2020 Olympics

Pandemic made rich richer, poor poorer - study

Pandemic made rich richer, poor poorer - study

47 minutes ago   |   RT

The share of wealth owned by the world's super-rich soared during the coronavirus pandemic, while 100 million people sank into extreme poverty, a major study has...
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Can the Press Prevent a Trump Restoration?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A journalism that shades the truth for the sake of some higher cause will lose the trust of some of the people it's trying to steer away from demagogy.
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Trump Won't Let America Go. Can Democrats Pry It Away?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

“The radicalized G.O.P. is the main anti-democratic force.”
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Kuo: New Apple Watch Series 8, SE, and 'Extreme Sports' version coming '22

Kuo: New Apple Watch Series 8, SE, and 'Extreme Sports' version coming '22

1 hour ago   |   iMore   |   2 articles

Extreme Sports has previously been referred to as an "explorer" edition. What you need to know A second report says Apple has three watches on the way in 2022. Ming-Chi Kuo...
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Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday.
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Video piles pressure on UK's Johnson in lockdown-party saga

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

LONDON - A leaked video that shows staff members in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party is adding fuel to...
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China Stays Hushed, IOC Mum on Peng Shuai Case as Beijing Olympics Loom

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The International Olympic Committee said it needs "to be discreet" when talking about this case while the Beijing Olympics are set to begin in February.
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Lowry: The IOC a craven handmaid of Beijing

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It should be a rule of thumb that the Olympic Games shouldn't be held in countries that operate concentration camps. If this strikes you as an unreasonable demand, you aren't...
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China says US diplomatic boycott violates Olympic spirit

China says US diplomatic boycott violates Olympic spirit

7 hours ago   |   WISN

China accused the U.S. of violating the Olympic spirit after the Biden administration announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games.
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9-time NFR qualifier Derrick Begay not ready to retire

8 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Eight-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifier, Derrick Begay, significantly scaled back his schedule in 2019 and 2020, but he's not ready to retire.
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VIDEO: This home is decked out front to back in Christmas lights and a walk-through archway

A home in Ohio is leaving no blade of grass unturned, decking out its yard in lights, even including a lit-up archway. Read more ...

Double shooting under investigation in Worcester

Double shooting under investigation in Worcester

Two men were shot outside a bar in Worcester early Wednesday. Read more ...

When Promoting Democracy, Less Is More

When Promoting Democracy, Less Is More

Biden's Summit for Democracy requires a humbler approach to succeed. Read more ...

What Is China's Future in Africa?

What Is China's Future in Africa?

Beijing is scaling back its investments across the continent, but it still has greater economic influence than the United States. Read more ...

Café Sign Looking for Staff Who 'Doesn't Cry, Is Never Late, Has No Excuses'...

"Whoever wrote that sign does not value other human beings," said one commenter. Read more ...

Kim Potter's Trial In Daunte Wright's Death Begins Wednesday: Here's How To...

Kim Potter's Trial In Daunte Wright's Death Begins Wednesday: Here's How To Watch

MINNEAPOLIS - The trial for former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter is set to begin Wednesday morning for the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright. According to Hennepin... Read more ...

Selfridges Set To Fall Into Thai Hands In $5.3 Billion Christmas Sale

Iconic London department store group Selfridges is set to change hands from one billionaire family to another, as the Thai owners of Central Group prepare to complete a $5.3... Read more ...

Defense rests, prosecution hammers expert witness in Josh Duggar trial

Defense rests, prosecution hammers expert witness in Josh Duggar trial

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Testimony concluded in the Josh Duggar child pornography trial on Tuesday afternoon at the Western District of Arkansas federal courthouse in... Read more ...

What is next for Germany after Angela Merkel?

Angela Merkel steps down as chancellor after 16 years leading Europe's biggest economy. Read more ...

Boy Scouts camp in Dutchess County nearing final sale

After listing three camps for sale earlier this year, The Boy Scouts of America Board of the Greater Hudson Valley Council announced that Camp Nooteeming in Salt Point will be... Read more ...