A man who briefly worked as an aide to U.S. Rep. George Santos says he got his job after sending a series of payments to one of the Republican's top deputies. Derek Myers, 31, told staff of the House's ethics subcommittee during an interview Wednesday that while he was trying to get a job in Santos' congressional office in late January, he sent at least seven $150 payments to Santos' director of operations, Vish Burra. Myers shared details about the payments, including receipts and text messages, with The Associated Press.
Dashcam footage obtained by Reuters shows a missile narrowly missing a car in Kyiv on Monday. Russia fired around 11 ballistic and cruise missiles at the Ukrainian capital on Monday. Dashcam footage shows the moment part of a missile narrowly missed a moving car in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it has “concluded” its search for a missing 18-year-old high school graduate from Louisiana who went overboard on a cruise in the Bahamas. In statement issued over the weekend, the agency said its crew members had searched “more than 325 square miles” while helping with officials from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF). “Our Coast Guard command center and aircrews based in Miami supported RBDF search and rescue efforts since the initial report Wednesday evening, and continued through Friday evening," Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Spado said in a news release. 'We were informed by the RBDF this evening that they were suspending the active search efforts pending further developments, and were not requesting further Coast Guard assistance after notifying the Robbins family.
Messages left with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were not immediately returned. Police said John Forsyth, 49, was reported missing when he failed to show up for work May 21 at Mercy Hospital in Cassville, a town of 3,100 residents deep in the Missouri Ozarks. His black Infiniti was found parked in a remote area near an aquatic park in Cassville.
A trove of photos from Hunter Biden's laptop has been made available to the public through a new website that launched Thursday. The website – BidenLaptopMedia.com – will house almost 10,000 photos spanning from 2008 to 2019 and took months to complete, Garrett Ziegler, the founder of nonprofit Marco Polo, told Fox News Digital. "It's taken us a couple of months to, one, go through the photos, about 10,000 of them, and redact the genitalia on the photos," Ziegler, a former Trump White House aide, said of the contents found on the laptop once owned by President Biden's son.
The 2024 presidential campaign trail from hell continues apace. In one camp, we have Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) whining that former President Trump didn't give him an “attaboy” for winning reelection, and in the other, we have former President Donald Trump openly waging war on his now-former favorite white women for turning on him. Trump launched into a rant on Tuesday against former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany for supposedly misrepresenting his poll numbers on Fox News Tonight, showing numbers that put Trump a meager 25 points above DeSantis instead of 34.
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Tuesday to more than two years in prison. Pauline Bauer was near Pelosi's office suite on Jan. 6, 2021, when she yelled at police officers to bring out the California Democrat so the mob of Donald Trump supporters could hang her. In January, U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden convicted Bauer of riot-related charges after hearing trial testimony without a jury.
Nikki Alcaraz, who also goes by Nikki Cunningham, was seen in Moriarty, New Mexico, on May 6, according to a post on the Cheatham County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. Alcaraz, who lives in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, was traveling with her boyfriend, Steven Tyler Stratton, in a black Jeep Wrangler with camouflage seat covers, according to her family and police. Police officers in New Mexico made contact with Alcaraz and Stratton on May 4 after a witness saw Stratton punch her in the face as she was sitting on the ground in a rest area, according to a report from the Torrance County Sheriff's Office.
The Black teen whose rental-bike feud with a white New York City hospital worker went viral said the woman was the one who "did something wrong" — but instead got "rewarded" by "white conservatives" after she received more than $100,000 in donations. Video of the confrontation between the teen and Sarah Comrie showed the pair arguing over a rental bike, with the teen accusing Comrie of taking his bike and Comrie yelling for help. A clip of the incident was viewed millions of times on social media, and Comrie faced widespread backlash for how she reacted, with some critics accusing her of racism.
Police officers found Tony Peralta earlier this month sitting on a curb not far from the convenience store in a small southeastern New Mexico community where he borrowed a cellphone — so he could call 911 and confess to killing his landlord 15 years earlier. Peralta told police he decided to come forward because “his heart hurts” and that he thought about it every day.
Colby Richards, a 31-year-old Texas father, has been missing since he apparently left his home in Spring, Texas, the morning of May 24. His wife, Callie Richards, noticed her husband wake up early that Friday around 5 a.m. but when he did not return to their bedroom to get ready for work, she got up to check on him, according to Colby's cousin, Allison Fox.
Far-right Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) admitted this week she likes it when people call her congressional office all riled up. “I kind of get sad when it's the positive ones,” the conspiracy theory-pushing lawmaker told former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on his “War Room” show Wednesday on Real America's Voice. Lauren Boebert reveals she answers her Congressional phone line hoping to fight and is disappointed when it's a “real” call.
Federal prosecutors have a 2021 audio recording of former President Donald Trump acknowledging he kept a classified Pentagon document about a possible attack on Iran after leaving the White House, CNN reported on Wednesday. The recording shows Trump, who is seeking the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, understood he retained classified material after he left the White House in 2021, according to the cable television network. Trump has denied wrongdoing.
Smith, Broughton said, had brought home an ancient artifact — a mastodon tooth. The museum's search for the tooth Unbeknownst to Smith, Wayne Thompson, a paleontologist with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, had been frantically searching for the tooth. Just days before, Thompson told McClatchy News he came across a woman's Facebook post, questioning what she may have found near Aptos Creek on Rio Del Mar Beach on Friday, May 26, after someone tagged him in the post.
Further, they alleged that their partnership with John and Rastelli Foods was problematic, and that Al Baker was excluded from key business meetings and left in the dark regarding real-time financial information. They say they have received only some 4% of the publicly stated $16 million in revenue from the business. In his complaint, John refuted many of the Bakers' claims, saying he played a vital role in helping their boneless rib business, including using his vast network of contacts.
STORY: The bodycam footage from a Lowndes County Sheriff's officer showed the car approaching the tow truck on Highway 84 at speed, hitting it and going airborne for a few dozen meters. The driver, a 21-year-old woman from Tallahassee, Florida, survived the crash but reportedly sustained serious injuries.
Elizabeth Holmes, the convicted fraudster and founder of failed blood-testing company Theranos, on Tuesday began serving an 11-year sentence at the Federal Prison Camp in Bryan, Texas. Holmes might have a humbling first job at the prison, according to a former inmate at the facility. "That is Bryan's rule," said Lynn Espejo, who was convicted of defrauding her employer.
Electreon, a startup, drove an electric Toyota for 1,206 miles straight without charging. Electreon says its electric roads solve range anxiety and the need for huge EV batteries. Imagine driving an electric car without ever needing to stop and recharge.
A dashboard camera captured the moment when a part of a missile fell next to a car driving on a Kyiv road, as Russia launched its 16th attack on Ukraine's capital on Monday, May 29. Video showed part of the missile falling onto the road right in front of a driving car, which then continued drove on. Reuters was able to confirm the location as Kyiv from the buildings and roads seen in the video, which matched satellite and file imagery of the area.
Mullin was ticked over a children's book on racism called “Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race” and said it's better to teach children the lyrics to “Jesus Loves Me” instead. He interrupted and spoke over the panelists as they tried to answer his question during the hearing held by the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, which is chaired by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt. One panelist's attempt to reply led to a memorable exchange.
A female employee in a Pennsylvania school allegedly groped a teenage student during an in-school suspension, which continued throughout the day and with "sexual activity" in her car that evening, police said. Megan Carlisle, 37, also allegedly sent explicit pictures and videos of herself to the 15-year-old student and his 16-year-old friend, Northwest Regional Police said in a press release. After Carlisle allegedly "engaged in sexual activity" with the victim in her car on April 28, she sent him $20 via Cash App for food, the student reportedly told police, according to FOX 43.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has doubled discounts on some already made new Model 3 electric cars and offered discounts on the Model Y and others in its U.S. inventory to entice buyers amid economic uncertainty, rising competition and the upcoming redesign of its mainstay model. In California, a Model 3 variant in inventory was priced at $42,060, a discount of $2,680 to the price of newly ordered cars, according to its website. Tesla offered steeper discounts of $6,330 and $5,000 on some higher-priced Model X and Model S vehicles, respectively.
Russia's amassing $1 billion worth of Indian rupees each month that it's struggling to use. India has been buying Russian oil using rupees as Moscow has been shut out of the USD-denominated global payments system. Russia's oil trade with India is booming — but Moscow doesn't know how to fully reap the benefits of that trade.
The post Janelle Monáe Announces “The Age of Pleasure Tour” appeared first on Consequence. Janelle Monáe has announced “The Age of Pleasure Tour” in support of her upcoming album of the same name. The 26-city trek kicks off in Seattle on August 30th, with subsequent dates scheduled in Vancouver, Chicago, Philadelphia, Montreal, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Houston, Phoenix, and more.
The wedding of Jordan's crown prince to the scion of a prominent Saudi family was set to begin on Thursday in a palace celebration that drew massive crowds and a mood of excitement around the kingdom, while presenting the young Hashemite royal as a new player on the global stage. The marriage of Crown Prince Hussein, 28, and Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif, 29, drew a star-studded VIP list headlined by Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who arrived at the palace and were welcomed by Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania.