The unsealed warrant obtained by the FBI to seize 33 items revealed that the FBI was looking for documents related to espionage, nuclear weapons, and classified secrets when they raided former President Donald Trump's residence at Mar-a-Lago.Go deeper →
Google has been hit with a $43 million fine by the Australian court for misleading users about the collection and use of their location data on Android phones.Go deeper →
The author Salman Rushdie who received death threats from Iran and extremist groups for his writing was attacked onstage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York. The author wrote the book the Satanic Verses in 1988. After its release, he was forced into hiding for nine years after receiving death threats.
MGM, a production company, owned by Amazon, is developing a viral video show featuring footage from Amazon Ring cameras.Go deeper →
The vice chairman of Samsung Electronics will receive a presidential pardon in South Korea after serving 18 months and being on parole for bribing the former president, Park Geun-hye. The pardon will remove the criminal charge from his record and allow him to resume his role as vice chairman to the fullest capacity. He is expected to bolster Samsung's expansion into semiconductor chip making.
Hyundai, who acquired the robot-makers Boston Dynamics, announced that they will launch Boston Dynamics AI Institute with a $400 million investment to research artificial intelligence and robotics. The founder of Boston Dynamics, Marc Raiber, will head the new institute.
Masks will now be required indoors during the upcoming TwitchCon in San Diego. Proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test will also be required. The decision came after backlash on social media over the initial no-mask policy caused some creators or potential ticket buyers to bow out of the conference.
Michelle Branch was arrested in Nashville after striking her husband, Patrick Carney of the band, The Black Keys. The arrest comes three days after the 6-month pregnant Branch announced their separation after Carney had an affair with someone at his management company.
Megan Thee Stallion's sophomore album, Traumazine, dropped today. The Game and Rod Wave also dropped albums today.
The actress Anne Heche passed away today at the age of 53. Heche was on life support after crashing her car into a home in Los Angeles on August 5th. The home that Heche crashed into burned down after the crash ignited a fire.
After the warrant to search Mar-a-Lago was unsealed, former President Trump took to social media to claim that former President Obama had taken millions of records with him to Chicago after he left office. The National Archives (NARA) responded with a statement clarifying that the records had been properly declassified and remained in NARA possession in a facility in Chicago, which Obama has no say over.
Jeffery Toobin announced he is leaving CNN after 20 years on the air. Last year, Toobin was placed on leave after he exposed himself on a zoom call with staffers at CNN. He was fired from the New Yorker after the incident.
The House passed the Inflation Reduction Act today, sending the ambitious spending bill to Biden's desk. The bill includes landmark spending on climate change initiatives, healthcare, and new tax provisions.Go deeper →