Day: May 23, 2022

World News

Hazel Henderson, environmental activist and futurist author, dies at 89

Placeholder while article actions load Coming home from the park in the mid-1960s, Hazel Henderson would draw a bath to wash the soot off her young daughter. Ash would fall from the New York City sky as incinerators burned through garbage, and the horizon would disappear behind a yellowish haze. Some days the air was […]

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Sydney Airport announces new ‘Scott Morrison Memorial Terminal’, after Liberals lose PM in disaster

<!– by The Shovel –> Sydney’s international terminal will be renamed ‘The Scott Morrison Memorial Terminal’, to honor the former Prime Minister’s favorite activity: disappearing during a disaster.

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Gadget

DANILEIGH DOTES ON DAUGHTER IN NEW PHOTOS: ‘BABY LEIGH’

DaniLeigh dotes on her baby girl in new photos. On Monday, the singer took to Instagram to share photos of her cuddling up to daughter Velor. She captioned, “BabyLeigh && MommyLeigh.” In other snaps, Velor can be seen sporting a Burberry bathing suit. “I had to post these,” Dani said of the pictures. “I think […]

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Tech

11th Circuit blocks major provisions of Florida’s social media law

Placeholder while article actions load The US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Monday ruled it is unconstitutional for Florida to bar social media companies from banning politicians, in a major victory for tech companies that are fighting another appeals court ruling that allowed a similar law in Texas to take effect . […]

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World News

New photos of UK PM Boris Johnson drinking reignite 'Partygate' row

Issued on: 24/05/2022 – 01:55 New photographs of Prime Minister Boris Johnson drinking at a leaving party at his Downing Street residence have been published, reigniting opposition accusations that he breached his own COVID-19 lockdown rules. The photographs, obtained by ITV News, were taken at a gathering in honor of Downing Street’s outgoing director of […]

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‘Sexism is everywhere – so are we’: Feminist riposte hits Cannes Film Festival

French women took on the patriarchy on the big screen and the red carpet with the Cannes screening of “Feminist Riposte”, by Marie Perennès and Simon Depardon, about the feminist activists whose influential poster campaign highlighted the scourge of sexist violence. Political protests are ostensibly banned on the red carpet at Cannes. But twice already […]

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World News

Judge overrules Cook County Electoral Board, says rival to Sheriff Tom Dart should be put back on ballot

Nearly three weeks after being declared ineligible to run in the Democratic primary, one of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s main rivals was allowed back in the race Monday by a Cook County judge, who ruled the county Electoral Board erred in removing her from the ballot. Carmen Navarro Gercone’s successful appeal of a decision […]

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Georgia, a New Battleground State, Is Once Again the Center of Attention

Paxton’s legal troubles haven’t amounted to political ones Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general, has faced his share of legal concerns in recent years, something that George P. Bush, his rival in the primary this year and the state’s land commissioner, has seized upon as he seeks to oust him from office . But, if […]

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Nick Riewoldt calls on AFL to do more to support retiring players after former St Kilda teammate's drug sentence

St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt has made an impassioned plea to the AFL and the players’ union to provide more adequate support to players as they transition out of the professional game. Key points: Nick Riewoldt’s comments come after his former teammate Sam Fisher was jailed for drug trafficking offenses The former Saints captain has […]

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Gadget

Korean Police Ask Crypto Exchanges to Freeze Luna Foundation Guard’s Assets

The South Korean police have reportedly launched an investigation into possible embezzlement involving an employee of Terraform Labs. To prevent fund transfers, police have requested crypto exchanges to freeze the Luna Foundation Guard’s accounts. Embezzlement Investigation and Asset Freeze The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Cybercrime Investigation Unit announced Monday that it has launched an investigation […]

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