U.S. DEATH REGIME
- Grim Reaper Cometh: Over 745,000 People Have Died From Working Long Hours, WHO Reveals
Years in the making, the onset of the gig economy and the growing use of telework has allowed individuals to fall into a “can’t stop, won’t stop” mindset when it comes to work and climbing the corporate ladder. However, not all upward mobility is a bed of roses.
- The Bidens’ Income Dropped to Around $600,000 for 2020, Tax Returns Reveal
Prior to US President Joe Biden releasing his financial documents, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki pledged that the administration "will continue to release the president's tax returns, as should be expected by every president." Some interpreted her remarks as a dig at former US President Donald Trump, who chose to not release his returns.
- US Does Not Seek to Buy Greenland, Blinken Clarifies
There are at least four times in the history of Greenland when it was suggested that the United States could purchase the territory. The latest came from a former US president, Donald Trump, in 2019, but was not enthusiastically met by Copenhagen, with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the proposition "absurd".
- US Supreme Court Rules Against Warrantless Search, Seizures by Law Enforcement
The community caretaking rule applies in circumstances where police seek to provide aid and protection to a citizen even if there is no warrant and no real proof of crime. Caretaking functions are rules which allow officers to enter homes without a warrant under emergencies where they feel an individual or evidence is in danger of being destroyed.
- Pandemic Profits: Embattled NY Gov. Cuomo to Make $5 Million From COVID-19 Book
Reports emerged late last month detailing that a number of aides to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo repeatedly attempted to obscure state health officials' COVID-19 death toll for nursing homes. The aides' actions allegedly took place when Cuomo was pitching his book on leading New York through the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Two Officers Shot in US State of Maryland - Sheriff's Office
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two officers were shot in Waldorf, Maryland while serving a warrant, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
- Video: Huge Fire Rages at Israeli Offshore Gas Station Near Haifa
Last week, military actions resumed between Israel and the Hamas Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, following clashes in Jerusalem after several local Arab families came under a threat of eviction from their homes.
- Ariana Grande Reportedly Marries Boyfriend in Secret Wedding at Her California Home
American pop music star Ariana Grande broke up with her boyfriend, SNL comic Pete Davidson, in 2018, just weeks after the pair became engaged. Following an extended break, the singer accepted a marriage proposal at the end of last year.
- 'Bad News': North Dakota Man Reportedly Cuts Own Throat in Courthouse After Hearing Judge's Verdict
Local media outlets, citing a US marshal in North Dakota named Dallas Carlson, reported that the verdict that prompted the dramatic reaction was partial guilt. The man reportedly faced "terrorizing-related charges".
- Evangelical Christians Donate Bomb Shelters For Israelis Amid Continuing Hamas Rocket Strikes
Hostilities, sparked last week against a background of the simmering Arab-Israeli conflict, continue between Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas, as the sides have increased their constant rocked attacks against each other over the past weekend.
- Colombia’s Strike Committee Explains Conditions For Start of Dialogue With Government
BOGOTA (Sputnik) - The Monday meeting between the government of Colombia and the National Unemployment Committee aims to analyze the possibilities of dialogue and prospects for the demilitarization of the country, a member of the committee and president of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) Percy Oyola told Sputnik.
- Canada's Trade Minister Raises Line 5, Lumber Disputes in Talks With US Counterpart
TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canada’s International Trade Minister Mary Ng discussed with US counterpart Katherine Tai trade disputes between Washington and Ottawa during the inaugural North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) successor summit, Global Affairs Canada said on Monday.
- ‘Our Hands Won’t Get Covered in Blood’: Italian Port Workers Hold Up Israel-Bound Weapons Cargo
Tensions between Israel and Hamas have recently reached a new boiling point, with thousands of rockets being exchanged between the two parties despite repeated calls from world leaders for a ceasefire. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier called for military operations to continue “as long as needed to restore quiet and security.”
- Donald Trump to Headline Key State Republican Convention on Retaking US Congress in 2022
North Carolina has proved to be a pivotal state for Republicans, as former US President Donald Trump won the state in both the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections. As the 2022 midterm elections approach, Republicans are looking to replace retiring Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and regain majority presence in US Congress.
- US Rapper J. Cole Makes Debut in Basketball Africa League After Dropping Latest Album
Basketball Africa League (BAL), Africa’s premier 12-team men’s basketball league tipped off in Rwanda on May 16, a year after its postponement was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On May 8, Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known as US rapper J. Cole, arrived in Rwanda to sign with Patriots of Rwanda, a basketball club based in Kigali, Rwanda.
- Associate of Matt Gaetz goes down for sex crimes amid calls for Republican congressman to be next
Former Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg pleaded guilty to a litany of offenses, including sex with a minor and sex trafficking. To liberals, Rep. Matt Gaetz is next in the firing line. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Video: Israeli Artillery Responds After 6 Rockets Fired From Lebanon Towards Israel, IDF Says
As tensions have heatened up between Israel and the Palestinians since the beginning of Ramadan and resulted in rocket exchange in the south, between the Jewish state and Hamas, the de-facto ruler of the Gaza Strip, the Israeli northern border has not seen much of rocket fire from the Lebanese territory.
- Gaetz Associate Greenberg Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges, Agrees to Work With Feds
Joel Greenberg, a former tax collector and longtime associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), was initially hit with 33 federal charges - including sex trafficking of a minor. Though federal prosecutors have referenced Gaetz in court documents, the US congressman from Florida has not been indicted in relation to the case.
- Take that to the Titanic? Twitter hints at ‘premium’ subscription option as frustrated masses seethe
Social media behemoth Twitter has been marinating in hot water over its failure to deliver on much-desired yet never-materialized features. However, the service now seems willing to toss users a bone with some new updates. Read Full Article at RT.com
- Video: New Jersey Wildfire Ravages Hundreds of Acres Amid Containment Efforts
On average, some 1,500 wildfires break out in New Jersey and consume an estimated 7,000 acres of land throughout the course of a year, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. The height of the Garden State’s wildfire season is seen from March through May.