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Queen ‘humbled and touched’ by Platinum Jubilee celebrations



“Humbled and touched” is how Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth is feeling following a marvellous weekend of pomp and ceremony to commemorate her 70 years on the throne

In a letter to her constituents and fans right around the Commonwealth and the world, the Queen re-affirmed her commitment to serving as monarch, with her family by her side for support.

Audiences have certainly noticed this family support she speaks of, over the course of the Platinum Jubilee weekend, with Her Majesty missing of a number of events, and making way for the younger royals.

However, despite not being able to attend every spectacle, Elizabeth says her heart has been with us all.

On Saturday, thousands upon thousands of royal lovers lined the streets surrounding Buckingham Palace in London for a special variety performance.

William delivered a public ‘thank you’ to his grandmother…

At 96-years-old, William notes his grandmother has been alive for nearly a century… as he pushed for greater climate awareness and intervention…

Dubbed ‘Party at the Palace’, artists including Queen, the band, Ed Sheeran, Diana Ross also performed stellar renditions of their greatest hits.

Meanwhile, the casts from Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Hamilton and others showed the world just how spectacular London’s West End is.

The Queen says, when it comes to marking 70 years as monarch, ‘there is no guidebook to follow, it really is a first’.

On Sunday, Her Majesty emerged on the balcony of her former permanent residence again.

Staring out at the crowd surrounding Buckingham Palace, Elizabeth was joined by three generations of royals including Charles, Camilla, William, Kate and their children.

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New York Stock Exchange in free fall



Human error sends the New York Stock Exchange tumbling

We’ve all made mistakes at the office from time to time, but spare a thought for one worker who may have single-handedly brought down the New York Stock Exchange with just one tiny error.

The mistake of one employee has wiped billions of dollars off the charts for some of the globe’s largest companies.

The individual reportedly triggered wild swings and volatility on the New York Stock Exchange.

A number of big brand names were caught up in the catastrophe. It included McDonald’s, Walmart, and Mobil.

The NYSE eventually came clean. Officials admitted the“root cause” of the screw-up was a “manual error” from a staff member in the backup data centre.

The employee accidentally left the system running.

That’s why some stocks behaved as if trading had already started, with no opening prices being set, sending the market into a meltdown. #trending #featured

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Bombshell pro-Russian video emerges from Australian Open



A bombshell video has emerged of the father of tennis star Novak Djokovic, amplifying the Russian controversy the Australian Open

Djokovic’s father was seen posing for pictures with a group of Putin supporters after his son won against Russia’s Andrey Rublev, to qualify for his 10th semi-final.

Russian flags have been banned from the Australian Open, but that didn’t stop one fan.

A man was seen holding a Russian flag with Putin’s face on it and wearing a t-shirt with the pro-war ‘Z’ symbol on it.

Four spectators were questioned by police and evicted from Melbourne Park.

After losing her semi-final, Belarusian Viktoria Azarenka hit back at media when pressed on tennis’ relationship with Russia’s war on Ukraine.

She told reporters incidents like Novak’s father posing with Russian fans have nothing to do with players.

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FBI Director discusses classified documents as U.S. lawmakers demand answers



Bipartisan outrage on Capitol Hill as politicians say the Biden administration is stonewalling their quest for answers

FBI Director Christopher Wray is speaking out for the first time after several batches of classified documents were discovered in U.S. President Joe Biden’s Wilmington home and Washington think tank office.

On Thursday, Wray urged lawmakers and officials to be “conscious of the rules” when dealing with classified documents.

The statements appear to be a veiled criticism of President Biden after news broke that some of the classified papers in the President’s possession date back 14-years ago to when Biden was a Delaware Senator raising questions if this is a pattern for the president to mishandle classified information.

Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, there is bipartisan outrage as lawmakers say the Biden administration is stonewalling them in their quest for answers.

Currently, both Biden and former President Donald Trump are facing special counsel investigations into their mishandling of classified documents—and just this week, former Vice President Mike Pence turned over classified documents to the DOJ.

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