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‘Time to start blaming the unvaccinated’: Alabama’s governor splits critics as she loses it over state’s low inoculation rate

Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who was previously dubbed “one of the best” in the US by Donald Trump, has earned surprising praise from liberals for venting her frustration on those who remain unvaccinated against Covid-19. Asked by reporters on Thursday how to better promote vaccinations to those still refusing as cases spike in various…

US issues ‘urgently needed’ cybersecurity warning to pipeline operators amid new rift with China over hacking

The Department of Homeland Security has ordered pipeline owners and operators to implement “urgently needed protections” against cyberattacks, in the second such directive since a crippling ransomware attack in May. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its latest directive to pipeline owners and operators on Tuesday, more than two months after a ransomware attack…

‘In the first 14 hours, we were alone’: First Nations leader blasts B.C. government over wildfire response

VANCOUVER—A regional Indigenous leader in British Columbia has accused the province of failing to support First Nations leaders in the critical hours after a massive wildfire tore through the village of Lytton and its surrounding areas. Matt Pasco, chair of the regional Nlaka’pamux Nation Tribal Council, whose member communities include the Lytton First Nation, said…

Passenger disruptions at Paris airports expected as workers from three French unions strike over new contract terms

People traveling through two of Paris’ main airports have been warned to expect “possible delays” after three French trade unions announced workers would strike over a controversial new contract plan. From Thursday, five days of industrial action at the French capital’s Charles-de-Gaulle and Orly airports could cause disruption for travelers, the operator Groupe ADP said…