April 15 tax-filing deadline to be postponed until May 1703/18/2021 06:15The IRS will push back its filing and payment deadlines to May 15, according to a House Democratic aide briefed on the decision.Bloomberg was the first to report on the extension, saying the agency is still finalizing what the deadline will be but it's considering either May 15, a Saturday, or May 17...
World Health Organization experts say countries should keep using AstraZeneca shot03/18/2021 05:54Meanwhile, AstraZeneca is at the centre of scrutiny in Europe where a growing list of countries have now paused its use while reports of a small number of cases of blood clots are investigated."So, anybody who is offered vaccine should take whatever is being offered by the program and ensure that the vaccines that are being produced, are used to their maximum benefit", she said...
U.S. General: North Korea Achieves 'Alarming Success' in Nuclear Missile Development03/17/2021 04:56Biden's national security team decided early last month to take a softer public tone toward North Korea after it concluded that provoking Pyongyang while the new administration's policy is under review would be counter to USA goals, said one former and three current senior administration officials.She speculated that instead North Korea would be more likely to restart test launches with shorter-range missiles and submarine-launched ballistic missiles...
Some countries are halting the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine03/17/2021 04:00Authorities in Ireland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and the Netherlands suspended their use of the vaccine over blood clotting issues.Right now it's not clear if the vaccine played a role in causing those people's clots or if they just happened to have a clot soon after getting the vaccine, Henry said."We are taking the time to provide them with valid information about this vaccine so that they can make an informed decision"...
Netherlands suspends rollout of AstraZeneca jab03/16/2021 04:00Germany today joined the list of countries pausing their use of the AstraZeneca vaccine over reports of blood clots in some recipients, even though European regulators say there's no evidence the shot is to blame.The drugmaker said, 15 events of deep vein thrombosis and 22 events of pulmonary embolism have been reported so far, which is similar across other licensed Covid-19 vaccines...