Xi Says China Ready to Help Central Asia Boost Defense, Security

(Bloomberg) — President Xi Jinping said China is ready to help Central Asian nations bolster their security and defense capabilities as he wrapped a summit of the region’s leaders, underscoring Beijing’s efforts to deepen its influence there as an expansionist Russia raises fresh security issues. Most Read from Bloomberg Xi on Friday said China can … Read more

Former substitute at North Elementary faces felony charges for battery, assault on a disabled child in two separate incidents caught on video

May 19—When does the disciplining of a child in a classroom turn into the abuse of a child in the classroom ? What if said child has medical and cognitive conditions which prevent him from telling what happened ? And what if teachers and principals, tasked with his care and well-being during the school day, … Read more

Marjorie Taylor Greene escalates feud with Jamaal Bowman after Capitol confrontation

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., said she felt “threatened” by Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., after the two were seen shouting at each other on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. “He was aggressive; his physical mannerisms were aggressive,” Greene told reporters during an unrelated press conference on Thursday, a day after their confrontation. “I am … Read more

Tyson Fury goes off on ‘bald-headed midget’ Joe Rogan for saying Jon Jones would beat him in a fight

Tyson Fury went off on UFC commentator Joe Rogan, and he didn’t hold back. The boxing heavyweight champion took to Instagram to blast Rogan over his recent comments, saying that UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones would beat up Fury if they were locked in a room. Rogan said he wouldn’t give Fury “a f*cking chance … Read more

Australian stock exchange says software overhaul won’t involve blockchain

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s stock market operator said it will no longer attempt to rebuild its software platform with blockchain-based technology, one of the highest-profile repudiations of the once-feted concept best known for powering cryptocurrency. ASX Ltd frustrated market participants in November by “pausing” a rebuild of its all-in-one trading, settlement and … Read more