Global air travel chaos due to 5G activation near US airports

Tech 01/19/22, 15:54

The activation of 5G mobile technology deployed in the United States is causing scheduling chaos for airlines in many countries, forced to cancel or reschedule dozens of flights due to the technical restrictions involved.  The new regulations affect companies in Emirates, Korea, Japan, Germany, India, and Singapore at least, in what ...

Former Democratic NYC mayor de Blasio rules out race for governor

New York 01/19/22, 15:39

New York City's previous mayor will not run for office at the gubernatorial election on Nov. 8. Bill de Blasio has ruled out any immediate tilt for New York state governor. The Democrat will devote his time to combating inequality instead. "No, I am not going to be running for governor of ...

Two thirds of voters want Congress members banned from trading shares

U.S. 01/19/22, 15:22

A study revealed an overwhelming majority of Americans support barring lawmakers from stock market trading. Data for Progress's latest poll found 67% of respondents agree that Congress members should be banned from trading shares. From the sample audience of 1,266 likely voters, 43% strongly supported new legislation prohibiting representatives and senior congressional ...

Bitcoin falls 30% from record high to below $42,000

U.S. 01/19/22, 02:54

Bitcoin continued to drop on Tuesday, Jan. 18, extending its slide after hitting a record high in November 2021. Data from CoinDesk shows that the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value fell more than 1% in morning trading, hovering around the $41,500 level.  According to Fox Business, Bitcoin hit an all-time high ...

The finest state capitals to live in now

U.S. 01/19/22, 02:43

WalletHub evaluated all 50 state capitals across 49 key measures of affordability, economic well-being, education and health, and quality of life to see which ones make the greatest homes. It is not only about establishing laws in state capitals. They are frequently bustling metropolises with significant economic and cultural significance. They ...

Democrat Senate candidate for Louisiana shares video of himself puffing weed

U.S. 01/19/22, 01:57

A Democrat who wants to be Louisiana's next U.S. senator posted images of himself smoking a mind-altering drug. Gary Chambers, Jr. raised eyebrows across social media after the progressive activist shared a video of himself smoking marijuana in New Orleans. The footage shows the senate candidate sitting in a field and complaining ...

GOP Nevada veteran amasses $1 million for first-time Senate tilt

U.S. 01/19/22, 00:49

An accomplished military leader quickly fundraised a large sum of cash for his inaugural run for public office. Sam Brown successfully collected more than $1 million in donations for his first tilt for a U.S. Senate seat in Nevada during the past quarter. This is the second quarter the retired Army captain ...

Pro-choice group disendorses Democrat Sen. Sinema for opposing filibuster reform

U.S. 01/18/22, 23:59

A Democrat from Arizona lost lobbyist support because she resisted strengthening party control over the Senate. Emily's List confirmed it would stop endorsing Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) for strongly opposing the Democratic Party's proposed filibuster reform. "If Sen. Sinema cannot support a path forward for the passage of this legislation we believe ...

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Eric Trump and allies subpoenaed for Jan. 6 probe

D.C. 01/18/22, 23:44

A TV celebrity, the son of the previous president, and others were summoned to a federal inquiry. The House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack recently subpoenaed Kimberly Guilfoyle, Eric Trump, and various Trump allies. Committee members are widely expected to question Guilfoyle, a former Trump adviser, and her telephone ...

US website to order COVID free tests launched in ‘beta phase’

U.S. 01/18/22, 21:44

The White House announced via teleconference that a web page to supply free at-home tests will be launched Wednesday, Jan. 19, as part of an overall strategy to make COVID tests available for millions of Americans. Half a billion rapid tests have been granted an Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA ...

VP Harris pushes voting reform agenda on Martin Luther King Day

U.S. 01/18/22, 16:13

Joe Biden's administration pedalled election reform policy on a historical civil rights leader's remembrance day. Kamala Harris demanded new voting rights legislation on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. public holiday. The vice president urged the U.S. Senate to "do its job" and pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis ...

UK supplies arms to Ukraine, increasing tension with Russia

U.S. 01/18/22, 15:24

Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced that the United Kingdom has begun supplying anti-tank weapons to Ukraine due to "the increasingly threatening behavior from Russia" in the region. Faced with Russia's increased military deployment on the Ukrainian border, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies have toughened their stance against the country led ...

Arizonans applaud Sen. Sinema for opposing Democratic filibuster reform

U.S. 01/18/22, 04:56

A Democrat from Arizona was widely praised for resisting party efforts to strengthen its control over the Senate. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is winning vocal support from her constituents, because she strongly opposes the Democratic Party's proposed filibuster reform. Fox News revealed left-leaning liberals recently criticized Sinema for refusing to toe the party ...