Thieves are targeting catalytic converters in cars as prices of some rare metals used in them have hit records this year. Catalytic converter thefts have quadrupled in New York over the last year. The thefts have also been reported in other parts of the world including the UK and Japan.
Samsung heir and the company’s facto leader, Jay Y. Lee was fined 70 million South Korean won ($60,000) for using propofol. Lee said earlier he had received the drug 41 times from 2015 to 2020. Lee’s lawyers said he had taken the sedative for medical purposes. Loading Something is loading.
Mayor Bill de Blasio mandated city workers must receive one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Friday. The union’s lawsuit argues that officers did not have enough time to seek vaccination exemptions. Nearly 70% of NYPD employees have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Loading Something is
DeSantis has been rounding up out-of-state law enforcement officers to join Florida departments. The governor said that “Nobody should lose their job based on [COVID-19 vaccine mandates].” He insists that his call for more officers “has nothing to do with their vaccination status.” Loading Something is loading. Florida Governor Ron
ClassPass is facing a lawsuit alleging it lied about having partnerships with businesses. The suit claimed “dozens” of businesses in 20 states were listed on ClassPass without their consent. ClassPass even allegedly wrote fake descriptions and used stock photos in the listings. Loading Something is loading. ClassPass, a fitness and
United Airlines said its unvaccinated pilots are costing the company $1.4 million every two weeks in paid leave. The carrier explained vaccinated pilots “refuse to risk their safety” by flying with unvaccinated colleagues. United is challenging a lawsuit brought forth by employees claiming the company’s vaccine mandate is discriminatory. Loading
US Special Operations Command is shifting its focus toward competition with a near-peer power. To do that, it wants to ensure it can still use its all its platforms against a sophisticated enemy. So SOCOM is upgrading its biggest planes, which are needed to support operators in the field. Loading
Elon Musk’s net worth jumped to $288.6 billion on Monday, according to Bloomberg. Tesla’s market value surged 12%, passing $1 trillion for the first time and helping Musk’s fortune. Musk is now nearly $100 billion wealthier than Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Loading Something is loading. It’s been quite the day for
Former President Donald Trump. James Devaney/GC Images Iceberg Research said it was shorting shares of the SPAC set to merge with Trump’s media company. It said Trump had all the leverage and SPAC shareholders didn’t yet own any part of the company. Shares of the SPAC, Digital World Acquisition Corp.,
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