Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s leader for 22 years, is refusing to make way for the newly elected president, Adama Barrow, who has yet to enter his own country as president.
 President Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. Minutes after the inauguration, the White House’s LGBT rights page disappeared, as well as any mention of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” The @POTUS Twitter account has been handed over to Trump and the first thing he tweeted was a Facebook link. Read More
A detention memo contends that Joaquín Guzmán Loera transformed the narcotics trade, deploying savagery and the corrupting force of unchecked profits.
 Amazon has just made it easier to repurchase your favorite items from its online store. The company on Thursday added virtual “Dash” buttons to its homepage and mobile app that let you click to buy the product they represent – like diapers, paper towels, medicine, groceries, household items, pet supplies, and more. Dash buttons, in case you’re not familiar, have been… Read More
Specially equipped police officers entered a prison near the city of Natal as rival gangs battled each other with metal bars and wooden clubs in scenes reminiscent of medieval warfare.
 Accel, the VC firm that has been involved some of the biggest deals in the most recent tech boom — startups backed include Facebook, Supercell, Dropbox, Deliveroo, Slack and Atlassian, Spotify, Flipkart and many more — has appointed a new partner, Luciana Lixandru.Her rise at Accel — she was previously a principal investor — speaks to the evolution of the 30… Read More
In an about-face for the Mexican government, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, was turned over to American officials on Thursday night.
 Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber Agriculture and PubInno, to lots of software-as-a-service and cybersecurity developers, more like you’d expect from an… Read More