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Cher apologizes for ‘not appropriate’ George Floyd tweet

Cher apologizes for ‘not appropriate’ George Floyd tweet

  Music legend Cher has apologized for a tweet in which she theorized that she could have prevented George Floyd’s death. Floyd, an unarmed black… Read More ›

He was lured to his death in a secluded park. In a pandemic, dating can be deadly for LGBTQ+ people

He was lured to his death in a secluded park. In a pandemic, dating can be deadly for LGBTQ+ people

  David P. was a 42-year-old gay man living in Beveren, Belgium. He worked as a crane operator, was loved by his family and friends… Read More ›

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

Florida Governor Issues Order Banning ‘Vaccine Passports’

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday banning businesses from requiring customers to show proof they have been… Read More ›

Analysis: Culture wars give Boris Johnson and his government a quick and easy high. They’re no substitute for governing

Analysis: Culture wars give Boris Johnson and his government a quick and easy high. They’re no substitute for governing

  London – “Two basic rules of government: Never look into anything you don’t have to. And never set up an inquiry unless you know… Read More ›

Gaetz showed nude photos of women he said he’d slept with to lawmakers, sources tell CNN

Gaetz showed nude photos of women he said he’d slept with to lawmakers, sources tell CNN

Rep. Matt Gaetz, the Florida Republican being investigated by the Justice Department over sex trafficking allegations, made a name for himself when he arrived on… Read More ›

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

Analysis: Bumpy Road Ahead For Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Infrastructure was a road to nowhere for former presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama. But Joe Biden believes he can use… Read More ›

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Political turbulence in Brazil overshadows Covid-19 crisis

Sao Paulo – Brazil reported yet another record number of deaths on Tuesday as a surge of Covid-19 infections cripples hospitals across the country. But… Read More ›

Marjorie Taylor-Greene dubs COVID-19 vaccine passports ‘Mark of the Beast’

Marjorie Taylor-Greene dubs COVID-19 vaccine passports ‘Mark of the Beast’

She added that any company requiring one is engaging in a practice she dubs as “corporate communism.”   Freshman US lawmaker Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene (R-Georgia)… Read More ›

White House says Americans deserve ‘better information’ as allies criticize WHO coronavirus report

White House says Americans deserve ‘better information’ as allies criticize WHO coronavirus report

Washington – President Joe Biden believes Americans “deserve better information” about the origin of Covid-19 and further steps from the global community, White House press… Read More ›

Biden urges a pause on COVID-19 reopenings, CDC warns of ‘impending doom’

Biden urges a pause on COVID-19 reopenings, CDC warns of ‘impending doom’

Some parts of the US have done away with mask mandates and other COVID-19 restrictions altogether, as travel returns and pandemic fatigue takes hold.  … Read More ›

Dominion Voting Sues Fox For $1.6b Over 2020 Election Claims

Dominion Voting Sues Fox For $1.6b Over 2020 Election Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dominion Voting Systems on Friday filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, arguing the cable news giant falsely claimed in… Read More ›

Coronavirus likely came from animal, not a lab, WHO draft report finds

Coronavirus likely came from animal, not a lab, WHO draft report finds

Covid-19 probably came to people through an animal, and likely started spreading no more than a month or two before it was noticed in December… Read More ›

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

Suez Canal Crisis: Ship blocking canal may be due to human error

Human error accounts for anywhere between 75% and 96% of maritime accidents.   The massive cargo ship currently blocking Egypt’s Suez Canal and bringing global… Read More ›

Egypt delays attempt to dislodge megaship from Suez, says it needs more tugboats

Egypt delays attempt to dislodge megaship from Suez, says it needs more tugboats

Announcement dashes hopes the vital canal could be clear by the end of the weekend; crisis estimated to cost global trade some $6-$10 billion per… Read More ›

UN officials condemn Myanmar junta after 100-plus civilians killed in one day

UN officials condemn Myanmar junta after 100-plus civilians killed in one day

Two top UN officials condemned Myanmar’s military junta in the wake of the bloodiest day of protests yet against the military coup that overthrew the… Read More ›

Maritime Traffic Jam Grows Outside Blocked Suez Canal

Maritime Traffic Jam Grows Outside Blocked Suez Canal

  SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — A maritime traffic jam grew to more than 200 vessels Friday outside the Suez Canal and some vessels began changing… Read More ›

‘I spent a whole year indoors and upstairs.’ Life during the pandemic for people with disabilities

‘I spent a whole year indoors and upstairs.’ Life during the pandemic for people with disabilities

  London – Jim Elder-Woodward has spent an entire year, the span of Britain’s pandemic, confined to the top floor of his house. This was… Read More ›

Bipartisan Slate Of Senators Call On Biden To Maintain Tough Iran Posture

Bipartisan Slate Of Senators Call On Biden To Maintain Tough Iran Posture

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of senators called on President Biden to aim for an expansive deal that would severely limit Iran’s capacity… Read More ›

Biden says US faces battle to ‘prove democracy works’

Biden says US faces battle to ‘prove democracy works’

Washington – President Joe Biden cast challenges to the US from China, Russia and global shifts in stark terms Thursday, describing “a battle between the… Read More ›

Cuomo Quiet On How Office Protects Aides Amid Allegations

Cuomo Quiet On How Office Protects Aides Amid Allegations

  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declined to say Wednesday what his office is doing to ensure a safe work environment… Read More ›