Israel reinstates ‘phone surveillance’ in effort to contain omicron variant – WP

TEL AVIV —Israel will forbid the entry of noncitizens for two weeks, starting at midnight Sunday night, in an attempt to stem the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant in Israel and to allow experts time to assess its level of transmissibility and resistance against existing vaccines. The newest variant, which was first detected in …

Alleged Footage – Astroworld Concert Incident

Developing Drudge Report headline - 11.9.2021 Chanting stop the show at Astroworld https://youtu.be/cdVmq_usnBw Travis Scott shirt show demons exiting from a portal Video of a person taken out of the concert Entrance to the concert Paramedics go through the crowd - the show goes on? https://youtu.be/WLQ7OH5Au-Y Travis Scott did call for security to help one …

Just when you thought government couldn’t get more ridiculous –  Japan appoints a ‘Minister of Loneliness’

Japan has appointed a "Minister of Loneliness" to take try and reduce loneliness and social isolation among its residents as the country deals with rising suicide rates, Tomohiro Osaki reported for the Japan Times. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appointed Tetsushi Sakamoto, who is already a minister in charge of dealing with Japan's declining birthrate and …

10 years in prison and huge fines for breaking new COVID travel rules – Wales Online

Health Secretary for England Matt Hancock has unveiled tough new rules for anyone who wants to come into the UK - including the potential for people to be jailed for up to 10 years. Mr Hancock, speaking in the House of Commons on Tuesday, said he made 'no apologies' for how tough the new punishments …

DC new normal: razor-tipped wire fences and armed soldiers – If it looks like martial law?

After rioters attacked the Capitol, D.C. residents adapt to the imposing security measures that have taken over their home. Some residents on Capitol Hill have rallied behind the thousands of National Guard members stationed nearby, bringing them wagons full of snacks and hot coffee to express gratitude for their service. Other locals have gone to …

Citing pandemic, Greece bans freedom of assembly – AP

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s center-right government on Tuesday imposed a weeklong ban on public protests attended by more than 100 people, angering left-wing political opponents. The decision announced by the police as part of a campaign to contain the coronavirus pandemic carries fines of up to 3,000 euros ($3,650) for individuals involved in organizing …