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Hospital capacity running out in multiple European countries
Ambulances 'driving in circles' in the Hague, unable to discharge patients. Belgium asks NL to take in some patients, but Dutch hospitals are already airlifting patients to Germany, as they have no room.
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
Another Video Shows Fatal Police Murder Of Black Man Holding Knife In Philadelphia
At least 30 officers hurt in Philadelphia riots after police murdered Black man. The fatal police shooting of a Black man allegedly armed with a knife in the western side of Philadelphia sparked violent protests overnight, with at least ...
Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds
Workers aged under 25 more than twice as likely to have lost job in past two months
Trump taunts Biden over ‘George’ stumble
Social media lights up with claims that Joe Biden confused Donald Trump with a previous occupant of the Oval Office. But many posts omit a critical detail.
Jack Ma Wealth Surges Above Walmart Heirs’ With Record Ant IPO
Jack Ma, the former English teacher who co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with $60,000, is poised to become the world’s 11th richest person after Ant Group Co. priced shares for a record initial public offering.
US appeals against China’s WTO trade war tariff victory
The United States has chosen to appeal China’s WTO tariff victory ‘into the void’, with the appellate body defunct since Washington refused to appoint new judges.
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Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
Merkel says Germany faces ‘difficult months ahead’ in Covid fight
Chancellor says country is on verge of losing control as Europe death toll passes 250k
Contemporary Apartment Inspired by Nature And Traditional Islamic Architecture
Today we’re checking out a really beautiful apartment which is located in Real Parque, in Brazil. Its interior design stands out for a few interesting reasons. The project was done by studio flipê arquitetura and was completed in 2019.
Natural Moisturizers to Leave You Glowing
Because what's good for the planet is good for your skin.
China wooing investors to Shanghai, with HSBC, Goldman answering
Central bank chief Yi Gang tells Bund Summit that the country’s focus on domestic economy does not mean it is shutting the door on the rest of the world.
Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed To Supreme Court, Takes Constitutional Oath
The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court's conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat just about a week before Election Day.
Airline industry carnage hits families but billionaires are sitting pretty
Billionaires’ wealth has increased during the pandemic while the aviation industry is mired in crisis. The thousands employed at Hong Kong airport and in tourism appear set for even more hardship, unlike the city’s mega rich.
Wife of Ukrainian footballer ‘could face 3 years in prison’ for flashing underwear while singing national anthem, lawyer says
The wife of Ukrainian international footballer Mykola Moroziuk could be threatened with jail for abuse of state symbols after she sang Ukraine’s national anthem while showing her underwear, according to a lawyer.
Man BURNS ballot box in Boston, gets arrested, as authorities insist most of the votes inside were fine
A Boston man was arrested for allegedly using an incendiary device to torch a ballot dropbox after he was spotted in the vicinity hours after the votes caught fire. State officials have demanded increased security for the boxes.
'I was born for that': Hillary Clinton says she'd handle Covid-19 better, but Trump & Russian media 'stole' election from her
Failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is claiming Trump “basically stole the election" from her four years after her loss, a statement that is earning her plenty of ridicule on social media.
Bolivian court drops ‘terrorism’ charges against ex-President Evo Morales, withdraws arrest warrant – judge
Bolivia’s regional court in La Paz has dismissed “terrorism” charges and dropped the arrest warrant issued against former President Evo Morales, arguing that his rights were violated and judicial procedures breached.
Parents defend UK headmistress after she was forced to apologize for lesson on Black History Month, but won’t give their names
Parents have stepped up to defend the head teacher of a Kent boarding school after her groveling apology for offending students by tracing the roots of the UK’s Black History Month to a 1926 US observance of ‘Negro History Week’.
‘We’re not there yet’: British health minister dashes hopes AstraZeneca vaccine could be ready before Christmas
The British minister of health has rebuffed claims that a UK vaccine could be widely distributed in 2020, adding that his “central expectation” is for roll-out in the first half of 2021.
Amazon gets on ‘secretive’ UK government panel on post-Brexit supply rules while benefiting financially from own ‘advice’ – report
Online retail giant Amazon is ensuring a lucrative future in UK government contracts, guiding a “secretive” Cabinet Office panel on making policy on post-Brexit procurement of goods and services, a fair tax advocate has revealed.
China moves to legalise digital yuan, ban competitors with new draft law
Head of the central bank’s digital currency research institute acknowledges potential problems with digital yuan, but says these reinforce the need for central bank oversight.
Zoom Deleted Events Discussing... Zoom-Censorship
The action follows the company canceling an event at San Francisco State University where Leila Khalid was meant to give a talk.
Google was forced to remove apps from its app store after they violated children's data collection laws
Google removed the Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay apps
Microsoft quietly prepares to avoid spotlight under Biden
Microsoft senior executives have donated more to Biden during the primaries than any other large tech company
‘What Killed Michael Brown?’ is the new must-see documentary that eviscerates the mainstream narrative on race in America
A new film streaming on Amazon uses the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in 2014 to insightfully reveal the manipulations and machinations that distort modern-day race relations in the US.
China to impose sanctions on US arms suppliers to Taiwan - Boeing, Lockheed Martin
Chinese-U.S. relations have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid disputes about security, technology, the coronavirus pandemic and human rights
Greece’s Top Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Faces Removal
The job of Greece’s top anti-corruption prosecutor, Eleni Touloupaki, has faced an uphill battle to hold on to her position following a change in government in July of 2019, which brought a political party to power that includes several ...
Therapy patients blackmailed for cash after clinic data breach
Many patients of a large psychotherapy clinic in Finland have been contacted individually by a blackmailer, after their data was stolen.
Research Shows Big Tech Avoided $2.8 Billion in Tax to Developing Countries
Twenty countries across Asia, Africa, and South America are missing out on as much as US$2.8 billion in tax revenue from Facebook, Apple, and Google alone, new research by the organization ActionAid revealed on Monday.
Upbringing Blinded Me To Unconscious Racial Bias: Prince Harry
The prince spoke during a conversation about racism with Patrick Hutchinson, the Black activist who was photographed by Reuters carrying a white man to safety during a scuffle between anti-racism protesters and far-right opponents in Lon...
Head Of US Military Academy Resigns Amid "Systemic Racism" Probe
In a letter released by Virginia Military Institute (VMI), retired general JH Binford Peay III said Democratic Governor Ralph Northam had "lost confidence in my leadership" and "desired my resignation."
Apple supplier Foxconn looks to counter a rising Chinese competitor
Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer, is increasingly wary of Chinese competitor Luxshare, which could eat into its business with Apple.
Nasa finds hidden pockets of water on the Moon in breakthrough for space exploration
The announcement was based on data from the airborne observatory Sofia, a modified 747 carrying a large telescope.
Jared and Ivanka threaten to sue over ‘malicious’ billboards
The Lincoln Project ads link US President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law to country’s almost 225,000 coronavirus deaths.
Fmr Acting Director of W&SD Shri Manoherlal Kerof passes
The former Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD), Mr Shri Manoherlal Kerof has passed away, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).
‘Not everyone is crying out to rush back into the classrooms’
Minister for Education Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (D7) says that, contrary to the picture of disaster being painted by some for political gains, COVID-19 online schooling has been a...
Acts of violence are ‘uncivilised’ & should be condemned- DCP Alwin James
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has noted a “disturbing rise” in the number of serious assaults this past week, two of which were perpetrated against security officers by persons trying to enter premises without face masks.
Respect gov’t so gov’t can respect you
At least one government legislator is reminding residents to approach government leaders respectfully whenever they seek to highlight issues facing the territory.
Pandemic to paradise: This OT has found a way to revive tourism
As Caribbean tourism remains on life-support due to the impact of COVID-19, the Cayman Islands is the latest country to implement a ‘work from paradise’ package, enticing visitors to work and vacation in the Overseas Territory for longer...
Republic Bank beefs up security following recent account breaches
The Republic Bank has ramped up its security measures to further protect its clients following recent reports of fraudulent activity on several debit accounts.
Chikungunya also present in BVI! Suspected dengue cases over 100
As the number dengue fever cases continue to rise with more than 30 percent resulting in hospitalisation locally, the BVI has now confirmed cases of another mosquito-borne disease - Chikungunya.
Police record a rise in serious assaults across BVI
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is reporting what it calls “a disturbing rise in the number of serious assaults across the territory in the past week”.
BVI moving to adopt ‘CARICOM Standards for Teaching Profession’ to improve education system
Education Minister Dr Natalio Wheatley has said he believes applying the CARICOM Standards for the Teaching Profession in the territory will allow the BVI to build resilience in its education system.
Teófimo López - the boxer superstar who brings back the crowd to the show
Teófimo Andrés López Rivera is an American-Honduran professional boxer. He is the current unified lightweight world champion, having held the IBF title since 2019 and the WBA, WBO and Ring magazine titles since October 2020.
Parkland victim's wife and son reflect on viral 2018 hug from Joe Biden
A video of Vice President Joe Biden comforting Corey Hixon, the son of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School athletic director Chris Hixon, during a memorial service in Parkland, Florida, is going viral more than two years after it ...
Bitcoin has 'considerable' upside as it better competes with gold as alternative currency, JPMorgan says
Bitcoin's 2020 surge could be set to continue as the digital cryptocurrency better competes with gold as an "alternative" currency, JPMorgan said in a note on Friday.
Top 5 Rules of Dressing up Everyone Should Follow
Dressing up is an art and needs to learn by everyone. This is the reality and we cannot disagree with the fact that dress is the first thing we notice whenever we are meeting someone either for the first time or regularly. Additionally, ...
How To Deal With A Tiny House Bathroom-Inspiring Design Ideas
Just because a space is small doesn’t mean it also has to be inefficient, cluttered, impractical or less than gorgeous. When dealing with a small house it’s usually the bathroom that has to suffer the most so to speak. Some are tiny, so ...
Kamala Harris caught on hot mic checking rally location: 'Are we in Cleveland?'
A hot mic appeared to catch Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris checking her location before addressing supporters Saturday.
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