Sen. Josh Hawley Says It’s Time To Abolish The World Trade Organization

“The WTO is BROKEN when the world’s RICHEST countries claim to be developing countries to avoid WTO rules and get special treatment. NO more!!! Today I directed the U.S. Trade Representative to take action so that countries stop CHEATING the system at the expense of the USA!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

IIFA 2018: Irrfan, Sridevi win top awards

Anil Kapoor gave away the award for Outstanding Achievement by an Actor in Indian Cinema to his ‘biggest confidante’ and the ‘best actor in India today,’ Anupam Kher.

12 people handed sentences in Vietnam’s Son La Province for roles in national exam cheating scandal

Lo Van Huynh, former head of the Son La Department of Education and Training’s division for examination and educational quality management, is present at a court for test-score manipulation in the 2018 National High School Exam in Son La Province, Vietnam, May 29, 2020. Photo: Danh Trong / Tuoi Tre The court also handed down […]

COVID-19, domestic labour and the problem of the ‘noble servant’ in cinema

As we entered the first week of lockdown, Parasite became available for streaming in India. Did the film make us examine our “niceness” towards domestic labour? What did Parasite show us about ourselves? Interestingly, Gully Boy, the Indian entry to this year’s Oscars, also features an employer-employee relationship which, while not the film’s focus, frames […]

Pompeo accuses Democratic senator probing IG firing of ‘hackery’

“However, we will continue to carry out our duties as laid out in the Constitution, including providing advice and consent on nominees, asking tough questions on policy decisions, as well as actions taken at the Department,” Menendez said in a statemen. “High level temper tantrums will not stop the Committee from conducting our oversight responsibilities.”

Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound

In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues.

Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA

The decision could impact races for a number of seats Democrats are hoping to flip, such as those of Sens. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyPence names new press secretary Bossie, Lewandowski warned Trump he was in trouble in 2020: report The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Cuomo rings the first opening bell since […]

Big Pharma Is Betting on This Rookie Arizona Senator

“This is a long-term play,” said Steven Billet, a former AT&T lobbyist who teaches PAC management at George Washington University. “She’s more of a moderate than people are giving her credit for. If I’m a pharmaceutical guy, I’m saying, ‘You know what? Maybe this is somebody we can work with down the road.’”

Breaking down Biden’s Top 4 VP picks with Karl Rove and Leslie Marshall

For Biden, potential contenders have even asked for their names to be withdrawn from the process citing a whole host of reasons. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada asked to be taken off the shortlist so she can focus on her state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Professor says election is about Trump’s response to pandemic

“I think that Biden’s experience does matter to some extent,” said Rose. “He has the ability to navigate legislation and forge coalitions. He is someone who values compromise. But all of that may not be as important today in an environment where it is hyper-partisan and you get something done simply by having a majority […]