make history on Wednesday by sending the first full crew of nonprofessional astronauts into space. The mission dubbed Inspiration4 is scheduled to lift off on the night of Wednesday Sept. 15...
School staff check vaccine passport status for students and parents inside a school on September 13, 2021 in Turin, Italy. Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s administration intends to expand its vaccine status segregation requirement from the public sector to private sector employees.
No Jab? No Job. Italy to Extend Vaccine Passport to Private Sector Workers
The Italian government plans to use its authority to extend its Green Pass vaccine passport requirement from public sector workers to the private sector, according to comments given by a Minister on public radio.  In...
In Tit-for-Tat, Both North and South Korea Test-Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Rise on the Peninsula
On Wednesday Sept. 15 North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the waters off its eastern coast. A few hours later, South Korea announced that it had successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile. The two...
Biden called for stronger national unity at the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks.
Joe Biden Calls for Unity at 9/11 Memorial
Sept. 11 this year marked the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks on America by al Qaeda. The attacks claimed 2,997 lives, 25,000 injuries, and at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. More...
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Chinese Economy Struggles With Slow Retail Sales in August
China’s retail sales growth for the month of August came out at a disappointing 2.5 percent when compared to a year back. This is well below the seven percent growth rate expected by analysts polled...
New York City teachers union UFT won a dispute against the city's mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement.
NYC Teachers Union Wins Case Against COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Restrictions Remain for Businesses and Children
The United Federation of Teachers (UFT), the largest teachers union in New York City (NYC), has won a battle to prevent members from getting fired if they do not wish to get a Coronavirus Disease...
Apple Store photographed on August 08, 2021 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
U.S. Tech Giant Apple Under Scrutiny for Secret Government Surveillance Feature
While China-owned company Huawei has become the center of several surveillance-related controversies, rival U.S.-based company Apple has recently also sparked outrage. A planned surveillance program intended to scan pictures on its messenger app is now...
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defense Deal to Counter Common Foe, China
At a meeting on Saturday Sept. 11 between Vietnam and Japan, Japan agreed that it will now provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam to counter what the two nations see as a mutual aggressive...
A National Guard tank on Boylston Street, watching over stores that were damaged after a Black Lives Matter protest on June 5, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. Governor Charlie Baker deployed 90 members of the state’s National Guard to drive school busses amid a staffing shortage.
National Guard Deployed to Operate Massachusetts School Busses Amid Driver Shortage
Governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker, a Republican, activated the National Guard on Sept. 13 to help fill a shortage of school bus drivers in his state that has left some school divisions resorting to offering...