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‘Airport buffer zones’: What you need to know about 5G rollout

U.S. 01/14/22, 22:43

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a list of 50 U.S. airports that will have buffer zones when 5G C-band service is activated on January 19 by cellular operators. "FAA's efforts to implement mitigations for airports that may be most impacted by disruptions generated by the deployment of new 5G service," stated Airlines ...

UK files landmark $3.2 billion class action against Facebook

United Kingdom 01/14/22, 16:53

Facebook's parent company, Meta, has recently been sued in the UK in an unprecedented class action, accused of abusing its market dominance and exploiting its users' data without consent. Competition law expert Dr. Liza Lovdahl Gormsen leads the lawsuit against the social media giant. The renowned lawyer announced the lawsuit against ...

US inflation soars to 7%, the highest in 40 years

U.S. 01/14/22, 01:17

According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) News Release published by the U.S. Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, Jan. 12, the CPI "rose 7.0% for the 12 months ending December, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending June 1982." This trend was largely anticipated by many. However, while the Biden ...

3 million people have signed a petition for a $2,000 stimulus

U.S. 01/13/22, 03:25

According to CNBC, a Change.org petition for $2,000 monthly stimulus checks has received 3 million signatures. Stephanie Bonin, a Denver restaurant owner and the petition's organizer, seeks adult stimulus checks of $2,000 per month and child stimulus checks of $1,000 per month. In addition, her petition requests that monthly stimulus ...

More than 100 congressmen urge Biden to halt nuclear negotiations with Iran

Middle East 01/12/22, 17:35

More than 100 Republican members of Congress urged U.S. President Joe Biden to halt negotiations to renew the failed nuclear deal, arguing in a letter that continuing them "only further enables Iran's malign activities, including their aggressive nuclear pursuits." Although the Biden administration has been condescending to the Iranian regime, it ...

Largest artificial island development in China is ordered demolished

China 01/12/22, 16:07

Before its shares resumed trading on Jan. 4, China Evergrande Group said that the Danzhou City authorities had ordered it to get rid of all the 39 residential buildings it built on artificial Haihua Island—the world's largest flower-shaped artificial tourist island, according to The Epoch Times. Evergrande was ordered to repair ...

A man receives controversial transplant of genetically modified pig heart

News 01/11/22, 00:34

Despite ethical controversies, Dave Bennett, 57, a resident of Maryland, USA, agreed to receive a genetically modified pig heart as an alternative solution to his heart problem.  The surgery lasted nine hours as doctors attached Bennett to the heart of a one-year-old, 240-pound pig bred explicitly for this purpose at the ...

Truth Social will debut on February 21st, with stock potential

Trending 01/09/22, 04:35

The TRUTH Social social network, founded by former President Trump, has set Feb. 21 as the official launch date for the app. Its stock soared to 20% in a matter of minutes, reports The Guardian. In October, the Trump Media and Technology Corporation announced the platform's launch, describing it as a tool to "stand ...

Thailand proposes military upgrade of F-35 fighter jets to deal with CCP

China 01/09/22, 03:44

Napadej Dhupatemiya, commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Air Force, said that Thailand's military is considering buying eight F-35 stealth fighters from the United States to strengthen the country's defense capabilities. The commander said that its air force needs a new fleet of fighters as the F-5 and F-16 have been in ...

Illegal Iranian oil sales to China soared in 2021, defying US ban

Middle East 01/08/22, 15:55

Iran's authoritarian regime continues to openly defy sanctions imposed by the U.S.–led international community by increasing oil sales to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by 40% during 2021. According to a report by the watchdog group tracking illegal Iranian oil tankers, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), not only were the restrictions ...

China Huarong shares drop over 50% after resuming trading 

China 01/06/22, 16:52

China Huarong Asset Management Company had its shares resume trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Jan. 5 after a nine-month suspension was lifted, but the stock plummeted 55%, hitting a record low. The shares dropped to HK$0.495 (US$0.063) on Wednesday, which is the lowest price since Huarong started listing ...