'Hostile forces, Covid-19': North Korea To Not Attend Beijing Winter Olympics

In Sixth Weapons Test in Jan, North Korea Fires Two Missiles in Rejection of US Offer for Nuclear Talks

North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles Thursday, Seoul said, its sixth weapons test this month in one of the most intense spates of launches on record that has delivered an emphatic rejection of Washington’s offers for talks on its nuclear programme. Pyongyang has not fired this many missiles in a calendar month in decades, according to […]

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Trump Planned To Seize Voting Machines; Did Not Side With Rioters Initially: Report

Trump Planned To Seize Voting Machines; Did Not Side With Rioters Initially: Report

A draft order released to the panel probing the January 6 Capitol Hill Riots received a damning document which further showed that former president Donald Trump did not want a peaceful transition following his loss to Joe Biden. The document was titled – Presidential findings: To preserve collect and analyze national security information regarding the […]

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'I Recommend Taking Vaccine, Says Trump as He Talks About 'Rigged' US Election

US Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to Block Capitol Attack Document Release

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a bid by former president Donald Trump to block the release to a congressional committee of documents related to the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Citing executive privilege, Trump had sought to prevent the records held by the National Archives from being given to the panel investigating […]

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Delhi Police Asks Twitter for Details on Who First Posted 'Bulli Bai' Content

Twitter, Meta Among Tech Giants Subpoenaed by US Capitol Riot Panel

Months after requesting documents from more than a dozen social platforms, the House committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas targeting Twitter, Meta, Reddit and YouTube after lawmakers said the companies’ initial responses were inadequate. The committee chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson, demanded records Thursday from the companies relating to their role in allegedly […]

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'I Recommend Taking Vaccine, Says Trump as He Talks About 'Rigged' US Election

‘I Recommend Taking Vaccine, Says Trump as He Talks About ‘Rigged’ US Election

Former US president Donald Trump expressed support for getting vaccinated against Covid-19 but said it should be up to individuals, in an NPR interview aired Wednesday that he cut short after again falsely claiming election fraud. In a rare alignment with President Joe Biden, Trump said he does “recommend taking” vaccines. But the Republican former […]

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'I'll Make Sure He's Dead': 72-yr-old US Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Donald Trump

‘I’ll Make Sure He’s Dead’: 72-yr-old US Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Donald Trump

The US Secret Service arrested a 72-year-old man in New York on Monday after he allegedly phoned them threatening to kill ex-president Donald Trump, a criminal indictment showed. Prosecutors in Brooklyn say Thomas Welnicki “knowingly and willfully threatened to kill, kidnap, and inflict bodily harm upon” the former US president. It alleges that Melnick told […]

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Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' Slams Trump, Insurrectionists in Witty 'Rent' Spoof

Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Slams Trump, Insurrectionists in Witty ‘Rent’ Spoof

January 6 marked the one-year or ‘525600-minute’ anniversary of an event that shook up the pillars of democracy in America as thousands of protestors stormed towards Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, like everybody else, did take notice of the anniversary but chose to add a tinge of humour into […]

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Donald Trump to Launch His Truth Social App on February 21, App Store Listing Shows

Donald Trump to Launch His Truth Social App on February 21

Former President US Donald Trump’s new media venture plans to launch its social media app Truth Social on February 21, according to an Apple App Store listing. Truth Social, the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG) alternative to Twitter, is available for pre-order before going live on the US Presidents’ Day holiday. Similar to Twitter, the […]

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'Held Dagger at Throat of Democracy': Biden Rips Trump on Capitol Attack Anniversary

‘Held Dagger at Throat of Democracy’: Biden Rips Trump on Capitol Attack Anniversary

President Joe Biden on Thursday forcefully condemned Donald Trump’s relentless election-overturning efforts that sparked the deadly breach of the Capitol by his supporters and continues to motivate deep national division. He marked the anniversary by saying the rioters had held a “dagger at the throat of democracy” but failed to succeed. Biden’s criticism was blistering […]

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Capitol Riot Anniversary: Outrage Over Jan 6 Assault Has Whimpered Into Separate Blue and Red Realities

Capitol Riot Anniversary: Outrage Over Jan 6 Assault Has Whimpered Into Separate Blue and Red Realities

For a day or two or maybe a week after the can-you-believe-this-is-happening-in-America events of a year ago, there were those who thought that the shock to the system might upend politics in a profound way. That the country might speak as one against an attempt to overturn democracy. That the tribal divisions of the era […]

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