South Korea GDP, Caixin Manufacturing PMI, Japan Consumer Confidence

South Korea GDP, Caixin Manufacturing PMI, Japan Consumer Confidence

Japanese yen strengthens after Powell commentary on smaller hikes Temasek’s $245 million FTX loss ’caused reputational damage’ to Singapore, says deputy prime minister Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong said the state sovereign wealth fund’s investment loss of $275 million in collapsed crypto exchange FTX is “disappointing and has caused reputational damage” to the city-state. … Read more

McCarthy WarnsJan. 6 Committee Republicans Will Investigate Its Work

McCarthy WarnsJan.  6 Committee Republicans Will Investigate Its Work

WASHINGTON — Representative Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican who is attempting to become the next House speaker, on Wednesday warned the special committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol that members of his party planned to launch an inquiry of their own into the panel’s work next year when Republicans assume control … Read more

Virginia cop ‘groomed’ Riverside girl before killing her family

Virginia cop 'groomed' Riverside girl before killing her family

The 28-year-old Virginia cop who killed three family members of a Riverside teenager had posed online as a teen to “groom” the 15-year-old girl, the Riverside Police Department said Wednesday. Austin Lee Edwards portrayed himself as a 17-year-old while communicating online with the girl, using “grooming” methods, which can include tactics such as asking for … Read more

Anker’s Eufy lied to us about the security of its security cameras

Anker's Eufy lied to us about the security of its security cameras

Anker has built a remarkable reputation for quality over the past decade, building its phone charger business into an empire spanning all sorts of portable electronics — including the Eufy home security cameras we’ve recommended over the years. Eufy’s commitment to privacy is remarkable: it promises your data will be stored locally, that it “never … Read more

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue’s complete relationship timeline

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue's complete relationship timeline

News of Amy Robach’s alleged affair with her “Good Morning America” co-host, TJ Holmes, has rocked the media industry — in large part because she was in a long-term and seemingly happy marriage with Andrew Shue. However, a source claimed to Page Six on Wednesday that Robach left Shue in August (and that Homles left … Read more

Astronomers capture black hole gobbling up a star in a “hyper-feeding frenzy”

Astronomers capture black hole gobbling up a star in a “hyper-feeding frenzy”

Enlarge / Illustration of a star being spaghettified as it’s sucked in by a supermassive black hole during a tidal disruption event (TDE). ESO/M. Kornmesser Earlier this year, astronomers picked up an unusually bright signal in the X-ray, optical, and radio regimes, dubbed AT 2022cmc. They’ve now determined that the most likely source of that … Read more

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson’s rape trial

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson's rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked at the trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Mastersonwho was charged with three rapes. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine F. Olmedo had ordered the jurors to take Thanksgiving week off and keep deliberating after they told … Read more