A BBC journalist has been “beaten and kicked by the police” as protests spread across China

CNN Business – BBC journalist Edward Lawrence was arrested by police in Shanghai at the scene of Sunday night’s protests, according to the BBC, as captured in what appears to be cellphone footage of the arrest. While he has since been released, a BBC spokesperson expressed grave concern about his treatment, saying he had been … Read more

China markets fall as protests over Covid lockdowns break out

Hong Kong CNN Business – China Major stock indices and their currencies opened sharply lower on Monday, as well widespread protests against the country’s strict Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend, dampening investor sentiment. Hang Seng in Hong Kong (HSI) index It fell as much as 4.2% in early trade. It has since pared some losses … Read more

Qatar is participating for the first time in the World Cup finals in a controversial tournament for the first time

Doha, Qatar CNN – There have been 21 men’s editions world Cup Since its opening in the 1930’s however Qatar 2022 It is set to be a tournament like no other. Since it was announced as the host city nearly 12 years ago, the World Cup has always been destined to be Top. From rough … Read more

Is AI art really art? This California show says yes

CNN Business – With the increasing popularity of artificial intelligence for image generation, prof question has Hadeer Art World: Can AI create art? At the bitforms show in San Francisco, the answer is yes. An exhibition called Artificial Imagination runs through late December and features works created or inspired by the DALL-E generative AI system … Read more

COP27: Summit approves climate fund ‘for loss and damage’ in historic deal

Sharm Alsheikh, Egypt CNN – Delegates from nearly 200 countries at the COP27 climate summit agreed to create a Loss and Damage Fund aimed at helping vulnerable countries cope with climate disasters, in a landmark deal early Sunday morning in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. But while the deal represents a breakthrough in a contentious negotiating process, … Read more

Opinion: Prom mom takes Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster

Editor’s note: Amy Bass (@ bassab1) is Professor of Mathematical Studies at Manhattanville College and authorOne goal: a coach, a team, and the game that divided the city together” And the “Not Victory, but Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete,” among other titles. The opinions expressed herein are her own … Read more

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes a long-term presence in Jackson due to the water crisis

CNN – The US Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a long-term presence on the ground in Jackson, Mississippi, to help fix decades-old problems with its drinking. A source familiar with the matter told CNN Tuesday. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Reagan Jackson visited Tuesday in the wake of ongoing negotiations with city and … Read more

‘Joyland’ banned: Pakistan bans national release of film depicting sexual liberation story

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – The Pakistani government has banned the nationwide release of “Joyland”, the first Pakistani film to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, just a week before it is due to hit cinemas in the South Asian country. “Joyland” tells the love story between the youngest son of a “happy co-parenting family” … Read more

Kate Winslet gives mom $20,000 to fund a disabled child’s electric bill

London CNN – Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet She donated £17,000 (US$20,000) to a mother facing astronomical home energy bills to run life support equipment for her disabled daughter. Caroline Hunter’s 12-year-old daughter Freya has cerebral palsy as well as other serious health problems and disabilities. She is dependent on receiving oxygen for chronic breathing … Read more

The rivers are drying up, but it’s never too late to help. Here where to start

CNN – The Mississippi River was going down really hard in October, you can Walk to an island It should only be accessed by boat. This summer, the Danube, which flows through most of Central Europe, has become very shallow, you can see sunken warships From World War II at the bottom. The water level … Read more