Steve June 23, 2021

When a group of California farm owners in the San Joaquin Valley sought to stop union organizers from speaking with workers on their farms in 1975, they authorized an armed right-wing militia called the San Joaquin Valley Posse Comitatus organization to block entry. “On a pickup truck emblazoned with a bumper sticker reading ‘God, Guns […]

Steve June 23, 2021

This week, the Supreme Court struck a blow for the unpaid professional athletes who pretend to be amateurs so they can play on college teams. In NCAA v. Alston, the high court ruled unanimously that the National Collegiate Athletic Association may not impose certain limits on what colleges, with a broad wink to their alumni, […]

Steve June 23, 2021

John McAfee, the founder of the McAfee antivirus company, has been found dead in his cell in the Barcelona prison Brians 2 Penitentiary, according to a report from El Pais. The 75-year-old, who has allegedly hanged himself, was due to be extradited to the United States which had accused him of evading millions of dollars […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is finally set for release, as developer Cold Iron Studios and 20th Century Games have revealed the game’s price and pre-order details. The information comes from the latest trailer that also showcases gameplay mechanics, eery environment, and several types of Xenomorphs. The co-operative shooter, which plays like Left 4 Dead, has been […]

Steve June 23, 2021

23 June 2021 What was claimed The government has told your GP to hand over your health data, including sexual and mental health data to third parties for payment. Our verdict NHS Digital will start collecting GP data which will include information of this nature, though it will be pseudonymised. NHS Digital says it charges […]

Steve June 23, 2021

23 June 2021 What was claimed The recent deaths of four British Airways pilots could be linked to the Covid-19 vaccines. Our verdict There is no evidence that the deaths were linked in any way, and no information has been provided about their vaccination status. What was claimed British Airways have released a statement telling […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Hungary exits proudly, as France top Group F and Germany and England are set to face off on next round. After struggling in his first two Euro 2020 outings and facing calls to be dropped, France’s Karim Benzema repaid coach Didier Deschamps’ faith with two goals to help the world champions qualify top of Group F on Wednesday. […]

Steve June 23, 2021

US pop singer Britney Spears asked a judge Wednesday to end court conservatorship that has controlled her life and money since 2008. The dramatic request at a hearing in Los Angeles, California came with her first words in open court in the conservatorship during its 13-year existence. Spears called the conservatorship “abusive,” and condemned her […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Export restrictions target companies that produce raw materials used in Xinjiang’s solar panel industry. The United States on Wednesday restricted exports to five Chinese companies that it said were implicated in Chinese human rights violations, including large producers of polysilicon for the solar panel industry. The companies were listed over human rights violations and abuses […]

Steve June 23, 2021

by Christopher Rudolph 5h ago After years of waiting, Aussie and Kiwi queens finally had their moment in the spotlight in the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. The inaugural season saw drag legends like Maxi Shield, baby queens like Etcetera Etcetera, and internationally known queens like Karen From Finance and Art Simone […]

Steve June 23, 2021

A White House meeting with senior Biden administration officials has left leaders of LGBTQ advocacy groups with renewed hope in their efforts to pass the Equality Act, even though the legislation continues to languish in the U.S. Senate with no plans for an imminent vote. The meeting with LGBTQ advocates, which took place Monday in […]

Steve June 23, 2021

Federal officials say they plan to strengthen cautions about a rare side effect of some COVID-19 vaccines — chest pain and heart inflammation, mostly among teenagers and young adults By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer June 23, 2021, 10:24 PM • 3 min read NEW YORK — Federal officials said Wednesday they plan to strengthen […]