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  • The blockchain-based platform is aimed at settling interbank dollar transactions. The move is part of the Indian government’s strategy to elevate GIFT City to the League of Cities like Singapore. The parties will launch a pilot project over the next few months in order to analyze the banks’ experience. American multinational financial behemoth JPMorgan Chase […]
  • The deal will see Sui roll out a series of digital experiences for racing fans. At press time, the SUI token was trading at $0.9587, down 1.07%. Oracle Red Bull Racing has made several crypto partnerships recently including with Bybit. Sui Blockchain, whose mainnet was launched at the beginning of May 2023 has today sealed […]
  • Deutsche Telekom has joined Polygon as a network validator. The telecommunications giant’s subsidiary Deutsche Telekom MMS will offer staking services to Polygon POS and Supernets. Deutsche Telekom MMS provides validation and staking services on Ethereum, Flow and Chainlink among other chains. Deutsche Telekom, the Germany telecommunications giant that has recently been actively expanding its footprint […]
  • Transak announced it raised $20 million in a series A round led by CE Innovation Capital. The startup also attracted investments from SBI Ven Capital, Sygnum, and Woodstock Fund among other investors. An FCA-registered startup, Transak plans to use the funds to further development of onboarding solutions for Web3 and crypto. While venture capital funding […]
  • Tether will invest in the project through a partnership with a local licensed company. Uruguay generates 94% of electricity from renewable energy sources Tether recently said it would invest profits into buying Bitcoin. Tether, the issuer of leading stablecoin USDT, has revealed an investment into renewable energy production to support sustainable Bitcoin (BTC) mining in […]

Entertainment News

  • News reports have confirmed that attorneys for incarcerated Canadian rapper Tory Lanez have filed a motion to disqualify the judge that is set to preside over his sentencing hearing. Jose Baez and Matthew Barhoma, attorneys for Lanez, filed a motion to disqualify L.A. County Superior Court Judge David Herriford, citing that the judge showed favoritism […]
  • The legendary New York songstress Alicia Keys was live on “Good Morning America” today to discuss her upcoming tour “Keys to the Summer Tour,” Broadway musical “Kell’s Kitchen, and more. She wowed the audience with a special performance of “Like You’ll Never See Me Again” in “GMA”’s Times Square studio. The “Keys to the Summer Tour” […]
  • The highly anticipated annual Celebration at Paisley Park, dedicated to honoring the legendary musician and cultural icon Prince, is set to kick off this weekend. The star-studded four-day event, scheduled from June 8 to June 11, promises an unforgettable experience for fans and music enthusiasts alike. One of the main highlights of the Celebration will […]
  • “Strictly Business” is the debut single by the legendary duo EPMD. The song served as the lead single for their debut album of the same name. The record went on to be the pair’s first charting single and saw minor success on the R&B charts. Although it was received with mixed reviews when it was […]

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  • Evacuation efforts are underway in southern Ukraine, where floodwaters are rising after a dam on the Dnipro River was breached overnight in the Ukrainian city of Nova Kakhovka. The breach has created an additional humanitarian disaster in an area that’s seen heavy fighting since Russia’s invasion. Ukraine’s government says floodwaters are threatening 80 towns and […]
  • A growing number of politicians, including Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, are calling on the United States to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange, who has been locked up for four years in London’s Belmarsh prison awaiting possible extradition to face espionage and hacking charges for publishing leaked documents about […]
  • Residents in Atlanta shattered the record for turnout at a city council meeting Monday, as thousands lined up to voice their opposition to the construction of a massive police training facility known as Cop City. Ultimately, the Atlanta City Council voted 11-4 to approve $30 million in additional funding for the project, bringing the total […]
  • Ukraine and Russia Blame One Another as Dam Breach Forces Mass Evacuations Along Dnipro River, Torrential Rains Trigger Flooding and Landslides in Haiti, Killing at Least 42, Firefighters Battle Massive Blazes in Canada’s Nova Scotia Province, Global Carbon Dioxide Levels Surge to Highest Levels in 4 Million Years, China Accuses U.S. Military of “Provocative” Actions , […]
  • The Sackler family, the billionaire owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, have secured immunity from all current and future civil litigation related to their role in fueling the opioid epidemic. The legal shield was granted last week by a federal appeals court in exchange for the family agreeing to pay up to $6 billion to […]


Business News


  • The outgoing speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says that he believes the nation's future is worth fighting for even as the ninth Nigeria National Assembly (NASS) comes to an end. The post Nigeria's future worth fighting for, says Gbajabiamila as ninth NASS ends appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria […]
  • The final matches of the 2023 Federation Cup Competition in both the male and female categories will take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on June 15. The post Federation Cup final to hold June 15 in Asaba appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
  • Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the appointment of Alhaji Awwal Tukur as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The post Adamawa: Governor Fintiri appoints SSG, Head of Service appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
  • Looking for some heart-fluttering moments and a healthy dose of laughter this summer? Look no further than the world of Korean dramas, where romantic comedies reign supreme. These delightful shows effortlessly blend romance, humour, and captivating storylines, making them the perfect choice for a summer binge-watch. In this article, we present a selection of the […]
  • Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani has submitted an improved fifth and final bid for Manchester United and wants an answer by Friday, according to reports. The post Sheikh Jassim makes final bid to buy Manchester United: reports appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

EV – News

  • Leadership change at LiveWire, the electric motorbike brand of Harley-Davidson: Karim Donnez is appointed as the new CEO with effect from 12 June 2023 and replaces Jochen Zeitz in this function, who will, however, remain Chairman of the LiveWire Group. Donnez joins LiveWire from Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP). Previously, he worked for Rio Tinto and […]
  • The energy company Shell has been banned from running certain advertisements in the UK. In the campaign, Shell advertises its efforts to provide renewable energy and expand charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. According to the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the ads are misleading about Shell’s overall environmental impact. It said the adverts did not […]
  • AVL presents the new AVL Battery Cell TS ACORA system. This is intended to examine the behaviour of battery cells under different climatic conditions and operating states. The system is suitable for both prismatic and pouch cells. The AVL Battery Cell TS ACORA system works with direct cooling. ACORA stands for “Active Cooling Rack”. This […]
  • The Dutch retail chain Albert Heijn is now also using exclusively electric vehicles in the centre of Rotterdam to deliver groceries to homes and to supply its shops. Last year, this step was already taken in The Hague. Albert Heijn’s electric trucks used in the Rotterdam region depart from the distribution centre in Pijnacker, where […]
  • Volvo just launched its first entry-level electric car, and the Chinese-owned car maker surprises with a price that sets a benchmark for customers and competitors alike. The Volvo EX30 was highly anticipated and revealed in full (small) size today, with the UK being the first online launch market. As Volvo CEO Jim Rowan confirmed to […]

Fox Media

Press Freedom

  • Former Fox News reporter Catherine Herridge, pictured here interviewing Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller, has challenged a subpoena demanding she disclose a confidential source. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando, CC BY 2.0. Another week, yet another story highlighting the need for Congress to pass the PRESS Act and protect journalists and their confidential sources. This […]
  • Laura Poitras / Praxis Films, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons Today marks the 10th anniversary of whistleblower and longtime Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) board member Edward Snowden’s stunning revelations of mass surveillance by the National Security Agency.Over the course of several weeks starting June 5, 2013, Snowden, through a series of stories […]
  • Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) is thrilled to welcome award-winning journalist Azmat Khan as the newest member of its board of directors.Khan is an investigative reporter with The New York Times Magazine, and the Patti Cadby Birch Assistant Professor at Columbia Journalism School, where she directs the Simon and June Li Center for Global […]
  • The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is the latest newspaper to be hit with an unconstitutional "prior restraint" prohibiting it from publishing information the government accidentally made public. Trevis Rothwell, via Flickr A St. Louis judge issued an unconstitutional “prior restraint” last week, prohibiting the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from reporting on a mental health evaluation of a […]
  • A school board member's Facebook post about an LGBTQ book display at a Pennsylvania high school library similar to the one pictured here led to a public records case that could make it harder to access public official’s social media posts. AntoniaGreen, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0 If a public official or employee in […]

Middle East






  • An Achilles injury sustained by Kevin Ferrer in the first half marred Terrafirma's 104-92 victory over TNT in the PBA On Tour on Wednesday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Ferrer had to be wheeled out of the venue on a stretcher after getting hurt with 16 seconds left in the second quarter of […]
  • Dapitan Mayor Bullet Jalosjos, who serves as finance officer of TAPE Inc., on Wednesday, belied allegations made by former Senator Tito Sotto III that some program changes thatowner Romeo "Romy" Jalosjos Sr. wanted to implement were fueled by political agenda. Sotto alleged during an interview with DWIZ last June 3 that Jalosjos was eyeing a […]
  • MANILA, Philippines–Cavite Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. praised Speaker Martin Romualdez for maintaining focus on his responsibilities as House of Representatives leader, despite being the target of Vice President Sara Duterte's attacks, saying Romualdez has taken the "moral high road." Barzaga said that Romualdez refrained from making any negative comments about Duterte, despite being the target […]
  • DUMAGUETE CITY — Tanjay City in Negros Oriental welcomes its first business process outsourcing (BPO) company which was set to generate jobs for local young professionals. WrkPod Campus, the first big BPO company in the northern part of Negros Oriental, is ran and owned by the award-winning published Australian entrepreneurs Dale Beaumont and Kody Thompson. […]
  • TACLOBAN CITY — The regional offices of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Eastern Visayas have entered into an agreement on Wednesday (June 7) to establish a checkpoint at the San Juanico Bridge to ensure that no illegally caught fishes and other marine resources could enter […]

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United Kingdom


  • Apple recently unveiled its Vision Pro headset at the Worldwide Developers Conference in California. With it, Apple is venturing into a market of head-mounted devices (HMDs) – which are usually just displays, but in this case is more of a complete computer attached to your head – as well as the worlds of virtual reality […]
  • A legal foundation for AUKUS is the freedom of navigation. This raises some fundamental issues under the international law of the sea which have mostly been sidestepped in AUKUS debates.  For example, where will Australia’s nuclear-powered AUKUS submarines be able to sail? Will there be limitations on their navigation? What does the international law of […]
  • International investors are likely to increase their exposure to Japanese equities or, indeed, consider including them in their portfolios for the first time this year and beyond. The reason is that the world’s third-largest economy is experiencing inflation that reached a four-decade high in February and continues to run hot. Sharp price gains are rarely […]
  • The launch of a new RISC-V software association makes open-standard integrated circuit design and open-source software even more of a challenge for the US government’s efforts to stop the development of Chinese high-tech and bend Europe to its geopolitical will. On May 31, Linux Foundation Europe announced the RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE), which it described […]
  • For weeks, US President Joe Biden publicly demanded that the issue of raising the debt ceiling was a done deal and not negotiable. As the prospects of national default loomed, the Biden White House quietly began negotiations with Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, and arrived at a compromise in the nick of time so as […]