The mysterious “Q” behind the QAnon conspiracy movement, which was instrumental in the storming of the US Capitol, is in fact two people, according to Swiss experts. Swiss startup OrphAnalytics said it had used its algorithm-based machine-learning text analysis software, developed to detect plagiarism, to help crack the mystery behind QAnon. “There are clearly two
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Capitol complex is on lockdown, with no entry or exit allowed due to an external security threat and people inside being forced to shelter in place, according to a Reuters witness. The lockdown comes just days ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration and follows the Jan. 6 attack on the
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SIBU: A hawker has been fined RM1,000 for violating the movement control order by selling durians by the roadside on Monday (Jan 18). Sibu OCPD Asst Comm Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said the 56-year-old was compounded by the Sibu district MCO monitoring team led by Sibu Crime Prevention and Community Safety Division (JPJKK) Deputy Supt Ariffin
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WASHINGTON (AP): Veterans of President Donald Trump’s failed re-election campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting the grassroots image pushed by groups involved in the event. A pro-Trump non-profit organisation called Women for America First
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BEIRUT/LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings. Savaro Ltd, the trading firm which procured the chemicals in 2013,
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PETALING JAYA: The proclamation of the state of Emergency is not with a political motive, nor does it suspend the Federal Constitution, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Parliament) Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan. He said that the declaration was made by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on the
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PETALING JAYA: The Caring School Programme (Program Sekolah Penyayang) will be revived under Caring School 2.0, says Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon. The Deputy Education Minister described the revival as “good news” for the 400 Chinese schools that used to take part in the programme, their boards of governors, parents and teachers before it was
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has extended all restrictions against COVID-19 until Jan. 21, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Thursday, with the exception of pupils returning to schools from Monday. Russia, which launched a voluntary vaccination programme with the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine last month, has resisted imposing a strict lockdown as it did during the
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) Kedai Tenaga and meter reading activities will operate as usual during the movement control order and emergency, says Energy and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah. He said all other electricity supply services such as new electricity connections, repairs, and the service of TNB CareLine at 15454
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GOMBAK: The police have set up several roadblocks here and closed several roads due to the movement control order, says Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Arifai Tarawe. “We have set up a roadblock along KM14 of the Kuala Lumpur – Ipoh road in both directions. “Roadblocks at the Gombak Toll Plaza have been set in both
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NEW YORK: There is no question that we are all more dependent on technology than ever. So what happens when that tech does not work? In the past, Emily Dreyfuss used an old-school strategy: She yelled. When Amazon’s Alexa spat out wrong answers or misunderstood questions, Dreyfuss let the virtual assistant have it. “I used
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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — Boeing announced on Monday that it will support the International Space Station’s (ISS) growing research capabilities and commercial opportunities with new solar arrays to increase the orbiting laboratory’s power supply. The modification to Boeing’s ISS sustainment contract with NASA calls for Boeing to deliver six additional solar arrays to
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JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a delivery agent over the meat cartel scandal here. The 55-year-old man was arrested at about 8pm on Monday (Jan 11) to assist in investigations under Section 18 of the MACC 2009 Act. Johor MACC director Datuk Azmi Alias confirmed the arrest but declined to comment
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