Omicron and sub-lineages still on top, says genomics body

Globally, more than 3 million new cases and 10 000 deaths have been reported in the last week of December 2022. (AP)

New Delhi: XBB, BA.2.75 and BA.2.10 continued to be the most commonly circulating Omicron sub-lineages among the samples collected till the end of December, Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said in its latest bulletin. It said the presence of BQ.1 sub-lineage has been seen in eastern, southern, western and northern parts of India. Also, some … Read more

96-year-old woman’s body found in freezer in Chicago garage

96-year-old woman’s body found in freezer in Portage Park 96-year-old woman’s body found in freezer in Portage Park 01:34 The body of a 96-year-old woman was found in a freezer in a garage in the Portage Park neighborhood of Chicago Monday night, CBS Chicago’s Chris Tye reports. Police took the freezer from the detached rear … Read more

Amazon wins Julia Roberts Jennifer Aniston Body Swap Comedy auction – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Studios has won a heated auction among four other studios and streamers for a Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston comedy vehicle. The untitled body swap comedy was pitched last week by Max Barbakow, who will write and direct the film. LuckyChap Entertainment, the production label of Margot Robbie and Tom Ackerley, will produce … Read more

Memphis: Police body cam video leaves many unanswered questions

TOPSHOT - This still image from a Memphis Police Department body-cam video released by the city of Memphis shows Tyre Nichols handcuffed on the ground surrounded by police officers. (AFP)

The five disgraced Memphis Police Department officers, who are also Black, have been fired and charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in Nichols’ death three days after the arrest. The video released Friday renewed questions about how fatal encounters with law enforcement continue even after repeated calls for change. A Memphis police spokeswoman declined … Read more

Tyre Nichols’ Mom Won’t Watch Police Body Cam Footage After Public Release

Tyre Nichols‘ mother can’t bring herself to watch the video of Memphis police beating her son so badly he ended up dying in a hospital — she says it would just be too painful. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who is representing the Nichols family, tells TMZ … Tyre’s mother, RowVaughn Wells, is still not … Read more

Tyre Nichols Punched, Kicked in Face, Pepper Sprayed in Police Body Cam Footage

Play video content Memphis Police Department Memphis police just released the graphic body cam footage from Tyre Nichols‘ brutal arrest — and the video is every bit as disturbing as Tyre’s family and law enforcement have described it. In the clips, pulled from both body cam and overhead cameras, you see officers swarm Tyre — … Read more

Paul Pelosi Bludgeoned by Hammer in Attack, Police Body Cam Video Shows

Play video content Police body cam footage from Paul Pelosi‘s hammer-wielding home burglar attack has been released … showing the 82-year-old getting struck in the head by a hammer. The footage, released Friday, shows officers approach Paul and Nancy‘s home. Paul opens the door, standing next to his attacker, both men have their hands on … Read more

Police body camera video showing arrest of Tyre Nichols to be released

Police body camera video showing arrest of Tyre Nichols to be released – CBS News Watch CBS News Five Memphis Police officers are facing second-degree murder charges for the death of Tyre Nichols. Tyre Nichols’ family is calling for peaceful protests as the department prepares to release the body camera footage showing his arrest. Elise … Read more

Ottawa ‘eager’ to bring back federal body offering advice on reforming laws – National

The federal government is preparing to revive an independent commission that would offer advice to cabinet on reforming Canadian laws. Justice Minister David Lametti’s office says it is hoping to make an announcement about the commission “soon,” but has offered little detail – other than saying the minister is “eager to get it going again.” … Read more