JPMorgan employees describe growing ‘paranoia’ as the company tracks their office attendance, calls, calendars, and more – with one worker even installing a ‘mouse jiggler’ to evade ‘Big Brother’.

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. Employees at the bank say suspicion and fear are swirling over the firm’s data-collection efforts.KENA BETANCUR / Getty Images JPMorgan has developed a powerful data-collection tool to monitor its employees’ activities. Employees at America’s largest bank fear what the data collection could mean for their jobs. One staffer described a … Read more

Shireen Abu Aqleh: killing of reporter referred to international criminal court

The family of the killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh has allowed her death to be added to a legal complaint being taken to the international criminal court, arguing that Israeli security forces have been systematically targeting Palestinian journalists in violation of international humanitarian law. The case originally submitted in April by Bindmans had … Read more

Israeli forces deliberately shot Shireen Abu Aqleh, Palestinian probe finds

A Palestinian investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has concluded that she was deliberately killed by Israeli forces as she tried to flee, the Palestinian Authority has announced. The conclusion echoed the results of a preliminary investigation announced nearly two weeks ago and were widely expected. Israel rejected the … Read more

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks Los Angeles

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks Los Angeles as ‘significant’ tremor is felt across the city Magnitude 4.3 earthquake hit near town of Trona, 120 miles north of Los Angeles Tremor struck around 2.20am local time, and was felt across the downtown area Quake was strong enough to trigger warning system, but no damage is reported California … Read more

India puts ‘new reality’ on display with Davos street show

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 25 (Reuters) – Bright colors and bold logos proudly signal where India has set up base on the main street in Davos this year, as the country trumpets its pro-business and foreign investment drive. Inside a pavilion on the Swiss Alpine resort’s Promenade street beneath an “India @ Davos 2022” logo, the … Read more

The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework: What it is – and why it matters

US President Joe Biden formally introduced the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, or IPEF, this week during his first Asia tour, revealing Washington’s long-awaited Asia-Pacific economic strategy. It comes five years after the US unilaterally withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal signed by 12 countries in Asia-Pacific, North America and South America. With the US … Read more

10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza identified by her father as victim in Uvalde shooting

SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center (Nicole Chavez / CNN) Less than two miles away from Robb Elementary School, where at least 19 children and two adults were killed by a mass shooter on Tuesday, the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center has become the epicenter for families looking for their children. For more than … Read more

Boris Johnson’s staff gets drunk, brawled and abused cleaners during Covid lockdowns, damning report finds

Johnson is facing a battle to save his premiership after the report published on Wednesday by senior civil servant Sue Gray criticized a culture of rule-breaking events, and revealed new photographs of him at two separate gatherings. Gray wrote that “the senior leadership at the center” of Johnson’s administration “must bear responsibility” for a culture … Read more