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Biden accuses Trump of ‘simply lying’ with abortion statement

President Biden offered his response to former President Trump’s statement on abortion on Monday, claiming that Trump was “simply lying” about the end of Roe v. Wade and that Trump would sign a national abortion ban into law if given the opportunity. Trump released a video statement Monday morning voicing his support for states to decide for themselves how to handle the issue of abortion,…

Trump’s abortion stance prompts pushback from Lindsey Graham as others rally behind former president

A top Republican senator and Trump-endorser is among those criticizing the former president over his Monday announcement on abortion, in which he claimed restrictions on the procedure should be decided by individual states.  “I respectfully disagree with President Trump’s statement that abortion is a states’ rights issue,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said in a statement on Monday morning.  Trump made his much-anticipated announcement in a…

I can’t recommend this Animal Crossing Switch Lite bundle enough

Image: Nintendo The release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons couldn’t have been better timed, very specifically for me. The Christmas before, my partner bought me a Switch, and for about a decade before that, the only console I’d owned was a modded Wii because I’d sold the roughly two dozen systems I’d collected in an effort to reset my relationship with gaming. But there was…

John Mulaney Sets Six-Episode Special ‘Everybody’s in LA’ at Netflix

Netflix has set “John Mulaney Presents: Everybody’s in LA,” a six-episode show featuring field pieces and special guests that will stream live during the Netflix Is a Joke comedy festival. Per the logline, the show follows Mulaney as he “explores the city of Los Angeles during a week when every funny person is in it.” […] Go to Source

Don’t Believe What You Read About ‘Liarmouth,’ Says John Waters, Whose Next Movie Is Still Up in the Air

It’s not easy to shock John Waters. The “Pink Flamingos” director spent his career pushing, prodding and profaning the envelope in every way imaginable. But one thing the self-proclaimed “pope of trash” never thought he’d see was a career-spanning show at the Academy Museum. The exhibition — which features everything from a full-scale trailer home […] Go to Source

Could Congress actually pass a data privacy law?

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Monday show, where we dig into the weekend and take a peek at the week that is to come. Now that we are finally past Y Combinator’s demo day — […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Biden issues safety reminder ahead of solar eclipse: ‘Don’t be silly, folks’

President Biden is issuing a sunny safety reminder – and seemingly throwing some shade at former President Trump – ahead of the solar eclipse.  “An eclipse is worth marveling at,” the White House wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Monday. “But don’t be silly, folks – play it safe and wear protective eyewear,” Biden said, alongside a short clip of the commander in…

Hillary Clinton shares Trump 2017 photo ahead of solar eclipse 

Hillary Clinton resurfaced the viral photo of former President Trump looking at the sun during a solar eclipse in 2017 as millions of Americans are preparing to view the rare phenomenon again on Monday.   Clinton shared the photo Monday on X, the platform previously known as Twitter, of Trump looking up at the sun without wearing protective eclipse glasses. The photo was taken during…

Taylor Swift Savagely Boo’ed By Country Music Fans: Watch

Country music fans seem to have a problem with Taylor Swift – or maybe just some very specific fans. While it’s true that Beyonce has released more country music in the last decade than Taylor, we were pretty sure most Swifties still revered her as a country artist. And that might true – unless you also like Morgan Wallen maybe? Morgan Wallen all smiles at…

Kelly Clarkson’s Messy Divorce: Why She’s Suing Ex AGAIN, 4 Years After Split

In 2022, after months of messy legal wrangling, Kelly Clarkson finalized her divorce from Brandon Blackstock. In 2024, the war still rages on! When things were all said and done, the divorce settlement wasn’t ideal — Clarkson was forced to pay millions to Blackstock — but at the time, at least she could say it was all over with. Or so we thought! Here’s the…

BREAKING: Jonathan Majors Sentenced In Assault Of Ex-Girlfriend Grace Jabbari

Jonathan Majors has reached the last leg of his assault case involving his ex-girlfriend, Grace Jabbari. On Monday (April 8), a judge sentenced the ‘Creed III” actor to probation and counseling. As previously reported, a Manhattan jury convicted Majors of misdemeanor assault and harassment in December. He was initially facing up to a year in prison. However, Judge Michael Gaffey gave him probation and a…

What’s Tea With Ehhthang?! GloRilla Reacts To Questions About JT At CMT Awards (Video)

GloRilla recently dubbed an opportunity to feed into the feud with JT. As previously reported, the rap girlies went IN on each other following the release of GloRilla’s ‘Ehhthang Ehhthang.’ For context, on the mixtape, she addressed her relationship with JT in the song ‘Aite.’ She claimed that though they’re not best friends, there’s no beef. However, the name-drop seemed to trigger reported rumors about…

Indigenous teen’s death in detention was avoidable, says guard

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article contains an image of a person who has died. An Indigenous teen’s death after he harmed himself in detention was a preventable tragedy, the corrections officer who found him in his cell has told an inquest. Cleveland Dodd was found unresponsive in the early hours of October 12 last year, inside his cell…

Nigerian Govt flags off distribution of 42,000 metric tonnes of grains

Minister of Information and National Orientation Mohammed Idris has stated that the distribution of grains is part of a comprehensive intervention programme the Federal Government is implementing to cushion hardship in the land and revamp the Nigerian economy for sustainable development and prosperity for all citizens. He spoke during the flag-off of the release of 42,000 metric tonnes (MT) of Assorted Food Commodities from the…

Zamfara: Don’t spare anybody involved in kidnapping, banditry – Group to Gov Lawal, SCID

The Zamfara North Progressive Movement has expressed shock over the alarming spate of armed banditry, killing of innocent citizens and kidnapping for ransom in the state. The group is calling on the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, of the Police Command to expedite action in the investigation and prosecution of suspects to serve as a deterrent to others who may wish to commit such heinous…

Chilling moment Ukrainian kamikaze drone sniffs out Russian soldier playing DEAD on battlefield…and goes in for the kill

THIS is the chilling moment a Ukrainian kamikaze drone spots a Russian soldier player dead on the ground and obliterates him within seconds. The dramatic footage shows the Russian lying on the ground as the drone approaches him closely. Twitter The soldier can be seen lying on the ground as the drone approaches him[/caption] Twitter The Russian is playing dead but has kept his eyes…

Inside Chernobyl exclusion zone around deadly Elephant Foot radioactive waste…amid threat to Europe’s biggest nuke plant

AT the heart of the Chernobyl exclusion zone is a deadly radioactive object which can kill within minutes. Dubbed the Elephant’s Foot due to its bizarre shape – the highly dangerous mass of toxic material was formed in the aftermath of the 1986 nuclear disaster. US Department of Energy The Elephant’s Foot is a dangerous radioactive mass[/caption] Getty It was formed during the 1986 Chernobyl…

Elon Musk just found someone else to fight with

X owner Elon Musk Nathan Howard/Getty Images Elon Musk is clashing with a Supreme Court judge in Brazil. Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered X to block accounts he’s investigating over alleged misinformation. Musk said X would not comply — so de Moraes has opened a separate investigation into Musk. Another day, another feud for Elon Musk. A clash between Musk and a Brazilian Supreme Court…

25 million student-loan borrowers could get up to $20,000 in debt wiped out under Biden’s new debt relief plan

President Joe Biden. Nic Antaya/Getty Images Biden unveiled new details for his second attempt at student-loan forgiveness. The plan would wipe out up to $20,000 in unpaid interest for 25 million borrowers. If implemented as proposed, the full plan is expected to benefit over 30 million borrowers. President Joe Biden’s new plan for student-loan forgiveness would tackle a key issue for many borrowers: surging interest….

Surge in US small businesses started as side hustles

The percentage of small businesses that were launched last year by owners who were working for someone else soared nearly two-fold from 2022, according to new data. A recent survey of 1,300 new business owners conducted by payroll firm Gusto found the share of new business owners working full-time or part-time for another employer while starting their business surged from 27% in 2022 to 44%…

Yellen ends China trip with no breakthrough

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen wrapped up four-day trip to Beijing without much to show for it, acknowledging an unsure future for relations between the U.S. and China. After a series of economic meetings, it was at least agreed that more communication would take place. “There is much more work to do,” Ms. Yellen said at a Monday news conference. “And it remains unclear what this…

Mike Tyson shares first-person training clip as he prepares for Jake Paul

Mike Tyson and Jake Paul will have the biggest spectacle of the summer when the two compete in a boxing match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in July. Over the weekend, Tyson posted a video on his Snapchat of a sparring session with one of his trainers. It showed the view Paul will have as he moves around the ring with the former heavyweight…

Ukraine denies Russian claim of drone strikes on Europe’s largest nuclear plant

A senior Ukrainian official has denied Russian accusations that his country’s army fired exploding drones at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, which the Kremlin’s forces have been occupying and running in southern Ukraine since shortly after the war began more than two years ago. Andrii Yusov, the spokesperson for Ukraine’s military intelligence agency, suggested there had been no attack, saying Russian forces routinely fabricate strikes…

Paul Mescal, Spike Lee, Olivia Colman Donate Items to Cinema for Gaza Auction as Fundraising Efforts Top $100,000

Donations from the likes of Spike Lee, Paul Mescal and Olivia Colman have been added to a growing list of items being sold off as part the Cinema for Gaza auction, which has so far raised over £90,000 ($113,000). A framed “Malcolm X” poster signed by Lee, an “Aftersun” poster signed by Mescal and a […] Go to Source

People with low vision can more easily play ‘Counter Strike 2’ with JBL’s free software

First-person shooter (FPS) games just became more accessible for people with low vision. Audio tech company JBL has teamed up with nonprofit AbleGamers and electronics company Harman to create new software that allows people with low vision to play FPS games with optimised audio cues. SEE ALSO: The biggest assistive technology and accessibility triumphs of 2023 JBL Quantum Guide Play, which has been in development over…