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China launches Missiles Near Taiwan as Pelosi Visits

Image Source: War on the Rocks China has carried out major military drills near Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi, a prominent US politician, paid the island a visit. According to Taiwan, China reportedly launched 11 ballistic missiles into the seas off the coasts of that country’s north and south-western regions. Japan demanded an “immediate halt” to …

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Nomad Loses $190 Million in Another Hackers Attack

Image Source: Tech Republic Large sums of money are continuously being stolen from digital currency businesses like Nomad, according to news reports. This was according to news reports, which afflict the crypto sector. Hackers, who previously focused their attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, appear to be the latest target of hackers. The infrastructure known as “bridges” …

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Larry Nassar: Olympic gymnasts Biles, Raisman and Maroney seeks $1 billion from the FBI 

Image Source: Forbes Legal representatives of more than 90 women and girls who were sexually not treated well by Larry Nassar. He was the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, claims with the FBI for more than $1 billion. Therefore, claiming that investigators could stop Nassar’s abuse and protected other victims.  If the case had not …

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Marvel unveils Black Panther 2, upcoming projects

Image Source: Gospel Telegraph In a rowdy session at Comic-Con in San Diego, Marvel Studios showed the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever trailer to excited fans, who yelled their delight. The movie is the follow-up to 2018’s Black Panther, which starred the late Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the valiant crime-fighting monarch of Wakanda, a fictitious African …

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COVID-19: Japan reopens to tourists after two years of lockdown 

Image Source: Indian Express Since 2020, Japan is not open to international visitors due to the implementation of some of the most robust Covid-19 regulations in the world. Even as it prepares to open its borders to tourists from nearly 100 nations and regions on Friday. Still additional limitations are being implemented. This includes the …

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Prime Minster says Sri Lanka is bankrupt

Image Source: UN News  Sri Lanka is experiencing its most significant financial crisis in decades, leaving millions of people unable to pay for fuel, food, and other necessities, according to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday. Negotiations to resurrect the “collapsed” economy of the 22 million-person South Asian nation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) …

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Graeme McDowell: A target of Vile ‘Death Threats’

Image Source: Pipanews Since joining the Saudi-sponsored LIV Golf tour, Northern Irish golfer Graeme McDowell claims he has received death threats ordering him to “go die.” Because of the “money-grabbing” nature of the exodus from golf’s traditional tours and for accepting money from a nation with a poor human rights record, golfers have come under …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Becomes First Black Woman Supreme Court’s Justice

.. Image Source: The Hindu Kentaji Brown Jackson on Thursday, made history by becoming the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Jackson was a former public defender who advanced to become a judge on a significant federal appeals court. Jackson, 51, a Miami native and Harvard-educated attorney was chosen by the Senate …

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European Union launches legal action against UK over breach of post-Brexit deal

Image Source: Forbes The European Union filed a lawsuit against the United Kingdom on Wednesday. Because of failing to implement portions of the post-Brexit agreement it reached with the EU.  Earlier this week, the British government announced intentions to alter the Northern Ireland Protocol. This is part of a pact to keep the border between …

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Apple iOS 16

Apple unveils iOS 16 with improved lock screen and notable changes to iMessage

Image Source: CNET On Monday, June 6, 2021, Apple unveiled iOS 16, its next-generation mobile operating system, which has new and better features such as the ability to customize lock screens and adjust how users write pals via iMessage among other things. Apple announced further capabilities for iMessage, including the option to edit or unsend …

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Apple Store Employees Vote in Favor of Organizing a Union

Image Source: Bloomberg Apple store employees in Maryland have decided to unionize, making it the company’s first retail union in the US. The workers at the Towson shop voted 65-33 in favor of the initiative, with a few abstentions. “Now we celebrate… tomorrow we resume organizing,” the organization tweeted after receiving the results. It’s the …

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Joe Biden

Biden administration earmarks additional $1 billion military aid to Ukraine 

Image Source: CNN According to a US official, the Biden administration plans to offer an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine to combat Russia on Wednesday. Additional howitzers, ammunition, and coastal defense systems are expected to be included in the package. The Biden administration pledged an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine …

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Doctor Strange Sets Box Office Record on Opening Weekend

Image Source: Toms Guide With the release of Marvel’s cinematic project, “Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness,” critics and observers have anticipated a record-shattering reception, and in the wake of the film’s opening weekend at the box office, Marvel is on course to rewrite the history of cinema.  The latest Marvel project, “Doctor Strange: in …

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BTS

Billboard Music Awards 2022: BTS breaks 17 year record as Travis Scott Returns to Stage

Image Source: NME BTS on Sunday (15 May) became the most awarded group in the history of the Billboard Music Awards since their first win in 2017. BTS broke the record, which was previously held by Destiny’s Child, at the 2022 BBMAs, after the band won three of the six categories it was nominated for …

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Shanghai

COVID-19: Shanghai’s short lived ease of restriction 

Image Source: Daily Sabah Barely 24 hours after the two months city-wide restrictions were eased, some neighborhoods in Shanghai were placed under lockdown again, as China’s draconian zero-Covid approach continues to wreak havoc on the financial capital.  On Wednesday, Shanghai’s two-month curfew was lifted, allowing the majority of the city’s 25 million citizens to return …

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BTS

K-pop supergroup BTS visits the White House, meets with President Biden

Image Source: New York Post BTS, a Korean pop supergroup, attended a White House news conference on Tuesday and will meet with Vice President Joe Biden as part of a visit to discuss Asian inclusion and representation, as well as anti-Asian hate crimes and misinformation.  “While many of you may recognize BTS as Grammy-nominated international …

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Morgan Freeman and over 900 other American citizens permanently banned from Russia

Image Source: LA Times Nearly 1,000 US people, including actor Morgan Freeman, have been permanently barred from entering Russia.  The country’s foreign ministry released a list of 963 American individuals forbidden from entering the country due to their support for US-imposed “anti-Russian sanctions” on Saturday (21 May), just three months after Russia invaded Ukraine.  According …

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Jada Pinkett

Jada Pinkett Smith addresses Oscars incident, hopes Will Smith and Chris Rock reconcile

Image Source: lookcharms.com On Wednesday’s episode of “Red Table Talk,” Jada Pinkett Smith spoke briefly about the Oscars slap incident.  Will Smith, Pinkett Smith’s husband, hit presenter Chris Rock after he made a joke about her close-cropped hairdo during the Academy Awards in March. Alopecia is a condition that causes hair loss in the actress.  …

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Star Wars

‘Star Wars’ condemns racism after attacks on Moses Ingram

Image Source: www.goldderby.com After actress Moses Ingram reported she had received hundreds of racist messages and insults on social media, the “Star Wars” series is standing behind her.  The brand tweeted that it was “glad to welcome” Ingram, who just made her Disney+ series “Obi-Wan Kenobi” debut as Reva.  “If anyone tries to make her …

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Shanghai

COVID-19: Shanghai starts to dismantle fences as lockdown ends

Image Source: www.straitstimes.com Shanghai authorities have begun tearing police tape off public squares and buildings and deconstructing gates around housing units, much to the relief of the city’s 25 million citizens, before a grueling two-month lockdown is ended at midnight.  On Monday evening, some of the people allowed out of their compounds for brief walks …

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Justin Trudeau

Canada announces bill to restrict sales, transfer and imports of guns

Image Source: BBC On Monday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the introduction of a bill that would impose a national handgun ownership ban across the country.  “This means that handguns will no longer be available for purchase, sale, transfer, or import anywhere in Canada,” Trudeau stated at a press conference.  “In other words, we’re …

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Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise smashes his personal box office record with Top Gun: Maverick 

Image Source: Fortune Top Gun: Maverick has soared to new heights at the box office, grossing over £196 million globally and setting a new record for a Tom Cruise film’s opening weekend.  The sequel to the 1986 blockbuster grossed an estimated £151 million (£119 million) in the US, despite the industry’s post-pandemic depression and predictions …

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