‘Throw all the beads from your attic’: New Orleans turns to house floats for Mardi Gras

By Janet McConnaughey | Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — You just can’t keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. All around New Orleans, thousands of houses are being decorated as floats because the coronavirus outbreak canceled the elaborate parades mobbed by crowds during the Carnival season leading to Fat Tuesday. Some […]

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White House says telecom equipment made by vendors such as Huawei is a threat to national security

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary said on Wednesday that telecommunications equipment made by “untrusted vendors” including China’s Huawei is a threat to the security of the United States and its allies. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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Global Times Points Out “Increasing Reliance” On China By Apple And Tesla

Global Times Points Out “Increasing Reliance” On China By Apple And Tesla Nice business you’ve got there. Would be a shame if something happened to it. That’s the vibe we got after China’s state owned media took the time to point out that both Tesla and Apple have a growing reliance on the country for […]

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Oxford Street Attack: Boy Given Rehabilitation Order For ‘Racially Motivated’ Covid Attack

A 16-year-old who carried out a “racially motivated” attack on a Singaporean law student has been handed a youth rehabilitation order. Jonathan Mok, 24, was left bloodied and bruised and required surgery on his face after he was assaulted by the teenager and his group of friends on Oxford Street on February 24 last year. […]

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U.N. rights boss calls for sanctions on Sri Lankan ex-commanders

GENEVA — U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on states on Wednesday to impose “targeted sanctions” on former Sri Lankan military commanders implicated in alleged war crimes during the last years of a 26-year civil war that ended in 2009. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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