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Saturday, Oct 08, 2022
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Yet another sex abuse scandal hits the Catholic Church

Although sex scandals in the Catholic Church are routine and not news, we would like to share you with you the latest one. 383 new cases of abuse have been exposed by a Church of England report. Out of these cases, 168 include children and 149 include adults.

Apple is forced by the EU to stop ripping off its customers with the unique lightening charger and change the devices to the standard and efficient USB-C

Apple is making billions of dollars from monopolizing the charging system of their devices. Using standard USBC chargers will allow Apple users to buy chargers and cables that are much faster for charging, way cheaper than the rip-off prices that Apple charges, and to use one type of charger for all types of devices they have at home.

The head of the Republic of Dagestan exploded in anger during a video call with one of his commanders

The head of the Republic of Dagestan exploded in anger during a video call with one of his commanders after they were filmed trawling the streets and announcing through a megaphone that all young men should pack their things and jump onto the convoy to join the army.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says coding should be taught as early as elementary school: 'It's the most important language you can learn'

He said everyone should learn to code and classes should be taught as early as elementary school.

New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern calls internet freedom a “weapon of war” in most recent UN speech

New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern calls internet freedom a “weapon of war” in her most recent UN speech. She calls for a new type of internet with “rules and transparency”.

China has told its banks to sell their US dollars and buy Chinese Yuan to prop up the currency

What is at the moment only The World's second largest economy, China has told its banks to sell their US dollars and buy Chinese Yuan to prop up the currency.

What looks like a bribe, sounds like a bribe, and is hidden by the beneficiaries like a bribe, is probably, if not obviously, a bribe.

The CEO of Pfizer has refused to testify before the European Parliament Special Committee on Covid-19. Albert Bourla was expected to face serious questions on October 10 on how secretive Covid vaccine deals were struck. But he’s pulled out.

EU to take Malta to court over Golden Passports, based on a racist claim

The European Union opposes Malta's business model on the grounds that ״the values of the European Union are not for sale״. But historical facts contradicts the claim. The claim that the values of the Malta passport buyers are inferior to the "values" of the Europeans reflects a racist state of mind, which is completely refuted even from a factual point of view: the values of Europe in the past five hundred years are endless wars, occupations, slavery, colonialism, conflicts, Inquisition, crusaders, holocaust, corruption, double standards legal system, excessive and unjust taxation of the poor at the expense of privileges for the rich, and the erosion of democratic values - replacing local democracy with a central authoritarian unelected bureaucracy, the EU. That's the historical facts, above the EU arrogant and racist blah blah.

King Charles of the UK has pulled out of the cop 27 conference on climate change

The move is surprising given that Charles was always a passionate climate change activist as Prince of Wales and one of the first voices in the World to raise awareness of the climate emergency.

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla got COVID again

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Twitted: “I have tested positive for COVID. I’m feeling well & symptom free. I’ve not had the new bivalent booster yet, as I was following CDC guidelines to wait 3 months since my previous COVID case which was back in mid-August. While we’ve made great progress, the virus is still with us.”

Professor Jeffrey Sachs Saying out loud what everybody whispers

Professor Jeffrey Sachs caused nervous interjections by Bloomberg news casters for daring to suggest what everyone believes to be true, that the US was behind the Nord Stream terror attack.

SEC Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security

This case is a reminder that, when celebrities / influencers endorse investment opps, including crypto asset securities, it doesn’t mean those investment products are right for all investors.

Senior conservative MPs have said they see no way out for Liz Truss following the mess that she's put the country in, in her first month in office

A number of Tory MPs have commented on the crash in the pound, the crash in the polls, the soaring cost of energy, high inflation, the Bank of England having to pump billions into the markets to prevent pension funds from collapse, and the prospect of dramatic spending cuts that lie ahead.

Liz Truss grilled by BBC local radio stations

Prime Minister Liz Truss has defended the new government’s economic policies in a series of interviews with BBC local radio stations. Take a listen to some of the key moments from the prime minister’s first interviews since the mini-budget was announced last week.

Apple Executive Resigns After Viral TikTok Shows Him Making Crude Jokes

"I race cars, play golf and fondle big-breasted women," Tony Blevins said in a now-viral TikTok. What a wanker…

Doubling down on stupidity

US Vice President Kamala Harris makes a gaffe at a speech in the DMZ when she described “a strong and enduring alliance with the Republic of North Korea”. I wonder if she just revealed a top secret strategy of the United States, or its yet another example of a lack of intelligence.

New coin designs for King Charles III released by the UK’s Royal Mint

The 50 pence coin shows King Charles III without a crown and facing left, in keeping with a tradition for each successive monarch to switch profile. The coins will be in circulation before the end of the year, and other denominations will be minted featuring the same image next year. Existing coins featuring Queen Elizabeth II will remain in use until they are naturally phased out.

Italian PM Giorgia Meloni expresses her agenda on building new mosques in Italy:

Italian PM Georgia Meloni expresses her agenda on building new mosques in Italy. She said: "We won't allow anyone to build any new mosque, unless we know: 1. who will become imam 2. what they say in prayer 3. from where they get funding 4. and the prayer should be in Italian language. "

Liz Truss chief of staff Mark Fullbrook is paid through his lobbying company so he can evade personal taxes

This stinks. Boris Johnson has been kicked out despite being elected by the people, because he could not be trusted and questions about how he treated number 10 as a personal plaything. Here we go again with the unelected UK prime minister, Liz Truss. Her chief of staff, you know, the one that was interviewed by FBI agents relating to an alleged plot to bribe an American politician, is on the UK government payroll, paid not to him, but to his… company, so he can evade taxes and deduct corporate expenses. While you, while us, while not them, are overtaxed.

Iran’s President Disavows Twitter Account Everyone Followed

Mohammad-Mehdi Rahimi, head of Raisi’s public relations office said the president has no account on Twitter. The announcement has left many wondering about the identity of those behind the account thought to be the president's official account, as it introduces itself. The account has been tweeting in his name since before he won the controversial presidential elections of June 2021.

Christmas With Cliff

If you are already dreading the sound of festive staples playing on a loop during outings to the high street, then your misery may soon be compounded. In a return to the musical frontline, 81-year-old Sir Cliff Richard has announced he is to release his first dedicated Christmas album in nearly two decades.

Pink Floyd founder cancels Poland concerts after Ukraine war remarks

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has canceled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over reminding Europeans the real facts about the war in Ukraine. Waters wrote an open letter to Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska early this month in which he blamed “extreme nationalists” in Ukraine for having “set your country on the path to this disastrous war.” He also criticized the West for supplying Ukraine with weapons, blaming Washington in particular.

President Biden presented Sir Elton John with an award to acknowledge his philanthropy and artistic works. This is beautiful.

Elton John was visibly shocked when the US president, Joe Biden, presented him with the National Humanities Medal on Friday night at the White House. The award was presented to John after he had performed on the South Lawn.

A GRAVE MISTAKE: Family Finds Out They've Been Visiting The Wrong Grave For Over 43 Years

Sylvia Ross was left stunned to be told the grave she believed her dad John was buried in actually held another coffin. She was told about the same recently when she called Durham County Council about putting a memorial up on their double plot.

Unelected official Ursula von der Leyen of the European Union openly warns Italy

Unelected official Ursula von der Leyen of the European Union, openly warns that if Italy votes for someone they disagree with, such as Giorgia Meloni, they will sanction Italy, just as they do to Hungary and Poland.

Saudi Arabia has launched a set of robots equipped with A.I technology in the Grand Mosque of Mecca

The robots will relay sermons and prayer calls as well as clean the surface floors. Visitors can use their smartphones to scan the robots barcode to show content from the Quran and download it onto their devices. This is yet just another Saudi innovation modernizing and moving Islam forward.

Canadian High school defends transgender teacher with large prosthetic breasts

The Canadian high school teacher has sparked controversy after pictures emerged of her wearing large breast prosthetics while teaching students. Kayla Lemieux, a Manufacturing Technology teacher at Oakville Trafalgar High School in Ontario, has been pictured online taking classes while wearing the huge prosthetics, which stretch her clothing and stick out prominently.

Hillary compares Trump’s rallies to Hitler speeches

Hillary compares the Make America Great Again republican rallies to Hitler speeches and claims that young men have their “arms raised” like Nazis at pro Trump events. Video. God bless America.

Do the congress members work in the Bank of America or is the Bank of America subject to the congress regulations?

Well, in a truly wild moment yesterday from the House Financial Services Committee, where they laugh about something that all the American people crying about, the revolving door from Congress to the banks.

Prince Andrew ‘lobbied Queen to make William King, not Charles’

Prince Andrew ‘lobbied very hard’ to stop Charles becoming King, an explosive new book claims. The Duke of York is said to have plotted with Princess Diana and ex-wife Sarah Ferguson to push his older brother aside.

New York AG Letitia James claims "Trump falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself and to cheat the system, thereby cheating all of us."

New York AG Letitia James claims "Trump falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself and to cheat the system, thereby cheating all of us."

German Finance Minister Lindner (FDP): "Now is the wrong time to shut down any power plant."

The Finance Minister added on nuclear power, that he took an oath of office to prevent harm to this country, so we cannot shut down safe and climate-friendly electric generation capacity in an energy and power crisis.

Iran restricts WhatsApp, Instagram as Mahsa Amini protests grow

Iran has curbed access to social media networks Instagram and WhatsApp amid protests over the death of a woman in police custody, according to residents and internet watchdog NetBlocks.

Saudi Arabia's National Day in the Metaverse!

Online festivities will include a computer-generated museum showcasing Saudi heritage from different areas of the Kingdom. Players can purchase non-fungible token (NFT) outfits for their virtual avatars modeled on traditional Saudi attire from various regions.

Liz Truss defends plan to lift cap on bankers’ bonuses

Inflation, cost of living skyrocketing, energy crisis. Out of all those economic disaster, the first economic decision Liz Truss is taking is to increase bankers bonuses. When asked by the BBC about it, the prime minister told the BBC lifting a cap on bonuses is part of a plan to increase growth. However she is hiding the details about that mysterious plan, and she cannot explain how giving much more money to people who already have a lot of money increase growth.

White House: "When you are not with what majority of Americans are, then you know, that is extreme. That is an extreme way of thinking."

None of the pool journalists disagreed verbally when the press secretary made this anti-democratic statement.

China accuses American intelligence in hacking and theft of information about advanced technologies

In the past, when the United States was ahead of China in technological innovations, the United States used to blame China for a systematic theft of patents and copying technologies. Today, when China is preceding the United States in many technological areas, China accuses the United States in hacking into the Chinese research servers and theft of much more advanced technological programs than those currently within the United States.

Charlie Munger Predicts a Horrible Economic Crisis Where the Worse is Yet to Come

Being a vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and the closest partner (right hand man) of Warren Buffett, Charles T. Munger has a net worth of around $2 billion. He is a profoundly wise man who is absolutely worth listening to, especially when it comes to investing, the psychology of wealthy people, rationality, and life experience.

US president Joe Biden arrives in London on Air Force One ahead of Queen’s funeral

The US President and first lady Jill Biden arrived at the London airport on Air Force One just before 10pm on Saturday. On Monday, he will join a plethora of world leaders at Westminster Abbey in paying their respects to the late monarch.

Hurricane Fiona knocks out Puerto Rico electricity

Hurricane Fiona has knocked out all electricity on the US island of Puerto Rico. The operator of the island's grid, Luma Energy, said the system had lost power as winds reached 86mph (140km/h).

London hotels hike prices for the Queen’s funeral

Accommodation bookings in London have increased as people from elsewhere in the UK and around the world make plans to head to the capital for the Queen’s funeral, with some hotels apparently raising their prices by more than 300%.

Pakistan need your help

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to the world to help Pakistan after arriving in the country Friday to see climate-induced devastation from months of deadly record floods that have left half a million people living in tents under the open sky.

Germany raised taxes on fuel, and as a result, the price of a liter of fuel jumped by ten percent

Not because of the war in Ukraine but because of the German government's taxes against its citizens...

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