New data provided by Upstart affirms its technology assesses credit risk better than traditional credit scoring methods.
An army captain has announced the removal of the country's military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.
- Associated Press
Groups of Cubans protested Friday night in the streets of Havana for a second night, decrying delays in fully restoring electricity three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out power across the island. A foreign monitoring group reported that Cuba's internet service shut down for the second time in two days, saying it appeared to be unrelated to problems from the storm but rather an attempt to keep information about the demonstrations from spreading. Masiel Pereira, a housewife, said that “the only thing I ask is that they restore the current for my children."
- Associated Press
An Arizona judge on Friday declined to put her order that allowed enforcement of a pre-statehood law making it a crime to provide an abortion on hold, saying abortion right groups that asked her to block the order are not likely to prevail on appeal. The ruling from Pima County Superior Court Judge Kellie Johnson means the state's abortion providers will not be able to restart procedures. Attorneys with his office told the judge that, since the U.S. Supreme Court's June 24 decision said women do not have a constitutional right to obtain an abortion, there was no legal reason to block the old law.
Fort Myers mayor Kevin Anderson, who has lived in the southwest Florida city for 40-plus years, said Hurricane Ian is "by far the worst storm" he's ever witnessed.
- CBS Miami
Parts of Fort Myers devastated by Hurricane Ian
- The News-Press
Five years ago, forecasters warned of a 15-foot storm surge as Hurricane Irma approached Southwest Florida. With Ian, the region wasn't as lucky.
Messy Relocation of Bragg Soldiers from Moldy Barracks Underway with the Army Short on Other Options
The bulk of soldiers in Fort Bragg, North Carolina's troubled Smoke Bomb Hill barracks have been relocated after Army leaders deemed those buildings to be unlivable, culminating years of rampant mold issues.
An image has been shared repeatedly in social media posts that claim it shows "pyramids older than those in Egypt" found in Russia's Kola Peninsula. But the photo in fact shows mountains on the Faroe Islands formed by millions of years of volcanic activity. An Egyptologist told AFP the oldest known pyramid in the world is the Djoser step pyramid found in Saqqara, Egypt."Russian pyramids older than the Egyptian pyramids," reads the Korean-language claim shared alongside the image here on Facebook
- Associated Press
Dara Qureshi scrolls through the contacts on his phone, each name an alias for activists across the border in neighboring Iran, where protests have been raging for two weeks. Qureshi, a member of one of many Iranian Kurdish opposition parties exiled in Iraq, responds to one of them, “Brwa,” who asks how to access Starlink, a satellite constellation operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, after the business magnate promised to allow Iranians affected by state-imposed internet restrictions to use it. Qureshi makes inquiries, knowing there are only a few precious minutes before the internet will cut out for the person on the other side.
- Celtics Wire
We, on the other hand, disagree.
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- USA TODAY
Putin proclaims he's annexing four regions of Ukraine; U.S. slaps new sanctions on Russia: Live updates
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced an illegal annexation of four Ukrainian regions. The U.S. decried his actions & levied broad new sanctions.
Police say 55-year-old Arthur Williamson murdered Matthews, whose real name was Jim Nicolai, and brutally attacked his family in their home. One week later family and friends gathered for the vigil at a nearby park.
Donald Trump says Mitch McConnell has a 'death wish' and insults his wife, Elaine Chao, after the senator voiced support for the Electoral Count Act reforms
Trump's remarks demonstrate a growing schism between him and McConnell, as the senator increasingly distanced himself from the former president.
- The Independent
The couple’s Clooney Foundation for Justice recognised journalists, lawyers and rights groups
- The Daily Beast
ILYA PITALEVMoscow celebrated the annexation of huge swathes of Eastern Ukraine Friday but President Vladimir Putin’s party was wrecked by a lightning counter-attack that may have trapped thousands of his men in a key city supposedly now part of Russia. “This is the will of millions of people,” Putin said at a glitzy ceremony in front of high-ranking Russian diplomats still in the country. “People living in Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson region and Zaporizhzhia region are becoming our compatriots for
David Beckham Is 'Appalled' By His Son, Brooklyn, Airing Family Drama With His New Wife: 'We Don't Do This in Our Family'
David Beckham reportedly confronted his 23-year-old son Brooklyn after his new wife Nicola Peltz gave a candid interview with Grazia Magazine. In it, Peltz opened up about headlines that reported her and her mother-in-law, Victoria Beckham, were butting heads. The actress addressed the root of the rumors, which revolved around a dust-up with her wedding […]
As Donald Trump and his eldest kids Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric tend to their $250 million business fraud lawsuit in New York, the three adult children are handling the legal situation in their own unique ways. Ivanka is choosing a much different strategy than her brothers by completely ignoring the drama publicly. Ivanka is […]
A 4-foot 'shark' was filmed swimming in a flooded backyard after Hurricane Ian pummeled southwest Florida — and yes, the video was deemed real
The infamous "hurricane shark" hoax has duped people into believing a wayward sea creature appeared ashore after a storm. But this time, it was real.
- The Hill
Missouri Senate candidate Eric Schmitt (R) is leading Democratic challenger Trudy Busch Valentine by 11 percentage points, according to a new Emerson College Polling-The Hill survey released Friday. The poll of likely Missouri voters showed 49 percent of respondents saying they would support Schmitt if the Senate election were held today compared to Busch Valentine…