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US approves nation’s first ‘lab-grown’ meat

On Wednesday, U.S. officials allowed the sale of chicken created from animal cells for the first time, allowing two California companies to deliver “lab-grown” poultry to the nation’s restaurant tables and, eventually, supermarket shelves. The Agriculture Department approved Upside Foods and Good Meat, which had been racing to be the first in the United States to sell meat that didn’t come from slaughtered animals — what’s now known as “cell-cultivated” ...[Read More]

Donald Trump has entered a not guilty plea to 34 criminal charges

During a court hearing in New York, former US President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 felony charges. During the nearly hour-long hearing, the former president was accused of falsifying records to conceal crimes. Judge Juan Merchan did not issue a gag order, but he did request that both parties be mindful of their language and rhetoric. Trump, who is running for president in 2024, will be released on bail and will return to Florida later. What you should know about the charges According ...[Read More]

Trump has been arrested pending his arraignment

Former President Donald Trump has arrived at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in lower Manhattan, where he is being held in police custody pending his arraignment. As part of the arrest, Trump is expected to be fingerprinted, though it’s unclear whether his mugshot will be taken. He will then be taken to a courtroom to be arraigned — an appearance that is expected to be brief and routine but represents a surreal and historic moment in US history. Trump will not be handcuffed ...[Read More]

Trump won’t appear in court in handcuffs – Lawyer

According to CBS News, Donald Trump’s court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. The former president is expected to fly from Florida on his private plane and hand himself in, accompanied by federal agents. Mr Trump has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with a $130,000 (£105,000) payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. The charges have not yet been made public, and Mr Trump’s lawyer stated on Friday that he, too, has yet to read the indictment. According to a law enf...[Read More]

Trump is expected to be arrested in the coming days

Former US President Donald Trump will face charges in connection with hush money payments made to a porn star shortly before the 2016 presidential election. The specifics of the case against him have not yet been made public. After investigating a $130,000 payout to Stormy Daniels in an attempt to buy her silence about an alleged affair, a grand jury voted to indict him. Mr. Trump, 76, has denied any wrongdoing. He is the first sitting or former president of the United States to face criminal ch...[Read More]

Donald Trump indicted by NY grand jury

Former President Donald Trump was indicted by a Manhattan grand jury on Thursday, making him the first president in US history to face criminal charges. According to sources familiar with the case, Trump faces more than 30 counts of business fraud. Following the indictment, Trump issued a fiery statement calling the move “political persecution and election interference at the highest level in history.” Former Vice President Mike Pence told CNN that charging the former president would...[Read More]

5 children killed in a car crash on an interstate in Tennessee

A car crash on Interstate 24 in Tennessee early Sunday morning killed six people, including five children, and injured one woman. According to a news release from Robertson County Emergency Medical Services, emergency medical services responded to a collision of two vehicles at the interstate’s westbound mile marker 23 in Robertson County. “A total of four Advanced Life Support ambulances and one helicopter/air ambulance responded to this scene,” according to the release. ̶...[Read More]

US gets bargain on Philippines bases to finish bend around China

The US has tied down admittance to four extra army installations in the Philippines – a critical piece of land which would offer a front seat to screen the Chinese in the South China Ocean and around Taiwan. With the arrangement, Washington has sewed the hole in the bend of US collusions extending from South Korea and Japan in the north to Australia in the south. The missing connection had been the Philippines, which borders two of the greatest expected flashpoints – Taiwan and the S...[Read More]

Joe Biden precludes sending F-16 contender

US President Joe Biden has precluded sending F-16 warrior planes to Ukraine, regardless of recharged calls from Ukrainian authorities for critical air support. Inquired as to whether the US would give the planes, Mr Biden essentially answered “no”. His remark comes a day after Germany’s chief likewise precluded sending jets. Ukraine has for some time been pushing its partners to send progressed warplanes to assist Kyiv with assuming command over its airspace in its continuous c...[Read More]

German chancellor says he won’t send fighter jets to Ukraine

  The German chancellor precluded sending warrior planes to Ukraine, only days in the wake of focusing on providing tanks. In a meeting with a German paper, Olaf Scholz cautioned against an offering battle for weapons. However, Ukraine has requested that partnered countries make a “contender fly alliance” to support their capacities. The US said it would talk about providing jets “cautiously” with Kyiv on Thursday. In a meeting with Tagesspiegel, Mr Scholz said his a...[Read More]

Maryland: 23-year-old Ghanaian fatally shot by police after he stabbed his parents

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins said a guy attacked his parents early Tuesday morning, murdering his father and wounding his mother before being shot and killed by police east of Frederick. According to the Maryland Attorney General’s Office’s Independent Investigations Division, the deadly shot occurred after police attempted to get the guy to drop a knife. After being blasted with a beanbag shotgun shell by a cop, the guy “rapidly advanced forward” officers who attempted to shock...[Read More]

The US bans the sale of ZTE and Huawei technology

The United States has prohibited the sale and import of new communications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei and ZTE, due to national security concerns. Hikvision, Dahua, and Hytera are also listed as manufacturers of video surveillance equipment and two-way radio systems. It is the first time that US regulators have taken such a step for security reasons. Hikvision claims that its products pose no security risk to the United States. It stated that the decision “will ...[Read More]

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