Online fundraisers for violent West Bank settlers raised thousands, despite international sanctions

JERUSALEM — When the Biden administration imposed sanctions this month against Israeli settler Yinon Levi for allegedly assaulting Palestinian civilians in the occupied West Bank, his supporters quickly sprang into action. Within days, an online fundraiser collected over $140,000 for Levi and his unauthorized settler outpost from over 3,000 donors worldwide. Now, those contributions may … Read more

Thousands of Albania’s opposition supporters hold an anti-government protest against corruption

TIRANA, Albania — Thousands of supporters of Albania’s opposition held an anti-government protest Tuesday accusing the Cabinet of corruption. Protesters threw stones and flares at police officers. Some pulled down an iron fence around the main government building in the capital, Tirana. The protest, which ended peacefully, also marked 33 years since the toppling of … Read more

Google Lays Off Thousands More Employees Despite Record Profits One Year After Laying off 12,000 Employees As Workers Begin Worrying AI is Slowly Replacing Them

Google has initiated significant layoffs across its various teams, including the Voice Assistant, hardware, engineering and ad sales teams, marking a continuation of the tech industry’s trend towards reducing workforce expenses. The layoffs have affected hundreds of employees within the Voice Assistant unit; hardware teams responsible for Pixel, Nest and Fitbit products; and a considerable … Read more

Tens of Thousands Rail Against Mexico’s President and Ruling Party in ‘March for Democracy’

MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of demonstrators cloaked in pink marched through cities in Mexico and abroad on Sunday in what they called a “march for democracy” targeting the country’s ruling party in advance of the country’s June 2 elections. The demonstrations called by Mexico’s opposition parties advocated for free and fair elections in … Read more

Thousands at anti-government rally in Croatia allege high-level corruption and demand an election

ZAGREB, Croatia — Thousands of people rallied in Croatia’s capital on Saturday, accusing the ruling center-right party of corruption and demanding that this year’s parliamentary election be held as soon as possible. The gathering in Zagreb was organized by 11 center and left-leaning opposition parties, with political tensions in the European Union member nation rising. … Read more

Thousands rail against Mexico’s president and ruling party in ‘march for democracy’

MEXICO CITY — MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators cloaked in pink marched through cities in Mexico and abroad on Sunday in what they called a “march for democracy” targeting the country’s ruling party in advance of the country’s June 2 elections. The demonstrations called by Mexico’s opposition parties advocated for free and fair … Read more

How this $50 laptop accessory can save you thousands of dollars

StarTech.com Universal Laptop Lock Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNETZDNET’s key takeawaysStarTech.com Universal Laptop Lock is available from Amazon for $46.Solid, well-made laptop lock is more than enough to deter an opportunistic thief.Not the lightest, most convenient thing to carry about. As tech gadgets become increasingly compact and lightweight, they become more vulnerable to theft. It may be nearly … Read more

‘Pawn Stars’ Shop Selling Super Bowl Rings for Tens of Thousands

Rick Harrison and his “Pawn Stars” crew are looking to capitalize on the Super Bowl coming to town — their shop’s hawking some championship rings from recent Super Bowls. The good folks at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, featured on the reality show, tell TMZ … they’re selling a Super Bowl ring from the 2007 … Read more

“I Just Found Out I Have Been Paying The Utility Bill For My Entire Apartment Building Since 2021” — Here’s How This Woman’s Ex Ended Up Costing Her Thousands

I’m sure the title of this already got your attention, so let’s not waste any time. Watch this video by a woman named Brooke Patterson and we will dissect: In the video — which has over 5 million views — Brooke shares, “So, I just found out that I have been paying the utility bill … Read more

Thousands of Australian Sheep Are Stranded at Sea

Rising insecurity in the Red Sea is having far-reaching consequences felt around the world—not just by humans. As a result of the escalating conflict primarily spurred by Houthi attacks on ships attempting to pass through the waterway, some 15,000 Australian sheep and other livestock have been stuck aboard one vessel for weeks. Their fate remains … Read more