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Jennifer Lopez performs at Joe Biden's inauguration
Singer Jennifer Lopez performs at the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 5 March
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 331 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 4 March 2021. Three were positive.
Two Men Arrested in West Bay for Drug Related Offenses
On Wednesday, 3 March officers from various units of the RCIPS, to include WBPS uniform officers, CID, K-9 Unit, and Community Policing Unit, had cause to execute two residentia...
Multi-Film Production Project Begins
Beginning next week and over the next few months, a series of feature films will be filmed in Grand Cayman. Circumstances around the world with the global Covid-19 pandemic have...
Candidates Reminded About Political Signs
The Elections Office has received a number of public enquiries relating to political signage that have been erected in the lead up to the 2021 General Election.
NEWS BRIEF: 5 March 2021
International Women’s Day: When is it and how can I get involved?
The holiday is an annual celebration of women around the world - but how did it begin and how can you get involved?
U.S. is ‘not prepared to defend or compete in the A.I. era,’ says expert group chaired by Eric Schmidt
The U.S. is drastically underprepared for the age of AI, according to the National Security Commission on AI, which is chaired by Eric Schmidt.
Samsung and Mastercard to pilot biometric payments card in South Korea
The card will not require PIN or signature authorisations to make in-store transactions.
Hackers obtain sensitive data on UK aid projects overseas
Foreign Office tells those involved in pitching tenders their personal data has been compromised
Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria
Charlotte Bennett says she thought Gov. Cuomo was trying to sleep with her
Charlotte Bennett, the second woman to go public with sexual harassment allegations against Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, says she thought the governor was trying to sl...
France could follow Italy and block vaccine shipments, health minister says
France said Friday it may follow Italy in blocking Covid-19 vaccine shipments as concerns about vaccine nationalism rise.
Italy blocks export of Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia, using EU powers for the first time
Italy invoked European Union powers to block the export of 250,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia on Thursday, in a dramatic escalation of a dispute between the EU and drug...
Brazilian Donkey died by Coronavirus Vaccine: hit by plane loaded with vaccines in
Accused of ‘trying to hinder’ immunization against covid-19 in Bahia, the donkey hit by a small aircraft carrying doses of vaccines to the municipality of Ibotirama, in the west...
London warns Italy export ban on Covid-19 vaccine to Australia 'endangers global efforts to fight virus'
London has warned Brussels that export bans on Covid-19 doses to non-EU countries threaten the global jab rollout, after Italy stopped a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine reaching...
Tadao Ando’s Curved Concrete Ito House
The three-family property by the Pritzker Prize–winning architect features outdoor courtyards protected by the home’s arcing facade.
Videos: Creator of Viral Tom Cruise Deep-Fakes Reveals Secrets
Belgian visual effects specialist Chris Ume's TikTok account "DeepTomCruise" has amassed more than 1.1 million likes and over 330,000 followers in less than two weeks. The viral...
'Disintegration' of Political System Helps Explain Rising Censorship, Professor Richard Wolff Argues
Increased social media and tech censorship must be understood in the wider context of the establishment desperately seeking to hold on to what used to be called "the vital centr...
15 Makeup Tips and Tricks Every Girl Should Know
From how to achieve the perfect cat-eye to making your lipstick last longer, these are the makeup tips and tricks every girl should now.
'Crazy Enough to Be True?': Scientist Suggests Our Universe Can be One Giant Neural Network
Neural networks inspired by our biological world are now widely used by businesses and analysts. But could it be that our universe is in fact one giant neural network?
Video: Japanese Billionaire Invites Eight People to Join Him on SpaceX Flight to Moon
Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire entrepreneur and art collector who launched online fashion retail website Zozotown in 2004. In 2018, Maezawa also founded a custom-fit a...
SN10 Flies Twice: Watch SpaceX's Starship Suddenly Explode After First Successful Landing
Previous SpaceX launches of the Starship spacecraft ended in massive explosions after prototypes underwent technical difficulties and ultimately wound up crash-landing.
Europe's cocaine busts are reaching record heights
German, Belgian, and Dutch police seized 23 tons of cocaine in late February, the largest haul of the drug in the EU ever.
China's control of vital minerals means the US and allies should cozy up to Greenland, think tank says
China controls about 90% of the supply of rare earths, which are used in myriad applications, including weaponry and defense goods.
Canada Approves Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine
It is the first single-dose Covid-19 vaccine to be authorized in the country, and has been cleared for use by people over 18 years of age.
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