Month: February 2024

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Missouri House passes property tax cut, aiming to ease burden of surging vehicle values

Missouri residents could see a roughly $138 million tax break under legislation passed Thursday by the House in an attempt to offset a recent surge in local tax collections caused by higher vehicle values. The legislation changing the way Missouri’s…

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Hunter Biden admits he put his father on speakerphone, invited him to meetings, but denies ‘involvement’

Hunter Biden admitted during his deposition Wednesday that he put his father, Joe Biden, on speakerphone with his business associates, and invited him to drop by business lunches, while maintaining that his father was never involved in his business dealings,…

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WATCH: Border Patrol union chief explodes on Biden in fiery press conference, says agents ‘p—-d’ at policies

The head of the union that represents Border Patrol agents across the country exploded on President Biden during a Thursday press conference, declaring agents were “mad as hell,” and “p—-d” over his policies that allowed the situation at the border…

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Biden admin finalizes enviromental regulations targeting clothes washers, dryers

The Biden administration finalized energy efficiency regulations targeting residential clothes washers and dryers in an effort to curb carbon emissions, as part of its broad climate agenda. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced the final rules, which it projected will…

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State in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reports over 2,000 wildfires in past month

The Brazilian state of bra in the Amazon rainforest has been hit with more than 2,000 fires in February, according to data released Thursday by the state space agency. The National Institute for Space Research, known by its Portuguese acronym…

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Bangladesh mall fire kills at least 43

A fire at a six-story shopping mall in the Bangladeshi capital overnight killed at least 43 people and injured dozens of others, the health minister said Friday. Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen said the fire broke out late Thursday in…

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‘Dune’ star Javier Bardem praises Brad Pitt, ‘cannot believe’ actor is 60

If Brad Pitt has a fan in this world, it’s fellow actor and Hollywood hunk Javier Bardem. In a recent interview to promote his upcoming film, “Dune: Part Two,” Bardem also touched on his other projects, including the untitled Formula…

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Elon Musk’s X asks judge to penalize researchers tracking hate speech on platform

Attorneys for X Corp. and a research organization that studies online hate speech traded arguments in court Thursday after the social media platform sued the non-profit Center for Countering Digital Hate for documenting the increase in hate speech on the…

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Christian Horner’s future hanging in the balance tonight after ‘leaked messages’ are discussed by F1 governing body and rival team bosses urge Red Bull for ‘more transparency’

The 79 screenshots of messages and pictures were emailed to key figures in the sport ahead of the Bahrain Grand Pix and it is understood they are being discussed by the sport’s governing body.