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Corrupt Boston Hospital Will Distribute Medical Care Based on Race

The race-based corruption has now begun extending to the medical sector as a hospital in Boston will now start giving preferential care according to a person’s race, serving as yet another part of the racist anti-white narrative in the West. The Brigham and Women’s Hospital says this racist decision is part of their “attempt to […]
Tags: International, Boston, Health, Medical, Politics, Racism, USA

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

A Chinese flag flutters in front of the IOC headquarters during a protest by activists of the International Tibet Network against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on February 3, 2021 in Lausanne. Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images The United States is "not focused" on boycotting the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Calls for nations, including the US, to boycott next year's games are growing. Tensions are rising between the US, its allies, and China over allegations of human rights violati...
Tags: News, Politics, International, China, Beijing Olympics, Antony Blinken, Uyghur Muslims

Twitch Updates Terms of Use Allowing Banning for Offsite Conduct

Livestreaming giant Twitch has garnered inspiration from sites such as Patreon by updating its terms of use, now allowing the site to ban users for offsite conduct or content they personally don’t agree with, yet another move to try and control what people are allowed to say and do. An incredibly lengthy statement was made […]
Tags: Business, Politics, Censorship, International, Anime, Announcements, Twitch, Bans

Pakistan's leader blamed a rise in rape cases on how women dress, saying 'vulgarity' has 'consequences' and men lack 'willpower'

Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan, said in April that the country was using a system intended to surveil terrorists to monitor the coronavirus. EuropaNewswire/Gado/Getty Images Pakistan's PM Imran Khan suggested the way women dress is to blame for rape. "If you keep on increasing vulgarity, it will have consequences," Khan said on Monday. Khan's remarks have sparked widespread criticism, including from his ex-wife. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pakistan...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, News, Sexual Assault, Saudi Arabia, International, Trends, Pakistan, New York Times, Rape, Imran Khan, Khan, Reuters, LAHORE, KARACHI, Goldsmith

Biden is trying to derail China's effort to build the world's fastest supercomputer needed for unstoppable missiles

Military vehicles carry DF-17 missiles, a weapon armed with a hypersonic glide vehicle, during an October 1, 2019 military parade in Beijing. Thomas Peter/Reuters The US added seven China supercomputer entities to its economic blacklist. China is using supercomputers to speed up the development of hypersonic (unstoppable) missiles. The US is in a global arms race with China and Russia to build the most advanced hypersonic missile. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Infrastructure, Nuclear Weapons, Supercomputer, Biden, Commerce Department, Department of Commerce

ISIS leader was once a 'cooperative' prison informant who ratted out terrorists to the US military, newly-released records show

Islamic State group militants hold up their flag as they patrol in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq in 2014. AP Photo The current leader of ISIS is a man named Amir Muhammad Sa'id Abd-al-Rahman al-Mawla. Al-Mawla was detained and interrogated by US and coalition forces over a decade ago. During those interrogations, he provided intel on other terrorists, newly-released records show. See more stories on Insider's business page. The current leader of the Islami...
Tags: Politics, Isis, West Point, Islamic State, Iraq, US, International, Trends, Syria, Coalition, Pentagon, The Washington Post, Daesh, George Washington University, State, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi

Space Jam 2 Cuts Pepe Le Pew for “Normalizing Rape Culture”, Leaves in Actual Rapists

Warner Brothers continues to sport their usual levels of hypocrisy as those who watched the newest trailer for the upcoming Space Jam 2 realized “The Droogs” from film “A Clockwork Orange” were present, meanwhile, classic cartoon character Pepe Le Pew was removed for “normalizing rape culture”. In yet another bid to capitalize on nostalgia, Space […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Movies, Censorship, International, Rape, Anime, Warner Brothers, Continuations, Character Design, Pepe Le Pew

The US is talking to allies about boycotting 2022 Beijing Olympics over genocide against Uyghurs in Xinjiang

A Chinese flag flutters in front of the IOC headquarters during a protest by activists of the International Tibet Network against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on Februay 3, 2021 in Lausanne. Fabrice Coffrini/Getty Images The US and its allies are discussing a possible boycott of the 2020 Beijing Olympics. "It is something that we certainly wish to discuss," the State Department said on Tuesday. China is facing growing backlash over what's widely considered to be genocide against ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, China, US, Sports, International, Trends, Eu, Beijing, Canada, Olympics, Alaska, New York Times, International criminal court, Moscow

CNN journalist arrested outside of the Russian prison where Alexei Navalny is being held and was hospitalized

An employee of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service stands with a service dog outside Penal Colony No 2 in the town of Pokrov, some 85 km east of Moscow, where convicted opposition activist Alexei Navalny is serving his sentence. Getty Images A CNN reporter was arrested outside the penal colony where Alexei Navalny is being held. A number of people were arrested amid protests demanding Navalny receive proper medical care. Navalny's lawyer said the Kremlin critic is "seriously ill....
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Vladimir Putin, Cbs News, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Alec Luhn

Trump's last blunder. Small pizzeria in Italy sanctioned instead of a Venezuelan oil exporter.

The Trump administration mistakenly put two Italian companies, including a pizzeria, on a sanctions list. Getty images On Trump's last day in office, he ordered that sanctions be imposed on those in the Venezuelan oil industry. In a case of mistaken identity, two Italian business owners had their companies blacklisted. The owners of a Verona pizzeria and a Sardinia graphic design studio have been removed from the sanctions list. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Trum...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, China, US, International, Trends, Italy, News UK, Treasury, The Guardian, Venezuela, Sanctions, Donald Trump, Verona, Nicolás Maduro

After months of torture and imprisonment, Hamas told a Palestinian activist that he would only be released if he divorced his wife

Rami Aman, a Palestinian Gazan peace activist, holds note's in which he recalled his ordeal, during an interview on the roof of his family house in Gaza City, Feb. 10, 2021. Adel Hana/AP Photo Rami Aman was arrested for setting up a Zoom call between Israeli and Palestinian peace activists. He received pressure from Hamas officials to divorce his wife - the daughter of a high-ranking official. Aman eventually signed the divorce papers but remained in jail for two more months, AP report...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Activism, Prison, Law, Israel, International, Trends, Ap, Egypt, Gaza, Middle East, Palestine, News UK, Jail, Associated Press

How American guns help Mexican cartels overwhelm Mexico's police and military

Suspects stand behind seized guns at a press conference in Tijuana, Mexico, March 24, 2010. AP Photo/Guillermo Arias About 70% of guns used in crimes in Mexico that are seized and traced originated in the US. Weapons sent illegally from the US to Mexico and used by criminal groups are overwhelming Mexican security forces. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ciudad Juarez, MEXICO - Almost 50 years after Mexico's first law to restrict the use of firearms was implemented in a...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Guns, Congress, Mexico, US, International, Trends, United States, Mexico City, Arizona, Gun Sales, Vegas, El Paso, Firearms, FELIX

A GOP congressman, a sex-trafficking probe, and a $25 million extortion plot: Here's everything we know about 'Gaetzgate'

Rep. Matt Gaetz confirmed he's a subject in a federal sex-trafficking investigation. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Gaetz is engulfed in a political firestorm amid news that he's under a sex crimes investigation. Gaetz claimed the investigation is part of an elaborate scheme to extort his family for $25 million. Both things could be true: Gaetz is under investigation, and someone later tried to extort him. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sai...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, News, Congress, Senate, White House, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Fbi, Gop, New York Times, Middle East

The US has extradited a suspected North Korean intelligence operative to stand trial on money laundering charges, as tensions rise between Washington and Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaking on TV on Thursday. Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo A North Korean national has been extradited to the US to stand trial on money laundering charges. Mun Chol Myong was an "intelligence operative" based in Singapore, according to the indictment. Tensions have risen between Washington and Pyongyang, as Biden looks for a path forward. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has for the first time extradited a North Korean national to face a ...
Tags: Politics, Washington, North Korea, Singapore, Nbc News, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Malaysia, Kim Jong Un, Un, Biden, Sanctions

North Korea responds to Biden's criticism of ballistic-missile test, accusing administration of 'gangster-like logic'

Commuters watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Joe Biden during a news program at the Suseo Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon North Korea has responded to President Joe Biden after he criticized their test of ballistic missiles. Top North Korean military official Ri Pyong Chol said the Biden administration, "took the wrong first step." This week marked the first ballistic missiles tested by North Korea und...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, North Korea, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Kim Jong Un, UN Security Council, Biden, Donald Trump, Hanoi, Dprk, Seoul South Korea, UNSC, East Sea

US officials say migrants are being told to come to the border. Here's what they're hearing from smugglers and from Russia

Asylum-seeking unaccompanied minors from Central America are separated from other migrants by US Border Patrol agents after crossing into the US on a raft in Penitas, Texas, March 14, 2021. Adrees Latif/Reuters Thousands of migrants, mostly from Central America, have come to the US border with Mexico in recent months. Many of those migrants left home after hearing that a new US president would make migration easier. But rumors about lax immigration policy are being stoked by smugglers and ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Mexico, Russia, Immigration, US, International, Trends, Cnn, United States, Migration, Honduras, Biden, Guatemala

Photos show the crowded conditions where migrant kids are being held at the US-Mexico border

Inside the Texas Border Patrol facility Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) Photos, which Rep. Henry Cuellar shared, show crowded conditions in a Texas Border Patrol facility. An estimated 13,500 migrant children were in government custody as of Thursday. The Biden administration hasn't let journalists independently visit the facilities. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of unaccompanied migrant children detained at the US-Mexico bo...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, Cbs News, White House, Immigration, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, United States, Migrants, State Department, Biden, Donald Trump

Trump Will Allegedly Unleash Own Social Media Platform in 2-3 Months

Often spurned and smeared former president Donald Trump has supposedly announced that he will be unveiling his own social media platform within 2-3 months, with the politician’s senior adviser claiming the creation will “completely redefine the game”. After being unfairly ousted from Twitter as part of their endless and biased attack on the former president, […]
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Usa, Internet, Censorship, International, Anime, Announcements, Donald Trump, Sites, Trump, Lolicon, Gab

Biden wants the military's footprint to be 'correctly sized,' and it may mean deciding which bases really matter

A US Marine stands guard at Bagram airport, north of Kabul, March 2, 2002. REUTERS/Mario Laporta The Biden administration has started a review of the US military's global force posture. The review comes amid increasing calls for a reduction of US military bases overseas. Many would welcome fewer bases, but critics say a change in strategy is also needed. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Biden administration in February launched a review of the US military's glob...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Politics, Navy, China, Africa, US, International, Trends, Qatar, Syria, United States, Middle East, Kabul, Pentagon

How the US considered helping France nuke its way out of an embarrassing military defeat

French Foreign Legion paratroopers land near Dien Bien Phu, March 16, 1954. ullstein bild via Getty Images In March 1954, French troops were in northern Vietnam for what commanders thought would be a decisive blow against the Viet Minh. By May, after weeks of brutal fighting, French forces surrendered, ending the battle of Dien Bien Phu and the French Indochina War. Western countries saw that war as essential to stopping the spread of communism, and the US was willing to take extreme actio...
Tags: UK, Congress, Navy, France, White House, China, US, International, Trends, Britain, Paris, Nuclear Weapons, Cambodia, National Security Council, Cia, Vietnam

China didn't interfere in the 2020 election because it didn't think it could benefit from a Trump or Biden presidency, US report says

Chinese President Xi Jinping. LEO RAMIREZ/AFP via Getty Images China sat out from meddling in the 2020 US presidential election, according to a new intel report. The US intelligence community found China didn't see enough upside worthy of interference. The declassified ODNI report said "targeted economic measures and lobbying" were preferred instead. See more stories on Insider's business page. A declassified report released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on...
Tags: Politics, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Iran, Beijing, United States, National Security, Biden, Nordic, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Getty Images China, 2020 Election, Military & Defense

Jared Kushner takes credit for bringing Arab-Israeli conflict to its 'last vestiges' in new op-ed

Former White House advisor Jared Kushner. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images Jared Kushner took a victory lap in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Monday. Kushner claimed his work on several Israeli agreements would lead to peace across the region. "We are witnessing the last vestiges of what has been known as the Arab-Israeli conflict," he wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former White House senior advisor Jared Kushner - who is reportedly working on a book about h...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Saudi Arabia, White House, Israel, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Middle East, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden, Donald Trump, Bahrain

Pfizer's CEO canceled Israel trip following accusations that his visit could illegally help 'cynical' Netanyahu win the upcoming election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, center, meet the Israeli citizen who is the 5 millionth person to be vaccinated in Israel, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, March 8, 2021. Miriam Alster/Pool via AP Pfizer's CEO delayed a trip to Israel that was scheduled to take place during an election campaign. Israel's attorney general called the proposed visit "criminal election propaganda," local media reported. Albert Bourla told a local broadca...
Tags: Politics, News, Israel, International, Tel Aviv, Trends, News UK, Pfizer, Vaccine, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu, Haaretz, Tel Aviv Israel, Yuli Edelstein, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel

Mysterious attacks on at least a dozen tankers carrying Iranian oil are reportedly due to covert Israeli operations

Damage is seen on Iranian-owned Sabiti oil tanker sailing in the Red Sea, October 13, 2019. Reuters Israel has targeted tankers carrying Iranian oil with attacks, according to a WSJ report. At least a dozen vessels have reportedly been targeted. These attacks may represent a new front in the shadowy Israel-Iran conflict. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel has used water mines and other weapons to sabotage at least a dozen tankers carrying Iranian oil and bound for Syr...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Israel, Oil, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Washington Dc, Un, Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden, Tehran

Obama says his ideal group text of world leaders would include the Dalai Lama, Pope Francis, and Angela Merkel

Pope Francis pictured on November 22, 2020. VINCENZO PINTO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Obama said his ideal group text of world leaders would include some of his closest presidential allies. Obama told the Skimm it would have the Dalai Lama, Pope Francis, and Angela Merkel. He also said he may include Queen Elizabeth II due to her dry sense of humor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Barack Obama says his ideal hypothetical group chat of world leaders would...
Tags: Politics, Isis, Obama, Washington, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, India, US, International, Barack Obama, Trends, Pope Francis, Crimea, Michelle Obama

Deportations are down nearly 60% since Trump's final months in office

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) special agent preparing to arrest alleged immigration violators at Fresh Mark in Salem, Ohio, June 19, 2018. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images ICE arrests have dropped 60% since President Joe Biden took office, The Washington Post reported. Deportations have fallen by nearly the same amount. In February, ICE arrested around 2,500 people, down from an average of 6,500 per month last fall. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Immigration, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ice, Biden, Charles Davis, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Customs Enforcement, US Customs, Texas Republican

Critics blast Biden administration for denying entry to thousands of people still affected by Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Anwar Alsaeedi sits with his children at their home in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Alsaeedi, who had hoped to provide his two children with a better future, said he rejoiced in 2017 when he was picked for the lottery’s “diversity visa” interview. Then he was ineligible due to the Trump administration’s travel ban that affected several Muslim-majority nations. “Our country is embroiled in wars and crises and we’ve lost everything,” he said. “Making it to America is a big dream.” AP P...
Tags: Politics, Congress, White House, Immigration, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Aclu, Muslim, Npr, Biden, Yemen, Donald Trump

The world has changed, and now Biden needs to change how the US deals with Saudi Arabia

Then-Vice President Joe Biden with Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz at Prince Sultan palace in Riyadh, October 27, 2011. REUTERS/Fahad Shadee President Joe Biden's recalibration of US-Saudi relations is long-overdue. Blowing up the relationship wouldn't be wise, but the US does need to stop treating Saudi Arabia like it's still the 20th century, writes Defense Priorities fellow Daniel DePetris. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US relationship with Saudi A...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Opinion, Washington, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, Iran, United States, Middle East, Biden

Biden changed his plan for the strike on Iran-backed militias at the last minute to avoid killing a woman and children

President Joe Biden in the Oval Office Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The president changed his plans for an airstrike against Iran-backed militias at the last minute. Battlefield intelligence indicated the presence of a woman and children at one of two strike areas. With fighters in the air, Biden chose to strike only one target, bypassing the one with civilians. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With strike aircraft already in the air and on their way to the targets, ...
Tags: Politics, News, Iraq, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Pentagon, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Iraq Syria, John Kirby, Abu Kamal, Airstrike

Trump's final year in office was the worst for global democracy in a decade and a half, watchdog says

Outgoing President Donald Trump waves as leaves the White House on Jan. 20, 2021. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Global freedom hit its worst point in 15 years in 2020, according to a new Freedom House report. Freedom House said Trump oversaw "unprecedented attacks" on US democracy. The report warned that Trump provided "ample fodder" for authoritarians to downplay abuses. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Last year was the worst year for global democracy in roughly...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Democracy, Washington, White House, US, International, Trends, Washington Dc, Donald Trump, University College London, Nordic, Trump, Capitol

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