Donald Trump’s press secretary Kayleigh McEnany leaves the White House

Donald Trump’s press secretary has officially packed up her office and left the White House. Kayleigh McEnany decided not to stick around until the end of term, leaving the nation’s capital just days before president-elect Joe Biden is sworn into office. However, despite her exit from Washington D.C, she will continue to hold her role remotely, working from her hometown […]

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Every single passenger on board 2 international flights to Canada informed that they were potentially exposed to COVID-19

All passengers on board two Air Transat flights from Haiti to Montreal have potentially been exposed to COVID-19, the Toronto Sun reported. Passengers seated in "all rows" have been notified by the Canadian government's exposure tracking system that they need to monitor their symptoms. The Canadian government announced on January 7 that a negative coronavirus test is required to fly. […]

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Housing crisis: Emergency accommodation grants up by 50 per cent

From RNZ Demand for emergency accommodation has escalated this past year with the number of emergency housing grants increasing by half. Data showed nearly 10,000 people were given an Emergency Housing Special Needs Grant between July and September last year. On top of that, the government has contracted over 70 motels to house families and individuals. As of 30 November, […]

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In rural Colorado, a growing push to preserve dark skies as artificial light spills out of cities – The Denver Post

SLUMGULLION PASS — Silent stars sparkle across the night sky and reflect off alpine snowfields like scattered diamonds, a treasure southwestern Colorado towns are mobilizing to protect as never before by declaring dark zones. Celestial views from remote spots, such as this pass at 11,530 feet in the San Juan Mountains, measure almost totally free of the artificial light that […]

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Supermarkets ‘to ban family shopping trips’ in tough new rules to combat Covid

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The weekly supermarket shop could be very different in future, with the prospect of new “shop alone” guidelines being brought in to discourage family shopping trips. Defra secretary George Eustice called in supermarket bosses for emergency talks this week after experts identified […]

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UK snow map: Hundreds of flood warnings in place as snow melts across UK

UK weather: Met Office forecast rain and snow in parts of country Snow fell heavy in places across the UK last week and this weekend. The weather, which followed steadily declining temperatures, prompted several warnings from the Met Office. The now melting blanket has resulted in hundreds more from the Environment Agency as it couples with rainfall. Both the Environment […]

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