Exploitation, lying by omission, and possible police corruption: a case study of tow truck scams and how to protect yourself
A report states that since the pandemic, hate crimes in Vancouver have spiked by 97% overall. Anti-Asian hate crimes had also increased by a staggering 717% in 2020
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US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order to form a “China-free” technology supply chain with other nations, including Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. Will this move reverse China’s fortunes and change the global power dynamics?
US court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$2.1 billion for baby powder, which causes ovarian cancer. The pharmaceutical giant will continue to sell its product outside Canada and the US.
The company will continue to research two investigational therapeutic candidates
117-year-old French nun Sister André has survived COVID-19 in three weeks. The oldest person in Europe didn’t realize she was infected. While it’s not clear which COVID-19 test she took, many experts have expressed doubt about the efficacy of tests like the PCR.
Sarasota, Florida, lifted its mandatory masking policy against advice from health experts. Commissioners stated that face coverings were too “burdensome” for citizens and businesses, and the city could not penalize everyone who breached the rule.
A Ukraine man who was “not satisfied” with the city’s snow plowing efforts took matters upon himself. He called the police, confessing that he murdered his mother’s partner and insisted that authorities bring a snowplow with them to make the arrest.
“I can’t afford to live,” the 24-year-old says in a viral tweet