The Buzz | UK’s Johnson faces Parliament as ouster bid gathers steam

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a grilling from opponents in Parliament today — and a more worrying threat from his own party’s restive lawmakers, dozens of

The Buzz | Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

Auction house Sotheby’s Dubai has unveiled a diamond that’s literally from out of this world. Sotheby’s calls the 555.55-carat black diamond — believed to have come from

The Buzz | Philippine dictator’s son defeats bid vs. presidential run

The son of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos defeated yesterday a bid to disqualify him from the May 9 presidential race but still faces other petitions from human rights

The Buzz | Woman killed in subway shove at Times Square

A woman was pushed to her death in front of a subway train at the Times Square station yesterday (Macau time) police said, a little more than a

The Buzz | Rat who detected land mines in Cambodia dies in retirement

A land mine-detecting rat in Cambodia who received a prestigious award for his life-saving duty has died in retirement, the charity for which he had worked has announced.

Harvard doesn’t have to pay prof’s legal fees, court finds

Harvard University is not required to pay legal defense fees for a professor who was found guilty of hiding his ties to a Chinese-run recruitment program, Massachusetts’ highest

The Buzz | Michael Lang, Woodstock festival co-creator, dies at 77

Michael Lang, a co-creator and promoter of the 1969 Woodstock music festival that served as a touchstone for generations of music fans, has died.  Michael Pagnotta,

The Buzz | UK gov’t advisers recommend against fourth vaccine dose

U.K. government advisers have recommended against giving a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to nursing home residents and people over 80 because data shows that a third shot

The Buzz | Australia, Japan sign defense pact as China concerns loom

The leaders of Japan and Australia signed a “landmark” defense agreement yesterday that allows closer cooperation between their militaries and stands as a rebuke to China’s growing assertiveness

The Buzz | US pushes unity on Ukraine ahead of key Russia meetings

In a display of unity, the Biden administration and its European allies are beginning a series of meetings aimed at showing Russia that an invasion of Ukraine would

The Buzz | A surge of evangelicals in Spain, fueled by Latin Americans

When Kent Albright, a Baptist pastor from the United States, arrived as a missionary to Spain in 1996, he was unprepared for the insults and threats, or the

The Buzz | French burn fewer cars on New Year’s Eve due to pandemic

Hundreds of empty, parked cars go up in flames in France each New Year’s Eve, set afire by young revelers, a much lamented tradition that appeared in decline

The buzz | WHO: global COVID cases up 11% last week, omicron risk high

The World Health Organization says the number of COVID-19 cases recorded worldwide increased by 11% last week compared with the previous week, with the biggest increase in the

The Buzz | ‘Spider-Man’ surpasses $1B globally in second weekend

Peter Parker’s good fortune continued over the holiday weekend as Hollywood prepares to close the books on a turbulent 2021. Even with some mighty competition from new Matrix

THE BUZZ | Omicron: Half of colds will be Covid, BBC reports citing research

If you have a sore throat, runny nose and a headache there is a good chance it will be Covid, warn UK researchers, as quoted by BCC last

The Buzz | China defends science exchange program following US arrest

China yesterday defended its international scientific exchange programs in the wake of the conviction of a Harvard University professor charged with hiding his ties to a Chinese-run recruitment

The Buzz | Germany tightens travel restrictions on UK

Germany is tightening travel restrictions for people coming from Britain in response to the rapid spread of the omicron variant there. The country’s national disease control center,

The Buzz | Philippines detects country’s 1st omicron cases

The Philippines said yesterday it has detected its first cases of the omicron strain in two travelers who arrived recently from Japan and Nigeria. The Department of

The Buzz | Newcastle can now sign Saudi sponsors with EPL

Newcastle’s Saudi ownership can start signing up sponsors from the kingdom after new English Premier League rules were introduced to end the brief ban on clubs bringing in

The Buzz | Taiwan records first omicron case in traveler from Africa

Taiwan has recorded its first case of the omicron variant in a passenger who recently traveled to the southern African country of Eswatini, health officials said Saturday.

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