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NEWS BRIEF: 4 May 2021
Facebook Censorship protecting the public from reality: Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump's suspension but says further review is needed
Facebook's Oversight Board has ruled that while the company was justified in censoring the President and suspending Trump from communicating with his 84 million followers on Jan. 7, Facebook violated its own rules.
Dr. Joel Rose - Getting vaccinated
Joel Rose is a Caymanian doctor living in North Carolina. He's been on the frontline throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and has seen the worse effects of the disease firsthand. Hear about his experience, why he got vaccinated and why he re...
The Next Bitcoin Bear Market Could Be Much Shorter Than Before
Bitcoin is still struggling to get back above $60,000, and is sinking lower with each passing day. Another defense at $50,000 might be near, and if bulls cannot support the key level another time, a bear market could follow.
Happy Mother's Day - Get vaccinated
The greatest gift a mom could ask for is knowing that you're safe. Get vaccinated today for yourself, your loved ones and the community.
Sotheby's Announced Acceptance of Bitcoin for a Banksy Auction
The legacy fine arts auction house Sotheby’s International would accept bitcoin in exchange for a Banksy painting being auctioned soon.
The Russian vaccine has at least one proven side effect: dividing Europe
The vaccine has not yet been approved by Europe's medicines agency but orders are piling in.
This was the shocking moment when a bridge collapsed in the Mexico metro
The recording shows the exact moment in which the Metro structure collapses and the train falls on the vehicles that circulate in the area.
Accident in the Mexico City subway leaves at least 23 dead and 70 injured
Among the victims of the Mexico City subway accident are minors, said Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum.
Dogecoin's Is Now Worth More Than Twitter
In a testament to how crazy markets have become, Dogecoin is now worth more than Twitter. While it looked like the DOGE train had run out of steam during late April’s sell-off, its market cap has gone on to nearly double, to just below $...
10 Chic Sunglasses to Add to Your Summer Wardrobe
Enjoy the sun in style with one of these frames.
Kyneton House by Moloney Architects
With two concrete wings that bookend a timber-and-glass living pavilion, the 3,038-square-foot Kyneton House blurs the lines between transparency and privacy for its residents.
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Chinese man ‘sold son and used money to go on holiday’
Police in Zhejiang province accuse the father of selling the two-year-old to a childless couple for US$24,400.
Two influencers face possible deportation from Bali after a viral fake-mask prank video
Influencers identified as Josh Paler Lin and Leia Se are facing deportation from Bali, Indonesia, after their mask-prank video drew ire, CNN reported.
Britain is cash-rich and ready to shop, says Sunak
Sunak hails impact of £240bn lockdown savings
Undercover policing: Officer defends spying on anti-apartheid movement
An undercover officer who spied on the anti-apartheid movement has told an inquiry his work was justified because it could have caused more disorder than the far right.
Cleaner's angry resignation note sparks flood of support
A resignation note left by a cleaner for her boss has gone viral on Twitter, with people speaking out against the poor treatment of support staff.
Why treating Covid-19 with drugs is harder than you think
Viruses are much more varied, rapidly evolving and hard to access than bacteria – so scientists searching for drug-based treatments have their work cut out.
HSBC cleaner's brutal note to boss on last day before retiring
AN HSBC cleaner left a brutally honest note to her "cruel" and "aggressive" boss on her last day before retiring.
Woman gives birth on flight to Hawaii with help of doctor, NICU nurses
A woman who didn't know she was pregnant gave birth on flight to Hawaii.
Some couples may face a ‘marriage penalty’ under Biden's tax plan
President Joe Biden wants higher taxes on the top 1% to help fund the American Families Plan. The tax may penalize couples with joint income over $500,000.
The Government Should Adopt a Digital-Led Approach to Save Britain’s SMEs.
Last year the world moved from paying lip service to digitisation to relying on it. If we are to fully embrace the benefits of digitisation then we need to leverage technology to implement strategic and sustainable change. This starts at...
Black man enslaved by South Carolina restaurant manager is owed $546,000, court rules
Bobby Paul Edwards, a white man serving 10 years in prison, must double restitution he pays to ex-employee John Christopher Smith
Grab: How an Uber killer became a powerful Asian super-app
When Microsoft's Bill Gates said in 1994 that "banking is necessary, banks are not", financiers and analysts alike dismissed the claims as the wild musings of an over-imaginative techie.
Phoebe Bridgers is a Free Bird
L’OFFICIEL USA’s Spring digital coverstar Phoebe Bridgers has experienced her fair share of teen angst. Now, the Grammy nominee has a new sense of agency.
Tyler House by John Lautner
Listed for the first time in 30 years, John Lautner’s Tyler House is a timeless dwelling set on a secluded lot just minutes from Ventura Boulevard.
The Secret to My Super Shiny Hair Is a Product I Never Would've Thought to Try
OK, so it's anti-dandruff shampoo, but keep reading.
Beach House Decor Ideas That Will Make Major Waves in Any Interior
Give your home a beach house vibe with these easy, breezy decorating ideas. No ocean required.
Ethereum Keeps Breaking Records, Worth More Than Bank of America
Ether's milestone comes with surging trader interest in the leading smart-contracts blockchain.
Twitter sees fewer users than expected and stock sinks
Twitter Inc. on Thursday reported increased quarterly revenue on the strength of ad sales, but its user numbers fell short of expectations.
Former Senator Bill Nelson is officially NASA's new administrator. His goals: support climate research and put astronauts on the moon.
Presidential administration transitions can give NASA whiplash, but Bill Nelson wants the US space program to have "constancy of purpose."
Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.
Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have been married for nearly 27 years and have three children together.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to begin selling seats on New Shepard
Blue Origin announced Thursday that it would soon begin to sell tickets for a chance to ride on the reusable suborbital rocket New Shepard.
Facebook blocks, then restores, content calling on Indian Prime Minister Modi to resign
Social-media giant said it erroneously censored posts tagged with #ResignModi as India faces devastating Covid-19 surge
How to delete and deactivate your Twitter account
You can delete your Twitter account by deactivating it on the Twitter website or mobile app.
Inside the life of Bill Gates' daughter Jennifer, an elite equestrian who stands to inherit 'a minuscule portion' of her father's $130 billion fortune
Bill Gates' eldest daughter, Jennifer, recently gave an interview discussing growing up enormously wealthy. Take a look inside her life.
Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.
Bill and Melinda Gates are worth over $100 billion and raised three kids during their 27 year long marriage.
Small Space Decorating Ideas for Making the Most of What You've Got
Because transforming small spaces doesn't have to be hard.
9 Makeup Trends to Try During a More Normal Summer
Save these looks ASAP
What history tells you about post-pandemic booms
People spend more, take more risks—and demand more of politicians
Warren Buffett names Greg Abel as Berkshire Hathaway successor
Abel would inherit the largest conglomerate in the world.
Verizon sells Yahoo and AOL to private equity firm for $5 billion
Verizon will retain a 10% stake in the businesses, which it's selling at a big loss.
Bill and Melinda Gates announce split
Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday they are getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. The pair will continue to work together at their shared foundation.
Florida takes VACCINE-PASSPORT BAN a step further as governor signs bill into law, halts all local Covid-19 restrictions in state
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed legislation banning all business and government entities from requiring proof of vaccination status and has ordered that all remaining city and county Covid-19 restrictions be lifted.
What the sound of your name says about you
The way your name or a word rolls off the tongue can have some surprising effects on the judgements we make.
How looking young can shape your career
Looking like a teenager who has accidentally wandered into the office can make or break your career. Should we want to look youthful – or does it come with a cost?
Neuralink co-founder quits weeks after hinting brain-tweaking software could reanimate dinosaurs in Jurassic-Park situation
The co-founder of Tesla tycoon Elon Musk’s controversial neural implant project quietly left the firm last month, only revealing his departure on Saturday via Twitter. Max Hodak had actually left the company in early April.
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