Why South Korea is confiscating Trader Joe’s bagel seasoning

SEOUL — In the United States, Everything but the Bagel seasoning is a favorite from Trader Joe’s, known for the savory goodness it adds to foods from salmon to waffles. But in South Korea, the trendy topping is generating a different kind of buzz as fans realize it’s actually contraband. South Korea’s Ministry of Food … Read more

The EU Is Coming for X’s Paid Blue Checks

Paid-for blue checks on social media network X deceive users and are abused by malicious actors, the European Union said today, threatening the Elon Musk-owned platform with millions of dollars in fines unless the company makes changes. Enabling any account to pay for a verification breaches the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), European Commission officials … Read more

Kim and Khloe Kardashian Dress in Stylish Outfits For Billionaire Wedding In India

Play video content Kim and Khloe Kardashian brought their best for the biggest wedding of the year … styling in multiple outfits while preparing for Anant Ambani and Radhika’s Merchant’s ceremony in India. The reality star sisters arrived in the country late Thursday night, and they’ve kept their cameras rolling since … sharing all of … Read more

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket grounded after rare inflight failure

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket flies carrying a payload of 22 Starlink internet satellites into space after launching from Vandenberg Space Force Base on March 18, 2024 as seen from Los Angeles, California.  Mario Tama | Getty Images SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is grounded, pending an incident investigation, after an inflight failure — a rare … Read more

Best Bluetooth speaker deal; Get the onn. Small Rugged Speaker for just $15 at Walmart

JUST $15: As of July 12, get the onn. Small Rugged Speaker at Walmart for just $14.88. Need a new Bluetooth speaker to enhance your next summer get together, but you don’t have much extra cash to spend? You don’t have to go for the best and brightest out there. Not when Walmart has you … Read more

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck pals hold ‘sliver of hope’ for reconciliation

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck pals hold ‘sliver of hope’ for reconciliation Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck still have a chance to reconcile amid ongoing divorce tension. Sources close to Lopez and Affleck recently told US Weekly that the couple “doing their own thing right now and living separate lives” don’t “hate each other.” “They don’t … Read more

The Best and Worst Place To Retire in Every State

Art Wager / iStock/Getty Images Some cities are better suited for retirement than others. To determine the best and worst place in each U.S. state to retire, GOBankingRates used the U.S. Census American Community Survey to find each city’s total population, total households, percentage of the population aged 65-plus, the percentage of the 65-plus population … Read more

Martin Freeman Is on Thin Ice in ‘The Responder’ Season 2 Sneak Peek [Exclusive]

The Big Picture Martin Freeman stars as Chris Carson in the highly anticipated second season of The Responder . The show offers a raw and realistic portrayal of the challenges faced by police officers, exploring themes of redemption and corruption. Premiering on July 11, The Responder Season 2 promises to deliver gripping drama and tension. … Read more

UK’s new justice secretary set to outline emergency measures on prison overcrowding

LONDON — Britain’s new justice secretary on Friday outlined emergency plans to relieve prison overcrowding, clearing the way for early release of thousands of prisoners to ensure the beleaguered system continues to function. Shabana Mahmood, who took over after the left-leaning Labour Party’s election victory earlier this month, argued that the situation had become so … Read more