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Video: Presidential Teleprompter
Does the public elects just a voice-over artist, an announcer who recites whatever commercials-creators dictate to him, or a presidential candidate who has a real, independent agenda that he can talk about without being told what to read?
Alleged Quarantine Breach
RCIPS, in conjunction with Public Health and Travel Cayman, conducted an investigation into an alleged breach of isolation protocols following the circulation of images on socia...
El Salvador Considering Paying Employee Salaries in Bitcoin
According to Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador, the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in...
COVID-19 Update 15 June 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 701 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 11 June, 2021. There were six positive res...
Sotheby’s Will Auction 'World Wide Web' Source Code As NFT
Next week Sotheby's auction will witness something very unusual: Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web as an NFT.
NEWS BRIEF: 15 June 2021
Bitcoin Emits Less Than 2% of the World’s Military-industrial Complex Carbon Emissions
A recently published study shows that Bitcoin mining produces a tiny fraction of the carbon emissions coming from the world’s military-industrial complex, which pulls the carpet...
Analysis: Boris Johnson's 'global Britain' needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal
The United Kingdom's first new trade deal since Brexit is a sobering reminder of the mammoth task it faces as it seeks to compensate for losing the economic benefits of EU membe...
Bitcoin Up 11% After Musk Says Tesla Will Accept It When Miners Use More Clean Energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will resume bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions when mining is done with more clean energy.
Alibaba Executive Says Founder Jack Ma "Lying Low": Reports
Jack Ma is "lying low" and focusing on hobbies and philanthropy, an executive said.
Republicans Introduce Bill To Fire Anthony Fauci, Face Of US Covid Response
Anthony Fauci, who has advised seven US presidents, had become a trusted figure in the government's Covid-19 response, beginning with his work during Donald Trump's administration.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers...
Manchester’s top cop bans police from kneeling & wearing rainbow laces. No, it’s not racism or homophobia – it’s professionalism
The woke US gesture of taking the knee may have taken hold, but the new top cop of England’s second-largest force has banned police from virtue signalling, saying the public is ...
Coronavirus Was Likely Present In US From December 2019
The National Institutes of Health study analyzed 24,000 stored blood samples contributed by volunteers across the country from January 2 to March 18, 2020.
'I Thought He Was Joking': Finnish Huawei Boss Slammed for 'Crazy' 7-Day Work Week Proposal
According to Huawei Finland's cyber security chief Mika Lauhde, who personally admitted to having worked 80-hour weeks with no summer vacation for years, seven-day work weeks wo...
Boris Johnson Delays Reopening After Warning That Thousands Could Die
Boris Johnson has delayed lifting the last COVID-19 restrictions in the UK by a month.
A Log Cabin Kit Sauna Is Built Lakeside for a Post-Steam Plunge in Finland
By building a prefab sauna at water’s edge outside Helsinki, a Finnish family can take a steam, and then cool off with a dip in the region’s archipelago.
1,000-Year-Old German Boys' Choir To Open Door To Girls
Founded in 975 and one of the oldest choirs in continuous existence in the world, the Regensburger Domspatzen is attached to a Catholic boarding school and a secondary school wh...
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
Colonialism is raising its head again not because of the built-in British racism but thanks to the locals who bow their heads and obey the whipping
Premier Andrew Fahie is the man personally responsible for the initiative to strip the Virgin Islanders of their freedom, independence and democracy. His helplessness to lead th...
A Guide to the Skincare Ingredients You Should Never Mix
We all know oil and water don't mix-but did you know Vitamin C and retinol together are a literal recipe for disaster?
AstraZeneca post-exposure drug reduce the risk of developing Covid-19 by only 33%
AstraZeneca's drug does not prevent symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus.
Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated another $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to a range of charities.
Bitcoin an ‘alternative store of value’ for the future: Digital asset expert
Investing in Bitcoin can fight ‘hidden tax’ of inflation, digital asset expert Perianne Boring said
Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of 'form of corruption' in report
The Metropolitan Police was institutionally corrupt in the way it concealed or denied its failings over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, a report has found.
Petition to deny Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spaceflight reentry to Earth making the rounds
A new petition is looking to make Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' upcoming suborbital spaceflight a one-way trip.
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