- Former Netflix engineer and accomplice sentenced to prison for insider tradingon December 4, 2021 at 9:45 pm
A former Netflix software engineer and his best friend were sentenced Friday for securities fraud, the US Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Washington announced.
- Justice Department charges 2 men alleged to have marched with Proud Boys on January 6 and led charge at US Capitolon December 4, 2021 at 9:33 pm
Federal prosecutors have accused two men of having ties to a Proud Boys leader and being among the first to breach the police line near the US Capitol on January 6.
- For this American family, the Iran nuclear talks are personalon December 4, 2021 at 9:13 pm
Emad Shargi’s daughter says her dad has always been stoic during his ordeal as an American citizen unjustly held in an Iranian prison. But recently, she heard something different.
- Henry Winkler is auctioning off his Fonz jacket and more ‘Happy Days’ memorabiliaon December 4, 2021 at 9:13 pm
Aaay! Who wants the Fonz’s leather jacket?
- Michigan school shooting suspect’s parents plead not guiltyon December 4, 2021 at 9:09 pm
The parents of Michigan school shooting suspect Ethan Crumbley have been arrested after a manhunt. They pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges during an arraignment Saturday.
- Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $500,000 bond each after manhunton December 4, 2021 at 8:42 pm
The parents of the teen accused in this week’s deadly Michigan high school shooting were arrested early Saturday in Detroit, authorities said, ending an hourslong search for them after they failed to appear in court on involuntary manslaughter charges in the killings.
- Goldman Sachs cuts US GDP growth forecast for 2022 over Omicron fearson December 4, 2021 at 8:40 pm
Goldman Sachs on Saturday cut its outlook for U.S. economic growth to 3.8% for 2022, citing risks and uncertainty around the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
- Nobody seems to know what’s going on with the economyon December 4, 2021 at 8:32 pm
If you’re confused by the US economy, which simultaneously shows signs of strength and cause for concern, you’re not alone. The November jobs report may have been disappointing to some in terms of jobs creation, but it also suggests the pandemic recovery is progressing.
- One person is dead after an accidental shooting at a 911 dispatch center in Kentuckyon December 4, 2021 at 7:59 pm
A 911 dispatcher in Kentucky died after a gun was accidentally discharged at a dispatch center on Friday.
- A plumber found cash and checks stashed in a wall at Joel Osteen’s Houston mega-churchon December 4, 2021 at 7:44 pm
A plumber doing repair work at pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church found hundreds of envelopes of cash and checks hidden in a wall that police think is connected to a massive 2014 theft at the Houston mega-church.
- Anger simmers over Omicron travel bans in southern Africaon December 4, 2021 at 7:40 pm
African leaders are hitting back against travel bans imposed over the Omicron variant, accusing wealthy countries of being hypocrites for delivering new restrictions instead of the vaccine doses the continent desperately needs.
- Biden administration still seeking return to compliance with original Iran nuclear deal while preparing for world without iton December 4, 2021 at 7:26 pm
The Biden administration is still seeking a return to mutual compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran but is “preparing for a world in which there is no return” to the landmark agreement, a senior State Department official said Saturday.
- Travel restrictions by country following the Omicron variant outbreakon December 4, 2021 at 7:24 pm
Just as many countries around the world were beginning to loosen their border restrictions, reports of a newly detected coronavirus variant in South Africa sent many of those doors slamming shut again.
- South Africa Covid-19 cases have nearly quadrupled since Tuesday, with Omicron fueling the surgeon December 4, 2021 at 7:17 pm
South Africa’s Covid-19 cases have nearly quadrupled in the last four days, underscoring concerns around how contagious the new coronavirus Omicron variant might be as the country enters its fourth wave of the pandemic.
- Texas police officer ‘hero’ shot to death while responding to disturbanceon December 4, 2021 at 7:13 pm
A police officer has died from gunshot wounds he sustained while responding to a disturbance in Mesquite, Texas, authorities said.
- US intelligence estimates Russian troop levels on Ukraine border could reach 175,000on December 4, 2021 at 7:10 pm
New US intelligence findings estimate Russia could begin a military offensive in Ukraine in a matter of months as it amasses up to 175,000 troops along the border, a startling escalation that President Joe Biden has warned could lead to severe consequences.
- A rare sea turtle and seal pups have washed up on UK beaches after a stormon December 4, 2021 at 7:10 pm
A rare sea turtle and dozens of seal pups have been washed onto the UK’s beaches after the country was hit by Storm Arwen last week that brought strong winds and the deaths of three people.
- If the Supreme Court curtails abortion rights it could flip the script on the 2022 midterm electionson December 4, 2021 at 6:39 pm
With the looming possibility of the Supreme Court gutting Roe v. Wade, the future of reproductive rights in America is poised to become a central and potentially defining issue in the upcoming midterm elections.
- Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody. Here’s what we knowon December 4, 2021 at 6:31 pm
School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan’s Oxford High School left three students dead, officials said.
- The shooter ‘methodically and deliberately’ fired at students. A timeline of a school shooting tragedyon December 4, 2021 at 6:27 pm
Zander Cumbey had walked into his afternoon high school classroom when he heard screaming outside in the hallway.
- Army Col. Edward Shames, the last remaining member of World War II’s ‘Band of Brothers,’ dies at 99on December 4, 2021 at 6:13 pm
Col. Edward Shames, the last surviving officer of the historic World War II parachute infantry regiment of the US Army known as Easy Company, died Friday at the age of 99.
- Omicron variant cases identified in at least 12 states but Delta still dominateson December 4, 2021 at 6:05 pm
While at least 12 states have identified cases of the Omicron coronavairus variant, US health officials remain concerned about the Delta version that accounts for practically all new infections.
- Thousands flee as Indonesia’s Mount Semeru volcano eruptson December 4, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Mount Semeru, a volcano on Indonesia’s East Java Province, erupted on Saturday, spewing a column of smoke and ash while displacing thousands from the area, authorities said.
- Police shoot and kill a knife-wielding suspect at a Florida university, authorities sayon December 4, 2021 at 5:54 pm
Police fatally shot a man wielding a knife inside a Florida university residence hall Friday night, authorities said.
- Tiny living Pac-Man robots have learned how to reproduceon December 4, 2021 at 5:12 pm
This week, meet the curious living robots that can reproduce, spy wildlife at its best, experience an eight-hour year on an exoplanet, learn why it’s raining in one of the coldest places on Earth, discover footprints of an unknown human ancestor, and more.
- Bitcoin plunges overnighton December 4, 2021 at 5:12 pm
Bitcoin prices plunged overnight to a low of about $43,000.
- Right-wing activists are openly ‘weaponizing’ Twitter’s new private media policyon December 4, 2021 at 4:40 pm
Twitter acknowledged on Friday that a new policy it unveiled this week to protect users from harassment is being abused by malicious actors — days after journalists, left-wing activists and self-described “sedition hunters” reported their accounts had been locked for sharing publicly available images of anti-maskers, anti-vaccine protesters and suspected Capitol insurrectionists.
- National Cookie Day Deals: Where to get the goodson December 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm
What tastes better than a cookie? A free cookie, of course.
- Margaux Pinot: ‘I thought I was dead,’ says French judoka as partner released over domestic violence accusationson December 4, 2021 at 3:41 pm
Margaux Pinot, a judoka with the French national team, plans to appeal a decision by a Paris court to not pursue a conviction against her partner, whom she accuses of domestic abuse, her lawyer Rachid Madid told CNN on Friday.
- Lewis Hamilton says he’s ‘not comfortable’ racing in Saudi Arabiaon December 4, 2021 at 3:40 pm
Lewis Hamilton has said he is “not comfortable” racing in Saudi Arabia ahead of the penultimate race of the Formula One season, which takes place in Jeddah on Sunday.
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