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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for coronavirus
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is the latest person in U.S. President Donald Trump's orbit to reveal a positive coronavirus test.
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
London Heathrow loses its crown to Paris as passenger numbers plummet
London Heathrow has lost the title of Europe's busiest airport to Charles de Gaulle in Paris and is downgrading its forecasts for passenger numbers this year and next as the out...
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing
Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
Boeing to Cut 7,000 More Jobs in Jet Market’s ‘New Reality’
Boeing Co. is deepening job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic and prolonged grounding of the 737 Max jetliner squeeze the planemaker’s finances.
Russia begins production of its second coronavirus vaccine
Russia has started production of the second Russian vaccine against COVID-19, EpiVacCorona, created by the Véktor research center, according to the country's health chief, Anna ...
Hedge Funds That Planned for Election Chaos See a Blue Wave
For hedge fund managers, preparations for chaos in the U.S. elections are giving way to strategies to capitalize on a sweeping Democratic victory.
UN calls for 'available and affordable' coronavirus vaccine for all
The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, pointed out that the vaccine should be considered a "global public good".
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
France orders new lockdown, Germany imposes toughest virus rules in months
Macron seeks ‘brutal brake on infections’, while Merkel unveils one-month partial shutdown; Spain, Italy, Britain, Greece and Portugal report record new coronavirus cases.
Nigerian set for WTO nod, but US-China divided on leadership choice
The race to lead the World Trade Organization is nearly run, with the Nigerian candidate looking most likely to take the reins of the Geneva body.
China’s yuan surges to 17-month high on Biden US presidential hopes
The offshore yuan extended its rally against the US dollar on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump lost ground to Democratic nominee Joe Biden in new polls ahead of November’...
CNN won't run pro-Trump ad warning Biden will raise taxes on middle class
CNN has informed the largest outside group supporting President Trump’s reelection that it will not run one of its new ads, saying the ad is false because it warns Democratic no...
Miles Taylor, a Former Homeland Security Official, Reveals He Was ‘Anonymous’
Mr. Taylor, whose criticisms of President Trump in a New York Times Op-Ed article and subsequent book, roiled Washington and infuriated Mr. Trump, resigned from the administrati...
Poll: 62% of Americans Say They Have Political Views They’re Afraid to Share
50% of strong liberals support firing Trump donors, 36% of strong conservatives support firing Biden donors; 32% are worried about missing out on job opportunities because of th...
Experts say Amy Coney Barrett's nomination could threaten IVF. Here's why.
The judge has a history of supporting anti-choice groups that believe life begins at fertilization and seek to criminalize aspects of IVF.
Looters ransack stores in Philadelphia as protesters face off with riot cops over police shooting (VIDEOS)
Looters have taken to the streets of Philadelphia for the second night in a row as unrest and demonstrations continue after the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace. Multiple...
Young influencers get billions of views peddling junk food to kids, study says
Young ‘influencers’ are being used to peddle unhealthy junk food to other kids via YouTube – racking up a ‘staggering’ one billion views, warns a new study.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 352 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 26 October 2020. All were negative.
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