The former president is expected to be indicted soon by a grand jury for his role in a hush money payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S.led invasion of Iraq. Then-President George W. Bush and his British counterpart, Prime Minister Tony Blair, signed off on a war based on the myth that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein harbored weapons of mass destruction.
New York District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office is engaged in delicate negotiations with the Secret Service over how to handle the potential arrest of former President Donald Trump next week on charges he made an illegal payoff to a porn star to keep her silent about an alleged sexual affair, according to a source familiar with the talks.
"He probably watches my movies on repeat which may be why he has so many typos. (Slippery fingers from lube and KFC)," she said of Trump.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office is wrestling with whether to enforce standard procedures for former President Donald Trump — including handcuffing him and forcing him to undergo a humiliating “perp walk” — if he is indicted this week.
The world has an even tighter timeline for avoiding catastrophic climate change, according to the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The sixth “synthesis report” released Monday used findings from three expert assessments published between 2021 and 2022 to give a concise brief for policymakers as they prepare for the next round of climate negotiations.
Ukraine is now getting warplanes, although not the coveted U.S.-made F-16s it has been pushing for. In what counts as another milestone in the West’s willingness to increase security assistance to the war-ravaged nation, NATO members Poland and Slovakia announced last week they will jointly be donating their entire inventory of Soviet-era MiG-29s to Ukraine.
“The Anointed One”: That was how the Harvard Crimson titled its 1995 profile of Alvin L. Bragg Jr., then a graduating senior at the college. Harvard was full of ambitious young people, but Bragg seemed destined for something exceptional.
NCAA hockey player Carson Briere was caught on video launching a double amputee’s empty wheelchair down a flight of stairs at a bar earlier this month.
Reviewing the full Nissan Ariya lineup, from the FWD base Engage to AWD e-Force Platinum+ with details about their range, performance and equipment.
Brazil is reintroducing the requirement to obtain tourist visas for the citizens of Canada, the United States, Australia, and Japan starting Oct. 1, 2023.
On Monday, Google announced that it had flagged several apps made by a Chinese e-commerce giant as malware, alerting users who had them installed, and suspended the company's official app. In the last couple of weeks, multiple Chinese security researchers accused Pinduoduo, a rising e-commerce giant that boasts almost 800 million active users, of making apps for Android that contain malware designed to monitor users. Ed Fernandez, a Google spokesperson, said that “off-Play versions of this app that have been found to contain malware have been enforced on via Google Play Protect,” referring to apps that are not on Google Play.
Samsung has widened its OLED TV range to include the more affordable S90C.
To celebrate the legacy of the Porsche 356, Porsche at South by Southwest in Austin displayed its 75th anniversary concept called the Vision 357.
Lynsey Lim, co-founder and director of Handmade Heroes shares how her natural lip scrub became an international best-seller. Read about it here.
A closer look at the thin blue line after Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre criticized over sharing thin blue line to commemorate fallen Edmonton officers
India will not tolerate use of abusive language in movies and TV shows on on-demand video streaming services, a key minister has warned in a move that illustrates how the nation's IT rules have “handed over direct ministerial power for censorship." Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Information Broadcasting and Sports and Youth Affairs, said at a press conference that use of abusive language in the name of creativity will not be tolerated and that the government is receiving a growing list of complaints about increasing abusive and obscene content. Thakur warned that New Delhi will not shy away from “making any changes” in the rules to address this situation.
Apple's Mac Mini M2 is the cheapest way to get the company's latest processors, and now Amazon is offering the more desirable model at the best price we've seen.
The final "Last Call" car is almost here, but Dodge had to slip in one more teaser video before it lands.
Twitch announced plans to reduce its workforce on Monday, demonstrating that even the seemingly booming streaming site isn't immune to the reductions that have swept the tech industry in the last six months. The layoffs will affect 400 employees at the company and were characterized as an effort to improve Twitch's business outlook in the long term. "Like many companies, our business has been impacted by the current macroeconomic environment, and user and revenue growth has not kept pace with our expectations," new Twitch CEO Dan Clancy wrote.
The Singapore authorities are supporting the Singaporeans involved in the four-vehicle accident in Johor on Sunday. Here's what they said.
Here is everything you need to know about the latest strike action across the UK.
According to a job posting (seen by TechCrunch), Duolingo has a small team that's currently working to build an app for teaching music.
The Washington Post has written a piece on Musk’s obsession with autonomy and how it led to missteps in Tesla's "Full Self-Driving" technology.
A surprising turn of events: Paul has the latest on Amazon, which confirmed another round of layoffs, this time impacting 9,000 people in AWS (see below), Twitch (see Big Tech) and other units. This comes just a couple months after Amazon revealed 18,000 layoffs. The AWS part had some colleagues scratching their heads, with Paul writing, “[C]ompanies are looking to cut costs due to the economic downturn, which translates into fewer dollars spent on things like cloud computing — even though AWS remains a hugely profitable entity for Amazon.”
Canadians respond to the deaths of two Edmonton police officers in the line of duty
Now is not the time to panic, says one senior portfolio manager.
Audi plans to release a raft of new electric models in the next two years, one of them an EV below the Q4 E-Tron, effectively a new A3 on a new platform.
Transportation didn't take center stage in Austin like it did in 2018 or 2019, but there was a presence. Finally, I sat down with GM CEO and Chair Mary Barra after her talk on stage (alongside Cruise co-founder and CEO Kyle Vogt). Join the transpo team's Rebecca Bellan next week as she hosts TechCrunch Live.
Microsoft is preparing to launch an Xbox store on iOS and Android as early as next year, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer.
All it takes is a sudden voltage spike or an intense electrical storm to fry your computer or TV. Choose safety first — and money too.
Starbucks' Laxman Narasimhan is officially CEO as the company gears up for its Annual Meeting of Shareholders Thursday.
A series of fire trucks is being recalled to make sure they can pump water when called upon.
Countries are marked on their healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, and social support among other things.
The top news stories today: NASA’s AIM spacecraft goes silent after a 15-year run, Google Pixel 7 phones are cheaper than ever right now, Disco Elysium’s new Mode allows you to write new dialogue, kind of.
Web3 gaming firm Immutable and layer-2 blockchain Polygon hope that a new strategic alliance will accelerate innovation and adoption in the nascent crypto gaming space, the two companies announced at the Game Developer Conference on Monday. “For us this is a pretty obvious play,” Robbie Ferguson, co-founder and president of Immutable, said. “We realized very quickly the scaling limitations of Ethereum, but we never wanted to compete with it.”
After an incredibly volatile couple of days, stocks ended higher last week, with the S&P 500 rising 1.4%. The index is now up 2.0% year to date, up 9.5% from its October 12 closing low of 3,577.03, and down 18.3% from its January 3, 2022 closing high of 4,796.56.
If you've been looking for a new portable car jump starter, you can save 41% or more thanks to these fantastic Amazon deals.
Houston police announced Friday that Joseph Harrell, 17, and Zy'Nika Ayesha Woods, 19, were arrested in the Feb. 13 "jugging" attack on Nhung Truong, who was left paralyzed.
The White House/YouTubeSimon Ateba once again made the White House press briefing all about his perceived grievances on Monday.A notorious gadfly who claims he’s been removed from the White House Correspondent’s Association, the Today News Africa reporter had one of his trademarked public meltdowns—this time in front of the Ted Lasso cast.With Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and other stars of the hit show joining White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the podium, Ateba began berat
The bank kept bags of stones in a Dutch warehouse thinking they were bags of nickel that would have been worth more than a million dollars.
DeSantis said his administration wouldn't be involved in the situation. "I'm fighting for Floridians and I'm fighting against Biden," the governor said.
“Everyone knows how to fix Social Security. For starters, we can gradually raise the full eligibility age.”
“Raising the retirement age would force seniors to either stay in the workforce longer or accept a greatly reduced benefit.”
“When Social Security launched in 1935, the average life expectancy for Americans was 61. That’s changed.”
“Increasing the age has a short-term effect but isn’t, by itself, a long-term solution.”
“Any politician who expresses concern about Social Security’s finances without being willing to tax the rich is a phony.”