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Zakaria: Virus ushering in greatest economic inequality in decades
CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has worsened inequality globally and in the US.
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It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves
Projection: COVID-19 leads to lower life expectancy in Sweden in 2020
Life expectancy in Sweden will most likely fall this year, according to a new forecast from Statistics Sweden. There are large differences between the regions. Life expectancy i...
Fugging hell: tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name from Fu**ing to Flugging
Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name – Fugging – after ridicule of their signposts, especially on social media, became too much to bear. ...
In the Age of AI (full film)
A documentary exploring how artificial intelligence is changing life as we know it — from jobs to privacy to a growing rivalry between the U.S. and China.
Britain commits US$333 million to help carriers replace Huawei 5G
The Chinese telecoms firm is set to be banned from the country’s next-generation networks by 2027 due to security concerns
Will Trump succeed in what Obama fail: to pardon Edward Snowden?
Former US Presidential candidate and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard calling Trump to do what Obama fail to: “please consider pardoning those who, at great personal sacrifice, expos...
Salesforce is in talks to buy Slack, deal could be announced next week
The acquisition would be Saleforce's largest to date if it goes through.
Violence erupts as thousands of mourners in Buenos Aires pay respects to soccer legend Diego Maradona
Police shot tear gas and rubber bullets into a massive crowd that lined the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Thursday to pay their respects to soccer legend Diego Maradona...
US Ready To Lead The World Again, Sit At The Head Of The Table: Joe Biden
Europe is smiling politely, exchanging texts such as “we set already our own table. You are welcome as a partner, not as a leader”.
Those who tell us what to do during the pandemic must earn our trust
Honesty, competence and a willingness to give us all the facts are essential for establishing who to trust, says statistician David Spiegelhalter
Now A Remote-Controlled Robot To Test Covid, Warn Those Without Mask
Coronavirus: Mahmoud el-Komy, who designed the robot, called Cira-03, says it can help limit exposure to infection and prevent the transmission of the virus
15 Meaningful Dream Catcher Tattoos for Men
Dreamcatcher tattoos can symbolize protection, keeping those we love safe from harm, which is why they are a cool option for men who love ink.
Synthetic identity fraud worrying U.S. regulators
Synthetic identity fraud, one of the fastest-growing financial crimes in the United States, has become an increasing concern for regulators, as banks struggle to find common way...
Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine results face growing scrutiny
Share price drops as critics question claim vaccine could protect up to 90% of people
‘MaltaFiles’ firm Credence fined €261,000 over AML shortcomings
Corporate services provider Credence, which featured in an extensive European Investigation Collaborations exposé on tax avoidance in Malta, has been fined €261,000 by the Finan...
Paris police filmed beating black music producer in studio
Footage shows victim, who was later released without charge, being punched, kicked and hit with truncheon by the French police, who are well known as criminals and racists with ...
Fox News staffers thought Newsmax was a joke. But they're not laughing anymore
Fox News is taking action to stave off newfound competition from Newsmax TV.
Jordan scrambles to affirm its custodianship of al-Aqsa mosque
Amman fears warming Israel-Saudi relations may threaten its hold on holy Islamic site
'Tired of being sad.' The financial stress from Covid is taking an emotional toll
The holidays often make people more vulnerable to feeling depressed or anxious. But for the millions of Americans suffering from a pandemic-induced financial crisis, the risk is...
Architects deliberately left a hole in the roof of this extraordinary rear extension
The massive opening in the middle highlights rainfall and allows rain to collect in a shallow, reflective pool below.
US economy grows at record 33.1%, according to second estimate
The U.S. economy grew at a record pace during the third quarter, according to a second estimate released Wednesday by the Commerce Department.
Julian Assange's partner appeals to Trump to pardon him
Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, has tweeted President Donald Trump on Thanksgiving, appealing to him to pardon the WikiLeaks founder
Europe was largest contributor to new Covid-19 deaths in the past week, WHO says
Europe remained the biggest global contributor to new Covid-19 cases and deaths in the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, despite signs that stricter measures ...
The Logic of Pandemic Restrictions Is Falling Apart
This is why you can eat in a restaurant but can’t have Thanksgiving.
Trump’s Post-Presidential Criminal Nightmare Begins Now
Trump's presidential shield of protection expires the moment he steps down on Jan. 20. Here's what happens next.
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