Republican lawmakers call TikTok a ‘direct threat’ and call for the app to be banned

washington CNN — Washington Republican Rep. Kathy McMorris Rogers said Sunday Tik Tok Representing a “direct threat” from China and calling for the short video app to be banned in the US. The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Congress should pass data privacy laws … Read more

Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna announces he will not seek California Senate seat

washington CNN — Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., announced Sunday that he will not run in the closely contested Democratic primary to fill retiring Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat in the Golden State, opting to support Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee instead. “I’ve come to the conclusion that despite Bernie’s enthusiasm [Sanders’] Guys, to me, the best … Read more

Another political hush money case offers clues to Donald Trump’s possible defense

CNN — Americans have heard this story before: the appalling tale of a presidential candidate accused of arranging hush money to conceal an alleged affair. But if former President Donald Trump is killed manhattan grand jury The case of another politician — two-time Democratic presidential nominee John Edwards — linked to pre-election payments to porn … Read more

Bitcoin is poised to blow up Africa’s $86 billion banking system

ACCRA, GHANA — Block CEO Jack Dorsey and his top brass descended on Accra for the inaugural Africa Bitcoin Conference in December to talk about one of the most potentially disruptive and transformative alternatives to the continent’s existing financial system: bitcoin. Since its inception in 2008, this unfamiliar form of money has alternatively been disdained … Read more

How U.S. troops in Germany are training Ukrainians to save themselves on the battlefield

CNN — Training is nothing new for the U.S. military: Applying a tourniquet, clearing someone’s airway, recognizing the signs of a traumatic brain injury. But for the Ukrainian army in training, training is literally a battle of life and death war on russia. For nearly a year, U.S. troops have been providing vital medical instruction … Read more

Ukraine slams Putin’s plan to deploy Russian nukes in Belarus

Senior Security Advisor to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said sunday, russia Plans to Deploy Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Belarus would destabilize the country, which he said had been “held hostage” by Moscow. president of russia vladimir putin The decision was announced on Saturday, a warning to NATO over its military support for Ukraine … Read more

Goldman Sachs’ strategy for playing the $3 trillion energy revolution

A $3 trillion energy revolution is coming, and Goldman Sachs has a strategy for the challenge. While shale has helped the U.S. become the world’s largest oil and gas producer over the past decade, the industry is entering an era of recession, according to the Wall Street firm. Goldman Sachs expects shale oil production to … Read more

The Digital Media Rollup Project is Dead

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti stands in front of the Nasdaq Market website in Times Square on Dec. 6, 2021, as the company went public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company. Spencer Pratt | Getty Images when married or engaged After a failure, participants typically spend time figuring things out on their own. … Read more

Shrunken food stamp benefits challenge retailers

A worker moves bananas inside a Walmart in North Bergen, New Jersey. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez | Power Amplifiers Budgets are getting tighter for some shoppers already struggling to pay their grocery bills. This month, emergency pandemic-related funding from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps), ends in most statesreducing food expenditures for many low-income … Read more

Asian Americans are anxious about hate crimes. TikTok ban rhetoric isn’t helping

CNN  —  Ellen Min doesn’t go to the grocery store anymore. She avoids bars and going out to eat with her friends; festivals and community events are out, too. This year, she opted not to take her kids to the local St. Patrick’s Day parade. Min isn’t a shut-in. She’s just a Korean American from … Read more