Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by forces in eastern Libya | Middle East

Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan national army claims to have intercepted a Turkish ship heading for the port of Misrata. Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by Libyan…

Behind the paper that led to the dismissal of a Google researcher

Earlier this year, Google artificial intelligence Researcher Timnit Gebru sent a Twitter message to University of Washington professor Emily Bender. Gebru asked Bender if she wrote about the ethical questions…

Mitch McConnell’s stimulus compromise met with skepticism in the Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s attempt to reach a compromise with Democrats on relief from the Covid revival met a cold reception from some lawmakers on Tuesday, as Congress struggles…

Trump Wins Another Round of Victory Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases in the United States | United States and Canada

As coronavirus cases and deaths continue to rise in the United States, President Donald Trump scored a victory lap on Tuesday, acknowledging his administration’s Operation Warp Speed ​​program for contributing…

Deforestation wiped out eight percent of the Amazon in 18 years: study | Colombia

Deforestation in the Amazon destroyed an area larger than Spain from 2000 to 2018, wiping out eight percent of the world’s largest rainforest, according to a study released Tuesday. The…

Israel: Netanyahu’s rival poised to issue leadership challenge | Middle East

Gideon Saar, a prominent member of the Likud party, separates as the Israeli elections beckon. Gideon Saar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main rival in the ruling Likud party, announced on…

Zimbabwean police warn against crackdown on “cyberbullying” of officials | Zimbabwe

Threat of arrest by the police decried as an attempt to muzzle freedom of expression in a country in crisis. Harare, Zimbabwe – Rights activists in Zimbabwe denounced a police…

Redbox adds movies and shows on demand to its free streaming service

Your backlog of movies and shows can still be large even if you spend more time at home this year, but at least you have another way to watch some…

A depleted workforce and no end in sight: An inside look at America’s ailing health care industry

America’s pandemic response has suffered from a well-publicized lack of PPE, of tests, of contact tracers. But ten months into the global pandemic, with COVID cases and hospitalizations reaching staggering…

Iran’s “envoy” to Yemen’s Houthis sanctioned by US | Middle East News

The United States Treasury Department announced sanctions against Hasan Irlu and Al-Mustafa International University on Tuesday. The administration of outgoing US President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued its campaign of…