Who is Anthony Albanese, Australia’s Prime Minister-elect?

Anthony Albanese, the only child of a single mother who grew up in a working-class Sydney neighborhood, led his Labor Party to victory in Australia’s national election, ending nine years of Conservative rule. The opposition Labor Party with 72 seats has yet to secure a parliamentary majority in the 151-member parliament as the vote count … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh: US lawmakers ask FBI to investigate murder

Washington D.C.- Dozens of US lawmakers have signed a letter asking the FBI to investigate the murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, Congressman Andre Carson said, hours after the Israeli military said that she would not launch a criminal investigation into the incident. Abu Akleh, who held US citizenship, was shot and killed … Read more

Pope Francis, in a wheelchair, beams with joy as he shakes hands with Bono at the University of Rome

Delighted to meet U2: Pope Francis, in a wheelchair, beams with joy as he shakes hands with Bono at the University of Rome The pope and U2 singer Bono Vox jointly launched a foundation for women’s education at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome on Thursday Bono called girls’ education a ‘superpower’ being used to … Read more

Israel will not investigate the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

IDF believes investigation would lead to controversy in Israel; Abu Akleh family not surprised, calls for a transparent investigation. The Israeli military does not plan to investigate the murder of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, according to Israeli media, leading her family to reiterate their call for a transparent investigation into her killing. The … Read more

Chris Wallace to host CNN Sunday night primetime show after jumping ship to join doomed CNN+

Former Fox News host Chris Wallace landed a prime-time hosting gig on CNN weeks after his interview show on doomed app CNN+ was canceled. Wallace left Fox News in December after 18 years on the network to join streaming service CNN+, in a rumored $12 million-a-year deal. This was removed after just 22 days due … Read more

US Congress must understand Nakba ‘trauma’, says Rashida Tlaib

The US lawmaker, who introduced a resolution recognizing the displacement of Palestinians, told Al Jazeera that “the Nakba has not stopped”. Washington D.C.- It’s important that US lawmakers understand the “trauma and pain” of the Palestinian Nakba, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said, urging Washington to condition aid to Israel on its rights record. Tlaib introduced a … Read more

Bad news for the 2022 hurricane season: the loop current, which powers monstrous storms, looks a lot like it did in 2005, the year of Katrina

Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even more ominous is a current of warm tropical water that loops unusually far into the gulf at this time of year, with the power to turn tropical storms into monster hurricanes. It’s called the Loop Current, and … Read more

Joe Rogan mocked for ranting fake news on Spotify podcast – then realized it was fake

Joe Rogan is being mocked for speaking out against a false story about Australians being banned from growing their own food – only to be told on live it was untrue. Rogan, 54, who has been criticized in the past for repeating COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, believed a lawmaker in New South Wales, Australia … Read more

CDC: Africa’s tourism favorite is now at “high” risk from Covid-19

(CNN) — The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has placed a popular African destination in its “high” Covid-19 risk category for travelers. South Africa – renowned for its stunning vistas, wildlife, vineyards and culture – is now at Level 3. In total, the CDC moved four destinations to the “high” risk column … Read more