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What was the point of the war in Afghanistan?
On 7 October 2001 President George W. Bush launched Operation Enduring Freedom – the invasion of Afghanistan. The operation sought to bring the architects of 9/11 to justice and reduce the threat of terrorism. Twenty years later, Pre...
Woke medical students are bullying professors into apologizing for using terms 'male' and 'female'
According to one journalist, professors at the top medical schools in the United States are bullying to teach students that biological sex is a component and apologizes for using the terms “male” and “female.” Has been done.
Miami Hours Away From Launching Its Own CityCoin – MiamiCoin
Miami is about to launch its own cryptocurrency called MiamiCoin, which will be used to fund infrastructure projects or events in the city.
Korea: Regulator to Shut Down 11 Crypto Exchanges, Deadline Closing In
According to local news, South Korea’s financial regulator will shut down 11 cryptocurrency exchanges allegedly engaged in fraudulent bank account schemes. At the same time, the deadline for all crypto exchanges to comply with the countr...
British military chiefs criticise China and Russia for 'reckless' behaviour in space
The two commanders also left open the possibility that the UK could develop its own weapons to defend assets in space for the first time.
See All the Looks from Fendi Cruise 2022
This Kim Jones collection is as sleek and chic as it is focused on Fendi's retail segment.
Apple ranks as world's most profitable company: Report
Apple is the most profitable company in the world, according to the Fortune Global 500 list for the 2020 fiscal year.
Cryptocurrency crime in Hong Kong hits record levels, with one victim losing HK$124mil to fraudsters
Police say trend is down to more people staying home and going online amid Covid-19 pandemic. Crimes involving the digital currency tend to fall into categories such as money laundering, online shopping scams, or investment ruses.
Afterpay: Jack Dorsey's Square in Australia's biggest buyout
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's digital payments platform Square has agreed to take over the Australian 'buy now, pay later' firm Afterpay.
Germany To Offer Covid Booster Shots From September
Germany: Mobile vaccination teams should be sent into care and nursing homes, the text says, to offer Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna booster shots to residents, regardless of which vaccine they had originally.
Zoom settles US class action privacy lawsuit for $86m
Video-conferencing firm Zoom has agreed to pay $86m (£61.9m) to settle a class action privacy lawsuit in the US.
Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation
YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation.
Elon Musk: 'I don't want to be CEO of anything'
Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn't want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What's going on?
Facebook, Google expect jabs for office return
Big tech firms are altering their return-to-work plans for employees, as Covid-19 cases rise in the US - with some stipulating that staff working in the office must be vaccinated.
Inside the Bitcoin mine with its own power plant
Environmentalists have criticised the gas-fired mine but the company says it offsets its emissions.
Delta Variant Spreads "Like Wildfire" As Doctors Study Whether It Makes Patients Sicker
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that Delta variant is now dominant worldwide and is "likely more severe".
"Fighting For My Community": Meet Miss South Africa's First Transgender Contestant
Lehlogonolo Machaba, a fashion model, is competing for the Miss South Africa title, which opened to transgender contestants in 2019.
Two Rectangular Volumes Unite to Form a Colorful Lakeside Cabin
Measuring over 2,000 square feet, this uniquely shaped cabin amps up lakeside living in Minnesota.
Two days in the office will be ‘new normal’ after pandemic
Two days a week working from the office is expected to become the new normal as businesses adapt to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The rise of never-ending job interviews
Some companies are asking candidates to attend multiple interviews. But too many rounds could be a red flag – and even drive candidates away.
Simone Biles set for return to Olympics action in balance beam final
Simone Biles will return to action in Tuesday night’s Olympic balance beam final, exactly a week after she pulled out of the women’s team event.
‘Amazon of antibodies’ Abcam buys up US supplier in $340million deal
Cambridge-based biotech Abcam is buying Californian diagnostics pioneer BioVision in a $340million cash deal to bring one of its long-term partners in-house.
HSBC sees recovering economic growth help boost profits
HSBC chief executive Noel Quinn has cheered recovering economic growth in many of the bank’s main markets, as the company recorded a jump in profits.
Music for Myanmar: The charity gig with Laura Marling at the helm
Laura Marling is among headliners performing at the free fundraising event this month
Can artificial intelligence be registered as a patent inventor? A landmark Australian court decision says it can
For decades, only human beings could be recognised as inventors by the patent office - but not anymore.
A new Converse is born! About Rick Owens and his brave reinvention: TURBODRK Chuck 70
Taking a cue from punk couture, Rick Owens teams up with Converse to create a new shoe model that turns a timeless silhouette on its head, but with sty
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
From some angles, this dramatic residence resembles a pitched-roof shed, while other vantage points reveal its graduated form.
Square's Cash App Bitcoin Yearly Revenue Rose 200% to $2.72 Billion
Square announced its Cash App service’s bitcoin yearly revenue rose 200% to $2.72 billion from $875 million, and bitcoin gross profit went up to $55 million from $17 million.
President of Ukraine Endorses A Law Allowing Central Bank To Create CBDC
The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky officially endorsed a bill into law regarding payment services in the country. The law allows the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to create its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
Facebook Whistleblower Says Rejected $64k Severance to Be Able to Denounce Company
Facebook has seen a lot of backlash in various fields recently, particularly in relation to the platform allegedly allowing the spread of misinformation about coronavirus vaccines - with even the Biden administration joining the choir of...
This Renovated Sea Ranch Retreat Is an Absolute Must-See
A couple enlist Butler Armsden Architects and Leverone Design to reimagine their home as a multigenerational meeting point.
Feels a Lot like Prada
Tactile senses awaken in the Prada Fall-Winter 2021 campaign.
Sky News Australia Suspended From YouTube For A Week Over Covid Report
Australian media reported that the suspension was issued after Sky News Australia allegedly denied the existence of Covid-19 or encouraged people to use some anti-Covid drugs, without providing countervailing context.
US to study internet access for Cubans; more sanctions
U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with Cuban-American leaders Friday to discuss the recent social protests in Cuba, the possibility of new sanctions on its government and options for providing internet access to the island’s population.
UN Chief Flags "Education Crisis" As Schools Remain Closed Due to Covid
UN Chief Antonio Guterres said 156 million students are still affected by school closures due to COVID-19, and 25 million of them may never return.
UK scientists believe it is 'almost certain' a coronavirus variant will emerge that beats current vaccines
An analysis by British academics, published by the UK Government's official scientific advisory group, says that they believe it is "almost certain" that a SARS-Cov-2 variant will emerge that "leads to current vaccine failure." SARS-CoV-...
19-Year-Old TikTok Star Dies Days After He Was Shot In US Cinema Hall
Tik Tok star Anthony Barajas, 19, died after the shooting that also killed his 18-year-old friend Rylee Goodrich, police said.
US Top COVID-19 Advisor Says No New Lockdowns Expected Despite Delta Surge
"I don't think we're going to see lockdowns," President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
COVID-19 Sceptics Defy Protest Ban In Germany's Capital; Several Arrested
German Police said some protesters "harassed and attacked" officers in Berlin and ignored roadblocks after which the protesters were arrested.
Myanmar Junta Promises Elections In Two Years
The army has justified its power grab by alleging massive fraud during 2020 elections won by Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy in a landslide, and has threatened to dissolve the party.
New Zealand PM Apologises For 1970s Immigration Raids On Pacific Community
The "Dawn Raids" took place from 1974 to 1976 during which the New Zealand government clamped down on immigrant workers from the Pacific who overstayed their work visas.
$30 billion is not enough: Pfizer and Moderna raise prices for COVID-19 vaccines in EU
Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) have raised the prices of their COVID-19 vaccines in their latest European Union supply contracts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
This Tree House Hotel in China Branches Out From a Spiral Staircase
Stacked, cantilevered rooms provide forest views and privacy for guests at Qiyunshan Tree House in the Qiyun Mountain area of China.
Why the Dior Scarf is the Must-Have Accessory for Summer 2021
Seen for several weeks on the heads and around the necks of fashion girls, the Dior scarf, a clever blend of the historic codes of the house and the modern eye of Maria Grazia Chiuri, stands out as the chic accessory to own. absolutely t...
A Rusted-Out Refrigerator Trailer Gets a Gleaming Overhaul as a Short-Term Rental
Dubbed Good Spot, the sleek, upcycled trailer is the first of four units being transformed by Polish firm Znamy sie as part of a new mobile hotel chain.
The Lingerie Lust List
Because let’s face it; a woman can never have enough
A 1960s Gem With Original Details Graces the L.A.
Designed by acclaimed architect Doug Rucker, the post-and-beam dwelling was the pilot house for the Roy Rogers Estates enclave in Los Angeles.
Robinhood Stock (HOOD) Closes 7.5% Down After First Week of Trading
Despite Robinhood's success earlier this year with meme stocks like GameStop, AMC, and meme-coin Dogecoin, investors didn't seem to have interest in buying in the popular trading app.
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