Category: Breaking New

What we learned from first quarter of MLB season

What we learned from first quarter of MLB season

Commercial Content 21+   We’ve reached the quarter-point in the MLB season, when every team (except the Guardians) has played at least 40 games of its 162-game schedule. The sample is now more than big enough to draw meaningful conclusions about all 30 baseball teams using their underlying numbers. Here are observations on all five American League East teams: Yankees The Yankees have won 70.7 percent of their games at this point in the season, which is equal to a 115-win pace. That record would be one game better than the franchise record set...

Dow futures drop more than 200 points after its 600-point comeback

Dow futures drop more than 200 points after its 600-point comeback

Stock futures fell early Tuesday morning as the markets struggled to sustain a comeback rally following weeks of losses.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 283 points, or 0.9%. S&P 500 futures dipped 1.3%, and Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 1.9%.Snap shares plummeted more than 28% after the company said it's bracing to miss earnings and revenue targets in the current quarter and warned of a hiring slowdown."Stocks are getting hit hard this morning and the main culprit is the Snap warning from Mon evening," wrote Adam Crisafulli of Vital Knowledge. "Some are a...

Trump Had A Phase Where He Was Perpetually Paranoid About Getting Pied: Report

Trump Had A Phase Where He Was Perpetually Paranoid About Getting Pied: Report

Former President Donald Trump’s very specific paranoia about flying food was apparently not limited to fruit. According to the Daily Beast, Trump’s former fixer and personal attorney, Michael Cohen, revealed during a May 9 deposition that Trump went through a phase where he became obsessed with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates having once been struck in the face with a cream pie.“For some reason that upset Mr. Trump terribly,” Cohen said, according to the outlet, which reviewed the testimony that has not yet been made public. “We were all instructed that if somebody was to...

Road trip essentials you need to pack

Road trip essentials you need to pack

Travel is back in full swing. And while many feel comfortable hitting the skies, traveling across the country or even internationally, road trips continue to be a solid option for those looking to stick a bit closer to home. And you won’t want to embark on one without a list of road trip essentials. If you’re on the road traveling for hours, or even days, you may have packed snacks and your travel car seat, but are you ready for anything that might come up? We talked to experts about what you’ll need to...

It’s not just spending — Biden’s record regulations are driving inflation too

It’s not just spending — Biden’s record regulations are driving inflation too

The highest inflation in 40 years isn’t driven just by record federal spending, a record government-driven labor shortage and record restrictions on US energy production. President Joe Biden’s record regulation spree is also pushing prices higher. Stopping the bureaucratic assault on the economy is essential to taming inflation and giving families relief. The role of regulations in the inflation crisis is largely overlooked but shouldn’t be. When Washington wraps the economy in red tape, businesses must spend massive sums on compliance. That cash doesn’t materialize from thin air. Every dollar that goes toward hiring lawyers,...

Klarna to lay off 10% of its workforce in buy now, pay later doldrums

Klarna to lay off 10% of its workforce in buy now, pay later doldrums

Buy now, pay later products like Klarna's became wildly popular in the Covid pandemic.Noam Galai | Getty ImagesKlarna plans to lay off about 10% of its global workforce, making the buy now, pay later firm the latest major tech company to announce job cuts.Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Klarna's CEO and co-founder, made the announcement to his employees in a pre-recorded video message Monday. The "vast majority" of Klarna employees won't be impacted by the measures, he said, however some "will be informed that we cannot offer you a role in the new organization.""If you are working...

‘Heartstopper’ Stars Share Hopes For Seasons 2 And 3 Of Queer Teen Smash

‘Heartstopper’ Stars Share Hopes For Seasons 2 And 3 Of Queer Teen Smash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrK4xPy4ahgAudiences swept up by “Heartstopper” had reason to celebrate last week, as Netflix confirmed it had renewed the LGBTQ-inclusive teen series for two additional seasons. Based on the first two volumes of Alice Oseman’s web comic-turned-graphic novel series, “Heartstopper” follows Charlie Spring (Joe Locke), the only openly gay student at his all-boys secondary school in small-town England. After his relationship with a closeted classmate implodes, Charlie finds himself drawn to Nick Nelson (Kit Connor), a star athlete on the school’s rugby team who appears to be straight. At first, Charlie shrugs off his feelings...

35 best graduation gift ideas for 2022 graduates

35 best graduation gift ideas for 2022 graduates

CNN  —  Being handed a diploma signifies the passage of a major life stage. And no matter which milestone it may be, and whether the graduate is 17, 22, 35 or 57, a celebration is absolutely called for. So you’ll want to pick out a unique graduation gift to help them usher in the next chapter of their lives. From purposeful to sentimental and sparkly to under-$20 treasures, you’ll find exactly the right graduation gift for every 2022 grad you know. Graduation gifts for high school grads Class Year Personalized Socks $19.99 $11.99 at Personalization...

Nevada man Bryce Dickey found guilty of raping, killing teen Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky

Nevada man Bryce Dickey found guilty of raping, killing teen Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky

A Nevada man was found guilty of raping and fatally stabbing his teenage friend. Bryce Dickey, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder and sexual assault with a deadly weapon on Thursday for the March 2020 killing of 16-year-old Gabrielle “Britney” Ujlaky. A jury in Elko District Court unanimously voted to convict him of all charges after four hours of deliberation and a week-long trial, the Elko Daily Free Press reported. Dickey, who was 18 years old at the time, was the last person to see Ujlaky alive on March 8, 2020, when he picked...

What North Korea might do as Biden visits Japan, South Korea, meets Quad

What North Korea might do as Biden visits Japan, South Korea, meets Quad

North Korea could launch an intercontinental missile test or even a nuclear test to try to overshadow U.S. President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to South Korea, an expert told CNBC on Friday. "They've already done two intercontinental ballistic missile tests earlier this year and we've been seeing tunneling activity preparing for a nuclear test," Bruce Klingner, senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, told CNBC's "Street Signs Asia" on Friday. He added that such a test would be intended to "overshadow" Biden's trip.The White House has been bracing itself for such a move by North Korea during...