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Epic Games, the developer of the massively popular Fortnite, has announced that it will air a series of conversations about race, featuring “prominent” black voices from various sectors. ...
The ACLU and other groups have sued Graham, North Carolina, calling the city’s ban on “demonstrations of two or more people” while under a declared emergency unconstitutional. They’ve remained silent on...
Ghislaine Maxwell is the latest in a series of high-profile people to be accused of sex crimes. And, according to #MeToo champion Rose McGowan, the time is ripe to put not...
A sculpture of an elk that has graced downtown Portland, Oregon, for 120 years is to be taken down by city authorities, after protesters set the statue on fire. Police have...
Rioters in Oregon used fireworks to torch the ‘Promised Land’ statue depicting a pioneer family at the end of the Oregon Trail. The vandals also laid siege to the city’s Justice...
A year after its 5G launch, Vodafone is showcasing the first instance of a ‘standalone’ network. Until now, 5G was only available on mixed 5G/4G networks. The standalone...
Copenhagen’s ‘Little Mermaid’ statue has yet again been vandalized, now with the words “racist fish” sprayed on its base. The fairy tale character’s cancellation comes in spite of Disney casting a...
Twitter’s engineering team will systematically purge a list of offensive terms from its source code and internal documents in the name of political correctness. Terms like “master” and “slave” will go,...
Former tennis ace Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams’ quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title has limitations, and stresses that “time is not her friend,” as her body “is still...
The Washington Redskins have announced that they will 'review' the name of their franchise amid pressure from sponsors aggrieved at the potentially racially insensitive associations which come with it. ...
Young people in Britain are facing the worst jobs crisis since records began. Over one million will be plunged into unemployment by the end of 2020 if the UK government doesn't...
Broadcaster Piers Morgan is being branded a hypocrite for blasting the reopening of pubs as “insane,” after praising his own son for attending a Black Lives Matter protest, where many flouted...
Aussie animal lovers and politicians alike are in uproar after it emerged that a man hired as a conservationist was in fact a big-game hunter who had posed with numerous dead...
UFC bantamweight title challenger Petr Yan has hailed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov as a "patriot of his people" after the respected father and trainer of lightweight champion Khabib died at the age of...
Justin Gaethje, the planned next opponent for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has paid tribute to his rival's late father and trainer Abdulmanap after his death in Moscow at the age...
SBG Ireland stalwart Peter Queally, who is a long-time training partner of Conor McGregor, has recalled Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov coming to his assistance when a situation threatened to boil over after a...
Famed Russian coach Elena Buyanova has dismissed rumors about Evgenia Medvedeva's departure from Brian Orser, saying that their cooperation will resume upon her arrival in Canada. The two-time...
Boris Johnson has revealed that US authorities have not made an official approach to the British government seeking permission to talk to Prince Andrew over his friendship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey...
Japan’s central bank has announced it’s experimenting with a digital currency that could replace the traditional yen, signaling a possible shift away from coinage in the cash-loving nation. ...
Hundreds of people have been arrested since the controversial new national security law went into effect in Hong Kong, the United Nations has said. It warns that the “vague” legislation could...
OPEC+ is not discussing or planning changes to its production cut agreement, which should see the oil producers ease the cuts in August, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at an...
India’s forex reserves rose by $8.2 billion in the week of June 5, crossing the $500 billion milestone for the first time in the country’s history. The level of reserves is...
US aerospace giant Boeing will reportedly stop making its iconic 747 aircraft for good after it completes the last of the 16 jets currently on order. Covid-19 has crippled an already...
Reigning world high jump champion Maria Lasitskene has said she is not ruling out the possibility of changing citizenship to be able to perform at international competitions. The...
Doctors were unable to save Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib, due to irreversible brain trauma caused by a stroke, said a family friend who gave details of the...
Three people were murdered in New York overnight into Thursday, in line with a grim trend that saw police responding to the highest number of shootings in over 20 years last...
The Washington Redskins’ lead sponsor, FedEx, has apparently caved to corporate pressure, asking the football team to change its name after a group of investment firms and shareholders urged major funders...
Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi is set to leave Barcelona when his contract expires at the end of next season after becoming frustrated at playing for a club “without a...
The UK’s opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer launched a broadside against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, criticizing his coronavirus response as “slow,” adding that “an inquiry is inevitable.” ...
Medical supplies sent by the federal government to help with coronavirus testing have been too slow to arrive and have failed quality control checks, according to Washington state’s top health official. ...
A remarkably high number of Britons are open to the idea of another lockdown being imposed if Covid-19 cases surge again, a poll has revealed. Many are even afraid of going...
US President Donald Trump has argued that the recent surge in coronavirus cases is explained by “massive” and ramped up screenings for the illness, while celebrating the fall in daily fatalities...
Mongolian authorities have locked down the city of Khovd and a region in the province of the same name, after two people tested positive for bubonic plague. They reportedly caught the...
Two employees of the United Nations mission in Israel have been suspended without pay after a viral video showed a sex act in their official vehicle, as it drove down a...
Controversial British historian David Starkey has been savaged online after arguing in an interview that slavery wasn’t a genocide, because if it was “there wouldn’t be so many damn blacks in...
The decryption of the EncroChat, a phone system thought to be unhackable, and used by criminals to solicit and discuss nefarious dealings, including murders and extortion plots, led to 746 arrests...
Football icon Diego Maradona has hit out at claims that he is being taken advantage of by his own entourage, and has released a bizarre video to social media showing him...
US President Donald Trump has boasted that Minneapolis would have been wiped off the map had he not urged the Minnesota government to deploy National Guard troops to quell riots and...
Actor Dean Cain, who portrayed Superman for a 1990s TV show, has set Twitter ablaze after arguing that modern ‘cancel culture’ would have outlawed the superhero’s catchphrase – “Truth, justice and...
Rumors that the National Football League plans to play the ‘Black national anthem’ before games once it returns have failed to please anyone, with people either considering it divisive or not...
A face-off in Michigan that culminated with a black woman held at gunpoint has set the internet alight, with Twitter quick to pronounce the incident a hate crime. However, things aren’t...
As the fallout from dubiously sourced allegations about ‘Russian bounties’ on US troops in Afghanistan continues, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for fresh sanctions against Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors. ...
Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain attended the first Trump rally since the Covid-19 pandemic and now he’s in the hospital. Democrats have been unable to resist connecting the two. ...
A French court has ordered the state to compensate three families whose children suffered birth defects due to the anti-epilepsy medication Dépakine. The drugmaker, Sanofi, is currently racing to certify a...
A university in Virginia has taken political correctness to extraordinary extremes with a pledge to examine whether its wasp mascot (yes, the insect) is hampering “inclusion and diversity” on campus. ...
Deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged partner in crime, Ghislaine Maxwell, is accused of lying to prosecutors about the pair’s scheme to recruit underage girls for sexual massages. The...
Two Italian marines blamed for killing a pair of Indian fishermen while protecting an oil tanker in 2012 won’t be prosecuted by India, but Rome must pay compensation to New Delhi,...
Security experts have warned of new Mac ransomware being spread via pirated software from torrent sites. The virus is so new that there is currently no known way to recover lost...
Russian fitness model and former hockey TV presenter Yulia Ushakova has shared photos from a revealing photoshoot which saw her own mother block her on social media platforms. ...
Defeat doesn't come easy to Khabib's family but that is the task facing England's Nathaniel Wood this month when he attempts to hand a first career loss to the latest family...