Mike Lindell to stage ‘trial of the machines’ at election summit: ‘Think of the movie The Terminator’

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Raw Story

By David Edwards MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell revealed plans over the weekend to stage a trial where voting machines are the defendants. While speaking with Steve Bannon at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday, Lindell explained that the “trial” would take place at his upcoming “Moment of Truth Summit” on election fraud later in August. Lindell said he would “have the trial of the machines” on the second day of his summit. “Hold it!” Bannon interrupted. “The trial of the machines!” “The trial of the machines,” Lindell repeated. “You’re going to put the machines on trial… Read More “Mike Lindell to stage ‘trial of the machines’ at election summit: ‘Think of the movie The Terminator’”

Easy loans for all

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The Bangkok Post

Major banks have continued to tap the underbanked, aiming to promote financial inclusion and further expand their customer base. The banks have leveraged partnerships and digital technology to provide financial services to underbanked groups. Last month Kasikornbank (KBank) announced a 100-billion-baht strategic programme aimed at boosting access to banking services among the unbanked and underbanked population as well as very small businesses. The programme includes accelerated investments in technology, technology-related acquisitions, commercial partnerships, organisational development, as … Read More “Easy loans for all”

Basketball Paying Tribute To Sue Bird On Sunday

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates After nearly two decades in Seattle, WNBA legend Sue Bird will play her final regular season home game in front of the Storm faithful on Sunday. With playoff positioning on the line, Bird will attempt to put her team in position to capture a fifth league title to match her five Olympic gold medals. The 41-year-old got an incredible introduction ahead of tip-off against the Aces. The basketball World gave Bird her flowers across social media. “Sue Bird is the greatest pro athlete in Seattle sports history. Period,” said Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune. “She’s the WNBA’s al… Read More “Basketball Paying Tribute To Sue Bird On Sunday”

NASCAR Reacts To The Huge Crash On Sunday

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates A scary scene at Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400, when the caution flag waved after a huge crash involving Kyle Busch, Austin Cindric, Aric Almirola and others created a smoke-filled track at Michigan Speedway. The crash did considerable damage to the vehicles involved, especially Cindric’s, but thankfully all the drivers appeared to walk away without serious injury. The NASCAR World reacted to massive wreck on social media. “Hard hit [for] Cindric,” said SpeedFreaks radio. “Yikes.” “MASSIVE hit for Austin Cindric. Glad he’s okay,” another user commented. “A look at why we are … Read More “NASCAR Reacts To The Huge Crash On Sunday”

Borrowers prepare to take a hit

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The Bangkok Post

Some business sectors are concerned about the effect of the Bank of Thailand’s anticipated interest rate hike on companies and the public, while related private and state organisations have vowed to do their best to mitigate the impact. The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is scheduled to hold its next policy meeting on Aug 10, when economists expect the rate to be increased from the current record low of 0.50%, which has remained unchanged since May 2020. A rate hike will be aimed at taming persistently high inflation. GRIPPED WITH CONCERNS The Federation of Thai SMEs is worried… Read More “Borrowers prepare to take a hit”

Meta (Facebook) Looks to Take on TikTok Next

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The Street

By Danni Button Facebook and Instagram’s parent company has a plan to take over a new segment. Social media mega-presence Meta (META) – Get Meta Platforms Inc. Report has spent the last several years adapting to the shift in social media trends. In 2017, both Facebook and Instagram came up with their answer to ByteDance’s wildly popular new short-form platform TikTok, which was released the year before. Facebook introduced Stories, while Instagram introduced Reels. Meta isn’t the only internet platform to evolve thanks to TikTok. Alphabet’s (GOOGL) – Get Alphabet Inc. Report video platform You… Read More “Meta (Facebook) Looks to Take on TikTok Next”

Analysis-With Taiwan drills, Xi tries to salvage Pelosi crisis

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Reuters

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping may not have been able to stop Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, but he ordered his country’s military to rehearse a much more aggressive step: a blockade crucial to taking the island by force, security experts say. China’s military planners have long discussed a blockade of Taiwan, but until now most likely saw practicing such a move as too provocative, security experts say. But after U.S. House Speaker Pelosi’s visit, China’s military for the first time fired missiles over Taipei, flew waves of drones over Taiwan’s offshore islan… Read More “Analysis-With Taiwan drills, Xi tries to salvage Pelosi crisis”

A technical recession: How bad will it be?

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City AM

By Michiel Willems It is no surprise that US GDP growth is declining given the slowdown in consumer spending and domestic production recently. However, markets seem fraught with headline risk with the term ‘technical recession’ floating around. Analysts have pointed out the looming risk of a recession given the central bank’s aggressive tightening cycle while Fed chair Powell himself has acknowledged that avoiding an economic contraction is becoming less likely. One of his preferred indicators, the spread between the 18-month and 3-month benchmark on the Treasury curve, has fallen by 95bps ove… Read More “A technical recession: How bad will it be?”

The Greatest Small Forward From Every NBA Team

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Fadeaway World

By Nick Mac View the original article to see embedded media. We have already covered the greatest point guards and shooting guards in NBA history. Now, we begin to talk about the guys that can do it all, the small forwards. The role of a small forward varies from player to player and team to team. They need to be able to create for themselves and score. They need to be able to defend some of the toughest matchups nightly. They sometimes have to be a team’s best rebounder after the bigs. Small Forwards can do it all and when the best of the best are called upon, they answer. Some of the greates… Read More “The Greatest Small Forward From Every NBA Team”

Huge UFC Card Headlining Israel Adesanya, Dustin Poirier & Michael Chandler Set For November – See The Odds

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uSports.org

A big main UFC card is set to happen under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden in November. The main event will headline middleweight champion Israel Adesanya against challenger Alex Pereira. The most interesting aspect of this fight is Pereira has beaten Adesanya twice before in kickboxing. One occurred via decision in April 2016, while the other was a knockout in March 2017. But a lot has changed since then. Adesanya is 23-1 in the UFC – with his only loss coming in his light heavyweight debut against Jan Błachowicz. The Nigerian-native has four belt defenses. When asked how he looks … Read More “Huge UFC Card Headlining Israel Adesanya, Dustin Poirier & Michael Chandler Set For November – See The Odds”