Day: January 6, 2021

Major US business group urges Pence, cabinet to remove Trump | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The president of the National Association of Manufacturers, which represents 14,000 companies, said Vice President Pence and the cabinet should consider removing Trump from office. The head of a significant United States business group that represents 14,000 companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Pfizer Inc and Toyota Motor Corp urged...

US: Two police officers fired over Breonna Taylor shooting | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Two Louisville police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired, city officials announced on Wednesday. Detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes, who were implicated in the botched raid of Taylor’s home last March that led to her death, were informed of their dismissal on...

‘Dark days of labour market’: US firms shed jobs as COVID | Incredible Solutions Tech

Private companies in the United States shed workers in December for the first time in eight months as out-of-control COVID-19 infections unleashed a fresh wave of business restrictions, setting the tone for what is likely to be a brutal winter for the economy. The ADP National Employment Report on...

Biden denounces pro-Trump ‘mob’, Trump says he loves them | US | Incredible Solutions Tech

President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden released dueling messages about the violent protesters that descended on the US Capitol Wednesday. Biden, who spoke live from Wilmington, Delaware, strongly denounced the rioters calling their actions an “unprecedented assault unlike anything we have seen in modern times”. Trump, in a recorded...

Democrats take control of US Senate after Ossoff, Warnock wins | Incredible Solutions Tech

Associated Press projects wins for Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in Georgia Senate races. Democratic candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have won runoff races in the southern state of Georgia, the Associated Press news agency has projected. The victories will give Democrats control of the US Senate...

In Pictures: Pro-trump mob storms US Capitol building | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupting challenges to Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Trump issued a restrained call for peace well...

Rights group urges Biden to end ‘Remain in Mexico’ programme | | Incredible Solutions Tech

A leading human rights group has called on the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden to dismantle a migration programme which the group said subjected migrants to avoidable physical and emotional harm. The administration of President Donald Trump championed two years ago the United States Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)...

Pro-Donald Trump protesters storm US Capitol | Donald Trump | Incredible Solutions Tech

Chaos outside and inside the Capitol as Congress was certifying Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Pro-Donald Trump protesters, upset at the outcome of the presidential election, stormed the US Capitol Wednesday as Congress met to tally the electoral votes that certify Joe Biden’s election as president. Protesters overwhelmed US...

Heart of Gold: Neil Young sells 50% of song rights to UK firm | Incredible Solutions Tech

Artists who have been cut off from touring revenue by the coronavirus pandemic have looked to selling their back catalogues to generate income. Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd. bought 50% of the rights to folk and rock songwriter Neil Young’s discography, marking the latest in a bonanza of music rights...

China extends debt relief to DR Congo amid COVID-19 crisis | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, a major producer of cobalt and copper, has attracted billions of dollars in investment from Chinese firms in recent years. China has granted some debt relief to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to help it overcome economic fallout from the coronavirus...

Trump still will not concede as Congress meets to affirm | Incredible Solutions Tech

Trump falsely insists he won the US election, telling thousands gathered in Washington that victory was ‘stolen’ from him. President Donald Trump declared he will “never concede” as Congress readied to meet to tally and certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Clinging to the false idea that he won the...

Georgia’s Warnock to make history as state’s first Black | Incredible Solutions Tech

The deep-voiced Baptist pastor who now holds the pulpit where slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr preached made history in his uphill battle to unseat a sitting Republican to become the first Black US Senator from Georgia. The son of a sharecropper, Reverend Raphael Warnock, who never...

Making African Continental Free Trade Area Work for Women in a | Incredible Solutions Tech

Angela Lusigi, UNDP Resident Representative in Ghana Opinion by Angela Lusigi Wednesday, January 06, 2021 Inter Press Service Jan 06 (IPS) – Angela Lusigi is, UNDP Resident Representative in GhanaOn 1st January 2021, trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement commenced after months of delays caused...

Iran uranium enrichment move carries ‘very significant risks’ | Incredible Solutions Tech

Germany, France and Britain urge Iran to stop enriching uranium to up to 20 percent ‘without delay’. Germany, France and Britain have said they are “deeply concerned” at Iran’s move to step up its uranium enrichment, warning of “very significant” risks. On Tuesday, Iran said it was now refining...

Is High Tech a Danger to Humanity? — Global Issues | Incredible Solutions Tech

James Dean accident. Opinion by Jan Lundius (stockholm / rome) Wednesday, January 06, 2021 Inter Press Service STOCKHOLM / ROME, Jan 06 (IPS) –   Oh, Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz.My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends.Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from...