Microsoft hack: Biden launches emergency taskforce to address cyber-attack
The ‘unusually aggressive’ attack allowed hackers to access email accounts of at least 30,000 organizations in the US The Biden administration is launching an emergency taskforce to address an aggressive cyber-attack that has affected hundreds of thousands of Microsoft customers around the world – the second major hacking campaign to hit the US since the election. The attack, first reported by security researcher Brian Krebs on 5 March, allowed hackers to access the email accounts of at least...
Coronavirus live news: Pfizer vaccine works on Brazil variant; US airlines ask Biden to back Covid travel guidelines
‘Barricaded’ Myanmar protesters leave after tense standoff
Overnight crackdown saw dozens of people detained as gov't goes after the media with reported raids and closure orders.
Got the COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what the CDC says you can do
The CDC says vaccinated Americans may get together with other fully vaccinated individuals in small groups inside their homes without masks.
Kamala to make UN debut at gender equality meeting
Kamala Harris is due to make her United Nations debut as US vice president next week when she addresses an annual United Nations meeting on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. Harris will speak at the virtual 65th Commission on the Status of Women on March 16, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Monday, adding Washington would also join...
Feminist protesters clash with police in Mexico's capital
Thousands of women marched in Mexico City on Monday to mark International Women's Day, focusing the spotlight on López Obrador's contradictions.
Philippine mayor, police officers killed in possible mistake
Police have killed a central Philippine mayor and two of his aides, while two of the police officers were killed in the latest deadly violence involving the police force
Biden nominates two female generals to 4-star commands after promotions delayed under Trump administration
President Joe Biden on Monday announced he has nominated two female generals to positions as 4-star combatant commanders after their promotions had been delayed under the Trump administration.
Teen Vogue staffers question Alexi McCammond's hire as editor in chief 'in light of her past racist and homophobic tweets'
Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine shows promise against Brazil coronavirus variant in laboratory testing
The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine was able to combat the Brazil variant of COVID-19, it has been revealed.
Japanese man in Fukushima rescues cats, other animals abandoned in nuclear zone
A Japanese man in Fukushima has dedicated his life to rescuing cats and other animals that were left behind in the nuclear ghost city.
A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured
Armed with blowtorches and hammers, women demonstrated at the president’s residence, demanding that Mexico’s government take action to address one of the world’s worst rates of gender violence.
Mexican president defends record as women protest
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wants to focus attention on the high number of women in his cabinet, and not on his refusal to break with a governorship candidate accused of rape
The whiplash of Pope Francis’s Iraq trip: A year of tight covid rules in Italy, then 72 hours of crowds
20% of workers say their employers aren’t following COVID-19 restrictions
One-fifth of Czech workers say that their employers or supervisors aren’t actually following the anti-pandemic measures that the government implemented in the workplace, Novinky reports. According to a survey called Život během pandemie, or “Life During The Pandemic,” the Czech workforce has mixed reviews of the new restrictions, with about two-fifths saying that their employer was being respon...
Bad Boy. Biden Dogs Reportedly Removed From White House After 'Biting Incident'
Major Biden, a German rescue shepherd belonging to US President Joe Biden, became the first adopted dog to live in the White House. This prompted delight among many netizens who launched a so-called 'indoguration' event for Major.
‘Reform That Doesn’t Really Reform’: Voting Rights Bill to Crush Third Parties - Green Party Founder