US sanctions Gambia’s ex-First Lady Zineb Jammeh

Yahya and Zineb Jammeh lived in the presidential mansion in The Gambia until they were exiled

Yahya and Zineb Jammeh lived in the presidential mansion in The Gambia until they were exiled The US has imposed sanctions on The Gambia’s former First Lady Zineb Jammeh after accusing her of corruption during her husband Yahya Jammeh’s rule. She was suspected to have helped him in the illegal transfer of money, and controlled … Read more

China state media outlet calls Nvidia's Arm purchase 'disturbing', urges regulatory caution

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An op-ed in China’s state-backed Global Times on Wednesday said U.S. chipmaker Nvidia Corp’s planned acquisition of Arm Ltd from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp was “disturbing”, urging global regulators to exercise caution as they evaluate it for approval. “Given the U.S.-China tensions and U.S. suppression on a range of Chinese technology enterprises, if Arm falls … Read more

ICE deported a key witness in an ongoing sexual assault investigation at a Texas detention center, report says

ICE deported a key witness in an ongoing sexual assault investigation at a Texas detention center, report says

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s El Paso processing center seen on April 16, 2020. Paul Ratje / Agence France-Presse/AFP The US deported a key witness in an ongoing investigation into sexual abuse at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in El Paso, ProPublica and The Texas Tribune reported Tuesday. The woman said she and … Read more

Savannah Chrisley and Nic Kerdiles Break Up After 3 Years Together

Savannah Chrisley, Nic Kerdiles

Another celebrity romance bites the bust.  Savannah Chrisley and Nic Kerdiles have officially called off their engagement. The Chrisley Knows Best star announced her breakup from the former pro hockey player in heartfelt statement shared to Instagram on Tuesday, Sept. 15.  “You’ve all been wondering…so here it is,” Savannah wrote. “Oh how I wish this smile was … Read more

Federal Reserve to announce policy decision at 2pm ET

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool via AP)

The Federal Reserve will wrap-up its policy-setting meeting at 2pm ET today, in which the central bank is expected to hold interest rates at near-zero. Although the economy is continuing its rebound from the depths of the COVID-19 crisis, the Fed remains in the spotlight with signs of no further fiscal support coming from Congress. … Read more

Emily Ratajkowski accuses photographer Jonathan Leder of sexual assault

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 08: Emily Ratajkowski attends the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 08, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)

Emily Ratajkowski is accusing photographer Jonathan Leder of sexual assault. The Gone Girl actress and model, 29, made the claim in what she describes as an “extremely personal” essay “about image, power and consent,” titled “Buying Myself Back,” which was run by New York Magazine. She said that the alleged incident occurred in 2012 after … Read more

A Paris hospital refines ICU treatment

Learning lessons from the first wave: An ICU in Seine-Saint-Denis braces for coronavirus surge

By Noemie Olive PARIS (Reuters) – Doctor Alexandre Avenel has four COVID-19 patients in his intensive care ward, all with depleted blood oxygenation levels but none under intubation. That might not have been the case six months ago. As a second wave of coronavirus sweeps across France, and the number of seriously ill patients climbs, … Read more