IRS asks Americans to report income from ‘illegal activities’

IRS asks Americans to report income from ‘illegal activities’

The Internal Revenue Service’s request (IRS) that taxpayers report any income they might have received through illegal activities such as dealing drugs has gone viral on social media, with users joking about the unlikely demand. “Don’t forget to report your income from illegal activities and stolen property as you’re doing your taxes this year,” one … Read more

Russia likely just set new one-day bombing record: Report

Russia likely just set new one-day bombing record: Report

Russia may have set a new bombing record during a massive Valentine’s Day attack on Ukraine. Data released by the Armed Forces of Ukraine revealed that Russian forces dropped 159 bombs and air-launched rockets and missiles on Ukraine on February 14, according to a report published on Thursday by The Kyiv Post. The report, which … Read more

Meteorologist goes viral over Taylor Swift-inspired weather report

Meteorologist goes viral over Taylor Swift-inspired weather report

A meteorologist’s Taylor Swift-themed weather report has delighted the internet. Adam Krueger, chief meteorologist at CW39 Houston, has been making followers smile with his music-inspired forecasts, with videos featuring tracks from the likes of Usher, Blink-182, Lil Jon, Metallica and the Jonas Brothers. For his Swift-inspired weather report, Krueger used the pop star’s track “Karma,” … Read more

LeBron James-Golden State Warriors trade report has NBA fans lobbing jokes

LeBron James-Golden State Warriors trade report has NBA fans lobbing jokes

LeBron James did not take his talents to the Bay Area during the NBA‘s recent trade deadline, but the Golden State Warriors pursued that scenario. Over a 24-hour window ahead of last week’s trade deadline, the Warriors unsuccessfully sought to acquire the NBA’s all-time leading scorer from the Los Angeles Lakers in an attempt to … Read more

Republican predicts Biden will use “off the rails” special counsel report

Republican predicts Biden will use “off the rails” special counsel report

Representative Tim Burchett, a Tennessee Republican, predicted to Newsweek on Wednesday that Joe Biden‘s team will use special counsel Robert Hur’s recent report as a potential defense if the president were to be impeached. Last week, Hur, a Republican who served as U.S. attorney in Maryland from 2018 to 2021 after being appointed by former … Read more

Bobbie Jean Carter’s death ruled an accidental overdose, report says

Bobbie Jean Carter’s death ruled an accidental overdose, report says

Bobbie Jean Carter, the sister of Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter and late singer Aaron Carter, died in December from a drug overdose that has been ruled accidental. The 41-year-old’s cause of death was listed as “intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl and methamphetamine,” according to an initial case summary report released by the … Read more

Dow tumbles 500 points, posts worst day since March 2023 after hot inflation report

Dow tumbles 500 points, posts worst day since March 2023 after hot inflation report

Stocks dropped on Tuesday after hotter-than-expected inflation data for January spiked Treasury yields and raised doubts that the Federal Reserve would be able to cut rates several times this year, a key part of the bull case for the equity market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 524.63 points, or 1.35%, for its worst session since March … Read more

China’s spies operating “all over Europe,” intelligence report warns

China’s spies operating “all over Europe,” intelligence report warns

The Norwegian government in its latest annual report on security challenges has warned of a security threat in the form of Chinese intelligence networks in Europe. “Their activities include political intelligence and industrial espionage, and cyberspace is the main gateway,” warned the document, released Monday by the Scandinavian country’s intelligence agency. The report follows one … Read more

Russia’s Starlink scheme via NATO proxy exposed in sting report

Russia’s Starlink scheme via NATO proxy exposed in sting report

Russian forces are buying Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite communications network from private sellers and are using them in occupied Ukraine by connecting them to networks in NATO-member Poland, according to the independent investigative journalism site Important Stories (IStories). Journalists with IStories said they spoke with the representatives of three Russian websites who have advertised selling … Read more

Russia used hypersonic Zircon missile in Ukraine for first time: Report

Russia used hypersonic Zircon missile in Ukraine for first time: Report

Russia’s military struck Kyiv with a hypersonic “Zircon” missile for the first time in its war against Ukraine last week, according to a Ukrainian-based research institute. A preliminary analysis conducted by the Kyiv Scientific Research Institute for Forensic Examinations (KNDISE) found that the markings of fragments left over from a Russian air raid on Kyiv … Read more