Trump called for banning WeChat, a popular messaging app, in the US if it can't find a buyer in 45 days. The administration's attack on WeChat has created a cloud of uncertainty over its parent company, Tencent, denting its stock. The Chinese company is one of the world's most valuable businesses with far-reaching tentacles in the tech and startup ecosystem, including in the US. … [Read more...] about How Trump’s war on WeChat could upend the global tech industry
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A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 12, at 12 pm. at St. John Cemetery in Wallingford. (Social distancing and masks are requested) Gifts in her memory may be sent to the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, 107 S. Cherry St., Wallingford, CT. 06492. … [Read more...] about Obituary: Emma Mezei Geleta, 100, of Wallingford
To date, Waite and Glover have sponsored 30 meals for the ICU at Good Samaritan Hospital and 40 meals to the Downers Grove Police Department, with plans to make this a monthly recurrence. To further support local businesses and neighbors during this uncertain time, Waite and Glover decided to partner with Skuddlebutts Pizza & Catering of Downers Grove to provide the meals. … [Read more...] about Local Attorney Provides Meals for Front Line Providers
Peter Schweizer, author of Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite and president of the Government Accountability Institute, discussed with host Alex Marlow of Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Daily on Thursday that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), while San Francisco’s district attorney (DA), refused to prosecute cases of priests’ sexual abuse. … [Read more...] about Peter Schweizer: Kamala Harris Refused to Prosecute Priests’ Sexual Abuse After Church’s Lawyers Funded Her Campaign
FEM, a company majority-owned by the Portuguese explosives company Moura Silva e Filhos, has come under intense scrutiny since the ammonium nitrate it ordered caused the blast in Beirut on Aug. 4. A spokesperson for the company admitted to CNN that FEM had ordered the substance from Georgia but was told several months later by the company that was supposed to facilitate the transfer to Mozambique that the vessel carrying ammonium nitrate had been seized in Lebanon and that the order was “not going to be delivered.” As a result, according to the spokesperson, FEM “never paid for it.” … [Read more...] about Ammonium Nitrate Blew Up Beirut. It Also Fuels Africa’s Most Dangerous Illegal Mines.