College Student Accidentally Killed By Roommate, Police Say

Astudent at Texas Southern University was shot and killed by his roommate on Thursday in what police have stated was an apparent accident. Around 11:05 p.m., Houston Police Department (HPD) responded to a shooting at an apartment complex near Texas Southern University (TSU) campus in Houston, a statement from the HPD said. The victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was reportedly at a friend’s apartment … Continue reading College Student Accidentally Killed By Roommate, Police Say

Pfizer’s CEO says Jared Kushner wanted him to divert vaccine supplies from Canada, Japan, and Latin America to boost the US’s COVID-19 jab stockpile

Pfizer’s CEO, Albert Bourla, said in a book excerpt published by Forbes on Monday that he and Jared Kushner, former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, once had a “heated” debate over whether the US should receive additional COVID-19 vaccine doses first. Bourla said he and Kushner, who in the early days of the pandemic was the head of a COVID-19 shadow task force, disagreed over the timeline to supply the … Continue reading Pfizer’s CEO says Jared Kushner wanted him to divert vaccine supplies from Canada, Japan, and Latin America to boost the US’s COVID-19 jab stockpile

Instagram gossip blog with 2.8 million followers that said Queen Elizabeth had died is doubling down, claiming a retraction was ‘fake news’

The CEO of a celebrity gossip blog went viral for claiming that Queen Elizabeth II has died. The Queen was diagnosed with COVID-19, Buckingham Palace announced on Sunday. Jason Lee doubled down after a Twitter account that appeared to be for his blog had briefly retracted the claim. The founder and CEO of the celebrity gossip blog Hollywood Unlocked has doubled down on his unverified … Continue reading Instagram gossip blog with 2.8 million followers that said Queen Elizabeth had died is doubling down, claiming a retraction was ‘fake news’

Virginia mom ‘threatened school board with ‘loaded’ gun over COVID masking

A Virginia mom was busted for telling a school board she’d show up with a loaded gun if her kids were required to wear masks in class. Amelia King, 42, was charged Friday by the Luray Police Department with making an oral threat on school property after being cut off during a public comment section of a Page County public school board meeting, according to CNN. … Continue reading Virginia mom ‘threatened school board with ‘loaded’ gun over COVID masking

Folk singer Hana Horká dies of COVID after deliberately catching virus

Veteran folk singer Hana Horká died Sunday of COVID-19 after intentionally exposing herself to the virus in an ill-advised self-immunization technique. She was 57 years old. The Czech musician’s passing was confirmed by her son Jan Rek, who told Prague Morning that she “preferred to catch the disease than get vaccinated.” Her fatal goal: to regain access to her favorite off-limits sources of entertainment. Per her son’s … Continue reading Folk singer Hana Horká dies of COVID after deliberately catching virus

Gov. Greg Abbott to lift Texas mask mandate and open state ‘100 percent’

The governor said the state would be back open “100 percent” by March 10. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will lift the state’s mask mandate and announced businesses would be allowed to reopen at full capacity in one week’s time. “It is now time to open Texas 100 percent,” Abbott said Tuesday afternoon at Montelongo’s Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock. “Covid has not suddenly disappeared,” he said, “but state … Continue reading Gov. Greg Abbott to lift Texas mask mandate and open state ‘100 percent’