Biden vows to take action against governors trying to ban mask mandates in schools

January 23, 2022

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is directing the Department of Education to use its legal powers against Republican governors who are trying to stop local school authorities from requiring students to wear masks as part of the fight against COVID-19. Speaking in White At home, Biden noted that some politicians are trying to turn public safety measures into «political disputes for their own benefit» and warned that they…

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How to choose the right wardrobe: recommendations from experts

January 23, 2022

If more recently wardrobes were considered a relative novelty, at present everything has changed dramatically. Furniture has become popular and in demand. And there was such a change due to the technical characteristics, practicality and its functionality. A convenient household item not only perfectly copes with its duty of keeping things safe, but also saves free space in the room. Making your choice and picking up a quality product is…

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«Inbound tourism» in Russia today «does not exist from the word at all»

January 23, 2022

In Russia, «inbound tourism ' does not currently exist. This was stated to «Profile» by the vice-president of ATOR Alexander Kurnosov. He stressed that he spoke about both business, sightseeing and sports trips to Russia by foreign tourists. Kuronosov stressed that “this also applies to such traditionally attractive cities as Moscow and St. Petersburg. Even if there are some entry permits, there are no special hopes for an increase in…

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Australian man gave himself away when he reported the theft of his marijuana to the police

January 23, 2022

An Australian man is accused of growing marijuana after he gave himself away in an unusual way. Tennant Creek resident, 61-year-old William Poynton, called the police when he noticed that one of the the marijuana bushes he grew were gone. Upon arrival, the police found about 70 plants, some of which reached 1.5 meters in height. This was more than enough to take Poynton into custody on charges of growing…

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Water in an ancient Indian lake suddenly turned pink

January 23, 2022

The waters of the ancient Lonar Lake in the Indian state Maharashtra suddenly turned pink just a few days ago. What exactly caused the emergence of this unusual phenomenon, scientists find out. Experts have some assumptions: they believe that the color of the water could be affected by an increase in the concentration of salt, algae, or a combination of these two factors. There is already an example of such…

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Supporters boo Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccination

January 23, 2022

Former President Donald Trump booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I fully believe in your freedoms. Truth. Trump said <…> But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine is working, take it.” After that, there were dissatisfied exclamations from the crowd, in which there were almost no masked people. “No, that's fine. Everything is fine….

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Taliban go door-to-door in Afghanistan looking for US allies, report says

January 23, 2022

Incoming new reports of Taliban reprisals come amid a brutal crackdown on protests in Afghanistan and thousands of desperate Afghans continue to flee the country. According to an intelligence report presented to the UN, the Taliban go door to door and check names at checkpoints in Kabul as they prey on people who worked with US-led forces or with the previous Afghan government. A report compiled by a Norwegian intelligence…

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The Taliban say they have changed. Reports of violence in Afghanistan say otherwise

January 23, 2022

Photo Taliban crackdown on protests and bloodied women and children beaten by militants contradict the more moderate image that the militant group is trying to project by seizing power in Afghanistan. According to local resident Anwar Khan, less than 24 hours after As a Taliban official provided security guarantees during a press conference in Kabul, militants tried to prevent locals from planting the Afghan national flag in the eastern city…

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Ocasio-Cortez called aid to Afghan refugees a «moral duty» of the United States

January 23, 2022

Rep. Alexandria Okasio-Kortes , a Democrat from New York, said on Monday the United States should immediately take in Afghan refugees in the country — amid the withdrawal of US troops and a swift takeover by the Taliban. She also told US citizens trying to leave Afghanistan, fill out a State Department repatriation assistance form and said her office is «ready» to help voters who need help with evacuation. «We…

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