Hong Kong (CNN Business)Stocks in Asia jumped on Wednesday, following Wall Street's rally that saw the Dow pass the 30,000 milestone for the first time, as investors cheered positive vaccine news and signs that a formal transition of power is finally underway in the United States. … [Read more...] about Asian stocks rise following Wall Street rally and positive vaccine news
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“Team Biden is now officially in contact with members of the outgoing administration but Trump still refuses to identify himself as ‘outgoing.’ He has not conceded, this is Day 21 of #Squattergate, and he is ready to eat his own,” offered Jimmy Kimmel during his late-night monologue. “He is not happy with Fox News, or some of his fellow Republicans. This morning, he expressed this displeasure by retweeting actor Randy Quaid.” … [Read more...] about Jimmy Kimmel Drags Trump for Endorsing Randy Quaid, a QAnon Conspiracy Theorist
It will be easier once he is again considered a private citizen, but still unlikely. Notably, all of the fact checks and all of the labels disputing his claims don't count against him when it comes to his standing on either Facebook or Twitter. To face repercussions such as suspension or permanent removal, he'd have to violate the companies' rules. This might include targeted harassment or racist threats, for instance. Posting misinformation, unless it's extremely specific about COVID-19 or the voting process, doesn't count. … [Read more...] about Q&A: Will Twitter, Facebook crack down on Trump?
“Dr. Fauci has identified the important health and safety issues we and the NFL Players Association, together with our joint medical advisors, are addressing to mitigate the health risk to players, coaches and other essential personnel,” said NFL chief medical officer Allen Sills. … [Read more...] about Trump blasts health adviser: ‘Fauci has nothing to do with NFL Football’
And then, of course, there is China which has continued its efforts to turn the South China Sea into a Chinese lake. China also continues to extirpate what remains of democracy in Hong Kong and has interned some one million Uighurs in what it euphemistically terms "re-education camps." The Biden administration must try and pull off the delicate task of containing China's rising power and calling out its human rights violations, while also not endangering the economic ties that are key to a well-functioning global economy. … [Read more...] about Biden team inherits Trump’s ocean of troubles