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Donna Battaglia knew she was born in the wrong body from a very young age, but it wasn’t until she got older that she learned the words to explain what she knew was true. “The anxiety of having to take a shower — having to know that I had the wrong parts for all this … Read more

The woman who would make Putin pay: Meet Ukraine’s war crimes investigator

LVIV, UKRAINE — The messages, reports from across Ukraine, scroll in real time: One civilian dead. Thirteen military casualties. Five civilians injured. Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova glances at her cell phone. The stark numbers and bare-bones accounts that unreel in her hand are just the start; her staff will catalog them, investigate them — and … Read more

POLL: ‘Would Rishi Sunak make a good PM?’ – VOTE NOW

Last week, it was revealed that Mr Sunak’s wife, Akshata Murthy, claims she is not resident in her tax, which allows her to save millions of pounds in taxes on dividends collected from her family’s IT business empire. Ms Murthy receives around £ 11.5 million a year in dividends from her share in the Indian … Read more

Jai Ram Thakur to Continue as Himachal Pradesh CM: Nadda

Jai Ram Thakur is working and he will continue to do so in the future, Nadda told reporters. Stock Photography BJP President JP Nadda said that 10 to 15 percent of incumbent BJP members may not get a ticket in the election PTI Last updated:10 April 2022, 21:18 IST FOLLOW US ON: BJP President JP … Read more

Rishi Sunak approval rating: Chancellor’s popularity plummets to record low

Last month, the Chancellor announced a handful of changes during his spring statement, which aims to alleviate residents’ financial problems. For example, he has reduced the fuel tax by 5p per liter until March next year and raised the threshold before people start paying national insurance premiums by 3,000 pounds. However, Labor MP Angela Eagle … Read more

Imran Khan ousted as Pakistan’s PM – who could replace him?

If he were elected, he would be able to hold power until October 2023, when the next election will be held. At the same time, Khan has previously said he will refuse to recognize an opposition government. He has claimed – without providing any evidence – that there was a US-led conspiracy to remove him … Read more

Interest-rate surge ripples through economy, from homes to car loans

Just look at mortgage rates. At the beginning of 2022, the average interest rate on a 30-year mortgage was over 3%. Today it is at 4.72%, according to Freddie Mac. This leads to significantly higher borrowing costs for Americans who want to buy a home – and that’s just the beginning. For most of the … Read more

European countries debate how to cut purchases of Russian oil

European Union officials in Brussels are trying to put the oil in focus for the bloc’s next set of economic measures against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. However, the debate will not be resolved soon. Germany continues to oppose the idea of ​​an oil ban, and EU officials are cautious about acting during the … Read more

Bid to halt spread of election disinformation

Media companies will have access to software that detects and tracks the spread of false and misleading information prior to the federal election. Philanthropic organization Judith Nielson Institute is giving local media companies access to the RMIT FactCheck Lab and international discovery software to reduce the spread of disinformation online before the May 21 vote. … Read more