But farm leaders have refused to cooperate with the committee and will on Wednesday torch copies of the legislation on bonfires at their protest sites to drive home their opposition and mark the Lohri mid-winter festival. Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah demanded that the Centre's new farm laws be withdrawn, a day after the Supreme Court stayed their implementation.
Voters in the East African country will cast ballots Thursday in a general election that pits President Museveni against 10 challengers, including popular singer-turned-legislator Bobi Wine . Billboards for Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and opposition leader and presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, are seen on a street in Kampala, Uganda, on January 12, 2021.
Schools in Windsor, Peel, Toronto, York, and Hamilton's public health regions will not be open for in-person learning until February 10, Premier Doug Ford said in a press conference today. Ontario has reported 14 cases of new variants in the province, but officials said what's more troubling is the discovery of three cases this week not linked to travel, which could indicate the variant is already in the community and spreading.
He added that the priority was to assist those in need but also to ensure the supply chain for food and other basic goods. Madrid's global airport began gradually resuming operations on Sunday afternoon, having cancelled all flights on Friday.
The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has apologised after an investigation found an "appalling level of infant mortality" in the Republic's mother-and-baby homes. "Young mothers and their sons and daughters paid a awful price for that dysfunction". Relatives have alleged the babies were mistreated because they were born to unmarried mothers who, like their children, were seen as a stain on Ireland's image as a devout Catholic nation.
Officers arrested Leffingwell, and, before being read his Miranda rights, he apologized for striking the officer, Amendola said. Gus Papathanasiou, chairman of the Capitol Police Officers' Union, told USA Today in a statement Mr Liebengood's death has left the force "reeling".