14 Jun 2024, 5:00 am
Major route shut due to ‘concerns for person’s welfare’
Drivers are facing rush-hour delays on a busy route following a major emergency response this morning.
14 Jun 2024, 4:58 am
Euro 2024: Hungary faces Switzerland in first round of Group A
Hungary faces Switzerland on Saturday in Cologne in their first Group A match. The other teams in the group are host nation Germany and Scotland.
14 Jun 2024, 4:53 am
Metal detectorist, 85, finds former PM's golden ring in field which sells for £9.5k at auction
A gold signet ring which was discovered in a field and identified as belonging to a former prime minister, has been sold for £9,500. Metal detectorist Tom Clark, 85, located the treasure in a pasture for sheep near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. It was later discovered that the ring was previously owned by George Grenville - the UK prime minister between 1763 and 1765. The piece of jewellery was sold to an American buyer at Noonans Mayfair's auction. Clarke said:…
14 Jun 2024, 4:52 am
WBA sets Naoya Inoue order, adds title to Magsayo vs Ramirez
The WBA confirmed a mandatory order for undisputed champion Naoya Inoue this week, setting a significant challenge for the Japanese star. Inoue has to defend his clutch of belts against former unified champion Murodjon Akhmadaliev. The WBA will call purse bids if there’s no agreement in one month. Naoya Inoue mandatory The WBA stated: “The… WBA sets Naoya Inoue order, adds title to Magsayo vs Ramirez The post WBA sets Naoya Inoue order, adds title to Magsayo…
14 Jun 2024, 4:50 am
Naomi Klein and V. V. Ganeshananthan win Women's Prize literary awards
Klein thanked the prize for “not shying away from controversy” and continues to back calls for book festivals to stop taking money from companies with investments in fossil fuels or Israel’s defense sector.
14 Jun 2024, 4:50 am
13 of the most outrageous and eye-opening acts that happened on a rugby field this season
There have been some mad, brilliant and ridiculous moments in games across the globe this term…
14 Jun 2024, 4:43 am
James May makes feeling clear on Grand Tour future amid calls for trio not to end show: 'Be thankful'
The Grand Tour star James May has delivered a new - albeit disappointing - update on the possibility of ever reprising the hit motoring series. Earlier this year, he, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond left fans devastated when they revealed the final two specials in 2024 would indeed be the last. The trio have worked together on-screen for two decades, garnering a global fan base on the BBC's Top Gear before making the switch to Amazon Prime Video in the mid-ten…
14 Jun 2024, 4:39 am
The EU and national leaders must act urgently to protect Europe’s nature
We know from experience that European rules lead to action. The Nature Restoration Law is legislation that benefits anyone and everyone living in Europe, Deputy Mayor of Ghent Tine Heyse writes.
14 Jun 2024, 4:31 am
Mouse jigglers pretending to work fired by bank
Wells Fargo has fired a number of workers, after reviewing claims of fake keyboard activity.
14 Jun 2024, 4:31 am
Floyd Mayweather claims Gervonta Davis fight is ‘canceled’ again
Floyd Mayweather says the Gervonta Davis vs Frank Martin fight won’t happen again as ongoing tensions continue. Hours after replacing long-time right-hand man Leonard Ellerbe with Richard Schaefer at Mayweather Promotions, Mayweather claimed Davis vs Martin was off through his Instagram Story. The animosity between the former world champion and current Pay Per View star… Floyd Mayweather claims Gervonta Davis fight is ‘canceled’ again The post Floyd Mayweat…
14 Jun 2024, 4:30 am
Whiskey Review: Bushmills 15 Year Old UK Limited Edition
The Bushmills 15 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey UK Limited Edition. Credit: BushmillsThe Irish whiskey category is growing rapidly, with the liquid becoming highly sought-after in both domestic and foreign markets. Bushmills Irish Whiskey sits at the forefront of said market, alongside brand such as Jameson, Tullamore D.E.W., and, Teeling. Bushmills is one of the oldest distilleries in the world. However, this is not stopping the team at the distillery pushing f…
14 Jun 2024, 4:25 am
'Britain is right to expand its defence spending- we have to prepare for the worst,' says Robert Buckland
As each year passes, those of us who served in the Second World War become fewer and fewer. Those who are left are rightly honoured and thanked for being part of what many, me included, regard as our greatest generation. They were the people who were called upon to save the freedom of the world from tyranny and oppression. In very large measure, they succeeded, but the price was a very high one. This week’s Eightieth Anniversary of Operation Overlord and the D Da…
14 Jun 2024, 4:18 am
High School President Writes Notes Thanking Fellow Seniors—180 of Them
Emily Post would be proud. A high school class president in Massachusetts who gave a commencement speech wanted to recognize all of his fellow graduates. So he wrote them personal thank-you notes presented at the ceremony—180 to be exact. “I wish I could’ve acknowledged you all, but there was simply not enough time,” Mason Macuch […] Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville, Mass., in June 2023. (Google Maps/Screenshot via NTD)…
14 Jun 2024, 4:17 am
Euro 2024: Italy opens title defense against Albania in Group B
Italy begins the defense of its European Championship title against Albania in Dortmund on Saturday in their first Group B match.
14 Jun 2024, 4:15 am
Canada's Uranium Mining Boom Positions It To Overtake Kazakhstan As Top Producer 
Canada's Uranium Mining Boom Positions It To Overtake Kazakhstan As Top Producer  Canada was the world's top uranium producer for years until Kazakhstan dethroned it in 2009. Fast forward to 2022, and Canada held the second spot, pumping out 15% of the global supply. By 2023, Canada became the top uranium supplier to the US, delivering 27% of total deliveries. With uranium prices soaring in the last several years, primarily because of the 'Next AI T…
14 Jun 2024, 4:09 am
ZKTeco Biometric System Found Vulnerable to 24 Critical Security Flaws
An analysis of a hybrid biometric access system from Chinese manufacturer ZKTeco has uncovered two dozen security flaws that could be used by attackers to defeat authentication, steal biometric data, and even deploy malicious backdoors. "By adding random user data to the database or using a fake QR code, a nefarious actor can easily bypass the verification process and gain unauthorized access,"…
14 Jun 2024, 4:04 am
Young Bear Spotted Relaxing on a Hammock in a Vermont Yard
WAITSFIELD, Vt.—Noah and Kristen Dweck have seen a number of black bears around their home in Vermont but this was a first: a bear relaxing on their hammock. Noah Dweck took an iPhone video of two young bears in their yard in Waitsfield on Tuesday with one sitting on the swinging hammock before he shooed […] A black bear sits on a hammock in a back yard in Waitsfield, Vt., on June 11, 2024. (Noah Dweck via AP)…
14 Jun 2024, 4:02 am
Key Phoenix-to-Las Vegas Highway Reopens After Wildfire Claims 6 Homes Near Historic Arizona Town
PHOENIX—A wildfire near a historic old Arizona mining town destroyed at least six homes, prompted overnight evacuations and closed the main highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas for nearly 23 hours, but an army of firefighters was working Thursday to stem the flames, a fire official said. No injuries were reported after the fire spread […] Smoke from the Rose Fire burning southeast of Wickenburg, Ariz., on June 12, 2024. (Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire…
14 Jun 2024, 4:02 am
No Gaza ceasefire on the horizon as negotiations continue
A proposed ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas has been raising hopes that eight months of fighting could soon come to an end.
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
Famed LA prosecutor asks judge to force woke boss George Gascon to answer questions under oath
FIRST ON FOX: A prominent Los Angeles prosecutor suing the county in a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit is asking a judge to force his boss, District Attorney George Gascon, to sit for a deposition under oath. John Lewin, who prosecuted real estate heir-turned-killer Robert Durst, says he was demoted from a prestigious position handling cold case trials to a mere "calendar deputy" after he questioned the legality of some of his boss's policies. Now a motion to comp…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
Drug overdoses surge in some states: 5 takeaways on numbers that 'are people's lives,' expert says
Newly released figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate a staggering 107,543 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. during 2023. While the figure is brutally high, it actually marks a 3% drop compared to a record 111,029 deaths reported in 2022. The CDC’s data, compiled by its National Center for Health Statistics, is provisional and final figures will be released next year. The slight downward trajectory may be a welcome sign for those…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
‘Succession’ Star Harriet Walter To Play Margaret Thatcher In ‘Frost/Nixon’-Style Channel 4 Drama From Stephen Frears, James Graham, Steve Coogan
EXCLUSIVE: Will this lady be for turning? Succession star Harriet Walter is taking on Maggie Thatcher in splashy Channel 4 drama series Brian and Margaret, which is being directed by Stephen Frears, penned by James Graham and co-starring Steve Coogan. Coogan’s BBC Studios-backed Baby Cow is producing. Unveiled with three weeks until the general election, […] MixCollage-13-Jun-2024-10-29-PM-9654…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
South Carolina true-crime podcast helps police make breakthrough in 50-year-old murder of ‘Mr. X’
South Carolina authorities are crediting a local reporter with helping them make a major breakthrough in a 1975 cold-case murder. The Greenville County Sheriff's Office on Monday revealed the identity of a murder victim named Oscar James Nedd, who was previously known only as Mr. X after a hunter found his body near Highway 20 and Blakely Road "wrapped in a sheet and smoldering, indicating it had been set on fire" in 1975. "Sheriff Hobart Lewis credits Brad Willis'…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
2024 Business Card Challenge: T-800’s 555 Brain
In Terminator 2: Judgment Day it’s revealed that Skynet becomes self-aware in August of 1997, and promptly launches a nuclear attack against Russia to draw humanity into a war which ultimately leaves the door open for the robots to take over. But as you might have noticed, we’re not currently engaged in a rebellion against advanced combat robots. The later movies had to do some fiddling with the timeline to explain this discrepancy, but looking at this 2024 Busi…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
How to Make Shawarma
Shawarma is a form of slow-roasting meat on a spit, and it’s often sold by street vendors in countries like Iraq, Israel, and Turkey. The meat is typically served on a flatbread along with hummus, tahini, and pickled cabbage. You might not be able to cook using a spit in your own kitchen, but you can make a savory shawarma using your oven and stove or a grill. [Edit]Ingredients [Edit]Chicken Shawarma 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
How Penn State football scored in the most recent NCAA academic rating
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s football team improved its academic rating in the 2022-23 academic year, after earning its worst score in a decade the year before. The NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) measures a collegiate team’s scholastic performance. A player who receives “athletically related financial aid” can earn up to two points — one for being enrolled and the other for being academically eligible in the next semester, according to the NCAA. A…
14 Jun 2024, 4:00 am
Behind the scenes with The Guardian creative team making all its election artwork by hand
Partly inspired by a ‘Broken Britain’ and in direct response to the rise of AI generative imagery and fake news, the newspaper’s election coverage this year is made with purposely imperfect paper cuttings.
14 Jun 2024, 3:59 am
Iran installing and starting cascades of advanced centrifuges as tensions high over nuclear program
Iran has started up new cascades of advanced centrifuges and plans to install others in the coming weeks after facing criticism over its nuclear program.
14 Jun 2024, 3:59 am
Burst water main closes Tunbridge Wells school
The school will only be open for students sitting exams…
14 Jun 2024, 3:57 am
Murder Suspect Killed, 2 Police Officers Wounded in Shootout at New Jersey Hotel
A shootout at a New Jersey hotel ended with a murder suspect dead and two police officers wounded, authorities said. The shooting occurred late Wednesday at a complex in Woodbridge that houses the Raritan Hotel and the Royal Albert’s Palace Banquet Hall, state Attorney General Matthew Platkin said. The suspect, whose name was not released, […] A sign outside the Raritan Hotel in Edison, N.J., in October 2019. (Google Maps/Screenshot via NTD)…
14 Jun 2024, 3:55 am
Caught in a giant strange attractor
There are two elements in all this that seem to be at odds with each other. On the one hand, things like a proverb, a symbol, or—as in Borges' story—a novel have some sort of universality. They transcend the ages and remain applicable in different contexts. On the other hand, they acquire a unique flavor every time, dependent on the specifics of the people and times involved. This is not a paradox, though, but a typical result of chaotic processes. from Borges o…
14 Jun 2024, 3:47 am
Floyd Mayweather replaces CEO amid Gervonta Davis animosity
Floyd Mayweather announced a decision to replace Leonard Ellerbe the day after World Boxing News pointed out a noticeable alteration. As reported on Thursday, Ellerbe’s name appeared on the Premier Boxing Champions promotional release without any Mayweather attachment. The move came shortly after Gervonta Davis severed all ties with Mayweather and his brand. However, it… Floyd Mayweather replaces CEO amid Gervonta Davis animosity The post Floyd Mayweather repla…
14 Jun 2024, 3:45 am
'I was sharing love and that was exposed maliciously': Man who 'nibbled' on boy's ear at World Snooker Championship breaks silence after being identified
A man who “nibbled” on a child’s ear live on television during the World Snooker Championship has broken his silence after being identified. Stefano Voci, 43, was caught on camera biting the young boy’s ear as seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry was speaking during a break in coverage of the event at the Crucible in Sheffield. The clip, which features the grown man whispering into a boy’s ear before proceeding to bite his lobe, went viral back in Apr…
14 Jun 2024, 3:43 am
South Africa's Parliament is choosing a president in a vote with unprecedented uncertainty
For the first time in 30 years, South African lawmakers will elect a president on Friday with the outcome not a mere formality.
14 Jun 2024, 3:41 am
Unsecured Tanker Hatch Spilled Out Gas in Crash That Destroyed I-95 Bridge in Philly: Report
HARRISBURG, Pa.—Gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the gasoline delivery tanker that overturned and ignited beneath an Interstate 95 bridge in Philadelphia a year ago, according to new details from federal investigators. Video evidence obtained by investigators shows the cover to the 16-inch (40-centimeter) “manhole” was open when driver Nathan […] The collapsed section of I-95 with fire trucks on the scene in Philadelphia on June 11…
14 Jun 2024, 3:40 am
Respiratory diseases plague Kenya as people cook with firewood to save money
Experts say cooking with cheap biomass like firewood is a big part of the problem.
14 Jun 2024, 3:39 am
Wells Fargo sacks more than a dozen work from home employees who used 'mouse movers' while slacking from their jobs
A top American bank has fired a dozen employees following claims that they were using devices to convince bosses they were working at home. Some workers allegedly used "mouse movers" to give the "impression of active work". During lockdown, products known as "mouse jigglers" were bought by employees across the globe to give the impression they were working while actually being away from their desks. US firm Wells Fargo sacked employees in its wealth and investment…
14 Jun 2024, 3:38 am
Tiger Woods makes multiple complaints after struggling at US Open as golf legend provides injury update
Tiger Woods has admitted he wasn't good enough on Thursday as he struggled during the opening day of the US Open. The golf icon sent fans into a frenzy at Pinehurst by hitting a birdie on his first hole, summoning the magic of old in the process. But Woods could only register one more and six bogeys as he shot a disappointing 74. The 48-year-old has now spoken out, with the golf icon complaining about his own performance. Woods feels he didn't putt well enough, sa…
14 Jun 2024, 3:31 am
We need a volunteer to literally crawl over broken glass to fix this network
Downside: High chance of injury. Upside: Permanent bragging rights at performance reviews On Call  The Register knows that readers often put themselves in harm's way to ensure tech keeps ticking over, which is why each Friday we salute those efforts with a fresh installment of On Call – the reader-contributed column that details true tales of tech support.……
14 Jun 2024, 3:30 am
There Are Only Downsides To Prolonging The War In Ukraine
There Are Only Downsides To Prolonging The War In Ukraine Authored by Connor O'Keefe via The Mises Institute, Last week, President Joe Biden and a number of top American and European officials met in Normandy to attend a ceremony marking the eightieth anniversary of the D-day invasion. In a pair of speeches, Biden recounted the operation that he said marked the beginning of the “great crusade to liberate Europe from tyranny” before drawing a…
14 Jun 2024, 3:12 am
Comment te dire adieu?
Françoise Hardy, icône de la culture pop, est morte. BBC obit. When we were all young, she was a bit of a heart-throb for Jagger, Bowie and Dylan. And a person in her own right! Comment te dire adieu? - Tous les garçons et les filles. Chapeau!
14 Jun 2024, 3:12 am
Conor McGregor's comeback fight cancelled over injury
Conor McGregor's comeback fight has been cancelled just two weeks before it was to due to take place in Las Vegas. Conor McGregor (Associated Press)…
14 Jun 2024, 3:05 am
Without clubs, unloved & lucky to be alive - Scotland's renaissance men
Throughout the Scotland squad there are stories of players fighting back from heartbreaking rejection, flak from fans and very serious injury, writes Tom English.
14 Jun 2024, 2:40 am
Visa applications plunge by a third as new restrictions see number of students with dependants applying dropping by almost 80%
The number of student dependants applying for visas plummeted by 79 per cent after the route was limited in January to only include families of research postgraduates. Following the major cuts by the government, a number of key visa applications have dropped. The overall number of migrants and their dependants who applied for three main types of visa decreased by nearly a third year-on-year, according to the Home Office. Around 46,700 student dependants applied to…
14 Jun 2024, 1:35 am
Family's epic 7,300-mile trip - including armoured bus - from Indonesia to Download
They travelled by plane, train and and an armoured vehicle to join 75,000 other metalheads.
14 Jun 2024, 1:00 am
Celine Dion: 'How I've rebuilt my voice'
The singer talks about her comeback from a debilitating neurological illness.
13 Jun 2024, 7:00 pm
Chicago native supports dependable, quality OB/GYN Care at Naval Health Clinic Lemoore
LEMOORE, Calif. (June 13, 2024) -- Ebony Sims is a licensed vocational nurse (LVN) in the obstetrics…
12 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm
David Hoselton
"I'm a jerk to everyone. Best way to protect yourself from lawsuits."…
12 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm
Robert Frost
"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."…
12 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done."…
12 Jun 2024, 8:00 pm
Michael Friedman
"The scientific name for an animal that doesn't either run from or fight its enemies is lunch."…
14 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
Armed with new technology and tactics, Russian trolls are back to disrupt U.S. elections
“Russia remains the most active foreign threat to our elections. The Russian government's goals in such influence operations tend to include eroding trust in U.S. democratic institutions, exacerbating sociopolitical divisions in the United States, and degrading Western support to Ukraine.……
14 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
It brings no joy to write about Trump's behavior
I think about all the misery Donald Trump has brought to our nation — especially to women, people of color, and those of us who take pride in being progressives who’ve been fighting for better lives for our people as……
14 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The death of America as we know It
By now most Americans, but not all, have either heard of Project 2025 or seen some reference to it. But too many still don’t know how this radical blueprint will change life in this country as we know it. The……
14 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The risks of AI could be catastrophic. We should empower company workers to warn us
In April, Daniel Kokotajlo resigned his position as a researcher at OpenAI, the company behind Chat GPT. He wrote in a statement that he disagreed with the way it is handling issues related to security as it continues to develop……
14 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The Biden immigration order exposes MAGA hypocrisy
President Joe Biden called Republicans’ bluff in February when he backed a tough, bipartisan border security plan. When now-felon and former President Donald Trump told Republicans to block the deal for fear of giving Biden a “win,” Democrats lost the……
11 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The disproportionate toll that COVID-19 took on people with diabetes continues today
At the start of the pandemic, many people living with diabetes were wondering what COVID-19 meant for them. Diabetes was already known to put people at higher risks from other infectious diseases, including flu. Would it be the same with……
11 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
Supreme Court says ‘Yes” to consumer protection, ‘No’ to payday lenders
A recent 7-2 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court gave consumers a long-sought victory that ended more than a decade of challenges over the constitutionality of the agency created to be the nation’s financial cop on the beat.
11 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The jurors just rendered a verdict on Bragg’s critics, too
From the moment he brought a criminal case against former President Donald Trump, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg was himself put on trial in the court of the commentariat, who condescendingly concluded that Bragg’s legal case was weaker than water.……
11 Jun 2024, 12:00 am
The legacy of inequality in medical education endures
Fueled by the Supreme Court’s June 2023 ruling that bans affirmative action in higher education, conservative lawmakers across the country have advanced their own state bans on diversity initiatives, especially those that might make students feel shame or guilt for……
14 Jun 2024, 3:29 am
Weekly markets recap: European stocks sink on political jitters
Global markets were mixed this week as European stocks tumbled on political turmoil, while Wall Street hit a new high fueled by a tech rally.
14 Jun 2024, 3:29 am
The end of an Era(s Tour): Taylor Swift confirms end of her record-breaking tour
The end is nigh for what is already the highest-grossing tour of all time...
14 Jun 2024, 3:28 am
US fines Emirates €1.6 million for flights that passed too low over Iraq
The Transportation Department said Thursday that it fined Middle Eastern airline Emirates €1.6 million ($1.8m) for flights in regions off-limits to US airlines while it allowed JetBlue Airways to sell seats on the planes.
14 Jun 2024, 3:20 am
Canada's defense investment in the Arctic puts it on track to meet NATO guideline, minister says
Canadian Defense Minister Bill Blair says his country looks on track to meet NATO’s military spending guideline.
14 Jun 2024, 3:16 am
Tesla Shareholders Vote To Reapprove Elon Musk’s Massive Pay — But Courts May Thwart Him From Raking In The Dough
Tesla shareholders voted to reaffirm a large pay package for Elon Musk estimated to be worth over $48 billion dollars on Thursday. Musk’s package was put to a shareholder vote after Chancellor Kathaleen St. Jude McCormick ruled Jan. 30 that the board of directors for the electric car company failed to provide sufficient justification for the payout to Musk, who also owns X, the social media site formerly known as Twitter, and is CEO of SpaceX, according to USA Tod…
14 Jun 2024, 3:11 am
G7 steps up efforts to support Ukraine as Pope Francis is set to join summit on Friday
Leaders of the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations are now turning their attention to migration on the second day of their summit on Friday.
14 Jun 2024, 3:06 am
Preparedness Notes for Friday — June 14, 2024
Because of a change in direction at Trident Media Group (my partner publisher) my novel Land Of Promise, will only be published in trade paperback by Amazon.com for one more month, at just $11.99 per copy. The last day of the sale (and of Amazon Print on Demand ordering capability) will be July 12, 2024. Thereafter, it may only be available as an e-book. I will try to get it back in print within a few months, but I can’t make any promises.  So order your copy (or…
14 Jun 2024, 3:04 am
Live updates as road in Herne Bay closed in both directions due to 'police incident'
The road has been closed due to a 'police incident'…
14 Jun 2024, 3:03 am
The War On Human Life – Part 3, by J.B.H.
(Continued from Part 2. This concludes the article.) Societal Matters We have less control regarding societal matters than the previously discussed personal matters. But I do believe we can influence some of these things at least within our own families. If enough families change, society changes. The First Step The first step is adjusting how we view these problems. For instance when we view the issue of homosexuality, many view this primarily as a moral failing or…
14 Jun 2024, 3:03 am
Beer prices across Europe: How much will fans pay during the 2024 Euros?
Beer prices vary widely across European capitals, with the highest costs found in the Nordic region, the UK, and France. The rankings shift significantly when considering the price level for alcoholic beverages calculated using purchasing power parities.
14 Jun 2024, 3:02 am
Economics & Investing For Preppers
Here are the latest news items and commentary on current economics news, market trends, stocks, investing opportunities, and the precious metals markets. In this column, JWR also covers hedges, derivatives, and various obscura. This column emphasizes JWR’s “tangibles heavy” investing strategy and contrarian perspective. Today, a look at pre-1965 “junk” silver coins. (See the Precious Metals section.) Precious Metals: The recent dip in the spot silver pric…
14 Jun 2024, 3:01 am
The Editors’ Quote of the Day:
“The right of self-defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.” – James Monroe, Second annual message to Congress, November 16, 1818 The post The Editors’ Quote of the Day: appeared first on SurvivalBlog.com.
14 Jun 2024, 3:00 am
Wild New Study Suggests Gravity Can Exist Without Mass
A new study by astrophysicist Richard Lieu suggests that gravity can exist without mass, proposing thin, shell-like layers of 'topological defects' as an alternative to dark matter for explaining the gravitational binding of galaxies. This theory posits that these defects create a gravitational force without detectable mass, potentially eliminating the need for dark matter in current cosmological models. Clare Watson reports via ScienceAlert: Lieu started out trying…
14 Jun 2024, 2:58 am
Enhancing code completion for Rust in Cody
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14 Jun 2024, 2:47 am
Millions of Muslims officially start Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca
Hajj is the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia that is required once in a lifetime of every Muslim who can afford it and is physically able to make it.
14 Jun 2024, 2:45 am
North Korean Hackers Target Brazilian Fintech with Sophisticated Phishing Tactics
Threat actors linked to North Korea have accounted for one-third of all the phishing activity targeting Brazil since 2020, as the country's emergence as an influential power has drawn the attention of cyber espionage groups. "North Korean government-backed actors have targeted the Brazilian government and Brazil's aerospace, technology, and financial services sectors," Google's Mandiant and…
14 Jun 2024, 2:45 am
Which Countries Have Universal Health Coverage?
Which Countries Have Universal Health Coverage? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means that everyone has access to a full range of health services - from emergency interventions to palliative care - without financial difficulty. In this graphic, Visual Capitalist's Julia Wendling uses data from CEOWorld Magazine to visualize the countries that have UHC versus those that do not, along with how UHC cove…
14 Jun 2024, 2:39 am
Today's rugby news as Gatland prepared to 'go through pain' and Welsh regions announce raft of new deals
The latest rugby news from Wales and around the world…
14 Jun 2024, 2:38 am
Standardizing the BPF ISA
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14 Jun 2024, 2:35 am
Elon Musk wins backing of shareholders on Є52 billion pay package
Tesla’s shareholders voted to reinstate CEO Elon Musk’s $55.8 billion (€52 billion) pay package, which was rejected by a judge in Delaware earlier this year. Investors also approved the relocation of the company’s incorporation to Texas.
14 Jun 2024, 2:32 am
Microsoft cancels universal Recall release in favor of Windows Insider preview
Wider release coming real soon – promise – after the Windows faithful give it a thrashing Microsoft has cancelled the wide release of Recall – the controversial tool for Copilot+ PCs that takes regular snapshots of a machine to create a record of everything users do with their machines – and will instead make it available only to Windows Insiders for the foreseeable future.……
14 Jun 2024, 2:30 am
Election aftermath - MEPs to watch on economic and financial policy
The European Parliament is establishing new political groups and leadership, with the first constituent plenary session on 16-19 July - Euronews has earmarked MEPs likely to shape economic and finance policy in the new assembly.
14 Jun 2024, 2:24 am
Driver indicted in crash that killed family of 3, including Arizona sheriff's son
The man accused of causing a crash that killed a family of three in Arizona in December 2022 has been indicted, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced on Thursday. Brian Alexander Torres-Perez, now 22, was indicted on three counts of manslaughter, which is a class two felony, in the crash that left Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb's 22-year-old son, Cooper, dead. Cooper's fiancée, Caroline Patten, and their 11-month-old daughter were also killed in the crash…
14 Jun 2024, 2:24 am
Croke Park will not host Ireland Tests - IRFU
The Irish Rugby Football Union [IRFU] rules out the possibility of Ireland returning to play Test matches at Croke Park.
14 Jun 2024, 2:23 am
Does the centre-right need to work with the far-right? | Radio Schuman
Ursula von der Leyen needs the endorsement of the European Council and the simple majority at the European Parliament to get re-elected European Commission president. How much does she need the votes of far-right parties?
14 Jun 2024, 2:19 am
Chinese #MeToo journalist jailed for five years
Sophia Huang Xueqin had been one of the main #MeToo voices in China when she was arrested in 2021.
14 Jun 2024, 2:15 am
AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa
June 7-13, 2024 Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine other people were killed in a plane crash.
14 Jun 2024, 2:15 am
Dallas takes on Saint Louis City SC in Western Conference play
Dallas and Saint Louis City SC meet in Western Conference action.
14 Jun 2024, 2:14 am
‘The Boys’ Boss Eric Kripke On What To Expect In Final Season 5, Potential Jeffrey Dean Morgan Spinoff & Season 4’s “Scary” Political Poignancy
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of the first three episodes of Season 4 of The Boys, which dropped today on Amazon Prime Video. “Did it occur to you, it’s harder to stage a f*cking coup with a million eyes on me?” Sage (Susan Heyward) complains to superhero kingpin Homelander (Antony Starr) in the third episode […] The Boys Season 4…
14 Jun 2024, 2:14 am
Beer prices across Europe: What fans will pay during Euro 2024
Beer prices vary widely across European capitals, with the highest costs found in the Nordic region, the UK, and France. The rankings shift significantly when considering the price level for alcoholic beverages calculated using purchasing power parities.
14 Jun 2024, 2:11 am
AP Week in Pictures: Global
June 7-13, 2024 Cambodians pray for rain and good fortune in the He Neak Ta ritual, people suffering respiratory ailments receive a secret herbal treatment with live fish in India, and soldiers and politicians commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day in France.
14 Jun 2024, 2:08 am
Russia Says Downed 87 Ukrainian Drones Overnight
Russia said Friday it had downed 87 Ukrainian drones overnight, of which 70 had targeted the southern Rostov region that houses the headquarters of its military operation against Kyiv. “During the night, an attempt by the Kyiv regime to commit a terrorist attack with drones… was foiled,” the defense ministry said. “In all, 87 Ukrainian drones were shot down above Russian regions,” it said, adding that 70 drones were downed over Rostov, six each over Kursk…
14 Jun 2024, 2:06 am
R.E.M. reunite at Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony also honoring Timbaland and Steely Dan
A reunion of R.E.M. was one of the unexpected highlights at the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony that also honored legendary band Steely Dan, R&B and rap producer Timbaland, Nashville hitmaker Hillary Lindsey and Dean Pitchford, who helped Kenny Loggins with the megahit “Footloose.”…
14 Jun 2024, 2:00 am
Orban Got What He Wanted From NATO & Ensured Hungary's Objective National Interests
Orban Got What He Wanted From NATO & Ensured Hungary's Objective National Interests Authored by Andrew Korybko via Substack, Wednesday’s meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg saw the two leaders reach an agreement on the bloc’s military aid to Ukraine. Hungary won’t oppose NATO’s decisions in this regard like it briefly did the EU’s in exchange for NATO not forcing Hungary to participate…