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Taiwan begins live-fire defence routine

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Taiwan is beginning live-fire artillery drills to simulate a defensive against Chinese forces

After U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi met with her Taiwanese counterparts last week, China launched a series of military drills.

The visit angered China and Beijing has since responded by test launching ballistic missiles over Taiwan’s capital for the first time in history.

China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry has warned China will take strong and resolute measures to safeguard its sovereignty.

U.S. President Biden was asked about the drills and if there is a case for concern.

“I’m concerned they are moving as much as they are. But I don’t think they’re going to do anything more than they are.”

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry has condemned China’s actions, and has demanded Beijing to end the drills.

China claims the democratically-ruled island is theirs and can be taken by force if necessary.

“In the face of military intimidation created by China, Taiwan will not be afraid nor back down, and will more firmly defend its sovereignty, national security, and free and democratic way of life.”

TAIWAN FOREIGN MINISTRy

Taiwan’s defence personnel have reportedly detected 39 Chinese aircraft, and 13 navy ships sitting around the Taiwan Strait.

Twenty-one Chinese planes had also entered Taiwan’s air defence zone, which was created by the U.S.

It is unclear what the duration of China’s drills will be.

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New York Stock Exchange in free fall

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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

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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

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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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