October 13, 2019

Feds arrest 2 Florida businessmen linked to Giuliani on campaign-finance violations

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From Newsmax Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the Ukraine investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group supporting Trump’s reelection. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested Wednesday night trying to flee the country with […]

Once Upon a Time in H/wood

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Who’s Who in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: A Character Guide By Rebecca Alter From Vulture Quentin Tarantino plays fast and loose with historical revisionism like he’s a kid left alone with action figures, or a Harry/Louis slash-fic writer drowning in AO3 tags. He takes a piece of history that’s captured his imagination, creates a Mary Sue or two […]

Report: North Korea expanding nukes as Trump, Kim talk

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From Newsmax North Korea has continued the buildup of its nuclear arsenal even as its leader Kim Jong Un has held talks with President Donald Trump, and the two leaders even shook hands at the border of North and South Korea this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. Analysis of satellite images of the country show North […]

US: Trump pressures Fed to cut rates as policy makers set to decide

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From Newsmax President Donald Trump pushed the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates as policy makers ready for their decision this month on whether to do so. “Very inexpensive, in fact productive, to move now,” Trump tweeted Monday. “The Fed raised & tightened far too much & too fast.” The president has repeatedly attacked the Fed […]

Cayman: RA Capital Management closes $308M venture capital fund

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By Alaric Dearment From MedCity News The firm said the new round increased its private deal capacity to nearly $1 billion and total assets under management to around $2.5 billion. A firm that invests in healthcare and life sciences has raised more than a quarter of $1 billion for a new venture fund. Boston-based RA […]

China is forcibly harvesting organs from religious detainees

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By Steve Williams From Care2 China’s human rights abuses are well known, and now a new independent panel report lifts the lid on a horrifying fact: China is forcibly taking organs from its prison population, from which many prisoners have died. These are the findings of the independent China Tribunal. The group, which is made up of leading human […]

Great News: African elephant poaching rates are falling!

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By Steve Williams From Care2 Over the past six years African elephant poaching has fallen by half, giving conservationists a reason to be optimistic. This news come from a new study appearing in the journal “Nature Communications“. The research team, which brings together scientists from the University of York, University of Freiburg and experts from the […]

Where have Halley Bay’s Emperor Penguins gone?

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By Steve Williams From Care2 Satellite data shows that a major emperor penguin breeding ground at Halley Bay, located on the Brunt Ice Shelf in the Antarctic, is now virtually deserted. What happened, and will the emperor penguins return? Publishing in the science journal “Antarctic Science“, researchers from the British Antarctic Survey report that Halley Bay was […]

5 Coconut oil facts you should know

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By Brian Syuki From Care2 Coconut oil is “pure poison”. Karin Michels Ph.D., a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, uttered those words. She went on to declare that coconut oil is one of the worst foods you can eat. In fact, she’s not the only one who has taken a strong stand […]

Southern California’s mountain lions may soon go extinct

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By Alicia Graef from Care2 Southern California’s mountain lions have faced serious threats for some time, but a new study highlights the urgent need to act before we lose these incredible big cats forever. According to wildlife scientists, who just published their findings in the journal “Ecological Applications,” two populations of mountain lions in the Santa Monica and Santa Anita Mountains […]