The company buying Trump’s social network Truth Social warned investors about his history of bankruptcy and failed business ventures

The company buying Trump's social network Truth Social warned investors about his history of bankruptcy and failed business ventures

Former US President Donald Trump.Allison Joyce/Getty Images The company buying Trump’s social network Truth Social warned investors about his past business failures. In a filing Monday, Digital World noted the bankruptcy of Trump Taj Mahal and failure of Trump Vodka. The blank-check firm is engineering a merger with TMTG, the company that owns Truth Social. … Read more

Israeli PM welcomes expansion of West Bank settlements

Israeli PM welcomes expansion of West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday welcomed a recent decision to expand Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank that the Palestinians and most of the international community view as illegal. During a visit to the settlement of Elkana, he cast the expansion of settlements as a response to recent Palestinian … Read more

Inside BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors’ questionable tax filings

Inside BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors' questionable tax filings

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors used charity funds to pay her brother and child’s father eye-watering sums of cash for various services, according to tax documents filed with the IRS. The co-founder’s brother, Paul Cullors, saw a cool sum of $840,000 hit his bank account for allegedly providing security services to the nonprofit organization, … Read more

What is ‘gray rocking’? How to set boundaries with the narcissist in your life.

What is 'gray rocking'? How to set boundaries with the narcissist in your life.

When dealing with manipulative or narcissistic people in your life, the best option is to cut contact and leave. But what if that isn’t possible? The reality is, not everyone can escape a toxic relationship – especially when it involves co-workers, in-laws or a co-parent. That’s why relationship and mental health experts are recommending an … Read more

CRISPR Gene Editing Now Possible in Cockroaches

CRISPR in Cockroaches

Cartoon of CRISPR in cockroaches. Credit: Shirai et al./Cell Reports Methods According to a paper published in the journal Cell Reports Methods by Cell Press on May 16th, 2022, researchers devised a CRISPR-Cas9 technique to enable gene editing in cockroaches. The straightforward and effective “direct parental” CRISPR (DIPA-CRISPR) procedure involves injecting materials into female adults … Read more

Livestream & Schedule – News Brig

Livestream & Schedule – Deadline

Johnny Depp already testified, and Amber Heard returns to the witness stand Tuesday, May 17 in the former Pirates of the Caribbean actor’s exceedingly high-profile, $50 million defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife. The proceedings are taking place in Virginia’s Fairfax County Courthouse. Today’s proceedings is expected to begin with the resumption of Heard’s testimony. The … Read more

UK unveils radical overhaul of EU trade deal in N. Ireland

UK unveils radical overhaul of EU trade deal in N. Ireland

The UK government Tuesday announced its intention to drastically overhaul post-Brexit trade rules in Northern Ireland, arguing the plan was needed to end political paralysis in the territory but risking a trade war with the EU. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said she would introduce legislation reforming the so-called Northern Ireland Protocol “in the coming weeks” … Read more

Future COVID variants will likely reinfect us multiple times a year, experts say — unless we invest in new vaccines

Future COVID variants will likely reinfect us multiple times a year, experts say — unless we invest in new vaccines

For more than a year now, the original COVID-19 vaccines have held up remarkably well — even miraculously so — against a Greek alphabet of new variants: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta. But now experts say something is changing. Since the start of 2022, the initial version of Omicron, known as BA.1, has been spinning off … Read more