Joe Biden’s Second Amendment gambit on gun ownership may end in political disaster

Joe Biden's Second Amendment gambit on gun ownership may end in political disaster

For Democratic politicians, the Second Amendment may prove to be a political trap. Just ask Hillary Clinton, or Beto O’Rourke, or anyone in the long line who has been labeled a “gun hoarder” by Republican opponents and then faced defeat in the ballot boxes. Nothing is more likely to upset large swaths of rural America … Read more

Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

Duchess of Sussex pays her respects to victims of Texas school shooting

The American-born Duchess, who lives with her husband Harry and their two children in Montecito, California, has previously made her case for tougher gun control laws known. In an address to the 2020 UN Girls’ Leadership Summit, Meghan spoke about the need to “end gun violence”. A spokesperson for the Duchess said she traveled to … Read more

Trump-backed Republicans fail to win primaries in embarrassing defeat for former president

Trump-backed Republicans fail to win primaries in embarrassing defeat for former president

Kemp, often the target of Trump’s wrath for refusing to help nullify the election, was still expected to win, but the margin of defeat represents a scathing rebuke from Trump of a state he lost by the widest margin. close in 2020. Five states were holding nominating contests for congressional elections that will decide which … Read more

Sweden blasts Turkish ‘disinformation’ as Erdoğan delays NATO accession – POLITICO

Sweden blasts Turkish ‘disinformation’ as Erdoğan delays NATO accession – POLITICO

Sweden has pushed back against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claims that it is soft on terrorism, as Ankara continues to block the country’s bid for NATO membership. Erdoğan is delaying Sweden and Finland joining the military alliance, saying the two Nordic countries support the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its Syrian sister group, the … Read more

US experiments ‘may have contributed to emergence of Covid’

US experiments ‘may have contributed to emergence of Covid’

The funding request was rejected by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa), which warned it was unsafe. Writing in the journal, Prof Sachs and Prof Harrison said: ‘We don’t know whether the insertion of FCS was the result of natural evolution…or was the result of deliberate introduction of FCS into a virus from … Read more

Ten killed in ‘racially motivated’ supermarket shooting 

Ten killed in 'racially motivated' supermarket shooting 

Among the dead was Ruth Whitfield, the 86-year-old mother of a retired Buffalo fire marshal. “My mother was a mother to orphans. She was a blessing to all of us,” former fire marshal Garnell Whitfield told the Buffalo News. Mr. Gendron says in his online manifesto that he chose the neighborhood because it represented the … Read more

Donald Trump’s TV surgeon pick Dr Oz tests MAGA base in critical Pennsylvania race

Donald Trump's TV surgeon pick Dr Oz tests MAGA base in critical Pennsylvania race

So far, the answer is unclear. Mr. Trump’s endorsement of Dr. Oz does not appear to have had the Midas effect it produced on other contests, such as in neighboring Ohio. Even as Mr Trump was puzzled for Dr Oz at a recent rally, some among the former president’s generally loyal flock booed the heart … Read more

Cryptocurrencies feed mega losses; Bitcoin back above $30,000 | Crypto News

Cryptocurrencies feed mega losses;  Bitcoin back above $30,000 |  Crypto News

Cryptocurrencies suffered heavy losses on Friday, with Bitcoin back above $30,000 and still poised for a record losing streak after the collapse of so-called stablecoin TerraUSD, which rippled through cryptocurrency markets. Crypto assets have also been dragged into the massive sell-off of risky investments due to concerns over high inflation and rising interest rates. Sentiment … Read more

German border police detain EU’s Iran talks negotiator – POLITICO

German border police detain EU’s Iran talks negotiator – POLITICO

German border police arrested on Friday morning Enrique Mora, the senior EU official who coordinated talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal, at Frankfurt airport on his way to Brussels from Iran. Mora, who holds a Spanish diplomatic passport and served as the EU’s spokesperson for negotiations with Iran, was detained with Stephan Klement, EU … Read more

‘Absolutely Nothing’: Desperate Parents Trade and Sell Baby Formula | Food News

'Absolutely Nothing': Desperate Parents Trade and Sell Baby Formula |  Food News

A shortage of infant formula in the United States is pushing parents to barter, sell and afford leftovers, while President Joe Biden plans to speak to manufacturers and retailers on Thursday about families’ plight. The problem is the result of supply chain disruptions and a safety recall, and has had a cascading effect: retailers are … Read more