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Rand Paul DESTROYS Impeachment Argument on Senate Floor
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When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.
US axes Trump-era Scotch whisky tariffs for four months in bid to resolve aircraft trade war with UK
The US said on Thursday it will suspend 25 percent tariffs on Scotch whisky and retaliatory import taxes on other UK products in a bid to resolve the two parties’ on-going trans...
Deloitte to pay Malaysia $80mn for its role in pilfering of state fund 1MDB
Deloitte will pay Malaysia’s government $80 million to resolve all claims related to its auditing of accounts of scandal-linked state fund 1MDB and its unit SRC International fr...
Bitcoin will replace ALL global currencies at price target of $1 MILLION within decade
As national currencies are already showing extreme signs of weakness, people will soon start measuring the price of things in terms of bitcoin, says Jesse Powell, CEO of cryptoc...
EU parliament SUSPENDS Brexit deal vote after accusing UK of violating Northern Ireland protocol – reports
The European Parliament has scrubbed plans for its vote on the post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and EU in protest against Boris Johnson’s unilateral decision to change part...
Italy blocks 250,000 doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from reaching Australia in first for EU – reports
The Italian government has reportedly prevented a shipment of some 250,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University from leaving the country ...
WhatsApp introduces video and voice calls on desktop version
WhatsApp will be hoping the new feature rivals other such platforms that have boomed during the pandemic, such as Zoom.
COVID-19: Twitter expands 'warning labels' to target misleading vaccine posts
The social media platform is also starting a strike system that "determines when further enforcement action is necessary".
5 No-Heat Hairstyles to Try Now
Check out these five different ways to style your hair without worrying about heat damage.
Blockchain company buys and burns Banksy artwork to turn it into a digital original
A Banksy piece called "Morons (White)" was intentionally destroyed, then digitized as a non-fungible token, or NFT.
Ingenious Studio Apartment Ideas That Make 400 Square Feet Feel Like a Palace
Living in a studio apartment means you're faced with a singular but lofty task: Transform one single room into a bedroom, living room, kitchen, office, and possibly more.
Nike VP Resigns After Son Bragged About Reselling Shoes in Business Interview
Joe Hebert, owner of West Coast Streetwear (WCS LLC.) and son of now-former Nike executive Ann Hebert, was featured last week in a Bloomberg Businessweek article. During the int...
Royal Caribbean plans first fully vaccinated cruises from Israel
It's not coming to any American port soon, but it could be the restart of an industry decimated by the global pandemic.
Huawei's AppGallery Rivals Google, Apple With 530m Users, Major Growth in 2020 Despite US Trade Bans
The figures come a year after Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei Consumer Business, launched the Chinese tech giant's plans to boost the platform at a major tech event, namel...
China Aims for Tech Independence Amid Looming Cut-Throat Race With US
China is moving swiftly to map out potential weaknesses in dozens of technological sectors and draft a sweeping plan to address areas that are exposed to external risks, Chinese...
New Zealand Issues Tsunami Evacuation Order After 7.8 Pacific Quake
"People near the coast in the following areas must move immediately to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible," the National ...
Ant Group Exec Tells Workers Firm to Go Public as State Regulators Slam 'Insufficient' Data Sharing
An internal post from a top executive responded to concerns from an employee over the company's future and talent retention strategy, and comes after major challenges following ...
Royal Row With Harry And Meghan Heats Up Before Oprah Interview
The explosive claim is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated public relations battle between the British institution and the US-based couple.
US to Rely on Russia for Oil Under Biden, Trump Says as He Predicts 'Energy Disaster' for America
Speaking at a Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) event in Orlando on Sunday, Donald Trump lashed out at President Joe Biden's recent move to return to the Paris Cli...
US state of Mississippi bans transgender girls from school and university sports
Mississippi will ban transgender girls from competing against their cisgender counterparts in school and college sports. The Southern State’s Senate Bill 2536 was passed by its ...
Deloitte to Pay Malaysia $80 Million in 1MDB-Related Settlement
Deloitte PLT agreed to a 324-million ringgit ($80 million) settlement with the Malaysian government to resolve all claims related to the firm’s audit of 1MDB and its former unit...
Banksy confirms escaping prisoner artwork at Reading Prison
Street artist Banksy has confirmed he was behind the artwork that appeared on the wall of Reading Prison on Monday.
Cyprus to lift veil of secrecy with register of company owners
Cyprus plans to launch a register in coming months identifying the owners of thousands of companies on the island, lifting a veil of secrecy on opaque and complex corporate stru...
Sen. Ted Cruz: Texas reopening will 'accelerate' California's mass exodus
Sen. Ted Cruz argued on Wednesday that the planned opening of Texas next week to "100%" will "accelerate” the mass exodus from California.
Coinbase Transactions Under Review by U.S. Sanctions Enforcer
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. said its services may have been used by individuals, entities or jurisdictions subject to U.S. sanctions regulations and has disclos...
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