Prime Minister Boris Johnson is asked "what it would take" for the government to suspend the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.
Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer pressed Mr Johnson whether he would follow President Joe Biden in pausing sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whilst conducting a wide review of the agreements. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered U.S. states to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers to ensure children could return to school quickly and safely, and called for every educator to receive at least one shot by the end of March. Gloria Tso reports.
President Joe Biden said the US expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated.With the bolstered supply, President Biden also announced he would be using the powers of the federal government to direct all states to prioritise vaccinating teachers, and said the federal government would provide the doses directly through its pharmacy programme.
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Deb Haaland, Democratic congresswoman from New Mexico, who would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary if confirmed by the Senate, pledged to work together with President Joe Biden and his Cabinet secretaries.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lashed out at Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) after he said he had doubts about Deb Haaland’s nomination to Secretary of the Interior, which comes on the heels of his opposition to the confirmation of Neera Tanedem to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States are on the rise. According to UPI, the deaths have increased nearly 30% from 2011 to 2018. The highest number of overdose deaths was seen among American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Non-Hispanic Whites had the second-highest number of overdose deaths. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that can be snorted, smoked, injected, or swallowed.
President-elect Joe Biden has named New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to serve as interior secretary.
According to CNN, If Haaland is confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first Native American Cabinet..