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Trump Salutes US War Dead on Memorial Day | VOA News

President Donald Trump did not let the virus deter him from honoring those who demonstrated strength, perseverance, and bravery, during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Arlington Virginia. The traits that these fallen soldiers had, according to Trump show the true attitude that Americans should have during the virus and exemplify the American spirit. While other service members wore masks ... Read More »

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam defends mainland security law | DW News

As a result of multiple pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a drafted bill is waiting to be approved on Thursday that would ban many things in the city including subversion, secession, and foreign interference. Many people are hesitant that the laws would infringe on their rights, but Chief Executive has made efforts to respond to all hesitations with that no ... Read More »

China Will Use Its Digital Currency To Compete With The USD | Forbes

China’s new digital currency known as DCEP provides more opportunity for government monitoring. This also creates credible decentralization, and some believe they are trying to replace the USD as the main reserve currency of the world. This comes as China has been working to issue domestic RMB with policy measures such as dim sum bonds since the start of the ... Read More »

Two ISIS regional leaders killed during joint raid in Syria, coalition says | Stars & Stripes

Two ISIS leaders were killed May 17th in collaboration with the Syrian Democratic forces. These killings will hopefully help prevent future attacks led by these leaders. The two who were killed included the governor of North Baghdad, Abu Ali al-Baghdadi and the Senior Logistics and supply officer, Abu Ammar. This joint raid also led to many ISIS members arrests. Source: ... Read More »

Local Medal of Honor recipient to be honored on Memorial Day | Dayton Daily News

For Memorial Day, Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, known for the movie “The Last Measure” will be honored for his brave effort to sacrifice himself in combat for others this Memorial Day in Indiana. He completed over 250 missions during Vietnam and his story is the inspiration for the movie “The Last Measure.” After completing basic training for the Air Force ... Read More »

Kim Jong Un wants to increase North Korea’s ‘nuclear war deterrence,’ state media reports | CNN

Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance after the pandemic, in relation to a fertilizer plant, which left many confused. His newest appearance is a meeting to discuss North Koreas nuclear deference. According to CNN, “At the meeting, Kim signed seven orders, KCNA reported. The orders concerned “enhancing” the responsibility and roles of major military educational institutions, reorganizing the ... Read More »

Forced to adapt, businesses rethink how they make money | AP News

Business owners have had to get creative and innovative during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have resorted to platforms like Instagram, Esty and live videos and other marketing tactics. Corona has allowed businesses to evaluate the way they do things and find more effective ways, that might continue post Corona era according to AP News. Source: https://apnews.com/b7b5bc654db2c006f781df0f18b43d77 Read More »

Hertz files for bankruptcy amid drop in demand | The Hill

Travel plans have been put on pause during Corona. However, one big travel business might not survive this pandemic. Rental car company Hertz filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy after the decline of demand for rental cars. The bankruptcy filing does exclude business outside of America, and shares in the company have dropped drastically.  According to the Hill, “The impact of ... Read More »