US President Donald Trump takes off his face mask as he comes out on a White House balcony. Reuters
When Democrats candidly assess the party’s prospects for November, their responses range from bad to awful to curled up and whimpering in a fetal position.
Twenty years ago, as Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush battled for weeks over which one of them had won the US presidential election, Florida’s Republican secretary of state, Katherine Harris,
Donald Trump’s coronavirus infection sent presidential betting markets into a tizzy, shutting them down for a while. Joe Biden has consolidated his position at their head since their reopening.
One of the interesting aspects of Open AI’s flip-flop over CEO Sam Altman is the financial angle. It was Altman who struck a deal with Microsoft and raised Open AI’s market value to $80 billion. When Altman was sacked by the now melted board of directors, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella offered Altman a job,
Boris Johnson is expected to apologise for “unquestionably” making mistakes in his handling of the pandemic during his appearance before the Covid Inquiry. But the former prime minister will argue that his controversial decisions ended up saving “tens if not hundreds of thousands of lives”.
The slow but inexorable pace of social change sometimes leaves political parties stranded. One hundred years ago on Wednesday, Labour won more seats than the Liberals in the general election, and six weeks later Ramsay MacDonald formed the first Labour government after negotiations in a hung parliament.
It’s so unfortunate that the Russia and Ukraine war is still going on despite heavy losses recorded from both sides. There is no solution to any conflict through the use of force and attacks. It’s the need of the hour to start meaningful peace talks so as to avoid any further human and financial losses