Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meets with the House Committee on Jan. 6.

CNN – The House Select Committee to Investigate the Capitol Riot is interviewing former White House deputy chief of staff Tony Ornato on Tuesday, a potential key witness whose testimony could shed new light on former President Donald Trump’s movements through Jan. 6, 2021, according to two people familiar with the matter. on the work … Read more

5 things to know on November 29: Same-sex marriage, the World Cup, Strike, Volcano, Twitter

CNN – A brutal trio of tornadoes, damaging winds and hail is expected to create challenges across the Southeast and Mississippi Valley today as more than 40 million people are under severe weather threats. CNN’s storm tracker and current satellite imagery show that areas of Mississippi and Louisiana have the greatest potential for severe weather … Read more

Lockdown protests in China: What you need to know

Beijing CNN – China moved quickly to quell demonstrations that broke out across the country over the weekend, deploying police forces to key protest sites and tightening internet censorship. The protests were sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly no-Covid policy, but as numbers swelled at demonstrations in several major cities, a range of … Read more

Pence says Trump was ‘wrong’ to have dinner with a Holocaust denier

CNN – Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently dine with white nationalist, Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize for it. “President Trump was wrong to give the white nationalist, anti-Semite and Holocaust denier a … Read more

Apple is having a big problem at its Foxconn iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business – A violent labor mutiny at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China added pressure to Apple’s strained supplies and highlights how the country’s strict no-Covid policy is hurting global tech companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

China’s Urumqi to ease Covid lockdown amid public outcry over deadly flames

CNN – Chinese authorities said on Saturday they would ease a months-long Covid lockdown in the country’s far western region of Xinjiang “in phases”, after protests over a deadly fire in an apartment building in the regional capital, Urumqi. At least 10 people were killed and nine injured when the fire broke out Thursday, according … Read more

Elon Musk says he will widely restore previously banned Twitter accounts

CNN Business – Elon Musk said Thursday that he will begin to restore most previously banned accounts on Twitter starting next week, in the widest move so far to roll back the social media platform’s policy of permanently suspending users who have repeatedly broken its rules. “People have spoken,” Musk said chirp Thursday. Amnesty starts … Read more

Enes Kanter says Nike is ‘afraid to speak out’ against China and wears ‘Modern Day Slavery’ shoes in protest of treatment of Uighurs

CNN – NBA star Ennis Kanter has doubled down on his criticism of China and called on Nike to do more to fight injustice in the country. The Boston Celtics center, who has been outspoken about the treatment of minorities in China, wore custom shoes in its team’s win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday … Read more

Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay its workers to quit and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business – Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to quit and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after … Read more

Germany v Japan: German players cover their mouths to protest FIFA’s crackdown on freedom of expression in ‘OneLove’ armband row

CNN – It was a moment so brief that thousands of fans inside Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday could easily have missed it. But a moment, the time it took for the paparazzi crowded in front of the German World Cup team to snap a photo, was all it took for the four-time winners to … Read more