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NY gubernatorial debate: Fact-checking Hochul’s, Zeldin’s major claims
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NY gubernatorial debate: Fact-checking Hochul’s, Zeldin’s major claims

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and her Republican opponent Rep. Lee Zeldin squared off on Tuesday night in their only scheduled debate, which saw the two candidates largely stick to their campaign talking points without any major gaffes. The hour-long debate, hosted by Spectrum News and simulcast on WNYC, was held at Pace University exactly...

DOJ reportedly investigating Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving claims after crashes
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DOJ reportedly investigating Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving claims after crashes

The Department of Justice is reportedly investigating whether Tesla has misled customers and investors by claiming that its Autopilot technology enables full-fledged self-driving capabilities. According to Reuters, the DOJ launched the probe last year following over a dozen crashes, including fatal ones, in which Autopilot was activated. Prosecutors in Washington and San Francisco are examining...

Israeli PM Lapid claims Lebanon ‘recognises’ Israel in landmark sea border deal
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Israeli PM Lapid claims Lebanon ‘recognises’ Israel in landmark sea border deal

Issued on: 27/10/2022 – 10:41Modified: 27/10/2022 – 10:46 Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday claimed Israel’s foe Lebanon de-facto “recognises” the Jewish state, due to a sea border deal the two states are set to sign imminently.  “This is a political achievement — it is not every day that an enemy state recognises the State...

Russia using dirty bomb claims to blackmail world into negotiations, says Ukraine defence minister | World News
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Russia using dirty bomb claims to blackmail world into negotiations, says Ukraine defence minister | World News

Ukraine’s defence minister says he thinks Russia is trying to “blackmail” the world into negotiations by raising the spectre of a dirty bomb. Speaking to reporters in Kyiv, Oleksii Reznikov claimed the Russian government was trying to distract from the failure of his country’s military mobilisation, and also to stop Western nations from suppling armaments...

Islamic State claims Iran shrine attack, Iran vows response
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Islamic State claims Iran shrine attack, Iran vows response

Women and children among casualties – state media President says Iran will respond to attack Protesters mark 40 days since Mahsa Amini’s death in custody DUBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The militant group Islamic State said it carried out an attack on a Shi’ite Muslim shrine in Iran on Wednesday which killed 15 people, escalating...

Pope Francis admits even nuns and priests watch online porn — but claims it ‘weakens the priestly heart’
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Pope Francis admits even nuns and priests watch online porn — but claims it ‘weakens the priestly heart’

POPE Francis has admitted even nuns and priests watch internet porn — but claims it “weakens the priestly heart”. The Pontiff warned seminarians of its dangers at a Vatican meeting. 1 Pope Francis has warned nuns and priests against watching porn including on their smartphonesCredit: AFP He said: “Each of you think if you’ve had...

Second woman claims Georgia Senate candidate involved in her abortion
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Second woman claims Georgia Senate candidate involved in her abortion

Herschel Walker in Macon, Ga. on Oct. 20. Photo: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images A second woman has alleged that Herschel Walker, the Republican nominee in Georgia’s Senate race, was involved in her getting an abortion. The big picture: Walker has taken a strong anti-abortion stance in the hotly contested Senate race during this year’s midterm election...

Iowa serial killer: Authorities investigate after woman claims father was a prolific killer
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Iowa serial killer: Authorities investigate after woman claims father was a prolific killer

CNN  —  A sheriff in western Iowa says local, state and federal authorities are “actively investigating” in a rural area where a woman claimed her late father disposed of dozens of bodies of people he killed decades ago. “We are actively investigating this, and who wouldn’t?” Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope told CNN Affiliate KETV....

Russian anti-war group claims rail track sabotage part of attempt to derail Ukraine invasion | World News
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Russian anti-war group claims rail track sabotage part of attempt to derail Ukraine invasion | World News

Russia’s railways are critical to supplying its invasion of Ukraine, but with more than 20,000 miles of tracks, the system is vulnerable to attack by citizens opposed to the war. And that’s exactly what seems to be happening. The governor of Russia’s Belgorod region announced on Monday that an explosive device damaged the railway near...

Antonio Brown Defends Kanye West, Claims Comments ‘Taken Out Of Proportion’
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Antonio Brown Defends Kanye West, Claims Comments ‘Taken Out Of Proportion’

Antonio Brown is standing firm in his support for Kanye West … releasing a lengthy statement explaining his decision to remain as president of Donda Sports — citing his “dedication to freedom of speech, thought, and opinion.” The NFL receiver — who joined the Donda staff earlier this year — addressed the massive controversy surrounding...