Storm batters Florida causing ‘worst flooding’ in state’s history

Sheriff Bull Prummell of Charlotte County, just north of Fort Myers, announced a curfew between 9pm and 6am on Wednesday night “for life-saving purposes”, saying violators may face prosecution. Emergency services have fielded dozens of calls, but in some areas the conditions were still too treacherous to go out and respond. There have not yet been … Read more

Joe Biden asks if dead congresswoman is in crowd during speech

In his statement in August, Mr Biden said: “We may have represented different parties and disagreed on many issues, but she was respected by members of both parties for her work. “She also served as co-chair of the House Hunger Caucus, and my team and I appreciated her partnership as we plan for a historic … Read more

Coverage of the Queen’s death led to drop in funding for Democrats, New York Times says

“When something knocks politics out of the news, especially when it’s this big a story with pageantry, Harry and Meghan and how the new King presents himself, you are going to forget politics is out there. “Without these reminders, it is a little harder to remember to be moved to the point where people will … Read more

Royal Navy explodes warship as it fires new missiles for first time in massive joint exercise with US

Royal Navy helicopters have fired new missiles for the first time as UK and US forces target a warship in the biggest such exercise for two decades. HMS Westminster, a Wildcat helicopter and three RAF Typhoon jets put on a formidable display of firepower alongside US allies, exploding a specially prepared ex-US Navy warship in … Read more

Biden sends secret nuclear strike warning to Putin

The existence of the US warnings over nuclear weapons emerged as voting began in referendums on whether Russian-held regions of Ukraine should become part of Russia. Ukrainian and Western officials have condemned the votes as an illegitimate attempt by Moscow to annex areas its forces have occupied during nearly seven months of war. The sham … Read more

August 2022 NPD: PS5 Finally Outsells Switch Following Stock Improvements

Image: Push Square If it wasn’t for the well-documented PS5 stock situation, it’s fair to assume that Sony’s current-gen console would be absolutely flying right now. But as it stands, the stock-strangled system is only just starting to dominate the gaming market, close to two years after its initial launch. Stock improvements in the US … Read more

Teenager who killed alleged rapist ordered to pay restitution to his family

A teenager in Iowa who stabbed her alleged rapist to death has been ordered to pay his family $150,000 in restitution.  Pieper Lewis said she was raped repeatedly by Zachary Brooks, 37, when she was just 15.  On one occasion in June 2020, she grabbed a knife from a bedside table in his flat in … Read more