Log Off Movement: College student recounts her social media breaking point

Editor’s Note: Listen now as the Chasing Life podcast explores how Congress and ordinary citizens are trying to hold Big Tech accountable for their content. CNN  —  The political and legal scrutiny of some Big Tech and social media platforms is running high at the moment. TikTok CEO Shou Chew faced grilling from lawmakers Thursday … Read more

UK interest rates: Bank of England hikes by a quarter percentage point

London CNN  —  The Bank of England hiked interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point Thursday, extending its long-running fight against inflation, which rose unexpectedly in February. The central bank’s 11th consecutive rate hike takes its benchmark rate to 4.25%, the highest since October 2008. Like other major central banks, it has pushed … Read more

Most Asian shares reverse early losses after US Fed raises rates by a quarter point

Hong Kong CNN  —  Most Asia Pacific shares pared early losses on Thursday, after the US Federal Reserve reaffirmed its dedication to bring down inflation. In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng (HSI) index traded 1.5% higher, leading gainers in the region. One of the top gainers was internet giant Tencent, which was more than … Read more

Zelenskyy: Putin’s arrest warrant marks ‘turning point,’ he’ll be held responsible for ‘every destroyed life’

Benjamin Hall recalls the moment deadly Russian shells struck his car in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy praised the International Criminal Court Sunday for issuing an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin. The comments came the day before the Russian leader hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping. The ICC charged Putin with war crimes, although Russia does not recognize the jurisdiction of the court and is not likely … Read more

Turkish intelligence eliminates PKK’s ‘finance’ point man in Syria

Turkish intelligence eliminates PKK’s ‘finance’ point man in Syria

Mehmet Yıldırım, a senior figure of the PKK terrorist group’s Syrian wing YPG, was killed in Syria in an operation run by the National Intelligence Organization (MIT). Yıldırım, known by his code name “Hamza Kobani,” was serving as the “finance official” of the terrorist group in Aleppo and Tal Rifaat, security sources said Sunday, Trend … Read more

Look what leadership of Armenia, which previously said “Karabakh is Armenia, and point”, says – President Ilham Aliyev

President Ilham Aliyev arrives in Germany for working visit

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 18. Look what leadership of Armenia, which previously said “Karabakh is Armenia, and point”, is saying, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said as he addressed the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Novruz holiday in the Talish village of the Tartar district, Trend reports. Will be updated Source link

ICC chief prosecutor says it’s possible Putin could be tried for alleged crimes at some point

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An exterior view of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, in 2021. (Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters) The International Criminal Court, which operates independently, is located in The Hague, Netherlands, and was created by a treaty called the Rome Statute first brought before the United Nations. Most countries on Earth – 123 of them … Read more

Khanoba border point to help significantly expand Azerbaijan-Russia trade – official

Khanoba border point to help significantly expand Azerbaijan-Russia trade - official

KHACHMAZ, Azerbaijan, March 17. The Khanoba border checkpoint launched after reconstruction will enable a significant increase in Azerbaijan-Russia trade turnover, said Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev, Trend reports. Mustafayev made the remark on the sidelines of the ceremony of opening the Khanoba customs post on the Azerbaijan-Russia border. According to him, this border … Read more

Kate Forbes’ conversion therapy stance ‘misses the point,’ Mhairi Black warns – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — The Scottish National Party’s deputy leader at Westminster has taken a swipe at Kate Forbes’ position on LGBTQ+ conversion therapy, as Forbes’ views face close scrutiny in her bid for the country’s top political office. Forbes has said that coercive conversion therapy … Read more

On this day in history, March 16, 1802, United States Military Academy established at West Point

The United States Military Academy at West Point, which has trained generations of American leaders to serve from the battlefield to the White House, was established on this day in history, March 16, 1802. Its graduates pioneered America’s way west and mankind’s path into the heavens.  The academy’s creation was part of the Military Peace … Read more