Author: Udeozor Arinze

Trump deploys more federal agents under ‘law-and-order’ push

Trump deploys more federal agents under ‘law-and-order’ push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will send federal agents to Chicago and Albuquerque, New Mexico, to help combat rising crime, expanding the administration’s intervention into local enforcement as he runs for reelection under a “law-and-order” mantle. Using the same alarmist language he has employed to describe illegal immigration, Trump painted Democrat-led cit... »

Rep. Yoho apologizes for ‘abrupt manner’ of Ocasio-Cortez confrontation

Rep. Yoho apologizes for ‘abrupt manner’ of Ocasio-Cortez confrontation

In a speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., addressed his confrontation with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. Yoho, who is retiring at the end of his term, apologized for the “abrupt manner” of their conversation while continuing to deny a report that he used a sexist expletive. “I stand before you this morning to address the strife I in... »

Trump’s Remedy for Low Poll Numbers: Reminding People Polls Can Be Wrong

Trump’s Remedy for Low Poll Numbers: Reminding People Polls Can Be Wrong

President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office of the the White House in Washington, July 20, 2020. (Doug Mills/The New York Times) WASHINGTON — “I’m not losing,” President Donald Trump insisted in an interview on Sunday with the Fox News anchor Chris Wallace after being presented with the cable network’s latest poll, which showed former Vice President Joe Biden with an 8-point a... »

These Furloughed Workers Must Sign Arbitration Agreements To Get Their Jobs Back

These Furloughed Workers Must Sign Arbitration Agreements To Get Their Jobs Back

Jana Alexander was furloughed from her job at The Container Store when the pandemic began in early spring. With the economy reopening, the company recently invited her back to her old position at her store in Southlake, Texas. But there was a catch. Alexander would have to sign an arbitration agreement, giving up her right to sue The Container Store in court if she was mistreated. Her welcome-back... »

‘Evil in the flesh’: 3 arrested in Polk County massacre of 3 fishing buddies

‘Evil in the flesh’: 3 arrested in Polk County massacre of 3 fishing buddies

  ‘Evil in the flesh’: 3 arrested in Polk County massacre of 3 fishing buddies More Deputies arrested three people they believe are associated with a massacre in Frostproof over the weekend in which three men were killed. The three best friends were brutally massacred not far from a spot they picked out for some night fishing. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said. The victims — Damion Tillman,... »

Trump pushes mask wearing, says he’ll resume White House coronavirus briefings amid spike in cases

Trump pushes mask wearing, says he’ll resume White House coronavirus briefings amid spike in cases

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump used his Twitter account for the first time to promote the wearing of face masks Monday, hours after announcing plans to resume daily coronavirus task force briefings amid a surge in cases recently. The president, who only once publicly donned a face covering while visiting Walter Reed hospital earlier this month, tweeted a photo of himself clad in a navy blue m... »

Is ‘cancel culture’ really a threat to free speech?

Is ‘cancel culture’ really a threat to free speech?

 BEEN CANCELED AND STARS OF “VANDERPUMP RULES” WERE FIRED What’s happening The phrase “Twitter, do your thing” can set off a potentially powerful series of events in what has become a repeated online phenomenon: A person or brand does something considered offensive or problematic, a social media user posts about it and the incident snowballs across the internet, allowing countless peop... »

Chinese hackers tried to steal COVID research, hacked hundreds of companies: US

Chinese hackers tried to steal COVID research, hacked hundreds of companies: US

Two Chinese nationals have been indicted in the US for a vast hacking operation (AFP Photo/Samuel Corum) More Two Chinese nationals have been indicted for seeking to steal COVID-19 vaccine research and hacking hundreds of companies in the United States and abroad, the US Justice Department said Tuesday. Li Xiaoyu, 34, and Dong Jiazhi, 33, also targeted human rights activists in the United States, ... »

U.S. accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets

U.S. accuses Chinese nationals of hacking spree targeting COVID data, defense secrets

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department indicted two Chinese nationals for hacking defense contractors, COVID researchers and hundreds of other victims worldwide, according to a court filing published on Tuesday. Contact details for Li and Dong were not immediately available. The Chinese Embassy in Washington did not immediately return a message seeking comment. Beijing has repeat... »

Bipartisan effort to reform program providing U.S. military gear to local police fails in Senate

Bipartisan effort to reform program providing U.S. military gear to local police fails in Senate

A bipartisan effort by senators to amend the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to address how law enforcement officials across the country get access to military-grade equipment failed to garner sufficient votes. The amendment needed 60 votes in the Senate to be adopted and received 51. (A narrower but similar amendment, proposed by Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) addressed the transfer of certa... »

Administration seeks to zero out CDC, NIH funding in coronavirus relief bill: Sources

Administration seeks to zero out CDC, NIH funding in coronavirus relief bill: Sources

The Trump administration is seeking to phase out funding for coronavirus testing and contact tracing, as well as funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health in a forthcoming GOP coronavirus relief package, according to two sources familiar with ongoing negotiations between the White House and Senate Republicans. The Washington Post first reported ... »

Trump, Congress Face Last Chance to Spur Economy Before Election

Trump, Congress Face Last Chance to Spur Economy Before Election

View photos (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress are facing their last chance to keep the economic rout sparked by the resurgent coronavirus from deepening before the November election. Amid a steady stream of bad economic news, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this week is set to unveil a roughly $1 trillion GOP plan, fashioned with the administra... »

Chelsea tops Man United after David de Gea’s gaffes, will face Arsenal in FA Cup final (video)

Chelsea tops Man United after David de Gea’s gaffes, will face Arsenal in FA Cup final (video)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea (right) had a day to forget as Chelsea topped the Red Devils 3-1 to advance to next month’s FA Cup final. (Andy Rain/Getty Images) Chelsea will face Arsenal in an all-London FA Cup final next month at Wembley Stadium, and the Blues largely have Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to thank for Sunday’s 3-1 win. Frank Lampard’s side got goals fro... »

What do dueling crises reveal about American exceptionalism?

What do dueling crises reveal about American exceptionalism?

What’s happening When President Ronald Reagan left office, he defined America as a “shining city on a hill,” a country that other nations would look to as a model of prosperity and freedom. Reagan, like many other presidents and politicians, lauded the country for its “American exceptionalism,” the set of beliefs that the country’s history, values and politics make it distinct and worthy of respec... »

Man arrested and charged over missing Amish teenage girl who vanished last month

Man arrested and charged over missing Amish teenage girl who vanished last month

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with the kidnapping of an Amish teenager who has been missing since last month and has yet to be found. East Lampeter Township Police in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, charged 34-year-old Justo Smoker on Friday with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor false imprisonment while investigators are still actively searching for the whereabouts of 18-year-old Linda Stol... »

Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected

Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected

Abhishek (L) said his wife and daughter would self-isolate at home Three generations of a high-profile Bollywood family have tested positive for Covid-19, officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra say. Results on Sunday showed the actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a former Miss World, and her daughter Aaradhya, eight, were infected with coronavirus. Her husband Abhishek and father-in-law Amitabh,... »

Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines’ largest TV network

Lawmakers vote to shut down Philippines’ largest TV network

Philippines Lawmakers Vote to Shut Down Country’s Largest TV Network After Attacks From President Duterte MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country’s largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been repeatedly threatened by the president over its critical coverage. The House of Representatives’ Committee on ... »

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

Jada Pinkett Smith says she had a relationship with August Alsina while briefly separated from Will Smith Jada Pinkett Smith confirmed Friday that she had a romantic relationship with singer August Alsina but explained that it happened while she was separated from longtime husband Will Smith. “We decided we were going to separate for a period of time, and you go figure out how to make yourself hap... »

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

The Supreme Court Just Set a Time Bomb to Explode Under President Biden

Supreme Court ruling sets a time bomb to explode under potential Biden presidency Scroll back up to restore default view. In delaying any public release of Donald Trump’s financial records on Thursday, the Supreme Court also handed itself a major victory. The loser could be our democratic system of government. The court’s majority in Trump v. Mazars granted the judiciary broad new leeway to decide... »

Inside an Arizona hospital battling a global COVID-19 hot spot: Exhausted staff, not enough beds and a silent fight

Inside an Arizona hospital battling a global COVID-19 hot spot: Exhausted staff, not enough beds and a silent fight

TUCSON — As one of Tucson’s largest hospitals battles to save its largest-ever number of critically ill patients, its COVID ICU is eerily quiet. The only sounds are the beeps of machines and the shuffle of staff in protective gear entering and exiting rooms of people who lie sedated, eyes closed, with multiple tubes coming out of their mouths. These patients at Tucson Medical Center are diff... »

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

A punishing and relentless heat wave is just getting underway in the South, with some spots forecast to  peak above 110 degrees starting this weekend. But the heat will not stay in the South; next week it is forecast to move north and east, spreading 100-degree temperatures across the Ohio Valley and into the Mid-Atlantic. The National Weather Service is forecasting 75 or more record-high temperat... »

As COVID-19 lockdowns ease in some cities, violent crime returns to the streets

As COVID-19 lockdowns ease in some cities, violent crime returns to the streets

As COVID-19 makes a comeback, so will lockdowns A surge of gun violence is plaguing several major cities in the U.S., adding to the woes of a nation grappling with the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest sparked by the police killing of George Floyd. Data provided by police departments in New York City and Chicago shows upticks in shootings and homicide victims in June leading into July, compare... »

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter

Parents’ gender reveal photo shoot celebrates 6-year-old transgender daughter (ABC News) As hard as it was to let go of her son, Easton, Julie Hindsley was equally committed to celebrating her daughter, Ella. Ella is Hindsley’s 6-year-old transgender daughter. “I wanted to have this photo shoot and remember this moment since it was so huge for Ella,” she said. “Once w... »

Body of missing Connecticut school teacher who thought he had coronavirus found in waters off Long Island

Body of missing Connecticut school teacher who thought he had coronavirus found in waters off Long Island

A beloved Connecticut school teacher who disappeared in the early morning hours of his 50th birthday while quarantining over COVID-19 fears, has been found dead, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. Gil Cunha The body of Gil Cunha was found in the waters off the coast of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, near Fire Island, according to a release emailed to Dateline by the Suffo... »

St. Louis considers surveillance planes in crime battle

St. Louis considers surveillance planes in crime battle

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — With 2020 shaping to be an especially violent year in one of the nation’s most violent cities, St. Louis leaders are considering a new tool to fight crime — surveillance planes — even as opponents worry about further the militarization of police and the potential for invasion of privacy. St. Louis traditionally has one of the highest murder rates in the U.S., and this ye... »

Hailey Bieber Wears the Unofficial Dress of Summer

Hailey Bieber Wears the Unofficial Dress of Summer

It may sound counterintuitive to claim to know the unofficial dress of summer when summer just started and when most people haven’t left their homes for the past two months. Not to sound inelegant, but you would be wrong.In an interview with CNN on Tuesday night, Sununu said he might have a chance to see Trump during his swing through the state, but it would not be at the rally Saturday. So ... »

Florida sheriff wins battle with DeSantis administration over coronavirus data

Florida sheriff wins battle with DeSantis administration over coronavirus data

DeSantis cuts $28 million from disease treatment at Florida prisons as pandemic’s toll worsens Just two days after a Florida sheriff announced the state had abruptly cut him off from data about local cases of coronavirus infections, state health authorities have reversed course, agreeing on Thursday morning to continue providing the information. The reversal came in the wake of social media ... »

Churches Were Eager to Reopen. Now They Are a Major Source of Coronavirus Cases.

Churches Were Eager to Reopen. Now They Are a Major Source of Coronavirus Cases.

PENDLETON, Ore. — Weeks after President Donald Trump demanded that America’s shuttered houses of worship be allowed to reopen, new outbreaks of the coronavirus are surging through churches across the country where services have resumed. The virus has infiltrated Sunday sermons, meetings of ministers and Christian youth camps in Colorado and Missouri. It has struck churches that reopened cautiously... »

Reopening schools: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Reopening schools: Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

What’s happening Schools across the country were closed in March as part of the effort to contain the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. Students, teachers, parents and administrators scrambled to put together a makeshift distance-learning curriculum for the rest of the academic year, with the hopes the virus would be under control enough to allow in-person instruction ... »

2 female firsts at the Supreme Court announce retirements

2 female firsts at the Supreme Court announce retirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that the first-ever women to hold two prominent positions at the court, handling the justices’ security and overseeing publication of the court’s decisions, are retiring. Pamela Talkin’s most public role in nearly two decades as the court’s marshal has been opening court sessions by announcing the justices’ entrance int... »

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, more school districts are pushing to address racism. Is it enough?

Amid Black Lives Matter protests, more school districts are pushing to address racism. Is it enough?

LEVITTOWN, Pa. — T.R. Kannan is no stranger to racism. The school board president in the Pennsbury School District in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, has seen it firsthand before immigrating to the U.S. from India, where discrimination on religion, caste and gender is widespread. More than 20 years later, Kannan has grown accustomed to experiencing microaggressions, or unconscious biases that others m... »

Facebook on defense over ad boycott, but regulation remains the bigger threat

Facebook on defense over ad boycott, but regulation remains the bigger threat

WASHINGTON — The social media giant Facebook has spent years refusing to act as an “arbiter of truth,” which in practice has meant allowing political figures to publish demonstrably false and sometimes racist information on its platforms. But with the company under fire from both the left and the right, Facebook has begun offering concessions to activists as it braces for new federal regulations. ... »

Video shows Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Video shows Black man pinned to tree in what he calls ‘attempted lynching’ at Indiana lake

Indiana authorities are investigating a report by a Black man who said he was pinned to a tree by a group of white men, an attack he likened to an “attempted lynching.” Parts of the incident were captured on video by one of the man’s friends. In a post to Facebook, Vauhxx Booker wrote, “I don’t want to recount this, but I was almost the victim of an attempted lynching.” He went on: “On July 4th ev... »

Why Chinese and Russia Missiles Could End the Age of the Aircraft Carrier

Why Chinese and Russia Missiles Could End the Age of the Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. can’t simply count on technological superiority to win the day. Inexpensive Russian and Chinese weapons, such as cyberwar and antiship missiles, threaten the West’s reliance on expensive arms such as aircraft carriers. “China and Russia appear to have focused many (but not all) their efforts on being able to put at risk the key Western assets that are large, few in number and expens... »

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

China detains professor who criticised Xi over coronavirus

Beijing (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Monday detained a law professor who published essays criticising President Xi Jinping over the coronavirus pandemic and accusing him of ruling “tyrannically”, according to friends of the man. Xu Zhangrun, a rare outspoken critic of the government in China’s heavily censored academia, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing by more ... »

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

Protesters return to St. Louis area where couple drew guns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Several hundred protesters made a peaceful return trip Friday to the St. Louis mansion owned by a white couple whose armed defense of their home during an earlier demonstration earned them both scorn and support. Protesters marched along the busy public boulevard called Kingshighway, which intersects with Portland Place, a private street that is the site of the Renaissance palazzo... »

How the Virus Won

How the Virus Won

It started small. A man near Seattle had a persistent cough. A woman in Chicago had a fever and shortness of breath. By mid-February, there were only 15 known coronavirus cases in the United States, all with direct links to China. “The 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero,” President Donald Trump said. The patients were isolated. Their contacts were monitored. Travel fro... »

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

Trump steps back, done with being ‘daily voice’ of coronavirus response

WASHINGTON — As the country is hit with record numbers of coronavirus cases, some states are halting their reopenings, and hospitals in hot spots are becoming overwhelmed, President Donald Trump has largely stayed in a place you don’t often find him: the sidelines. The president’s lower profile is by design, a senior administration official said. The latest hope among top aides is that... »

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food

European Workers Draw Paychecks. American Workers Scrounge for Food

LONDON — In the southeast corner of Ireland, Brian Byrne’s event-planning business was confronting a calamity. It was the middle of March, and the coronavirus pandemic was nearing peak lethality. As the government barred gatherings like music festivals, his revenue disappeared, forcing him to consider laying off his four full-time workers. But a swiftly arranged government program spared their job... »

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

  The coronavirus is finding new victims worldwide, in bars and restaurants, offices, markets and casinos, giving rise to frightening clusters of infection that increasingly confirm what many scientists have been saying for months: The virus lingers in the air indoors, infecting those nearby. If airborne transmission is a significant factor in the pandemic, especially in crowded spaces with p... »

top ten best striker in the world right now

top ten best striker in the world right now

It’s May 2012 and you’ve worked your socks off all season long to be in with a shot of the title but you’re about to hand it to your bitter rivals after failing to defeat a team struggling to keep their heads above water at the bottom. The seconds tick away. Nails are in mouths. Heads are in hands. Then in the blink of a tear filling eye, Sergio Aguero drops his shoulder and BANG! Manchester City ... »

top ten best goal keepers in the world right now

top ten best goal keepers in the world right now

The position of goalkeeper is almost unrecognisable nowadays to what it was merely six or seven years ago. No longer mere shot stoppers or cross catchers, those between the sticks are now charged with being the first point of attack, using their ball-playing abilities to start passing sequences and helping their side dominate possession. Are mistakes made? Of course. But with high risk comes high ... »

top ten goal keeper in the world right now

top ten goal keeper in the world right now

The position of goalkeeper is almost unrecognisable nowadays to what it was merely six or seven years ago. No longer mere shot stoppers or cross catchers, those between the sticks are now charged with being the first point of attack, using their ball-playing abilities to start passing sequences and helping their side dominate possession. Are mistakes made? Of course. But with high risk comes high ... »

how bitcoin exchange works

how bitcoin exchange works

  What Is a Bitcoin Exchange? A bitcoin exchange is a digital marketplace where traders can buy and sell bitcoins using different fiat currencies or altcoins. A bitcoin currency exchange is an online platform that acts as an intermediary between buyers and sellers of the cryptocurrency The currency ticker used for bitcoin is either BTC or XBT. KEY TAKEAWAYS A bitcoin exchange acts as the inte... »

10 Most Deranged Serial Killers of All Time

10 Most Deranged Serial Killers of All Time

If serial killers are some of the most deranged creatures on earth, is it possible for some serial killers to be more deranged than others? As it turns out, it sure is possible, and the murderers on this list prove it. Sexual assault, robbery, cannibalism, and of course, murder — the following 10 men are the most deranged serial killers of all time. Ted Bundy You don’t have to be American or have ... »

The 10 highest international football goalscorers of all time

The 10 highest international football goalscorers of all time

10. Sunil Chhetri, India (115 caps, 72 goals) The second highest still active scorer in world football, sandwiched between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, no less. Sunil Chhetri is known as Captain Fantastic in his homeland, and holds the record for both caps and goals for India. His best scoring year was 2011, when he banged in an impressive 13 goals in 17 appearances. Now 35, Chhetri probabl... »

Top-10 Richest Tennis Players In The World 2020

Top-10 Richest Tennis Players In The World 2020

Tennis is definitely the biggest non-team sport and with over a billion fans in the world today, it is definitely one of the biggest sports in the world. What makes Tennis truly special is the fact that both male and female players now enjoy the same opportunities. They are now offered the same amounts in prize money at the biggest stages of the game, making it a truly unique sport. 10. Angelique ... »

Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for wearing blackface in resurfaced ‘Man Show’ sketches

Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for wearing blackface in resurfaced ‘Man Show’ sketches

  Amid social media cries to cancel kimmy , late night host Jimmy Kimmel took a break from his summer vacation to apologize for recently resurfaced routines where he portrays basketball star Karl Malone in blackface. “I have long been reluctant to address this, as I knew doing so would be celebrated as a victory by those who equate apologies with weakness and cheer for leaders who use prejudi... »

MLK’s daughter shares message with Rayshard Brooks’ children at funeral

MLK’s daughter shares message with Rayshard Brooks’ children at funeral

Friends and family — some wearing Black Lives Matter face masks — gathered on a cloudy day in Atlanta for the funeral of Rayshard Brooks, a Black man who was shot dead in a Wendy’s parking lot by a police officer. Brooks, a 27-year-old husband, father and stepfather, was running away from two Atlanta officers on the night of June 12 when he died from two bullets to the back. Broo... »

The 10 best penalty takers in world football history

The 10 best penalty takers in world football history

  Penalty takers, in the world of soccer are considered among the cool headed in the field of play. They can not only turn a game head over heels, but also give an entire new shape to an ongoing league or tournament. What seems to be a pretty minimal task of putting the ball inside the net with only a goalkeeper to save it and no defenders to charge in, in reality it is just the opposite. Whi... »

Louisville police is firing officer Brett Hankison involved in Breonna Taylor shooting

Louisville police is firing officer Brett Hankison involved in Breonna Taylor shooting

  LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that Louisville Metro Police , one of three officers to fire weapons at Breonna Taylor’s apartment, which resulted in her death. Taylor, 26, was shot by officers at her apartment on March 13 as they entered to serve a no-knock warrant. Her boyfriend thought officers were intruders and fired a shot as they entered. Taylor was shot e... »

Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

Eggs are one of the few foods that should be classified as “superfoods.” They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Here are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies. 1. Incredibly Nutritious Share on Pinterest Eggs are among the besta on the planet. A whole egg contains all the nutrients required to turn a single cell into a ... »

All the celebrities who’ve been fired for their racist comments, as Hollywood takes account

All the celebrities who’ve been fired for their racist comments, as Hollywood takes account

  As the  calling for racial justice continue, the entertainment industry has taken action to publicize its intolerance for racism.  and firing stars from series after insensitive comments are among the measures being taken to support the fight for equality. Public figures are being held accountable for offensive actions and words. Late-night talk show host Jimmy Fallon after a blackface sket... »

Europe toughens stance on Iran, US over Tehran nuclear dispute

Europe toughens stance on Iran, US over Tehran nuclear dispute

  Paris (AFP) – Europe on Friday toughened its stance on Iran and warned the US against sanctions in the latest bid to stop the unravelling of the international agreement on Tehran’s nuclear programme. The decision by Germany, France and Britain to back a UN arms embargo extension on Iran follows growing tensions with Tehran since US President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled out ... »

Supreme Court blocks Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA

Supreme Court blocks Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA

  The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the White House from terminating an Obama-era program designed to protect young immigrants from deportation. President Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2017, five years after it was created by former President Barack Obama. Under DACA, noncitizens brought to the country as children could apply for protection f... »

Should America defund the police?

Should America defund the police?

What’s happening Ongoing protests in response to the killing of George Floyd have brought the issue of police violence into the national spotlight. The unrest renews attention to a long list of reforms aimed at limiting the number of people killed by police, including banning chokeholds, establishing use-of-force policies and increased accountability for officers who take someone’s life. The prote... »

Tablet & iPad Users Experience Huge Boosts Of Wi-Fi Speed After Trying This New Tech Trick

Tablet & iPad Users Experience Huge Boosts Of Wi-Fi Speed After Trying This New Tech Trick

Tablet and iPad users finally found a way to drastically improve their internet speed and enjoy it to the fullest for the cheapest price possible… Have you ever noticed how much slower your internet gets during the peak hours of the day? It is now clear that all that annoying endless buffering happens because of your internet service provider (ISP) which is doing that on purpose! ISPs are capping ... »

Everybody in Washington hates John Bolton

Everybody in Washington hates John Bolton

  John Bolton has few friends left in D.C. A day after excerpts from his bombshell new book emerged excoriating the President Donald Trump, the former national security adviser has managed to turn everyone against him. Republicans say he’s a disgruntled sensationalist who’s merely trying to make money off his book. And Democrats, once buoyed by Bolton’s turn against Trump, now say he is “unpa... »

Police killings have ‘exacted a trauma’ on Black community, top CDC official says

Police killings have ‘exacted a trauma’ on Black community, top CDC official says

  WASHINGTON — In frank terms, a top federal official charged with addressing racial disparities in health outcomes in the coronavirus pandemic acknowledged that police killings of Black Americans also pose a public health threat. “I think that systemic racism absolutely undermines public health and undermines the health of communities of color,” , associate director of the minority health of... »

I moved to Asia, got cancer, and then coronavirus happened

I moved to Asia, got cancer, and then coronavirus happened

  Hong Kong (CNN) — I moved to hong kong on the day of a huge protest and thought it would probably be the wildest experience I’d have all year. Two months later, during Hanukkah, I found out that I had breast cancer. So, while the global coronavirus crisis was the most challenging thing that happened to nearly everyone else on the planet in 2020, it barely made my top five. I had known... »

China and India Just Fought a Weird, Bloody Battle at 14,000 Feet. Why?

China and India Just Fought a Weird, Bloody Battle at 14,000 Feet. Why?

  KARACHI—The battle raged for hours between two nuclear powers on Monday, fought in a contested valley high in the legendary Karakoram mountain range. But the weapons used were as primitive as they were brutal: iron rods wrapped in barbed wire, bare fists, and anything that came to hand. When it was over, India counted 20 of its soldiers dead, some of them forced into a river. China acknowle... »

The 10 best centre-backs in the world

The 10 best centre-backs in the world

Find out which stoppers come up trumps in our run-down of the greatest central defenders on the planet 10. Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) It’s remarkable that nobody triggered Alderweireld’s paltry £25m release clause in the summer, after persistent links with Manchester United in previous transfer windows. The stylish stopper helped Tottenham record another top-four finish and ... »

10 Richest Badminton Players In The World

10 Richest Badminton Players In The World

  10. Lee Chong Wei Lee Chong Wei is one of the best badminton players in the world. Wei hails from the Asian country of Malaysia and as of 2018 has a net worth of approximately $75 million In 2012, Wei was declared the best paid Asian athlete in the world and participated in the 2008 Olympics as well. Lee Chong Wei won three silver medals at the Olympics and has been hailed as a national her... »

10 Most Skilled Football Players Of All Time

10 Most Skilled Football Players Of All Time

The world of football had very many great players but there were some who could make fans instantly stand up on their feet whenever they take the ball because the entertaining football they used to display. Let’s look at 10 best skilled football of all time. The list includes retired and active players. 10. Neymar – Brazil At 24 years old, he has already established himself as one of the most skil... »

The 10 Greatest Basketball Players of All Time

The 10 Greatest Basketball Players of All Time

It’s time for Britannica—OK, one editor at Britannica—to jump into the perpetually unresolved “greatest ever in [insert sport here]” fray. We’re not technically a sports website, but this editor (hi!) has been obsessively watching sports for nearly three decades and arguing about them with friends for nearly as long. This list is, naturally, incredibly subjective, and shouldn’t be taken too seriou... »

ECONOMIC HISTORY OF JAPAN BEFORE THE 1970s

ECONOMIC HISTORY OF JAPAN BEFORE THE 1970s

Chinese money was introduced to Japan about 1,500 years ago. The first Japanese coins were minted from copper and silver in A.D. 708. Paper money was introduced in 1661. The oldest minted coins were unearthed at the ancient site of Fujiwarakyu, the ancient capital of Japan from 694 to 710, in Kashihara, Nara. From the 12th century to the 17th century, Japan was dominated by a delicately-balanced, ... »

9 footballers who became better after changing positions, including Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale

9 footballers who became better after changing positions, including Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale

  It’s funny to think that a professional footballer may not even discover their best position until after they’ve reached the pros. But it’s true. Thierry Henry played as a winger before becoming a world-class striker, while Gareth Bale was a full-back before being moved further forward at Tottenham Hotspur. And how can we forget about Lionel Messi’s success as a False 9 for Barcelona? It’s ... »

RICHEST STATES IN NIGERIA IN 2020

RICHEST STATES IN NIGERIA IN 2020

1. Lagos State ($33.68 Billion) Lagos stands at the very top of the richest states present in Nigeria. It boasts of a massive GDP of approximately $33.68 billion, and the per-individual income is $4,335. This figure is more than any other Nigerian region. Lagos is present in the region of the southwestern land of Nigeria. The area is surrounded by the Ogun Region in the north and the east, sharing... »

Zidane accepts that Jovic may miss rest of the season

Zidane accepts that Jovic may miss rest of the season

  Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio could play major roles in the rest of Real Madrid’s season after recovering from serious injuries. zidane is thrilled to have Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio fully fit again following significant injury lay-offs, but he could not guarantee Luka Jovic will recover before the end of the season. Hazard and Asensio have both had miserable seasons, with the Belg... »

History of the electric fan: The earliest mass-produced home appliances

History of the electric fan: The earliest mass-produced home appliances

  The electric fan was an invention of American engineer Schuyler Skaats Wheeler. However the earliest mechanical fan was invented thousands of years ago. Several of the great civilizations of the world have contributed the development and design of different varieties of fans. The Chinese were among the first to mechanize the fan. During the Han Dynasty, in around 180 AD, a Chinese craftsman... »

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