Bill Gates & Climate-Tech Energy Storage Startups Aims To Defuse The Crisis

A March U.N.-backed report delivers a stark warning, revealing that the world is hurtling toward catastrophic levels of heating. International climate goals are at risk of slipping out of reach unless immediate and radical action is taken. Don’t Miss: Why Jason Calacanis and Other Silicon Valley Elites Are Betting On This Startups Vision For Re-Uniting … Read more

Putin decides to brag about his “knowledge of history” again on “map with no Ukraine”

Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again decided to say that Ukraine was created by the USSR, and prior to that, “no Ukraine” allegedly existed. Source: Russian RBC, which retells the plot by Russia 24 TV channel Details: Putin spoke about the “non-existent Ukraine” during a meeting with Valery Zorkin, the chairman of the Constitutional … Read more

DeSantis plans to announce 2024 bid Wednesday on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk, sources tell AP

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to announce his 2024 presidential campaign in a Twitter Spaces event with Elon Musk on Wednesday, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. DeSantis, who has long been seen as Donald Trump’s leading rival for the Republican nomination, will reveal his plans in an audio conversation with the … Read more

‘We have the ability to hit Iran’

The top official in the Israeli Defense Forces warned that Jerusalem, along with its allies, has the ability to strike Iran as Tehran continues to develop its nuclear program at a concerning rate. “Iran has made more progress in enriching uranium than ever before,” Israeli Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi said at a … Read more

Catholic clergy sexually abused Illinois kids far more often than church acknowledged, state finds

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois attorney general’s office investigation released Tuesday found that 451 Catholic clergy sexually abused nearly 2,000 children in the state over a nearly 70-year period, which was more than four times the 103 individuals the church named when the state began its review in 2018. Attorney General Kwame Raoul said at … Read more

Taliban say guidelines on female NGO staff resuming work close to finalization

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The head of a major international aid agency said Tuesday that key Taliban officials told him in meetings that they are close to finalizing guidelines that will allow Afghan women to resume working for nongovernmental organizations. But they were unable to give a timeline or details when pressed. The Taliban last … Read more

U.S. Navy Steps Up Efforts to Curb Iran’s Ship Seizures in Strait of Hormuz

MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Navy warships stationed in the Persian Gulf region have increased their patrols through the Strait of Hormuz, the busy merchant ship passageway, in response to recent moves by Iran to seize two oil tankers, the latest sign of rising tensions between Iran and the United States. “Iran’s actions are unacceptable,” Vice … Read more

Court acquits German coronavirus denier of incitement over Israel remarks

BERLIN (AP) — A prominent critic of Germany’s pandemic restrictions who repeatedly spread false information about the coronavirus has been acquitted of incitement to hatred for comments about Jews and Israel. A regional court in the northern town of Ploen ruled Tuesday that Thai-German microbiologist Sucharit Bhakdi didn’t break the law when he described Israel … Read more