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Cuomo and Lemon on people vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural: This is just wrong
CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon react to a video of two people painting over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural. The two people in the video are now facing a hate crime charge.
Meghan Markle felt Princess Michael of Kent 'sent message' with brooch
The Duchess of Sussex felt Princess Michael of Kent's controversial 'blackamoor' brooch 'sent a message' after the royal wore the jewel to the Queen's Christmas lunch, according...
Full text: Cui Tiankai's interview at the 2020 Aspen Security Forum
On August 4, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai was invited to attend the 2020 Aspen Security Forum and had an online interview with Mr. Nicholas Burns, executi...
American democracy seeks to reinvent itself
If something is common and normal in the politics of the United States, it is that there is nothing common and normal in the politics of that country. On Tuesday, August 11, ano...
Google's new system will turn phones into earthquake detectors
Google announced this Tuesday the launch of an earthquake alert system, which will allow Android phones to act as seismographs.
Namibia rejects German compensation offer over colonial violence
Closely watched talks appear to be stalling as reported €10m offer is dismissed
The self-styled archbishop of a fake Florida church has been arrested in Colombia on charges of selling bleach as a COVID-19 cure
Mark Grenon, the self-styled leader of a fake church in Florida, has been arrested in Colombia for extradition to the US.
Google Maps returns to Apple Watch and gets important CarPlay feature
Google has announced its latest update for Google Maps on iOS, bringing two important features: support for CarPlay’s latest and greatest feature, as well as the return of an Ap...
Rowan Atkinson invokes wrath of cancel culture for raising concerns about controversial ‘hate crime’ bill
Comedian Rowan Atkinson has incurred the wrath of woke warriors on social media after voicing his opposition to a controversial hate crimes law which he believes will stifle fre...
UK would lose its ‘magic’ without Scotland – PM Johnson
The UK is the “greatest political partnership” in the world, but it wouldn't be the same if one of its members decides to leave, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned amid...
Biden chooses Kamala Harris as his running mate for US elections
The Democratic White House candidate Joe Biden confirmed on Twitter this Tuesday that he chose Kamala Harris as a running mate, positioning this senator to be, in the event of a...
As Russia announces coronavirus vaccine, mainstream media suddenly discovers the meaning of skepticism
As Russia rolls out its new coronavirus inoculation ahead of complete clinical tests, the western media has suddenly come full circle on vaccines. Russia, it seems, could cure c...
Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as US vice-president pick, first Black woman
US has never had a woman vice-president; Biden’s move comes four years after first female presidential nominee from major party lost her White House bid. Trump’s campaign immedi...
A KKK Leader Is Going To Prison For Six Years For Hitting BLM Protesters With His Truck
Harry Rogers also faces the prospect of even more time behind bars if he is convicted of three felony counts.
Why Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Norwegian Cruise Line Stocks Are Still Rocking
Yesterday, a better-than-expected revenue report out of Royal Caribbean (NYSE:RCL) sparked a rally across the cruise line sector. The momentum is carrying into this afternoon, w...
How Smartphone Cameras Told the Story of Police Brutality
In the last decade, the smartphone has become a tool for witnessing police violence toward African Americans. From the 2009 killing of Oscar Grant to the 2020 killing of George ...
Russia reportedly completes world's first COVID-19 vaccine human trials
Has Russia become the first country to develop a COVID-19 vaccine? Moscow says it has successfully completed trials on humans,... yet no further details on when the vaccine wil...
BVI FSC to invite applications for fintech "sandbox"
“Digitalisation is our ticket,” Jennifer Potter-Questelles, deputy managing director of corporate services at the Financial Services Commission, said last week during the FSC’s ...
WHO urges governments to act to eliminate the coronavirus
The director of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus asked governments and citizens on Monday to do everything possible to eliminate the transmission of the ...
The world is spending nowhere near enough on a coronavirus vaccine
Consider the following thought experiment. If you fail to eat a pizza within an hour, you will die from hunger. What do you do? Most people would immediately order a pizza-and n...
The BBC only has itself to blame for the licence fee mess
For an organisation that likes to be popular these are troubling times for the BBC. This month the Corporation started sending out letters explaining that it had ended the unive...
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