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U.S. Democracy in action: Intense scene right now in Olympia, Washington
PM talks to Biden in first call since inauguration
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to Joe Biden for the first time since the new US president was inaugurated.
CNN host Larry King dead at 87
News of King’s death was posted on his Twitter account Saturday in a statement from Ora Media, his digital TV network.
Privacy-focused Facebook competitor MeWe says it's gained more than 2 million users in the past week
Alt-right fringe groups have flocked to alternative social networks as Facebook and Twitter clamp down on hate speech and false election fraud claims.
Huawei founder sees decentralised control as a way to beat US sanctions
A newly published speech that Ren Zhenfei gave in June reveals the Huawei CEO’s thinking on strategies for surviving US sanctions.
Inside Biden’s Oval Office: no more Trump ‘Diet Coke button’
All presidents tweak the Oval Office decor at the start of their terms to reflect their personal tastes and to telegraph broader messages to the public.
A mental treatment is missing: AOC did not attend inauguration because she doesn't feel ‘safe’ around House colleagues, calls to ‘expel’ Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) was a noticeable no-show at Joe Biden’s inauguration and she’s now claiming part of the reason was “very real security concerns” from ...
Macron rules out official apology for the French crimes against humanity in Algeria
President, who once acknowledged French colonisation as a ‘crime against humanity’, rules out formal apologies to escape accountability and reparation.
Bill Gates receives Covid-19 vaccine two days after Biden sworn in despite questioning if FDA can be trusted with jab under Trump
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine after putting millions into development and distribution, but most used the moment to bring up n...
Big Brother meets Big Tech: Memo reveals military spies can just BUY personal data with tax money – no need for warrant
Using smartphone information bought from data brokers enabled the US Defense Intelligence Agency to spy on people without a warrant, including some Americans, the DIA admitted i...
Facebook thought police shuts down major left wing group in Britain
Facebook has shut down the accounts of one of the biggest left wing organisations in Britain, the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). The Socialist Workers Party Facebook page – as w...
Nearly 200 National Guardsmen sent to Washington contract Coronavirus
Nearly 200 members of the National Guard deployed to Washington in the days leading up to Wednesday’s presidential inauguration have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a...
No money no honey: Pfizer cuts vaccine deliveries by as much as half to some EU countries
Pfizer has slashed in half the volume of COVID-19 vaccines it will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said on Thursday, as frustration over the U.S. dr...
"We Don't Respond To Threats": Australian PM Over Google's Cyber-Sunctions Warning
Google threatened to disable its search engine in Australia if it's forced to pay locals for the content they steal from them to and profit from, a dramatic escalation of a mont...
Behr's 2021 Color Palette Has All the Tranquil Shades You Need for a Peaceful Year
These paint colors are all about comfort.
The Hate Overcome the unity: Donald Trump Impeachment Trial To Begin "Week Of February 8": Top Democrat
What Democrats do it TALKING about unity but what they DOING is dividing USA even more. Donald Trump's US Senate trial will begin in the second week of February, days after a fr...
Heroes Day Live on TV and Radio
National Heroes Day celebrations this weekend are set to recognise the Cayman Islands seafaring heritage and the men and women who contributed to its development.
National Heroes Day Celebrations
National Heroes Day in the Cayman Islands will be celebrated over three days this year with full ceremony and events on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, yet respecting existing COV...
The Scent of Skin is 2021's New Fragrance Trend
Fragrance has always been a way to add allure to one’s presence, and the latest scent trend to emerge is perfume that captures the seemingly invisible yet distinct notes of skin.
Tourism Stipend Programme Re-opens
Displaced tourism workers who have not yet registered to receive the tourism stipend will have another opportunity to do so between Tuesday, 26 and Friday 29 January 2021.
Road Closures for National Heroes Day Celebrations, 22-25 January
The Cayman Islands Government, in conjunction with The Honourable Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP, Premier and The Honourable Dwayne Seymour, JP, MP, Minister for Culture will be ...
Collision in Frank Sound
Shortly before 5:45PM on Wednesday, January 20, officers responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Frank Sound Road and Bodden Town Road, where a black Ford...
Partial Closure of Esterley Tibbetts Highway
A portion of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Yacht Club Roundabout and the Batabano Roundabout (just south of Batabano Road), in West Bay, will be closed on Saturday,...
Mobi Mat & Ground Breaking Ceremony Coe Wood Beach
Mobi-Mat Installation Honoring Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities and Ground Breaking Ceremony Coe Wood Beach Dock. Ministers assisted by the Public Works Department.
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