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List of sexual misconduct allegations made against MPs
A Conservative MP arrested on suspicion of rape has been released on bail
Economic Headwinds Mount as Leaders Weigh Costs of Confronting Russia
The world economy is heading into a potentially grim period as rising costs, shortages of food and other commodities and Russia’s continuing invasion of Ukraine threaten to slow economic growth and bring about a painful global slump.
Tory MP will not attend Parliament while police investigate rape allegations, says Speaker
The Conservative MP accused of rape and sexual assault will not attend Parliament while police carry out their investigation, the Speaker has said.
Elon Musk: “In the past I voted Democrat, because they were (mostly) the kindness party.”
“But they have become the party of division & hate, so I can no longer support them and will vote Republican. Now, watch their dirty tricks campaign against me unfold … “
‘Lifeline’ of renewable energy can steer world out of climate crisis: Guterres
Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorologic...
Russia says nearly 700 more Mariupol fighters surrender
Russia said Wednesday that nearly 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers have surrendered at the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol since Monday.
Explained: What Is Monkeypox And Why Cases Are Rising In Europe
The monkeypox outbreaks are raising alarm because the disease mostly occurs in west and central Africa, and only very occasionally spreads elsewhere.
US' "Likely" Move That Could Push Russia Into Debt Default
Punishing sanctions imposed following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in late February have largely severed the country from the international financial system, blocking Moscow's ability to access dollars held in US banks to pay its debts.
Tesla Removed From S&P 500 ESG Index, Elon Musk Tweets "It's A Scam"
Contributing factors to the changes, effective May 2, included Tesla's lack of published details related to its low carbon strategy or business conduct codes.
JPMorgan shareholders reject $52M payout to CEO Jamie Dimon
Only 31% of votes cast endorsed JPMorgan executive payments for 2021
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway takes Citigroup stake
Other new stakes include Ally Financial, Paramount Global, Markel, Celanese Corp. and McKesson Corp.
White House admits stock market 'not something we keep an eye on every day'
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 1,100 points on Wednesday, marking its worst day since 2020
Elon Musk calls on SEC to investigate Twitter's spam, fake account estimate
Musk has estimated that fake and spam accounts make up at least 20% of Twitter's users
Netflix lays off 150 employees amid subscriber loss
The layoffs represent about 2% of the company's workforce in the U.S. and Canada
Elon Musk's SpaceX is poised to become the most valuable US startup
The shares, which are marketed at about $72, jumped in valuation from last October, when SpaceX's shares were sold at $56 apiece after a 10-1 split
The Met Gala 2022: The Best Red Carpet Looks
The biggest fashion event of the year is back to its regularly scheduled programming.
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Rand Paul says timing for $48B COVID business bailout is 'inappropriate' due to historic inflation
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is pushing back on a $48 billion business bailout bill, which he calls a "poorly-targeted spending spree," amid rising concerns about historic inflation.
Putin is suffering 'chemo brain' after new video shows him fidgeting manically
New footage of Vladimir Putin constantly fidgeting during a meeting has fueled fresh rumours he is hiding a serious health condition.
US baby formula shortage causes two children to be hospitalized
Two children in Tennessee with specific dietary requirements were hospitalized this month due to the nationwide shortage of baby formula.
UK inflation soars to 9%, the highest level in more than 40 years
Headline CPI rate fuelled by increase in household energy bills plus rising food and transport costs
Senior Twitter engineer says the social media giant is "censoring the right" and that he and his co-workers are communists.
A senior Twitter engineer has been secretly recorded admitting that the social media giant is “censoring the right” — and that he and his co-workers are “Commie as f–k. “Twitter does not believe in free speech,” Siru Murugesan said in a ...
Younger children most affected by Covid lockdowns, new research finds
Educational progress and social development of four- and five-year-olds suffered severely
What are Elon Musk’s options in the Twitter takeover deal?
The Tesla chief says the deal cannot go ahead unless the platform proves that fewer than 5% of users are bots
Elon Musk’s mom is making her own waves with historic Sports Illustrated cover
The 74-year-old beautiful Maye Musk is changing the narrative around aging women. Elon Musk’s mom is making her own waves with historic Sports Illustrated cover. Maye Musk has made Sports Illustrated history as the oldest cover g...
The Truth Illusion
‘The Truth Illusion’ investigates one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to address. From Plato to Immanuel Kant to Gilles Deleuze, thinkers have asked: what can we prove to be the truth?
Queen Spreads the Smiles in Surprise Appearance to Open the Elizabeth Line
Queen Elizabeth II is on hand at London's Paddington station to officially open the newest Underground line named in her honour. Accompanied by her son Prince Edward, who was originally set to do the honour alone, she is applauded by Pri...
Elon Musk slams Biden: 'The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter'
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, whose purchase of Twitter remains ongoing, slammed President Biden as an empty suit in a podcast interview Monday and warned that if the government continues printing money, inflation will get worse and the U.S. migh...
Ransomware gang threatens to overthrow Costa Rica government
A ransomware gang that infiltrated some Costa Rican government computer systems has upped its threat, saying its goal is now to overthrow the government. Perhaps seizing on the fact that President Rodrigo Chaves had only been in office f...
McDonald's to leave Russia for good after 30 years
McDonald's has said it will permanently leave Russia after more than 30 years and has started to sell all its 850 restaurants. As a result of the move, the Russians will enjoy healthier food, and McDonald's will lose a billion and a hal...
Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps northern India
An intense heatwave is sweeping through northern India with temperatures hitting a record 49.2C (120.5F) in parts of the capital, Delhi.
Enough about Elon Musk's Twitter deal. It's time to talk about social media reform
While calls for coverage focused more on policy and less on personality are sounded often in media critiques, rarely has the need been so apparent as in the coverage the last month of Elon Musk's move to buy Twitter (TWTR).
Boeing needs to get its 's*** together,' Ryanair CEO says
The CEO of Ryanair let loose a scathing, obscenity-laden attack on Boeing management Monday, saying company executives need either an immediate "reboot, or a boot up the a**."
The Fed has a new plan to avoid recession: Party like it's 1994
Wide leg jeans, butterfly clips and half-point rate increases: The 1990s are back.
$5 gas could become widespread as prices hit another record
Prices at the pump continue to shatter records ahead of Memorial Day weekend.
With deal in doubt, Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal debate bots on Twitter
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal and Elon Musk are engaged in a debate over an issue Musk has made central to his proposed purchase of the platform — spam.
E-cigarettes ‘as safe as nicotine patches’ for pregnant smokers trying to quit
Pregnant smokers were more likely to quit when using e-cigarettes than patches after four weeks, study shows
‘Think Before You Link’: app launched to help social media users detect fake profiles
Ken McCallum, the director general of M15, said malicious profiles were being used on an ‘industrial scale’
Infertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer, study suggests
Researchers find link between fertility issues and cancer risk, but say biological reason unclear
Saudi Aramco says Q1 profits jump 82% as oil prices surge
Saudi Aramco on Sunday posted an 82% jump in first quarter profits, buoyed by a global surge in oil prices that has made it the world's most valuable company.
Newcastle blow up Arsenal's Champions League dream
Mikel Arteta castigated his Arsenal side for throwing away a season's work in a limp 2-0 defeat at Newcastle that looks set to see the Gunners miss out on Champions League football for a sixth successive season.
Nicklaus turned down '$100m offer from Saudi-backed tour
Golfing icon Jack Nicklaus said he turned down an offer worth more than $100 million to act as one of the faces of the new Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf International Series, US reports said Monday.
US shaken by racist mass shooting, weekend of gun violence
The racist mass shooting at a supermarket in New York state dominated a bloody weekend of gun violence across the United States, a scourge that has increased since the pandemic began.
We are helpless in the face of inflation, claims Bank of England Governor
The Governor of the Bank of England has claimed that policy makers have been left helpless in the face of surging inflation.
Britain must do more to tackle corruption in politics and finance, lawmaker says
Britain has lost its moral compass and must act to tackle "dirty money" and protect the integrity of its democracy, a senior opposition lawmaker said in a report published on Monday by King's College London.
Russian rouble near 5-year highs versus euro, stocks up
The Russian rouble firmed past 64 per dollar on Monday, briefly jumping to 62.71 to the greenback, and climbed towards its highest in nearly five years against the euro, supported by continuing restrictions on currency trading.
After Twitter CEO's Long Thread On Spam, Elon Musk's Pile Of Poo Emoticon
After Twitter CEO's Long Thread On Spam, Elon Musk's Pile Of Poo Emoticon. “The hard challenge is that many accounts which look fake superficially - are actually real people," Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said. Parag Agrawal added, “Unfortu...
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