Showing posts from December, 2021

SEC charges NY lender to taxi drivers with fraud

Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82

Hong Kong’s Stand News outlet shuts down after police raid

Gunman kills four people and injures officer in Denver area

Azmat Khan on How U.S. Hid Thousands of Civilian Deaths in Middle East Air War

Boston mayor lines up vaccine mandates amid pushback from city workers

Zemmour: French Jews slam far-right Jewish presidential hopeful

Leftist wins Honduran presidential vote after rival concedes

Bipartisanship at Whose Expense? Sen. Raphael Warnock Calls to End Filibuster, Pass Voting Rights Acts

Florida power company pushing legislation to slow rooftop solar

Rapper fatally stabbed at LA music festival

McDonald’s to pay $33.5M to Black owner to end bias suit

‘Desperate’ need for water, food in typhoon-hit Philippines

Nets’ Kyrie Irving enters NBA’s Covid-19 protocols day after return announced

Netherlands to go into tough COVID lockdown from Sunday

Poison to be dropped on California’s Farallon Islands amid ‘plague’ of mice

Thousands protest against Tunisian president on 10th anniversary of uprising

Louisiana judge on unpaid leave after home video shows racist language

Judge rejects Purdue Pharma’s sweeping opioid settlement

Electric vehicle startup Rivian to build $5B plant in Georgia

Ohio police ask for help finding thieves who stole entire bridge

bell hooks, author and activist, dies aged 69

Chauvin pleads guilty to violating Floyd's civil rights

Hundreds trapped by fire at World Trade Center in Hong Kong

Florida high school teacher fired for repeatedly refusing to wear mask

The Ivy League’s Legitimacy Crisis

Andrew Cuomo ordered to forfeit $5.1M in pandemic book profits

Air Force discharges 27 for refusal to get Covid vaccine

Washington, DC sues Proud Boys, Oath Keepers over January 6 riot

“An Outrage”: House Passes Largest Military Budget in Generations

Gunman opens fire at Texas vigil

Fatal Amazon warehouse collapse spotlights safety concerns

Kentucky tornadoes: At least 74 dead, dozens unaccounted for

California to reimpose statewide mask mandate

Anne Rice, author of Interview With the Vampire, dies aged 80

Massive protests against Austria’s compulsory COVID vaccines

At least 70 dead as tornadoes sweep US midwest

Amazon workers trapped after warehouse roof collapse

US imposes sweeping sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea

Pandemic exploited to normalise mass surveillance, watchdog warns

France will not join boycott of Beijing Olympics

Starbucks union drive spurred by barista burnout from mobile orders

Daunte Wright: Fatal US police shooting trial set to begin

Canada joins US, Australia in boycott of Beijing Olympics

‘We’re losing IQ points’: the lead poisoning crisis unfolding among US children

Olaf Scholz sworn in as chancellor, ending Germany’s Merkel era

The US Military Can't Be Trusted to Investigate Civilian Casualties

Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue to be melted down

As Noam Chomsky Turns 93, He Urges Young People to Create a “Much Better World” Through Activism

About 200 Capitol Police officers have left since Jan. 6

Malcolm X’s former prison cell becomes first of 1,000 planned ‘freedom libraries’

‘Vaccines don’t make you free’: Thousands protest COVID-19 measures in Brussels

DoJ sues Texas, saying electoral map plans violate Voting Rights Act

Oil and Gas Industry Profits Climbed as Americans Faced High Gas Prices in 2021

The Netherlands holds off on restrictions for the unvaccinated — for now

Protesters against vaccine mandate in Belgium clash with police

Movie theaters go out of style

Sen. David Perdue will announce primary bid against Georgia governor this week

Semeru volcano erupts on Indonesian island of Java

Former US senator, presidential candidate, Bob Dole, dies aged 98

Lewis Hamilton takes Saudi Arabian F1 GP pole as Max Verstappen crashes

Thousands protest over Dutch coronavirus restrictions

More than 40,000 march in Vienna against coronavirus lockdown

Alarm grows over smash-and-grab robberies amid holiday season

The 'agricultural mafia' taking over Brazil's Amazon rainforest

Michigan school shooting: Suspect's parents charged with involuntary manslaughter

Biden embraces his one-time foe: Walmart

UAE buys record 80 French Rafale jets in $19bn arms deal

Michigan teen charged with 1st-degree murder, held without bond in shooting spree

Ohio sheriff's deputy charged with murder for shooting Black man in the back

White House defends travel ban on African countries

Barbados Breaks From Colonial Rule as Calls Grow For Reparations

Stacey Abrams launches campaign for Georgia governor