Egyptian authorities have seized the Ever Given cargo ship that was lodged in the Suez Canal for several days last month, ordering the ship's owner to pay $900 million in compensation. CNN reports that Egyptian authorities have ordered the Ever Given's owner, Japanese chartering company Shoei Kisen Kaisha, to foot the hefty bill for losses inflicted by the traffic stop the ship caused. The bill also includes maintenance fees and rescue operation costs, according to Egypt's state-run news agency Al Ahram. Shoei Kisen Kaisha responded by saying insurance companies and lawyers were handling compensation complaints and declined to provide further comment, CNN reports. ADVERTISEMENT The Ever Given was successfully refloated on March 29 after nearly a week of being stuck. The ship had prevented over 450 other vessels from passing through the canal. The Suez Canal fully reopened on April 3. Shortly after the ship was freed, head of Suez Canal Authority Lt. Gen. Ossama Rabei … [Read more...] about Egypt seizes Ever Given, demands compensation after Suez Canal blockage
STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — Despite the unsettling visual, officers say a car found in a canal near Modesto turned out to be abandoned. California Highway Patrol says, around 7 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the canal near McHenry Avenue and Crawford Road. The incident was originally reported as an injury collision, CHP says, but officers quickly found an SUV in a canal. READ MORE: Hiker Captures Moment She Thought She Might Die on Video, Before Search Crews Rescue Her The SUV turned out to be unoccupied. Officers are unsure how the vehicle ended up driving into the canal. READ MORE: Barrage Of Bullets That Hit Stockton Homes Caught On Video Officers note that the SUV had not been reported stolen. MORE NEWS: Diver Recovers Lost Wedding Ring From American River, Reunites It With Heartbroken Husband CHP says they eventually got the SUV out of the canal with the help of a local tow company and are now looking for the owner. … [Read more...] about SUV Found In Canal Near Modesto
President Biden Joe Biden IRS to roll out payments for ,000 child tax credit in July Capitol Police told not to use most aggressive tactics in riot response, report finds Biden to accompany first lady to appointment for 'common medical procedure' MORE is trying to show he’s open to bipartisan deal-making on his infrastructure proposal, but he’ll have to address divisions in his own party first. Democrats are already at odds over the size of the sprawling package, how to pay for it and what should be included. Here are five hurdles Democrats face in getting a bill to Biden’s desk. ADVERTISEMENT How long to wait for bipartisanship Biden promised to work with Republicans legislatively during his 2020 campaign, and on Monday he hosted a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the White House to talk about the infrastructure plan. The outreach effort is being hailed by moderate Democrats who face pressure to be, or at least appear, bipartisan in crafting … [Read more...] about Five hurdles Democrats face to pass an infrastructure bill
Nearly three months after President Biden Joe Biden IRS to roll out payments for ,000 child tax credit in July Capitol Police told not to use most aggressive tactics in riot response, report finds Biden to accompany first lady to appointment for 'common medical procedure' MORE assumed office, friends and foes alike are looking for clear evidence of just how liberal his administration is going to be. It has been hard to pin the White House down, ideologically speaking. Is he maintaining the cautious center-left approach that he has followed most of his career? Or is he pursuing a paradigmatic shift in American politics in the manner of President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society or President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal? ADVERTISEMENT The answer is: a bit of both. And that holds both opportunities and perils. Corbin Trent, a former communications director for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez NY House Democrats demand … [Read more...] about The Memo: How liberal will the Biden presidency be?
Tuesday on FNC’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson opened his program by reacting to an announcement earlier in the day that health officials were recommending to halt the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Carlson said overall, the announcement warranted skepticism about the vaccine’s efficacy and pointed to remarks from Biden health adviser Anthony Fauci and CDC director Rochelle Walensky. Transcript as follows: CARLSON: We’ve heard an awful lot about the coronavirus vaccine over the last several months. It’s a massive achievement as a scientific matter, something all Americans can be proud of, but that’s not the context in which we’ve heard about it. Joe Biden’s first speech to the country urged the entire population to take this vaccine immediately. The celebrity industrial complex has reinforced that demand ever since, “Get the shot. Get the shot. Get the shot.” OK, we will. We’re not against it on principle. Like almost every American, … [Read more...] about FNC’s Carlson: Maybe the Vaccine Doesn’t Work and They’re Simply Not Telling You That