Category: News Briefs

Finding love as a trans woman

Finding love as a trans woman

Maki Gingoyon, based in the Philippines, runs the dating website, My Transgender Date, with her partner, Cyril Mazur. Maki says that when the site sta ...
Fans sue Universal Pictures over film without Ana de Armas

Fans sue Universal Pictures over film without Ana de Armas

"Although defendant included the scenes with Ms de Armas in the movie trailer advertisements, for the purposes of promoting Yesterday and enticing fil ...
Gen Z marchers praying for an end to US abortion

Gen Z marchers praying for an end to US abortion

Young anti-abortion activists have flooded the streets of Washington DC, optimistic that their movement's long-cherished goal may be within reach.The ...
George Floyd: Federal civil rights trial of three ex-officers begins

George Floyd: Federal civil rights trial of three ex-officers begins

Mr Lane, 38, was one of the first two officers called to the shop reporting a counterfeit $20 bill. At the scene, he approached Mr Floyd's car, pointe ...
Mid-flight fake bomb plot ends in air piracy charge

Mid-flight fake bomb plot ends in air piracy charge

A spokesperson for the US Justice Department said the four men, Leonid Mikalaevich Churo and Oleg Kazyuchits - the director general and deputy directo ...
ADB Provides $10 Million Grant to Tonga Following Devastating Tsunami

ADB Provides $10 Million Grant to Tonga Following Devastating Tsunami

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (21 January 2022) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $10 million (around 22.68 million pa’anga) grant to the Gove ...
Texas synagogue: How synagogues stay safe – and still welcoming

Texas synagogue: How synagogues stay safe – and still welcoming

The enhanced security traces a disturbing uptick in anti-Semitism in the US, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which tracks incidents of ...
Ukraine tension: President Zelensky hits back at Biden comments

Ukraine tension: President Zelensky hits back at Biden comments

Mr Blinken raised the stakes further during his Thursday afternoon speech, perhaps to steel the nerves of US allies gathered in Berlin. This was not a ...
USAGov’s Tips to Jump-Start Your 2022

USAGov’s Tips to Jump-Start Your 2022

Date: January 19, 2022 As the days unfold into the new year, it can be hard to prioritize the things that need to be done first. From appl ...
Americans assess President Biden’s first year in office

Americans assess President Biden’s first year in office

Like Matthew, she sees Afghanistan as the president's biggest failure so far. "Afghanistan could have gone a lot smoother, even though I agree with hi ...