Hurricane Ian Is So Bad Even The Always-Open Waffle Houses Are Closing

With Hurricane Ian about to make landfall in Florida nearing Category 5 status, there are signs that even the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can’t ignore the severity and strength of the storm. Winds are predicted upwards of 160 mph, and the National Hurricane Center has issued a warning of 12-to-18-foot waves along the southwest … Read more

400 Richest Americans Are $500 Billion Poorer This Year

The richest Americans did not get richer this year for the first time since the great recession. Instead, they lost billions amid surging inflation rates and dropping stock prices. The combined net worth of the 400 richest Americans dropped by $500 billion, based on Forbes estimates. As per the outlet, the biggest losers were the … Read more

Reports On Transport Mobilization, Border Closing Are ‘Rumors’ Launched By Adversaries, Says Russia

As critics grower over Russia’s mobilization efforts in various cities, the Kremlin has said there is no decision yet on imposing martial law to seal the country’s borders to stop military-aged men trying to flee the country. Asked by reporters if Moscow was considering a decision to shut its border, Kremlin Dmitry Peskov told reporters … Read more

Photos Show Russian Torture Chamber In Kharkiv Where Victims Are ‘Brutally Tortured’

Ukrainian authorities said they have found a Russian torture chamber in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region. The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) discovered the room, which the Russians nicknamed the “basement,” in the recently liberated village of Lyptsi, the agency said in a statement. It was set up on premises that were occupied by the so-called … Read more

Electric Vehicle Sales Are Accelerating, But Are Drivers To Adapt?

Electric vehicle sales are on the rise and could reach a record high this year, but drivers may still be reluctant to adapt the cost and infrastructure challenges stand in their way. In a report from the Paris-based International Energy Agency called Tracking Clean Energy Progress, the agency said that global EV sales doubled in … Read more

These 3 Tropical Locations Are Now Safer For Travel, CDC Says

As COVID cases improve in certain parts of the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made some changes to its travel advisory warnings for Americans. Three tropical locations were moved down from the highest risk category to the Level 2 “moderate” risk list on Monday, signaling that their COVID situations have … Read more

Putin Is ‘Failing’ And ‘Problems Are Mounting,’ Russian Soldiers Running ‘Thin’: British Forces Head

Russian President Vladimir Putin is “failing” in his military objectives and is facing mounting problems in the war in Ukraine as Kyiv’s army continues to gain ground in its counteroffensive operations, the head of British forces has said. Speaking on BBC’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg, the head of the British Armed Forces and Chief of … Read more

Is The Job Market Hot For Wrong Reason? US Workers Are Less Productive

The hot US labor market has been the bright spot of a cooling economy in recent months. Employers keep hiring more people, as evidenced by robust payroll reports. For instance, payrolls rose by 315,000 in August and 5.8 million for the past 12 months. And that brings overall employment now standing 240,000 higher than its … Read more

Pandemic-Prompted Changes At Detroit Auto Show Are Here to Stay _ At Least This Year

The annual auto tradeshows may be back after the COVID pandemic forced the cancellation of the high-profile events three years in a row. But they’re significantly scaled down from past shows, featuring fewer major model launches and a larger focus on consumers. Many COVID-inspired changes may become permanent fixtures at the tradeshows, including increased online … Read more

Russian Soldier Admits Ukraine Weapons Are ‘Too Powerful,’ Reveals They Have ‘No Shells’

A Russian soldier deployed to the war in Ukraine admitted that they are struggling to hold their positions as the Ukrainian forces attack them with “powerful” weapons, according to a leaked recording. The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) on Tuesday released a recording of an intercepted phone call where a Russian soldier was recorded saying … Read more