Brigitte Macron, the French first lady, will take legal action in response to a conspiracy theory on the internet that she is a transgender woman, BBC News reported.

French First Lady Brigitte Macron Sues Over Conspiracy Theory That She Is Transgender

Sebastian Hughes Brigitte Macron, the French first lady, will take legal action in response to a conspiracy theory on the internet that she is a transgender woman, BBC News reported. The rumors, which began on a right-wing website in September and was subsequently shared by…

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At least 64 people have died in a boat crash off the northeastern coast of Madagascar, and searches were performed for additional 24 passengers, Reuters reported.

At Least 64 Dead After Boat Crashes In Ocean. Search Helicopter Crashes Too, Leaving Top Minister To Swim For 12 Hours

Harry Wilmerding  At least 64 people have died in a boat crash off the northeastern coast of Madagascar, and searches were performed for additional 24 passengers, Reuters reported. The vessel carrying 138 passengers sank late Monday night, and 54 survived the crash, the Maritime and River Port…

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A prominent Harvard professor was found guilty Tuesday of lying about his ties to China, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Top Harvard Professor Found Guilty Of Lying About Payments From China

Ailan Evans  A prominent Harvard professor was found guilty Tuesday of lying about his ties to China, The Wall Street Journal reported. Charles Lieber, a scientist in Harvard University’s chemistry and engineering departments, was found guilty on six counts of lying related to his work…

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A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia early Tuesday, prompting the country to issue a tsunami warning and direct citizens away from the coasts.

7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Prompting Tsunami Alert

Ailan Evans  A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia early Tuesday, prompting the country to issue a tsunami warning and direct citizens away from the coasts. The earthquake struck 74 miles north of the Indonesian city Maumere, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Indonesia and the Pacific Tsunami…

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China Olympics Paying Social Media Influencers

China Cuts Checks To American Social Media Influencers To Hype Olympics, Downplay Boycotts

Laurel Duggan  China’s government is paying social media influencers in the U.S. to promote the Beijing Olympics and distract from diplomatic boycotts over its human rights violations, according to disclosures filed with the Department of Justice. The Chinese consulate is paying Vippi, a New Jersey-based…

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J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, criticized Scotland’s government for logging male rapists as “female” simply because they claim to be women.

Harry Potter Author Slams Police For Letting Rapists With Penises Identify As Women

J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, criticized Scotland’s government for logging male rapists as “female” simply because they claim to be women. “War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. The Penised Individual Who Raped You Is a Woman,” Rowling posted Sunday on Twitter,…

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Republicans’ allegations that President Joe Biden’s handling of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline empowered Moscow to potentially invade Ukraine are false, former CIA chief of station Daniel Hoffman told the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Former Moscow CIA Chief Says Biden’s Nord Stream 2 Decision Has ‘Nothing To Do’ With Potential Russian Invasion

Sebastian Hughes  Republicans’ allegations that President Joe Biden’s handling of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline empowered Moscow to potentially invade Ukraine are false, former CIA chief of station Daniel Hoffman told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “That is not why Vladimir Putin is doing this,”…

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