A Twitter user went viral after sharing his wild experience being alone on a flight to Singapore. The bizarre turn of events comes from user Alex Svanevik. Svanevik, who is the co-founder of the blockchain analytics platform Nansen, found himself traveling internationally with only the plane's crew.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for an unknown matter. It may pertain to a complaint from a conservative group over her attendance at the 2021 Met Gala. "We are confident that this matter will be dismissed," AOC spokeswoman Lauren Hitt told Insider.
According to a report in the Telegraph on Saturday, the country is considering emergency measures in case of an electricity supply shortage this winter. Switzerland — the best country in the world according to a recent analysis from US News & World Report — could shorten store operating hours, lower the thermostats at buildings, and limit the private use of electric cars to “absolutely necessary journeys.”
At least two items marked as classified were found in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida, after lawyers for former President Donald Trump arranged for a firm to search for additional classified material, according to a published report Wednesday. The items were provided to the FBI. The Washington Post, citing anonymous sources, reported that the items were discovered by an outside team brought in by Trump's representatives to search his other properties after the FBI recovered roughly 100 documents marked classified during an Aug. 8 search of his Palm Beach estate, Mar-a-Lago.
Up to 10 Tu-22M bombers have disappeared from the Russian Dyagilevo military airbase in Ryazan Oblast. Source: Mark Krutov, journalist of the Russian editorial office of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, on Twitter Details: Krutov published the pictures taken on 7 December. "The damaged Tu-22M has disappeared, leaving only a shadow on the tarmac.
Kotb discussed the pros and cons of going commando with Jenna Bush Hager. Hoda Kotb shared a pretty personal detail about her co-host Jenna Bush Hager during a recent episode of Today with Hoda & Jenna. Kotb revealed that she recently learned Bush Hager "never wears underwear," when the two were changing before a show.
Kirstie Alley, the Emmy-winning actress best known for her role in "Cheers," has died after a battle with colon cancer. In a statement posted to Alley's social media accounts on Monday, her children, True and Lillie Parker, said their "incredible, fierce and loving mother" had "only recently discovered" the cancer. According to Canadian Cancer Statistics, approximately one in 14 men will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetimes, alongside one in every 18 women.
Authorities were called to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's Texas home Tuesday over reports that a teen had self-inflicted stab wounds, police told ABC affiliate KTRK. Cruz has two daughters, ages 11 and 14. The outlet reported that Houston police responded to called that a 14-year-old had stab wounds on their arms in the River Oaks neighborhood.
Breanna says she and her husband were urgently looking for a new home for themselves and their 9-month-old daughter when they found a house on a popular, trusted website. As soon as I received the key, I toured the home, just like I would any other home. And I loved it,” Breanna says.
When she found one at Williams Sonoma, she was skeptical about the nonrefundable tree. At first, she thought she was doing an unboxing of a fake tree from Williams Sonoma, but things quickly took a turn. “[It's] to the point where I'm questioning if I bought a real tree.
Wednesday will be a "magical" night in the world of stargazing as four celestial events take place among the skies. The day will end with the earliest sunset of the year, the opposition of Mars and a rare event in which the December full moon, known as the "cold moon," will temporarily eclipse Mars. According to NASA, the sun will go down just before 4:45 p.m. EST on Wednesday, with twilight ending at 5:49 p.m. EST.
Men have been steadily clocking out of the American workforce since pre-pandemic times — even now despite there being millions of job openings and an uncertain economic climate. While the U.S. labor market remains incredibly tight — with the economy adding another 263,000 jobs in November — around 7 million “prime age” men between the ages of 25 and 54 are reportedly sitting it out. They are affirmatively not looking for work.
This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Contact a qualified medical professional before engaging in any physical activity, or making any changes to your diet, medication or lifestyle. Marie Osmond is sharing what keeps her "healthy on the road."
Russia's Vladimir Putin and his cronies already have a plan in place to flee the country once things go sideways, a former aide to the Russian president has claimed. Abbas Gallyamov, a former speechwriter for Putin, made the astounding claim on Telegram early Wednesday, citing an unnamed source that he said had “insider” information on the whole affair. The evacuation plan, according to Gallyamov, got underway back in the spring, when it was unofficially dubbed “Noah's Ark.”
Inmates at a West Virginia prison bet on how long James "Whitey" Bulger would survive there. A new watchdog report found that the notorious gangster was beaten to death in mere hours. The scathing DOJ report said there were a series of "failures" surrounding his prison transfer.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A team that Donald Trump hired to search for White House documents found at least two classified records at the former president's Florida home, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. A federal judge directed Trump's attorneys to look for any classified material still in his possession. The Justice Department is investigating whether Trump broke the law by retaining U.S. government records, some marked as top secret, after leaving office in January 2021.
Brown University has become the first Ivy League school to explicitly ban caste discrimination throughout its campus. The institution announced on Thursday that it included caste in its non-discrimination policy for students, faculty and staff. The policy, which the university updated following a vote from its governing body this fall, also included other categories such as race, religion, sex and gender identity.
It's been only a couple months since “Gravity” actor Sandra Bullock listed her Southern California estate for $6 million, but the charming avocado ranch has sold for $400,000 less. The 91-acre property, which was referred to as a “private hilltop sanctuary” in its original listing on Willis Allen Real Estate, McClatchy News reported, is composed of three separate lots consisting of avocado and citrus trees. The ranch closed on Nov. 9 for $5.6 million, the San Diego County Assessor's Office confirmed with McClatchy News.
Donald Trump should be immune from civil lawsuits over last year's siege on the U.S. Capitol by his supporters, a lawyer for the former president told a federal appeals court on Wednesday. Trump attorney Jesse Binnall told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that Trump is immune from the lawsuits because he was acting as president in his impassioned remarks to supporters, using the "bully pulpit" to comment on outside events. Democrats in Congress and police officers filed several lawsuits over the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack that said Trump conspired with others to disrupt certification of the 2020 election results.
The new criminal code is set to take effect in three years and apply to Indonesians and foreigners living in the country, as well as visitors. It has been widely reported in nearby Australia, where some newspapers have dubbed it the "Bali bonk ban". Some observers say the new criminal code is unlikely to affect tourists in part because any prosecution would require a complaint filed by the children, parents or spouse of the accused couple.
Russia retaliated in brutal fashion this week after drone strikes targeted three airfields — including two deep inside its territory. The last strike came Tuesday morning, against a Russian airport just across the border from Ukraine, but it was preceded by two others on Monday that saw drones penetrate hundreds of miles into Russia. The first strikes — which Ukraine has not claimed responsibility for, vaguely calling it karma for Russia's invasion and air assault that began in February — drew a new barrage of missiles from Russian forces, taking aim at dozens of targets in Ukraine.
After being awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol for their heroism during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot staged by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, police officers and their family members pointedly refused to shake hands with the two highest-ranking Republican lawmakers, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi presided over the ceremony, which bestowed four collective medals, the highest honor given by Congress, to the Capitol Police officers present that day.
North Korea is home to over 25 million people, who are taught to worship their leaders, like Kim Jong Un, as gods. The country is culturally and economically isolated as many suffer from malnutrition and live in extreme poverty. Many North Koreans go to work every day on farms, in factories, and in the capital of Pyongyang.
During the August 2020 charter, they came across a commercial fishing longline — a controversial piece of angling gear consisting of sometimes up to several miles of monofilament line, weights and hooks, designed with the purpose of snagging dozens of fish at a time. The men, boat captain John R. Moore Jr., 56, and mate Tanner Mansell, 29, gathered up the three miles of line and freed 19 sharks and a Goliath grouper, a state-protected species. The three-hour effort was done with the help of their charter passengers, telling them the line was an abandoned “ghost set” of line, U.S. Attorney's Office prosecutors said.
The Florida lawmaker who sponsored the controversial law critics call “Don't Say Gay” has been indicted on charges of defrauding a federal coronavirus loan program for small businesses, officials said Wednesday. Federal prosecutors said Rep. Joe Harding, 35, illegally obtained or tried to obtain more than $150,000 from the Small Business Administration in pandemic aid loans. He is being charged with two counts of wire fraud, two counts of money laundering and two counts of making false statements. Harding, a Republican, became nationally known this year over his sponsorship of a law that forbids instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade, as well as material that is not deemed age-appropriate.
“Essentially none of the things conservatives warned would happen actually transpired.”
“On the most prominent battlefield of the past few decades, same-sex marriage, [the GOP has] all but conceded defeat.”
“Marriage is no longer a means of harnessing the brute facts of biology into the service of children.”
“Same-sex marriage is a conservative issue at its core, but one some conservatives have chosen not to accept until now.”
“A variety of suburban voters who were more traditional at one time who now care more about economic issues.”