The New York Attorney General, Letitia James, has filed a $250 million lawsuit against former president Donald Trump. The lawsuit alleges that Trump defrauded lenders by inflating and falsifying statements about his wealth.Go deeper →
Vladimir Putin announced this morning that he would activate as many as 300,000 reservists to bolster the war effort in Ukraine. The deeply unpopular move sparked protests against the Kremlin, and one-way flights out of Russia started to sell out today.
Actor Tom Hardy who portrayed Bane in \"The Dark Night Rises,\" lived up to this character's name this weekend when he entered a marital arts tournament. He was a surprise competitor at the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship in Milton Keynes, England, where he won gold.
The owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, Robert Sarver, announced that he is looking for potential buyers for the teams. Sarver was suspended for a year and ordered to pay a $10 million fine for using racist and misogynistic language in the workplace, harassing female employees, and bullying staffers.
FIFA announced that Ted Lasso, and his team AFC Richmond, will be playable in FIFA 23. The team will not be part of the premier league in the game but will live in the Rest of the World side of the game.
The IT services company, Wipro, fired 300 employees for moonlighting for competitors in a huge move announced today. Wipro employs about 25,000 people across 60 nations, and they have taken an aggressive stance against employees taking on projects or jobs for competitors.
Twitch announced a plan to cut subscription revenue from some of the platform's top streamers as part of their push towards implementing ads.Go deeper →
The chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates by another 0.75 percentage points today. The rate hike is the third consecutive hike by the Fed, which is committed to doing anything it can to curb inflation.
President Biden delivered a fiery address at the United Nations General Assembly today condemning Putin's war on Ukraine and calling on the UN to step forward to uphold the values of its charter. President Biden has pushed for more aid to Ukraine, especially after a surprise offensive that pushed Russian forces east and retook large swaths of the country.Go deeper →
Protests have erupted in Tehran and across Iran after a young Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini, was killed in police custody. The 22-year-old was detained by Iran's \"morality police\" for violating the country's Islamic dress code. Protestors have taken to the streets to protest her death, and women have been filmed burning their headscarves in videos circulating on social media.
The Associated Press reported today that GOP Ohio House candidate, J.R. Majewski, lied about being deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. Majewski has frequently spoken about being deployed to Afghanistan with the Air Force and the \"deplorable\" conditions he endured while serving in the country. But, according to records obtained by AP, he never deployed to Afghanistan at all. Instead, he helped to load cargo planes in Qatar, miles and miles away from danger.
Protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman, Masha Amini, while in the custody of Iran's \"morality police\" prompted Iran to restrict access to Instagram and WhatsApp. In Western Iran, where Amini is from, Internet access has been almost wholly restricted as protests grew in size and intensity.
Microsoft will hold an event on October 12th to launch new Surface devices. The event is scheduled to take place just before the Ignite Event in Seattle, but the \"Microsoft Fall Event 2022\" will likely be virtual.
Elon Musk is reportedly preparing to reveal the final iteration of the humanoid 'Optimus' robot on September 30th after unveiling a prototype during the company's AI Day in August 2021.Go deeper →
The National Transportation Safety Board called on the federal government to require all new vehicles manufactured in the U.S. to contain technology to evaluate whether the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol after a 2021 crash in California that killed nine people.Go deeper →
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