Vigilantes have killed at least 164 people since the movement dubbed “bwa kale” began in April, according to the United Nations. The name means “peeled wood” in Haitian Creole and insinuates male dominance and power in street slang. If you're not from here, we're going to kill you,” said Leo, a community leader who granted the AP access to the Turgeau neighborhood so that journalists could see how the neighborhood is responding to the gangs estimated to control 80% of Port-au-Prince.
Donald Trump's attorneys were spotted at the offices of the Department of Justice on Monday, where they reportedly begged prosecutors investigating the former president's hoarding of classified documents not to charge him. The New York Times reported later in the day that Special Counsel Jack Smith, who is leading the investigation, was in attendance. Trump is expected to be charged in the probe, with Rolling Stone reporting in May that his attorneys have been preparing him to face yet another criminal indictment.
TikToker Gabrielle (@gabrielle_judge) recently claimed she had a relatively easy job that paid more than the average salary. I'm only accepting the soft life, period,” she says. Her pursuit of the so-called “soft life” is emblematic of the quiet quitting movement that has gripped the nation's younger workforce.
A state school board in Oklahoma voted Monday to approve what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation, despite a warning from the state's attorney general that the decision was unconstitutional. The Statewide Virtual Charter School Board voted 3-2 to approve the application by the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma to establish the St. Isodore of Seville Virtual Charter School. The online public charter school would be open to students across the state in kindergarten through grade 12.
An absolutely bonkers report out Monday from the news outlet Debrief details the efforts of a former U.S. intelligence agent to bring to light an 80-plus-year cover up about the truth about UFOs or, as they are now known, Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena. David Charles Grusch isn't just some guy waving signs on a street corner in D.C.; he's a decorated war veteran who worked with both the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office, where he worked as on the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force with top clearance levels. Grusch turned over classified information to the Intelligence Community Inspector General and Congress in a effort to shed light on UAPs for the American public.
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was seen in prison in Bryan, Texas, for the first time. Holmes was photographed with her hair loose, bespectacled, and wearing drab khakis in a prison yard. Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been photographed for the first time since she began her 11-year prison sentence.
Chuck Todd said on Sunday that he'll be leaving “Meet the Press” after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show, to be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker. Todd, 51, told viewers that “I've watched too many friends and family let work consume them before it was too late” and that he'd promised his family he wouldn't do that. Todd has often been an online punching bag for critics, including Donald Trump, during a polarized time, and there were rumors that his time at the show would be short when its executive producer was reassigned at the end of last summer, but NBC gave no indication this was anything other than Todd's decision.
Officials are investigating the crash of an unresponsive plane that flew near the US Capitol region, prompting military fighter jets to rush to intercept the aircraft before it ultimately careened into northern Virginia, leaving no survivors, authorities say. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Robert Hanssen, an FBI agent who spied for Russia and the former Soviet Union, was found dead in his prison cell Monday, according to a release obtained by CBS News. Hanssen was found unresponsive at the federal correctional complex in Florence, Colo., pronounced dead after life-saving measures were attempted, according to the release from Kristie Breshears, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) director of communications.
Despite the number of headlines that blame Gen Z for “quiet quitting” — or doing the bare minimum at work — “corporate girl summer” is upon us. Corporate girlies have accumulated millions of views on TikTok with their get-ready-with-me videos, what's-in-my-bag compilations and weekly outfit looks filmed in fluorescent office bathrooms. Insider dubbed them “generation quit” and “the hustle generation“; BBC warned about Gen Z not caring about “prestigious jobs” like previous generations; Vox quoted a TikToker for a lede in an article about Gen Z's supposed aversion to jobs that said, “I don't have goals.
A prominent Florida businessman and his wife, a National Rifle Association (NRA) executive committee member, say their daughter and granddaughter were among the four people killed on board a Cessna jet that flew over restricted airspace in Washington, D.C., before crashing in the mountains of Virginia on Sunday. Barbara Rumpel, who has served on the NRA's Women's Leadership Forum, reacted Sunday night in a Facebook post for an NRA event, writing, "My family is gone, my daughter and granddaughter." On Monday morning, her Facebook page was no longer publicly available.
At his son's birthday party last year, Dr Rangan Chatterjee managed to eat just three slices of pizza among all the chaotic fun. “I was watching it go up and up, until it hit the highest my blood sugar has ever been: 12.5-13mmol/L. I'd never seen anything like it,” says the author and broadcaster. To put the reading in context, for most people without diabetes, normal blood sugar levels are between 4-6mmol/L before meals, and less than 8mmol/L two hours after eating.
Saudi Arabia has crafted a complex OPEC+ deal with a view to punishing investors that have bet on falling oil prices but could inadvertently lend long-term support to the rival U.S. energy industry, OPEC+ insiders and market watchers said. On Sunday, Saudi Arabia pledged to cut its oil output by 1 million barrels per day (bpd), or 10%, in July on top of existing output cuts from OPEC and its allies. With the new Saudi reduction, the group has agreed to take some 4.6 million bpd off the market in July, equivalent to 4.6% of global demand of 100 million bpd.
Old footage of an influencer explaining why she won't adopt a child from Thailand has resurfaced. Nikki Phillippi said she stopped the adoption after finding out she could not film the child for YouTube. The resurfaced video has led to a renewed backlash against Phillippi and her husband Dan.
Greene pocketed about $800 million by predicting and betting against the mid-2000s housing bubble. A real-estate billionaire who made a fortune shorting the mid-2000s housing bubble is bracing for another painful downturn. "We are heading into a very frightening time in the entire real-estate industry," Jeff Greene warned in a Fox Business interview on Friday.
Video of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday. Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children's Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication. Musical performances in the hallowed seat of Congress require permission, and police said officers had been unaware that the choir had approval from the House speaker.
A Texas man drove for hours with one hand on the steering wheel and the other clutching an egg, on a mission to save a life. He was working a job at a property in West Texas, near Odessa, when he accidentally ran over a bird's nest, destroying all but one egg, the Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center said in a May 31 Facebook post. Determined to salvage what he could, he grabbed the egg and took it home with him to Lufkin — roughly 500 miles east — delicately holding it, keeping it warm during the long journey, the center said.
Taking a closer look at the animal, Kok discovered a new species of frog: Stefania maccullochi, the study said. Stefania maccullochi frogs range in size from about 1.8 inches to about 2.9 inches in size, with females being larger than males, the study said. The frogs' coloring varies greatly, ranging from “plain medium brown” to “chestnut brown” and from brown-ish red to “almost completely red.
A man on Missouri's death row is on “an emotional roller coaster” amid efforts to spare his life with just one day before his scheduled execution, his attorney said. Michael Tisius, 42, is set to die by injection Tuesday evening at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing two jailers in 2000 in an ill-fated effort to free a man from a county jail. Among them: Tisius was just 19 at the time of the killings; he had been neglected as a child; and a juror at his 2010 resentencing may have been illiterate — in violation of Missouri law.
Former President Donald Trump, now a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, claimed in a television interview on Thursday that he not only purchased 75 million barrels of oil for the national Strategic Petroleum Reserve but did so for a remarkably low price. Moments later, after criticizing President Joe Biden for selling a large quantity of oil from the reserve, Trump boasted once more about his own supposed discount purchase: “Think of it: 75 million barrels, and I bought it for peanuts, and Congress – I had to fight Congress, and the pricing was so crazy and so good.”
The former wrestler Stan Lane has proven via DNA tests that he isn't Rep. Lauren Boebert's father. Lane said his reputation was "tarnished considerably" by Boebert's mother's claim in the 1980s. A former wrestler once considered to be Rep. Lauren Boebert's father said that being linked to her caused his "otherwise good reputation" to be "tarnished considerably."
The Supreme Court is leaving in place the sentence of a woman on death row in Alabama who helped her boyfriend kill his two young children. The high court on Monday rejected an appeal from lawyers for Heather Leavell-Keaton. Leavell-Keaton was convicted of murder in the death of 3-year-old Chase DeBlase and manslaughter in the death of his sister, 4-year-old Natalie DeBlase.
New Apple products used to be a cultural moment. On Monday, Apple is expected to launch itself into a whole new area of gadgets. No one seems to care, with Apple reportedly projecting low sales for the first year.
An angry mob beat a man accused of running over two women outside a Houston bar, Texas police told news outlets. The driver pulled into the parking lot of a bar on Houston's north side around 1:30 a.m. on June 5, police told WOAI. Witnesses crowded around the truck, pulled out the driver and started beating him, WOAI reported.
Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu told Asia's top security summit on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an "unbearable disaster" but that his country sought dialogue over confrontation. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Li said the world was big enough for China and the U.S. to grow together - remarks made days after he refused to meet his U.S. counterpart for direct talks. "China and the U.S. have different systems and are different in many other ways," he said in a speech that marked his first significant international address since he was named China's Minister of National Defence in March.