An embittered Donald Trump has used his first post-presidential speech to propagate the lie of a “rigged” election in 2020 and hint that he might try to beat Democrats “for a third time” in 2024 ...Republicans push 'blue-collar comeback' – but is the party a true friend of the worker?. Read more ... “You won! You won!”. Trump replied bluntly ... .
Security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests Sunday as they sought to break up protests against the military's seizure of power, and a U.N. human rights official said it had "credible information" that 18 people were killed and 30 were wounded ...Associated Press ... 1 coup ... The journalist, Thein Zaw, remains in police custody ... The Feb ... .
MOSCOW (BLOOMBERG) – Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, who survived a chemical poisoning last year that he called a Kremlin attempt to kill him, has begun serving his two-and-a-half-year sentence at a notorious penal camp ... That was the last obstacle keeping the 44-year-old from being sent to a prison outside Moscow ... More on this topic ....
Concern over the government’s limitation of the right to protest during lockdown continues to mount after it emerged that the home secretary, Priti Patel, is eager to grant police greater powers to control demonstrations once the Covid restrictions are lifted ...Drones used by police to monitor political protests in England. Read more ... .
BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday (Feb 27) to protest the "VIP vaccinations" scandal that forced the health minister to resign ... Protesters carrying signs reading "Give me my vaccine" and "Stop wasting our money" gathered outside the government headquarters in Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires ... �.
A crypto investment firm with $1 billion in assets under management is selling Bitcoin to boost its position in two of the largest altcoins by market cap. Managing director Prakash Chand of the Dubai-based firm FD7 Ventures says Bitcoin may have achieved a first-mover position as a digital store of value ...Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Telegram.
As a poster child for the climate emergency, Miami Beach has become a world leader in mitigating the effects of sea-level rise. Now the subtropical Florida city is cutting back on its famous swaying palm trees as it seeks shadier alternatives to preserve its environment and try to keep residents and visitors cool ... Read more.
I wonder who woke up thinking of Donald Trump this morning? Who woke up just a bit uneasy what the day might hold? Who feared his wrath, feared being taken down from his pulpit? Probably not his opponents, more likely his acolytes ...Don’t mistake being out of power for no longer having power ... But what of those who aren’t so sure where they stand ... AP ... .
A boy was among those killed in an armed ambush in the western city of Tonala. Mexico continues to grapple with skyrocketing violence and and drug-related crime largely attributed to cartels and gangs ... The body of a boy was found inside the residence, while a woman and another boy were being treated for injuries at a local hospital ... .