US Democrats close in on Senate majority | The Citizen

Joe Biden’s Democrats were just one seat away on Saturday from securing a remarkable midterm election result by retaining control of the US Senate. ‘Red wave’ Midterms traditionally deliver a rejection of the party in power and with inflation surging and Biden’s popularity in the doldrums, Republicans had been expecting to ride a mighty “red … Read more

Uganda to close schools after eight children die of Ebola | The Citizen

Uganda will close schools nationwide later this month after 23 Ebola cases were confirmed among pupils, including eight children who died, the country’s first lady said on Tuesday. Janet Museveni, who is also the education minister, said there had been cases in five schools in the capital Kampala, as well as the neighbouring Wakiso district … Read more

Weekly Horoscope: Keep Your Friends Close and Your BFFs Closer

This weekly horoscope brings the most magical day of the year for all the lovebirds in the world. October 22 brings the passionate Sun and romantic planet Venus together, forming an astrological aspect that will soften even a curmudgeon like The Simpsons’ Mr. Burns. Therefore, the week ahead is geared toward relationships, friendships, creativity, and … Read more

Berghain to close Ostgut Booking agency

Berghain’s agency, Ostgut Booking, is officially shutting down operations.  According to Resident Advisor, sources confirmed to the magazine that the agency, which currently has 28 signed artists, will be closing its doors at the end of the year. Ostgut Booking was launched 15 years ago, and currently features a roster of acts including Berghain residents … Read more

Silvana Estrada will close out The Ford’s 2022 Season this October 23 joined by the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles

The Ford will close their concert season with a passionate Silvana Estrada show backed by LA Phil’s own Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) on Sunday, Oct. 23. Accompanied by her treasured Venezuelan cuatro, Estrada brings a soulful exploration into music representative of her upbringing in Mexico, amplified by an orchestral sound from Members of YOLA. … Read more

How close are we to the end of the pandemic?

Australia is scrapping mandatory Covid isolation, with exemptions for high-risk settings, after similar moves in the UK and other countries. This comes after the World Health Organization last month declared the end of the pandemic is ‘in sight’ but ‘now is the worst time to stop running’. Epidemiologist Prof Catherine Bennett explains what Australia’s decision … Read more

Monkeypox could spread to pets if there’s close contact, officials warn – National |

By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press Posted August 16, 2022 5:45 pm     Updated August 16, 2022 5:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be … Read more

Some Quebec overnight camps are being forced to close following COVID-19 outbreaks |

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 5, 2022 2:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An association representing Quebec summer camps says at least three overnight camps have temporarily shut down following COVID-19 outbreaks, mostly among counsellors. Association des camps du Québec executive director Eric … Read more

Gun Violence Killed Our Close Friends

Teen Vogue: Gun Violence Will Not Dissipate for the Black Community; Local Communities Must Take Action [DELETE?] My name is Willie Knight. On September 10, 2018, Khalil A. Logan, one of my closest friends, was fatally shot. That day, he became yet another statistic — another Black teen whose life was taken by a gun. … Read more