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Big Tech critic Lina Khan becomes US FTC chair

WASHINGTON: Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech’s immense market power, was sworn in as chair of the US Federal Trade Commission. Hours earlier, the US Senate had confirmed Khan, with bipartisan support, signaling a victory for progressives

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

MOSCOW: A Russian court jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday in a ruling the opposition politician blamed on President Vladimir Putin’s personal hatred and fear of him. The Moscow court handed Navalny a three-and-a-half-year sentence, but his lawyer said