‘Aggressive expropriation attempt’: Russia blasts Trump’s order declaring space up for grabs by Americans

The US has declared outer space a legal equivalent of the Wild West, and Russia believes it may lead to the grimmest of consequences like many policies of territorial expansion did in the past. … Read More >‘Aggressive expropriation attempt’: Russia blasts Trump’s order declaring space up for grabs by Americans

Most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse WALKS FREE from jail after granted appeal in unanimous decision

Australia’s highest court has tossed conviction of Cardinal George Pell, found guilty of historic child sex crime and sentenced to 6 years in prison. The cardinal, former Vatican treasurer, was once a close aid to Pope Francis. … Read More >Most senior Catholic to be convicted of child sex abuse WALKS FREE from jail after granted appeal in unanimous decision

Global Covid-19 death toll tops 70,000 as ACTIVE infections approach 1 MILLION – Johns Hopkins University

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic has killed over 70,000 people to date, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. With some 270,000 recovered cases globally, the number of active infections now stands at almost one million. … Read More >Global Covid-19 death toll tops 70,000 as ACTIVE infections approach 1 MILLION – Johns Hopkins University

Not quite piracy? Berlin senator CORRECTS story of US ‘snatching’ Germany-bound masks

A Berlin senator who accused the US of “piracy” by diverting a shipment of protective masks bound for the German capital has backtracked, and now says that no American firm was involved in the mix-up. But the masks remain missing. … Read More >Not quite piracy? Berlin senator CORRECTS story of US ‘snatching’ Germany-bound masks

Covid-19 crisis puts South African RHINOS & other wild animals in danger as tourism industry goes off a cliff

The South African ecotourism industry, globally popular for hunting and wildlife viewing, has been plunged into crisis amid the global shutdown, which can lead to a spike in wildlife poaching and farm attacks. … Read More >Covid-19 crisis puts South African RHINOS & other wild animals in danger as tourism industry goes off a cliff

Zoom privacy debacle shows the danger of our reliance on Big Tech during coronavirus lockdown

Security vulnerabilities with video conferencing app Zoom have revealed the danger of putting blind faith in Big Tech’s coronavirus solutions. Zoom was riddled with privacy issues for years, and its competitors aren’t much better. … Read More >Zoom privacy debacle shows the danger of our reliance on Big Tech during coronavirus lockdown