Supreme Court declines Biden administration’s efforts to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the Biden administration’s request to pause the implementation of a Trump-era immigration policy. The Justice Department had asked the court late last week to delay the reinstatement of the policy, known as “Remain in Mexico,” arguing in its brief that the policy had been dormant for more than a … Read more

‘They have saved our dreams’: Members of all-female Afghan robotics team land in Mexico | SBS News

Five members of an all-girl Afghan robotics team and more than a hundred media workers arrived in Mexico, fleeing an uncertain future at home after the recent collapse of the US-backed government and takeover by the Taliban. The safe arrival of the robotics team in Mexico on Tuesday was made possible by an “extensive international effort and coordination from … Read more

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett To Be Named US Ambassador To Luxembourg

Long-time Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will be nominated as the new U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg, according to the White House. Barrett, 67, was elected to his fifth term as mayor in April 2020. He first became mayor in 2004, when he defeated incumbent Mayor Marvin Pratt. Milwaukee Common Council President Cavalier Johnson will become mayor … Read more

Supreme Court upholds order keeping ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy in place

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined the Biden administration’s request to block a lower court order keeping the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy for asylum-seekers in place. The unsigned order stated that the Biden White House failed to show that its move to end the program, which required asylum claimants to wait in Mexico until their case … Read more

Covid-19 and Pfizer Vaccine Live News Updates: FDA and Delta Variant – The New York Times

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and up, making it the first to move beyond emergency use status in the United States. The decision will set off a cascade of vaccine requirements by hospitals, colleges, corporations and other organizations. United Airlines recently announced that … Read more

Jill Biden’s spox demands apology from Fox News over ‘disgusting,’ ‘trash’ remark from host

First lady Jill Biden’s office is demanding Fox News apologize for remarks made by weekend host Rachel Campos-Duffy, who stated recently that Jill Biden “failed the country” by permitting her husband to run for president. What did Campos-Duffy say? Speaking on Fox News over the weekend, Campos-Duffy said Biden should be impeached over the Afghanistan … Read more

FDA warns Americans to stop taking horse dewormer for COVID-19: ‘You are not a horse’ – National | Globalnews.ca

The United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement on Saturday warning citizens to stop taking a horse deworming drug as defence against COVID-19, following reports of people being admitted to hospital after taking it. The FDA even posted the message to social media in an effort to get the word out: “You … Read more

U.S. will send 8.5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The United States will send Mexico 8.5 million more doses of Covid-19 vaccine as the delta variant drives the country’s third wave of infections, Mexican officials said Tuesday. Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the U.S. government will send AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines, though the latter hasn’t yet been approved by Mexican … Read more

‘Deleted’: Trump Spokesperson Says Fox News Edited Interview to Remove Election Fraud Claims

Former President Donald Trump’s chief spokesperson said Sunday that Fox News edited a new interview with Trump to remove unverified claims about election fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Liz Harrington, a former Republican National Committee spokesperson who was appointed as Trump’s personal spokesperson in June, accused Fox News of censorship after Trump appeared on … Read more

Homecoming: Returning Home to South Africa and Barefoot ‘Souls’ – SAPeople – Worldwide South African News

In 2016 my Vicky and I, in what was a somewhat spontaneous decision, moved to London… writes Keith Coats. We had a lovely home in Gillitts, a leafy suburb perched atop of Fields Hill outside Durban in South Africa, a close-knit group of friends as neighbours and a wonderful lifestyle. But the thought of experiencing … Read more