July 1, 2022

Warner Bros Shutting Down CNN+

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By Newsmax Wires CNN’s brand-new streaming service, CNN+, is shutting down only a month after launch. In a Thursday memo, incoming CNN chief executive Chris Licht confirmed a Variety report  on the shutdown. Licht said the service would shut down at the end of April. In his memo, Licht said consumers wanted “simplicity and an all-in service” rather […]

S. African doctor who discovered Omicron: ‘Unusual But Mild’

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By Fran Beyer  From Newsmax The first South African doctor to sound an alert about patients with the omicron variant has described the symptoms as unusual but mild. In an interview with the U.K.-based Telegraph, Dr. Angelique Coetzee, a general practitioner from Pretoria, recounted that patients began to show up in early November with COVID-19 symptoms that were […]

USA: Jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse Not Guilty on All Counts

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From Newsmax Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice. Rittenhouse, 18, cried and hugged one of his attorneys upon hearing the verdict. He had been charged with homicide, attempted homicide and reckless […]

7 red flags that could mean a product on Amazon is actually junk

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By Marissa Perino From Business Insider Millions of Amazon items are listed online, ranging from products with stellar reviews to those with extremely low ratings. Some items available for sale do not meet certain regulations or otherwise come from sketchy third-party sellers. Here are some easy ways to tell if an item ordered from Amazon will […]

Smuggler caught attempting to transport over 750 tarantulas to the Philippines

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Smuggling contraband into a country is a dirty business, especially when the goods being illegally transported are things like drugs or weapons. A man in the Philippines has been caught smuggling goods from Poland in boxes made to look like they contained cookies and other tasty treats. What customs officials […]

Men in police uniforms ‘massacre’ unarmed civilians in Haiti

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By Zamira Rahim From Independent UK ‘They were shooting and I was running to save my life’  At least 21 people have been murdered in Haiti, after a group of men in uniform opened fire on unarmed residents in an impoverished neighbourhood. The men arrived in Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital, in a police truck, carrying machetes and guns. They were accompanied […]

Facebook blocked users from posting some stories about its security breach

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ByTaylor Hatmaker From TechCrunch Some users are reporting that they are unable to post today’s big story about a security breach affecting 50 million Facebook users. The issue appears to only affect particular stories from certain outlets, at this time one story from The Guardian and one from the Associated Press, both reputable press outlets. […]

‘An entire country is in shock ‘: 15 killed in Canadian youth hockey team bus crash

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By Michelle Mark Reuters From Business Insider 15 people are dead after a bus collided with a tractor-trailer in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Friday evening. The bus was carrying a junior hockey team and collided with a truck. The news sent shockwaves through the hockey-loving nation, with condolences pouring in from former hockey […]

Israel air drill

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8 countries took part in Israel’s largest-ever air drill — here are the impressive photos By Ben Brimelow From Business Insider The largest air drill in the Israeli Air Force’s history, “Blue Flag 2017” at the Israel’s Ouvda Air Force Base in Southern Israel concluded last week. With some 1,000 personnel from eight countries, the […]

EPA blasts Associated Press journalist over report about Houston superfund sites

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By Maxwell Tani From Business Insider The Environmental Protection Agency on Sunday released a lengthy statement condemning a recent Associated Press report that said the regulator was nowhere to be found at dangerous, potentially toxic sites submerged by flooding in Houston. On Saturday, the AP reported that the EPA was not present at at least […]