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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson mocks himself as he responds to poll about presidency
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has responded to a poll that said 46% of Americans want him to be president – and he’s not ruling it out.
Prince Philip: World leaders and royals send heartfelt sympathy
Monarchs, heads of state and PMs across the world, both past and present, have been sending heartfelt tributes following the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the age of 99.
US blacklists seven Chinese supercomputer groups
The US has blacklisted seven Chinese groups it accuses of building supercomputers to help its military.
Joe Biden And Other World Leaders Are Paying Tribute To Prince Phillip Following His Death
“At the Queen’s side or trailing the customary two steps behind,” wrote former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, “Prince Philip showed the world what it meant to be a supportive husband to a powerful woman.”
Biden is picking up where Trump left off as US readies itself for a titanic tech cold war with China
America’s addition of more Chinese companies to its entity list shows it’s now being used as a vehicle of geopolitical containment. Coupled with a new $110bn tech bill, it proves the US is worried about being overtaken by Beijing.
Bad Apple? Global Chip Shortage Delays iPad, MacBook Production As Crisis Set To Worsen, Report Says
The news comes amid the global chip crunch leading to a sharp decrease in production across numerous sectors, including automotive, consumer elections and medical devices, among others.
Jamie Dimon sounds the alarm on the future of American prosperity
Jamie Dimon is very bullish on the US economic recovery from the pandemic. And yet the JPMorgan Chase CEO is deeply concerned about the future of America.
Chinese Man Jumps Into Superheated Blast Furnace After Losing Fortune on Stock Market
In comparison to many of the world's major economies, China's has been enjoying rapid recovery rates, largely to due to a quick lifting of coronavirus lockdown measures. However, the country's stock market rally has since been impeded by...
US Justice Thomas Warns Big Tech Companies Should Be 'Regulated' in Twitter Ruling
In 2019, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals found that former US President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked certain Twitter users. At the time, lawyers for the blocked users argued the account was an official so...
Yellen to push for global minimum tax rate on corporations
Yellen to call for global coordination on taxes paid by multinational corporations
In pandemic-stricken Cuba, cryptocurrencies are becoming a lifeline
Can cryptocurrencies be a long-term solution for impoverished countries, particularly in times of economic crisis? Cuba could be about to find out.
'I've been completely disenchanted.' Billionaire speaks out after attacks on Asian Americans
Patrick Soon-Shiong, the billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Times, is urging America to admit it has a racism problem.
US Reaches 100 Million With Vaccines As Europe Faces Hiccups
US reported surging job growth and loosened travel curbs as it reached around half of its adult population with at least one dose, with President Joe Biden vowing to cover vast majority within weeks.
YouTube Deleted 2.5 Million ‘Dislikes’ From Biden White House Videos
YouTube has deleted about 2.5 million ‘dislikes’ from videos on the official White House channel of President Joe Biden, according to data collected and posted online by a researcher who wished to remain anonymous. YouTube recently annou...
Facebook bans 'voice of Trump' from platform
Facebook has removed a video of former US President Donald Trump from the page of his daughter-in-law Lara Trump.
Google Pledges Over $29 Million to Help Fight Misinformation, Fake News
Amid the 2020 election and the pandemic, there has been growing concern about the spread of disinformation and misinformation. As a result, the chief executives of global tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter recently found themselves...
WHO’s COVID-19 Origins Team Member Says ‘Demonstrably False’ Attacks on Report ‘Undermine Science’
Since before the the 12-nation team of scientists visited Wuhan, China, earlier this year in an attempt to discover the origins of the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, Western nations and corporate media outlets were claiming...
US Capitol On Lockdown After Vehicle Rams 2 Officials, 1 Dead
Capitol Police shot dead the driver after he jumped out of the car and lunged at them with a knife, Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman told reporters.
Trans People Can Now Openly Serve In The US Military And Get Gender-Affirming Medical Care
The new policies sweep away some of the last vestiges of the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops serving openly.
Facebook removes video of Trump interview with daughter-in-law Lara, citing ban
Facebook Inc has removed a video of an interview with former U.S. President Donald Trump, who remains banned from the platform, from his daughter-in-law Lara Trump’s Facebook page, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
WHO COVID-19 Origins Report Finds Wuhan Lab Leak Conspiracy Theory ‘Extremely Unlikely’
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, China and its rivals have been locked in a battle over the origins of the virus, with the US in particular pushing a theory that it was a weapon engineered in a Wuhan lab. At first, transmission from hu...
US, 13 Allies Concerned Over WHO-Backed COVID-19 Origins Report
The US released a statement with 13 of its allies -- Britain, Japan and Australia among them -- saying the inquiry had lacked the data and samples it needed.
WHO Chief Urges Deeper "Investigation" Into China Lab Leak Theory
A report by WHO and Chinese experts had judged the lab-leak hypothesis highly unlikely, saying the virus behind Covid-19 had probably jumped from bats to humans via an intermediary animal.
Look Forward To Staying In Touch: Trump Launches New Website
The website is meant to allow supporters to request their participation in events, submit letters and ask for personalised greetings, The Hill reported.
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