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In Landmark Step, US Issues First Passport With 'X' Gender
The US State Department said it would make the "X" gender option routinely available by early 2022 both for passports and birth certificates of Americans abroad.
Top US Democrat Unveils Tax Plan For Super-Rich Americans
The proposed Billionaires Income Tax would apply to about 700 people with either $1 billion in assets or $100 million in annual income for three back-to-back years, and raise "hundreds of billions of dollars," according to Senator Ron Wy...
‘Big Tech can & WILL censor everyone’: YouTube temporarily deletes prominent leftist news channel Novara Media, triggering outcry
YouTube wiped Novara Media – a left-wing news and commentary channel – from its platform, before reversing the move shortly after right and left media call YouTube to restore the channel. Conservatives, already used to Big Tech’s censors...
The Queen as Britain's top diplomat will be sorely missed by Boris Johnson at COP26
Visiting leaders are always excited to meet Her Majesty but she is too ill to attend the gathering in Glasgow
Didn't Give Information To China's Government: TikTok Tells US Lawmakers
Republican former President Donald Trump had sought to bar TikTok from U.S. app stores, saying it collected data from American users that could be obtained by China's government and posed a threat to U.S. national security.
Joe Biden Denounces Military Coup, "Horrific Violence" In Myanmar
Myanmar's military government boycotted the ASEAN summit, which was hosted by Brunei, after its chief was banned in response to the February power grab
WikiLeaks Founder "Very Unwell" Ahead Of US Appeal Hearings, Says Fiancee
Stella Moris, who has two children with Assange, told a news conference that she last saw Julian Assange on Saturday in London's high-security Belmarsh Prison.
Joe Biden First US President To Attend ASEAN Summit In Four Years
The virtual summit will be held as part of ASEAN leaders' meeting this week.
Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss
Jeremy Fleming says ransomware is proliferating as it is ‘largely uncontested’ and highly profitable
Facebook revelations: what is in cache of internal documents?
Roundup of what we have learned after release of papers and whistleblower’s testimony to MPs
Obama accuses Republicans of trying to ‘RIG’ elections by passing laws requiring voters to show ID that prevents double votings, non citizens voting, fake voting and counting people who never voted as voters
Barack Obama has accused Republicans of trying to ‘rig’ elections by passing state voter ID laws – an ironic claim for an ex-president who blasted successor Donald Trump for suggesting the 2016 White House race could be gamed.
Twitter’s Dorsey warns of surging inflation after his platform ‘mistakenly’ censors GOP lawmaker’s video about… inflation
Jack Dorsey may have to censor himself after the Twitter CEO tweeted that hyperinflation will soon grip the US and global economies. The observation, which does not align with the mainstream media narrative, drew pushback online.
Taxi driver freed from Guantanamo Bay after 17 years of brutal torture with no charges
A Pakistani taxi driver will leave US detention at Guantanamo Bay after 17 years behind bars. Mistaken for a wanted terrorist, the man suffered horrific torture in American custody, despite never being charged with any crime.
US representatives censored after calling transgender ‘1st female four-star’ admiral a man on Twitter
Two US representatives – Jim Banks (Indiana) and Marjorie Taylor-Greene (Georgia) – were censored by Twitter after arguing that transgender Admiral Rachel Levine should not be considered the first four-star female officer.
Raab’s negligence over Kabul is now clear. If he had any honour, he’d quit
Official cables confirm that the former foreign secretary could have foreseen the chaos of the Afghanistan withdrawal. He didn’t resign then. But he should now
Assange supporters rally in London, as US prepares new extradition attempt
Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered in London to demand freedom for the jailed WikiLeaks founder. Meanwhile, the US is preparing a fresh legal fight to extradite Assange and try him for espionage.
Investors go crazy for Trump social network
Donald Trump’s announcement of his own social media network after being kicked off Twitter and Facebook has sparked a frenzy from investors eager to get on board.
Two Americas: How the US left and right stopped communicating
Donald Trump may have lost last year's US presidential election but within his own dominion he remains the undisputed leader of the free world.
G20 Leaders To Address Climate Challenge Ahead Of COP26: Italy
At the summit of Group of 20 advanced economies meeting on October 30 and 31, "we will anticipate some of the negotiations that take place during COP26 in Glasgow", the Italian premier told lawmakers.
US Nominee For Ambassador To China Burns Says Xinjiang "Genocide" Must Stop
Human rights advocates and the US government have termed China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region "genocide".
What California’s Recall Election Says About America
Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.
Despite all the severe sanctions that were supposed to boost US industry, imports from China are up and the economy’s in trouble
Despite all the early optimism of a post-Covid economic revival, soaring inflation stoked by the government’s multi-billion-dollar stimulus schemes is threatening to ruin Joe Biden’s dreams less than a year since he took office.
'It's going to be within our capability' to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says
The downturn in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths could end with another spike in infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. But the US could still prevent that spike with higher vaccination rates.
Fauci gives his blessing for Americans to ‘enjoy Christmas & Thanksgiving with their families’… if they are vaccinated
White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has granted his permission for Americans to enjoy traditional gatherings during the upcoming holidays, but his endorsement only applies to those who have got their Covid-19 shots.
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