‘Brussels sprouts taste good’: Jacob Blake’s father stuns CNN’s Cooper with odd response to police union claims about his son

CNN star host Anderson Cooper apparently found it difficult to follow Jacob Blake Sr., the father of the Kenosha police shooting victim, who used a rather poetic way to express his grief and outrage during an interview. Cooper invited Blake on his show to discuss the latest developments in his son’s ordeal, but apparently was […]

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Good news for travellers as Russia & Belarus finally sign long-awaited deal on mutual recognition of visas

In broader European terms, it may be a niche, but overland travel to Russia and Belarus has long frustrated Western tourists. It has also kept both countries off the continent’s “inter-railing” circuit. The problem was that visitors needed two separate visas to enter both states. Even then, it wasn’t legally possible, for a third-country national, […]

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Good vibes by day, wild west by night: CHAZ is an anarchist camp with a split personality (VIDEO)

The Left says it’s a peaceful community of activists and rebels. The Right says it’s an anarchic dystopia ruled by a warlord. The truth is that the experience in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone differs from day to night. For more than a week now, a collection of Antifa types, anarchists, ‘Black Lives Matter’ activists […]

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Protests good, playgrounds bad? NYC mayor chews out locals reopening kids’ parks after cheering on George Floyd marchers

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had harsh words for parents and neighborhood groups “taking the law into their own hands” by cutting locks on city playgrounds, but has continued to defend the protesters who crowd city streets. The mayor scolded New Yorkers for busting open padlocked playgrounds, during a press conference on Tuesday at […]

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US making very good headway in respect to vaccines: Trump – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The United States is making very good headway in respect to vaccines for the coronavirus pandemic and also therapeutically, President Donald Trump has said. The US has made a lot of progress in the fight against the coronavirus, he said. “China should not have let it happen, but it happened. All over the world, […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Enoch Wu says CECC head would be ‘good candidate’ for Taipei mayor

Enoch Wu, deputy CEO of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) think tank New Frontier Foundation, was asked about his thoughts on minister of Health and Welfare and CECC head Chen Shih-chung as a Taipei mayoral candidate at an event on Sunday (June 14). Wu, along with DPP legislators Su Chih-fen and Tsai I-yu, attended an […]

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Oil is up $80 in seven weeks. The remarkable recovery could be too good to be true

US crude topped $40 a barrel this week. That wouldn’t typically be notable — but right now, that marks an $80 leap from its unprecedented trip below zero just seven weeks ago, when it hit a low of -$40.32 a barrel on April 20. Meanwhile Brent crude, the world benchmark, has more than doubled since […]

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Twitter blasts Trump for saying it’s a ‘great day for George Floyd’ after good US jobs numbers, but his words taken out of context

Twitter erupted in a rage after reports that Donald Trump said the murdered George Floyd would be “happy” about good US jobs figures. It turned out the president wasn’t talking about jobs figures when he made the comment at all. During remarks at the White House on Friday, Trump took time to boast about figures […]

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