Category: Current Global Finance News

Taiwan officials throw pig guts in parliament in fist fight over pork imports

Taiwan lawmakers throw pork intestines at each other during a scuffle in the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan – REUTERS Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States. Taiwan’s notoriously rambunctious legislature frequently sees chaotic clashes between rival lawmakers but […]

Florida governor Ron DeSantis accused of ‘killing spree’ after extending ban on cities from imposing own mask mandates

Florida governor Ron DeSantis speaks at the Donald Trump’s make America great victory rally at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on 29 October 2020 ((EPA)) Florida governor Ron DeSantis has been accused of overseeing a “killing spree”, after he extended a ban on cities in the state imposing their own mask mandates. On Wednesday, […]

Journalist who criticized FBI for handling of Russia probe says Trump’s refusal to concede is ‘dangerous BS’

A common defense of President Trump’s refusal to concede the 2020 election is that he’s simply taking revenge on his liberal opponents, in particular those who doubted the legitimacy of the 2016 election because of Russian interference. “The media gave Russia Collusion 3.5 years. We can give Team Trump three and a half weeks,” tweeted […]

AOC and Ilhan Omar sign petition calling on Biden not to give Bruce Reed administration role

Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Getty Images) Progressive lawmakers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar have signed a petition calling on president-elect Joe Biden not to appoint Bruce Reed to his administration. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, and Rep. Omar, of Minnesota, are supporting efforts to have Mr Reed, Mr Biden’s former chief of staff, frozen […]

People are skeptical that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner will be able to easily slip back into NYC society

The Daily Beast Trump Calls Into Rudy Giuliani’s Latest Election Fraud Pantomime President Donald Trump called into a bizarre “hearing” on voter fraud organized by Rudy Giuliani and Pennsylvania Republicans on Thursday—part of a doomed attempt to overturn an election result that has been certified by the state.After canceling an in-person appearance, Trump called in […]

‘People are going hungry as you tweet from vacay’: AOC doubles down attacks on senate for failure to pass Covid relief bill

AOC doubles down attacks on senate for failure to pass Covid relief bill (Getty) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has doubled down on her attacks on the senate for going on vacation rather than pass a new Covid relief bill. The New York congresswoman became embroiled in a Twitter spat with Ted Cruz and blasted the senate for […]