Wednesday, December 1, 2021

China's birthrate just hit another record low. But the worst is yet to come

China's birthrate in 2020 has hit another record low -- and there's no indication things are about to pick up anytime soon.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/01/china/china-birthrate-2020-mic-intl-hnk/index.html

TV star calls out Kim Kardashian over cryptocurrency

While A-list celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Matt Damon are being paid to promote crypto, one actor is publicly bucking the trend. Ben McKenzie, of "The OC" and "Gotham," has become one of the most prominent critics of celebrities endorsing the controversial and booming industry. CNN's Jon Sarlin talks with McKenzie about his journey from TV star to crypto critic.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2021/11/23/kim-kardashian-crypto-ben-mckenzie-js-orig.cnn

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Former Japan PM tells China, 'a Taiwan emergency is a Japanese emergency'

Japan and the United States could not stand by if China attacked Taiwan, and Beijing needs to understand this, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/01/asia/abe-japan-china-taiwan-intl-hnk/index.html

Myanmar's military govt files new corruption charge against Suu Kyi - state TV

Myanmar's military government has filed a new corruption charge against deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint, state-run broadcaster MRTV reported on Tuesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/asia/myanmar-corruption-charge-intl-hnk/index.html

How law enforcement is trying to stop mob retail thefts

With in-store customers expected to return in droves for the holiday shopping season, law enforcement agencies are moving to halt a wave of organized "smash-and-grab" crimes at retailers across the US.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/us/smash-grab-crimes-organized-retail-thefts/index.html

FedEx driver dumped packages at least 6 times into Alabama ravine, sheriff says

Authorities investigating the discovery of hundreds of FedEx packages in an Alabama ravine have questioned the driver they think is responsible -- and believe the driver dumped packages there at least six times, a sheriff said Tuesday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/us/alabama-fedex-packages/index.html

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely

CNN said Tuesday that it has suspended Chris Cuomo "indefinitely" after new documents released this week indicated that the anchor was more intimately involved than previously known in helping his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, craft a defense amid a flurry of sexual misconduct allegations.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/30/media/chris-cuomo-suspended/index.html

China's birthrate just hit another record low. But the worst is yet to come

China's birthrate in 2020 has hit another record low -- and there's no indication things are about to pick up anytime soon. source...