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JIUQUAN, China (Reuters) -China on Saturday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts - two men and one woman - to the core module of a future space station where they will live and work for six months, the longest orbit for Chinese astronauts. A Long March-2F rocket carrying the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft, which means "Divine Vessel", blasted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwestern province of Gansu at 12:23 a.m. (1623 GMT on Friday). The vessel successfully docked to the port of the space station on at 6:56 a.m. (2156 GMT), and the astronauts entered the space station's core module at 10:03 a.m., the China Manned Space Agency said.
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Italy now has the strictest COVID-19 measures in all of Europe with its new green pass system. The pass requires workers to present either proof of vaccination, immunity or a negative test in the last 48 hours to enter public and private workplaces.
A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official said on Friday that the agency is considering lowering the recommended age for who should receive booster shots of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to as young as 40 years old, based on data from Israel suggesting the vaccine's efficacy is waning. Israeli scientists presented "data that seemed compelling in the 40 and up age range," Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the FDA's enter for Biologics Evaluation and Research said, speaking to the agency's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jasper Weatherby scored the tying goal in his NHL debut and William Eklund set up the go-ahead score in his first career game to lead the San Jose Sharks to a season-opening 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Andrew Cogliano, Tomas Hertl and Rudolfs Balcers also scored to the delight of the first big crowd in San Jose since the pandemic shut down the NHL in March 2020. Adin Hill made 20 saves in his San Jose debut to earn the win. Pierre-Luc Dubois, And
The Regina Police Service, working in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, now confirms that a death investigation is now a homicide investigation. The 24 year-old victim is Regina's ninth homicide victim of the year. Regina police officers were sent to the 1700 block of Ottawa Street on Wednesday morning after a report of a deceased person. The police found the dead body of a woman. Further investigation has confirmed that death was a homicide. The deceased has been identified as
'We need the community to be whole when we're past the pandemic,' says Smithers, B.C., Mayor Gladys Atrill. She encourages people to be kind and keep the community functioning as a new series of COVID-19 restrictions takes effect.
The results of water quality testing in Iqaluit show 'exceedingly high concentrations of various fuel components' and the contaminated tank has been isolated. Tap water in the city is still deemed unsafe for consumption, leaving residents in long lines for clean water and waiting for more bottled water shipments.
TORONTO — "Schitt's Creek" star Noah Reid is set to make his Broadway debut. Producers say the Toronto actor and musician, who played Patrick on CBC's "Schitt's Creek," has joined the cast of the Tracy Letts play "The Minutes." The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, is set to begin performances at Studio 54 on March 19, 2022 and officially open April 7. The political comedy originally debuted in Chicago in 2017. It began previews at the Cort Theatre in New York
CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island is reporting three new COVID-19 cases today. Dr. Heather Morrison, chief public health officer, says the cases involve one person in their 30s, one aged between 12 and 19 and a child under 12 years old. In a news release, Morrison says all three recently travelled off the Island. She says they were diagnosed as positive in a followup test after initially testing negative. No links to schools or daycare centres have been established. The province currently has
IATSE President Matthew Loeb says his union representing film and TV crews is prepared for a "painful" strike shutting down Hollywood production — but he's hoping for a deal by Monday. (Oct. 15)
Vancouver Whitecaps attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld generally wants the best for his fellow Scotsman Johnny Russell. This weekend, though, will be the exception as the pair face off in Major League Soccer play for the first time. The 'Caps (9-9-10) look to climb the table as they host Russell and the high-scoring Sporting KC (15-6-7) at B.C. Place on Sunday. “I’ll swap tops with him after the game and that," said Gauld, a 25-year-old native of Aberdeen. "It’ll be good to play against him. He’s b
Clyde found a new favorite stick and now want to bring it inside the house. Hilarious! @jamiezme
OTTAWA — Airport security agents may soon be screening more than your luggage. The federal government is mulling handing responsibility for verifying passengers' vaccination status to airport officers, rather than airlines — which hope to skip the headache. Canadian carriers received three consultation papers from Transport Canada this week asking for feedback on putting an agency in charge of the proof of-vaccine validation process, according to three sources who spoke on condition of anonymity
A member of Parliament was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England Friday. A 25-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene. (Oct. 15)
WATFORD, England (AP) — With a deft touch, a roll of the ball with his studs, a dummy and then a sublime finish into the bottom corner, Mohamed Salah produced another goal-of-the-season contender to headline Liverpool’s 5-0 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday. On a tough day for Claudio Ranieri in his first match as Watford manager, Salah delivered almost a replica of his stunning individual goal against Manchester City before the international break — and overshadowed a hat trick s
The mild temperatures will stay in place across the Maritimes Sunday, but they won't come without a price -- with a bout of rainfall sweeping through the region, reaching the much chillier Newfoundland by Monday.
Tesla boss Elon Musk has addressed 200 Volkswagen executives via a video call after an invitation from the German carmaker's CEO Herbert Diess, who wants to galvanise VW's top brass for a faster pivot to electric vehicles. The comments on Thursday by Musk to a VW managers gathering in Alpbach, Austria, confirmed by Diess via Twitter https://twitter.com/Herbert_Diess/status/1449333401048293378 on Saturday after a report in Handelsblatt daily, included praise of VW for being an "icon" and Tesla's greatest challenger, Handelsblatt said.