Pegasus may have been used by authoritarian governments against journalists

Europe 07/19/21, 03:33

Pegasus, the Israeli spyware sold only to government agencies, has been accused of being used to monitor thousands of journalists and officials around the world. The Israeli company NSO Group that sells Pegasus to multiple authoritarian governments worldwide admitted there had been nearly 50,000 phone numbers targeted, many of which are ...

United Kingdom splashes $27 million on ‘long’ CCP Virus studies

United Kingdom 07/18/21, 23:49

Fifteen new taxpayer-funded studies will examine treating and diagnosing a deadly disease disorder. The United Kingdom has approved nearly £20 million ($27.5 million) in public spending to research the "long" Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus. Researchers will spend several months, or even years, investigating hundreds of symptoms that can last for more ...

Flood death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium

Europe 07/18/21, 21:51

Flash floods and overflowing rivers destroyed houses and ripped up highways and electricity lines in western Germany and Belgium. Reuters confirmed at least 170 people have died as of July 17. The figure includes 143 deaths that local police counted in Germany, making it the country's worst natural disaster in more ...

Russia lets Biden use Central Asian bases for Afghan intel paper

Middle East 07/18/21, 19:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed President Joe Biden to use Russian military bases in Central Asia. Moscow was so concerned about Taliban fighters advancing that it was prepared to open its doors to American troops back in June. The Kommersant newspaper revealed the Kremlin made the unusual offer after U.S. forces withdrew ...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancels plans for Churchillian Freedom Day after rapidly rising number of COVID-19 infections

United Kingdom 07/18/21, 04:39

Due to the rapidly rising incidence of COVID-19 infections, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled preparations for a Churchillian victory speech tomorrow. ‘The plan had been for Boris to effectively declare victory over the virus by summoning the spirit of Churchill, with appropriately stirring rhetoric. That no longer feels appropriate.’ reported ...

People ‘against the communist dictatorship’: Florida governor presses Biden to broadcast Wifi backup for Cubans

America 07/18/21, 02:23

After Cuba's communist dictatorship stopped its people from updating their nation protest, Republicans are putting pressure on the Biden administration to provide internet access to back them up. On Wednesday night July 14, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Republican Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr requested President Joe Biden to assist ...

Greenland stopped oil exploration citing cost and climate concerns

America 07/17/21, 18:58

Greenland's government has decided to stop all oil exploration off the world's largest island, describing the decision as "a natural step" since the Arctic government "takes the climate crisis seriously."“The Greenlandic government believes that the price of oil extraction is too high. This is based upon economic calculations, but considerations ...

Federal judge blocks DACA program giving amnesty to illegal immigrants

U.S. 07/17/21, 16:30

Texas federal judge Andrew Hanen declared the DACA program illegal. However, president Biden's administration used the program to give amnesty to illegal immigrants as part of its open borders policy. "DHS violated the [Administrative Procedure Act] with the creation of DACA and its continued operation … the DACA Memorandum and the ...