July 27, 2021

Day: June 13, 2021

Miscellaneous

Trip to Space with Jeff Bezos Sells for $28 Million

WASHINGTON – A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month. The Amazon founder revealed this week that both he and his brother Mark would take seats on board the company’s New Shepard launch vehicle […]

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Britain Expected to Delay Lifting COVID-related Restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the delay of the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions due to the growing presence in the U.K. of the Delta variant of the coronavirus, first identified in India. A prominent British epidemiologist told the BBC that she supports the delay. Sian Griffiths said, “From a public health […]

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COVID-19 Worsens Venezuela Displacement Crisis

GENEVA – U.N. refugee and migration agencies are appealing for international support for 5.6 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants who have fled persecution and economic hardship and taken refuge in countries in the region. The Venezuelan refugee and migrant displacement crisis is one of the largest the world has ever seen, second only to Syria. […]

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COVID-19: Tally Rises to 38,427 with 468 New Cases

The total confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cambodia jumped to 38,427 this morning with the detection of 468 new infections. According to a press release of the Ministry of Health, 31 of the new cases are imported and the rest are community cases linked to the Feb. 20 incident. At the same […]

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