Category: Life

Teodoro Obiang Mangue: UK sanctions Equatorial Guinea leader’s son over ‘lavish lifestyle’ spending

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Teodoro Obiang Mangue, who is also vice president of Equatorial Guinea, had participated in “corrupt contracting arrangements and soliciting bribes, to fund a lavish lifestyle inconsistent with his official salary as a government minister.” The Equatorial Guinea government did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters. Britain

Extreme weather events put spotlight on climate change’s toll on US infrastructure

With roads buckling in the Pacific Northwest, a deluge drenching a New York City subway station and fatal flooding across Europe, scientists say climate change is here and immediate action is needed. The country’s crumbling infrastructure has commanded attention as the US has faced the unprecedented heat, drought and wildfires and the Biden administration has

CIA inspector general reviewing handling of ‘Havana Syndrome’ cases

The intelligence community still doesn’t have an official explanation for the perplexing constellation of sensory experiences and physical symptoms that have now sickened hundreds of US diplomats, spies and troops around the globe — some severely enough to force their retirement. About 100 of those cases involve CIA personnel. One working hypothesis is that Russia