Rep. George Santos' lawyer said Monday the indicted New York Republican would risk going to jail to protect the identities of the people who cosigned the $500,000 bond enabling his pretrial release. The lawyer, Joseph Murray, urged a judge to deny a request by news outlets to unseal the names of Santos' bond suretors, suggesting they could “suffer great distress," including possible job losses and physical harm, if they're identified publicly. “My client would rather surrender to pretrial detainment than subject these suretors to what will inevitably come,” Murray wrote in a letter to U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Shields.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amazon might be planning to offer Prime subscribers a pretty significant perk: free cell phone service. According to Bloomberg, the company is talking with multiple US-based carriers about offering cheap — around $10 a month — or even free phone service to Prime customers. Right now, Amazon is supposedly negotiating with the three major US carriers (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile) as well as the Dish Network, though it sounds like talks with AT&T have fallen off in recent weeks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Florida judge who oversaw the penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be publicly reprimanded for showing bias toward the prosecution, failing to curtail “vitriolic statements” directed at Cruz's attorneys by the victims' families and sometimes allowing “her emotions to overcome her judgement,” a state commission concluded Monday. The Judicial Qualifications Commission found that Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer violated several rules governing judicial conduct during last year's trial in her actions toward Cruz's public defenders. The six-month trial ended with Cruz receiving a receiving a life sentence for the 2018 murder of 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after the jury could not unanimously agree that he deserved a death sentence.
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.
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.
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. Isidore of Seville Virtual Charter School. The online public charter school would be open to students across the state in kindergarten through grade 12.
This ought to be an exciting time of year for students graduating from university. The latest front in the ongoing industrial action by British academics, which has been simmering, on and off, for five years, is to leave exam papers unmarked while they are on strike. As a result, thousands of students up and down the country face the prospect of graduating with a provisional grade or not getting one at all. It is yet another period of limbo for a generation that has had its education repeatedly disrupted, first by the pandemic and then by academic upheaval. One of the students affected is Ben Hutchison, a modern languages student at Durham in his fourth and final year.
Officials suspect Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is behind it. A second plane carrying roughly 20 migrants landed in Sacramento, California, on Monday, and the people involved were carrying paperwork that links them to Florida, the California attorney general's office said. Special agents from the California Department of Justice were on the ground with the migrants at the airport, representatives from the office told Insider.
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.
Because I did not have a real estate agent representing me during the sales process, I had to handle every aspect of the deal myself. Once I received an offer from the buyers, I knew they would do their due diligence. Like most offers to buy a house, theirs was conditioned on a satisfactory home inspection.
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.
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.
A Tennessee woman is accused of paying a hitman from the dark web to kill the wife of a hiking buddy she met on Match.com and stalking the woman's whereabouts on a fitness app, court documents reveal. Melody Sasser apparently didn't like it when her friend, identified in recently unsealed court documents by the initials D.W., told her he was getting married last fall. “I hope you both fall off a cliff and die,” she told the man, according to an affidavit dated May 11.
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.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States scrambled F-16 fighter jets in a supersonic chase of a light aircraft with an unresponsive pilot that violated airspace around Washington D.C. and later crashed into the mountains of Virginia, officials said. No survivors were found at the crash site, Virginia state police said. The jet fighters created a sonic boom over the U.S. capital as they pursued the errant Cessna Citation, officials said, causing consternation among people in the Washington area.