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.
A South Korean lawmaker says AI estimates that Kim Jong Un weighs about 300 pounds. The North Korean dictator lives a secretive life, and news about his health is often not shared. Kim also appears to have "severe" insomnia, the lawmaker said.
Get in now for strong long-term tailwinds Here's how much money the average middle-class American household makes — how do you stack up? What do Ashton Kutcher and a Nobel Prize-winning economist have in common? An investing app that turns spare change into a diversified portfolio But once you factor in the ever-increasing consumer debt load, you've got the makings of class disruption, with many Americans poised to slip a run or even two in terms of their status.
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.
Vera Putina, who has died aged 96, emerged from obscurity in 1999 claiming to be the biological mother of Vladimir Putin, whom she claimed to have abandoned when he was a child. In his “quasi-autobiography” First Person, Putin wrote that he was born and brought up in St Petersburg, the sole surviving son of Maria, a menial worker, and Vladimir Putin, a factory worker and ex-serviceman who had served in Stalin's secret police during the Second World War. As a result the Kremlin was never able to refute Vera Putina's claims conclusively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drones targeting Moscow struck near Russian President Vladimir Putin's home, a report says. The report said Putin was so scared of being assassinated that he was refusing to travel abroad. Russian President Vladimir Putin has long sought to project an image of invincibility through his notorious macho PR stunts and aggressive assertions of Russia's role on the world stage.
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.
The entire McDonald's menu was on the table for Kevin. "Pick a number, I've eaten everything from Big Macs to quarter pounders — with fries," he said on Today, joking, "Don't get bitter while I'm eating my apple fritter and losing weight!" He did replace the soda on the menu with water, didn't drink any alcohol and didn't eat any fruit and vegetables aside from the lettuce and tomato on burgers, the apples in the apple fritter and the blueberries in the blueberry muffin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt another setback to organized labor by making it easier for employers to sue over strikes that cause property destruction in a ruling siding with a concrete business in Washington state that sued the union representing its truck drivers after a work stoppage. The 8-1 decision overturned a lower court's ruling that said the lawsuit filed by Glacier Northwest Inc, which sells and delivers ready-mix concrete, against a local affiliate of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was preempted by a U.S. law called the National Labor Relations Act. Glacier Northwest is a unit of Japan-based Taiheiyo Cement Corp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jordan's crown prince married the scion of a prominent Saudi family on Thursday in a palace ceremony attended by royals and other VIPs from around the world, as massive crowds gathered across the kingdom to celebrate the region's newest power couple. The marriage of Crown Prince Hussein, 28, and Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif, 29, drew a star-studded guest list including Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, as well as U.S. First Lady Jill Biden. The celebrations hold deep significance for the region, emphasizing continuity in an Arab state prized for its longstanding stability and refreshing the monarchy's image after a palace feud.