Nearly half of all the items Americans buy in grocery stores contain palm oil, which is one driver of deforestation. Most of it is illegal, ravaging the planet and driving emissions up, @CaraKorte reports. Now, a new bill in Congress seeks to change that.
Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee indicted for cryptocurrency fraud: U.S. officials
TONIGHT: It's one year since the first recorded Covid death in the United Kingdom, now a total of 124,261 have died. Why was the UK so unprepared? #Newsnight broadcasts a special programme looking at why Covid-19 hit the country so hard 📺 2245 @BBCTwo with @KirstyWark
Sources who've briefed U.S. national security advisors say >30K U.S. organizations hacked by newly-found holes in Microsoft's Exchange email products, and that 100s of thousands of victim organizations worldwide now have web-based backdoors installed.
"Any responsible government would not force nurses to take strike action just to get a decent wage", says former shadow chancellor John McDonnell. He adds 'of course I would' support strike action. Read more:
This stat blew my mind: do public health measures like social distancing, mask wearing and hand-washing really reduce the transmission of viral respiratory illnesses? Uh, yes.
TIME's new international cover: "I cannot be intimidated. I cannot be bought." The women leading India's farmers' protests
China's parliament to delay Hong Kong legislative vote, overhaul electoral system
Breaking News: Aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York rewrote a report by state health officials to hide how many nursing home residents died in the pandemic.
NRA exiting New York to reincorporate in Texas will make for the most successful and powerful #NRA ever. Don’t just take our word for it... @tedcruz @mikepompeo @Jim_Jordan @BurgessOwens @markrobinsonNC
I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.
The "QAnon Shaman" of the January 6th attack on the Capitol tells his story for the first time from jail, as he faces up to 20 years behind bars. Jacob Chansley spoke with @60Minutes +'s @LaurieSegallCNN
The bravery and commitment of the Myanmar pro-democracy protesters is impressive as they take to the streets the day after security forces killed 18 protesters. Today in Yangon, the police met them with tear gas, as the junta defiantly defends its coup.
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FBI Director Chris Wray makes it clear that the FBI considers the mob storming the U.S. Capitol an act of "domestic terrorism." He says 300 people have been arrested by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. And he added, more people are being charged almost everyday.
The Myanmar junta has tried to restrict use of social media to organize protests, but a digitally savvy population keeps finding work-arounds, using virtual private networks or Thai SIM cards to evade restrictions. Night raids are live-streamed.