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Most G20 states revolt against US pressure
The US-led initiative to isolate Russia through sanctions has not succeeded, because half the countries in the Group of Twenty leading global economies, refused to participate.
British Racism, Indian style: UK must curb influence of European human rights rules, says Braverman
Attorney general says it is ‘national priority’ to extricate UK from influence of European court of human rights. How about extricate UK from influence of Indian human rights (and corruption) standards ???
Tory leadership: I'd rather lose doing right thing, says Sunak
The former chancellor says he has a "moral responsibility" to help the poorest with energy bills - a moral that he suddenly discovered only as a PM candidate, and never had while he was the finance minister...
American Airlines passenger alleges racism, says she was banned from plane because of her 'tone'
A New York woman claims she faced racial discrimination from American Airlines when she was banned from a flight because of the "tone" she used when talking to a flight attendant about a delay.
Serena Williams' impending retirement causes 'unprecedented' US Open ticket sales
Tennis legend Serena Williams announced on Tuesday that she intends to retire after the US Open.
Record rainfall kills at least 9 in Seoul as water floods buildings, submerges cars
Record downpours flooded homes, roads and subway stations in the South Korean capital Seoul this week, killing at least nine people, as forecasters warned of more rain to come. The torrential rain eased on Wednesday, though already-floo...
Sean Hannity attacking the FBI’s reputation is in words as never heard before on TV…
Sean Hannity discusses the FBI's reputation and the raid on Trump’s home in Mar-A-Lago on ‘Hannity.’ We never heard such an attack of any TV station against federal institute and official, words which adds fuel to the fire that completel...
Domino's exits Italy after failing to win over ancestral home of pizza
The company's cheese-filled crusts and pineapple-topped pizzas failed to gain a foothold in a competitive market
Trump released this video after the FBI raided his Mar-a-Lago home
Although it is factually difficult to argue with most of the facts he lists, it is very disturbing that this text comes from the mouth of the former and possibly the future president.
Gordon Brown says energy firms unable to offer lower bills should be temporarily re-nationalised
Former PM calls for energy price cap to be scrapped and new lower prices renegotiated by government
Kaia Gerber Just Wore the Summer's Most In-Demand Sneaker
Just about everyone in Hollywood has been spotted wearing a pair.
Elon Musk sells nearly $7B in Tesla shares as Twitter legal battle rages on
Musk's Tesla shares sale comes as he prepares to go to court in October over his $44 billion Twitter takeover deal
Legend Williams suggests she is set to retire
Serena Williams has suggested she is set to retire from tennis, saying she will be "evolving away" from the sport after the US Open.
Gallerist Alex Tieghi-Walker Has Filled His L.A. Home With Wild, One-of-a-Kind Objects
Step inside Alex Tieghi-Walker's avant-garde home in latest “Objects of Affection” video.
Olivia Newton-John: Tributes as Grease star and singer dies aged 73
Tributes have been paid from around the world to Olivia Newton-John, who has died from cancer aged 73.
Obituary: Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton-John, who has died aged 73, began her career as the sweetheart of country-flavoured pop.
What a young jogger's murder exposes about America
Ahmaud Arbery died in a "modern-day lynching" - locals say the spectre of racism is always present.
Spyware is huge threat to global human rights and democracy, expert warns
Cybersecurity expert Ron Deibert to testify to Canadian MPs about troubling spread of invasive surveillance tools
India tops globally with twice as many women pilots as the US
Nivedita Bhasin became the world’s youngest commercial airline captain in 1989, but the Indian pilot still recalls her early years when other crew would urge her to rush into the cockpit so passengers wouldn’t get nervous at the sight of...
Earth is spinning faster than ever, scientists say no cause for concern
Earth is spinning on its axis at record speeds, although scientists say these recent findings are no cause for concern.
It’s 2022, and Teslas still aren’t stopping for children
Rishi Sunak Promises Financial Aid For Poor Amid UK Energy Crisis. Some idiots believe him.
Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Tuesday promised to provide more money to help people cope with soaring household energy bills if he is elected Britain's Prime Minister next month. But where is he going to get this money from? How come ...
1st Batch Of Indian Students Stuck Back Home Will Arrive "Very Soon"
"We are working intensively for the return of foreign students to China and this process for Indian student's return has begun," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a media briefing here.
New Zoonotic Virus Hits China, 35 People Infected So Far: Report
The new type of Henipavirus (also named Langya henipavirus, LayV) was found in throat swab samples from febrile patients in eastern China, state-run Global Times quoted media reports.
Joe Biden Signs $52 Billion Bill To Boost US Semiconductor Industry
The Chips and Science Act includes around $52 billion to promote production of microchips, the tiny but powerful and relatively hard-to-make components at the heart of almost every modern piece of machinery.
Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.
US companies announce $50 billion in additional investments in chips, science bill
CHIPS and Science Act to boost American semiconductor research, development, production, White House says
EU Commission expects Greece to investigate spyware scandal
EU Parliament plans to hear journalist, opposition leader who was wiretapped
Western sanctions to 'punish' Russia are futile
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that efforts to "punish" Russia are futile, making clear reference to the Western sanctions on the nation, according to local media.
Woman Talked About Bad Divorce On TikTok, Ex-Husband Travelled 1,100 km To Kill Her
On TikTok, Sania Khan spoke her divorce and the pushback from her community and family, describing herself as "the black sheep" in her community.
The Internet Responded To The FBI Raid Of Mar-A-Lago With Nasty Memes
Trump's Mar-a-Lago raided by FBI: New details
Additional details continue to emerge regarding events leading up to the FBI's raid of former President Trump's home in southern Florida.
Singapore regulator reiterates crypto dangers amid Hodlnaut woes
Cryptocurrency investment is “highly hazardous” but meltdowns in the sector have not created financial-stability risks for Singapore, regulators in the city-state said after another digital-asset firm ran into trouble.
'Grease' co-stars, friends and fans pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John
Hollywood icons joined fans worldwide to mourn the loss of Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer and "Grease" star, who died Monday at her ranch in Southern California at age 73.
A third of Brits face poverty with energy bills set to hit $5,000
Nearly one third of households in the United Kingdom will face poverty this winter after paying energy bills that are set to soar again in January, campaigners say.
Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home ‘raided’ as FBI executes search warrant
Armed secret service agents were seen standing outside an entrance to the former president’s home. The news that the FBI executed a search on Trump’s home has come as a surprise to many US officials.
Self-generated sexual abuse of children aged seven to 10 rises two-thirds
Disturbing global trend should be ‘entirely preventable’, says Internet Watch Foundation head
‘Like a scene out of Jaws’: British boy attacked by sharks in Bahamas
Finley Downer, eight, bitten on both legs by nurse sharks at Compass Cay before being pulled to safety
London museum to return 72 Benin treasures to Nigeria
Horniman museum is first government-funded institution to hand back artefacts looted by British forces in 1897
Leaked report suggests Dominic Raab trying to curb judges’ powers
Exclusive: Deputy prime minister has been accused of wanting ‘a world in which the government is above the law’
British pensioner and her dog found dead at home in St Lucia
Diana Theodore, 72, is believed to have been murdered after police responded to an initial report of a burglary at her home
Why does the government want to reform judicial review?
Tory ministers have long been unhappy with wide-ranging court powers to challenge the legality of their actions
Zara loses name-change bid against owner of small fashion firm House of Zana
A tribunal judge says he is sure the average shopper won't be confused between the small business and the multinational fashion and homeware company.
Colorado mother sues Facebook, alleges daughter's addiction to platform has caused mental health problems
Facebook doesn't take 'ordinary care' to potentially prevent negative effects of excessive use of the platform, the lawsuit states
Procter & Gamble responds to woman's viral claim of mystery object in tampon
TikTok video featuring Procter & Gamble's Tampax garnered over 1 million views
Elon Musk says Twitter deal could go forward once user data confirmed
The Tesla CEO says he wants an official confirmation of how many Twitter users are real and how many are fake
Malcolm Gladwell says people must return to the office to regain ‘sense of belonging’
Gladwell said employers are not doing a good job of convincing their employees why returning to the office is in their best interest
SoftBank reports record $23B quarterly loss as tech downturn hits
Japanese technology investor SoftBank Group Corp. on Monday reported a record quarterly loss of more than $23 billion after its Vision Fund investments suffered from the global selloff in technology shares.
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