Michigan Gov. Whitmer tests positive for COVID-19, reporting ‘mild symptoms’ – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from her office late Monday. Whitmer says she is experiencing “mild symptoms after being fully vaccinated and twice boosted.” READ MORE: Trump says Mar-a-Lago was ‘raided’ by FBI She encourages other Michigan residents to get the vaccine and booster. READ … Read more

Ottawa must block gas turbine shipments to Russia, MPs say

OTTAWA: Opposition parties are demanding that Ottawa immediately cancel a permit that would allow an additional five gas turbines to be returned to Russia, after Ottawa declared last week that Moscow never intended the team to increase natural gas flows to Europe. Both federal conservatives and the NDP have been left wondering what it will … Read more

It was a ‘passing conversation’ about trading position: Dominic Perrottet

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says it was a “passing conversation” he had with John Barilaro about taking a trade position. Perrottet was asked if it occurred to him to dissuade Barilaro from taking office after he recently left parliament. Perrottet said there was a “separate process” and “there were clearly problems with that process.”

‘You don’t want the government to set wages’: Michaelia Cash

Shadow Employment Minister Michaelia Cash says she supports a pay rise for aged care workers, but the decision must be made by the independent Fair Work Commission without interference. The Albanian Labor government made an official submission to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on Monday. Aged Care Minister Anika Wells has not disclosed a specific … Read more

Open polls in Kenya’s presidential election are said to be tight

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Polls opened Tuesday in Kenya’s rare presidential election, where a former opposition leader backed by the outgoing president faces off against a vice president who casts himself as an outsider. The elections are considered close and the East African economic hub could see a presidential runoff for the first time. Hundreds … Read more

Trump says FBI raided his Mar-a-Lago home

The FBI raided Mar-a-Lago, former President Donald Trump’s vacation home in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said Monday night. In a lengthy statement, Trump said his residence was “currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.” The raid was “unannounced,” Trump said, adding, “They even broke into my safe!” The search … Read more

‘More clean air’ needed for upcoming NSW state elections

NSW Finance Minister Damien Tudehope says the NSW state government would like “more clean air” before the next state election. Tudehope said the current NSW government has a “much better vision” than the Labor Opposition. “Integrity has played a big role in political debate in recent times,” he told Sky News Australia.

Oil Prices Support UAE Revenues and More Than Double Surplus

Oil Prices Support UAE Revenues and More Than Double Surplus During the first quarter… spending reaches $24 billion, an increase of 20% Tuesday – 11 Muharram 1444 AH – 09 August 2022 AD Issue No. [ 15960] High oil prices and increased production gave the UAE economy a strong boost this year, in addition to … Read more

Donald Trump says FBI agents are searching Mar-a-Lago | Political news

DEVELOPING STORYDEVELOPING STORY, The former president is a potential subject of a series of investigations into his dealings and his involvement in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. A “large group” of federal agents entered the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump in an “unannounced raid,” he said Monday on social media. … Read more