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Steve November 22, 2021

Baghdad, Iraq – While the plane was taxiing on the runway of Erbil’s airport after a three-hour flight from the Belarusian capital Minsk, Azad looked out the window, clutching the hands of his wife. “We’ll lower our hats, wear masks, and leave the airport as soon as possible,” Azad, a 28-year-old man from the Kurdish […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Rolling Stone obtained text messages that show the coordination between Jan. 6 attackers of the U.S. Capitol and to former President Donald Trump’s White House. According to the report, rally organizer Amy Kremer was focusing on food instead of what was happening down the street of her hotel at the U.S. Capitol. Among other things, […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Malikah Shabazz, one of six daughters of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X, was found dead Monday at her Brooklyn home, police said. Shabazz, 56, was found unresponsive in her home in Midwood on Monday afternoon, and the death is not deemed suspicious, an NYPD spokesperson said. Police responded shortly after 4:30 p.m., and emergency […]

Steve November 22, 2021

SOFIA, Bulgaria — At least 45 people, including 12 children, died as a bus carrying mostly North Macedonian tourists crashed in flames on a highway in western Bulgaria on Tuesday, officials said. Seven people who leaped from the burning bus were rushed to hospital in Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, and were in stable condition, hospital […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Doctors say more than 7,000 people have committed themselves to post-mortem eye donations since Kannada star’s death last month. Mourning fans of beloved Indian film star Puneeth Rajkumar are pledging to give up their eyes after the actor’s untimely death brought his post-mortem organ donation into focus. The “Powerstar” – so named for his boisterous […]

Steve November 22, 2021

About a dozen children were on the bus as seven passengers were saved and taken to a hospital, interior ministry says. At least 45 people were killed in an overnight bus accident on a highway south of the Bulgarian capital. The cause of Tuesday’s accident on a highway 40km (26 miles) from Sofia has yet […]

Steve November 22, 2021

E-commerce giant’s declining fortunes come as Beijing reins in the power of big tech companies. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s October rally has given way to a renewed slump that has the stock heading for a record low while technology rival JD.com Inc. is extending its recovery and winning favor with analysts. Deutsche Bank AG’s Leo […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on all charges related to his fatal shooting of two people at a racial injustice protest last year, says he supports the Black Lives Matter movement. “I’m not a racist person. I support the BLM movement. I support peacefully demonstrating,” Rittenhouse told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson in an interview that […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Digital Minister Audrey Tang is arguably one of Taiwan’s most high-profile politicians internationally, renowned for her leadership in Taiwan’s fight against disinformation and her work in civic-minded open-source software. Tang was already an established programmer when she began working for the government in the wake of 2014’s Taiwan’s Sunflowers Movement, a mass protest that saw […]

Steve November 22, 2021

Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister has said he will lead his country’s army “from the battlefront” beginning on Tuesday, a dramatic new step as the year-long conflict moves closer to the capital Addis Ababa. “Starting tomorrow, I will mobilise to the front to lead the defence forces,” Abiy Ahmed said in a statement posted on […]

Steve November 22, 2021

About 42 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in Sunday’s vote, which saw Venezuelan opposition suffer heavy defeat. Venezuela’s political opposition must rebuild and reflect on its strategy after suffering a heavy defeat in weekend elections, leader Juan Guaido has said, calling for unity among the fragmented movement’s leadership. The opposition broke a nearly four-year […]

Steve November 22, 2021

BRUNSWICK, Ga. —  Attorneys made their final arguments to jurors Monday in the murder trial of three white men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery, with prosecutors stating the 25-year-old was chased “because he was a Black man running down their street” and the defense countering that Arbery was “not an innocent victim” and the defendants had […]

Steve November 22, 2021

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has been suspended for one game and Detroit’s Isaiah Stewart was suspended two games for their roles in an ugly incident during Sunday’s Lakers-Pistons game. The NBA announced the suspensions Monday, and both will affect games on Tuesday. James will not play when the Lakers visit Madison Square […]