Flash Nigerian Instagrammers ‘caught with $40m cash’

Image copyright mrwoodbery Image caption Olalekan Jacob Ponle, known as “mrwoodbery” to his Instagram followers, flaunted his wealth The day after his 29th birthday in May, Olalekan Jacob Ponle posted a picture on his Instagram standing next to a bright yellow Lamborghini in Dubai. “Stop letting people make you feel guilty for the wealth you’ve … Read more

FBI director: China is ‘greatest threat’ to US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption FBI Director Christopher Wray, pictured in February, described a wide-ranging campaign by the Chinese government to disrupt US life The director of the FBI has said that acts of espionage and theft by China’s government pose the “greatest long-term threat” to the future of the US. Speaking to the Hudson … Read more

When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was Helped

WASHINGTON — Car dealers and private schools, restaurants and doctors, hotels and contractors all got money from the program established to help small businesses survive the coronavirus. But a subset of the list of recipients reads like a guide to a professional political class that thrives in the nation’s capital no matter what is happening … Read more

WHO: Airborne virus transmission can’t be ruled out

Image copyright AFP Image caption Scientists have accused the WHO of underestimating the possibility of airborne transmission The World Health Organization has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air. The airborne transmission could not be ruled out in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated settings, … Read more

Bus plunges into China reservoir, killing 21

Image copyright EPA Image caption Eyewitnesses said those on the bus included high-school students on their way to exams At least 21 people have died and 15 injured after a bus plunged into a reservoir in China. The vehicle was travelling on a bridge on Tuesday in Anshun, Guizhou province when it crashed through a … Read more

‘The masks you throw away could kill a whale’

As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, more and more protective equipment is ending up in the sea. We are putting 129 billion face masks and 65 billion plastic gloves into the environment every month, according to Ocean Conservancy. Divers and observers are spotting more of this discarded waste floating underwater, causing problems for wildlife … Read more

Model projects 200K US Covid-19 deaths by November if masks aren’t worn – CNN Video

Situation Room Dr. Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, explains why a new model has projected that more than 200,000 Americans will die from Covid-19 by November if masks are not universally used. Source: CNN Source link

Facebook Fails to Appease Organizers of Ad Boycott

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s two top executives, met with civil rights groups on Tuesday in an attempt to mollify them over how the social network treats hate speech on its site. But Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and Ms. Sandberg, the chief operating officer, failed to win its critics over. … Read more