Shanghai Declares Victory in Covid Outbreak, but Lockdowns Continue

Shanghai health officials said on Tuesday that the city had brought the Covid outbreak there under control, after a nearly two-month lockdown that disrupted residents’ access to food and medicine, stoked widespread public outrage and brought China’s financial center to a standstill. At a news conference, officials pledged to restart normal life as soon as … Read more

Amber Heard denies she lied about making $7m in donations from Johnny Depp divorce despite video evidence

Amber Heard has denied lying about making $7m in donations to two charities from her divorce payout from Johnny Depp, despite damning video evidence played in court in the former couple’s high-stakes defamation trial. The Aquaman actress was subjected to an intense grilling under cross-examination from Mr Depp’s attorney on Monday afternoon where she claimed … Read more

Inside disease-ridden jail where Caroline Crouch’s killer husband will be caged for 27 years with terrorists & rapists

CAROLINE Crouch’s killed husband has been sent to a hell-hole prison housing rapists and terrorists as he starts a 27-year sentence. Twisted Babis Anagnostopoulos, 34, will be locked up in maximum security prison Korydallos after being found guilty of suffocating his 20-year-old wife to death at their home in Greece in May last year. 14 … Read more

Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

Hong Kong CNN — Shanghai officials on Tuesday said they had achieved “zero-Covid at the community level” in what appeared to be a turning point in a heavy-handed and costly campaign to tame an Omicron outbreak – but many residents remain skeptical the city will reopen anytime soon . “Zero-Covid at the community level” means … Read more

Musk says Twitter purchase will not go ahead without clarity on spam accounts

Issued on: 05/17/2022 – 11:09 Billionaire Elon Musk said Tuesday that his purchase of Twitter would not go ahead unless he was given assurances on the bots that he says plague the platform, further complicating his acrimonious bid for the social media giant. The chief of SpaceX as well as Tesla, Musk is currently listed … Read more

Jason Kenney makes a timely pitch for Alberta oil to US senators. But will it work?

With skyrocketing gas prices, Washington scrambling for more oil and the US midterm elections around the corner, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s appearance before a US Senate committee to pitch his province’s oil couldn’t come at a better time. The premier, who has championed his province as a trustworthy source of energy to the US, will … Read more