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Former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul has a stroke live on air
Former U.S. Congressman & former presidential candidate Ron Paul has suffered a medical emergency during an interview - Paul has been taken to the hospital
Woman tased, arrested for refusing to wear a mask at football game
Police in Ohio say a woman was arrested and tased after she refused to wear a mask or leave a middle school football game on Wednesday.
Protests erupt after decision not to charge police officers for killing Breonna Taylor
Police in the US say two officers have been shot and wounded during racial justice protests in the city of Louisville. Demonstrations erupted across the country after it was announced that police would face no charges for killing Black w...
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 24 September
Today there were 787 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Central Bus Terminal Kiosk Closed Until Further Notice
The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) is advising the public that the Central Bus Terminal kiosk closed today (Thursday, September 24th) at 4:00pm.
Cheques Presented to Eight Local Community Organisations
Following a “chat & chew” event in July at which community clubs were hosted to discuss and identify areas of need, Premier the Hon. David Burt, JP, MP, and the Minister of Community Affairs and Sports, the Hon. Lovitta Foggo, JP, MP, pr...
Minister Hayward Statement on Closure of Fairmont Southampton
The Minister of Labour, the Hon. Jason Hayward, JP, MP, provides a statement regarding the closure of Fairmont Southampton.
Premiere film screening: “Louis Rafael ‘Kid’ Corbin: Breaking Golf’s Colour Line in America, Canada, and Bermuda
On Monday, September 28, the Minister of Community Affairs and Sports, the Hon. Lovitta Foggo, JP, MP, will host the premiere film screening of “Louis Rafael ‘Kid’ Corbin: Breaking Golf’s Colour Line in America, Canada, and Bermuda”.
Bermuda Appoints International Experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission
On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of three International Experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission.
The Minister of Labour Financial Assistance Reform Press Statement
Bermuda Government is committed to improving the Financial Assistance system that currently helps those in the community who require financial support to meet their basic needs.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests positive for coronavirus
The Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan striker, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the club reported on Thursday, September 24, hours before playing a match in the Europa League qualifier against the Norwegian t...
Novavax Covid-19 vaccine begins final phase of clinical trial
The American biotechnology company Novavax announced on Thursday, September 24, that it began in the United Kingdom a final phase clinical trial for its experimental vaccine against Covid-19, the eleventh vaccine in the world to reach th...
US fines BMW $18 million for inflating sales figures
BMW must pay a fine of $18 million to resolve allegations that it inflated its monthly sales figures in the United States for five years in a row.
Working from home may be bigger test for City of London than Brexit
City workers are executing a clumsy hokey cokey in response to the government’s reversed guidance on returning to offices. Boris Johnson has strong public health justifications for urging staff to stay home. But the longer it continues, ...
Deutsche Bank - the German money laundering arm for the past 50 years
The money laundering bank of Germany, backed by the German government, who is leading the EU task force against money laundering.
Pablo Escobar: Money hidden in wall found in drug lord's house
A nephew of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar has said he found a plastic bag with money worth $18m (£14m) hidden in the wall of one of his uncle's houses.
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Germany is leading the EU crack down on tax heavens but flagship German bank is the biggest money launderer
It's always the ones with the dirty hands pointing the fingers...
In 2016, we thought US democracy couldn’t sink any lower. How wrong we were
Four years on, US democracy is plumbing new depths and divisions are more entrenched. How will it end? Media bias has gone from bad to worse, as both sides fight to attract a bigger audience. Meanwhile, the US president can’t stop his tr...
Europe pretend to crack down money laundering elsewhere, but many EU countries lauder money themselves, daily
Business as usual: It's always the ones with the dirty hands pointing the fingers.
Money laundering, oligarchs, terrorists: How corrupt are the banks?
Are banks helping criminals, oligarchs and terrorists to launder money? That’s what the so-called FinCen leaks allege. How do the charges stack up? Our guests: Daniel Drepper (BuzzFeed News), Vendeline von Bredow (Economist), Matthew Kar...
Seattle hires former pimp as 'street czar' for $150,000 after CHOP fiasco
Seattle is paying an ex-pimp $150,000 a year to act as the city's "street czar" and offer "alternatives to policing" after protests morphed into the no-police-allowed Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.
Black barrister mistaken for defendant three times in one day
The chief executive of HM Courts & Tribunals Service has begun an urgent investigation into how a black barrister was repeatedly mistaken for a defendant in court yesterday. Criminal and family law barrister Alexandra Wilson explained ev...
UK’s chief scientific adviser has £600,000 of shares in vaccine maker contracted by govt – reports
UK Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance reportedly holds a bonus of tens of thousands of shares in a pharma giant developing a Covid-19 vaccine for the government. Yet, London says there is no conflict of interest.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Bermuda, 23 September
Today there were 858 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and none were positive for COVID-19.
Government & Bermuda Landscapers Association Partner to Employ Landscaping Professionals
The Ministry of Labour is pleased to announce a partnership with the Bermuda Landscapers Association and the launch of a joint employment registration drive for landscaping professionals beginning Thursday, 24 September 2020.
Study suggests that Brazil's Amazon city achieved 'herd immunity' to COVID-19
Manaus, capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, may have achieved "herd immunity" due to the high number of contaminations that made it one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, a preliminary study indicates.
Philippines’ Army of Migrant Workers Retrains for Life Back Home
The Philippine government is trying to retrain hundreds of thousands of Filipino workers who are returning jobless from overseas as the pandemic batters economies around the globe.
Johnson & Johnson begins the last stage of clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine
Johnson & Johnson became the fourth pharmaceutical group to begin phase 3 clinical trials of its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 in the United States on Wednesday.
Dananjaya Hettiarachchi - World Champion of Public Speaking
You and I are not very different from this flower. Just like this flower is unique, you are unique. All of us have something special that makes us as beautiful. Do you know what makes you special?
JPMorgan Is Set to Pay $1 Billion in Record Spoofing Penalty
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is poised to pay close to $1 billion to resolve market manipulation investigations by U.S. authorities into its trading of metals futures and Treasury securities, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.
Vatican and China prepare to renew historic deal, angering US
Pope Francis has reportedly approved a two-year renewal of the deal on the appointment of bishops vetted by the Vatican.
Minister Wilson reported one new COVID-19 case in Bermuda
Today there were 1117 test results received by the Ministry of Health, and one was positive for COVID-19.
2020-21 Bursary Awards
Recently the Head of the Public Service, Dr. Derrick Binns recognized this year’s (2020) Bermuda Government Bursary Award Recipient Ania Gilbert.
Trump registered his trademark in Cuba to build hotels in 2008
US President Donald Trump registered his trademark in Cuba in 2008 to build hotels, casinos and golf courses, local Miami press reported Tuesday identifying documents available online from a Cuban state office.
Wells Fargo CEO, “the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from”
"While it might sound like an excuse, the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from," Scharf said in the memo.
Tel Aviv set to become first city with electric roads that charge public transportation
The city of Tel Aviv is working on creating wireless electric roads to charge and power public transportation in the city.
Police investigates a sexual assault at knife point in Pitts Bay Road
At around 7:00 a.m. on Sunday 20th September, police responded to a report of a sexual assault in the area of Fairylands Road Junction, Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke.
EMO Press Conference Statement, 21 September
Minister Ming updated on the latest in EMO Press Conference Statement on 21 September.
Public Transportation Update
Following today’s EMO press conference, here is an update on the bus and ferry service:
COVID-19 Testing Update 21 September
The COVID-19 hotline will re-open Tuesday 22nd September at 9 am.
The Minister for National Security, the Hon. Renee Ming, JP, MP stated, The structural engineers have inspected the Causeway and report it is structurally sound.
Beta Bringing Rain and Storm Surge to Texas and Lousiana; Teddy Moving Toward Nova Scotia
Dr. Levi Cowan creates videos and blogs pertaining to tropical cyclones, primarily hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Posts occasionally concern other, non-tropical weather events around the world. Levi has a Ph.D. in meteorology from Flo...
First jail sentence in the United States related to the Panama Papers
A federal court in the United States sentenced a man on Monday to four years in prison related to the scandal of companies in tax havens, better known as the 'Panama Papers'. This marks the first sentence issued in US related to the case.
One of the world's 'dodgiest addresses', in leafy Herts, UK
Leaked banking documents have given a glimpse into international money-laundering. They show that it happens in some unlikely places.
All passengers on Epstein flights to be named 'sparking panic among rich friends
The records of every flight made by Jeffrey Epstien’s private aircrafts over 21 years have been subpoenaed.
At least 5 space rocks headed towards Earth this week, as Japan extends its Hayabusa2 asteroid-hunter mission
In yet another cosmic barrage of boulders and debris, NASA is warning of at least five close asteroid flybys this week, just days after Japan’s space agency announced it would be extending its asteroid-hunter mission.
U.S. Virgin Islands AG demands ENTIRETY of Epstein flight logs, ‘sparking panic’ among wealthy passengers
The US Virgin Islands Attorney General has subpoenaed 21 years’ worth of deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s flight logs, reportedly striking fear in the hearts of high-profile passengers not yet exposed as Lolita Express riders.
Secret documents show how North Korea launders money through U.S. banks
North Korea carried out an elaborate money laundering scheme for years using a string of shell companies and help from Chinese companies, moving money through prominent banks in New York, according to confidential bank documents reviewed...
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