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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough: Progressives ‘extraordinarily clueless’ on crime

MSNBC personality Joe Scarborough slammed progressives on Friday as being alarmingly out of touch with voters’ concerns about rising crime rates ahead of critical midterm elections next month. The “Morning Joe” co-anchor targeted Democrats after the..

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New Yorkers are ‘stupid’ for transferring to Texas, Florida: Wall Avenue’s ‘Dr. Doom’

The senior economist who earned the nickname “Dr. Doom” after correctly predicting the 2008 financial crisis has ridiculed transplanted New Yorkers for “stupidly” relocating to Sun Belt states during the pandemic. Nouriel Roubini, the New York Unive..

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Africa

Burkina Faso coup chief Ibrahim Traore named transitional president

Issued on: 15/10/2022 - 10:29 Just two weeks ago, 34-year-old Ibrahim Traore was unknown, even in his native Burkina Faso. But in the space of a weekend, he catapulted himself from army captain to the world's youngest leader -- an ascent that..

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Tech

Choose Kathaleen McCormick retains Musk-Twitter saga from turning into circus

A lawyer for billionaire Elon Musk had barely begun speaking during a recent hearing when the Delaware judge presiding over Twitter’s lawsuit against Musk abruptly cut her off. “Skip the rhetoric and go to the meat,” Chancellor Kathaleen St. Jude Mc..

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Tesla wins tax breaks from China after Elon Musk’s Taiwan feedback: report

Elon Musk’s electric car maker Tesla has been granted tax exemptions from China just days after the tech mogul was praised by Beijing for saying that Taiwan should become a “special administrative zone” ruled by the Chinese Communist Party. The Chin..

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Elon Musk to yank funding for Starlink in Ukraine after official informed him to ‘F–k off’

Elon Musk said he can no longer pay for his Starlink satellite internet service to operate in Ukraine — less than two weeks after a Ukrainian official told Musk to “F–k off” over his controversial proposal for peace with Russia. Musk had offered the..

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Africa

Burkina Faso holds transition talks after newest coup

Issued on: 14/10/2022 - 13:04Modified: 14/10/2022 - 21:14 Political parties, social and religious groups and representatives of the security forces were gathering Friday to chart the next phase in Burkina Faso's future after the country's ..

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Africa

Somalia: The curse of famine

Issued on: 14/10/2022 - 11:13 In the past few decades, Somalia’s droughts have increased both in intensity and in number due to climate change. It is now facing a famine that threatens the lives of millions of people, especially children. The United..

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Asia

North Korea fires two extra missiles, newest in two-week blitz

Issued on: 08/10/2022 - 22:40 North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, the South's military said, the latest in a blitz of launches amid tensions over US-led military exercises in the region, Yonhap reported. The South..

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Business

The darkish aspect of Ty Warner, the reclusive billionaire behind Beanie Infants

The secretive billionaire genius behind Beanie Babies has a business reputation as anything but a teddy bear. People who know Ty Warner, the brand’s founder, said he’s a stubborn eccentric who wants things done his way — or else. Now, he toying with..

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Business

NY Knicks co-owner stands to reap payday from Twitter-Musk deal

Elon Musk’s surprise offer to buy Twitter for his original price of $44 billion followed shrewd maneuvers by a board member who — in addition to a big stake in Twitter — also happens to own a chunk of the New York Knicks and Rangers, sources tell The..

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Asia

Army muscle-flexing in North Korea: Breaking down the newest spate of missile launches

Issued on: 07/10/2022 - 18:37 North Korea's latest spate of missile launches has put its neighbours on edge. The barrage of weapons tests includes one that flew over Japan in the longest-ever recorded distance, capable of reaching the US territ..

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