After a new report has warned that delays to the huge liquid national gas (LNG) projects in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado are likely to cause global deficits, the European Union and Portugal are moving to send troops to fight a growing insurgency near the LNG sites. However, experts are warning further militarization will only make the rebellion worse.
The US Army earlier in the week introduced changes into hairstyles allowed female soldiers, moving to greenlight ponytails and braids. Previously, women could only wear their hair in buns.
Rush Limbaugh, who was an American conservative political commentator and radio host behind "The Rush Limbaugh Show", died on 17 February, 2021. He was included into the National Radio Hall of Fame and the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
House Republican Conference chair Liz Cheney found herself in the crosshairs of her fellow GOP members recently for refusing to support claims that the former US president, Donald Trump, won the 2020 election. Next week, House Republicans are expected to vote on her possible ouster.
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter recently managed its fourth successful flight on the red planet on April 30, but also managed to capture an unexpected gift for space enthusiasts with an interest in video and audio content from the agency’s ongoing Mars missions.
Although many US presidents have hailed the role of the press and promised to protect “legitimate” whistleblowers, the pace of US government crackdowns on whistleblowers and press organs as well as the probing and assault of journalists have accelerated, especially in the final years of the Trump administration that ended in January.
Top selling American musician-turned-entrepreneur Kanye West earlier faced legal proceedings after a number of his Nebuchadnezzar Opera crew members accused him of underpaying and overtime.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3.2 million, with over 156 million cases detected worldwide, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.