Kanye West says he lost $2 billion in a day as he returns to Instagram and pokes fun at backlash over his anti-Semitic rants

Kanye West says he lost $2 billion in a day as he returns to Instagram and pokes fun at backlash over his anti-Semitic rants

Kanye West has claimed he lost $2 billion in a single day as companies have continued to sever ties with the rapper following his anti-Semitic remarks. The rapper, 45, returned to Instagram on Thursday after his account was restricted earlier this month following his series of shocking posts. Discussing the backlash, West – known legally as Ye – insisted that ‘money is not who I am’ as he penned a ‘love letter’ to Hollywood super agent Ari Emanuel, who had called for West to be dropped by all major brands….

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India announce 3,688 new Covid-19 infections, 50 fatalities

India announce 3,688 new Covid-19 infections, 50 fatalities

India saw a single day rise of 3,688 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,30,75,864, while the active cases increased to 18,684, the government said on Saturday. According to the Union Health Ministry data updated at 8 am, the death toll rose to 5,23,803 with 50 more fatalities. The active cases constituted 0.04 percent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 percent, the health ministry said. An increase of 883 cases has been recorded in the active Covid-19 caseload…

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EPRA, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards Nominations Now Open.

EPRA, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards Nominations Now Open.

After four successful years, the Annual EPRA, Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards are back and we are excited to open nominations into 13 categories. Nominations will remain open until Friday 24th June 2022 All shortlisted individuals will then be invited to the Awards Dinner & Ceremony on Friday 23rd September 2022. Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards is set to be bigger and better than ever. The evening is set out to celebrate outstanding leaders and remarkable organisations which have shown exemplary leadership core values, norms, characteristics and continuing commitment to leadership excellence….

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Thousands of dead in Mariupol, Zelensky says

Thousands of dead in Mariupol, Zelensky says

Weeks of relentless Russian bombardment have left “tens of thousands of dead” in the port city of Mariupol, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday. In a video address to the South Korean parliament, Zelensky described the ordeal of the southern city. “[Mariupol] has been blocked by Russian troops since March 1. It was a city of half a million. Half a million people. The occupiers blocked it and did not even allow food and water to be brought there,” he said, adding: They tried to capture it in the most…

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New York Attorney General demands judge to force Cushman & Wakefield to comply with subpoenas in Trump civil case

New York Attorney General demands judge to force Cushman & Wakefield to comply with subpoenas in Trump civil case

The New York Attorney General’s Office asked a judge Friday to force Cushman & Wakefield to comply with subpoenas issued in connection with the civil investigation of former President Donald Trump. The motion to compel followed two subpoenas, one issued this past February and another in September of last year, that sought documents and records associated with several Trump properties: 40 Wall Street, a skyscraper in Manhattan; Seven Springs, an estate in Westchester, New York; and Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles. Cushman & Wakefield handled the appraisals of…

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Ketanji Brown Jackson make history as first black woman on the US supreme court

Ketanji Brown Jackson make history as first black woman on the US supreme court

The US Supreme Court is to include a black female justice for the first time in its 233-year history after the Senate confirmed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the nine-member bench. Three Republicans crossed the aisle to seal her appointment by a vote of 53 to 47. Justice Jackson’s appointment fulfils President Joe Biden’s campaign promise to put a black woman on the court. Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, called it a “joyous day” for the US. The vote was overseen by Vice-President Kamala Harris, the first black woman to…

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BP posts $12.8 billion profit in 2021

BP posts $12.8 billion profit in 2021

British energy giant bp reported a $12.8 billion profit in 2021, compared to a $5.69 billion loss in 2020, fueled by higher global oil and gas prices, it announced on Tuesday. The company recorded a $4.06 billion profit in the fourth quarter of 2021, up from a $3.3 billion profit in the third quarter, driven by ‘higher oil and gas realizations, higher upstream production volumes and stronger refining commercial optimization.’ The company managed to reduce net debt for the seventh successive quarter to $30.6 billion at the end of 2021….

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US President” Biden plans to build national network of electric vehicle chargers

US President” Biden plans to build national network of electric vehicle chargers

US President Joe Biden unveiled his administration’s plans Tuesday to build a national network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers.”It is going to help ensure that America leads the world in electric vehicles. China has been leading that race up to now, but this is about to change, because America is building convenient, reliable, equitable national public charging networks,” he said at a White House news conference. “Wherever you live, charging an electric vehicle would be quick and easy, and this foundation will help American automakers set the pace for electric…

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US Seizes $3.6 Bn of Stolen Bitcoin in Record Hau

US Seizes $3.6 Bn of Stolen Bitcoin in Record Hau

The US Justice Department announced Tuesday it had recovered more than 94,000 bitcoin stolen in 2016, currently valued at $3.6 billion, a record seizure. A couple accused of seeking to launder the bitcoin were arrested in New York, the department said. Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and his wife Heather Morgan, 31, were set to appear in federal court over the charges. Lichtenstein and Morgan allegedly sought to launder the proceeds of 119,754 bitcoin — then valued at $65 million — that were stolen during a 2016 hack of the virtual currency…

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Vladimir Putin warns Europe will be dragged into military conflict if Ukraine joins NATO

Vladimir Putin warns Europe will be dragged into military conflict if Ukraine joins NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns Europe will be dragged into military conflict if Ukraine joins NATO Cross-continental diplomacy has been taking place on Monday, with Putin and Macron meeting in Moscow and the German and US leaders meeting at the White House. As cross-continental talks continue on Monday, the prime minister said “we are witnessing the biggest military build-up in Europe since the Cold War” but said Britain will not “flinch” with its support to Europe and NATO “unconditional and immovable”. Writing in The Times, Boris Johnson said: “If he…

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