More anti-COVID protests in China sparked by deadly fire

More anti-COVID protests in China sparked by deadly fire

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Protests over China’s restrictive COVID-19 measures appeared to erupt in a number of cities Saturday night, in demonstrations of public defiance stoked by anger over a deadly fire in the city. western region of Xinjiang. Many of the protests could not immediately be confirmed, but in Shanghai police used pepper spray … Read more

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

Trump accused of having dinner with white nationalist rapper Ye

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump renews focus on his long history of turning a blind eye to bigotry after having dinner with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and rapper formerly known as Kanye West just days into his third campaign for the White House. Trump dined at his Mar-a-Lago club on Tuesday with … Read more

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there’s still a steady — albeit dwindling — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive these discs in the iconic red and white envelopes. “When you open your … Read more

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Twitter Exodus hits regulatory and content teams globally

Elon Musk’s decision to purge Twitter Inc. employees who don’t share his vision has led to a wave of departures among policy and security staff around the world, prompting questions from regulators in key jurisdictions on the site’s ongoing compliance efforts. Oversight has been particularly tight in Europe, where authorities have taken on a bigger … Read more

Disney CEO Bob Iger will hold a town hall with employees on Monday

Disney CEO Bob Iger will hold a town hall with employees on Monday

Drew Anger | Getty Images News | Getty Images disney Chief Executive Bob Iger will address employees Monday at 9:00 a.m. PT at a town hall, marking his return to the company. Iger said in a memo to employees that he will discuss Disney’s future and answer questions about what lies ahead. He will speak … Read more

WaPo reporter accuses White House of lying about Naomi Biden’s marriage

WaPo reporter accuses White House of lying about Naomi Biden’s marriage

The White House’s backlash over media access to first granddaughter Naomi Biden’s wedding last weekend was too much for some reporters to take – with a Washington Post scribe comparing the administration to Biden’s predecessor , Donald Trump. WaPo national correspondent Ashley Parker was one of many journalists to express outrage after the press was … Read more

Workers protest and are beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

Workers protest and are beaten at virus-hit Chinese iPhone factory

BEIJING (AP) — Workers at Apple’s world’s largest iPhone factory were beaten and detained during protests over pay amid virus checks, according to witnesses and social media videos on Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to tackle a further rise in infections. Videos that said they had been filmed at the factory in the … Read more

Truth Social parent Trump Media’s merger with DWAC officially delayed

Truth Social parent Trump Media’s merger with DWAC officially delayed

This illustration photo shows the logo of Donald Trump’s new social media app, Truth Social, on a smartphone in Los Angeles, February 21, 2022. chris delmas | AFP | Getty Images Digital World Acquisition Company., the blank check company that plans to take Trump Media and Technology Group and its Truth Social platform public, said … Read more