Rep. Madison Cawthorn Punished by House for Crypto Scheme

Departing U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina has been told to pay over $14,000 to charity after the House Ethics Committee found he financially benefited while purchasing a cryptocurrency that he was promoting and violated conflict of interest rules. The investigation examined the one-term Republican’s purchase of LGB Coin, named for the chant “Let’s Go Brandon” mocking Democratic President Joe Biden. The committee found … Continue reading Rep. Madison Cawthorn Punished by House for Crypto Scheme

North Korea Executes Two Teens for Watching a Movie

North Korea executed two high school students for watching South Korean and American movies, a report said. Viewing or distributing Korean dramas, popularly known as K-dramas, is strictly forbidden in North Korea. The two boys, 16 and 17, met in October at a school in North Korea’s Ryanggang Province and watched several South Korean and American drama shows, the Independent reported. The two teens were … Continue reading North Korea Executes Two Teens for Watching a Movie

Chinese Spies Stole Millions in America Covid Funds

Hackers linked to the Chinese government stole at least $20 million in U.S. Covid relief benefits, including Small Business Administration loans and unemployment insurance funds in over a dozen states, according to the Secret Service. The theft of taxpayer funds by the Chengdu-based hacking group known as APT41 is the first instance of pandemic fraud tied to foreign, state-sponsored cybercriminals that the U.S. government has … Continue reading Chinese Spies Stole Millions in America Covid Funds

CNN’s Dark Winter: On-Air Talent Cuts Continue

CNN is laying off hundreds of employees in a cost-cutting effort that illuminates the financial challenges facing a wide array of media companies as the economy teeters toward a possible recession. The cuts began on Wednesday and finished on Thursday, with affected employees notified in person or via Zoom. “It is incredibly hard to say goodbye to any one member of the CNN team,” CNN … Continue reading CNN’s Dark Winter: On-Air Talent Cuts Continue

Obama Mocks Herschel Walker Over Vampire/Werewolf Talk

Former President Obama rallied for incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) on Thursday, where he responded to Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker’s recent discussion of vampires and werewolves during a campaign appearance. “Since the last time I was here, Mr. Walker has been talking about issues that are of great importance to the people of Georgia,” said Obama at the rally. “Like whether it’s better to … Continue reading Obama Mocks Herschel Walker Over Vampire/Werewolf Talk

Trump is Furious with Kanye West Over “Trick”

Donald Trump lashed out at Kanye West for inviting notorious Holocaust skeptic and white nationalist Nick Fuentes to dinner at Mar-a-Lago — fuming that the rapper was trying to “f–k him” over by bringing the uninvited guest. The ex-president, 76, was “totally blindsided” by Fuentes’ presence at the dinner, which was described as “a total setup,” a confidant speaking anonymously told NBC News. “He tried … Continue reading Trump is Furious with Kanye West Over “Trick”

Britney Spears Musical Makes it to Broadway

A stage musical about woke princesses that uses hit songs by Britney Spears will land on Broadway this summer. “Once Upon a One More Time,” featuring Spears’ tunes, including “Oops!… I Did It Again,” “Lucky,” “Stronger” and “Toxic,” will start performances in May at the Marquis Theatre. The musical has an original story written by Jon Hartmere about classic fairy tale princesses — Cinderella, Snow … Continue reading Britney Spears Musical Makes it to Broadway

New ISIS Leader Emerges

ISIS acknowledged the death of its leader on Wednesday and confirmed his successor. The group’s media affiliate al-Furqan published an audio message by an ISIS spokesman announcing the death of its leader who was appointed in March. Biden spoke from the White House to announce that the operation had taken “a major terrorist leader off the battlefield,” saying the US had chosen to use special … Continue reading New ISIS Leader Emerges

Entire Country Held Hostage by Gangs

Honduras has declared a state of emergency in a desperate bid to stamp out widespread gang-run extortion that has affected every part of society and driven tens of thousands to seek protection in the U.S. The new measures announced by President Xiomara Castro allow for boosted police presence and surveillance, as well as other measures to help her government confront a daunting security situation that … Continue reading Entire Country Held Hostage by Gangs

Officials Reveal How Many Slaves Were Killed Preparing for World Cup

A top Qatari official involved in the country’s World Cup organization has put the number of worker deaths for the tournament “between 400 and 500” for the first time, a drastically higher number than any other previously offered by Doha. The comment by Hassan al-Thawadi, the secretary-general of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, appeared to come off the cuff during an interview with … Continue reading Officials Reveal How Many Slaves Were Killed Preparing for World Cup