More On: marco rubio Sen. Rubio blasts Trump impeachment trial as ‘stupid’ GOP senators push for constitutional amendment to ban court-packing Senate intelligence committee seeks inauguration threat info Sen. Rubio warns of Big Tech ‘monopoly power’ following Capitol riot censorship Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday that anyone who challenges him in the 2022 primary — including Ivanka Trump — would be in for “a tough race.” “If you’re going to run for the Florida Senate, if you’re going […]Read more
Bipartisan group of 16 senators say Biden's $1.9TRILLION Covid stimulus plan 'gives too much money to rich Americans'
JOE BIDEN'S coronavirus relief plan gives too much money to high earners, a bipartisan group of senators told the White House late Sunday night. The group finds fault with Biden's plan that would give $1,400 direct payments to all Americans – some of which don't need the money, the senators argue. The call, described to Politico as a "consensus" by senators on the call, is the first rift between the president and Congress since Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday. Maine […]Read more
Melbourne’s Eastern Freeway is closed in both directions near Doncaster as a “significant” truck fire sends black smoke billowing over nearby suburbs. All lanes of the freeway are closed at Elgar Road. The truck fire on the Eastern Freeway.Credit:Twitter/@MelissaBrownZBC Chris Miller from the Department of Transport told radio station 3AW the flames looked like they were reaching 20 to 30 feet in the air. “There’s big, big, big flames,” he said. “Whatever is in this truck is just continuing to […]Read more
A MASS outbreak of Covid-19 has been discovered at the DVLA office in Swansea. More than 350 employees contracted the virus in the last four months of last year. Both the BBC and The Observer reported that some symptomatic employees had been encouraged to return to work, amid an alleged “culture of fear”. Both outlets also reported complaints that “archaic” IT systems meant many employees could not work from home, and that close contacts were not always sent home to self-isolate, with […]Read more
Is this the death knell for summer holidays? Boris Johnson is set to give go-ahead for Australia-style quarantine with all UK arrivals – including returning British travellers – paying to isolate at hotels, sources say Minister plans will force travellers to isolate for ten days when they enter Britain Cabinet sources expect Prime Minister to sign off on a comprehensive proposal It means Britons will face having to pay extra, on top of the cost of their trip British holidaymakers returning […]Read more
JAILED hate preacher Abu Hamza claims he is losing his sight, in his latest bid to return to Britain. The hook-handed cleric, 62, told a court he has “untreated vision decay”, possibly linked to Covid-19. 😷 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates He said he has been refused a coronavirus test at his US jail and wants to be sent back to the UK. Hamza, serving life for terrorism charges, said: “This new development makes […]Read more
Man arrested near White House 'with loaded gun in car' told police he 'needed information about the Oval Office'
A MAN with a "loaded gun in the car" has been arrested near the White House after allegedly telling cops he "needed information about the Oval Office". Santiago Macias of Midland, Texas, 37, was found with a pistol, two loaded magazines and 79 rounds of ammunition, near the Ellipse in Washington DC on Friday, court records say, NBC reports. A D.C. police officer was on bicycle patrol along Constitution Avenue NW when Macias stopped the officer at about 11.50am, according […]Read more
In part three of our Future Power series, we unpack carbon capture and storage. What are the hopes for it? And why is it so devilishly hard to pull off? The news from Barrow Island was not good. Sand had clogged a well sunk as part of Chevron’s project to bury emissions from its Gorgon gas project off the north coast of Western Australia. This was not a little problem. It is hard to exaggerate the significance of Chevron’s project […]Read more
Fox News Flash top headlines for January 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world’s first coronavirus lockdown, bringing the bustling central Chinese industrial and transport center to a virtual standstill almost overnight. It would last 76 days. Early Saturday morning, however, residents of the city where the virus was first detected were jogging and practicing tai chi […]Read more
Porton Down scientists are ‘confident’ that all mutant strains of coronavirus can be beaten with vaccines Porton Down scientists increasingly confident vaccines will counter new strains Research lab says this includes the so-called South African and Kent variants British firm ConserV Bioscience’s vaccine aims to protect against all strains Scientists at Porton Down are increasingly confident that vaccines will be able to counter new mutant strains of Covid 19. Staff at the Government’s top-secret scientific research laboratory in Wiltshire have been […]Read more