Taylor Swift leads celebrations after US House passes LGBT+ rights act- Tempemail

American singer Taylor Swift was among those lauding the progress of the proposed Equality Act late on Thursday, which would expand federal legal protections for the LGBT+ community in the US. On Thursday, the US House of Representatives passed the law after a debate by a vote of 224-206, sending Continue Reading

White House budget chief nominee apologizes for past tweets nomination Senate Neera Tanden politics Joe Biden- Tempemail

President Joe Biden s choice to the lead the Office of Management and Budget apologized Tuesday for spending years attacking top Republicans on social media as she tried to convince senators she’ll leave partisan politics behind if confirmed. Neera Tanden also admitted to spending “many months” removing past Twitter posts, Continue Reading

A queer, immersive take on haunted house scares – podcasts of the week | Television & radio

Picks of the week Sour HallAn intriguing cross between a haunted house tale and an episode of The Archers, Audible’s latest audio drama stars Doctor Who’s Pearl Mackie and Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon as city escapers starting a new life in the country. As well as attracting negative attention as Continue Reading

‘They demolished my house for this?’ Residents outraged by the Foxconn factory that fizzled | Wisconsin

When Sean McFarlane recently returned to the site where his lifelong home was demolished, he found in its place a retention pond and hundreds of geese perched on a hill. The quiet scene came as a shock. The Wisconsin village of Mount Pleasant had effectively forced him, his girlfriend and Continue Reading

Satirical Jimmy Kimmel video showing movers at White House prompts fact-checks- Tempemail

The clip shows the US president talking to a camera in the Rose Garden, making various baseless claims about Democrats and the 2020 general election. In the background, movers can be seen carrying boxes and other items, loading them into a moving truck. In the context of the presidential race, Continue Reading

Pistol-packing GOP House hopeful channels Trump in Colorado People lauren boebert Colorado GOP AP- Tempemail

It was a Donald Trump rally, in miniature. About 200 people, many waving flags and some with open-carry sidearms tucked into holsters or the back of their jeans, joined a “Freedom Cruise” caravan earlier this month that wound through the streets of Pueblo West, a Democratic stronghold in southern Colorado Continue Reading

I set up a TikTok house: a Trump ban would be a huge blow to teenagers | TikTok- Tempemail

As Donald Trump threatens to ban TikTok in the US, the social media app beloved of teenagers has suddenly aroused the interest of an older generation. Many are asking themselves how it got so popular. These days it’s not uncommon to see a group of young people trying to learn Continue Reading

Biden’s path to the White House could hit a dead end on Facebook | Technology- Tempemail

Way back in June, I wrote a column under the headline: “One man stands between Joe Biden and the US presidency – Mark Zuckerberg”. Trump, flailing against the pandemic at the time, was trailing Biden in the polls, just as at the same point in 2016 he had been trailing Continue Reading

‘Are you saying Trump never lies?’: reporters quiz McEnany over White House Twitter feud – video | Global- Tempemail

Reporters have interrogated the White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, over Donald Trump’s feud with Twitter. ‘The president has clearly said things in these tweets that are not true. Do you acknowledge that?’ Jon Karl, of ABC News, said during the briefing. McEnany said she did not. Earlier, Trump signed Continue Reading

Pranks, skits and dancing… welcome to the TikTok house | Technology- Tempemail

Imagine a cross between Love Island and Big Brother and you would be part way to understanding the hype behind Britain’s first TikTok house. Launched online last week, Bytehouse has bundled six of the nation’s biggest TikTok stars to live together in a house in London where they are now Continue Reading