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Trump slams Biden's call for a national mask mandate
President Trump suggests presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden would be overreaching his authority by issuing a national mask requirement.
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A fool isn’t someone who is wrong, a fool is someone who is afraid of being wrong.
Red wine tsunami! The moment a 50,000-litre tanks bursts at a winery in Spain and unleashes a flood of red wine
A 50,000-litre wine tank at a winery in Spain spilled its contents onto the floor. A jet of wine erupted from the tank at the Bodegas Vitivinos winery in Villamalea. It is belie...
Etihad Airways to Cover Medical Costs, Provide Free Insurance to Passengers If They Contract COVID-19
One of the most advanced airlines in the world, United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways, will cover passengers if they become sick with COVID-19 while traveling by offering free in...
They know it’s a spyware: UK’s Police told not to download NHS Covid-19 app
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has confirmed officers are being told not to install the NHS Covid-19 app on their work smartphones.
Barrister mistaken for defendant three times calls for anti-racism training
A barrister has called for the introduction of anti-racism training in the legal profession after being mistaken for a defendant three times in one day.
New, bold visions of growth needed to kick-start the global economy
Governments must cast aside the tired old tools of monetary easing and consumption-driven demand, and reach for what the UN calls transformative growth. Climate change, public h...
Ant Group Debuts Virtual Bank In Hong Kong
Ant Bank, the virtual banking division of Hangzhou, China-based Ant Group, has launched banking services in Hong Kong, Fintech News reported.
We need to rethink social media before it's too late. We've accepted a Faustian bargain
A business model that alters the way we think, act, and live our lives has us heading toward dystopia
Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance
As management seeks more oversight of workers away from the office, campaigners fight for privacy to be respected
TikTok, WeChat Security Threat Has Yet to Be Proven, Judges Say
Two federal judges have ruled this month that the Trump administration failed to prove Chinese-owned apps used by millions of Americans pose enough of a national security threat...
Trump says the economy is booming. He's right - but you don't feel it
President Donald Trump touts the economy's quick recovery as evidence of his administration's success. He's not wrong, but it's not the full picture.
UK’s Sunday shows round-up: Steve Baker says liberty ‘dies like this’ over Coronavirus Act
Steve Baker - Liberty 'dies like this' with 'draconian powers' unchecked
A ‘cool girl’ looks for peace in Harvey Weinstein’s aftermath
Writer Angela Meng’s traumatic encounter with the Hollywood producer left her lurching through suspicion, anger and moral outrage.
Amazon unveils flying Ring security drone and Luna games service
Amazon's smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in.
Emerging Markets on Edge as Goldman and Deutsche Bank Flag Risks
Emerging markets are heading toward the end of the third quarter with more reasons to be cautious than optimistic.
Kenosha officer claims he thought Jacob Blake was trying to abduct child
Officer who shot Blake in the back seven times told investigators he thought Blake was trying to take one of his own children
Harley-Davidson to exit world's biggest bike market
Harley-Davidson is pulling out of India, the world's biggest motorcycle market.
'One day everyone will use China's digital currency'
Chandler Guo was a pioneer in cryptocurrency, the digital currencies that can be created and used independently of national central banks and governments.
America’s “Patchwork Pandemic” Is Why U.S. Haven’t Gotten COVID-19 Under Control
The world’s most powerful nation has played whack-a-mole with the coronavirus, slowing its transmission in one place only for it to flare up somewhere else.
You may like it, or not: here’s How Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Newest Supreme Court Nominee, Has Ruled On Abortion, Immigration, And Policing
Barrett has consistently sided with her fellow Republican appointees on the bench.
Can democracies stand up to Facebook? Ireland may have the answer
Liberal democracies struggle to tackle the might of the tech giants when it comes to protecting users’ data
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