US Urges Canada to Use Federal Powers to End Bridge Blockade | World News

By ROB GILLIES and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or … Read more

Police Arrest Convoy Protesters at New Zealand’s Parliament | World News

By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Police on Thursday began arresting dozens of protesters who were camped out on the grounds of New Zealand’s Parliament on the third day of a convoy protest against coronavirus mandates. The arrests came after Parliament Speaker Trevor Mallard took the rare step of closing the … Read more

WHO: Global COVID-19 case counts decline 17% in latest week

The World Health Organization says coronavirus case counts have fallen 17% worldwide over the last week compared to the previous week byThe Associated Press February 9, 2022, 11:50 AM † 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GENEVA — The World Health Organization says coronavirus case counts fell 17% worldwide over the … Read more