UK could move embassy to Jerusalem – POLITICO

British Prime Minister Liz Truss is considering relocating the UK embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Truss told her Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid “about her review of the current location” of the building, a Downing Street spokeswoman said. Truss had already proposed the move as a campaign promise to the Conservative Friends of Israel, during her … Read more

Europe edges closer to a ban on facial recognition – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Should the EU ban software that can pick a face out of a crowd? A growing political coalition thinks so — and just received heavyweight support from the third largest group in the EU parliament, where a majority is now in favor of banning facial recognition tech that … Read more

Russia has mobilized. What happens now? – POLITICO

Vladimir Putin has gone nuclear. Admittedly, things have not been going well. Kyiv’s counter-offensive has retaken thousands of kilometers of Russian-held territory in eastern Ukraine; Moscow’s troops have fled the front lines; dissent from previously loyal pundits has increased; and criticism (oblique though it may be) has even emanated from his pals in Beijing and … Read more

EU plans new sanctions after Putin’s nuclear escalation threat – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe is drawing up plans to hit Russia with fresh sanctions amid demands for a swift response, after Vladimir Putin threatened to use nuclear weapons in his war against Ukraine. The Russian dictator announced a major escalation on Wednesday, including the mobilization of 300,000 Russian reservists and a … Read more

New York Subway To Install Security Cameras In All Train Cars

Govt. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will install security cameras in every train car in order to reassure riders about the safety of New York City’s subways in the wake of high-profile shootings. What do you do you think? “Now we’ll know for sureain that the person bleeding out from a bullet … Read more

Chinese Funding Pours Into Silicon Valley Despite US Tensions | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ – Wall Street Journal

Chinese Funding Pours Into Silicon Valley Despite US Tensions | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJThe Wall Street Journal

Putin is at war with all of Europe, Spain’s Pedro Sánchez says – POLITICO

NEW YORK — Russia is at war not only with Ukraine, but with the whole EU — and it’s losing, according to Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. Russian President Vladimir Putin is “using energy as a war tool” because he is threatened by the EU’s values, Sánchez told POLITICO in New York, where more than … Read more

Suspect in custody following Rittenhouse Square rape early Friday morning, police say

A man who allegedly raped a woman in Rittenhouse Square during the early hours of Friday morning has been arrested, police say. The suspect, who police sources said is 6’6” and in his 40s, was spotted panhandling near the scene of the crime at the corner of 18th and Walnut streets, FOX29 reported. Shortly before … Read more

Twitter Whistleblower Testifies Over Company’s Major Security Failures

Testifying before the Senate, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, Twitter’s former head of cybersecurity, alleged major security vulnerabilities and oversights, including that the company suffered a significant breach about once a week in 2020 and employed Chinese agents. What do you do you think? “But the major security vulnerabilities are the best part of Twitter!” Tara Sharkey, … Read more

Disgruntled leaders reject VIP buses for queen’s funeral and demand the Biden treatment – ​​POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Britain is facing a diplomatic backlash over VIP travel arrangements for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, with multiple world leaders now requesting special permission to skip the proposed ‘park and ride’ scheme and arrive in their official vehicles. Countries of varying sizes are pushing back against a Foreign, … Read more