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Top US judge mocks world leaders over abortion ruling
A conservative member of the US Supreme Court has mocked world leaders who criticized last month's ruling that overturned American abortion rights.
‘We want to know’: Shireen Abu Akleh’s family demands US probe
Outside the US Capitol, slain Al Jazeera journalist’s relatives call for ‘meaningful action’ from Biden administration.
Elon Musk says it's 'dumb' to call billionaires the bad guys
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, said on Twitter Thursday that billionaires aren't the bad guys.
Morgan Freeman 'permanently banned' from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.
US urges probe, accountability for Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing
Washington renews calls for investigation into journalist’s killing after Israeli military rules out criminal inquiry.
US Congress must understand ‘trauma’ of Nakba, Rashida Tlaib says
The US legislator, who introduced resolution to recognise Palestinian displacement, tells Al Jazeera ‘Nakba hasn’t stopped’.
US Congress: Rashida Tlaib introduces Nakba resolution
Congresswoman says measure aims to recognise forced displacement of Palestinians during establishment of Israeli state.
Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore
The Swedish activist has a new message: Don’t just listen to the science, listen to the most vulnerable.
Donald Trump Ally In Congress Faces Rare Public Shaming Over Violent Video
Far right congressman Paul Gosar will be on the end of a public shaming if the punishment goes ahead -- called to present himself in the "well" of the House of Representatives for the "pronouncement of the censure."
The Metaverse: Will it be a decentralized haven or a centralized tyranny?
Corporate-owned social media giant Facebook is getting ready to track you to the ends of the Metaverse and back — if you let them.
Mother of all lawsuits quietly filed last month vs Facebook in Delaware
Zuckerberg, Sandberg, CFO, board inc Peter Thiel and Palantir are defendants - it's a result of sealed docs between FB execs and board.
A right-wing writer who crowdfunded $100,000 to repair the Puerto Rico home of AOC's grandmother says she declined to accept the money
The campaign, which launched after Ocasio-Cortez criticized failed disaster relief in Puerto Rico, was shut down by GoFundMe, Matt Walsh told Insider.
NYPD to Scrap Dog Robot After People Become Frightened of Dystopian Future
Boston Dynamics, one of the world's leading robotics companies, started selling its famous dog robot last year for a hefty price of $74,500.
Lindsey Graham slams Biden as 'a very destabilizing president' who wants to 'regulate America out of business'
"AOC said his first 100 days exceeded her expectations," Graham said about Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "That's all you need to know."
Amazon aware that workers allegedly pee in water bottles, documents show; company pushes back
Amazon is aware of its employees reportedly peeing in water bottles and defecating in bags, documents show.
Robinhood is trying to go from PR nightmare to IPO. In this market, it might just work
It's hard to imagine a more disastrous IPO rollout than the past few months for Robinhood.
House Republicans move to block financial transaction tax as GameStop furor revives Dems' calls for penalty
House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a bill to block a financial transaction tax after the recent frenetic trading of GameStop shares revived a years-long effort by progressive Democrats to impose a penalty on stock trades.
The Government Needs to Find Big Tech a New Business Model
Facebook and Google want to keep playing three roles: essential infrastructure, publisher, and targeted-ad mogul. That’s impossible.
Reddit bought a 5-second Super Bowl ad honoring 'underdogs' involved in GameStop trading frenzy
Reddit Chief Marketing Officer Roxy Young told FOX Business in a statement that the Super Bowl ad came together in "just a few short days" with the help of its agency partners at R/GA.
WallStreetBets founder on GameStop stock surge: The little guys ‘can’t be ignored anymore’
Pent-up emotions are just beginning to surface and its ‘absolutely fascinating to watch,’ Jaime Rogozinski said
Today’s blame: AOC casts blame on Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for Capitol riot
In a battle of social media superstars, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed on her today’s blame show Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for what she said was his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 riot at Capitol Hill. No worry. She will reco...
Robinhood narrows stock trade restrictions
The companies restricted include GameStop, Koss Corporation, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Express Inc., Naked Brands Group, Genius Brands International, BlackBerry Limited, and Nokia Corp.
Robinhood is now limiting users to one share of GameStop and has restricted trading on 22 other companies
The move came after Robinhood stopped and then restarted stock transactions in the wake of a Reddit-fueled rally.
Elon Musk, hater of short sellers, weighs in on AOC's Robinhood stance
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet Thursday that he "absolutely" supports Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's call for the House Financial Services Committee to launch an investigation into Robinhood for its stock trade restrictions.
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