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Japan’s Momiji Nishiya, 13, leads historic Olympic podium

July 26, 2021 | 4:26pm | Updated July 26, 2021 | 4:26pm Momiji Nishiya made history in Tokyo. The 13-year-old won the Women’s skateboarding street competition on Monday, becoming the youngest Japanese Olympian in history to take home gold. Nishiya is a couple of months older than Marjorie Gestring was when American diver won gold…

Democrat Lobbyist with Ties to Haiti Among Biden’s Invitees to Cuba Zoom Call

President Joe Biden invited a lobbying firm executive with ties to Haiti who has not formally worked on Cuba issues for decades to join Cuban celebrities and businesspeople for a Zoom call on protests in the communist nation Tuesday. After a week of inaction following nationwide anti-government protests in Cuba, the Biden Administration finally acted by holding a…

‘AIRBNB’ for Swimming Making Splash…

Jim Battan’s tree-lined swimming pool at his home outside Portland, Ore., had been sitting untouched since his youngest daughter moved out two years ago. Then in September, he listed it through an online platform for renting private pools. He booked the pool three times within the first two hours, and says he has hosted 2,700…

Turkey aims for dialogue with Taliban on Kabul Airport plan

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country will talk with the Taliban regarding Turkey’s bid to operate and secure the airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul.Speaking after Eid al-Adha prayers in northern Cyprus, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan acknowledged that the hardline Islamist group had some “discomforts” over Turkey’s proposed plans for Hamid Karzai International…

Israel’s spat with Ben & Jerry’s overshadows its spyware scandal

You’re reading an excerpt from the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Sign up to get the rest, including news from around the globe, interesting ideas and opinions to know, sent to your inbox every weekday.A week ago, a consortium of media outlets, including The Washington Post, started publishing details of a landmark investigation. Military-grade spyware leased by…

PayPal Teams Up With Left-Leaning Group to Combat ‘Hate’ Funding

On Monday, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced that it would team up with PayPal and law enforcement to “fight extremism and hate through the financial industry and across at-risk communities.” While it makes sense for PayPal to monitor financial activity that may support lawbreaking and violence, ADL has a leftist bent and a history of…

Peter Schiff: The Mainstream Pundits Are the Real Stopped Clocks

Via SchiffGold.com,Mainstream pundits sometimes accuse Peter Schiff of being a “stopped clock.” They admit he’s right occasionally, but only by virtue of sticking to the same narrative, talking about the malinvestments and misallocations in the economy and warning about an impending crisis. In this clip from his podcast, Peter said it’s the mainstream regulars on…

86 fires surge across U.S., burning more than a million acres

U.S.THE WEST ABLAZE ‘Firefighters are having to constantly re-evaluate their control lines’ By Harry Wilmerding Daily Caller News Foundation Wildfires continue to surge throughout the U.S., burning over 1.5 million acres as of Monday, according to multiple reports. There are currently 86 fires burning in 12 states, with the largest in California and Oregon, according…

More People Died Than Were Born In Half Of All States Last Year

New data reveal that deaths exceeded births in half of all states last year — a trend that could point to a decline in the United States population.According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the birth-to-death ratio reached a peak in modern history in the year 1954, when each death was…

Russians ditch space station module, clearing way for new lab

A Russian Progress cargo ship undocked from the International Space Station early Monday, taking with it the two-decades-old Pirs airlock and docking compartment to clear the way for Thursday’s arrival of Russia’s new Nauka multipurpose lab module. With the Progress MS-16/77P supply ship firmly locked to Pirs, hooks and latches holding the docking compartment to…

Senate negotiators at odds over final details of infrastructure deal

Washington — Republicans working on the bipartisan infrastructure deal rebuffed an offer from their Democratic counterparts and the White House to address the remaining issues in the talks, according to a GOP source familiar with the discussions, with negotiations over the details of the nearly $600 billion plan growing tenuous. The GOP source said Republican…

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