A Myanmar state-run newspaper claimed that military forces were taking control of public universities and hospitals "because members of the public had requested" it. Odd how only Senior Gen Min Aung Hlaing seems to have heard them.
Iowa reporter goes to trial over arrest during Black Lives Matter protest.
Just finished at the National Press Club on the sexual degradation of women; the cancer of the Murdoch media monopoly; and the 5 big mega-challenges to Australia’s future. Get ready for fair and balanced Murdoch media coverage tomorrow. Full text & video:
"𝙃𝙤𝙬 𝙢𝙪𝙘𝙝 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙘𝙖𝙣 𝙬𝙚 𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙈𝙮𝙖𝙣𝙢𝙖𝙧 𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙧𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙖𝙬𝙖𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝?" @UN Special Envoy@SchranerBurgen1 urges the UN Security Council to take action to stop the violence and restore democracy in #Myanmar .
[WATCH] EXPLAINER: Taal Volcano alert levels Phivolcs raises status of Taal Volcano in Batangas from Alert Level 1 (low level of unrest) to Alert Level 2 (increasing unrest) on Tuesday morning, March 9, 2021. Here's what you should know about volcano alert levels for Taal:
Coalition of 12 states sue the Biden ADMINISTRATION over climate change executive order
Breaking News: Fully vaccinated people can have small gatherings indoors with other vaccinated people but should continue to wear masks in public, the CDC said.
Shockingly, Hong Kong authorities have designated pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong a "Category A prisoner," meaning he is in solitary confinement. Is it vindictiveness or are the authorities so terrified that he'll spread his views to other prisoners?
"That looked like a bird!" Watch the amazing moment a murmuration of starlings took on the shape of a giant bird over Lough Ennell in Co Westmeath.
Trying to fight the massive civil-disobedience movement, the Myanmar junta is now threatening to fire civil servants if they don't return to work by Monday. That's hardly going to win converts to the legitimacy of the coup.
The "QAnon Shaman" of the January 6th attack on the Capitol tells his story for the first time from jail, as he faces up to 20 years behind bars. Jacob Chansley spoke with @60Minutes +'s @LaurieSegallCNN
Dr. Sasa says he was with Aung San Suu Kyi on the morning of February 1, when a military coup took over Myanmar’s government. He tells me he had to dress as a taxi driver to escape, and it took him three days and three nights to reach relative safety.
BREAKING: Senate passes $1.9T coronavirus relief package that includes $1,400 checks, $300/wk jobless benefits through summer, a child allowance of up to $3,600 for one year, $350B for state aid, $34B to expand ACA subsidies, $14B for vaccine distribution.
This stat blew my mind: do public health measures like social distancing, mask wearing and hand-washing really reduce the transmission of viral respiratory illnesses? Uh, yes.