Cryptocurrency, Investing, Money, Economy, and Debt:
Over 8,000 internet-connected “hot” wallets have been compromised so far, but the source of the attack remains unknown.
Britain faces a protracted recession and the worst squeeze in living standards in more than 60 years after the Bank of England raised interest rates sharply and forecast inflation would hit 13 percent by the end of the year.
Coronavirus News, Analysis, and Opinion:
It may be getting better at dodging one of the immune system’s main defenses.
The epidemiologist who helped quash smallpox talks about what we're doing wrong on monkeypox, vaccines, and antigen tests.
Former Attorney General Bill Barr called the newest federal grand jury subpoenas probing the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot ‘a significant event,’ one that suggests that government prosecutors are probing high-ranking Trump administration officials and allies, and even former President Donald Trump.
Said Barr: “This suggests to me that they’re taking a hard look at the group at the top, including the president and the people immediately around him who were involved in this.”
Facebook owner Meta is quietly curtailing some of the safeguards designed to thwart voting misinformation or foreign interference in U.S. elections as the November midterm vote approaches.
The second front has opened in the battle for Ukraine—an energy war in Europe. There’s no mystery about Vladimir Putin’s strategy. He laid it out at an economic conference in St. Petersburg in June: high energy prices, which bring hardship as they radiate through the European economy, which will create social turmoil, which will mean that people vote their pained pocketbooks. This in turn will bring to power populist parties that will, to use his own language, change ‘the elites’ in Europe.
The ultimate aim is to bring governments to power in Europe that aren’t committed to supporting Ukraine and thus fracture the Western coalition.
I doubt that Merrick Garland is amused.
Oh, well, it’s not like he received a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court or anything.
It’s been over a week since former President Donald Trump pledged that he would be filing a lawsuit against CNN.
Yet, instead of court documents being filed, Trump appears to be more preoccupied with begging followers to send in money to ‘support’ the so far non-existent legal action.
NOT from The Onion: Top scientist admits ‘space telescope image’ was actually a slice of chorizo