Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter after a fact-checking label was added to several of his incorrect tweets about mail-in ballots in California, claiming the system is wrought with fraud and corruption. Zuckerberg […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump’s tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter after a fact-checking label was added to several of his incorrect tweets about mail-in ballots in California, claiming the system is wrought with fraud and corruption. Zuckerberg […]

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Judge grants order against Midlothian allowing nonprofit to house wards of the state with COVID-19

A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order May 27, 2020, against the village of Midlothian to Aunt Martha’s, 14401 Pulaski Rd. | Google Maps Aunt Martha’s sued the village May 12 alleging it wrongfully cited zoning laws that stopped them from developing the Children’s Quarantine Center. A federal judge has ruled that a south […]

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US mission to the UN accuses China of ‘exploiting COVID-19’ to distract from abuses in Hong Kong as tensions boil over

The US mission to the UN accused China of exploiting the world’s preoccupation with the spread of the new coronavirus to further erode Hong Kong’s freedoms.  Tensions between the US and China are escalating over China’s move to unilaterally impose national security laws onto Hong Kong.  In a statement on Wednesday, the US called out […]

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More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday.  That’s the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying.  More than 4,000 US cities have a population of fewer than 100,000 people.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The death toll from the coronavirus in the US surpassed 100,000 […]

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Harriette Cole: My friends say they’re having fun at home with their husbands. I’m definitely not.

DEAR HARRIETTE: My husband and I barely get along. It has been like this for years. Harriette Cole  He retreats into the other room and watches TV while I cook dinner, look after the kids and then sit down to relax in the living room to watch TV — never the same program and rarely […]

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It’s time for American economic heroes to shine: Ken Calvert

Our unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness could not be denied by King George III. It’s now up to us to ensure they aren’t denied by COVID-19. The deadly and highly infectious nature of COVID-19 is undeniable. It’s why we essentially shut down our economy overnight. To save lives, we took […]

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The Latest: Spain: EU should agree on cross-border travel

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Risks complicate reopenings as WHO warns 1st wave not over. — The foreign minister […]

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The Latest: Spain: EU should agree on cross-border travel

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Risks complicate reopenings as WHO warns 1st wave not over. — The foreign minister […]

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Hong Kong leader says security law not a threat to freedoms

Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that national security legislation proposed by China’s legislature will not threaten the semi-autonomous territory’s civil rights, despite widespread criticism of the move as an encroachment on freedom of speech and assembly. The city’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, told reporters that there was “no need for us to worry” over the […]

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Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned local officials not to refuse them entry out of coronavirus fears. The workers returned to the country in recent months as jobs dried up worldwide due to the pandemic. They were […]

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No tan rápido: los restaurantes de Chicago no estarán listos para volver a abrir al aire libre el 29 de mayo, dice la alcaldesa

Tengo la responsabilidad y la obligación de decir la verdad, incluso cuando la gente no quiera escucharla. Incluso cuando sea difícil. | AP Photos “Estamos cerca. Pero todavía no hemos llegado”, dijo la alcaldesa Lori Lightfoot en conferencia de prensa. Read in English El gobernador J.B. Pritzker autorizó a que los restaurantes de Illinois puedan […]

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Stanley Ho, who built Macao’s gambling industry, dies at 98

Stanley Ho, the Macao casino tycoon who was considered the father of modern gambling in China, died Tuesday in Hong Kong, his daughter Pansy Ho said. He was 98. Known as the “King of Gambling,” the dashing billionaire and bon vivant secured a four-decade monopoly on casinos in Macao, then parlayed his home advantage to […]

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Chicago’s deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2015: 10 shot dead, 32 wounded

Police investigate the scene where a man was shot to death Saturday in the 3400 block of West North Avenue in Humboldt Park. | Sam Kelly/Sun-Times The weekend’s victims include a 16-year-old boy killed Saturday in Washington Park and a man fatally shot in a Lawndale attack that injured three others. Ten people are dead […]

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