April 20, 2024

If You’re a Criminal, This Is the County to Avoid

POLK COUNTY, Fla.—Across a six-decade career, beginning as a 16-year-old ambulance driver to his ascension as America’s most renowned lawman, Grady Judd has made one thing clear. He’s that guy, that old-school sheriff whose tough-talking press conferences garner national attention, but he’s also a lifelong student of integrating new-school techniques with emerging technologies, a pioneering […]

April 20, 2024

Taylor Swift Collaborates With Chinese Owned App TikTok to Promote Her New Album

In a strategic move to amplify her latest album, “The Tortured Poets Department,” Taylor Swift is embarking on a promotional journey through TikTok, potentially granting the social media powerhouse access to a vast array of global user accounts and their corresponding personal data. Following the release of her album at midnight Eastern time Friday, Ms. […]

April 20, 2024

Fear of Eating Fish May Keep Pregnant Women From Getting Enough Omega-3

Although pregnant women should avoid eating certain types of fish due to their high mercury content, they shouldn’t shun fish altogether. Women may feel that eating fish during pregnancy is risky, due to years of concerning messaging about mercury contamination in certain species. But fish—especially oily fish—may be the best dietary source of the omega-3 […]

April 19, 2024

Comer Threatens to Subpoena Biden Energy Secretary After She Finds Time for ‘The View’ But Not Congress

The House Oversight Committee chairman has been pressing the Energy secretary for details on the decision to halt new liquid natural gas (LNG) exports. House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) is threatening to subpoena Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jennifer Granholm to voluntarily testify before the House committee after repeated failed attempts to get […]

April 19, 2024

Google Fires 28 Workers After Employees Staged Protest Over Company Providing Services to Israel

Google fired 28 employees after the protests held across two of the company’s offices on April 16. The employees had staged the protests over Google’s association with the Israeli government, which involves cloud-computing services known as “Project Nimbus.” The company alerted the police after sit-in protests at offices in New York and Sunnyvale, California, which […]

April 19, 2024

Study: Antipsychotics in Dementia Linked to Stroke, Heart Issues, Pneumonia and More

Antipsychotics pose greater health risks than previously understood, leading to severe complications in dementia patients. In a  study published in The BMJ, researchers highlighted significant concerns regarding the use of antipsychotic medications in patients with dementia. The study found that antipsychotics, commonly prescribed to manage agitation and aggression in dementia patients, carry a high risk […]

April 19, 2024

FedEx pledges $25 million over 5 years in NIL program for University of Memphis athletes

MEMPHIS — FedEx on Friday pledged $25 million over the next five years to be used in sponsorship deals with University of Memphis athletes, a huge boost for the school’s name, image and likeness compensation efforts. The Memphis-based shipping giant said the program will initially focus on football, men’s and women’s basketball and other women’s […]

April 19, 2024

FDA Commissioner Sounds Alarm on Illegal Chinese Nicotine Vapes

Dr. Robert Califf says that the FDA is concerned about the 480,000 Americans who die each year from tobacco-related illnesses. Dr. Robert Califf, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner, testified about the ongoing proliferation of illegal Chinese nicotine vaporizers, or “vapes,” and potential upcoming regulations on menthol cigarettes at a congressional budget hearing on […]

April 19, 2024

Police the ‘Source of Truth’: Commissioner in Response to Christian Stabbing

This follows Australian eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant weighing up approaching Google to “minimise the amount of content the Australians can see.”  New South Wales (NSW) Police Commissioner Karen Webb has told the public that “police will be the source of truth,” not social media and misinformation. This comes after a 16-year-old teenager was charged […]