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The date 1-20-21 begins a string of palindrome dates
Today's date is a palindrome. Palindrome means when you read forwards and backward, it is the same. Today's date is 12/02/2021 and therefore, it is palindrome date of 2021.
The next such palindrome will come next year on 22/02/2022
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Facebook breaks deadlock, will restore Australian news pages after threat averted
Canberra offered amendments to proposed law designed to force tech giants to pay for display of media content
US can’t compete with cheap Chinese solar panels
Manufacturers must focus on competing on quality instead, Mission Solar Energy exec said
Congo-Brazzaville Strongman Buys Secret Weapons Haul from Azerbaijan
Congo-Brazzaville’s repressive government has quietly bought an arsenal from Azerbaijan. Opponents of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso say one recent cache is designed to tighten ...
WhatsApp to switch off messages for all who reject new terms
WhatsApp users who do not accept its updated terms and conditions by the 15 May deadline will be unable to receive or send messages until they do so.
Facebook v Australia: Who blinked first?
The war between Facebook and the Australian government is over.
Apple users targeted by 'mysterious' malware
About 30,000 Mac devices have been infected with a mysterious piece of malware.
Facebook in Australia: What happened after news was blocked?
Critics of Facebook say the company's ban on news appearing on its platform in Australia has made it more difficult for people to access reliable sources - and increased the inf...
"Abuse, Guilt": Boris Johnson Drops Hint On Why He Left Journalism
Johnson, 56, has displayed a colourful, sometimes combative speaking and writing style both as a journalist and as a politician.
"Look Forward To A World...": Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Bats For Global Regulation On Privacy
In a virtual interactive session with Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao in BioAsia 2021, Satya Nadella said the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe accelerated dig...
Bill Gates: Failure to achieve zero net emissions by 2050 will cause migration worse than Syrian crisis
Microsoft co-founder says he is offsetting his carbon emissions
France Makes Period Products Free For Students
Higher Education Minister Frederique Vidal said that machines containing free tampons, sanitary towels and other period products would be installed in student residences.
Australia’s Facebook fight a ‘proxy battle’ for world seeking to regulate tech companies – federal treasurer
Josh Frydenberg has warned that Australia’s conflict with Facebook in recent weeks is a “proxy battle” for the rest of the world, as other countries look to join Canberra in int...
US Golfer Tiger Woods In Hospital After Major Car Crash
Tiger Woods, the sole occupant, was removed from the wreckage by firefighters and paramedics, and suffered "multiple leg injuries," his agent said in a statement.
Facebook to lift ban on Australia's news after standoff as Canberra agrees to amend law forcing Big Tech to pay media
Facebook has vowed to revive thousands of Australian news pages after the government said it would amend its new media code, which requires web platforms to pay for news content...
See How a St. Louis House Was Transformed Into a Vibrant Arts Club
Architect and painter Susan Barrett has dreamed up a space in which more is never enough.
Trump’s Tax Returns Aren’t the Only Crucial Records Prosecutors Will Get
When New York prosecutors finally get to examine the federal tax returns of former President Donald J. Trump, they will discover a veritable how-to guide for getting rich while ...
US Senate Confirms Biden UN Nominee Thomas-Greenfield
The 100-member Senate backed Thomas-Greenfield by 78 to 20 to be Washington's representative at the world body and a member of Biden's cabinet, comfortably exceeding the simple ...
Italian police fear black market sales of vaccines and scams
One year on from the confirmation of the first case of coronavirus in Italy, police are investigating Covid-19 vaccine procurement and fake drugs and vaccines to treat the virus
The Black-Owned Fashion Labels Making Waves for Spring 2021
For up-and-coming Black designers, this season's runways offered an unparalleled showcase for self-expression. Next up: household-name status.
UN Security Council holds summit on climate change impact on world peace
The UN Security Council is to gather world leaders for a virtual summit to discuss the impact of global warming on world peace, an issue that divides its 15 members.
Japan Appoints "Loneliness" Minister To Check Rising Suicide Rate
According to The Japan Times, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga added a minister of loneliness to his Cabinet earlier this month, following the example of the UK, which in 2018 beca...
Bitcoin Smashes Biggest Record by Far, Trading at $49,998
The price of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency reached a new record high on Tuesday morning, approaching $50,000.
Ecuador prison riots leave at least 50 dead
Deaths followed simultaneous violent actions in several prisons across South American nation
Global Debt-to-GDP Ratio Skyrocketed to 356% in 2020, Report Says
The Institute of International Finance has estimated that last year's international response to the coronavirus pandemic significantly added to global debt soaring to an all-tim...
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