Justice Department Unearths New Evidence of Trump’s Obstruction in Classified Documents Investigation
The U.S. Justice Department has unearthed new evidence suggesting that former President Donald Trump obstructed the investigation into his handling of classified documents at Mar-A-Lago. The government's evidence is based on interviews with witnesses and security camera footage, as well as text messages and email correspondences from a former Trump aide.
Pro-Kremlin Blogger and War Correspondent Vladlen Tatarsky Killed in Cafe Bombing
A prominent pro-Kremlin blogger and war correspondent, Vladlen Tatarsky, was killed in a cafe bombing in St. Petersburg on Sunday. The explosion also injured 15 people who were present at the scene.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Joins New York Young Republican Club for 'Peaceful Protest' Against Trump's Indictment
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) is set to join the New York Young Republican Club for a 'peaceful protest' in Manhattan on Tuesday, the same day former President Donald Trump is slated to be arraigned in court over his alleged role in a 2016 hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with Russian Foreign Minister about detained American journalist
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a rare phone call on Sunday to discuss the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who was arrested last week in Russia on espionage charges.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Discuss Detention of American Journalist
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a rare phone call to discuss the Kremlin's detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on espionage allegations. The call between the two officials was a rare occurrence as diplomatic relations between Washington and Moscow have chilled even further since the Russian invasion of Ukraine early last year.
Donald Trump's Legal Team to Challenge "Every Potential Issue" in Indictment
Donald Trump's legal team will challenge every potential issue in his indictment once charges are unsealed, according to a statement made by one of his attorneys on Sunday. The former president’s team has vowed to ask for the charges against him to be dismissed, but the full slate of charges is still unknown as they will be sealed until he appears at an arraignment hearing, which is currently scheduled for Tuesday.
Former President Trump to Give Remarks at Mar-a-Lago After Arraignment
Former President Donald Trump is expected to address the nation from his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida on Tuesday night, just hours after his arraignment in Manhattan. The former president is facing over 30 charges related to document fraud connected with hush money he allegedly paid to cover up affairs.
OPEC+ Announces Surprise Oil Production Cut, Raising Concerns About Global Economy
On Sunday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its partners, collectively known as OPEC+, announced a surprise oil production cut of over 1 million barrels per day. The move comes despite previous assurances that supply would remain steady and could pose a new risk for the global economy.
Quena Brunson Takes on Trump's Indictment and Advocates for Teachers During SNL Hosting Debut
Quena Brunson, the creator and star of ABC sitcom "Abbott Elementary" and host of this week's episode of "Saturday Night Live," used her platform to address important issues while delivering a hilarious performance.
Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Announces 2024 White House Bid
Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, joining an already crowded field of candidates that includes Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy.
WNBA Star Brittney Griner and Wife Call on Biden Administration to Bring Detained Reporter Home
WNBA star Brittney Griner and her wife Cherelle have called on the White House to continue using every tool possible to bring detained Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich home from Russia. The couple praised President Joe Biden's commitment to rescuing Americans, citing the recent successful efforts in bringing home Jeff Woodke and Paul Rusesabagina.
Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman Shares Battle with Depression
Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman has opened up about his battle with major depression in a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning. The six-foot-eight Democratic senator revealed that he was diagnosed and entered Walter Reed for treatment of depression in mid-February.
New York Times loses Twitter verification badge after refusing to pay for subscription service
The New York Times has lost its verified badge on Twitter, becoming the first large account to do so following the social media platform's announcement that it would begin winding down its legacy verified program. The move comes after billionaire owner Elon Musk learned that the news organization had declined to pay for its Twitter Blue subscription service.
Miami Startup Tennts Helps Landlords Optimize Properties and Enhance Rental Experience
A Miami-based startup, Tennts, founded by Yari Carrizo and Daniel Detoni, is making waves in the real estate industry. The company has developed a platform that connects all stakeholders of a property to optimize its potential and improve the rental experience for tenants.
Home Secretary Suella Braverman confirms Rwanda is safe for refugees
Home Secretary Suella Braverman has confirmed that she believes Rwanda is a safe country for refugees, despite recent reports of Congolese refugees being shot dead by police during protests against their living conditions in the Kiziba Refugee Camp.
Twitter Removes Verification from The New York Times after Declining to Sign Up for Elon Musk's Paid-for Scheme
Twitter has removed the "verified" blue tick from The New York Times' main profile after the newspaper declined to sign up for Elon Musk's new scheme of paid-for verification. This move has sparked criticism as it increases the chances of imposters spreading disinformation on the platform.
UK Government in negotiations with Taliban over three British nationals held hostage
The UK Government is currently in negotiations with the Taliban over three British nationals who are being held hostage, including charity medic Kevin Cornwell, 53, and another British national who manages a hotel for aid workers in Kabul. The third Briton being held is Miles Routledge, 23, known for his risky travel adventures to dangerous places around the world.
Backlog at Port of Dover Blamed for Delays and Chaos
The massive backlog of coaches waiting at the Port of Dover has been blamed for the delays caused by extra overnight ferries and the lack of proper border checks. Simon Calder, The Independent's Travel Correspondent, has explained that pre-Brexit border checks used to be straightforward but now cause a backlog lasting up to 12 hours.
Federal Judges Announce Boycott of Stanford Law School Over Mistreatment of Fellow Judge
In response to the mistreatment of Fifth Circuit appellate judge Stuart Kyle Duncan during a recent visit to Stanford Law School, two federal judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals have announced that they will no longer hire law clerks from the school. James Ho and Elizabeth Branch had previously announced a similar boycott of Yale Law School last year in protest against the school's approach to 'cancel culture.'
Donald Trump Faces Charges and Legal Perils as He Launches 2024 Election Campaign
Former US President Donald Trump faces the humiliation of being photographed, fingerprinted, and entering a plea to charges involving a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actor Stormy Daniels. This makes him the first president in US history to be charged with a crime.
Humza Yousaf becomes the first Muslim First Minister of Scotland
In a historic move, Humza Yousaf has been appointed as the First Minister of Scotland by Rishi Sunak. This appointment is significant for several reasons - it marks the first time that a person of Pakistani descent will be leading Scotland, and it comes at a time when religion has played an unusual role in Scottish politics.
Finland's General Election Begins as Polls Suggest a Tight Race
Polling stations have opened in Finland for the country’s general election, with early results indicating that the opposition conservatives have taken a marginal lead. The latest poll by public broadcaster Yle shows that the conservative National Coalition party (NCP) is currently leading with 19.8% of votes, followed closely by the far-right, nationalist Finns party (SDP), and Prime Minister Sanna Marin’s Social Democrats on 18.7%.
Finland's Sanna Marin Expected to Win the Finnish Election on May 8th
On Sunday, Finns will be heading to the polls to vote in an election that could determine not only their future government but also whether Prime Minister Sanna Marin continues leading the country as it enters NATO.
"Saturday Night Live" spoof features Trump's music fundraising idea amid recent indictment
Former President Donald Trump made a musical appearance on the April 10th episode of "Saturday Night Live" to joke about his legal woes and propose a new fundraising idea. The cold open featured a music-focused spoof that included shoutouts to Taylor Swift, Alanis Morissette, Ice Spice, and Ice Spice.
Manhattan Grand Jury Indicts Donald Trump on Charges of Hush Money Payments to Stormy Daniels
Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury on charges related to hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016. The indictment was approved by the grand jury, and it is expected that Mr. Trump will turn himself in to New York authorities on Tuesday.
Massive Fire Breaks Out in Downtown Business District
A fierce fire broke out in the heart of the downtown business district yesterday evening, causing extensive damage to several buildings and disrupting traffic for hours. The blaze reportedly started at around 7 pm and quickly spread across multiple blocks.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Criticizes Indictment of 'Former President,' Avoids Naming Trump
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis criticized the indictment of a "former president" during a speech in Long Island on Saturday, without directly naming political rival Donald Trump. The governor appeared to use the opportunity to criticize Trump and his allies who have defended him against what they call a "politically motivated prosecution."
Five Injured in Explosion at Pertamina's Dumai Refinery
Jakarta, Indonesia - State-owned oil company, Pertamina, reported that five people were injured after an explosion occurred at its Dumai refinery on late Saturday night. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and the company has stopped operations of one affected unit.
Home Secretary Theresa Braverman to introduce mandatory reporting of child sex abuse crimes in England
Home Secretary Theresa Braverman has pledged to make child sex abuse crimes illegal by introducing mandatory reporting across the whole of England. The announcement comes amid growing concerns over the sexual exploitation of children, particularly vulnerable white girls who have been targeted by British-Pakistani men in child abuse rings or networks.
Founder of Carrington-West Shares Journey to Becoming a Multi-Millionaire
Simon Gardiner, the founder of Carrington-West, a technical recruitment company, is sharing his story on how he became a multi-millionaire. Mr Gardiner started the business during the height of the economic crisis in the late 2000s and set up in his brother's garage with only two laptops, two mobile phones and a folding table to keep costs low.
Donald Trump leads Republican field in 2024, despite facing charges
A recent full-field ballot test conducted by former President Donald Trump's team has revealed that he remains the preferred candidate for 51 percent of Republicans for the 2024 presidential election. The survey included 14 potential Republican candidates.
Former President Trump Raises $5 Million in Donations Within 48 Hours After Indictment
Former President Donald Trump has raised over $5 million in donations within the first 48 hours after Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's announcement of his indictment. The amount includes a staggering $4 million in just one day, indicating that most top Republicans' views were validated by this news.
Future of Life Institute Calls for More Capable AI Models Than OpenAI's GPT-4
In an open letter released by the Future of Life Institute, executives and AI experts are urging the industry to train and develop more capable artificial intelligence (AI) models than OpenAI's GPT-4. The company's latest large language model is currently available in a limited capacity for ChatGPT Plus subscribers and will soon be integrated into Microsoft productivity and security products.
Partisan Support for Indictment of Former President Trump
In a highly charged political environment, the indictment of former President Donald Trump by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has become increasingly partisan. While the charges have not yet been released, nearly all Democrats are lending their support to the case against Trump.
Kubient, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call
Kubient, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBNT) has announced that it will host a Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call. The call is scheduled for [insert date and time], during which the company will make forward-looking statements about its future financial performance.
Wisconsin Election to Determine Future of State Supreme Court
The future of the state's Supreme Court rests on the outcome of an election held Tuesday in Wisconsin. The winner will determine majority control of the court, which will be headed into a high-stakes 2024 presidential election.
Applebee's Bar and Grill in Brooklyn Center Shuts Down Abruptly
The Applebee's Bar and Grill located in the Shingle Creek Crossing shopping center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota has closed down abruptly this week. The closure comes as a result of the shopping center being shut down, with Walmart and other businesses leaving the area.
Two Trump Supporters Injured in Orange County Demonstration
Two supporters of former President Donald Trump were hit over the head with skateboards during a gathering on Saturday in Orange County. The group of about 40 people met near the Huntington Beach Pier and shouted "Make America Great Again" and "God Bless Trump."
NSW Premier Chris Minns Announces Labor Will Not Work with One Nation's Mark Latham and Could Ban Gareth Ward from Parliament
New South Wales (NSW) Premier, Chris Minns has announced that the Labor government will not collaborate with One Nation leader Mark Latham and will begin a process to potentially ban independent MP Gareth Ward from parliament. This announcement comes after vote counting in three close seats handed two wins to the Liberal party on Saturday, leaving Labor's hopes of reaching a 47-seat majority in the dust.
Massive Wildfire Destroys Hundreds of Acres in Northern California
A massive wildfire has swept through the northern part of California, leaving behind a trail of destruction that has affected hundreds of acres. The incident reportedly began on Friday afternoon and has continued to spread over the weekend.
Fatal Shooting in Downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - A fatal shooting occurred in downtown Los Angeles last night, leaving one person dead and several others injured.
Tory MPs Criticise BBC's Choice of UK Eurovision Contestant Mae Muller
Several Conservative Party MPs have criticised the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for choosing Mae Muller as the United Kingdom's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest. The MPs called her "racist elitists" and claimed she was "not deserving of ICU when he had Covid."
Massive Earthquake Rocks Indonesia, Killing Dozens and Destroying Buildings
JAKARTA - A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 has struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, causing widespread damage and leaving at least 67 people dead and hundreds injured.
Survey Shows Increase in Use of Shopping Lists as People Adapt to Changing Times
According to a recent survey conducted by retail data firm Kantar, there has been a significant increase in the number of people using shopping lists. The study found that by the end of last year, 27% of respondents had either started regularly writing or making greater use of shopping lists.
Manchester Metropolitan University Researchers Find Cliches Signal Identity and Agreement
Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University have discovered that stock phrases such as "moving forward" and "hitting a brick wall" can be used to signal identity, agreement, and group belonging. The study also examined the use of cliches in TV's The Apprentice, with hopefuls vowing to "make Lord Sugar an offer he cannot refuse" and others promising to "pick off the competition one by one", which made them appear confrontational in an environment where competitiveness was prized.
Democrats Blame Trans-Man and School Safety for Recent Mass Shooting
In the aftermath of the recent mass shooting, Democrats have pointed fingers at both the "trans-man" who committed the crime and the lack of safety in schools. The shooter was identified as a transgender male who had a history of mental illness and had previously made threats to harm others.
Eric Trump reveals fellow plane passengers hugged him after father's indictment
Eric Trump, the son of former President Donald Trump, has opened up about how his fellow plane passengers reacted to the news of his father's indictment. In an interview with a news outlet, Eric revealed that he was on a commercial flight when he heard the news and that people came up to hug him.
Former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich Speaks Out on Trump's Indictment
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich recently spoke with Breitbart News about former President Donald Trump's indictment and the political establishment's targeting of him. Blagojevich, who was himself a victim of political persecution, shared his insights into why he believes the establishment is going after Trump.
Labour asks businesses to sign up for £15,000 membership package
As the UK prepares for the next general election, Sir Keir Starmer's Labour party is reaching out to businesses with a new membership package. The £15,000 package includes passes to the annual conference and a table at the party's annual Business Dinner.
Biden Administration Implements Sweeping Nationwide Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs
The Biden administration is set to implement a nationwide ban on commonly used incandescent light bulbs as part of its energy efficiency and climate agenda. The Department of Energy finalized the regulations in April 2022, and they are scheduled to take effect on Aug. 1, 2023.
Biden Administration to Implement Nationwide Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs
The Biden administration is set to enforce a nationwide ban on commonly used incandescent light bulbs starting August 1, 2023. The Department of Energy finalized the regulations in April 2022, which will prohibit retailers from selling incandescent bulbs.
Donald Trump Expected to Make a Move to Become Front-Runner After Arraignment
Former President Donald Trump is expected to take advantage of his arraignment on Tuesday by making a move to become the front-runner for the Republican Party in the upcoming election. This move could put Democrats at a disadvantage as they continue their efforts to remove him from the political scene.
The Daily Beast Column and Reaction to Trump's Indictment
The Daily Beast has published a column discussing the indictment of former President Donald Trump for alleged war crimes. The column argues that modern conservatives should prioritize their values over defending past actions by elected officials.
The Daily Beast Publishes Column on Indictment of Donald Trump’s Alleged War Crimes and Importance of Rule of Law
The Daily Beast has published a column titled, “The Indictment of Donald Trump’s alleged war crimes is still a matter of the ‘Rule of Law,’” which explores the importance of upholding the rule of law in modern conservative politics. The article argues that conservatives should break from their past and focus on their values to prevent criminalizing politics and second-guessing elected officials' judgment calls.
The Daily Beast publishes column on indictment of former President Trump
The Daily Beast has published a column titled, “The Indictment of Donald Trump’s alleged war crimes is still a matter of the ‘Rule of Law’ and suggests that modern conservatives should take a break from the past to focus on their values. The column also discusses the possibility of criminalizing politics and second-guessing elected officials’ judgment calls, which could set a dangerous precedent that could spiral into a pattern of personal retribution.
The Daily Beast publishes column on Trump's alleged war crimes indictment
The Daily Beast has published a column titled "The Indictment of Donald Trump’s alleged war crimes is still a matter of the ‘Rule of Law’" which discusses the possibility of criminalizing politics and second-guessing elected officials' judgment calls. It also explores the risks that could come with deciding that presidents are above the law, as well as modern conservatives' need to focus on their values rather than dwelling on the past.
Massive Fire Engulfs Historic Building in Downtown Area
A historic building in the downtown area was engulfed by a massive fire early this morning. The blaze started around 2 am on the fourth floor of the building, which houses several offices and apartments.
Indonesia Surpasses Tokyo and London in IPO Surges
Indonesia has recently emerged as a major listing venue, surpassing other global stock markets such as Tokyo and London. According to reports, the Southeast Asian market recorded a staggering $1.45 billion in initial public offering (IPO) proceeds between January and March of this year alone.