May 3, 2024

Trump Makes Pizza Stop at FDNY After Day in Court

Former President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to a New York Fire Department station on May 2, following his court attendance for the so-called hush money charges brought against him. “It was an honor to see the brave men and women of the FDNY this evening!” President Trump posted on his Truth Social account. […]

May 3, 2024

Landmark Anti-Trust Case Against Google Coming to a Close

Google has reportedly defended itself by claiming its actions were sound business decisions and that other search engines failed because of inferior quality. The Justice Department’s (DOJ) prosecution of Google in Washington is headed towards an end with closing arguments on May 2–May 3—roughly three years since DOJ brought the indictment and various state governments […]

May 3, 2024

Scientists Backtrack, Admit Proposed Virus Experiments Could Have Been Done in China

Earlier statements said the experiments were definitely never done. A scientists with close ties to China and the U.S. government is now saying that risky experiments he proposed—which some experts believe could have led to the creation of SARS-CoV-2—may have been done, deviating from earlier statements. Another scientist involved in the proposal also says he […]

May 3, 2024

State MP Presents Motion to Stop ‘Relentless’ Banking Branch Closures

Major banks have been steadily closing branches across Australia citing the popularity of online digital services. New South Wales state MP Rachel Merton is calling for a halt to bank and ATM closures as regional customers continue to see local branches disappear. The National Australia Bank (NAB) closed the Lithgow and Oberon bank branches and […]

May 3, 2024

Australian Plant-Based Meat Sales Surge 47 Percent Between 2020 and 2023

Yet retail sales were slow due to ‘expectations around taste’ and the ‘higher price point’ of plant-based products. Australia’s plant-based meat sales surged 47 percent, while per capita consumption increased 28 percent, between 2020 and 2024, according to Food Frontier in its State of the Industry report. The report evaluated the current state of the […]

May 2, 2024

MPs’ WhatsApp Messages Should Be Disclosed, Says Committee

A cross-party group of MPs has been looking into transparency standards, following a lobbying scandal involving former Prime Minister David Cameron. MPs have called for greater transparency in government lobbying and urged for WhatsApp messages to undergo the same scrutiny and disclosure as face-to-face meetings. Members of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) […]