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Liz Truss rewards loyal supporters with Cabinet roles on day one of leadership

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UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has rewarded her biggest supporters with new jobs in her Cabinet reshuffle

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has revealed her new Cabinet, as she settles into day one at Downing Street.

None of those who backed her rival, Rishi Sunak will be in senior positions with some members moving to the backbench.

Kwasi Kwarteng has been named Chancellor, James Cleverly as Foreign Secretary and Suella Braverman becomes Home Secretary.

It is the first time in British history not a single white male will occupy one of the ‘great offices of state’.

Truss’s Press Secretary says the changes will “unify” the Tory Party, which pushed out her predecessor, Boris Johnson after a string of scandals plagued his leadership.

On the phone to global counterparts

On her first day in Downing Street, Truss spoke with Ukraine’s President. Volodymyr Zelensky.

She also said she was “delighted” to accept an invitation to visit the war-torn country.

The Prime Minister also spoke with U.S. President Joe Biden about post-Brexit opportunities between the two nations.

Back home, Truss laid out her hold bold agenda in front of a packed crowd.

“We shouldn’t be daunted by the challenges we face. As strong as the storm may be, I know the British people are stronger.’’

LIZ TRUSS, UK PRIME MINISTER

The 47-year-old becomes Britain’s third female prime minister, and the fourth in six years.

She took office at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, when Queen Elizabeth II formally asked her to form a new government.

It was the first time in the Queen’s reign that the handover did not take place at Buckingham Palace in London.

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300,000 lbs of e-waste collected in Alaska

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Backhaul Alaska is making significant strides in managing harmful waste in rural and indigenous communities across Alaska.

By collecting and recycling e-waste, Backhaul Alaska has successfully removed over 300,000 lbs. of lead acid batteries from The Last Frontier.

Their efforts ensure that this waste is responsibly recycled and returned to the World’s Circular Economy.

Backhaul Alaska is also hoping to expand its services to include waste management for agencies, businesses, and development projects in Alaska.

Reilly Kosinski, the Statewide Coordinator with the Backhaul Alaska Program joins Veronica Dudo to discuss. #IN AMERICA TODAY #trending #ewaste #pollution #environment #sustainability

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Atari acquisition ends the longest running console war

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Atari, the iconic gaming company, has revealed its acquisition of the Intellivision brand.

‘Uniting Atari and Intellivision after 45 years ends the longest running console war in history,” said Mike Mika, Studio Head at Digital Eclipse, an Atari-owned game studio.

This move is seen as a strategic step by Atari to expand its portfolio and tap into the nostalgia-driven market.

Emily Leaney from TeamRetro joins to discuss. #featured

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Tim Cook eyes a worthy successor to the Apple empire

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As Apple CEO Tim Cook’s tenure at the company enters its later years, speculation swirls regarding who will succeed the tech giant’s iconic leader.

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Canva makes a break for Broadway, AI has been likened to a ‘demigod’, astronomers develop new tech to counter asteroids and has Apple found its next successor? #featured

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