Former Chinese President and Communist Party Secretary Jiang Zemin, whose main priority after taking office was justifying the Tiananmen Square massacre and mercilessly crushing any further dissident, died on Wednesday at age 96. Jiang – who the Chinese referred to as “ frog ” or “ toad ” due to his unseemly appearance – also presided over the mass murder of adherents to the Falun Gong spiritual movement and is believed to have personally organized an extrajudicial program to kill, torture, and otherwise crush followers. Widespread evidence of the Chinese Communist Party carving up the bodies of living Falun Gong practitioners to steal their organs emerged during his time in office. Jiang brutally persecuted all considered a threat to the Communist Party, not limited to students and Falun Gong practitioners but also including adherents of major faiths such as Christians and Muslims . Later in life, he became an internet meme for seemingly mocking current dictator Xi … [Read more...] about Chinese Ex-President Jiang Zemin, Who Justified Tiananmen Massacre, Dead
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In a nutshell: Valve's annual Steam Autumn Sale is live with a cornucopia of deals to keep gamers entertained through the holidays and beyond. From now through November 29, you can score discounts on tens of thousands of games across virtually every genre through Valve's digital distribution platform. Front page highlights include 75 percent off Doom Eternal , a full 85 percent off Tekken 7 and a whopping 90 percent off Sid Meier's Civilization VI . Sports fans may be interested in grabbing FIFA 23 for 40 percent off in celebration of the ongoing World Cup in Qatar. Back 4 Blood , the co-op first-person shooter from the creators of the Left 4 Dead franchise, can be had for $19.79 after a 67 percent instant price cut. Steam's promo video highlighted several other games on sale including big names like Hitman 3 at 65 percent off and half off Cyberpunk 2077 . Cat simulator Stray is 20 percent off, as is survival game V Rising , and you can get in on the … [Read more...] about Steam’s annual Autumn Sale aims to keep you entertained during the holidays
Le Black Friday constitue le moment de l’année le plus propice à l’achat d’un nouvel iPhone. Cette fin d'année garantit, qui plus est, de plus quelques promos intéressantes liées à la nouvelle série iPhone 13 . Ou encore aux désormais plus abordables iPhone 12 , iPhone 12 mini et iPhone SE . Mais à quelle fourchette de remises aurez-vous exactement droit ? Découvrez nos prévisions principales ci-dessous. L'an dernier, nous avons bénéficié de multiples offres promotionnelles sur toute la gamme Apple, de l'iPhone SE à l'iPhone 12, avec des baisses de prix importantes. Et cette année, il y a encore plus de smartphones Apple à considérer. 2021 a vu, en effet, le lancement des iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro et iPhone 13 Pro Max. Ces derniers, s'ils profitent de remises intéressantes lors du Black Friday, offriront un volume de ventes exceptionnelles à Apple. De plus, la gamme iPhone 12 de l'an dernier affichera probablement une baisse de prix plus attractive encore. … [Read more...] about Black Friday 2022 : à quel prix achèterez-vous votre prochain iPhone ?
The organizers of a major Super Smash Bros. tournament series, the Smash World Tour, say that Nintendo has denied their request for an official license, cutting off months of negotiations "without any warning." The decision has led to the cancellation of next year's season and next month's 2022 Smash World Tour Championships, though Nintendo now says that it "did not request" any changes for the championship. Either way, it's an abrupt end for a massive tour that attracted 325,000 entrants across thousands of events in 2022, according to organizers. "We are incredibly devastated that any of this happened, and given the trajectory of Nintendo, we were truly hopeful that significant, positive change was inbound," Smash World Tour organizers said in a lengthy open letter detailing the factors that led to the cancellation. "However, the way the last few weeks have unfolded, we are extremely worried that all of that progress has been abruptly reversed." Stymied negotiations … [Read more...] about Nintendo tells Smash World Tour it can no longer operate unlicensed tournaments
Washington’s Evergreen Public Schools (EPS) banned and then quickly unbanned the playing of Christmas music on school buses. The district, located in Vancouver, Washington, sent out the memo, which was addressed to “All School Bus Drivers.” The memo, obtained by Breitbart News, was titled “Christmas Music with Students on Board.” It read, “Please refrain from playing Christmas music while students of any grade level are on your school bus.” The memo, dated November 28th, 2022, went on to say, “We want our students who do not celebrate” to “feel safe and comfortable on the bus and those who do have opportunities outside of school to sing their songs.” The memo was signed “Yvonne” by Yvonne Gaylord, the district’s Transportation Director . EPS told Breitbart News that the policy had been changed. Their statement read, “The guidance has already been amended and holiday music is among the music options that bus drivers can choose to play on their buses.” … [Read more...] about Washington School District Bans, Then Unbans Christmas Music on Buses