J.K. Rowling falls victim to Russian pranksters on Zoom call

The Harry Potter author has appeared on a disastrous Zoom call promoting her charity work, as she slammed the “distasteful” interaction. J.K. Rowling has fallen victim to notorious Russian pranksters who fooled the famed author into thinking she was speaking with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. In a 13-minute Zoom call posted to YouTube, the 56-year-old … Read more

African American White House staffers leaving in mass numbers

More than 20 black White House aides have left the Biden administration since late last year, an exodus some have dubbed “Blaxit”, according to a new report. While some of the departing staff left on good terms to pursue additional career or educational opportunities, others attributed the turnover to a lack of mentorship and opportunity, … Read more

Joe Biden expected to call for suspension of normal trade relations with Russia – live | US news

10.37am EAST 10:37 Biden: US and allies to deny ‘most favored nation’ status to Russia Joe Biden has announced that the US was moving to revoke Russia’s “most favored nation status” in coordination with allies. Revoking Russia’s permanent normal trade relations will “make it harder for Russia to business with the United States”. He said … Read more

Kamala Harris says Russia should ‘absolutely’ be investigated for war crimes in Ukraine – live | US news

10.58am EAST 10:58 The labor department reported today that inflation has jumped 7.9% over the last year, the highest spike since 1982. The inflation rate reported today did not reflect the increase in oil and gas prices that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24. Since the start of the invasion, the average price … Read more