Senators denounce alleged Twitter security flaws as whistleblower testifies

Enlarge / Former Twitter security chief Peiter Zatko testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 13, 2022. Democratic and Republican leaders of the US Senate Judiciary Committee blasted Twitter for alleged security flaws in a letter last night on the eve of today. audience with the testimony of whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko. “We … Read more

Ukraine pressures retreating Russian troops

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops have pressured retreating Russian forces Tuesday, pressing a counteroffensive that produced major gains and a blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard service said the army had taken control of Vovchansk – a town just 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Russia seized on the … Read more

Kangaroo kills Australian in rare fatal attack: NPR

A grsy kangaroo hops down a hill in the Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve near Taralga, southwest of Sydney, Australia, in August 2016. A 77-year-old man died after a rare kangaroo attack in south-west Australia, police said on Tuesday. . Rob Griffith/AP hide caption toggle caption Rob Griffith/AP A grsy kangaroo hops down a hill in … Read more

Donald Trump lawyers reveal Merrick Garland’s Justice Department backed them in a legal corner

The latest response filed by lawyers for former President Donald Trump in the special main dispute before Judge Aileen Cannon smacks of the extremism and desperation perhaps born of being maneuvered into a legal corner by Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Department of Justice. Instead of filing a concise response to the DOJ’s carefully tailored request … Read more

Inflation rose 0.1% in August despite a sharp drop in gasoline prices

Inflation rose more than expected in August as higher housing and food costs offset lower gasoline prices, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. The consumer price index, which tracks a wide range of goods and services, rose 0.1% for the month and 8.3% over the past year. Excluding volatile food and energy costs, the … Read more

Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Rapper PnB Rock, a well-known hip-hop artist from Philadelphia, was shot and killed Monday afternoon during a robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles, law enforcement sources told ABC News. He was 30 years old. Although the Los Angeles Police Department has not officially named the victim, LAPD sources … Read more

Biden re-ignites cancer moonshot on anniversary of Kennedy’s 1962 lunar speech: NPR

President Joe Biden speaks on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston on September 12. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden speaks on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston on September 12. Evan Vucci/AP It’s … Read more

Crashed seaplane located off Whidbey Island by NTSB

The aircraft is under approximately 190 feet of water. The NTSB plans to use a remote-operated vehicle to help recover the wreckage. ISLAND COUNTY, Wash. – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has located the wreckage of a seaplane that crashed into Puget Sound near Whidbey Island in early September. The seaplane was flying from … Read more

2022 Emmys Red Carpet: All the Best Dressed Celebrities

Held on Monday, Sept. 12, the 2022 Emmys celebrated the best TV shows and performances of the year — and Hollywood’s hottest small-screen stars hit the red carpet in truly excellent styles. Girls “Euphoria” Zendaya and Sydney Sweeney both opted for old-school glamor in Valentino and Oscar de la Renta, respectively, while Quinta Brunson and … Read more