Hunter Biden leaves NYC as the gallery cancels the plan to let the public see his paintings

Hunter Biden checked out of a Manhattan hotel Thursday after a party to celebrate his solo art exhibit – as controversy over the $ 500,000 price tags on some of his paintings apparently killed a plan to open the exhibit to the public. The first son did not comment when he left the Greenwich Hotel … Read more

The Chinese Communist Party adopts landmark resolution honoring leader Xi Jinping

It is only the third “history resolution” issued by the CCP in its 100-year existence; the other two cemented in 1945 and 1981 the supremacy of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, respectively. This resolution is a way for Xi to codify his authority in the present and project his long-lasting power and influence into the … Read more

UK tells Iran sanctions prevent payment of £ 400m debt | Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Britain has told Iran that it cannot pay a recognized debt of £ 400 million to Tehran due to restrictions on banking transactions caused by international sanctions, Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said. The debt has been seen as a precondition for the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and other British-Iranian dual nationals detained in Tehran. … Read more

Volkswagen loses High Court bid to challenge a $ 125 million fine for misleading customers

Volkswagen has lost its bid for a High Court challenge to a $ 125 million fine order to mislead customers about diesel emissions in their cars. Key points: Volkswagen was fined $ 125 million by the ACCC for misleading customers The High Court refused to give the company special permission to challenge the verdict Fines … Read more

Cambridge University’s debate community drops speaker blacklist – BBC News

Cambridge University debate community drops speaker blacklistBBC news John Cleese takes a stand on cancellation culture, blacklisting himself over Hitler controversyFox News Monty Python: John Cleese leaves Cambridge speech on “Woke Rules”Bleeding cool news Cambridge University announces U-turn over awakened blacklisting practicesDaily Express John Cleese withdraws from Cambridge Union event due to “wake rules”The Guardian … Read more

Cramer doubles, saying inflation-driven declines are buying opportunities

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday stressed the need for investors to remain confident in the face of market weakness related to inflation concerns, describing such withdrawals as opportunities to buy shares at a discount. “These inflation fears are ignorant of how the stock market actually works. They are ignorant of how companies actually work. Their … Read more