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Global LGBTQ event canceled after request to remove Taiwan’s name |  News

Global LGBTQ event canceled after request to remove Taiwan’s name | News

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry says WorldPride event would have advanced regional diversity and equality in East Asia. An international LGBTQ gathering in Taiwan has been canceled after global organizers demanded the self-ruling island’s name be removed from the 2025 event. Taiwan on Friday blamed “political considerations” for the cancellation of the WorldPride 2025 Taiwan after it …

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More Black NFL retirees approved for dementia claims in rescored tests

PHILADELPHIA — Hundreds of Black NFL retirees denied payouts in the $1 billion concussion settlement now qualify for awards after their tests were rescored to eliminate racial bias. Changes to the settlement made last year are meant to make the tests race-blind. The use of “race norming” in the dementia testing made it more difficult …

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US Senator Warren blasts Fed for withholding trading records | Financial Markets News

US Senator Elizabeth Warren rebuked Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for withholding information on trading by central bank officials during the pandemic and said an investigation into the matter by the Fed’s inspector general was “troubled.” The IG report “raises new concerns about the reasons why you continue to withhold key information about Fed officials’ …

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Refugees in Malaysia worry government tracking system a ‘trap’ | News

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Malaysia has made a new government tracking system for the more than 184,000 United Nations-registered refugees and asylum seekers in the country a “must”, raising concerns about the risks to people who have no legal status or protections in Malaysia. Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin announced that the federal government had approved …

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Britney Spears’ ex-husband Jason Alexander is guilty of trespassing after showing up at her wedding

Britney Spears’ ex-husband Jason Alexander is found guilty of trespassing and given a restraining order after showing up uninvited at her wedding to Sam Asghari and battering a security guard Popstar’s first husband, 40, scaled a fence to gain entry to her 20-acre LA home Alexander faces up to five years behind bars for trespassing …

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Former BBC presenter Sue Cook blasts the corporation for being woke on Nigel Farage’s TV show

‘They don’t seem to want to question anything’: Crimewatch star Sue Cook blasts BBC over ‘shameful’ box-ticking Former Crimewatch presenter Sue Cook has accused the BBC of being ‘woke’ She told Nigel Farage on GB News that the BBC used to be ‘a national treasure’ Now she claimed it was more concerned with ticking ‘woke …

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New York Jets add OT Duane Brown after Mekhi Becton’s serious knee injury

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — With right tackle Mekhi Becton likely sidelined the entire season with a knee injury, the New York Jets finalized a two-year, $22 million contract with offensive tackle Duane Brown, a five-time Pro Bowler, sources told ESPN . The veteran free agent visited with the Jets over the weekend, attending their annual …

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Where is Cindy Jessup, the woman who ‘stole’ Olivia Newton-John’s first husband, now?

She was the young blonde babysitter blamed for the break-up of Olivia Newton-John’s first marriage after striking up a flirtation with the actress’s husband while they raised money together to fight her first cancer battle in 1994 – only to marry him in secret years later . And today in an exclusive interview, Cindy Jessup …

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