Trump Sues Journalist Bob Woodward for Releasing Interview Recordings

Trump participated in 19 interviews in-person or by phone with Woodward between December 2019 and August 2020, as well as in 2016 when he was still a candidate, according to the complaint. Woodward’s book, , was published a month after the last interview. In October 2022, Simon & Schuster released the audiobook of the recordings, … Read more

Cheetahs to Be Flown to India After Pact Concluded With South Africa

The group of big cats will join eight that have already arrived from Namibia and the plan is to send a dozen every year for a decade, the South African environment department said in a statement on Thursday. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the countries, allowing the transfer to take place. 

Trump Back on Facebook Restores Potent Weapon at Crucial Time

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 23: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to reporters while participating in a roundtable about ‘fair and honest pricing in healthcare’ in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Trump said 2018 was the first time in over 50 years that prescription … Read more

US Sues Google to Break Up Ad Unit in Heated Antitrust Fight

The Mountain View, California-based company is No. 1 in the $626.9 billion global digital ad market, according to 2023 estimates by research firm EMarketer, with the US representing the biggest piece. Alphabet’s ad operations are expected to bring in $73.8 billion in US digital ad revenue in 2023. Most of that, $58.50 billion, comes from … Read more

China’s 60,000 Covid Death Toll Spurs Calls for More Data

Commuters at a subway station in Beijing, China, on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. China’s broad budget deficit hit a record so far this year, showing how damaging the now abandoned Covid Zero policy and the ongoing housing slump have been to the economy and to the government’s finances. Bloomberg

These Were the World’s Most Punctual Airlines in 2022

The most punctual global airline of 2022 was Garuda Indonesia, according to fresh analysis by travel data provider OAG, with 95.63% of the carrier’s flights coming in on time. However, overall operations were way down on 2019 levels, with just 25% of flights taking to the skies.

Lula Asserts Authority in Brazil as 1,500 Bolsonaro Supporters Are Held

Instead, Bolsonaro’s most radical supporters used the camps as a base to plot actions against the new government, hoping that, if they unleashed chaos, the military would step in and take power. In late December, there was a bomb scare near Brasilia’s airport. More than a hundred buses of Bolsonaro supporters arrived in the capital … Read more

The World’s Love Affair With Japanese Cars Is Souring

Toyota’s pursuit of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles is backed by the country’s trade ministry, which believes that hydrogen is key to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The government said in June that by 2035 all cars sold should be “so-called electric-powered vehicles,” with the proviso that hybrids are included.  Japan’s automakers and government leaders have been reluctant … Read more