Sex-assault survivors ask feds to probe NYPD over gender bias

Sex-assault survivors ask feds to probe NYPD over gender bias

More than a dozen Big Apple sexual-assault survivors have penned a letter to the Department of Justice asking for a probe into the NYPD’s “ongoing mistreatment of gender-based-violence” victims and its alleged failure to properly investigate their cases, The Post has learned.  The letter — sent Monday to US Attorney General Merrick Garland, his top … Read more

North Korea releases army rice reserves amid shortage

North Korea releases army rice reserves amid shortage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is releasing emergency military rice reserves as its food shortage worsens, South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday, with a heat wave and drought reducing the country’s supply. The country’s moribund economy is continuously being battered by the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, and while mass starvation and social chaos have … Read more

Tencent Weighs China Games Ban After ‘Spiritual Opium’ Rebuke

Tencent Weighs China Games Ban After ‘Spiritual Opium’ Rebuke

(Bloomberg) — Tencent Holdings Ltd. led a regional market selloff after an offshoot of China’s official news agency decried the “spiritual opium” and “electronic drugs” of games, triggering fears Beijing will set its sights on the world’s largest gaming arena after a regulatory assault on industries from fintech to education. China’s most valuable corporation joined … Read more

18 percent of Americans say they would quit their job over vaccine, mask mandates

18 percent of Americans say they would quit their job over vaccine, mask mandates

Employed Americans said they are most likely to quit a job immediately if faced with COVID-19 vaccination and/or mask mandates, a new Morning Consult poll reveals. When asked to describe something their employer could do to make them submit their resignation on the spot, 18 percent of respondents mentioned “vaccine, mask, or testing requirements,” even … Read more

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates have officially divorced

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates have officially divorced

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates filed for divorce on May 3rd after 27 years of marriage. Now, three months later, the separation of one of the world’s richest, most powerful couples has been finalized by a judge in King County, Washington. Court records show that neither party will change their name or receive “spousal … Read more