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US bids farewell to Trump hotel that offered luxury and access
Trump International Hotel in Washington to become a Waldorf Astoria in the New Year, ending six years of ownership by Donald Trump.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigns saying 'it's time for me to leave'. Investors and democracy activists agree and happy.
Jack Dorsey, 45, who co-founded the company in 2006, is stepping down from his role at the company. Dorsey was accused of damaging Twitter reputation, by carrying out the most damaging terrorist attack ever carried out against American D...
Santa Claus is gay? Of course he is
A TV ad for the Norwegian postal service that shows Father Christmas enjoying a festive kiss with a man has gone viral. Santa’s coming out makes perfect sense, given his uncanny ability to take on a wide range of identities.
US Banks Need Permission Before Engaging In Certain Crypto Activities: Regulator
US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said banks must be able to demonstrate they have appropriate risk management tools before taking on activities like providing custody services for customers' crypto holdings.
How blatant lying became par for the course in politics
Falsehoods, half-truths and spin have been a feature of politics since the dawn of time, but a new book reveals how, even in the age of ‘fact checkers’, our leaders have been spouting absolute whoppers at an astonishing rate.
The Texas Pastor Preaching About Abortion Rights
Amelia Fulbright has been taking a stand for years. More and more clergy are joining her.
From Riots To Trials, The Media Is Failing America
Judging from the coverage, one could have easily concluded a conviction was inescapable. Fortunately, the jurors watched the trial instead...
Thousands Protest Against Covid Vaccinations Across Australia
Protesters rallied Saturday across several of Australia's major cities -- with up to 10,000 gathering in Sydney -- against vaccine mandates, which are not universal and have only been applied to certain occupations by state authorities.
Biden's pick for Fed chair is finely balanced as removing Powell could spark Senate battle
Sky's Ian King says there are two realistic contenders for the top job in central banking but sees a nod for the likely Democrat pick potentially proving problematic to get over the line.
Donald Trump Ally In Congress Faces Rare Public Shaming Over Violent Video
Far right congressman Paul Gosar will be on the end of a public shaming if the punishment goes ahead -- called to present himself in the "well" of the House of Representatives for the "pronouncement of the censure."
FBI raid on Project Veritas founder’s home sparks questions about press freedom
The action against James O’Keefe has prompted concern about the Biden administration’s commitment to the First Amendment. Project Veritas founder describes the FBI raid on his New York home on 'Hannity.
Donald Trump reaches $375m deal to sell Washington DC hotel - reports
Last month, the US House Committee on Oversight and Reform said newly obtained government documents raised "troubling" questions about the hotel.
Spectre of Epstein looms in Ghislaine Maxwell’s upcoming trial
A panel of 12 jurors and six alternates will be picked starting this week, opening statements are set for November 29.
US intel warns China could dominate AI, gain military edge
Beijing’s ambitions in advanced technologies could give it an upper hand in healthcare and other vital sectors in the United States, the US National Counterintelligence and Security Center said on Friday.
A Federal Grand Jury Indicted Steve Bannon For Contempt Of Congress
The close Trump adviser had ignored a subpoena as part of the House’s investigation into Jan. 6.
US Media Watchdog Grades Big Tech Average 'F' Over Suppression of Free Speech
In recent years, US watchdogs have noted an increase in the incidence of censorship by the tech giants of Silicon Valley against their users in the field of free speech regarding political issues and, in particular, information about the...
'The most important number you've never heard of'
As the impacts of climate change add up, economists are trying to figure out what the true cost of a tonne of carbon really is.
NASA Says US Astronaut Mission To Moon Will Wait Until 2025
"We are estimating no earlier than 2025 for Artemis 3, which would be the human lander on the first demonstration lander that was won in the competition by SpaceX," NASA Administrator Bill Nelson told a teleconference.
China, India Should Lead Climate Change Issue: Ex-US President Barack Obama
Former US President Barack Obama said that China and Russia have shown a "dangerous lack of urgency" on climate commitments.
Man Wanted For Attack On US Capitol Seeks Asylum In Belarus: Report
Evan Neumann, who is accused of taking part in an attack on the US Capitol in January, crossed from Ukraine into Belarus in mid-August, seeking asylum, says Belarus TV channel.
US Finally Reopening Borders After 20 Months For Fully Vaccinated Travelers
The United States, from Monday, will require air passengers to be fully vaccinated and be tested within three days before travel. Airlines will be required to put in place a contact tracing system.
Camilla 'hasn't stopped talking about' hearing President fart out loud while talking with her
President Biden produced a little natural gas of his own at the COP26 summit in Glasgow and it was audible enough to make the Duchess of Cornwall blush.
Greta Thunberg: Who is the climate campaigner and what are her aims?
Environmental activist Greta Thunberg is in Glasgow, where the COP26 summit is taking place.
Biden administration tries again to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' migrant policy
The Biden administration is trying for a second time to end the controversial Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy after it was thwarted earlier this year by a federal judge.
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