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Formal Close for Eventful Hurricane Season Elections Office Gearing Up Second Rotary Tree Lighting at GAB
A witness in Trump ally Sidney Powell's lawsuits says the voting results in 'Edison County' indicate fraud. No such place exists.
The lawsuit is being pushed by allies of President Donald Trump in an effort to declare him the winner of Michigan's electoral votes.
3 new COVID-19 reported in Cayman Islands
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 227 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 30 November 2020. Three were positive.
When you die, will your digital assets actually reach your loved ones?
Leaving all your online wealth to the family is your present for their future. Unfortunately, digital assets don’t really “fit” into a conventional physical will. eWill.org is a new online solution for this problem.
Voter List Hearings Begin 3 December
Hon. Chief Magistrate and Elections Revising Officer, Ms. Nova Hall will begin sittings for hearing Claims and Objections from Registering Officers and members of the public to entries in the 20 October 2020 Revised List of Electors.
US scientists investigate the use of a nasal spray to prevent covid-19
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania, in the United States, and the biotechnology company Regeneron are investigating whether a technology developed for gene therapy can be used to create a nasal spray that prevents infections by...
British Overseas Territory Citizen (BOTC) Naturalisation Online
The Office of the Deputy Governor (ODG) announced that it has officially launched a new system for persons to apply online for naturalisation or registration as a British Overseas Territories Citizen (BOTC).
A 300 kg man is evacuated from his home in France with a crane
A 52-year-old man with morbid obesity and more than 300 kilos of weight was evacuated this Tuesday from his home in France inside a cargo container and with the help of a 60-meter crane after more than a year blocked at his home.
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Unmanned Chinese Spacecraft Lands On Moon
China successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon's surface on Tuesday in a historic mission to retrieve lunar surface samples, Chinese state media reported.
Chinese artist behind fake image of Australian soldier says he’d make more
A Chinese graphic artist who created a doctored image of a grinning Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of an Afghan child said he would come up with another one after being “scolded,” according to a report.
Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says
The discovery, uncovered after analyzing blood donations from nine states, strengthens evidence that the coronavirus was quietly spreading around the world before health officials were aware.
Christmas tree care: keep it spruced and it will stay fresh and fabulous for longer
Follow these tips and your Christmas tree won't droop too soon...
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Biden announces all-female communications team, diverse economic team
President-elect Joe Biden has named Kate Bedingfield as White House communications director and Jen Psaki as his press secretary. He is also set to formally name key members of his economic team, with the long-expected announcement of Ja...
China document leak shows flawed pandemic response
An unprecedented leak of internal Chinese documents reveals how the country mishandled the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
Biden OMB pick Neera Tanden spread conspiracy theory about Trump’s 2016 win
Neera Tanden, President-elect Joe Biden’s new appointee as director of the Office of Management and Budget, spread baseless conspiracy theories after the 2016 election insisting that Hillary Clinton lost to President Trump because Russia...
The Disco Daddy Is a Crystal-Obsessed Designer to the Stars
When performers hit the stage, their look has to embody glitz and glamour-and who better to go to than a designer named The Disco Daddy?
Fired cybersecurity chief hints at legal action after Trump campaign lawyer said he should be shot
"I've got an exceptional team of lawyers that win in court, and I think they're probably going to be busy,” he said.
Fired director of U.S. cyber agency Chris Krebs explains why he says vote was "most secure”
Chris Krebs, a lifelong Republican, was put in charge of the agency handling election security by President Trump two years ago. When Krebs said the 2020 election was the country's most secure ever, Mr. Trump fired him. Now, Krebs speaks...
The Cartel has taken over TikTok...
Guns, Drugs and Viral Content: Welcome to Cartel TikTok. Mexico is set to shatter another murder record, but that grim reality is nowhere to be seen on the TikTok videos that go viral by showcasing drug cartel culture.
Sharon Stone on the Unforgettable Fashion of Casino, 25 Years Later
For most actors, the finer details of a character’s wardrobe from 25 years earlier would likely be lost in the fog of memory-particularly for someone with a career as prolific and wide-ranging as Sharon Stone.
This striking steel home is an architectural feat - and it's on the market
An unusual steel home - and former London Architecture 'House of the Year' prize winner could be yours
8 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 503 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 27 November 2020. Eight were positive.
Miss Teen Cayman Receives Scholarship
Miss Teen Cayman 2020-2021 Jada Bodden received a four-year scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL).
Summary of the Joint Ministerial Council virtual meeting
The Joint Ministerial Council, held virtually 23-26 November, has been a chance to celebrate the special partnership between the UK and the Overseas Territories (OTs).
Traveller Quarantine breach
An alleged breach of isolation protocols by a traveller who has been quarantining at residence was reported to the Royal Cayman Island Police Service (RCIPS) on Sunday 29th November.
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RCIPS Confirms the Identity of Pedestrian Involved in Collision on Shamrock Road
The RCIPS can now confirm the identity of the pedestrian in the fatal collision which took place on Thursday, 26 November, on Shamrock Road in Bodden Town in the vicinity of Woodland Drive.
Three Men Charged In Relation to Drug Importation
The three men who were taken into custody on Tuesday, 24 November, on suspicion of drug importation (see below), have been formally charged
VIDEO: NEWS BRIEF 30 NOVEMBER 2020
New free Hop on Hop off shuttle service available Groundbreaking for East End Affordable Homes
Will Do Everything To Know Origin Of Coronavirus: WHO Chief
WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus urged critics who have accused the agency of handing the reins of the probe to China to stop "politicising" the issue.
Bitcoin hits an all-time high of just under $20,000
Bitcoin just hit another milestone in its impressive 2020 run. The cryptocurrency surged 9% to a new all-time high of about $19,860 on Monday, topping the previous peak of $19,783 from December 2017.
Trump said the stock market would crash if Biden won. The Dow just had its best month since 1987.
President Donald Trump repeatedly warned Americans that if they failed to reelect him, the stock market would implode. In reality, the opposite happened.
I Bought a Voting Machine Online … Then Hacked It
To demonstrate how vulnerable some of our digital election infrastructure really is, we bought two voting machines from an online auction site for less than $200. They were last used in State and Federal elections in 2012 and 2013. What ...
Facebook, Google to face new antitrust suits in US
Federal and state authorities, probing whether the tech giants abused their power in the internet economy, are preparing as many as four cases
Airlines preparing to transport coronavirus vaccines face 'hugely complex logistical challenges'
'We must be prepared for when a vaccine is ready,' says CEO of International Air Transport Association
Iranian security official: Israel used 'electronic devices' to remotely kill nuclear scientist
A top Iranian security official is accusing Israel of using "electronic devices" to remotely assassinate a top nuclear scientist near Tehran.
Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, to step up as first lady
She's fended off protesters who made a run at her husband. She's moved him farther from reporters during the coronavirus pandemic. She's supported his presidential ambitions again and again — except in 2004, when she deployed a novel mes...
Trump says will not 'change my mind' on election fraud claims
In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that he will never concede to Joe Biden and abandon his conspiracy theory about mass ballot fraud.
Netherlands: Minimum Age for Prostitutes
Amsterdam is considering imposing a new law that all prostitutes there must be at least 23 years old. It's a way the municipal authorities are trying to crack down on forced prostitution.
UK’s largest airline, EasyJet, offers passengers discounted Covid-19 tests in desperate effort to encourage travel
EasyJet has announced it will offer lower-price Covid-19 tests and partner with testing companies in an attempt to encourage Britons to travel this winter, as the government offers passengers a chance to cut quarantine.
Wyden (Dem), 2018: Paper Ballots are Essential to Secure The Vulnerable & Weak American Electronic Election System
Democrats Senator Ron Wyden warn in 2018 against the insecure and venerable voting machines: Paper Ballots and Audits are Essential to Secure American Elections Against Foreign Hackers. Elizabeth warren also Published on 2019 report agai...
Last chance to own a home with a pool like you've never seen before
As far as a home with a pool goes, this floating sky pool at Nine Elm's Embassy Gardens takes some beating
17 Best Shades of Blonde Hair
Thinking of changing your hair colour and going blonde? Find out here exactly how to pick the right shade to suit you.
Is London's Financial Powerhouse at Risk?
Jill Rutter, senior fellow at U.K. in a Changing Europe, discusses fears that London's finance powerhouse will gradually be dismantled as Britain enters the last month of the Brexit transition period without a financial-services deal in ...
Anti-lockdown protests: More than 150 arrested in London
More than 150 people have been arrested during anti-lockdown protests in central London over the weekend, according to the Metropolitan Police.
Karl Rove shreds Big Tech's ‘consistent hostility’ toward center-right
Karl Rove reacts to Trump blasting the media and Big Tech for being ‘massively corrupt.’
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