Category: Current Global Finance News

Trump reportedly targets ‘stone cold loser’ McConnell in off-the-rails RNC speech

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appears to have been the primary target in former President Donald Trump’s improvised, insult-laden speech Saturday night at a Republican National Committee gathering at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, The Washington Post and Politico report. In a familiar turn of events, Trump, who doesn’t get the opportunity […]

New variant spread doesn’t have to lead to new round of school closures, CDC director says, but ‘youth sports’ may have to go (for now)

Bloomberg A Carbon-Sucking Startup Has Been Paralyzed by Its CEO (Bloomberg) — The prototype of the device meant to stave off climate devastation looks like a shipping container wrapped in vibrant green Venetian blinds. Fans atop this shell are designed to draw air into the device, where a honeycomblike structure full of proprietary chemicals extracts […]

Matt Gaetz is also reportedly under scrutiny over alleged Florida ‘ghost’ candidate skulduggery

The federal investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), said to center on possible sex-trafficking violations and sex with a 17-year-old girl, has branched out to include a trip to the Bahamas with well-connected GOP allies and allegedly paid female companies plus whether Gaetz was involved in running a third-party “ghost” candidate in a state Senate […]

George Floyd’s breathing was so restricted that it was almost as if his lung had been removed, expert says

Derek Chauvin and his two fellow Minneapolis police officers who pinned a handcuffed George Floyd to the ground and remained on top of him until he became unresponsive had restricted his breathing so severely that it was almost “as if a surgeon had gone in and removed” Floyd’s lung, according to testimony Thursday at Chauvin’s […]