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‘Authoritarian’ Zuckerberg intends to use Facebook to re-elect Trump, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has accused Facebook’s “authoritarian” chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of intending to use the platform’s “immense” power to re-elect Donald Trump in the upcoming election. Mr Trump’s defeated 2016 opponent told The Atlantic of her horror at Mr Zuckerberg’s influence and his apparent unwillingness to tackle misinformation, for which she suggested several damning motives. “They have, […]

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‘Disturbingly misogynistic’ conference run only by men pledges to ‘Make Women Great Again’

A “disturbingly misogynistic” conference that promises to “make women great again” but only has male speakers has drawn fierce criticism from campaigners. The event, which organisers have billed as the “mansplaining event of the century”, will be held in Orlando in Florida in May. Discussions at the three-day conference, which costs £764 ($999) to attend, […]

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US recalls ambassador who criticised jailing of gay couple and highlighted corruption

The US has recalled its ambassador to Zambia after he called the imprisonment of a gay couple “horrifying” and accused authorities of corruption. Daniel Foote, a career diplomat appointed by the Trump administration in 2017, had issued a strongly worded statement criticising the 15-year sentences handed down to two men for being in a relationship. […]

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Amid deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2019, heroes emerged

(Reuters) – The relentless pace of American shootings did not slow in 2019. But amid the harrowing scenes, heroes also emerged. FILE PHOTO: Police department robots hold up a banner outside the memorial service of the shooting victim Kendrick Castillo of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, U.S., May […]

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Chilean air force says missing plane with 38 onboard has crashed | World news

The Chilean air force has said one of its cargo planes that went missing for more than 12 hours with 38 people onboard has crashed and a rescue team is searching for survivors. The C-130 Hercules took off at 4.55pm (1955 GMT) on Monday from Punta Arenas in the south and was heading to a […]

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Kellyanne Conway’s husband mocks her on Twitter while slamming Trump over impeachment scandal

A prominent Washington attorney married to White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway seemingly mocked his wife in a tweet that also derided Donald Trump over the impeachment inquiry against him. George Conway, a frequent critic of the president, appeared to publicly hit out at his wife on Monday afternoon for the first time since she […]

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Trump businesses earned $2000 a day from Secret Service in first five months of presidency, documents show

The Secret Service paid more than a quarter of a million dollars to Donald Trump’s businesses in the first five months of his presidency alone, newly released documents show. The documents, obtained by Property of the People via a Freedom of Information Act request, a government watchdog group, detail more than 50 payments made by the […]

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