UAE orders investigation, trial of Bangladeshi nationals arrested after protesting home government

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Authorities in the United Arab Emirates ordered an investigation and an expedited trial of Bangladeshi nationals arrested after protesting against their home government across the Gulf country, state media reported. The protests came as nationwide demonstrations spread across the South Asian country weeks ago to protest a quota system that … Read more

Staffers Were Told Biden Was Leaving Race in Email Telling Them to Check X

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign staff didn’t receive official communication that he was dropping out until nearly 20 minutes after the announcement went up on social media. When they finally did get an email, it directed them to Biden’s post on X. “Team, sharing with you the letter from President Biden that was released just … Read more

Joe Biden Drops Out of 2024 Presidential Election: Jamie Lee Curtis, John Legend and More Stars React

After news broke on Sunday that U.S. President Joe Biden will not accept the Democratic nomination and seek reelection, social media erupted with reactions from celebrities and politicians alike, including former President Barack Obama, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Legend and more.  In a post to X, the incumbent commander-in-chief, 81, shared that he would step … Read more

Kamala Harris sees surge in big money support after Biden drops out

Vice President Kamala Harris is already seeing a wave of big money donor support following President Joe Biden dropping out of the race, with the help of bundlers who have assisted her in past races, according to people familiar with the matter. Moments after Biden announced he would drop out of the race for president … Read more

‘Twisters’ matches ‘Oppenheimer’ $80.5 million in surprise opening weekend success

“Twisters” has twirled its way to a huge opening weekend, smashing expectations by bringing in $80.5 million. For context, Oppenheimer brought in $80.5 million when it opened on the same weekend in 2023. The stellar performance of the film, a sequel to the 1996 disaster epic “Twister,” may be due to the fact that it … Read more

Joe Biden’s White House Aides Found Out He Was Dropping Out From X

Joe Biden’s decision to drop out from the 2024 presidential election Sunday didn’t just shock the world … it also shocked members of his own staff, according to a new report. Prominent political publication Politico cites an anonymous Democrat who they spoke to after the sitting president announced he would drop out of the 2024 … Read more

Barack Obama releases statement after Biden drops out of 2024 race for president

Joe Biden has been one of America’s most consequential presidents, as well as a dear friend and partner to me. Today, we’ve also been reminded — again — that he’s a patriot of the highest order. Sixteen years ago, when I began my search for a vice president, I knew about Joe’s remarkable career in … Read more

Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Z Fold 6 phones won’t come with Samsung Messages in the US

“Starting with Starting with the Flip6, Fold6 and newer models, the Samsung Messages app will no longer be preloaded,” reads a Samsung message posted by Android leaker Max Weinbach. “Instead, Google Messages will provide a new and enhanced experience to express your emotions, making communication safe and fun.” Google Messages has been the default for … Read more

Russia says it scrambled fighter jets to intercept U.S. bomber planes over Barents Sea

Russia said Sunday it scrambled fighter jets to intercept two U.S. military long-range bomber aircraft that approached the Russian border over the Barents Sea in the Arctic. “The crews of the Russian fighters identified the aerial target as a pair of U.S. Air Force B-52H strategic bombers,” Moscow’s defense ministry wrote on the social media … Read more

Meghan Markle ‘correctness’ in question as new documentary delays

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s upcoming documentary has been put on hold. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, whose life was set to lie bare in a new German documentary, will not claim fame as research upon them is stil underway. “The team wants to make sure that everything used on Meghan Markle is correct,” … Read more