May 22, 2024

Cyberattacks: Microsoft President Brad Smith to Testify Before House Homeland Security Committee

Lawmakers will also look at how Microsoft ‘plans to strengthen security measures’ following a 2023 cyber intrusion by ’threat actors’ affiliated with China. Microsoft’s vice chairman and president, Brad Smith, will testify before Congress next month on the tech giant’s alleged “security shortcomings” following multiple cyberattacks, lawmakers announced on May 21. Mr. Smith will testify […]

May 22, 2024

Georgia Supreme Court Justice Defeats Challenger Who Focused on Abortion

Justice Andrew Pinson held on to his seat on the state supreme court after fending off a challenge from Democratic Congressman John Barrow. ATLANTA, Ga.—Georgia’s only contested State Supreme Court seat will remain in the same hands for another six years. Justice Andrew Pinson on May 21 defeated former Democratic Congressman John Barrow, who campaigned […]

May 22, 2024

Lombardi instilled, valued inclusivity in a time of widespread exclusion

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker’s recent remarks on abortion, gender roles and the looming national celebration of Pride Month were a reminder that sports inevitably reflect the controversies and complexities of the society around them. It’s true today and it was true 55 years ago, when legendary NFL coach Vince Lombardi quietly but firmly […]

May 22, 2024

Social Media Now Literally the Subject of Your Nightmares

Social media-related nightmares can act as stressors, disrupting users’ sleep cycle and causing awakenings during the night. The more time you spend scrolling Facebook, TikTok or Instagram, the greater the possibility of having unpleasant dreams, or even nightmares. According to a research paper published in the BMC Psychology in March, people who spend more time […]

May 22, 2024

CDC Issues Vaccination Warning for Travelers to Saudi Arabia

Officials say the disease can sometimes lead to death in as little as 24 hours. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a health alert and a travel alert about meningococcal disease, an infection that can lead to death in just hours, for people going to Saudi Arabia. On May 20, […]

May 21, 2024

LIVE NOW: Davos in the Desert Holds Virtual Conference on ‘Get Trump’

Davos in the Desert, an “anti-globalist movement dedicated to providing forums whereby business leaders, thought leaders and government servants share their ideas for safeguarding freedom and liberty,” holds a virtual conference on “Get Trump” on May 21. Agenda: (All Pacific time) 7:30 am – Welcoming remarks and housekeeping Spe…

May 21, 2024

Power conferences, NCAA to vote on landmark $2.7 billion settlement

University presidents around the country are scheduled to meet this week to vote on whether to accept a proposed settlement of an antitrust lawsuit that would cost the NCAA nearly $3 billion and create a landmark revenue-sharing system with college athletes. The terms of the agreement have met some pushback from Division I conferences that […]

May 21, 2024

South Australian, Chinese Researchers Partner on Sustainable Biofuel

Australia aims to become a major exporter of biofuels especially because of the country’s comparative advantage to support production of the resource. Aviation experts from the University of South Australia (UniSA) will work together with their Chinese counterparts to develop a sustainable biofuel industry in both countries. The said partnership builds on the $1.7 billion […]

May 21, 2024

Sunak Offers ‘Unequivocal’ Apology to Victims of Infected Blood Scandal

The prime minister apologised for the mistakes of successive governments over the infected blood scandal and said there must be ‘justice and accountability.’ Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has given a “wholehearted and unequivocal” apology to the victims of the infected blood scandal and said there must be “justice and accountability” for anyone who committed “wrongdoing.” […]