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The House Passed a Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism. It Wasn’t Unanimous.

May 19, 2022

Not even the idea that anti-Semitism is bad can bring Washington together in unanimity. The House voted 420-to-1 on Wednesday on a symbolic, seven-page resolution that calls on the government to do all it can protect Jewish individuals and organizations, to combat denials and distortions about the Holocaust, and to defend the rights of all Americans to practice their faith without fear of violence. Even The Squad, often criticized for votes that are seen as insufficiently supportive of Israel ...read more

Big data hiring levels in the military industry rose in April 2022

May 19, 2022

The proportion of military equipment and technologies companies hiring for big data related positions rose in April 2022 compared with the equivalent month last year, with 83.3% of the companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one such position. This latest figure was higher than the 77.5% of companies who were hiring for big data related jobs a year ago but a decrease compared to the figure of 85.3% in March 2022. When it came to the rate of all job openings that were li ...read more

Adventure is out There UP Themed Party

May 19, 2022

Fill your balloons and rise up, this Adventure is out There UP Themed Party by Lizeidy Nieves of Lizeidy’s Balloons and Events, out of Evans, GA, USA, will have you floating! Packed with details custom and cute, this UP themed event is too, too cute! So grab your adventure book and jot down these awesome ideas that will be sticking around: UP Themed Cakes Colorful Balloon Bunch + UP House Centerpieces Darling UP Cupcakes Tennis Ball Cake Pops Colorful Balloon Installs Cust ...read more

'Digging their own graves' Putin’s troops face lingering death from Chernobyl trenches

May 19, 2022

Putin mouthpiece backtracks on talk of Russian military failures Sign up for our news briefing, including a daily special Russia-Ukraine edition Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The soldiers were sent to work by the despot’s commanders, and now likely face serious health co ...read more

Worldwide COVID-19 deaths dropping, but cases rising: WHO

May 19, 2022

The number of COVID-19 deaths globally dropped by about 21 per cent in the past week while cases rose in most parts of the world, according to the World Health Organization. In its weekly report on the pandemic released Thursday, the U.N. health agency said the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilized after weeks of decline since late March, with about 3.5 million new cases last week, or a one per cent rise. WHO said cases increased in the Americas, Middle East, Africa and the W ...read more

Captured Ukrainian medic's bodycam footage shows first-hand horror of Mariupol

May 19, 2022

A captured volunteer medic's bodycam footage shows the horrors taking place in the ruined city of Mariupol after it was smuggled out in a tampon. Yuliia Paievska is referred to as Taira in Ukraine, a moniker from the nickname she chose in the World Of Warcraft video game. Using a body camera, the 53-year-old recorded 256 gigabytes of her team's frantic efforts over two weeks to save people from the brink of death. Image: Yuliia Paievska recorded her efforts in Mariupol over two weeks ...read more

Ukraine-Russia war LIVE: Madman Putin will ‘weaponise’ cost of living crisis to send Britain’s food prices soaring

May 19, 2022

SICK TYRANT 22:01, 19 May 2022 Updated: 22:01, 19 May 2022 RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has recently undergone surgery amid mounting speculation that his health is in decline, claims an anti-Kremlin Telegram account. The tyrant apparently went into surgery to remove fluid from his abdomen. The operation took place on Thursday night into Friday morning, according to the Telegram channel “General SVR,” which purports to be run by a former Russian spy. ...read more

Where ‘Woke’ CEOs Are Falling Short

May 19, 2022

Can CEOs run the world? And will the world allow them to? That has become a central question of our times, as leaders of big business step up to address some of society’s most pressing problems. Consider: • A majority of Fortune 500 CEOs, according to Fortune’s polling, have now committed to, or are planning to commit to, the U.N. goal of reaching net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. Combating climate change, a complex undertaking once seen as primarily a government challenge, has moved ...read more

DARPA announces programme to develop GPS-independent clocks

May 19, 2022

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), in the US, has announced the H6 programme to develop GPS-independent clocks that can maintain accurate timing to improve mission success. Certain military systems depend on global positioning system (GPS) timing updates. GPS capabilities can deteriorate underground or underwater and may also become unavailable due to jamming by adversaries. In turn, this may jeopardise the success of the mission. The H6 programme seeks to address this issue ...read more

World hunger at 'new high', UN warns, with enough grain to feed millions stuck in Ukraine

May 19, 2022

The secretary-general of the United Nations has warned that hunger levels around the world "are at a new high". Antonio Guterres was speaking at a meeting of world leaders called to discuss the escalating food security crisis. He said the number of people facing severe food insecurity had doubled in just two years from 135 million before the coronavirus pandemic to 276 million today. The number of people living in famine conditions has increased by more than 500% since 2016 and now sits at more ...read more