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.
February government borrowing at highest level since records began.
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.
Brazil is reintroducing the requirement to obtain tourist visas for the citizens of Canada, the United States, Australia, and Japan starting Oct. 1, 2023.
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.
India will not tolerate use of abusive language and display of obscene content in movies and TV shows on on-demand video streaming services, a key minister has warned in a move that a critic cautioned 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.
A closer look at the thin blue line after Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre criticized over sharing thin blue line to commemorate fallen Edmonton officers
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.
AI programs like ChatGPT has taken the world by storm, amidst fears of it replacing jobs in the workforce. Here are a few tips to utilise its power to your advantage.
Bitcoin dipped into the red ahead of this week's Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
Oppo's Find X6 Pro packs a 1-inch sensor for its main camera, along with a periscopic camera to offer 3x optical zoom or 6x in-sensor zoom. It also has some new Hasselblad features.
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.
Polestar is releasing a second limited-edition version of the electric 2 called BST Edition 230. It gains an edition-specific design and suspension updates.
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.
Lamborghini has released details about the Aventador's long-awaited successor. Called LB744 internally, the model will stand out as the company's first series-produced hybrid car.
Microsoft is preparing to launch an Xbox store on iOS and Android as early as next year, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer.
Starbucks' Laxman Narasimhan is officially CEO as the company gears up for its Annual Meeting of Shareholders Thursday.
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.
According to a survey from Great Expectations, which creates open source tools for data testing, 77% of companies have data quality issues and 91% believe that it's impacting their performance. In light of that, unsurprisingly, business has been quite healthy for vendors that sell data observability services and software, which help an organization understand the health and state of their data. Last year, in the span of one week, three companies alone in the data observability space -- Cribl, Monte Carlo and Coralogix -- raised more than $400 million.
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.
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.
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.
Trump's campaign said it was compiling "millions and millions" of signatures to denounce a possible indictment, while also asking for more cash.
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
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.
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.
“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.”