Category: Politics

Activist Says 2 Cops Arrested in Connection With Capitol Assault Danced at BLM Protest as Sign of Solidarity

In preparation for inauguration day, the National Guard has deployed 25,000 soldiers to the U.S. Capitol. Routes to the Capitol have been completely barricaded and military helicopters and drones can be seen flying overhead in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing in as the country’s 46th President.  Barbed wire was also installed on top […]

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Report: Trump’s Twitter ban led to a 73% drop in election fraud misinformation

Trump‘s bans from Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms may have been controversial, but they appear to have been effective in achieving one goal: combatting misinformation. According to research firm Zignal Labs, and as reported by the Washington Post, online misinformation about election fraud dropped by 73%, following Trump’s ban. According to the report, […]

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Haryana reports 119 new COVID-19 cases

The Canadian Press Canadian rider Michael Woods hopes to race in Tour de France ahead of Tokyo Olympics Canadian Michael Woods says he hopes to ride in the Tour de France ahead of the Tokyo Olympics this summer. “Certainly I think the big question (that) revolves around the Olympics is the quarantine,” Woods told reporters […]

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Treasury minister downplays need for immediate tax rises

A Treasury minister has downplayed the need for immediate tax rises to tackle record levels of government borrowing caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Jesse Norman said a rapid economic recovery from the worst recession for more than three centuries could help ministers avoid increasing the tax take in response to record borrowing levels. Answering questions […]

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Fishing trucks protest at Westminster against Brexit red tape

Fishing lorries from Scotland and Devon descended on Westminster on Monday to stage a protest against the Brexit red tape they say is either delaying or ruining exports of their fresh shellfish to the EU. Trucks with slogans including “Brexit carnage” and “Incompetent government destroying shellfish industry” parked metres from Downing Street but they stopped […]

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Howard University’s Drumline To Escort Joe Biden, Kamala Harris After Historic Inauguration

NewsOne Featured Video Source: David J. Becker / Getty Howard University alumni and students who were likely disappointed that the famous HBCU‘s annual homecoming festivities were canceled last fall, it looks like they’re getting a second chance at it on Inauguration Day on Wednesday. That’s when one of its own, Kamala Harris, will officially be […]

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Melania Trump Can’t Plagiarize Michelle Obama’s Favorability Leaving White House, Poll Shows

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ALEX WONG / Getty Try as she may, there is at least one way in which Melania Trump cannot plagiarize her first lady predecessor Michelle Obama: Favorability. The outgoing first lady, whose shameless imitations of Michelle Obama have been anything but flattering, isn’t seen as being nearly as favorable as the […]

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