US poultry producers harden safety measures as bird flu spreads

CHICAGO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – US poultry producers are tightening safety measures for their flocks as disease experts warn that wild birds are likely spreading a highly lethal form of avian flu across the country. Indiana on Wednesday reported highly pathogenic bird flu on a commercial turkey farm, leading China, South Korea and Mexico to … Read more

Mired in scandal, British PM Johnson fights to shore up authority

Johnson is ‘taking charge’, minister says Senior lawmaker: I am deeply troubled Four senior aids quit Johnson fights to shore up authority Another lawmaker submits letter of no confidence LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting on Friday to shore up his authority after a senior aide resigned over his … Read more

Canada’s Trudeau ‘not intimidated’ by hauliers’ COVID protest

Protesters say they are in the long run Trudeau tests positive for COVID-19 OTTAWA, Jan. 31 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canadians were disgusted by the behavior of some people protesting against COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Ottawa, saying he would not be intimidated. Dozens of trucks and other vehicles have been … Read more